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Designing and Creating Database Tables in Ruby on Rails

by A P Rajshekhar | April 2008 | Open Source

Ruby on Rails is a recent entrant in the world of web application framework. Ruby is the language used and Ruby on Rails is the framework built upon Ruby. In this article by A.P. Rajshekhar, we will be designing and creating database tables for a User Management Module (UMM). The UMM is responsible for Registering users, Modifying user information, Assigning roles or privileges, Viewing the user, and Deleting the user. Let us go forward and look at the background information required for designing and creating the database tables used for this module.

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Designing an Avatar in Flash Multiplayer Virtual Worlds

by Makzan | August 2010 | Open Source Web Graphics & Video

In this article, by Makzan, author of Flash Multiplayer Virtual Worlds, we will discuss several important techniques for designing avatars in virtual world.

We will specifically cover:

  • Determining the direction numbers of avatars' views
  • Rendering avatars in Flash virtual world
  • Drawing an avatar in Flash
  • Creating an avatar class
  • Logging in SmartFoxServer with avatar
  • Using user variables in virtual world
  • Adding name to the avatar
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Designing a XenDesktop® Site

by Craig Thomas Ellrod | April 2014 | Enterprise Articles

In this article by Craig Thomas Ellrod, the author of Getting Started with XenDesktop® 7.x, he starts with defining the pieces or components that make up a XenDesktop Site along with the terminology and concepts involved. We then set out to design a basic XenDesktop architecture, which ends with a network diagram that we will use as a roadmap. In this article, we will cover the following topics:

  • The components of XenDesktop®

  • Terminology and concepts

  • System requirements

  • Designing a basic XenDesktop® Site

  • Common ports used in network communication

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Designing a XenApp 6 Farm

by Guillermo Musumeci | June 2011 | Enterprise Articles

XenApp 6 is the leader in application hosting and virtualization delivery, allowing users from different platforms such as Windows, Mac, Linux, and mobile devices to connect to their business applications. It reduces resources and costs for application distribution and management. Using Citrix XenApp 6, you can deploy secure applications quickly to thousands of users.

The most important step before any Citrix deployment is to understand the features of the product and design the architecture before the servers are set up.

In this article by Guillermo Musumeci, author of Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6, we will cover the following topics:

  • Learning Citrix farm terminology and concepts
  • Designing a basic XenApp architecture
  • Designing a basic pilot plan
  • Creating a list of applications to publish in our Citrix farm
  • Reviewing a list of applications and deciding the best method to deliver them
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Designer Friendly Templates

by Torsten Uhlmann | May 2013 | Open Source Web Development

In this article by Torsten Uhlmann, the author of Instant Lift Web Applications How-to, we will see Lift's way of cleanly separating the HTML view from server-side logic.

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Design, Install, and Configure

by Joel Lindberg Peter Björk Peter von Oven | March 2014 | Enterprise Articles

In this article by Michael Larkin, author of VMware Horizon Workspace Essentials, we will cover the basic installation and configuration of Horizon Workspace 1.5. After making sure all the prerequisites are in place, we can now deploy the Horizon Workspace vApp.

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Design with Spring AOP

by Massimiliano Dessì | February 2009 | Java Open Source Web Development

In this article by Massimiliano Dessi, we're going to examine some important design decisions to build better applications. In these design decisions, the AOP plays a significant role because it provides smart solutions to common crosscutting problems.

We will look at the following AOP design solutions:

  • Concurrency with AOP
  • Transparent caching with AOP
  • Security with AOP
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Design Tools and Basics

by Joe Larson | September 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Joe Larson, author of 3D Printing Blueprints, we will start with the rules of designing objects for successful 3D prints and then introduce the software that will be used.

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Design patterns

by Arda Kılıçdağı Halil İbrahim Yılmaz | July 2014 | Open Source Web Development

In this article by Arda Kılıçdağı and H. İbrahim YILMAZ, authors of Laravel Design Patterns and Best Practices, we will introduce design patterns. A design pattern is basically a pattern of software design that is implemented on multiple projects, and its intended success gives an idea to prove this pattern as a solution of commonly recurring problems.

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Derivatives Pricing

by Agnes Vidovics-Dancs Gergely Daróczi | November 2013 | Open Source

This article written by Ágnes Vidovics-Dancs and Gergely Daróczi, the authors of Introduction to R for Quantitative Finance, explains the pricing of derivatives using discrete and continuous time models. Furthermore, you will learn how to calculate derivatives' risk measures and the so-called "Greeks".

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Deployment of Reports with BIRT

by John Ward | January 2009 | Java Open Source

Deployment answers the need to have the generated reports reach the relevant user.In this article by John Ward, we are going to look at two different Deployment options available. We will look at the BIRT Viewer for J2EE that comes with the BIRT Runtime and is embedded into the BIRT Eclipse IDE, and we are also going to look at a basic Java application that implements the Report Engine API to run reports. We will also cover the command-line tools that come with the BIRT Runtime for executing reports.

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Deploying Your DotNetNuke Portal

by Daniel N. Egan | June 2008 | .NET Microsoft Content Management Open Source

Once your portal is looking the way you want it to, it is time to share your creation with the rest of the world. We want to transfer our site from our local computer and set it up on the World Wide Web.

In this article by Daniel N. Egan, you will know the following:

  • How to obtain a domain name for your site
  • What to look for in a hosting provider
  • How to modify your files to prepare for moving to a host
  • How to set up your database on a hosted site
  • What file permissions are needed for your site to run
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Deploying your Applications on WebSphere Application Server 7.0 (Part 1)

by Steve Robinson | August 2009 | Java

After installing an application server, we would want to deploy applications. Applications can be installed manually or in an automated fashion using scripts. In this two-part article by Steven Charles Robinson, we will cover how to manually deploy a J2EE (Enterprise Edition) application. As we walk through this article, we will show you how to deploy two applications. One application does not require database connectivity; the second is a database aware application which requires some WebSphere configuration to provide database connectivity to the application.

In this article, we will cover the following topics:

  • Application server internals
  • The web container
  • Virtual hosts
  • WebSphere ports
  • Data sources
  • Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI)
  • Application deployment
  • J2EE applications
  • Enterprise Archive (EAR)
  • Web Archive (WAR)
  • Java Archive (JAR)
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Deploying Storm on Hadoop for Advertising Analysis

by Brian O'Neill P. Taylor Goetz | March 2014 | Open Source

This article by P. Taylor Goetz and Brian O'Neill, the authors of the book Storm Blueprints: Patterns for Distributed Real-time Computation, focusses on the Hadoop File System (HDFS) and Yet Another Resource Negotiator (YARN).

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Deploying HTML5 Applications with GNOME

by Mohammad Anwari | May 2013 | Beginner's Guides Open Source

The concept of running HTML5 applications is like running the application in a stripped-down web browser as a wrapper. The UI wrapper for our HTML5 application will be written in Vala, using the GTK+ flavor of the famous WebKit layout engine, which is called WebKitGTK+.

In this article, by Mohammad Anwari author of GNOME 3 Application Development Beginner's Guide, we will not only learn how to run our HTML5 applications inside a UI wrapper,but will also learn to use GNOME platform as the middleware. Specifically, our topics for this article are as follows:

  • Embedding WebKit inside our GTK+ application

  • Introducing JavaScriptCore

  • Interfacing with JavaScriptCore

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Deploying Applications and Software Updates on Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

by Brian Mason Greg Ramsey | September 2012 | Cookbooks Enterprise Articles Microsoft

In this article by Greg Ramsey, co-author of Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Administration Cookbook, we'll cover:

  • Creating applications and deployment types
  • Managing Software Center and Application Catalogue
  • Preparing for software updates
  • Creating and monitoring software updates
  • Leveraging Automatic Deployment Rules (ADRs)
  • Reducing collection dependencies with conditional rules and global conditions
  • Deploying custom updates
  • Converting classic packages to applications
  • Creating and deploying Virtual Applications (App-V)
  • Superseding applications
  • Monitoring content and deployment status
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Deploying and Exploring Skin Objects using DotNetNuke

by John K Murphy | September 2010 | Cookbooks Open Source

In the previous article, Creating a Simple Skin using DotNetNuke, we took a look at the recipes to create a simple skin

In this article by John K. Murphy, author of DotNetNuke 5.4 Cookbook, we will cover the following topics:

  • Deploying your skins and containers
  • Exploring skin objects
  • Creating a simple HTML container
  • Creating a basic ASCX container
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Deploying a Vert.x application

by Tero Parviainen | September 2013 | Open Source Web Development

In this article by Tero Parviainen, author of Real-Time Web Application development using Vert.x 2.0, we will learn how to deploy a Vert.x web application on a server, making it available on the Internet. You'll also learn how to set up deployment scripts that enable the continuous delivery of updated versions of your application.

We will be walking through one deployment scenario, which has been shown to work well in the real world. It involves deploying our Vert.x application to an Ubuntu Linux server.

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Deploying .NET-based Applications on to Microsoft Windows CE Enabled Smart Devices

by Jagadish Chatarji Pulakhandam Sunitha Paruchuri | November 2007 | .NET Microsoft Oracle

Microsoft Windows Mobile Platform is now fully supported with .NET technology. We can develop and deploy .NET-based applications directly on to smart devices enabled with Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system.This article by Jagadish Chatarji Pulakhandam and Sunitha Paruchuri shows an example of deploying such an application.

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