I understand JSON, but not JSONP. Wikipedia's document on JSON is (was) the top search result for JSONP. It says this: JSONP or "JSON with padding" is a JSON extension wherein a prefix is specifie...
The meaning of both eludes me.
There have been several questions already posted with specific questions about dependency injection, such as when to use it and what frameworks are there for it. However, What is dependency injection...
What is reflection, and why is it useful? I'm particularly interested in Java, but I assume the principles are the same in any language.
I've started playing with Git and have come across the terms "upstream" and "downstream". I've seen these before but never understand them fully. What do these terms mean in the context of SCMs and ...
When writing multi-threaded applications, one of the most common problems experienced are race conditions. My questions to the community are: What is a race condition? How do you detect them? How ...
Can someone provide a simple explanation of methods vs. functions in OOP context?
What is null? Is null an instance of anything? What set does null belong to? How is it represented in the memory?
I've seen references to curried functions in several articles and blogs but I can't find a good explanation (or at least one that makes sense!)
Long story short... As far as I can tell, the term "branch" (in Git parlance) may refer to related but different things: a non-symbolic reference/pointer to a commit, the name of such a reference (...