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How to check your Java version
Checking your Java version is easy. The steps are the same whether you are on Windows, Mac OS or Linux. You just need to open a terminal window or command prompt and execute a command. Also remember that you might...
How to sharpen your programming skills
Programming is a skill that needs to be developed. The more you practice, the better you will be. Here are some ways to sharpen your programming skills.Free online courses There are many free...
How to create a simple JavaScript test program
JavaScript is a scripting language that adds functionality to web pages. It is very easy to write a simple test program in JavaScript. All you need is a web browser and a text editor. Here are the steps to create...
How to use a for loop in Java
What is a for loop?A for loop is a programming statement that repeats one or more statements. It typically uses a variable to count the iterations of the loop.Why is a for loop useful?A for loop is...
The basics of Boolean formulae, part 1
The essence of our study of mathematical logic concerns the use of logical deductions or proofss within the context of mathematical reasoning. This process is in many respects similar to computer programming(Tourlakis, 2011). The programmer learns the syntax and...
Federally sponsored radio and TV programs coming soon to cable
Since 1948, American law has not allowed for government sponsored or funded propaganda programming. We should start seeing changes to that soon. As a result of new law reforms initiated earlier this year, the U.S. television audience will now...
Five characteristics of a good programmer
Programming is an exciting and rewarding profession. But to be a successful programmer, you must possess certain skills. Here are five characteristics of a good programmer.1. AdaptabilityTechnology is always evolving. As soon as you master one programming language, a...
World's largest game of Pong played on Philadelphia skyscrapers
Video games have been around for decades, and one of the very first still has name-power notoriety: Pong, that perfect two-player competition, that test of reflexes and precision, that bouncing-ball overhead tennis simulator. For many, it represents...
What makes an effective software developer
Similar to any other domain of aesthetics, Software Engineering is also an art of transforming the requirements of a user into an automated program. The customized program can then abstract all the technical processes behind a user interface window and...
When to use the Java String, StringBuffer and StringBuilder classes
Java provides three useful classes for string objects: String, StringBuilder and StringBuffer. All of these classes effectively represent string objects. Each class has a specific purpose. Depending on your requirements, one class may be a better choice than the others...
UPenn "PennApps Hackathon" 2013 Recap & winners! (Photos)
The largest Hackathon in the country took place yesterday at Irvine auditorium on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia. It was quite the sight to see, 500 programmers and hackers coming together for a huge event. Out of 500...
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