Definitions of Technical Terms

ActiveX

What are ActiveX and ActiveX Control? ActiveX is a series of OOP (Object Oriented Programming) technologies developed by Microsoft. It enables software applications to share functions and information. An ActiveX…

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TCP IP

What is TCP IP? TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol) is a set of network protocols that computers use to communicate over both the Internet and private IP networks.…

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Floating Point Number

What is a Floating Point Number? In programming, a floating point number is a number in which the position of the decimal point can be "floating" and not in a…

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Integer

What is an Integer? Integers are both negative and positive numbers with no decimal places, they are not restricted in size. Computers and numbers go hand in hand. Programmers work…

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Operator

What is an Operator? Operators are symbols that tell the interpreter to perform certain functions. The different types of operators are discussed below Arithmetic operators are +, -, *, /and…

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Data Type

What is Data Type? A data type describes a set of data objects that all have the same structure and with which the same operations can be carried. It is…

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Character String

What is a Character String? A character string or a string in computer science is a sequence of characters from a defined character set. Characters can be repeated in a…

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VPN

What is a VPN? A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a tunneled connection via a foreign network to enable access to data and resources in another network. It was originally…

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10Base2

What is 10Base2? 10BASE2, also known as Thin Ethernet, ThinWire or, Cheapernet, is the further development of the network technology 10BASE5 (Thick Ethernet). A thin, flexible coaxial cable (RG-58) with…

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World Wide Web

What is the World Wide Web? WWW(World Wide Web) is a branch of the Internet. Due to the paramount importance of the World Wide Web, the term is often equated…

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