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  GEM - Graphical Environment Manager
GEM (Graphical Environment Manager) was a windowing system created by Digital Research, Inc. (DRI) for use with the CP/M operating system on the Intel 8088 and Motorola 68000 microprocessors.
GEM is known primarily as the graphical user interface (GUI) for the Atari ST series of computers, and somewhat less well known as the operating system for a series of PC-like computers from Amstrad.
Simply changing the environment to point to the printer was all that was needed (in theory) to print, dramatically reducing the developer workload (they formerly had to do printing "by hand" in all applications).
www.computernostalgia.net /articles/GEM.htm   (1572 words)

GEM (Graphical Environment Manager) was a window system created by Digital Research for use with CP/M operating system on the Intel 8088 and Motorola 68000 microprocessors.
GEM is known primarily as the GUI for the Atari ST series of computers, and somewhat less well known as the operating system for a series of PC-like computers from Amstrad.
GEM Desktop was an application program that used AES to provide a file manager and launcher, the traditional "desktop" environment that users had come to expect from the Macintosh.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ge/GEM_Desktop.html   (1433 words)

 Graphical Environment Manager - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
GEM (Graphical Environment Manager) was a windowing system created by Digital Research, Inc. (DRI) for use with the CP/M operating system on the Intel 8088 and Motorola 68000 microprocessors.
GEM is known primarily as the graphical user interface (GUI) for the Atari ST series of computers, and was also supplied with a series of IBM PC-compatible computers from Amstrad.
GEM started life at DRI as a more general purpose graphics library known as GSX (Graphics System eXtension), written by a team led by Lee Jay Lorenzen who had recently left Xerox PARC (birthplace of the GUI).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Graphical_Environment_Manager   (1724 words)

 GEM 1.1
GEM is a DOS based GUI first announced in late 1984 and released in early 1985 by Digital Research.
GEM was a very popular GUI for DOS until Microsoft Windows killed it.
The GEM UI attempted to be a clone of the Macintosh UI of the time.
toastytech.com /guis/gem11.html   (289 words)

 Windowing system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A windowing system is a graphical user interface (GUI) which implements windows as one of its primary metaphors.
It is normally one part of a larger desktop environment.
From a programmer's point of view, a windowing system implements graphical primitives such as rendering fonts or drawing a line on the screen, effectively providing an abstraction of the graphics hardware.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Windowing_system   (283 words)

 Tag » Gem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
GEM is a GUI desktop environment produced by Digital Research about the time...
GEM (Graphical Environment Manager) was a windowing system created by Digital Research, Inc....
GEM is known primarily as the graphical user interface...
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 Vision of the future - Next - theage.com.au
Graphics are the ideal means to convey any sort of complex relationship and are used increasingly to model or simulate organisational changes.
Management dashboards also include the ability to enter data directly onto them, thereby operating on the data stores they represent elsewhere, he says.
Graphical software for business received a further shot in the arm with the widespread release of graphical user interfaces.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2004/05/10/1084041320078.html   (2904 words)

 Many Systems on a PowerBook: DOS
It had better memory management features (parts of DOS could be loaded in the high memory area, and certain device drivers/TSRs could run in unused parts of the upper memory between 640K and 1M).
GEM (Graphical Environment Manager) was a graphical environment created by Digital Research, Inc. (DRI) for use with CP/M. Subsequent GEM versions were compatible with MS-DOS, and were considered a low-cost alternative to Microsoft Windows.
It had enhanced memory management that allowed parts of DOS, device drivers and TSRs to be moved out of conventional memory on systems with an Intel 286 or later processors and extended or expanded memory.
www.kernelthread.com /mac/vpc/dos.html   (1062 words)

 The Common Desktop Environment
The user interaction with the application manager is similar to the file manager except that is is intended to be a list of executable modules available to a particular user.
After the initial task of integrating applications so that they fit within session management, further integration can be done to increase their overall common look-and-feel  with the rest of the desktop and to take advantage of the full range of CDE functionality.
If you are selecting a graphical object with a mouse, then it is relatively easy for the window manager to detect this and schedule appropriate actions related to the chosen object.
www.cs.cf.ac.uk /Dave/C/node2.html   (2125 words)

 EETimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Using a graphical HDL design entry tool minimizes the errors introduced by passing design information among different teams or members of the same team, because the designers can automatically transfer the information and the verification patterns within a single design environment.
Graphical HDL tools can back up the different steps of the flow and encourage the reuse of data from one step to the other.
Compared with textual C or HDL code, such a graphical representation is easier for the system engineer to debug and for the design team to understand.
www.eetimes.com /editorial/1998/esltools9805.html   (2870 words)

 Litestep Log - Shell If I Know
I tried to explain that Window Managers obviously had their own set of operations, components, APIs, and graphical "widgets" that work differently from GUI package to GUI package.
It has a few features from window managers, such as the ability to create virtual desktops, but is not a pure window manager in that it has no ability to affect how windows look.
IOW, MS blurs the line between a window manager and a shell, simply because their default shell is graphical.
home.pacbell.net /kache2k/shell-if-i-know.html   (1281 words)

 Intrusion Detection System - Vulnerability Manager from NetIQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
NetIQ Vulnerability Manager measures the level of threats posed by vulnerabilities and compliance exceptions against the importance of managed assets.
It provides you with all of the tools necessary to effectively manage your information security environment—from notification and advisory services that provide you with the latest in vulnerability alerts to patch and configuration remediation that ensures you are protected against those vulnerabilities.
Combine this with the power of NetIQ Patch Manager to deploy missing patches in your Windows environment and you can be assured that your systems are fully protected.
www.messagingsolutions.com /VulnerabilityManager.htm   (1547 words)

 GME: The Generic Modeling Environment
The Generic Modeling Environment is a configurable toolkit for creating domain-specific modeling and program synthesis environments.
The metamodels specifying the modeling paradigm are used to automatically generate the target domain-specific environment.
The generated domain-specific environment is then used to build domain models that are stored in a model database or in XML format.
www.isis.vanderbilt.edu /Projects/gme/default.html   (302 words)

 K Desktop Environment - Conquer your Desktop!
KDE is a powerful Free Software graphical desktop environment for Linux and Unix workstations.
It combines ease of use, contemporary functionality, and outstanding graphical design with the technological superiority of the Unix operating system.
On 4th July 2007 the KDE Project released the second Alpha version of the new KDE 4.0 desktop.
www.kde.org   (182 words)

 Problems and Challenges of the Graphical User Interface   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The graphical user interfaces in MicroSoft's Windows under DOS, in IBM's Presentation Manager under OS/2, X Windows under UNIX and the Apple MacIntosh are quite a different story.
The environment is radically different, especially for blind users and the people who develop access technology for them.
It is my contention that the environment is, because of common user access, easier to master than was the text-based DOS environment.
www.rit.edu /~easi/easisem/thatcher.html   (2550 words)

 Coding with KParts
The K Desktop Environment, or KDE, is an easy-to-use, open source, graphical environment for Linux/UNIX, available with all Linux distributions.
But even when a component is used only in a single application, the high degree of modularization given by a component architecture makes it easier to work in parallel, and to make sure that the introduction of new features doesn't introduce regressions (for example, the new feature doesn't break the existing features).
It can be graphical, however, like a dialog box or a separate window popping up, or it can be an application-specific plug-in and act on the application itself, such as a spell checker for a word processor, for example.
www-106.ibm.com /developerworks/linux/library/l-kparts/?loc=dwmain   (2509 words)

 Linux.com - The graphical environment
The use and configuration of window managers and desktops is straightforward and may even resemble the standard MS Windows, MacIntosh or UNIX CDE environment, although many Linux users prefer flashier desktops and fancier window managers.
Although many window managers will honor geometry specifications as given, others may choose to ignore them (requiring the user to explicitly draw the window's region on the screen with the pointer, for example).
A desktop manager makes use of one window manager or another for arranging your graphical desktop in a convenient way, with menubars, drop-down menus, informative messages, a clock, a program manager, a file manager and so on.
www.linux.com /guides/Intro-Linux/sect_7_03.shtml   (1040 words)

 Managing X11 Windows Environment
In order to customize the environment to your specifications, you need to understand how (and where) to specify behaviors for the various components comprising the environment, such as the X server, the window manager, and other X client applications (for example, ATK programs such as messages, console, and so forth).
Other window managers use a similar file; for example, if you are running twm, you would have a.twmrc file in your home directory instead of an.mwmrc file.
Mwm is a highly configurable X11 window manager that allows you to manage numerous aspects of the windows on your screen, such as their size and placement.
www.cmu.edu /computing/documentation/x11_windows/x11_windows.html   (5499 words)

 Magoo's Intro to Linux - How Linux works
If you have a graphical desktop like Gnome installed, that will usually load up and be displayed on tty7 (terminal 7) and you will see the graphical login screen on your desktop.
This text environment is called a “shell.” There are several different types of shells, each with slightly different commands and features, but you will almost always end up in BASH by default.
The first component of the Linux graphical environment is the X server, which provides a very basic graphical environment with mouse interaction.
guides.radified.com /magoo/guides/linux/how_linux_works.htm   (1132 words)

 Application Enhancement Manager for Forms - compliance, segregation of duties, oracle forms, customization, custom.pll
Managing enhancements to Oracle Forms can be a daunting task, especially when trying to both meet business "rules" and ensure compliance "roles" (like segregation of duties) while staying true to Oracle coding standards.
Application Enhancement Manager for Forms and Application Enhancement Manager for Data Models simplify the development, deployment and ongoing execution of SoD in the Oracle E-Business Suite.
Application Enhancements Manager for Forms and for Data Models are tuned to integrate your ERP system with your automated compliance platform completely eliminating those costly compliance verifications.
www.unitask.com /application_enhancement_manager_forforms.asp   (1228 words)

 LinuxDevCenter.com -- What Is the X Window System
In addition, X was intentionally designed to provide the low-level mechanism for managing the graphics display, but not to have any control over what is displayed.
The server also manages the input devices (usually a keyboard and mouse), and it manages the display of colors and fonts on the screen, all based on requests from a client.
The window manager is an application that is itself an X client, with responsibility for managing the appearance and placement of the windows on the screen.
www.linuxdevcenter.com /pub/a/linux/2005/08/25/whatisXwindow.html   (1202 words)

 Xerox Star Research
Among these were the mouse, a chord keyboard, a full windowing software environment, on-line help and consistency of the user interface.
Gary was given a VAX 11/750 in exchange for the development of CP/M 68K and GEM, which became TOS for the Atari ST line.
GEM was also developed for early DOS computers.
xeroxstar.tripod.com /index.html   (2709 words)

StoreVault Manager simplifies the management of your storage, reducing the complexity of everyday tasks while maintaining full control.
But despite the sophistication of the underlying Data ONTAP SVE operating environment, storage management expertise is not required and no new learning is needed as everything is accomplished via a familiar and intuitive Windows environment.
A graphical representation of the storage environment makes it easy for administrators to see what is happening.
www.storevault.com /products/sw_storevault_manager.html   (170 words)

 Working with KDE > KDE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
KDE is a complete desktop environment; while several capable window managers exist for Linux, KDE provides much more functionality than a simple window manager provides.
KDE provides some of the same functionality for a graphical environment that is found in other popular operating environments, such as Macintosh OS or Windows 98.
The value of KDE is that it simplifies many tasks that a user must perform by providing a graphical environment that simulates something more familiar to the user.
www.informit.com /articles/article.asp?p=130873   (600 words)

 Graphical SQL Tools and Designers for Linux
Managing databases is a chore in any shape or form.
A good GUI graphical database manager, table designer, and query tool is as important to the novice & expert SQL user as a good graphical file browser is to the general computer user.
gnome-db consists of two projects: a graphical database designer, and libgda, which abstracts out the access layers to a wide variety of databases.
linas.org /linux/db-rad.html   (1499 words)

 Xerox Star
The graphics were treated as objects to be manipulated.
The acronym GEM (Graphical Environment Manager) came later.
The illusion of manipulable objects, visual order, WYSIWYG, consistent and appropriate graphic vocabulary and an ambition to “match the medium” were some of the principles that concerned the designer.
www.thocp.net /hardware/xerox_star.htm   (1334 words)

 Graphical design section at Free Download Manager
The result is a virtually unconstrained environment for designing neural networks for research or to solve real-world problems.
Altova SchemaAgent 2006 is the compelling new paradigm for modeling and managing advanced schemas and their components in enterprise workgroups.
Easy to use, graphical interface lets you define colors for all scrollbar elements in a friendly, visual environment either by entering hex color values manually, by selecting from a palette, or capturing colors from anywhere on your screen then generates code for copy and paste into your html.
www.freedownloadmanager.org /downloads/graphical_design_info   (676 words)

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