The glossary of terms section contains a definition of what we consider as real-time and an extensive list of terms used in computing environments.

What is a Real-Time System?

The term “real-time” has been misused a lot. Here is OUR definition of real-time┬ásystems. We classify into hard and soft real-time systems and list other definitions found on the Net.

Free On-line Dictionary of Computing

FOLDOC is a searchable dictionary of acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, conventions, standards, mathematics, telecomms, electronics, institutions, companies, projects, products, history, in fact anything to do with computing. A fantastic search tool … full merits to the editor of FOLDOC, Mr. Denis Howe.