• 6 Tools for Optimizing your Media with Java

    Image Source Modern web design focuses on displaying media in clear and aesthetic ways. It also places an emphasis on accessibility, across devices and for a variety of users. This is partially due to changing tastes and partially due to advances in technology. Advances in media optimization play a role in particular. The media you use and the way it affects the experience of your users have a huge impact on the effectiveness of your sites. It also affects your page loading speed, which impacts your search rankings and your bottom line. Java is the most widely used language in web and mobile applications. Finding suitable Java tools is key…

  • Agile Project Planning: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Image Source Guest Post by Gilad David Maayan Software teams have been adopting agile project management methodologies for nearly a decade. As a result, development teams have increased their velocity and communication, and they are quicker to react to market trends. However, to be truly effective, agile methodologies rely on solid planning. This article offers a guideline for planning your agile project. What Is Agile Project Planning? Agile project planning is a project management approach that breaks big projects into independent units called sprints. Each sprint is a short work cycle that runs from one week to one month.  Teams use sprints as small manageable tasks, which they strive to…

  • Promote yourself on my blog

    I just realized that this bog is up for more than five years. I was not so active in the first two years hence this blog did not generate much traffic. In 2016 I resumed and then I have been writing since then. Oh by the way this blog is not my first attempt though as I have written  in past as well.  So far I have written 99% of these posts(quite obvious, right?) but I am the person who loves to share the knowledge I have and so far I am successful. Today I am (re)opening this platform for everyone who wants to share his/her creativity. This is not…

  • Securing Your Data in Azure: Tips and Tricks

    Guest Post by Gilad David Maayan Two-thirds of all businesses are currently using some form of cloud storage, with many turning to Azure as their provider. Cloud services contain a significant amount of data and allow persistent Internet access. This makes clouds an appealing and valuable target for attackers.  To make sure that your data doesn’t fall victim to attacks, you should take steps to protect your cloud systems. The first step is learning how your data is vulnerable and what steps you can take to secure it. In this article, you’ll learn about security concerns specific to Azure and some best practices for addressing these vulnerabilities. Azure Security Considerations…

  • 5 Must-Know Web Application Security Tips

    Image Source Guest Post by Gilad David Maayan Gone are the days when developers could code a web application, release it, and be done with the project. Agile methodologies are changing the way we work, the way we code, and the way we collaborate. The developers of 2019 are expected to ensure the web apps they deliver are secure. That means your work doesn’t end with quick delivery. You also need to secure the apps. Read on to learn how to do that. 1. Don’t Aim to Fix All Vulnerabilities: Prioritize Them Common website platforms like WordPress, Drupal and Joomla are plagued with thousands of vulnerabilities. If you develop your…

  • 5 Ways EBS Snapshots Can Make Your Life Easier

    Image source Guest Post by Gilad David Maayan Amazon Web Services is the leading cloud provider, offering a range of storage options to meet the complex and evolving needs of an organization. Along with the standard cloud storage option, S3, Amazon also offers EBS, which provides flexible storage for the data contained in applications. With Amazon’s high availability, customizability and variety of integrated cloud services, you can pursue a storage tiering strategy for your data, taking advantage of a key facet of Amazon—EBS snapshots. Read on to learn how snapshots can make your life on the cloud easier. What Is Amazon EBS? Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) is a cloud-based…

  • Getting Started with AWS Automation: EBS Snapshots, AWS Lambda and AWS Systems Manager

    Image source: Pixabay Guest Post by Gilad David Maayan Whether you’ve recently adopted cloud-based services or you’ve been using them for a while, you’re likely interested in reducing the amount of manual work that managing a cloud system requires. Luckily, AWS includes a variety of automation tools and integration options that you can put to use to accomplish just that.  We’ll look at three of your options here, one simple to implement and two a bit more challenging, to give you a better idea of how they work and how you can use them to maximum benefit. EBS Snapshots The Automation of EBS snapshots is one of the easiest places…

  • Codelobster IDE – Free PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript editor

    Guest Post by Stas Ustimenko In this article, we suggest you to get acquainted with the free editor of web languages – Codelobster IDE. It is presented on the software market for a long time already, and it wins a lot of fans. Codelobster IDE allows you to edit PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript files, it highlights the syntax and gives hints for tags, functions and their parameters. This editor easily deals with those files that contain a mixed content. If you insert PHP code in your HTML template, then the editor correctly highlights both HTML tags and PHP functions. The same applies to CSS and JavaScript code, which is…

  • Windows Desktop Applications Automation using AutoIt

    Guest Post by Ahmed Memon AutoIt is a language & framework to automate (mainly) Windows GUI application interactions. Though it has its own language but there are wrappers available for Python, C# etc too. This write-up target developer who want to automate Windows Desktop Applications but either do not know the right tool or want to enhance their skills using AutoIt. Just like with anything, there is either informed or amateur approach towards solving a problem. Developers who have never written Windows GUI applications will write AutoIt code that will depend too much on interactions with active GUI. While we can get maximum out of AutoIt when we rely less on…