FIFO

What does FIFO stand for?

First in, first out

A fast way to refer to a policy in which the first entity entering a queue is the first to leave the queue; often used when discussing aspects of computer science algorithms.

Example

"I'm having a problem implementing a FIFO policy with this linked list. Can anyone help?"

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Last Updated: May 20, 2014

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