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The chances are, you use computer networks every day. Whether you connect to a network at your workplace, or use the Internet at home, computer networks help information get to you efficiently. But have you wondered how they work or what’s really happening when you visit a web page? This video makes it easy: Watch it now. What it Teaches: This video focuses on the basics of computer networks, and how data and information are shared. It teaches: The basic idea of a network, online and... Continue Reading
Today we’re announcing a new video: Application Programming Interfaces - APIs - Explained by Common Craft Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs, are a fundamental part of the Web. By connecting websites and applications to specialized functions over the Internet, they can help websites become more fully featured and productive. Watch it now. What it teaches: This video tells the story of Carson, who has an idea to sell interactive maps on his website. Rather than buying and... Continue Reading
Today we're announcing a new video: Web Browsers - Explained by Common Craft. Based on suggestions and votes from our members, this video provides an introduction to Web browsers and their most powerful features. It’s meant to help less technical people see the browser as software that makes web pages easy to manage. Along with basics, the video also provides direction on using browser extensions, tabs, search and even the “find” tool for searching a single page. This video is part of our... Continue Reading
Today we're releasing a new video: Augmented Reality - Explained by Common Craft We don't make a habit of making videos about every new gadget or technology. Everyone once in a while though, a technology captures our attention and becomes a candidate for a video. The video we've published today caught our attention - it's a topic that I think we'll be hearing a lot more about in coming years. It combines information from the web and reality - what you see through a camera phone. By making... Continue Reading
For a while now, we've heard a common request from potential customers. They want an easy way to license and share Common Craft videos on their website. Today we're announcing a new partnership with video sharing company Wistia that will help us serve this need with our new "Web License." A Little Background... We license our videos to individuals and organizations. Two of our most popular licenses (Individual and Site) are for offline use. Customers download video files for use on intranets/... Continue Reading
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