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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…

CodeSport

Over the next few columns, we will continue our discussion on data storage systems and look at how they are evolving to cater to the world of data-centric computing. Last month, we had…

Joy of Programming!

Design smells are poor solutions to recurring implementation and design problems. This article gives readers an overview on what design smells are, why we should be concerned about them, and what we can…

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…

Code Sport

Over the next few columns, we will take a look at data storage systems, and how they are evolving to cater to the data-centric computing world. Last month, we featured a special edition…

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…

Joy Of Learning: A Peek Into Auto-generating Code

Using tools to auto-generate code from high-level models or specifications looks like a cool idea. Though generating code instead of hand-writing it from scratch has many advantages, one needs to also be aware…

Codesport

Over the last couple of months, this column has covered dynamic languages such as JavaScript, and how they differ from traditional statically compiled languages like C or C++. Since many readers have requested…

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…

CodeSport

This month’s column continues the discussion on JavaScript language features. For the last couple of months, the topic of dynamic languages such as JavaScript and how they differ from traditional statically compiled languages…

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