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Some Terms and Definitions

Some Links

Image Sizing 1.          Image Sizing 2.






Some General Terms and Definitions

HTML Hyper Text Markup Language web document language
URL
Universal Resource Locator
web address
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group image type
GIF Graphic Interface Format image type
PDF Portable Document Format web document language
FTP File Transfer Protocol used when uploading pages
FTP client

small program which talks to an FTP server, helps you upload and control your site.
Server

A computer with a direct connection to the Internet. Your web site is stored on it and 'served' each time a request for it is made.
Pixel

Single dot on a monitor or screen
Relative Link


Absolute Link

A complete address i.e. http://www.etc.
dpi
Dots Per Inch
Typical screen is usually about 72 dots per inch
Screen resolutions

600x400, 640x480, 800x600, 832x624 1024x768

bit
a "0" or a "1"  on or off

byte
eight bits (hexadecimal numbers 0 thru 255)
Kb
kilobyte
one thousand bytes
Mb
megabyte
one thousand kilobytes
Gb
gigabyte
one thousand megabytes
hz
hertz
cycles or oscillations  Khz, Mhz, Ghz


















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Some Links:

Windmill Web Works
Google
Macromedia
(Trial download of Home Site)
MSN Microsoft
Apple
Linux
iCab
History of the Internet.



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Some Browsers:

(Browsers are the programs which let you
view pages posted on the internet)


Microsoft's Internet Explorer
Netscape's Navigator
Apple's Safari
iCab
AOL
Apache Tomcat
Opera
Mozilla
NCSA Mosaic

Java enabled browsers

Palm Pilots
Cell Phones



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Some Plugins

(Plugins added to browsers allow you to
view content other than HTML)


Macromedia Flash
QuickTime
Adobe 's Acrobat Reader
Real Player



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Some Operating Systems

Windows '95,
Macintosh Classic
Macintosh OS X (Panther)
Linux
Unix
BeOS

etc.



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HTML Resources

Google Directory - Computers - Data Formats - Markup Languages - HTML - Tutorials - Beginners

Google Directory - Computers - Data Formats - Markup Languages - HTML - Tutorials - Beginners
HTML Tutorial
another HTML Tutorial
Anthony's HTML 4plus tutorial
Webmonkey Authoring: HTML Basics




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