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Journalism 2.0

A slang term used to describe how the Internet has changed journalism, enabling journalists to cover more stories in different ways. The slang term “Journalism 2.0” is used to reference the Web 2.0 technologies such as blogging, audio, video, social networks, and online reporting tools that journalists use today.��

Java applet

An applet is a small Internet-based program written in Java, a programming language for the Web, which can be downloaded by any computer. The applet is also able to run in HTML. The applet is usually embedded in an HTML page on a Web site and can be executed from within a browser.

Job Control Language

Abbreviated as JCL, Job Control Language is a means of communicating with the IBM 3090 MVS Operating System. JCL statements provide information that the operating system needs to execute a job. A job is something that you want to accomplish with the aid of a mainframe computer (e.g. copy a data set, execute a program, […]

J2EE

Short for Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition. J2EE is a platform-independent, Java-centric environment from Sun for developing, building and deploying Web-based enterprise applications online. The J2EE platform consists of a set of services, APIs, and protocols that provide the functionality for developing multitiered, Web-based applications. Some of the key features and services of J2EE: At […]

Jelly Bean (Android Codename)

Jelly Bean is the dessert-themed Android codename for the 4.1 and 4.2 updates of the open source Android mobile operating system. Jelly Bean 4.1 debuted in June 2012 as the successor to the v4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” release, and was followed by Jelly Bean 4.2 in October 2012. New additions in Android Jelly Bean include […]

justify

In word processing, to align text along the left and right margins.

jumpstation

1. A Web jumpstation is an organized and annotated collection of external related links published within a Web site. For example, if you had a Web site about fishing, your compilation of hyperlinks to related fishing sites on the World Wide Web could be referred to as a fishing jumpstation. You will find that some […]

justification

Alignment of text along a margin. To produce good-looking justification, the word processor and printer must be capable of microspacing; that is, they must be able to separate letters by less than a full space. In addition, justified text always looks better when a proportional font is used. Vertical justification refers to adjusting the vertical […]

jumper

)A metal bridge that closes an electrical circuit. Typically, a jumper consists of a plastic plug that fits over a pair of protruding pins. Jumpers are sometimes used to configure expansion boards. By placing a jumper plug over a different set of pins, you can change a board’s parameters.

jumbo frame

Jumbo frames are large IP frames used in high-performance networks to increase performance over long distances. Jumbo frames is the term used most often to mean 9000 bytes for Gigabit Ethernet but can refer to anything over the IP MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) which is 1500 bytes on an Ethernet.

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