Entry Point

In computer programming, an entry point is a memory address, corresponding to a point in the code of a computer program which is intended as the destination of a long jump, be it internal or external.

Other articles related to "entry point, point, entry, entry points":

Globally Unique Identifier - Uses
... do this by creating a GUID which may be called upon to provide an entry point ... and rather than having a named entry point called "IUnknown", the preceding GUID is used, thus every component that provides an IUnknown entry point gives the same GUID, and every program that ...
IBM 1130 - Programming - Subprograms
... So a subprogram named SIMPL might be organized as follows SIMPL DC *-* This is the entry point, filled with a zero initially ... As shown, a subprogram's entry point was DC *-* ... This code resulted in a zero word, and the only point of writing it this way was as a visually distinctive note that a meaningful value (the return address) will be placed there at run time ...
Muogamarra Nature Reserve - Entry Point
... There is only one entry point to Muogamarra Nature Reserve Pacific Highway, Cowan 33°34′27″S 151°11′29″E / 33.57417°S 151.19139°E / -33.57417 151.19139 (Muogamarra Nature Reserve ... An entry fee applies - $10 per adult, $5 per child and $25 per family (2010 prices) ...
Chelsea Heights & Westchester Hills (Decatur) - Transportation
... of Westchester Hills, and serves as a primary entry point from Interstate 85 ... south of the unincorporated DeKalb County portion of Chelsea Heights, serves as a primary entry point from Atlanta ... southeast of both neighborhoods, and serves as a primary entry point from Atlanta and Interstate 285 ...
Entry Point - Usage Customs - Historical
... such as VMS and OS/400, computer programs have a multitude of entry points, each corresponding to the different functionalities of the program ... The usual way to denote entry points, as used system-wide in VMS and in PL/I and MACRO programs, is to append them at the end of the name of the executable image, delimited by a dollar sign ... For example an alternative entry point in Apple 1 BASIC would keep the BASIC program useful when the reset button was accidentally pushed ...

Famous quotes containing the words point and/or entry:

    All people who have reached the point of becoming nations tend to despise foreigners, but there is not much doubt that the English-speaking races are the worst offenders. One can see this from the fact that as soon as they become fully aware of any foreign race they invent an insulting nickname for it.
    George Orwell (1903–1950)

    All mothers need instruction, nurturing, and an understanding mentor after the birth of a baby, but in this age of fast foods, fast tracks, and fast lanes, it doesn’t always happen. While we live in a society that provides recognition for just about every life event—from baptisms to bar mitzvahs, from wedding vows to funeral rites—the entry into parenting seems to be a solo flight, with nothing and no one to mark formally the new mom’s entry into motherhood.
    Sally Placksin (20th century)