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The Ever changing world of Mobile Technology and Apache Cordova (formerly PhoneGap)

While the consumer world is rapidly shifting to mobile-first delivery of information, with smart phones rapidly becoming the vehicle for doing everything from sending and receiving mail to depositing cheques, the same transition in the business world likely will take years. Successfully shifting from on-premises delivery of IT services to mobile IT, however, is not […]

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Top 10 reasons to Get IT Certification

Over the years, the value of a college degree has had proven staying power. The “piece of paper” as often referred to, does have value for demonstrating a person’s ability to commit to and achieve a significant education goal if it’s from a reputable school. Although everyone has several examples of successful senior executives and […]

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Puppet – Fortune 100 Confidence Builder

In short, Puppet is an open-source configuration management tool. However that might raise lot of questions. Let me try and provide some more details that help you understand the real power of Puppet. Basically a configuration management tool in information technology domain provides detailed recording and updating of information that describes an enterprise’s hardware and […]

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ELearning and Big Data – The Symbiotic Future

Here are some exciting numbers. ELearning market expected to be $51.5 billion by the end of 2016 with an estimated five-year CAGR of 7.6%. (ELearning Market Trends & Forecast 2014-2016 Report, Docebo.) The Internet of Things (IoT) will connect 6.4 billion “things” to the Internet in 2016. (Gartner Report. This will be a 30% increase […]

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Amazing world of Amazon Web Services!

When it comes to cloud computing, we cannot avoid the presence of Amazon Web Services (AWS) – it’s global footprint second to none and in some parts of the planet it is synonymous to cloud services itself. AWS is a cloud computing platform by Amazon.com and in their words is available in 190 countries, through […]

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CloudBees Jenkins – Popularity Index Soaring!!

Last time we spoke about Pivotal Cloud Foundry, which is dynamic PaaS offering from Pivotal. This also reminds me of CloudBees. CloudBees initially provided a platform as a service (PaaS) solution to build, run, and manage web applications. The CloudBees PaaS was the first production PaaS to support the entire application lifecycle from development to […]

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Cloud Computing: The Preface

We just had a fantastic office party a few weeks back; evening breeze cooling off otherwise balmy day’s tiredness on the SpringPeople office terrace, fantastic team participation and most importantly the never-ending flow of food and drinks. Well, you must be thinking, “Is this a technical study of cloud computing or some mindless saga of […]

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jQuery – For free and powerful development

When jQuery was released in January 2006, it was difficult to believe that in a decade it will be used in 65% of the top 10 million most popular sites by traffic volume like Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and eBay. Now what makes this free, open-source Javascript library so popular among the web biggies? Well, according […]

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HTML5 Tag It!

Apple Inc. ex-CEO issued a public letter titled ”Thoughts on Flash” in April 2010, where he concluded that ”Flash is no longer necessary to watch video or consume any kind of web content” and that ”new open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win”. This sparked a huge debate and made […]

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