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DEFINITION: Ruby on Rails, sometimes known as "RoR" or just "Rails," is an open source framework for Web development in Ruby, an object-oriented programming (OOP) language similar to Perl and Python. The principle difference between Ruby on Rails and other frameworks for development lies in the speed and ease of use that developers working within the environment enjoy. Changes made to applications  … 
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Hands-on Oracle Application Express security
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BOOK: This book extract demonstrates how Oracle Application Express (APEX) can be vulnerable to SQL injection, using sample code.
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

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Preparing Your Toolbox for the SharePoint Framework
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WHITE PAPER: Explore the new SharePoint Framework and the variety of benefits for HTML5, JavaScript, and SharePoint app developers. Discover how to customize SharePoint easily by leveraging the open source framework's key features and web stack tools, including built-in themes, a SharePoint-tailored DataSource component, and more.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

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Manchester City – Building a media-rich website with Sitecore
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CASE STUDY: Manchester City needed their football club's website to be content and media rich, up to date, informative for fans and convenient for payment transactions. A new website platform was integrated, and the result was an overwhelming success. Learn more in this case study.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

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Developing HTML5 Applications for AppUp: Part 1 A Simple Example
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TRAINING GUIDE: This is the first in a series of articles covering how to develop HTML5 applications for Intel AppUp. This first article will cover the basics of getting a minimal application packaged using the Encapsulator tool. Later articles will describe some larger example applications that illustrate different features of HTML5.
Posted: 15 Dec 2011 | Published: 15 Dec 2011

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Web 2.0 for the Enterprise: Setting the Foundation for Success
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WHITE PAPER: Bringing Web 2.0 to the enterprise is more than just the latest technology; it's about changing the traditional business model and tapping into the creativity, intellect, and passion of every single employee.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

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A Case for IT Security: The Future of New EU Data Protection
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, as the UK prepares new laws on surveillance and data collection, we hear from security experts on the challenges of balancing privacy and security. Read on to identify implications of new EU data protection rules, as well as examine the growing threat of ransomware and how to tackle it.
Posted: 15 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

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Download the Fall 2009 edition of Perform Magazine
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EZINE: Download Perform today for informative and insightful articles including how open source is changing the face of enterprise software, tips from the field on how to ignite enterprises to reach new levels of performance excellence, and deliver unmatched insight to users.
Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 10 Sep 2009

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Whose Fault is it Anyway? Using Compuware Abend-AID to Diagnose DB2 and WebSphere MQ Problems
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WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how you can leverage existing Abend-AID capabilities to simplify problem resolution even in these increasingly complex systems. Read this paper to learn more about diagnosing DB2 and WebSphere MQ problems with Compuware Abend-AID.
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

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Welcome to the .NET Content Management System
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Digimaker is a .NET content management system (CMS) ideal for creating and maintaining professional websites.
Posted: 11 Apr 2006 | Published: 06 Mar 2006


Computer Weekly – 20 August 2013: Mixing work and play – how corporate applications can learn from computer games
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at gamification, the trend for corporate software to use techniques developed for computer games. After the Prism internet surveillance scandal, Switzerland hopes to become a safe location for cloud services. And we talk to an NHS CIO about the challenges of a paperless health service. Read the issue now.
Posted: 20 Aug 2013 | Published: 20 Aug 2013

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WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  are immediately applied, avoiding the time consuming steps normally associated with the web development cycle. According to David Geary, a Java expert, the Ruby-based framework is five to 10 times faster than comparable Java-based frameworks. In a blog posting, Geary predicted that Rails would be widely adopted in the near future. Rails is made up of several components, beyond Ruby itself, including:Active record, an object-relational mapping layerAction pack, a manager of controller and view functionsAction mailer, a handler of emailAction web servicesPrototype, an implementer of drag and drop … 
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