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Leverage Your Programming Skills with Erlang!

The Erlang programming language is used to build massive scalable real-time software systems that require high availability. Some of its uses are in telecom, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. The runtime…

OpenStreetMap: An Open Source Alternate to GoogleMaps

This article introduces OpenStreetMap, which is bound to interest students, engineers, trekkers, cartographers, government officials, law enforcement authorities and anyone who makes use of maps. It doesn’t matter whether you are a trekker,…

A communication channel

Voices Across the Digital Divide — Using Audio Portals to Connect Communities

Human beings are the only species on earth with the ability to communicate complex ideas through language. Speaking and listening have been the basis of human society since people started living in communities….

Fragments API

Android Application Development: Android Fragments API

In this article, we will look at the new Android UI API, the Fragments API. Part of the Android 3.0 SDK, it allows developers to use the large screen space available on tablets,…

Getting started with Clojure

Getting Started with Clojure

Clojure is a dynamic, general purpose programming language that targets the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) and the Common Language Runtime (CLR). It is designed for work and play. If you play around with…

Website development is easy using Rails plugins

Rails Plugins — Making Website Development Easy!

This article is a tutorial on how to use Rails plugins for pagination, authentication and file attachments. It is aimed at readers with a basic knowledge of Ruby on Rails programming. A plugin…

Android Application Development

Android Application Development Basics

Here’s a basic Android application — a Simple Interest Calculator, which illustrates the application development method. To follow this tutorial, you should have written ‘core’ Java code, and should have some experience using…

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