)The main part of a personal computer. The system unit includes the chassis, microprocessor, main memory, bus, and ports, but does not include the keyboard or monitor, or any peripheral devices.
A system unit is sometimes called a box or main unit.
- system weight
See travel weight.
- systems analyst
A programmer or consultant who designs and manages the development of business applications. Typically, systems analysts are more involved in design issues than in day-to-day coding. However, systems analyst is a somewhat arbitrary title, so different companies define the role differently.
- systems integrator
Abbreviated as SI, an individual or company that specializes in building complete computer systems by putting together components from different vendors. Unlike software developers, systems integrators typically do not produce any original code. Instead they enable a company to use off-the-shelf hardware and software packages to meet the company’s computing needs.
- Systems Software
)Refers to the operating system and all utility programs that manage computer resources at a low level. Software is generally divided into systems software and applications software. Applications software comprises programs designed for an end user, such as word processors, database systems, and spreadsheet programs. Systems software includes compilers, loaders, linkers, and debuggers.
TermKit is an open source command line interface that runs on Mac OS X (Windows and Linux ports are also in development) and was written using Node and Objective-C. TermKit is graphical replacement for the old Unix terminal and was developed by Steven Wittens.