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A file is a container for data. Files are supported by a wide range of devices and are a fundamental building block of computing. They may contain a natural language such as English or may be filled with binary data meant to be read by machines. Files can be structured such as a photo designed to be read by a particular algorithm or unstructured such as a flat file filled with plain text. The following are common file related concepts.


This is the complete list of articles we have written about files.
Animated Gif
Arrow Text
Binary File
Character Set
Delimited Text File
Flat File
Natural Language
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