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ALSO CALLED: Applications Programming, Application Programming, Software Programming, Computer Programming
DEFINITION: In computing, a program is a specific set of ordered operations for a computer to perform. In the modern computer that John von Neumann outlined in 1945, the program contains a one-at-a-time sequence of instructions that the computer follows. Typically, the program is put into a storage area accessible to the computer. The computer gets one instruction and performs it and then gets the next instruction.  … 
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Top Ten IT Skills for 2014
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource lists the top ten IT skills and technologies that are going to be in demand in 2014. The IT world changes quickly, and understanding these skills and technologies will help IT professionals remain relevant.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Global Knowledge

Understanding Avaya IP Office Short Codes
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a road map to understanding the programming and use of short codes in an Avaya IP Office system. It is based primarily on the codes used with the IPO 8.1 U-Law system with the Essential, Preferred, or Advanced Edition system licenses.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Published: 01 May 2013

Global Knowledge

Survival guide to PACBASE ™ end-of-life
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: With the news of Pacbase's 2015 retirement, many organizations must find an alternative application strategy. This resource outlines your options in the post-Pacbase world, and offers advice and recommendations for realizing continued application success.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

11 Best Practices for Peer Code Review
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn 11 best practice peer code review tips to optimize review sessions, improve code, and make the most of valuable time. Some of the key findings include how many lines of code you should review in an hour, annotating code before you begin reviewing, leveraging a check list system, and more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Aug 2012

SmartBear Software

Become a Java developer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn helpful tips on how to develop and program Java so you can bring its advanced capabilities to your organization. Review best practices on how to tackle various components of the platform and uncover the skills you need to become an expert Java developer.
Posted: 02 May 2012 | Published: 03 Jan 2012

IBM

Windows Azure Programming Model
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how the new Windows Azure programming model helps developers create applications that are easier to administer, more available, and more scalable than those built in the traditional Windows Server environment.
Posted: 01 Jan 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Microsoft

How to Lead Your BI Project with a Brand New Approach
sponsored by Pentaho Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This article discusses reasons why many BI projects fail and explore solutions for why they fail.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 12 Sep 2011

Pentaho Corporation

Top Five Reasons to Choose Toad® Over SQL Developer
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Can you actually save more money using Toad® rather than SQL Developer - a free product? The answer is “yes!” In this surprising Quest technical brief, learn how Toad’s revolutionary new features save you time and money while dramatically increasing your productivity. Read the technical brief today.
Posted: 08 Feb 2011 | Published: 08 Feb 2011

Dell Software

Mastering the Multicore Challenge: An Elegant and Efficient Approach to Exploiting the Power of Parallelism
sponsored by Texas Multicore Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for an examination of a new software development language and technology called SequenceL, as well as a description of how it works, why there is a need for it and how well it performs in parallel environments.
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 26 Aug 2010

Texas Multicore Technologies, Inc.

New Paradigms for High Performance Analytical Computing
sponsored by Vertica Systems
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how combining a high performance batch programming and execution model with a high performance analytical database provides significant business benefits for a number of different types of applications.
Posted: 16 Jul 2010 | Published: 16 Jul 2010

Vertica Systems

Seven Best Practices for Managing Software Intellectual Property in an Open Source World
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: Over the past decade, a powerful new approach to development - open source software - has risen to prominence, dramatically increasing the opportunity to re-use existing software. This report describes a set of seven best practices whose objective is to encourage development based on component re-use and software assembly.
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 | Published: 07 Oct 2009

Black Duck Software

Designing Artificial Intelligence for Games (part 2)
sponsored by Intel Software Network
WHITE PAPER: This article gets dangerously close to real artificial intelligence (AI). All intelligent agents need to have a basic ability to perceive their environment and some means of navigating and moving within the world around them-be it real or otherwise. Read on to learn more about AI.
Posted: 17 Aug 2009 | Published: 11 Jun 2009

Intel Software Network

Designing Artificial Intelligence for Games (Part 1)
sponsored by Intel Software Network
WHITE PAPER: This article begins a four part series that explores the following important AI concepts and how to optimize them to run on today’s cutting edge multi-core processors.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 20 Jun 2009

Intel Software Network

Using Bandwidth More Efficiently with Switched Digital Video
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Switched Digital Video (SDV) offers tremendous promise for network operators seeking to more efficiently use bandwidth and deliver highly targeted content to subscribers.
Posted: 05 Jan 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Motorola, Inc.

Simplify the User Experience: Enable Business Users to Automate the Integration of Microsoft Office Business Applications with the SAP Business Suite
sponsored by Winshuttle, LLC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how Winshuttle data management applications enable finance, accounts payable/receivable, purchasing, human resources and production planning teams to easily automate the incorporation of Excel data into an SAP solution.
Posted: 04 Dec 2008 | Published: 04 Dec 2008

Winshuttle, LLC

Enrich the Decisioning of Your COBOL Applications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With IBM WebSphere ILOG JRules and IBM WebSphere ILOG Rules for COBOL, you can externalize and manage the business rules in your organization’s COBOL applications without disruption or a major development project. Furthermore, you can use the externalized rules as decision services within an SOA strategy.
Posted: 02 Dec 2008 | Published: 15 Mar 2008

IBM

Concurrent Computing for SCA Applications: Achieving Scalability in a Service-oriented Application Environment
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: The SCA specifications define a programming model for assembling software services in a service-oriented architecture that offers great flexibility and agility.
Posted: 21 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Rogue Wave Software

Scribe Insight Architecture Overview: A TECHNICAL OVERVIEW OF THE SCRIBE INTEGRATION TOOL
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Scribe Insight has been specifically designed to support the effective deployment of a number of market leading business applications including Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Salesforce, SalesLogix, and Microsoft Dynamics GP.
Posted: 07 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Scribe Software Corporation
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PROGRAMMING DEFINITION (continued): …  The storage area or memory can also contain the data that the instruction operates on. (Note that a program is also a special kind of "data" that tells how to operate on "application or user data.")Programs can be characterized as interactive or batch in terms of what drives them and how continuously they run. An interactive program receives data from an interactive user (or possibly from another program that simulates an interactive user). A batch program runs and does its work, and then stops. Batch programs can be started by interactive users who request their interactive program to run … 
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