Technical Terms and Definitions

Interface - Networking

  1. A user interface, consisting of the set of dials, knobs, operating system commands, graphical display formats, and other devices provided by a computer or a program to allow the user to communicate and use the computer or program. A graphical user interface graphical user interface provides its user a more or less "picture-oriented" way to interact with technology. A GUI is usually a more ergonomic satisfying or user-friendly interface to a computer system.
  2. A programming interface, consisting of the set of statements, functions, options, and other ways of expressing program instructions and data provided by a program or language for a programmer to use.
  3. The physical and logical arrangement supporting the attachment of any device to a connector or to another device.