Chapter 11. Image Compression

When it comes to the visual brilliance of design, file formats might not be the first thing you think of. In fact, it might not even register as something you need to think about at all. When working with mobile devices, the file type you use can mean the difference between happy users who love your site and users who are just happy they can find the information elsewhere.

In this chapter, you learn about image file types, including when best to use each format, and you learn about various compression options to make sure you give users an optimized experience.

Image Types

Depending on the job you have, you might have some familiarity with various image file types. You might already know that most cameras and smartphones ...

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