Autumn '09

Turning in homework online

First time you do this, create the directory that will contain all 220a homework soundfiles and be visible to the outside world.

Soundfiles are potentially large and would clog our user-space server, so we maintain a second scratch directory with ample capacity for temporary work. Don't forget to copy anything you want to keep permanently back to your home directory.

For scratch (temporary work, automatically deleted on logout) use /zap

Your web-visible directory already exists and has the following name [note that the ~ is short hand for your home directory, ~<user> is shorthand for another user, e.g., ~cc for mine]

cd ~/Library/Web

Anything under that directory can be hyperlinked for the world. See below for creating an (optional) personal homepage.

Remember, any good stuff that's on /zap needs to be copied before logging out. For our homeworks, each homework soundfile will be a new file added to your web directory's 220a subdirectory, numbered respectively with the following names.








To check if a file is properly placed you can

(list its parameters from a terminal)

ls -ls ~/Library/Web/220a/hw1.wav

(point a web browser at)<your login>/220a/hw1.wav

Need a homepage? (optional)

I use OpenOffice for editing most office biz these days. It's pretty good at doing these html formats, and inserting graphics, etc.

Operation is pretty straightforward and the help menu is useful when it's not. Create a new web document and save it with the name:


(to see the results point a web browser at)<your login>

-- Chris