Glossary

 

.jar – A file extension abbreviation for Java Archive File. The MoxyDox application delivers updates in JAR files.

.moxy – The MoxyDox file format.

Android – A computer operating system created by Google that is found on many Tablets and Smartphones. MoxyDox runs on Android devices too. (Planned for the future.)

Attributes Pane – A column in the MoxyDox Navigation Scene that show information about the selected Drawer, Folder, Tab, or Document.  The Attributes Pane is also used to change user access permissions.

ChiefAdmin – The most powerful user in MoxyDox.  A special user account with the name “ChiefAdmin”.  It has full control over MoxyDox, such as the ability to purchase new licenses.

Client computer – A computer that requests services from a Server computer. MoxyDox has a client (“MoxyDoxClient”) and a server (“MoxyDoxServer”) component.

Database – A repository of information. MoxyDox stores your documents in a database in the cloud.

Database Backup – A copy of your database.  Used to restore your documents if you make a mistake and accidentally delete your documents.

Desktop – A traditional computer. One that is at a fixed location, such as a person’s desk. A Desktop is generally considered more capable than Laptops, Tablets, and Smartphones. It generally has more display area, processing power, and storage and RAM. MoxyDox runs on Desktops too.

Experience Level – In MoxyDox, an indicator of how much extra help a user needs, presumebly because they are new to MoxyDox and haven’t learned all its features yet.

FOTF Mode – Abbreviation for “Fill Out These Forms Mode”.  The electronic equivalent of a paper clipboard.

Guidance Bar – A display area in MoxyDox that gives help information.

Group – A collection of users into a managable unit.

Installer – An application that copies files to your computer in their proper locations so that a new application can be run.  MoxyDox requires you to download an installer to get MoxyDox to then run on your computer.

iPad – A Tablet computer created by Apple. MoxyDox runs on iPads too. (Planned for the future.)

iOS – A computer operating system for Apple hardware devices, such as iPads. MoxyDox runs on iOS too. (Planned for the future.)

Java – A programming language. The MoxyDox application is written in Java.

Java Runtime Environment – The software that allows running applications written in the Java programming language. MoxyDox includes a JRE as part of the MoxyDox application.

Laptop – A traditional portable computer. A Laptop is generally considered slightly less capable than a Desktop computer, but more capable than Tablets, and Smartphones. It generally has more display area, processing power, and storage and RAM than Tablets and Smartphones, but less than Desktops. MoxyDox runs on laptops too.

Logfile – A listing of diagnostic information.

Mac OS X – A computer operating system created by Apple that runs exclusively on Apple created hardware. MoxyDox runs on Mac OS X too.

MoxyDox – The software product created by UniLogical.

Operating System – A generic term for the software that manages the basic tasks of your computer’s resources and which programmers use to access those resources. The most common desktop operating systems include Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows.

OS – An abbreviation for Operating System.

Remote Control – Allowing someone else to control your computer through the internet.

Sales Affiliate – A third party person or company that makes money by selling MoxyDox to customers.

Service Affiliate – A third party person or company that makes money by helping customers with technical support issues with MoxyDox.

Server – A computer that is dedicated to supporting client computers’ requests. MoxyDox runs server software (“MoxyDoxServer”) on cloud computers.

Smartphone – A handheld portable computer that is also a phone. A Smartphone is generally considered slightly less capable than a Tablet computer, but more capable than traditional phones. It generally has less display area, processing power, and storage and RAM than Tablets, Laptops, and Desktops. MoxyDox runs on smart phones too. (Planned for the future.)

Tablet – A handheld portable computer. Sometimes called a Notepad. A Tablet is generally considered slightly less capable than a Laptop computer, but more capable than Smartphones. It generally has more display area, processing power, and storage and RAM than Smartphones, but less than Desktops. MoxyDox runs on tablets too. (Planned for the future.)

UniLogical – The Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) that created MoxyDox.

Update – The MoxyDox application automatically installs newer versions of itself by downloading updates from the MoxyDox server.  An update is just a bunch of files archived into one big file.

User – The identity of a person that uses MoxyDox.  To use MoxyDox you logon as a specific user.

Windows – A computer operating system created by Microsoft. MoxyDox runs on Windows too.