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Packt Open Source and Packt Enterprise Have Launched

by | April 2010 | Enterprise Articles Open Source

Packt Publishing has today launched two new brands - Packt Open Source and Packt Enterprise. These brands are being launched with the books Moodle 1.9 Theme Design: Beginner's Guide and Microsoft Silverlight 4 Data and Services Cookbook.

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Querying the Data Grid in Coherence 3.5: Obtaining Query Results and Using Indexes

by Aleksandar Seovic Mark Falco Patrick Peralta | April 2010 | Oracle

In a previous article we covered working with value extractors and simplifying queries in Oracle Coherence 3.5. We will take the discussion further by seeing how to obtain query results. We will also talk about indexes and the impact they have on query performance.

In this article by Aleksandar Seovic, Mark Falco and Patrick Peralta, authors of Oracle Coherence 3.5, we will cover:

  • Obtaining query results
  • Using indexes to improve query performance
  • Coherence query limitations
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How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions

by Alfonso V. Romero | April 2010 | Beginner's Guides Linux Servers Open Source

In this article by Alfonso V. Romero, author of VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide, you shall learn what the Guest Additions are and how to install them on Windows, Linux, and Open Solaris virtual machines.

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Working with Value Extractors and Simplifying Queries in Oracle Coherence 3.5

by Aleksandar Seovic Mark Falco Patrick Peralta | April 2010 | Oracle

Usually you can access data in the Coherence cache using identity-based operations, such as get and put. In many cases this will be exactly what you need, but there will also be many other situations where you either won't know an object's identity or you will simply need to look up one or more objects based on attributes other than the identity.

In this article by Aleksandar Seovic, Mark Falco and Patrick Peralta, authors of Oracle Coherence 3.5, we will cover:

  • Built-in filters for querying the Data Grid
  • Implementing a custom value extractor
  • Implementing a FilterBuilder class that will allow us to define the queries in a simpler way
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Flash Video Encoding, Skinning and Components in Wordpress

by Peter Spannagle Sarah Soward | April 2010 | Content Management Open Source Web Development WordPress

In this article by Peter Spannagle and Sarah Soward, authors of the book Wordpress and Flash 10x Cookbook, we will cover the following:

  • Encoding with the Flash Media Encoder
  • Using preset skins
  • Hiding and Showing preset skins
  • Using Video Component buttons
  • Modifying Video Component buttons to customize your own skin
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