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Posts published in January 2017

Structured and object-oriented programming

Software development has really come a long way over the past few decades. Programming used to always be about doing things in a very procedural way, this means that each line of code is executed in the order that it is written (or placed) in a source code document –…

Network systems security risks

Networking has played a vital part in the transfer of information as well as the accessibility of information that was never available to previous generations with the rapid increase of internet connected devices.    Along with the benefits of computing devices being connected to one another for information sharing, online…

Functions of an operating system

I am in a bit of an unusual situation where I use a combination of three different laptops which each run different platforms. Namely; MacOSX (OSX) primarily at work with a combination of Linux servers and then Windows 10 (Windows) as well as Ubuntu 16.04 (Ubuntu) on two separate home laptops that I switch between on my desk all…