What does the 'tearoff' attribute do in a tkinter Menu??

I often see Tkinter applications initialize Menu widgets using tearoff=0 in the constructor. import tkinter as tk ...

What is “Commodity Software”??

What is "Commodity Software"? (Part of the title in the article at http://valgrind.org/docs/newsome2005.pdf) (I'm n...

R: What do you call the :: and ::: operators and how do they differ??

I'm wondering how the functions of the :: and ::: operators differ in R. However, I can't figure out what these ope...

What is a class invariant in java??

I googled the topic, but besides Wikipedia I didn't find any further useful documentation or articles. Can anybody...

What does BBDD stand for??

I was reading an article that said: An example of this is that, by choosing the technology stack well, the same ...

Overwrite or override?

It might seem to be a stupid question but I'm just so curious and want to use the correct term when talking about th...

What does it mean by buffer??

I see the word "BUFFER" everywhere, but I am unable to grasp what it exactly is. Would anybody please explain what...

What is difference between monolithic and micro kernel??

Could anyone please explain with examples difference between monolithic and micro kernel? Also other classifications...

The term “function application” in Haskell?

I'm currently learning Haskell, and have encountered the term "function application" a couple of times, without real...

What is a class constant??

I am told to declare and initialize my class constant. I didn't know what it was so I searched google, apparently ev...

What is the difference between memoization and dynamic programming??

What is the difference between memoization and dynamic programming? I think dynamic programming is a subset of memoi...

What do Push and Pop mean for Stacks??

long story short my lecturer is crap, and was showing us infix to prefix stacks via an overhead projector and his bi...

Definition of a Java Container?

I've read\heard many times about java containers such as a servlet container, however, I can't seem to find a good d...

Green Threads vs Non Green Threads?

I'd like to understand the advantages provided by these type of threads. In what environments are green threads be...

What is “runtime”??

I have heard about things like "C Runtime", "Visual C++ 2008 Runtime", ".NET Common Language Runtime", etc. What i...