An inexpensive local-area network (LAN) architecture built into all Apple Macintosh computers and laser printers. AppleTalk supports Apple’s LocalTalk cabling scheme, as well as Ethernet and IBM Token Ring. It can connect Macintosh computers and printers, and even PCs if they are equipped with special AppleTalk hardware and software.
- Apple Computer
A personal computer company founded in 1976 by Steven Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Throughout the history of personal computing, Apple has been one of the most innovative influences. In fact, some analysts say that the entire evolution of the PC can be viewed as an effort to catch up with the Apple Macintosh. In addition […]
- Apple key
A special key on Macintosh computers labeled with the Apple logo. On all but the oldest Apple computers, the Apple key serves as the Command key.
- Applicability Statement 2
Applicability Statement 2 (AS2) is a specification for data exchange, to perform the task of sending and receiving data via a secure connection. It works as a kind of “envelope,” in which data is embedded, so that it is possible to send it using the HTTP-protocol. It is a quick and direct transfer, without using […]
- Application Infrastructure Provider (AIP)
AIP is short for application infrastructure provider. A hosting provider that offers a full set of infrastructure services for hosting online applications, or more simply, an ASP for ASPs.
- Application Lifecycle Management
Abbreviated as ALM, Application Lifecycle Management refers to the capability to integrate, coordinate and manage the different phases of the software delivery process. From development to deployment, ALM is a set of pre-defined process and tools that include definition, design, development, testing, deployment and management. Throughout the ALM process, each of these steps are closely […]