Acronyms and Abbreviations

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WYSIWYG

An acronym that stands for "What you see is what you get." And allows you to see what the final document will look like.

GUI

Graphical User Interface

GIGO

Computing phrase that points out that the accuracy of a computer's output depends on the accuracy of the computer's input. Garbage in, Garbage out.

KISS

keep it simple stupid - theory of management

CAPTCHA

A distorted image of letters and numbers used to prevent automated use of websites

URL

Uniform Resource Locator, also called a web address for each individual web page

RAM

Random access memory; temporary memory which stores data and programs which are currently running. RAM is expandable, and resides on the motherboard.

HTML

HyperText Markup Language; the authoring language used to create documents on the World Wide Web

ROM

Read Only Memory

CD-ROM

Compact Disc - Read Only Memory

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