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IT Inventory and Resource Management with OCS Inventory NG 1.02

by Barzan Tony Antal

This book closely follows the style of a practical, hands-on "how to" guide on working with OCS Inventory NG. The step-by-step approach, coupled with the use of visual aids, clear instructions, and real-world examples, makes it a fast-paced book. Upon the completion of this book, you will have the necessary skill set, know-how, and confidence to implement OCS Inventory NG to meet the demanding asset management needs of any organization. Then you can carry on using the book as reference material. This book targets an audience of system administrators and IT professionals who are required to implement, configure, customize, and work with IT Inventory and Asset Management solutions. The book does not presume any prior knowledge of inventory management, just a solid grasp of the server/client model and familiarity with the chosen operating system along with the necessary web server and database server terminologies. Anyone with an interest in inventorying IT assets and solving real-world resource management dilemmas will enjoy this book.

Alfresco 3 Cookbook

by Snig Bhaumik

Written in a cookbook style, this book offers solutions using a recipe based approach. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions followed by an analysis of what was done in each task and other useful information.If you are a software developer interested in content management systems, who wants to work with Alfresco or is already experienced in Alfresco, this cookbook will get you up and running quickly. If you want rapid implementation of Alfresco's most important and effective features then this is the cookbook for you.

Cloning Internet Applications with Ruby

by Chang Sau Sheong

This is a hands-on book with plenty of well-explained code. Each chapter has a standalone project in which a complete web application with specific features of a social networking site is emphasized. The final chapter of the book is a project that has a complete and fully developed social networking site. Each chapter begins with a brief description of the features of the Internet service and the market it is within. After extracting the main features of the service, the chapter goes into explaining how a clone of the service can be designed, followed by a short description of the technologies and platforms being used. The bulk of the chapter goes into describing how the clone is built, with step-by-step explanations and code examples. Finally, the chapter shows how the finished clone can be deployed on the Internet. This book is written for web application programmers with an intermediate knowledge of Ruby. You should also know how web applications work and you have used at least some of the cloned Internet services before. If you are a trying to find out exactly how can you make your very own customized applications such as TinyURL, Twitter, Flickr, or Facebook, this book is for you. Programmers who want to include features of these Internet services into their own web applications will also find this book interesting.

A Spider in the Cup

by Barbara Cleverly

At dawn one morning in 1933, an amateur dowsing team digging the banks of the Thames for precious metals unearths the body of a young woman with a missing toe and a priceless gold coin in her mouth. The case falls on Assistant Commissioner of Scotland Yard Joe Sandilands' turf, but he's been given another assignment--and a very high-profile one. London is hosting a historic global economic conference to try to solve the global Depression, and political tensions are running very high, as very influential participants are starting to take positions allied with or staunchly against the rapidly militarizing Germany. Sandilands' job is to protect and keep an eye on the visiting American senator Cornelius Kingstone, right-hand man to President Roosevelt, throughout the conference. When a strange set of coincidences link the river bank body to the senator, Joe realizes his assignment is much bigger than he'd thought, and that Senator Kingstone is caught up in a very dangerous game--one that might cost not just one but thousands of lives.

Kagonesti

by Douglas Niles

The Age of LightForests cover Ansalon. Under the legendary Silvanos, the elves of Krynn begin to tame the wilds and raise their crystal cities.But as the Elderwild Kaganos jouneys toward a mystical encounter high in the mountains, he knows that, for his tribe, the woodlands must remain their eternal home.As centuries pass and Dragonwars rage, the tribe of Kaganos battles encroaching humans and the minions of the Dark Queen, aided by a potent lgacy guided by revered pathfinders . . .Until the wild elves stand upon the brink of the deadliest challenge of all -- a challenge that marks a choice between annilhilation and survival.The Lost Histories Series probes the historical roots and epic struggles of the heretofore little-known peoples of Krynn.

Tangled Webs

by Elaine Cunningham

Exiled from her home, the beautiful dark elf Liriel Baenre wanders to the surface world with her companion Fyodor. But even far from the dark haunts of Menzoberranzan, she is not safe from the vengeance of her arch-enemy. Even as she and her friend sail the dangerous seas of the Sword Coast, a drow priestess plots a terrible fate for them. And in the depths of the earth, the spider queen Lolth weaves her own webs of terror and treachery."Elaine is one of my favorite authors. Nobody sets a mood like she does, and her characters never fail to delight." -Troy Denning, New York Times best-selling author of Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse

Daughter of the Drow

by Elaine Cunningham

As beautiful as she is deadly, Liriel Baenre flits through the shadows of Menzoberranzan, city of the dark elves. Amid the treachery and murder that are the drow's daily fare, she feels something calling to her . . . something beyond this dusky world far removed from the sun. Yet as she ventures toward the surface and the lands of light, enemies pursue her unceasingly. And one of those enemies may offer the only hope of salvation."I have been a fan of Elaine Cunningham's since I read Elfshadow because of her lyrical writing style" -R.A. Salvatore, New York Times best-selling author of Gauntlgrym

phpList 2 E-mail Campaign Manager

by David Young

This is a step-by-step comprehensive tutorial with plenty of screenshots for easier and quicker learning and real-world examples for good pickup.This book is aimed at content creators and distributors who want to up their game to a full e-mail distribution engine.Further, it will certainly appeal to you if you are technically inclined and would rather roll your own system than use an off-the-shelf product.You are assumed to be familiar with the basic concepts of e-mail, editing text files, and managing remote files with FTP / SFTP.Advanced topics will teach you to get your hands dirty in some of phpList's open-source code.

Moodle 1.9 for Design and Technology

by Paul Taylor

This book has real-world samples of how to solve problems related to Design and Technology and offers tips on how to enhance the use of Moodle to get the most out of the subject. Worked examples will act as a base from which to build complex and exciting courses for students in all age ranges and abilities. If you are a Design & Technology teacher, teaching assistant, head of department, SMT, or IT technician in school and would like to use Moodle to design, create, or administer a VLE for Design and Technology, this book is for you. You need to know the basics of Moodle for teaching and learning and should have some experience with Design and Technology.

Drupal Web Services

by Trevor James

A practical hands-on guide to integrating Web services with your Drupal Web site. It will start from basic understanding of web services to how your Drupal site can be integrated with web applications using web services.If you're are a Drupal user, webmaster, or an administrator who wants to integrate Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, LinkedIn, Kaltura and Mollom with your Drupal site then this book will be a good addition to your Drupal library.You do not need to have programming experience to use this book. Drupal Web Services is written for anyone who works with Drupal on a daily basis.

Tcl 8.5 Network Programming

by Wojciech Kocjan

The book is written so that both experienced and novice Tclers can find useful information inside. It starts with quick introduction to Tcl and its networking support for those who are less familiar with them. Authors focus on showing practical, yet simple examples for each module and command described so that reader understands how to use them when solving the real life problems. The examples given are useful programs that try to solve real-world needs. All sample programs are clear and concise yet nothing essential is left out and the programming style focuses on readability rather than on stylistic rigor or efficiency. This book is for Tcl developers with basic network programming concepts, who want to add networking capabilities to their applications. Working knowledge of Tcl and basic experience of network protocols will be useful. The reader should be familiar with basic concepts used in modern networking - keywords like TCP, HTTP or XML should not be a mystery. The book does not require advanced knowledge of Tcl - the first chapters will swiftly introduce the reader into it, allowing refreshing the information or gaining a quick overview of the Tcl language abilities.

Moodle 1.9 for Teaching Special Education Children (5-10): Beginner's Guide

by Vanesa S. Olsen

Written with a step-by-step but friendly and engaging approach, this Packt Beginner's Guide is designed to be placed alongside the computer as your guide and mentor. Step-by-step tutorials are boosted by explanations of the reasoning behind what you are doing. You will quickly pick up the necessary skills, tips, and tricks for creating practical exercises using Moodle 1.9 with practical examples and see how the child with special education needs progresses. If you are an SEN teacher or SEN therapist with minimal knowledge of Moodle who is willing to exploit Web 2.0 possibilities using Moodle 1.9 as the background platform, this book is for you.

CodeIgniter 1.7 Professional Development

by Adam Griffiths

This book is a practical guide that takes you through a number of techniques. Each chapter builds upon knowledge from the previous chapter. Step-by-step instructions with examples and illustrative screenshots ensure that you gain a firm grasp of the topic being explained. This book is written for advanced PHP developers with a good working knowledge of Object Oriented Programming techniques who are comfortable with developing applications and wish to use CodeIgniter to make their development easier, quicker, and more fun. Basic knowledge of CodeIgniter will be helpful. This book will suit developers who fall into three categories: Professional Developers - employees of a software house or organization with in-house software development, Freelance Developers - solo developers working in the industry on their own, Just-for-fun Developers - people working with PHP building web applications is their spare time for fun

Moodle 1.9: The English Teacher's Cookbook

by Silvina P. Hillar

This book follows a cookbook style, which will help you achieve outstanding results using ready-to-use recipes for reading comprehension, writing, and composition holding hands with Moodle 1.9 in the Web 2.0 Era. Each recipe is unique; some deal with similar teaching techniques, but they show how to develop the same technique using different software, situations, or topics. Images, videos, poems, songs, artists, classic stories, cartoons, superheroes, painting, the environment, and comics are inserted into the Moodle course, in order to be used as either prewriting or writing activities. If you are an English teacher who wants to discover practical, funny, and engaging activities to insert in your course, this is a perfectly designed book for you. It will help you to use different techniques in the teaching of reading comprehension, writing, and composition using a great variety of resources from the free and open source software available in the Web and interesting websites as well as social networks. You need basic experience with Moodle 1.9 or 1.9.5, as well as installation and configuration procedures.

Nginx HTTP Server

by Clement Nedelcu

The book includes detailed instructions for each of the processes it describes: downloading and installing the application, configuring and using modules, and much more. It provides a step-by-step tutorial to replace your existing web server with Nginx. With commented configuration sections and in-depth module descriptions, you will be able to make the most of the performance potential offered by Nginx. By covering both early setup stages and advanced topics, this book will suit web administrators interested in solutions to optimize their infrastructure, whether they are looking into replacing existing web server software or integrating a new tool cooperating with applications already up and running. If you, your visitors, and your operating system have been disappointed by Apache, this book is exactly what you need.

Compiere 3

by Andries L Pretorius

This book is a concise guide that focuses solely on implementing Compiere. It uses a business scenario case study throughout to illustrate the sort of decisions and considerations required at critical stages in a real-life Compiere implementation. If you are considering or want to easily implement Compiere in your organization, this book is for you. This book will also be beneficial to system users and administrators who wish to implement an ERP system. No previous knowledge of Compiere is required.

Koha 3 Library Management System

by Amit Gupta Savitra Sirohi

Written in a practical style, this book uses the Linux shell in many chapters, demonstrating the execution of commands and their output. With liberal use of screenshots and plenty of code samples accompanied by careful explanation, it will make the task of installing and configuring Koha easy and straightforward. All chapters are written in a way that makes them applicable to various Linux distributions.This book is aimed at Linux system administrators who need to install and maintain Koha. If you are a system administrator who wants to set up an open source integrated library system, then this book is for you. It will also be useful for system administrators who require help with specific aspects of implementing Koha.

Drupal 6 Attachment Views

by J. Ayen Green

This is a fun, informative, hands-on learning guide. It uses a real case study in an interactive and informal manner, and presents examples that continue to build on each other. Clear, concise instructions and practical examples mean you can learn quickly how to increase the functionality and value of your web site. If you are a Drupal developer of any level and you are waiting to explore Attachment Views, then this book is for you.

JasperReports 3.6 Development Cookbook

by Bilal Siddiqui

The entire book is a comprehensive collection of recipes meant to tutor you on making and enhancing reports. Each recipe provides you with easy step-by-step descriptions of the actions necessary to accomplish a specific task with explanations to help you to understand how and why each action was undertaken. Example values and code samples are used throughout the recipes, which makes adaptation for individual needs easy. Each recipe uses a concrete example for easy understanding. This book is for Java developers who want to use JasperReports to create user-friendly business reports. It is for those who may be familiar with JasperReports but want to dive into advanced JasperReports activities. If you know how to use Microsoft Word you can also learn how to design business reports using iReport by following the recipes of this cookbook. Although the primary audience of this cookbook are report designers, however Java and XML developers will find this book useful in understanding how Jasper's XML code works and how to wrap JasperReports functionality in your Java Swing or Web applications.

Building Telephony Systems with OpenSIPS 1.6

by Flavio E. Goncalves

This is a practical, hands-on book based around a fictitious case study VoIP Provider that you will build on a development server using OpenSIPS 1.6. The case study grows chapter by chapter, from installing your local development server, right up to the finished VoIP provider. This book is for readers who want to understand how to build a SIP provider from scratch using OpenSIPS. It is suitable for VoIP providers, large enterprises, and universities. Telephony and Linux experience will be helpful but is not essential. Readers need not have prior knowledge of OpenSIPS. This book will also help readers who were using OpenSER but are now confused with the new OpenSIPS.

YUI 2.8: Learning the Library

by Dan Wellman Daniel Barreiro

The book is a tutorial, leading the reader first through the basics of the YUI library before moving on to more complex examples involving the YUI controls and utilities. The book is heavily example driven, and based around an approach of tinkering and extending to improve. This book is for web developers comfortable with JavaScript and CSS, who want to use the YUI library to easily put together rich, responsive web interfaces. No knowledge of the YUI library is presumed.

Spring Python 1.1

by Greg Lee Turnquist

The book is an introduction to Spring Python. It starts with simple practical applications, moving on to more advanced applications with two advanced case studies at the end of the book. It is packed with screenshots, examples, and ready-to-use code making it very suitable for a beginner while also showing tactics and concepts suitable for the most experienced developers. Each chapter starts with a simple problem to solve, and then dives into how Spring Python provides the solution with step-by-step code samples. Along the way, screenshots and diagrams are used to show critical parts of the solution. The case studies start off with a handful of use cases, and then proceed step-by-step to incrementally develop features. Some use cases are left to the reader to implement as an exercise. Key problems discovered along the way are exposed and then solved, giving the reader the chance to solve them, or to read the author's solutions. This book is for Python developers who want to take their applications to the next level, by adding/using parts that scale their application up, without adding unnecessary complexity. It is also helpful for Java developers who want to mix in some Python to speed up their coding effort.

ChronoForms 3.1 for Joomla! site Cookbook

by Bob Janes

This book is the missing manual for creating forms on your Joomla! site. Using simple examples that you can easily follow we will show you how you can create forms of almost any kind. Most of the chapters focus on one topic starting with simple recipes for new users and then adding new features that add more to the form but may also require more knowledge and experience to implement.Other chapters look in more detail at adding special features, or creating forms to perform particular tasks. Again the recipes range from those that a new user can easily implement to those that will help more advanced developers.Each recipe is kept as simple as possible and set out so that it can be easily implemented with the code supplied; and the recipes are also a set of building blocks that you can use to create much more complex forms using several recipes to build your form.As far as space allows we have explained how the code works, what features of Joomla or of ChronoForms we are using and we've offered suggestions in the 'There's more . . .' sections for ways in which the basic recipe can be extended or adapted.The code examples are complete and can be adapted by new users with the minimum of customization or they can be as a starting point for developers with more coding experience to build on and adapt to create fully customized form applications. This is a practical hands-on book for people who want to add forms to their Joomla! site. Whether you just want to add a simple newsletter sign-up form or a complex multi-page interactive form you'll find helpful suggestions and recipes that will get your forms working. Many recipes will work 'out-of-the-box' using ChronoForms built-in capabilities; other more advanced recipes require some knowledge of Joomla!, HTML, CSS ,PHP, MySQL or JavaScript. There is working code with each recipe that you can adapt to meet your specific needs.

MySQL 5.1 Plugin Development

by Andrew Hutchings

This book is written in a hands-on style that actively involves you while you read through its chapters. In every chapter you, along with the author, will be implementing one or more fully working example plugins. The process is accompanied with a detailed step-by-step explanation of the code, at the same time providing you with resources to create your own plugins. If you are a MySQL application developer or a programmer who wants to interface with MySQL server, this book is for you. Basic knowledge of C/C++, SQL, and MySQL in particular is assumed in the book, but no deep familiarity with any of the topics is required.

Spring Persistence with Hibernate

by Ahmad Seddighi

Spring Persistence with Hibernate is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step, and example-rich guide to using Spring and Hibernate to build robust and effective Java applications. Furthermore, the book can be used as reference in areas where developers need help. All the topics explained in the book are demonstrated with practical examples and uncomplicated figures. The book is primarily for Spring developers and users who want to persist using the popular Hibernate persistence framework. Java, Hibernate, JPA, Spring, and open source developers in general will also find the book useful.

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