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Lesson 6


Algorithm A set of clearly defined, logical steps that solve a problem.
Application Software Software that helps you perform a specific task.
Beta Testing A process that releases commercial software in development to a cross-section of typical users who evaluate the program and report any problems, or "bugs", in the software before it's released to the public.
Bundleware Software that is included with the purchase of a new computer.
Flowchart A diagram that shows different paths a program will take depending on what data is inputted.
Inputting The process of using an input device to enter data.
Network License A type of license that gives an organization the right to install a program on a server that can be accessed by a specific number of computers.
Operating System System software that enables the computer hardware to communicate and operate with the application software.
Patch Software applied over software that you already have installed.
Service Pack A collection of updates, fixes, or enhancements to a software program delivered as a single file.
Single-User License The right to install software to a computer.
Software A programming code written to provide instructions to the hardware so it can perform tasks.
Software as a Service (SaaS) A recently developed software delivery method where an application is licensed for use as a service.
Software Development A multistep process that usually begins when someone recognizes a need to perform a task more effectively using a computer.
Software License Gives you permission to use the program
Software Piracy The unauthorized copying of software.
System Software A group of programs that coordinate and control the resources and operations of a computer system.
Update A collection of files for revising released software to fix bugs or provide enhancements.
Upgrade Revised versions of a software program and require the purchase of a newer version of the software.
Web Application Have no installation requirements, can be used on all operating systems, and are accessed through a Web browser over a network such as an Intranet or the Internet.
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