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Use XMPP to Create Your Own Google Talk Client

Instant communication is the essence of social networking and the Internet. The popular Google Talk, which uses XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol), made...

Some Nifty udev Rules and Examples

Connecting flash drives, hard disks, cameras or mobile phones to your Linux system has never been so easy and manageable, thanks to udev, developed...

A Beginner’s Guide to Grep: Basics and Regular Expressions

Grep is one among the system administrator's "Swiss Army knife" set of tools, and is extremely useful to search for strings and patterns in...

Bandwidth Throttling with NetEM Network Emulation

NetEM (Network Emulation) provides functionality for testing protocols, by emulating the network properties of wide-area networks. This article describes the use of NetEM in...

Dissecting Instruction Level Parallelism

Instruction Level Parallelism (ILP) technology is often used to improve the performance of embedded processors in application-specific domains like Digital Signal Processing. Today's VLIW...

Extending Python via Shared Libraries

Python is one of the most popular programming languages ever -- its great productivity, flexibility and general-purpose nature efficiently address areas ranging from Internet...

Automate Testing Web Apps with WebTest

WebTest lets developers write XML-based test suites so quickly, it's almost fun! Virtually everyone uses a browser every time the computer is switched on --...

Cryptography and Steganography with Python

Steganography and cryptography have been widely used to hide sensitive information. This article offers a brief introduction to how both these methods can be...

Write Your Next Program on Linux

Quite a few colleges and schools still teach C/C++/Java programming on Windows -- and even worse, on DOS (using Turbo C/C++)! GNU/Linux provides a...

S5: A Simple Web-based Presentation System

S5 is a slideshow system for browsers that lets you run presentations like those in MS PowerPoint or OpenOffice.org Impress without a dedicated application...

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