Flashcards in AP CS Deck (16):
A novel or improved idea, device, product, etc, or the development thereof
A way of representing information using only two options
A contraction of "Binary Digit". A bit is the single unit of information in a computer, typically represented as a 0 or 1.
Transmission capacity measure by bit rate
(sometimes written bitrate) the number of bits that are conveyed or processed per unit of time. e.g. 8 bits/sec.
Time it takes for a bit to travel from its sender to its receiver.
A set of rules governing the exchange or transmission of data between devices.
American Standard Code for Information Interchange. ASCII is the universally recognized raw text format that any computer can understand.
(v) to write code, or to write instructions for a computer.
IETF - Internet Engineering Task Force
develops and promotes voluntary Internet standards and protocols, in particular the standards that comprise the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP).
A group of computers and servers that are connected to each other.
Small chunks of information that have been carefully formed from larger chunks of information.
TCP - Transmission Control Protocol
provides reliable, ordered, and error-checked delivery of a stream of packets on the internet. TCP is tightly linked with IP and usually seen as TCP/IP in writing.
The service that translates URLs to IP addresses
HyperText Transfer Protocol - the protocol used for transmitting web pages over the Internet