Short for outsourced product development, OPD is a term used to describe a company or organization that uses a third-party provider, called outsourcing, to develop software products.
- Num Lock key
A key that switches the numeric keypad from numeric mode to cursor control mode, and vice versa. In numeric mode, the keys represent numbers even when they are combined with the Shift key, Function key, or Control key. Otherwise these combinations may have different meanings. The Num Lock key is a toggle key, meaning that […]
Short for Object Request Broker, a component in the CORBA programming model that acts as the middleware between clients and servers. In the CORBA model, a client can request a service without knowing anything about what servers are attached to the network. The various ORBs receive the requests, forward them to the appropriate servers, and […]
- OR operator
A Boolean operator that returns a value of TRUE if either (or both) of its operands is TRUE. This is called an inclusive OR operator. There is also an exclusive OR operator (often abbreviated XOR) that returns a value of TRUE only if just one of the operands is TRUE.
Short for Open Software Foundation, now part of The Open Group.