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Making a Better FAQ Page

by Natalie MacLees | July 2014 | Beginner's Guides Open Source Web Development

In this article by Natalie MacLees, the author of jQuery for Designers Beginner's Guide Second Edition, you'll learn how to traverse an HTML document with jQuery, how to show and hide elements, how to use simple jQuery animations, and how to easily toggle a class name for an element

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The Importance of Securing Web Services

by Andrés Salazar C. René Enríquez | July 2014 | Open Source Web Development

Securities on web services are very important because web services help us share information between distributed heterogeneous or homogeneous systems, allowing companies to achieve their business goals by sharing information, and it is precisely the information which must be protected from unwanted intruders.

In this article written by René Enríquez and Andrés Salazar, the author of RESTful Java Web Services Security, we will explore and implement each of the different security mechanisms and scenarios in which they can be used. You will be able to imagine more options to implement security in web services.

And as everything needs practice, you will go through a simple example of code, to learn the differences between authentication and authorization. Get ready for an interesting and useful topic.

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Indexes

by Basit A. Masood-Al-Farooq | July 2014 | Enterprise Articles

This article written by Basit A. Masood-Al-Farooq, author of the book SQL Server 2014 Development Essentials, provides all the information to help you understand indexes.

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Introspecting Maya, Python, and PyMEL

by Robert Galanakis | July 2014 | Open Source

In this article by Robert Galanakis, the author of Practical Maya Programming with Python, we will learn how to create your library, how to use an interpreter, create a function in your IDE, explore Maya and PyMEL, understand PyMEL data and math types.

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The .NET Framework Primer

by Dmitri Olechko | July 2014 | Enterprise Articles

This article created by Andre Dovgal, Gregor Noriskin, and Dmitri Olechko authors of Applied Architecture Patterns on the Microsoft Platform, Second Edition, presents an overview of the latest .NET version, and an assessment of the most notable namespaces in .NET based on their maturity, productivity, performance, and availability

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