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Working with Coders: A Guide to Software Development for the Perplexed Non-Techie by Patrick Gleeson

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© Patrick Gleeson 2017

Patrick Gleeson, Working with Coders, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2701-5_6

6. Taking the “Arg” out of Jargon

What We Talk About When We Talk About Coding

Patrick Gleeson

(1)London, UK

We’ve now looked extensively at what it is that developers work on when they’re working on building software, both in terms of the code itself and its various tests, which may also take up a significant portion of a developer’s attention. Armed with all of this information, you would be forgiven for expecting that you’d now be fully conversant in developer-speak. You’d also most likely be wrong. Ask any of your technical colleagues what they’re working on today, and tell them not to translate it into non-tech language, and you will almost certainly be ...

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