Tertiary colors are the resulting color formed when an equal amount of a primary and a secondary color are mixed. The primary and secondary color must be beside each other on the color wheel. For example, a mixture of 50-percent red and 50-percent magenta would result in the tertiary color of orange.
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- test-driven development
Abbreviated as TDD, test-driven development is a concept in computer software programming to ensure code quality. The TDD cycle concept requires software programmers to develop in short iterations then test the code and clean up any new deficiencies in code quality as they arise. As each iteration is added the testing and clean-up is repeated […]
Tethering enables your cellular telephone or similar Internet-enabled mobile device to connect other devices such as netbooks, laptops or PDAs to the Internet. Mobile phones that offer tethering typically connect to other devices via Bluetooth or a USB cable in order to provide them with Internet access. A key advantage of tethering is that it […]
Short for Texture Element. Like a pixel, a texel is the base unit of a graphic, although texels make up textured graphics – graphics that define the surface of three dimensional objects. The base unit of the surface of a 3D brick wall would be a texel, while a two-dimensional wall would consist of pixels.
Words, sentences, paragraphs. This book, for example, consists of text. Text processing refers to the ability to manipulate words, lines, and pages. Typically, the term text refers to text stored as ASCII codes (that is, without any formatting). Objects that are not text include graphics, numbers (if they’re not stored as ASCII characters), and program […]
- text file
A file that holds text. The term text file is often used as a synonym for ASCII file, a file in which characters are represented by their ASCII codes.