Lee YongHo(♂): Main Character. After a lightning strike, he gains the ability so see bugs and their solution
Kang SungGyu(♂): MC’s senior at college and former president of the Software Union Circle (SUC). Looks after MC a lot
Ji SuMin(♀): MC’s Junior at college. A tsundere(?)
Choi HyeJin(♀): Another of MC’s Junior at college.
Kim WonHo(♂): Assistant manager at Mirae IT
Jeon HyunShik(♂): Professor at Seon Min University
An ByungHoon(♂): Manager at Mirae IT
No JunWoo(♂): Assistant manager at KO Telecom
Kim ManHo(♂): Director at Mirae IT and Kim WonHo’s father
Go JinSung(♂): Vice-president of KO Telecom
Jeong JinYong(♂): CEO of Shinseki Group
Jeong JinHoon(♂): President of Shinseki Inc. Jeong JinYong’s
useless second son
Jeong DanBi(♀): Team leader for the PS System project in Shinseki Inc. Graduated from KEIST, department of computer science. Jeong JinYong’s daughter
Son SeokHo(♂): Head researcher of Jeong DanBi’s team and her right hand man. YongHo’s mentor(?).
Heo JiHoon(♂): Management personnel of Jeong DanBi’s team.
Companies & Places
Mt. Jiri: The place where MC gets hit by lightning and gains the bug window ability.
Gangnam: Literally means river-south. It refers to the south of the Han river, and houses are really expensive there.
Koogle: Parody of Google
Grome: Parody of Chrome
Indroid: Parody of android
Eclipse: Open source tool for programming
Seon Min University: MC’s university, considered 3rd rate.
Stack Overfly: Parody of Stack Overflow
Mirae Information Technology: MC’s commuting company during his intern days.
Heavensoft: A big company in Korea, does not exist in RL, and is not important in the story.
KO Telecommunications: A telecommunication company. MC works on a project related to this company in Mirae IT.
Eaver: Parody of Naver, a Korean search engine.
Gethub: Parody of Github, an open source project management tool.
Shinseki: Parody of Shinsegye, a department store in Korea. (Shinseki means new era while Shinsegye means new world)
KEIST: Parody of KAIST, a top-tier engineering uninversity in Korea.
Onnurisoft: The company MC commutes to before being scouted by Jeong DanBi.
NetFlax: Parody of NetFlix
Background knowledge (mostly about programming)
Tomcat: A type of server
SVN(Subversion): Source version management tool. Think cloud storage for codes. Nowadays GIT is more frequently used.
Committing: Act of uploading a source onto an SVN, or any other type of server
RDBMS(Relational Databse Management System)
SQL(Structured Query Language): Coding language used in RDBMS
JDK: Java Development Kit, the basic environment for program developing using the Java language
WBS: Work Breakdown Structure. Think blueprint for a program.
JSP: Java Server Page. Website components created with Java
ANT: Java project build tool. Basically, makes codes into programs
ETL: Acronym of ‘Extraction, Transformation, Loading’. A program to extract, transform and load data
Unix Permissions: written as ‘-rwxrwxrwx’ with ‘-‘ replacing something a user doesn’t have. r is read, w is write, x is execute. the first 3 is for the user(creator), second 3 belongs to the ‘group’ which the user belongs to, and the last 3 is others
Unit Tests: Tests of a program in units.
Integrated Tests: Tests of a program as a whole.
Access Controllers in Java:
1. public – can be accessed by any class(think file)
2. protected – can be accessed by any class that inherits (is an extension of) the class
3. package (default) – can be accessed by any class that is in the same directory (folder)
4. private – cannot be accessed outside the class and only be accessed within the class itself.
The Bug Window and its abilities
(will be updated around chapter 47)
CSAT(College Scholastic Ability Test): College entrance examination in South Korea.
TOEIC: English ability test in South Korea. Important when getting a job.
lakulaku: fold-able bed. Usually placed a lot in clubrooms for its members to use it as an emergency
sunbae: Korean equivalent of senpai.
Hyung: Korean equivalent of aniki
Gab, Eul, Byung, Jung: Basically, a series with implied hierarchy, with gab being the most powerful, and Jung being the least powerful. It is part of a 10-character series. Gab = client, Eul = contractor, Byung = outsourcing company, Jung = freelancers
Micro Unit Apartments: Tiny room-dormitory. mostly used by exam students
SaramOut: Parody of SaramIn, a job-seeking website in Korea.
I will be using CEO and Chairman interchangeably.
1 USD is around 1150 KRW