follow Dictionary.com

Are yams and sweet potatoes the same?

basic programming support

basic programming support in Technology

operating system, tool
(BPS, colloquially: Barely Programming Support) A suite of utility routines from IBM to perform very simple procedures like formatting a disk or labelling a tape. BPS was only available on punched cards.
[Dates?]
(1998-07-08)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for basic

9
11
Scrabble Words With Friends