• John Lancaster
Part of the European Computer Driving Licence book series (ECDL, volume 1)


In this chapter you will learn how to:
  • Understand the difference between application and system software.

  • Understand the functions of an operating system.

  • Be aware of the term Graphical User Interfaces and the advantages of such interfaces.

  • Be aware of the common software applications together with their uses.

  • Understand how computer systems are developed.


Graphical User Interface System Software Graphic Package Word Processor Presentation Package 
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© The British Computer Society 2000

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