Test your knowledge of software licensing concepts

When it comes to software, the money that you spend — or save — on licensing can be substantial. Because of this, you are seeing questions on the topic starting to appear on certification exams ...

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Test your knowledge of Scrum software development principles

A plethora of certifications are available that are either wholly about the Scrum method of agile software development, or that include questions on it. The Scrum framework ...

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Password alternatives exist, but a password-free future could be slow in coming

Most people use at least slightly different passwords to authenticate their multiple e-mail, financial ...

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Test your knowledge of IT name changes

Over the years, I've noticed many shifts in what things are called and the changes in language have always fascinated me. My first recollection of this was moving as a kid from one home to another. There ...

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Learning to write computer code provides numerous advantages to children

In 2012, Estonia started on a countrywide program to teach children as young as age 7 how to write computer code. England updated its national curriculum to include coding in September 2014, ...

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Ten popular programming languages to pay attention to

Programmers convert computer programs and applications designed by software developers into code or a set of instructions that a computer can understand and execute. Given that computers ...

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Make yourself an ideal coworker

We all have to work with other people to do our jobs though we don't always interact face-to-face — particularly now, with the pandemic far from over. Whether communication happens ...

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Distributed cloud computing is bring the cloud closer to all of us

The growth of distributed cloud computing is one of research and consulting firm Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020. Gartner defines a distributed cloud as the distribution ...

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Snake your way into programming with Python

Snakes can be a peculiar thing. Some people hate them, and others love them but no one can deny their — wait, what? Oh, the development language. Who's ready to talk about Python? ...

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5G is what you think (faster, more powerful) and not what you've heard (a vector for infectious deseases)

During a recent conversation with a non-techie friend, I was asked about the impending rollout ...

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