In this article by Nasir Naeem , the author of Learning System Center App Controller , introduces you to the App Controller administrative portal. Further instructions are provided to integrate the SCVMM server with App Controller. It also covers integrating the Azure cloud subscription, roles-based access, adding network share to the SCVMM server, and configuring the SSL certificate for the App Controller website. System Center 2012 R2 App Controller provides a web-based portal to manage an on-premises Azure Cloud and a third party cloud solution through a single pane of glass. Before we can manage these solutions, we will need to connect to these resources by integrating them in the App Controller admin console. This article will walk you through the steps required for integration.
In this article by Thomas Uphill , author of the book Puppet Cookbook Third Edition , we will cover the following recipes: Installing a package before starting a service Installing, configuring, and starting a service Using regular expressions in if statements Using selectors and case statements Creating a centralized Puppet infrastructure Creating certificates with multiple DNS names
In this article by Raghavendra Prasad MG , author of the book Learning Selenium Testing Tools, Third Edition you will be introduced to the Selenium IDE WebDriver by demonstrating its installation, basic features, its advanced features, and implementation of automation framework with programming language basics required for automation. Automation being a key point of success of any software organization, everybody is looking at the freeware and huge community supported tool like Selenium. Anybody who is willing to learn and work on automation with Selenium has an opportunity to learn the tool from basic to advanced stage with this book and the book would become a life time reference for the reader.
In this article by William Sherif , author of the book Learning C++ by Creating Games with UE4 , we will really delve into UE4 code. At first, it is going to look daunting. The UE4 class framework is massive, but don't worry. The framework is massive, so your code doesn't have to be. You will find that you can get a lot done and a lot onto the screen using relatively less code. This is because the UE4 engine code is so extensive and well programmed that they have made it possible to get almost any game-related task done easily. Just call the right functions, and voila, what you want to see will appear on the screen. The entire notion of a framework is that it is designed to let you get the gameplay you want, without having to spend a lot of time in sweating out the details.
This article written by Emanuele Palazzetti , the author of Getting Started with UDOO , will teach us about home automation and using sensors to monitor the CO2 emission by the wood heater in our home.
In this article by Milcho G. Milchev , author of the book SFML Essentials , we will see how we can use SFML to create a customized animation using a sequence of images. We will also see how SFML renders an animation. Animation exists in many forms. The traditional approach to animation is drawing a sequence of images which differ slightly from each other, and showing them on a screen one after the other. Even though this approach is still widely used, there are more elegant alternatives. For example, drawing (or modelling in 3D) only the limbs of a character and then animating how they move relative to time is a technique that saves a lot of time for artists. It also creates smoother results because not every frame of the animation has to be redrawn. In this book, we are going to explore only the traditional approach, since it is the simpler solution for programmers, and in many cases it is enough to bring life to any sprite.
In this article by Chandan Pandey , the author of Spring Integration Essentials , we will explore the out-of-the-box capabilities that the Spring Integration framework provides for a seamless flow of messages across heterogeneous components and see what Spring Integration has in the box when it comes to real-world integration challenges. We will cover Spring Integration's support for external components and we will cover the following topics in detail: Aggregators File exchange over FTP/FTPS Social integration Enterprise messaging
In this article by Nick Pentreath , author of the book Machine Learning with Spark , we will delve into a high-level overview of Spark's design, we will introduce the SparkContext object as well as the Spark shell, which we will use to interactively explore the basics of the Spark programming model. While this section provides a brief overview and examples of using Spark, we recommend that you read the following documentation to get a detailed understanding: Spark Quick Start: http://spark.apache.org/docs/latest/quick-start.html Spark Programming guide , which covers Scala, Java, and Python: http://spark.apache.org/docs/latest/programming-guide.html
In this Article by Claudio Scolastici , author of the book Unity 2D Game Development Cookbook . we will cover the following recipes: Creating an animation tree Dealing with transitions
This article is written by Andrew Henderson , the author of Android for the BeagleBone Black . This article will cover the usage of the AsyncTask and HardwareTask classes.
This article is written by Michael Phillips , the author of the book TIBCO Spotfire: A Comprehensive Primer , discusses that human beings are fundamentally visual in the way they process information. The invention of writing was as much about visually representing our thoughts to others as it was about record keeping and accountancy. In the modern world, we are bombarded with formalized visual representations of information, from the ubiquitous opinion poll pie chart to clever and sophisticated infographics. The website http://data-art.net/resources/history_of_vis.php provides an informative and entertaining quick history of data visualization. If you want a truly breathtaking demonstration of the power of data visualization, seek out Hans Rosling's The best stats you've ever seen at http://ted.com .
In this article by Paulo A Pereira , the author of Elixir Cookbook , we will build an application that will query the Twitter timeline for a given word and will display any new tweet with that keyword in real time. We will be using an Elixir twitter client extwitter as well as an Erlang application to deal with OAuth. We will wrap all in a phoenix web application.