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CSCI 1720

Intermediate Web


Terminology

Any technology comes equipped with its own set of specialized terms. Web development is no different. Listed here are terms you should know. This is a living document, so new terms may be added as time goes on

We'll be completing a worksheet of these terms over the course of the semester as part of your homework.

Download the worksheet, save it to your external drive, and await further instructions

  1. API
  2. attribute
  3. backend
  4. Boolean attribute
  5. Brackets project
  6. browser
  7. bug/debug
  8. class
  9. client/server architecture
  10. client-side processing
  11. closing tag
  12. code hint
  13. comment
  14. contextual selectors
  15. contrast
  16. cross-browser compatibility
  17. CSS
  18. CSS colors
  19. CSS declaration
  20. CSS - embedded
  21. CSS - external
  22. CSS - inline
  23. CSS validation
  24. deploy
  25. developer tools
  26. directory
  27. DOCTYPE declaration
  28. document root directory
  29. DOM
  30. domain name
  31. DNS
  32. element
  33. external style sheet
  34. file system
  35. FileZilla
  36. font
  37. font family
  38. FTP
  39. frontend
  40. FTP client
  41. Gestalt Web Design
  42. GIMP
  43. hierarchical
  44. HTML
  45. HTML document
  46. HTML validation
  47. HTTP
  48. HTTP request
  49. HTTP response
  50. hypertext
  51. id
  52. IDE
  53. Internet client
  54. Internet protocol
  55. image optimization
  56. intranet
  57. IP address
  58. ISP
  59. JavaScript
  60. JavaScript engine
  61. jQuery
  62. LAN
  63. mission statement
  64. nested elements
  65. network
  66. opening tag
  67. page headers
  68. parent/child
  69. path
  70. persona
  71. profile
  72. property
  73. protocol
  74. pseudo-class
  75. publish
  76. render (a web page)
  77. rule
  78. sans-serif
  79. selector
  80. serif
  81. SEO
  82. server-side processing
  83. static web page
  84. style
  85. style sheet
  86. syntax
  87. tag
  88. targeted user groups
  89. template
  90. testing
  91. text editor
  92. TLD
  93. tree
  94. typography
  95. UI
  96. URL
  97. usable
  98. usability
  99. user accessibility
  100. user-centric design
  101. utility
  102. UX
  103. value
  104. W3C
  105. WDLC
  106. web application
  107. web browser
  108. web hosting
  109. web server
  110. whitespace
  111. WAN
  112. WWW
  113. XHTML