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Dryrun. Come again?

Dryrun: Decoupling the Process

We take a look at Dryrun, an email-based interface via which you can run programs. Dryrun attempts to present an email-based interface to run your programs. For example, if icanhazoutput@gmail.com is the designated email…

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…

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…

Programming tools for Linux

Programming Tools for Linux

This article is not so much about the various languages, as the programming tools that can be used to write programs using the languages. When students first start taking programming courses at various…

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…

An engineer's toolkit

Exploring Software: A Software Engineer’s Toolkit

Software engineering recommendations have not changed. The issues and concerns have been known for years. However, with the availability of excellent tools, it is now no longer a pain to implement and follow…

Do you reall need certifications?

Linux Certifications Hot or Not?

Industry stalwarts share their views on the importance of Linux and FOSS certifications. While Linux is gaining popularity at a fast pace, related certifications are also getting a lot of attention. There are…

Building image processing embedded systems

Building Image Processing Embedded Systems using Python, Part 2

The second part of this article discusses how to use the OpenCV library via the Python interface to perform image processing-based tasks. The previous article gave a brief overview of embedded vision and…

What a wonderful world

Open Source Sets Microsoft’s Kinect Free

This first article in this series gives a brief overview of the Kinect sensor, the different terms used like natural user interface and machine learning, along with the things required to make these…

How to become a hacker!

Hackers and the Open Source Revolution

This piece corrects the confusion created by mainstream media between “hacker” and “cracker”. It also considers the history, nature, attributes, ethics and attire of hackers, plus more. Interested in being one yourself, or…

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