6 - Open Source - 10/23/2011 1 Session 6 Software Trends...

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Unformatted text preview: 10/23/2011 1 Session 6 Software Trends – Open Source and More BIT 200 Personal Productivity 2 Upcoming s Deliverable 5, Excel Assignment (15 pts.) s Due Monday, October 24 s Deliverable 8, Delicious Assignment (4 pts.) – Due Monday, November 7 s Next Week: – Databases/Access – Meet in Tozzi Lab (E1405) – PLEASE BRING YOUR ACCESS BOOK 10/23/2011 2 Agenda s What’s in the News s Reflection on Last Week s Open Source Software s Cloud Computing – Wiki/Tech Topic Presentation s Software as a Service s The Open Source Movement WHAT’S IN THE NEWS? 5 REFLECTION ON LAST WEEK Software 10/23/2011 3 Software s Software provides the means by which we instruct computer hardware to perform useful tasks s The evolution of software has been driven by a desire to make this instruction process easier and more natural s Operating systems provide the first level of hardware support – Scheduling and managing program execution – Managing memory, disk storage, and peripheral devices – Handling input, output, and the user interface – Monitoring performance and security Software (cont.) s Programming languages are the tools used to create useful computer applications – Programmers write source code – Machines respond to object code (binary) – Compilers and interpreters are pieces of software that translate source into object code s Compilers do it one time...
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6 - Open Source - 10/23/2011 1 Session 6 Software Trends...

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