Personal Note On Software Engineering

1275 Words Dec 17th, 2015 6 Pages
Software engineering is a job that allows people to design and create software on systems that make computers perform tasks using mathematical skills, engineering computer science. Software is very important in our day to day life. You can find it in any electronic. My goal is to explain the history of software, what the future outlook of the career looks like, and will the career eventually be taken over by computers. I will also explain, what skills a person would need to pursue this career and what courses will people need to be taking for this career.
What exactly is software? According to Computer Hope, software is a series of instructions that allows the person to interact with their computer, hardware, or performing task. Although software can be thought of as programs, software can be anything that runs on a computer. For example, software can be anything on a computer, such as antivirus, databases, device drivers, games, programming languages, e-mails, internet browsers, etc. To obtain your desirable software, you can purchase online as downloadable content or from an electronic stores. It can come in forms as a floppy diskette, CD, DVD, or blu-ray.
Don’t confuse software with hardware. Hardware is what you can see and feel. Example of hardware are like a keyboard, hard drive and mouse. While “the term 'software ' refers to the set of electronic program instructions or data a computer processor reads in order to perform a task or operation.” said by study.com.…
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