LAMP Stack (also called Web Stack) is suitable for building dynamic web sites and web applications. The LAMP software stack is composed of Acr. Expansion Software type Purpose Alternatives L Linux Operating System A Apache HTTP Server Web Server Ngnix M MySQL RDBMS Database MariaDB and MongoDB P PHP Programming Language To serve dynamic web content via CGI scripting Perl and Python Stack is a container of components(objects) which can be inserted/removed. A software stack(or solution stack) is a set of components required to make a complete platform. Each component provides a layer for their compatibility, and…

I have to confess that the movie ‘Interstellar’ renewed my interest in astrophysics and understanding fourth dimension. It was in 2008 that I used to have discussions about fourth dimension after reading Hawking’s ‘Brief History of Time’ and ‘Theory of everything’. These two books showed a way to search answers for the countless questions we ask ourselves – who are we? where are we? etc. Then, I felt it was very complex to understand it. My recent rag picking of information on space-time from Youtube videos, articles made me understand how complex it is to understand the fourth dimension. And…

The late 90s in Hyderabad was filled with ‘development’ euphoria. Unpaved roads were getting covered by thar, single lane roads were turning into multi-lane. Road side streetlights were shifted onto the divider of a by-lane road. Elders always spoke about Hyderabad becoming a land of opportunities. Tall buildings under construction were confirming such hopes. Global investments and global attention on the city was reported daily in the newspapers. We were to believe that billions of rupees were waiting at the borders of the city to leverage on the ‘development’ activities. In other words, there was a sense of urgency for…

It was just anyother day in the school. The kids were playing around before the class teacher enters. They were running from one corner to another sharing their experiences and enthusiasm. Amidst the enthusiastic and energitic joy of the students, teacher enters the class room. All the enthusiasm, energy and joy gets silenced in no time. All the minds that were filled with confidence a minute ago, suddenly numbs in submission to fear. Their bodies that were running around in freedom comes to stand still in obedience to authority. They just wait for the order to be given. The teacher…

Life Hack = any trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method that makes some aspect of one's life easier or more efficient in all walks of life. May it be activism or handling our personal/professional OR any other partitions :P of life, being an activist has unique set of issues to be dealt with at most care regarding family & life partners, friends and social circles, colleagues and other activists in the movement, balancing professional careers. All the knowledge we gain being part of the movement is whether our understanding of situations we encounter has changed so that it can helpful…

Things to consider when choosing between calling-out someone or calling-in them Please write to us your views/ideas to be added into this post at ranjithraj@swecha.net…

I'm Sekhar Karedla, CSE 3rd year from CBIT. [ Attendee of Project-oriented Training Camp-2016 held at CBIT - Hyderabad.] To attend this camp was not in my plan earlier, at last minute I decided to join it as few my classmates also joining the camp. I've never stayed away from my parents and this was the first time I lived away from home for this long time(15 days). It's been a challenge for me to experience a lifestyle other than how I stay in home & get habituated for camp etiquette. Initial thing is to wash my own plate, I…

Listen to experiences of Devi, attendee of Summer Camp 2016 at CBIT-Hyderabad I'm Devi Priyanka Vakada from Vakadavari palem, a village near Amalapuram. I don't know anything about Swecha initially when I registered to attend the camp. It was just a choice to me among several other choices likewise going to an internship or coaching centers then. I never knew that organisations of these kind even exist. But luckily I chose Swecha-FSMI's '15 Day Project-oriented Training Camp' held at CBIT college-Hyderabad, where I met people from different geographical locations, different mindsets and most of them are much ahead of us…

"Swecha Techdays" is an event conducted every Sunday normally, for four weeks. It has been a huge success since its inception. "Techdays 4.0" comes with a welcome addition : BalaSwecha. BalaSwecha is a community program for Schools. It provides simulation-apps for academic experiments in a realistic environment. It is a socio-technical programme aimed at computer-aided-education for school children. In the course of the Techdays, participants will build an app with in the BalaSwecha development environment. Later, participants will visit a local school where they can show & explain these apps to the school students. Techdays will happen in four zones…