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see photographic processingphotographic processing,
set of procedures by which the latent, or invisible, image produced when a photographic film is exposed to light is made into a permanent visible image.
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Developer

A person or organization that controls and manages the process of the construction of buildings or other facilities by the arrangement of financing for the project, hiring the architect or contractor, obtaining zoning, regulatory approvals, and building permits, and that leases, sells, or manages the completed property.

developer

[də′vel·əp·ər]
(chemistry)
An organic compound which interacts on a textile fiber to develop a dye.
(graphic arts)
A chemical solution used to develop exposed photographic materials by reducing silver salts to metallic silver.

developer

Photog a solution of a chemical reducing agent that converts the latent image recorded in the emulsion of a film or paper into a visible image

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developer

A person or organization that designs and writes software. The term generally refers to the commercial software field, but it may also refer to employees creating internal applications within an enterprise. The developer job title has become very popular in the 21st century, and it is often used synonymously with "programmer." However, a developer implies more than just coding. Developers are typically involved with the user interface as well as the programming, although one person may not be responsible for both. See UI designer and user interface.

Software Is All About Developing
The software business is a service industry that involves human thinking almost exclusively. This contrasts with computer hardware or any other industry that makes equipment, whereby manufacturing is a major part of the business.

The only physical manufacturing in software is the CD or DVD package for retail sales; however, very few applications find their way to a store shelf these days because software distribution is mostly on the Web. Sometimes when ordering online, optical media are an extra-cost option for backup. See software publisher, software engineer, programmer and systems programmer.
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For years, our customers and leading broadcast systems integrators have chosen to deploy DEV equipment in solutions for critical on-air broadcast and satellite systems throughout the US," said DEV CEO Joerg Schmidt.
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Interference mitigation is an important issue for satellite operators and users globally," says Jorg Schmidt, President of DEV America.