Software - Chapter 4 Software Objective What an operating...

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Chapter 4 Software
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What an operating system is, and why it  is important What functions an operating system  performs What popular application programs are Objective
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 Data --  Facts  Programs --  A set of Instructions    that tells the computer what to    do Software
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Software: Programming Writing a  series of instructions  that instructs the computer  to perform a particular process.  C# C++ C Visual Basic PHP Java COBOL Fortran Python Ruby Programmers write “source code” in English-like languages. The code is translated to the machine’s natural language: binary Code is compiled into an EXE file. It is run directly as an EXE file.
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Software: Compiler vs. Interpreter Interpreter
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Software Type System Software (operating system) Application Software
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Operating System  Types   Windows  Linux   Unix  Mac OS Functions  Process management  Memory management
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