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Portlet

by Jonas X. Yuan Xinsheng Chen | November 2013 | e-Commerce Open Source

This article by Xinsheng Chen and Dr. Jonas Yuan, the authors of the book Liferay 6.2 User Interface Development, covers the main aspects of portlets and their development. It introduces the ways to develop simple JSR 286 portlets, Spring MVC portlets, and Vaadin portlets. It describes how to implement the view, edit, and help modes of a portlet.

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Working with Data Components

by K. Siva Prasad Reddy | November 2013 | JBoss Open Source

In this article by K. Siva Prasad Reddy, author of PrimeFaces Beginner's Guide, we will learn about several data iteration components of PrimeFaces, which include DataList, DataTable, DataGrid, and so on. These can be used to display data in a tabular format. Also, PrimeFaces provides the DataExporter component to export data into PDF, Excel, CSV, or XML formats.

The topics covered in this article are:

  • Displaying data in a list layout using DataList
  • Displaying data in a tabular format using DataTable
  • Displaying data in a grid layout using the DataGrid component
  • Exporting data into PDF, XLS, CSV, and XML formats using DataExporter
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CodeIgniter Email and HTML Table

by Rob Foster | November 2013 | Open Source

CodeIgniter comes with some useful libraries and functions for handling many aspects of application development. In this article by Rob Foster, author of CodeIgniter 2 Cookbook, you will look at Email and HTML tables. The CodeIgniter Email library is capable of sending plain text and HTML e-mails, with and without attachments that can be used (with a little configuration) instead of the standard PHP mail() function.

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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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Derivatives Pricing

by Agnes Vidovics-Dancs Gergely Daróczi | November 2013 | Open Source

This article written by Ágnes Vidovics-Dancs and Gergely Daróczi, the authors of Introduction to R for Quantitative Finance, explains the pricing of derivatives using discrete and continuous time models. Furthermore, you will learn how to calculate derivatives' risk measures and the so-called "Greeks".

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Introducing Salesforce Chatter

by Rakesh Gupta Sagar Pareek | November 2013 | Enterprise Articles

In this article by Rakesh Gupta and Sagar Pareek, the authors of Developing Applications with Salesforce Chatter, we will learn about cloud computing and Salesforce.com, and will discuss about collaboration in the new era by comparing it to the ancient age. We will also discuss and introduce Salesforce Chatter and its effect on ROI (Return of Investment).

In the following article, you will get a brief about the Chatter configuration and customization using the APEX and Visualforce pages with a few recipes. We will also go through our Mass Follow/Unfollow Chatter app given in this article with the Chatter data cleaning concept.

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Styling the Forms

by Gaurav Gupta | November 2013 | Open Source Web Development

In this article by Gaurav Gupta, the author of Mastering HTML5 Forms, with the basic understanding of CSS3, we will learn how to improve the look and feel of the forms. After applying CSS3, the final web forms will have a rich and elegant look.

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Spatial Data Services

by Artan Sinani | November 2013 | Open Source Web Development

In this article by Artan Sinani, author of the book Learning Bing Maps API, iwe will learn geocoding setting up automated jobs on the Bing Maps servers. We will also learn the techniques of monitoring the jobs, and on their completion, parsing the response.

The topics covered in this article are as follows:

  • Geocoding dataflow input data
  • The job
  • Getting job status
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Making Goods with Manufacturing Resource Planning

by Greg Moss | November 2013 | e-Commerce Open Source

In this article by Greg Moss, author of the book Working with OpenERP, we will cover how you can use OpenERP to manage the process of manufacturing products. Once you have received the required raw products to your inventory, you can begin manufacturing the end product. Part of the functionality of an OpenERP system is to assist you in scheduling these orders based on available resources. One of the resources is, of course, the raw product. Other resources could include available labor or access to a particular machine. Essentially, the goal is to schedule the manufacturing order at a time that all resources are available and produce the product for an on-time delivery.

In this article we will cover the following topics:

  • Setting up the manufacturing process
  • Defining our bill of materials
  • Manufacturing our final product
  • Analyzing the inventory report
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Our First Machine Learning Method – Linear Classification

by Guillermo Moncecchi Raúl Garreta | November 2013 | Open Source

This article, by Raúl Garreta and Guillermo Moncecchi, the Authors of Learning scikit-learn: Machine Learning in Python, presents the main concepts behind Machine Learning while solving a simple classification problem.

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Zurb Foundation – an Overview

by Andrew D. Patterson | November 2013 | Open Source Web Development

Every web architect, designer, or builder needs a toolkit. From text editors to graphic programs, from table structures to fluid style sheets, the web designer has many tools and techniques to choose from. In this article by Andrew D. Patterson, author of Getting Started with Zurb Foundation 4, we will see how Zurb's Foundation framework can be used as an excellent kit for today's web layout. It's fluid and it's easy to work with. It has an excellent grid system and has over two dozen CSS components and JavaScript plugins.

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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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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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