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Multimedia: Making it Work

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This book has been fully revised and expanded to cover the latest technological advances in multimedia. The reader will learn to plan and manage multimedia projects, from dynamic CD-ROMs and DVDs to professional websites.
Paperback, Seventh Edition, 514 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media (first published June 1st 1994)
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This book is a complete waste of time. Even though the copyright date is 2008, it is terribly outdated. This book focuses way too much on the history of different things (images, computers, web, etc.) and not on actually how to do/create those things.

Anyone interested in graphic design should find a book on how to actually use the software programs and skip this one.

The author is also extremely biased towards Apple computers, at one point claiming that a PC is not actually a computer. I have not
Jan 31, 2013 Mr_simple marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
nice book
I agree with another review here that says this book is outdated. However, I also have found some helpful principles of good multimedia design. I appreciate learning about the context as well as the skills. I can learn all the features in whatever software I choose to use. However, if I do not know how to use those features well... well, let's just say that the media then created wouldn't... work. That's what I've got so far. And yet, in my frustration about the outdated technology and the lack ...more
Melanie Olson
This book details the technical aspects of instructional design. It provides step-by-step instructions for utilizing fonts, sound, images, animation, video, etc. It also discusses best practices with regard to hardware, software, and multimedia authoring tools. Most importantly, it walks the reader through planning, estimating cost, acquiring content and talent, working with copyrighted information, and finally, testing and preparing for delivery. A must-have guide when learning these various as ...more
Johnny Kavanagh
This Is an Excellent Book,one that I will be studying again in the near future,overall= Brilliant.
Outdated. New technology torwards Multimedia has been created thus making this somewhat irrelavant. Still, very interesting.
Sergius Millet
Oct 29, 2010 Sergius Millet marked it as to-read
The author has not mentioned about what type of software's to be used in order to learn Multimedia like Adobe or Autodesk.
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i need to read this book full pages.
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