Web pages are documents that are viewed in a browser. A web application is a program which is created using scripting. Cloud computing is increasingly important for internet users.
What is a dynamic website?
A website that has interactive elements
A website that has no form of interactivity
A website that is very large
What web development languages are most websites written in?
High level languages like C++ and Java
What does a cascading style sheet (CSS) do?
It is where the different formatting choices are stored for the website and is used to edit the appearance of the website
It creates, manages and searches databases
It creates the interactive elements within a webpage
What is a mashup?
Two or more websites that have been joined together
A website or application which mixes code from different external sources
A website that isn't working properly
What are cookies?
Viruses that are downloaded onto your computer
Programs that are stored on your computer that tell a website if you have been to that site before
Text files that are stored on your computer that tell a website if you have been to that site before
What identifies the kind of device that is accessing the website?
The web browser
What is the difference between the client-side scripts and the Server-Style Scripts?
Client-side scripts are programs that are processed by the web browser and server-style scripts are processed by the web server
Client-side scripts are programs that are processed by the web server and server-style scripts are processed by the web browser
Client-side scripts process the static parts of the web site and server-style scripts process the dynamic parts of the web site
How do search engines rank the website result they receive?
Websites appear higher up a list of results purely based on how many hits have occurred on that website altogether, since it was created
Websites appear higher up a list of search results because they have paid the web browser to be ranked higher
Websites appear higher up a list of results because they are judged to be more important by the search algorithm. This is measured by the popularity of a site and how many connections it has with other websites
What is cloud computing?
Cloud computing is storing and using services online, rather than storing them locally on a device such as a hard drive
Cloud computing is accessing your home computer over the internet
Cloud computing is accessing stored data online using only mobile devices
Why is cloud computing advantageous?
You can store and back-up as much data as you want for free
Storing your data online is much more secure than storing it on your computer
Data backed up in the cloud with a reliable provider can be more reliable than storing your information on a hard drive or USB flash memory stick