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This page provides an overview of 6 articles related to 'windows', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Microsoft Windows is a series of software operating systems and graphical user interfaces produced by Microsoft. Microsoft first introduced an operating environment named Windows on November 20, 1985 as an add-on to MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Microsoft Windows came to dominate the world's personal computer market, overtaking Mac OS, which had been introduced in 1984. As of October 2009, Windows had approximately 91% of the market share of the client operating systems for usage on the Internet. The most recent client version of Windows is Windows 7; the most recent server version is Windows Server 2008 R2; the most recent mobile OS version is Windows Phone 7. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Microsoft Windows)

Key statistics

Metadata related to 'windows' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'windows': 151 (8.7% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'windows' across all Ariadne articles: 444
  • Average number of references to 'windows' per Ariadne article: 2.94
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'windows': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'windows': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'windows':

  1. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. brett burridge (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. emma tonkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. philip hunter (see articles on this topic by this author)

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A Knight's Tale: Networked CD-ROM Redirectors

Jon Knight describes how MSCDEX.EXE and networked CD-ROM redirectors can introduce difficulties when using Windows 95 and NT to provide access to library CD-ROMs.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

ACORN Implemented

Jon Knight and Richard Goodman describe the technical implementation of the ACORN system.

July 1997, issue10, project update

From the Trenches: Network Services on a Shoestring

Jon Knight describes how Linux is a cheap and useful operating system for library systems units and the like.

March 1996, issue2, tooled up

From the Trenches: Networking (Notworking?) CD-ROMS

Jon Knight on the perils and problems of networking CD ROMs.

May 1996, issue3, tooled up

Open Journal Trip Report

Open Journal trip report: Jon Knight visits the Open Journals eLib project to investigate what research they are undertaking into electronic journal architecture and navigation.

November 1996, issue6, event report

Wire: Interview Via Email With Jon Knight and Martin Hamilton

In this interview we question Knight and Martin Hamilton and present their replies.

May 1997, issue9, regular column

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