ADO.NET Data Services leverages the ADO.NET Entity Framework to build data services for relational data sources. These include support for MySQL, DB2, and Oracle in addition to MS SQL Server. It can also be used with non-relational data using an add-on provider model. With ADO.NET Data Services, the developers can build dynamic internet applications (AJAX, Silverlight, etc) that works across intranets as well as the internet. With this in place data access by applications is made possible using URI Syntax and using HTTP verbs operating on the data.
In this article by Dr. Jayaram Krishnaswamy, you will learn how to create a ADO.NET Data Service from scratch. You will also learn how you may access data using the URI constructs. The backend data for this tutorial comes from a copy of Northwind database named TestNorthwind on a named instance of SQL Server 2008. In order to work through this tutorial you should have Visual Studio 2008 SP1 installed. You also need to have .NET Framework 3.5 installed.Read Data Access with ADO.NET Data Services in full
As an administrator of an intranet website, you are required to provide an environment for employees to enjoy mailing, SMS text messaging with others. In this article by Jonas X. Yuan, we will discuss how to manage emails and then focus on SMS text messenger.
In this article we will learn how to:
- Manage (check, delete, forward, reply, search) mails.
- Set up mail portlet.
- Manage SMS text messenger portlet.
XDK 11g provides the Simple API for XML (SAX) and the Document Object Model (DOM) API for parsing an XML document. XDK 11g is included with JDeveloper 11g. XDK 11g parsers DOMParser and SAXParser may be configured for schema validation. In the previous article we discussed validating an XML document with an XML schema using XSDValidator. In this article by Deepak Vohra, we will discuss the procedure to validate an XML document with the SAXParser and the DOMParser.Read Schema Validation using SAX and DOM Parser with Oracle JDeveloper - XDK 11g in full
In the previous article, we saw module installation and how to add extra fields to our user profiles. In this article by Michael Peacock we will look into customizing user activity in Drupal 6 Social Networking.
Specifically, you will learn:
- About Gravatars(Globally Recognized Avatars) and how to enable them
- About settings and rules for users
- How users can track the activity of each other
- How to allow our users to customize their own blogs
- More about users, roles, and permissions