These are terms that I, personally, hear very often at work. Initially I had moments of confusion but with time I got accustomed to them. I hope this list helps those that recently started working in Germany.
How do we loop through an array of objects ?
To fix a bug
When a bug arises, one needs to fix it.
I stayed up all night trying to fix the bug.
To run something on your local machine
A developer may need to test a project on a local machine before releasing it to the internet, where the customers gain access to the UI/data.
Generate mock data
If you have completed the frontend part of your project but the backend is yet to be finished, you may have to create mock data to test the UI.
Issue / ticket erstellen
Create an issue
To create an issue in a project management/tracking platform e.g. JIRA
Make an estimate of development duration
When a client either desires a new feature or a new project, the project manager (PM) usually requests for the number of hours to be invested in the project. Since deadlines / scheduling are not always a reflection of reality, the PM will simply as for an estimation for either frontend or /and backend development.
Every project has specific requirements or specifications that the developer has to fulfill. I frequently hear “Anforderung” used instead.
A client will exchange money for some of the projects you will be working on or services you are providing. Even additional features on existing projects are “orders” that have been paid for.
Anpassung releasen oder freigeben
To release a fix
As mentioned above under “Lokal laufen”, there are times when a project is tested before it is released online. This can be done with simple bug fixes.
When creating a registration or login form, most often, developers set fields such as password and username/email fields as mandatory fields. Meaning, these fields should not be empty or else, the form cannot be accepted.
Issue jemandem zuweisen
To assign an issue to someone
This may happen,for instance, when a bug arises and the project manager creates an associated ticket. The developer who is responsible for fixing the bug will get assigned to the issue by the issue owner (PM).