New (and awesome) Programming Jargon

I stumbled across this post the other day on

There are some real gems in here, and I’m sure those of you that have developed software before can relate to at least a few of them. Here are some of my favorites:

Yoda Condidions

The act of using:

if (constant == variable)

instead of:

if (variable == constant)

It’s like saying “If blue is the sky”.


A bug that isn’t reproducible and has been sighted by only one person.


A catastrophic data-destroying bug. Oh, the humanity!