Anil Seth

Extend Wireless Router Capabilities Using a Netbook or Laptop

There are now a range of devices that are Wi-Fi enabled. So for situations where a wireless router is required, the additional functionality of Network Manager 0.98 is a great convenience. Fedora 18…

Exploring Software: Video Subtitle Translation

This column looks at how to make MOOC videos accessible to non-English speakers. The news that California State Universities were tying up with Udacity for inexpensive MOOC (massive open online courses) for credit…

Creating MOOC Courses

It is very likely that, in the near future, you may get your degree from a university but will really learn from a Massive Open Online Course. MOOC (wikipedia.org/wiki/Massive_open_online_course) should not be confused…

Drupal 7: Features and Tracking Changes

The features module is great for managing Drupal projects. Graphical development in a CMS like Drupal 7 is wonderful. It is possible to develop complex sites with very little coding. It is also…

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Exploring Software: Scientific Python and Image Processing

Discover what a beautiful language Python is for image processing. A substantial part of the human brain is dedicated to vision and the processing of images. Social sites are full of images that…

An engineer's toolkit

Exploring Software: A Software Engineer’s Toolkit

Software engineering recommendations have not changed. The issues and concerns have been known for years. However, with the availability of excellent tools, it is now no longer a pain to implement and follow…

Healthcare can't wait!

Exploring Software: Easier Healthcare Using IT

This article is not so much about trying out any software as about the need we all feel for reliable care-givers for the elderly and terminally ill. Since this is not something for…

Time to Plone

Exploring Software: Plone with Schemas

Using Dexterity to extend and customise Plone. Last month, you tried Plone 4 and could create a schema interactively. However, at present, it does not seem to be possible to convert the interactive…

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Exploring Software: The New-Look Plone 4

If this is the first time you are hearing of Plone, should you use it? If so, how would you start and get a feel of what it can do? Plone is a…

It should be all logical, no?

Exploring Software: GNOME and the Semantic Desktop

Currently, this is a work in progress. So will it mature fast enough and meet user expectations? The state of the semantic desktop in the GNOME desktop environment is still very fluid. Two…

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