CIS206 Course Discussions Week 6

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CIS206 Course Discussions Week 6
Compare how the following operations are performed in DOS Edit and…

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CIS206 Course Discussions Week 6

CIS206 Course Discussions Week 6

All Students Posts – 20 Pages 

Text Editors – 10 Pages 

Compare how the following operations are performed in DOS Edit and Vim: highlighting, cutting, copying, and pasting. With respect to these operations, which editor is easier to use? Which editor is more flexible?  Why is it important to learn how to manipulate DOS Edit without a mouse?

MS-DOS is not a graphical user interface; it’s command line. As such, mice are not available as input devices. All navigation is designed to be done via the keyboard, and should be done as such. Also, all directories, files, menus and sub-menus are made to be easily accessible via the keyboard in the command line user interface…

Scripting – 10 Pages 

Discuss how Windows and Linux perform scripting. Is there a difference? Why is a script file considered to be a kind of program? We use text editors instead of word processors, such as MS Word, for creating and modifying system configuration and source code files. Provide several reasons for this preference.  What are the benefits of learning to interact with your PC via the CLI?

The advantages of CLI over a GUI range in variety from cost effectiveness to usage requirements. For example, an OS that uses CLI doesn’t require a very powerful processor, high capacity and high speed RAM, or a high quality and high resolution display. The code needed for operations in a CLI is much simpler than in a GUI. A CLI allows for efficient scripting of tasks. Most importantly, a CLI gives the user a level of control that is not replicable by any GUI…