Lecture2-Introduction to Computers

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FAST, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad Lecture 2: Introduction to Computers Course: Programming For Engineers-1 Asma Ahmad
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Software vs. Hardware A computer is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions (software) Instructions are stored in its computer’s own memory unit Hardware is Tangible
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Software It is a set of well-organized programs. Generally there are two categories: Application Software The kind of software that you use. System Software The kind of software that computer uses.
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Application Software There are certain general purpose software that we can call “basic application software”. These are widely used in nearly all career areas. They are the kind of programs you have to know to be considered computer competent.
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Basic Application Softwares
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Advance Application Software These are more specialized in nature. They are widely used within certain career areas.
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Advanced Application Software
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System Software System software enables the application software to
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