Graphical user interface

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  • Nt1310 Operating System

    What are the functions? An operating system is there to give the user an interactive, user-friendly way to run and use the computer. A typical OS such as Windows allows users to interact with a graphical user interface. Within the GUI, the user clicks on objects and visual elements on the provided desktop and this manipulates the OS to give certain results. The basic function provided by the OS is to acknowledge actions from the user and give output from the screen. Clicking the mouse, typing or interacting with other forms of hardware does this output. An OS provides interaction in all forms and ideally a good OS should display interactive design aesthetics. With an OS it’s possible to host and install software apps to provide purpose to the operating system. The OS organises machine and peripheral actions so they can achieve optimum results.To do this it uses a function to connect with hardware such as the USB, RAM,ROM, keyboard and mouse. Data is sent back and forth to the RAM to help the system run its applications.The computers device drivers are used to manage the machine and these drivers are controlled by the OS. How do they facilitate users? Different types of operating systems provide their own levels of stability and reliability to facilitate the user. Software developers will often update the OS by…

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  • Microsoft Operating System Failure

    system, its performance, familiarity, hardware support and security all play important roles to their success or failures. Windows 1.x Windows 1.x was Microsoft’s first attempt at creating a GUI interface based operating system and required you to install it on top of MS-DOS 2.0 (Hollister, 2012). This first Windows OS was considered a failure’, because of promises Microsoft made that they couldn’t deliver. Microsoft promised its market an Operating system that would run on a computer that was…

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  • The Operating System: The Future Of The PC Revolution

    make using a computer easier through a GUI or Graphical User Interface. In the modern world we still see remnants of the old days through Linux shell scripting and power shell. The original operating systems were controlled through scripting or giving instructions to make it do certain things. As the operating system grew and became more of a consumer product the scripting became hidden in the background under the GUI. Allowing for typefaces, drag and drop,…

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  • The Sharepoint Training Model

    It provides a GUI for all of its features, which allows users to interact with the data in a visual way. All of this work is focused on making the KMS as user-friendly as possible. In addition to the general documentation provided to users and administrators, it is also important to create training literature and conduct training sessions for the staff focused on how to use a KMS. Despite its status as a federal agency and not a business, the FDA can benefit from best practices in corporate…

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  • The Evolution And History Of Steve Jobs By Walter Isaacson

    desk, weighed a ton, and couldn’t do a whole lot. Today, you can reach into our pockets and have access to any and all information ever known to man, whilst communicating with satellites and antennas hundreds of miles from your current location. They do an incrdible amount more than they did just 50 years ago. This evolution has not taken a long time. Personal computers only became a hit in the 1980’s, when Apple released the Macintosh, the first computer with an easy to use, “what you see is…

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  • Apple's History: Art Design And Isolationist Failure

    introducing the graphical user interface (GUI) (Gamble, J., & Thompson Jr, T., 2011). Introducing this type of interface was a huge benefit for home computer buyers because it made computers more interactive and kept the user from having to type all commands in a DOS format. Apple then started struggling within the PC market and went several years changing leadership and battling to become relevant within the market again. Apple had a very isolationist approach to the tech market, restricting…

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  • Why Is Technology Important To Our Future?

    Admiral, invented the first computer language which was later caked COBOL. It was known as the father of programming languages, and a year later she also developed the implementation of standards for testing computer systems, most importantly for FORTRAN. The FORTRAN programming language is born and inspires new programmers to explore both COBOL and FORTRAN in order to understand the complexity of these languages. In 1958, Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce revealed the integrated circuit which is…

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  • Differences Between Windows And Linux

    button or two and in order to power up a computer. Did any of the users stop to think about what is making this action of the computer happen? The computer also spends a great deal of time responding to the user. The one software program behind all of these actions is the operating system. “An operating system (OS) is a main program on any computer which runs the other programs on the computer.” (Cite). This is the most important part of the computer because it manages both the hardware and…

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  • Statement Of Purpose A Career In Computer Science

    student but me knew how to systematically shut down the computer. Mortified, I aimed to outclass everyone in my class and ultimately become eminent in a field relating to computers. By reading every book I could find about computers, I propelled my knowledge much beyond the scope of our basic computer classes. I learned commands in MS-DOS and quickly became a proficient DOS user. I learned the C programming language and, by the time I was in sixth grade, I could already write sophisticated…

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  • Nt1330 Unit 7 Assignment

    Discussion assignment unit 7 According to the definitions in the unit, “Java graphical user interface programming (GUI) involves two packages”: the original abstract windows kit (AWT) and the newer Swing toolkit. Swing components have the prefix J to distinguish them from the original AWT. For example . JFrame instead of Frame. And to include Swing components and methods in your project, you must import the:- java.awt.* java,awt.event.* and javaax.swing.* packages. The java GUI top-level…

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