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A thunk is type of computer software subroutine.
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The Windows API, informally WinAPI, is Microsoft's core set of application programming interfaces (APIs) available in the Microsoft Windows operating systems. The name Windows API collectively refers to several different platform implementations that are often referred to by their own names ; see the versions section. Almost all Windows programs interact with the Windows API. On the Windows NT line of operating systems, a small number use the Native API.
Win32s is a 32-bit application runtime environment for the Microsoft Windows 3.1 and 3.11 operating systems. It allowed some 32-bit applications to run on the 16-bit operating system using call thunks. A beta version of Win32s was available in October 1992. Version 1.10 was released in July 1993 simultaneously with Windows NT 3.1.
In computer programming, the word trampoline has a number of meanings, and is generally associated with jumps.
In computer programming, a thunk is a subroutine used to inject an additional calculation into another subroutine. Thunks are primarily used to delay a calculation until its result is needed, or to insert operations at the beginning or end of the other subroutine. They have a variety of other applications in compiler code generation and modular programming.
I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories is a children's story book written by Dr. Seuss and first published in 1969. According to the inside cover, the stories concern The Cat in the Hat's son/childhood, daughter/sister, and great-great-grandfather. The title story concerns The Cat in the Hat's son/childhood, who brags that he can fight 30 tigers and win. He makes excuse after excuse, finally disqualifying all the tigers until he must fight no tigers at all. The illustrations are notable for their use of gouache and brush strokes rather than the usual pen and ink. Others stories include "King Looie Katz", another warning against hierarchical society advocating self-reliance, and "The Glunk That Got Thunk" about the power of run-away imagination. Illustrations for "The Glunk That Got Thunk" make great use of wavy line crosshatching.
In computing, Windows on Windows is a compatibility layer of 32-bit versions of the Microsoft Windows NT family of operating systems that extends NTVDM to provide limited support for running legacy 16-bit programs written for Windows 3.x or earlier. There is a similar subsystem, known as WoW64, on 64-bit Windows versions that runs 32-bit programs.
Jensen's Device is a computer programming technique that exploits call by name. It was devised by Danish computer scientist Jørn Jensen, who worked with Peter Naur at Regnecentralen. They worked on the GIER Algol compiler, one of the earliest correct implementations of ALGOL 60. ALGOL 60 used call by name.
Justus is the eleventh studio album by the Monkees. The album was recorded in celebration of their 30th anniversary and released on October 15, 1996. This album featured the return of Michael Nesmith. Justus was the first Monkees album since Head was released in 1968 to feature all four Monkees. It was also the final studio album to feature contemporary recordings of Davy Jones before his death in 2012. Although Nesmith sang lead vocals only on a remake of the 1968 song "Circle Sky", he did write the Dolenz-vocal song, "Admiral Mike", and provided background vocals for all tracks.
School of Life is a 2005 made-for-television comedy-drama film starring Ryan Reynolds about a teacher who moves to a town and shakes the old school ways up a bit.
Microsoft Layer for Unicode is a software library for Windows software developers to simplify creating Unicode-aware applications for Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows Me. It is also known as UnicoWS or UNICOWS.DLL, or even "cows".
Eleven was an alternative rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1990 by Alain Johannes, Natasha Shneider, and Jack Irons (drums).
sync is a standard system call in the Unix operating system, which commits all data in the kernel filesystem to non-volatile storage buffers, i.e., data which has been scheduled for writing via low-level I/O system calls. Higher-level I/O layers such as stdio may maintain separate buffers of their own.
Clark Bailey Duke is an American actor, comedian, and director known for his roles in the films Kick-Ass, Sex Drive, Hot Tub Time Machine, as well as playing Clark Green in The Office, Dale Kettlewell in the TV series Greek, and Barry in Two and a Half Men. Clark is also known for his role in I’m Dying Up Here as Ron Shack.
In the Dark With You is an album by folk singer/guitarist Greg Brown, released in 1985.
Blocks are a non-standard extension added by Apple Inc. to Clang's implementations of the C, C++, and Objective-C programming languages that uses a lambda expression-like syntax to create closures within these languages. Blocks are supported for programs developed for Mac OS X 10.6+ and iOS 4.0+, although third-party runtimes allow use on Mac OS X 10.5 and iOS 2.2+ and non-Apple systems.
The Croods is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It stars the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke, Cloris Leachman, and Randy Thom. The film is set in a fictional prehistoric Pliocene era known as "The Croodaceous" when a caveman's position as a "Leader of the Hunt" is threatened by the arrival of a prehistoric genius who comes up with revolutionary new inventions as they trek through a dangerous but exotic land in search of a new home.
Leopoldo Federico was an Argentine bandoneon player, arranger, director and composer. He was also one of the session musicians who Jefferson Airplane hired to play on "Hey Federico" and Joey Covington's "Thunk".
In type theory and functional programming, a stream is a potentially infinite analog of a list, given by the coinductive definition:
Mark Amerika is an American artist, theorist, novelist and Professor of Art and Art History at the University of Colorado. He is a graduate of the Literary Arts program at Brown University where he received his MFA in Creative Writing in 1997.
Dawn of the Croods is an American 2D-animated web television series that is produced by DreamWorks Animation. The series is based on the 2013 animated film The Croods, taking place before the events of the film. It premiered on December 24, 2015, on Netflix. The second season premiered on August 26, 2016, third season on April 7, 2017, and fourth and final season on July 7, 2017. Sam Riegel was the voice director for the first two seasons, and Brendan Hay replaced him for the last two seasons.