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Active Directory Design Principles: Part 1

by Florian Rommel | August 2009 | Microsoft Networking & Telephony

In order to design a proper Active Directory infrastructure, knowledge of its workings, and what it is based on, is essential. The basis for Active Directory is the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), which is an X.500 standard (to read more about the X.500 standard please visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X.500). LDAP defines that a directory is a tree of entries, with each entry containing a set of attributes. Each entry has a unique identifier and therefore cannot be duplicated. This way everything is an object in an LDAP-based directory.

There are many great books available for Active Directory design and some of them go into great detail. Compressing all this into a single article is just not possible, so in this two-part article by Florian Rommel, we will stick to the basics and a high-level view, instead of too much detail. This will provide a good overview of how to design a proper Active Directory, with different strategies in mind, and tailor it best for your organization.

In the first part, we will cover Active Directory elements, domain designs, and Lag Replication Site(LRS).

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Active Directory Design Principles: Part 2

by Florian Rommel | August 2009 | Microsoft Networking & Telephony

In the previous part of this article by Florian Rommel, we covered Active Directory elements, domain designs, and Lag Replication Site(LRS). In this part, we will cover designing your Active Directory and keeping it up-to-date and safe.

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Active Directory migration

by Santhosh Sivarajan | April 2013 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

In this article by Santosh Sivarajan, author of Instant Migration from Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 to 2012 How-to , we get a brief idea about the details of Active Directory migration prerequisites, schema upgrade procedure, verifying the schema version, and installing the Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller in the existing Windows Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2 domain. We will start with the Active Directory migration.

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Adapting to User Devices Using Mobile Web Technology

by Nirav Mehta | August 2008 | MySQL Open Source PHP

In this article by Nirav Mehta,we will learn about Adapting and progressively enhancing POTR application using Wireless Abstraction Library and Evaluating tools that aid in adaption.

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Add-on Tools and Theming Tips for Plone 3

by Veda Williams | July 2009 | Content Management Open Source

In this article by Veda Williams, we'll take a look at some Plone products that can be used to make your web site even more impactful and manageable. We'll also briefly cover some useful tips to be aware of when theming a Plone site.

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Adding a Custom Field in Compiere 3

by Andries L Pretorius | June 2010 | Open Source

Having seen the Compiere Application Dictionary and its components, in this article by Andries L Pretorius, author of Compiere 3 Implementation Guide, we will cover how to add a menu item and a custom list field to a Compiere window by using the AD components.

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Adding a developer with Django forms

by Samuel Dauzon | June 2014 | Open Source Web Development

This article has been created by Samuel Dauzon, the author of Getting Started with Django. Django forms work with an object that inherits from the Form class. This object will handle much of the work we have done manually in the previous example.

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Adding a Geolocation Trigger to the Salesforce Account Object

by Stephen Moss | May 2014 | Enterprise Articles

This article has been written by Stephen Moss, the author of Force.com Development Blueprints. You might have noticed that since the Winter '13 release, Salesforce offers a custom field type of geolocation. This field can be used to specify a location by its latitude and longitude. However, the standard Salesforce user interface doesn't provide a great deal of support for filling these fields in with useful values.

Fortunately, with a little bit of Apex code, we can add a trigger to the Salesforce Account Object to automatically geolocate an address when an account is saved or updated.

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Adding a Random Background Image to your Joomla! Template

by Richard Carter | July 2010 | Joomla! Open Source

With the widespread empowering of website owners being able to manage their own website's content, there are a huge number of content management systems available. Joomla! is one of the most popular of these content management systems with a large user base and active community who are constantly working to improve Joomla! for new and future users.

In the first article we have learned How to Style the search Module and Search Component

In the Second article we have learned How to Customize your Template

In the third article of the article series by Richard Carter, author of Joomla! 1.5 Templates Cookbook we will learn to Add a random background image to your Joomla! template

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Adding a security role

by Ahmed Mohamed Rafik Moustafa | December 2012 | Cookbooks Enterprise Articles Microsoft

In this article by Ahmed Mohamed Rafik Moustafa, the author of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Security How-To, we will learn about securing our Dynamics AX 2012 environment with simple and practical steps.

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Adding Advanced Form Features using ChronoForms

by Bob Janes | August 2010 | Joomla! Content Management Open Source Web Development

Joomla! is a fantastic way to create a dynamic CMS. Now, you want to go to the next step and interact with your users. Forms are the way you ask questions and get replies. ChronoForms is the extension that lets you do that and this article tells you how.

In this article by Bob Janes, author of the book ChronoForms 3.1 for Joomla! site Cookbook , we will cover:

  • Using PHP to create "select" drop-downs
  • Using Ajax to look up e-mail addresses
  • Get information from a DB table to include in your form
  • Show a form in a smoothbox

This article gives you recipes for some typical advanced form features—we encourage you to adopt and adapt to the ideas here to meet your particular needs.

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Adding an Event Calendar to your Joomla! Site using JEvents

by Suhreed Sarkar | October 2010 | Cookbooks Joomla! Content Management Open Source PHP Web Development

Event calendars are essential for many websites. For example, your company website may contain one event calendar to display the events. Showing event information through a calendar helps visitors to view your schedule easier. A good calendar application also helps you to schedule your work. This article by Suhreed Sarkar, author of Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions Cookbook, shows you how to add an event calendar to your Joomla! site using JEvents.

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Adding and Importing Configuration items in System Center 2012 Service Manager

by Samuel Erskine (MCT) Steve Beaumont | January 2013 | Cookbooks Enterprise Articles

System Center 2012 Service Manager builds on its predecessor System Center Service Manager 2010, by extending the ITIL© process features to include Service Request fulfillment, Release Management, and automated orchestration with significant enhancements in its reporting capabilities. The full set of additions and improvements can be found at the official Microsoft website for the product. System Center 2012 Service Manager (SCSM) is a modular product made up of a series of submodular components. Installing the product is simple using the official product documentation and online community resources.

In this article by Andreas Baumgarten (MVP), one of the co-authors of Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Manager Cookbook, we will cover the following tasks:

  • Adding configuration items manually
  • Importing active directory configuration items
  • Importing configuration manager configuration items
  • Importing operations manager configuration items
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Adding Animations

by David Horachek | March 2014 | Games Open Source

In this article by David Horachek, the author of Creating E-Learning Games with Unity, discusses the various animation systems in Unity3D.

Until this point, we have been successfully developing our game with the in-editor primitives provided by Unity3D. To add a professional layer of polish, we will learn how to add skinned models and various types of animations to our e-learning game. We will download skinned mesh models and animations from a popular site and learn how to integrate them into the game, as we develop a character motion system. We will also learn about the in-editor animation editor and how it can be used to animate static meshes (appropriate for in-game models such as buildings, cars, and statues that are not weighted to a 3D skeletal hierarchy).

In this article, we will discuss the following topics:

  • Exploring 3D hierarchies
  • Skinned meshes in Unity3D
  • Exploring the Mechanim animation system
  • Exploring the Unity Animation editor
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Adding Bodies to the World

by Emanuele Feronato | December 2012 | Games Open Source

Bodies are what make Box2D games possible. Anything you can move or interact with, is a body . Birds, pigs, and crates in Angry Birds are bodies, as well as the idol and the totem bricks in Totem Destroyer.

In this article by Emanuele Feronato, author of Box2D for Flash Games, we will cover:

  • Creating a fixture
  • Creating a box shape
  • Different body types — static, dynamic, and kinematic
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Adding Calendar to a Web Site using Drupal 6

by Mark Noble | December 2008 | MySQL Content Management Drupal PHP Web Development

In this article by Mark Noble, we will learn about adding calendar to our web site. A calendar is a fantastic way of keeping customers coming back to your site and your business at regular intervals so that they can take advantage of specials, sales, and other time-limited events.

We will consider the example of an imaginary web site created for a restaurant called Good Eatin' Bistro. Chef Wanyama is the owner of the Good Eatin' Bistro, a popular upscale restaurant. You can check this web site at http://goodeatin.drupalbyexample.com/.

We will create a basic event calendar, which displays information about musical concerts, special events, and more, for the Good Eatin' restaurant.

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Adding Connectors in Bonita

by Rohit Bhat | November 2013 | Open Source

This article by Rohit Bhat, the author of Bonita Open Solution 5.x Essentials, looks at the various connector integration options available in Bonita Studio.

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Adding Dialogs

by Adam Boduch | July 2013 | Cookbooks Open Source

In this article, by Adam Boduch, author of Getting Started with Microsoft Lync Server 2013we will cover the following recipes:

  • Applying effects to dialog components
  • Waiting for API data to load
  • Using icons in the dialog title
  • Adding actions to the dialog title
  • Applying effects to dialog resize interactions
  • Using modal dialogs for messages

The dialog widget gives UI developers a tool with which they can present the user with forms or other pieces of information without disrupting what is currently on the page; dialogs create a new context. Out-of-the-box, developers can do a lot with dialog options, and many of these capabilities are turned on by default. This includes the ability to resize the dialog, and move it around on the page.

In this article, we'll address some common pitfalls of dialog usage typical in any web application. There is often a need to adjust the controls of the dialog and its overall appearance; we'll touch on a few of those. We'll also look at how interacting with API data complicates dialog usage and the ways to deal with that. Finally, we can add some polish to dialog widgets by looking at the various ways in which we can apply effects to them.

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Adding Dialogs

by Adam Boduch | July 2013 | Cookbooks Open Source

In this article, by Adam Boduch, author of Getting Started with Microsoft Lync Server 2013, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Applying effects to dialog components
  • Waiting for API data to load
  • Using icons in the dialog title
  • Adding actions to the dialog title
  • Applying effects to dialog resize interactions
  • Using modal dialogs for messages

The dialog widget gives UI developers a tool with which they can present the user with forms or other pieces of information without disrupting what is currently on the page; dialogs create a new context. Out-of-the-box, developers can do a lot with dialog options, and many of these capabilities are turned on by default. This includes the ability to resize the dialog, and move it around on the page.

In this article, we'll address some common pitfalls of dialog usage typical in any web application. There is often a need to adjust the controls of the dialog and its overall appearance; we'll touch on a few of those. We'll also look at how interacting with API data complicates dialog usage and the ways to deal with that. Finally, we can add some polish to dialog widgets by looking at the various ways in which we can apply effects to them.

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Adding Features to your Joomla! Form using ChronoForms

by Bob Janes | August 2010 | Joomla! Content Management Open Source Web Development

Joomla! is a fantastic way to create a dynamic CMS. Now, you want to go to the next step and interact with your users. Forms are the way you ask questions and get replies. ChronoForms is the extension that lets you do that and this article tells you how.

In this article by Bob Janes, author of the book ChronoForms 3.1 for Joomla! site Cookbook , we will cover:

  • Adding a validated checkbox
  • Adding an "other" box to a drop-down
  • Sending an SMS message on submission
  • Signing up to a newsletter service
  • Adding a conversion-tracking script
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