C++ Classes Explained

C++ likely would not exist without classes. As the original C programming language grew more decipherable, C++ was born. Because C++ was built entirely with objects in mind, C++ uses classes to make it easy to work with objects. Classes and objects became the building blocks C++ uses for creating streamlined and easy-to-read code.

What exactly is a C++ class, and how does it tie into making it easy to use, follow and compile code? We’re glad you asked.



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Working with Box and Text Shadows

The technique of creating Shadows utilizes both HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). As you know from previous tutorials, HTML is the foundational code that is used to structure a web page and its content while CSS is used to enhance your web page with creative design aspects. 

In this tutorial, we will explore how you can give your web page something extra by applying shadows to boxes as well as to text. For this tutorial, let’s examine what it takes to do a simple layout so that you feel comfortable creating shadows. All you need to start with is a simple code editor such as Notepad which is free.



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HTML Web Design: Anything and Everything You Need to Know

Welcome to the HTML hub! This guide will provide you with an exhaustive list of everything that you need to know about HTML— one of the most vital programming languages for creating and designing web pages today.

You’ll find everything from HTML basics, to creative more advanced HTML techniques in this guide. This is a living document so please come back and visit us as we continue to add more published content.



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SQL Coalesce — Weeding Through The NULLs

Relational databases store information in tables — with columns that are analogous to elements in a data structure and rows that are one instance of that data structure. In SQL, a table cell without a value contains a special marker, NULL, which is not the same as zero, an empty string, or any other kind of value that works with equality tests; i.e. NULL != 0, NULL != "“, etc. The SQL Coalesce statement is one way of processing these NULL values for common uses like text processing.



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Data Analyst vs. Data Scientist: What You Need To Know in 2021

Did you know that the global revenue for big data and analytics is expected to reach nearly 275 billion dollars by 2022? For enterprises looking to leverage their data to its highest potential, one of the biggest challenges is finding practical and scalable ways to use the data. To fully unlock the power of that data, you’ll likely need a data analyst or a data scientist on your team.

The real question then is: do you need a data analyst or a data scientist? Let’s take a look at the role of data analyst vs. data scientist to figure out what’s right for your enterprise.



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What are Javascript Objects? Containers for Reusable Properties and Behaviors

Javascript is a versatile programming language; you can create short scripts of only a few lines or complex modules that contain many. Developers handling many web pages often need to reuse their Javascript code; copying and pasting scripts between pages is a tedious and error-prone process.

The Javascript standard provides the ability to create reusable code in the form of Javascript objects. Javascript objects provide complex functionality with minimal code, making new scripts easy to maintain and fast to load.

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