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Derek Tonn
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Freelance web design recommendations (small projects)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Annette Spearman May 16, 2013.

Responsive Site Design and Menus (help with my site?)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek Tonn Feb 12, 2013.

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Question about video files (breaking into individual image frames, then reassembling)

I am wondering what techniques or programs out there I could use to complete the following steps:1. Take video files (.mpg, .mov, .wmv, etc.) and break them apart into their individual frames.  I assume .jpg files with little/no lossy compression being applied (98-100% quality).2. Take said individuals frames/.jpgs and "recompile" them back into .mpg, .mov, .wmv, etc.My thought/theory is that if I can get each frame into an individual image, then optimize the HECK out of the image without…See More
Jun 11, 2013
Derek Tonn replied to Matt Bosma's discussion Check out our new website, provide some quick feedback
"Hi Matt! I took a look at that site tonight.  Here's a couple thoughts: 1. Bottom nav is very text heavy.  Lots and lots of words.  I understand why you need all those links/options...but it just is in such stark contrast with…"
Jun 9, 2013
Annette Spearman replied to Derek Tonn's discussion Freelance web design recommendations (small projects)
"Hi Derek, We can help you! I'll in box you all my info so we can connect and set up some time to talk. Annette "
May 16, 2013
Norma J Dowell replied to Derek Tonn's discussion Freelance web design recommendations (small projects)
"Hi Derek! First of all, apologies for taking so long to respond! Secondly, I am not your web developer for such an issue, but if you can find someone to pick their brain and use as a sounding board, it may be all you need.  In the past, when I…"
May 13, 2013

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mapformation, LLC / GraphicsOptimization
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http://www.mapformation.com www.graphicsoptimization.com
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map design, optimizing imagery/graphics, keeping two preschoolers happy and healthy.
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At 4:46pm on February 22, 2008, Kyle James said…
Thanks for the descriptive email yesterday. It will probably be a few weeks, but I'll definitely get back with you about the advanced graphics optimization post.
At 1:34pm on January 8, 2008, Anne Petersen said…
Excellent presentation at HighEdWebDev. Thanks for teaching me something new, in a lot more depth than I would have been able to figure out on my own.
At 6:47pm on December 13, 2007, Derek Tonn said…
Shrink those graphical file sizes...then when you're done, shrink them again! :-)
 
 
 

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