Understanding Database Management Systems: An Insider's by Robert M. Mattison

By Robert M. Mattison

A realistic advisor delivering a close exam of database architectures, together with relational, pre-relational, allotted, and object-oriented designs. The e-book discusses the advantageous issues of every structure and explores the categorical configurations of present database items provided on UNIX, mainframe, and workstation systems.

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Business Objects: Delivering Cooperative Objects for by Oliver Sims

By Oliver Sims

This paintings offers with the benefits to be won from employing object-orientation to client-server platforms, describing a brand new method of structuring program software program. the writer indicates how business-sized gadgets (CBOs), instead of functions, are the easiest "shape" for the Nineteen Nineties and lead to either ease of programming and company advantages. The reader can how you can utilize client-server expertise through re-evaluating the layout of application-level and system-level code.

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Creating Effective JavaHelp (Java Series) by Kevin Lewis

By Kevin Lewis

Effective, immediately on hand on-line assistance is a demand for present day interactive functions. before, Java program builders were compelled to boost their very own aid approach. that is not important. With the discharge of JavaHelp™, there's a whole and conventional on-line aid method for the Java™ platform.Creating potent JavaHelp covers the most gains and innovations of JavaHelp. It exhibits the way to create a easy JavaHelp approach, arrange aid subject matters, and installation the assistance method in an program. Written for all degrees of Java builders and technical writers, the publication takes a chapter-by-chapter method of development ideas. It imparts an entire knowing of the way to create usable JavaHelp platforms and combine them into Java functions and applets.Topics lined include:

  • Understanding JavaHelp
  • Creating your first HelpSet
  • Planning the JavaHelp project
  • Preparing support topics
  • Creating HelpSet information and navigation files
  • Enhancing the HelpSet
  • Using the JavaHelp API for complex presentation options
  • Deploying the assistance method on your users
  • Using third-party help-authoring tools

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Moodle JavaScript Cookbook by Alastair Hole

By Alastair Hole

Make Moodle e-learning much more dynamic by means of studying to customise utilizing JavaScript. With over 50 recipes, this Cookbook permits you to upload results, adjust varieties, contain animations, and lots more and plenty extra for an better consumer experience.


  • Learn why, the place, and the way so as to add so as to add JavaScript for your Moodle site
  • Get the main out of Moodle's integrated extra—the Yahoo! consumer Interface Library (YUI)
  • Explore quite a lot of smooth interactive positive aspects, from AJAX to Animation
  • Integrate exterior libraries like jQuery framework with Moodle

What you'll examine from this book

  • Get all started with the Yahoo! consumer Interface Library
  • Add validation positive factors on your Moodle forms
  • Retrieve and method info from exterior websites in a number codecs utilizing AJAX
  • Add function wealthy spreadsheet-style info tables—sorting, paging, and inline editing
  • Add auto-complete performance to textual content bins and blend boxes
  • Make use of complicated navigation controls—drop-down menus, tabbed panels, and modal windows
  • Use animation techniques—fading, scrolling, and resizing
  • Integrate exterior libraries resembling JQuery framework, MooTools framework, and Dojo framework
  • Initialize a YUI DataSource


This is a cookbook that features a record of recipes explaining step by step find out how to use JavaScript in Moodle. the 1st chapters pay attention to the fundamentals of ways to begin operating with JavaScript and the YUI whereas the later chapters convey how you can use those suggestions as a foundation for imposing extra entire functionality.

Who this ebook is written for

This e-book is aimed toward builders and directors pleased with customizing Moodle with using plugin modules, subject matters, and patches who need to make their web site extra dynamic. in case you have earlier wisdom of HTML, Hypertext Preprocessor, and CSS and an excellent operating wisdom of the underlying constitution of Moodle, then this publication is for you. No earlier event with JavaScript is needed.

In Detail

Moodle is the easiest e-learning answer at the block and is revolutionizing classes on the net. utilizing JavaScript in Moodle is particularly priceless to directors and dynamic builders because it makes use of integrated libraries to supply the fashionable and dynamic event that's anticipated through net clients today.

The Moodle JavaScript Cookbook will take you thru the fundamentals of mixing Moodle with JavaScript and its quite a few libraries and clarify how JavaScript can be utilized besides Moodle. it is going to clarify the right way to combine Yahoo! consumer Interface Library (YUI) with Moodle. YUI often is the major concentration of the publication, and is the most important to imposing glossy, dynamic feature-rich interfaces to assist your clients get a extra gratifying and effective Moodle adventure. it's going to enable you upload results, make kinds extra responsive, use AJAX and animation, all to create a richer person event. it is possible for you to to paintings via quite a number YUI good points, corresponding to pulling in and showing details from different web content, improving present UI parts to make clients' lives more uncomplicated, or even the way to upload animation for your pages for a pleasant completing touch.

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Document Object Model: Processing Structured Documents by Joe Marini

By Joe Marini

This is the last word consultant to making and lengthening files in the program programming interface of the record item version (DOM). The e-book examines real-world purposes of the DOM, together with unique case reports of DOM-based browsers and purposes and offers a complete, language-neutral exam of the DOM and its comparable functions.

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Java: Practical Guide for Programmers by Michael Sikora

By Michael Sikora

Solar Microsystems estimates the dimensions of the Java developer marketplace to be 2.5 million and rising). As advertisement companies flow over from buyer server structures to constructing multi-tiered web-based platforms, this viewers will keep growing. This ebook is exclusive in that it covers loads of flooring in a small variety of pages, utilizing examples and concentrated guideline to educate techniques. it's geared toward the reader who has event programming in one other language and is attracted to switching to Java. this is often additionally an ideal complement for classes in a variety in the CS curriculum and a couple of teachers surveyed have expressed enthusiasm for this actual booklet to be able to get all in their scholars up-to-speed quick on Java.

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Geometric Algebra for Computer Science (Revised Edition): An by Leo Dorst

By Leo Dorst

Geometric Algebra for laptop technological know-how (Revised Edition) provides a compelling replacement to the constraints of linear algebra.

Geometric algebra (GA) is a compact, time-effective, and performance-enhancing solution to symbolize the geometry of 3D gadgets in computing device courses. This e-book explains GA as a ordinary extension of linear algebra and conveys its value for 3D programming of geometry in pix, imaginative and prescient, and robotics. It systematically explores the techniques and strategies which are key to representing easy gadgets and geometric operators utilizing GA. It covers intimately the conformal version, a handy technique to enforce 3D geometry utilizing a 5D illustration area. various drills and programming workouts are important for either scholars and practitioners. A spouse site comprises hyperlinks to GAViewer, a software that may let you engage with some of the 3D figures within the ebook; and Gaigen 2, the platform for the instructive programming routines that finish each one chapter.

The booklet might be of curiosity to execs operating in fields requiring advanced geometric computation corresponding to robotics, special effects, and desktop video games. it's also be excellent for college students in graduate or complex undergraduate courses in machine technology.

  • Explains GA as a traditional extension of linear algebra and conveys its importance for 3D programming of geometry in pics, imaginative and prescient, and robotics.
  • Systematically explores the recommendations and methods which are key to representing effortless items and geometric operators utilizing GA.
  • Covers intimately the conformal version, a handy technique to enforce 3D geometry utilizing a 5D illustration house.
  • Presents potent techniques to creating GA an essential component of your programming.
  • Includes a variety of drills and programming workouts worthy for either scholars and practitioners.
  • Companion site comprises hyperlinks to GAViewer, a software that might let you engage with some of the 3D figures within the booklet, and Gaigen 2, the platform for the instructive programming routines that finish every one bankruptcy.

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The Definitive Guide to iReport by Giulio Toffoli

By Giulio Toffoli

IReport is an open resource software which could create complicated stories which could use all types of Java
application throughout the JasperReports library. it really is written in a hundred% natural Java and is sent with
source code in keeping with the GNU common Public License. JasperStudio is the pro variation of
iReport it truly is basically an analogous software, yet is commercially supported through JasperSoft Corporation
and published as a part of the JasperSoft company Intelligence Suite, a accomplished set of tools
for built-in reporting, research, and information integration. as well as JasperStudio, the suite is comprised
of JasperServer, a high-performance company intelligence and record server JasperAnalysis,
an OLAP engine to drill down and slice and cube info and JasperETL, a ready-to-run facts integration
platform delivering information extract-transform-load (ETL) capabilities.
Through an intuitive and wealthy photograph interface, iReport allows you to swiftly create any sort of
report comfortably. iReport permits engineers who're simply studying this know-how to entry all the
functions of JasperReports in addition to aiding expert clients to avoid wasting loads of time throughout the development
of very complex reports.
This consultant refers back to the 2.0.0 model of iReport, yet an excellent component to this data is directly
applicable to past types my dedication is to maintain this advisor as up to date as attainable with
future iReport types.

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Designing Object Systems: Object-Oriented Modelling with by Steve Cook, John Daniels

By Steve Cook, John Daniels

The authors current a "second-generation" process, which attracts from the easiest of "first-generation" object-oriented research and layout tools. the strategy set out within the ebook, Syntropy, is exclusive within the following methods - cautious differences are drawn approximately what's being modelled and why; all the notations may be accurately with regards to one another; loads of semantic reasoning and checking is feasible; an entire therapy of concurrency is supplied; and strategies for partitioning types are defined. This booklet is designed to equip the reader with a whole set of strategies for construction huge and intricate interactive software program structures. the first graphical notations used are editions of OMT (the Rumbaugh item modelling notation), Harel statecharts, and Booch mechanisms.

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