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Research time!

A Low-cost Platform for PC-interfaced Science Experiments called expEYES

There is nothing new about computer-interfaced science experiments, but how often do you come across an experiment platform that costs as little as Rs 3,000? Inter University Accelerator Centre (IUAC) has developed one…

A Quantum Leap in HPC?

Onama — A Quantum Leap in HPC

This article introduces readers to Onama, a CDAC-created bundle of well-selected parallel and serial applications for various engineering disciplines. An amalgamation of HPC and open source technologies, it is based on Linux, and…

Pygame time

Get Started with Pygame

Gaming has become a major field in the computing world. It is the favourite entertainment for many users, but a challenging job for developers, because of the complexity involved. Pygame is a great…

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…

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…

Exploring ZODB

Exploring Software: ZODB, a NoSQL Database

Let’s explore how to use ZODB, a NoSQL database, from Python,¬†with an example that stores and retrieves ‘album’ and ‘track’ data from the database. Most of us are accustomed to using a relational…

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…

Groovy, baby!

Exploring Software: Extending J2EE Applications Using Grails

We look at how J2EE users can benefit from agile development methodologies by using Grails to maximise the returns from their middleware layer. Exploring Grails is very much like exploring Rails. This is…

Open Source done right!

FOSS is __FUN__: The Django Project — Open Source Done Right

Here are some ideas for FOSS fans on what makes an open source project successful. We also look at Django, an open source project ‘done right’. What makes one open source product a…

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