How-Tos

Use Jenkins as an Android App Development Framework

This is a continuation of our article “Getting Started with Jenkins”. Jenkins plays an important role in Android app development since it has an Android Emulator plugin. Read on to find out more….

Jumpstart Linux Kernel Module Programming

Here’s an introduction to the Linux kernel module, along with an explanation on how to write a simple pluggable module to the Linux kernel and load the module into the existing kernel. The…

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Need a Backend For Your App? Here’s Parse to the Rescue!

Discover Parse, which allows mobile app developers to forget about server maintenance and complex infrastructure, and instantly add push notifications, data storage and social integration to their apps. Read on… With the advent…

Setting Up OpenAM for Web Authentication

OpenAM provides a system for integrating diverse Web applications-to share common authentication and authorisation systems. It can protect applications running on any Web or application server. With a centralised login for all applications,…

Pep Up Your Device with Paranoid Android

Paranoid Android is one of those rare innovations to have come out of open source software that thoroughly reinvents the way software is designed. With features like Hybrid UI, Pie Controls and the…

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Programming Can Be Fun with Hy

Hy is an exciting new language that has surfaced just recently. Essentially, it is what Clojure is for Java-a Lisp implementation that has a very tight relationship with the host language, which is…

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Learn How to Write Apps for the Firefox OS

Recently, Mozilla released its first line of phones, which run the Firefox OS. In case you haven’t heard about it, the Firefox OS is a standalone Web-centric operating system in which the development…

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Tapping New Talent in the FOSS Domain!

Industry experts share their views on what’s holding back raw IT talent from exploring the world of FOSS and what could be done to attract it. Businesses in India are waking up to…

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Set Up Your Own Chat Server

Chatting and Instant Messaging applications are used regularly at workplaces and for personal reasons. So how about setting up your own chat server? This article shows you how… Let’s use Openfire, a cross-platform, open…

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