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Inkscape Exercise: Draw Photorealistic Sphere
Although Inkscape is a 2D drawing application, it is quite capable of drawing photorealistic 3D images. To demonstrate this capability, in this article I show you, step-by-step how to draw a photorealistic sphere. More ...

Html5 section vs article Element Best Practices
Many new semantic elements where added to HTML5. The purpose of most of these new elements was easily discernible. But a web search reveals that there is much confusion about the relationship between the article and the section element. More ...

Use PowerShell and WMI to Get CPU Information
Suppose you want to get some information about the CPU in your computer. Can you remember which Control Panel utility will provide that information? If you use a PowerShell script to access WMI you can always get the information you want no mater how they rearrange Control Panel. More ...

JavaScript to Copy and Paste Text to the Clipboard
In some applications, rather than the user's selection, you may want to copy the contents of a specific html element to the clip board. Or when the user initiates a Paste, you may want to direct the contents of the user's clipboard to a specific html element on the webpage. Here is the code for this. More ...

Access Useful Laptop Settings in the Windows Mobility Center
Some useful laptop settings are collected together in a group called the Windows Mobility Center. Near the top of the secret menu, select Mobility Center. Here you'll find controls for setting the screen brightness, sound volume, screen orientation, and such. More ...

Processor Interrupts
An interrupt is a signal to the processor indicating an event has occurred that needs immediate attention. When an interrupt occurs, the processors normal path of execution is interrupted in order to run a routine to service the interrupt requester. More ...

Self-Esteem and Success
A person with high self-esteem believes that they are a worthwhile and important person. A person with low self-esteem believes that others are better than them, and that they deserve to treated badly by others. 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 ...

Area of a Triangle Calculator
There are three different methods to calculate the area of a triangle depending upon what information you have about the triangle. This application combines all three. More ...

A Handful of Useful Run Commands: calc, notepad, wordpad, voice recorder, control
The Run dialog box which can be opened by pressing the [Windows] + [R] keys. Run dialog box is a rapid way to open programs. Here are some quick and useful Run commands. More ...

Introduction to Draw SVG Free Online SVG Drawing Application
A drawing created on a computer can be posted directly on the Web. Drawing on a computer with a vector drawing program is the best way to go. Draw SVG seems to meet the need. In this article I touched on only a tiny part of what Draw SVG can do. More ...

What is an Ethernet Crossover Cable?
When connecting two computers together without a switch or router in between you need a special cable, called a crossover cable, that has the transmit wire pair swapped with the receive wire pair. More ...

Windows 10 Disable Aero Snap and Shake
With Aero Snap and Shake Windows does what it wants to do, not what you want it to do. 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 ...

Fundamental Digital Logic Gates
All the advanced features of the most powerful computers, such as mulicore and parallel processing are done with digital logic. In this article I explain the fundamental concept of digital logic in simple and clear language so that anyone can understand it. More ...

Inkscape Preferences
Inkscape is a highly configurable application. Many of these configuration options can be set through the Preferences dialog box. There is probably a hundred things you can configure through the Preferences dialog box. Here I'll describe a couple of the most important ones. More ...

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