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End-user computing (EUC) refers to computer systems and platforms that are meant to allow non-programmers to create working computer applications. It is a compilation of approaches meant to better involve and integrate end users and other non-programmers into the world of computing systems development. EUC is broad and may encompass different meanings that are more or less related, but has the overarching context of allowing end users to better control their computing environment without the aid of real programmers or developers, such as an accountant using Microsoft Excel to automate his/her tasks.
End-user computing encompasses all uses of computers by non-developers, in short the end users that the programmers develop for. With this broad definition, all computing being done that is not related to development can be considered as EUC.
There are basically three types of EUC: