- software framework¶
A comprehensive suite of software tools, applications and documentation used by developers who write and maintain applications for their employer or their customers.
- Lino community¶
The natural and legal persons who use the Lino framework and want to collaborate with other members.
- Lino consultant¶
Knows the possibilities and limitations of the Lino framework and gives neutral advice about whether or not to choose Lino as a solution. Helps you with analyzing and formulating your needs and finding the right business partners who will implement a solution.
- service provider¶
A legal or natural person who sells services to a customer.
When a support provider helps their customer to keep a given system running.
- demo site¶
A Lino site that contains fictive data used for demonstration or testing purposes.
- production site¶
- Lino server¶
A virtual or physical computer operated in order to run one or several Lino sites.
This makes sense for site operators who have their own server infrastructure and the employees or contract partners who care about it.
- production server¶
- demo server¶
- preview site¶
A copy of the production site as it would look when using some newer version of the software.
It is made available to end users so they can preview and test their coming version before a site upgrade.
The primary goal of a preview site is to help the site operator to test new features and to reduce stress caused by unexpected results after an upgrade.
- client device¶
This can be a desktop or notebook computer, or a mobile device.
- Lino core¶
- Lino Extensions Library¶
A module or logical part of an application which potentially can be shared among several applications.
- plugin library¶
- front end¶
A software interface designed to enable user-friendly interaction with a computer
A same database can be exposed on different sites, using the same application code but different front ends.
- source repository¶
A set of source files that is grouped together as a whole and published together with a version control system.
- source code¶
Content to be edited by a developer and to be built (compiled) into an executable program file or consumable content (e.g. text, image, sound or video).
- source file¶
A file which contains source code.
Some source file formats commonly used for building executable program code are
Some consumable content file formats commonly used in a Lino project are
- configuration file¶
A file that contains configuration settings to be read by a program.
- test suite¶
- automated tests¶
A part of the development process which verifies that a change in the software doesn’t break any existing functionality.