8 Tech Jargon You Should Know

If you’re looking for a tech job (software or hardware), here are 8 jargon you should be aware of and know about them in detail.

1. API

Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows two applications to talk to each other.

2. Firmware

It is a type of software to give low-level control to a particular piece of hardware.

3. Agile

A project management methodology based on the idea that product development occurs quickly when team members focus on incremental value add.

4. Production environment

It is the final phase of product development where the users can see, experience and interact with the product. All testing of the product is completed before deploying.

5. PRD

Product Requirement Document has all the necessary features needed in the product. It describes the outline of how product will function and look like.

6. QA/QC:

Quality Assurance or Quality Control are the procedures ensured to meet the initial expectations of the product. Some popular tests are reliability and compliance.

7. Bootloader

A script/code responsible for initialization/booting of computer hardware.

8. RCA

Root Cause Analysis is an approach to understand why a fault is occurring and taking steps to overcome it.

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