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a high-level, platform-independent, object-oriented programming language originally developed by Sun Microsystems. Java is currently owned by Oracle, which purchased Sun in 2010.
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a multiparadigm, managed, garbage-collected object-oriented programming language created by Microsoft in parallel with the .NET platform
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Questions about problem solving and planning for a solution through software design.
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a general reusable solution to a commonly occurring problem in software design.
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A methodology that enables a system to be modeled as a set of objects that can be controlled and manipulated in a modular manner
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Questions about C++, a statically typed, free-form, multi-paradigm, compiled, general-purpose programming language.
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Questions about PHP, a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development.
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In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm is an effective method expressed as a finite list of well-defined instructions for calculating a function. Algorithms are used for calculation, data p…
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The high-level design and description of a software system. Architectural design distills away details of implementations, algorithms, and data representation to concentrate on the interaction of "bla…
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the original and common name applied towards most flavors of a scripting language that originated on NetScape Navigator. Use this tag for questions regarding common implementations of EC…
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Questions about the implementation of software licenses on software, including questions about open-source licenses. See the full description for more information about which questions are on topic.
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a broad term for the work involved in developing a web site for the World Wide Web or an intranet.
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Artificial languages for instructing computers to do steps of computation in order to complete tasks. They allow programmers to communicate with computers.
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for general database questions; if you question is specific to SQL use that tag instead.
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a dynamic, high-level language. Its design focuses on clear syntax, an intuitive approach to object-oriented programming, and making the right way to do things obvious. Python supports mod…
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the commonly or not so commonly used practices in development of software. These can include things like Agile Development, Kanban, Coding shortcuts, etc.
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a software framework for Microsoft Windows operating systems. It includes an implementation of the Base Class Library, Common Language Runtime, and Dynamic Language Runtime. It s…
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a method by which individual units of source code are tested to determine if they are fit for use.
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a general-purpose computer programming language used for operating systems, games and other high performance work.
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Verifying the behavior of a software system against the expected behavior of that system.
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Questions about software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified.
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a group of software development methodologies based on iterative and incremental development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-o…
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the discipline of planning, organizing, securing, and managing resources to achieve specific goals.
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A programming discipline for tracking, storing and retrieving revisions of source code.
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the process of planning a system of interacting objects for the purpose of solving a software problem.
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applications that are accessed over the "web", which can mean the Internet, or an internal network (an intranet).
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a software architecture pattern that enforces separation of concerns.
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a set of guidelines that helps readability and understanding of the source code.
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an open-source DVCS (Distributed Version Control System)
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For questions about structuring the data within a database. How to lay out tables, whether to use a relational DB or not, etc.
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Representational state transfer, or REST, is an architectural style for networking software to transfer information through the web.
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For questions relating to cryptography and IT security. This can be computer, network, or database security.
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Questions regarding efficient storing and representing data within a software application.
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Questions about the objective meaning or common understanding of words and concepts that programmers encounter
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Questions related to improving application performance, this can be range from selection software architecture to selection of algorithms.
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For questions relating to the process of developing software.