What is LAMP stack

What is LAMP Stack?

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Need help on what tech stack suits for your software project? In this entry, let’s learn about LAMP stack’s architecture, its components, and how it works. First, let’s explain the term stack in the software development world. Stack comes from the coined term “solution stack.” It is a collection of software technology that is packed together to form a platform. …

What is C# used for?

What is C# used for?

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As a developer, there are things you have to learn about C# programming. In this entry, let’s take a look at its basic attributes and why it remains so popular.  C# programming language is a modern programming language. It derives its characteristics from its predecessors like C and C++. It can perform a wide range of tasks and processes across …

Slow is Smooth and Smooth is Fast: Application Performance Management and the New Development Mantra

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By Charles Araujo, Principal Analyst, Intellyx In the mid-1980’s my dad ran SWAT teams for the LA County Sheriff. As a team leader, he had a simple mantra that he had learned while training with the Navy Seals and which he and his team repeated before every entry: “Slow is smooth. Smooth is fast.” This simple phrase was their reminder …

Asynchronous Programming (1)

Asynchronous Programming Is Easier Than You Think

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What is asynchronous programming? To understand that let us take a look at how applications typically run. Typically when you are writing a program it executes one method at a time. The CPU executes a method then once it finishes moves to the next one. This is known as synchronous programming. I’m a big fan of understanding the taxonomy and …

Service Fabric

Service Fabric – 6 Misconceptions We Need to Clear Up

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We are on the heels of the first anniversary of the release of Service Fabric, but there are still a lot of misconceptions that I would like to clear up. 1.  What is Service Fabric, Really? Talking with different companies, I’ve heard every sort of thought on what Service Fabric is and what Service Fabric isn’t. At its heart, it …