In DOS systems, a file with a.BAK extension, indicating that the file is a backup. Many applications produce BAK files as part of their autosave procedure. Periodically, you may want to search for BAK files and delete old ones.
Short for BSD, Apache, MySQL, Perl/Python/PHP BAMP is an open source Web development platform that is a variation to the LAMP stack. BAMP uses BSD as the operating system, Apache as the Web server, MySQL as the RDBMS, and PHP as the object-oriented scripting language. Perl or Python may be substituted for PHP. See LAMP.
Acronym for Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code. Developed by John Kemeney and Thomas Kurtz in the mid 1960s at Dartmouth College, BASIC is one of the earliest and simplest high-level programming languages. During the 1970s, it was the principal programming language taught to students, and continues to be a popular choice among educators. Despite its […]
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In DOS systems, batch files are often called BAT files because their filenames end with a.BAT extension.
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Acronym for “Be back in a bit”. BBIAB is commonly used in newsgroups, chat rooms, instant messaging, text messaging, SMS, e-mail and other real time text-based communications.