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Articles tagged: WebMechanics

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  • Glossary/Apple_Safari Safari is a Web browser developed by Apple and bundled with both OS X and iOS.
  • Glossary/Asynchronous Asynchronous refers to a communication environment (like email) where each party receives and ...
  • Glossary/Chrome Not to be confused with Google Chrome, chrome is any visible aspect of a browser aside from the ...
  • Glossary/Codec A codec (a derivative from " co der- dec oder") is a computer program that encodes or decodes a ...
  • Glossary/Domain_name A domain name is a website's address on the Internet. Domain names are used in URLs to identify to ...
  • Glossary/ECMA Ecma International (formally European Computer Manufacturers Association) is a non-profit ...
  • Glossary/ECMAScript
  • Glossary/Google_Chrome Google Chrome is a free Web browser developed by Google. It's based on the Chromium open source ...
  • Glossary/Host A host is a device connected to the Internet (or a local network). Some hosts called servers offer ...
  • Glossary/Hotlink A hotlink (also known as inline link) is an object (typically an image) directly linked to another ...
  • Glossary/Hypertext Hypertext is text that contains links to other texts, as opposed to a single linear flow like in a ...
  • Glossary/Internet The Internet is a worldwide network of networks that uses the Internet protocol suite (also named ...
  • Glossary/IPv6 IPv6 is the current version of the communication protocol underlying the Internet. Slowly IPv6 is ...
  • Glossary/ISP An ISP (Internet Service Provider) sells Internet access, and sometimes email, web hosting, and ...
  • Glossary/Localization Localization (l10n) is the process of adapting a software user interface to a specific culture.
  • Glossary/MIME_type A MIME type (now properly called "media type", but also sometimes "content type") is a string sent ...
  • Glossary/NAT NAT (Network Address Translation) is a technique for letting multiple computers share an IP ...
  • Glossary/Origin The origin of web content is defined by the scheme (protocol), host (domain), and port of the URL ...
  • Glossary/RDF RDF (Resource Development Framework) is a language developed by W3C for representing information on ...
  • Glossary/Reflow Reflow happens when a browser must process and draw part or all of a webpage again, such as after ...
  • Glossary/REST Representational State Transfer (REST) refers to a group of software architecture design ...
  • Glossary/RSS RSS (Really Simple Syndication) refers to several XML document formats designed for publishing site ...
  • Glossary/SOAP SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is a protocol for transmitting data in XML format. Firefox ...
  • Glossary/STUN STUN (Session Traversal Utilities for NAT) is an auxiliary protocol for transmitting data around a ...
  • Glossary/Synchronous Synchronous refers to real-time communication, that is, where each party receives (and if ...
  • Glossary/TLD A TLD (top-level domain) is the most generic domain in the Internet's hierarchical DNS (domain name ...
  • Glossary/TURN TURN (Traversal Using Relays around NAT) is a protocol enabling a computer to receive and send data ...
  • Glossary/Usenet Usenet is an internet discussion system where each post is duplicated on many servers. The ...
  • Glossary/User_agent A user agent is a computer program representing a person, for example, a browser in a Web context.
  • Glossary/WebKit WebKit is a framework that displays properly-formatted webpages based on their markup. Apple Safari ...
  • Learn/Checking_that_your_web_site_is_working_properly So you've published your website online? Very good! But are you sure it works properly?
  • Learn/Getting_started_with_the_web/Installing_basic_software That looks like a scary list, but fortunately you can get started in web development without ...
  • Learn/How_much_does_it_cost When you're launching a website, you may spend nothing or your costs may go through the roof. In ...
  • Learn/How_the_Internet_works The Internet is the backbone of the Web, the technical infrastructure that makes the Web possible. ...
  • Learn/Open_a_file_in_a_browser There are two basic ways to open a file in a browser:
  • Learn/page_vs_site_vs_server_vs_search_engine As with any area of knowledge, the web comes with extensive jargon. Don't worry, we won't overwhelm ...
  • Learn/Upload_files_to_a_web_server Now that you have built a simple page, you will want to put it online on some web server. We'll ...
  • Learn/Web_Mechanics This competency represents your grasp of the Web ecosystem. We broke down the knowledge you need ...
  • Learn/What_software_do_I_need You can download for free most of the programs you need for web development. We'll provide a few ...
  • Web/Guide/HTML/Hyperlink Hyperlinks connect Web pages, or data items, to one another. In HTML, anchor elements define the ...