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Managing Data in MySQL

by Daniel Schneller Udo Schwedt | March 2010 | MySQL

In this article by Daniel Schneller and Udo Schwedt, authors of MySQL Admin Cookbook, we will discuss the following:

  • Exporting data to a simple CSV file
  • Exporting data to a custom file format
  • Importing data from a simple CSV file
  • Importing data from custom file formats
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Managing Discounts, Vouchers, and Referrals with PHP 5 Ecommerce

by Michael Peacock | January 2010 | e-Commerce PHP

Once your shipping and tax issues taken into account, the next logical step for your e-commerce store is discount codes, as these need to be entered at the shopping basket stage. Going hand in hand with discount codes are voucher codes and referral discounts. In this article by Michael Peacock, you will learn:

  • How to create a discount code system
    • How to offer different types of discounts
    • How to take the discount into account at the shopping basket stage
  • How to sell voucher codes on your store
  • How to offer discounts to customers who bring us referral business
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Managing Events using CiviCRM

by Brian Shaughnessy Joseph Murray | February 2011 | Open Source

CiviCRM is a web-based, open source Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system, designed specifically to meet the needs of advocacy, non-profit, and non-governmental organizations.

For many organizations, events provide one of the best opportunities to interact directly or face-to-face with members, supporters, and other constituents. Constituents are exposed to your organization and develop deeper ties with it and other attendees when they attend your events. Whether you host large conferences and expos, training workshops, webinars, political rallies, user group meet-ups, support roundtables, professional accreditation programs, or any other kind of event, their role in your overall CRM strategy is significant.

This article by Joseph Murray and Brian P. Shaughnessy, authors of the book Using CiviCRM, will focus on the primary tasks and responsibilities involved in event management, including:

  • Why events?
  • Building and promoting your event
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Managing Files

by Jonathan Bowen | December 2012 | Open Source

Talend Open Studio for Data Integration (TOS) is an open source graphical development environment for creating custom integrations between systems.

This article by Jonathan Bowen, author of Getting Started with Talend Open Studio for Data Integration, shows how to manage Files during integration jobs. We'll look at renaming, moving, copying, and deleting Files; how to timestamp a File; connecting to remote servers to FTP files; and zipping and unzipping Files.

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Managing IBM Cognos BI Server Components

by Khalid Mehmood Awan | December 2013 | Enterprise Articles

In this article by Khalid Mehmood Awan, author of IBM Cognos BI v10.2 Administration Essentials, we will go through all the Cognos components and architecture of IBM Cognos. When it comes to enterprise software, it must involve proper planning, design, and implementation for its success. IBM Cognos is a similar software that has been divided into multiple components, where each component has its dedicated responsibility that makes it easy to handle.

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Managing Image Content in Joomla!

by Allan Walker | February 2010 | Joomla! MySQL Content Management Open Source PHP

Next to text content, images are one of the most utilized multimedia resources in web pages. They can be used to inform and educate the reader, offer help with navigation, and to enhance the design and user's overall visual experience.

Whether you need to create multimedia image galleries in your Joomla! website or simply add images to your articles and modules, this article will provide the assistance to help utilize image content effectively within your Joomla! website. In this article by Allan Walker, author of Joomla! 1.5 Multimedia, we look at:

  • Creating image galleries and slideshows
  • Template images
  • Joomla! Image Extensions
  • Browser support and accessibility for images
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Managing Images and Videos in Joomla! 1.5: Part 1

by Tracey Porst | October 2009 | Joomla! Content Management Open Source

Images and videos are a great way to attract interest in a website. Also, when they are used in the right way, they can make an impact where text alone can't (not just in terms of aesthetics, but conveying a message quickly and with impact).

In this two-part article by Tracey Porst, we'll look at the following:

  • Accessing and using the Media Manager to upload image and media files
  • The various image and video file formats, what is available, and what you should know about them
  • Uploading and managing image and video files
  • Managing a Simple Image Gallery and videos played with the AllVideos and EasierTube plugins
  • Adding an MP3 audio file to the Party People website
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Managing Manufacturers, Vendors, and Product Categories with Joomla! E-Commerce VirtueMart

by Suhreed Sarkar | March 2009 | Joomla! MySQL Content Management e-Commerce Open Source PHP

Once the configurations for a VirtueMart store are set, our next step is to build our product catalog for the store and manage that catalog. In the catalog management functions, there are several tasks including managing manufacturers, vendors, and products. In this article by Suhreed Sarkar, we are going to learn about these. On completion of this article, you will be able to:

  • Manage manufacturers and vendors
  • Manage the product categories
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Managing Menus in Joomla! 1.5: Part 1

by Eric Tiggeler | February 2010 | Beginner's Guides Joomla! MySQL Content Management Open Source PHP Web Development

In this article series by Eric Tiggeler, author of Joomla! 1.5: Beginner's Guide, you'll learn how you can help the visitor to find what they want easily on your website by designing clear and easy navigation through menus.

Here, you'll learn the following:

  • Adding a new menu
  • Creating submenus
  • Adjusting menu module settings
  • Creating hyperlinks in article texts
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Managing Menus in Joomla! 1.5: Part 2

by Eric Tiggeler | February 2010 | Beginner's Guides Joomla! MySQL Content Management Open Source PHP Web Development

In this article series by Eric Tiggeler, author of Joomla! 1.5: Beginner's Guide, you'll learn how you can help the visitor to find what they want easily on your website by designing clear and easy navigation through menus.

Here, you'll learn the following:

  • Adding a new menu
  • Creating submenus
  • Adjusting menu module settings
  • Creating hyperlinks in article texts

Read Managing Menus in Joomla! 1.5: Part 1 here.

Read Managing Menus in Joomla! 1.5: Part 2 in full

Managing Microsoft Cloud

by Haijun Fu Sherif Talaat | September 2013 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft Networking & Telephony

In this article, by Sherif Talaat and Haijun Fu authors of PowerShell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook, we will see Microsoft Windows Azure and SQL Azure as a real-life example of a cloud computing implementation, and we will learn how Windows PowerShell plays a major role in operating such a technology easily, as if managing a normal virtualized environment.

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Managing Network Layout

by Tom Ryder | March 2013 | Cookbooks Open Source

In this article by Tom Ryder, the author of Nagios Core Administration Cookbook , we will cover the following recipes:

  • Creating a network host hierarchy

  • Using the network map

  • Choosing icons for hosts

  • Establishing a host dependency

  • Establishing a service dependency

  • Monitoring individual nodes in a cluster

  • Using the network map as an overlay

While Nagios Core is still very useful when configured to monitor only a simple list of hosts and services, it includes some optional directives that allow defining some structural and functional properties of the monitored network; specifically, how the hosts and services interrelate. Describing this structure in the configuration allows some additional intelligent behavior in the monitoring and notification that Nagios Core performs.

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Managing Oracle Business Intelligence

by Dhananjay Papde Tushar Nath Vipul Patel | March 2013 | Cookbooks Enterprise Articles Oracle

Oracle Business Intelligence is an integrated solution that addresses business intelligence requirements, such as enterprise performance management, data integration, financial performance management, data warehousing analysis, and reporting.

Oracle Business Intelligence includes Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer, Oracle Business Intelligence Reporting and Publishing, and Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher.

This article by Dhananjay Papde, Vipul Patel and Tushar Nath, authors of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Administration Cookbook describes the steps to configure OEM 12c to manually discover the Oracle BI EE targets.

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Managing orders in Joomla! and VirtueMart

by Suhreed Sarkar | April 2009 | Joomla! MySQL Content Management e-Commerce Open Source PHP

In the previous article by Suhreed Sarkar, you have seen how to create and manage user groups and assign permissions to user groups. We also saw how to create permission modules and functions that are used for implementing a permission system for special groups. In this article, the last in the series, we will learn about managing orders, viewing an order's details, updating an order's status, creating and managing order status types, and also managing and updating product inventory.

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Managing Pages in Liferay Portal 5.2 Systems Development

by Jonas X. Yuan | May 2009 | Java

In this article by Jonas Yuan, we will first discuss how to extend the Communities portlet with additional fields. Later, we will also learn how to customize the Manage Pages portlet with additional fields and how to apply layout templates in runtime.

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Managing Posts with WordPress Plugin

by Vladimir Prelovac | February 2009 | AJAX Content Management Open Source Web Development WordPress

The WordPress backend is very flexible, and can easily be customized to accommodate a lot of different purposes. In this article by Vladimir Prelovac, we shall learn how to customize the Manage Panel. We will also explore the possibility of turning WordPress into a Content Management System (CMS), using methods provided to us by WordPress.

In this article, you will learn how to:

  • Customize the Manage Page output
  • Use the error message class to handle display of errors
  • Use built-in WordPress capabilities to handle user permissions

By the end of this article you will learn how WordPress can transform into a CMS.

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Managing Records in Alfresco 3

by Dick Weisinger | January 2011 | Open Source

This article, by Dick Weisinger, author of Alfresco 3 Records Management, looks at record features that are common to and available for all or most lifecycle states that a record can be in. The first part of this article covers the details for how to access, view, and interact with record content and metadata from the user interface. The latter part of the article then describes code internals for how some of these capabilities have been implemented within Alfresco.

In particular, we will discuss the following in this article:

  • The actions that are available to perform on records
  • How to trigger a manual event for a record
  • How to track the audit history for a record
  • How to create reference links between records
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Managing Student Work using Moodle: Part 1

by Ian Wild | September 2009 | Beginner's Guides Moodle Open Source

In this three-part article by Ian Wild, we shall:

  • Demonstrate how to manage projects and assignments online
  • Learn how to mark student projects online, including specifying your own custom grades
  • Learn how to manage student grades, including grading them on their key skills
  • Show how work can be passed between students and teachers online without resorting to email, burning CDs/DVDs, or students having to bring in work on a memory stick
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