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software

the PROGRAMS or instructions that make a COMPUTER system perform particular data-processing tasks. Some software makes the computer system operate while other software packages like SPREADSHEETS or WORD PROCESSING provide solutions to particular business problems.
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2) Billy Barron, University of North Texas, compiles a directory of Internet accessible resources which Peter Scott and Earl Fogel, University of Ottawa, make available via the HYTELNET hypertext front end software for DOS, Macintosh, UNIX, and Vax VMS systems (more information can be obtained by addressing an e-mail message to: <scott[at]sask.
Even without forcing the standards, we will still have standardization pretty much throughout the company," says Rosenberg, "so as you go from one department to another, you will see the same front end software used for 3270 emulation .
Web merchants are advised to update system software, run security checks as well as upgrade any front end software, for example their shopping cart software, blog or forum.