Experienced Vocabulary | Poppy's Tech Aid



WTF is the Cloud?! (noun) [kloud]

:any of several, often proprietary, parts of the Internet that allow online processing and storage of documents and data as well as electronic access to software and other resources

- "Students are typically saving their work on the cloud so they can access it from any location!"

Widget (noun) [wij-it]

:a module on a website, in an application, or in the interface of a device that allows users to access information or perform a function

- "I added a stock market widget to my home screen!"

Domain (noun) [doh-meyn]

:a group of computers and devices on a network that are administered under the same protocol

- "First step in launching poppystechaid.com was to secure that domain name!"

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) (noun) [surch] [en-juh n] [op-tuh-muh-zey-shuh n]

:the methods used to boost the ranking or frequency of a website in results returned by a search engine, in an effort to maximize user traffic to the site

- "Search Engine Optimization has become a common practice amongst marketing departments!"

Firewall (noun) [fahyuh r-wawl]

:an integrated collection of security measures designed to prevent unauthorized electronic access to a networked computer system

- "If the firewall on the computer is up to date, you chances of a cyber attack greatly decrease!"

Network (noun) [net-work]

:a system containing any combination of computers, computer terminals, printers, audio or visual display devices, or telephones interconnected by telecommunication equipment or cables: used to transmit or receive information

- "Facebook is an example of an online social network!"

Code (noun) [kohd]

:a set of symbols that can be interpreted by a computer or piece of software 

- "The software program I wrote has over 4,000 lines of code in it!"

Pay-Per-Click (PPC) (noun) [pey] [pur] [klik]

:a system used to set prices for online advertisements on a search engine or other website, by which the advertiser pays a small fee to the website publisher each time a user clicks on the advertisement

- "Pay-Per-Click ads have become popular marketing method when targeting millennials!"

JavaScript (trademark) [jah-vuh-skript]

:the proprietary name of a high-level, object-oriented scripting language used especially to create interactive applications running over the Internet

- "JavaScript is one of the most widely used programming languages!"

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) (noun) [hahy-per-tekst] [mahrk-uhp] [lang-gwij]

:a set of standards used to tag elements of a hypertext document. It is the standard protocol for formatting and displaying documents on the World Wide Web

- "Being proficient in HTML is a massive resume booster!"

Bitcoin (noun) [bit-koin]

:a type of digital currency that uses state-of-the-art cryptography, can be issued in any factional denomination, and has a decentralized distribution system

- "Many online international businesses only accept Bitcoin from U.S. customers!"

*Courtesy of dictionary.com


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