Appendix B: Resources

ACGI

  

Asynchronous Common Gateway Interface

API

  

Application programming interface

ASCII

  

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

attribute

  

Parameter to further define an element. Each attribute should be unique within a single element.

CDATA

  

Character data

CDML

  

Claris Dynamic Markup Language

CGI

  

Common Gateway Interface

ColdFusion

  

A web application development tool and web application server (http://www.macromedia.com/software/coldfusion)

CSS

  

Cascading Style Sheet

Daemon

  

An attendant that waits to serve, such as a mailer daemon on a server computer

DNS

  

Domain Name System (or Service)

DOCTYPE

  

Document Type Declaration

DOM

  

Document Object Model

DSO

  

Data Source Object

DSSL

  

Document Style Semantics and Specification Language

DTD

  

Document Type Definition

EBNF

  

Extended Backus-Naur Form

ECMA

  

European Computer Manufacturers Association

ECMAscript

  

See JavaScript

EDI

  

Electronic Data Interchange; a format for sending and receiving invoices, purchase orders, and other business transactions. New standards for using XML/EDI can be found with your favorite search engine.

element

  

Basic component of a tags-based text format document

entity

  

A character or series of characters that symbolize something

ERP

  

Enterprise Resource Planning

FAQ

  

Frequently Asked Questions

GREP

  

global/regular expression/print

HDML

  

Handheld Device Markup Language

HTTP

  

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

hub

  

A central location used to distribute data packets on a network

IETF

  

Internet Engineering Task Force

IP

  

Internet Protocol

ISO

  

International Organization for Standardization

JavaScript

  

Formerly LiveScript; a scripting language used to enhance HTML

JDBC

  

JDBC

JVM

  

Java Virtual Machine

Lasso

  

A development and application web server by Blueworld (http://www.blueworld.com/)

LDAP

  

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

localhost

  

Default server alias for local access; also 127.0.0.1 IP address

metadata

  

Information about the data

namespace

  

Unique identifier for binding elements and attributes

NAT

  

Network Address Translation

network

  

An interconnection of computers and other devices; could be wireless

ODBC

  

Open Database Connectivity

parse

  

Translate the meaning of something, separate it out

PCDATA

  

Parsed character data

PDF

  

Portable Document Format

port

  

Connection ID for a server

PostScript

  

Adobe printing language

RAIC

  

Redundant Array of Inexpensive Computers

RAID

  

Redundant Array of Independent Disks

render

  

Draw, display

RFC

  

Request For Comment

root

  

Topmost location in a document

root element

  

Topmost element in a document

router

  

Hardware and/or software to switch connections on a network

RPC

  

Remote Procedure Call

RTF

  

Rich Text Format

SAP

  

Company with an integrated suite of applications for business transactions

schema

  

Plan or map of a document; outline

servlet

  

Small server application

SGML

  

Standard Generalized Markup Language

SMIL

  

Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language

SSI

  

Server-Side Include

SSL

  

Secure Sockets Layer

stateless

  

Does not maintain constant connection

stylesheet

  

List of elements to transform a document from one type to another

SVG

  

Scalable Vector Graphics

Tango/Witango

  

Application Web Server plug-in and development editor

TCP

  

Transmission Control Protocol

TCP/IP

  

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

TEI

  

Text Encoding Initiative

template

  

Document with common elements that can be used as a basis for another document

UDP

  

User Datagram Protocol

Unicode

  

Method of encoding all characters, including pictogram languages

URI

  

Uniform Resource Indicator

URL

  

Uniform Resource Locator

URN

  

Uniform Resource Name

valid

  

Meets predetermined criteria. XML is valid if it conforms to DTD; FileMaker data is valid if it conforms to validation requirements in Define Fields.

W3C

  

World Wide Web Consortium

WAP

  

Wireless Application Protocol

WDDX

  

Web Distributed Data Exchange (ColdFusion)

WebObjects

  

Java-based Web development and Web server application (http://www.apple.com)

well-formed

  

Meets with the specifications. An XML document that conforms to the standards set forth by the W3C.

white space

  

Spaces, tabs, carriage returns, and linefeed characters

WIDL

  

Web Interface Definition Language

WML

  

Wireless Markup Language

WSC

  

Web Server Connector

XLink

  

XML Linking Language

XML

  

Extensible Markup Language

XPath

  

XML Path Language

XPointer

  

XML Pointer Language

XSL

  

Extensible Stylesheet Language or XML Stylesheet Language

XSLT

  

XSL Transformation

XUL

  

XML User Interface Language



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