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Short for “Yet Another” in many acronyms.
Ex: YACC: Yet Another Compiler Compiler
Short for “YAML Ain’t Markup Language.” A human-readable serialization language. YAML is a recursive acronym.
A Python-based tool used during security assessments.
Use the normal font. Don’t use apostrophes for plural years, as in “from the 1980s.” Use apostrophes when the year is possessive, as in “1999’s song of the summer.” Use a comma between day and year, as in “July 4, 2000.”
YouTube is a video-hosting site.
A hardware authentication device from Yubico. Yubi means “finger” in Japanese. Pronounced as “you-bee-key.”
Yellowdog Updater Modified. A Linux software update mechanism.