CS Discoveries 2018

Unit 2

Vocab

Unit 2 - Web Development

Lesson 1: Exploring Websites

  • Website: A collection of interlinked web pages on the World Wide Web

Lesson 2: Websites for Expression

  • Website Content: The raw text, images, and other elements included in a web page

Lesson 3: Intro to HTML

  • HTML: Hypertext Markup Language, a language used to create web pages
  • HTML Element: A piece of a website, marked by a start tag and often closed with an end tag
  • HTML Tag: The special set of characters that indicates the start and end of an HTML element and that element's type
  • Website Content: The raw text, images, and other elements included in a web page
  • Website Structure: The purpose of different pieces of content in a web page, used to help the computer determine how that content should be displayed

Lesson 4: Headings

  • Heading: A title or summary for a document or section of a document.

Lesson 5: Digital Footprint

  • Digital Footprint: The collected information about an individual across multiple websites on the Internet.

Lesson 7: Intellectual Property and Images

  • Citation: A quotation from or reference to a book, paper, or author, especially in a scholarly work.
  • Copyright: the exclusive legal right to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same
  • Creative Commons: A collection of public copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work, used when an author wants to give people the right to share, use, and build upon a work that they have created
  • Intellectual Property: A work or invention that is the result of creativity, such as a piece of writing or a design, to which one has rights and for which one may apply for a patent, copyright, trademark, etc.

Lesson 8: Clean Code and Debugging

  • Bug: Part of a program that does not work correctly.
  • Comment: A note in the source code of a computer program that helps explain the code to people who read it
  • Debugging: Finding and fixing problems in an algorithm or program.
  • Indentation: The placement of text farther to the right or left of the surrounding text, making it easier to understand the program's structure
  • Whitespace: Any character that shows up as a blank space on the screen, such as a space, a tab, or a new line; helps separate different parts of the document to make it easier to read

Lesson 9: Project - Multi-Page Websites

  • Hyperlink: A link from a HTML file to another location or file, typically activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen.

Lesson 10: Styling Text with CSS

  • CSS: Cascading Style Sheets; a language used to describe how HTML elements should be styled
  • CSS Selector: the part of a CSS rule-set that defines which HTML elements the style should be applied to

Lesson 12: Sources and Search Engines

  • Algorithm: A precise sequence of instructions for processes that can be executed by a computer
  • Relevant: Closely connected or appropriate to the matter at hand
  • Search Engine: A program that searches for and identifies items in a database that correspond to keywords or characters specified by the user, used especially for finding particular sites on the World Wide Web.
  • Trustworthy: Able to be relied on as honest or truthful

Lesson 13: RGB Colors and Classes

  • CSS Class: An identifier that allows multiple elements in an HTML document to be styled in the same way