SciPy image

Exploring Software: Scientific Python and Image Processing

Discover what a beautiful language Python is for image processing. A substantial part of the human brain is dedicated to vision and the processing of images. Social sites are full of images that…

A 'bug vs feature' example from MS PowerPoint

Joy of Programming: A Bug or a Feature?

A puzzling aspect of bugs is that they often turn out to be features (and vice versa)! Let’s explore this interesting topic with an example. In my experience working with enterprise software, I…

Threading support in C++11 standard

CodeSport (April 2012)

In this month’s column, we continue our discussion on the threading support introduced in the new C++11 standards. We first look at how we can manage threads. In last month’s column, we had…

Our little app in action

Getting Started with HTML5 WebSockets

Ever felt that in the so called two-way Web, updating Web pages in real-time is a pain? Well, the HTML5 specifications took care of that in a big way. Introducing WebSockets — the…

HTML5 Local Storage

HTML5 localStorage for Offline Web Applications

This article explains the local (client-side, browser) storage feature in HTML 5. Since the introduction of HTML5, the technology is making an equal impact in the desktop and mobile space. It has completely…

Time to PICloud

PiCloud — An Easy Way To the Cloud

This article provides an introduction to PiCloud, a cloud computing solution. There are three components to PiCloud: PiCloud refers to the cloud computing infrastructure provided by PiCloud Inc. Client refers to the computer…

Building Image Processing Embedded Systems using Python

Building Image Processing Embedded Systems using Python, Part 3

The third and final part of this series [Part 1 & Part 2] shows you how to use the pySerial module, Arduino, and finally, how to combine everything learnt so far to build…

Lisp warning!

Lisp: Tears of Joy, Part 10

Lisp has been hailed as the world’s most powerful programming language. But only the top percentile of programmers use it, because of its cryptic syntax and academic reputation. This is rather unfortunate, since…

Developing apps on Qt

Developing Apps on Qt, Part 3

In the previous article, we covered some important Qt non-GUI classes; I hope you experimented with others, since the secret to learning lies in experimenting. In this article, we will work on the…

The virtual FS

Device Drivers, Part 16: Kernel Window — Peeping through /proc

This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, demonstrates the creation and usage of files under the /proc virtual filesystem. After many months, Shweta and Pugs got together for…

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