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What Compiling Does

What happens when a class is compiled? The Studio Output window gives us some clues.

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First, the class definition is processed. If it contains any errors, they are reported during this phase.

Second, the system automatically creates a table definition in the database, making our Film data immediately available via SQL.

Third, the system creates a routine, which is the compiled form of a class definition and one of the “secrets” behind the superb performance delivered by Caché applications.

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