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Physics with UIKit Dynamics

by Kyle Begeman | May 2014 | Open Source

In this article, by Kyle Begeman, the author of Application Development in iOS 7, we will cover the basics of how UIKit Dynamics manages your application's behaviors. We will cover specific behaviors, such as gravity, bounce, and other physics properties. Additionally, we will learn how to create physical boundaries so that our views have something to collide with. Without these boundaries, our views would continue moving forever without stopping. We have a lot to cover, so let's get started!

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Using OpenStack Swift

by Amar Kapadia Kris Rajana Sreedhar Varma | May 2014 | Open Source

This article, by Amar Kapdia, Sreedhar Varma, and Kris Rajana, the authors of Implementing Cloud Storage with OpenStack Swift, explains the various mechanisms that are available to access OpenStack Swift. Using these mechanisms we will be able to authenticate accounts, list containers, create containers, create objects, delete objects, and so on. The various clients that are available to access OpenStack Swift are OpenStack Swift Client CLI, cURL client, HTTP REST API, JAVA libraries, .Ruby OpenStack libraries, Python libraries, and so on. In particular, we will be using OpenStack Swift client CLI, cURL and HTTP REST API to access OpenStack Swift and perform various operations on containers and objects. Also, we will be using EVault’s Long-Term Storage (LTS2) cloud storage to demonstrate the use of OpenStack Swift.

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Installing Vertica

by Rishabh Agrawal | May 2014 | Enterprise Articles

This article, by Rishabh Agrawal, the author of the book HP Vertica Essentials, highlights the installation of Vertica.

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Working with a Neo4j Embedded Database

by Onofrio Panzarino | May 2014 | Open Source

In this article, we'll see how to create a Neo4j database. Onofrio Panzarino, the author of this book, Learning Cypher, is a programmer with 15 years experience with various languages (mostly with Java), platforms, and technologies. He has gained a lot of experience with graph databases, particularly with Neo4j. This article throws light on setting up a new Neo4j database.

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Using the WebRTC Data API

by Andrii Sergiienko | May 2014 | Open Source Web Development

In this article, by Andrii Sergiienko, the author of WebRTC Blueprints, introduces the WebRTC technology and also highlights the salient features of Erlang. He also given a brief history of the Erlang language.

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