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Questions regarding cache algorithms by applications and implementations of information caching by database engines and other information repository and presentation applications.
the process of finding an estimate, or approximation, which is a value that is usable for some purpose even if input data may be incomplete, uncertain, or unstable.
Complexity deals with various forms of calculating the complexity of code. Cyclomatic complexity, n-path complexity, Big O time and space complexity.
in reference to any topic related to networking hardware and software. Do not use this tag in reference to personal networking like on social media.
Questions regarding software interaction with its human users.
a basic software whose rule is to intermediate software requisitions for resources and the hardware available, manage input/output, memory allocation/deallocation, file sys…
For questions about sorting algorithms and their speed and complexity.
the 5th revision of the HTML language created in 1990 for structuring and presenting content on the Internet, and an attempt to improve support for modern multimedia elements.
Databases that propose alternative solution to SQL (Relational) Database which can be document oriented, key/value, graph, objects,...
a storage location paired with an associated symbolic name (an identifier), which contains some known or unknown quantity or information referred to as a value.
Computer science or computing science (abbreviated CS or CompSci) is the scientific approach to computation and its applications.
a sequence of characters typically representing a unit of human-readable text. Questions on this topic deal with processing strings in programs, and how various languages and environment…
Syntax refers to the set of rules that define how to write a correctly structured program in a language. It explicitly does not deal with the program's meaning or interpretation.
in reference to either hardware abstraction, such as how Windows can use the same APIs even on different hardware, or any other method where the reality is separated from the user-level p…
a mathematical structure that contains a collection of vertices or 'nodes' and a collection of edges that connect pairs of vertices
an open source server-side web application framework, written in Python. It is designed to reduce the effort required to create complex data-driven websites and web applications, with a spec…
Event-driven programming refers to the programming technique where the flow of the program is driven by recognition and handling of events such as mouse clicks, key presses, etc.
the ability of a system, network, or process, to handle growing amount of work in a capable manner or its ability to be enlarged to accommodate that growth.
in reference to comparing the efficiency of various systems or algorithms, or methods to measure efficiency. Big O notation is more related to complexity, but could affect efficiency.
a part of the .NET Framework that provides a unified programming model for rapidly building service-oriented applications.
a free software license originating at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
the name of the C++ standard, approved in 2011. It replaces the previous C++03 standard, adding various core language changes and fixes, and an improved and expanded standard library.
Questions around the proficiency of a particular technology or ability. Examples could be proficiency in C# or gathering requirements.
a process that converts (source) code to a compiled binary file that can then be run. More complex builds can also run unit or integration tests and can use tools to gene…
an arrangement of functional units according to their nature, number, and chief characteristics.