Application Development Definitions - Glossary from WhatIs.com

Application Development

Definitions about software applications and development including operating system vocabulary, programming terminology, words about Internet applications and app/dev definitions.

Agile, Scrum, XP

Terms related to agile software development, including definitions about Scrum and words and phrases about user stories, extreme programming (XP), Crystal, feature-driven development and Adaptive.

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Apple

Terms related to Apple Computer, including definitions about MacBooks and words and phrases about i-everything.

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Internet applications

This WhatIs.com glossary contains terms related to Internet applications, including definitions about Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery models and words and phrases about web sites, e-commerce and cloud computing.

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  • cyberbullying - Cyberbullying is the use of cell phones, instant messaging, e-mail, chat rooms or social networki...
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Linux

Terms related to Linux, including definitions about open source and words and phrases about Linux distributions and software development.

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Microsoft

Terms related to Windows, including definitions about bugs or patches and words and phrases about Microsoft operating systems.

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Open source

Terms related to open source, including definitions about Linux and words and phrases about Apache and other open source software development projects.

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  • product-agnostic - Product-agnostic is a description of something that is not associated with a particular commercia...
  • agnostic - Agnostic, in an information technology (IT) context, refers to something that is generalized so t...
  • open - In information technology, a product or system is described as open when its workings are exposed...
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Operating systems

Terms related to operating systems, including definitions about open source and proprietary operating systems and words and phrases about system programs, boot mechanisms, kernels, command interpreters, DLL libraries and drivers.

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Programming

Terms related to software programming, including definitions about programming languages and words and phrases about software design, coding, testing and debugging.

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  • product-agnostic - Product-agnostic is a description of something that is not associated with a particular commercia...
  • agnostic - Agnostic, in an information technology (IT) context, refers to something that is generalized so t...
  • GNU project - The GNU project is a mass collaborative initiative for the development of free software. Richard ...
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Software applications

Terms related to software applications, including definitions about software programs for vertical industries and words and phrases about software development, use and management.

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  • nanomedicine - Nanomedicine is the application of nanotechnology (the engineering of tiny machines) to the preve...
  • mash-up - A mash-up is a Web page or application that integrates complementary elements from two or more so...
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Software development

Terms related to software development, including definitions about programming and words and phrases about Scrum, Agile and waterfall methodologies.

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Web services, SOA

Terms related to web services, including definitions about service-oriented architecture (SOA) and words and phrases about web applications that use XML and HTTP.

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