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  • Programming Languages

    A programming language is a language designed to describe a set of consecutive actions to be executed by a computer. A programming language is, therefore, a practical way for us humans to give instructions to a computer. Languages that... Read more

    Programming
    June 19, 2018 at 06:40 PM
  • Information systems director (ISD)

    Information systems director (ISD) An information systems director (also called an IS director) has both managing and technical skills. He/she is in charge of bringing information systems in line with the company's plans, setting and... Read more

    IT professions
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • The GSM standard

    Introduction to the GSM standard The GSM (Global System for Mobile communications) network is, at the start of the 21st century, the most commonly used mobile telephony standard in Europe. It is a so-called "second generation" (2G)... Read more

    Mobile phones
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Office Automation - Introduction

    What is office automation? Office suite tools What is office automation? The term office automation refers to all tools and methods that are applied to office activities which make it possible to process written, visual, and sound data... Read more

    Office software
    March 15, 2018 at 03:53 PM
  • Creating a local area network

    Why set up a local area network? When you have several computers, it can be convenient to connect them to each other to create a local area network (LAN). Setting up such a network costs very little, contrary to what people may think.... Read more

    Network configuration
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Creating an RJ45 crossover cable

    What's an RJ45 plug? A network card may have several types of connectors, with the most common being: An RJ45 connector; A BNC connector (coaxial cable). The RJ-45 is the one which interests us here, as it it the most widely used. The... Read more

    Cables and connectors
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Computer screen or monitor

    Introduction to computer monitors A monitor (or screen) is a computer display unit. There are generally said to be two families of monitors: Cathode-ray tube monitors (or CRT for short), which are used with most desktop computers. They... Read more

    Computer
    November 1, 2012 at 04:17 PM
  • Serial Port and Parallel port

    Every computer is built with tons of different ports that perform various functions. Two of the most important types for data trans are serial ports and parallel ports. This article will explain to you the differences and similarities... Read more

    Computer
    June 22, 2018 at 01:09 AM
  • OOP - Polymorphism

    Definition of polymorphism The word polymorphism comes from Greek and means having several different forms. This is one of the essential concepts of object-oriented programming. Where inheritance is related to classes and (their... Read more

    Object-Oriented Programming
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • BIOS optimization

    What is the BIOS? Why optimize your BIOS? What does the BIOS setup look like? The Video ROM BIOS shadow function Disable unneeded options BIOS parameters related to memory Burst access Wait states Refresh What is the BIOS? The BIOS... Read more

    Computer: maintenance
    November 12, 2012 at 03:20 PM
  • Webmastering - Website Ergonomics

    The Concept of Ergonomics Ergonomics is the use of scientific knowledge about humans (psychology, physiology, medicine) with the aim of improving the workplace environment. Ergonomics is generally characterized by two components:... Read more

    Webmastering
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Cathode Ray Tube monitor (CRT)

    Cathode ray tube monitor Most monitors (computer screens) use cathode ray tubes (or CRT for short), which are glass vacuum tubes into which an electron gun emits a flow of electrons guided by an electrical field towards a screen covered... Read more

    Computer
    April 28, 2009 at 10:40 AM
  • Connecting the computer to a HIFI sound system

    Why connect a computer to a sound system? These days, computers provide sound quality that is as good as hifi sound systems. It is possible to use them to listen to music, in particular thanks to mp3 files that provide sound quality... Read more

    Practical notes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Cmd (cmd.exe)

    Windows Command Prompt or cmd.exe is a Windows NT/2000/XP generic process that opens a text-mode console for running programs using a command line. This article will explain its use to you and show you how to use it on your computer.... Read more

    Windows processes
    June 22, 2018 at 01:06 AM
  • PNG format

    PNG format The PNG format (Portable Network Graphics or Ping format) is a bitmap (raster) graphic file format. It was developed in 1995 in order to provide a free alternative to the GIF format, which is a proprietary format whose rights... Read more

    Video
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Replay attack

    Replay attack "Replay" attacks are "Man in the middle" attacks that involve intercepting data packets and replaying them, that is, resending them as is (with no decryption) to the receiving server. As a result, depending on the context,... Read more

    Attacks
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)

    Introduction to the EAI concept The purpose of EAI (Enterprise Application Integration) is the interoperability and organization of the flow of information between heterogeneous applications, i.e. ensure communcation between the... Read more

    e-Business
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Agile Methods (RAD, XP)

    Agile methods "Agile methods" software development (also called Agile Modelling denoted AG for short) reduce software lifecycle time (thus speeding up development) by firstly developing a prototype version, then integrating... Read more

    Software engineering
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Client / Contractor

    Contractor and Client * ==Client== The client refers to the entity that has the need that defines the project objective, schedule, and dedicated budget. The expected result of the project is the creation of a product, called works. The... Read more

    Project management
    March 15, 2018 at 03:41 PM
  • ISO 9000, ISO 9001 and ISO 9004

    Introduction to ISO Certification Certification is a way to attest, by the intermediary of a third-party certifier, to a company's ability to provide a service, product or system in accordance with client requirements and regulation... Read more

    Quality
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM