An American folk hero who established an apple tree nursery in Pennsylvania in the early nineteenth century. For decades, he traveled through Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, planting apple seeds and encouraging the settlers to start orchards. His real name was John Chapman.
a small application program that can be called up for use while working in another application. noun (computing) a computer program that runs within a page on the Internet n. by 1995, a diminutive formation from application. applet (āp’lĭt) A small computer program that has limited features, requires limited memory resources, and is designed to […]
appletalk networking, protocol A proprietary local area network protocol developed by Apple Computer, Inc. for communication between Apple products (e.g. Macintosh) and other computers. This protocol is independent of the network layer on which it runs. Current implementations exist for Localtalk, a 235 kilobyte per second local area network and Ethertalk, a 10 megabyte per […]
- Appletalk data stream protocol
appletalk data stream protocol protocol (ADSP) A protocol which provides a simple transport method for data accross a network. (1996-06-18)
- Appletalk filing protocol
appletalk filing protocol networking (AFP) A client/server protocol used in AppleTalk communications networks. In order for non-Apple networks to access data in an AppleShare server, their protocols must translate into the AFP language. See also: Columbia AppleTalk Package. (1998-06-28)