Engineering Concepts Tutorials

Engineering Concepts Tutorials for UML, Operations Research, Numerical Methods and many more.
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Instead of defining what is design pattern lets define what we mean by design and what we mean by pattern. According to me design is blue print or sketch of something so it can be defined as creation of something in mind. Moving to pattern, we can define it as guideline, or something that repeats....
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GCM or Google Cloud Messaging is a service for developers to send notifications from remote servers to their Android apps or Chrome extensions, the notification may be sent anytime irrespective of the Android device being online or not, the notification will be delivered when the device comes...
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APNS or Apple Push Notification Service, is service for Apple devices like iPhone, iPad & iPod to send 3rd party notifications to devices. It was launched with iOS version 3.0, it's very helpful for the app developers as they do not have to frequently poll for updates, instead they can submit the...
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Whether you are a newbie who is interested in learning some basic concepts related to computer networks or an experienced fellow looking for a quick refresher on computer network fundamentals, this article is for you. In this article, we will discuss some basic terminologies related to computer...
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HAProxy stands for High Availability Proxy, is an open-source TCP/HTTP load balancer. In case you are new to the idea of a load balancer, the work of a load balancer is to distribute incoming requests to an array of upstream servers so as no single upstream server is overworked/overloaded by...
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SPF or Sender Policy Framework is a system created to prevent e-mail spam & e-mail spoofing. It does so by verifying the sender's IP address is a authorized one for the domain the mail is originating from. SPF requires domain admins to add DNS TXT or SPF records specifying hosts/IPs allowed to...
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Analytics and its tools have been very well received by bigger corporations in the recent past. This technical term has gained a lot of importance in the technology world. Corporations such as Google, Facebook are investing heavily to create a unique platform to do big data analysis. This analysis...
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I have tried introducing people to Git VCS, both personally and through by articles at G4E, I have written 2 articles, Introduction to Git VCS & Git VCS - Cloning & Workflow, in this article Get A List Of Files Modified Between Two Commits At times working on a feature or an enhancement of an...
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Git is popular distributed version control system, it was developed by inventor of Linux, Linus Torvalds. Git has been gaining huge popularity in the ope-source community as well as in the corporate world due to it's distributed nature and efficiency. I had a written a few articles on Git to...
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Introduction The Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is a nonproprietary, routable network protocol suite that enables computers to communicate over all types of networks. TCP/IP is the native protocol of the Internet and is required for Internet Connectivity. The...
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DKIM stands for DomainKeys Identified Mail, it helps associate a domain with an email message to help prove the authenticity of the message. DKIM is a successor of DomainKeys developed by Yahoo!, it was deprecated in 2007 but some providers still use it. DKIM was created by an informal group and...
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A Server is a computer or device on a network that manages network resources. For example, a file server is a computer and storage device dedicated to storing files Any user on the network can store files on the server. A print server is a computer that manages one or more printers and a network...
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OOP OOP is the abbreviation for Object orientated programming. OOP is a paradigm which defines the way a developer structures software into objects. Because such objects often correlate to real existing articles or procedures, it is often easier to read and less complicated to manage A type...
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Introduction and background Computer viruses tend to grab our attention. On the one hand, viruses show us how vulnerable we are. A properly engineered virus can have an amazing effect on the worldwide Internet. On the other hand, they show how sophisticated and interconnected human beings have...
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Lossless Encoding is a method of encoding that allows no loss of data while converting to and from encoded data to normal data. Lossless Audio Encoding Q: Why special encoding methods for audio? A : Lossless encoding is not only done in audio, video etc. We actually have a ton of genric...
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It might happen that your hard disk died on you, or the DVD backup you had does not read correctly. Generally, CD & DVD media retain data correctly for a few years (or more, depending on the quality of the media), after which data loss starts slowly with read errors increasing from the outer tracks...
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Introduction The way we make phone calls is changing. In fact in many circumstances things have already changed. Take long distance calls for instance, many service providers are already using a technology called Voice Over IP or VOIP for short. If you have never heard of VOIP before, then the...
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Memcached is a free & open-source, robust, fast & distributed memory object caching system. Memcached was originally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal in 2003. Since then it has gone a long way and today top websites like Youtube, Facebook & Twitter use memcached. Memcached works on...
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After Introduction to Git VCS, this is the second installment in the series, here we'll be see how to setup a workflow, copying repositories & maintaining a central repository to help developers/contributors collaborate. Cloning In most of the other version control systems, checking out is a...
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Amazon SQS (Simple Queue Service) is yet another amazing product from Amazon, which provides a reliable, easy & highly scalable hosted queue service for storing messages, which can be accessed by any computer on any network. This provides a way to simply move around messages between computers or...
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