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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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Customizing and Extending Apache MyFaces ExtVal

by Bart Kummel | March 2010 | Java Web Development

This article by Bart Kummel, author of Apache MyFaces 1.2 Web Application Development, discusses how we can extend ExtVal by creating our own custom validation strategy. This article is a follow up on Apache MyFaces Extensions Validator, an article by the same author that is an introduction to ExtVal.

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Content Management Modules In PHP-Nuke

by Douglas Paterson | March 2010 | MySQL Content Management Open Source PHP

The previous article of the series by Douglas Paterson, author of Building Websites with PHP-Nuke, shows us an overview of stories and the story publication process, also the way stories on our site are organized; stories are classified into topics and categories, and also how to edit and manage them. In this article which is the seventh article of the article series, we'll look at the PHP-Nuke modules for handling content. We will see how each of them works, how you add content with them, and what features they possess. We will cover these modules:

  • Content
  • FAQ
  • Encyclopedia
  • Web Links and Downloads
  • Reviews

For each module, we will explore both the visitor and administrator experience, and see how to work with the types of content these modules handle

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Creating a Voice Track with Audacity 1.3

by Bethany Hiitola | March 2010 | Open Source

This article by Bethany Hiitola, author of Getting started with Audacity 1.3, provides some practical instructions to get you started using Audacity to record voice tracks. We will discuss how to actually record the script, save it, and learn some tricks about adding more to an already-recorded voice track, record additional tracks, label and delete tracks.

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Recording an Interview with Skype using Audacity 1.3

by Bethany Hiitola | March 2010 | Open Source

In a previous article we described everything that you need to know about recording voice tracks. In this article by Bethany Hiitola, author of Getting started with Audacity 1.3, we will learn all the details of using third-party internet telephony software such as Skype to record telephone interviews. We will also cover how to set up a timed recording.

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