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    • Exception Handling

      Exception Handling

      There are two kinds of exceptions, namely, synchronous exceptions and asynchronous exceptions. Errors such as “out-of-range index” and “over-flow” belong to the synchronous type exceptions. The errors that are caused by events beyond the control of the program (such as keyboard interrupts) are called asynchronous exceptions. The proposed exception handling mechanism in C++ is designed

    • Setup PhoneGap for Android on Eclipse

      Setup PhoneGap for Android on Eclipse

      I recently started learning to make Android apps using PhoneGap. I use the Eclipse IDE for development. In this article, I will explain the steps to setup PhoneGap for Android using the Eclipse IDE. This tutorial is meant for Windows. I used the following components: Eclipse Classic 4.2.0 Android SDK ADT Plugin for Eclipse PhoneGap

    • Uninstall Java

      Uninstall Java

      Computer users sometimes need to uninstall Java, for various reasons. In case of upgrading Java, you needn’t remove the previous version of Java. Instead, you can simply run the executable of the newer Java version and the upgrade will automatically happen. However if you wish to uninstall Java, below are the methods for different platforms.

    • How to Debug Java

      How to Debug Java

      The ability to debug any modern programming language is a critical skill for programmers of all skill levels. Learning how to debug Java helps developers discover the causes of logic and non-trivial syntax errors that prevent proper execution of Java programs. The ability to step-through a Java program using a debugging environment provided by updated

    • Inserting in a Doubly Linked List

      Inserting in a Doubly Linked List

      Inserting an Element To insert an element in the list, the first task is to allocate memory for a new node, assign the element to be inserted to the info field of the node, and then the new node is placed at the appropriate position by adjusting appropriate pointers. Insertion in the list can take

    • How to Sign a Java Applet

      How to Sign a Java Applet

      Java applets are designed to run in a restricted environment known as Sandbox. This confinement helps avoid malicious activities and breach of security from intentionally harmful applets. Therefore, an applet cannot access or communicate with any outside-the-sandbox resource unless granted permission by the user. The trustworthiness of an applet is showcased by signing it with

    • Java


      Java was originally developed as an implementation of a programming language that would compile and complete its directive functions regardless of platform and language version. It was developed by James Gosling, a software developer employed by Sun Microsystems in June of 1991, whom released the first version of Java in 1995. The language is designed

    • Race Condition

      Race Condition

      A race condition occurs when multiple processes access and manipulate the same data concurrently, and the outcome of the execution depends on the particular order in which the access takes place. A race condition is of interest to a hacker when the race condition can be utilized to gain privileged system access. Consider the following

    • Object


      A Java object is basically a set of data, data structures, and methods combined together to form a single entity. An object is an instance of class. Therefore, a class is said to be a blueprint of an object. Every object instantiated from a class will contain its own copy of member variables and member

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