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dependency

(sometimes US), dependancy
1. Politics a territory subject to a state on which it does not border
2. Psychol overreliance by a person on another person or on a drug, etc.

dependency

[di′pen·dən·sē]
(computer science)
The necessity for a computer to complete work on some job before execution of another can begin.

dependency

A subsidiary building near or adjoining a principal structure.
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Headway Software's CTO, Chris Chedgey, blogs about agile development, dependency management, software architecture / design / structure, and managing software complexity at http://chris.
Leveraging patented dependency management technology, ElectricAccelerator breaks the "build bottleneck" by accurately executing parallel builds across scalable clusters of inexpensive, standard hardware to reduce build times by as much as 20 times.
the first provider of object-oriented build automation and management solutions for development organizations, today announced the release of PerfectBuild 2007 - the industry's only build automation and management solution with comprehensive on-demand unified dependency management within a breakthrough graphical user interface (GUI).
Mergere Maestro's Project Server provides IT teams with a platform to catalog, manage and integrate existing internal, proprietary and open source code and a continuous integration and dependency management framework to then enable companies to reuse the available component assets in their enterprise software portfolio.
Use Case-Driven Configuration is a real innovation, particularly its built-in dependency management," said Steve Carlson, CIO of TriNet, a nationwide provider of human resources services for small and mid-sized companies.