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Digital Multimedia 3rd Ed. 16 Multimedia and Networks

Nigel Chapman and Jenny Chapman

Published by MacAvon Media, 50 pages.

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This is Chapter 16, Multimedia and Networks, from Digital Multimedia, 3rd Edition. It introduces networking fundamentals and discusses multimedia delivery and server-side computation.

First published 2009-02-27

This chapter includes discussions of the following topics:

  • Networking Fundamentals: Clients and Servers. Protocols. Multicasting.
  • Delivering Multimedia: HTTP. Caching RTSP. Quality of Service.
  • Distributing Media Files: RSS and Podcasts. BitTorrent.
  • Server-Side Computation: The Common Gateway Interface. Alternatives to CGI. AJAX.

Page numbering in this chapter follows that of the printed book, for purposes of cross-reference.

This chapter also includes Key Points and end of chapter exercises. Sample answers to the Test Questions can be found on the book’s support site.

A complete Table of Contents for Digital Multimedia, 3rd Edition is also available for free download from the book’s support site.

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