Choosing Fixed Layout Over Fluid Layout

I had been using fluid designs over a couple of months until the big screens came into picture. The fluid designs became so drastically different on those big screens that I found all my imagined design going down the drain. The web site rendered itself in such an ugly manner that it came down to…

SEO for WordPress Beginners

What is SEO? Search engine optimization (SEO) is a term commonly used for the techniques which ensure that your website becomes search engine friendly. This includes making you site adhere to certain rules which makes it easy for the search engine spiders to crawl effortlessly in your site pages and rank them or list them…

Understanding XSD Namespaces With Concepts of Java

This article is aimed at developers who are good at programming languages like Java and want a quick jump on the XSD bandwagon by understanding some important concepts like namespaces. Hope that this article helps to make you understand namespaces quite easily. What is a namespace? A namespace is an identifier for elements. XML and…

And I thought I Knew How Java Worked!

I did till today, and realized that many concepts are still unknown to me as well as some of my friends who have worked on Java EE for a long time now. I have learnt many frameworks along the course from the day I started my professional work in J2EE (now christened JEE). Java in…

J2EE or JEE, Java 5 or Java 1.5 – Is SUN Crazy?

Will they take a J2EE professional or a JEE professional now is the thing I am worrying about. It is obvious for a technical person to know that J2EE and JEE are one and the same except for the HR persons! How do we go about convincing them? Many people including me, still are confused…

SOA – Still Far from Reality

The Prospects of SOA Service Oriented Architecture better know as SOA is an architectural paradigm which makes the software applications expose their functionalities in the form of services to their users. The principles of SOA dictate that it should be inter-operable. SOA puts forward the use of open standards in order to achieve this goal….

Design Patterns – Building blocks for your application

What is a pattern? A pattern in short is a time and tested answer to a specific problem. When the design phase for an application starts a group of analysts sit with the developers to discuss about the requirements and come out with a proposal for a design. The design thus formed is always taken…