Dictionary of Multimedia and Internet Applications: A Guide for Developers and Users

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Wiley, Feb 22, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 372 pages
The one–stop reference for developers and users ∗ Over 2,500 references and 35 illustrations ∗ Explains new and emerging technologies ∗ ∗ Bridges the gap between definition and explanation ∗ Provides useful tradename information ∗ ∗ In–depth entries illuminate specific topics ∗ Put Your knowledge to the test right now! Can you define the ??? following accurately? Check your answers inside.Q1Do you know what IRC allows users to do?Q2What is ISO CD11172 the specification for?Q3Can you define the Java programming language, accurately?Q4What production and delivery options are available for M–PEG1 and DVD?Q5How can a terminal be dumb?Q6How do fat clients differ from thin?Q7What does PCMCIA stand for?Q8Name five features of RAID.Q9What is sniffing?Q10Who invented the term virtual reality?Don′t be stumped by questions like these, invest in this essential reference right away! dictionary of multimedia and internet applications francis botto a guide for developers and users Green Valley Media, UK and Australia In a fast–moving technical environment like multimedia and the Internet only exactitude can guarantee success. An ′almost correct′ specification is a wrong specification. Make total accuracy your IT signature with this invaluable guide. It offers detailed definitions of the bewildering array of terms and phrases relating to the Internet, plus short articles to explain more complex topics. Covering graphics, sound and data – you′ll never fall victim to fuzzy thinking again. New and emerging areas are included such as electronic commerce, security, creating DVD discs, and briefs on new business applications and services. Why risk disastrous misinterpretation when you can have total accuracy at your fingertips. Visit our web page! http://www.wiley.com/ Packed with mysterious data you didn′t know you needed to know about multimedia and internet applications

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About the author (1999)

Botto was born in Wales. He is a writer and researcher specializing in new technologies, such as SunSoft's Jini technology.

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