http: Application that is used to edit, create, and collaborate hypertext information systems.
Html: The main language for creating WebPages and any other information to be displayed in a web browser.
Mosaic: The first ever graphical internet browser to provide an interface for users. It is available in Mac, Windows, and UNIX
ActiveX: Software created by Microsoft for technologies for content downloaded from a network.
Web 2.0: A website that is interactive (not static)
Cookie: Small piece of data sent from a website and stored in your web browser. You can view your cookies. It is an indication of what websites you have visited.
Digital certificate: Electronic document that uses a digital signature to combine public key w/ an identity (address, personal info, etc.)
FTP: Used to transfer files from one host to another host (based on Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) – based network (ex: internet))
IP: Number assigned to all computers that are connected to the internet.
RSS: Rich site Summary- web feed format used in works like blogs
SSL: Secure Sockets Layer- Provides security for communication over the internet.
URL: Uniform Resource Locator- Web address, users can use them to get immediate access to a website.
Web cache: A mechanism for storage of web documents which helps the computer load it quickly next time.
Webapp: An application accessed over the internet.
Portal: A website that brings info together through different sources (usually organized in some sort of fashion)
Geographic imaging: System designed to manage any types of geographical data.
Vocab by Kristin
http- stands for hypertext transport protocol. It transfers data used on the World Wide Web.
Html- stands for hypertext markup protocol. It tags textiles to get font, color, or graphics.
Mosaic- an application that makes it easier to access documents on the World Wide Web.
ActiveX- is a software framework created by Microsoft that allows you to share information among different applications.
Web 2.0- refers to the transition from static html web pages to a more dynamic web.
Cookie- small text file places on computers by a website.
Digital certificate- the attachment to an electronic message used for security purposes.
FTP- File Transfer Protocol, typical for the exchange of data files across a network.
IP- internet protocol, a method that sends information between any two computers on a network.
RSS- Really Simple Syndication, is a family of web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works.
SSL- Initialism of Secure Sockets Layer, cryptographic protocols which provide safe communications on the Internet.
URL- web address.
Web cache- Web caching is the caching of web documents to reduce bandwidth usage.
Webapp- A web application is an application that is accessed over a network such as the Internet.
Portal- a website that offers many services like email, forums, and search engines.