Developers

What makes Firebug a Developer’s delight?

Here’s an introduction to Firebug, which is used primarily for debugging client side scripts in real time and reducing development time. It also helps in creating bug-free code that can run across leading…

Develop Apps Quickly with Quickly

This aptly named tool makes the development of apps a simple and fast process. Ubuntu is a Linux distribution that has gained a lot of momentum in the past few years. Ever since…

Code Sport

This month’s column continues the discussion on data storage systems, with a focus on how file systems remain consistent even in the face of errors occurring in the storage stack. Last month we…

How to Improve the Performance of Drupal Sites

A site is only as fast as its last mile connectivity. If users access a site from a slow connection, even a site capable of responding quickly to requests will appear to be…

CloudStack: An Overview of the Open Source IaaS Platform

Here’s an open source IaaS platform to set up an on-demand, elastic cloud computing service. It enables utility computing services by allowing cloud service providers to offer self-service compute instances, storage volumes and…

Bluefish-The Feature Rich Editor

This light and fast open source editor, best suited for Web development, is available across multiple platforms and supports many programming languages. The editor has also been translated to Tamil. Bluefish is an…

A Bird’s Eye View of Android System Services

Android is gaining unprecedented momentum in the smartphone and tablet market. This huge success is usually attributed to factors like the open ecosystem, the choice of Java as the application programming language, the…

Linux Firewall: Executing Iprules Using PHP

A firewall keeps the network secure by analysing packets and determining whether they should be allowed through or not. This article shows how to manipulate Iprules using PHP scripts. Linux has its own…

Heterogeneous Parallel Programming: Dive into the World of CUDA

A previous article in this series titled ‘Introducing NVIDIAs CUDA’ covered the basics of the NVIDIA CUDA device architecture. This article covers parallel programming using CUDA C with sequential and parallel implementations of…

Monitoring and Graphing Your Network With Cacti

Cacti, an open source network graphing application, utilises RRDTool, a data logging and graphing system for time series data. Read on to learn more about it. Cacti monitors both the incoming and the…

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