Terminology Articles

Topographic map

A topographic map is a type of map characterized by large-scale detail and quantitative representation of relief, usually using contour lines in modern mapping, but historically using a variety of methods. Traditional definitions require a topographic map to show both...

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Personal web page

Personal web pages are World Wide Web pages created by an individual to contain content of a personal nature rather than on behalf of a company, organization or institution. Personal web pages are often used solely for informative or entertainment purposes. Also often...

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Rasmus Lerdorf

Rasmus Lerdorf is a Danish programmer with Canadian citizenship. He is best known for creating the PHP scripting language, authoring the first two versions of the language and participating in the development of later versions led by a group of developers including...

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Computer architecture

In computer science and engineering, computer architecture is the art that specifies the relations and parts of a computer system. In the architecture of buildings, this art is normally visual, but computer architecture is logical, defining systems to serve particular...

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PHP

PHP is a server-side scripting language designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language. PHP is now installed on more than 244 million websites and 2.1 million web servers. Originally created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1995, the...

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Java (programming language)

Java is a general-purpose, concurrent, class-based, object-oriented computer programming language that is specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. It is intended to let application developers "write once, run anywhere" (WORA),...

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Digital media

Digital media is a form of electronic media where data are stored in digital (as opposed to analog) form. It can refer to the technical aspect of storage and transmission of information or to the "end product", such as digital video, augmented reality, digital...

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Internet Protocol

The Internet Protocol (IP) is the principal communications protocol in the Internet protocol suite for relaying datagrams across network boundaries. Its routing function enables internetworking, and essentially establishes the Internet. IP, as the primary protocol in...

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