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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.