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Implementing Alfresco JavaScript API Functionalities

by Snig Bhaumik | July 2011 | Open Source

The JavaScript API is a unique model for writing programs and services using JavaScript (ECMA Script) 1.6 compatible files. The API enables developers to write scripts that can access, modify, or create various Alfresco Repository objects such as users, nodes, groups, tags, categories, and so on.

In this article by Snig Bhaumik, author of Alfresco 3 Cookbook, we will cover:

  • Adding/Changing the contents of a document
  • Creating a backup copy of a document
  • Adding a tag to a document
  • Assigning Permissions to a User
  • Debugging Alfresco JavaScript
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Implementing AJAX Grid using jQuery data grid plugin jqGrid

by Bogdan Brinzarea Cristian Darie | January 2010 | AJAX PHP

In this article by Audra Hendrix, Bogdan Brinzarea and Cristian Darie, authors of AJAX and PHP: Building Modern Web Applications 2nd Edition, we will discuss the usage of an AJAX-enabled data grid plugin, jqGrid.

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Implementing a WCF Service in the Real World

by Mike Liu | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

WCF is the acronym for Windows Communication Foundation. It is Microsoft's latest technology that enables applications in a distributed environment to communicate with each other.

In this article by, Mike Liu, author of  WCF 4.0 Multi-tier Services Development with LINQ to Entities, we will create and test the WCF service by following these steps:

  • Create the project using a WCF Service Library template
  • Create the project using a WCF Service Application template
  • Create the Service Operation Contracts
  • Create the Data Contracts
  • Add a Product Entity project
  • Add a business logic layer project
  • Call the business logic layer from the service interface layer
  • Test the service

Here ,In this article, we will learn how to separate the service interface layer from the business logic layer

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Implementing a Microsoft .NET Application using the Alfresco Web Services

by Piergiorgio Lucidi Ugo Cei | August 2010 | Content Management Open Source

This article by Ugo Cei and Piergiorgio Lucidi, authors of the book Alfresco 3 Web Services, will teach you how to use the Alfresco Web Services API from your Microsoft .NET application. It will also show you how to configure your development environment using the open source IDE SharpDevelop. The .NET sample is a standard application that performs operations against the repository.

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Implementing a Calendar Control in the Yahoo User Interface (YUI)

by Dan Wellman | April 2008 | AJAX Open Source Web Development

The Yahoo User Interface (YUI) Calendar control, allows you to easily create a variety of attractive and highly functional calendar interfaces which can allow your visitors to quickly and easily select single dates, or range of dates. There is also a range of different formats of Calendar that we can create; there's the basic, single-select, and one-page calendar control which displays one month at a time, or there's a larger, multi-page calendar which allows multiple months to be displayed at once. Multi-select calendars can come in either single or multiple month display formats. In this article by Dan Wellman, we will see how to implement a calendar control in the YUI.

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Implementing a Basic HelloWorld WCF (Windows Communication Foundation) Service

by Mike Liu | December 2008 | .NET BPEL Microsoft SOA

SOA is an architectural design pattern by which several guiding principles determine the nature of the design. Basically, SOA states that every component of a system should be a service, and the system should be composed of several loosely-coupled services.WCF is the acronym for Windows Communication Foundation. It is Microsoft's latest technology that enables applications in a distributed environment to communicate with each other.WCF is an umbrella technology that covers ASMX web services, .NET remoting, WSE, Enterprise Service, and System Messaging. It is designed to offer a manageable approach to distributed computing, broad interoperability, and direct support for service orientation. WCF supports many styles of distributed application development by providing a layered architecture. At its base, the WCF channel architecture provides asynchronous, untyped message-passing primitives. Built on top of this base are protocol facilities for secure, reliable, transacted data exchange and a broad choice of transport and encoding options. In this article by Mike Liu, we will implement a basic WCF service from scratch.

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Implementation of SASS

by Alex Libby | March 2013 | Open Source Web Development

In this article by Alex Libby, author of SASS CSS How-to, we will cover the details of downloading and installing SASS as well as how SASS can be viewed in a browser.

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Implementation Case Study

by Andrew Bell Luis Augusto Weir | September 2013 | Enterprise Articles Oracle

This article by Luis Augusto Weir and Andrew Bell, the authors of the book Oracle SOA Governance 11g Implementation, introduces a case study that will be further developed throughout the article. It will introduce a fictitious company that is looking to implement SOA Governance following a maturity assessment and a SOA Roadmap elaboration. The case study will help you to understand the concepts being presented in this article, as well as how to apply them to implement Oracle SOA Governance in an easily digestible form by illustrating the typical problems faced by organizations introducing governance, and how the benefits derived from its inception must be measurable and tangible.

The case study is based on actual scenarios experienced by the authors and therefore should provide a realistic view of the key challenges faced when implementing SOA Governance, and how they can be overcome.

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Images, colors, and backgrounds

by Roberto Ulloa | October 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Roberto Ulloa, the author of Kivy: Interactive Applications in Python, we will learn how to add images and colors to shapes and how to position graphics at a front or back level . We continue using the same Python code of the first section: python drawing.py --size=400x100.

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Image classification and feature extraction from images

by Joel Lawhead | October 2013 | Open Source

This article by Joel Lawhead, author of Learning Geospatial Analysis with Python, describes how to classify images and extract features from images with the help of pure Python.

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Illuminating a Scene

by Juan Jiménez García | October 2013 | Games Open Source

This article by Juan Jimenez Garcia, the author of Building 3D Models with modo 701, covers the main aspects of illuminating a scene. You will learn the different types of light, and how/when to use them, along with some tips to get a good illumination according to your scene.

Our main concerns will be the following:

  • Working with lights
  • Types of light
  • Illuminating a scene
  • Tips on lighting
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Identifying Key Elements for Joomla! Template Design

by Tessa Blakeley Silver | October 2007 | Joomla! MySQL Content Management Open Source PHP Web Development

In the world of Joomla! websites where everyone has the same modules to work with, the three main things that will differentiate your site from all the others are the color scheme, graphic element style, and module placement.

In this article by Tessa Blakeley Silver, we will identify the key elements of a Joomla! template and discuss what considerations to make when contemplating your own design. You'll pick up some tips and tricks to help you define your color scheme and graphic style, as well as learn some standard techniques for optimizing and extracting images from your design while preparing to code it up.

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iClone 4.31 3D: Using Personas, iProps, and Helpers

by M.D. McCallum | October 2011 | Beginner's Guides

There are several AML-based Personas, Helpers, and iProps that are installed with iClone, which can help with many tasks. In this article by M D. McCallum, author of iClone 4.31 3D Animation Beginner's Guide , we are going to discuss some of these tasks here.

In this article we shall:

  • Have a basic overview of AML
  • Explore character personas
  • Work with AML driven templates
  • Use the AML driven helper for objects such as cars and planes

We'll get started with AML templates so let's just dive right in!

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Icinga Object Configuration

by Viranch Mehta | November 2013 | Networking & Telephony Open Source

In this article written by Viranch Mehta, author of the book Icinga Network Monitoring, we will learn about a localhost monitoring setup and also how to receive notification.

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IBM's BPM BlueWorks

by Matjaz B. Juric | November 2010 | BPEL Enterprise Articles IBM SOA

IBM's BPM BlueWorks is a cloud-based BPM entry point offering that allows business users (including leaders and analysts) to create, share, and collaborate on strategy maps, capability models, and process models. They can also leverage a vast collection of pre-built BPM content and contributions from other BPM experts and users around the world to move quickly from strategy mapping to process execution.

In this article by Matjaz B. Juric, author of the book WS-BPEL 2.0 for SOA Composite Applications with IBM WebSphere 7, we will take a look at building strategy maps, capability maps, and process models using IBM BPM BlueWorks.

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IBM WebSphere MQ commands

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

This article illustrates 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 will look at the WebSphere MQ commands we need to set up and administer the MQ environment.

In this article we will cover the following:

  • MQ queues
  • WebSphere MQ commands
  • Create/start/stop a Queue Manager
  • Issuing commands to a Queue Manager
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IBM WebSphere Application Server: Administration Tools

by Steve Robinson | September 2011 | Enterprise Articles IBM

WebSphere Application Server, often referred to simply as WAS, is a JEE-compliant application server platform. JEE stands for Java Enterprise Edition and was previously referred to as J2EE. JEE application servers provide functionality to deploy fault-tolerant, distributed, and multi-tier Java software.

In this article by Steve Robinson, author of IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide, we will be covering a few of the command-line tools shipped with WAS to help you with problem diagnosis when WebSphere or applications are not running as they should. We will also introduce the IBM Support Assistant, a very powerful WebSphere Application Server (WAS) support tool, and walk through how to analyze a WAS log file using one of the many ISA add-ons.

Specifically we will cover the following topics:

  • Dumping namespaces
  • EAR expander
  • IBM Support Assistant (ISA)
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IBM WebSphere Application Server Security: A Threefold View

by Omar Siliceo | February 2011 | Enterprise Articles IBM

IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment is IBM's flagship J2EE application server platform. It implements the J2EE technology stack. This stack enables the WebSphere Application Server platform to execute user's Java enterprise applications that perform business functions. There are several roles to using this platform such as architect, developer, and administrator, to mention a few. Within the administrator role, in turn, there are several functions such as installation, performance, security, and so on.

In this article by Omar Siliceo, author of the book IBM WebSphere Application Server v7.0 Security, we will cover the following:

  • The Enterprise Application Server infrastructure architecture view
  • The WebSphere Application Server architecture view
  • The WebSphere technology stack view
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IBM Tuesday Competition

by | February 2011 | Enterprise Articles IBM

Your chance to win 1 year's free subscription  to PacktLib every Tuesday!

To enter simply identify which IBM Book the jigsaw piece has been taken from

Correct answers will then be entered into a weekly raffle to win 1 year's subscription to PacktLib worth $220

This competition is now closed our lucky winners were: Anthony, Job Abraham and Michelle O'Rourke

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IBM Tuesday

by | February 2011 | Enterprise Articles IBM

Coming up to its 100th Anniversary, IBM isn't the only one celebrating this year...

On Tuesday 22nd February Packt has published an unprecedented three new IBM books in one day

To celebrate this occassion Packt has a special offer on all IBM print books

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Click here to enter Packt's IBM Tuesday Competition

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