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Increase your Typing Skills with Typer-Shark

Typer Shark! is a typing game created and developed by PopCap Games.

The game follows a diver who is searching through wrecks at the bottom of the sea to look for treasure. As he/she descends to the sea floor, waves of sharks or piranhas will appear. The player must type the word on the side of the animal to eliminate it.

As the game progresses, more types of creatures will appear. There will be more types of sharks and piranhas, each tougher than before. Bonus jellyfish will appear, but they do not harm the diver. Instead, typing the words on their side will give the player bonus points and extra zapper charges. Mutant fish only appear after the player completes an expedition and in abyss mode after the player reaches 2400 feet and below, but are extremely rare. Mutant fish move extremely fast and always come alongside a school of piranhas, and only one of them appear at a time. Bosses are to be defeated to complete a level every few levels:Level 4, Level 7/8/9, Level 11/12 and Level 12/13, and every 1000 feet in abyss mode.


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Difference Between Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Information Technology

Computer science and information technology may seem like the same thing. In actuality, three fields are typically associated with the study of computers at the college level. Computer engineering, information technology and computer science are all disciplines within the same realm of study. However, each specialty focuses on specific aspects of the field, and careers within the three areas vary greatly.

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Computer scientists are, in fact, scientists. They are focused with the theory of computational applications. That means they understand the “why” behind computer programs. Using algorithms and advanced mathematics, computer scientists invent new ways to manipulate and transfer information. Computer scientists are generally concerned with software, operating systems and implementation.


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Web Programming

It refers to the writing, markup and coding involved in Web development. It requires interdisciplinary knowledge on the application area, client and server scripting, and database technology. It has two (2) categories:

client-side coding

  • needs programming related to accessing data from users and providing information
  • to enrich user experience in a graphic user interface, including security measures
    • JavaScript is usually used
    • HTML5 and CSS3 supports

server-side coding

  • needs programming mostly related to data retrieval, security and performance
  • tools used include
    • ASP (Active Server Pages)
    • PHP
    • Java
    • MySQL


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Overview of Web Development

What is Web Development?

It refers to the tasks associated with developing websites for hosting via Intranet or Internet. It also refers to the process of creating a website and can range from developing a single simple page to a series of complex page. The creation of plain text pages to complex web-based applications, social network applications and electronic business applications. It includes web development process such as:

  • web design
  • web content development
  • client-side/server-side scripting
  • network security configuration, etc…

The most common languages used are:

  • XML (eXtensive Markup Language)
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • Perl
  • PHP (PHP Hypertext Preprocessor), etc…
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