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What Is Syntax in Computer Programming?

Syntax refers to the rules that define the structure of a language. Syntax in computer programming means the rules that control the structure of the symbols, punctuation, and words of a programming language. Without syntax, the meaning or semantics of a language is nearly impossible to understand. For example, a series of English words, such as -- subject a need and does sentence a verb -- has little meaning without [...]

By |June 1st, 2020|

What Is Visualization of Data?

Think back to the last class, conference, or seminar you attended. What do you remember? Bullet points or visualization of data? Human eyes register 36,000 visual images per hour. We read between 15,000 and 18,000 words per hour. Almost 80% of the information that our brains process is visual. Data needs to be visual in order to be remembered. What is Visualization of Data and Why it Matters Data visualization [...]

By |May 28th, 2020|

How Military Technology Has Changed IT

On this Memorial Day, Woz U wants to honor the U.S. men and women who sacrificed their lives for our country. We also want to thank military personnel and their families for their service. Whether on a remote base or in the middle of a conflict, soldiers band together to protect our national interests. And, we thank you. Behind the soldiers are men and women developing the best technology to support [...]

By |May 25th, 2020|

What Is PHP Programming?

Is PHP programming dead? A recent study on W3techs.com found that 78.9% of all websites use PHP. That's about one in every eight websites. Although some programmers prefer Java or Python, PHP still remains the most widely used language for the web. And, it's certainly not dead if the majority of the market uses it. Is PHP a Programming Language? You may have heard people say that PHP isn't a programming [...]

By |May 21st, 2020|

What Is SQL Programming Language?

When you've heard developers talk about an SQL programming language, you probably thought of Microsoft's SQL server. But, Microsoft is only one of many providers of database management systems (DBMS). For example, Oracle has an SQL-based DBMS, and MySQL is an open-source SQL management system. There is an ANSI standard for SQL, but each solution has its own unique characteristics. Learning standard SQL can form a foundation for SQL programming [...]

By |May 18th, 2020|

What Is R Programming for Data Science?

Have you heard of R programming? If you work in the data science field, you may be familiar with the term. If you're thinking about becoming a data scientist, R programming may be new to you. However, if it is, don't feel bad. Outside of academia and the data science field, R is not well known. Even within the field, many programmers prefer to learn alternatives to R programming language [...]

By |May 14th, 2020|
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