A software test which checks the interfaces between program elements for consistency and adherence to predefined rules or axioms.
- Interface architect
An interface builder for Motif distributed by Hewlett-Packard (see UIMX).
- Interface definition language
(IDL) 1. An OSF standard for defining RPC stubs. [Details?] 2. Part of an effort by Project DOE at SunSoft, Inc. to integrate distributed object technology into the Solaris operating system. IDL provides the standard interface between objects, and is the base mechanism for object interaction. The Object Management Group’s CORBA 1.1 (Common Object Request […]
- Interface description language
(IDL) A language designed by Nestor, Lamb and Wulf of CMU in 1981 for describing the data structures passed between parts of an application, to provide a language-independent intermediate representation. It forms part of Richard Snodgrass ‘s Scorpion environment development system. Not to be confused with any of the other IDLs. Mailing list: firstname.lastname@example.org. [“The […]
- Interface message processor
networking (IMP) The original message switching node on the ARPANET. [More details?] (1996-04-07)