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Jabber   -   See XMPP

Java   -   A programming language developed by Sun Microsystems in the 1990s to enable platform independent network application development.   See Source Code

JavaScript   -   A computer scripting language which enables dynamic programmatic access to computational objects within a host environment. JavaScript is weakly typed with first-class functions. It is a multi-paradigm language, supporting object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles. JavaScript was developed by Brendan Eich at Netscape under the project name "Mocha." JavaScript is unrelated to the Java programming language.   See Ajax, Interface, Java

JCAHO   -   ("JAY-ko")   See Joint Commission

Joint Commission   -   The Joint Commission is a United States-based non-profit organization formed in 1951 with a mission to maintain and elevate the standards of health care delivery through evaluation and accreditation of health care organizations. Formerly known as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

JSON   -   JavaScript Object Notation is an open standard format that uses human readable text to transmit data object consisting of attribute-value pairs. JSON is used primarily as an alternative to XML to transmit data between a server and a web application.   See Ajax,, Attribute Value,, JavaScript, XML

J2EE   -   Marketing name for the 1.4 release of the Java platform. After platform release version 1.6 Java was no longer called "J2EE".   See Java





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