Data Structures 101: A K.I.S.S Guide to Data Structures for Beginners

A simple guide to understanding data structures in a K.I.S.S way

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Data Structures — What are They?

The data structure is a fundamental concept in computer science that describes how data is organized.

Why Use Data Structures?

Labeling Boxes

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Picking the Right Data Structure

Array and Linked Lists — A Case Study

NB: There are many operations performed by data structures but the most common are access, insertion, traversal and deletion.

Types of Data Structures

Arrays

Linked Lists

Stack

Queues

Hash Tables

Trees

In Conclusion

How do I plan to STORE and USE this data in the long run?

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