Address: The location of an Internet resource.
Applet: A program that can be downloaded over a network and launched on the user's computer.
Anchor: Either the starting point or destination of a hyperlink.
ASCII: American Standard Code for Information Interchange.
ASP: Application Solution Provider. Indicates a provider of service applications on the Web.
Bandwidth: A measurement of the volume of information that can be transmitted over a network at a given time.
Binary: The system by which combinations of 0s and 1s are used to represent any type of data stored on a computer.
Bitmap File: A common image format (.bmp) defined by a rectangular pattern of pixels.
Bookmark: A pointer to a particular Web site. Within browsers, you can bookmark interesting pages so you can return to them easily.
Browser: A program run on a client computer for viewing World Wide Web pages. Examples Internet Explorer and Netscape.
B2B: Business to Business. Solutions for the commercial and economic interaction between companies.
B2C: Business to Customer. Solutions for the commercial and economic interaction between an end user and a company. example: Online consumer product shops.
Cache: A region of memory where frequently accessed data can be stored for rapid access.
Client: A program (like a Web browser) that connects to and requests information from a server.
Cookies: The name for files stored on your hard drive by your Web browser that hold information used by the website.
Client-Server Protocol: A communication protocol between networked computers in which the services of one computer (the server) are requested by the other (the client).
Crm: Customer Relationship Management. Usually used when referring to programs which manage relationships with current or potential clients/customers.
Csv: Data file save format, employed during application data transfers.
Datacenter:Environment purposefully equipped to house the server, with security features, access control, speedy communication lines, anti-fire precautions, generators for continuity of electricity supply.
Dial-up Connection: A connection to the Internet via phone and modem.
Direct Connection: A connection made directly to the Internet - much faster than a dial-up connection.
Domain: The Internet is divided into smaller sets known as domains, including .com (business) and others.
Domain Name: Allows you to reference Internet sites without knowing the true numerical address.
Download: The process of copying data file(s) from a remote computer to a local computer. The opposite action is upload here a local file is copied to a server.