Software engineer glossary of product terminology
The world of computer terms as seen by the marketing department.

ALL NEWSoftware is not compatible with previous versions.
ADVANCED DESIGNUpper management doesn't understand it.
BREAKTHROUGHIt finally booted on the first try.
NEWDifferent colors from previous version.
DESIGN SIMPLICITYDeveloped on a shoe string budget.
EXCLUSIVEWe're the only ones who have the documentation.
FIELD TESTEDManufacturing doesn't have a test system.
FOOLPROOF OPERATIONAll parameters are hard-coded.
FUTURISTICIt will only run on the next generation supercomputer.
HIGH ACCURACYAll the directories compare.
IT'S HERE AT LASTReleased a 26-week project in 48 weeks.
MAINTENANCE FREEImpossible to fix.
MEETS QUALITY STANDARDSIt compiles without errors.
PERFORMANCE PROVENWorks through beta test.
REVOLUTIONARYDisk drives go round and round.
SATISFACTION GUARANTEEDWe'll send you another copy if it fails.
STOCK ITEMWe shipped it once before and we can do it again.
UNMATCHEDAlmost as good as the competition.
UNPRECEDENTED PERFORMANCENothing ever ran this slow before.
YEARS OF DEVELOPMENTFinally got one to work.