• Directory of Internet terms
  • Cern — Abbreviation for Centre Europeen pour la Recherche Nucleaire, the European particle physics laboratory and the birthplace of the World Wide Web, which was invented there by Tim Berners-Lee. CGI Script: A term used by Web authors. CGI is an abbreviation for Common Gateway Interface. A program residing on a Web Server, usually in a directory called cgi-bin, which processes data from an HTML form. CGI scripts can be written in any programming language suitable for handling text data, but Perl (http://www.perl.com) is the most popular scripting language.