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How to choose a web hosting company

05/09/10 by admin

Choosing a web hosting company can become quite overwhelming quite fast... search for hosting in your favorite search engine and you will see what I mean!

So what to look for?

First, you need to know what you need... is your site already built? If yes, then you might need the host to support a specific platform, or something else you are familiar with, say: cPanel. If you are not sure, ask customer support; they are here for that (and also it can help you test them!)

If you don't have a site ready yet, you may want to look at the ease of building a website with their building software: some hosts have pre-made templates and easy-to-use tools that will let you build sites without any technical knowledge.

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The Wordpress Theme Resource Guide

04/19/10 by admin

Wordpress is one of the most popular blogging platforms on the web. A Wordpress theme is essentially made up of various pages that are written in PHP code as well as a CSS stylesheet. Creating a Wordpress theme from scratch requires a great deal of technical knowledge in the arena of PHP and CSS. It also requires an in-depth understanding of the pages that Wordpress consists of. Setting up the theme requires some knowledge of MySQL databases.

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Computer Ethics

04/18/10 by admin

Some History

Are computer ethics moral standards or rules governing technical conduct? Ethics based on morality would entail placing value on those standards. Computers cannot discern the nuance of right and wrong as it doesn't matter to the central processing unit whether or not the computer and its program is harming a human through user misuse. It's algorithm can flow yes or no to a question such as "If this, then that?" It cannot intuitively know that if it "snoops" around in another computer's memory files that it needs to pull back and stop before it harms the data. It doesn't know that human consensus has put a negative value on interfering with someone else's computer work unless it is told that it is. Computers are not yet sentient beings.

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Classroom Internet Activities

04/17/10 by admin

The Internet offers a world of possibilities in teaching any grade level. Virtual field trips and interactive activities can engage students’ imaginations and allow them to experience concepts in ways that would not be possible through traditional lessons. Internet exercises are not only a good way to teach the regular curriculum, they provide an excellent opportunity to teach students about online safety and Internet research methods. The following resources can help teachers integrate the web technology into their classrooms.

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The BEST Computer Language Guide

04/13/10 by admin

Computer languages have evolved into four generations now. The term computer language denotes a high-level language like C, and C++. They have a unique set of keywords that the program understands. The first generation computer languages were written as 0s and 1s (binary) but it was difficult to interpret, resulting in errors. The second generation computer languages were simpler, involving percentages and symbols. The third generation languages like C, C++, and Java indicated the evolution of programming that was typically tough to write but people were more inclined to learn them. 50 years back, computer programmers were writing codes. Now, new technologies are emerging and developing at a very rapid speed. Today, there are more than 2000 documented programming languages. Here’s a look at some of the most relevant computer languages.

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