OS - Executable

Process States


An operating system has two forms of executable file:

To be able to run, the file (native image or script) should have the permissions (on linux, it should have the executable file permission).

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Application - Rich Client

An application client: is an executable that runs on a client machine and offers a rich user interface. For Java, it typically has a graphical user interface (GUI) created from JavaxFx, Swing...
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Call Stack - Run-time Stack

The primary purpose of a call stack is to store the return addresses of each active function (subroutine). When a function (subroutine) is called, the location (address) of the instruction at which the...
Compiler - Binary

binary files in the context of a compiler are executable file created by the compiler targeting a run-time (execution) environment. They are called binary files because they contain binary data that can...
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Datacadamia - Data all the things

Computer science from a data perspective
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Instruction - Execution (Execution environment)

A execution environment is an environment that provides the facility to make instruction executable. It's a sort of context at the computer device level. Execution is the third step in a instruction...
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Instruction Set - Object Code (Machine Code)

An object code or object module is a plain binary file composed of a series of Cpu instructions (language machine) that a programmable device (generally a CPU) can understand. The term code indicate that...
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Language - Script

A script is the text file that contains code (generally from a scripting language). It: is executed directly by via the interpreter without compile phase or the compile step is transparent ...
Linux - chmod - How to set file permissions ?

You can set file permissions with the chmod command. Both the root user and the file's owner can set file permissions. chmod has two modes: symbolic and numeric. The symbolic mode is pretty...
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OS - (Dynamic|Shared) Library (so, dll)

Shared libraries are libraries that are linked dynamically. Shared libraries allow common OS code to be bundled into a wrapper and used by any application software on the system without loading multiple...
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OS - Loader

A loader is the part of the operating system that is responsible for loading : programs and libraries. Loading a program involves: reading the contents of the executable file containing the program...

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