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Start Ad Serving with OpenX

by Murat Yilmaz | March 2010 | Open Source

In this article by Murat Yilmaz, author of OpenX Ad Server: Beginner's Guide, we will start our first campaign and show the first banner as fast as we can by using the minimum settings of OpenX Ad Server.

In this article we shall:

  • Define an advertiser
  • Create a campaign and banner
  • Define a website and zone on this website
  • Link the banner to this zone
  • Serve this banner on this website zone by using a web page
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User Interface Enhancement Techniques with Drupal and Ubercart 2.x

by George Papadongonas Yiannis Doxaras | March 2010 | MySQL Drupal e-Commerce Open Source PHP

In the previous article by George Papadongonas and Yiannis Doxaras, authors of Drupal E-commerce with Ubercart 2.x, we saw how to implement more complex marketing technique such as cross-selling using taxonomy and recommendation systems for Drupal with Ubercart, how to create an alternative layout for products using panels and enhance user interface using views. In this article we show we will you how to offer a better browsing experience to your visitors, and how to use enhanced marketing techniques to attract more clients and to make them spend more money in your store. In this article we are going to show you:

  • How to improve the shopping cart
  • How to manage product prices and discounts in a better way
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Preventing Attacks on Joomla! 1.5 Websites

by James Kennard | March 2010 | Joomla! Content Management Open Source

In this article by James Kennard, author of Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development, we will investigate some of the more common forms of attack and how we can prevent them from affecting our extensions and we will take a look at how we can deal with users whom we believe to be attackers.

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Configuring and Formatting iReport Elements

by Shamsuddin Ahammad | March 2010 | Java Open Source

In this article by Shamsuddin Ahammad, author of iReport 3.7, we will cover:

  • Understanding bands
  • Configuring and using report bands
  • Maintaining the size, position, and alignment of the report elements
  • Modifying report fonts
  • Using the library
  • Using borders
  • Modifying element properties

This article is a follow up of the article Setting Up the iReport Pages.

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Setting Up the iReport Pages

by Shamsuddin Ahammad | March 2010 | Java Open Source

This article by Shamsuddin Ahammad, author of iReport 3.7, covers configuring report properties

If we use the Report Wizard for generating reports, some default report properties (page size, margins, and so on) are set automatically. For our software or reports, we may need to modify the default report properties at times, so that it fulfills the user (or software) requirements.

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