Top 10 Linux Operating Systems

Users are often confused when they first come to Linux about which distribution they should be using whether  Ubuntu or Arch. These users then go and check out the distributions listed at Distrowatch.  Here are a handful of Linux operating systems that could be useful for a beginner or everyday user. Linux Mint Linux Mint is […]

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21 JavaScript Frameworks Worth Checking Out

  JavaScript Frameworks help developers to quickly build interactive web applications. They are best for single page web application development. JavaScript frameworks are mushrooming everywhere. Here are 21 JavaScript frameworks which are popular among developer community and worth checking. Angular.js AngularJS which was released in 2009 is a popular web development framework of Google. Angular provide a […]

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5 Best Resources to Get Started with Android Nougat

Hundreds of millions of mobile devices are powered by android all around the world. Android is considered to be the largest installed base of any mobile platform. Every day one million users power up their Android devices for the first time and start looking for apps, games, and other digital content. Android Nougat is a recently added update […]

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Strings and Characters in Swift

A Swift string is a series of characters. String is its own type in Swift, not simply an array of characters as it is in C. Further, strings may contain or be composed entirely of Unicode characters, so the length of each character may vary. Swift string literals are enclosed in double quotes: “Hello, Frog!” […]

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Optionals in Swift

  Imagine we’re standing next to the river, looking out over the lily pads, and there are no frogs on any of them. We might represent this by var frogsPerLilypad = 0 which means, “there is an integer number of frogs on each lily pad, and that number is currently 0.” But what if we wanted […]

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Swift Integer Types

The concept of variables and constants is common in programming languages: a variable is a named memory location whose value may change over time, a constant is a location whose value will not change. In Swift, we declare variables using the keyword var, and constants using the keyword let.

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Dictionaries in Swift

A dictionary is a collection of keyed values. Each value in a dictionary must be of the same type, and all the keys must be of the same type, but the keys and values can be of different types (from one another). For example, we could have a dictionary of pirates listed by their UPC1 […]

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Functions in Swift 2

Functions are reusable pieces of code that perform a specific task. They take input, do something with it, and either change some value, print something out, or output a result. Swift’s functions are like functions in any other programming language in this way, so if you’re familiar with functions in C or another language, much […]

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Swift Arrays

The following is an excerpt from a book I’m writing on iOS 9 development.    An array is a collection of elements, all of the same type, each of which has an index. Elements in an array are therefore ordered by their indices. If we’re collecting frogs (oh, no, not more frogs… please…), we might organize […]

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Android Studio Introduction

  Starting with the Android, android is a mobile operating system initially developed by android Inc. It was bought by Google in the year 2005. It is based on a modified version of Linux kernel. It includes following versions till date as shown in the figure:   Reading from top to bottom Android 5.0 Lollipop […]

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