I just took almost all the graphics on my website that are used often in the design and put them into a CSS sprite. Because of the varying sizes this created large area of the new image file that had nothing in them. The result of this was a new CSS sprite that was about 80KB when all the original images together were only about 48KB. I can tell how the webpage is actually loading slower now. Is it worth keeping the sprites to minimize HTTP requests? Does size matter more or the amount the server is contacted to download …

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Hi, Since I starting dabbling in many areas of the tech world, I think I've lost some of the basic networking concepts I should already know. So I'm running into a problem: I came into a job with a network in place. After some issues, we had replaced some equipment to handle the users. Here's what we have so far: DSL modem -> Linksys E3000 -> 2X Access Points (Small business grade) The problem comes into play when a large amount of users join the network. When it's ~50 users, the network is ok, sometimes needs a reboot, but generally …

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I am trying to extract data from a 1.5 GB text file. The problem occurs when the program tries to open the large text file. It works perfectly on smaller files. Does anyone know how to successfully open a file of this size? Or, is there a better way to extract the data? The objective is to go line by line, searching for a specific value in the first column of the data text file...and extracting the entire line...writing it to a new file. Here is what I have: [CODE] #include <iostream> #include <fstream> #include <string> using namespace std; const …

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