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Web Developer.com® Guide to Creating Web Channels

Web Developer.com® Guide to Creating Web Channels

Lee Purcell

ISBN: 978-0-471-25168-2

Jun 1998

736 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Description

Just like a TV channel, a Web channel enables anyone to run their own information or entertainment network. Businesses are quickly picking up on this exciting new technology. This book shows Webmasters how to turn traditional Web sites into robust Web channels for broadcasting using Dynamic HTML and CDF (Channel Definition Format). Following an overview of Webcasting technologies, it outlines all of the elements necessary to put a site "on the air."

Includes companion Web site with...
* Source code examples from the book.
* Technology updates.
ARCHITECTURE.

Adding Intelligence to Push.

Exploring Dynamic HTML.

The Enabling Standards: CDF, DOM, and RDF.

ACTIVE CHANNELS.

Creating an Active Channel.

Using Dynamic HTML for Active Channels.

Scaling up to IP Multicasting.

NETCASTER.

Creating a Netcaster Channel.

Using DHTML for Netcaster Channels.

CASE STUDIES.

Lightspeed Publishing Case Study.

AnyWare Ltd. Case Study.

Fast Company Case Study.

NewsEDGE/BackWeb Case Study.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.

Companion Site

Visit the companion web site.