An arrangement of windows such that they overlap one another. Typically, the title bar remains visible so that you can always see which windows are open. Cascading windows are also called overlaid windows. An alternative arrangement of windows, in which every window is completely visible, is called tiled windows.
(adj.) Describes a program’s ability to distinguish between uppercase (capital) and lowercase (small) letters. A case-sensitive program that expects you to enter all commands in uppercase will not respond correctly if you enter one or more characters in lowercase. It will treat the command RUN differently from run. Programs that do not distinguish between uppercase […]
A function of some e-mail servers that directs all questionable e-mail to a single mailbox.
Slang term used to describe the appearance or reflection of light showing in a subject’s eye in portrait photography.
Short for country code Top-Level Domain, a typically two-letter domain name extension, such as .uk or .de, that corresponds to a country, territory or geographic location. For a list of countries and their corresponding ccTLDs, see Countries and Their Domain Extensions in the Quick Reference section of
A product created by Allaire Corporation of Cambridge, Mass. (in 2001, Allaire merged with Macromedia) that includes a server and a development toolset designed to integrate databases and Web pages. With Cold Fusion, a user could enter a zip code on a Web page, and the server would query a database for information on the […]