InformIT :: Dustin Sullivan latest blogs from Dustin Sullivan on InformITen-usBlog :: "Hello, World" from Around the Programming World<p>In honor of the <a href="">Hour of Code</a> week, we thought it would be fun to compile (sorry, pun intended) examples of everyone's favorite first program in any programming language, &quot;Hello, World.&quot; Below are examples from a number of programming and scripting languages, many of which we have resources for right on this website.</p>Tue, 26 Nov 2013 00:00:00 GMT :: Is Apple Losing Its Touch?<p>Apple released both the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 this week, but the iOS 6 release in particular had some uncharacteristic slip-ups for the giant from Cupertino.&nbsp; It's still early on the morning of September 21st and there hasn't been enough time for people to discover any flaws in the iPhone 5 yet, but given the iOS 6 news since Wednesday, I bet people will be examining this phone a bit more closely than normal.</p>Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT :: "Every OSX developer should have this book on their desk."<p>That was the sentence Mike Riley ended his recent Dr Dobb's CodeTalk review of <i>Cocoa Programming Developer's Handbook</i> with.<br /> </p>Mon, 01 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT :: If You Are New to Mac/Objective-C Programming...<p>We recently sat down with several top Objective-C and Cocoa developers to talk about that state of the iPhone and OS X markets as we approach this year's WWDC.&nbsp; As we were wrapping up, we threw one last question at them out of curiosity, and we thought you'd like to see what some of them said.</p>Fri, 05 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT :: If You Are New to Java Programming...<p>We recently sat down with several top Java developers to talk about that state of the language as we approach this year's JavaOne.&nbsp; As we were wrapping up, we threw one last question at them out of curiosity, and we thought you'd like to see what some of them said.</p>Tue, 02 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT :: ATM Card Skimmer Found in the Wild<p>The first known instance of a card skimmer has been found attached to a Washington Mutual ATM. Does this signal more scams in the future, or is this just a fluke?<br /> </p>Tue, 07 Apr 2009 00:00:00 GMT :: Will Chrysler's UConnect Web Offer USecurity?<p>In an effort to one-up Ford's Sync, Chrysler recently announced that it would be adding mobile wi-fi to its 2009 models through a dealer-installed add-on called UConnect Web.&nbsp; Should you drop $500 into it with confidence, or is this another way for someone to hack you?<br /> </p>Fri, 27 Jun 2008 00:00:00 GMT :: Windows Mobile MIA at TechEd<p>To be clear, there is a large area showcasing Windows Mobile devices, along with some sessions covering their administration, but where are those devices among attendees?</p>Fri, 13 Jun 2008 00:00:00 GMT :: TechEd Day 2: More on Virtualization, plus PowerShell and SharePoint<p>The buzz yesterday was on virtualization.&nbsp; That's still here today, but making just as much noise again this year is SharePoint.&nbsp; And PowerShell is in the air, too.</p>Wed, 11 Jun 2008 00:00:00 GMT :: Blogging from TechEd, Day 1<p>Microsoft split TechEd into two parts this year: one week for developers, one for &quot;IT Professionals&quot; (database, server, business intelligence, CRM, Office -- basically almost everyone who isn't strictly a developer, I guess).&nbsp; Because of my editorial slant, I'm attending the IT Pro week right now.<br /> </p>Tue, 10 Jun 2008 00:00:00 GMT :: IT Salaries Falling<p>InformationWeek released its 2008 U.S. Salary Survey, and it shows the first decline in salaries for business technology professionals in its 11-year history. So is it time to panic?<br /> </p>Tue, 29 Apr 2008 12:16:53 GMT :: Apple Gives Us More than Just an iPhone SDK<p>While many were disappointed that Apple only released the SDK in beta form, I was surprised (and excited) to see one other big iPhone announcement: Exchange Server support.</p>Fri, 07 Mar 2008 10:12:25 GMT :: Library of Congress on Flickr<p>The Library of Congress recently posted over 3000 photos on Flickr. This is a terrific idea to make their archives more available to the public, but if I'm Flickr's hardware guy I'm probably a bit worried about storage space if they decide to post everything.<br /> </p>Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:25:52 GMT :: Gifts for Geeks, Part 14: Measure (and Cut) Your Electricity Usage<p>I love A/V equipment.&nbsp; Heck, I even get a kick out of my kitchen appliances.&nbsp; But many of those items have some sort of &quot;always on&quot; functionality that eats electricity even when they are not in use.&nbsp; Here are two items that can help you get a handle on what those appliances are costing you -- and help you cut back as well.<br /> </p>Thu, 20 Dec 2007 12:07:04 GMT :: Gifts for Geeks, Part 8: R2-D2 Webcam & VoIP Phone<p>What could be cooler than a remote controlled R2-D2?&nbsp; How about a remote controlled R2-D2 that's also a webcam and VoIP phone?<br /> </p>Thu, 29 Nov 2007 12:46:20 GMT :: Gifts for Geeks Part 7.5: One Laptop per Child<p>Through it's &quot;Give One Get One&quot; program, you can now get your hands on the One Laptop per Child hardware while simultaneously donating one laptop to a child in a developing nation.</p>Tue, 27 Nov 2007 13:47:47 GMT :: Gifts for Geeks, Part 5 - ELP Laser Turntable<p>How would you like to play your old (or new) vinyl records with master tape sound quality and no wear?</p>Wed, 21 Nov 2007 15:23:19 GMT :: GrandCentral is On to Something<p>One of Google's new toys, GrandCentral, claims to be &quot;The new way to use your phones.&quot;&nbsp; Wait -- did they say phones, with an &quot;s?&quot;&nbsp; What can one company do with more than one phone?&nbsp; A lot, as it turns out.<br /> </p>Fri, 16 Nov 2007 12:13:36 GMT :: SQL Server 2008 Preview<p>The second preview of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 was released a few weeks ago, which leads me to two questions.<br /> </p>Tue, 21 Aug 2007 17:21:02 GMT :: Should Members of the Media Always Identify Themselves at Conferences?<p>Many of you have heard of the NBC reporter's hasty exit from Defcon last week, but was she 100% wrong to refuse the press badge?<br /> </p>Mon, 13 Aug 2007 13:28:05 GMT