Definitions related to agile software development, including terms about Scrum and words and phrases about user stories, extreme programming (XP), Crystal, feature-driven development and Adaptive.
work in progress (WIP)
Work in progress (WIP) refers to the number of tasks or projects that are currently in the process of being completed.
Enterprise agility is a paradigm for scaling agile methodologies beyond development teams.
A Scrum master is a facilitator for an Agile development team. They are responsible for managing the exchange of information between team members.
Definitions about software applications and development including operating system vocabulary, programming terminology, words about Internet applications and terms used in app/dev.
robotic process automation (RPA)
Robotic process automation (RPA) is a technology that mimics the way humans interact with software to perform high-volume, repeatable tasks.
API gateway (application programming interface gateway)
An API gateway is a software pattern that sits in front of an application programming interface (API) or group of microservices to facilitate requests and delivery of data and services.
Application state management is the process of maintaining knowledge of an application's inputs across multiple related data flows that form a complete business transaction -- or a session -- to understand the condition of the app at any given moment.
This glossary contains definitions related to the DevOps movement. Some definitions explain the meaning of words used to describe how a DevOps culture breaks down silos between software development and operations teams. Other definitions are related to the software tools that DevOps engineers use to lower costs, achieve higher productivity and automate tasks.
OpenStack is a collection of open source software modules and tools that provides organizations with a framework to create and manage both public cloud and private cloud infrastructure.
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
AWS (Amazon Web Services) is a comprehensive, evolving cloud computing platform provided by Amazon. It includes a mixture of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service and packaged software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings.
Docker Swarm is a container orchestration tool for clustering and scheduling Docker containers.
Definitions related to software programming, including tech terms about programming languages and words and phrases about software design, coding, testing and debugging.
A hypervisor is software that facilitates running multiple virtual machines (VMs) with their own operating systems on a single computer host's hardware.
natural language processing (NLP)
Natural language processing (NLP) is the ability of a computer program to understand human language as it’s spoken and written -- referred to as natural language.
In programming, an event handler is a callback routine that operates asynchronously once an event takes place.