FAQ Glossary
activities
Activities in Moodle are educational things to do. They include, for example: discussing a topic in a forum, writing a journal entry, submitting an assignment, or completing a quiz.
AFAIK
As Far As I Know :)
Ajax
An abbreviation for "Asynchronous JavaScript and XML" - technologies for creating interactive web applications.
AMFPHP
AMFPHP is a 'remoting server'. It is a piece of software that you install on your server that allows Flash movies to seamlessly talk to PHP. More info here :
AMFPHP
AMFPHP is a 'remoting server'. It is a piece of software that you install on your server that allows Flash movies to seamlessly talk to PHP. More info here :
AMFPHP
AMFPHP is a 'remoting server'. It is a piece of software that you install on your server that allows Flash movies to seamlessly talk to PHP. More info here :
AMFPHP
AMFPHP is a 'remoting server'. It is a piece of software that you install on your server that allows Flash movies to seamlessly talk to PHP. More info here :
Apache

Short name for Apache HTTP Server Project. This is the web server environment that Moodle was developed in, a freely downloadable Open Source product from Apache Software Foundation.

Gossip: The original name for Apache Server was "A patchy server", but cooler heads prevailed and named it Apache - didn't matter, it worked so well it celebrated its 15th birthday February 2010 and has been the Web's most popular server environment since April of 1996.

applet
Applets are small programs written in Java and embedded within web pages. Most recent browsers can run these small programs if you have Java installed on your computer.
AUP
Acceptable Use Policy

This is an acronym that used most commonly in UK schools. It is a policy document that sets out the school's or institution's terms for acceptable use of IT facilities and the Internet.