eSource Technology - design
A (most often graphic
placed on a web
, which acts as a hyperlink to an
advertiser's web site.
A measure for the speed (amount of data)
you can send through an Internet connection.
The more bandwidth, the faster the connection.
The number of symbols per second sent over
BBS (Bulletin Board
A web based public system for sharing discussions,
files, and announcements.
Data in machine readable form.
Bit (Binary Digit)
The smallest unit of data stored in a computer.
A bit can have the value of 0 or
1. A computer uses 8 bits
to store one text character.
A format for storing images.
In web terms: A link to a particular web
site, stored (bookmarked) by a
web user for future use and easy access.
Term to describe a user's movement across
the web, moving from page to page via hyperlinks,
using a web browser.
BPS (Bits Per Second)
Term to describe the transmission speed
for data over the web.
See Web Browser.
Byte (Binary Term)
A computer storage unit containing 8
bits. Each byte can store one text character.