(comparative more event-driven, superlative most event-driven)
- (programming) A program where the program flow is determined by events.
event driven - Computer Definition
An application that responds to input from the user (mouse movement, keystrokes, menu choices, etc.) or from messages from other applications. This is in contrast to a batch operation that continuously processes the next item from a group. See procedure oriented, event loop, event handler and event management system.