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Chapter 1 vocab

Understanding the online world. McGraw Hill vocab.
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internet
a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks with network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
world wide web
computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol
web master
manages and maintains the web site
web site administrator
A person who manages and maintains Web Sites. Also known as a Webmaster
web developer
uses programming skills to create entire Web sites and makes sure they function properly
web designer
focuses on the look and feel of the web site- layout, color scheme, graphic elements
web producer
Person who writes the text that will appear on a Web Site
WYSIWYG
What You See Is What You Get
web site authoring software
A sophisticated application package that some Web developers use to create Web sites
interface design
defines the basic components of the interface and how they work together to provide functionality to the users. Shows how all screens/forms/reports are related and how the user moves from one to another. Displayed in a Hierarchy
sub folder
A folder stored within another folder
folder
covering that is folded over to protect the contents
hyperlink
a link from a hypertext file to another location or file
animation
general activity and motion
video
a recording of both the video and audio components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program)
audio
the sound elements
multimedia
transmission that combine media of communication (text and graphics and sound etc.)
graphics
the drawings and photographs in the layout of a book
text
the words of something written
web browser
a program used to view HTML documents
home page
a program used to view HTML documents
web page
a document connected to the World Wide Web and viewable by anyone connected to the internet who has a web browser
web site
a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
file
a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces
ensure
be careful or certain to do something
decipher
read with difficulty
interface
a surface forming a common boundary between two things (two objects or liquids or chemical phases)
element
an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up
integration
an operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined
yield
production of a certain amount
implement
instrumentation used to effect an end