Glossary

CSS

CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets. CSS is the markup language that makes plain HTML look a specific way.

Github

GitHub is a Git repository hosting service. Repositories are organizations of files. In this class, we use Github primarily for online hosting (put files online) and version control (go back in time if we need to).

See also: Getting Git Right

HTML

HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language. Its ability to contain hyperlinks differentiates it from normal text.

JavaScript

JavaScript is the programming language of HTML and the Web.

jQuery

jQuery is a library, or a set of helpful add-ons, to the JavaScript programming language. In general, jQuery is much better at giving you immediate, visual results than regular JavaScript.


Updated on July 04, 2016