Management Interface - Enables software to collect informaiton
about a computer. For example, using DMI, a program
can determine what software and expansion boards are
Type Defination - tells the browser the type of document
to be displayed.
for digital versatile disc or digital video disc, a
new type of CD-ROM that holds a minimum of 4.7GB (gigabytes),
enough for a full-length movie.
Gateway Interface - a method of transferring information
from the user's browser to a program running on the
Extraction and Report Language - Perl is a programming
language developed by Larry Wall, especially designed
for processing text.
smallest size area which can be displayed on your
screen. Between the arrows is a 1 pixel black dot. >< (You might need a magnifying glass)
Computer - A small, relatively inexpensive computer
designed for an individual user.
Service Provider - a company that
provides access to the Internet
Server Page - A specification for a dynamically created
Web page with a .ASP extension that contain either Visual
Resource Locator - See URI
Text Mark-up Language - the authoring language used
to create documents on the World Wide Web.
||A file type indicating a web page written in HTML
or XHTML. Either can be used. .htm originated when
PCs could only use 3 letter extensions
Hyper Text Mark-up Language - refers to new
HTML extensions that will enable a Web page to
react to user input without sending requests to the
for Extensible HyperText Markup Language - a combination
of HTML and XML (extensible markup language).
Disc or hard drive - an internal storage system.
mail - the transmission of messages over communications
structure of a database system, described in a formal
language supported by the database management system.
Object Access Protocol - an XML based protocol to let
software components and applications communicate using
standard Internet HTTP.
Query Language - an ANSI (American National Standards
Institute) standard for accessing database systems.
Application Protocol - the leading standard for imformation
services on wireless devices such as digital mobile
Mark-up Language - a new specification being developed
by the W3C.
Style - A specification for separating style from content
when creating HTML or XML pages.
Style Sheets - a feature being added to HTML that gives
both Web site developers and users more control over
how pages are displayed.
Resource Description Framework - for further information
follow this link - RDF
Description Format - a specification developed by Microsoft
that allows Web publishers to push content at users.
Software Description Format - for further information
follow this link - OSD
Object Model - the specification for how objects in
a Web page (text, images, headers, links, etc.) are
Internet Mail Extensions - a specification for formatting
non ASCII messages so that they can be sent over the
Basic Script - a scripting language developed by Microsoft
and supported by Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser.
Resource Identifier(URL,aka, URL's) - the generic
term for all types of names and addresses that refer
to objects on the World Wide Web.
Assigned Numbers Authority - an organization working
under the auspices of the Internet Architecture Board
(IAB) that is responsible for assigning new Internet
wide IP addresses.
Generalized Mark-up Language - a system for organizing
and tagging elements of a document.
(sorry, this one does not break down)
simply put, is data that describes other data
- a common prefix that means "about".
Request line - IRQs are hardware lines over
which devices can send interrupt signals to the microprocessor.
Memory Access - a technique for transferring data from
main memory to a device without passing it through the
Protocol - a number in the format a.b.c.d where a, b,
c and d are numbers between 0 and 255 - An identifier
for a computer or device on a TCP/IP network.
Services Digital Network - a special telephone line
which carries digital signals rather than the normal
analogue voice signals.
high level programming language developed by Sun
scripting language developed by Netscape to enable Web
authors to design interactive sites.
Markup Langugage - the scripting language used in WML
Instrument Digital Interface - an incredibly
sophisticated method for controlling synthesizers
and sound effects processors.
Wide Web - A network of Hypertext links.