Saturday, 20 April 2024, 07:07 AM

Site: Webmaster Technology Institute
Course: Webmaster Technology Institute (AWS)
Glossary: Global Technical Glossary

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A small picture which represents an action or object. Icons are used on computers to represent commands. A small picture of a printer may be used to represent the print command. Selecting the icon with a mouse and clicking on it will command the computer to print.
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(Internet Message Access Protocol) IMAP is gradually replacing POP as the main protocol used by email clients in communicating with email servers. Using IMAP an email client program can not only retrieve email but can also manipulate message stored on the server, without having to actually retrieve the messages. So messages can be deleted, have their status changed and multiple mail boxes can be managed.

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Software package which combines curriculum content in tutorial format with a management system to monitor and record the progress of the learner.
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A global telecommunications network enabling computers around the world to share information.
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Internet Explorer (IE) -- sometimes referred to as Microsoft Internet Explorer (MSIE) -- is the most widely used World Wide Web browser. It comes with the Microsoft Windows operating system and can also be downloaded from Microsoft's Web site. The IE browser competes with an earlier browser, Netscape, now owned by AOL.

www.webasyst.net/glossary.htm

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connecting poeple while they are on the computer and the earliest versions appeared in the late 1950s.

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Similar to the Internet, but restricted within an organisation, e.g. a school or local authority. Most Intranets contain gateways to the wider Internet.
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internet protocol
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information system
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integrated services digital network
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international organization for standardisation
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internet service provider
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information technology