In 3D animation, squash and stretch is a technique that is applied to an animated or in-motion characters to give them a more exaggerated movement. Traditional cartoon animation contains a large amount of squash and stretch — think of older cartoons where a cartoon character being hit on the head with a hammer would go through a lengthy series of movements as the effect of being hit.
- squeeze page
In Internet and online advertising vernacular, a squeeze page is a Web page that contains information that would interest the marketer’s targeted readers. Squeeze pages are designed to obtain a reader’s name and e-mail address information by encouraging users to opt-in to an e-mail list to receive more information about the topic. Marketers will collect […]
(1) In programming, a special type of data structure in which items are removed in the reverse order from that in which they are added, so the most recently added item is the first one removed. This is also called last-in, first-out (LIFO). Adding an item to a stack is called pushing. Removing an item […]
- Staging Server
A server used as a temporary stage to test new or revised Web pages before they are made live.
Refers to a device that is self-contained, one that does not require any other devices to function. For example, a fax machine is a stand-alone device because it does not require a computer, printer, modem, or other device. A printer, on the other hand, is not a stand-alone device because it requires a computer to […]
A definition or format that has been approved by a recognized standards organization or is accepted as a de facto standard by the industry. Standards exist for programming languages, operating systems, data formats, communications protocols, and electrical interfaces. From a user’s standpoint, standards are extremely important in the computer industry because they allow the combination […]