Web Applications

WWW
the name given to the collection of informarion that has grown up on computers connected tot he internet and which is made available for anyone to access. multimedia service on the internet
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The Internet
Network of computers, each communicating with several other computers i the network but not with all of them.
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URL
Uniform resource locator, reference to the address of a resource on the internet
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HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol is an application protocol used in the world wide web. defines how data is structured and transmitted
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IP Address
Internet Protocol Address- standard set of rules used to enusre proper transfer of information between computers on the internet
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Web Browser
allows users to view and use the web pages on internet.
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Web Server
A computer designed to deliver internet webpages accorss the internet or within an intranet
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Web Hosting
Provides individuals and organistaions wiht access to a web server and web space to store a website or webpages
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FTP
File transfer protocol- most common protocol used to transfer files
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ISP-
Internet Service Provider- direct links to internet and accepts transmission from users over communication lines and passes these onto the internet.
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Search Engine
Web based tool that searches for information usign keywords or criteria.
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Cache
Allow broswers to download website images, data and documents for faster viewing in the future
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Cookies
Small files downloaded to a computer when visiting a website
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Portal
Acts as a main entry point to a group of web services
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WEbsite
collection of the HTML pages linked together on the world wide web
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Web Page
a page of information stored on the world wide web.
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Network of computers, each communicating with several other computers i the network but not with all of them.

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The Internet

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Uniform resource locator, reference to the address of a resource on the internet

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Hypertext Transfer Protocol is an application protocol used in the world wide web. defines how data is structured and transmitted

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Internet Protocol Address- standard set of rules used to enusre proper transfer of information between computers on the internet

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