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Using Javascript effects with Joomla! 1.5

by James Kennard | June 2010 | Joomla! Open Source

Joomla! is one of the world's top open source content management systems. The main sources of the PHP MySQL application's success are its comprehensive extension libraries, which extend Joomla! far beyond content management, and it's very active forums where one can easily tap into the knowledge of other Joomla! users, administrators, and developers.

In this article by,Chuck Lanham and James Kennard, author of Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development,we will cover Adding interactive and user-friendly JavaScript elements to our extensions

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Using jQuery and jQueryUI Widget Factory plugins with RequireJS

by Greg Franko | June 2013 | Java Open Source

This article by Greg Franko, the author of Instant Dependency Management with Require JS How-to, In this section we will demonstrate how to use jQuery and jQueryUI Widget Factory plugins with Require.js. In case you are not familiar, the jQueryUI Widget Factory provides a consistent API for building jQuery plugins and has become a popular tool for jQuery plugin authors.

Since more and more jQuery plugins use the jQueryUI Widget Factory, it is necessary to understand how to use these jQuery plugins with AMD loaders, such as Require.js.

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Using jQuery Script for Creating Dynamic Table of Contents

by Jonathan Chaffer Karl Swedberg | October 2007 | AJAX Open Source Web Development

This article by Karl Swedberg and Jonathan Chaffer, shows the basic categories of jQuery methods, and how they come into play within a jQuery script. To examine how the different aspects of jQuery are utilized, we will build a small script that will dynamically extract the headings from an HTML document and assemble them into a table of contents for that page.

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Using Lists and Tables with MediaWiki

by Mizanur Rahman | July 2008 | MySQL Open Source PHP

MediaWiki is a special software which is used to design Wikis. For any website, formatting is the key to creative and sophisticated designs. In this article by Mizanur Rahman, we will use advanced formatting components like lists and tables in MediaWiki to add content to a sample website.

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Using Location Data with PhoneGap

by Giorgio Natili | October 2013 | Beginner's Guides Open Source

In this article by Giorgio Natili, the author of the book PhoneGap 3 Beginner's Guide, you will:

  • Learn about geolocation and how its data are available in the device
  • Explore the differences between the HTML5 and the PhoneGap Geolocation APIs
  • Learn how to use the PhoneGap Geolocation API and how to integrate the Google Maps API in an app
  • Learn how to use Geolocation data in conjunction with external service providers such as Google Places
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Using Location in your iOS Apps – Core Location

by Zeeshan Chawdhary | April 2012 | Architecture & Analysis Beginner's Guides

The Core Location framework in the iOS SDK is an asynchronous API that uses delegation to report location information from the iOS device. Along with location information, Core Location also reports the Heading information (Heading here implies the direction in which a device is pointed), as well as allowing you to define geographic regions and monitor when you cross those regional boundaries.

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Using Maps in your Windows Phone App

by Zeeshan Chawdhary | July 2012 | Enterprise Articles

Maps provide a great visual experience for location-based services. Maps are now a default feature on most smartphones as they provide a good graphical overview of information (usually geotagged data) around the user's location.

With custom pin markers and directions, maps also help users navigate to their destination easily. Most importantly maps give the user a feeling that "This place is around the next block, north from where I am standing," so decision-making happens quickly for the user.

In this article by Zeeshan Chawdhary, author of Windows Phone 7.5: Building Location-aware Applications we shall cover the following topics:

  • Understanding map geometry
  • Overview of Windows Bing Maps Silverlight Control
  • Using maps in your Windows Phone application – Hello Maps
  • Using pushpins with maps
  • Custom map pushpins
  • Handling pushpin events
  • Working with Bing Maps geocoding and reverse geocoding services
  • Overview of Launchers and Choosers
  • Using directions with Bing Maps directions task
  • Performing local searches with BingMapsTask

 

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Using Media Files – playing audio files

by Martin Robinson | October 2013 | Enterprise Articles Open Source

In this article by Martin Robinson, the author of the book "Getting Started with JUCE" has described how an audio file playback can be controlled using a Graphical User Interface and adding an audio file playback support.

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Using memcached with Python

by Ahmed Soliman | November 2013 | Open Source Web Development

This article by Ahmed Soliman, the author of Getting started with memcached, is about how to connect to your memcached server(s) from your Python application.

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Using Mongoid

by Gautam Rege | December 2013 | Open Source Web Development

This article by Gautam Rege, the author of Learning Mongoid, discusses Origin, Memory Maps, Delayed sync, and Journals, Updating Documents and Attributes. Further, it talks about Write Concern, Text index.

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Using Moodle to integrate a Foreign Language Course in Secondary School

by Mariella Proietta | March 2010 | Moodle

The article by Mariella Proietta, aims to plan teaching and learning English as a foreign language. It discusses how to go about using the material available in the secondary school language textbook, to test Moodle as an E-learning platform in blended mode, and support rather than substitute the conventional class activities. Moodle can be used to integrate a school course for young people, with online activities that help them to increase their foreign language proficiency and also their competence in ICT(Information and Communication Technology). Most foreign language courses in secondary schools are supported by textbooks that provide plenty of audio material like audio-cassettes, CDs and even CD ROMs, but students seem quite reluctant to use these tools at home. The idea here is to take the advantage of Moodle E-learning environment to enrich the learning process, through a more complete exploitation of the teaching resources, contents and other the aids connected with the textbook chosen.

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Using Nginx as a Reverse Proxy

by Dipankar Sarkar | May 2011 | Open Source

Nginx is an open source high-performance web server, which has gained quite some popularity recently. Due to its modular architecture and small footprint, it has been the default choice for a lot of smaller Web 2.0 companies to be used as a load-balancing proxy server. It supports most of the existing backend web protocols such as FCGI, WSGI, and SCGI.

In this article by Dipankar Sarkar, author of Nginx 1 Web Server Implementation Cookbook, we will cover:

  • Using Nginx as a simple reverse proxy
  • Setting up a rails site using Nginx as a reverse proxy
  • Setting up correct reverse proxy timeouts
  • Setting up caching on the reverse proxy
  • Using multiple backends for the reverse proxy
  • Serving CGI files using thttpd and Nginx
  • Setting up load balancing with reverse proxy
  • Splitting requests based on various conditions using split-clients
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Using OpenCL

by Raymond Tay | August 2013 | Cookbooks Web Graphics & Video
<p>In this article by <b>Raymond Tay</b>, the author of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.packtpub.com/opencl-parallel-programming-development-cookbook/book/dp/openclparellelprogram-abr1/0813?utm_source=dp_openclparellelprogram_abr1_0813&amp;utm_medium=content&amp;utm_campaign=dipali">OpenCL Parallel Programming Development Cookbook</a>, we will cover the following recipes:</p> <ul> <li>Querying OpenCL platforms</li> <li>Querying OpenCL devices on your platform</li> <li>Querying for OpenCL device extensions</li> <li>Querying OpenCL contexts</li> </ul> Read Using OpenCL in full

Using OpenCL

by Raymond Tay | August 2013 | Cookbooks Web Graphics & Video

In this article by Raymond Tay, the author of OpenCL Parallel Programming Development Cookbook, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Querying OpenCL platforms
  • Querying OpenCL devices on your platform
  • Querying for OpenCL device extensions
  • Querying OpenCL contexts
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Using OpenShift

by Adam Miller | October 2013 | Open Source

The article by Adam Miller, the author of Implementing OpenShift, covers all the different ways for WebDevs to consume OpenShift using different approaches. We will explore the command-line utilities, the OpenShift web console (including an overview of what OpenShift calls "Quickstart Applications"), as well as IDE integrations, where we walk through using JBoss dev tools that is based on the very popular Eclipse IDE (http://www.eclipse.org/).

The following are the three common ways in which we can utilize OpenShift as a user:

  • Command-line utilities
  • Web Console
  • IDE integration
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Using Oracle GoldenGate

by Tony Bruzzese | August 2013 | Enterprise Articles Oracle

In this article by Tony Bruzzese, author of Instant Oracle Goldengate, we will learn how to create a one-way replication in OGG (Oracle GoldenGate). OGG is a comprehensive software package for enabling the replication of data in heterogeneous data environments. The product set enables high availability solutions, real-time data integration, transactional change data capture, data replication, transformations, and verification between operational and analytical enterprise systems.

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Using Oracle Service Bus Console

by Marcel Krizevnik Matjaz B. Juric | September 2010 | BPEL Enterprise Articles SOA Oracle

In this article, by Matjaz B. Juric & Marcel Krizevnik, authors of WS-BPEL 2.0 for SOA Composite Applications with Oracle SOA Suite 11g, we will learn:

  • Creating a project and importing resources from OSR
  • Configuring a business service
  • Testing a business service
  • Creating an Alert destination
  • Creating a proxy service
  • Testing a proxy service
  • Publishing a proxy service to the Oracle Service Registry
  • Re-wiring an SOA composite application
  • Oracle Service Bus use case
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Using Phalcon Models, Views, and Controllers

by Stephan A. Miller | January 2014 | Web Development

In this article, by Stephan A. Miller, the author of Getting Started with Phalcon, gives an introduction to using Phalcon to develop web applications.

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Using Plugins and Add-ons for Mahara

by Ellen Marie Murphy | September 2011 | e-Learning Open Source

In this article by Ellen Marie Murphy, author of Mahara 1.4 Cookbook, we will examine a few of the many plugins and add-ons available for Mahara. These will need to be installed on the server and then configured from the Administration page.

Specifically, we will cover:

  • Adding a spreadsheet and chart using Google apps
  • Using Embed.ly to add a Google map
  • Adding the Facebook Like button to a page
  • Adding the Twitter Tweet button to a page
  • The Continuing Professional Development artifact
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Using Prezi - The Online Presentation Software Tool

by Dr. Minerva M. Ladores | July 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Dr. Minerva M. Ladores, author of Instant Prezi Starter[Instant], we will see how to use the Prezi software for preparing unique and creative presentations. Prezi is a presentation software tool for presenting ideas on virtual canvas. It employs a user interface which allows users to zoom in and out of their presentation media.

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