A Partial List of ITE170 Technical Terms

These terms are used in the handouts linked to from the schedule page and in the powerpoints on Blackboard. If you are unsure of the definition, you can consult the handout or powerpoint. Terms are listed roughly in the order in which they appeared during the course.

HTML/XHTML

tag (also known as element)
attribute of a tag
FTP
relative reference
absolute reference
table
rgb color
hexadecimal
validate
empty element (also known as one-sided tag)
DOCTYPE
deprecated tag or attribute
imagemap
pixel
monitor/screen resolution
accessible
serif font
sans-serif font
keywords (the meta tag)
description (the meta tag)

CSS

selector
inline style
embedded style
external stylesheet
class
id
inline image
background image
tiled background image
compound or contextual selector

Images

transparency
compression
crop
resize
thumbnail

Dreamweaver

Before midterm:
design, code, and split view
site definition
properties panel
named anchor
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After midterm:
form (an HTML concept but covered in the Dreamweaver section of the course)
image rollover
JavaScript
template
editable region
library item

Flash

bitmap graphics
vector graphics
timeline
frame
playhead
Stage
Library
layer
frame rate
tools
stroke
fill
merge drawing model
object drawing model
gradient
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keyframe
frame-by-frame animation
onionskinning
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tweening
shape tween
shape hint
symbol
instance of symbol
graphic symbol
classic tween
ease in/ease out
motion guide
guide layer
mask
button symbol
up, over, down, and hit state of button
interactivity
movie clip symbol
ActionScript
function
event listener
if statement
frame label

Revised: February 27, 2012