Abbreviation of System Application Architecture,
a set of architecture
standards developed by IBM
for program, user, and communications interfaces
on various IBM platforms
. The main components are:
SAA standards were first introduced in the late 1980s. Implementing these standards allows programmers to develop software that is consistent across differing platforms and operating systems.
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