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Connecting to Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 with Visual Studio

by Jayaram Krishnaswamy | July 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

SQL Server Compact Edition 3.5 can be used to create applications that are useful for a number of business uses such as: Portable applications; Occasionally connected clients and embedded applications and devices. SQL Server Compact differs from other SQL Servers in that there is just one file which can be password protected and features 128-bit file level encryption. It is referential integrity compliant; supports multiple connections; has transactions support with rich data types.

In this tutorial by Jayaram Krishnaswamy, various scenarios where you may need to connect to SQL Server Compact using Visual Studio IDE (both 2008 and 2010) are described in detail. Connecting to SQL Server Compact 4.5 using Visual Studio 2010 Express (free version of Visual Studio) is also described. The connection is the starting point for any database related program and therefore mastering the connection task is crucial to work with the SQL Server Compact.

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Building Your Hello Mediation Project using IBM WebSphere Process Server 7 and Enterprise Service Bus 7

by Salil Ahuja Swami Chandrasekaran | July 2010 | Enterprise Articles IBM Web Development

This article by Swami Chandrasekaran and Salil Ahuja, authors of Application Development for IBM WebSphere Process Server 7 and Enterprise Service Bus 7, provides an overview of WESBbased programming fundamentals including Service Message Objects (SMO) and Mediation Flows. It helps us to build our first HelloMediationModule. Instructions are provided to create, implement, and assemble the HelloMediationModule and HelloProcess. These modules are then deployed on the WebSphere Process Server, which is a part of the WID Unit Test Environment.

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Understanding ShapeSheet™ in Microsoft Visio 2010

by David John Parker | July 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

In this article by David J. Parker, author of Microsoft Visio 2010 Business Process Diagramming and Validation, we will discuss Microsoft Visio ShapeSheet™ and the key sections, rows, and cells, along with the functions available for writing ShapeSheet™ formulae, where relevant for structured diagrams.

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Fine Tune the View layer of your Fusion Web Application

by Jobinesh Purushothaman | July 2010 | Enterprise Articles Java Oracle

Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF) is an end to end enterprise application development framework built on Java and Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE) technology stack. This is based on standard patterns and proven technologies, built with a motive of simplifying the technology complexity. Oracle ADF follows Model-View-Controller design (MVC) pattern, by adding definite roles to each layer.

A 'Fusion Web Application' is an enterprise web application built using ADF Faces for the view, ADF Model for data binding, and ADF Page Flow for the controller and ADF Business Components for business services. This article by Jobinesh Purushothaman, discusses basic guidelines on how to improve the performance and scalability of the view layer of a Fusion Web Application.

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Organizing Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

by Mark Polino | July 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

In this article by Mark Polino, author of the book Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Cookbook, we will look at:

  • Speeding up account entry with Account Aliases
  • Gaining visibility with Horizontal Scroll Arrows
  • Streamlining payables processing by prioritizing vendors
  • Getting clarity with User Defined fields
  • Developing connections with Internet User Defined fields

These recipes are designed to help administrators get more out of Dynamics GP for their users by organizing Dynamics GP.

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Java in Oracle Database

by Nataraju Neeluru | July 2010 | Enterprise Articles Java Oracle

In this article by Nataraju Neeluru, we will try to get some understanding of what the Oracle database offers for Java and the Java developers. We will not go into the details of any particular feature or tool, because there are too many to discuss here. Instead, we will just have an overview of the support for Java in Oracle database, and how it can be used. In other words, we will focus more on what things are available, rather than how to do those things.

We will familiarize ourselves with:

  • Various things that Oracle database offers by means of an embedded Java runtime
  • How Java stored procedures can be used to extend the PL/SQL world to Java
  • How SQL, PL/SQL and Java can work with each other.
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Tools and Techniques for Solving Least Privilege Security Problems

by Russell Smith | July 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

There may be situations where you need to support standard users and have no choice but to temporarily grant administrative privileges. This article by Russell Smith, author of Least Privilege Security for Windows 7, Vista and XP, includes information about tools and techniques that can be used to solve Least Privilege Security problems.

In this article we'll learn to:

  • Set up a system for temporarily granting administrative privileges to standard users for support purposes
  • Use Task Scheduler to run common processes without the need to elevate privileges
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New Oracle Books

by | August 2011 | Enterprise Articles Oracle

 New Oracle Books Published

Packt has an array of new Oracle books published, with something to interest everyone

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Maintaining Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

by Mark Polino | July 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

Maintaining Dynamics GP is an important part of keeping the system healthy. In this article by Mark Polino, author of the book Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Cookbook, we will look at some common maintenance items including:

  • Preventing entry of wrong dates by Closing Periods
  • Improving performance by adjusting AutoComplete settings
  • Cleaning up Accounts Receivable with Paid Transaction Removal
  • Providing correct tax information by Updating 1099 information
  • Maintaining updated code by rolling out Service Packs with Client Updates
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Microsoft Office Live Small Business: Extending the Personal Website

by Rahul Pitre | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

Office Live Small Business is Microsoft's web-presence service for small businesses. It's part software and part service. In fact, Microsoft calls this strategy Software + Services.

In the previous article we have learned How to create and Customize your Home Page

In this article byRahul Pitre, author of Microsoft Office Live Small Business: Beginner’s Guide we will learn :

  • A Contact Us page that enables visitors to contact you
  • A Privacy Policy page that tells visitors how you use their personal information, such as their names and e-mail addresses
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