Exercise Vocab 1

Jeffrey Lott
Exercise: Vocabulary II
1 Apps: Are often called productivity programs or end-user programs because they enable the user to complete tasks such as creating documents, spreadsheets, databases, and publications, doing online research, sending email, designing graphics, running businesses, and even playing games.
2 Cloud Computing: Cloud computing is a movement away from applications needing to be installed on an individual's computer towards the applications being hosted online. Web-based email services like Gmail and Hotmail deliver a cloud computing service.
3 Graphical User Interface (GUI): Is a type of interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, as opposed to text-based interfaces, typed command.
4 HTML5:   Is a W3C specification that defines the fifth major revision of the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). One of the major changes in HTML5 is in respect to how HTML addresses Web applications.
5 Input devices: Is a peripheral (piece of computer hardware equipment) used to provide data and control signals to an information processing system such as a computer or other information appliance. Examples of input devices include keyboards, mouse, scanners, digital cameras and joysticks.
6 Legacy Systems: Is an old method, technology, computer system, or application program, of, relating to, or being a previous or outdated computer system." Often a pejorative term, referencing a system as "legacy" often implies that the system is out of date or in need of replacement.
7 Mashups: A mash-up is a Web page or application that integrates complementary elements from two or more sources. Mash-ups are often created by using a development approach called Ajax.
8 Operating System: The software that supports a computer's basic functions, such as scheduling tasks, executing applications, and controlling peripherals.
9 Output Devices: Is any piece of...