Joomla! VirtueMart 1.1 Theme and Template Design

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (May 24, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849514542
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849514545

eBook Description:

Give a unique look and feel to your VirtueMart e-Commerce store

  • Thorough discussion of template structure, available fields, and customization possibilities
  • More than 50 real-world exercises that can be directly adapted to your store
  • A comprehensive reference to all templates in the VirtueMart default theme including usage of each template and all available fields
  • Integrate with existing Joomla! plugins and JavaScript frameworks
  • A step-by-step comprehensive guide to customizing Joomla! VirtueMart templates and themes with the necessary screenshots and explained code

In Detail

VirtueMart is the best shopping cart solution around for the Joomla! CMS. A VirtueMart template is a Joomla! template that is designed to create the overall look of a store. It puts in things such as a shopping cart bar, more shop-like graphics, more readable colors, and so on. A VirtueMart theme only impacts the area of the site actually controlled by the VirtueMart component. Themes work inside the overall framework. Applying custom templates and themes to give a unique look and feel to your VirtueMart web store will really attract customers! This book will guide you to build VirtueMart custom themes and templates.

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Moodle 2.0 Multimedia Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (May 19, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849514704
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849514705

eBook Description:

Add images, videos, music, and much more to make your Moodle course interactive and fun

  • Learn how to add photographs, videos, animations, and much more to make your Moodle course even more interactive
  • Embed 2D or 3D maps, interactive or static charts, resources, assets, videos, bitmaps, and photographs into Moodle courses
  • Learn how to design and work with podcasts, audio assets, sound, music, and screencasts and integrate them into Moodle
  • Part of Packt’s Cookbook series, which is ideal if you want to follow clear recipes to quickly add effects to your course without the need for extra reading

In Detail

Moodle is an open source virtual learning environment that is widely used in schools and businesses. By including multimedia, such as animated graphics, bitmaps, photographs, and videos in your Moodle site, you can enhance the enjoyment of your site’s users and sustain their attention.

Moodle 2.0 Multimedia Cookbook provides a plethora of recipes showing you how to manage, link, and embed different multimedia resources into your Moodle course – ideal if you don’t have the time to read a long tutorial and want quick ways to enhance your Moodle course.

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OpenCV 2 Computer Vision Application Programming Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (June 30, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849513244
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849513241

eBook Description:

Over 50 recipes to master this library of programming functions for real-time computer vision

  • Teaches you how to program computer vision applications in C++ using the different features of the OpenCV library
  • Demonstrates the important structures and functions of OpenCV in detail with complete working examples
  • Describes fundamental concepts in computer vision and image processing
  • Gives you advice and tips to create more effective object-oriented computer vision programs
  • Contains examples with source code and shows results obtained on real images with detailed explanations and the required screenshots

In Detail

OpenCV 2 Computer Vision Application Programming Cookbook will introduce you to numerous computer vision algorithms included in the OpenCV library. You will learn how to read, write, create and manipulate images. You will explore different techniques commonly used in image analysis and how they can be effectively implemented in C++. The book provides a complete introduction to the OpenCV library and explains how to build your first computer vision program. You will be presented with a variety of computer vision algorithms and be exposed to important concepts in image analysis that will enable you to build your own computer vision applications.

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JIRA 4 Essentials

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (June 9, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849681724
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849681728

eBook Description:

Track bugs and issues and manage your software development projects with JIRA

  • Successfully manage issues and track your projects using JIRA
  • Model business processes using JIRA Workflows
  • Ensure only the right people get access to your data, by using user management and access control in JIRA
  • Packed with step-by-step instruction, screenshots, and practical examples

In Detail

This book will introduce you to Atlassian JIRA, the world’s most popular issue tracking software. JIRA provides issue tracking and project tracking for software development teams to improve code quality and the speed of development.

This book will show you how to plan and design your own JIRA implementation. You will learn how to customize JIRA to adapt it to your organization and add value to your business. Chapters are structured to guide you through all the key aspects of JIRA with a practical implementation. By the end of the book, you will have built a working JIRA implementation.

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Oracle 11g R1/R2 Real Application Clusters Essentials

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 552 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (May 23, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849682666
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849682664

eBook Description:

Design, implement, and support complex Oracle 11g R1/R2 RAC environments for real world deployments

  • Understand sophisticated components that make up your Oracle RAC environment such as the role of High Availability, the RAC architecture required, the RAC installation and upgrade process, and much more!
  • Get hold of new Oracle RAC components such as the new features of Automatic Storage Management (ASM), performance tuning, and troubleshooting.
  • Packed with practical, real-world examples, expert tips and troubleshooting advice on how to administer a complex Oracle 11g RAC environment.
  • Bonus Oracle 11g RAC R2 information included with this book and e-book
  • This book is the updated release of our previous Oracle 11g R1/R2 Real Application Clusters Handbook. If you already own a copy of that Handbook, there is no need to upgrade to this book.

In Detail

Oracle RAC or Real Application Clusters is a grid computing solution that allows multiple nodes (servers) in a clustered system to mount and open a single database that resides on shared disk storage. Should a single system (node) fail, the database service will still be available on the remaining nodes. Oracle RAC is an integral part of the Oracle database setup. You have one database with multiple users accessing it, in real time. This book will enable DBAs to get their finger on the pulse of the Oracle 11g RAC environment quickly and easily.

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SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (May 23, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849681783
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849681780

eBook Description:

Over 90 simple and incredibly effective recipes for transforming your business data into exciting dashboards with SAP Business Objects Dashboards 4.0 Xcelsius

  • Learn valuable Dashboard Design best practices and tips through easy to follow recipes
  • Become skilled in using and configuring all Dashboard Design components
  • Learn how to apply Dynamic Visibility to enhance your dashboards
  • Get introduced to the most important add-ons available for Dashboard Design with the most up to date information for Dashboards 4.0

In Detail

Xcelsius 2008 was recently included in SAP’s BusinessObjects 4.0 family, rebranding “Xcelsius Enterprise” as “SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0”. With features like flexible design and what-if scenarios, the powerful dashboarding software allows enterprises to make business decisions at a glance, and this book allows you to go far beyond the basics of these techniques.

This cookbook full of practical and applicable recipes will enable you to use the full latest capabilities of Dashboard Design to visually transform your business data. A wide range of recipes will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to perform tasks like configuring charts, creating drill- downs, making component colors dynamic, using alerts in maps, building pop-up screens, setting up What-If scenarios, and many more.

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Administration Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 468 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (May 24, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849681449
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849681445

eBook Description:

Over 70 practical recipes for administering a high-performance SQL Server 2008 R2 system

  • Provides Advanced Administration techniques for SQL Server 2008 R2 as a book or eBook
  • Covers the essential Manageability, Programmability, and Security features
  • Emphasizes important High Availability features and implementation
  • Explains how to maintain and manage the SQL Server data platform effectively

In Detail

Microsoft SQL Server is a powerful relational database engine, widely used to store and maintain data in Enterprises of various levels – be they small, medium, or large. SQL Server delivers a rich set of integrated services and reporting features that enable you to do more with your data such as query, search, synchronize, report, and analyze. SQL Server 2008 R2 accelerates the capabilities to scale database operations and is a highly scalable data platform.

This practical cookbook will show you the advanced administration techniques for managing and administering a scalable and high-performance SQL Server 2008 R2 system. It contains over 85 practical, task-based, and immediately useable recipes covering a wide range of advanced administration techniques for administering a high-performance SQL Server 2008 R2 system and solving specific administration problems. It shows how the SQL Server 2008 R2 system can be taken further.

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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Applications on Windows Phone 7

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 252 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (May 20, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849682585
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849682589

eBook Description:

Create enterprise-ready websites and applications that access Microsoft SharePoint on Windows Phone 7

  • Provides step-by-step instructions for integrating Windows Phone 7-capable web pages into SharePoint websites
  • Provides an overview of creating Windows Phone 7 applications that integrate with SharePoint services
  • Examines Windows Phone 7’s enterprise capabilities
  • Highlights SharePoint communities and their use in a Windows Phone 7-connected enterprise
  • Learn from a distinguished author with hands on experience, and get started with developing SharePoint websites and applications for Windows Phone 7 quickly

In Detail

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 is a reinvention of the Windows Mobile platform and improves productivity by taking a fresh approach to the most common Smartphone business usage scenarios such as e-mail, calendar, contacts, and collaboration. Microsoft SharePoint is a Web technology-based server that can be used to build portals, collaboration sites, and also content management sites.

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 allows you to integrate with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and create enterprise-ready websites and applications that access SharePoint Server on Windows Phone 7.

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Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (May 27, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 184968202X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849682022

eBook Description:

A practical step-by-step guide to planning deployment, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of Data Protection Manager 2010

  • A step-by-step guide to backing up your business data using Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 in this practical book and eBook
  • Discover how to back up and restore Microsoft applications that are critical in many of today’s businesses
  • Understand the various components and features of Data Protection Manager 2010
  • Gain valuable insight into using Data Protection Manager through the author’s real world experience

In Detail

Microsoft Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010 is a backup and recovery solution that provides continuous data protection of the Windows environment and file servers to seamlessly integrated disk, tape, and cloud storage.

This practical, step-by-step tutorial will show you how to effectively back up your business data using Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 and how to plan, deploy, install, configure, and troubleshoot Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 as a standalone product. The book focuses on Microsoft best practices as well as the author’s own real-world experience with Data Protection Manager.

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HTML5 Multimedia Development Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (May 19, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849691045
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849691048

eBook Description:

Recipes for practical, real-world HTML5 multimedia driven development

  • Use HTML5 to enhance JavaScript functionality. Display videos dynamically and create movable ads using JQuery.
  • Set up the canvas environment, process shapes dynamically and create interactive visualizations.
  • Enhance accessibility by testing browser support, providing alternative site views and displaying alternate content for non supported browsers.

HTML5 Multimedia Development Cookbook

HTML5 is the most significant new advancement the web has seen in many years. HTML5 adds many new features including the video, audio, and canvas elements, as well as the integration of SVG. This cookbook is packed full of recipes that will help you harness HTML5’s next generation multimedia features. HTML5 is the future.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a total newbie, this book gives you the recipes that will serve as your practical guide to creating semantically rich websites and apps using HTML5. Get ready to perform a quantum leap harnessing HTML5 to create powerful, real world applications. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD