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Let's spice up the console

Spicing up the Console for Fun and Profit, Part 1

Command-line terminals and the shell have been an integral part of all *NIX systems from the beginning. The shell is the universal interface between a *NIX system and its users, and the terminal…

The Python and PHP connection...

Connecting to MySQL with Python and PHP

We all know the power of MySQL — one of the most used open source databases and a challenge to proprietary products of the genre. Python and PHP are well-known scripting languages. We…

Gave dev time, again!

Get Started with Pygame, Part 2

In the first part of this series, we learnt about uploading a background image, and how to put text with different fonts on the screen. We also went through event-handling. In this part,…

Social Apps with Facebook

Making Your Web Apps Social with Facebook

Thinking about making your Web application talk to Facebook? Or do you need tighter integration for your website? Alternately, do you just want to do more with it than any third-party plugin can…

Research time!

A Low-cost Platform for PC-interfaced Science Experiments called expEYES

There is nothing new about computer-interfaced science experiments, but how often do you come across an experiment platform that costs as little as Rs 3,000? Inter University Accelerator Centre (IUAC) has developed one…

A Quantum Leap in HPC?

Onama — A Quantum Leap in HPC

This article introduces readers to Onama, a CDAC-created bundle of well-selected parallel and serial applications for various engineering disciplines. An amalgamation of HPC and open source technologies, it is based on Linux, and…

Pygame time

Get Started with Pygame

Gaming has become a major field in the computing world. It is the favourite entertainment for many users, but a challenging job for developers, because of the complexity involved. Pygame is a great…

Scientific programming...

What is Scientific Programming?

This article will take you into the world of scientific programming — from simple numerical computations to some complex mathematical models and simulations. We will explore various computational tools but our focus will…

Secured!

Securing Apache, Part 9: Attacks that Target PHP-based Instances

Beginning with Part 1 of this series, we have covered all major attacks on Web applications and servers, with examples of vulnerable PHP code. In this article, we will cover those attacks that…

Exploring ZODB

Exploring Software: ZODB, a NoSQL Database

Let’s explore how to use ZODB, a NoSQL database, from Python, with an example that stores and retrieves ‘album’ and ‘track’ data from the database. Most of us are accustomed to using a relational…

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