Monthly Archives: November 2010

Key Technologies Primer

“The time has come,” the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax — Of cabbages — and kings — And why the sea is boiling hot — And whether pigs have wings.” … Continue reading

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Widget engine

In computer software, a widget engine is a software service available to users for running and displaying applets on a graphical user interface, such as that of the desktop. The widget model in widget engines is attractive because of ease … Continue reading

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GUI widget

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This article is about reusable components for building user interfaces. For small desktop/web applications, see widget engine. For other uses, see widget (disambiguation). Various widgets. In computer programming, a widget (or … Continue reading

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Widget toolkit

A widget toolkit, widget library, or GUI toolkit is a set of widgets for use in designing applications with graphical user interfaces (GUIs). The toolkit itself is a piece of software that is generally provided with an operating system, windowing … Continue reading

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Model–View–Controller

Model–View–Controller (MVC) is a software architecture,[1] currently considered an architectural pattern used in software engineering. The pattern isolates “domain logic” (the application logic for the user) from the user interface (input and presentation), permitting independent development, testing and maintenance of … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Speeding Up Your Web Site

The Exceptional Performance team has identified a number of best practices for making web pages fast. The list includes 35 best practices divided into 7 categories. Filter by category: Content Server Cookie CSS JavaScript Images Mobile All Minimize HTTP Requests … Continue reading

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Consumer goods

Consumer goods are final goods specifically intended for the mass market.Consider the figure below. As this country moves from point D to point B along the production possibility frontier AE, the opportunity cost is not affected because the curve does … Continue reading

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