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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.
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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.
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Complexity deals with various forms of calculating the complexity of code. Cyclomatic complexity, n-path complexity, Big O time and space complexity.
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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.
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Questions regarding software interaction with its human users.
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a basic software whose rule is to intermediate software requisitions for resources and the hardware available, manage input/output, memory allocation/deallocation, file sys…
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For questions about sorting algorithms and their speed and complexity.
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Questions about writing comments in code.
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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.
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Databases that propose alternative solution to SQL (Relational) Database which can be document oriented, key/value, graph, objects,...
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the extension of copyright law to machine-readable software
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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.
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Computer science or computing science (abbreviated CS or CompSci) is the scientific approach to computation and its applications.
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a popular technique for creating interactive websites.
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Command Query Responsibility Segregation design pattern
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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…
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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.
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to read and understand.
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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…
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a mathematical structure that contains a collection of vertices or 'nodes' and a collection of edges that connect pairs of vertices
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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…
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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.
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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.
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Questions about software development for a web site.
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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.
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a part of the .NET Framework that provides a unified programming model for rapidly building service-oriented applications.
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a free software license originating at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
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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.
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Questions around the proficiency of a particular technology or ability. Examples could be proficiency in C# or gathering requirements.
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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…
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an arrangement of functional units according to their nature, number, and chief characteristics.
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The use of existing code for creating new software.