about What is Lua? Lua is a powerful, efficient, lightweight, embeddable scripting language. It supports procedural programming, object-oriented programming, functional programming, data-driven programming, and data description. Lua combines simple procedural syntax with powerful data description constructs based on associative arrays and extensible semantics.
Inserting Charts on Bunkr — How To Present With Bunkr There will always be a time when you will need to include charts in your presentations to give a visual representation of your data and make it more attractive for your audience. Now, with Bunkr, you can take it one step further by having the option of inserting interactive charts from Google Drive, Am Charts, Chart Blocks, and Infogr.am. Want to know how?
COCOMO The Constructive Cost Model (COCOMO) is an algorithmic software cost estimation model developed by Barry W. Boehm. The model uses a basic regression formula with parameters that are derived from historical project data and current as well as future project characteristics. COCOMO was first published in Boehm's 1981 book Software Engineering Economics as a model for estimating effort, cost, and schedule for software projects. in Education Having a solid foundation in Computer Science is important in being a successful Software Engineer. This guide is a suggested path for University students to develop their technical skills academically and non-academically through self paced hands-on learning. You may use this guide to determine courses to take but please make sure you are taking courses required for your major or faculty in order to graduate. The online resources provided in this guide are not meant to replace courses available at your University. However, they may help supplement your learnings or provide an introduction to the topic. Using this guide:
Content Curation Tools For Web Surfers – Best Of Every day, you can find amazing content on the Web. Due to the multitudes of websites cropping up all over the online world, "information overload" is something we all seem to suffer from. It is easy to feel lost while searching for a particular piece of information you need, especially if you’re looking for a very specific subject. Hence, designers, web developers and the like are racing to come up with ways to present their bits of information so that users like you and me do not waste unnecessary time combing through irrelevant material. That’s where new curation tools come in.
Custom Login Experiences: Credential Providers in Windows Vista New information has been added to this article since publication. Refer to the Editor's Update below. Desktop Security Create Custom Login Experiences With Credential Providers For Windows Vista Dan Griffin Code download available at:CredentialProviders2007_01.exe(241 KB) In conversation with Adam Hyde — Communications from DMN November 8th, 2009 | Documentation, Interviews, Open Source, Technical Communication, Wikis This time around, Scott talks with Adam Hyde of FLOSS Manuals. In a wide-ranging conversation, they talk about why Adam started the project, the way in which FLOSS Manuals gets things done, Book Sprints, Adam’s thoughts on the 80/20 rule, and more. Podcast links:
Pearltrees: Curation Tool Drops Flash And User Interface For Pintrest-like Format -SVW Posted by Tom Foremski - May 23, 2014 Pearltrees (a former consulting client) this week introduced the 2.0 version of its popular web page curation tool built completely with HTML 5.0 and with a completely different user interface and metaphor. The tool now represents web pages as a series of rectangles in a "dynamic grid" allowing users to quickly organize and share their web collections. The prior interface was based on circles, or "pearls" connected in a molecular pattern to other "pearls." Sometimes new users thought it looked complicated and the user interface change simplifies people's first impressions. Expanding the Science and Practice of Gratitude For too long, we’ve taken gratitude for granted. Yes, “thank you” is an essential, everyday part of family dinners, trips to the store, business deals, and political negotiations. That might be why so many people have dismissed gratitude as simple, obvious, and unworthy of serious attention. But that’s starting to change. Recently scientists have begun to chart a course of research aimed at understanding gratitude and the circumstances in which it flourishes or diminishes.
Facebook testing new bookmarks/favorites feature to save great content If you’ve ever wanted to save something you saw on Facebook and looked desperately for an email option, you can keep looking. Facebook isn’t adding anything that takes content or views outside of its nice little closed network. But the world’s biggest social network is testing a new feature that would let you bookmark favorite content inside Facebook.