A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
When delimiters (a character or sequence marking the beginning, end, or boundary of a unit of data) are correctly placed (often in pairs) within a sequence or sequences of data.
For code written in the Ballerina programming language
Base64 is an encoding scheme (with some variations in the presentation) that represents binary data in an ASCII string format.
BASH is the GNU Bourne Again SHell, the successor to the classic Unix Bourne sh (shell). It's the default shell for various GNU systems.
BASIC (an acronym for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is a family of general-purpose, high-level programming languages whose design philosophy emphasizes ease of use.
used for Windows batch file questions.
A guessing game in which two players place ships on a grid, then take turns guessing the coordinates of the other player's ships
Battle simulations are simulations in which theories of warfare can be tested and refined without the need for actual hostilities. See the Wikipedia article on Military Simulation for more information…
In software engineering, behavior-driven development (abbreviated BDD) is a software development process based on test-driven development (TDD).
Beautiful Soup is a Python library for pulling data out of HTML and XML files.
Befunge is a stack-based, reflective, esoteric programming language. It differs from conventional languages in that programs are arranged on a two-dimensional grid. "Arrow" instructions direct the con…
to your question to indicate that you are new to the language of your code. This will often be taken into consideration by reviewers when assessing your code.
BEM, short for Block-Element-Modifier, is a way to develop modular web pages which are easy to support.
Questions about code that is primarily intended to measure the execution time of code
for code that implements a binary search.
Bioinformatics is the use of software tools to analyse biological data.
Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer digital currency with no central authority. It was created in Jan. 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto. Transactions are managed entirely by the network.
A bit array (also known as bitmap, bitset, bit string, or bit vector) is an array data structure that compactly stores bits. It can be used to implement a simple set data structure. A bit array is eff…
The manipulation of individual bits. Operators used may include bit-wise and/or (&/|), left-shift (<<), and right-shift (>>).
Bitwise refers to a bitwise operation which operates on one or more bit patterns or binary numerals at the level of their individual bits.
Blazor is a free and open-source web framework being developed by Microsoft. It supports incremental updates to a virtual DOM, enables UI code to be written in C# with JS interoperability, can run fro…
A blockchain is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography. Each block typically contains a hash pointer as a link to a previous block, a ti…
Bloom filter is a probabilistic data structure that tells you if a value is a member of a set.
Bluemix is an implementation of IBM’s Open Cloud Architecture, leveraging Cloud Foundry to enable developers to rapidly build, deploy, and manage their cloud applications, while tapping a growing ecos…
Bluetooth is a global open wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short wavelength radio transmissions) from fixed and mobile devices, creating personal area netw…
Boost is a large collection of high-quality libraries intended for use in C++. Boost is free, and is often considered a "second standard library".