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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009: Using the journals and entries in a custom application

by Mark Brummel | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 is a very complete ERP package, but unlike other ERP packages it has a design capable of providing an open structure and a development platform. The idea is to provide 80% of the solution out of the box and allow the other 20% to be designed by qualified business application developers.

In the first part of the three part article series we have learned how to apply reverse engineering to customize our application

In this article, by Mark Brummel, author of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Application Design we will learn:

  • how Journals and Ledger entries work throughout the system
  • how to create your own Journal application.
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JSF 2.0 Features: An Extension

by Anghel Leonard | June 2010 | Java Open Source Web Development

In the article JSF 2.0 Features, by Anghel Leonard, author of the book JSF 2.0 Cookbook, we covered the following features of JSF 2.0:

  • JSF 2.0 annotations
  • The JSF 2.0 exception handling mechanism
  • Bookmarking JSF pages with PrettyFaces

In this article we will cover some more features of JSF 2.0, such as:

  • JSF declarative event handling
  • URLs based on specified navigation outcome
  • JSF view parameters
  • JSF 2 and navigation cases
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Implementing a WCF Service in the Real World

by Mike Liu | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

WCF is the acronym for Windows Communication Foundation. It is Microsoft's latest technology that enables applications in a distributed environment to communicate with each other.

In this article by, Mike Liu, author of  WCF 4.0 Multi-tier Services Development with LINQ to Entities, we will create and test the WCF service by following these steps:

  • Create the project using a WCF Service Library template
  • Create the project using a WCF Service Application template
  • Create the Service Operation Contracts
  • Create the Data Contracts
  • Add a Product Entity project
  • Add a business logic layer project
  • Call the business logic layer from the service interface layer
  • Test the service

Here ,In this article, we will learn how to separate the service interface layer from the business logic layer

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Modeling Relationships with GORM

by Fergal Dearle | June 2010 | Java Open Source

The previous article, The Grails Object Relational Mapping (GORM) by Fergal Dearle, author of the book Groovy for Domain-Specific Languages, provided us with an overview of the Grails Object Relational Mapping (GORM).

In this article, we will take a look at how GORM helps in modelling different types of relationships between objects.

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The Grails Object Relational Mapping (GORM)

by Fergal Dearle | June 2010 | Java Open Source

The Grails Object Relational Mapping (GORM) is a core component of the Grails web application framework and uses DSL- style techniques to apply persistence to regular Groovy classes.

In this article by Fergal Dearle, author of the book Groovy for Domain-Specific Languages, we will take a look at the Grails Object Relational Mapping (GORM). We will also see how a GORM model is built.

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009: Apply reverse engineering to customize our application

by Mark Brummel | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 is a very complete ERP package, but unlike other ERP packages it has a design capable of providing an open structure and a development platform. The idea is to provide 80% of the solution out of the box and allow the other 20% to be designed by qualified business application developers.

In this first article of the three part article series, by, Mark Brummel, author of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Application Design, we will learn :

  • how to to reverse engineer the standard application to look and learn how it works
  • how to reuse the structures in our own solutions.
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Amazon SimpleDB versus RDBMS

by Prabhakar Chaganti Rich Helms | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles Java PHP

In this article by Prabhakar Chaganti and Rich Helms, authors of Amazon SimpleDB Developer Guide, you'll see the differences between SimpleDB and a traditional RDBMS, as well as the pros and cons of using SimpleDB as the storage engine in your application.

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JSF 2.0 Features

by Anghel Leonard | June 2010 | Java Open Source Web Development

In this article by Anghel Leonard, author of the book JSF 2.0 Cookbook, we will cover the following features of JSF 2.0:

  • JSF 2.0 annotations
  • The JSF 2.0 exception handling mechanism
  • Bookmarking JSF pages with PrettyFaces
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Customize backend Component in Joomla! 1.5

by Chuck Lanham James Kennard | June 2010 | Joomla! Open Source

Joomla! is one of the world's top open source content management systems. The main sources of the PHP MySQL application's success are its comprehensive extension libraries, which extend Joomla! far beyond content management, and it's very active forums where one can easily tap into the knowledge of other Joomla! users, administrators, and developers.

In this article by Chuck Lanham and James Kennard, author of Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development, we will cover:

  • Pagination using JPagination class
  • How to Modify the Submenu
  • The joomla.html library
  • How to Build better layouts and templates
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Objects and Types in Documentum 6.5 Content Management Foundations

by Pawan Kumar | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles

In this article series by Pawan Kumar, author of Documentum 6.5 Content Management Foundations, we will explore the following concepts:

  • Objects and types
  • Type hierarchies and type categories
  • Object and content persistence
  • Lightweight and shareable object types
  • Aspects
  • Querying objects
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Objects and Types in Documentum 6.5 Content Management Foundations- A Sequel

by Pawan Kumar | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles

In this article by Pawan Kumar, author of Documentum 6.5 Content Management Foundations, we will explore the following concepts:

  • Object and content persistence
  • Lightweight and shareable object types
  • Aspects
  • Querying objects

In the previous part of this article series—Objects and Types in Documentum 6.5 Content Management Foundations, we learnt about:

  • Objects and types
  • Type hierarchies and type categories

 

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Red5: A video-on-demand Flash Server

by Tom Gross | June 2010 | Content Management Open Source

In this article by Tom Gross, we will discuss how to install, configure, and use the Red5 Flash server for streaming the protected videos managed by Plone on demand.

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Testing Students' Knowledge using Moodle Modules

by Paul Taylor | June 2010 | e-Learning Moodle Open Source

This article by Paul Taylor, author of the book Moodle 1.9 for Design and Technology, explains how best to support and reinforce your students' understanding of some of the disparate knowledge they need to engage in their courses.

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Using Javascript effects with Joomla! 1.5

by James Kennard | June 2010 | Joomla! Open Source

Joomla! is one of the world's top open source content management systems. The main sources of the PHP MySQL application's success are its comprehensive extension libraries, which extend Joomla! far beyond content management, and it's very active forums where one can easily tap into the knowledge of other Joomla! users, administrators, and developers.

In this article by,Chuck Lanham and James Kennard, author of Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development,we will cover Adding interactive and user-friendly JavaScript elements to our extensions

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Improving components with Joomla! 1.5

by James Kennard | June 2010 | Joomla! Open Source

Joomla! is one of the world's top open source content management systems. The main sources of the PHP MySQL application's success are its comprehensive extension libraries, which extend Joomla! far beyond content management, and it's very active forums where one can easily tap into the knowledge of other Joomla! users, administrators, and developers.

In this article by Chuck Lanham and James Kennard, author of Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development, we will cover:

  • How to Improve toolbars in the backend
  • How to Modify the Submenu
  • The joomla.html library
  • How to Build better layouts and templates
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