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Errin O'ConnorOverview of SharePoint 2013’s Social Computing Capabilities
Social collaboration in the workplace has been embraced by some organizations and really shunned by others due to possible legal and compliance concerns. Both types of organizations, those who embrace it and those who feel the ROI does not outweigh the risk, have valid points and underlying driving reasons for their overall stance on this subject. SharePoint expert Errin O’Connor tries to shed light on the capabilities of SharePoint 2013’s Social capabilities and discuss the ways your organization may be able to embrace these to provide real value to your organization.
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By Errin O'ConnorOct 21, 2014
The Mobile Commerce Revolution and the Current State of Mobile
The statistics in this chapter from The Mobile Commerce Revolution: Business Success in a Wireless World underline what is truly powerful about mobile technology: It’s not about enabling things we couldn’t have imagined. Instead, today’s mobile technology enables exactly what the average consumer could have imagined, albeit in settings and situations that could not have been predicted.
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By Tim Hayden, Tom WebsterOct 20, 2014
Understanding JavaScript
This chapter from HTML, CSS and JavaScript All in One, Sams Teach Yourself: Covering HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, 2nd Edition introduces the concept of web scripting and the JavaScript language. As the chapter moves ahead, you’ll learn how to include JavaScript commands directly in your HTML documents, and how your scripts will be executed when the page is viewed in a browser. You will work with a simple script, edit it, and test it in your browser, all the while learning the basic tasks involved in creating and using JavaScript scripts.
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By Julie C. MeloniOct 20, 2014
A Video Interview with Herb Sutter on C++ Standards
Herb Sutter, the lead software architect for C++ at Microsoft, head of the ISO C++ standards committee, and co-author of C++ Coding Standards talks with Brian Overland about how the standards committee evaluates proposals, the importance of being egoless, how to submit a proposal to the standards committee, why the committee decided to update the standard every three years, and the adoption of C++ in cross-platform mobile apps.
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By Herb Sutter, Brian OverlandOct 16, 2014

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Brad YaleHow the Internet Works: The Deep Web

The Deep Web. The Deepnet. The Invisible Web. The Hidden Web. 

Maybe you have heard of the Deep Web. Maybe you even know how to access the Deep Web. 

Chances are though, you've never heard of the Deep Web and you have no idea how to access it. The Deep Web sounds mysterious, elusive and somewhat dangerous. By all accounts, it is all these things. 

So, what is the deep web? How does the deep web work? How do you access it?

In this installment of "How the Internet Works", we tackle the mysterious Deepnet.   

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By Brad YaleCommentsYesterday
Topics: The Web/Virtual Worlds/Social Networking,Home & Office Computing,Access,General Security and Privacy,Information Technology,Web Services,Information Management,Network Security,Data,Security,Business & Management
Brad YaleHow the Internet Works: A Call for Personal Security

It's very easy, after reading "The Snappening" Snapchat security breach news, to determine fault lies with users. It would be very easy and convenient to blame the leak not on the leakers, but on the users who sent sexually explicit materials to friends, lovers and strangers. This conclusion is easy to draw yet, it only skims the surface of the true issue at hand.  

Whatever you think of the materials leaked, the larger issue at play in "The Snappening" is how the public relates to, understands and uses public Internet architectures. If anything, "The Snappening" should serve as a beacon call for greater Internet security practice enlightenment. 

In this version of "How the Internet Works" we cover public Cloud architectures and the need for increased Internet security practices learning.  

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By Brad YaleCommentsOctober 13, 2014
Topics: Software Security,Access,General Security and Privacy,Information Technology,Web Services,Network Security,Data,Security,Cloud Computing
Brad YaleMobile Malware and Fake Apps: Hong Kong, China and The New York Times

For the past week or so, Hong Kong has erupted with peaceful demonstrations advocating for the ousting of the Chinese premiere and the right to peacefully and openly elect his replacement. While the Chinese premiere, Xi Jinping, looks to be going nowhere one thing has become clear - the mobile devices and Internet connections which helped to grow the nightly demonstrations are quietly suffering an inward meta problem - malware, viruses and fake applications.

As mobile platforms become more prominent and are used more robustly to organize, carry out financial transactions and conduct daily personal business, the time has come to address mobile malware and fake applications.

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By Brad YaleCommentsOctober 2, 2014
Topics: Windows Phone,Software Security,General Security and Privacy,Information Technology,Open Source,iOS,Mobile Application Development & Programming,Android,Security,HTML5 & Web Standards
Heather FoxQ&A with 2014 Jolt Award Winner: "Python in Practice" Author Mark Summerfield

Dr. Dobb's has announced the results of its annual Jolt Awards in the Best Books Category. The awards cover nominated books published during the twelve months ending June 30th. A total of 9 judges reviewed dozens of nominations to ultimately announce The Jolt Award for the year's best book, along with two Jolt Productivity and three Jolt Finalist awards.

The Jolt Award-winning Author for 2014 is (...drum roll...) Mark Summerfield, who here discusses his lauded book, Python in Practice: Create Better Programs Using Concurrency, Libraries and Patterns.

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By Heather FoxCommentsOctober 1, 2014
Topics: Python,Open Source

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