Technological vocabulary 2/2

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[From “N” to “Z”]

We continue updating our technological vocabulary, enabling a new entry in the blog and trying not to create a single list of words that is too long and can bring us problems of speed, reading, etc. Therefore, on this page you will find the terms that begin with the consonant N and later. You can also check the vocabulary before N by clicking here.

Networking: activity or resource that allows to generate interesting professional contacts related to the sector to which you belong.

Online / Offline: the online term refers to a state of connectivity, as opposed to the offline term indicating a disconnected state.

POI: Point of Interest in Spanish (POI), equivalent in English to Point Of Interest (POI). It is a specific location that someone marks for useful or interesting reasons, in a map or digital positioning program.

Pop-up (Pop-shop): denotes an emerging element that is generally used within web terminology.

Post: written text that is published on the Internet, in spaces such as forums, blogs or social networks.

Push: message that a server application sends to a client application indicating some type of information.

Pyhton: multi-paradigm programming language, since it supports object orientation, imperative programming and, to a lesser extent, functional programming. It is an interpreted language, it uses dynamic typing and it is multiplatform.

PPC: literally “Pay Per Click”, system of monetization in web and in applications.

Recovery: system partition or copy that allows the retrieval of information from a specific device.

ROI (Return On Investiment): financial ratio that compares the profit or utility obtained in relation to the investment made.

ROR: Ruby on Rails, also known as RoR or Rails, is an open-source web application framework written in the Ruby programming language, following the paradigm of the Model View Controller architecture.

Screenshot: “screenshot” or simply screenshot. It is an image taken by a PC or a smartphone to capture the elements seen on the monitor or on the screen at a specific moment.

Scrum: framework for the management and development of software based on an interactive and incremental process that seeks an agile development of software.

SDK: it is generally a set of software development tools that allows the programmer to create applications for a specific system, for example certain software packages, frameworks, hardware platforms, computers, video game consoles, etc.

SEO / SEM: they are systems of positioning of webs or blogs in search engines. The SEM also uses a payment system by which different brands bid for the keywords that will position them in the search engines.

Semrush: online tool to optimize SEO and to measure and control Adwords campaigns.

SMS: Service of short messages or SMS (Short Message Service), also known as text messages, between mobile phones and other portable devices instantly.

Snippets: English term used in programming to refer to small reusable parts of source code, binary code or text.

Spam: any information or message received without request, usually by email and widely used by mass advertising campaigns.

Spyware: Software that collects information from a computer and then transmits it to an external entity, without the knowledge or consent of the owner.

Store: term used to refer to online stores, such as Google or Apple APP stores.

Streamer: individual who makes a connection in streaming, live, through the platforms dedicated to this activity, as now Twitch or YouTube Gaming.

Streaming: multimedia playback where the receiver, wherever it is, can consume the content at the same time it is generated (“live”).

Swap: swap or swap, is a contract by which two parties agree to exchange a series of amounts of, normally, money in future dates.

TAB: abbreviation of “tabulator”. It is used to advance to the next “tab stop”, so it also allows to select each option contained in a dialog box of the Windows operating system.

Target: objective, person or thing to which an action is directed.

TCP: (Transmission Control Protocol) is one of the fundamental protocols on the Internet, to create “connections” with each other through which a data flow can be sent. The protocol guarantees that the data will be delivered to its destination without errors and in the same order in which they were transmitted.

Template: device or interface template, which usually provides a separation between the form or structure and the content.

Timing: related to the execution times of one or several tasks and their prio

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