In Web site design, the three-click rule is a non-standard measurement for usability. The three-click (or 3-click) rule notes that no product or piece of content should ever be more than three clicks away from your Web site’s main page. The three-click rule was made popular by Web designer Jeffrey Zeldman in his book, “Taking Your Talent to the Web.”
- three-dimensional spreadsheet
A spreadsheet program that allows you to arrange data as a stack of tables, each of which has the same shape and size. You can analyze a single table or an entire group of tables.
- three-point editing
In digital video editing, three-point editing is an editing method used to insert a clip from the source media into a destination track, which is done by setting three edit points. The first two set points define the in and out points of the clip, or the in and out points in the timeline that […]
A special type of client/server architecture consisting of three well-defined and separate processes, each running on a different platform: 1. The user interface, which runs on the user’s computer (the client). 2. The functional modules that actually process data. This middle tier runs on a server and is often called the application server. 3. A […]
- through-hole technology
A design standard for constructing electronic circuits where the components are mounted using pins that are inserted into pre-drilled holes on the printed circuit board (PCB) on one side, and then soldered to pads on the opposite side. Contrast with surface-mount technology. See “What You Need to Know About Motherboards” in the Quick Reference section […]
The amount of data transferred from one place to another or processed in a specified amount of time. Data transfer rates for disk drives and networks are measured in terms of throughput. Typically, throughputs are measured in kbps, Mbps and Gbps.