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n a computer program that translates a high-level language program into a corresponding machine instruction. The program that results from compiling is a translated and expanded version of the original program.
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The new logic analysis application enables engineers to select new groups of internal signals to probe without requiring time-consuming design recompiles.
And because Qt applications share the same code base, a simple recompile is all it takes to follow the platform demands of the market place.
Alibre Design employs a unique language translation interface which permits authorized partners to offer translated versions of the application without a recompile or build by Alibre, thereby allowing rapid deployment of the software in other languages.
On Opteron systems, users can run existing off-the-shelf 32-bit applications, recompile their 32-bit RedHawk applications into 64-bit mode for improved performance and extended addressing, as well as develop new 64-bit applications on the same platform.