5 Amazing Facts About the Gaming Industry
7 4 2021
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Computing students should realise that creating application software is one of the most valuable skills you can have to enhance your career. For decades, various software has shaped computer experiences, from writing a document on Microsoft Word to sharing our status on Facebook through Linus. Let’s take a look at some of the most impactful, inspirational software in today’s society; they should inspire the development of your application software when you study computing at the University of Bolton.
Microsoft Windows Office
Possibly the most iconic application software there is. Even Apple computers have had to create versions of these for their OS X platform. Unfortunately, ‘Pages’ and ‘Sheets’ couldn’t replace the inherent human nature towards Office.
Microsoft Office contains multiple applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and more. These tools have gained so much popularity, they’re considered an essential skill which is required for most job roles. Those who do not work in the computing industry will still be expected to know how Excel spreadsheets function.
This application software is one of the most diverse. Offered by Google, it is a suite of services provided in the cloud. There are over 90 products listed under the brand, including storage and databases, identity and security, networking, management tools and more.