In this article by Tammie Lister, author of the book BuddyPress Theme Development, we will get to know about the basics of BuddyPress themes. We're going to start our journey with BuddyPress themes. This is going to be a foundation, setting the scene for the road ahead.
In this article, we're going to cover the following:
- What is BuddyPress?
- What is a theme?
- Theme compatibility
- What is a community?
- A brief look at responsive design, adaptive design, and mobile first
- A look at some existing BuddyPress sites and existing themes
- What are your options when creating a theme?
At the end of this article you will have an overview of the past and present state of BuddyPress themes along with a grasp of some of the topics anyone creating a theme should know about.Read State of Play of BuddyPress Themes in full
In this article by Guðmundur Jón Halldórsson, the author of Apache Accumulo for Developers we will learn how to integrate Accumulo into various cloud platforms, both as a single-node and as a pseudo-distributed mode, and then expand it to a multi-node.
The following example will show you how to create an Accumulo cluster on various cloud platforms. The steps needed to complete the task of setting up the cluster are similar for those cloud platforms. The difference is in the tools and scripts used to accomplish the task of creating the cluster.
These are the topics that will be covered in this article:
- Amazon EC2
- Google Cloud Platform
- Windows Azure
In this article by Chris Dickinson, author of Learning Game Physics with Bullet Physics and OpenGL, we will learn how to build a collision event system and manage them.Read Building Events in full
In this article by Nick Qi Zhu, author of the book Data Visualization with D3.js Cookbook we will focus on D3 human visualization interaction support, or in other words how to add computational steering capability to your visualization.
In this article we will cover:
- Interacting with the mouse
- Interacting with a multi-touch device
- Implementing zoom and pan behavior
- Implementing the drag behavior
The article by Adam Miller, the author of Implementing OpenShift, covers all the different ways for WebDevs to consume OpenShift using different approaches. We will explore the command-line utilities, the OpenShift web console (including an overview of what OpenShift calls "Quickstart Applications"), as well as IDE integrations, where we walk through using JBoss dev tools that is based on the very popular Eclipse IDE (http://www.eclipse.org/).
The following are the three common ways in which we can utilize OpenShift as a user:
- Command-line utilities
- Web Console
- IDE integration
In this article created by Daniel Langenhan, the author of the article VMware vCloud Director Cookbook, you will get an idea of different VMware concepts that will help you improve your productivity. We will present recipes that not only deal with the daily tasks but also present you with new ideas and concepts that you may not have thought of before, as well as give you some great tips and shortcuts.Read Network Virtualization and vSphere in full
In this article, by Manuel Xavier, the author of TIBCO Spotfire for Developers, we will introduce the Spotfire Platform products, defining their independent roles in the platform's architecture. The platform's main features are also described in this article.Read The Spotfire Architecture Overview in full
In this article by Gil Robles, author of SketchBook Pro Digital Painting Essentials, we will discus the customization of software for optimal performance and ease of use.Read Setting Your Preferences and Customization in full
In this article by Gary Riches, the author of Ouya Unity Game Development, we will see that as the Ouya technology is so new, finding information about developing for it can be hard, this article covers all that you'll need to know to create your game and add great features to it, such as controller functionality, animation, sounds, and monetization. We'll even show you how to make it work on Android phones and tablets.Read Adding Finesse to Your Game in full
In this article by Digit Octavianto and Iqbal Muhardianto, the author of the book Cuckoo Malware Analysis, we will deal with Word documents that contain malware samples. Please make sure that you have installed the Microsoft Office bundle program in your VM environment. Internet connection in your VM environment is also needed to make sure that the malware analysis can run smoothly in your VM environment.Read Submitting a malware Word document in full
This article by Cristina Nicolàs Lorente and Laura Nicolàs Lorente, the author of Microsoft Dynamics NAV Financial Management provides a brief introduction on master data.Read Understanding master data in full
This article written by Holden Karau, the author of Fast Data Processing with Spark, aims to describe the Spark shell which is a wonderful tool for rapid prototyping with Spark. It helps to be familiar with Scala, but it isn't necessary when using this tool. The Spark shell allows you to query and interact with the Spark cluster. This can be great for debugging or for just trying things out.Read Using the Spark Shell in full
In this article by Bhanu Birani, author of Application Development with Parse using iOS SDK, we will learn how Parse helps you to manage your complete backend structure for mobile applications and discard the requirement of developing complex server-side code and their maintenance. Parse provides you with the database structures in the form of objects. It saves all your data in the form of objects and will return the same object while retrieving back from Parse.Read Parse Objects and Queries in full
In this article by Andrey Adamovich and Luciano Fiandesio, the authors of Groovy 2 Cookbook, we will cover:
- Unit testing Java code with Groovy
- Testing SOAP web services
- Testing RESTful services
- Writing functional tests for web applications
- Writing behavior-driven tests with Groovy
- Testing the database with Groovy
- Using Groovy in soapUI
- Using JMeter and Groovy for load testing