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Moodle 2.0 Multimedia Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (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: WOW! eBook (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: WOW! eBook (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: WOW! eBook (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: WOW! eBook (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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