List of acronyms used on the ea-Geier Project:

Acronym Meaning Explanation
API Application Programming Interface An API is the description of source code to provide an interface to extend a software or to use its functions for other use.
CSS Cascading Style Sheets CSS is a style-sheet language used to describe the presentation of a document written in a markup language.
CSV Comma Separated Values CSV is a file format used for tables and databases.
CVS Concurrent Versions System CVS is a version control system which record and manages the history of sources files, and documents.
GNU GNU is not Unix GNU is project supporting free software.
gzip GNU ZIP gzip is a file compression utility.
html Hypertext Markup Language html is the predominant language for web pages
https http secure https a combination of a normal http interaction over an encrypted secure sockets layer.
IPA Internet Privatstiftung Austria The IPA is a non-profit organization, acting as a trustee to regulate the .at domain administration.
JS JavaScript JavaScript is a scripting language used in web browsers.
K&R Kernighan and Ritchie The K&R style is a commonly used coding style for intending and bracketing.
m2m m2m server software gmbh The m2m server software gmbh is an Austrian company specialized in server applications for SMEs.
PHP PHP Hypertext Preprocessor PHP is a programming language mainly used for server site programming of dynamic web pages.
RSS Really Simple SyndicationRich Site Summary RDF Site Summary RSS is a family of web feed formats used to publish frequently updated digital content.
SME small and medium-sized enterprise SMEs are companies whose headcount or turnover falls below certain limits.
SQL structured query language SQL is a computer language used to create, retrieve, update, and delete data from relational database management systems.
VAT value added tax VAT is a tax on exchanges – in Austria 20 %.
XML extensible markup language XML is a markup language to facilitate the sharing of data accross different information systems.
ZIP (meaning speed) ZIP is file format for data compression.