Code or designs that trade on a particularly intimate knowledge or experience of
a particular operating system or language or complex application interface.
Distinguished from deep magic, which trades more on arcane *theoretical*
knowledge. Writing device drivers is heavy wizardry; so is interfacing to X
(sense 2) without a toolkit. Especially found in source-code comments of the
form "Heavy wizardry begins here".
Compare voodoo programming.
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