In satellite communications, most satellites orbit the earth in elliptical patterns with the earth not in the exact center of the orbital pattern. When a satellite is at its furthest point from the earth, it is at the apogee of the orbit. When a satellite is at its closest point to the earth, it is at the perigee of the orbit.
Short for application. A killer app, for example, is an application that surpasses (i.e., kills) its competitors.
To add something at the end. For example, you can append one file to another or you can append a field to a record. Do not confuse append with insert. Append always means to add at the end. Insert means to add in between.
A program designed to be executed from within another application. Unlike an application, applets cannot be executed directly from the operating system. With the growing popularity of OLE(object linking and embedding), applets are becoming more prevalent. A well-designed applet can be invoked from many different applications. Web browsers, which are often equipped with Java virtual […]
- Application (Application Software)
An application is a program, or group of programs, that is designed for the end user. Application software can be divided into two general classes: systems software and applications software. Applications software (also called end-user programs) include such things as database programs, word processors, Web browsers and spreadsheets. Types of Application Software An application is […]
- application domain
The logical and physical boundary created around every .NET application by the Common Language Runtime (CLR). The CLR can allow multiple .NET applications to be run in a single process by loading them into separate application domains. The CLR isolates each application domain from all other application domains and prevents the configuration, security, or stability […]