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Language Translator ProgramA program that converts the programming language instructions in a computer program into machine language code. Major types include assemblers, compilers, and interpreters.Machine LanguageA programming language in which instructions are expressed in the binary code of the computer.MiddlewareSoftware that helps diverse software programs and networked computer systems work together, thus promoting their interoperability.MultitaskingThe concurrent use of the same computer to accomplish several different information processing tasks. Each task may require the use of a different program or the concurrent use of the same copy of a program by several users.Natural LanguageA programming language that is very close to human language. Also called very-high-level language.Object-Oriented LanguageAn object-oriented programming (OOP) language used to develop programs that create and use objects to perform information processing tasks.Operating SystemThe main control program of a computer system. It is a system of programs that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide scheduling, debugging, input/output control, system accounting, compilation, storage assignment, data management, and related services.Personal Information Manager (PIM)A software package that helps end users store, organize, and retrieve text and numerical data in the form of notes, lists, memos, and a variety of other forms.Presentation GraphicsUsing computer-generated graphics to enhance the information presented in reports and other types of presentations.
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Programming LanguageA language used to develop the instructions in computer programs.Software SuitesA combination of individual software packages that share a common graphical user interface and are designed for easy transfer of data between applications.System SoftwarePrograms that control and support operations of a computer system. System software includes a variety of programs, such as operating systems, database management systems, communications control programs, service and utility programs, and programming language translators.User InterfaceThat part of an operating system or other program that allows users to communicate with it to load programs, access files, and accomplish other computing tasks.Virtual MemoryThe use of secondary storage devices as an extension of the primary storage of the computer, thus giving the appearance of a larger main memory than actually exists.Web BrowserA software package that provides the user interface for accessing Internet, intranet, and extranet Web sites. Browsers are becoming multifunction universal clients for sending and receiving e-mail, downloading files, accessing Java applets, participating in discussion groups, developing Web pages, and other Internet, intranet, and extranet applications.

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