AJAX

  • December 22, 2014

AJAX is short for asynchronous JavaScript + XML) is a group of interrelated Web development techniques used on the client-side to create asynchronous Web applications. With Ajax, Web applications can send data to and retrieve from a server asynchronously (in the background) without interfering with the display and behavior of the existing page. Data can be retrieved using the XMLHttpRequest object. Despite…

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Backlink

  • December 21, 2014

Backlinks, also known as incoming links, inbound links, inlinks, and inward links, are incoming links to a website or web page. In basic link terminology, a backlink is any link received by a web node (web page, directory, website, or top level domain) from another web node.[1] Inbound links were originally important (before the emergence of search engines) as a…

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Bitwise Operator

  • January 7, 2015

In digital computer programming, a bitwise operation operates on one or more bit patterns or binary numerals at the level of their individual bits. It is a fast, primitive action directly supported by the processor, and is used to manipulate values for comparisons and calculations.   Bitwise operators There are a number of bitwise operators, which deal with the binary…

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HTML

  • December 22, 2014

HTML or HyperText Markup Language is the standard markup language used to create Web pages. HTML is written in the form of HTML elements consisting of tags enclosed in angle brackets (like <html>). HTML tags most commonly come in pairs like <h1> and </h1>, although some tags represent empty elements and so are unpaired, for example <img>. The first tag…

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JSON

  • December 22, 2014

JSON or JavaScript Object Notation, is an open standard format that uses human-readable text to transmit data objects consisting of attribute–value pairs. It is used primarily to transmit data between a server and web application, as an alternative to XML. Although originally derived from the JavaScript scripting language, JSON is a language-independent data format. Code for parsing and generating JSON…

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PageRank

  • December 21, 2014

PageRank is an algorithm used by Google Search to rank websites in their search engine results. PageRank was named after Larry Page, one of the founders of Google. PageRank is a way of measuring the importance of website pages. According to Google: PageRank works by counting the number and quality of links to a page to determine a rough estimate of…

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Source Code

  • December 21, 2014

Source code, in its purest form, is uncompiled program code. In lay-mans terms, a programmer will write a website comprised of tags ‘<p></p>’ and the likes, which is then downloaded, and interpreted by your web browser. This, in effect, ‘compiles’ the code into what you, as a user, will see as the final product. It is very similar to the…

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