X (compact disc access time)

The average time it takes for a CD drive to spin up to its operating speed and for the data to start coming off the disc. This is also the time it takes for the drive to start reading from the disc once a command has been given. How fast does a compact disc spin? … Read more

Walking skeleton

A walking skeleton is a minimal implementation of an application that has enough functionality to be deployed and used. The term was first coined by Martin Fowler in his article “Application Architecture: The Walking Skeleton”. The idea behind a walking skeleton is to create a bare-bones version of the application that can be used to … Read more