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A Starter on Sorting Algorithms

A Starter on Sorting Algorithms

Computers are always on the lookout for information, whether stored on disks or on the network. And these searches only become efficient if the data to be searched is sorted. It’s said that computers spend more time sorting data than anything else, and so it makes sense to understand the different sorting methods and t...

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Pointers and 2-D arrays: A Thumb Rule

Pointers and 2-D arrays: A Thumb Rule

How pointers and arrays gel with each other has already been explained rather beautifully in the articles on Pointers: Basics , Pointers:The Array Relation and  Pointers: complicated stuff made easy !!

Without taking any credit away from Snoopy :), this is just a small tut on accessing 2D arrays with pointers. Why a sep...

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Java Refresher - JDK & JRE

Java Refresher - JDK & JRE

Java is highly modular which means that it has many components that can function independently of each other. The following is a very basic breakdown of the Java platform.

Java Editions

Java is delivered in two main editions: Java 2 Standard Edition ( J2SE ) and Java 2 Enterprise Edition ( J2EE ).  J2SE is also known as ...

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Database Normalization - Part 1

Database Normalization - Part 1

One of the most important concepts in databases is that of Normalization. In this article I'll try to build an understanding on that.

There are two points to understand about tables and columns that are the essence of any database:

  • Tables store data about an entity 
    An entity may be a person, a book, a car or a part ...
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VI Editor Basics

VI Editor Basics

VI, visual interface, is a visual editor for the standard UNIX operating system. vi is most commonly used for programming. The following is a table of some basic vi commands. All of the following commands can only be used from command mode. When you first start vi, you are in command mode. If you are ever unsure w...

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OSI Layers - Building blocks of Networking

OSI Layers - Building blocks of Networking

Whenever we think about computer networking and its implementation, the first thing to come to our mind is the OSI (Open Structure/System Interconnection) model. It is the basic structure of computer networking. OSI is a layered structure of 7 layers. Each layer has its own functionality. Here we will understand the pu...

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Why should we take you?

Chances are that 95% of the times you will blow the answer to this question if you are unprepared for it.

This question will confuse you, as it is flagrantly asking you to start a self-praise. Most people do not know the difference between this and highlighting their strengths without sounding vainglorious or proud.

Best...

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Commonwealth Games 2010 - The Shady Side

The Commonwealth Games XIX, did bring glory to the Indian Nation in terms of the medals (a charming figure of 38-27-36 ;)) and the spectacular opening and closing ceremonies, but not before a lot of controversy had already plagued and even threatened the happening of the event.

Again, let me put the bare facts in front of...

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Resume Format for Freshers

Most of us are confused about how a resume should be structured. Its also important as headings in a resume attract the most attention of recruiters and precise headings positioned properly, along with crisp bullets describing your role can go a very long way in creating that first impression.

While it is very important...

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