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A popular adjective for a survey, lab procedure, or test that uses the tools at hand to answer an experimental question in a crude fashion

'quick and dirty'

Crude but effective A popular adjective for a survey, lab procedure, or of test, using the tools at hand to answer an experimental question in a crude fashion. Cf Gold standard.
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They are either quick-and-dirty tools for building applications that are too limited for the enterprise user, or they are add-ons to existing GUI tools that are too difficult to use and do not provide the productivity needed to meet the time-to-market requirements that Web applications demand.