Tech 101

Tech 101 is our series aimed at giving you the basics on emerging technologies. The goal is to give you a basic understanding, some background, and why it's important. 




Self-care can be turned into a unique opportunity for self-improvement with these 10 online courses to sharpen your tech skills — It's...


If you think Perl is a relic from the '90s, think again. This language is still going strong. Learn the basics here.


With all the planning, calculations, scheduling and tracking that goes into successfully seeing a project through to completion, more...


If you want your applications to be truly global, they have to be able to handle languages other than U.S. English. Unicode provides a...


Whether you're tired of mousing around on your computer doing the same thing over and over, or want to build applications for the web,...


Database administration is a career with many possible roles and lots of other options. Learn about the different types of DBAs and what...


Just how well do you understand computers? If the answer is "barely," then here are some explanations to help you on your way to computer...


Technology rules today's society, and if you can't keep up, you might get left behind. Stay up to date by learning about these tech terms.


This software development method encourages collaboration and flexibility to help deliver a high-quality product.


Although the basic idea of DevOps is straightforward, people use and discuss the term in a lot of different ways. Here we take a look at...


It's easy to confuse bits, bytes and their multiples. Here is a simple explanation about what these measurements mean.


If you use Unix or Linux, you're probably already using X, but do you know how to take advantage of some of its more powerful features?...


Enterprise cloud computing brings a lot of advantages to a business, but as with any business decision, a lot of research and planning is...


Hypervisors can be a cost efficient solution to managing multiple virtual machines on one server. Through proper resource allocation you...


IT recruitment focuses on identifying talent for IT-related jobs, but getting the job done isn't as easy as that.


The introduction of an operating system specifically designed for the ARM chips that power mobile devices is a good step toward the future...


If you are on the Internet regularly, chances are you have come across a site that uses OAuth. Find out how the newest version of this...


With the increasing use of smartphones and availability of mobile apps, it's difficult not to take notice of the increasing possibility for...