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14 WEEK OUTLINE

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CADD32710 - Advanced Computer Applications
  

Week Outline of Topics Classroom Activities & Reading Assignments Tests/Exercises/Assignments
CAD / Computer Applications
1

Intro to HTML and WWW

HTML format - the HTML 4.0 and HTML 5.0 Standard

Course Introduction

History of the Internet and the Web

Web content: HTML, Java, Javascript, Flash...

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2

Text - Lists - Anchor links in HTML

Reference: HTML 4.0 Tags

Web Page Structure

Exercise: First web page using Notepad and Editplus

Hand out Task 1
3

Working with CSS Styles

Professional Web Editors: Adobe Dreamweaver, Microsoft Frontpage

Exercise 1: Using CSS Styles to control the appearance of a web site: The Frank Lloyd Wright book review site

 

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4

Tables

Exercise 1: (continued) Using CSS Styles to control the appearance of a web site: The Frank Lloyd Wright book review site

Using tables for content placement.

 

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5

Backgrounds and Colours

Images in HTML

Colour in Web Design - RGB Hexadecimal system

The "Safe colour" palette

Exercise 1 (continued): The Frank Lloyd Wright book review site

Exercise: Adding local links in documents

Hand out Task 2
6

Images in HTML

Transparent GIFs

Exercise: (continued) The Frank Lloyd Wright book review site

Icons and images

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7

GIF vs. JPEG vs. PNG

Textures

Using Adobe Photoshop to compress images for the web

Hand out Final Project

8

Image mapping

Exercise 2: Building a Navigation menu using image maps

Exercise 2: Building a Navigation menu using images

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9

Using CSS Elements

Exercise: DHTML and programming behaviours in Dreaweaver

Exercise: Building a Navigation menu CSS

Advantages and disadvantages of CSS blocks

Task 1: Submit Resume and related files on web server

10

Using CSS Elements (continued)

Exercise: Building a Navigation menu using CSS

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11

Code in HTML: CGI, Java, Javascript

Exercise: DHTML and programming behaviours in Dreaweaver

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12

Using DWF and PDF

Exercise 3: AutoCAD Publish and Publish to Web

Plug-ins

 

13

Image mapping

Review and Final Exam

Building a Navigation menu using image maps

Task 2: Submit Portfolio and related files on web server

14

Final Exam

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