late binding

late binding

[¦lāt ′bīnd·iŋ]
(computer science)
The assignment of data types (such as integer or string) to variables at the time of execution of a computer program, rather than during the compilation phase.
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The other way to declare an object, late binding, doesn't require that a library be loaded to specify the version of Excel.
Late binding from a grouping of complementary assets within the IMF container means that IMF is as beneficial for delivery as it is for storage.
Ask your information security manager if he or she has a position on early binding versus late binding and see how quickly he or she can come up with a cover story.
binding" and "late binding" of variable expressions.
The likely intent here corresponds to late binding of the term "the
talking about early binding as opposed to late binding. When the Greeks
New security options, including early and late binding, enable search across the enterprise for quick and easy access to all relevant information within user security profiles.
Smalltalk relies on late binding. Most Smalltalk applications begin with an informal and general specification that defines goals, such as having a particular style of screen presentation and interaction or supporting particular business processes.
Dynamic late binding permits full portability of Smalltalk applications, with the choice of the best implementation scenario based on the performance characteristics of an individual machine or the network of interacting machines on which the Smalltalk application is to execute.
Several media servers offer the ability to perform "late binding" functionality, or the ability to keep the audio and video "tracks" of an "online DVD" or stream separate from one another until the last possible moment.
The term "late binding" primarily refers to the ability to keep the audio and video "tracks" of an "online DVD" or stream separate from one another until the last possible moment.
In the case of HLS, late binding is not really possible, thanks in no small part to the MPEG-2 Transport Stream (M2TS) heritage of HLS.