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API

Application Programming Interface
-specialized libraries of code accessible on the Internet

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PDF

Portable Document Format
-lines and letters are defined as x and y coordinate. Can be redrawn at different zoom levels

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SVG

Scalable vector graphics
-contain code for defining graphics and can be written with a text editor

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XML

Extensible Markup Language
-used for SVG files
-concentrates on what the elements within the file mean

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Ajax

Asynchronous JavaScript and XML
-new form of client-server interaction
-maintains continuous connection with the server
-leads to faster response
-assists zooming and panning in GoogMaps

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PHP

Personal home page

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HTML

Hypertext markup language
-the script that defines the layout of the page.

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CSS

Cascading Style Sheets
-tool used by Ajax for programming. Edits formatting

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P2P

Peer to peer
-model for Internet distribution

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DNS

Domain name server