Application Programming Interface is offered by a server for communication with a client app. A client computer program can send instructions to the server and get data from the server by sending requests to various URL endpoints that form the API
HTML tags use tags to mark elements in a web page. The value of an attribute in an element’s tag describes the element.
Arguments are values that must be passed to a procedure when it is called
Black hat hacker
A person who attempts to find computer security vulnerabilities and exploit them for malicious reasons. The term is derived from old Western movies in which the bad guys wore black hats
Method of guessing a password for a server by trying every possible combination
A program that accesses data from a server. Multiple clients can access a single server.
Values are concrete words or numbers. When a variable in a computer program is used to represent a constant value, it is set at the beginning of the program and does not change. The program can refer to the constant value by the variable name rather than the value itself.
Cascading Style Sheets—a formatting standard that specifies the layout and appearance of a web page. CSS is usually written in a separate file so that it can be applied to many pages on a single website
Strategy that takes advantage of large numbers of people connected by computer networks to generate the creation of content, the evaluation of content, and the funding of ventures
The art of creating graphs to display data—helps humans discover patterns in data
Data sent from a server to a client as a result of a client request
A construct of HTML that is used to mark elements of a page with values and attributes
An environment designed for testing specific functions
Abbreviation for Uniform Resource Locator. URL is one type of Uniform Resource Identifier (URI); the generic term for all types of names and addresses that refer to objects on the web. A URL that uses the HTTP / HTTPS protocol is usually referred to as a web address