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Exploring Model View Controller

by Gennadiy Zlobin | November 2013 | Open Source

This article by Gennadiy Zlobin, the author of the book Learning Python Design Patterns, describes what the model, view, and controller are, how to use them together, and their benefits.

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Exploring Financial Reporting and Analysis

by Mohamed Aamer | November 2013 | Enterprise Articles

In this article by Mohamed Aamer, author of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Financial Management, we will learn about financial management as the core foundation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) is the financial management, it is vital to comprehend the financial characteristics in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 from a practical perspective engaged with the application mechanism. It is important to cover the following topics:

  • Understanding financial management aspects in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
  • Covering the business rational, basic setups, and configuration
  • Real life business requirements and its solution
  • Hints of implementation tips and tricks, in addition to the key consideration points while analysis, design, deployment, and operation
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Exploring Advanced Interactions of WebDriver

by Satya Avasarala | January 2014 | Web Development

In this article written by Satya Avasarala, the author of the book Selenium WebDriver Practical Guide, we will go through some advanced ways of performing actions on WebElements.

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Exploring ADempiere Client and Performing Tasks: Part 2

by Bayu Cahya Pamungkas | January 2010 | Open Source

In this article series by Bayu Cahya Pamungkas, author of ADempiere 3.4 ERP Solutions, we will learn:

  • How to establish a connection to a specific ADempiere server
  • The standard format of an ADempiere screen
  • Application preferences
  • How to perform tasks

Read Exploring ADempiere Client and Performing Tasks: Part 1 here.

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Exploring ADempiere Client and Performing Tasks: Part 1

by Bayu Cahya Pamungkas | January 2010 | Open Source

In this article series by Bayu Cahya Pamungkas, author of ADempiere 3.4 ERP Solutions, we will learn:

  • How to establish a connection to a specific ADempiere server
  • The standard format of an ADempiere screen
  • Application preferences
  • How to perform tasks
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Exploitation Basics

by Aditya Balapure | August 2013 | Open Source

This article created by Aditya Balapure, the author of Learning Metasploit Exploitation and Development,discusses about exploitation, which refers to the art of compromising a computer system. The basics of computer exploitation involves a deep understanding of the vulnerabilities and payloads. An exploit is a piece of well-written code, compiled and executed on a targeted system, which may compromise that system. An exploit usually targets a known vulnerability, a flaw in a service or a poorly written code. In this article, we will discuss the basics of how to find vulnerable systems and then exploit them.

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Executing PDI jobs from a filesystem (Simple)

by Sergio Ramazzina | September 2013 | Open Source

In this article by Sergio Ramazzina, the author of the book Instant Pentaho Data Integration Kitchen, will guide you through simply starting a PDI job using the script Kitchen. In this case, the PDI job we are going to start is stored locally in the computer filesystem, but it could be anywhere in the network in any place that is directly accessible. You will learn how to start simple jobs both with and without a set of input parameters previously defined in the job.

Using command-line scripts is a fast way to start batches, but it is also the easiest way to schedule our jobs using our operating system's scheduler. The script accepts a set of inline arguments to pass the proper options required by the program to run our job in any specific situation.

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Executing Desired State Configuration (Advanced)

by Harshul Patel | November 2013 | Enterprise Articles

This article written by Harshul Patel, the author of the book Instant Windows PowerShell Guide, describes what needs to be done rather than covering imperative syntax and specifies how a task can be performed.

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Exclusive Prestashop Offer: Winner Of 2010 Open Source E-Commerce Applications

by | November 2010 | e-Commerce Open Source

Prestashop wins the best Open Source E-Commerce Applications category award in the 2010 Packt Open Source Award.

PrestaShop is a hidden gem. Even if you are totally new to e-commerce and PrestaShop, you can have your own functioning e-commerce store quickly and with tiny expenditure. Imagine the feeling when you get that glorious e-mail saying that you have your first paying customer.

Don't you want to know what that feels like? So, hurry buy your Prestashop book now. Start and run your own e-commerce business using PrestaShop.

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Exclusive Offer on the new Microsoft SQL Server 2008 High Availability Book

by | October 2010 |
We have just announced Microsoft SQL Server 2008 High Availability
 
Every business has it's mission critical applications and data. This  book helps you to minimize downtime, speed up recovery, and achieve the highest level of availability and reliability for SQL server applications by mastering the concepts of database mirroring,log shipping,clustering, and replication. You can read more about the book here.

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Exclusive Offer on the new Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation

by | October 2010 |
We have just announced Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Implementation
 
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 is a sophisticated Enterprise Resource Planning system with a multitude of features and options. However, the implementation of Dynamics GP is usually considered to be complex, and people often realize there must be more efficient ways of working with the system. This step-by-step guide will show you how to effectively implement Dynamics GP 2010 with ease. You can read more about the book here.

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Exclusive Offer on the new Drupal 6 Theming Cookbook

by | October 2010 |
We have just announced Drupal 6 Theming Cookbook
 

Themes are among the most powerful features that can be used to customize a website to fit your needs. Drupal 6 Theming Cookbook provides a plethora of recipes that enable Drupal template designers to make full use of Drupal's extensibility and style their site just the way they want it. You can read more about the book here.

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Exclusive Offer on the new Python Geo-Spatial Development Book

by | October 2010 |
We have just announced Python Geo-Spatial Development.
 
Open Source GIS (Geographic Information System) is a growing area with the explosion of applications such as Google Maps, Google Earth, and GPS. Python Geo-Spatial Development is a hands-on tutorial about accessing, manipulating, and displaying Geo-Spatial data efficiently using a range of Python tools for GIS development. You can read more about the book here.

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Exclusive Offer On Open Source Graphic Application & Library Books

by | April 2011 |
Packt is pleased to announce...

 

Open Source Graphic Applications and Libraries Month

You will be delighted when you find out that this month we are giving exclusive discounts on some of our selected Graphic Applications and Libraries titles.

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    Exclusive Offer On Microsoft Dynamics Books

    by | May 2011 | Microsoft

    As you are aware - Microsoft Dynamics is one of the most popular technologies used in the market, and over the years Packt has been reputed as the leading publisher of Dynamics related books.

    To celebrate the recent publication of the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Reporting book, Packt is pleased to announce a series of attractive discounts on our wide range of Dynamics books:

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    Exclusive Offer On jQuery Books: Winner Of 2010 Open-Source JavaScript Libraries

    by | November 2010 | Open Source

    jQuery has won the prestigious 2010 Packt Open Source Award in the Open Source JavaScript Libraries category.

    The Open Source JavaScript Libraries is reserved for JavaScript libraries, libraries of pre-written JavaScript controls which allow for easier development of RIAs (Rich Internet Applications), visually enhanced applications or smoother server-side JavaScript functionalities.

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    Exclusive Offer On CMS Made Simple Books: Winner Of 2010 Open Source CMS category

    by | November 2010 |

    CMS Made Simple has won the prestigious 2010 Packt Open Source Award in the Open Source CMS category. To celebrate this achievement Packt is announcing a special offer on all books published on CMS.

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    Exclusive Offer On CMS Made Simple Books: Winner Of 2010 Open Source CMS category

    by | November 2010 | Open Source

    We are pleased to announce that CMS Made Simple has won the 'Best Open Source CMS' in the 2010 Open Source Awards. To celebrate this achievement Packt is announcing an exclusive discount of 40% on all CMS related eBooks.

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    Exclusive Offer On Blender Books: Winner Of 2010 Open-Source Graphics Software

    by | November 2010 | Web Graphics & Video

    Blender has won the prestigious 2010 Packt Open Source Award in the Open Source Graphics Software category. To celebrate this achievement Packt is announcing a special offer on all books published on Blender.

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    Exclusive offer on all Python books

    by | December 2010 | Open Source

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    Python is a dynamic programming language, used in a wide range of domains by programmers who find it simple, yet powerful.

    To celebrate the publication of two new Python books; the Python 2.6 Graphics Cookbook and the Python Text Processing with NLTK 2.0 Cookbook, Packt is offering a series of attractive discounts on all Python books.

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