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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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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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  • Apache Incubator - Apache Incubator is the starting point for projects and software seeking to become part of the Ap...
  • Linux Mint - Linux Mint is a free and open source operating system (OS) distribution based on Ubuntu and Debia...
  • Shellshock - Shellshock is the common name for a coding vulnerability found in the Bash shell user interface t...
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Operating systems

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  • Linux Mint - Linux Mint is a free and open source operating system (OS) distribution based on Ubuntu and Debia...
  • system software - System software is a type of computer program that is designed to run a computer’s hardware and a...
  • race condition - A race condition occurs when a device or system makes an attempt to perform two or more operation...
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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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  • middleware - Middleware is a general term for software that connects separate, often complex, applications tog...
  • alphanumeric (alphameric) - In computers designed for English language users, alphanumeric (sometimes seen as alphameric) cha...
  • MATLAB - MATLAB is a fourth-generation programming language and numerical analysis environment used for ma...
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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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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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