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What’s next for Yahoo?

What’s next for Yahoo?

On July 16, 2012, Yahoo announced that it is hiring Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new CEO. She is an intelligent as well as intensely focused on details executive. At Google she helped the company to surpass Yahoo and gain the search supremacy. For many years she was in charge of Google’s search group. […]

Data-mining to improve patient care

Health care experts are overwhelmed by the number of patients that comes through hospital doors. Baby boomers are retiring in droves and will further overload the already impacted nation’s health care system. Here comes the electronic data-mining to assist and improve patient care. Companies that are currently developing data banks in association with health care […]

Software development

Software development

Software development, also known as software design is the process of developing software in an organized manner. The software produced by a programmer can be used for a number of reasons, but 3 of the most popular purposes of software development are for personal use, to cater to the needs of potential users (which is […]

Tips for a Better Database Design

Tips for a Better Database Design

The following tips will help you put some good practices into use in your next SQL database design. Prepare for the unknown – Never design a database for the ideal situation; the ideal situation will not present itself most of the time. So even if your client says that a customer will not try to […]

Becoming a Game Developer

Becoming a Game Developer

Anyone can become a game developer, provided that they know exactly what they are capable of. This is because a game consists of three basic factors. 1. The gameplay and the engine 2. The art 3. The story Of the three, the first is undoubtedly the most important. Gone are the days when snazzy graphics […]

Worms on Facebook

Worms on Facebook

Facebook has had a new type of attack hitting its users. Clickjacking. Facebook recently expanded its “Like” feature and hackers have managed to exploit the feature. Although nothing harmful has been detected so far, the Clickjacking attack nevertheless remains a massive annoyance. The worm propagates itself through the unconscious clicking that a user does. Several […]

Displaying a PDF file on your Webpage

Displaying a PDF file on your Webpage

PDF files or Portable Document Format files have provided a fairly secure way for users to publish information. This is because it represents a way for a document to be distributed without fear of it being edited and thus compromising the data it contains. The PDF format is often used for Newsletters, Reports, Whitepapers, etc. […]

Main Branches of Programming

Main Branches of Programming

If you are new to programming or want to take it up, you may be trying to figure out which programming language to learn. Although you will probably learn a High Level language, you should know that there are other options. Machine level language is the language that your computer really understands. This language is […]

Writing a Program

Writing a Program

Writing a program is basically figuring out a way to solve a problem. The best way to solve problems is to break it down into smaller and smaller parts. By solving each of the smaller parts you will eventually come up with a solution. Once you have broken down the problem, take each part and […]

Skills requirements in the five years...

Skills requirements in the five years ahead us – Part 2

Continued… 6. Expanding the mind and learning to think differently will be another valuable skill that a developer will need. This can be achieved by learning a dynamic or functional programming language. Thinking out of the box will definitely impress the bosses. 7. Agile methods are gathering pace and there is no denying that this […]

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