What is binding?

  • (noun): Strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on binding:

Late Binding Implementations - Late Binding in C++
... In C++, late binding (also called "dynamic binding") is normally made happen by prepending the virtual keyword to a method ... find further information about this type of late binding under the related article of Dynamic dispatch however, it must be noted that even in textbooks the "late binding" term is used in favor ...
UI Data Binding - Data Binding Frameworks and Tools - .NET
... Windows Forms data binding overview WPF data binding overview Unity 3D data binding framework (available in modifications for NGUI, iGUI and EZGUI libraries) ...
Binding - Names
... Surname of Karl Binding (1841–1920), German jurist Binding Brauerei, a brewery in Frankfurt, Germany ...
UI Data Binding
... UI data binding is a software design pattern to simplify development of GUI applications ... UI data binding binds UI elements to an application domain model ... Most frameworks employ the Observer pattern as the underlying binding mechanism ...
Late Binding
... Late binding is a computer programming mechanism in which the method being called upon an object is looked up by name at runtime ... This is informally known as duck typing or name binding ... Late binding is often confused with dynamic dispatch, but there are significant differences ...

More definitions of "binding":

  • (adj): Executed with proper legal authority.
    Example: "A binding contract"
  • (noun): The capacity to attract and hold something.
  • (noun): The front and back covering of a book.
    Example: "The book had a leather binding"
    Synonyms: book binding, cover, back
  • (adj): Hindering freedom of movement.
    Example: "Tight garments are uncomfortably binding"
    Synonyms: constricting

Famous quotes containing the word binding:

    What is lawful is not binding only on some and not binding on others. Lawfulness extends everywhere, through the wide-ruling air and the boundless light of the sky.
    Empedocles 484–424 B.C., Greek philosopher. The Presocratics, p. 142, ed. Philip Wheelwright, The Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc. (1960)

    [Government’s] true strength consists in leaving individuals and states as much as possible to themselves—in making itself felt, not in its power, but in its beneficence, not in its control, but in its protection, not in binding the states more closely to the center, but leaving each to move unobstructed in its proper orbit.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)

    Hate traps us by binding us too tightly to our adversary.
    Milan Kundera (b. 1929)