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Web design Chapter 1

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Active Server Pages
Microsoft's first server-side script engine for dynamically generated web pages
Active White Space
is blank areas on a web page that are placed on purpose
Adobe Dreamweaver
is a proprietary web development tool developed by Adobe Systems
attributes
a piece of information that determines the properties of a field or tag in a database or a string of characters in a display
browser
a program with a graphical user interface for displaying HTML files, used to navigate the World Wide Web
client-side scripting language
The source code is transferred from the web server to the users computer over the internet and run directly in the browser
code
program instructions.
compatibility testing
a type of software testing used to ensure compatibility of the system/application/website built with various other objects such as other web browsers, hardware platforms
data lines
is an electrical line or circuit that carries data and determines whether a bit represents a 0 or a 1
Domain Name System
the system by which Internet domain names and addresses are tracked and regulated.
Dynamic Hypertext Markup Language
a collection of technologies used together to create interactive and animated web sites by using a combination of a static markup language
electronic commerce
the buying and selling of goods and services, or the transmitting of funds or data, over an electronic network, primarily the internet
empty
having no value or purpose
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language
It mirrors or extends versions of the widely used Hypertext Markup Language
Extensible Markup Language
that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable
extranet
an intranet that can be partially accessed by authorized outside users, enabling businesses to exchange information over the Internet securely
File Transfer Protocol
is a standard network protocol used for the transfer of computer files from a server to a client using the Client-server model on a computer network
hierarchical
of the nature of a hierarchy; arranged in order of rank.
homepage
a web page set as the default or start-up page on a browser.
HTML element
is an individual component of an HTML document or web page, once this has been parsed into the Document Object Model
hyperlink
a link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, typically activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen
Hypertext Markup Language
is the set of markup symbols or codes inserted in a file intended for display on a World Wide Web browser page
Hypertext Preprocessor
originally derived from Personal Home Page Tools, now stands for PHP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
application protocol for distributed, collaborative, and hypermedia information systems
Internet
a global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.
Internet backbone
may be defined by the principal data routes between large, strategically interconnected computer networks and core routers on the Internet.
Internet of Things
the interconnection via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data.
Internet Protocol
a set of rules governing the format of data sent over the Internet or other network.
Internet service provider
a company that provides subscribers with access to the Internet.
Internet site
is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server.
intranet
a private network based on TCP/IP protocols, belonging to an organization, usually a corporation, accessible only by the organization's members, employees, or others with authorization.
JavaScript
an object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers.
jQuery
is a concise and fast JavaScript library that can be used to simplify event handling, HTML document traversing
Learning Management System
a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of educational courses or training programs.
linear
progressing from one stage to another in a single series of steps; sequential
link
make, form, or suggest a connection with or between.
markup language
are designed for the processing, definition and presentation of text
meta
tag that contains information about the data on the webpage
Microsoft Expression Web 4
code-named Quartz, is an HTML editor and general web design software product by Microsoft
network
connect as or operate with a network.
"the stock exchanges have proven to be resourceful in networking these deals"
node
.js is an open-source, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment for developing a diverse variety of server tools and applications
Notepad++
a pocket-sized computer that has a stylus with which the user writes on the screen to input text
paired
occurring in pairs or as a pair.
"a characteristic arrangement of paired fins"
Passive white space
It is what separates content and is a design element of its own.
platform independent
that the same program works on any platform without needing any modification
Programmer's Notepad
is an open-source text editor targeted at users who work with source code
protocol
the official procedure or system of rules
responsive design
the approach that suggests that design and development should respond to the user's behavior and environment based on screen size, platform and orientation
site map
a list of pages of a web site accessible to crawlers or users
server
a computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network.
server-side scripting language
is a technique used in web development which involves employing scripts on a web server which produce a response customized for each user's (client's) request to the website
Sublime
a cross-platform text editor you can use on the Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux operating sytem
syntax
a set of rules for or an analysis of this.
tags
add to something, especially as an afterthought or with no real connection.
text editor
a system or program that allows a user to edit text.
Textwrangler
a free, open-source text editor available for Mac OS X 10.6.8 or a later version
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
is the basic communication language or protocol of the Internet
Unicode Transformation Format
is a standard method of encoding Unicode character data
Uniform Resource Locator
a location or address identifying where documents can be found on the Internet.
void
completely empty space
web browser
software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web
web pages
a hypertext document connected to the World Wide Web.
website
a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server.
webbed
Website structure that has no orientation
wireframe
an image or set of images which displays the functional elements of a website or page, typically used for planning a site's structure and functionality
World Wide Web
is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and can be accessed via the Internet
World Wide Web Consortium
is an international community where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards
WYSIWYG
editor or program is one that allows a developer to see what the end result will look like while the interface or document is being created