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The Dialog Widget

by Yuguang Zhang | October 2013 | Open Source Web Development

This article by Yuguang Zhang, the author of the book Building UIs with Wijmo, discusses the dialog widget, which is present in the Wijmo Open set. It is an enhancement of the jQuery UI dialog with more features. Wijmo dialogs can be maximized, minimized, pinned to a location, and display external content from a URL in the dialog window. This article discusses the options, methods, and events that are added in Wijmo, and how to use them to change the appearance and behavior of the dialog.

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Getting Started with Pentaho Data Integration

by María Carina Roldán | October 2013 | Beginner's Guides Open Source

This article is written by María Carina Roldán, author of the book, Pentaho Data Integration Beginner's Guide, Second Edition. Pentaho Data Integration or PDI is an engine along with a suite of tools responsible for the processes of Extracting, Transforming, and Loading; also known as ETL processes.

In this article, you will:

  • Learn what Pentaho Data Integration is
  • Install the software and start working with the PDI graphical designer
  • Install MySQL, a database engine that you will use when you start working with databases
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The DHTMLX Grid

by Eli Geske | October 2013 | Web Development

This article written by Eli Geske author of the book, Learning DHTMLX Suite UI. In this article, we will learn about the DHTMLX grid component covering the different initializations, events, methods, and settings. We will then add a grid to the application that will control the user data.

All changes done in this article will occur inside the app.js file.

In this article, we will start adding code to the callbacks object and use the storage object for the first time.

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Working with Different Types of Interactive Charts

by Silvina P. Hillar | October 2013 | Cookbooks e-Learning Open Source

This article written by Silvina P. Hillar, the author of the book Moodle 2.5 Multimedia Cookbook, covers creating and embedding different types of 2D and 3D charts.

In this article, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Inserting column charts
  • Embedding a line chart
  • Designing a graph out of a choice activity
  • Creating bar charts with hyperlinks
  • Working with area charts
  • Creating a poll and designing a surface chart
  • Drawing a donut interactive chart
  • Designing a map chart
  • Creating a gauge chart
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What is Drupal?

by Pankaj Sharma | October 2013 | Open Source

This article, written by Pankaj Sharma, the author of Instant Premium Drupal Themes discusses about the advantages of using the Drupal platform. Drupal is an open source content management platform. It is being used by millions of websites and this count is increasing with each day. Drupal can be used to create website of any category and domain.

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Linux Desktop Environments

by James Kent Lewis | October 2013 | Open Source

This article written by James Kent Lewis, the author of Linux Desktop Utilities, covers these desktop environments:

  • GNOME 2
  • KDE desktop
  • xfce
  • LXDE
  • Unity
  • Mate
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Building a Hello World application

by Hiren J. Dave | October 2013 | Open Source

This article by Hiren J. Dave, author of the book Instant Sencha Touch, will give you a brief insight on initiating the creation of a Hello World applications using Sencha Touch

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Using App Directory in HootSuite

by Kunal Mathur | October 2013 | Open Source

This article written by Kunal Mathur, the author of Instant Social Media Marketing with HootSuite, will teach you how to integrate various social content applications directly from HootSuite. A prerequisite for this is that you must have a HootSuite account and must be logged in to it.

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Use Of ISO Image for Installation of Windows8 Virtual Machine

by Kevin L. Sapp | October 2013 | Enterprise Articles

In this article by Kevin L. Sapp, the author of the book, Instant VMware Player for Virtualization, we will cover the process of installing Windows 8 from an ISO formatted image using VMware Player.

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Social Networks

by Christian Brousseau | October 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Christian Brousseau, the author of Creating Mobile Apps with Appcelerator Titanium, discusses about various social networks and their integration.

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Cloudera Hadoop and HP Vertica

by Davide Moraschi | October 2013 | Enterprise Articles

In this article by Davide Moraschi, author of Business Intelligence with MicroStrategy Cookbook, explains how to connect from MicroStrategy to one of the most commonly used platforms for Big Data. The distribution used is CH4 with Impala and also demonstrates the connection to a common platform for columnar databases, the Vertica engine by HP. The distribution used is the Community Edition, freely available from the vendor site.

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Ubuntu Features

by Christer Edwards | October 2013 | Linux Servers Open Source

In this article, by Christer Edwards, the author of Instant Ubuntu, we learn about different features you need to know about that helps you discover much of the software Ubuntu provides and learn how to use it. You will learn about different accessories of Ubuntu, how to customize Ubuntu, and also about some games you can play in Ubuntu.

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Creating and Using Composer Packages

by Terry Matula | October 2013 | AJAX Cookbooks Java PHP Web Development

In this article by Terry Matula, author of the book, Laravel Application Development Cookbook, we will cover:

  • Downloading and installing packages
  • Using the Generators package to set up an app
  • Creating a Composer package in Laravel
  • Adding your Composer package to Packagist
  • Adding a non-Packagist package to Composer
  • Creating a custom artisan command
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Multiserver Installation

by Abdelmonam Kouka | October 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Abdelmonam Kouka, the author of the book Learning Zimbra Server Essentials, we will cover some important topics which will help us in the installation of the Zimbra server in a multiserver environment.

The topics covered in this article are as follows:

  • Knowing the prerequisites for Zimbra multiserver installation
  • Preparing the environment
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RESS – The idea and the Controversies

by Jerzy Kurowski Joanna Krenz-Kurowska | October 2013 | Web Services PHP Web Development

This article by Joanna Krenz-Kurowska and Jerzy Kurowski, authors of RESS Essentials, covers the concept of RESS and talks about the controversies related to it.

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