Daily Archives: October 16, 2016


How do you get your Information Technology information on the Web? You can “Google it”. There is so much out there! In this post I list just a few of my favourite sources on the Internet’s World Wide Web. The following is a list of a few sites that I […]

IT Information


Representational state transfer (REST) or RESTful web services are one way of providing interoperability between computer systems on the internet. Web service APIs that adhere to the REST architectural constraints are called RESTful APIs. HTTP-based RESTful APIs are defined with the following aspects: base URL, such as http://api.example.com/resources/ an internet […]

HTTP Methods in a RESTful API


With MailChimp Snap, from your mobile phone, you can send emails to your customers that contain your pictures and messages. The source of the picture can be from one you’ve taken right there on the spot, from pictures you have previously taken, or from your Instagram feed. How do you […]

MailChimp Snap



Wikipedia describes SVG in this way: Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format for two-dimensional graphics with support for interactivity and animation. The SVG specification is an open standard developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) since 1999. SVG images and their behaviors are defined in […]

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)


Wikipedia describes D3 in this way: D3.js, or just D3 for Data-Driven Documents, is a JavaScript library for producing dynamic, interactive data visualizations in web browsers. It makes use of the widely implemented SVG, HTML5, and CSS standards. It is the successor to the earlier Protovis framework. In contrast to […]

D3.js Introduction


Here is what Wikipedia says about Instagram: Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing, and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them either publicly or privately on the app, as well as through a variety of other social networking platforms, such as […]

Instagram



With MIT you can create your own QR code and email to someone and they can take their phone and scan it and your app will be downloaded and installed, after they click that they accept programs from an unknown source (not from the store). Here is what Wikipedia says […]

QR Code