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In this month’s column, we feature a set of computer science interview questions. Last month, we had covered a set of questions on machine learning and natural language processing. We continue our discussion…

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An Introduction to GNU Emacs

GNU Emacs, created by Richard Stallman, is an extensible, customisable text editor. While Emacs has many variants, GNU Emacs is the most widely used. This article spawns a series on learning to use…

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Network Monitoring and Programming Using Python

Python scripts and APIs can be tailor made into effective network monitoring and forensics tools. Their versatility makes them ideal in assorted applications including cyber security, data mining, Internet of Things, cloud simulation,…


Web Programming in Haskell

In this final article in the series on Haskell, the author explores how to use it for Web programming. Scotty is a Web framework written in Haskell, which is similar to Ruby’s Sinatra….

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PPP3: Working with Databases

Databases can be efficiently manipulated by using Python. This article gives another way to solve a problem introduced in an earlier article by using Python with databases. In this month’s column, let’s look…


Haskell: The Purely Functional Programming Language

Haskell, an open source programming language, is the outcome of 20 years of research. It has all the advantages of functional programming and an intuitive syntax based on mathematical notation. This article flags…

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Practical Python Programming Writing a Config File Checker

This is the first part of a new column on practical Python programming. In this article, the author explains how the config file of any product can be validated by using a config…

Poll Results: Common Myths about Software Developers

Welcome back to the poll results where we let our readers know which way the votes went, on the hottest topics in the open source domain. Few days back, we asked our readers,…

“Good coding skills and the correct attitude can get you hired”

The job scenario in the IT world looks a bit gloomy with the current economic slowdown. But companies like NetApp are all set to buck the trend and continue with ‘smart’ hiring. Diksha…

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“Linux interoperability has been enabled through work across Microsoft”

Players in the Linux community often find Microsoft and open source technology not quite in sync. Ironically, Microsoft is one of the major contributors to the Linux kernel, but is still perceived as…

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