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Asked in Computers, The Difference Between
State the difference between the different computer platforms and their respective operating systems?
differences between the different computer platforms and their respective operating systems. ...
Asked in Software and Applications (non-game)
What is platform independent software?
It is software that can run on different kinds of computers and operating systems. It is not tied to having to be run on only one kind of computer or operating system. So it is independent of platforms, not restricted to one. ...
Asked in Java Programming
Define architecture neutral in java?
"Architecture neutral" means that programs written in Java will run on different architectures, or platforms. That is, they will run on different processors (which may use different machine language), as well as on different operating systems. ...
Asked in Windows XP
What does hal stand for?
HAL stands for Windows' Hardware Abstraction Layer. The HAL implements a number of functions that are implemented in different ways by different hardware platforms, which in this context, refers mostly to the Chipset. Other components in the operating system can then call these functions in the same way on all platforms, without regard for the actual implementation. For example, responding to an interrupt is quite different on a machine with an Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller (APIC) than on one without. The HAL abstracts...
Asked in US Presidents, Elections and Voting
Where is a party's presidential candidate officially named and platforms decided upon?
At their respective conventions during the primary portion of the election year. ...
Asked in Jobs & Education, The Difference Between
What is the difference between java and android?
Java is a virtual-machine-based programming language that can run on many different platforms, while Android is an operating system that directly interfaces with a specific type of hardware. ...
Does the 2PCS KVM work if the two computers are running different operating systems?
This KVM switch supports all PCs running Windows OS, Netware, Unix and Linux OS so users can mix and control computers from different platforms. ...
Asked in Counter Strike
Which platforms is Counter Strike able to be played on?
The platforms that Counter Strike is able to be played on many different platforms such as the XBOX 360, the Playstation 3, the Nintendo Wii, and the Playstation Portable. ...
Asked in Politics and Government
What are the major differences between the Republican and Democatic platforms?
There are several major differences between the Republican and Democratic platforms. The Democratic platform tends to focus on social reform and programs to help the people, while the Republican platform tends to favor less government involvement in the lives of citizens. ...
Asked in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
What are the differences between SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and SUSE Linux Professional?
SUSE Enterprise is made to run on servers(which use different platforms to organize the web page) while SUSE Linux professional is desktop Linux with special mods and cool platforms for high tech work in offices and studios. ...
Asked in Computer Programming
What scripting language used to program computer applications?
There are different programming languages and platforms used to create computer applications. Some of it will depend on the operating system platform. Perl and Python are used a lot in Linux applications. ...
Asked in Unix
Is JVM same for UNIX and window operating system?
Logically, for all intents and purposes the functionality of the JVM is the same in Windows and other operating systems, including Linux, Unix (and variants), z/os, etc. A Java program utilizing the JVM will run the same way on all the different platforms. ...
Asked in Operating Systems
On what platforms can one play ''Heroes of Might and Magic 5''?
The entire series of "Heroes of Might and Magic" is intended to be played on the DOS and Windows platforms. However, there has also been some limited support for Mac and Linux operating systems. ...
Asked in Mobile Phones, Operating Systems
What are the advantages and disadvantages of mobile operating system?
Advantages of a mobile operating system include convenience, open source platforms being well-supported, and notification ease. Disadvantages include instability, and poor battery quality. ...
Asked in Opera, Operating Systems
Can Opera be used in any operating system?
No. There are many operating systems that do not have the ability to run a version of Opera. Although Opera supports an incredible number of platforms, it doesn't come close to supporting all, or even most, of them. ...
Asked in Java Programming
What does platform-independent language?
That refers to programming languages, and specifically to languages that run on many different platforms. An example is Java, which runs on any machine and operating system that has a special program (the JVM, Java Virtual Machine) designed for that "platform". ...
Where can I download games online?
Software developer Valve has created a digital distribution platform that allows computer users to legally purchase and download video games from different genres and platforms. Valve is compatible with both PC and Mac operating systems. ...