Databases and DBMSs: Making Data Your Friend

What is a Database? by Spencer Wade The term database refers to any organized collection of data. This data is typically organized to model aspects of reality in a way that supports processes requiring this information. The term is correctly applied to data and the supporting data structures, but not to the database management system,…

Not Your Ordinary Cup of Coffee: Object-Oriented Design in Java

Object Oriented Design (OOD) by Spencer Wade Object-oriented design (OOD) principles make up the core of object-oriented programs and systems (OOPS). It is the process of planning a system of interacting objects for the purpose of solving a software problem. An object contains encapsulated data and procedures grouped together to represent an entity. The object…

Google Adwords Giveaway!

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White Papers and Webinars: Free Information Fast

by Spencer Wade White Paper: An authoritative report or guide helping readers to understand an issue, solve a problem, or make a decision. White papers are used in two main spheres: B@B marketing and government. Many more white papers are produced for B2B vendors today than are produced for government agencies. Webinar: The term webinar…

Brand Spanking New Web Technologies

by Spencer Wade Web Technology The development of new web technologies is one of the reasons programming is such an exciting field. There are few things more pleasing than getting your hands on cutting-edge technology, and bending it to your purposes. New technology turns every day into Christmas for developers, and the gifts just keep…

Prezi: Reinventing Web Presentation

by Spencer Wade The world has changed for the better today, my friends. There is now a way to take all that old content you have lying around your site, and turn it into something brand spanking new. It’s Prezi! An absolutely free site that gives users the ability to reformat content into just about…

Programming: Abacus to Apple

What is Programming? by Spencer Wade Computer programming, often shortened to coding, programming, or scripting) is the process of designing, writing, testing, debugging, and maintaining the source code of computer programs. The source code is written in programming languages like C++, C#, Smalltalk, Python, Java, etc.. Programming’s true purpose is the creation of instructions that…

SEM: The New Way to Turn Dollars Into Customers

What is Search Engine Marketing? by Spencer Wade Search Engine Marketing (SEM) is a blanket term used to describe all forms of internet marketing. SEM concerns the promotion of websites by increasing their visibility in search engine results pages through optimization (on-page and off-page), and through paid placement, contextual advertising, paid inclusions, and other advertising…

Networking: Connecting the World One PC at a Time

Networking: Connecting the World One PC at a Time by Spencer Wade The Internet is an amazing piece of human creativity and ingenuity. It allows computers to be interconnected, share data, and work in harmony with one another to accomplish tasks via a network. What is a network? That is a question with a somewhat…

Network Security In A Nutshell

Network Security In A Nutshell by Spencer Wade There are many questions one finds themselves asking when network security is the topic of discussion. The most obvious questions would be what network security actually is, how it functions to protect you, how it works, and what the benefits are for business. These seem straightforward and…