Active Server Pages Microsoft's technology supporting dynamic web content. ASP
A BLOB is a database data type for storing binary large objects.
The Common Gateway Interface common gateway interface is a standard way for a
Web server to pass a Web user s request to an application program and to receive
data back to forward to the user. CGI is the basis for most dynamic content
generation languages today.
Microsoft's Component Object Model serves as a framework for the interaction of
distributed objects in a network, similar to CORBA.
CORBA The Common Object Request Broker Architecture is a framework for the creation,
distribution, and management of objects in a network.
Cascading Style Sheets are a technology to define and apply formatting to HTML
The Document Object Model is a programming interface specification developed by
the W3C. The DOM serves to represent XML or HTML documents as an object with a
hierarchical structure, so it can be programmatically modified.
An Integrated Development Environment allows editing, compilation, and debugging
within a single, comprehensive user interface.
The National Center for Supercomputing Activities, located at the University of Illinois
at Urbana Champaign
PHP is widely used server side, cross platform, HTML embedded scripting language.
The abbreviation PHP originated from the first versions of the PHP parser in 1995
known as the Personal Home Page Tools.
RPM stands for the Red Hat Packaging format. RPM allows for the packaging of
software (source code and binaries) into archives, so that the binaries can be easily
installed and the source code can be reconstructed.
A tag is a generic term for a language element descriptor. For example, tags are used
in HTML to define different text elements (e.g. the
indicates a heading level 1,
indicates a table). While HTML has a fixed set of tags with specific meaning,
other languages such as XML allow for the creation of new tags with customized
The World Wide Web Consortium is a neutral organization, which seeks to promote
standards to further evolve the Web.