Thursday, September 18, 2008

Vocabulary List Week 6

The following vocabulary words are for week 6. The quiz will be given on Friday, February 27th.

alt tag:
An HTML tag that allows you to specify text to display. This text appears when you put your mouse over an image and leave it there. This text is useful for the visually impaired.

In HTML, anchors mark the start and end of hypertext links.

A gradient consists of two or more colors that blend into each other. Gradients are used to fill the color of an object.

Allows a user to manipulate the outcome of certain events (for instance, by filling out a form, requesting a new Web page, or taking an online survey) within a two-way communications system that supports direct and continual responses

A word, phrase, symbol, or graphic that identifies an organization, company, or brand.

A visual representation of a Web site and its pages. It consists of a series of panels that plot the key scenes and illustrate the flow of animation.

Lets the user link to a specific place within a web page instead of just linking to the top of the document.

A reusable pattern that helps you place information quickly and efficiently on a Web page by providing placeholders for basic elements.

A graphic or image purposely made smaller.

title bar:
The colored bar at the top of each window that displays the program and file names.

Monday, September 8, 2008

Week 5 Vocabulary

The week five vocabulary quiz will be given on Thursday, February 19th.

The range of transmission frequencies that a network can use. The greater the bandwidth the faster information can travel.

(email address, internet address, web address) A code or series of letters, numbers and/or symbols. Each address is unique.

domain name:
The address or url of a particular web site. This is how you describe the name that is at the right of the @ sign in the internet address.

Any computer that can function as the beginning and end point of data transfers.

A remote computer connected to a host or server. Client also refers to the software that makes this connection possible.

A host computer on a network.

Internet Service Provider. A service company that provides a user with an account on a host-computer having access to the internet.

How information travels over a network.

To transfer a file from another computer to your computer.

IP address:
Internet Protocol Address. A uniquely assigned numeric address for each computer connected to the Internet.