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Python has been around for a while, but it still continues to rise in popularity. As a programming language that promotes both readable code and fast and easy coding, Python has emerged as a favored resource. What makes it so useful is its extensive library as well as its support for common programming methodologies. Also included in the mix are constant updates and improvements to syntax, modules, security, implementations and so on.
Since it's initial development, cloud computing has stretched to encompass many different facets. As is, practically everything has or will have some extension of the cloud. However, when one considers extending the service to development environments, is that really a wise decision? It depends on who you ask. For some, hosted environments offer advanced avenues. For others, such endeavors will prove to be impractical and insufficient. How do you know if Hosted Development Environments are worth pursuing for your company? The pros and cons of course.
It's that time of year again! OSCON's back again! If you've ever done anything with open source or you're looking to do something with open source, OSCON is the perfect resource for learning and obtaining all the right resources to reach your goals.
By now, most everyone should be acquainted with the differences between mobile platforms. Likewise, it should be common knowledge that apps specifically designed for one platform are not going to work on another platform and vice versa. So, why not go with a framework that will enable one application to work on multiple platforms? One way to do this is to use Cordova. What makes it so special? Let's take a look.
Recently I found myself in a position where I needed to decrypt card data coming off of a magnetic stripe scanner. I originally thought this was going to be straight forward. Get a key and pass it into some predefined decryption algorithm. Not quite.