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Tables of Contents for Developing Web Pages for Tv-Html
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
xxi
 
1 The Web Meets the Tube
1
12
DIFFERENCE?
3
1
MARKET INDICATORS
4
1
NEW TRICKS
5
1
CONVERGENCE
6
1
TELEVISION ADAPTS TO THE WEB
6
1
THE WEB ADAPTS TO TELEVISION
7
1
PC-TVs
7
1
PUSH
7
1
DELIVERY SYSTEMS
8
1
NET-TV COMPANIES
9
1
THE TELEVISION MANUFACTURERS
9
1
DIFFERENCES AND SIMILARITIES
10
1
OPPORTUNITIES
10
1
THE CRYSTAL BALL
11
2
2 Net TV Hardware
13
12
HARDWARE
14
9
Computer
14
1
Net-TVs
15
3
Televisions
18
2
Normal Televisions
20
1
Built-Ins
20
1
Computer Televisions
20
1
HDT
21
1
Operating System
21
1
Internet Programs
21
1
Modem
21
1
Phone Line
22
1
Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
23
1
IT'S THE SOFTWARE
23
2
3 Internet Service and Software
25
32
INTERNET SERVICE
26
8
Normal ISPs
26
1
TVSP
27
 
Normal ISPs
26
2
Who and What?
28
2
Content
30
2
Specialized Service
32
1
Costs
33
1
The TVSP Perspective
33
1
Is There Life without TVSPs?
34
1
SOFTWARE
34
6
Software Characterisitics
35
1
Operating System
35
1
Web Browser
35
1
Email Programs
36
1
Other Programs
37
1
Java Classes
37
1
Modules
38
1
Internet Service Characteristics
38
2
THE TVSPs
40
4
Web TV
40
1
NetChannel
40
3
NCI
43
1
CABLE TV SYSTEMS
44
1
THE SOFTWARE VENDORS
44
11
Sun CTG
44
1
Operating System
45
1
Browser
46
1
Set-top
47
1
Content
48
1
Strategic Partners
48
1
Spyglass
48
1
Device Mosaic
49
1
MicroServer
50
1
Prism
50
2
SurfWatch
52
1
Content
52
1
Partners
52
1
NCI
53
1
PlanetWeb
54
1
Bandai Pippin @World
54
1
Operating Systems
54
1
Internet Appliances
54
1
SUMMARY
55
2
4 Conent and Interface
57
28
AUTOMATION
58
1
WHAT IS CONTENT?
59
8
Ease of-Use
59
2
Convenience
61
1
Density
61
3
Creativity
64
1
Technical Panache
64
2
Aesthetic Appeal
66
1
Follow Their Example
66
1
CLOSED SYSTEMS
67
2
SOFTWARE UTILITIES
69
1
AUDIO
70
1
TRANSACTIONS
71
1
STORAGE (MEMORY)
72
1
TVSPs
73
4
WebTV
73
1
NetChannel
74
2
NCI
76
1
Sun CTG
76
1
DO IT YOURSELF
77
3
Local TVSP
77
1
Other Net-TV Systems
78
1
Hybrid Systems
79
1
SDKs
79
1
TV-HTML
80
3
TV-HTML 1.0
80
3
SUMMARY
83
2
5 Navigational Design
85
16
TVSP FACILITATED NAVIGATION
86
4
Control Device
86
2
Options Panel
88
1
Integrated Interface
89
1
WEB SITE NAVIGATION
90
8
Safe Viewing Area
90
1
Hyperlinks
91
2
Scrolling
93
1
Image Maps
94
1
Images
94
1
Verboten Words
95
1
Forms
95
1
Channel Surfing
96
1
Frames
96
1
Other Tips
97
1
Psychology
97
1
Titles
98
1
Downloadable Software
98
1
SUMMARY
98
3
6 Understanding Video
101
16
VIDEO SYSTEMS
102
14
Analog and Digital
102
1
Composite, Component, and S-video
102
2
Electronic Displays
104
3
Video Lines
107
2
Physical Displays
109
2
Television Standards
111
2
Computer Monitor Standards
113
1
Aesthetic Standard
114
1
High-Definition Television
114
2
SUMMARY
116
1
7 Typography
117
26
TYPESETTING GUIDE
119
12
Readability
119
1
Fonts
119
2
Background
121
1
Uppercase, Lowercase, Bold
121
1
Anti-aliasing
122
1
Printing
122
2
What's Available?
124
1
Serif
124
1
Sanserif
125
1
Browsers
126
1
Bitstream TrueDoc
126
4
Bitmaps
130
1
Typesetting on Net-TV
130
1
TEXT HANDLING
131
3
NET-TV TYPE HANDLING
134
4
WebTV
134
2
NetChannel
136
1
NCI
137
1
Sun CTG
137
1
Spyglass
138
1
Note
138
1
JAVA WEB PAGES
138
1
TESTING
139
3
SUMMARY
142
1
8 Graphic Design
143
16
INTRODUCTION
144
1
SAFE VIEWING AREA
145
2
COLOR
147
1
PALETTE
148
1
BACKGROUNDS
149
1
IMAGES
149
3
TEXT
152
1
TEXT INSIDE AN IMAGE
152
1
THE TELEVISION LOOK
153
3
NEW MARKUPS
156
1
TESTING
156
1
TIPS
157
1
Use NTSC
157
1
Avoid Long Downloads
157
1
Use Careful Button Language
157
1
Color Names Are the Same
157
1
Don't Rely on Color
157
1
Browsers Will Ignore
157
1
SUMMARY
158
1
9 Web Multimedia
159
10
TEXT
160
1
IMAGES
160
1
ANIMATION
161
1
AUDIO
162
1
MIDI
162
2
VIDEO
164
1
VRML
164
1
MULTIMEDIA
165
1
Shockwave
165
1
Emblaze
166
1
EMBEDDED PROGRAMMING
166
1
SUMMARY
167
2
10 Overview of the New Markups
169
10
AUTHOR'S EXPERIENCE
170
1
TVSPs
170
3
WebTV
172
1
NetChannel
173
1
NCI
173
1
SOFTWARE VENDORS
173
1
TEXT
174
1
GRAPHICS
175
1
FORMS
175
2
WHAT'S MISSING
177
1
DATABASE
178
1
DEFICIENCIES
178
1
SURPRISE
178
1
11 Avoiding the Pitfalls
179
6
HOW TO PROCEED
180
1
SPECIFIC MARKUPS TO AVOID
180
3
Applets
181
1
Columns
181
1
Embed
181
1
Frames
181
1
Footnotes
182
1
Key Generation
182
1
Marquees
182
1
Objects
182
1
Scripts
182
1
Spacing
182
1
Spanning
183
1
Style
183
1
NEW HTML EXTENSIONS
183
1
DIFFERENT TREATMENTS
183
1
SUMMARY
184
1
12 WebTV
185
18
EXPANDED MARKUPS
190
11
[a]
190
1
[audioscope]
191
1
[bgsound]
191
1
[blackface]
191
1
[body]
191
2
[font]
193
1
[form]
193
1
[frame]
194
1
[hr]
194
1
[img]
194
1
[input]
195
2
[limittext]
197
1
[link]
197
1
[marquee]
198
1
[nobr]
198
1
[nosmartquotes]
198
1
[select]
198
1
[shadow]
198
1
[sidebar]
199
1
[table]
199
1
[td]
200
1
[textarea]
200
1
[th]
201
1
MARKUPS NOT SUPPORTED
201
1
SUMMARY
201
2
13 NetChannel
203
8
EXPANDED MARKUPS
205
3
[input]
207
1
[meta]
207
1
[label]
208
1
MARKUPS NOT SUPPORTED
208
1
SUMMARY
209
2
14 NCI
211
10
THE NCI APPROACH
212
1
ONE NEW VALUE DOES WONDERS
213
7
Background
213
1
Text
213
1
Image Overlay
213
1
Image Window
214
1
Coordination
215
1
Background Coordination
215
1
Image Window Coordination
216
1
User Coordination
216
1
Remedy
217
2
Once More for Clarity
219
1
Creativity
219
1
A HARDWARE TRICK
220
1
SUMMARY
220
1
15 Sun CTG and Spyglass
221
8
SUN CTG
222
3
HTML
222
2
Other Development Considerations
224
1
SPYGLASS
225
1
THE SOFTWARE VENDORS
225
4
16 Developing for Internet Appliances
229
12
INTERNET APPLIANCES
230
4
Internet Telephones
230
1
PDAs
230
2
Cellular Phones and Pagers
232
1
Wall Hanging Appliances
232
2
In Common
234
1
SUN CTG
234
4
Financial Assistant
234
1
Tour Director
234
1
Mail
235
1
Kitchen
236
1
Yellow Pages
236
2
SPECIALIZED DEVELOPING
238
2
Opportunities
239
1
Development Tools
239
1
EVERYWHERE
240
1
17 Web-Database Applications
241
32
PROSPECTS
242
4
Storage
242
1
Meta-Information
243
1
Interactivity
243
2
Existing Databases
245
1
Multiple Publications
245
1
TEMPLATES
246
11
Mail Merge
246
1
HTML Example
247
2
Variables
249
1
Expressing Variables
250
3
Reserved Characters
253
1
Templates for Multiple HTML Systems
254
1
Four Templates
254
1
One Template
254
1
Same Information, Different Markups
255
1
Greater Efficiencies
256
1
Individual Documents
256
1
TYPES OF DATABASES
257
4
Flat-File
258
1
Relational
258
1
Object-Oriented
258
2
Universal
260
1
Desktop
260
1
Scalable
260
1
HOW DO YOU USE A DATABASE?
261
3
Server-Side
261
1
CGI Scripts
261
1
Client-Side
262
1
Java
263
1
WEB-DATABASE DEVELOPMENT METHODS
264
4
Publishing
264
1
Files
264
1
Client-Server Database Engine
265
1
ODBC
265
1
Remote Database Server
266
1
VANs
267
1
Integrated Publishing Tools
268
1
COSTS
268
1
SGML AND XML ALTERNATIVES
269
2
THE MULTIMEDIA FUTURE
271
2
18 Web Developer Programs
273
10
NET-TV DEVELOPER PROGRAMS
274
1
Partnerships
274
1
Content Providers
275
1
Web Sites
275
1
Information
275
1
Programmers
275
1
TVSPs AND SOFTWARE VENDORS
275
5
WebTV
276
1
NetChannel
277
1
NCI
278
1
Sun CTG
278
2
Spyglass
280
1
SUMMARY
280
3
19 Providing Computing Capability
283
36
NET-TVs DON'T HAVE SOFTWARE!
284
1
SERVER-SIDE
284
1
CLIENT-SIDE
284
2
CGI SCRIPTS
286
2
Programming
287
1
CGI-BIN
287
1
JAVASCRIPT
288
6
JAVA
294
4
A Full-Fledged Programming Language
294
4
JAVA APPLETS
298
7
Unstable?
302
2
Java Authoring Programs
304
1
TYPES OF SOFTWARE
305
7
Office
305
1
Consumer
305
1
Games
305
1
Entertainment
306
1
Business
306
1
Education
307
1
Multimedia Titles
307
1
The Garden Escape
308
1
Norwest Mortgage
309
3
MEMORY
312
1
THE REAL MEANING OF EMBEDDED SOFTWARE
312
2
NEW TYPE OF SOFTWARE
314
1
LARRY CHASE AND HIS MAGIC CALCULATORS
315
2
JAVA A LA CARTE
317
1
XML
317
1
SUMMARY
318
1
20 Economic Opportunities
319
46
CORNUCOPIA OF OPPORTUNITIES
320
26
Associate with a Television Entity
320
1
A Hypothetical Example
321
2
What It Takes
323
2
Why You?
325
1
Frozen Out?
326
3
The Tail Wags the Dog
329
1
Tending to Business
330
1
Use Net-TV Techniques
330
1
Integrate the Media
330
2
Dedicate a Web Site
332
1
The Program Is the Product
332
1
The Web Site Is the Product
332
1
Mass Market
333
1
Can You Be a TVSP?
333
1
Using Sun CTG Software
333
1
Using Spyglass Software
334
2
Using NCI Software
336
1
What's the Difference?
337
1
A Local TVSP?
338
1
What about National Content?
339
1
Financing Set-tops
339
1
Where's the Market?
340
1
Will Hot Coco Become the First Local TVSP?
340
1
TVSP Satellite
341
1
Advertising
341
1
Education and Training
342
1
When You Provide the Net-TVs
343
1
When You Don't Provide the Net-TVs
344
2
ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTION
346
17
Software Companies
347
2
Internet Service Providers
349
1
Businesses
350
1
Non-Profit Organizations
351
1
Software Developers Who Are Individuals
351
1
Web Sites
351
4
Licensing
355
1
Hire a Programmer
355
1
Java Publishing
355
2
Security
357
1
Password
358
1
Encryption
358
1
Maintenance
358
1
Training and Assistance
359
2
Payment
361
1
Micro Payments
362
1
Expanded Role for Webmasters
363
1
SUMMARY
363
2
21 Getting Started
365
8
STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
366
1
STATE OF TV HTML
366
1
STATE OF DISTRIBUTED PROGRAMMING
366
1
NEW TECHNIQUES
367
1
Top Ten Techniques
367
1
Specific Markets
368
1
THE FUTURE OF HTML
368
1
THE FUTURE OF DISTRIBUTED PROGRAMMING
369
1
THE FUTURE OF WEB OPERATIONS
369
1
OPPORTUNITIES
370
1
LAST MINUTE CHECK
371
1
Web Passport
371
1
WebSurfer
371
1
uniView
372
1
Zilog
372
1
LAST COMMENTS
372
1
APPENDIX 1 Database of Markups
373
6
TABULATION
374
1
DATABASE
374
1
WORD PROCESSOR TEMPLATE
375
1
MAIL MERGE
375
1
ADDITIONAL DATABASE
375
1
DATABASE DESIGN
376
1
SYMBOLS
376
1
SUMMARY
376
3
APPENDIX 2 Table of HTML Markups
379
20
APPENDIX 3 WebTV Colors
399
6
BROWSER SAFE?
404
1
TELEVISION SAFE?
404
1
Glossary
405
8
Bibliography
413
2
Index
415