Graphic-web-print designing glossary/dictionary of terms
These terms are commonly used in the graphic design
and website design world.
Validation Validation is a way to make sure that your code
is compliant with the current HTML specifications. This means you
can check to make sure that you didn't accidentally use proprietary
tags that would only work on your particular browser.
Vector Graphic A graphics format that uses shapes and lines,
called paths. Vector graphics are resolution independent graphics
that appear smooth and crisp regardless of how magnified the image
is on screen. They also can be enlarged as big as you want them
without having jagged edges. This format is best for line art and
logos that don't require complicated coloring or textures . They
are usually exported to be bitmap
Video A series of framed images put together, one
after another, to simulate motion and interactivity. A video can
be transmitted by number of frames per second and/or the amount
of time between switching frames. The difference between video and
animation is that video is broken down into individual frames.