Sarath Lakshman
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Use XMPP to Create Your Own Google Talk Client

Instant communication is the essence of social networking and the Internet. The popular Google Talk, which uses XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol), made this Instant Messaging protocol prominent among open standards protocols….

GNU Make in Detail for Beginners

GNU Make in Detail for Beginners

Have you ever peeked into the source code of any of the applications you run every day? Ever used make install to install some application? You will see make in most projects. It…

Sed Explained

Sed Explained, Part 2: Data Structures and Operators

Continuing from the previous article on the subject, we now proceed to Sed data structures and operators. Sed has a few powerful data structures and operators, which enable you to perform complex text-manipulation…

Sed Explained

Sed Explained, Part 1

UNIX-like operating systems have numerous powerful utilities accessible via the command-line and shell-scripting, which are flexible enough to operate in a variety of problematic domains. Text processing is one of these. Among the…

Django – When Python Bites the Web

Here’s how to start using Django for Web application development.

Dabble with Netkit to Sandbox a Network

Networking is very interesting and I’m sure many of us would like to experiment with it, but the unavailability of laboratories with sufficient computers is a stumbling block. What if I tell you that you can turn any computer into a network device at no extra cost?

D-Bus: The Smart, Simple, Powerful IPC

Let’s learn the intricacies of D-Bus and use it to hack some nifty features into programs.

Recipes for Networking

It’s always fun to try out different hacks under the GNU/Linux freedom platform. The pride of becoming a command-line wizard makes everyone stay close to the CLI. Moreover, the CLI vests you with the ultimate power to control your machine.

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