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Demystifying the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service

Mobile and Web app developers now have reason to cheer, with the evolution of the Mobile Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS) model. This article takes you through its intricacies. Abbreviations like IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service), PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and…

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Building an Embedded System Based on the Initial RAM Disk

Here’s a rough tutorial on writing an embedded Linux based system, using an initial RAM disk. The initial RAM disk (initrd) is a tool for loading a temporary root file system into the…

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Programming Can Be Fun with Hy

Hy is an exciting new language that has surfaced just recently. Essentially, it is what Clojure is for Java-a Lisp implementation that has a very tight relationship with the host language, which is…

Top 10 Open Source security tools

This article covers popular Open Source security tools which are used as a layered approach for securing your network. The layered-security approach centers on maintaining appropriate security measures and procedures at five different…

The Making of the SUSE Brand in India

SUSE dreamt of making it big in India and has succeeded in doing so, over a period when people were still apprehensive about open source. Read on to learn how SUSE’s success story…

Getting Started with the MinnowBoard

With the embedded market being flooded with open source hardware boards, it’s tough finding one that not only suits your budget, computing power needs, etc, but is also backed by a strong community,…

Getting Started with Haskell on Emacs

Emacs is a popular text editor that can be extended and customised. Haskell is a statically typed, functional programming language. Haskell-mode is an Emacs major mode that provides support to write and use…

Restore Partitions Over the Network Using Clonezilla

Clonezilla is back-up and restore software that is a powerful alternative to Symantec’s famous, yet expensive, commercial software Norton Ghost. Do you often format your partition and reinstall Windows along with other software…

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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…

Will Social Media Junkies Flock Together with v2.5?

While a Web browser developed specifically to satisfy your social networking needs does sound exciting, will Flock 2.5, the latest browser developed with Firefox’s engine at the core, be able to make the cut? Let’s dive in and check how deep the water might be!

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