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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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  • triage - Triage is the procedure of assigning levels of priority to tasks or individuals to determine the ...
  • DevOps - In its most broad meaning, DevOps is an operational philosophy that promotes better communication...
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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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Java

This glossary contains definitions related to the Enterprise Java platform, including definitions for the tools and methodologies that are used by enterprise Java developers, architects and technical team leads.

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  • JBoss - JBoss is a division of Red Hat that provides support for the JBoss open source application server...
  • JDBC driver - A JDBC driver (Java Database Connectivity driver) is a small piece of software that allows JDBC t...
  • Java Champion - The Java Champion designation is awarded to leaders and visionaries in the Java technology commun...
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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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  • IBM Watson supercomputer - Watson is an IBM supercomputer that combines artificial intelligence (AI) and sophisticated analy...
  • GitHub - GitHub is a Web-based revision control hosting service for software development and code sharing....
  • CoreOS Linux - CoreOS Linux is an open source operating system (OS) that provides the functionality required to ...
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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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  • source code - Source code is the programming language statements in a program before they are compiled into obj...
  • Apache Spark - Apache Spark is an open-source parallel processing framework that enables users to run large-scal...
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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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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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