Application Programming Interface

William H Gates III and His Giant
William H Gates III and His Giant
William H. Gates III and His Giant Bill Gates, cofounder of the Microsoft corporation, holds 30.7 percent of its stock making him one of the richest people in the United States. He was the marketing and sales strategist behind many of Microsoft's software deals. Their software became the industry standard in the early 1980s and has just increased in distribution as the company has grown, so much that the Federal government is suggesting that Microsoft has violated Sherman and Clayton antitrust
We read books for a number of reasons but usually because we want
We read books for a number of reasons but usually because we want
We read books for a number of reasons but usually because we want to or we have to. When you pick up a book it falls into one of three types, dependent on whether it is a want to or a have to type of book. First there's the kind of book you pick up and like the look of but then the first chapter is so bad that you have to put it down because you are either too confused by the plot or you discover it has been written in some obscure untranslatable language. The second type is where the first cha
It is intended that this organizational review will provide the Distri
It is intended that this organizational review will provide the Distri
It is intended that this organizational review, will provide the Districts with a better understanding of the changing process computer hardware and software support needs. Also to review the department location for the Plant Automation Group (Group), and develop recommendations on the proposed reporting relationships. ¨ Review the background information. ¨ Identify the primary and secondary functions of the Plant Automation Group ¨ Review possible location of the Plant Automation Group. ¨ Iden
What HDTV Is
What HDTV Is
What HDTV Is Digital describes electronic technology that generates, stores, and processes data in terms of two states: positive and non-positive. Positive is expressed or represented by the number 1 and non-positive by the number 0 (Lasica). Data that is transmitted or stored with digital technology is expressed as a string of 0's and 1's. Each of these digits is referred too as a bit (and a string of bits that a computer can address individually as a group is a byte). Prior to digital technol
Business strive for high production at low cost This would result in t
Business strive for high production at low cost This would result in t
Business strive for high production at low cost. This would result in the highest profit for a company. To many businesses, this is only a mirage. This is because the 'low cost' of the business usually results in a 'high cost' for the employees. This high cost is lower quality workplace items, lower salaries, less benefits, etc. These costs create an upset workplace environment. Companies understand that the more efficient their workers are, the more productive their business will become. Altho
Abstract EXAMPLES
Abstract EXAMPLES
Abstract EXAMPLES This paper describes an empirical life cycle model and uses it to predict the behavioral responses to a change in the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program known internally within the Social Security Administration as the “$1 for $2 benefit offset”. This policy has not been enacted yet, but has been actively supported by disability advocates as a way to provide greater incentives for SSDI benefi-ciaries who have fully or partially recovered from their disabilities
Insulin Infusion Pump
Insulin Infusion Pump
Insulin Infusion Pump “There is a crisis of identity in public health. To ensure conditions in which people can be healthy we must work to change the underlying societal conditions. Public health has rarely been able to go beyond pointing at these larger issues such as poverty, economic globalization, and lack of political will.”1 - Jonathan Mann, 1997 Insulin infusion pump technology has been around for quite a few years but has been very slow to gain popularity among the diabetic community. In
BE Company
BE Company
B E Company Introduction This project is helping a global based company to design a system to cover the entire problem now they are facing about supply. Company background B E is a Danish company that has more than 10 retailer shops around the UK; the products now they are selling are major supplied from Demark. The problem they are facing is the communication channel, there is no motivated way for them to use actually cover the communication problem. Because sometimes the telephone order is tak
Law Issues in the Gaming Industry
Law Issues in the Gaming Industry
Law Issues in the Gaming Industry When people hear about the gaming industry, they will most likely think of fun and joking around. Law issues would be the last topic that would float through their minds. This paper would like to outline four such law issues that relate to the gaming industry and will mention why these issues are so critically needed to be abided by in order for the gaming industry to thrive on its profits from sales. The four such issues will be Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents,
Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime In 1996 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $15.2 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $5.1 billion in the North America alone. Some sources put the total up-to-date losses, due to software crime, as high as $4.7 trillion. On the next page is a regional breakdown of software piracy losses for 1994. Estimates show that over 40 percent of North American software company revenues are generated overseas, yet nearly
Bill Gates
Bill Gates
Bill Gates Biographical Research Paper April 28, 1997 William Henry Gates, III was born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He was the middle child of three born to William and Mary Gates. ATrey,@ as he was called because of the III, was sent to a private school by his father, a lawyer, and mother, a former teacher now on several prestigous boards (Moritz, 238). At age 13, Bill had completely taught himself programming after taking a computer studies class. After scoring a perfect 800 on t
The Evolution of Apple
The Evolution of Apple
The Evolution of Apple... January 1976 to May 1995 Let’s take a trip back in time and review the evolution of a computer company. It’s not IBM or Microsoft. This company is Apple Computers, Incorporated. In the year 1976, before most people even thought about buying a computer for their homes. Back then the computer community added up to a few brainy hobbyist. So when Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs sold a van and two programmable calculators for thirteen hundred dollars and started Apple Computers
A common misconception about computers is that they are smarter than
A common misconception about computers is that they are smarter than
A common misconception about computers is that they are smarter than humans. Actually, the degree of a computerąs intelligence depends on the speed of its ignorance. Todayąs complex computers are not really intelligent at all. The intelligence is in the people who design them. Therefore, in order to understand the intelligence of computers, one must first look at the history of computers, the way computers handle information, and, finally, the methods of programming the machines. The predecessor
DESIGNING A NETWORK
DESIGNING A NETWORK
DESIGNING A NETWORK I. STATEMENT & BACKGROUND The college of Business (COB) server is now being used to support deliver to the Computer Information System (CIS) department. The CIS professors would be using the server for various operations. Assignments, e-mail, and other types of information would be easier for the students to access. Network users are able to share files, printers and other resources; send electronic messages and run programs on other computers. However, certain important issu
UNIKIX
UNIKIX
UNIKIX In my company UniKix is a software program used my 99% of our programmers on a daily basis. UniKix really does not have a definition. It's just a name for a software product. The name was made up by taking the words 'UNIX' and the word 'CICS' and mashing them together to come up with UNIKIX. Unix and CICS are other software products you will read about in my paper. Unix is an operation system, like Windows 95, someone once told me. Unix is one of only a few operation systems that runs on
On October 28 1955 in Seattle Washington a boy was born This child wou
On October 28 1955 in Seattle Washington a boy was born This child wou
On October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington a boy was born. This child would grow up to be one of the most successful people in the history of man. His name, William (Bill) Henry Gates. Bill a.k.a. Trey was a different child from the beginning of his life. His first five years were normal just like most kids. Once he turned six his parents would almost go crazy. He declared war on his mother and always talked back to her as in this example; She would call him up to dinner from his basement bedr
Application Development l Release 4
Application Development l Release 4
Application Development l (Release 4) Module A: Designing Notes Applications Lesson 1: Introducing Notes Applications Lotus Notes applications allow groups to communicate with one another so users can create and access document-oriented information on LANs, WANs, Internet channels, and dial-up lines. About the structure of an Notes application: Every Notes application includes at least one database, each Notes database incorporates three basic components: documents, forms and fields, and views
DESCRIPTION OF A NETWORK
DESCRIPTION OF A NETWORK
DESCRIPTION OF A NETWORK A network is the linking of two or more computers for the purpose of sharing data, programs and/or physical resources. · Examples: · Data Two people can work independently on the same project at different computers. By being connected to each other, there is no need for swapping floppy copies with the possibility of loss or old revisions creeping into the work flow. · Programs One copy of a program can be purchased and placed on one computer, and others connected may be
Body
Body
body Object-Oriented Database Management Systems The construction of Object-Oriented Database Management Systems started in the middle 80’s, at a prototype building level, and at the beginning of the 90’s the first commercial systems appeared. The interest for the development of such systems stems from the need to cover the modeling deficiencies of their predecessors, that is the relational database management systems. They were intended to be used by applications that have to handle big and co
Computer Science
Computer Science
Computer Science Study of the theory, experimentation, and engineering that form the basis for the design and use of computers—devices that automatically process information. Computer science traces its roots to work done by English mathematician Charles Babbage, who first proposed a programmable mechanical calculator in 1837. Until the advent of electronic digital computers in the 1940s, computer science was not generally distinguished as being separate from mathematics and engineering. Since
I What is Virtual Reality
I What is Virtual Reality
I. What is Virtual Reality The term Virtual Reality (VR) is used by many different people with many meanings. There are some people to whom VR is a specific collection of technologies, that is a Head Mounted Display, Glove Input Device and Audio. Some other people stretch the term to include conventional books, movies or pure fantasy and imagination. The NSF taxonomy mentioned in the introduction can cover these as well. However, my personal preference, and for purposes of this paper, we restri
You can't see it and it doesn't store data or calculate results Can yo
You can't see it and it doesn't store data or calculate results Can yo
You can't see it, and it doesn't store data or calculate results. Can you live without it? Perhaps not. Barry Nance After a long day at work and a quick dinner, you finally get a chance to sit down and look at your mail. The bill for your car insurance arrived today, and it seems too high. Since it's early evening, your agent isn't available to give you a quote from a different insurance company. You don't want to wait until tomorrow because you're afraid you'll forget by then. Perhaps the Inte
An Introduction to the Active Platform
An Introduction to the Active Platform
An Introduction to the Active Platform Microsoft has a very 'active' perspective on how application architectures should be created. For that matter, the word 'active' or more specifically, the term ActiveX, has become a standard part of packaging just about every product concept released from Microsoft within the last year. Active Platform is the name given to Microsoft's component-based application development model for the Web. Active Platform is divided into three major sections: · Active D
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction Object Orientation has become more and more important in the last years. Object oriented programming was designed for re-use of codes. It is a type of programming in which programmers define not only the data structure, but also the types of operations that can be applied to the data structure. In this way, the data structure becomes an object that includes both data and functions. In addition, programmers can create relationships between one object and another. For example, object
Bill Gates
Bill Gates
Bill Gates There have been many successful and prosperous people in the twentieth century, who gathered vast and enormous fortunes over the course of their lifetimes. Not one, however, has ever come close of surpassing the wealth and abundance of a young baby-boomer by the name of William H. Gates III. This man gathered in less than two decades what the richest known men in history could not have accumulated in their entire lifetime. This man, commonly known as Bill Gates by over 85 percent of
Bill Gates
Bill Gates
Bill Gates William Henry Gates, III was born October 28, 1955 in Seattle, Washington. He was the middle child of three born to William and Mary Gates. ATrey, as he was called because of the III, was sent to a private school by his father, a lawyer, and mother, a former teacher now on several prestigious boards (Moritz, 238). At age 13, Bill had completely taught himself programming after taking computer studies class. After scoring a perfect 800 on the mathematics half of the SAT, he graduated f
Software Licensing
Software Licensing
Software Licensing In 1993 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $12.5 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $2.2 billion in the United States alone. Estimates show that over 40 percent of U.S. software company revenues are generated overseas, yet nearly 85 percent of the software industry's piracy losses occurred outside of the United States borders. The Software Publishers Association indicated that approximately 35 percent of the business software in
Company Insights on BP
Company Insights on BP
Company Insights on BP On August 30, we all chose 5 stocks to evaluate before purchasing. At this time I chose BP AMOCO, Microsoft, Western Digital, Toys-R-Us, and Fortune Financial Incorporated. After a few weeks of tracking these stocks, I chose to keep BP AMOCO, Microsoft, and Western Digital, because the stocks were relatively stable and most of them were on the rise at this time. As you are aware, we were given $30,000.00 to invest in our three chosen stocks, which breaks down to $10,000.00
Macintosh vs IBM
Macintosh vs IBM
Macintosh vs. IBM The IBM and Macintosh computers have been in competition with each other for years, and each of them have their strong points. They both had their own ideas about where they should go in the personal computer market. They also had many developments, which propelled themselves over the other. It all started when Thomas John Watson became president of Computing Tabulating Recording in 1914, and in 1924 he renamed it to International Business Machines Corporation. He eventually wi
Making Utilities for MS-DOS
Making Utilities for MS-DOS
Making Utilities for MS-DOS Michael Sokolov English 4 Mr. Siedlecki February 1, 1996 Making Utilities for MS-DOS These days, when computers play an important role in virtually all aspects of our life, the issue of concern to many programmers is Microsoft's hiding of technical documentation. Microsoft is by far the most important system software developer. There can be no argument about that. Microsoft's MS-DOS operating system has become a de facto standard (IBM's PC-DOS is actually a licensed v
Windows NT vs Unix As An Operating System
Windows NT vs Unix As An Operating System
Windows NT vs Unix As An Operating System In the late 1960s a combined project between researchers at MIT, Bell Labs and General Electric led to the design of a third generation of computer operating system known as MULTICS (MULTiplexed Information and Computing Service). It was envisaged as a computer utility, a machine that would support hundreds of simultaneous timesharing users. They envisaged one huge machine providing computing power for everyone in Boston. The idea that machines as powerf
Windows 95 or NT
Windows 95 or NT
Windows 95 or NT When one asks himself or another, Which Operating system will better fill my needs as an operating system Windows 95 or Windows NT version 3.51. I will look at both operating systems and compare the qualities of each one in price, performance, stability and ease of use. The final results will give one a clear view to the superior operating system for years to come. As one already knows, that if you keep up with the computer industry, that Microsoft Windows has been around for a
Middleware
Middleware
Middleware Middleware In the past several decades, a trend has emerged where mid to large size corporations have needed to integrate their existing mainframe systems with their newer PC based information systems. With this shift in focus toward PC based communications and productivity software that became available on the market, companies scrambled for ways to tie PCs and mainframes together. This created the need for middleware. Companies discovered that the hardware and programming, involved
Escapism and Virtual Reality
Escapism and Virtual Reality
Escapism and Virtual Reality ABSTRACT The use of computers in society provides obvious benefits and some drawbacks. `Virtual Reality', a new method of interacting with any computer, is presented and its advantages and disadvantages are considered. The human aspect of computing and computers as a form of escapism are developed, with especial reference to possible future technological developments. The consequences of a weakening of the sense of reality based upon the physical world are also consi
Naming Conventions Hungarian
Naming Conventions Hungarian
Naming Conventions (Hungarian) Doug Klunder January 18, 1988 1. Introduction This document describes a set of naming conventions used by the Applications Development group. These conventions commonly go by the name Hungarian, referring both to the nationality of their original developer, Charles Simonyi, and also to the fact that to an uninitiated programmer they are somewhat confusing. Once you have gained familiarity with Hungarian, however, we believe that you will find that the clarity of
Cable Modems Cable TV Meets the Internet
Cable Modems Cable TV Meets the Internet
Cable Modems Cable TV Meets the Internet Cable Modems: Cable TV Meets the Internet Abstract The Telecommunications Act of 1996 opened the way for cable TV (CATV) companies to become full-fledged telecommunications companies, offering two-way voice and data communications services, in addition to television programming. After passage of the Act, the cable companies were eager to expand into the new fields of business that had been opened to them, especially the rapidly growing Internet Service P
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation Microsoft Corporation TABLE OF CONTENTS MICROSOFT HISTORY 1 EARLY INFLUENCES 2 FIRST BUSINESS VENTURE 3 EDUCATION ATTEMPT 3 THE MOTIVATIONAL SIDE OF FEAR 4 A JAPANESE CONNECTION 5 IBM INFLUENCE 5 SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST 6 A CRUCIAL DEAL 6 COMPETITION ERRORS 7 BIRTH OF WINDOWS 7 MISSION STATEMENT AND ANALYSIS 8 INDUSTRY AND COMPETITVE ANALYSIS 9 DOMINANT ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS 9 Market Differentiation 9 Pace of technological change 10 Advances to the Printed Word 11 DRIVIN
Arabic English Legal Dictionary
Arabic English Legal Dictionary
1       /  2      Genocide State-of the-art Exhibits Civil court decision Axiological method Established practice Promotion Line Number Writ of Debt Garnishment order Writ of attachment Interim orders Commercial papers Negotiable commercial papers First reference to expert Navigation Making of contract Inform concerned authorities Federation Internationale Des IngenieursConseils (FIDIC) Intra-office communication and noting Trade-Related Aspects of Intelle
How to compose your Co-op Resume
How to compose your Co-op Resume
How to compose your Co-op Resume Listed below are some guidelines for the creation of your co-op resume. Although you will have your own unique resume based on your education, skills, and experience, the guidelines presented below are those that we feel will provide you with a more useful and successful resume. For more resources on how to design your resume, visit http://www.firefly.ryerson.ca/careercentre/students/tools/FT_Resume_Writing.cfm#How01 and http://www.firefly.ryerson.ca/careercentre
This is an informative speech about Virtual Reality
This is an informative speech about Virtual Reality
This is an informative speech about Virtual Reality. INTRODUCTION Imagine yourself being able to jump off of the Empire State Building and fly over New York City on your own personal tour. You catch a glimpse of Madison Square, you see a breathtaking view of Broadway, and then you quickly pass over Monk's Coffee Shop, where Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer have spent many a memorable time. Now step back a few hundred years. How would you like to go back to medieval times and joust with a Celti
INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS Oliver Lines BABS 2 – Option Managing Information Systems In Organisations RECENT ADVANCES IN SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT WILL RADICALLY CHANGE THE INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS INTRODUCTION In recent years, there has been an abundance of new technologies in the information systems field. These new technologies have altered the very development process itself. Information systems have gone from being a series of one level databases to three dimensional
Telecommunications Networking Report
Telecommunications Networking Report
Telecommunications & Networking Report 1. 23-Sep-99: “Free Web Services Challenge AOL’s Dominance” - Internet business analysts generally are not yet convinced of the viability of the free web service business model for bring profitable. None-the-less, most agree that the free access will probably take a significant chunk of AOL’s market share before running out of investor’s money. 2. 23-Sep-99: “Visitalk.com Builds White Pages for Web Phone Calls” - Visitalk.com has unveiled plan
Microsoft Antitrust Paper
Microsoft Antitrust Paper
Microsoft Antitrust Paper Viewed together, three main facts indicate that Microsoft enjoys monopoly power. First, Microsoft's share of the market for Intel-compatible Personal Computer (PC) operating systems is extremely large and stable. Second, Microsoft's dominant market share is protected by a high barrier to entry. Third, and largely as a result of that barrier, Microsoft's customers lack a commercially viable alternative to Windows, the operating system of all PC's. Microsoft enjoys so muc