Wednesday, January 12, 2011
iOS 4.3, the next iteration of Apple's mobile operation system, is now in beta. Apple just posted both the new version of the OS and the new SDK in the iOS Dev Center. There's also a beta software update for Apple TV, which will allow iOS 4.3 apps to stream media to your Apple TV via AirPlay.
MacStories is reporting that iOS 4.3 also brings new 4-and-5-finger gestures to the iPad, including a pinch to get to the home screen, and swipes to reveal the multitasking tray or switch apps. AirPlay video streaming from 3rd party apps is back for iOS 4.3 -- for developers who opt in -- and the Personal Hotspot feature and full-screen iAd banners also make an appearance.
Users will be pretty excited about Personal Hotspot, which lets you share your phone's 3G connection with other Wi-Fi enabled devices, but only if carriers like AT&T opt to enable it. Verizon has confirmed that its iPhones will offer the feature, and iOS 4.3 appears to open the door for other carriers to do the same.
Also, it looks like the battle over the side button on the iPad -- whether it should be a mute button or a rotation lock -- is finally over. There's now an option in Preferences where users can choose either of the two. Our sister site, Engadget, has a screenshot.
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* Which Java IDE is the most popular?
* What Java EE standards are used the most?
* Which Java Framework is most prevalent?
* What Java Container / App Server is used the most?
* How much development time is spent redeploying Java containers?
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One of the most exciting things about open-source software is the sheer diversity of projects that are always under way. Aiming to recognize some of the most promising of those projects, Black Duck Software on Friday announced its 2010 open-source 'Rookies of the Year' list.
All of us have had situations in which, the enterprise that we are working with, would like to have quick snapshots of the various metrics on the dashboard. These should not only be readily available, but also be refreshed with real data in real-time so that the latest on the health of the organization/business is at the fingertips.
We had a similar situation when we were working with a large chain of restaurants in UK. The idea of the project sponsor was that as soon as the manager of a particular restaurant enters the dashboard, he should be able to see all the statistics which would make him take instant decisions. An often used way is to create charts using tools like JFreeChart and extract data from the database to fill up the dashboard.
Fortunately for us (since the client had already gone Google with Google Apps) the use of Google Sites and Google Spreadsheet made the job pretty easy. Let us look at what the situation looked like for us.
Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre's extraordinary photographs documenting the dramatic decline of a major American city. For an interactive tour of January's best photo exhibitions and books, see The New Review's month in photography
This week we take a look at how to clone a hard disk for easy backup or duplication, resize stubbornly static windows, and create shortcuts for dozens of Windows functions.
Once a week we dip into our reader mailbag and help readers solve their problems, sharing the useful solutions with you in the process. Read on to see our fixes for this week’s reader dilemmas.
This presentation will also walk through various scenarios and provide a best practice design in Certify.
Presentation: Certify How to Develop Test Processes.ppt
Looking for the holy grail in testing SAP? I am. We’ve got an upgrade from 4.6C to ERP 6 looming on the horizon, and a little testing magic would go a long ways. Wouldn’t it be cool to say, “Replicator, one sales order, 20 line items.” And…presto! “Replicator, pick and delivery on last Sales Order.” Sha-blam! All set. “Replicator, one purchase order with 300 line items, and tell me if it meets this set of criteria.” Dare I dream? Oh, yes, just like butter....
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Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Provide guidance when integrating IBM Cognos 8 BI v3 and a Microsoft SharePoint Portal environment with single sign-on enabled.Topics covered include:
- Setting up the CPS virtual directory
- Adding IBM Cognos 8 web parts to SharePoint
- Integration troubleshooting
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