glue language


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glue language

(language)
Any language, usually a scripting language, used to write glue to integrate tools and other programs to solve some problem.
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During the early days of the web, Netscape hired Brendan Eich to create a prototype "glue language" that could be used in conjunction with HTML to increase the interactivity of webpages.
Python was even dubbed a glue language due to its use for gluing libraries in C or Fortran.