To understand computing system six layers of computing system are presented. Abstract layered model allows to understand, build and use computer system.
Programmable logic devices (PLD) can be used for various purposes. There are three basic groups of PLD: SPLD, CPLD and FPGA. They can be implemented in various systems. Engineers often use FPGA to develop new ASIC or custom systems. This article explains what SPLDs, CPLDs and FPGAs are.
The term GUI (Graphical User Interface) may seem a little bit mysterious to you. Despite that, you use GUI environment every day while working with your computer. This hub shortly explains what GUI is.
The CPU is similar to human brain. Its performance is based on simple operations, which are called instructions. Find out how your CPU works and how its speed is measured.