Abbreviated as FSP, in services and outsourcing, a full-service provider is an Application Service Provider (ASP) that specifically provides a range of Web-based information technology services to other companies. Services may include Web site development, e-mail and newsletter solutions, e-brochures, Web site management tools, and e-commerce solutions.
- fully virtual
A virtual machine (VM) mode that completely emulates all hardware devices and puts demand on CPU resources from the VM server. Fill virtualization requires special hardware, but most operating systems are able to fun in full virtual mode. Also called full virtualization mode. Contrast with paravirtual.
- function block
In software languages, a function block contains input variables, output variables, through variables, internal variables, and an internal behavior description of the function block. Function blocks are used primarily to specify the properties of a user function. Many software languages are based on function blocks. Function block is abbreviated as FB.
- function block adapter
Abbreviated as FBA a function block adapter provides the interfaces to ports, to function blocks, and a description of the mapping between these interfaces. The function block adapter also provides the connection of UML capsules and function blocks (FBs) of the IEC 61131-3 (the standard for PLC programming languages).
- function keys
Special keys on the keyboard that have different meanings depending on which program is running. Function keys are normally labeled F1 to F10 or F12 (or F15 on Macintoshes). On older PCs, for example, 10 function keys are grouped on the left side of the keyboard; new PCs have the enhanced keyboard, with twelve function […]
- functional specification
A formal description of a software system that is used as a blueprint for implementing the program. At minimum, a functional specification should precisely state the purpose (e.g., the function) of the software. Depending on the software engineering methodology used, the functional specification might also provide implementation details, such as how the project is divided […]