Running a social web application means having a community of users who have common interests, and who use the application to share their interests and findings with each other. We will want to enhance the social experience of our users. In the previous article we built a friend network feature and let users browse bookmarks of friends.
In this article by Ayman Hourieh, we will learn how to:
- Enable users to invite friends to your web site
- Improve the interface with status messages
Beginning with programming in Excel 2007 using VSTO 3.0 and proceeding with programming concepts, we are going to learn how to manipulate data inside Excel. Later, you will learn the concepts of workbook manipulation and worksheet manipulation, with code samples. When programming in the Excel 2007, the object model plays an important role. You will learn the most important and widely used objects, with the help of demonstrations.
In this article by Vivek Thangaswamy, we will take a look at the following:
- Excel 2007 in Visual Studio 2008, including how to start an Excel solution in Visual Studio 2008
- Excel 2007 solution: the object model, and the object model functional area
- Data and worksheet manipulation in Excel 2007
- Data processing with Microsoft SQL Server 2008
One of the driving goals for the ASP.NET MVC framework has been to create a flexible framework in which every component can be extended or replaced by a custom solution, whether developed by you or obtained from a third-party vendor. In this article by Maarten Balliauw, you will learn how you can customize and extend the ASP.NET MVC framework.Read Customizing and Extending the ASP.NET MVC Framework in full
In this article by Marc Delisle, we will learn how to bring back exported data that we create for backup or transfer purposes. Exported data may also come from authors of other applications, and could contain the whole foundation structure of these applications and some sample data.
The current phpMyAdmin version (3.1) can import files containing MySQL statements (usually having a .sql suffix, but not necessarily so) and CSV files (comma-separated values, although the separator is not necessarily a comma) directly.
The import feature can be accessed from several panels:
- The Import menu available from the homepage, the Database view, or the Table view
- The Import files menu offered inside the Query window
The primary focus of Support for Developers of Spring Web Flow is to introduce tools: build systems and IDEs. This will help developers build web applications using Spring Web Flow. This article by Sven Lüppken, shows you more about the Ant and the Maven build systems. We will also see how we can add support for the Spring Framework in the Eclipse IDE and include Spring NetBeans modules in the NetBeans IDE.Read Support for Developers of Spring Web Flow 2 in full