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X Athena Widgets or Xaw is a GUI widget library for the X Window System. [1]

15 relations: Graphical user interface, GTK+, Jim Gettys, Library (computing), MIT License, Motif (software), OPEN LOOK, Project Athena, Qt (software), USENIX, Widget (GUI), Widget toolkit, X Toolkit Intrinsics, X Window System, X.Org Foundation.

Graphical user interface

In computer science, a graphical user interface or GUI, pronounced ("gooey") is a type of interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, as opposed to text-based interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.

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GTK+ (formerly GIMP Toolkit, sometimes incorrectly termed the GNOME Toolkit) is a cross-platform widget toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces.

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Jim Gettys

Jim Gettys (born 15 October 1953) is an American computer programmer at Google.

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Library (computing)

In computer science, a library is a collection of non-volatile resources used by computer programs, often to develop software.

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MIT License

The MIT License is a free software license originating at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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Motif (software)

In computing, Motif refers to both a graphical user interface (GUI) specification and the widget toolkit for building applications that follow that specification under the X Window System on Unix and Unix-like operating systems.

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OPEN LOOK (sometimes referred to as Open Look) is a graphical user interface (GUI) specification for UNIX workstations.

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Project Athena

Project Athena was a joint project of MIT, Digital Equipment Corporation, and IBM to produce a campus-wide distributed computing environment for educational use.

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Qt (software)

Qt ("cute", or unofficially as Q-T cue-tee) is a cross-platform application framework that is widely used for developing application software that can be run on various software and hardware platforms with little or no change in the underlying codebase, while having the power and speed of native applications. Qt is currently being developed both by the Qt Company, a subsidiary of Digia, and the Qt Project under open-source governance, involving individual developers and firms working to advance Qt. Digia owns the Qt trademark and copyright. Qt is available with both commercial and open source GPL v3, LGPL v3 and LGPL v2 licenses.

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The USENIX Association is the Advanced Computing Systems Association.

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Widget (GUI)

A widget (or control) is an element of interaction in a graphical user interface (GUI), such as a button or a scroll bar.

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Widget toolkit

A widget toolkit, widget library, GUI toolkit, or UX library is a library or a collection of libraries containing a set of graphical control elements (called widgets) used to construct the graphical user interface (GUI) of programs.

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X Toolkit Intrinsics

X Toolkit Intrinsics (also known as Xt, for X toolkit) is a library that implements an API to facilitate the development of programs with a graphical user interface (GUI) for the X Window System.

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X Window System

The X Window System (X11, X, and sometimes informally X-Windows) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like computer operating systems.

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X.Org Foundation

The X.Org Foundation is a non-profit corporation chartered to research, develop, support, organize, administrate, standardize, promote, and defend a free and open accelerated graphics stack.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Athena_Widgets

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