"development" tag

Top 10 Open Source security tools

This article covers popular Open Source security tools which are used as a layered approach for securing your network. The layered-security approach centers on maintaining appropriate security measures and procedures at five different…

Getting Started with the MinnowBoard

With the embedded market being flooded with open source hardware boards, it’s tough finding one that not only suits your budget, computing power needs, etc, but is also backed by a strong community,…

Use CoffeeScript To Write Your JavaScript

JavaScript has become the lingua franca of the Web and has gained a lot of popularity in recent years. Many frameworks and technologies have been inspired by JavaScript, and it now powers most…

Let’s WAMP Up!

Close on the heels of the LAMP development platform is WAMP. Read on to learn the right steps to install and set it up. This article also outlines a few of the typical…

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…

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…

SQLite, the Tiny Serverless Embedded RDBMS

SQLite is the most popular tiny database engine and has made its way into almost every computing device. Smartphones, either running Android or iOS, are likely to have apps that use it to…

Getting Started with an Open Source Circuit Simulator

Life can be a bit tough without all the electronic gadgets we have got used to. But making an electronic circuit work is even tougher. For electronics hobbyists, there is a lot that…

Linux Maintainer Greg K-H Talks About What Keeps Him Busy!

Greg Kroah Hartman, fondly known as Greg K-H, is one of the most important people working on the Linux kernel. He is the Linux stable kernel maintainer and is a Linux Foundation Fellow….

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…

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