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Definitions of BACK-END
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Any software performing either the final stagein a process, or a task not apparent to the user. A commonusage is in a compiler. A compiler's back-end generatesmachine language and performs optimisations specific to themachine's architecture.The term can also be used in the context of networkapplications. E.g. "The back-end of the system handlessocket protocols".Contrast front end.
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