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Write Your Own conio.h for GNU/Linux

Here’s a close look at the technique and code for console handling in Standard (i.e., ISO/ANSI) C/C++.   In the latter part of the article readers are encouraged to write their own code for…

Try Your Hand at the Dropbox API for Android

For cloud and Android developers, Dropbox is a very handy service. It offers cloud storage and a nifty tool to sync data. One of Dropbox’s biggest advantages is that it is so simple…

Introducing Celery for Python+Django

For background task processing and deferred execution in Python with Django, Web developers and system admins can try out Celery. Asynchronous mass email delivery, clickstreams like the number of hotels being watched or…

Let's communicate

Use XMPP to Create Your Own Google Talk Client

Instant communication is the essence of social networking and the Internet. The popular Google Talk, which uses XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol), made this Instant Messaging protocol prominent among open standards protocols….

Functiuonal programming and Python

Functional Programming and Python

This article introduces a few concepts of functional programming, and the constructs in Python that are useful for it. It is aimed at those with a basic understanding of Python (like Python prompt,…

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Exploring Software: Scientific Python and Image Processing

Discover what a beautiful language Python is for image processing. A substantial part of the human brain is dedicated to vision and the processing of images. Social sites are full of images that…

Dryrun. Come again?

Dryrun: Decoupling the Process

We take a look at Dryrun, an email-based interface via which you can run programs. Dryrun attempts to present an email-based interface to run your programs. For example, if icanhazo[email protected] is the designated email…

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Getting Started with HTML5 WebSockets

Ever felt that in the so called two-way Web, updating Web pages in real-time is a pain? Well, the HTML5 specifications took care of that in a big way. Introducing WebSockets — the…

Time to PICloud

PiCloud — An Easy Way To the Cloud

This article provides an introduction to PiCloud, a cloud computing solution. There are three components to PiCloud: PiCloud refers to the cloud computing infrastructure provided by PiCloud Inc. Client refers to the computer…

Programming tools for Linux

Programming Tools for Linux

This article is not so much about the various languages, as the programming tools that can be used to write programs using the languages. When students first start taking programming courses at various…

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