In computing, configuration files (commonly known simply as config files) are files used to configure the parameters and initial settings for some computer programs.- Configuration file
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An INI file is a configuration file for computer software that consists of a text-based content with a structure and syntax comprising key–value pairs for properties, and sections that organize the properties.
Human-readable data-serialization language.
It is commonly used for configuration files and in applications where data is being stored or transmitted.
Open standard file format and data interchange format that uses human-readable text to store and transmit data objects consisting of attribute–value pairs and arrays (or other serializable values).
While JSON is a data serialization format, it has seen ad hoc usage as a configuration language.
Loose term for data that represent only characters of readable material but not its graphical representation nor other objects (floating-point numbers, images, etc.).
Plain text is also commonly used for configuration files, which are read for saved settings at the startup of a program.
Computer software and underlying hardware that accepts requests via HTTP or its secure variant HTTPS.
starts, optionally reads and applies settings found in its configuration file(s) or elsewhere, optionally opens log file, starts listening to client connections / requests;
Word processor for MS-DOS and Windows modeled on the mainframe-based ATEX typesetting system.
Plain-text, editable configuration files allow easy customization of the keyboard—for remapping keystrokes and for execution of complex commands with individual keystrokes—as well as customization of what is loaded on launching the program.
Act of examining the artifacts and the behavior of the software under test by validation and verification.
Localized operating systems may have differently named system configuration files and environment variables and different formats for date and currency.
Type of computer program that edits plain text.
Text editors are provided with operating systems and software development packages, and can be used to change files such as configuration files, documentation files and programming language source code.
Free and open-source, screen-based text editor program.
Neovim has the same configuration syntax as Vim; thus the same configuration file can be used with both editors, although there are minor differences in details of options.
Re-running functional and non-functional tests to ensure that previously developed and tested software still performs after a change.
Changes that may require regression testing include bug fixes, software enhancements, configuration changes, and even substitution of electronic components.