What’s a specific word for a programmer who has contextual knowledge of a particular programming language, framework, environment, etc?

This term was used by an old Senior Developer of mine but for the life of me I can’t recall it. The context of the conversation was that he wasn’t necessarily more skilled than an Intermediate Developer, but he had more knowledge and experience in particular areas. In a sentence, it would be used like, I have more _____.

My brain keeps giving me the terms region knowledge and area knowledge, and I feel like those may be close, but are definitely not it.


I have more domain knowledge.

Can refer to more knowledge of either the technical environment or the ‘business side’.

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