Operating SystemsA small stub that allows an operating system to load up enough functionality to download and install itself.
CompilersA programming language compiler that is complied using itself.
InstallersA small download that acts as an installer for a large software package.
NetworkingAn initial session that is used to negotiate more secure sessions.
AuthenticationIt is common for authentication protocols to rely on an initial authentication that leads to other authentications.artificial intelligence that rewrites its own code. The initial version can be seen as a bootstrap that is far less sophisticated than the eventual result. A potentially dangerous technique.
StartupsA business that doesn't require external support or capital such as a developer in a basement who produces something valuable.
Power StationsCertain types of power station require power from the grid to start. This is known as bootstrapping. If the grid is completely down an alternative procedure known as a black start can typically be attempted.
Moving ahead without external help.
A small stub that is used to create something larger.
An initial session that is used to establish other sessions.
A design based on itself.