Category Archives: Operating System

An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs ( Wikipedia )

Web Meets Mobile via iOS Desktop Icon Tutorial

There are a few reasons why we are excited by the rudimentary “out of the box” (of an operating system … ah, that may explain it) functionality we are about to feature today, that being “iOS desktop shortcut creation”, akin to … Continue reading

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Making Of No Sim Card iPhone Capabilities Tutorial

Do you always need manuals or online Google searches to work out what’s going on with operating systems like Windows or Mac OS X? We’d venture “no” for the most part. Even if you are confused by version changes and … Continue reading

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Mac OS X Copy to Clipboard and Paste Tutorial

Were you an interested reader of Mac OS X Clipboard to File to Datauri Primer Tutorial that we wrote some time ago now? It involved the Mac OS X command line … pbcopy … command to “provide copying and pasting … Continue reading

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Android Desktop Icon Primer Tutorial

The Windows operating system, in its early incarnations and on, was keen on the flexibility of tailoring your own desktop icons, that could “run” (or “execute”) programs, in nuances that could be very particular to the user creating them. The … Continue reading

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Feed via Date Online Schedule Tutorial

Go on … ask me … what is the most impactive difference between programming in the 70’s and 80’s and early 90’s to web application (and even desktop application) programming now? Thanks for asking, even you bots out there?! Well, … Continue reading

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PHP and Python PyEphem Astronomy Helper Star Tutorial

Yes, today we have a “Star Tutorial”? Thank you, thank you very much, well you shouldn’t have. Ohhh, so you didn’t. No, you’re not. Well, that … sure … was … embarrassing. Anyway, further to yesterday’s PHP and Python PyEphem … Continue reading

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PHP and Python PyEphem Astronomy Helper Observer Tutorial

Following on from yesterday’s PHP and Python PyEphem Astronomy Helper Primer Tutorial “PyEphem Python module Hello World” feeling tutorial, we get a bit more into the innards of PyEphem today, by allowing the Astronomer details to become part of the … Continue reading

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PHP and Python PyEphem Astronomy Helper Primer Tutorial

“The Three P’s”, for us, namely, PHP and Python and Perl, are all great choices as serverside programming languages. You will find, as a result of this, that programmers have written great code for one or other of them, and … Continue reading

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