What does GOTCHA mean in Software?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand GOTCHA in the Computing field in general and in the Software terminology in particular.

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What does GOTCHA mean?

Gotcha
In programming, a gotcha is a feature of a system, a program or a programming language that works in the way it is documented but is counter-intuitive and almost invites mistakes because it is both enticingly easy to invoke and completely unexpected and/or unreasonable in its outcome.

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