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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.
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Top Upgrades of Adobe Creative Cloud
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WHITE PAPER: Modern application and web developers are innovators -- and they should have the latest and greatest tools available to faciliate a high level of innovation. Adobe recognizes this need, and that's why when it comes to their new Creative Cloud offering for development and design applications, they're always rolling out new upgrades.
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Case Study: Design Benefits of Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams and Sympoz
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CASE STUDY: Sympoz, a creator of online social learning communities, wanted to provide their growing employee base with the latest Adobe creative software. In this brief case study, discover how Sympoz worked with a technology provider to implement the Adobe Creative Cloud, a subscription-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model for Adobe applications.
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IBM ILOG Elixir Enterprise
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Posted: 21 Jan 2013 | Published: 22 Jan 2013

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Why HTML5 Tests the Limits of Automated Testing Solutions
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Web 2.0 Engaging Customer Passion
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WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the ways in which organizations can tap into Web 2.0 interaction as part of the marketing strategy, marketing tactics and communication plan to create customer engagement by matching your visitors' passion and to figure out the "best fit" for the new opportunities that present themselves.
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My first steps towards HTML5 – trying out canvas
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PRODUCT REVIEW: It may be time to take a closer look at HTML. These days it's being pushed through all media channels, and it's come a long way since it was first developed. HTML5 now includes canvas, which allows web developers to dynamically draw graphics on the screen without plug-ins. Read this developer's account of his experience trying it out.
Posted: 16 Dec 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

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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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