Keywords Bank

In articles, texts and other materials, which we work on, there are a lot of IT/Maths words, that need to be explain. It's important, becuase these words have special meaning in the computer science or Maths.


Agile Software Development
a conceptual framework for software development which promotes development iterations throughout the life-cycle of the project
alignment (wyrównanie)
the adjustment of an object in relation with other objects, or a static orientation of some object or set of objects in relation to others.
Api (Application programming interface)
a source code interface that an operating system, library or service provides to support requests made by computer programs
one of the tubes that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body
ASP (Action Server Pages)
Microsoft’s first server-side script engine for dynamically generated web pages
autonomous differential equation
a system of ordinary differential equations which does not depend on the independent variable


bandwidth (przepustowość, szerokość pasma)
an amount of data that can be transferred through a specific path in the network (usually expressed in kb/s [kilobits per second])
Barok trojan
this trojan horse gathers information, such as user name, IP address, and passwords, and attempts to send the information to the creator of the virus
binary code (kod binarny)
code using a string of 8 binary digits to represent characters
a protocol for sharing and distributing computer files via the Internet
a program used on the Internet that performs a repetitive function such as posting a message to multiple newsgroups or searching for information or news
a collection of software robots, or bots linked and cooperating with each other
broadcast (rozgłaszanie)
the transmission of data from one computer in the network to all others that are available inside the network
buffer (bufor)
a region of memory used to temporarily hold data while it is being moved from one place to another
buffer cache
a collection of data duplicating original values stored elsewhere or computed earlier, where the original data is expensive to fetch (owing to longer access time) or to compute compared to the cost of reading the cache
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