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22: Intro to SMIL

Monday, Tutorial, 10 am - noon
Location: CAL

SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language) is an XML-based language that allows authors to write interactive multimedia presentations. Authors can specify the temporal behavior of a presentation, associate hyperlinks with media objects, and describe the layout of the presentation. In this tutorial, attendees learn the syntax of SMIL and author their own interactive presentations.

A basic understanding of raw HTML.

Review of HTML and XML. Why we need SMIL. Current authoring tools and players. SMIL syntax.

Kathy Barshatzky
Visual Book Productions, Inc.