What is GUI?


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.

Name of Technology:

Graphical User Interface

Year Introduced:


Invented by :

Douglas Engelbart

Open Source or Proprietary:


Main technology category:

User Interface



Previous ArticleWhat is SLA?
Next ArticleWhat is Yahoo?
Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  • Favorite list is empty.
FavoriteLoadingClear favorites

Your favorite posts saved to your browsers cookies. If you clear cookies also favorite posts will be deleted.