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Excerpt from the article: 'How to be a Programmer' - Part 1

by Penelope Truce | May 26, 2011
By Robert L Read
Chapter 1: Introduction To be a good programmer is difficult and noble. The hardest part of making real a collective vision of a software project is dealing with one's coworkers and customers. Writing computer programs is important and takes great intelligence and skill. But it is really... »read more
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BlueTooth

by Tracy Pettigrue | Sep 28, 2009
Bluetooth is a radio standard and communications protocol primarily designed for low power consumption, with a short range based on low-cost transceiver microchips in each device.
Bluetooth is an industrial specification for wireless personal area networks. It provides a way to connect and exchange information between devices such as mobile phones, laptops, PCs, printers, digital cameras, and video game consoles over a secure, globally unlicensed short-range radio... »read more
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A Short Operating System Timeline

by Zakir Hossain | Dec 6, 2009
A short list of interesting development in Operating Systems
A brief time line of the operating systems throughout the history that caught my interest which are very study able; these systems, I thought to have some major impact on how the world is today. The information given here is collected from different websites. 1956: GM-NAA I/O 1959: SHARE... »read more
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Universal Serial Bus

by Tracy Pettigrue | Sep 28, 2009
Universal Serial Bus
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a serial bus standard to interface devices. A major component in the legacy-free PC, USB was designed to allow peripherals to be connected using a single standardized interface socket, to improve plug-and-play capabilities by allowing devices to be connected and... »read more
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Power Line Communication

by Tracy Pettigrue | Sep 28, 2009
PLC
PLC, which stands for Powerline Communications, is a breakthrough communications technology for high-speed data, voice and media transfer over existing power lines. PLC provides home networking and broadband internet access using existing electric infrastructures without the need to install new... »read more
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Google Latitude : Broadcasting Your Location

by Tina S | Jan 4, 2010
Google Latitude broadcasts your location from your mobile phone, letting your friends know where you are and keep in touch anywhere in the world..
   Google Latitude is a location-aware mobile app developed by Google. Latitude allows a mobile phone user to allow certain people on to track their location. Via their own iGoogle accounts, the user's cell phone location is mapped on Google Maps. The user can control the accuracy and... »read more
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POS (Point Of Sales) Recorders

by Tina S | Dec 16, 2009
POS software systems can automate several other areas of your business and are not limited to simple cash register functions.
What is POS Software? Electronic devices that function as both a terminal and a cash register. They are used commonly in retail stores to record sales information at the time of the sale and to perform other data processing functions. POS software is at its simplest, a computer... »read more
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Fun With Linux Commands

by Zico Mathews | Oct 12, 2009
by Jason Chen % cat "food in cans" cat: can't open food in cans % nice man woman No manual entry for woman. % "How would you rate Quayle's incompetence? Unmatched ". % Unmatched ". Unmatched ". % [Where is Jimmy Hoffa? Missing ]. % ^How did... »read more
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ATM-Asynchronous Transfer Protocol

by Derek Thompson | Sep 28, 2009
Properties: 1.   It supports cell relay and packet switch network 2.   It is a data link layer protocol 3.   It is a connection oriented technology 4.   It is designed for synchronous optical networking design 5.   It helps to implement low... »read more
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Mozilla aims to revolutionize Web layout with new Firefox font support

by Sandy Moore | Oct 22, 2009
IE currently tries to download all fonts on the page...
  One area of Web standards where both Mozilla Firefox (version 3.5.3 CRPI: 7.34) and Opera (version 10 CRPI: 6.38) have an edge over Google Chrome (build 3.0.195.25 CRPI: 15.85) is in the field of page-designated font rendering. It's where the code for the Web page specifies which... »read more
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