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More on ADF Business Components and Fusion Page Runtime

by Jobinesh Purushothaman | January 2013 | Enterprise Articles Oracle

In this article by Jobinesh Purushothaman, the author of Oracle ADF Real World Developer’s Guide, we will discuss the following topics:

  • Lifecycle of an ADF Fusion web page with region

  • Transaction management in Fusion web applications

  • Building a dynamic model-driven UI with ADF

  • Building composite view objects

  • Building application modules with no database connection

  • Looking up the UI component from the component tree at runtime

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More on ODI

by Christophe Dupupet Denis Gray Julien Testut Peter C. Boyd-Bowman | June 2013 | Cookbooks Enterprise Articles Oracle

Here, we are either using metadata differently than would be expected or we are digging a little deeper into concepts that we have already touched on. Truth be told, this is a catch-all article that addresses questions we've often had to answer, including is conceptions on how the product should be used, and little known secrets that we didn't want to leave aside.

To integrate ODI with external tools, we will look into how to invoke an external program that requires a password or other connectivity parameters, and how to connect to an Excel spreadsheet using ODBC. To help with performance, we will look into how to tune a standalone ODI agent and how to impact the data flow by changing the staging area location.

To load large data, we will work on an example of a KM that can load files containing LOBs. And finally, to help with lifecycle management

In this article by Christophe Dupupet,Peter C. Boyd-Bowman,Denis Gray and Julien Testut authors of Oracle Data Integrator 11g Cookbook, we will look into the use of ODI versioning as well as how to use smart export/import.

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More Things you can do with Oracle Content Server workflows

by Dmitri Khanine | August 2010 | Enterprise Articles Oracle

In the previous article Oracle Universal Content Management: How to Set Up and Change Workflows you've built your first workflow, let's dig a little deeper and see what else can you do with Content Server workflows. I'll show you how to add groups of users as approvers, how to create jumps, use scripting, and perform other really powerful things.

In this article by Dmitri Khanine, author of The Oracle Universal Content Management Handbook, we will cover the following things:

  • Tools you need for advanced workflow design such as workflow templates, jumps, sub-workflows, and scripting—that let you harness the true power of Content Server workflows.
  • How to group approvers and even select them dynamically based on the business rules—maybe the last bit of advice you will need to automate that complex business process you were looking at.
  • Different types of workflows you have to choose from and how to pick the best one for your task at hand.

Let's begin by looking at the top three things.

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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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Motion Detection

by Bryan WC Chung | August 2013 | Open Source

In this article, written by Bryan WC Chung, who has also authored the book Multimedia Programming with Pure Data, we plan to extend the interactivity beyond the use of mouse and keyboard. Motion detection needs the computer webcam to capture and detect the body movement of users. So far, we only displayed the video or applied effects on it. We have no idea about what is happening within the video image. In the coming sections, we try to make sense of the image.

In a video frame, all we know is the width, height of the frame, the number of pixels, and the red, green, and blue color components of each pixel. We have no idea whether there is a bird or pig in the frame. And we do not know whether the subject in the video frame is moving or not. In order to identify movement, we have to compare a frame with another reference frame. The following sections will introduce a number of topics including:

  • Obtaining the frame difference
  • Detecting presence
  • Detecting motion
  • Creating a motion detection animation
  • Comparing colors

To work with the examples, you need to have a webcam installed on your computer.

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Movable Type 5: An Introduction

by Serdar Yegulalp | January 2010 | Content Management Open Source

After more than half a year of work, beta-testing, polish and sweat, Six Apart has parted the curtain and revealed the newest version of their flagship blogging/content-management product, Movable Type 5. Any point-level release is always going to inspire others to ask: What’s new? This article by Serdar Yegulalp, highlights the key changes in MT5, which are few but fairly major, and so are worth examining here in detail.

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Move Further with NumPy Modules

by Ivan Idris | May 2013 | Beginner's Guides Open Source

NumPy has a number of modules that have been inherited from its predecessor, Numeric. Some of these packages have a SciPy counterpart, which may have fuller functionality. The numpy.dual package contains functions that are defined both in NumPy and SciPy. The packages discussed in this article are also part of the numpy.dual package.

In this article by Ivan Idris from the book NumPy Beginner’s Guide - Second Edition, we shall cover the following topics:

  • The linalg package
  • The fft package
  • Random numbers
  • Continuous and discrete distributions
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Moving a Database from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008 in Three Steps

by Jayaram Krishnaswamy | February 2008 | .NET Microsoft

There are several options if one wishes to move a database from a SQL Server 2005 to SQL 2008 Server. First of all there is a 'Copy Database Wizard' in SQL 2008 Server which is meant for transferring a database from any version of SQL Server 2000 and above to 2008 version. In the other option the database will be copied using the SQL Server Management Program for which the source database need not be stopped. However this is slower than the previous method and would also require the SQL Server Agent since a package has to be run.

An option which works without too much hassles is manually detaching and attaching the database/log files. In this step-by-step (really two steps) tutorial by Jayaram Krishnaswamy, this simple procedure is described. If you are just interested in taking a small database from 2005 to 2008 server the author strongly recommends this procedure.

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Moving space between partitions

by Curtis Gedak | January 2013 | Open Source

This article by Curtis Gedak, author of Manage Partitions with GParted How-to reveals how to migrate free disk space to where it is most needed. It can be frustrating to run out of free space in one partition (for example, C:) when another partition (for example, D:) has plenty. In this recipe we cover the steps to migrate free space from one partition to another.

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Moving Your Application to Production

by Gerald Gierer | December 2013 | Open Source Web Development

In this article by Gerald Gierer, the author of the book Enterprise Application Development with Ext JS and Spring, a detailed description about Enterprise Application Development with Ext JS and Spring is given. Enterprise applications require formal processes to be followed, customer or business owner sign-offs, internal testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), and many more such hurdles to be overcome before an application is ready for production deployment. This article will explore the following two key areas:

  • Using Maven to build and compile Ext JS 4 applications for production use
  • GlassFish 4 deployment and configuration concepts
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MQ Listener, Channel and Queue Management

by Pav Kumar-Chatterjee | August 2010 | Enterprise Articles IBM

The previous article, IBM WebSphere MQ commands, illustrated the working and setup of WebSphere MQ.

In this article by Pav Kumar-Chatterjee, author of IBM InfoSphere Replication Server and Data Event Publisher, we look at how we manage the MQ Listeners, WebSphere MQ channels and WebSphere MQ queues.

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MS Access Queries with Oracle SQL Developer 1.2 Tool

by Jayaram Krishnaswamy | August 2007 | .NET Microsoft

This article by Jayaram Krishnaswamy shows how you can install the Oracle SQL Developer 1.2 and connect to an MS Access database. This article will cover the steps right from downloading and installing the Oracle SQL Developer, to connecting to a MS Access database, and using the SQL interface along with a few sample queries.

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Multi-user Environment in MediaWiki 1.1

by Jeff Orlof Mizanur Rahman | March 2010 | Open Source

In this article by Mizanur Rahman and Jeffrey T. Orloff, we will learn how to modify our profiles and change the editing preferences. It also explains how administrators, or sysops, can view a page's history to view previous edits made to the page.

This article will be broken into three sections: User Accounts, Administration, and Community. Under these three sections, we will look specifically at:

  • How the user can change their profile
  • How the user can change editing preferences
  • How the administrator can monitor content
  • How to block users
  • How to revert to an original page
  • Setting up and using talk pages
  • Resolving editing conflicts
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Multi-user Environment in MediaWiki 1.1- A Sequel

by Jeff Orlof Mizanur Rahman | March 2010 | Open Source

In this article by Mizanur Rahman and Jeffrey T. Orloff, we will learn how to modify our profiles and change the editing preferences. It also explains how the administrators, or sysops, can view a page's history to view previous edits made to the page.

Read Multi-user Environment in MediaWiki 1.1 here.

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Multimedia and Assessments with Moodle 1.9 (part 1)

by João Pedro Soares Fernandes | May 2009 | e-Learning Moodle Open Source

In this two-part article series by João Pedro Soares Fernandes, we will create assessment activities using multimedia. We will use images, audio, and video to create interactive exercises, either by using Moodle's quizzes, lessons, or assignments, or by using external tools such as Hot Potatoes which can later be integrated into our course.

By the end of this part you will be able to:

  • Add multimedia to multiple choice answers in Moodle quizzes and lessons
  • Create crosswords and jumble exercises in Hot Potatoes
  • Integrate all of these activities into Moodle
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Multimedia and Assessments with Moodle 1.9 (part 2)

by João Pedro Soares Fernandes | May 2009 | e-Learning Moodle Open Source

This is the second part of a two-part article series by João Pedro Soares Fernandes dealing with assessment activities using multimedia. In the first part we saw how to add multimedia to multiple choice answers in Moodle quizzes and lessons and create crosswords and jumble exercises in Hot Potatoes.

In this part, we will create puzzles and "find-the-pair" activities using JClic and assessing multimedia using rubrics.

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Multiple Templates in Django

by Scott Newman | December 2008 | Web Development

There are times when we will need to serve the same content in multiple ways whether it's displaying a printable version of a page, creating festive themes for holidays or promotions, or using a different set of templates for mobile devices.
There are a number of approaches to these tasks, and no one is "right". As we will see, the best choice depends on the circumstances specific to your site and users.
In this article by Scott Newman we will:

  • Consider the different approaches to tailoring output
  • Explore the challenges of serving content to mobile devices
  • Create printer-friendly output via URL parameters
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Multiserver Installation

by Abdelmonam Kouka | October 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Abdelmonam Kouka, the author of the book Learning Zimbra Server Essentials, we will cover some important topics which will help us in the installation of the Zimbra server in a multiserver environment.

The topics covered in this article are as follows:

  • Knowing the prerequisites for Zimbra multiserver installation
  • Preparing the environment
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MySQL 5.1 Plugin: HTML Storage Engine—Reads and Writes

by Sergei Golubchik | August 2010 | MySQL Open Source Web Development

In this article by Sergei Golubchik, co-author of MySQL 5.1 Plugin Development, we will consider a complex example, a complete read-write storage engine, but with no support for indexes. Let's say, it will be an "html" engine—an engine that stores tables in HTML files. Such a file can be later loaded in a web browser and the table will be shown as an HTML table. Thus Reads and Writes presents a storage engine plugin that keeps table data in HTML tables and uses it to explain how to implement an updatable data stores.

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MySQL Admin: Configuring InnoDB and Installing MySQL as a Windows Service

by Daniel Schneller Udo Schwedt | September 2010 | Cookbooks MySQL Open Source

In this article, by Daniel Schneller & Udo Schwedt, authors of MySQL Admin Cookbook, we will cover:

  • Configuring the InnoDB redo log
  • Understanding and configuring important MySQL and InnoDB timeout options
  • Adjusting table and database name letter case handling for better platform independence
  • Installing MySQL as a Windows service with custom options
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