INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY Term 1~ Week 12.2 Specific Objective ~ 2.2.2 Specific Objective ~ 2.2.3
Give three (3) differences between Open Source and Proprietary Software.
Name four (4) different types of application software and their appropriate use.
REVIEW THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SOFTWARE PACKAGES DIFFERENCE BETWEEN: SYSTEM SOFTWARE APPLICATION SOFTWARE USER DATA
OPEN SOURCE vs. PROPRIETARY SOFTWARE
IS THE VALUE THE SAME? ? ?
Non-free software or closed-source.
Has restrictions on using, copying and modifying as enforced by the developer.
Proprietary software costs money, if you don't pay the develop of the software royalties you are stealing their work.
EXAMPLES OF PROPRIETARY SOFTWARE
OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
Free software to the general public.
Has no restrictions on using, copying and modifying, you can do as you like.
Open source culture is one where decisions are shared during development and made generally available to all.
EXAMPLES OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
OPEN OFFICE ORG
OPEN SOURCE vs. PROPRIEYARY SOFTWARE
OPEN SOURCE vs. PROPRIEYARY SOFTWARE
Open source and proprietary software is available for both the system software and application software.
APPLICATION SOFTWARE BASIC INTRODUCTION
APPLICATION SOFTWARE EXAMPLES 1 OF 4
Games – Recreational programs that can be both fun and have educational value.
Desktop Publishing – Used when creating a big book, magazine, newspaper or any complex document that you intend to print on paper.
APPLICATION SOFTWARE EXAMPLES 2 OF 4
Web Browser - An application that allows a user to view web pages.
Web Authoring – The main tool that is required to create a website.
Graphics – Applications that are used to create, capture and modify images, pictures, logos, etc.
APPLICATION SOFTWARE EXAMPLES 3 OF 4
Word Processing – Document creation for the purpose of printing onto paper.
Spreadsheets – An electronic ledger for performing math and other numerical functions.
Database – Storing, sorting and retrieving large amount of data
APPLICATION SOFTWARE EXAMPLES 4 OF 4
Presentation – Used when presenting information in a number of attractive format, such as the lesson notes you see in class.
Educational – Used to support or replace traditional class room teaching, used in conjunction with eLearning.
APPLICATION SOFTWARE DETAILED INTRODUCTION
A word processor (more formally known as document preparation system) is a computer application used for the production (including composition, editing, formatting, and possibly printing) of any sort of printable material.
WORD PROCESSOR EXAMPLES
MS Word 2007
MS Word 2003
MS Word 2000
A presentation program is a computer software package used to display information, normally in the form of a slide show. It typically includes three major functions: an editor that allows text to be inserted and formatted, a method for inserting and manipulating graphic images and a slide-show system to display the content.
PRESENTATION SOFTWARE EXAMPLES
A spreadsheet is a used to calculate data (numbers/text) into information. Such as grades, attendance, costs, profit.
They look like a table (or grid) of information, arranged in columns and rows.
MS Excel 2007
MS Excel 2003
MS Excel 2000
An application that enables a user to display and interact with text, images, videos, music and other information located on the World Wide Web.
Web browsers allow a user to quickly and easily access information provided on many Web pages at many websites
Web browsers display the designed HTML from a web authorizing software.
WEB BROWSER EXAMPLES
MS Internet Explorer
Name three (3) differences and similarities between Open Source and Proprietary Software.
Discuss and debate which application software they believe to be the most important and explain why.