Building The Perfect Website

Your domain name is simply an alias for an Internet Protocol address that directs users to your site, through the Domain Name System (DNS). If you want a site that a few friends and family can visit every now and then to view photos or read your latest pithy thoughts, the domain name you get with your Web space should suffice.

A domain name is registered for a period of one to 10 years with a central registrar and costs about $30 to $35 per year. The easiest way to register is through your Web-hosting service when you buy your Web space. If you want to register your name before you find a Web host, you can do it yourself. When your site is ready, your hosting provider can arrange the transfer.

Tip: Domain-registration services such as Network Solutions and Register.com let you search for available domains. The search tools of some sites, including Register.com, will identify the owner

 

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Ada – Portrait Of A Classic

Green Hills Ada programming tools are involved in projects to build the future U.S. Joint Strike Fighter, as well as programs to upgrade the B-1B strategic bomber, B-52 bomber, AV-8B Harrier jump jet, and C-17 airlifter, Carbone says.

Green Hills officials are not alone in their optimism about Ada. “We are seeing the language popping up in places far afield from the military, such as in yachts, video systems, and video encoding for images stored on tapes and disk,” says Joyce Tokar, vice president of technology at Ada tools vendor DDC-I in Phoenix.

apoac“The market is recognizing there is an advantage to a programming language that supports early detection of errors at compile time,” Tokar says. DDC-I provides Ada compilers and tools for the U.S. Army RAH-66 scout-attack helicopter computer systems.

Things did not always look so good for the Ada business. As a matter of fact, only three years ago it looked as if Ada had hit

 

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