Glossary of Internet terms. Underlined orange links point to terms within this Glossary.
- Junk Mail / Junk Email
JavaTM is a platform independant programming language developed by Sun Microsystems (the company that sued MiscrosoftTM). Platform independant means the program can be run on any machine, be it a Mac, PC, phone or Television. Anyone can learn Java for free by downloaing the JDK (Java Development Kit). See also Beans
Accronym for : Java Development Kit. A freely distributed package available from SUn Java Corporation that is used to develop Java applets and applications. It includes a compiler, documentaion and applet viewer.
In UNIX, a synonym for Process. A single task sent to the CPU for processing. CPUs capable of Multithreading can handle hundreds of tasks simultaneously.
Junk Mail / Junk Email
Email received that was unsolicited or unwanted. Similar to Junk mail received in the post. Junk Email is now govenrned by rules and regulations in most countries. One requirement is the inclusion of a "Removal" link which removes the subscriber/receiver from the senders database.
The insertion of extra spacing between words to align both the left and right sides of paragraphs. Similar to newspaper print. This entire FAQ, and just about every page on our website uses justified text. Justification can cause problems when the area you have to work with is too narrow, it will cause sparse hard to read text because of long blank spacing between words. The justify value was introduced for the web in HTML 4 and is used within the align attribute of a div tag :
<div align="justify">This text will be justified </div>