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Questions about working together with co-workers or a team. (Teamwork questions are at risk of being "put on hold as off-topic" for being about career advice or education.)
the process of improving an existing program to make it work more efficiently or/and using less resources.
a collection of resources providing data and/or services for developing independent software.
The elicitation, analysis, specification, verification, and validation of requirements for a software project.
available as part of .Net framework 3.5 and later.
for questions about the practice of code review and code walkthroughs. For reviews of existing, working code, please see http://codereview.stackexchange.com
a web-based hosting service for projects that use the open-source Git revision control system.
a relational database management system from Microsoft.
Questions involving programming on Microsoft Windows technology, including its API.
Mnemonics for set of design principles: Single responsibility, Open-closed, Liskov substitution, Interface segregation, Dependency inversion
the act of one entity proving its identity to another entity. Common examples involve public key cryptography. For example, proving that a banking web site actually belongs to the ba…
Design patterns (repeatable solutions to commonly occurring problems) and best practices in software engineering
In software engineering, continuous integration (CI) implements the continuous building and automated testing of the full software product on a frequent schedule. At least once a day, often several ti…
a property of systems in which several processes are executing at the same time.
a set of tools additional to a programming language, and to the respective compiler. Sometimes it is mandatory; sometime it is optional, and assists the development of an application.
Questions about Ruby, dynamic, reflective, general-purpose object-oriented programming language that combines syntax inspired by Perl with Smalltalk-like features.
HyperText Transfer Protocol - a textual system for representing web requests and replies.
an open-source web development framework optimized for programmer happiness and maintaining sustainable productivity. Many things are defined by convention, freeing you from having to…
a popular, open source operating system kernel. Linus Torvalds started development of the kernel in 1991.
Questions about legal problems which may arise during software development or questions about software law, patents and copyrights in general.
the process by which application software is developed for mobile devices (usually low-power handheld or portable devices).
a digital database based on the relational model of data. This model organizes data into one or more tables (or "relations") of columns and rows
a language for specifying the layout and presentation in general of markup such as HTML and XML.
all of the activities that make a software system available for use. Questions relating to deploying software go under this tag.
Analyzing (un)structured data to convert it into a structured, normalized format.
significantly affected or best defined by the underlying mathematics of the problem.
Specific APIs that communicate over web protocols, such as ASP.net Web API, as well as APIs that are exposed to web pages for network communication or apps for device communication
store programs or data on a temporary or permanent basis for use in a computer or other digital electronic device.
The high level design and description of software systems frequently characterized by having large quantities of persistent data that is accessed concurrently.
composed of the objects, behavior, relationships, and attributes that make up the industry that is the focus of development.
the way changes to programs deemed worthy of release are notated.