What Is Runtime?

August 25, 2023

The term runtime refers to the period when a program is running (or executing) in contrast to other phases of a program's lifecycle.

Runtime begins after the source code has been compiled into object files, the files have been linked with libraries to produce a single executable file, and this executable has been loaded into memory, ready for execution.

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