(FGL) The machine language for the AMPS (Applicative Multi-Processing System) proposed by Robert Keller, Gary Lindstrom and Suhas Patil at the University of Utah.
[fuhngk-shuh n] /ˈfʌŋk ʃən/ noun 1. the kind of action or activity proper to a person, thing, or institution; the purpose for which something is designed or exists; role. 2. any ceremonious public or social gathering or occasion. 3. a factor related to or dependent upon other factors: Price is a function of supply and […]
- Function inlining
programming Defining a member function’s implementation within the class where it was also declared. This is usually reserved for small functions since the inline function must be re-compiled for every instance of the class. (2007-03-22)
noun 1. a key on a computer keyboard or terminal that, when pressed, alone or in combination with other keys, causes a specific computational or mechanical operation to be carried out. noun 1. (computing) a key on the keyboard of a microcomputer, etc. that gives special commands to the computer
- Function point analysis
programming (FPA) A standard metric for the relative size and complexity of a software system, originally developed by Alan Albrecht of IBM in the late 1970s. Functon points (FPs) can be used to estimate the relative size and complexity of software in the early stages of development – analysis and design. The size is determined […]