"LFY April 2011" tag
.Net on Linux

Confidently Deploy .NET Applications on Linux+Mono with Delphi Prism

This article aims to address the main problems that developers currently endure in developing and deploying cross-platform .NET enterprise applications to the Linux platform. Since its inception .NET has captivated developers across the…

Load balancing?

Layer 7 Load Balancers

Linux has proven itself as a rock-solid operating system platform for industry-leading software appliances and applications, one of which is for load-balancing. As global Internet traffic increases, it demands an increased throughput from…

Nmap scripts

Advanced Nmap: NMap Script Scanning

In previous articles, we have studied NMap in great detail, including live scanning a firewall and verifying the recommendations. Now, it’s time to study NMap script scanning. Nmap.org describes the Scripting Engine (NSE)…

Saving Private GRUB

Saving Private GRUB: Remotely Restoring MBR on an Enterprise Server

Corporate hardware systems differ from their conventional desktop counterparts primarily because they have a number of interesting features. For example, they provide an ability to connect a virtual CD-ROM drive, and use a…

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…

Middleware basics

Understanding Middleware with Apache ActiveMQ

Even though “middleware” might seem like a close cousin of Tolkien’s Middle Earth, it’s a fairly modern term in computer software and services, and has nothing to do with hobbits, wizards or adventures…

Show me the money!

FreedomYUG: Don’t Sell Your Love Cheap

How to Successfully Earn a Living with FOSS — Part 3 Don’t take it — a job that allows you to do what you love. For instance, if you love FOSS, and someone…

Errors everywhere you go!

Joy of Programming: Abort, Retry, Fail?

Exception handling is tricky to get right. In this column, I present some guidelines for writing good exception handling code, by giving real-world (counter) examples. Guideline 1 Write descriptive error messages. Guideline 2…

Lots of questions this time...

CodeSport (April 2011)

Welcome to CodeSport! In this month’s column, we feature a set of programming questions, as requested by a few of our student readers. In last month’s column, we discussed a few of the…

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