Online Education UPDATE: we're doing a live, updated MOOC of this course at stanford-online July-2014 (not this Coursera version). See here: CS101 teaches the essential ideas of Computer Science for a zero-prior-experience audience. Computers can appear very complicated, but in reality, computers work within just a few, simple patterns.
Top 5 Sites For Learning Piano Online For some reason, whenever you search for anything free online, you are inundated with sites created solely for collecting email addresses or for selling a product. This is especially true when it comes to sites on the Internet that offer free piano lessons. Unfortunately, almost 90 percent of the websites with “free piano lessons” in the title only offer one or two very basic lessons. Ultimately, they want you to sign up for paid full-length piano lessons. Thankfully, there really are legitimate websites out there that do offer legitimate, free piano lessons. MakeUseOf has always offered some of the best resources for music lessons, such as the review of ZentaoGuitar lessons for learning the electric guitar or Laurence’s list of essential free guitar playing online tools.
The New Hot Trend Of Flat Web Design With Examples Flat design is a term that you see everywhere these days and there is a good reason for that. But what is flat design anyway? Flat design is a style which has more to do with mobile user interfaces than web design and it is called flat due to the fact that there isn’t any 3D realism in it. What defines this trend is the lack of gradients, shadows, 3D effects or various other wild design elements. Responsive Multi-Level Menu A responsive multi-level menu that shows its submenus in their own context, allowing for a space-saving presentation and usage. View demo Download source Today we want to share an experimental drop-down menu with you. The main idea is to save space for menus that have a lot of content and sub-levels. Each sub-level in this menu will be shown in its own context, making the “parent” level disappear. This is done with subtle animations that are defined in separate animation classes.
Retina Web Design - Info, Tools And Techniques I was talking with someone the other days and I mentioned the term retina graphics at some point and he immediately stopped me and questioned me about it. What intrigued him was why we should design something just for the visitors who own Apple products and a small number of other devices. For those of you who share his opinion, we should do it because it is the proper way, something like cross-browser optimization but not quite like it. But what are retina graphics anyway? Retina is a term used by Apple to describe their the double density pixel screens in their liquid crystal displays which they claim have a high enough pixel density that the human eye is unable to notice at a typical viewing distance. This might confuse people who consider the pixels that we use in our CSS declaration are the same as the device pixels.
Blend Color Trends and Flat Designs Perfectly As we have mentioned in our previous articles, one of the latest trends in web design world is of Flat Design. This trend is being followed all across the globe and is being appreciated as well. People have had enough of designing that included almost every possible thing available for designing. Like I always say, if you are creative enough, you can make a simple design look attractive and this is exactly what our current designers are finally doing.
What is Big Data - Theory to Implementation What is Big Data? You may ask; and more importantly why it is the latest trend in nearly every business domain? Is it just a hype or its here to stay? As a matter of fact “Big Data” is a pretty straightforward term – its just what its says – a very large data-set. How large? The exact answer is “as large as you can imagine”! Writing MapReduce Program on Hadoop , An entry point to bigdata Map and Reduce Map Reduce works by breaking the processing into two phases: Map phase and Reduce phase. Each phase has the key-value pair as input and type of key and value can be chosen by the programmer. Data flow in the Map and Reduce: