Computers. a program used for a particular application (opposed to ).
a computer program that is written and designed for a specific need or purpose
the writing of computer programs to perform a specific task or purpose
Application programming can help the computer perform more complicated tasks by passing a single instruction and is often used in telephony.
- Application programming interface
Also, A.P.I. American Petroleum Institute. Computers. application programming (or program) interface: a set of protocols used by programmers to create applications for a specific operating system or to interface between the different modules of an application. abbreviation application programming interface Application Program Interface antecedent precipitation index application program interface Asian and Pacific Islander
- Application protocol data unit
application protocol data unit networking (APDU) A packet of data exchanged between two application programs across a network. This is the highest level view of communication in the OSI seven layer model and a single packet exchanged at this level may actually be transmitted as several packets at a lower layer as well as having […]
- Application server
application server 1. A designer’s or developer’s suite of software that helps programmers isolate the business logic in their programs from the platform-related code. Application servers can handle all of the application logic and connectivity found in client-server applications. Many application servers also offer features such as transaction management, clustering and failover, and load balancing; […]
- Application service provider
American selling price. Computers. application service provider: a company that gives individuals or businesses access through the Internet to specialized software applications and other computer-related services. noun the venomous snake, probably Naja haje (Egyptian cobra), that caused the death of Cleopatra and was formerly used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over […]