NF01-459 Internet/World Wide Web Glossary of Terms

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Applet; Baud; Binary; Binary file; Bookmark or favorites; Boolean logic; BPS (bits per second); Browser; Cache; CGI (Common Gateway Interface); Cookie; Domain name; Agriculture; Curriculum and Instruction
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A small java program can be embedded in an HTML page. Applets differ from full-fledged java applications in that they are not allowed to access certain resources on the local computer, such as files and serial devices (modems, printers, etc.), and are prohibited from communicating with most other computers across a network. The current rule is that an applet can only make an Internet connection to the computer from which the applet was sent.