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Dictionary Entries For Letter "A"

Accessibility
Accessibility is how easily different users can use the site and browse it's content. read more >
Affordance
A visual clue to the function and properties of an object. read more >
Ajax
AJAX, stands for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, which is a term describing a web development technique for creating interactive web applications using a combination of: * HTML (or XHTML) and Cascading Style Sheets for presenting information* Document Object Model, JavaScript to dynamically display and interact with the information presented* XML, XSLT and the XMLHttpRequest object to interchange and manipulate data asynchronously with the web server.
Animation
It is referred to an image that changes over time. Sometimes with animation the image can move several times a second making the user feel like the item is actually shifting in real time.
ASP
Short for Active Server Pages that is used for creating dynamic content of a web page. Technically said it is a server side scripting language. It is mostly used on Windows platforms.