Alan Freedman -- The Computer Language Company - Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Longest-Running Tech Reference on the Planet

A CDE Definition

You'll love The Computer Desktop Encyclopedia (CDE) for Tech Term of the Day (TTOD)

LOOK UP ANOTHER TERM


Device Association Framework

Windows system software, starting with Windows 8, that interfaces with networked devices. For example, a Device Association Framework (DAF) for Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) is used to stream media across the network and is implemented as the DAFUPNP.DLL in the Windows system folder.




So User Friendly
Getting a message like this on your smartphone for the first time is a bit startling. Which is worse... this or the one below? See FDSSDP.









Personal Use Only

Before/After Your Search Term
BeforeAfter
DAB+DAISY
DACdaisy chain
DAC/head ampdaisy wheel
DAC/headphone ampDAL
DAC preampDalvik
DADDAM
DAEdamping
daemonDAMS
DAFDan Bricklin's demo programs
DAFSdancing baloney

Terms By Topic
Click any of the following categories for a list of fundamental terms.
Computer Words You Gotta KnowSystem design
Job categoriesUnix/Linux
Interesting stuffPersonal computers
InternetIndustrial Automation/Process Control
Communications & networkingAssociations/Standards organizations
HistoryDesktop publishing
Audio/VideoGraphics
MainframesSecurity
ProgrammingHealthcare IT
System design