Lexicon

Lexicon

  1. A

    a
    Analytics
    Analytics is a free analytics service provided by Google.
    API (Application Programing Interface)
    This is a standard set of classes, methods and functions used as a bridge between software and interfaces.
  2. B

    b
    Bandwidth
    Bandwidth describes the maximum data transfer rate of a network or Internet connection. It measures how much data can be sent over a specific connection in a given amount of time.
    Banner
    Area on a Web page for transmitting an advertising message. They can sometimes be animated and are generally rectangular and clickable.
    Byte
    A byte is a unit of digital information in computing and telecommunications that consists of eight bits.
  3. C

    c
    Cache memory
    The cache temporarily stores instructions used often.
    Canvas
    The canvas element is part of HTML5 and allows for dynamic, scriptable rendering of 2D shapes and bitmap images. It is a low level, procedural model that updates a bitmap and does not have a built-in scene graph.
    Cookie
    A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while the user is browsing that website.
    CPU (Central Processing Unit)
    This is the computer processor with a frequency expressed in MHz or GHz.
    CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
    CSS is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation semantics (the look and formatting) of a document written in a markup language.
  4. D

    d
    Database
    Information stored in a computer device.
    Disk cache
    Portion of memory used to temporarily store the information read from a disk.
  5. F

    f
    Flash
    Technology to create interactive content, animations or videos.
    FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
    Internet protocol used to transfer files.
    Function
    A function is a block of code that can execute when called.
  6. G

    g
    GB (abbreviation of gigabyte)
    The gigabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information storage.
  7. H

    h
    Hosting
    Space dedicated to a website where the files are stored and where the data are processed. Everything is accessible to users with an Internet connection when accessing a website via their browser.
    HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language)
    HTML is the main markup language for creating web pages and other information that can be displayed in a web browser.
    HTML5 (HyperText Markup Language 5)
    HTML5 is the most recent major revision of HTML (the standard markup language used to create Web documents). In popular usage, HTML5 often means the wider set of languages (HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript) that, among other things, can be used for applications development.
    Hypertext link
    It's a reference to data that the reader can directly follow, or that is followed automatically.
  8. I

    i
    IP (Internet Protocol)
    An Internet Protocol address is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer) participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.
  9. J

    j
    JavaScript
    JavaScript is an interpreted computer programming language.
    jQuery
    jQuery is a multi-browser JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML. It was released in January 2006.
  10. K

    k
    KB (Kilo bytes)
    Storage unit. A KB is 1024 bytes.
  11. M

    m
    Meta element
    Meta elements are the HTML or XHTML element used to provide structured metadata about a Web page.
    MPEG
    The Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) is a working group of authorities that was formed by ISO and IEC to set standards for audio and video compression and transmission.
  12. O

    o
    onClick
    An event handler that specifies an action to take when the reader clicks on an element.
    onMouseOver
    The onmouseover event is used to define actions to be taken when a mouse first moves over a particular object on the web page.
  13. P

    p
    PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor)
    PHP is a server-side scripting language designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language.
    Pixel
    This is the smallest component of an image.
    onMouseOver
    onMouseOver est l’élément qui active une action lorsqu’un utilisateur glisse sa souris sur un élément d’une page interactive. Notez qu’onMouseOver ne fonctionne pas sur les appareils tactiles.
  14. R

    r
    Resolution
    Number of pixels viewable on the screen. Example: 1024 x 768 (1024 pixels horizontally by 768 pixels vertically).
    RGB (Red, Green, Blue)
    The RGB color model is an additive color model in which red, green, and blue light are added together in various ways to reproduce a broad array of colors.
  15. S

    s
    Server
    Computer running software remote access management.
    Code source
    Text of a program or document description, expressed in plain language understandable by a human, to be compiled or interpreted.
  16. T

    t
    Tags
    This is the basic element of HTML. The most popular tags are

    Exemples : <html>, <head> et <body>
    Tiff (Tagged Image File Format)
    TIFF is a file format for storing images, popular among graphic artists, the publishing industry, and both amateur and professional photographers in general.
  17. U

    u
    UTM (Urchin Tracking Module)
    Google Analytics UTM links can have additional information such as the name of the campaign, the source of the visit.
    Example http://www.mysite.com/page.html?utm_source=MaSource&utm_medium=SiteWeb&utm_campaign=MyCampaign
  18. V

    v
    Variable
    A variable is a storage location and an associated symbolic name (an identifier) which contains some known or unknown quantity or information, a value.
    Vector
    Vector graphics is the use of geometrical primitives such as points, lines, curves, and shapes or polygon(s), which are all based on mathematical expressions, to represent images in computer graphics.
  19. Z

    z
    ZIP
    It's an archive file format that supports lossless data compression. A .ZIP file may contain one or more files or folders that may have been compressed.