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class library

(programming)
A library of reusable classes for use with an object-oriented programming system.

class library

A set of ready-made software routines (class definitions) that programmers use for writing object-oriented programs. For example, a class library is commonly available to provide graphical user interface (GUI) functions such as windowing routines, buttons, scroll bars and other elements. These class definitions also include their inheritance characteristics, if applicable. See application framework and object-oriented programming.
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The object-oriented class library also features routines for calculating typical signal metrics, including input below full scale (IBF), total harmonic distortion (THD), signal to noise ratio (SNR) and many more.
The Class Library API (Application Program Interface) is written in and for a .
The breakdown of costs for the world class library, set to be completed in 2012, is pounds 99 million from council borrowing, pounds 55 million from land sales and pounds 39 million from other sources such as grants and sponsorship.
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NET class library for developing test and measurement applications in Microsoft Visual Studio(R).
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The first JRE targeted at the VxWorks/x86 platform includes the ports of: (i) IBM's J2ME-compatible J9VM, Foundation Class Library, Personal Class Library, and JIT compiler; and (ii) Apogee's SWT-based support for advanced Java graphics, which works with Wind River's WindML graphics library.