In the process of authoring computer software, its standards or documentation, or other technical standards - deprecation is a status applied to features, characteristics, or practices to indicate that they should be avoided, typically because they have been superseded.

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Why is Web SQL database deprecated?

I am making a hybrid Android app. At first I decided to use localStorage, after spending 2 days, I realized that it is very strange and so dropped it. Then, I picked up indexedDB, after spending ...
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Why are the <b> and <i> tags deprecated?

This question came up in one of my college classes. The professor only gave the answer that it was more descriptive, but it seems as though <b> and <i> are rather explicit in their meaning ...