"LFY May 2011" tag
Drupal module development

A Quick-Start Practical Guide to Drupal Module Development

In this article, we attempt to build a simple module by learning some basics of the Drupal Module Core. You can extend Drupal by developing your own modules to suit your applications’ needs….

Let us git

Linux Kernel Development Using Git

This article looks at setting up Git and using it for Linux kernel development. It is aimed at developers who would like to move their development environment to Git SCM. I assume that…

Gearing up for character drivers

Device Drivers, Part 6: Decoding Character Device File Operations

This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, continues to cover the various concepts of character drivers and their implementation, which was dealt with in the previous two articles…

The Checklist

When Should I Consider an Open Source Database?

This article gives you facts, figures, and useful advice on when choosing an open source database makes good business sense. Read on! 2010 was a very good year for open source databases, with…

Customise Ubuntu

How to Remaster Ubuntu to Get a Customised Distribution

In this article, we look at how to create a custom GNU/Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. Customisability is a feature most people find amazing about Free Software. The software can be tweaked to…

Scientific programming...

What is Scientific Programming?

This article will take you into the world of scientific programming — from simple numerical computations to some complex mathematical models and simulations. We will explore various computational tools but our focus will…

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…

Secured!

Securing Apache, Part 9: Attacks that Target PHP-based Instances

Beginning with Part 1 of this series, we have covered all major attacks on Web applications and servers, with examples of vulnerable PHP code. In this article, we will cover those attacks that…

Let's set up QEMU first!

The Quick Guide to QEMU Setup

In this series of articles, we will explore the basics of QEMU, OS installation, QEMU networking and embedded system development for the ARM architecture. In this first part, let’s begin with the basics….

A Recap

Advanced Nmap: A Recap

This final article in the series consolidates information from the previous articles, looks at NMap’s future possibilities, and at the new tools from the development team. Beginning its life as a simple port-scanner,…

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