Designer and Strategist

Emily Chan

/ DATA FORMAT

 

Being a designer who’s worked closely with web developers in my professional life and having dabbled in a bit of coding made the learning curve with understanding the basics of standard web data formats small. 

After peer reviewing assignments and looking back on the analyze assignment, I realize I should’ve analyzed a specific format rather than a platform for people to test and use the data formats. I thought I’d be creative and analyze a resource that was built for helping people with the formats. My thought for this was that although each format may be better for certain things, the formats can also all work for the same thing and sometimes developers won’t know until they test it. Codepen also shows how the different formats organizes and displays information for the same digital object. If I had a chance to redo the assignment, I would provide a brief overview of the data formats in the description section and then go into the Codepen description and analysis.

The key learnings for me were the library data formats, their purpose, their origins, and the importance of the right data format for different types of records. Different formats support different types of records, systems, and content standards better. 

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