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Screenshots of Sega 32X games


Screenshots of Sega CD games


Screenshots of Sega Genesis games


Screenshots of Sega Saturn games


Screenshots of SG-1000 games


Kernel virtual address space

The Kernel Virtual Address Space is the virtual memory area in which all Linux kernel threads reside. The second part of the virtual address space is occupied by the User Virtual Address Space which contain user threads.



lsmod is a command on Linux systems. It shows which loadable kernel modules are currently loaded. Abridged example output: # lsmod Module Size Used by af_packet 27392 2 8139too 30592 0 snd_cs46xx 96872 3 snd_pcm_oss 55808 1 snd_mixer_oss 21760 2 ...


Open Source and Linux Organization



Optware is a free software package manager for embedded systems. Originally developed as a distribution mechanism for the Unslung Linux distribution for the Linksys NSLU2, Optware has been adopted by a variety of hobbyist communities and device d ...


Pungi (software)



Scratchbox is a Linux embedded application development toolkit which also provides cross compilation support for Linux distributions. The project has been initially developed by Movial and sponsored by Nokia. It is licensed under the GNU General ...




BlackBerry Mobile

Blackberry Mobile is a trading name used by TCL Communication to sell BlackBerry branded devices in all world markets, excluding Indonesia, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal. BlackBerry Limited, the creator of the BlackBerry brand, decided i ...


BlackBerry Planet


Windows 7 editions

Windows 7, a major release of the Microsoft Windows operating system, was available in six different editions: Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate. Only Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate were widely ava ...


Windows 8 editions

Windows 8 was released with four editions, with varying feature sets. The editions each with varied features are called Core, Pro, Enterprise, and RT. There are versions of these that features modified for legal or marketing reasons.


Windows RT devices


Windows 10 editions

Windows 10 has twelve editions, all with varying feature sets, use cases, or intended devices. Certain editions are distributed only on devices directly from an original equipment manufacturer, while editions such as Enterprise and Education are ...


Development of Windows 95

The initial design and planning of Windows 95 can be traced back to around March 1992, just after the release of Windows 3.1. At this time, Windows for Workgroups 3.1 and Windows NT 3.1 were still in development and Microsofts plan for the future ...


Screenshots of Windows 95


Screenshots of Windows 98


Screenshots of Windows 2000


Screenshots of Windows ME


Windows NT architecture


Windows Deployment Services

Windows Deployment Services is a server technology from Microsoft for network-based installation of Windows operating systems. It is the successor to Remote Installation Services. WDS is intended to be used for remotely deploying Windows Vista, W ...


Windows Hardware Error Architecture

Windows Hardware Error Architecture is an operating system hardware error handling mechanism introduced with Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 as a successor to Machine Check Architecture on previous versions of Windows. The architecture cons ...


Development of Windows Vista

Development of Windows Vista occurred over the span of five and a half years, starting in earnest in May 2001, prior to the release of Microsofts Windows XP operating system, and continuing until November 2006. Microsoft originally expected to sh ...


Windows Vista editions

Windows Vista - a major release of the Microsoft Windows operating system - was available in six different product editions: Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate. On September 5, 2006, Microsoft announced the USD ...


Windows Imaging Component

Windows Imaging Component is a Component Object Model based imaging codec framework introduced in Windows Vista for working with and processing digital images and image metadata. WIC enables application developers to perform image processing oper ...


Windows Workflow Foundation

Windows Workflow Foundation is a Microsoft technology that provides an API, an in-process workflow engine, and a rehostable designer to implement long-running processes as workflows within.NET applications. The current version of WF was released ...


Screenshots of Windows Vista


Windows Ultimate Extras


Development of Windows XP

Development of Windows XP started in 1999 as a successor to the Windows Neptune and Windows Odyssey projects. Neptune was originally going to be the successor of Windows Me, though based on the NT kernel. Microsoft merged the teams working on Nep ...


Enhanced Write Filter

Enhanced Write Filter is a component of Windows XP Embedded and Windows Embedded Standard 7 which stores volume changes on another medium instead of applying them to the original volume. EWF allows the writes to be discarded or committed to the o ...


Windows XP editions

Windows XP has been released in several editions since its original release in 2001. Windows XP is available in many languages. In addition, add-ons translating the user interface are also available for certain languages.


Windows XP visual styles

Windows XP visual styles are customizations of the graphical user interface of Windows XP. "Luna", "Royale", "Zune", and "Embedded" are codenames of the official visual styles designed for Windows XP by Microsoft. Since Windows XP, themes include ...


Screenshots of Windows XP


C alternative tokens

C alternative tokens refer to a set of alternative spellings of common operators in the C programming language. They are implemented as a group of macro constants in the C standard library in the iso646.h header. The tokens were created by Bjarne ...




Impulse C

Impulse C is a subset of the C programming language combined with a C-compatible function library supporting parallel programming, in particular for programming of applications targeting FPGA devices. It is developed by Impulse Accelerated Techno ...


Interactive C

Interactive C is a program which uses a modified version of ANSI C with several libraries and features that allow hobbyists to program small robotics platforms.


Internal linkage


Painted blue

Blue paint refers to the mark given to preprocessing tokens by the C preprocessor that temporarily disables expansion of those tokens. A token is said to be painted blue when it has been disabled in this way. While the original author of the term ...


The Power of 10: Rules for Developing Safety-Critical Code

The Power of 10 Rules were created in 2006 by Gerard J. Holzmann of the NASA/JPL Laboratory for Reliable Software. The rules are intended to eliminate certain C coding practices which make code difficult to review or statically analyze. These rul ...



In the C programming language, restrict is a keyword that can be used in pointer declarations. By adding this type qualifier, a programmer hints to the compiler that for the lifetime of the pointer, only the pointer itself or a value directly der ...


Storage class specifier


Struct (C programming language)

A struct in the C programming language is a composite data type declaration that defines a physically grouped list of variables under one name in a block of memory, allowing the different variables to be accessed via a single pointer or by the st ...


Type qualifier

In the C, C++, and D programming languages, a type qualifier is a keyword that is applied to a type, resulting in a qualified type. For example, const int is a qualified type representing a constant integer, while int is the corresponding unquali ...



typedef is a reserved keyword in the C and C++ programming languages. It is used to create an alias name for another data type. As such, it is often used to simplify the syntax of declaring complex data structures consisting of struct and union t ...


Variadic macro

A variadic macro is a feature of some computer programming languages, especially the C preprocessor, whereby a macro may be declared to accept a varying number of arguments. Variable-argument macros were introduced in 1999 in the ISO/IEC 9899:199 ...

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