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Getting Started

by Aries Beltran | November 2013 | Open Source Web Development

In this article, Aries Beltran, the author of the book "Getting Started with PhantomJS", has discussed in detail about PhantomJS.

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Developing apps with the Google Speech APIs

by Michael F. McTear Zoraida Callejas | November 2013 | Open Source

This article by Micheal F. McTear and Zoraida Callejas, the authors of the book Voice Application Development for Android, covers the main aspects of developing apps with the Google Search APIs.

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Platform as a Service

by Ved Antani | November 2013 | Enterprise Articles

This article written by Ved Antani, the author of Managing IaaS and DBaaS Clouds with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c, covers the role of Platform as a Service (PaaS) feature for building a robust Database as a Service (DBaaS) architecture.

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Configuring oVirt

by Alexey Lesovsky | November 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Alexey Lesovsky, author of Getting Started with oVirt 3.3, we will learn how to configure NFS Storage, iSCSI Storage, FC storages, and GlusterFS Storage.

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Creating and Utilizing Custom Entities

by Filip Lundgren Ruan Pearce-Authers | November 2013 | Games

This article by Filip Lundgren and Ruan Pearce-Authers, the authors of the book CryENGINE Game Programming with C++, C#, and Lua, covers the CryENGINE entity system, which provides the means for creating everything from simple physicalized objects to complex weather simulation managers.

In this article we will:

  • Elaborate on the basic concept and implementation of the entity system
  • Create our first custom entity in Lua, C#, and C++
  • Learn about the game object system
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Setting Up NameNode HA

by Danil Zburivsky | November 2013 | Open Source

This article, written by Danil Zburivsky, the author of Hadoop Cluster Deployment, describes the configuration of Hadoop's NameNode High Availability (HA) setup.

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Building Responsive Image Sliders

by Gilberto Crespo | November 2013 | Web Services Open Source

The image slider has been used a lot and has become a very popular web element. On a website, with beautiful transitions and animations, captions and descriptions, and the use of custom timings, an attractive business presentation is delivered online. Also, a good image slider can display a product showcase, catches the user's attention, and improves its sale.

In this article, by Gilberto Crespo, the author of Responsive Web Design with jQuery, we will learn about:

  • Different types of responsive image sliders
  • Introducing touch gestures in user experience
  • Implementing touch events with JavaScript plugins
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Reducing Data Size

by Andrew Chisholm | November 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Andrew Chisholm, author of Exploring Data with RapidMiner, we will learn how to select attributes using models.

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Troubleshooting

by Fabrizio Volpe Rosato Fabbri | November 2013 | Enterprise Articles

In this article by Rosato Fabbri and Fabrizio Volpe, the authors of Getting Started with FortiGate, we will focus on diagnostic tools that are (for the most part) based on the CLI. We will start from a group of tools dedicated to hardware diagnostics, and then we will see a group of commands to identify errors related to layers 2 and 3 of the TCP/IP stack

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Securing the Hadoop Ecosystem

by Sudheesh Narayanan | November 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Sudheesh Narayanan, the author of the book Securing Hadoop, we look at the Hadoop ecosystem which consists of various components such as Hive, Oozie, and HBase. We need to secure all the other Hadoop ecosystem components.

In this article, we will look at the each of the ecosystem components and the various security challenges for each of these components, and how to set up secured authentication and user authorization for each of them.

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Foundations

by Andrew Keig | November 2013 | Open Source Web Development

This article by Andrew Keig, the author of the book Advanced Express Web Application Development, demonstrates how to install Node.js and install Express globally. It also shows how to test our Express with Mocha and SuperTest. The various ways of logging into our application is also shown.

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Issues and Wikis in GitLab

by Jonathan M. Hethey | November 2013 | Open Source

This article, by Jonathan M. Hethey, author of GitLab Repository Management, covers the documentation of software and its development through built-in wikis. Use of issue tracking inside GitLab and assigning issues to developers will also be covered.

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Troubleshooting

by Fabrizio Volpe Rosato Fabbri | November 2013 | Enterprise Articles

In this article by Rosato Fabbri and Fabrizio Volpe, the authors of Getting Started with FortiGate, we will focus on diagnostic tools that are (for the most part) based on the CLI. We will start from a group of tools dedicated to hardware diagnostics, and then we will see a group of commands to identify errors related to layers 2 and 3 of the TCP/IP stack

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Understanding outside-in

by Sujoy Acharya | November 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Sujoy Acharya, author of the book Test-Driven Development with Mockito, we will cover different styles of TDD and write code using them. Generally, the outside-in approach covers use case level functionality or is intended for acceptance tests. These tests provide regression suits and system documentation; if they fail, user/customer acceptance also fails.

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Visualization of Big Data

by Manoj R Patil | November 2013 | Open Source

This article written by Manoj R Patil, the author of the book Pentaho for Big Data Analytics, provides a basic understanding of visualizations and examples to analyze the patterns using various charts based on Hive data.

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