50 Acronyms Developers Use

I asked on Twitter and you gave me the perfect answers.

I was wondering what acronyms does a developer use on a daily basis…

So I asked my lovely friends on Twitter😊

Related to development:

  • KISS — Keep it simple stupid
  • DRY — Don’t repeat yourself
  • DDD — Domain Driven Development
  • DHCP — Dynamic host configuration Protocol
  • MVP — Minimum Viable Product
  • MERN — Mongo DB, Express.js, React.js, Node.js
  • MVC — Model View Controller
  • MVP — Model View Presentation
  • LAMP — Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP
  • SQL — Structured query language.
  • WET — Write Every Time
  • ATM — Asynchronous Transfer Mode
  • API — Application Programming Interface
  • BDD — Behavior Driven Development
  • CRUD — Create Read Update Delete
  • CDN — content delivery network
  • CI/CD — continuous integration continues delivery
  • CORS- Cross-Origin Resource Sharing
  • RCA — Root Cause Analysis
  • RAII — Resource Aquisition Is Initialisation
  • REPL — Read Evaluate Print Loop
  • FOP — functional Oriented Programming
  • EDA — Event-Driven Architecture
  • TDD — Test Driven Development
  • TCP — Transmission Control Protocol!
  • POC — Proof Of Concept
  • SPA — Single Page Application
  • SRP — Single Responsibility Principle
  • K8s — Kubernetes
  • JSON — JavaScript Object Notification
  • PWA — Progressive Web App
  • LGTM — Looks good to merge (or Me)
  • Wysiwyg — what you see is what you get
  • WTFIGOWMC — What The Fk Is Going On With My Code

Some things I’ve NEVER thought of:

  • ACID — Atomic, Consistency, Isolation, Durability
  • AFK — Away From Keyboard
  • AID — Am I Audible?
  • DAMP — Descriptive and Meaningful Phrases
  • DIE — Duplication Is Evil
  • F.O.C.U.S — Follow One Course Until Successful
  • FYI — For Your Information
  • LTA — Learn Try Apply
  • OOF — Out of Facility
  • OOO — Out of Office
  • PEBCAK- Problem exists between chair and keyboard
  • SPOT — Single Point Of Truth
  • WFH — Work From Home
  • WPM — WTFs per minute
  • YAGNI — You aint gonna need it

Do you recognize any of these acronyms? Which ones do you use more often?

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Eleftheria Batsou

Eleftheria Batsou

Hi, I’m a community manager and an app developer/UX researcher by passion. I love learning, teaching and sharing. My passions are tech, UX, arts & working out.