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by | June 2011 | Linux Servers Networking & Telephony

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by | March 2011 | Content Management Web Development
 

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Framework Comparison: Backbase AJAX framework Vs Other Similar Framework (Part 2)

by Ghica van Emde Boas Sergey Ilinsky | December 2009 | AJAX Architecture & Analysis Web Development

This is the second part of the article series on Framework Comparison: Backbase AJAX framework Vs Other Similar Framework. Read the Framework Comparison: Backbase AJAX framework Vs Other Similar Framework (Part 1) here.

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Framework Comparison: Backbase AJAX framework Vs Other Similar Framework (Part 1)

by Ghica van Emde Boas | December 2009 | AJAX Architecture & Analysis Web Development

This two-part article by Ghica van Emde Boas and Sergey Ilinsky, will attempt to classify the multiple solutions used today to build interactive websites and client-side applications. By doing a drill-down, we will approach the category to which we believe the Backbase AJAX framework belongs and from which the candidates for a more detailed comparison will be picked up. To make a fair comparison, we will eliminate any server-side frameworks, client-side libraries, and application frameworks—this is why you won't see GWT, JSF, jQuery, or PureMVC in the final comparison.

The libraries and frameworks mentioned in this comparison are very briefly described at the end of this article.

Also, at the end of this article (but before the framework reference overview), there is a section about integrating other frameworks with Backbase.

This article discusses the following topics in detail:

  • Toolkit classification
  • Backbase comparison to similar products
  • Techniques of integrating third-party widgets into Backbase
  • References to the mentioned libraries and frameworks
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Foundations

by Andrew Keig | November 2013 | Open Source Web Development

This article by Andrew Keig, the author of the book Advanced Express Web Application Development, demonstrates how to install Node.js and install Express globally. It also shows how to test our Express with Mocha and SuperTest. The various ways of logging into our application is also shown.

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Forms in Grok 1.0

by Carlos de la Guardia | February 2010 | Open Source Web Development

Grok has a mechanism for automating the creation and processing of forms. We'll see how it works in this article by Carlos de la Guardia, author of Grok 1.0 Web Development, along with a few other form-related subjects:

  • What is an interface
  • What is a schema
  • How interfaces and schemas are used to generate forms automatically, using Grok's form components
  • How to create, add, and edit forms
  • How to filter fields and prevent them from appearing in a form
  • How to change form templates and presentation
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Formatting and Enhancing Your Moodle Materials: Part 1

by Jeff Stanford | October 2009 | Moodle Open Source

This article by Jeff Stanford provides some guidelines for making your language learners' experience more effective by checking the quality of text, images, and audio. It also considers the importance of clear navigation paths.

You can use Moodle as it comes without having major design problems, but it's well worth paying attention to a few design principles that will enhance your users' language-learning Moodle experience. Before you begin, why not take a look at other Moodle sites and see what you like or don't like. Look at things such as layout, ease of navigation, use of color, and images. You'll find a list of thousands of registered Moodle sites at http://moodle.org/sites/.

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Form Validation with Codeigniter 1.7

by Adam Griffiths | April 2010 | Open Source PHP Web Development

Form validation is an important part of any application. Take a look at your favorite web application, notice that there are many forms in these web apps, and it is important that they be secure. It is also important that you have rules that should be adhered to; this also helps to keep a layer of security.

In this article by Adam Griffiths, author of CodeIgniter 1.7 Professional Development, you will:

  • Learn how the form validation process works
  • Build a contact form
  • Apply validation rules to the form's input fields
  • Use callbacks to create your own rules

We will cover database interaction seperately.

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Form Handling

by Leon Revill | February 2014 | Open Source Web Development

In this article written by Leon Revill, the author of the book jQuery 2.0 Development Cookbook, we will look at how to create robust and attractive web forms with animation, validation, and user feedback. We will cover:

  • Implementing basic form validation
  • Adding number validation
  • Adding credit card number validation
  • Adding date validation
  • Adding e-mail address validation
  • Implementing live form validation
  • Adding a password strength indicator
  • Adding anti-spam measures
  • Implementing input character restrictions
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Form customizations

by Dipankar Bhattacharya | August 2013 | CRM Enterprise Articles Microsoft

Forms enable the display of the entity data to the users. Here in this article by Dipankar Bhattacharya, author of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Cookbook, we will delve into the recipes for creating and customizing entity form. Forms are the most commonly used platform to display data inside the Dynamics CRM system. Hence, forms should be carefully designed and implemented.

So, in this article by Dipankar Bhattacharya author of Instant Parallel Processing with Gearman, we will discuss the following recipes:

  • Creating and customizing an entity main form
  • Controlling form behavior using JScript
  • Customizing the process-driven form (Dynamics CRM 2011 Online only)
  • Creating and customizing the mobile form
  • Configuring a form to be role-based
  • Creating and customizing a public view
  • Customizing search criteria for a Quick Find view
  • Creating a user's personal view
  • Deactivating or deleting a user's personal view
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Foreword by Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Practitioners

by | May 2011 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

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Delivering business solutions is more than just product play. Software is often viewed as the enabler; however, the key to success is how the solution is implemented and how the implementations are managed. With this as the background, Microsoft has developed Sure Step as the full lifecycle methodology for the Microsoft Dynamics solutions portfolio.

This article displays the foreword for Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step by Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step practitioners, Aditya Mohan, Anders Spatzek, Kundan Prakash, Lori Thalmann Pytlik and Muhammad Alam. It provides an insight into the the changes in the Dynamics space and how Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step is the tool that provides the confidence in the pre-sales cycle and assurance during the delivery, which makes a difference.

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Force.com: Data Management

by Siddhesh Kabe | January 2012 | CRM Enterprise Articles

The MVC model helps us separate the business logic from the display and data. Now, we can build an application on Force.com . For an effective application, having correct data is as important as having efficient business logic. Force.com is suitable for data-driven and process-driven applications, hence the data operations are massive. Force.com provides us with some really nice and efficient tools to manage, manipulate, and clean massive data per iteration.

In this article by Siddhesh Kabe, author of Force.com Developer Certification Handbook (DEV 401), we will learn:

  • How to import data using the data loader
  • The standard data management operations
  • How to import data using wizard
  • How to execute the data loader via command line
  • Some lessons in Force.com IDs

So let's start playing with the data.

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Follow the Money

by Stephen D. Kelly | April 2013 | Enterprise Articles Oracle

This article prepared by Stephen D. Kelly, author of Oracle Primavera Contract Management, Business Intelligence Publisher Edition v14 , In this we will look into the details of managing the money side of your project. These are the nuts and bolts of the core of PCM.

The money is at the core of PCM. All documents in PCM related to money are also related to a specific contractual relationship defined in PCM (trends being a possible exception). And since the contractual relationship is the center of the universe as far as PCM is concerned, it follows that managing the money is at the core of the system. If you understand the information in this article you will be far ahead of most users of PCM, and all the other articles will make more sense.

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Folding @ Home on Ubuntu: Cancer Research Made Easy

by Christer Edwards | December 2009 | Linux Servers

In the fall of the year 2000, Stanford University first released the Folding @ Home project to the public, which allowed household computers the ability to contribute to cancer research. Now, nearly a decade later, there are roughly 250,000 regular contributors to the project and over 2,000,000 that have ever contributed at all. This article by Christer Edwards outlines the benefits of contributing to Folding @ Home as well as how to begin contributing yourself.

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Flex Multi-List Selector using List Control, DataGrid, and the Accordion

by Keith Lee | October 2009 | Open Source

The idea of a Multi-List Selector is not a new one. Apple implements something very similar to it in its Mac OS Operating System. Simply put, its a method of selecting an item by filtered hierarchical categories on a list by list basis. This structure is often seen while traversing files in directories, but can be applied with other data sources as well. This article by Keith Lee will demonstrate how to build a Multi-List Selector.

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Flex 101 with Flash Builder 4: Part 1

by Romin Irani | July 2009 | Java Open Source

Rich Internet Applications (RIA) have garnered a lot of attention in recent times and rightly so. They offer a rich and responsive user interface and embed several Web 2.0 features that are required in today’s applications. Key features among them include rich media integration, responsiveness, real-time, offline capabilities and a desktop/web deployment model.

There are several tools/frameworks available today to develop RIAs. One of the leading frameworks that has garnered a lot of attention and developer interest over the last couple of years is the Flex Framework from Adobe Systems.

This article by Romin Irani introduces the RIA development framework Flex and its development IDE Flash Builder 4 (FB4) to the readers. The article covers the following:

  • What is Flex Ecosystem
  • Setting up the Development IDE, Flash Builder Beta 4
  • Sample programs that take the reader through the mechanics of developing applications using Flash Builder 4.
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