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What exactly is a framework anyway?

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Like “API,” the term “framework” is casually thrown around by computer programmers, its meaning taken for granted by some and misunderstood by others, leaving some others confused.

They wonder: What exactly is a framework?

I was among those who take the meaning of the term for granted. But when asked to explain the difference between a library and a framework, I actually…

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Alonso Del Arte

Alonso Del Arte

is a composer and photographer from Detroit, Michigan. He has been working on a Java program to display certain mathematical diagrams.