A URL that results from the search of a database-driven Web site or the URL of a Web site that runs a script. In contrast to static URLs, in which the contents of the Web page do not change unless the changes are coded into the HTML, dynamic URLs are generated from specific queries to a site’s database. The page is merely a template to display the results of the query. Most of the content comes from the database that is associated with the site. Instead of changing information in the HTML code, the data is changed in the database.
Dynamic URLs often contain the following characters: ?, &, %, +, =, $, cgi-bin, .cgi.
A dynamic URL is the address of a dynamic Web page.
- dynamic acceleration
A feature supported by some mice drivers that causes the mouse resolution to depend on how fast the mouse is moved. When you move the mouse fast, the cursor moves proportionally further (the resolution is low). This is useful for jumping across the screen. Without this feature, you might need to sweep the mouse several […]
- dynamic aspect-oriented programming
Dynamic aspect-oriented programming, or dynamic AOP, using wrapper technologies, offers a way of allowing components to be individually customized and extended. Dynamic aspect-oriented programming is relatively straightforward in a trusted environment, where (with the exception of bugs) aspects can be assumed to be safe. In an untrusted public computing environment, new aspects cannot be assumed […]
- dynamic content
Web site or blog content that changes frequently and engages the reader, dynamic content can include animations, video or audio.
- dynamic disk
Supported by Windows 2000, dynamic disk is a physical disk initialized for dynamic storage. It holds simple volumes, spanned volumes, mirrored volumes, striped volumes, and RAID-5 volumes. With a dynamic disk you can perform disk and volume management without having to restart the operating system. Upgrading a basic disk to dynamic storage will render the […]
- dynamic function loading
(dī-nam´ik funk´sh&n lōd´ing) (n.) Also known as lazy loading, the capability to specify which components of a program are called into memory and which components are not called into memory by default when a program is first launched. Dynamic function loading is a method of speeding up the initial load time of a program. Because […]