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Tech Stories making News in Week 9, 2015

The Hype around Cloud Computing justified, say enterprises

A new survey has revealed enterprises have said that cloud computing has lived up to its hype and even exceeded expectations of these companies. For most, increased productivity was the popular benefit, with better access to data and cost effectiveness following close behind as other popular responses. Private cloud remains the most popular with over 50% of responses in favour. Hybrid cloud computing is on the rise with one in ten companies using it last year.

Read more: http://goo.gl/Lgu2nS

Big Data in HR

A growing number of HR departments across […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Technology|0 Comments

Creating Freeze pane in Flex Advanced Grid

When we have to show huge chunks of data, we tend to go with Grid structures. But even with grid structures, scrolling creates problems as all the columns are scrolled. This problem can be overcome with Freeze Panes.Most of us are familiar with the facility of Freeze Panes in excel. Sometimes business owners too demand for this kind of default implementation for Grids.

The basic design for Freeze pane is as follows:

HBox is the main background component where you split it into Freeze pane and Data pane.

VBox_Freez contains Grid which contains Columns to be Freezed […]

By |February 26th, 2015|Technology|0 Comments

Why test cases are so important?

Test case writing is a major activity and considered as one of the most important parts of software testing. It is used by the testing team, development team as well as the management. If there is no documentation for an application, we can use test case as a baseline document.

So why are test cases important?

A typical definition for test case is a ‘set of conditions under which a tester will determine whether an application or software system or one of its features is working as expected.’

It means that test cases clarify what needs to […]

Quick setup of ZF2 on Linux/Ubuntu OS

ZF2 (Zend Framework 2) is an open source, object oriented Framework designed for building secure, reliable, high performance and robust web applications and services using PHP 5.3 and above. ZF2 is a progression of Zend Framework 1, a very successful PHP framework. However, it is not backward compatible with ZF1 which requires PHP 5.2. ZF2 uses most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, among others.

This blog aims to shed light on the basic setup of ZF2 Framework with a skeleton application and ZFTool. The assumption is that you […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Technology|0 Comments

Exciting Technology Stories from Week 8, 2015

Which Cloud do Enterprises want – Public, Private or Hybrid?

A new report has revealed that hybrid cloud which consists of public and private clouds alongside virtualized environments is more popular among enterprises. Additionally, the report found that central IT teams are taking the majority of cloud spending decisions across enterprises.

Read more: http://goo.gl/iasxRP

Will your Company prevail in the Big Data Wars?

Early trends are already indicting the winners and losers in the big data wars. This article argues that there are four different types of businesses in the big data wars, each with their own attributes […]

By |February 20th, 2015|Technology|0 Comments