Comprehensive glossary of mobile industry terminology
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Wireless Application Protocol - This is a secure specification that allows users to access information instantly via handheld wireless devices such as mobile phones, pagers, two-way radios, smartphones and communicators.
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Webhooks are custom callbacks (automated messages) sent from a web page or app when they a triggered by an event, such as, receiving a phone call or an incoming SMS, and provide a method for augmenting or altering the behaviour of the web page or app. They contain a message or payload and are sent to a unique URL, essentially the app's phone number or address. Callbacks may be maintained, modified, and managed by third-party users and developers who may not necessarily be affiliated with the originating website or application.
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Web Real Time Communications (WebRTC) is an open-source project that provides browsers and mobile applications with Real Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple APIs.
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Wireless Markup Language - This is a markup language developed specifically for wireless applications. WML is based on XML.
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