One of the best user features found in Dynamics CRM 2011 is the addition of standard dashboards. Dashboards can contain any combination of charts, lists, and other components to help give users a visual and interactive view of their CRM data. This article will explain how to edit user and system dashboards along with detailed information about the different properties that you can change on chart and list components.
In this article by Mark AuCoin, author of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: Dashboards Cookbook, we will cover the following topics:
- Editing a user dashboard
- Editing a system dashboard
- Deleting a user dashboard
- Deleting a system dashboard
This article will take you through all the recipes that you require to build your very own development environment. This will be done in a step-by-step manner, via the suggested best practice of using a Windows Server 2008 R2 server as the base operating system running on a virtual machine.
In this article by Ed Musters, author of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Development Cookbook, we will cover the following concepts:
- Selecting your virtual environment
- Installing and configuring Windows Server 2008 R2
- Installing and configuring SQL Server 2008 R2
- Installing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
- Installing Microsoft Office 2010 Professional
In this article by Loiane Groner, author of Ext JS 4 First Look we will cover some new features and enhancements in the Grid Component. Ext JS 4 introduces major changes compared to Ext JS 3. There is a new data package, new charts, and new, updated layouts. The framework was completely rewritten to boost performance.Read Ext JS 4: Working with the Grid Component in full
In this article by Loiane Groner, author of Ext JS 4 First Look we will cover some new features and enhancements in the following Components.
- Tree panel
- Form panel
These Components enable faster performance and more developer flexibility.
Integration with other systems is always one of the most critical steps in development and it should be on our mind during the planning phase. In this article, the Drools integration modules, Spring Framework and Apache Camel, will be covered explaining how they can be used independently of the Drools Server but, of course, integrated with Drools.
In this article by Lucas Amador, author of Drools Developer's Cookbook, we will cover the following concepts:
- Setting up Drools using Spring Framework
- Configuring JPA to persist our knowledge with Spring Framework
- Integrating Apache Camel in your project
In this article by Jobin Kuruvilla author of JIRA Development Cookbook, we will cover:
- Writing JIRA 4 gadgets
- Invoking REST services from gadgets
- Configuring user preferences in gadgets
- Accessing gadgets outside of JIRA
Before getting started with any 3D package, it is crucial to understand the environment you'll be working in.
As such, in this article by Will Goldstone, author of Unity 3.x Game Development Essentials, we'll make sure you're prepared by looking at some important 3D concepts before moving on to discuss the concepts and interface of Unity itself. You will learn about:
- Coordinates and vectors
- 3D shapes
- Materials and textures
- Rigidbody dynamics
- Collision detection
- GameObjects and Components
- Assets and Scenes
- Unity editor interface
This article covers every aspect of a form, including the different form fields offered by Sencha Touch, configuring each one of them for the user in a form, and configuring ways by which a typical form validation can be done. Fields such as Search, E-mail, DatePicker, Select, Slider, Checkbox, TextArea, FieldSet, and so on are covered in this article along with their detailed usage.
In this article by Ajit Kumar, author of Sencha Touch Cookbook, we will cover:
- Getting your form ready with FormPanel
- Working with search
- Putting custom validation in the e-mail field
- Working with dates using DatePicker
- Making a field hidden
- Working with the select field
- Changing the value using Slider
- Spinning the number wheel using Spinner
- Toggling between your two choices
- Checkbox and checkbox group
- Text and TextArea
- Grouping fields with FieldSet
- Validating your form
Over the past few years, all the major internet or enterprise applications are developed or migrated to Rich Internet Application to support all the features that are provided in the desktop applications. This helps organizations keep the end users happy and also improves application deployment and maintenance. qooxdoo is a stable, open source RIA framework. If you are waiting and watching for the right time to migrate your application to qooxdoo, this is the right time!
In this article by Rajesh Kumar Bachu and Mohamed Raffi, authors of qooxdoo Beginner's Guide, we'll cover the following topics:
- Layout managers
While playable, Flood Control in its current form is rather rough. When the player clicks on game pieces, they simply flop to their new orientation. Completed rows vanish without a trace, being filled in so rapidly that it is hard to tell if they actually disappeared at all. The game never ends! Once you have started, you can play forever, not worrying about the underwater research lab actually filling up with water.
In this article,by Kurt Jaegars,author of XNA 4.0 Game Development by Example: Beginner's Guide – Visual Basic Edition we will address these issues by:
- Animating the rotation of pieces, when manipulated by the player
- Gradually fading out pieces of completed scoring chains
- Animating the falling of pieces into place on the board
- Implementing the flooding of the dome and adding increasing difficulty levels
- Adding a SpriteFont to the game, and displaying the current level and score in their appropriate positions on the screen
All of these enhancements will give the player a better game experience, as well as give us the opportunity to learn more about how the SpriteBatch class can be used for animation and text display.Read Developing Flood Control using XNA Game Development in full
Almost any control or element in Titanium can have an animation or transform applied to it. This allows you to enhance your applications by adding a level of interactivity and "bling" that your apps would otherwise perhaps not have.
In this article by Boydlee Pollentine, author of of Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook, we will cover:
- Animating a View using the "animate" method
- Animating a View using 2D matrix and 3D matrix transforms
- Dragging an ImageView using touch events
- Scaling an ImageView using a Slider control
- Saving our "Funny Face" image using the toImage() method
Adobe's Stage3D (previously codenamed Molehill) is a set of 3D APIs that has brought 3D to the Flash platform. Being a completely new technology, there were almost no resources to get you acquainted with this revolutionary platform, until now.
In this article by Christer Kaitila, author of Adobe Flash 11 Stage3D (Molehill) Game Programming, we will:
- Obtain Flash 11 for your browser
- Get all the tools ready to compile Stage3D games
- Initialize 3D graphics in Flash
- Send mesh and texture data to the video card
- Animate a simple 3D scene
In this article by Milan Sedliak, author of PHP Ajax we will learn how to build the basic Ajax forms. We will try to understand where we can use Ajax methodology and where we can't. There are a lot of ways in which we can use Ajax. Here are some "best" practices based on user experience and the performance of the specific system. Ajax makes our lives easier, faster, and better; how and where to use it is up to us.
In this article, we will cover the following topics:
- Validating a form using Ajax
- Creating an autosuggest control
- Making form wizards
- Uploading a file using Ajax
- Creating a five star rating system
In this article by Trevor James,author of Drupal 7 Business solutions we install and configure the Ubercart module for Drupal 7 in order to set up an online store and e-commerce system for our client who owns a bakery called Artisan Bakers Collective. Our client wants to offer their baked goods and other products online so their customers can order and pay for their bread and other baked goods ahead of time and then pick them up in the store. Follow along as we set up a basic Ubercart driven e-commerce system in Drupal 7.Read Setting up an online shopping cart with Drupal and Ubercart in full
In this article written by Ankit Garg, author of IBM Cognos TM1 Cookbook, we will deal with integration of the planning application and reporting layer. The recipe includeded is used to demonstrate how IBM Cognos BI components can be interfaced with IBM Cognos TM1 planning application.
We will cover Integrating IBM Cognos TM1 with IBM Cognos 8 BI recipe in this articleRead Integrating IBM Cognos TM1 with IBM Cognos 8 BI in full