Chapter 4

Features Common to Many Applications


This chapter describes features that are common to many third-party (COTS—commercial off the shelf software) applications. Some of these features are reporting, user preferences, data, methods of importing data, application administration tools, log files, navigation, menus, breadcrumbs, dashboards, and workflow.

Key Words

COTS; modules; customizations; configuration changes; user preferences; data types; databases; imports; admin consoles; log files; breadcrumbs; dashboards; workflow; cookies

All applications are unique, but they frequently have features that are common. By recognizing features that are shared by many applications, you can significantly reduce the learning curve for learning ...

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