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Visual Basic

Visual Basic is a programming language developed by Microsoft for their operating system Windows. The BASIC language is said to be easier to read than other languages. Visual Basic is a widely understood high-level programming language, written u ...

                                               

Visual Basic.NET

Visual Basic.NET is the second series of Microsofts Visual Basic series. It is sometimes shortened to VB.NET. It is an IDE and it includes an easy drag-and-drop interface. It can make complete programs for Windows very easily.

                                               

Database schema

In computer science a schema or database schema describes the structure of a database in a formal language that is supported by the database management system. Using the database schema, it is possible to create a blueprint of the database. This ...

                                               

Entity-relationship model

In software engineering, an Entity-relationship model is a conceptual model of data. Very often, the term is shortened to ER model. ER models are used to create relational databases. They show how the different parts of a data model interact with ...

                                               

Hierarchical database model

In a Hierarchical database model is a data model where the data is organised like a tree. The structure allows repeating information using parent/child relationships: each parent can have many children but each child only has one parent. All attr ...

                                               

Database normalisation

Database normalisation is an approach to designing databases which was introduced by Edgar F. Codd in the 1970s. Certain databases, known as relational databases, allow data to be stored in separate groups. Each group is commonly called a table. ...

                                               

NoSQL

A very common programming language for accessing a database is called SQL. Many of these databases use the mathematical concept of relations to store the data. NoSQL is a term for databases that do not use relations, to store the data. Relational ...

                                               

Relational model

The relational model for database management is a database model based on first-order predicate logic. Edgar F. Codd proposed it in 1969. In the relational model of a database, all data is represented in terms of tuples, grouped into relations. A ...

                                               

Second normal form

Second normal form is a property of a relational model, specifically tables that is a criterion of database normalization. The first criterion of being second normal form is that the table be first normal form. Within a table that is in second no ...

                                               

Third normal form

Third normal form is a property of a relational model, specifically tables that is a criterion of database normalization. The first criterion of being third normal form is that the table be second normal form. Within a table that is in third norm ...

                                               

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man is a database that keeps track of all known human genes. It list those which cause genetic disorders, and those which simply cause traits. There are about 8.000 entries for genes, and 15.000 entries for phenoty ...

                                               

Join (SQL)

A SQL Join clause is a way to retrieve information from two or more tables in a database. When a database programmer wants to do a join command, they will type about the databases they want to get information from, and the type of join they want ...

                                               

Query by Example

Query by Example is a database query language for relational databases. It was developed at IBM in the 1970s. The development of SQL ran in parallel. QBE was developed for those users who only use databases occasionally, and who do not want to le ...

                                               

Address bus

An address bus is a computer bus architecture. It is used to transfer data between devices. The devices are identified by the hardware address of the physical memory. The address is stored in the form of binary numbers to enable the data bus to a ...

                                               

Serial ATA

Serial ATA is a standard that has been defined to connect storage devices or optical drives to a computer. The most common standard that was used beforehand was called ATA or IDE; it has been renamed PATA. The main difference between the two lies ...

                                               

Internet

The Internet is the biggest world-wide communication network of computers. The Internet has millions of smaller domestic, academic, business, and government networks, which together carry many different kinds of information. The short form of int ...

                                               

AlphaBay

AlphaBay Market was an online darknet marketplace operating on the Tor network. It was shut down by the FBI and the United States Department of Justice on July 2017.

                                               

AtariAge

AtariAge is a website that is mostly about classic Atari video games. It features gaming news, historical archives, discussion forums, and an online store. It was founded in 1998. Atari Age is named after the 1982–84 Atari Age magazine. AtariAge ...

                                               

Blog

A blog, also known as weblog, is a type of website that is like a diary or journal. Blog organizes content in the form of categories and posts. Posts on a blog are presented in reverse chronological order. That means your latest post goes to the ...

                                               

Browser game

A browser game is a video game that is played on a web browser. It is different from other video and computer games in that it normally does not need any software to be installed on the users computer, except for the web browser. There are games ...

                                               

ChuvashTet

ChuvashTet, is the name Chuvash-speaking Internet users commonly use for the segment of the Web about the Chuvash people or Chuvashia. It includes webpages and websites in many languages. Chuvash Internet users employ Latin and Cyrillic scripts.

                                               

Creepypasta

Creepypastas are horror-related legends or images that have been copied and pasted around the Internet. These Internet stories are often short, user-generated, ghost stories meant to scare readers. They include gruesome tales of murder, suicide, ...

                                               

Cyberstalking

Stalking is following someone around in a way that makes them feel hunted or not safe in some other way. It is not just one event but an ongoing process that threatens or makes that person feel scared. Someone who does this is called a stalker. T ...

                                               

Dark web

The dark web is the world wide web content that exists on darknets. These are overlay networks which use the public internet but need specific software, configurations or authorization to access. The dark web is a small part of the deep web. The ...

                                               

Deep Web

The Deep Web is the part of the World Wide Web you can not search on common search websites such as Google. The part you can search is called the Surface Web. The first person who used the term "Deep Web" was Mike Bergman, a computer scientist, i ...

                                               

Dick Figures

Dick Figures is an American adult comedy series created and written by Ed Skudder and Zack Keller. Episodes are shown on YouTube. The series is about two best friends named Red and Blue. They are stick figures. The series is rated MA. The first e ...

                                               

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is a copyright law that protects copyright on the internet in the U.S.A. This Act was passed by the United States Congress in 1998. It puts into effect two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Orga ...

                                               

Domain Name System

The Domain Name System is a system used to convert a computers host name into an IP address on the Internet. For example, if a computer needs to communicate with the web server example.net, your computer needs the IP address of the web server exa ...

                                               

Dream Market

Dream Market is an online darknet market started in late 2013. Dream Market works on a hidden service of the Tor network. This allows online users to browse anonymously and securely while dodging possible monitoring of traffic. The marketplace se ...

                                               

Exede

Exede Internet was launched in 2012 through ViaSat. It provides broadband internet to the United States. Exede service is powered by the ViaSat-1 satellite. ViaSat-1 earned the Guinness World Record title for the highest capacity communications s ...

                                               

Filter (internet)

A filter is a website feature that removes some kinds of content. This can be to stop the user viewing the unwanted content. It can also be to stop the user posting content the site does not want. Internet filters most often work by stopping cert ...

                                               

HTML

Hyper Text Markup Language is a markup language for creating a webpage. In easier words, HTML is a kind of programming language that can make a new webpage. Webpages are usually viewed in a web browser. They can include writing, links, pictures, ...

                                               

HTTP cookie

An HTTP cookie is a simple computer file made of text. The information stored by cookies can be used to personalise the experience when using a website. A website can use cookies to find out if someone has visited a website before and record info ...

                                               

ICANN

ICANN is the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. ICANN is a non-profit corporation that was made on September 18, 1998.

                                               

IP address

An IP address is a label which is used to identify one or more devices on a computer network, such as the internet. It can be compared to a postal address. An IP address is a long number written in binary. Since such numbers are difficult to comm ...

                                               

IPass

For the electronic toll collection system see I-Pass. iPass Inc is an American multinational company headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. iPass provides Internet access on wireless-enabled devices. iPass was first incorporated in Californ ...

                                               

Jimmy Wales Foundation

The Jimmy Wales Foundation is a non-profit organization started by Jimmy Wales to promote internet freedom. The organization was established with prize money from the" Knowledge Award”, which was presented to Jimmy and Tim Berners-Lee at the firs ...

                                               

Leet

Leet, also known as eleet or leet-speak, is another alphabet for the English language that is used mostly on the internet. It uses various combinations of ASCII characters to replace Latinate letters. For example, leet spellings of the word leet ...

                                               

Link

For the video game character see Link The Legend of Zelda A link, also hyperlink in computing, is a part of a chain. A chain is made of many pieces of metal; each piece is a link. Today, people also use the word link in a new way. The World Wide ...

                                               

Microblog

A microblog is a form of a blog where people send short messages of text or media. These messages can be sent to a website and shown to either a small group or to the public. A "microblogger" could send their messages from different sources inclu ...

                                               

Online shopping

Online shopping is the process whereby consumers directly buy goods or services from a seller in real-time, without an intermediary service, over the Internet. It is a form of electronic commerce. An online shop, eshop, e-store, Internet shop, we ...

                                               

Proxy server

In computer networks, a proxy server is a server which clients use to access other computers. A proxy server that passes information to its clients without changing it is usually called a gateway or sometimes called tunneling proxy. Proxy servers ...

                                               

Qwant

Qwant is a privacy-oriented search engine, originated and hosted in France, and is available in 13 languages. It has over 50 million total visits worldwide.

                                               

Search engine optimization

Search engine optimization is the process of making websites appear as a top result when someone searches for a specific term. The search term is called a Keyword. The results of the search are displayed in search engines results pages such as th ...

                                               

Semantic Web

The Semantic Web is a project of the W3C that uses metadata, to write specific details related to a subject, to let computers better process the information on the internet. This plan, for saving additional semantic details, would make computers ...

                                               

Uniform Resource Locator

Uniform Resource Locator is another name for a web address. URLs are made of letters, numbers and other symbols in a standard form. People use them on computers, to make the computer fetch and show some specific resource from another computer on ...

                                               

Virtual community

A virtual community is a group of people who share an interest, hobby or set of views. The people in it may come from many different places. They talk with each other using technology, such as the Internet, telephone calls, and email. The most co ...

                                               

Virtual private network

A Virtual Private Network, or VPN is a set of technologies which are used to link computers to create a private network. Another network is used to carry the data, which is encrypted. The carrier network will see the packets of data which it rout ...

                                               

WhatsApp

WhatsApp Messenger is a freeware and cross-platform messaging and voice over IP service owned by Facebook. The application allows the sending of text messages and voice calls, as well as video calls, images and other media, documents, and user lo ...

                                               

Daemon (computer software)

In Unix, and in other computer multitasking operating systems, a daemon is a computer program that runs as a background task. Many daemons have names that end with the letter "d": for example, syslogd, the daemon that handles the system log, http ...