Application Softwares, Slides for Introduction to Software Engineering
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BUSINESS SOFTWARES & DATABASE MANAGEMENT

BUSINESS SOFTWARES

DATABASE MANAGEMENT

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LECTURE - 4

APPLICATION SOFTWARES

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LECTURE - 4

Computer System Structure:

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Computer system can be divided into four components:

 Hardware – provides basic computing resources

 CPU, memory, I/O devices

 Operating system

 Controls and coordinates use of hardware among various applications and users

 Application programs – define the ways in which the system

resources are used to solve the computing problems of the users

 Word processors, compilers, web browsers, database systems, video games

 Users

 People, machines, other computers

TYPES OF SOFTWARE:

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 System Softwares

 Application Softwares

APPLICATION SOFTWARE

SYSTEM SOFTWARE

HARDWARE

APPLICATION SOFTWARES:

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 Application Software includes programs that do real work for

user

 An application software (app or application for short) is

computer software designed to perform a group of

coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of

the user

 The application software is present on computer hard disk

Examples:-

Payroll systems, Inventory Control, Database programs,

Word processors, Web browsers and Spreadsheets

APPLICATION SOFTWARES:

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 Categories of Application Software

 Types of Application

 Forms of Application Software

CATEGORIES OF APPLICATION SOFTWARES

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 Business Software

 Graphic & Multimedia

 Home / Personal / Education

 Communication

TYPES OF APPLICATION SOFTWARES

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 Proprietary

 In-House

 Contract

 Off-the-Shelf

 Customized Package

TYPES OF APPLICATION SOFTWARES

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Proprietary

Proprietary software is a licensed software under exclusive legal right of owner.

In-house

In In-house software we develop application with the help of company resources

Off-the-shelf

An existing software program that can be used without any changes expected.

Contract

The software which is developed for a specific company for their requirement.

FORMS OF APPLICATION SOFTWARES

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 Package Software

 Custom Software

Web Application

 Open Source

 Shareware

 Freeware

 Public-Domain Software

PACKAGE SOFTWARES

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 A software which is sold in a

bundle due to similar

function of programs.

Example

 Microsoft office

 windows Cd

CUSTOM SOFTWARES

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 This is software which is

specially made for an

organization as per their

requirement.

Example

 Attendance system

 Security code system.

WEB APPLICATION

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 A web application is any

application that uses a web

browser.

Example

 Google docs

 Drop Box

OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARES

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 Open source software is made available to every one and can be change, modify and distribute to public without any notification.

Example

 Linux

 Moodle

 Wordpress

 Drupal

FREEWARE SOFTWARES

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 Free ware is the software

that is freely available to

public but author has a copy

right, means that you can

only use it ,not sell it.

Example

 Antivirus

 Browsers

SHAREWARE SOFTWARES

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 Share ware is actually

delivered free of charge but

some time the owner ask for

money to get registered ,so

that they can send updates in

future. It can be copied but

cannot be sold.

Example

 Dino Numbers

 Microsoft office

PUBLIC DOMAIN SOFTWARES

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 Public domain software is

totally free and it is not

copyrighted plus it have no

Restriction

Example

 SQLite

 I2P

ASSIGNMENT

Question-1:

Choose one Application Software and describe its features, working and applications?

Question-2:

How Application software helps user to interact with system hardware, give 3 reasons?

Question-3:

Explain the features of any operating system?

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THANK YOU 

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