CIW lesson 4 vocabulary

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Section 1

Question Answer
1. WizardA tool that assists users of an application in creating documents and/or databases based on styles and templates. Also a tool that guides users step-by-step through a software installation process.
2. Uniform Resource IdentifierA standardized method of referring to a resource using a text string.
3. Uniform Resource LocatorA text string that specifies an Internet address and the method by which the address can be accessed.
4. Home pageThe first Web page that displays when you access a domain.
5. Deep URLA URL that includes a path past the domain into the folder structure of a Web site.
6. Relative URLA URL that gives an abbreviated path to a resource using the current page as a starting position.
7. Absolute URLA URL that gives the full path to a resource.
8. GreenfieldAn approach in which a project lacks any constraints imposed by prior development.
9. CookieA text file that contains information sent between a server and a client to help maintain state and track user activities. Cookies can reside in memory or on a hard drive.
10. Pop-up windowsA small browser window that appears in front of the browser window you are viewing.

Section 2

Question Answer
11. Pop-under windowA small browser window that appears behind the browser window you are viewing.
12. Rendering engineA software system designed for the creation and development of video games
13. Interpreter A computer program that directly executes,(performs) instructions written in a programming or scripting language
14. SandboxA security mechanism for separating running programs.
15. ThreadThe smallest sequence of programmed instructions that can be managed independently by an operating system
16. WindowThe screen that contains the web page you are viewing
17. TabAnother instance of a browser within a browser
19. SupplementsOften called plugins, add-ons or helper applications. Include Adobe, Flash, Microsoft Silverlight and firefox add ons
20. Network programming Writing computer programs that enable processes to communicate with each other across a computer network.
22. Plug-inA program installed in the browser to extend its basic functionality. Allows different file formats to be viewed as part of a standard HTML document.