Mr Kramer’s Computer Science Vocabulary

// – Used in Java to place comments without altering input.
left-aligned field values are usually__ fields – text
Apple inventor – Steve Wozniak
NIBBLE – 4 BITS OR HALF OF A BYTE
Compilation error – when a program does not compile because of syntax errors or lexical errors
What is a folder – Named collection of files or other folders
public double getDirection () – accessor method direction
hardware – keyboard, printer, mouse, display, CPU, etc.
What property would you set in the property panel to add choices to a list or a combo box control – Items
Read-only memory (ROM) – Computer chip that stores data permanently: data are not lost when the computer Is powered down.
A(n) ____ is used when you have a large set of choices.
Operating system – Programs which control the operation of a computer system.
ESS – executive support system
Firewalls help protect against – Malware
ArrayList.set(i, value) – a method of ArrayList class used to set i position with new value.
Random Access Memory (RAM) – • The temporary working area where data and
programs are stored, that have either recently been
used or are currently being run.
(RAM can be compared to a person's short-term
memory and the hard disk to the long-term
memory.)
Hardware of a Network – Network card, cable, hub, router, switch, gateway
A(n) ____ is used when yоu hаve а lаrge set оf chоices.
Global variable – A variable that is accessible to all functions in a module
What does RAM stand for – Random access memory
(George W. Bush + Texas – President) – If you wanted to learn about George W. Bush's term as governor of Texas—but not his term as U.S. President—how would the search string look

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