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Terms starting with A

Accessibility is “the quality or condition of being accessible (in various senses),” and “access” refers to “to obtain, acquire; to get hold of” or “to gain admission to” (source: Oxford English Dictionary online). “Accessibility” in design speak often refers to design for people with disabilities (see Shawn Lawton Henry, et al. 2014). This workshop employs the term “accessibility” to refer to access to those folks as well as to people in different international contexts and/or who speak different languages, and to methods of open or non-proprietary design and sharing.

Anaconda is a distribution for Python (and other languages) with tools for data analysis.

append() is a method that adds an element to the end of a list.

“An argument is the value that is sent to the function when it is called.” —W3Schools

An attribute is a characteristic of a feature. Attributes can contain data of different types: strings (text), numerical values, dates, or booleans. Each column in the Attribute Table represents a different attribute.

Attributes can be stored as different data types, including strings (text), integer, double, dates, and booleans.

Attributes offer secondary information about an element in HTML. Each attribute is nestled within the element tag. For example, the HTML command <a href="">Digital Humanities Research Institute</a> contains a link to the Digital Humanities Research Institute website. Here, the a element denotes a hyperlink and the href denote an attribute that specifies the hyperlink’s destination.