Jeff Cogswell

Jeff Cogswell is the author of several tech books including “C++ All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies,” “C++ Cookbook,” and “Designing Highly Useable Software.” A software engineer for over 20 years, Jeff has written extensively on many different development topics. An expert in C++ and JavaScript, he has experience starting from low-level C development on Linux, up through modern Web development in JavaScript and jQuery, PHP, and ASP.NET MVC.
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How Hive Can Fulfill Your Big Data Needs

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Although relational database systems such as MySQL and Postgres offer high performance and replication, they weren’t built from the ground

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Earning Your AWS Certifications

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Over the past decade, cloud-computing technology has evolved at a rapid clip. While it’s hard to keep on top of

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Understanding How Docker Works

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Over the past few years, the tech world has embraced container technology, especially Docker. If you’re new to containers, it

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Choosing a JavaScript Framework

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In software development, choosing the right technology for the right job is (arguably) the most important decision a developer can

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What Basic Skills Should Developers Know?

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In college (if not earlier), developers learn the basics of programming—but not everybody finishes learning the other things that developers

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When Coding, Think ‘Security Always’

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When should you begin layering security into that software you’re building? The answer is always “immediately.” Whatever you’re programming—whether a

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Tips for Acing Your Coding Test

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You need to learn the rules before you break them, as the old saying goes. That’s doubly true in programming,