A collection of prewritten, ready-made software routines that act as templates for programmers to use in writing object-oriented application programs. Class libraries are typically used to provide GUI functions like buttons, scroll bars, icons and windows. Class libraries greatly simplify the work of the programmer who can use the pretested code instead of having to write new code.
- classroom amplification technology
Abbreviated as CAT, classroom amplification technology is an infrared audio system used in some schools today. Classroom amplification technology creates an environment where each child in the classroom has an equal opportunity to clearly hear the teacher’s instruction. CATs are a low-volume amplification system that improves clarity of speech and sound throughout the classroom. The […]
- clay animation
Also called claymation, clay animation is a type of stop motion animation that uses clay figures and objects. Cel animation is a 2D animation.
- clean boot
Starting (booting) a computer as minimalistically as possible. Typically when you start your computer, it loads many files and programs to customize your environment. A clean boot eliminates these optional features and loads only those files and programs that are absolutely required by the operating system. A clean boot is a troubleshooting technique that allows […]
- clean computing
A general Green IT term used to describe the process of proper disposal of technology and computer equipment to ensure disposal does not create any harmful environmental waste.
- clean install
(v.) (1) To install an upgrade of an operating system (OS) on a hard drive that already has an OS running off of it without carrying over any settings of the older OS, such as user preferences or information about the hardware and/or the software. (2) To install an OS on a hard drive that […]