Appendix . Glossary
- Ad Hoc
To improvise solely in response to a particular situation and/or problem without considering wider issues.
- Aggregate functions
Special SQL functions that take the values from multiple rows of data to produce a single result per grouping. Examples of aggregate functions include
MIN(), MAX(), COUNT(), SUM(), and
- API (Application Programming Interface)
A set of definitions by which a particular interface is accessed. The PHP API refers to the catalog of procedures and functions available for use from a userspace script.
- Associative Arrays
An array indexed by associative (or string) keys. Array values are referenced by their “associated” key names.
Scripting environment provided by Microsoft for its IIS (Internet Information ...