A routine that doesn’t actually do anything other than declare itself and the parameters it accepts. Stubs are used commonly as placeholders for routines that still need to be developed. The stub contains just enough code to allow it to be compiled and linked with the rest of the program.
- stub network
A stub network is an internal network, usually a LAN (Local Area Network) that carries data packets only among local hosts. Data on a stub network is destined for an endpoint located on that network. Network traffic on a stub network is local in that it doesn’t travel off the internal network.
(1) A slang term used to describe the practice of inflating sales and earnings numbers by delivering products to the channel ahead of schedule. (2) Short for keyword stuffing.
Stuxnet is a family of cleverly written malware worms that primarily target SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquistition) control systems for large infrastructures such as industrial power plants. The original Stuxnet worm was first discovered in 2010, and numerous variants of Stuxnet have been identified since then, with most targeting organizations in the country of […]
In word processing, a named set of formatting parameters. By applying the style name to a section of text, you can change many formatting properties at once.
- style sheet
In word processing and desktop publishing, a style sheet is a file or form that defines the layout of a document. When you fill in a style sheet, you specify such parameters as the page size, margins, and fonts. Style sheets are useful because you can use the same style sheet for many documents. For […]