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- hypertext markup language. This is the "code" used in writing Web pages. HTML is meant to describe WHAT an element on the page is not how it should look.
- A computer and program that will deliver files to a client on request.
- A computer and program that will ask for files from a server and render them for a human.
- Hypertext Transfer Protocol. This is the machine commands used to move Web pages between the client and the server.
- Cascading Style Sheets. These are the commands used to define how an element on the screen should look.
- A programming language developed by SUN Microsystems. It is commonly used in Web programming because of its versatility.
- Common Gateway Interface. This is a standard for programs to obtain information from servers.
- The World Wide Web.
The World Wide Web is the only thing I know of whose shortened form takes three times longer to say than its long form.
– Douglas Adams, The Independent on Sunday, 1999
- uniform resource identifier. This is a string that identifies a particular Web resource. It is the target of an HTML link.
- The World Wide Web Consortium. Their mission: TO lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing proptplcs and guidelines that ensure long-term growth for the Web. They determine most of the protocols for the Web.
- Acronym for What You See Is What You Get.
- File Transfer Protocol. This allows files to be moved between two computers.
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