VERN: Virtual Environment Resource Navigator
Ignore the title. It will bore you, scare you, even make this article seem terrible.
Of course, we like to tell you what you are reading about.
So, feeling crowded? Looking for that extra space? Have just too many darn windows open and need to use all of them?
“Vern allows you to have many programs running at once with each occupying its own Virtual Screen. Vern displays a representation of each of the Virtual Screens in its selector, which, in total, we refer to as VernSpace. A mini window on the surface of the Vern selector is a representation of the actual program in VernSpace.”
Basically, VERN “results in a cleaner looking desktop and can actually speed up the look and feel of Windows.” Anything in the VERNSpace not used is not active and does not require as much physical memory. The programs not used but running are not redrawn. what does that mean? well, your computer spends a short time on doing everything. for example, 10 millisecond (ms) on program A, 10 ms on B, 10 ms on C, etc. till you go back to program A. then the loop repeats with minor modifications. as such, something not used in the VERNSpace is not redrawn and is partially skipped in the loop. Vern’s use of memory is minimal, for real.
I use this thing all the time, and its really amazing. much like Launchy from our earlier posts, VERN holds a space in our hearts as one of the top programs to use on your pc.
Click here to go to VERN
Posted on October 9, 2007, in Computer Programs, Software, Tips & Tricks, Windows, Windows Tips and tagged clutter, desktop, launchy, minimal resources, more, navigator, ownage, small, space, VERN, virtual desktop. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.