17 terms

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World Wide Web (or
Web)
An infrastructure
of information and the
network software used to
access it
Web page
A document
that contains or references
various kinds of
data
Link
A connection
between one Web page
and another
Website
A collection
of related Web pages,
usually designed and
controlled by the same
person or company
Web browser
A software
tool that retrieves
and displays Web pages
Web server
A
computer set up to
respond to requests for
Web pages
Uniform Resource
Locator (or URL)
A
standard way of specifying
the location of a
Web page
Hypertext Markup
Language (or HTML)
The language used to
create or build a Web
page
Markup language
A
language that uses tags
to annotate the information
in a document
Tag
The syntactic
element in a markup
language that indicates
how information should
be displayed
Attribute
Part of a tag
that provides additional
information about the
element
Java applet
A Java
program designed to be
embedded into an HTML
document, transferred
over the Web, and
executed in a browser
JSP scriptlet
A
portion of code
embedded in an HTML
document designed to
dynamically contribute to
the content of the Web
page
Extensible Markup
Language (or XML)
A
language that allows the
user to describe the
content of a document
Metalanguage
A
language that is used to
define other languages
Document Type Definition
(or DTD)
A specification
of the
organization of an
XML document
Extensible Stylesheet
Language (or XSL)
A
language for defining
transformations from
XML documents to other
output formats
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