Developers Dictionary

Developers, regardless of organization, often use a variety of terms to describe different concepts. Below is a list of definitions to help stakeholders better understand the language that Developers use.


FaaS (Function as a Service)

FaaS, or Function as a Service, is a cloud computing service model that allows developers to deploy individual functions or pieces of business logic without managing the underlying infrastructure. FaaS automatically scales functions in response to demand and charges only for the execution time and resources used. It is commonly associated with serverless computing.


Flutter is an open-source UI software development kit (SDK) created by Google. It is used to build natively compiled applications for mobile (iOS, Android), web, and desktop from a single codebase. Flutter uses the Dart programming language and offers a rich set of pre-designed widgets to create visually attractive and highly performant applications.


A framework in software development is a pre-built set of tools, libraries, and conventions that provides a foundation for building software applications. Frameworks offer reusable code and components, standardize development processes, and help streamline the development workflow, allowing developers to focus on building specific features rather than solving common programming problems.


The frontend of a web application is the part that users interact with directly. It includes everything that users experience visually on their web browser or device screen, such as the layout, design, buttons, forms, and content. Frontend development involves technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, along with various frameworks and libraries like React, Angular, and Vue.js.

Full Stack

Full stack refers to the development of both the frontend (client-side) and backend (server-side) parts of a web application. A full-stack developer is skilled in all aspects of software development, including UI/UX design, server, database, API, and client-side technologies. Full stack development encompasses the entire spectrum of technology and tools required to build a complete, functional web application.

Functional Language

A functional language is a type of programming language designed to support and encourage functional programming, a paradigm where programs are constructed by applying and composing functions. Functional languages emphasize immutability, first-class functions, and higher-order functions.