MSIS Chapter 4 - CHAPTER 4 Application Software: Programs...

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CHAPTER 4 MSIS Application Software: Programs that let you work and play Software - A set of instructions that tells the computer what to do - Two main types: o System software o Application software System software - Coordinates instructions between software and hardware - Includes: o Operating System o Utility Programs Application Software: - Programs used to complete tasks - Includes: o Productivity software o Specialty software o Entertainment software o Educational and reference software o Personal software Productivity Software Tools - Wizards o Interactive step by step guides that help you complete a task - Template o Predesigned forms included with software Help you construct particular types of documents, spreadsheets, or presentations - Macros o Small programs that group a series of commands to run as a single command Used for routine tasks or a set of commands that are run frequently Integrated Software Applications vs. Software Suites - Integrated Applications o Single program that incorporates many software programs
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course MSIS 2103 taught by Professor Dr.kletke during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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MSIS Chapter 4 - CHAPTER 4 Application Software: Programs...

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