Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. developer
  • n. development
  • n. device

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A god; a deity; a divine being; an idol; a king.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Persian myth., an evil spirit; a ministering demon of Ahriman. Sometimes written deev (Pers. dīv). See deva.

Etymologies

Abbreviation (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The only time itll cost more for the PS3 dev is the first year like with all consoles as the middleware and first partys get upto speed on the hardware.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - The Sony News Poll

  • Having built a localised RSS engine for starters, but being a big fan in dev, of local structured blogging, microformats and the like, I have been perusing alot of search results from feed readers and search engines, and wondering why I couldnt 'BLOG THIS.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Fred and Caterina's thesis also means the new bus dev is the algorithm. (just as the newspaper editor has found and is finding out since Google/Yahoo News, digg etc came along) The algorithm is now moving from the editorial department to marketing!

    The Algorithm is the New Bus Dev Veep

  • I love this post from Fred re Caterina's, on syndication and how bus dev is different compared to 1.0.

    The Algorithm is the New Bus Dev Veep

  • A few Javascript libraries and code-dodos waking up to the fact that Java is too slow (in dev-cycle terms, once you eliminate waterfall and use a prototype/improve/prototype cycle), while Ruby/Python rock does not a revolution (or a major revision number) make.

    The Cost Effectiveness of Web 2.0 Media

  • Simeon Rex: The Odyssey Begins (market) “Codebreaker” TV series (in dev) “Dreamer” TV series (in dev)

    Archive 2003-02-01

  • The expression devâtideva is applied to him in Sanskrit, but the Turkish phrases are more decided and frequent.

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3

  • I don’t think anybody can disagree that overall, the numbers of women in dev-heavy tech are woefully low.

    Future of White Boys’ Clubs Redux #fowaspeak | FactoryCity

  • Google calls the production line of Chrome its "stable" build, but also maintains two other release editions - "beta" and "dev" - that produce more frequent updates.

    PC Advisor News

  • Google calls the production line of Chrome its "stable" build, but also maintains two other release editions -- "beta" and "dev" -- that produce more frequent updates.

    ARN News

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