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event

noun adventure, affair, development, episode, exitus, experience, factum, hap, happening, incident, marked occurrence, milestone, occasion, occurrence, transaction
Associated concepts: contingent event, fortuitous event, fuuure event, person interested in the event, unforseen event, witness to an event
Foreign phrases: Casus fortuitus non est sperandus, et nemo tenetur devinare.A fortuitous event is not to be forseen, and no one is bound to expect it. Casus fortuitus non est supponendus. A fortuitous happening is not to be presumed.
See also: chance, development, experience, fact, fortuity, happening, incident, landmark, occasion, occurrence, outgrowth, particular
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Implementers of an event handler do not have to worry about the larger picture as it is dealt with by the event handling mechanism.
In these trigger states, invoking an event handler costs no more than a function call, and no saving/restoring of CPU state is necessary.
They are more likely to be collections of event handlers responding to your commands and other events arriving from outside the app itself.
This count in incremented each time the thread invokes an event handler and decremented each time it returns.
Each individual event handler possesses the following characteristics:
This is the special place that you will write event handler macros for the worksheet.
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Software development kit (SDK) - Ektron's second generation Application Programming Interface (API) and new Event Handler simplifies CMS400.
Features such as the program monitor, the event handler, and safe system shutdown cradle your application and make it resistant to external transient errors.
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For more advanced requirements, developers can use event handlers to leverage existing application business logic or add special instructions at specific timing intervals.
The TVirtualDataSet component is data wrapper that doesn't store data in memory and interacts with data using event handlers.