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Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing knowledge of and proficiency in information technology.
Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)
Professional association of programmers, systems analysts, and information processing managers.
One of the largest trade shows in the world. Brings together thousands of vendors and more than 100,000 attendees.
computer equipment industry
Manufacturers ad distributors of computers and computer-related hardware.
computer information systems (CIS)
Educational programs that emphasize the practical aspects of computing.
computer science
Educational programs that stress the theoretical side of programming.
trade schools
Schools that offer programs primarily in the areas of programming, Web development, graphic design, hardware maintenance, networking, and security.
Web administrator
Person who oversees Web site performance and maintains links between a company's Web server and Internet service provider.
Person who designs, writes, tests, and modifies computer programs.
Maintains an organization's Web site; creates or helps users create Web pages.
Web graphic designer
Develops graphical content using Photoshop, Flash, and other multimedia tools. Requires a Bachelor's degree in computer information systems.
Desktop publisher
Produces documents such as newsletters, brochures, and books by combining text and graphics. Requires a certificate.
Network Administrator
Installs, configures, and maintains LANS, WANs, intranets, and Internet systems; identifies and resolves connectivity issues. Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems or Electrical Engineering Technology.
Software engineer
Specifies, designs, implements, tests, and documents high-quality software in a variety of fields, including robotics, operating systems, animation, and applications. Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering.
Web developer
Analyzes, designs, implements, an dsupports Web applications; works with HTML, JavaScript, and multimedia. Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems.
Web programmer
Analyzes, designs, implements, and supports Web-related applications. Requires an Associate's degree in Computer Information Systems.