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JAVA Java Java is a general-purpose computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. do not confuse JavaScript and Java, they are not related
Java Script Java Script an object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers. Ja·va·Script ˈjävəskript,ˈjavə-/ Do not confuse with JAVA They are not related
HTML HyperText Markup Language a standardized system for tagging text files to achieve font, color, graphic, and hyperlink effects on World Wide Web pages. In todays web site creating HTML5 and CSS3 are the norm
CSS Cascading Style Ssheet A cascading style sheet (CSS) is a Web page derived from multiple sources with a defined order of precedence where the definitions of any style element conflict. CSS3 is the current version
AGP Accelerated Graphics Port A 32-bit wide bus standard developed specifically for video cards that includes AGP 1x, 2x, 3x, 4x, and 8x standards. AGP has been replaced by the PCI
boot loader boot loader An operating system program responsible for managing the process of loading the OS during the boot.  
boot record boot record The first sector of a floppy disk or hard drive volume; it contains information about the disk or volume. On a hard drive, if the boot record is in the active partition, then it can be used to boot the OS. Also called boot sector  
booting booting The process of starting up a computer and loading an operating system.  
CMOS Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor Typically refers to a battery-powered memory chip in your computer that stores startup information. Your computer's basic input/output system (BIOS) uses this information when starting your computer.  
CMOS Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor Typically refers to a battery-powered memory chip in your computer that stores startup information. Your computer's basic input/output system (BIOS) uses this information when starting your computer.  
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