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.


Tailwind CSS

A utility-first CSS framework that provides low-level, customizable utility classes for building responsive and modern web interfaces.

TDD (Test-Driven Development)

Software development process where tests are written before the code itself, ensuring that the codebase meets the test requirements from the start.


Test Plan

Document outlining the scope, approach, resources, and schedule of intended testing activities to ensure software quality.



Process of evaluating software to detect differences between given input and expected output, identifying defects and ensuring the software meets requirements.

Top-Down Design

Approach to system design where the system is broken down into smaller sub-systems and components, starting from the highest conceptual level.


A statically typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript, adding optional static types and interfaces for improved development experience and code quality.