Some abbreviations related to web development and web design

During web development or web design, you will face hundreds of short forms or notations. So here are full forms of abbreviations related to web development and web design.

1. WWW – World Wide Web

2. W3C – World Wide Web Consortium

3. HTML – Hyper Text Markup Language

4. CSS – Cascading Style Sheets.

5. HTTP – Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

6. TCP – Transmission Control Protocol

7. IP – Internet Protocol

8. FTP – File Transfer Protocol

9. SMTP – Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

10. DHTML – Dynamic Hyper Text Markup Language

11. XML – eXtensible Markup Language

12. XHTML – eXtensible Hyper Text Markup Language

13. PHP – Hypertext Preprocessor

14.  SQL – Structured Query Language

15. MySQL – My Structured Query Language

16. SEO – Search Engine Optimization

17. RSS – Really Simple Syndication

18. ASP – Active Server Pages

19. DOM – Document Object Model

20. URL – Universal Resource Locator

How to Embed or Insert YouTube Video, Soundcloud Song or Any Webpage in Your Website

Many times you want to insert your favourite YouTube video in your website or blog or any website. Sometimes we want to share a website or image(URL) to your website. In this post,  you will find how we can insert YouTube videos, Soundcloud songs and other web pages. I am starting with YouTube.

Embed YouTube video(s) in Any Site :

It’s very simple. Open your favourite YouTube video , “Right Click” on video and select “Get Embed Code”(See Figure).

get youtube video embed code
Now your embed code is ready for insert in any web page. Insert it into your HTML page’s body tag.You will find following type of caption to your web page.

Ping pong youtube caption

And you are done. Your favourite YouTube video is embedded into your web page.

Embed Soundcloud Song in Any Web Page or Blog :

—-> Go to Soundcloud and open your favourite song

—-> Click on “Share” and there is an option of ” Embed”, select embed and get(copy) embed code of the desired song. You can select embed code for WordPress specifically by checking the checkbox in “Embed” page of your song. Like this

Soundcloud

Similarly(almost) you can embed any song of Mixcloud in your website.

Embed Any Site In Your Webpage :

—-> Copy URL of the web page, photo, video and website you want to embed.

—-> Go to embed.ly and paste URL in Embed Code Generator.

—-> Copy embed code and paste it into your web page. And you are done.

You can see the preview of that URL in your web page. This is useful, when you want to share a page or other stuff on your web page. Hope, you enjoyed this post. If you have any difficulty and doubt, you can ask by comments.

eBooks for Programming languages for Web Development/Designing

If you are a new web developer ? If you are searching for free eBooks for web development ? If you need to boost your basic web development languages ? or trying to learn new web development language, then this post is for you.

  A web developer always need a book as a reference because there are a lot of tags, keyword, functions & bla bla bla. So here are some free eBooks of following web development languages (To view or download book click on the given links & save them as PDF.):-

1. HTML5 :

(i)   HTML5 For Web Designers :

In this beautiful, simple & entertaining book of HTML5 ,Jeremy Keith cuts to the readable, concise and informative with practical examples twinkle and charm. This eBook/book has content focused on standard web designing and front-end development.

(ii)  Head First HTML5 Programming :

 Now we’ve got a language tuned for building web applications with Web storage, 2D drawing, offline support, sockets and threads, and more. And to speak this language you’ve got to go beyond HTML5 markup and into the world of the DOM, events, and JavaScript APIs. In this book every concept or examples is so explained that you can understand whole book yourself.

2. CSS3 :

(i) CSS3 For Web Designers :

This is a book on CSS3 by DAN CEDERHOLM . It explain about CSS basics to Form enriching(Fantastic topic) in a systematic, effective and informative way. For all basic of CSS3 you should read this book.

(ii) The Book of CSS3 :

This completely updated edition of the best-selling Book of CSS3 distills the dense technical language of the CSS3 specification into plain English and shows you what CSS3 can do now, in all major browsers. You’ll find fully revised coverage of the updated syntax of gradients, grids, and flexible box layout, as well as all-new chapters on values and sizing, and graphical effects like filter effects and blend modes.

 3. JavaScript :

(i) JavaScript : The Definitive Guide Fifth Edition :

This book has been the bible for JavaScript programmers, a programmer’s guide and comprehensive reference to the core language and to the client-side JavaScript APIs defined by web browsers. It has a complete reference from very basic to scripting HTTP, XML with Ajax basics and DOM scripting.

(ii) Head First JavaScript Programming :

Like all Head First books it is also fully explained and standard book. Head First JavaScript Programming is your ticket to going beyond copying and pasting the code from someone else’s web site, and writing your own interactive web pages. If you really want to learn from beginning then that’s the right choice.

4. jQuery:

(i) Learning jQuery, 4th Edition :

Fourth Edition is revised and updated version of jQuery. You will learn the basics of jQuery for adding interactions and animations to your pages. Even if previous attempts at writing JavaScript have left you baffled, this book will guide you past the pitfalls associated with AJAX, events, effects, and advanced JavaScript language features.

(ii) Head First jQuery :

If you want to learn and understand how to create interactive web pages, unobtrusive script, and cool animations that don’t kill your browser then this book is for you. You will learn from intoduction to jQuery to jQuery UI and APIs means you will learn every concept of jQuery here like selectors, methods, functions, animation, relation with other languages & handling JSON data etc.

You can find all Head First books on their Home site : http://www.headfirstlabs.com/

If you need FREE eBooks for more programming or scripting languages please feel free to mention in the comments. If you like this post then follow me and like on facebook for more upcoming posts on Web Development and other topics.

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