language, library, programming, standard
(IFC) A library of classes used in the creation of Java applets with GUIs.
Created by Netscape, the Internet Foundation Classes provide GUI elements, as well as classes for Applications Services, Security, Messaging, and Distributed Objects.
The IFC code, which is exclusively Java, is layered on top of the Java Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT), thus preserving platform independence.
The AWT and IFC collectively form the Java Foundation Classes, which provide a standardised framework for developing powerful Java applications.
IFC download (http://wp.netscape.com/eng/ifc/download.html).
- Internet go server
games, networking (IGS) A place for Go players to meet and play via the Internet. IGS Home (http://pandanet.co.jp/English/). (1995-03-17)
- Internet group management protocol
protocol (IGMP) An extension to the Internet Protocol, used by IP hosts to report their host group memberships to immediately-neighbouring multicast routers. See also MBONE. Version 1 of IGMP is defined in Appendix 1 of RFC 1112. Version 2 is proposed in RFC 2236. (1999-11-08)
- Internet information server
World-Wide Web (IIS) Microsoft’s web server and FTP server for Windows NT. IIS is intended to meet the needs of a range of users: from workgroups and departments on a corporate intranet to ISPs hosting websites that receive millions of hits per day. Features include innovative web publishing, customisable tools, wizards, customisable management tools, flexible […]
- Internet inter-orb protocol
protocol, standard (IIOP) A protocol which will be mandatory for all CORBA 2.0 compliant platforms. The initial phase of the project is to build an infrastructure consisting of: an IIOP to HTTP gateway which allows CORBA clients to access WWW resources; an HTTP to IIOP gateway to let WWW clients access CORBA resources; a web […]