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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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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  • Java annotations - Within the Java development kit (JDK), there are simple annotations used to make comments on code...
  • Java assert - Java assert is one of 50 reserved keywords that are protected from use as identifiers for program...
  • Java BufferedReader - Java BufferedReader is a public Java class that allows large volumes to be read from disk and cop...
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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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  • operating system (OS) - An operating system (sometimes abbreviated as "OS") is the program that, after being initially lo...
  • GitHub - GitHub is a web-based revision control hosting service for software development and code sharing....
  • IBM Watson supercomputer - Watson is an IBM supercomputer that combines artificial intelligence (AI) and sophisticated analy...
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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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  • GitHub - GitHub is a web-based revision control hosting service for software development and code sharing....
  • Apache Camel - Apache Camel is a Java-based framework that implements messaging patterns in Enterprise Integrati...
  • GWT (GWT Web Toolkit) - The GWT software development kit facilitates the creation of complex browser-based Java applicati...
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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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