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How to Program In Python – A General Overview for Beginners
Python, a high-level language developed by Guido van Rossum, is known for its smooth readability. The core philosophies of the language are simple – simplicity over complexity; beauty over ugliness, explicit over implicit and other comparable aphorisms. The most important philosophy of the language is “Readability Counts,” which suggests that the syntaxes and codes written using Python are neat and clean. The programming language has a huge library that encourages programmers. Python further has an open source version named as CPython programming platform. It has a tremendous community of developers who constantly grapple to upgrade features.   Python is a dynamic language and helps different programming styles including object-oriented, aspect-oriented, functional and imperative. One of the biggest features of the language is easy and enhanced memory management. Essentially applied as a scripting language, Python offers a magnificent level of functionality. While it can be practiced as a standalone program, you can also unite with third party tools and customize its functionality.   One of the highlights of Python is that it is a highly extensible language. This means that various functional elements are not built into the core of this platform. Rather, you can use third-party applications and lengthen the platform’s functionality. Additionally, you can also integrate a Python code into an existing program and create an interface for programming. This is called Embedding and Extending.   Like mentioned above, syntaxes of Python are simple. Complicated syntaxes are denied, and the platform embraces codes that are less cluttered and inadequate. However, this does not in any way affect the performance or functionality of programs. Also, unlike other conventional programming languages such as Perl, Python does not offer redundant clutter by giving the programmer multiple ways of accomplishing the same purpose. Python’s philosophy is to contribute one powerful way or receiving one result. This philosophy is the main driving force behind the simplicity of Python. So, if you want to become proficient in this language, you need to change your mindset and think in an easy and straightforward manner. This approach towards programming works excellently with Python.   To aid simplicity, Python coding and syntaxes adopt English words rather than punctuations or symbols. This improves the readability as well. Some patterns of statements written in Python include “if”, “for”, “while”, “try”, “class”, “def”, “with”, “yield”, “import” and countless others. Most of the commands used are self-explanatory.   Owing to the efficiency of handling, Python is a “programmer’s language.” Moreover, mastering the language is pretty simple. One of the biggest advantages of Python development, besides clear and surely readable codes, is the pace with which you can code. Programmers can go on the accelerated track because multiple levels which are not specified can be skipped. Another advantage is that programmers get a lot of assistance from the Python open source developer community.   The portability feature of Python is another significant strength of Python development. Not only can Python run on various platforms, but also programmers only need to write a single program to operate on all operating systems such as Linux, Mac, Windows and others. It is an extremely adaptable language.   Learning Python is not an onerous task even for beginners. So, take the leap and master the Python.
Technology Strikes – “Internet of Things!”

It is very challenging to determine Internet of Things precisely. However, several groups have mastered this challenge. The definition shares the idea that the primary form of the Internet was about erudition and data produced by people, while the next type of Internet is about knowledge and data created by things.

The Internet of Things is a computing idea that belongs to a prospect where everyday physical objects will be associated with the Internet and be able to recognize themselves to other devices. The phrase is exactly acknowledged with Radioactive-Frequency Association as the system of transmission of messages, yet though it also may incorporate other sensor technologies, wireless technologies or QR codes.

Internet of Things is necessary because a thing that can symbolize itself digitally changes into something superior to the thing by itself. The thing no longer links to you but is linked to objects in the background and database information. When various objects act in unity, they are recognized as having “ambient intelligence.”

Connected Security systems, cars, electronic appliances, speaker systems, vending machines, thermostats, commercial surroundings, alarm clocks, lights in the household and much more are examples of things or objects that fall within the wide variety of Internet of Things.

Within the extent of the Internet of Things, there are further 11 billion devices that are presently correlated to the Internet, and researchers predict that by 2025 there will be 27 times further related things than people.

Irrespective of where you stand in your Internet of Things application development excursion, we can assist you to comprehend the benefits of a robustly associated with the ecosystem.

Convert your business utilizing our expertise in digital technologies and integration to design, deploy and operate your connected ecosystem.

Decrease the chance and risk of adopting with a digital transformation policy engagement.

Quickly validate your Internet of Things project and possible business value with our proof-of-concept approach.

Speed up the conversion from plans with our innovative workshops.

Simultaneously, Internet of Things rises noteworthy challenges that could be an obstacle of comprehending its probable profits. Attention captivating headlines about the investigation fears, hacking of Internet-linked devices, and confidentiality suspicions by this time have identified community’s attention. Technical encounters continue, and innovative policy, authorized, and development challenges are arising.

The phrase Internet of Things commonly leads to the situations where network connectivity and computing capability brings objects into its field as well. Devices and normal objects that are usually not considered computers, as it authorizes these devices to create, interchange and utilize data with negligible human responsibility. However, there is no universal definition of Internet of Things.

Predictions for the influence of Internet of Things on the Internet and economy are exceptional, with some anticipating more than 101 billion associated Internet of Things devices and a universal commercial influence of more than $10 trillion by 2025.

Security Team will publish Public Service Announcement (PSA)


   Public Service Announcements will include valuable security related information regarding TYPO3 products or the infrastructure.

   Topics of these advisories will include security issues  in third party software like e.g. Apache, Nginx, MySQL or PHP that are related to TYPO3 products, possible security related misconfigurations in third party software, possible misconfigurations in TYPO3 products, security related information about our server infrastructure and important advices how to securely use TYPO3 products.

FocusPoint is the Smarter Image Cropping for SilverStripe

     Image cropping in SilverStripe is pretty minimalistic. You don't crop images at all inside the CMS, you can however crop images in the SilverStripe template engine.

Cross-Site Request Forgery Protection in TYPO3 CMS 6.2

   In TYPO3 CMS, protection against CSRF has been implemented for many important actions (like creating, editing or deleting records) but is still missing in other places (like Extension Manager, file upload, configuration module). The upcoming 6.2 LTS version will finally close this gap and will protect editors or administrators from these kind of attacks. Since this kind of security improvement cannot be done without potentially breaking third party extensions, this additional security feature will only be part of TYPO3 CMS 6.2 and will not be backported to older versions.Solution: Since user action is always involved in this attack technique the risk can be mitigated greatly by not using the default web browser to log into a TYPO3 Backend and always log out once the work is finished.

Squarespace goes to the Superbowl!

 Squarespace are the winners of Critics' Choice Award for Best Website Builder. They have hit the big time and are now heading to the Superbowl.

We announce Squarespace Logo!

  Winners of our Critics' Choice CMS Award for Best Website Builder, Squarespace have announced a new free tool for the easy creation of quick and simple logos, Squarespace Logo!



You can download now MODX Revolution 2.2.11 !

 MODX Revolution has released the latest version MODX Revolution 2.2.11 includes a number of security fixes and aims to prevent change loss for those running the popular open source CMS.

Drupal 7.26 and 6.30 are now available!

  For those running Drupal as their CMS of choice, you should be aware that two new security releases have been made available this week. Drupal 6.30 and 7.26 are now available for download.

Tiki 12.0 LTS is now available!

    The latest version of Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware, Tiki 12.0 LTS is now released.

    New features and enhancements include:

  • Unified Index enhancement: Support for MySQL Full Text Search and ElasticSearch
  • CKeditor 4.2 full integration including inline editing of wiki pages (WYSIWYG)
  • Setup Wizard for both admin & user to facilitate admin and account configuration
  • Activity Streams to create social network automated feed within Tiki
  • Friendship Network complete redesign and re-implementation
  • Layout Switching feature to give you control over layout per page.
  • Monitoring tools and SysAdmin CLI integration
  • Profiles improvement to be used as a full configuration management tool.
  • Integration with Mozilla Together for Real Time Collaboration (RTC)