What does operating environment mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term operating environment:


  1. Operating environment

    In computer software, an operating environment or integrated applications environment is the environment in which users run application software. The environment consists of a user interface provided by an applications manager and usually an application programming interface to the applications manager. An operating environment is usually not a full operating system but is a form of middleware that rests between the OS and the application. For example, the first version of Microsoft Windows, Windows 1.0, was not a full operating system, but a GUI laid over DOS albeit with an API of its own. Similarly, the IBM U2 system operates on both Unix/Linux and Windows NT. Usually the user interface is text-based or graphical, rather than a command-line interface, which is often the interface of the underlying operating system.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of operating environment in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of operating environment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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