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AP Computer- Chapter 7
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A bar in the browser displaying the address or the UR: of the web page that is currently being used.
Automatic repeat request (ARQ) is a protocol for error control in data transmission. When the receiver detects an error in a packet, it automatically requests the transmitter to resend the packet.
Determines the speed of data transmission over the NET.
A regularly (key word) updated page or site that is run by a particular individual or group with a cause. Written in formal and conversational style. (on line journal)
Record the address of a webpage or site to revisit in the future.
A program with a graphical user interface or GUI for displaying WEB PAGES (HTML) or files, used ot navigate the WWW. The BROWSER is you ticket to the INTERNET- which then gets you to WWW. (EACH HAS A HOST Search Engine)
Tracks Internet user's access to the INTERNET. Is sent from browser to the Server so one's searches can be traced.
Domain Name Server translates Internet addresses to a numeric address the machine uses to read the information. Think of it as the sorters of the mail at the post office
This is the main part of the url that helps identify the page or site it is part of. Think of it as the family who the mail is going to.
Commercial (buying of goods) transactions conducted electronically on the Internet.
Messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network.
Hypertext Markup Language is the language used to create webpages. Hypertext refers to the hyperlinks that an HTML page may contain, Markup language refers to the way tags are used to defines the page layout or content on the page
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol is the method used to transfer Web pages to your computer. Think of as the postman- he delivers the mail.
A link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file- usually is highlighted blue color prior to tapping.
The network where all the information resides. (Planet Earth holds us all)
A packet is a basic unit of communication over a digital network. ... When data has to be transmitted, it is broken down into similar structures of data before transmission, called packets, which are reassembled to the original data chunk once they reach their destination.
Internet protocol the process by which information is sent between any 2 computers on the Internet. Each computer has an IP ADDRESS that can tell which computer the information is coming from. (EVERY APARATUS COMES WITH AN INTERNAL NUMBER TO IDENTIFY)
Check yours, go to office button, type in command prompt when it comes up type ipconfig and find the identifier there may have ipav4 after it.
Start, go, set in motion
Short frequent posts (social media)
The software that supports a computer's basic functions, such as scheduling tasks, executing applications, and controlling peripheral
(Portable Network Graphics) is a file format for image compression
a file in JPEG format.
a lossless format for image files that supports both animated and static images.
An Internet service provider (ISP) is a company that provides customers with Internet access. Data may be transmitted using several technologies, including dial-up, DSL, cable modem, wireless or dedicated high-speed interconnects.
A router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks. Routers perform the traffic directing functions on the Internet. A data packet is typically forwarded from one router to another router through the networks that constitute an internetwork until it reaches its destination node.
A program that searches for and identifies items in a database that correspond to keywords or characters specified by the user, used especially for finding particular sites on the World Wide Web
.org .com . edu .gov most common top level tags
A set of rules that governs the delivery of data over the Internet or other network that uses the Internet Protocol, and sets up a connection between the sending and receiving computers.
A Uniform Resource Locator (URL), colloquially termed a web address, is a reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it.
Typically, a WAN consists of two or more local-area networks (LANs). Computers connected to a wide-area network are often connected through public networks, such as the telephone system. They can also be connected through leased lines or satellites. The largest WAN in existence is the Internet- Regional and Worldwide connections.
Is the textual, visual, or aural content that is encountered as part of the user experience on websites. It may include—among other things—text, images, sounds, videos, and animations. (Everything that makes up a webpage)
A hypertext document connected to the World Wide Web
A location connected to the Internet that maintains one or more pages on the World Wide Web
The World Wide Web (WWW) is a network of online content that is formatted in HTML and accessed via HTTP. The term refers to all the interlinked HTML pages that can be accessed over the Internet. The World Wide Web was originally designed in 1991 by Tim Berners-Lee while he was a contractor at CERN.
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