)(1) Short for pin grid array, a type of chip package in which the connecting pins are located on the bottom in concentric squares. PGA chips are particularly good for chips that have many pins, such as modern microprocessors. Compare with DIP and SIP.
(2) Short for Professional Graphics Adapter, a video standard developed by IBM that supports 640×480 resolution.
- PHP Pro Bid
The name of a popular Web-based PHP auction software package. Users can purchase and install PHP Pro Bid to create an online auction Web site that will let members create auction listings, post buy-now items and more. PHP Pro Bid is one of the most popular software packages used by eBay alternatives. PHP Pro Bid […]
- PHP Voice
Formerly known as PHP VXML, PHP Voice is a framework used in developing developing voice application using PHP. It supports Speech Synthesis Markup Language 1.0, Speech Recognition Grammar Specification 1.0, Voice Browser Call Control: CCXML 1.0, and Voice Extensible Markup Language (VoiceXML) 2.0.
Short for peripheral interface adapter, a specialized interface chip that allows a computer to connect to peripherals such as printers or monitors. The PIA provides two eight-bit ports through which the data passes.
(1) Short for Lotus Picture File, the graphics file format used to represent graphics generated by Lotus 1-2-3. (2) Short for personal Internet communicator. (3) Short for Programmable Interrupt Controller.
- PICT file format
A file format developed by Apple Computer in 1984. PICT files are encoded in QuickDraw commands and can hold both object-oriented images and bit-mapped images. It is supported by all graphics programs that run on Macintosh computers. The original PICT format supported 8 colors. Modern versions of PICT, including PICT2, support 32-bit color (more than […]