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A List of Developer-friendly Android Libraries

Android, by virtue of being open source, makes it easy for others to create useful libraries. This article lists twelve developer-friendly open source libraries. The Android framework has been written to make the…

FOSS for cooperatives

Proprietary Solutions Can’t Milk Money from these Cooperatives!

The dairy cooperative societies in Kerala are gradually switching to open source in an attempt to cut costs and stay secure. While people are still contemplating whether to use open source in their…

Social Apps with Facebook

Making Your Web Apps Social with Facebook

Thinking about making your Web application talk to Facebook? Or do you need tighter integration for your website? Alternately, do you just want to do more with it than any third-party plugin can…

The rack

Ganglia for Monitoring Clusters

With the size of an organisation’s infrastructure increasing, monitoring is becoming a challenge. Ganglia presents itself as a very good solution when it comes to cluster-based monitoring, and analysing the available data. Monitoring…

Big data

Databases in the Era of Cloud Computing and Big Data

We take a look at the directions in which databases are evolving, driven by the twin factors of the “Cloud” and “Big Data”. Let’s start with a quick look at cloud computing, and…

Ctrl + F

Get that Search Button Working with Apache Solr!

Search is probably the most important component of an application when it comes to finding valuable data, and that is precisely what Solr has been made for. Let this article guide you with…

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…

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,…

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