How to Start Building Android Apps in Today’s Saturated Market
Android apps are becoming more and more popular and the market is getting more and more saturated with them. It can be difficult to know where to start and how to get your app off the ground in this competitive landscape. In this blog post, I’ll give you an overview of the strategies and resources […]
A Brief Introduction to Docker Containers
Docker is a powerful tool for managing and deploying applications quickly, reliably, and securely. It uses containers, which are lightweight and portable, to help facilitate application development, testing, and deployment. In this article, we’ll explore what Docker containers are, how they work, and the benefits they offer. We’ll also cover Docker commands, container patterns, advanced […]
What is the Free Software Foundation? And Why it Matters
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is an essential part of the world of technology. It’s a nonprofit organization that promotes computer user freedom and free software. The FSF is responsible for the development of the GNU Project, which is a project to develop a free operating system known as the GNU operating system. The FSF […]
Why React is So Loved in the Developer Community
Discussing Modern Software Architectures: An Overview
We live in a digital world where software is used in almost all aspects of our lives. Whether it’s our phones, computers, or even our cars, they all rely heavily on software. With the ever-growing complexity of software, it’s important to have a good software architecture that can handle the complexity and demands of modern […]
Are Coding Bootcamps Right For You?
As the world of technology continues to grow, so does the need for skilled coders and programmers. In order to stay ahead of the curve, many people are turning to coding bootcamps to learn the skills they need to succeed. But are coding bootcamps right for you? In this blog post, we’ll look at the […]
Discussing GraphQL: What, How, and Why
GraphQL is a query-oriented programming language that makes it much easier to program web applications. It’s similar to REST in that it provides an API called a GraphQL service or GraphiQL for short. It differs from REST in that it focuses on providing end-to-end transparency instead of just making requests from point A to point […]
How to Choose Database Software for Your Next Project
Choosing the right database software for your new or existing project can be a challenging and expensive process. Given the choice between using an open source or closed source database, most developers will choose the former. The decision not to use a third-party database instead of a proprietary system also plays a role in making […]
Ethical Hacking: Does it Live Up to the Hype?
Ethical hacking has become one of the most prominent trends in cyber security over the last few years. The idea that you could take complete control of a source via computer technology opened up many new opportunities for attackers. However, simply harnessing these tools doesn’t mean that you can use them to commit crimes. Many […]
How to Find Legit Remote Jobs
Finding a legit remote job isn’t easy, but with a little bit of persistence and research, you can find any position that interests you. Thankfully, there are many resources available to help ensure you don’t get fooled by fake or fraudulent remote job listings. If you’re serious about getting into programming and want to be […]
How to Become a Mobile App Developer; Is it Worth it?
Being a mobile app developer is a challenging and rewarding job. However, to become one, you need to work with different tools, algorithms, and engines that are only supported by other developers. Moreover, even if you find a good job as a software engineer or an iOS or Android programmer, it doesn’t mean you will […]
Does Moore’s Law Still Apply?
Today, hardware manufacturers are producing faster, more powerful computers. As a result, computer prices have fallen considerably. In fact, you can now buy a high-performance gaming PC for less than $1,000. This has led to a lot of people saying that Moore’s Law has finally been broken — that it no longer applies in the […]
Wearable IoT Devices: Are They Worth The Time & Money?
Wearable devices have become a popular choice among both consumers and businesses in the last few years. Many people are looking to their smartphones and other wearable devices for information about the weather, their appointments, and even their doctor’s health. They want to make sure that the product they’re buying is up to par and […]
Decentralized vs Centralized Crypto Exchanges – An Overview
Cryptocurrency exchanges serve their respective markets well and provide an opportunity for traders to buy and sell digital currencies with the lowest possible transaction fees. However, there are still plenty of people who prefer to trade cryptocurrencies directly with one another instead of going through a centralized platform. While both centralized and decentralized trading options […]
Top Paradigms in Machine Learning
Each new generation of computer-driven algorithms and data structures produces its own set of challenges for data scientists. The pioneers of each new technology struggle to establish themselves as a leader in their space. However, over the last few decades, there has been a shift in how companies approach Machine Learning research, training and implementation. […]
Tezos Isn’t Winning in the Cryptocurrency Race, But Might Be Soon
Cryptocurrency has been making waves of late, with several new digital currencies being launched and old ones getting attention again. Some of these new currencies are trying to gain prominence in the cryptocurrency space while others are trying to counter them. One such currency is Tezos. As a relatively new cryptocurrency with a blockchain project […]
Nvidia’s CUDA Compute Platform – It’s Getting More Effective By the Day
Before we dive into what this means for you as a developer, let’s take a look at what CUDA computing actually is. The short answer? It’s a collection of parallel computing technologies developed by Nvidia that enables the development of faster, more efficient programs for various platforms and devices. In other words, it’s not some […]
Why Join the Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) Movement?
The free and open source software (FOSS) movement was created to resolve the tension between two fundamental needs in software development: cost and reliability. In other words, it is a reaction against the way proprietary software is developed. However, the FOSS movement has grown beyond its original motives. Today, it has become a way of […]
Popular Ciphers & The Basics of Cryptography
Cryptography is the practice of protecting confidentiality of data through encryption and digital signatures. It also covers other ways to secure data, such as digital watermarking and data privacy. But what is a cipher? A cipher is a tool used in cryptography to encode or decode information hidden in plain text. This article covers the […]
An Intro to Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs): Potential & Today’s Application
Adversarial networks are a type of machine learning that take an opposing approach to training a model. Instead of being taught how to make predictions based on data, GANs are taught how to fight back against them. In other words, GANs are trained to generate fake predictions by modeling human behavior and artificial intelligences in […]
Discussing the Polkadot Web3 Ecosystem
There’s a lot of excitement about the Polkadot blockchain ecosystem, and it’s not just because its one of the first third-party blockchains to support native token offerings. Polkadot is also providing a new tool for developers to build decentralized applications more easily and securely. The Polkadot web3 ecosystem provides a number of services that help […]
How to Get Ahead in Blockchain/Web3 Development
Do you want to become a Blockchain/Web3 developer? Well, the good news is that this career path is never ending. New challenges arise daily and new opportunities are always available. However, to gain an edge in your career and stand out from the crowd, you need to be willing to work at a high-octane pace. […]
Why and How PHP is Becoming Obsolete
Perhaps you’ve heard of the four-letter word “php”? If not, it’s time you joined the club. The word php is probably one of the most hated acronyms in the world of software development. It stands for “PHP: The Presenter-Hostile Programming Language.” Even though this might be a bit dramatic, it’s accurate enough to describe how […]
Cross-Chain & Multi-Chain Networks in Web3: What’s the Buzz About?
With a growing list of digital and blockchain-based applications, services, and solutions available, it’s no wonder that the web is seeing an influx of cross-chain and multi-chain networks (MCN). These initiatives aim to make the web more decentralized by enabling various blockchains to communicate with one another. This post explains what cross-chain and multi-chain are, […]
Linux Processes & Their Management
The Linux operating system is a versatile system that can be used for a variety of different purposes. It can be used as an embedded system, or as a server-based platform. In this article, we will explain what processes are, how the Linux operating system manages processes, and how to create your own process in […]
A List of Different UNIX-Based Systems; Their Pros & Cons
There are many Unix-based systems in the world, and they all have their own goals, pros, and cons. For example, there is Linux, BSD variants of Unix (like macOS), and then there’s the UNIX variant itself. For those who are not aware, UNIX is a popular operating system that has been around almost as long […]
The Future of Peer-to-Peer Protocols
As the Internet continues to grow and expand, so too will the use of peer-to-peer (P2P) technologies. The adoption of P2P protocols has already begun with several large companies adopting this technology for their own internal network. This article covers the future of P2P protocols, exploring the rise of decentralized networks and their potential impact […]
A Discussion About the Linux Mint Operating System
Linux is a pretty cool operating system and has a lot to offer those who are willing to learn, experiment, and explore its many nooks and crannies. Many people have heard of Linux or some variation of it being used in their day-to-day life, but do not really know what it is or how it […]
Best Apps & Launchers on the F-Droid App Store
F-Droid is an app store for Android devices. It aims to be a source of legit, free and open source applications. There are many good reasons why you should own an Android device — it’s a great way to keep yourself connected with friends and family anywhere you are, and it can also be used […]
Comparing the Top Computer Manufacturers
The computer industry is a constantly changing beast. New companies arise and old ones fall away, while others rise up to take their place. The top manufacturers in this industry have also undergone various changes over the years, with some companies forming new leadership positions and others struggling mightily for survival. To help you keep […]
Is Self-Publishing and E-book-Writing Worth It?
Self-publishing and e-book-writing are two of the most popular ways to get your book out there and sell copies. The choice is yours. Self-publishing means you own the rights to your own book. It’s not a contract with an editor, but rather a way to gain control of your own destiny. With self-publishing, you’re in […]
Is No-Code Development Worth Your Time?
Whether you prefer to write all your software in-house or outsource your applications development, the benefits of doing so are clear. In an environment where every developer is empowered with the latest tools and coding standards, no-code development is something that can be implemented almost immediately. However, implementing no-code development processes can be a slow […]
Is Quantum Computing Worth Thinking About?
Many of us have heard about the promise of “quantum computing”; it’s something we’ve all been warned about, but not many people understand what it means. The idea is simple: use powerful computers to solve difficult problems much faster than conventional models can manage, which would make everything from online banking to search and medical […]
Modern Programming Languages & Their Best Use-Cases
When you first learn to program, you may feel like it’s a never-ending cycle of memorizing meaningless syntax, filling in blanks with left-hemispheric thinking, and trying your best to produce clean, understandable code. But the truth is that there are actually many great opportunities for growth when you take on the challenge of learning to […]
What Happens After We Solve Self-Driving Cars?
In the not-too-distant future, the majority of driving will be done without a steering wheel. Cars that drive themselves — sometimes referred to as “self-driving cars” — will become widespread by around 2040. A few years ago, only a handful of major car manufacturers had any kind of self-driving car programs in action. Now every […]
Embedded Development & The Potential of IoT
IoT is an abbreviation for “Internet of Things”, and it’s not just the slightly crazy-sounding name of a technology buzzword. IoT is really about bringing together different technologies to create a more encompassing digital environment. It’s about building connected devices that interact with one another and with people via the internet, rather than being hooked […]
You Should Consider Getting Into Android Development
If you’ve been reading our blog for some time, you’ll know that we are big fans of mobile development. So much so in fact, that we consider smartphones and tablets the perfect development platform. This is mainly because Android is the most widely-used mobile operating system and also because it’s free. If you’ve got a […]
Are Personal Websites & Blogs Still Relevant?
The Internet has changed the way people consume content. It’s also reshaped how content is created and shared. In the “old days”, a website was almost purely informational. It would provide information about your company, products or services. It would also link to other websites that you think might be interesting or useful. These days, […]
Are Smart Watches Worth Your Attention?
Smart watches are a big deal right now. The technology involved is much more advanced than what you’ll find on a typical smart watch. These devices not only look great, but they also come equipped with various sensors and other tech that makes them into one of the most useful devices on the market today. […]
DNA Sequencing in Today’s Computing
Today’s computing devices and their applications are equipped with the ability to execute complex algorithms and perform tasks faster than ever. In order to keep up with the fast-paced pace of computing, it is essential for programmers to understand how modern programming languages work. Computer scientists have been sequencing human genomes for almost a decade […]
An Introduction to Tezos Cryptocurrency
Tezos is a cryptocurrency that was created in 2016. It is one of the few cryptos that has not been tokenized and is not built on an ethereum-like platform. Instead, it aims to be a more efficient blockchain by tackling the scalability problem in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Tezos benefits from its unique Proof of […]
The State of Computing in the Early 2020s
The early 2020s are a challenging time for computing. A series of concerning trends have come together in this “blink of the computer’s eye” moment to create a perfect storm of opportunity and peril. These trends are already starting to unfold, with some manifesting themselves already, while others will most likely manifest themselves in the […]
The Use of AI in Maps
AI is used in maps to increase the quality and precision of turn-by-turn driving directions, 3D virtual reality travel, and geofencing. It can also be used to recognize objects such as cars or buildings from a photograph or video and suggest destinations or routes that make use of those features. In this blog post, you’ll […]
On Choosing & Using VPNs
When it comes to choosing a VPN service, there are many factors to take into consideration. You need to ask yourself if the price is right, what types of capabilities are offered, and how much privacy do you trust the company supplying the service? If you’re looking for a secure and private way to access […]
A Guide to Home Automation Technology
Home automation is a broad term that encompasses a number of related technologies and services. What’s more, it isn’t just for computers any more. Today, homes are also equipped with smart devices such as thermostats, security systems, and smart lights. When used collectively, these home automation technologies and devices can form the basis of a […]
Best Use Cases of GPUs; Road to IoT
You’ve probably heard the phrase “a GPU is a lot more than just a graphics processor.” The capabilities of a given GPU are only part of what make it unique as an embedded computing platform. Other important factors include its expected workload, software support, and price. As such, embedded GPUs have come a long way […]
The State of Robotics: From AI to Future of Work
The future of work is already here — and it’s not what you think. Robotics has only just begun to transform every job in the modern world, and the impact is already being felt at a global level. From agriculture to education and medicine, robotics is carving out niches for itself where previous thinking about […]
Applications of LIDAR Technology
LIDAR is a high-resolution radar that can be used for various purposes, some of which are listed below. LIDAR has been widely used in various fields such as agriculture, construction, mining, and forest management. In addition to being useful for surveying large areas at a time, LIDAR also finds its uses in different circumstances. For […]
Common Website Vulnerabilities: How not to get Hacked
You’ve heard of “always get below the belt”? Well, this is also true when it comes to web application security. When it comes to online security, keep your information confidential. But that doesn’t mean that you should never talk about your company or its products on social media or with other companies in the same […]
The Era of GPUs
The era of graphics processing units or GPUs is upon us, and the world of computing will never be the same. In a world where every console has its own custom-built CPU , a powerful GPU is the difference between being able to play your favorite games on a kiddy console and being able to […]