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Understanding RAID

Overview Although RAID is a function for Web professionals that manage the hardware and servers it’s important that you know about RAID. What is RAID? RAID (redundant array of independent disks, originally redundant array of inexpensive disks is a storage…

Mobile Application Development Summer Series for Educators – Reflections

By Mark DuBois, Director of Education WebProfessionals.org This has been my “Summer of Mobile app development with HTML5 and CSS-3 and jQuery.” I am exceedingly honored to have been a part of the WebProfessionals.org Summer 2012 conference schedule in addition…

Understanding jQuery Mobile

Overview jQuery Mobile is a touch-optimized web framework (additionally known as a JavaScript library or a mobile framework) currently being developed by the jQuery project team. The development focuses on creating a framework compatible with a wide variety of smartphones…

Understanding Software Development Kits (SDK)

Overview A software development kit (SDK or “devkit”) is typically a set of software development tools that allows for the creation of applications for a certain software package, software framework, hardware platform, computer system, video game console, operating system, or…

Introduction to File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

Overview File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer files from one host to another host over a TCP-based network, such as the Internet.is a standard network protocol used to transfer files from one host to…

Understanding Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

Overview Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation semantics (the look and formatting) of a document written in a markup language. Its most common application is to style web pages written in HTML…

Introduction to Programming Languages

Overview A programming language is an artificial language designed to communicate instructions to a machine, particularly a computer. Programming languages can be used to create programs that control the behavior of a machine and/or to express algorithms precisely. The earliest…

Responsive Web Design

Overview Responsive Web Design (RWD) essentially indicates that a web site is crafted to use Cascading Style Sheets 3 media queries, an extension of the @media rule, with fluid proportion-based grids, to adapt the layout to the viewing environment, and…

Introduction to PHP

Overview PHP is a general-purpose server-side scripting language originally designed for Web development to produce dynamic Web pages. It is one of the first developed server-side scripting languages to be embedded into an HTML source document, rather than calling an…