- A pair of a name and a type.
- A function intended for creating objects via the new operator.
- Cross-Site Request Forgery. This type of attack occurs when a
malicious web site contains a link, a form button, or some
your web site, using the credentials of a logged-in user who
visits the malicious site in their browser.
- A function accepting a function and returning another function,
usually used as a function transformation.
- Don’t Repeat Yourself principle of software development:
every piece of knowledge must have a single, unambiguous,
authoritative representation within a system.
- A class whose instances are classes. Just as an ordinary class
defines the behavior of certain objects, a metaclass defines the
behavior of certain classes and their instances.
- Model–View–Controller. A software architecture isolating
domain logic from input and presentation, permitting independent
development, testing, and maintenance of each.
- A data structure which consists of a header and a set of tuples
sharing the same header.
- Relation variable
- A named variable whose value is a relation.
- Relational model
- A database model used in the majority of modern database
systems. Proposed in 1969 by E.F. Codd. See the Wikipedia
page for details.
- Representational State Transfer. A style of software
architecture for distributed systems. RESTful architectures
consist of clients and servers. Clients initiate requests to
servers; servers process requests and return appropriate
responses. Requests and responses are built around the transfer
of “representations” of “resources”.
- An independent version of an application owned by a developer.
- A class that inherits prototype properties from its
superclass. If Derived is a subclass of Base,
Derived.prototype.__proto__ === Base.prototype.
- Surrogate key
- A unique identifier of a tuple. The surrogate key is not
derived from application data. Usually implemented using the
'unique serial' type.
- A unit of work performed against a database. It bundles multiple
steps into a single, all-or-nothing operation.
- A set of uniquely named attributes with their values.