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    Object-Oriented JavaScript

    What Does Object-Oriented JavaScript Mean?Object-oriented JavaScript is a type of object-oriented programming language (OOPL) that utilizes most of the object-oriented design and programming techniques within JavaScript-based programs and applications. It incorporates features and capabilities from an OOP context, but differently than standard OOP languages.Techopedia Explains Object-Oriented JavaScriptUnlike other OOPLs, object-oriented...

    By: Margaret Rouse | Technology Expert

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    Asynchronous JavaScript and XML

    What Does Asynchronous JavaScript and XML Mean?AJAX is client-sided web development technique that is used to produce interactive Web applications. AJAX is a way of developing an application that combines the functions below, using JavaScript to tie it all together. XHTML and CSS standards based presentationInteraction with the page through...

    By: Margaret Rouse | Technology Expert

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    JavaScript

    What Does JavaScript Mean? Javascript (JS) is a scripting languages, primarily used on the Web. It is used to enhance HTML pages and is commonly found embedded in HTML code. JavaScript is an interpreted language. Thus, it doesn't need to be compiled. JavaScript renders web pages in an interactive and...

    By: Margaret Rouse | Technology Expert

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    JavaScript Object Notation

    What Does JavaScript Object Notation Mean?JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) is an open standard data exchange format based on a JavaScript syntax subset. JSON is text-based, lightweight, and generally considered easily readable/writeable. Although closely connected to JavaScript, JSON is language-independent. Though independent, JSON uses conventions similar to other languages (e.g., C,...

    By: Margaret Rouse | Technology Expert

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    JavaFX

    What Does JavaFX Mean?JavaFX is a software development platform designed for creating and deploying desktop and web applications that can be accessed through a variety of devices, such as desktop computers and browsers on macOS, Linux, and Microsoft Windows, as well as, Android and iOS devices.The platform, as a whole,...

    By: Margaret Rouse | Technology Expert

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    Scripting Languages 101

    Scripting languages are programming languages that are designed to automate certain tasks. Like an actor, the scripting language will do whatever you tell it to. You can do things like call certain programs automatically or do the same, repeated operations on files. If you're tired of mousing around on your...

    By: David Delony | Contributor

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    ECMAScript

    What Does ECMAScript Mean?ECMAScript (European Computer Manufacturers Association Script) is a scripting language based on JavaScript. Invented by Brendan Eich at Netscape, ECMAScript made its first appearance in the Navigator 2.0 browser. It later started appearing in succeeding browser versions of Netscape as well as other browsers. ECMAScript is widely...

    By: Margaret Rouse | Technology Expert

  • Analytics

    Harnessing the Firehose: Getting Business Value from Streaming Analytics – Webinar Transcript

    Rebecca Jozwiak: Ladies and gentlemen, hello and welcome to Hot Technologies of 2016! Today’s title is “Harnessing the Firehose: Getting Business Value from Streaming Analytics.” This is Rebecca Jozwiak. I am the second in command for webcast host whenever our dear Eric Kavanagh cannot be here, so it’s nice to...

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    The Key to Quality Big Data Analytics: Understanding ‘Different’ – TechWise Episode 4 Transcript

    Eric: Ladies and gentlemen, it is the end of the year 2014 — at least, almost. It’s our last webcast of the year, folks! Welcome to TechWise! Yes, indeed! My name is Eric Kavanagh. I will be your moderator for an awesome webcast, folks. I’m really, really excited. We have...

  • Cloud Computing

    The Cloud Imperative – What, Why, When and How – TechWise Episode 3 Transcript

    Eric Kavanagh: Ladies and gentleman, hello and welcome back once again to TechWise. My name is Eric Kavanagh. I will be your moderator for Episode 3. This is a new show that we have designed with our friends from Techopedia, a very cool website that obviously focuses on technology, and...