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Building a Facebook Application: Part 1

by Dr Mark Alexander Bain Hasin Hayder | July 2009 | PHP

You'll obviously want to start building applications, and that's just what we'll do in this two-part article. By the end of this two-part article by Dr. Mark Alexander Bain and Hasin Hayder, you'll be able to:

  • Extract Facebook information to be displayed by your application.
  • Store information in the Facebook cache, so that it can be displayed on your users' profile pages.
  • Store your own custom data.

The first part will cover the concepts of developing a simple Facebook application and also the way to write the Facebook profile.

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Troubleshooting and Gotchas in Oracle VM Manager 2.1.2

by Tarry Singh | July 2009 | Oracle

The journey with Oracle VM Manager is not free of troubles and errors. In this article, Tarry Singh will attempt to address the ones that are bound to bother you the most as far as Oracle VM Manager is concerned.

What will we cover in troubleshooting?

While we tackle the following issues in troubleshooting VM Manager. We are assuming that you are using the latest version of Oracle VM Manager and the Oracle VM Server version is 2.1.x:

  • Oracle VM Manager login takes too much time
  • VM guest creation fails
  • Not enough disk space available for ISOs and Templates
  • Cannot login to the VM remotely

 

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Storing Planning Data in IBM Cognos: D-Cube (Part 1)

by Jason Edwards Ned Riaz Rich Babaran | July 2009 |

In this two-part article by Ned Riaz, Jason Edwards, and Rich Babaran, we will discuss how data is stored in IBM Cognos Planning Analyst. We will begin by defining the D-Cube and explaining the things that you need to think about before creating the D-Cube. We will discuss the importance of the order of dimensions in enforcing calculation and format priorities. We will show you how you can view the multiple slices of the cube and how you can save a selection of the cube as a separate object. We will explain how you can restructure the dimensions of the cube by adding, deleting, substituting, and reordering dimensions. We will cover some of the important functions available with the D-Cube, including global formatting, exporting, and other options that can make it easier for you to work with the program. We will illustrate how you can use data entry commands that will enable you to enter data, execute mathematical operations, or set restrictions for a cell, a range of cells, or the entire cube. Finally, we will cover Breakback—a powerful feature that allows you to cascade changes throughout the cube simply by making the change to a calculated item.

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Extending Oracle VM Management

by Tarry Singh | July 2009 | Oracle

In this article by Tarry Singh, we will learn more about Oracle VM Management.
The following topics will be covered in this article:

  • Managing Oracle VM Server repository
  • Backing up or Restoring Oracle VM Manager
  • Enabling security

 

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