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Lesson 5 Vocabulary

Ericka Appana

Object Contains data and procedures for how that item will react when activated.
Object Oriented Programming Objects and data and how they relate to one another.
Java Object Oriented Programming.
Applets Programs written in Java and designed to run within a Web browser when accessed.
Dynamic Always changing
Interactive The characteristic of some hardware and software, such as computers, games, and multimedia systems, that allows then to respond differently based on a user’s actions.
Event- Driven The web is event driven.
LiveScript LiveScript is a language that compiles to JavaScript. It's just JavaScript with some syntax improvements and feature additions, making functional style programming easier.
ActiveX an open set of technologies for integrating components on the Internet and within Microsoft applications
Visual Basic Script (VBScript) an object-oriented scripting language that Microsoft derived from the Visual Basic programming language
Visual Basic Visual Basic is a third-generation event-driven programming language and integrated development environment from Microsoft
Geolocation The ability for developers to retrieve the geographical location information for a client-side device.
Cascading Style Sheets Style sheet language that provides the formatting and "look" of a web page or document written in a markup language.
Plug- Ins A program installed in the browser to extend basic functionality. Allows different file formats to be viewed as part of a standard HTML document.
Disk Cache Instead of loading the entire file at once, many plug-ins retrieve a small portion at a time and store the data in the local disk cache.
Streaming Media Using a cache, the plug-in delivers just enough information to build a continuous stream of data, which eliminates transfer delays.
Musical Instrument Digital Interface MIDI) A standard computer interface for creating and playing electronic music. It allows computers to re-create music in digital format for playback.
Lossless Compression All the orignal data can be recovered when the original file is decompressed.
Lossy Compression Permanently eliminates some of the information.
Codec Decompress and play streaming media.
Vector Graphics Resizable images that are saved as a sequence of vector statements, which describes a series of points being connected.
QuickTime A plug- in for Apple Computers for storing movie and audio files in digital format.
QuickTime Movie Standard formst file for Apple quickTime; uses the .mov., .moov. or qt. file name extension.
Viewer A down- scaled version of an application; designed to view and print files.
Portable Document Format A file format that ca nbe transferred across platforms and retain its formating; designated by the file name extension .pdf.
Audio Video Interleave Standard Windows file format for video files.
Moving Picture Expert Group high- quality audio and video file compression ormat.
AU Audio file format used by Unix servers, the majority of Web servers. Most web browsers can read AU.
Waveform Windows standard format for audio files.
MPEG I Popular compression standard for audio files; retains most of the sound quality of the source.
OGG Vorbis A free open-source alternative to the MP3 compression format for audio files; creates smaller, faster downloading files.
Portable Network Graphics An open source graphical image file format created to replace GIF's.
Graphic Interchange Format A graphical image file forrmat commonly used in HTML documents.
Joint Photographic Expert Group A graphical image file format commonly used for photographs.
Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) Commonly used graphic file format, developed by Aldus Corporation; uses the .tiff file name extension.
Encapsulated Postscript (EPS) File format used for importing and exporting graphics.
Rich Text Format Portable text file format by Microsoft that allows image insertion and text formating; an almost universal format.
Created by: ericka13