Word of the Day: Tech Definitions from WhatIs.com

Oct 27 2016   9:10PM GMT


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In computer programming, an engine is a program that performs a core or essential function for other programs. Engines are used in operating systems, subsystems or application programs to coordinate the overall operation of other programs.  Continued…

Quote of the Day

“Business rules engines are usually architected as pluggable software components that separate the business rules from the application code. This separation helps reduce the time, effort, and costs of application maintenance.” – Alex Berson

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