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Welcoming your Visitors: Creating Attractive Home Pages and Overview Pages

by Eric Tiggeler | May 2013 | Beginner's Guides Joomla! Open Source

In this article by Eric Tiggeler author of Joomla! 3 Beginner’s Guide, we will:

  • Customize the home page settings

  • Create a different kind of home page

  • Create and tweak category overview pages

  • Create different layouts for different types of overview pages

So, let's start tweaking the CORBA home page!

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What are SSAS 2012 dimensions and cube?

by Anurag Acharya | September 2013 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

In this article by Anurag Acharya, author of Instant Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2012 Dimensions and Cube, we will learn what SSAS 2012 is, why we need it, and then thread on a bit of description of the SSAS history. We will also discuss the architecture of SSAS 2012 with their data models, the future of SSAS 2012, along with what's new in SSAS 2012. After that we will talk about the SSAS dimensions and cube.

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What Can You Do with Sage Math?

by Craig Finch | May 2011 | Open Source

Sage is a powerful tool—but you don't have to take my word for it. This article will showcase a few of the things that Sage can do to enhance your work. Look at the things Sage can do, and start to think about how Sage might be useful to you.

In this article by Craig Finch, author of Sage Beginner's Guide, you will see how Sage can be used for:

  • Making simple numerical calculations
  • Performing symbolic calculations
  • Solving systems of equations and ordinary differential equations
  • Making plots in two and three dimensions
  • Analysing experimental data and fitting models
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What is Drupal?

by Pankaj Sharma | October 2013 | Open Source

This article, written by Pankaj Sharma, the author of Instant Premium Drupal Themes discusses about the advantages of using the Drupal platform. Drupal is an open source content management platform. It is being used by millions of websites and this count is increasing with each day. Drupal can be used to create website of any category and domain.

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What is Hazelcast?

by Mat Johns | August 2013 | Open Source Web Development

This article by Mat Johns, the author of Getting Started with Hazelcast, gives a brief description about Hazelcast. By the end of this article, you will be aware that Hazelcast is a radical new approach to data, designed from the ground up around distribution. It embraces a new scalable way of thinking. The major feature about Hazelcast is its master less nature; each node is configured to be functionally the same.

Most, if not all, applications need to store some data, some applications far more than others. By holding this article in your eager hands and starting to flip through its pages, it might be safe to assume you have previously worked to architect, develop, or support applications more towards the latter end of that scale. We could imagine that you are all too painfully familiar with the common pitfalls and issues that tend to crop up around scaling or distributing your data layer. But to make sure we are all up to speed, in this article, we shall examine:

  • Traditional approaches to data persistence
  • How caches have helped improve performance, but bring about their own problems
  • Hazelcast's fresh approach to the problem
  • A brief overview its generic capabilities
  • Summary of what type of problems we might solve using it
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What is Lumion?

by Ciro Cardoso | December 2013 | Architecture & Analysis

This article by Ciro Cardoso, author of Getting Started with Lumion 3D, will give a general overview of Lumion, where you will learn why to use Lumion and what final quality we can get with this application. It will also help you to learn how to use and tweak more than 500 ready-to-use materials that Lumion has.

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What is New in 12c

by Aman Sharma Francisco Munoz Alvarez | September 2013 | Enterprise Articles

This article by Francisco Munoz Alvarez and Aman Sharma, the authors of Oracle Database 12c Backup and Recovery Survival Guide, covers topics such as pluggable database, RMAN's new features and enhancements, and Data Pump's new features and enhancements.

In this article, we will cover the following topics:

  • Pluggable database
  • RMAN's new features and enhancements
  • Data Pump's new features and enhancements
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What is NGUI?

by Charles Bernardoff | January 2014 | Games

This article by Charles Bernardoff, the author of the book NGUI for Unity, covers the basic features of NGUI. It will also show how to import the plugin and create our first UI system and study its structure.

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What is OpenLayers?

by Alessio Di Lorenzo Giovanni Allegri | May 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Alessio Di Lorenzo and Giovanni Allegri, the authors of the book Instant OpenLayers Starter, we will discuss some basic points about OpenLayers

OpenLayers is an open source map viewing library, originally developed and released by MetaCarta under a BSD license. It is written in pure JavaScript and makes it easy to incorporate interactive maps from a variety of sources into your web pages and applications.

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What is Oracle Public Cloud?

by Hemant Kumar Mehta | October 2013 | Enterprise Articles

This article created by Hemant Kumar Mehta, the author of Getting Started with Oracle Public Cloud, discusses various cloud services offered by Oracle and the architecture of the Oracle Cloud Services. The following topics will be covered in this article:

  • A brief review of cloud computing concepts
  • Oracle Cloud Services
  • Application Services
  • Social Services
  • Platform Services
  • Common Infrastructure Services
  • Oracle Managed Services
  • Architecture of Oracle Cloud solution
  • Trying Oracle Public Cloud Services
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What's New in Moodle 2.0

by Mary Cooch | September 2010 | Moodle Open Source

This article by Mary Cooch, author of Moodle 2.0 First Look, gives a brief look at what Moodle 2.0 has to offer with the exciting new modules and enhanced features, and the major overhauls in the file uploading and navigation system.

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What's New In Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala"

by Christer Edwards | October 2009 | Linux Servers Open Source

At the time of this writing, Ubuntu's 9.10 "Karmic Koala" will be due out in just ten days. Users around the world are hard at work testing and submitting fixes, eagerly trying to patch every hole in time for the final relesae. While there maybe a few quirks here and there, they have so far done an amazing job of integrating new technologies and upgrading underlying technologies. This article by Christer Edwards outlines some of the exciting new technologies and features that will be showcased in Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala".

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Where Is My Data and How Do I Get to It?

by Chris Backhouse Christopher Liley David Duncan | October 2013 | Enterprise Articles Microsoft

This Article, by David Duncan and Christopher Liley, authors of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Reporting, Second Edition, explains that, as a developer or consultant who has been assigned the task of filling user requests for reports should be aware that ultimately the very first question after deciding on the reporting tool is, "Where is my data and how do I get to it?"

Knowing where to begin is a critical first step in the development process. The aim of this article is to provide helpful tips for finding and locating data in the Dynamics GP 2013 ERP system and company databases. Although we'll discuss some reporting tools that do not require us to know the SQL database structure for Dynamics GP companies, it is still helpful to understand how GP stores its data.

In this article, we will discuss the following:

  • Differences between the system database and company databases
  • Conventions that are helpful to know and understand when it comes to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 data and how it is stored
  • Using Resource Descriptions as a tool for finding data from within GP 2013
  • Utilizing additional tools, such as the GP 2013 SDK and Support Debugging Tool, to find our data
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Why CoffeeScript?

by Michael Erasmus | January 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Michael Erasmus, author of CoffeeScript Programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js, we will look at CoffeeScript from JavaScript's perspective.

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Why Do We Need Specialist Security Distros?

by Mayank Sharma | February 2008 | Linux Servers Open Source

Many popular distributions, community-oriented and otherwise, take security very seriously. They have dedicated security teams that go over individual packages before they're rolled into a final release. To make sure you don't have any loose ends, these distributions and many other individual Open Source projects also publish an endless stream of security advisories and updates. Add to this security mechanisms like SELinux, AppArmor, and the upcoming TOMOYO Linux, and SMACK, and you know they mean business. So what room does this leave for specialist security distros?

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Why Hudson?

by Lloyd H. Meinholz | December 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Lloyd H. Meinholz, the author of the book "Hudson 3 Essentials" has given a detailed description about Hudson 3 and its properties. Hudson is an open source Java-based web application that executes and monitors jobs. These jobs are typically builds that may produce test results and/or build artifacts. Hudson is maintained as two separate projects: the Hudson core and the Hudson plugins. Hudson core is the web application with several key plugins and is maintained by core Hudson committers. Hudson plugins provide additional functionality to Hudson and are maintained by other Hudson community members.

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Why MyBatis

by K. Siva Prasad Reddy | July 2013 | Open Source

In this article written by K. Siva Prasad Reddy, who has also authored the article Java Persistence with MyBatis 3, we will understand why MyBatis is useful.

There are many Java-based persistence frameworks, however MyBatis became popular because of the following reasons:

  • It Eliminates a lot of JDBC boilerplate code
  • It has a low learning curve
  • It works well with legacy databases
  • It embraces SQL
  • It provides support for integration with Spring and Guice frameworks
  • It provides support for integration with third-party cache libraries
  • It induces better performance

 

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Wijmo Widgets

by Tochi Eke-Okoro | May 2013 | Open Source Web Development

This article by Tochi Eke-Okoro, author of Instant Wijmo Widgets How-to [Instant], opens the reader to a world of aesthetic user interface widgets made available by Wijmo. It exhibits, via a step-wise approach, simple methods of creating and customizing various widgets, and how to display them including the Column Bar Chart and Bubble Chart options.

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Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Modules and Cmdlets

by Adam Driscoll | September 2012 | Microsoft

Microsoft Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Look will ensure that you have a great overview of the numerous new features and changes found in the most recent version of the language. Through simple examples and succinct chapters, this book will quickly bring readers up to speed with need to know information about the newest version of PowerShell.

In this article by Adam Driscoll, author of Microsoft Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Look, we'll see:

  • A selection of new cmdlets found in the core PowerShell modules
  • A selection of new modules and cmdlets found in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
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Windows 8 with VMware View

by Prasenjit Sarkar Ramesh Geddam | September 2013 | Enterprise Articles

The article, Windows 8 with VMware View, covers the important aspects of VMware View. This article by Ramesh Geddam and Prasenjit Sarkar, authors of the book Instant VMware View Virtualization How-to , covers the deployment of VMware View on Windows 8, and also explains the steps necessary to build a virtual machine on Windows.

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