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From Java to C#: A Developer's Guide by Heng Ngee Mok

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Appendix G. Abbreviations used in this book

Abbreviations and acronyms figure prominently in computer literature. Rather than define them on first use (and then have difficulty finding a definition again) all those used in this book are defined in Table G.1.

Table G.1. Abbreviations used in this book
ADO .NETActiveX Data Objects .NET
APIApplication Programming Interface
ASPActive Server Pages
BCLBase Class Library
CCWCOM Callable Wrapper
CF(.NET) Compact Framework
CILCommon Intermediate Language
CLICommon Language Infrastructure
CLRCommon Language Runtime
CLSCommon Language Specification
COMComponent Object Model
CORBACommon Object Request Broker Architecture
CTSCommon Type System
DCOMDistributed COM
DLLDynamic Link Library
DNADistributed interNetwork Architecture ...

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