IS:103 Chapter 1 Objectives

Vocabulary/Terms

computer

input .

data

processing

central processing unit (CPU).

memory

storage

output

hardware

peripheral devices.

software.

microcomputers

minicomputers

mainframe computers

supercomputers

terminal

computer platforms.

compatible.

computer network

Internet

Web

user interface.

prompt

wizard

command

Syntax

syntax error

command-line interface

menu

submenus

dialog boxes

 

graphical objects.

graphical user interfaces

pointer

cursor

insertion point

toggle key

function keys

keyboard shortcuts

character-based display

bitmap display

resolution.

booting

web browser.

web search engine

 

Assignment:

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