Victor's Blog about the Web, Security and Life

The web for me is a hobby where standards and best practices are daily bread. Security is a concern that everybody must be aware of its details for IT in general, and the web in particular, to be a safer place. My life, on the other hand, is that of a regular Lebanese citizen where politics and social issues are discussed on a daily basis. I hope you enjoy reading my blog and make sure to drop me a comment about any topic you find interesting.

Category: Programming

IEEE High Availability Database Workshop

Today, I guided a workshop about high-availability database solutions at NDU. The workshop went for 6 straight hours (from 9:30 till 15:30) and was attended by more than 50 students from various universities in Lebanon. The workshop was organized by the NDU IEEE branch in collaboration with...

The Future of Web Programming

I was having an interesting discussion yesterday about web programming languages with a friend of mine during which we tackled various programming languages (PHP, Java, VB and C#) and their competitive nature for web programming. I found it very useful to place a summary (yet a detailed one)...

PHP-GTK: Is PHP Seeking Java and .NET Competition?

Let's face it: PHP rocks when simplicity is in mind. One major ex-barrier for PHP Software development, though, was the inability to use any graphical client except the browser. Unlike Java and .NET, PHP programs were only accessible through web browsers (Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Internet...

How To Play Audio Clips in Java Applications

It is well-know about the ease to play audio clips in Java when dealing with applets. It is, however, hard to get a Java application to play audio clips because there is no such interface for audio clips. In this article, I will demonstrate how to play audio clips.   (More)

Java Software

You can download the Java SDK from the Java website by clicking here . A Trial download of the Java SunOne studio can be downloaded from here . The Java documentation can be downloaded from here .
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