JIT(redirected from jit jive)
Also found in: Dictionary.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
This article is provided by FOLDOC - Free Online Dictionary of Computing (foldoc.org)
JIT compilation(Just-In-Time compilation) Compiling bytecode just before execution. A JIT compiler converts bytecode into native machine code just before the program is run each and every time. Bytecode is already a pre-compiled intermediate code that is used most notably in Java and Microsoft's .NET platforms. Compiled code resides in memory until the application is closed. See bytecode, Java compiler, .NET framework and AOT compilation.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.