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Why Hudson?

by Lloyd H. Meinholz | December 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Lloyd H. Meinholz, the author of the book "Hudson 3 Essentials" has given a detailed description about Hudson 3 and its properties. Hudson is an open source Java-based web application that executes and monitors jobs. These jobs are typically builds that may produce test results and/or build artifacts. Hudson is maintained as two separate projects: the Hudson core and the Hudson plugins. Hudson core is the web application with several key plugins and is maintained by core Hudson committers. Hudson plugins provide additional functionality to Hudson and are maintained by other Hudson community members.

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Installation of Oracle VM VirtualBox on Linux

by Pradyumna Dash | December 2013 | Enterprise Articles Oracle

This article by Pradyumna Dash, the author of Getting Started with Oracle VM VirtualBox, has explained the installation of VM virtualbox on Linux. This article provides the information and steps to install and configure VirtualBox on Linux, and also detailed steps to start, update, and remove VirtualBox from the Linux OS.

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Using Advanced Host Configurations and Opsview Pro Features

by Alan Wijntje | December 2013 | Open Source

This article by Alan Wijntje, the author of the book Monitoring with Opsview, gives us information about some of the advanced configurations and other features that Opsview offers us to improve our monitoring setup.

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CodeIgniter MVC – The Power of Simplicity!

by Eli Orr Yehuda Zadik | November 2013 | PHP Web Development

In this article by Eli Orr and Yehuda Zadik, the authors of the book Programming with CodeIgniter MVC, the authors would like to share with you initially, his personal wisdom based on many years of experience with various technologies, where CI fits well to my wisdom conclusion. In the last 30 years I was deeply in many software development projects in the rule of a lead developer, system architect, and product manager. One common conclusion I have found, is:

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Touch Events

by Alexander Dickson | November 2013 | Open Source Web Development

In this article by Alexander Dickson, the author of the book "Instant Website Touch Integration", has covered in detail about touch events. Touch events allow your website to respond to users' fingers, thus, giving a whole new dimension to foster creative user interactions. Mastering touch events allow you to make your website usable in a way not possible with the standard desktop input peripherals.

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Apache Solr PHP Integration

by Jayant Kumar | November 2013 | Open Source Web Development

Search is an integral part of any web application that is built today. Whether it is a content site, a job site, an ecommerce site or any other website, search plays a very important role in helping the user locate the information that he is looking for. As a developer it is imperative to provide the user of the website all the possible tools for searching and narrowing down to the required information. Apache Solr is a full text search engine which provides a large list of features for search. PHP is the preferred programming language for building websites.

This article written by Jayant Kumar, author of the book Apache Solr PHP Integration, will make the integration between Apache Solr and PHP easy for you. We will start with Solr installation. Look at how Solr can be integrated with PHP. And then explore the features provided by Solr through PHP code. After going through the book, you should be able to integrate almost all features provided by Solr into your PHP applications.

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Drawing and Drawables in Android Canvas

by Mir Nauman Tahir | November 2013 | Open Source Web Development

In this article by Mir Nauman Tahir, the author of the book Learning Android Canvas, our goal is to learn about the following:

  • Drawing on a Canvas
  • Drawing on a View
  • Drawing on a SurfaceView
  • Drawables
  • Drawables from resource images
  • Drawables from resource XML
  • Shape Drawables
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Creating Blog Content in WordPress

by Aaron Hodge Silver Karol Król | November 2013 | Content Management e-Commerce Open Source PHP WordPress

This article has been created by Karol Król and Aaron Hodge Silver, the author of WordPress 3.7 Complete Third Edition.

Now that your WordPress installation is up and running, you are ready to start creating content. In this article, you'll learn how to control all the information associated with a post, not just the title and content, but also images and media.

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Viewing on Mobile Devices

by Will Hacker | November 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Will Hacker, the author of the Mobile Prototyping with Axure 7, we will learn about getting our work on the mobile devices. The main reason for creating a prototype is to exercise a design idea to see if it matches the expectations of stakeholders and can be easily used by the people for whom we are designing. If it doesn't, and we fail, that's OK. That's why we make prototypes. Failing fast and learning from that are important parts of iterative design.

In this article we'll look at:

  • Publishing prototypes to AxShare
  • Creating home screen icons
  • Creating app splash pages
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Exploring Model View Controller

by Gennadiy Zlobin | November 2013 | Open Source

This article by Gennadiy Zlobin, the author of the book Learning Python Design Patterns, describes what the model, view, and controller are, how to use them together, and their benefits.

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Using memcached with Python

by Ahmed Soliman | November 2013 | Open Source Web Development

This article by Ahmed Soliman, the author of Getting started with memcached, is about how to connect to your memcached server(s) from your Python application.

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Rounding up...

by Fernando Mayoral | November 2013 | Open Source

This article by by Fernando Mayoral, the authors of the book Instant Java Password Authentication and Security, gives the high level overview to round up the complete authentication process

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Overview of Process Management in Microsoft Visio 2013

by David J. Parker | November 2013 | Enterprise Articles

This article by David J. Parker, the author of the book Microsoft Visio 2013 Business Process Diagramming and Validation, introduces Microsoft Visio and the features that support process management; further it explores the built-in templates with validation rules.

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Common QlikView script errors

by Matt Floyd | November 2013 | Enterprise Articles

This article is by Matt Floyd, author of the book QlikView Scripting. In this article we will learn about QlikView error messages displayed during the running of the script.

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Security considerations

by Martin Spasovski | November 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Martin Spasovski, author of OAuth 2.0 Identity and Access Management Patterns, we'll learn about the security features that the OAuth 2.0 provides, and which security considerations we can take into account in order to build more secure applications.

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