Learn to Build Flash Applications with New Drupal Book
Packt is pleased to announce a new book that teaches users to build dynamic, content-rich Flash CS3 and CS4 applications for Drupal 6. Written by Content Management expert, Travis Tidwell, Flash with Drupal helps users to integrate Flash applications with Drupal CMS.
Users will learn about the evolution of a real Flash application designed for Drupal, and will be taken through a step-by-step approach to create and customize an embedded Flash application within Drupal. They will also learn about the important modules and asynchronous programming techniques that will make it easier to work with Flash in Drupal. The reader will also learn to build a custom voting service and create a Flash-driven 5-star voter for Drupal using the popular FiveStar module.
Through this book, developers will learn to utilize Object Oriented techniques in ActionScript 3 to build a common MediaPlayer class for both audio and video applications. In addition to this, they will be able to load and play audio in Flash, add user controls like on and off, and create a playlist of video nodes for their custom media player using Drupal Views. Although they will be using Drupal as the Content Management System, the lessons learned within this book can easily be applied to other Content Management systems such as Joomla or WordPress. Because of this, users are not assumed to be familiar with Drupal.
Developers interested in building dynamic Flash applications will find this book useful. This book is out now and is available from Packt. For more information, please visit http://www.packtpub.com/build-flash-applications-with-drupal-6/book
Practical Task Scheduling Deployment
July 20, 2016 12:00 pm CDT
One of the best things about the UNIX environment (aside from being stable and efficient) is the vast array of software tools available to help you do your job. Traditionally, a UNIX tool does only one thing, but does that one thing very well. For example, grep is very easy to use and can search vast amounts of data quickly. The find tool can find a particular file or files based on all kinds of criteria. It's pretty easy to string these tools together to build even more powerful tools, such as a tool that finds all of the .log files in the /home directory and searches each one for a particular entry. This erector-set mentality allows UNIX system administrators to seem to always have the right tool for the job.
Cron traditionally has been considered another such a tool for job scheduling, but is it enough? This webinar considers that very question. The first part builds on a previous Geek Guide, Beyond Cron, and briefly describes how to know when it might be time to consider upgrading your job scheduling infrastructure. The second part presents an actual planning and implementation framework.
Join Linux Journal's Mike Diehl and Pat Cameron of Help Systems.
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With all the industry talk about the benefits of Linux on Power and all the performance advantages offered by its open architecture, you may be considering a move in that direction. If you are thinking about analytics, big data and cloud computing, you would be right to evaluate Power. The idea of using commodity x86 hardware and replacing it every three years is an outdated cost model. It doesn’t consider the total cost of ownership, and it doesn’t consider the advantage of real processing power, high-availability and multithreading like a demon.
This ebook takes a look at some of the practical applications of the Linux on Power platform and ways you might bring all the performance power of this open architecture to bear for your organization. There are no smoke and mirrors here—just hard, cold, empirical evidence provided by independent sources. I also consider some innovative ways Linux on Power will be used in the future.Get the Guide