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Specifications for an Application Protocol Development Environment



Steve Clark, Allison Barnard Feeney, James E. Fowler


The National PDES Testbed project at NIST is focused on the development and implementation of the emerging international Standards for the Exchange of Product model data (STEP). One subproject within the Testbed is the effort to establish an Applications Protocol Development Environment (APDE). This report documents the specifications for an APDE. The specifications describe were derived from the requirements described in an earlier report.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5248
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APDE, PDES, product model data, STEP


Clark, S. , Barnard Feeney, A. and Fowler, J. (1993), Specifications for an Application Protocol Development Environment, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 15, 2024)


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Created June 30, 1993, Updated October 12, 2021