Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Topic for my presentation: WEB DEVELOPMENT



The topic for My presentation
Web development

Web development is a broad term for the work involved in developing a web site for the Internet (World Wide Web). Web development can range from developing the simplest static page of plain text to the most complex web-based internet applications (or just 'web apps') electronic businesses, and social network services. A more comprehensive list of tasks to which web development commonly refers, may include web engineering, web design, web content development, client liaison, client-side/server-side scripting, web server and network security configuration, and e-commerce development.

Web goes mobile.

people have been connecting to the web from mobile devices since the mid 90's but this was in no way similar to the access that we are used to now. It was in 2007 that the iPhone first became available, revolutionizing the way that we access the web from our phones and introducing the concept of mobile apps. The World Wide Web was now able to understand where about on the planet we were, it allowed us to upload a photo that we have just taken straight onto our social networking profile. The mobile web has added another layer to the already useful web.
The holy grail of web design has been to actually make it visual and bring it into the browser. Imagine that designers simply move things around the screen and a clean code comes out! And I don't mean changing the order of things, but having full flexibility and control! Imagine that developers don't have to worry about browser compatibility and can focus on actual problem solving.

Convergence



Convergence

The role of the internet has changed from its original use as a communication tool to easier and faster access to information and services, mainly through a broadband connection. The television, radio and newspapers were the world's media for accessing news and entertainment; now, all three media have converged into one, and people all over the world can read and hear news and other information on the internet. This is call convergence. convergence is a coming together of two or more distinct entities or phenomena. Technological convergence is increasingly prevalent in the information technology world; in this context, the term refers to the combination of two or more different technologies in a single device. Two of the most common examples of convergence are taking pictures with a cell phone which combines the functionality of a camera and a telephone and surfing the web on a television, which brings a task normally associated with a computer to a TV.

Media technological convergence is the tendency that as technology changes, different technological system sometimes evolves toward performing similar tasks.  Technological convergence may influence consumers to accept new technologies. According to some studies, people who aren't computer literate are more likely to embrace the internet and video on demand if they can at least initially access these technologies through their televisions. In general, TV is familiar and non-threatening. Displays are large, and TVs are easy to operate; using them to access the web requires almost no training.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Dot Com to Dot Boom


Dot com bomb
The commercial growth of the Internet was sparked by the advent of the World Wide Web. The dot-com bubble, also referred to as the Internet bubble, refers to the period between 1995 and 2000 when investors pumped money into Internet-based startups in the hopes that these fledgling companies would soon turn a profit. In the rush to cash in on the Internet boom, many investors ignored traditional investment metrics, such as the ratio of a company's current share price compared to its per-share earnings. With the World Wide Web becoming mainstream businesses started to change their focus onto the web. Investors started throwing money at anything related to the web; in many cases, if a company was seen to be on the web, then their stock prices would shoot up. This was known as the internet boom which marked the commercial growth of the Internet since the advent of the World Wide Web.

However, as more and more money was pumped into these startups, lots of investors overlooked basic business fundamentals and instead focused their confidence on the advancements in technology in the hope that they would one day see a return on their investments. Unfortunately, this wasn't the case and the collapse of the dot com bubble between 2000-2001 was inevitable.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

GUEST SPEAKER: Shadrach White


Cloud computing

It isn't just about being a programmer. In class we had a guest speaker Shadrach White is the Chief Executive Officer and founder at cloudPWR. He explained his company’s flagship product AIRLIFT which  is powering the future of Citizen to Government transactions. AIRLIFT increases productivity, compliance, the accuracy of information, the privacy of personal data, and end-user satisfaction by eliminating printing, and mailing.
During whites briefing in class he explain the Idea of cloud computing, this wasn’t the first time I heard of cloud computing. Cloud computing is The “cloud” in cloud computing originated from the habit of drawing the internet as a fluffy cloud in network diagrams. No wonder the most popular meaning of cloud computing refers to running workloads over the internet remotely in a commercial provider’s data center the so-called “public cloud” model. Shadrach white explained that AWS (Amazon Web Services), Salesforce’s CRM system, and Google Cloud Platform all exemplify this popular notion of cloud computing. The “cloud” in cloud computing originated from the habit of drawing the internet as a fluffy cloud in network diagrams. No wonder the most popular meaning of cloud computing refers to running workloads over the internet remotely in a commercial provider’s data center the so-called “public cloud” model. AWS (Amazon Web Services), Salesforce’s CRM system, and Google Cloud Platform all exemplify this popular notion of cloud computing. The array of available cloud computing services is vast, the major public clouds now lead the way in enterprise technology development, debuting new advances before they appear anywhere else.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

start up dot com: just wow



During the dot-com boom and bust, the same story played out for hundreds of entrepreneurs seduced by the get-rich-quick promise of the Internet. This documentary tells the generic dot-com failure story, complete with visionary leader, rush for venture capital and dubiously evolutionary product concept. Kaleil Tuzman is the charismatic go getter; Tom Herman is the introverted technology guy. Their eventual brainchild is govWorks.com, a web site intended to facilitate such mundane local government transactions as paying parking tickets or renewing a driver’s license. This is a brilliant concept, an untapped marketplace just on the brink of the April 2000 tech crash. Like most of the best fly-on-the-wall documentaries, Startup.com benefits from the kind of plot developments you could never script. There’s a suspiciously genial visit from govWorks’ chief competitor, an office break-in that may have involved corporate espionage, interpersonal conflicts between Tuzman and Herman, and of course the aforementioned NASDAQ shakeout. The twists and turns of the story are charged with so much tension, it’s easy to forget that Startup.com is a documentary. But Startup.com’s brilliance has little to do with individual narrative details. Like the best stories of any kind, it captures something universal through an understanding of specific individuals.

While watching this documentary I wanted kaleil and tom to succeed because I believed in there idea of creating a website for people to pay the parking tickets. If you faster forward to 18 years later. I have my fair share of traffic tickets I mostly pay my tickets online. 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

I love web designing



                                                       Learning HTML 

Why learn how to create a webpage through HTML? In my honest opinion I love working on webpages. I believe Technology is changing the way we work and putting information literally at our fingertips. Globalization is changing where we work and who are our competitors. Learning web designing is huge part of that growth. HTML is Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a form of programming language that is used to make web pages on the internet viewable. So it can be said that it is because of HTML that web pages are interesting to look at, but the importance of HTML is often taken for granted.HTML is the foundation of a website. When you take away all other components, you are left with the skeleton which is HTML.This is not the first time I created a webpage using HTML. I was in high school went I started creating webpages using HTML. I have several websites on the University of Washington server from previous classes I took. This assignment was relatively easy for me because I am familiar with some fundamental of HTML. From what I learn over the years is note pad plus plus is easy to create perfect and It takes a single line of HTML code to insert movies and media into your posts with confidence, not to mention tackling custom layouts, animated elements, and more. Customizing your blog’s widgets and plug-ins is also far easier with a good understanding of HTML and CSS under your belt.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

What is a post mail when you can have an email.



Email vs postal mail

The practice of sending and receiving emails is more popular than ever. Older generations would blame this on millennials laziness as they would say “Damm millennials”. However, there are many people who still prefer to communicate with others by using regular mail sent by way of their hometown post office. The thing is I honestly prefer email over postal mail. Yeah older generations might “I don’t expect much from a millennial.” The fact is that I prefer not to go through all that trouble when it comes to sending and receive mail. Going to my point. There is huge difference between Email and postal mail. There are several differences between email and postal mail Speed the is one of the best advantage of sending email is that it is much faster than writing a standard letter. Whereas regular mail can take from one to ten days to be delivered, email can be delivered within seconds. Though email is faster it still lacks protection like postal mail Computer viruses can sometimes be attached to unsolicited emails that you may receive. These can damage your hard drive and destroy your stored information. This poses no threat if you use regular mail. Email doesn’t have the distribution flexibility of postal mail You can send and receive packages, magazines, brochures and more via postal delivery but not by electronic mail. The difference most people would point out cost of email is zero as of postal mail you would have to pay things like shipping fees. Even though I prefer emails over postal mail, I still thing postal mail is useful for business places.