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Internet Etiquette Internet Etiquette
The content here used to be part of an online site in FLASH we used to manage. We have moved the information here for educational purposes.
Alignment - The position of text and images on the screen - either left, right or center
.cgi - Perl extension to make a script interactive with a viewer and a server
Email - Electronic mail intended to communicate ideas, answers and questions quickly
Flash - Program to make animation through vector graphics - see www.macromedia.com
.gif - Pic extension that can make one or more colors transparent in a browser.
HTML - Hyper Text Markup Language - uses '<' '>' codes to show images and text in a browser
HTML publishers - Programs that publish HTML code automatically for the user - see Front Page, Dreamweaver
.jpg, .jpeg - Pic extension that can compress the size of a picture
Messengers - Programs that use the internet specifically to chat
Animator - A person who concentrates on movement and movie forms for the web. Sometimes these people are also graphic artists.
Flasher - A person very versed in the use of macromedia's Flash program.
Graphics Artist - A person that makes images like a free hand artist but using a computer.
Wanna be - A user that gets so excited by all the web sites that they see that they want to become a web master or web designer as the case may be.
Web designer - A person trained on making a web site look and work good. Usually this person has an artistic background and understands how colors blend, images relate and content is positioned.
Web master - Anyone that maintains a web site. They can be either a novice, professional or wanna be. Hence saying that you are a web master does not mean you are capable of building web pages for a living.
Web developer - Usually a person associated with all aspects of a web site such as front and behind the scenes like database development and security. Usually these people are more into directing, experimenting and inventing how it should be done rather than actually doing it.
Programmer - Someone that makes scripts to be used by a server such as .cgi, .pl, .asp, and .php. Usually these people have no artistic ability at all and have to rely on a graphics artist or web designer to make their script look good.
User - A person that views a web site from a browser