How Many Acronyms Can You Recall?

In no particular order...

The best of all - so many times have I seen optimized code that no-one can read nor maintain, all-singing-all-dancing user interfaces that employ the atom-bomb-to-kill-an-ant (hmmm Entity Framework springs to mind)


RTFM - Read The Manual

SOLID - more on this here

TDD - Top Down Design
TDD - Test-Driven Development
CRUD - Create, Read, Update, Delete (YUK!!! - 2 out of 4!) LUSID = List, Update, Select, Insert, Delete
LUSID - List, Update, Select, Insert, Delete
JSON - JavaScript Object Notation
VBA - Visual Basic for Applications
ADO - ActiveX Data Objects
DAO - Data Access Objects

Let's not forget these...

BASIC - Beginners All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BLOG - Big Log
DOS - Disk Operating System
BIOS - Basic Input Output System
CMOS - Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
ANSI - American National Standards Institute
ASCII - American Standard Code for Information Interchange
EBCDIC - Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code