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App Development on the Cloud Made Easy with PaaS!

This article looks into the benefits of using the Platform as a Service paradigm to develop applications on the cloud. It also compares a few top PaaS providers in the market today. For…

Bluefish-The Feature Rich Editor

This light and fast open source editor, best suited for Web development, is available across multiple platforms and supports many programming languages. The editor has also been translated to Tamil. Bluefish is an…

The TutorVista team

TutorVista: Using Open Source in Digital Education

TutorVista, a digital tutoring website, uses open source software to mimic a classroom experience and maintain its database. TutorVista is an online tutoring service that was founded in 2005. Its operations are entirely…

Graphs with Open Flash Charts

Draw Great Graphs with Open Flash Charts, Part 3

In the earlier parts of this series, we looked at using Open Flash Charts (OFC) to create great-looking bar charts and pie charts. In this part, let us look at how to create…

Pie charts with Open Flash Charts

Draw Great Graphs with Open Flash Charts, Part 2

In the first part of this series, I gave a brief introduction to Open Flash Charts (OFC) and discussed how to draw bar charts with it. In this article, I will explain how…

SPEED!

Web Acceleration with Varnish 3.0

In this article we’ll setup a ready-to-deploy WordPress-compatible Varnish service as our HTTP reverse caching proxy, and have it cache the desktop and mobile themes separately. Our original WordPress recipe had a place…

Do you reall need certifications?

Linux Certifications Hot or Not?

Industry stalwarts share their views on the importance of Linux and FOSS certifications. While Linux is gaining popularity at a fast pace, related certifications are also getting a lot of attention. There are…

Open Flash Charts

Draw Great Graphs with Open Flash Charts, Part 1

Ever wondered how those beautiful graphs are created, or those pie charts, line charts and bar graphs? What if you had the power to build those without having to scratch your head too…

Preparing a Debian-based LEMP server

WordPress on Nginx, Part 1: Preparing VPS the Debian Way

In this first part, we deal with the LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP) stack recipe and set up the basic server after installing the required packages. It started off thus: The theme developer…

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…

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