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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.

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the process by which an object is converted into a format that can be stored and later retrieved.
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a low-level programming language for a computer, or other programmable device, in which there is a very strong (generally one-to-one) correspondence between the language and th…
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Graphical User Interface development for applications or web sites. This tag should usually be combined with other tags specifying the programming language, platform or framework, if applicable.
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for anything related to currency, payment systems, credit card number validation, etc.
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an efficient algorithm for finding a key in sorted data. It runs in O(log n) time.
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sequence containers representing arrays that can change in size. For questions about geometric or algebraic vectors, use [coordinate-system] instead.
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the standard Python interface to the "Tk" graphical user interface toolkit.
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sometimes known, the MySQL Improved extension, was developed to take advantage of new features found in MySQL systems versions 4.1.3 and newer. The MySQLi extension i…
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a component that transparently stores data so that future requests for that data can be served faster.
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The fifth version of the PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) scripting language. It features the Zend Engine 2, better object model support, and many other improvements over PHP 4.
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an algorithmic technique for efficiently solving problems with a recursive structure containing many overlapping subproblems.
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Design pattern to reduce coupling between components, by dynamically injecting into a software component dependencies that it needs to function.
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Model-View-Controller for the ASP.NET framework
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a particular tactic for deferred computing, suitable for several styles of concurrency: thread and event loop concurrency for local computation, and both synchronous and asynchronous re…
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a branch of computer science devoted to the study of algorithms which can be stated in terms of geometry.
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a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that specifies where an identified resource is available and the mechanism for retrieving it.
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Any sequence of units (typically letters or numbers) that are read the same way forward or backward.
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a meta-programming technique in which templates are used by a compiler to generate temporary source code, which is merged by the compiler with the rest of the source code …
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the process by which a program can observe and modify its own structure and behavior at runtime.
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A data type consisting of a set of named values called elements, members or enumerators of the type.
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a language optimized for scanning arbitrary text files, extracting information from those text files, and printing reports.
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a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language built on the .NET Framework. PowerSh…
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the extended SQL dialect used in Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase. Please also tag with either [sql-server] or [sybase].
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an open-source PHP web development framework created by Taylor Otwell. Laravel helps you create applications using simple, expressive syntax.
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a simple stateless architecture that generally runs over HTTP. It is an "architectural style" that basically exploits the existing technology and protocols of…
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A software application that services requests from clients using a data transfer protocol.
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the plotting of the shortest route between two points. It is a more practical variant on solving mazes. This field of research is based heavily on Dijkstra's algorithm for fi…
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the repetition of a block of statements within a computer program, usually with mutable state.
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for questions involving visual presentations, whether they are generated using bitmap or vector techniques.
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the branch of computer science and technology that studies the development of machines able to simulate aspects of human intelligence.
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a system which uses one or more numbers, or coordinates, to uniquely determine the position of a point or other geometric element. Do not use this tag for questions regarding lo…
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A programming challenge, popularized by Jeff Atwood, that prints the numbers from 1 to 100, where multiples of three print "Fizz," multiples of five print "Buzz," and multiples of both three and five …
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a (family of) general purpose programming language(s), based on the lambda calculus, and with the ability to manipulate source code as a data structure.
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a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine.
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A cellular automaton simulation following rules devised by mathematician John Conway.
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Question-and-answer programs involving questions with a well defined correct answer, especially those that track the player's score.