Short for Ultimate Bulletin Board, it is a popular Web based bulletin board system (a type of Internet-based discussion forum). Internet users who post and use forums based on UBB often see the message “You may use UBB code in your post”. UBB code is a simple variation on the common HTML tags that allow you to add formatting (font & style) hyperlinks, or images to your message post .
Example of HTML code, compared with UBB Code: (no spaces required in actual code):
HTML URL hyperlink tag:
< a href="http://www.definithing.com" >http://www.definithing.com < /a >
UBB URL hyperlink tag:
[ url ] http://www.definithing.com [ /url ]
Short for unsolicited bulk e-mail (spam).
Short for unspecified bit rate, or Class D quality of service, an ATM bandwidth-allocation service that does not guarantee any throughput levels and uses only available bandwidth. UBR is often used when transmitting data that can tolerate delays. Compare with ABR, CBR and VBR.
Short for Universal Data Access, a high-level specification developed by Microsoft for accessing data objects regardless of their structure. One of the main components of UDA is the ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) interface.
Short for unsolicited commercial e-mail (spam).
Short for Universal Description, Discovery and Integration. A Web-based distributed directory that enables businesses to list themselves on the Internet and discover each other, similar to a traditional phone book’s yellow and white pages.