(plural unmanaged codes)
- (computing) source code that is compiled into native code for execution.
unmanaged code - Computer Definition
An executable program that runs by itself. Launched from the operating system, the program calls upon and uses the software routines in the operating system, but does not require another software system to be used. Assembly language programs that have been assembled into machine language and C/C++ programs compiled into machine language for a particular platform are examples of unmanaged code. Contrast with managed code.