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WAP - WAP or wireless area protocol is a protocol that defines the standards by which Web content may be successfully and efficiently delivered to mobile phones.
Web 2.0 - a.k.a. second-generation Web, collaborative Web. A buzzword that describes the hype about the next-generation of Web and Internet applications. This is one of those terms that is both widely and loosely used; it is not an official phrase, title, protocol, or standard. Web 2.0 is also not a technology, nor is it a product or company, it is a new way of architecting software and businesses on the Internet. Web 2.0 is best thought of as a set of related forces, design patterns, and business models that have evolved out of first-generation Internet technology. However whereas first-generation Internet was primarily focused on human and computer interaction, Web 2.0 is primarily focused on culture and people. This is because users now generate the majority of content and they also provide the attention that drives almost everything online financially (particularly online advertising).
Web application - Web applications are stored on a server and delivered to users over the Internet. A Web application is usually a three-tier structure, comprising a User Service tier (allowing user access to the application), a Business Service tier (allowing the user to carry out complex activities) and a Data Service tier (which allows data storage and retrieval).
Web development - Refers to the complete process of creating a Web site, it includes visual, functional, organizational, technical, and usability aspects. Web design, Web programming, and Web server configuration are considered the main parts of Web development.
Web Services - "Web Services" is the umbrella term of group of loosely related Web-based resources and components that may be used by other Web applications over HTTP. Those resources could include anything from phone directory data to weather data to sports results.
Whois - A Web-based utility used to look up names in a remote database, it was initially used as an aid for finding the e-mail addresses of people in large institutions or companies. Now it is primarily used to look up domain name ownership information on InterNIC, the organization that maintains it. As such, it is a searchable database that contains information about networks, networking organizations, domain names, and the contacts associated with each, for the .com, .org, .net, .edu, .mil, and "ISO 3166" country code top-level domains. Whois also refers to the protocol, or set of rules, that describes the application used to access the database. Other organizations have implemented the whois protocol and maintain separate and distinct whois databases for their respective domains.
Wiki - "Wiki" is said to be, "The simplest online database that could possibly work." This type of Web site easily allows users to add, remove, or edit content (with permission). The idea of "open editing" allows for easy interaction between users and/or groups and is very effective in collaborative authoring. The term wiki comes from the Hawaiian word for quick. Its main advantages are simplicity, global access, and low cost.
WML - WML, or Wireless Markup Language, is the language used to format content for wireless devices. WML is a variation of XML.
World Wide Web Consortium - The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is a non-profit organisation for the development of common Web standards. Chaired by the inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the membership of the organisation consists of industry leaders in World Wide Web technologies. Membership is open to all. The consortium has established procedures for drafting and commenting, and issuing recommendations for future Web standards.