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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 ...

Learn SQL and Create a Database With Only Your Web Browser
WebSQL is an API built-in to Google's Chrome web browser that allows you to use JavaScript to create and manage SQL databases. It's mind-boggling to me that you can create and manage an SQL database with nothing more than your web browser. More ...

Easy Oval Image Mask With CSS
The CSS border-radius syntax seems quite confusing. That's because the full blown expression can have eight values. But don't worry, to create a beautiful oval shaped image requires only one value. 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 ...

Introduction to Operating Systems
An operating system is software that acts as an intermediary between a computer user and the computer's applications and hardware. An operating system can be viewed as a resource allocator. Resources might be CPU time, memory space, file storage space, and input/output (I/O) devices. More ...

NRZ, NRZI, Manchester Encoding, What Does it Mean?
NRZ (Non-Return-to-Zero), NRZI (Non-Return-to-Zero Inverted), and Manchester Encoding are terms for the shapes and voltage levels of digital electronic signals. This article also explains Manchester decoding. More ...

Five-Sided Lot Acreage Calculator
With this calculator you can calculate the size of a parcel of land in acres or hectares. Start by using your mouse to drag the points at the corners of the shape shown above. The numbers indicated on the sides represent the length of those respective sides of the property. 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 ...

Easy CSS Animated Flaming Text
I provide easy code to create CSS flaming text animations. You are free to experiment with your own CSS property values. I bet you can create even better flaming text. CSS3 flaming text animations are fun and easy to create. More ...

A JavaScript Function That Returns a Function
Its a fad now in JavaScript to code functions that return functions in order to avoid declaring global variables but the procedure is inefficient and unnecessary. More ...

Easy CSS 3D Mouse-over Pressed Text Effect
I provide easy CSS code for 3d text when you move your mouse pointer over the 3D text shown above, the text will appear to be pressed. In this example, I configured the 3d text in a link. More ...

IPv4 to IPv6 Transition With the Dual-Stack Technique
Transition from IPv4 to IPv6 has been slow. If you can't immediately convert all your network hardware to IPv6, the dual-stack technique allows the easiest operation of IPv4 and IPv6 devices on the same network. More ...

Code to Add Music to Your Webpage
Some people think it's discourteous and annoying to have music playing on your webpage. But, hey, it is your webpage, and it depends upon your websites audience and purpose as to whether music is appropriate. In this article I show you how easy it is to configure music on your webpage. More ...

Free Open Source CPU Temperature Monitor
Open Hardware Monitor is a free open source application that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer. It supports most hardware monitoring chips found on todays mainboards. The CPU temperature can be monitored by reading the core temperature sensors of Intel and AMD processors. More ...