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BPIS can help untangle the web for your company. Our knowledge and expertise can help you to take advantage of today's exploding Internet. Here are a few acronyms, tech terms, and definitions to help you.
  • API - Application Program Interface
  • Applet - a Client Side Java program that executes in the browser's JVM
  • AWT - Abstract Windowing Toolkit - an API created by Sun Microsystems, that interfaces to heavyweight native peer components
  • CGI - Common Gateway Interface - a standardized method of communicating through a web server
  • Client/Server - a 2 tier application development methodology that splits processing between the client computer and the server
  • CORBA - Common Object Request Broker Architecture
  • DNS - Domain Name Service
  • Domain - primary internet domains are (.com, .org, .net), a secondary domain example would be (blackpatch.com)
  • EJB - Enterprise Java Beans
  • FTP - File Transfer Protocol
  • GNU - GNU Not UNIX
  • GUI - Graphical User Interface
  • HTML - HyperText Markup Language - the key to formatting a web page
  • HTTP - HyperText Transfer Protocol
  • IDL - Interface Definition Language
  • IFC - Internet Foundation Classes - an API created by Netscape, of lightweight GUI components
  • IIOP - Internet Inter-ORB Protocol
  • IP - Internet Protocol
  • Java - An object-oriented, platform neutral, network centric, and robust programming enviroment first popularized on the web
  • JavaScript - a Client Side Scripting Language, that executes on the browser
  • J2EE - Java 2 Enterprise Edition
  • J2ME - Java 2 Micro Edition; PersonalJava &amps; Micro Java
  • J2SE - Java 2 Standard Edition
  • JDBC - Java DataBase Connectivity, an API that allows Java programs to interface with RDBMS
  • JFC - Java Foundation Classes - a package including Swing, Accessability, and cross platform Look and Feel components
  • JMF - Java Media Framework
  • JMS - Java Message Service
  • JNDI - Java Naming and Directory Interface
  • JNI - Java Native Interface
  • JSP - Java Server Pages
  • JTA - Java Transation API
  • JTS - Java Transation Server
  • JWS - Java Web Server
  • JVM - Java Virtual Machine
  • KVM - K Virtual Machine
  • LAN - Local Area Network
  • LDAP - Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
  • MIME - Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension
  • N-Tier - a multi tier application development methodology where n can be any number
  • NNTP - Network News Transfer Protocol
  • ODBC - Open DataBase Connectivity, an API that allows native programs to interface with RDBMS
  • OMG - Object Management Group
  • ORB - Object Request Broker
  • RDBMS - Relation DataBase Management System
  • RMI - Remote Method Invocation - a pure Java
  • SDK - Software Development Kit
  • Servlet - a Server Side Java program that executes in the servers's JVM
  • SGML - Standard Generalized Markup Language
  • SMTP - Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
  • SQL - Structured Query Language - a standardized language to query a RDBMS
  • Swing - a package of lightweight cross-platform GUI components
  • TCP - Transport Control Protocol
  • UDP - Unreliable Datagram Protocol
  • UML - Unified Modeling Language
  • URI - Universal Resource Indicator
  • URL - Universal Resource Locator
  • WAN - Wide Area Network
  • WAP - Wireless Application Protocol
  • WML - Wireless Markup Language
  • XML - Extensible Markup Language
  • XSD - XML Schema
  • XSL - Extensible Stylesheet Language
  • XSLT - XSL Transformations

 
These are just a few of the many acronyms that help define the knowledge tools of today's empowered worker. From large scale enterprise applications to compact dynamic applets, BPIS can provide your company with solid technical designs. Functional design, development thru implementation, BPIS has the networking experience to help your company compete in todays rapidly changing technology world.

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