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  • Learning To Computer Program
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    Is computer programming a career I would like to pursue Chapter 1 What is computer programming A program is basically a set of directions to a given destination. Say your friend asks you, "where do u Live". You reply, "Down the street until the first right, go right there and it is the second house on the left". You have just given a program and you are the programmer for giving those directions. My Mentor said, "Computer programming is the act of translating an algorithm into a language that a ...
  • Day For Motion Picture Computer Animation
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    The field of computer animation can be one of the most interesting fields in art today. It is for sure the most rapidly changing fields in art. Many people starting back in the 1980's began to make their Amiga computers draw flat 2d animations. It took a lot of time and a lot of programming skills. Making an animation on a computer was nothing like drawing or sculpting. For the first few years, when people began to use computers to do animations they would have to write their pictures in assembl...
  • Employment Outlook Of The Computer Programming Field
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    Computer Programming Choosing to do a research on a career can be a little easier to do when you have some or a general knowledge a particular field of work. There are many different types of jobs one can decide to undertake, one of which is in the most popular line of work today: Computer Programming. Although this line of work might seem a little tiresome but you might find it enjoyable by people with lots of patience and the will to do long and tedious work. Most programmers in large corporat...
  • Average Computer Program Er
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    Computer Science as a career by [insert name here] The field of Computer Science is based primarily on computer programing. Programming is the writing of computer programs using letters and numbers to make 'code'. The average computer program er will write at least a million lines of code in his or her lifetime. But even more important than writing code, a good program er must be able to solve problems and think logical y. The working conditions for a program er very greatly. Most banks require ...
  • Simple Painting And Drawing Programs
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    GRAPHICS SOFTWARE Graphics are pictures, still and moving, such as illustrations, photographs, animations, and films. In 1963, Ivan Sutherland, a graduate student at MIT, created the first graphics program for small computers. Sutherland's Sketchpad, which ran on a minicomputer and used a light pen to draw lines on a screen, was the first of a long line of graphics software programs that have revolutionized commercial and, to some extent, noncommercial illustration and design. Early Painting and...
  • Programming Languages Basic
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    Computer Programming Programming a computer is almost as easy as using one and does not require you to be a math genius. People who are good at solving story problems make good programmers, and others say that artistic or musical talent is a sign of potential programmer. Various computer languages are described, and tips on choosing the right language and learning how to use it are provided. Learning how to program is actually easier than many people think. Learning to program takes about the sa...
  • Computer Application Programs With Windows
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    Why We Have Computers Input / Output Because computers can display and deal with text, they offer "communication with human beings-communication that far surpasses the numeric display of the common desktop calculator. This communication is achieved through input / output, or I / O. I / O provides the basis for all the work the computer does. Computers work by dealing with data. You put data into the computer, and it spits something useful back out, for example: Word Processing: You input text an...
  • Computers Help Students
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    COMPUTERS IN EDUCATION Computers are a new and exciting part of education and learning. They have changed the how student learn, study, and do assignments. Furthermore they have changed the way teachers teach. Every day in computers innovations are made that will improve how computers can be used by educators and students alike. The most basic way that computers help students is through word processing. Through word processing programs like Claris Works and Microsoft Word students can access pro...
  • Computer's Computer Viruses
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    Computer Viruses: Infection Vectors, and Feasibility of Complete Protection A computer virus is a program which, after being loaded into a computer's memory, copies itself with the purpose of spreading to other computers. Most people, from the corporate level power programmer down to the computer hobbyist, have had either personal experience with a virus or know someone who has. And the rate of infection is rising monthly. This has caused a wide spread interest in viruses and what can be done to...
  • Computers
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    A Hacker A hacker is a person obsessed with computers. At the heart of the obsession is a drive master the computer. The classic hacker was simply a compulsive programmer. It is only recently that the term hacker became associated with the computerized vandalism. Great description of Hackers: Bright young men of, Often with sunken, glowing eyes. Seen sitting at computer consoles, their arms tense and waiting To fire their fingers which are already posed to strike at the buttons and keys on which...
  • Mouse As An Integral Part Of Computers
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    If you ask people to name one of the most important technologies of the twentieth century, one of the answers would most certainly be the computer. A computer, however, is not a technology all to itself. Many other technologies went into the modern home computers of today, including the mouse. Douglas C. Engelbart, a worker at the SRI (Stanford Research Institute), invented the mouse in 1964. However, the process of the invention of the mouse was not instantaneous and without effect on the realm...
  • Msdos Into The Computer
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    DOS (Disk Operating System) was developed by the Microsoft Corporation, as the standard operating system for use with IBM personal computers. It controls the basic functions of the computer, and is especially handy for working with data stored on disks. The DOS system resides on diskette (3.5 or 5.25) and the system files may be transferred to a hard disk unit. An operating system is a program that allows competing programs to share the resources of the computer (memory, disk, and devices like p...
  • 1 General Purpose Computers 44 4
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    1 General principles 12 Etymology (Where the word is from) 23 The exponential progress of computer development 24 Classification of computers 24.1 Classification by intended use 24.2 Classification by implementation technology 34.3 Classification by design features 34.3. 1 Digital versus analog 34.3. 2 Binary versus decimal 44.3. 3 Programmability 44.3. 4 Storage 44.4 Classification by capability 44.4. 1 General-purpose computers 44.4. 2 Special-purpose computers 64.4. 3 Single-purpose computers...
  • Programs For Computers
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    Computer Multimedia Sam QuesinberryComputers have come a long way very fast since there start in the 1940's. Inthe beginning they were mainly used for keeping financial records by banks and insurance companies, and for mathematical computations by engineers and the U.S. Military. However, exciting new applications have developed rapidly in the last few years. Two of these areas is Computer Graphics and sound. Computer graphics is the ability of the computer to display, store and transmit visual ...
  • Computer Engineers Use Todays
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    Computer Engineering Andrew Winegarner Ms. Lee English 3-4, Block 2 2/11/99 Andrew Winegarner Ms. Lee English 3-4, Block 2 11 November 1999 Computer Engineering Computer engineering is a relatively new field of engineering and is one of the fastest growing fields today. Computer engineering is one of todays most technologically based jobs (Basta 71). The field of computer engineering combines the knowledge of electrical engineering and computer science to create advanced computer systems. Comput...
  • Computer Programming
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    Byers 1 Jesse P. Byers Mrs. Sear English 3 Period 4 13 February 1998 Programming The Future of The World Computers have advanced remarkably. It started with first generation computers such as the EN IAC which used vacuum tubes. This computer was huge and eventually out dated (Litterick 29). Next were computers that used transistors. They were more reliable, they used one thirteenth of the space of a tube, one twentieth the electricity, and one fifteenth less heat than tubes (31). Integrated circ...
  • Worms And Trojan Horse Programs
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    Nearly every computer user is susceptible to the 1st type of computer security risk- a computer virus, worm and / or Trojan horse. A computer virus is potential damaging computer program that infects a computer and negatively affects the way that the computer works and without the users knowledge or permission. Once the virus infects the computer, it can spread throughout and may damage files and system software, including the system software. A worm copies itself repeatedly, for example in memo...
  • People Use Computer Programs
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    Computer Programs... Can we live with out them? Computers have made a major change in our lives. Through history, we have seen how computers have changed, and how gradually they have become almost essential to every business, school, and institution in our country. Even the little people seem to require the use of computers to accomplish their daily tasks. Statistics show that about 1 in every 5 households own at least one computer, and it is predicted that by the year 2002, the ratio will be 3 ...
  • The Job Of A Computer Programmer
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    Computer programming is the job of the future. A computer programmer's main task is to put the code that tells the computer what to do into the computer. Computer programming consists of two areas: systems and applications programmers. Systems programmers put the codes into the main system of the computer. Applications programmers work with one type of software or computer applications and code them. It is rare that you will see someone specializing in both types of programming, since each of th...
  • Introduction To Computer Science Csci 15 A
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    Multi user operating sytem ECT Home Page ECT Computing Campus Resources Computer Science Welcome Advising Industry Involvement Alumni Assessment Tools Career Opportunities Events Facilities Mission News Research Course Offerings Faculty and Staff Student Resources BS Computer Science BS Computer Information Systems BS Applied Computer Graphics Minor Computer Science MS Computer Science Distance Program CSCI 272: Multi-User Operating Systems Prerequisites: CSCI 152 or permission of the instructor...

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