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Web Terms

  1. Backup
  2. Bug
  3. CHMOD
  4. Cookie
  5. CVS
  6. Database
  7. FTP
  8. IFRAME/Use of Frames
  9. i18n
  10. Javascript
  11. l10n
  12. Query
  13. Session
  14. SQL
  15. Uploading

Web Definitions

  1. Backup
    A second copy of a file or set of files to be used in case the primary file(s) are destroyed or corrupted. The same applies to data from a database.
    Murphy's Law (applied to computers) says that nothing will go wrong with a well backed-up file.

  2. Bug
    An error in a software program or computer system that causes a malfunction.

  3. CHMOD
    A Unix/Linux command for changing access permissions on files and directories (folders). This does not apply to Windows servers.

  4. Cookie
    A piece of information, such as login or registration identification, that is sent by a server to a user's web browser. This information is stored for future use.

  5. CVS
    Concurrent Version System
    A code management system that provides the ability to track incremental changes to files.

  6. Database
    A collection of data, typically organized to make common retrievals easy and efficient.

  7. FTP
    File Transfer Protocol
    A method of transferring files over the internet from one computer to another.

  8. IFRAME/Use of Frames
    A HTML element that allows embedding content from another location without clearly indicating it's true origin. Mostly useful in intranet/extranet sites, but also popular with many web sites. (i.e. advertising).

  9. i18n
    Internationalization
    The process of planning and developing products so that they can be changed to meet the requirements of specific local languages and cultures.

  10. Javascript
    A scripting language that allows building code into a web site to do functions that are not handled, or handled well using normal markup languages. Is very powerful and can be used for harmful as well as good reasons.

  11. l10n
    Localization
    The actual preparing of data for a particular language.

  12. Query
    A request to retrieve information from a database.

  13. Session
    A fixed period in which the server stores information about the user using a cookie or special url.

  14. SQL
    Structured Query Language
    A language used by relational databases to query, update, and manage data.

  15. Uploading
    A task performed by many means to put a file on the web site.


Created: Sunday, February 06, 2005 (13:37:55) by Trevor
Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2008 (03:23:35) by tuta