What You Should Know About Activation Groups
February 11, 2004 Joel Cochran
In the last several articles we began dipping our toes into the ILE waters by learning about service programs, binder source, and binding directories. You should now have a firm grasp of these building blocks and be ready to start constructing an ILE application. But before plowing ahead, we need to examine the most frustrating and least understood aspect of ILE: activation groups.
WHAT IS AN ACTIVATION GROUP?
I like to think of an activation group as a container for memory and other resources. According to the ILE Concepts manual (PDF format), this container is considered a “substructure of