Programmerisms

2022-12-30 17:00
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This ongoing post covers of some of the words, phrases and jargon I hear as a programmer from day to day 1. So, if you want to break into programming, make sure you learn some of these words and phrases that litter the programmo-sphere. It might just help you get past the gatekeepers.

  • Orthogonal
  • Orders of magnitude
  • Idiomatic
  • It scales
  • Close to the metal
  • Blazing fast
  • Footguns
  • Impossible states
  • Modelling state
  • State machines
  • Stateless
  • Idempotent
  • Factories
  • Fixtures
  • Clusters
  • Piping
  • The unix philosophy

And of course, let's not forget the acronyms.

  • API
  • OOP
  • CRUD
  • IDE
  • UI
  • GUI
  • TUI
  • SSH
  • TLS
  • HTTP/S
  • IIFE
  • FIFO/FILO
  • DOM
  • AJAX
  • CORS
  • ETL
  • KYC
  • FTP
  • POJO, PORO, etc

Footnotes

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Yes, this is satire.