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event driven

An application that responds to input from the user (mouse movement, keystrokes, menu choices, etc.) or from messages from other applications. This is in contrast to a batch operation that continuously processes the next item from a group. See procedure oriented, event loop, event handler and event management system.



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EV-DOevent handler
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evanescent fieldevent management system
Evans & Sutherlandevent manager
EVCevent messaging
EVDevent monitor
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even parityevent sink
eventEvercookie
event data recorderEverest printer

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