BMLT Terms

Person responsible for updating and maintaining websites that display meeting list information

Basic Meeting List Toolbox; web-based platform for meeting list maintenance and delivery

A plugin that enables one to create a meeting schedule PDF file from the BMLT server

A plugin that presents BMLT meeting information in a series of panels accessible by clicking on a “tab” or other graphical shape that identifies that page’s information; allows one to access lots of different information without loading an entirely new webpage

A module or software that can be “plugged in” to existing systems or software

A server that holds meeting list data for one or more service bodies

Software that is separated from or on the periphery of the BMLT, but is nevertheless dependent on or controlled by it

Associated Application Terms

Version of software made available for internal testing before being released for general use

Version of software that is made available for testing, typically by a limited number of users outside the people developing it, before being released for general use

Machine that initiates requests to servers, waits for and receives replies from servers, and usually directly interacts with end users through a graphical user interface

Software architecture model consisting of two parts (client and server systems) communicating over a network. This model distributes the overall workload with the intention of better, more efficient performance of the system.

Type of license for computer software and other products that allows the source code, blueprint or design to be used, modified and/or shared under defined terms and conditions

Software program or set of related software programs that manage digital content, typically supporting multiple users in a collaborative environment

The practice of obtaining information or input into a task or project by enlisting the services of a large number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the Internet

Stands for “Cascading Style Sheet.” Cascading style sheets are used to format the layout of Web pages

A free and open-source content management framework written in PHP and distributed under the GNU General Public License; provides the back-end framework for websites content

The foundation or framework that supports a system or organization. In IT, infrastructure is composed of physical and virtual resources that support the flow, storage, processing and analysis of data

An object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers

A text-based data interchange format designed for transmitting structured data. It is most commonly used for transferring data between web applications and web servers

Open source data management system

Object oriented, general purpose language that adds to new language features in the C programming language. It is used for OS X and iOS operating systems and their application programming interfaces

Software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified

General purpose programming language originally designed for web development

Main person responsible for build and maintenance of technical project(s)

Contains information about other files in a directory or archive of computer software. As form of documentation, it is usually a simple plain text file called READ.ME , README.TXT – or simply README

The distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software

A place, building, or receptacle where things are or may be stored

A machine that waits for requests from clients, serves the clients’ requests and replies with requested data, may communicate with other servers to complete client requests and/or request more information (such as passwords) from the client before completing request, usually does not directly interact with end users

Often referred to as simply the “source” of a program, contains variable declarations, instructions, functions, loops, and other statements that tell the program how to function. Programmers may also add comments to their source code that explain sections of the code. These comments help other programmers gain at least some idea of what the source code does without requiring hours to decipher it

Allow the use or operation of a computer system or software, also provide troubleshooting and break-fix services

A high-level programming language developed by Apple. It is designed for writing apps for Apple platforms, including macOS, iOS, tvOS, and watchOS.

A spinoff of the hypertext markup language (HTML) used for creating Web pages. It is based on the HTML syntax, but has been modified to follow the guidelines of XML

Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable