Virtual Desktops

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A virtual desktop is a term used with respect to user interfaces, usually within the WIMP paradigm, to describe ways in which the size of a computer's desktop environment is expanded beyond the physical limits of the screen's real estate through the use of software.

This book is your ultimate resource for Virtual Desktops. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, analysis, background and everything you need to know.

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Overview

A virtual desktop is a term used with respect to user interfaces, usually within the WIMP paradigm, to describe ways in which the size of a computer's desktop environment is expanded beyond the physical limits of the screen's real estate through the use of software.

This book is your ultimate resource for Virtual Desktops. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, analysis, background and everything you need to know.

In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Virtual Desktops right away, covering: Virtual desktop, Graphical user interface, 10-foot user interface, 10/GUI, @icon sushi, About box, Accordion (GUI), Active window, Adaptive user interface, Address bar, Addressable cursor, Adobe Captivate, Windows Aero, Alert dialog box, Appetizer (software), Apple Icon Image format, Aqua (user interface), ARINC 661, Balloon help, Beryl (window manager), Breadcrumb (navigation), CEGUI, Clickable, Clickable image, Common Desktop Environment, Compiz, Complex text layout, Compositing window manager, Computer icon, Computer wallpaper, Confirmation dialog box, Context menu, Crank Storyboard Suite, Crash to desktop, Cursor (computers), Cursor editor, Desk Accessory, DeskSpace, Desktop metaphor, Dialog box, Digital menu systems, DispcalGUI, Focus (computing), Focus stealing, FreeGEM, GEOS (8-bit operating system), GNOME, GPE, Graphical Environment Manager, Graphical user interface builder, Graphical user interface elements, Greengnome, Grid view, Griffon (framework), GroupBar, GUI widget, History of the graphical user interface, Hoverbox, Icon bar, IconBuilder, The Iconfactory, Ikon GUI, Infobar, Inspector window, Integrated Computer Solutions, Integration Tree, Interaction technique, K Desktop Environment 1, K Desktop Environment 2, K Desktop Environment 3, KDE Plasma Workspaces, KDE Software Compilation, KDE Software Compilation 4, Kiosk software, Komposé, KWin, Layout manager, List of widget toolkits, Loading screen, Look and feel, Marching ants, Marcus Bains line, Master-detail, Menu (computing), Metro (design language), Mezzo (desktop environment), Microangelo Toolset, Microsoft Surface, MicroXwin, Miller Columns, MiniGUI, Modal window, MONyog, MoOLIT, Morphic (software), Mouse warping, Mouseover, Multiple document interface, Mutter (window manager), MyColors, Naked objects, Object Desktop, Odaba, OpenGEM, OpenWindows, Page zooming, Pager (GUI), Palette window, Paned window, Phantom automation language, PIX Device Manager, Post-WIMP, Presentation Manager, Program Manager, Project Looking Glass, QF-Test, Question Writer, ReAction GUI, Recycle bin (computing), Recycle Bin (Windows), RK Launcher, RocketDock, Scrapbook (Mac OS), Screencast, Screenshot, SEAL GUI, Search box, Shelf (computing), Single document interface, SixthSense, Sketchpad, Skin (computing), SliderDock, Software widget, Spatial file manager, Spinner (computing), Splash screen, StyleXP, Surface computing, Tab (GUI), Taskbar, Theme (computing), Three-pane interface, Throbber, Tiling window manager, Title bar, Toast (computing), Toolbar, Tooltip, Touch user interface, TouchFLO 3D, Tree view, Turbomilk, Tweak programming environment, Ukagaka, User Interface Modeling, Visual refresh, Wayland (display server protocol), Widget engine, Widget toolkit, Wii Menu, WIMP (computing), Window (computing), Window manager, Window Manager From Scratch, WindowBlinds, Windows for Pen Computing, Windows shell, Workbench (AmigaOS), WyoGuide, X window manager, X.desktop, Xbox Dashboard, XICS, XrossMediaBar, XShogi, XWindows Dock, Zooming user interface

This book explains in-depth the real drivers and workings of Virtual Desktops. It reduces the risk of your technology, time and resources investment decisions by enabling you to compare your understanding of Virtual Desktops with the objectivity of experienced professionals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781743048153
  • Publisher: Emereo Pty Ltd
  • Publication date: 8/12/2011
  • Pages: 462
  • Product dimensions: 8.27 (w) x 11.69 (h) x 0.93 (d)

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