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Quick start – using Haml

by Krzysztof Niksiński | September 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Krzysztof Niksinski, the author of Instant Haml, we will look into a few steps in using Haml.

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Deploying a Vert.x application

by Tero Parviainen | September 2013 | Open Source Web Development

In this article by Tero Parviainen, author of Real-Time Web Application development using Vert.x 2.0, we will learn how to deploy a Vert.x web application on a server, making it available on the Internet. You'll also learn how to set up deployment scripts that enable the continuous delivery of updated versions of your application.

We will be walking through one deployment scenario, which has been shown to work well in the real world. It involves deploying our Vert.x application to an Ubuntu Linux server.

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Mobiles First – How and Why

by Jason Gonzales | September 2013 | Web Development

This article created by Jason Gonzales, the author of Mobile First Design using HTML5 and CSS3, gives an introduction on how to make a mobile first website qualitatively better.

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Making subtle color shifts with curves

by Joseph Howse | September 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Joseph Howse, the author of, Android Application Programming with OpenCV, we will learn how to make subtle color shifts with curves.

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Testing Backbone.js Application

by Paulo Ragonha | September 2013 | Open Source

This article by Paulo Ragonha, author of Jasmine JavaScript Testing, provides how you can write tests to a Backbone.js application. You will learn about what to test, and not to test, when using Backbone.js.

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The EventBus Class

by Bill Bejeck | September 2013 | Java Open Source

In this article by Bill Bejeck, the author of Getting started with Google Guava, discusses Guava that will give Java developers a boost in their productivity and the introduction of the functional programming idioms provided by Guava.

In this article, we are going to cover the following things:

  • The EventBus and AsyncEventBus classes
  • Subscribing to events and registering with EventBus to be notified of events
  • Publishing events with EventBus
  • Writing event handlers and choosing between coarse-grained or fine-grained event handlers depending on our needs
  • Using a dependency injection framework in conjunction with EventBus
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Designing Pages

by Rakesh Raul | September 2013 | Cookbooks Enterprise Articles Microsoft

In this article, by Rakesh Raul, the author of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 7 Programming Cookbook, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Updating the subform page from a parent page
  • Creating a FactBox page
  • Creating a Queue page
  • Creating a Role Center page
  • Creating a wizard page
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Oracle GoldenGate- Advanced Administration Tasks - I

by Ankur Gupta | September 2013 | Cookbooks Enterprise Articles Oracle

In this article by Ankur Gupta, author of the book Oracle GoldenGate 11g, we have been provided with a ready, step-by-step approach to perform various GoldenGate Administration tasks. With these recipes in hand, we will easily be able to implement and manage Oracle GoldenGate in an efficient way.

In this article we will cover the following recipes:

  • Upgrading Oracle GoldenGate binaries
  • Table structure changes in GoldenGate environments with similar table definitions
  • Table structure changes in GoldenGate environments with different table definitions
  • Resolving GoldenGate errors using the logdump utility
  • Undoing the applied changes using the reverse utility
  • Creating an Integrated Capture with a downstream database for compressed tables
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Game Publishing

by Marcin Jamro | September 2013 |

In this article by Marcin Jamro, author of Windows Phone 8 Game Development, we will learn how to test the application and prepare it for submission. The process of testing the game may be very complex, but it can be made easier by using dedicated tools, which will be presented in this article. While developing the game for the Windows Phone 8 platform, we should carefully test various aspects, including using sensors, different screen resolutions, localization, and, of course, the performance.

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Advanced Image Processing with ImageJ

by Javier Pascau José María Mateos Pérez | September 2013 | Open Source

In this article, by José María Mateos Pérez, Javier Pascau, the authors of Image Processing with ImageJ, discusses how to extend our abilities to measure and manipulate our images First we will learn what are selections, regions of interest, and overlays, and how to work with them and what can be measured using these tools. After this, we will focus on some classic image processing both in spatial and frequency domains, understanding what that means. Finally, we will see how particle analysis can be done in ImageJ.

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Self-service Business Intelligence, Creating Value from Data

by Simon Lidberg | September 2013 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft MySQL

This article created by Simon Lidberg the author of Getting Started with SQL Server 2012 Cube Development, serves as an introduction to Business Intelligence solutions and specifically self-service solutions.

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Angular Zen

by Pawel Kozlowski Peter Bacon Darwin | September 2013 | Open Source Web Development

This article written by Pawel Kozlowski and Peter Bacon Darwin, the authors of Mastering Web Application Development with AngularJS, serves as an introduction to AngularJS, both the framework and the project behind it. Firstly we are going to take a brief look at the project itself: who drives it, where to find the source code and the documentation, how to ask for help, and so on.

Most of this article is filled with introduction to the AngularJS framework, its core concepts, and coding patterns. There is a lot of material to cover, so to make the learning process fast and painless, there are plenty of code examples.

AngularJS is a unique framework that without doubt will shape the web development space in the years to come. This is why the last part of this article explains what makes AngularJS so special, how it compares to other existing frameworks, and what we can expect from it in the future.

In this article we will cover the following topics:

  • How to write a simple Hello World application in AngularJS. In the process of doing so, you will come to know where to find framework source code, its documentation, and community.
  • To get familiar with the basic building blocks of any AngularJS application: templates with directives, scopes, and controllers.
  • To become aware of the AngularJS sophisticated dependency injection system with all its nuances.
  • To understand how AngularJS compares to other frameworks and libraries (especially jQuery) and what makes it so special.
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Testing Backbone.js Applications

by Paulo Ragonha | September 2013 | Open Source

This article by Paulo Ragonha, author of Jasmine JavaScript Testing, provides how you can write tests to a Backbone.js application. You will learn about what to test, and not to test, when using Backbone.js.

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About Test Studio

by Rawane Madi | September 2013 | Enterprise Articles

In this article, by Rawane Madi, the author of Learning Software Testing with Test Studio, discusses some of the reasons why you would want to achieve software quality. The reasons are to make sure that the system does what it's supposed to do, uncover errors and/or to provide assurance for your software user. This article will explore some general terminologies and processes in software testing and briefly introduce the tool automation features.

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Coding with Minecraft

by Daniel Bates | September 2013 | Open Source

This article by Daniel Bates, author of Instant Minecraft: Pi Edition Coding How-to, will guide you through to the point where you have Python code interacting with Minecraft: Pi Edition. We will walk through the steps required to connect to the game and post a chat message. Many more features are available once connected, some of which are covered at the end of this article.

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