In this article, by Matjaz B. Juric, author of WS-BPEL 2.0 for SOA Composite Applications with IBM WebSphere 7, we will learn about fault handling & signaling in BPEL
We will cover the following topics:
- WSDL faults
- Signaling faults
- Handling faults
In this article by Shea Frederick, Colin Ramsay, Steve 'Cutter' Blades, and Nigel White, authors of the book Learning Ext JS 3.2, we'll discuss:
- How a developer goes about tapping into the power of Ext.Direct
- Writing our own server-side stack
- Choosing a configuration that works for our environment
- Building out our API
- Setting up our own Programmatic Router to 'direct' our requests where we need them to go
- Finally, we'll put all of the pieces together
Moodle is currently the world's most popular E-learning platform. The long-awaited second version of Moodle is now available and brings with it greatly improved functionality.
In this article we will address some of the frequently asked questions regarding Moodle 2.0, such as,
- What are the basic requirements for Moodle 2.0
- How can I upgrade to Moodle 2.0?
- What are the changes in the Themes structure for Moodle 2.0?
- What are Cohorts?
Read Moodle 2.0 FAQs in full
As the name suggests, this article by Giulio Bai, author of jQuery Plugin Development Beginner's Guide, is about creating our first, working, and fantastic jQuery plugin! This article deals with the correct creation of a plugin of any sort, the basic outline of a plugin and what is fundamental for successfully developing a plugin from scratch. Step-by-step instructions are provided in order to guide even very beginners to the successful realization of their first plugin.
This article will be about the following topics:
- Defining our own default plugin structure
- Setting the basics for our first plugin
- Getting a step farther
- Dealing with options
- Using functions inside the plugin
- Closures: making functions private
In this article, by Matjaz B. Juric, authors of WS-BPEL 2.0 for SOA Composite Applications with IBM WebSphere 7, we will cover the following topics:
- Long-running processes and microflows
- Overview of BPEL activities
- BPEL extensions
- Assembly diagram
This article, Marc Delisle, author of Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.3.x for Effective MySQL Management, discusses how a system administrator can use the phpMyAdmin server management features for day-to-day user account maintenance, server verification, and server protection. The subject of how non-administrators can obtain server information from phpMyAdmin is also covered. Server administration is mostly done via the Server view, which is accessed via the menu tabs available on phpMyAdmin's home page.
Server administration is mostly done via the Server view, which is accessed via the menu tabs available on phpMyAdmin's home page.
This article specifically covers:
- Managing users and their privileges
- Database information
- Server information
In this article by Yuli Vasiliev, author of Oracle Business Intelligence: The Condensed Guide to Analysis and Reporting, you'll look at the basic concepts behind Business Intelligence. Proceeding with the discussion on data and information, it then moves on to describe what business questions you might need to answer, and how to find those answers from the data available at your disposal.
Listed as short bullets, here are the main topics of the article:
- Basic introduction to data, information, and Business Intelligence
- Answering basic business questions
- Answering probing analytical questions
- Asking business questions using data access tool
- Deriving information from existing data
- Accessing transactional and dimensional data
Read Oracle Business Intelligence : Getting Business Information from Data in full
In this article, by Shea Frederick, Colin Ramsay, Steve 'Cutter' Blades, & Nigel White, authors of Learning Ext JS 3.2, we will learn how to use toolbars, which contain buttons that call a function on click, or that pop up a submenu on click, or cycle between several submenu options on each click.
The primary classes we will cover in this article are:
- Ext.menu.Menu: A Container class which by default displays itself as a popup component, floating above all other document content. A menu's child items behave in a similar manner to buttons, and may call a handler function on mouse click. A menu may also be used as a static component within a page.
- Ext.Toolbar: A Container class which arranges its child Components horizontally in the available width, and manages overflow by offering overflowed Components in a popup menu.
- Ext.Button: The primary handler for button creation and interaction. A Component class which renders a focusable element which may be configured with a handler function which is called upon mouse click, or a menu to display upon mouse click.
- Ext.SplitButton: A subclass of button which calls a handler function when its main body is clicked, but also renders an arrow glyph to its right which can display a dropdown menu when clicked.
- Ext.CycleButton: A subclass of SplitButton which cycles between checking individual menu options of its configured menu on each click. This is similar to cycling through different folder views in Windows Explorer.
- Ext.ButtonGroup: A Panel class which lays out child Components in a tabular format across a configurable number of columns.
If the server is not running out of memory, CPU capacity, or threads and requests are still taking long to complete, chances are that the server has to wait too long for off-box resources, such as the database.
In this article by Matt Perdeck, author of ASP.NET Site Performance Secret, we'll cover the following topics:
- How to measure the wait times for each off-box resource using custom counters
- Waiting concurrently instead of sequentially
- Improving session state performance
- Reducing thread-locking delays
Read ASP.NET Site Performance: Reducing Long Wait Times in full
ColdFusion Components, commonly known as CFCs, were introduced in ColdFusion MX. In essence, they are simple templates written in existing CFML tags and CFScript. As such, they are not complex, confusing, or difficult to understand. If you can code CFML, you can create CFCs.
In this article by Matt Gifford, author of Object-Oriented Programming in ColdFusion, we will cover the following:
- The basic structure of a ColdFusion component
- The component tags, functions, and methods
- Passing parameters using the argument scope
In this article, by Marc Delisle, author of Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.3.x for Effective MySQL Management, we will learn how to perform some operations that influence tables or databases as a whole. We will cover table attributes and how to modify them, and will also discuss multi-table operations.
This article specifically covers:
- Maintaining a table
- Changing table attributes
- Renaming, moving, and copying tables
- Multi-table operations
- Database operations
In this article, by Marc Delisle, author of Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.3.x for Effective MySQL Management, we will learn how to import data that we have exported for backup or transfer purposes. Exported data may also come from authors of other applications, and could contain the whole foundation structure of these application along with some sample data.
The current phpMyAdmin version (3.3) can import:
- Files containing MySQL statements (usually having a .sql suffx, but not necessarily so)
- CSV files (comma-separated values, although the separator is not necessaria comma); these files can be imported by phpMyAdmin itself or via the MySQL LOAD DATA INFILE statement, which enables the MySQL Server to handle the data directly rather than having phpMyAdmin parse it frst
- Open Document Spreadsheet files
- Excel files (from versions 97 to 2007)
- XML files (generated by phpMyAdmin)
The binary feld upload can be said to belong to the import family. Future versions might be able to import files in more formats.
Importing and uploading are synonyms in this context.Read Importing Structure and Data in phpMyAdmin 3.3.x for Effective MySQL Management in full
In this article, by Marc Delisle, author of Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.3.x for Effective MySQL Management, we will cover:
- Installing phpMyAdmin
- Configuring phpMyAdmin
- Upgrading phpMyAdmin
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Although ExpressionEngine 2 does not come with a built-in photo gallery module, it does have many features designed to make working with photos easier. In this article by Leonard Murphy, author of Building Websites with Expression Engine 2.X, you will create a photo gallery channel, use file manager to manage your photos, and use jQuery to display the photos on your website.
Although this article focuses on building a tool for Ed & Eg to share their personal photos, the techniques in this article will be useful in any situation where you want to display images—whether personal photos, a portfolio of your work or items for sale.Read Creating a Photo Gallery with ExpressionEngine 2 in full