Supporting platforms are hardware or software architectures. The term originally dealt with only hardware, and it is still used to refer to a CPU model or computer family.
- Platform Dependent
Consists of the programming languages and methods for developing software on a specific operating system or platform.
- Platform Independent
Defines the programming languages that are able to execute and run on any platform or operating system.
- Wireless / Mobile
Radio transmission via the airwaves. Various communications techniques are used to provide wireless transmission including infrared line of sight, cellular, microwave, satellite, packet radio and spread spectrum.