In this article by Antony Polukhin, the author of the book Boost C++ Application Development Cookbook, we will cover:
- Working with graphs
- Visualizing graphs
- Using a true random number generator
- Using portable math functions
- Writing test cases
- Combining multiple test cases in one test module
- Manipulating images
Layouts can be visualized in our minds, but doing it with Scribus will be a manual job, and it's time to practice. This article will lead you through several design steps and will show some of the Scribus workflow basics in action. As an example, we'll design one of the simplest documents in terms of functionality: a business card. In this article by Cedric Gemy, author of Scribus 1.3.5 Beginner's Guide, we shall:
- Create a document
- Create and transform frames
- Import text and images
- Format text and images with simple options
- Save the document
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If you were asked for the subject of a previously published document without images, which you've read, would you have an answer? I'm not sure you would. Most of the documents now-a-days contain pictures, and computer assisted layout has really made photo placement and handling easy. So you will certainly need to import pictures, either one per day or may be several each day.
In this article by Cedric Gemy, author of Scribus 1.3.5 Beginner's Guide, we'll provide you with the information that will help you secure the formatting and printing of your photos. We will see how to import photos, keep them where we place them, and make sure that they are always where they have been placed, especially in relation to your layout and your original photos.Read Scribus: Importing Images in full
In the previous article, Working with Colors in Scribus, we have used only default, primary colors. It's incredible how many things you can do with one single color or a small set of them. Even though black is still the most important color, you will certainly need custom colors very soon.
In this article by Cedric Gemy, author of Scribus 1.3.5 Beginner's Guide, we will cover the following:
- Use some transparency options
- Set the color management render engine
Scribus is a relatively new software that is becoming famous thanks to the nice features it provides and the good printed results that it creates. As a layout program, it helps in creating business cards, brochures, newsletters, magazines, catalogs, and many other documents that need to be exported in high-level PDF, be it for high resolution printing or web interactive purposes. Scribus is free and is an open source application that provides all the features that one might need to create appealing designs productively. In the previous article, Scribus: Creating a Layout, we were introduced to some of the Scribus workflow basics in action.
In this article by Cedric Gemy, author of Scribus 1.3.5 Beginner's Guide, we will cover:
- Transforming the objects we've inserted with resize, scale, and rotate actions
- Changing the aspect of the object and of the content
In this article by Jose Argudo, we will explore scripty2 library. We will discuss the core aspects of scripty2 right from how to get started to Scripty2 UI and Scripty2 FX. We will learn about some of the interesting UI controls like accordion, tabs and autocompleter. We will also cover various effects like the fading effect, appear effect, morphing effect and finally complex morphing from Scripty2 FX.Read Scripty2 in Action in full
With the advent of Web 2.0 technologies, users have demanded more interactive web applications. Typically, AJAX technologies are used to provide a high level of interactivity within web applications. In this article by David Salter, we will discuss how AJAX can be used with Seam applications using both Seam Remoting and AJAX4JSF. In particular, we'll pay attention to:
- Seam Remoting
- Configuring applications to use Seam Remoting
- Developing Seam Remoting clients and servers
- Debugging Seam Remoting applications
In this article by Ian Hlavats, we will look at an example of how to use Seam conversations effectively with Ajax.
We will discuss about:
- Temporary conversations
- Starting a long-running conversation
- Concurrent conversations
Seam can act as JSF backing beans and as the glue between our server-tier Session Beans and our web-tier JSF pages. Unfortunately, though, users could easily break our sample application by entering invalid data (for example, entering blank values or non-numeric values into the edit boxes). Seam provides validation tools to help us to make our application more robust and provide feedback to our users. In this article by David Salter, let's look at these tools.Read Seam Data Validation in full
Search-engine optimization, or SEO, refers to the process of preparing your website to be spidered, indexed, and ranked by the major search engines so that when Internet users search for your keywords, your website will appear on their results page. Proper search engine optimization is a crucial step to ensure success and should be undertaken with care and diligence.
This article by Brandon Dawson and Tom Canavan, takes a look at Search Engine Optimization and how it can be used in Joomla! to build a successful website.Read Search Engine Optimization in Joomla! in full
In this two-part article series by Paul Thewlis, you will learn some of the most important Search Engine Optimization strategies and how to apply them, as well as how to submit your blog to the search engines. In the first part of the article series, we will cover the principles of SEO, how search engines find stuff, how to choose your keywords, figuring out the procedure to install Dean's Permalink migration plugin, and sitemaps.Read Search Engine Optimization in WordPress-part1 in full
In this two-part article series by Paul Thewlis, you will learn some of the most important Search Engine Optimization strategies and how to apply them, as well as how to submit your blog to the search engines. In the article Search Engine Optimization in WordPress-part1, we covered principles of SEO, how search engines find stuff, how to choose your keywords, figuring out the procedure to install Dean's Permalink migration plugin, and sitemaps. In this article, we will look into sitemaps in a little more detailed manner, also figure out search engine submissions, and learn about SEO software and tools.Read Search Engine Optimization in WordPress-part2 in full
In this article by Ben Finklea, we will discuss Sitemaps in detail, right from the origin of sitemaps to how they are used to make sure our entire site is crawled by the search engines. We will cover:
- What sitemaps are and why you should use them
- How to install sitemaps on your Drupal site
- How to submit the XML sitemaps to Google
Knowing where something isn't can be almost as valuable as knowing where something is. If it isn't there, then the time and resources aren't wasted looking in the wrong place. We need to make sure that we have a broad base of methods to manage our future search capabilities. In this article by John Farrar, we will be discussing about the built-in search engine and the custom search engines (Google) in ColdFusion.Read Search Engines in ColdFusion in full
In this article by Vineeth G. Nair, the author of the book Getting Started with Beautiful Soup, we will learn the different searching methods provided by Beautiful Soup to search based on tag name, attribute values of tag, text within the document, regular expression, and so on. At the end, we will make use of these searching methods to scrape data from an online web page.Read Search Using Beautiful Soup in full
In this article by Marc Delisle, we present mechanisms that can be used to find the data we are looking for instead of just browsing tables page-by-page and sorting them. This article covers single-table and whole database searches.Read Searching Data using phpMyAdmin and MySQL in full
This article by Erlend Dalen, explains the different options to use when you need to search and retrieve a set of data from the database. It shows you how to create a query, how to create a view, and how to write different select statements.
In this article, you will learn about the different methods of retrieving data from the database. They are as follows:
- Queries which are reusable and often used in reports and periodic Jobs
- Views that are created in AOT and translated to optimized select statements at runtime
- Select statements to use in X++ to fetch data from the database to the application