Quantcast

Latest Computing platforms Stories

2012-03-22 23:01:47

Packt brings to you Microsoft Silverlight 5 and Windows Azure Enterprise Integration, a new book and e-book for developers which shows how to build and run Silverlight Enterprise Applications on Windows Azure. Written by a senior .Net consultant, David Burela, this book contains various tips and tricks required to create scalable enterprise Silverlight applications that run on the Windows Azure platform (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 Packt brings to you Microsoft Silverlight 5 and Windows Azure...

2012-02-25 09:00:00

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of Java 7 New Features Cookbook, a new book and eBook aimed at understanding all the new exciting features Java 7 has to offer with a very practical recipe-based approach. Written by Richard M. Reese and Jennifer L. Reese, this guide enables readers to use the new Java language improvements across a variety of tasks including monitoring directory events, as well as incorporating numerous development techniques. Birmingham, UK (PRWEB) February 25,...


Latest Computing platforms Reference Libraries

Java
2013-03-16 00:00:00

Java, a programming language originally developed by James Gosling, was developed at Sun Microsystems and released in 1995. Much of its syntax is derived from C and C++ but with a simpler object model and fewer low-level facilities. The applications are normally compiled to bytecode that can run on any Java Virtual Machine regardless of computer architecture. Java, designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible, is a concurrent, class-based, object oriented language. It is...

2010-09-29 15:16:42

Computer software is the collection of computer programs and related data that give the instructions to a computer. Different from hardware, software is intangible, which means that it cannot be touched. Some examples of computer software include: word processors, video games, operating systems, and device drivers. Historically, the software industry is much like that of other technological industries in that it has grown from a few prototypes from different engineers to one application that...

More Articles (2 articles) »
Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
Related