Book: Guide to OSI and TCP/IP Models

Provides a simplified introduction to computer networks Requires no prior background in the field Discusses the fundamentals of the network, transport and application layers This work opens with an accessible introduction to computer networks, providing general definitions of commonly used terms in networking. This is followed by a detailed description of the OSI model, including… Read More »

Develop research culture in the Arab Middle East

I wrote a letter to the Editor of the Communications of the ACM that was published in Issue 3/Vol 57 (March, 2014). It was only 2002 when I first knew ACM even existed. I was preparing my master’s thesis in computer engineering in Iraq. I was so amazed I thought of ACM members as movie… Read More »

App: Saudi Calendar

لقد توقفت عن العمل ببرامج ويندوز فون – هذا التطبيق لم يعد متوفرا I have stopped developing for Windows Phone – This app is no longer available التقويم السعودي هو تطبيق لنظام ويندوز فون لعرض التقويم الهجري و القيام بالتحويل بين التواريخ الهجرية و الميلادية. يستخدم هذا التطبيق تقويم أم القرى للتحويل وهو التقويم الرسمي… Read More »