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Most Wanted Apache MyFaces Trinidad 1.2 Tags and Tag Attributes

by David Thomas | November 2009 | Web Development

This article by David Thomas discusses the Trinidad tags and their attributes in a structured manner. The reader will gain an insight into the design of Trinidad allowing them to draw an efficient mental map of the library and an effective selection and application of tags. More concretely, the following topics are covered:

  • An overview of the XHTML-focused Trinidad namespace trh
  • An overview of the central Trinidad namespace tr
  • An orientation and classification on the attributes supported by Trinidad
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Device Management in Zenoss Core Network and System Monitoring: Part 1

by | November 2009 | Networking & Telephony Open Source

In this article by Michael Badger, we will go through the process of discovering and modeling devices to build an inventory of the network.

We'll start this article by fine tuning our device inventory through manually adding devices to our inventory. Then we'll take a look at the main device status view and perform some routine device administration tasks. The second half of the article demonstrates the available monitoring protocols that Zenoss uses to model the devices.

We'll continue to demonstrate features using the Mill Race network, but feel free to substitute your own devices in the examples given in this article. By the time we finish this article, we'll have a detailed model of our networks.

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Joomla! with Flash: Flashy Templates, Headers, Banners, and Tickers: Part 1

by Suhreed Sarkar | November 2009 | Joomla! Content Management Open Source PHP

In this two-part article by Suhreed Sarkar, we are going to use Flash for decorating our Joomla! site. On completion of this article you will be able to use:

  • Flash-based templates for your Joomla! website
  • Flash logos
  • Flash headers
  • Flash banners
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A Short Tour through NAV 2009: Part 1

by David A. Studebaker | November 2009 | .NET Microsoft

In this three-part article by David Studebaker, we will take a short tour through NAV 2009. Our path will be along the following trail:

  • NAV 2009 from a functional point of view as an ERP system
  • What's new in NAV 2009
  • Definitions of terms as used in NAV
  • The C/SIDE development environment and tools
  • A development introduction to the various NAV object types
  • Other useful NAV development information

Your goal in this article is to gain a reasonably complete, "big picture" understanding of NAV. When you complete this article, you should be able to communicate to a business manager or owner about the capabilities NAV can provide to help them manage their firm.

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Skin Customization in JBoss RichFaces 3.3

by Demetrio Filocamo | November 2009 | Java Open Source Web Development

In this article by Demetrio Filocamo, we will learn how to customize the look of our finished application to follow the style we like. We will see discuss how to change the style of existing skins (using CSS and XCSS) and how to create a new personalized skin starting from the built-in skins that the RichFaces framework offers.

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Ubuntu 9.10: How To Upgrade

by Christer Edwards | November 2009 | Linux Servers Open Source

In this article by Christer Edwards, you'll learn a number of different ways to upgrade an existing Ubuntu installation. Whether it is a Desktop, Laptop or Server, you'll find instructions below. These methods have been tested by volunteers around the world and should prove to be simple and problem free for you as well.

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The DataGrid API with IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale 6: Part 1

by Anthony Chaves | October 2009 |

The client-server distributed ObjectGrid instances combines the resources of multiple JVMs on multiple servers. In this article by Anthony Chaves, we'll learn how to use the resources held by the ObjectGrid instance to co-locate data and business logic on a single JVM. Co-locating data and logic on the same JVM requires a different model of programming. This article deals with the DataGrid API which makes co-location possible. In this article, we'll explore:

  • Concepts implemented by the DataGrid API
  • The programming model for sending logic to ObjectGrid partitions
  • Where we would use the DataGrid classes
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Formatting and Enhancing Your Moodle Materials: Part 1

by Jeff Stanford | October 2009 | Moodle Open Source

This article by Jeff Stanford provides some guidelines for making your language learners' experience more effective by checking the quality of text, images, and audio. It also considers the importance of clear navigation paths.

You can use Moodle as it comes without having major design problems, but it's well worth paying attention to a few design principles that will enhance your users' language-learning Moodle experience. Before you begin, why not take a look at other Moodle sites and see what you like or don't like. Look at things such as layout, ease of navigation, use of color, and images. You'll find a list of thousands of registered Moodle sites at http://moodle.org/sites/.

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Joomla! with Flash: Showing maps using YOS amMap

by Suhreed Sarkar | October 2009 | MySQL Content Management Open Source PHP

There are many possibilities of using Flash in a Joomla! website. In this article by Suhreed Sarkar, we will get familiar with how to use the YOS amMap extension to display interactive maps on your Joomla! website.

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