declarative markup language

declarative markup language

[di‚klar·əd·iv ′mär·kəp ‚laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
A system of codes for identifying the subdivisions of a text-processing document, without carrying out the actual formatting.
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The application designs created and deployed with Elastra for AWS are portable to the customers' own data centers running VMWare and Elastra's Enterprise Cloud Server because designs and rules by which components interact are described via declarative markup languages rather than programmatic scripts or configuration files.