General Terms

SME

Stands for Subject Matter Expert. A person with special in-depth knowledge of the subject. For example, in technical domains (accounting, software), in web design (client based projects), etc. SMEs come into play, when there is need in developing a book, manual, examination and such.

SPA

Short for Single-Page Applications. Web apps that load a single HTML page and dynamically update that page as the user interacts with the app. SPAs are made in various advanced JavaScript frameworks, such as Angular, Knockout, Meteor.

Subscription Model

A business model where a customer must pay a price to have an access to the product/service once in a certain period of time (bi weekly, monthly, annually). Subscription model is usually applied to cloud and online services or software, as well as various online publications or communication providers.

Unix-like

Also known as UN*X or *nix. An operating system that is similar in many characteristics to a Unix system, its application behaves like an equate Unix command or shell. Aside from the obvious Unix features, they also have direct source code and the documentation officially states that they are Unix-like.

Video Streaming

Continuously sending compressed video content via the Internet. Video content is played as soon as it is loaded in an integrated video player, which decompresses the data. Video players can also be standalone, downloaded from the provider’s website.

Virtual

Distinguishes something that is merely conceptual from something that has physical reality. E.g. virtual memory, virtual addresses, where you can store data, etc. Virtual can be referred to software or devices designed to simulate an environment (virtual machine, virtual reality).

VOD

Stands for Video on Demand. A technology that allows users to select and watch video content on their TVs or computers when they choose to, rather than at a specific broadcasting time. It can be used in entertainment, for education and videoconferencing purposes.

VoIP

Stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. A technology that enables to transmit voice communications over IP networks (or simply to make and receive calls over the Internet). It is an alternative to phone communication that is cheap and often free.

W3C

Stands for the World Wide Web Consortium. An international community that works on the web standards development and maintenance. Its mission is to lead the Web to its full potential by developing relevant protocols and guidelines.

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