ASP definitions

ASP There are two definitions of ASP. The term can refer to an Active Server Page, or an Application Service Provider. Active Server Page This is a web page that has one or more ASP scripts embedded in it. ASP scripts are like small computer programs that run when the page is accessed. Active server …
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Application Programming Interface (API)

API (APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACE) An API is a set of commands and functions, which developers use when building software and applications for specific operating systems, such as Unix, Windows, or MAC OS X. The API allows developers to use predefined functions to interact with the operating system. It helps to ensure programs using the same …
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Bitmap (BMP)

BMP Short for Bitmap. The Bitmap format is a commonly used raster image format for saving files. It was originally introduced on the Windows platform, but is now recognized by many software programs on Macs and PCs. This format stores color data for each pixel in the image without compression.

CSS

CSS CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheet. Cascading style sheets are used to format the layout of Web pages. They can be used to define text, table sizes, images, backgrounds, page behavior and other aspects of a web pages that previously could only be defined directly in a page’s HTML. CSS helps a developer create …
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Cache

CACHE There are many different types of caches but all serve the same purpose. They store recently used information, data, even web pages, in a location on your hard drive, where it can be accessed extremely fast. For example, Internet Explorer uses a cache to store the pages, images, and URLs of recently visited sites …
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Zebibyte or zettabyte

ZEBIBYTE A zebibyte is a unit of data storage that equals 2 to the 70th power, or 1,180,591,620,717,411,303,424 bytes. A zebibyte is exactly 1,180,591,620,717,411,303,424 bytes. It is 1,024 exbibytes and precedes the yobibyte unit of measurement. ZETTABYTE A zettabyte is 2 to the 70th power, or 1,180,591,620,717,411,303,424 bytes. It can be estimated as 10 to …
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Yobibyte or yottabyte

YOBIBYTE A yobibyte is a unit of data storage that equals 2 to the 80th power, or 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes. A yobibyte is exactly 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes. It is 1,024 zebibytes and is the largest unit of computer storage measurement. YOTTABYTE A yottabyte is 2 to the 80th power, or 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes. It can be estimated as …
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XML

XML (EXTENSIBLE MARKUP LANGUAGE) XML (EXTENSIBLE MARKUP LANGUAGE) is used to define documents with a standard format that can be read by any XML-compatible application. The language can be used with HTML pages, but XML itself is not a markup language. Instead, it is a metalanguage that can be used to create markup languages for …
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XHTML

XHTML (EXTENSIBLE HYPERTEXT MARKUP LANGUAGE) XHTML (EXTENSIBLE HYPERTEXT MARKUP LANGUAGE) is a spinoff of the hypertext markup language (HTML) used for creating Web pages. It is based on the HTML 4.0 syntax, but has been modified to follow the guidelines of XML, the Extensible Markup Language. Therefore, XHTML 1.0 is sometimes referred to as HTML …
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