A method of transmitting data from forms over the internet. Forms using the Get method transmit the data in the URL, or more specifically in the Query String. Usually used to send small forms with a small amount of data. The case is not important if the server side script handling the form is programmed to ignore case. E.g.
If you leave the method out or blank, the Get method will be used. Antonym : Post.
Acronym for : Graphics Interchange Format. A file format developed by CompuServe for the storing of Bitmap image media on disk. GIF images, (files with a .gif extension) are probably the most commonly used format on the web. GIFs can be animated and can contain up to 256 colors.
A unit of frequency equal to 1 billion cycles per second. Pretty fast!
Acronym for : GNU Image Manipulation Program. Web software for both Unix and WIndows servers that allows for the creation and manipulation of images online. Freely available at GIMP.org
Today's fastest and most popular search engine. Google's spider scans the web and indexes the pages it finds. You can then search the google database and chances are you'll find thousands of matches.
An image effect achieved by blending two colors. Most graphics software have a tool that allows you to select two colors and then "drag" a gradient. One side of the image's background contains the first color in pure form, which progressively belnds into the second color, then ends with the second color in pure form.
An option in a form or GUI that has been disabled by the script or program so users cannot make a selection or perform the action.
In UNIX a collection of users with shared and equal rights to perform actions on files and directories such as editing and delteing. Users can belong to multiple groups.
Acronym for : Graphical User Interface. The graphical appearance of a software program. Icons that execute software commands. Such as the Start button in Microsoft WindowsTM