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Thursday, 6 July 2017

Programming Verbs: Get and Set

The following are verbs/nouns synonymous with `Get` and `Set`:


| Origin         | Get                      | Set          |
|----------------+--------------------------+--------------|
| General        | read                     | write        |
| General        |                          | put          |
| OO             | get                      | set          |
| git            | pull, clone              | push, commit |
| Data warehouse | extract                  | load         |
| General        | out                      | in           |
| General        | output                   | input        |
| Programming    |                          | return       |
| General        | query                    | command      |
| HTTP           | GET                      | POST, PUSH   |
| General        | emit*                    | absorb*      |
| General        | produce*                 | consume*     |
| General        | producer*                | consumer*    |
| General        | open, subscribe, consume |              |
| Programming    | access                   | mutate       |
| General        | export*                  | import*      |
| General        | retrieve                 |              |
| General        | function*                | action*      |
| General        | receive                  | send         |

The starred items are words from the point of view of the object being gotten or set.

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