Intel processors (and maybe some others) use the little endian format for storage. I always wonder why someone would want to store the bytes in reverse order. Does this format have any advantages ...
I'm in the process of building an iOS application that will allow users to upload short videos (low res. and < 5 seconds) as well as full-size images as taken by their iOS device. Not being ...
When a project has reached end of life and is being retired, either because the technology is obsolete, a newer version of the program has been rewritten, or it no longer solves a problem that is ...
I recently found the need to do recurrent billing. I am extremely averse to storing people's credit card information and I refuse to take risks in that area. I am stuck between a rock and a hard ...
We have different ways to store program data (save files in games, employee databases, program configuration etc.): Plain text (think .ini and .conf) XML Databases (MySQL, SQLite...) .zip and ...
When I was working as a website designer/engineer I primarily used databases for storage of much of my dynamic data. It was very easy and convenient to use this method and seemed like a standard ...
I recently started working on a personal project where I was connecting to a database using Java. This got me thinking. I have to provide the login information for a database account on the DB server ...
A colleague and I were brainstorming about where to put the responsibility of an object to store itself on the disk in our own file format. There are basically two choices: object.store(file) ...