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  • Spreadsheet - Functions

    The Concept of a Function Spreadsheets generally have a large number of integrated functions for processing data. There are hundreds, categorised as follows: Arithmetic functions that offer basic tools to process numerical data Statistical ... Read more

    Spreadsheet
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Data transmission - Cabling

    Cabling types Coaxial cable Transceiver: the connection between Thinnet and Thicknet Coaxial cable connectors Twisted pair cabling Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) Shielded Twisted Pair (STP) Twisted pair connectors Fibre optics Cabling types ... Read more

    Data transmission
    November 7, 2012 at 08:25 AM
  • Cables and connectors

    Connectors In information science, connectors, normally called "input-output connectors" (or I/O for short), are interfaces for linking devices by using cables. They generally have a male end with pins protruding from it. This plug is ... Read more

    Cables and connectors
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Operating Systems - MS-DOS - Commands

    Command Description dir lists the contents of a folder cd changes folder cd .. parent folder md or mkdir creates a new folder deltree deletes a folder and all sub-folders copy, xcopy copies a file move moves a file del deletes a file type ... Read more

    MS Dos
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Bluetooth - How it works

    How Bluetooth works Communication principle Establishing connections Bluetooth profiles How Bluetooth works The Bluetooth standard, like WiFi, uses the FHSS technique (Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum), which involves splitting the ... Read more

    Bluetooth
    October 29, 2013 at 04:30 PM
  • Creating an RJ45 crossover cable

    What's an RJ45 plug? A network card may have several types of connectors, with the most common being: An RJ45 connector; A BNC connector (coaxial cable). The RJ-45 is the one which interests us here, as it it the most widely used. The ... Read more

    Cables and connectors
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • User management in Windows NT

    The notion of a user Windows NT is an operating system which manages sessions, meaning that when the system is started, it is necessary to log in with a user name and password. When Windows NT is installed, the administrator account is ... Read more

    Windows NT (XP,Vista,...)
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Spreadsheets - The Excel Interface

    Excel Introduction Microsoft Excel is the spreadsheet in the Microsoft Office office suite. To start it, simply click on the appropriate icon in the Start menu (in Windows) or click on an Excel file (that has an .xls file extension). A ... Read more

    Spreadsheet
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Client/Server Environment

    Introduction to Client/Server Architecture Numerous applications run in a client/server environment, this means that client computers (computers forming part of the network) contact a server, generally a very powerful computer in terms of ... Read more

    Client/Server
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Private-key (or secret-key) cryptography

    Symmetric encryption Symmetric encryption (also called private-key encryption or secret-key encryption) involves using the same key for encryption and decryption. ... Read more

    Cryptography
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • DNS (Domain Name System)

    What is DNS? Each computer directly connected to the Internet has at least one specific IP address. However, users do not want to work with numerical addresses such as 194.153.205.26 but with a domain name or more specifically addresses ( ... Read more

    Internet (protocols)
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • The concept of networks

    What is a network? The generic term "network" refers to a group of entities (objects, people, etc.) which are connected to one another. A network, therefore, allows material or immaterial elements to be circulated among all of these ... Read more

    Introduction to Networks
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Data transmission - Digital data transmission

    Introduction to digital transmission Digital transmission is the sending of information over a physical communications media in the form of digital signals. Analogue signals must therefore be digitised first before being transmitted. ... Read more

    Data transmission
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • PC Assembly

    Computer Assembly A PC computer is a modular type of computer, it can be assembled using hardware components made by different manufacturers, so as to have a custom built computer according to one's specific needs. The following components ... Read more

    Computer: assembly
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • FTP protocol (File Transfer Protocol)

    Introduction to FTP protocol FTP protocol (File Transfer Protocol) is, as its name indicates a protocol for transferring files. The implementation of FTP dates from 1971 when a file transfer system (described in RFC141) between MIT ... Read more

    Internet (protocols)
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • cmd - cmd.exe

    cmd - cmd.exe cmd.exe (cmd signifiant Windows Command Prompt) is a Windows NT/2000/XP generic process which opens a text-mode console for running programs using a command line. The process cmd is not in any way a virus, a worm, a Trojan ... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Client / Contractor

    Contractor and Client Client The client refers to the entity that has the need that defines the project objective, schedule, and dedicated budget. The expected result of the project is the creation of a product, called works. The client is ... Read more

    Project management
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Introduction to Microsoft Windows

    History of Windows Windows is the operating system sold by the Seattle-based company Microsoft. Microsoft, originally christened "Traf-O-Data" in 1972, was renamed "Micro-soft" in November 1975, then "Microsoft" on November 26, 1976. ... Read more

    Windows
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • OOP - Inheritance

    The concept of inheritance Inheritance is specific to object-oriented programming, where a new class is created from an existing class. Inheritance (often referred to as subclasses) comes from the fact that the subclass (the newly created ... Read more

    Object-Oriented Programming
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Types of computers

    Types of computers There are several families of computers, depending on their format: Mainframes, computers which a great deal of computing power, enormous input-output capabilities and high level of reliability. Mainframes are used by ... Read more

    Computer
    November 1, 2012 at 04:13 PM