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July 5, 2016updated 12 Jan 2017 2:50pm

What is GUI?

Find out all you need to know about graphical user interface.

By Joao Lima

GUI stands for graphical user interface, which refers to the graphics in electronic devices with which users interact.

This interaction is done by using icons, menus, windows and other visual indicators, instead of text inserted through a command line.

Essentially, graphical user interface allows users to open a window, document, program and others by clicking on an icon in the homepage for instance, instead of having to write that comman down using words.

Why did GUI’s become popular? Find out on the next page.

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