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Microsoft Access, also known as Microsoft Office Access, is an application development and database development tool from Microsoft. It combines the Microsoft Jet/ACE Database Engine with a graphical …
a cloud computing technology for hosting web applications in Google-managed data centers. Google App Engine is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering for Java, Python, Go, Node.j…
a control structure in many programming languages that changes the execution flow depending on a condition. Also Include an appropriate language tag such as "java" if your questi…
AMBIGUOUS; USE SPECIFIC-LANGUAGE TAGS WHENEVER APPLICABLE. A variable is a named data storage location in memory. Using variables, a computer program can store numbers, text, binary data, or a…
a methodical process of finding and fixing bugs in a computer program. **IMPORTANT NOTE:** This tag is ONLY for questions about debugging techniques or the process of debugging itself, NO…
a functional programming language featuring strong static typing, lazy evaluation, extensive parallelism and concurrency support, and unique abstraction capabilities.
the fourth major version of the ASP.NET Model-View-Controller platform for web applications.
EXCLUSIVELY for PROGRAMMING questions that are directly related to Unix; general software issues should be directed to the Unix & Linux Stack Exchange site or to Super User. The Unix opera…
a plotting library for Python which may be used interactively or embedded in stand-alone GUIs. Its compact "pyplot" interface is similar to the plotting functions of MATLAB®.
the process of determining whether someone or something is, in fact, who or what it is declared to be.
the open source object oriented programming (OOP) language of the Adobe Flash and AIR Platforms. AS3 is widely used for RIAs, mobile apps, and desktop applications. (ActionScr…
an open source programming language. It is statically-typed, with a syntax loosely derived from C, adding automatic memory management, type safety, some dynamic typing capabilities, additional b…
an Apache open-source project that provides software for reliable and scalable distributed computing. The core consists of a distributed file system (HDFS) and a resource manager (YARN). …
A session refers to the communication between a single client and a server. A session is specific to the user and for each user a new session is created to track all the requests from that user.
an Open Source (Apache 2), Distributed, RESTful, Search Engine based on Lucene.
an open standard for electronic document exchange maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Questions can be about creating, reading, ed…
Fragments represent reusable behaviors or portions of user interface in an Android app.
a cryptographic protocol that provides secure communications over the Internet. Often, SSL is used as a blanket term and refers to both the SSL protocol and the Transport…
a Java specification for accessing, persisting, and managing data between Java objects/classes and a relational database. It is part of the EJB 3.0 specification and …
for questions about Apache Tomcat (or simply Tomcat, formerly also Jakarta Tomcat) which is an open source Servlet Container developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Most quest…
a form of parametric polymorphism found in a range of languages, including .NET languages, Java, Swift, and Rust.
the third major version of Model-View-Controller extension for developing web applications in a .NET framework.
a platform consisting of Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.Mac and Xamarin Test Cloud. It allows you to write cross-platform native Apps for iOS, Android and Mac and follow your app thr…
Apple's application-development framework for macOS, consisting of Foundation, Application Kit, and Core Data. Use the "cocoa-touch" tag for iOS questions.
A web browser developed by Microsoft and included with Windows. Commonly abbreviated to "IE".
a web server, reverse proxy, TCP stream proxy and mail proxy, released under a BSD-like license.
a strategy for deferring operations with high latency or low priority, usually in an attempt to improve performance, responsiveness, and / or composability of software. Suc…
an e-commerce platform written in PHP atop the Zend framework. Questions should be related to writing code for Magento. General Magento questions may be asked on https://magento.stackexchan…
an open source continuous integration tool written in Java, that has packages for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, FreeBSD and OpenBSD. The project was forked from Hudson.
a universal identifier on the web. A URL is a reference to a web resource at a specific location, and provides a means for retrieving that resource.
Do not use this tag. For questions related to an aspect of the world wide web, use a more specific tag for it, such as [uri], [html], [http] or [w3c].
the rapid display of a sequence of visuals in order to create an illusion of movement or change.
For issues specific to version 4 of Rails. If your question applies to Ruby on Rails in general, use the tag [ruby-on-rails].