ASP (Active Server Pages) - ASP is a set of modules that
utilize a series of powerful capabilities of Windows-based servers
that greatly enhance the dynamic aspects of any site. ASP can be
used to store user information in Cookies on the user's computer
or on the server itself (such as a shopping cart information or
security access categories), retrieve, modify and delete information
from an online database, change the content of a page to suit the
needs of a particular user and on and on.
forms, swap images for roll-over buttons, convert dates and times
from database entries, implement ASP functions, and a host of other
features that add functionality to standard Web pages.
but is primarily used on server-based functions due to its incompatibilty
with non-Microsoft browsers..
HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) - HTML is the root of all
Web pages. It is cross-platform, cross-browser compatible and is
the language used to display images and text in Web format. Subject
to Worldwide standards.
DHTML (Dynamic HTML) - DHTML is a newer feature of HTML
that allows content to be changed after the page has loaded. Due
to difference in interpretation of DHTML between Internet Explorer
and Netscape, DHTML is not widely implementable
XML (Extensible Markup Language) - XML is a powerful scripting
language that allows for development of broadly compatible data
applications that can extract data from Web pages as well as database
Flash® Animation - Flash is a program produced by Macromedia
that is designed to produce streaming graphic animations for the
Web. Flash animations are the standard for the Web and add a bit
of "flash" to any Web site. Information from database
sources can be included in the animation as well.