An object-oriented operating system and programming language developed at Xerox Corporation’s Palo Alto Research Center. Smalltalk was the first object-oriented programming language (Simula was the very first). Although it never achieved the commercial success of other languages such as C++ and Java, Smalltalk is considered by many to be the only true object-oriented programming environment, and the one against which all others must be compared.
In Semantic Web terminology, SmartLinks point to things, where regular links point to pages. SmartLinks pulls in the best information from around the Web, right into the user’s context. For example, instead of interacting with the pointer to a book, with SmartLink, the user is interacting with the actual book.
In Web browsers, a SmartMenu is a set of context-sensitive shortcuts personalized based on the user’s browsing history. Context-sensitive means that entries change depending on what the user is looking at. The personalization means that the sites in the shortcuts are specific to the user.
A disk caching system provided by Microsoft with later versions of DOS and used with Windows 3.1. Disk caching provides faster access to data on a hard disk. Smartdrive allows you to monitor how the cache is used and change the cache size to optimize performance. Starting with Windows 95, Smartdrive was replaced by a […]
The term SmitFraud is used to describe a type of spyware that tricks users into purchasing fake antispyware and antivirus programs. SmitFraud is a Trojan that is most commonly distributed through fake codec downloads. When attempting to play a video, for example, a user may be warned that a codec, such as VideoKeyCodec or BrainCodec, […]
Short for Simple Network Time Protocol, a simplified version of NTP. SNTP can be used when the ultimate performance of the full NTP implementation described in RFC 1305 is not needed or justified.