Common Acronyms in Software Development: Part 2

Posted on 01/24/2018 by Allegra Medina



Do you work in the non technical part of tech and find yourself needing a Wikipedia page open at all times when talking to your developers or find it hard to keep up when they start talking shop? Here are five MORE acronyms to have under your belt for your next meeting:


CRUD: Create, read, update and delete

In computer programming, create, read, update, and delete or the acronym CRUD refers to all of the major functions that are implemented in relational database applications.


CSS: Cascading Style Sheets

CSS is a style sheet language used for describing or defining the styles and presentation of a web page written in a markup language, like HTML.


SASS: Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets

Sass is a css extension language or a scripting language that is interpreted or compiled into css.


File Sizes

File size is how much capacity for data a computer file has or how much storage it uses. Typically, file size is given in units of measurement based on the byte.

B – Byte

KB – Kilobyte – 1,024 bytes

MB – Megabyte – 1,048,576 bytes.

GB – Gigabyte – 1,073,741,824 bytes

TB – Terabyte – 1,099,511,627,776 bytes


FTP: File Transfer Protocol

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network Internet protocol for transmitting computer files between a client and a server on a computer network, this is done over TCP/IP connections.


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