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pagination
A mechanism that automatically separates the content in ASP.NET mobile Web Forms into smaller groups of rendered pages that are targeted to fit a specific device. It also renders user interface elements that can be used to browse to other pages.
PE file
See definition for portable executable (PE) file.
permission class
A class that defines access to a resource or defines an identity by supporting authorization checks. See also: permission object.
permission object
An instance of a permission class that represents access rights to resources or identity. A permission object can be used to specify a request, a demand, or a grant of permission. See also: permission class.
platform invoke
The functionality provided by the common language runtime to enable managed code to call unmanaged native DLL entry points.
portable executable (PE) file
The file format used for executable programs and for files to be linked together to form executable programs.
postback
The process in which a Web page sends data back to the same page on the server
primary interop assembly
An assembly containing definitions of COM types that is distributed and digitally signed by the author of the COM component. Microsoft Visual Studio .NET uses a registered primary interop assembly by default when a developer references a type in the corresponding type library. See also: assembly, interop assembly.
principal
In .NET Framework security, represents the identity and role of a user, and acts on a user's behalf. See also: role.
private assembly
An assembly that is available only to clients in the same directory structure as the assembly. See also: assembly, shared assembly.
private view state
State information that is written as a hidden field, such as the form that is currently active or the pagination information for a form.
property
A class member that is like a public field, but that includes features such as versioning, encapsulation, and the ability to execute additional logic through get and set accessor methods. See also: encapsulation, field, version policy.
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