Determining exactly what .Net is may be the hardest part of measuring its success. The confusion goes way back to June 2000, when Bill Gates framed the .Net initiative in consumerish terms as an Internet "platform" to support all sorts of devices. As...
Dynamic programming languages have been around for decades. With LISP (LISt Processing) and Smalltalk as progenitors, today's popular examples include Perl, Python, and Ruby.
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It was insanely great, the computer for the rest of us, and out to change the world. The Apple Computer Inc. Macintosh marks its twentieth birthday this week, and -- hubris and hype aside -- the Mac has made an acknowledged impact on personal computi...
Life online means living with--and trying to remember--passwords. Lots of them. Your Internet, e-mail, and instant messaging accounts require you to enter a user name and a password. So do secure online bank, credit card, mutual fund, and shopping We...
And it was written (by Bill Gates, et al): Thou shalt use a Windows PC to do thy work and it will be good.
Those expecting a holy war this year between Microsoft’s .Net tools, Sun's Java and various open source alternatives will have been disappointed, but it’s heartening to see that most of the development options appear to be thriving.
You've heard it from your geeky friends: RTFM, politely translated as "Read the Freaking Manual." But what if the manual is unreadable?
It’s warming up outside and Christmas is on its way - both signs the party season is about to get going. If you’re thinking of planning your own shindig, we have some help to make your event shine this year: great sites that take some of the running ...
There are good reasons why expectations have run higher for Windows Server 2003 from a security standpoint than for any prior edition that Microsoft has released.
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An extreme volume of spam calls for extreme measures. You can create a "Safe Mail" folder in Outlook Express as an effective spam filter. Right-click on Local Folders and select New Folder. Next select Tools, Create Rules from Message and pair your a...
If the entertainment industry gets its way, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will this week order vendors of every PC capable of receiving digital broadcast signals to use copy protection mechanisms that stop anyone from sharing copyr...
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Your music collection is finally digital. You've ripped your 200 favorite CDs to MP3 files and you love the way the software allows you to create playlists or instantly call up favorites from your personal database of 2,000 songs. Setting out for the...
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