Tag: Open Source Software

Training Neural Nets To Learn Reactive Potential Energy Using VR and AI

Scientists from the University of Bristol's Intangible Realities Laboratory (IRL) and ETH Zurich have used virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI) to learn details of reactive potential energy. The researchers describe how advanced interaction and visualization frameworks using VR...

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Top 5 Coding/Programming Tips For Swift

Start with Playground: Using playgrounds in Xcode is a way to quickly program some code to check for validity since playgrounds has a feature that shows you the result of the statement written. This is a handy feature to learn...

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IDC: Windows Server Market Update

IDC recently released an infographic detailing the current state of the Windows server market and AWS was the most sought-after public cloud environment last year. Digital transformation continues to disrupt the Worldwide Server Operations System Environment Market: Organizations are pursuing digital...

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What Does the Latest British Airways Breach Mean to You

Recently, the British Airways' data breach by the hacker group, "Magecart," raised eyebrows about the use of third-party source code. By Mimicking credit card skimming devices, Magecart used malicious code to capture data entered by users of British Airways' payment...

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OWASP Security Standard: What It Means And How It Can Help You

OWASP, or Open Web Application Security Project, is a global non-profit organization, which is dedicated to web application security. OWASP has materials that make it easier for developers to understand how they can improve on the security side of their...

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Is Python A Dying Language?

Python is not going to die because not only can you use it as the core language for your project, it does an amazing job as a supportive language for your project.  For example, due to the simplicity in writing...

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What Is The Best FREE (mium) Cross-Platform Collaboration Software With No Harsh Limitations?

We find Trello to be effective for our teams.  We've been using it for over a year without paying any fees and we're managing several projects or boards simultaneously. We've integrated it into Slack, which is a great internal project...

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What Separates Google-Caliber Software Engineers From The Rest?

I love this question because media, PR, and overall marketing have painted this picture that to be a top programmer in the industry you need to be at Google.  Though I wouldn't discredit the quality of developers because I do...

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Can One Truly Be A Generalist Software Engineer?

Depends on your definition of a generalist. A good software engineer can jump into any language, read the docs, and surmise how to approach the code of the specific project. If a generalist to you is the ability to write...

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The Value of an API

An Application Programming Interface (API) is an asset to have and to use. In the most simplistic term, it is how your software speaks to another program to use that system. In the movie ‘The Matrix’, the characters download and...

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