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MapReduce

(Hadoop) MapReduce: More Power, Less Code

This is an introduction to MapReduce as a framework for beginners in distributed computing, and a short tutorial on Hadoop, an open source MapReduce implementation. It is intended for anyone with significant experience…

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…

Locked!

Securing Apache, Part 7: Fool-proofing the Server OS

Moving deeper into Web application and Apache security, let’s now focus on OS commanding attacks, and those that lead to the disclosure of crucial information and server directory paths. The attacks described below…

SQL or No?

Up Close and Personal with NoSQL

Aimed at Web developers, DBAs, programmers, et al., this article covers the basic concepts about NoSQL databases, the different types and their features. When you think of choosing a database for your application…

The eyeOS desktop

Demystifying the Cloud with eyeOS

It’s another day in your life with technology and you keep hearing people talk about “Cloud this…” and “Cloud that…” or  “Just store it in the cloud!” So what exactly does the term…

Dr Manas Fuloria, co-founder and executive VP, Nagarro Software

Open Source Jobs, Open to Freshers at Nagarro

Nagarro is an outsourcing company that specialises in high-quality business-critical software, and is known for its extensive use of open source solutions. Nagarro is planning to add to its FOSS team, and it…

Analytics and all that jazz...

Setting up Analytics for your Android App

So how do developers launch their Android apps and market them on a war footing? While you may monitor qualitative comments from users, you simply cannot ignore usage analytics. Here are some guidelines…

Google Maps integrated into an HTML page

Google Maps JavaScript API: Making Your Website Livelier

This article explains how to embed Google Maps in a website, using the JavaScript API for Maps. Mapping solutions can be embedded in your website to display locations of various places, provide directions,…

Locked up!

Securing Apache, Part 4: Cross-site Tracing (XST) & Cross-site History Manipulation (XSHM)

This series of articles addresses the Web security concerns of information security experts, systems administrators and all those who want to jump-start their careers in this domain. This time we will delve deeper…

The AIA Web application

App Inventor: Develop Android Apps in a Jiffy

Here’s introducing Google’s new App Inventor service (the beta version) to design graphic applications for the Android platform. The Android in question is 1.5 Cupcake, running on an Openmoko FreeRunner GTA02, though you…

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