Before any machine is designed, a prototype or a model is constructed. This model gives an overview of what the machine will do, what will be the inputs and what will be the outputs. The inner working of the machine… Read More ›
I have been teaching programming for close to 35 years and I assure you that there is no particular order in which you have to learn programming languages. Each programming language is independent so follow your syllabus or your need… Read More ›
What is the OSI Reference Model? This is an important topic in all courses on computer science, information technology. This article discusses the OSI model of networking in detail, the role of each of the 7 layers, and the discussion on what is a protocol.
The term ‘protocol’ is heard very frequently in data communications and networking. What does ‘protocol’ mean? This article explains the computer communication process, what is a protocol, layered protocols, advantages of layered protocols, and defines what is an open system.
What is Gray Code? Why is it important for digital electronics and communications? This video answers these questions and how to convert a binary number to its equivalent Gray code.
What is the 8421 code or the BCD code?
This video explains the 7 layers of the OSI model of networking.
Open-source software refers to software that can be modified and improved. Open-source software is software with source code that anyone can inspect, modify, and enhance. The source code (programs) of open source software is freely available for anyone to improve… Read More ›
My Answer to the question on Quora: As a B.Tech computer science student, your main applications will be programming in Java, C#/C++, Python, cloud computing (maybe with AWS), some version of SQL, applications and the usual stuff like MS Office,… Read More ›
C, C++, C#, Java, Python are programming languages. HTML is the abbreviation for Hyper Text Markup Language. Although the word ‘Language’ forms a part of HTML, HTML is a markup language for Internet. What does ‘markup’ mean? Think of markup… Read More ›
What is the value of NPTEL online certification courses? Will they help in pursuing further education in a different major, or in placements?
My answer : These are still untested territories. You can use NPTEL and other online courses to brush up on a subject or for an introduction to a subject. But frankly, just doing NPTEL and other online courses may not… Read More ›
Before you join any fully-paid course on AI / ML, please read this. In an earlier article, I had discussed the free online course, “Elements of AI“, from University of Helsinki, Finland. Now, University of Finland, in association with Reaktor,… Read More ›
Click on the topic to start the quiz. On completing the quiz, you will immediately receive the correct answers on your email. Computer Fundamentals: Computer Fundamentals Digital Electronics, Digital Circuits and Systems: Computer Number Systems – Quiz 1 1’s and… Read More ›
In this video we discuss the conversion of Binary number to Hexadecimal Number