Covering over 11,000 terms, technologies, and concepts from every area ofcomputing-software, hardware, networking, PCs, minicomputers, mainframes, the Internet, the Web, multimedia, and programming-this is the most comprehensive dictionary available for this fast-growing field. Complex terms such as PDA, Ethernet, and GUI are fully explained, and many sample programs are provided. This new edition is revised to include all the latest terms, acronyms, and technologies, as well as applied technologies such as E-commerce. Each definition is written using a simple vocabulary, and main terms include phonetic pronunciation guides together with a clear definition, part of speech, example sentences, and quotations from computer magazines illustrating real-life usage. This is an ideal reference for those with only a basic command of English as well as professional programmers and computer science students. This replaces 1-901659-04-6.