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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25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for auction a multi-faceted programming language portfolio from inventor Bruce Hodge, which includes computer programming language for dynamic object synthesis and automatic late binding.
0 now supports both early and late binding, so search results can be screened according to company security policies.
Secure interoperability - 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.
Since SOA services are late binding by nature - with services coming together in production to deliver their combined functionality, business teams often give up on test automation - and only "acceptance test" against live applications, when they are available," said John Michelsen, founder and Chief Scientist, iTKO.
Late binding of external data sources capabilities allow changes at any time throughout the development and deployment cycle