System and application software
The focus of A level specifications is on categories of software and their operation. There is a much smaller emphasis on application software and more on the technical operation.
Links and Resources
This resource from CAS London is a reference guide to compilers, interpreters and assemblers. It could be used as a revision summary for students or as a reference for questions.
This document introduces students to the Linux operating system by allowing them to learn and use a number of shell commands using a Raspberry Pi computer. Activities allow them to gain an understanding of how resources are managed and levels of access controlled.