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Network Patch Panel Basics
Patch panels are used to organize the network cables. Each socket on the front of the patch panel is usually labeled with the identity of the device connected on its punch down connector on the back of the panel. More ...

Inkscape Shadows and Highlights
Adding shadows and highlights to your drawings can create a touch of realism. In this article you learn how to add shadows and highlights to your Inkscape drawings. More ...

Inkscape Layers and Z-Order
Inkscape's use of the Z axis is represented by layers and is called z-order. When you first draw an object on an empty canvas, it has a z-order of 1. If you draw a second object, it has a z-order of 2. If you draw a third object, it has a z-order of 3 and so on. More ...

Inkscape Circles, Ellipses, and Arcs Drawing Tutorial
Inkscape is a free vector drawing application. This article gives you the basic methods of creating and controlling the size and shape of circles, ellipses, and arcs. More ...

Write Visual Basic Programs Without Visual Studio
It was a pleasure to develop Windows Applications with Visual Basic 6. But Microsoft has abandoned Visual Basic 6 for the bloated, over-complicated Visual Studio. But you can still put your knowledge to work and develop VBScript applications with the method described in this article. More ...

Write Your Own VBScript HTA Text Editor
Because this application is designed for instructional purposes, I didn't design it with the conventional File drop-down menu. In order to show how menu items link to the code that performs each function, I just placed all the menu selections in the main menu. More ...

Create Animated Glowing Text
CSS3 added many new features, one of them was the ability to create animations entirely in CSS, without JavaScript. CSS3 animations are fun and easy to create. More ...

Create Your Own Database Using Only Notepad : CDV
In this article you learn how to create a database using only a basic text editor along with any web browser. You won't believe how simple and powerful this method is. The database we design will have powerful features. More ...

Basic Inkscape Text
This article just touches on the basics of using text in Inkscape. Through the use of gradients, filters, and textured fills, what you can do with text in Inkscape is just about unlimited. More ...

Code For a Basic 2-Column Fluid Webpage Layout
In this article, I provide simple code for a 2-column webpage that does not use a table, but does use some of the latest HTML5 semantic elements. One nice thing about this design, besides the fact that it uses minimal html code, is that it creates a fluid layout. More ...

How to Install JDK 8 on Windows and Get Started with Java Programming
Java is one of the most popular programming languages in use, particularly for client-server web applications, with nine million developers, and more than three billion mobile phones run Java. All you need to learn to program Java is the free JDK (Java Development Kit). More ...

Inkscape Grouping
One function in Inkscape that is very handy is grouping. Without grouping in order to reposition an object we would need to select all its pieces. With grouping, all an object's pieces behave as a single object. More ...

Online Color Coded Resistor Calculator
To determine the resistance value of a color-coded resistor, select the colors matching each band from the drop-down lists. More ...

How to Remove PNG and JPEG EXIF Metadata
PNG and JPEG image files contain 60 bits of information embedded metadataknown as EXIF data. Some of this information you might not want to expose. Here's how to remove it. More ...