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executable code

Software in a form that can be run in the computer. Executable code generally refers to machine language, which is the set of native instructions the computer carries out in hardware. Executable files in the DOS/Windows world use .EXE and .COM file extensions, while executable files in Mac, Linux and Unix do not require specific extensions. They are identified by their file structure.

Interpreted Languages Require One More Step
Executable code may also refer to programs written in interpreted languages that require additional software to actually execute. Some interpreted languages remain in their source code form, such as JavaScript and VBScript, while others are compiled into an intermediate language, such as Java and Visual Basic. Interpreted languages require software "runtime engines" to convert the program into executable instructions for a particular CPU family that the hardware executes. See machine language, runtime engine, linker, compiler, intermediate language, x86 and Java Virtual Machine.
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When the DMN model is complete and verified, the IDIOM executable form of the model(s) can be downloaded directly from the Trisotech DMN modeller interface as a cloud service or as a stand-alone executable (C# or Java) for unconstrained use by the customer."
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Ministry of Interior Spokesman Hany Abdel Latif told private satellite channel Sada El-Balad over the telephone on Wednesday morning that the ministry has yet to receive an executable form of the court's decision.
Prime Minster Hazem El-Beblawi said on Monday night that the Cabinet cannot execute the verdict through an "administrative" decision and that it will wait for an executable form of the verdict before implementing it, state-run MENA reported, citing him in a televised phone interview on private channel CBC.
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