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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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Miscellaneous Tips

by Bhaskar Chaudhary | October 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Bhaskar Chaudhary, the author of the book Tkinter GUI Application Development Hotshot, We are now into the final section of the article. Let's conclude by discussing concepts that do form a common theme in many GUI applications but did not appear in our applications.

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Introducing BeagleBoard

by Dr Fei Qin Dr Xuewu Dai | October 2013 | Enterprise Articles

In this article by Dr Xuewu Dai and Dr Fei Qin, the authors of the book "Rapid BeagleBoard Prototyping with MATLAB and Simulink" have briefly described the BeagleBoard and its various features. This article also provides an introduction to rapid prototyping.

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Service Chaining

by Prabath Siriwardena | October 2013 | Open Source

This article by Prabath Siriwardena, the author of Enterprise Integration with WSO2 ESB, helps you gain knowledge about Service Chaining. The Enterprise Service Bus(ESB) today serves as a key component in most of the enterprise grade deployments. In most cases the ESB removes point-to-point dependencies in your system to build a highly scalable and loosely coupled solution. But that does not necessarily mean ESB means SOA. ESB is a key ingredient to build an SOA infrastructure, but it's not a must. Even with an ESB if not followed industry best practices and patterns you will end up with a mess.

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The OpenFlow Controllers

by Siamak Azodolmolky | October 2013 | Open Source

This article written by Siamak Azodolmolky, the author of Software Defined Networking with OpenFlow, covers the role of the OpenFlow controllers, the interface to the switch, and the provided API for Network Applications ( Net Apps ). We will also see:

  • The overall functionality of the OpenFlow (SDN) controllers
  • The existing implementations (including NOX/POX, NodeFlow, Floodlight, and OpenDaylight)
  • Special controllers or applications over controllers (FlowVisor and RouteFlow)
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The GNS3 orchestra

by "RedNectar" Chris Welsh | October 2013 | Networking & Telephony Open Source

The conductor of the orchestra is of course the GNS3 GUI, who wields its Dynagen-like baton — the GNS3 management console, to control the three main sections in the orchestra: Dynamips , qemuwrapper , and vboxwrapper. Let "RedNectar" Chris Welsh, the author of GNS3 Network Simulation Guide, take you through a complex suite with a variety of objects: Cisco routers, generic switches, Qemu devices, and VirtualBox devices.

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Starting an instance

by Alexander Papaspyrou | October 2013 | Open Source

This article by Alexander Papaspyrou, the author of Instant Google Compute Engine provides you with all the information you need to run your large-scale computing workloads on Linux virtual machines hosted on Google's infrastructure. You will also get to know the basic building blocks of Google Compute Engine (GCE), get started with creating and running your infrastructure in the Cloud, and learn about the different concepts that make up a well-performing GCE system.

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