Application Binary Interface


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Application Binary Interface

(programming)
(ABI) The interface by which an application program gains access to operating system and other services. It should be possible to run the same compiled binary applications on any system with the right ABI.

Examples are 88open's Binary Compatibility Standard, the PowerOpen Environment and Windows sockets.
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IBM AWS offerings in the catalog include two of the major components of the PowerOpen Environment -- the PowerPC 601 microprocessor hardware and AIX/6000 operating system, the reference platform from which the PowerOpen Application Binary Interface (ABI) is derived.
0's key real-time technologies combined with support for the new Application Binary Interface (ABI) for the ARM(R) architecture and RealView(R) Platform Baseboards enable our partners to extract the best performance from their designs.
The PowerOpen Environment includes the PowerPC(tm) reduced instruction set computing (RISC) Architecture and the PowerOpen application binary interface (ABI) specification, which offers a choice of OSF/Motif(tm)-based or Macintosh(R) user environments.
The PowerOpen Environment merges the PowerPC(A) microprocessor, an application binary interface (ABI), derived from a future release of AIX/6000, and a choice of user environments to allow software developers to write applications which are intended to be able to run unmodified on multiple PowerOpen platforms.
4 (SVR4)-compatible application binary interface -- addresses the needs of today's laptop-to-mainframe computing environments.
22 /PRNewswire/ -- Pyramid Technology (NASDAQ: PYRD) today announced that its UNIX-based MIServer(R) Series line of high-availability servers will support the MIPS(R) application binary interface (ABI).
2 is compliant with the StarCore Application Binary Interface (ABI) and with International Standards Organization (ISO) C'99.

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