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a* abend abstract class abstraction acceptance testing accessibility acme actionscript address resolution protocol (arp) address space layout randomization adger afaict agile ajax algebraic data type algorithm allocation alpha amd64 analog android angularjs anonymous function ansible anti-pattern apache lucene apache solr api (application programming interface) appcache appkit ar (augmented reality) architecture arguments aria arity array array list arrow functions asic assembler assembly language assistive technology associative array (php) ast (abstract syntax tree) asynchronous atomic operation authentication authorization auto id awk aws axios azure


ba (business analyst) babel back-end backlog backronym backup bag of words bang bar bar code barb bash basic batch baz bc (backwards compatibility) bc (business continuity) best practice beta bi (business intelligence) big bang big data big-endian bikeshedding binary binary search tree binary tree bit bit bang bit rot bitbucket bitcoin bitmask bitwise operators black hat hacker blender blob (binary large object) blockchain bodge bogosort boilerplate code boolean bootstrap borked bot botnet bounce bower box boxen boyscouting brackets (text editor) brainfuck branch and bound brogrammer browser brute force bsod buffer bug build build or buy build out build up builder bundler byte bytecode


c (language) c# c++ cache call stack callback callback hell calling a function canvas (html) captcha cargo culting carthage cassandra cast category category theory celery change control management changelog checkout chrome chronicle queue ci circleci cisc clang class cli clickme client client-server model clobber clojure clone and go closed source closed-form expression closure cloud cmd cms (content management system) cobol cochcarna cocoa code code bloat code debt code review code reviews code rot code smell codeigniter coffee coffeescript cohesion cold site colorzilla command commit (git) compiled language compiler component composer (php) compression computer appliance computer language concurrency confluence connascence console constant constant time continuous delivery continuous deployment continuous integration contravariance contravariant functor convention over configuration conway's law cookie coont coq core data core memory coroutine coupling covariance cpq cqrs cqs create-react-app cron cron job cross-platform crud (create, read, update, delete) cruft crystal css css framework currying cursor cve cyclomatic complexity c艹


daemon dag dance of death dart data class data dictionary data race data store data structure data transfer object database ddd ddos deadlock debugger debugging decimal declaration declarative programming decompilation decomposition defense in depth deferred delegate delegation delphi delta denormalize dependency dependency hell dependency injection dependency management deprecated dereference dereference a null pointer design for maintainability design pattern development hell devops diamond of death diaper dictionary digital dijkstra's algorithm directed acyclic graph distributed data protocol (ddp) div soup divide and conquer django dnf dns (domain name system) docker docusaurus domain-specific language dongle dos downcasting dp (data processing) dp9ik dr (disaster recovery) drink your own champagne dry code dry principle (don't repeat yourself) duck punching duck typing duff's device dummy dynamic programming dynamic typing dynamicate


eafp eating your own dog food (dogfooding) ec2 ecc eclipse ecm ecmascript ecs ed (text editor) edge edge case edi edison reset ejs (embedded javascript) electron eli5 elixir elk elm else elvis operator emacs emmet encapsulation encryption end user end-of-life enum environment ephemeral error es6 esb esoteric language etl (extract transform load) everything is a file exception express.js


f# faas facade factoring factory fairlop fake false faq (frequently asked questions) feature fedora fiddler fifo filan fildil finite state machine firefox flask flexbox float (floating point) flow flutter flux font foo foobar fork fork bomb form forth fortran foss fpga framework free software freemarker front-end fsck fsck up fsm fte fubar full stack developer function functional programming functional test functor future fuzz testing fuzzing


g11n garbage collection gc gdpr generational garbage collection generic programming genetic algorithm gis git git blame github gitversion glitch glob globalization globbing gnu gnu/linux go golang golden hammer google analytics google apps script gopher goroutine gradient descent greenfield grep grok groovy grunt gts guard clause


hack hacking hackintosh hadoop handle handlebars.js happy path scenario haptics hash hash map haskell hateoas haxe heap heisenbug hell hello world heroku hex hexadecimal hft high-level highlander hkt hoc (higher order component) hofstadter's law hollerith code hooking horizontal scaling hot site hsm http http status code http/2 https


i/o i18n id10t ide (integrated development environment) idempotent idris ietf if if else if it ain't broke don't fix it iframe iife imap immutable object imperative programming impersonation implementation implementation detail impure function include guard indentation induction inferno-os infinite loop inheritance inheritance chain inpc input instance instruction set architecture integer integration test interface internationalization internet interpreter interrupt invariance invariant inversion of control iot ip (intellectual property) ip (internet protocol) ipc it (information technology) iterable iterate


jargon file java javafx javascript jaws jekyll jenkins jhipster jira jit jquery json (javascript object notation) jsx just works jvm jwt (json web token)


kanban kata kernel key value pair kill -9 kiss kludge kotlin kubernetes


l10n lambda function laragon laravel latency lazy evaluation lazy loading leaf node lean software development least significant bit legacy code less let statement lexing lgtm library lifecycle (rendering) linked list linker linter linux lisp list (python) list comprehension little-endian load balancing local maxima local minima localization log shipping lolcode long-term support loop loose coupling low-level lru cache lts lua lzw


machine code machine learning machine word macos magic magic number magic rebuild fairy magic smoke mainframe malloc malware man month man-in-the-middle attack map reduce markdown markup language master materialize matlab matrix maven maybe memoization memory memory leak metaprogramming metasploit meteor method microservices middleware minify mob programming mocha mock modal monad mongodb mongoose monkey patch mono monoid monospace most significant bit multiple inheritance mutability mvc (massive view controller) mvc (model, view, controller) mvn mvp (minimum viable product) mvp (model, view, presenter) mvvm (model-view-viewmodel) mysql mythical man month


namespace namespace collision nas natural language processing (nlp) ncat negative test nerd netbeans netcat network new testament nfc nibble nil nim nmap noc node node.js nodejs normalization nosql notepad++ npe npm nuget null null pointer null pointer exception nvda


oauth obfuscation object object initializer object-oriented programming (oop) object-relational mapping (orm) objective-c ocaml ocr offshore oltp omgifu call omgwdid call one way hash open source opencv opengl openssl operating system opinionated ops optimization orm orthogonal os osi model output overhead override


p5.js package manager package.json packing padding paging pair programming paradigm parameter object parameters partial application pass by reference pass by value password pathfinding pawn pci standards pebcak pebkac penetration testing performance test perl pfm php phreaking picnic pii pki plan 9 pmbok pmo pmp (project management professional) po poco pointer pojo pokemon exception handling polling polyfill polymorphism pop3 port postgresql postman pots (plain old telephone service) pr pre-alpha predicate prelude preprocessor printf debugging procan processing prod product manager (pm) production environment programmer programming language project management project manager promise protobuf prototype prototypical inheritance ptal public public-key encryption pure function push push (git) python


q# qa ql qos (quality of service) qr code qt query queue


r (language) rabbitmq race condition raid raii rails (ruby on rails) rainbow table ram ransomware raster graphics rc react.js recovery recursion recursive acronym redis redux refactoring reference counting referential transparency regex regression testing relational database release candidate render repl repo (git repository) reproduce request-response requirements creep rest rest api return return-oriented programming reverse engineering reverse shell rfc rfid rfp (request for proposal) ricef risc root node round robin router rpc rpg (report program generator) rpn (reverse polish notation) rtfm rubber duck rubber duck debugging ruby rust rvo


s3 saas sakura salt salting sam san sap sbo scalability scale out scale up scheduling scope scotty scratch screen reader screen scraping script kiddie scrum sdlc (software development life cycle) sed segfault (segmentation fault) semantic html semantic version semaphore semigroup sendy seo serialization servant server serverless service level agreement (sla) service level objective (slo) session shadowing sharding shared library shell shift shitcode simd sinatra single page application (spa) single-responsibility principle singleton pattern site reliability engineering (sre) slack slit smoke test smoke testing snmp soa soap socat solid soundex source maps sow (statement of work) spaghetti code spark sparse matrix special form spoofing spool spring boot sprint spy sql injection ssas ssd ssh ssis ssl sso ssrs stack stack overflow staging environment stakeholder standard library state static analysis static library static typing stop word stored procedure storm string strong typing stub sublime text sudo sut (system under test) swe swift swift playgrounds swizzle symfony symmetrical-key algorithm syntactic sugar syntax syscall system32


table tail call optimization tarball tco (total cost of ownership) tcp/ip tech debt technical debt terminal ternary operator test double test driven development (tdd) testing text editor thailopez third normal form thrash threading throw catch thunk tight coupling time complexity time-sharing tla tle tmux toil tostring tracing garbage collection trainwreck transpile transpiler traveling salesman problem tree trigger trojan power source true ttl (time to live) tuple tuple (python) turing machine turing test turing-complete two factor authentication type erasure type safety type system typeless typescript


ub (undefined behavior) ui (user interface) ui ux uikit uml unicode unit record equipment unit test unity unix upcasting upsert upstream uri (uniform resource identifier) url (uniform resource locator) use after free use strict user userland ux (user experience)


v8 vanilla javascript vector graphics vectorization vertical scaling vi view vim viper virtual machine visual basic visual studio visual studio code voiceover void voip (voice over ip) volumetrics vr (virtual reality) vs code vue.js vulkan


warm site waterfall waving a dead chicken wbs weak reference weak typing web development webhook webpack webpacker webscale webshit websocket webvr webxr welf wet wget magic while loop white hat hacker white paper whitespace windows wip wordpress work products workflow wpf wrapper wrapper class wygiwyg wysiwyg


x86 xcode xml xss xtla


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