eSource Technology - design
A council that makes decisions about Internet
standards. (See also W3C).
IE (Internet Explorer)
See Internet Explorer.
Engineering Task Force)
A subgroup of IAB that focuses
on solving technical problems on the Internet.
IIS (Internet Information
A web server for Windows operating systems.
Developed by Microsoft.
Message Access Protocol)
A standard communication protocol for retrieving
e-mails from an e-mail server. IMAP is much
like POP but more advanced.
Learn more about IMAP in our TCP/IP
A codec for computer video developed by
A world wide network connecting millions
of computers. (See also WWW)
See Web Browser.
A browser by Microsoft. The most commonly
used browser today.
Learn more about browsers in our browser
See Web Server
A private (closed) Internet, running
inside a LAN (Local
IP (Internet Protocol)
IP Address (Internet
A unique number identifying every computer
on the Internet (like 188.8.131.52)
IP Number (Internet
Same as an IP address.
See TCP/IP Packet.
IRC (Internet Relay
An Internet system that enables users to
take part in on-line discussions.
A computer program that enables a user to
connect to IRC.
An Internet server dedicated to the task
of serving IRC connections.
Application Programming Interface (See
API) for Internet Information Server
Services Digital Network)
A telecommunication standard that uses digital
transmission to support data communications
over regular telephone lines.
ISP (Internet Service
Someone that provides access to the Internet
and web hosting.