Category Archives: GBlog

PHP 5 vs PHP 7

PHP is a server side scripting language designed for web development by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994. Since its launch in 1994 PHP has become an industry standard supporting almost 80% of the websites ( 79.8% to be precise) with its closest competitor being ASP.Net at 19.8% and others like Ruby, Java trailing far behind. The… Read More »

OpenCV C++ Program to blur an image

The following is the explanation to the C++ code to blur an Image in C++ using the tool OpenCV. Things to know: (1) The code will only compile in Linux environment. (2) Compile command: g++ -w article.cpp -o article `pkg-config –libs opencv` (3) Run command: ./article (4) The image bat.jpg has to be in the… Read More »

Demystifying Machine Learning

Machine Learning”. Now that’s a word that packs a punch! Machine learning is hot stuff these days! And why won’t it be? Almost every “enticing” new development in the field of Computer Science and Software Development in general has something related to machine learning behind the veils. Microsoft’s Cortana – Machine Learning. Object and Face… Read More »

Handling Ajax request in Django

Introduction This tutorial explains how to carry out a ajax request in Django web framework. We will create a simple post-liking app as a part of example. Glossary Project Initialization Create models Create views Write urls Carry out request with Jquery AJax. Register models to admin and add some posts.  Implementation: 1. Initiate the Django… Read More »


What is Laravel ? Laravel is a web application framework created by Taylor Otwell in 2011 and like all other modern frameworks, it also follows the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architectural pattern. Laravel values Elegance, Simplicity, and Readability and if one talks of building applications with PHP frameworks, Laravel is second to none. Since Laravel is open-source,… Read More »

Viruses – From Newbie to pro

NOTE: Using an online compiler is not going to work here. Please install Python 2.7x and cv2, argparse modules to actually try out this example. Heya friends! Welcome back! Before continuing on with Malicious Logic, I request you to have a look at this great and informative article Worms, Viruses and Beyond!! Now, this article… Read More »

A basic Python Programming Challenge

Heya guys! I am back with another article my previous article on secure coding. This time we are not going to go into any theoretical stuff. Some months ago, I wrote a program in Python for my students so that they can practice basic BODMAS questions. The purpose was that the program should generate random… Read More »

Who lost it – Apple or FBI?

It was the evening of 29th of March 2016 that I came across my recent favorite – FBI v/s Apple Case… It was resolved! Well, of course, I had to give it a read… Before going into the details, let’s see what it was all about… December 2015, San Bernardino, California, shooters kill 14 people… Read More »