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CADD32710 - Advanced Computer Applications

Week Outline of Topics Classroom Activities & Reading Assignments Tests/Exercises/Assignments
CAD / Computer Applications

Intro to HTML and WWW

HTML format - the HTML 5.0 and
HTML 4.0 Standard

Text - Lists - Anchor links in HTML

Course Introduction

History of the Internet and the Web

Reference: HTML 4.0 Tags

Web Page Structure

Exercise: First web page using Notepad and Editplus

Hand out Task 1

Working with CSS Styles


Professional Web Editors: Adobe Dreamweaver.

Exercise: Using CSS Styles to control the appearance of a web site: The Frank Lloyd Wright book review site

Using tables for content placement.




Backgrounds and Colours

Images in HTML

Transparent GIF and PNG

Colour in Web Design - RGB Hexadecimal system

The "Safe colour" palette

Exercise: The Frank Lloyd Wright book review site

Exercise: Adding local links in documents

Icons and images

Hand out Task 2

GIF vs. JPEG vs. PNG


Using Adobe Photoshop to compress images for the web

Exercise: DHTML and programming behaviours in Dreaweaver

Hand out Final Project


Portfolio Strategies

Exercise: Building a Navigation menu with CSS

Advantages and disadvantages of CSS Blocks

Task 1: Submit Resume and related files on web server


Using DWF and PDF

Image mapping

Code in HTML: CGI, Java, Javascript

Exercise: AutoCAD Publish and Publish to Web

Exercise: Building a Navigation menu using image maps

Task 2: Submit Portfolio and related files on web server


Review and Final Exam


Final Project: Submit Main Web Page and related files on web server

Final Exam