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Working with XML in Flex 3 and Java-part1

by Satish Kore | June 2009 | Java Open Source

In this two-part article series by Satish Kore, you will learn how to work with XML data using Flex's E4X approach. In the first part of this article series i.e. this article, we will start with the basics and move ahead to understand E4X completely. In the second part of this article series, we will learn about loading external XML documents, and also look at an example illustrating the explained concepts.

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External Tables in Oracle 10g/11g Database: Part 2

by Hector R. Madrid | June 2009 | Oracle

In the previous part of the article by Hector R. Madrid, we learnt the basics of an External Table. It dealt with a brief description, procedure to create, and the compatibility of External Tables. In this part, we will discuss about the data transformation with External Tables. Finally, we will see the enhancements Oracle 11g has brought about in External Tables.

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Enhancing User Experience with WordPress 2.7(Part 2)

by Jean-Baptiste Jung | June 2009 | Content Management Open Source PHP WordPress

In this two-part article by Jean Baptiste-Jung, we shall learn how to enhance user experience and make your blog a better place for the visitors. In the first part we saw how to use paginator, highlight searched text in search results, and use the CSS sliding doors technique within WordPress.

In this part, you will learn:

  • Creating a drop-down menu for your categories
  • Adding a breadcrumb to your theme
  • Displaying related posts
  • Displaying tabs on your sidebar
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Your First Application in Aptana RadRails

by Javier Ramírez | June 2009 | AJAX Open Source Web Development

In this article by Javier Ramírez, you will learn to create your first application in Aptana RadRails.

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External Tables in Oracle 10g/11g Database: Part 1

by Hector R. Madrid | June 2009 | Oracle

In this two-part article by Hector R. Madrid, we will learn about the External Tables in Oracle 10g/11g Database. When working in data warehouse environments, the ExtractionTransformationLoading (ETL) cycle frequently requires the user to load information from external sources in plain file format, or perform data transfers among Oracle database in a proprietary format. This requires the user to create control files to perform the load. As the format of the source data regularly doesn't fit the one required by the Data Warehouse, a common practice is to create stage tables that load data into the database and create several queries that perform the transformation from this point on, to take the data to its final destination.

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