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Firewall Scan

Advanced Nmap: Scanning Firewalls

After four articles on Nmap [1, 2, 3 & 4], which explained a number of command-line options for scan technique specification, target specification, port specifications, host discovery, evasion techniques, etc, it is time…

Grok -- now even cavemen can use Zope 3!

Exploring Software — Alternatives to Rails, Django

Zope 3 never picked up because most of the popular projects/products based on the application server never migrated from Zope 2. With “Grok — now even cavemen can use Zope 3!” Listening to…

Google Maps integrated into an HTML page

Google Maps JavaScript API: Making Your Website Livelier

This article explains how to embed Google Maps in a website, using the JavaScript API for Maps. Mapping solutions can be embedded in your website to display locations of various places, provide directions,…

Android Application Development

Android Application Development Basics

Here’s a basic Android application — a Simple Interest Calculator, which illustrates the application development method. To follow this tutorial, you should have written ‘core’ Java code, and should have some experience using…

Me too, MeeGo

Develop and Deploy a MeeGo Application

Open embedded platforms are becoming popular among end-users, and are also a key selling point for many vendors. New business models like application stores are thriving around these open platforms. Many industry biggies…

OOo and VBA -- status update!

Exploring Software: The State of VBA in OpenOffice.org Calc

I keep trying to file my income tax returns online. However, I insist on using OpenOffice.org and so I have failed to accomplish what I set out to do. A request on the…

Coding a Twitter app quickly

A Desktop Twitter Client in 15 Minutes

Twitter, the fun social-networking micro-blogging service, has taken the world by storm. Millions of “tweets” — real-time text messages of up to 140 characters — are posted daily, using several different client applications….

Automate Testing Web Apps with WebTest

Automate Testing Web Apps with WebTest

WebTest lets developers write XML-based test suites so quickly, it’s almost fun! Virtually everyone uses a browser every time the computer is switched on — the browser has become an integral part of…

Understanding the OpenLDAP schema

OpenLDAP, Part 3: Understanding the LDAP Schema

In this article, we will explore LDAP concepts such as schema, ObjectClasses and attributes — these will help us build an LDAP server capable of authenticating Linux users. To understand ACLs and LDAP…

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