Image Verification - advanced techniques?

I've noticed that alot of the image verification images out there would be easily crackable simply by running it through some sort of OCR routine. I would like to create an advanced image verification routine that would slightly skew or twist text, rotate each character, randomly draw or "scrib ...

Recommend a good "advanced" html book(s)?

I have been using HTML for a very long time now, probably close to 10 years but I feel that there is alot I still don't know (proper xhtml, dhtml). I have adapted css and am pretty comfortable with that, using solely css layouts and proper styling etc. I feel that sometimes I can still learn a bit m ...

Advanced CToolBar

OK,I've been looking all over CG for some advanced techniques for customization of a CToolBar. Hard to find.First of all, if I have a CToolBar on my 'CMainFrm', am I correct to assume that the CToolBar's parent is not the FrameWnd, but rather a CDockBar who's parent is the FrameWnd?If so, here's wha ...

getting client information

Many moons ago when I started learning html, I remember writing a page that would get the visitors information. Things like: which browser they were using, which operating system, screen resolution, computer name, etc., etc.Thing is, I have forgotten the simpler ways to do this.I know there are page ...

Problems with embedding flash banners, and making navigation bars.

Okay, I'm somewhat new to HTML and CSS. I took some time and read up on the basics of HTML and CSS, mainly CSS, at www.htmldog.com.Since I looked at CSS, it seemed to be a lot easier to use... But then again a whole 'nother level for me to comprehend.Now, I've been playing around with the elements o ...

Oracle book

I need to learn advanced techniques for pl/sql , what is the best book to learn from ?best ...

New Book- Software Test Engineering with IBM Rational Functional - Save 35%

Coverage IncludesIntegrating IBM RFT into your development processesBuilding highly efficient test environments, test harnesses, and test scriptsUsing RFT Visual Editor to extend testing automation to novice usersMastering basic scripting techniques, from data capture to script synchronizationManagi ...

Custom Logging throws java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError for com.rational.test.

Our "Tivoli Provisioning Manager" test team is implementing RFT testing..While I was following ITU103, RFT Advanced Techniques, Exercises for ITU103, Lesson4 :Writing custom loggers, Exercise LG1, I hit error following..Please let me know what needs to be done to work around this error:(Note: I crea ...

Helping users using object oriented design and code.

Is it a good idea to help people with object oriented software design and code?I'm asking this because most of the code here is written using the functional programming, and all could probably improve a little or a lot with object oriented design and coding.My first doubt about offering this type of ...

Newbie...yet determined...

Greetings,I am fairly new to the PHP world...so my knowledge on advanced techniques is fairly limited.I have an HTML document that is auto-generated based off data stored in a MySQL database.I need to figure out a way (there is always a way!! just not always an obvious one..) to create a PHP script ...

Recommended Book on COM :: C++

Two weeks ago I posted a similar message about recommended advanced C++ books. An overwhelming number of responses mentioned Scott Meyers' Effective series including STL, Modern C++ Design: Generic Programming and Design Patterns Appliedby Andrei Alexandrescu, and Design Patterns.I decided on Scott ...

Searching for a Book

I need a book about programming Multi-threading, Multi-threaded appartments, developing DLL's, consumer-provider queues, and other advanced techniques in C++? ...

Datalist paging asp.net video tutorial

I needed to use datalist paging for my recent project.I am developing a photo sharing website like Picasa for "mobile phones".. I have named it PicaShareI searched for a video tutorial on the internet but couldnt find one. So i decided to make one because i think its the best way to learn. ...

Genetics simulation help

I am a beginner at C++ but I had an idea for a program that I think would be a good learning experience for me. I want to make a program that starts with a 0 (female and a 1 (male). These two would "mate" and create a new number at random (1 or 0). Then, let’s say it was a 1, it would ...

How to Install Ubuntu 9.04 on an Intel-based Mac laptop

How to install Ubuntu 9.04 on an Intel-based Mac laptop, by Richard Cavell v1.1. (June 2009)Part 1 of 3Hi,In the spirit of free-as-in-beer, please propagate these instructions wherever you like. They are for installing Ubuntu 9.04 on a MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro. These instructions may nee ...

trying to make a message decoder <NOOB>

im trying to make a program that asks the user to input a series of numbers that correspond to various letters and symbols so that a words can be formed. I know how to prompt the user to enter the series of numbers but im stuck on two things:after the user finishes entering the numbers i want " ...

Ubuntu Can Anyone Recommend A Tutorial for GIMP?

I would like to learn how to manipulate images in GIMP. I've already figured out some of the basics (image resizing, cropping, etc.), now I want to learn some advanced techniques. I'm interested especially in those things that are generically referred to as "Photoshopping," i.e. putting on ...

Need help with a PERL forum!

I am working on a new site and I want to install a forum on it. The only catch is I need help forming the more advanced side. I have the basic backbone of the script (the login and posting), but that's it. Can someone help me with the advanced techniques used in forums? I don't want the entire code, ...

Any good coding examples?

Well, I'm trying to tidy up my code and make it a bit more sophisticated before my next project. So in order to do that, I was wondering where a good place to see "real" examples of coding that use some more advanced techniques. I was thinking about starting by taking a look at phpBB's und ...

Ubuntu problems with OO Impress

I posted this question on the openoffice.org forum site, but there doesn't appear to be too many people inhabiting there so I thought I would try here as I need some quick help.I have recently come over to Linux from Windblows, and am due to do a public talk for my business involving the use of a po ...

Philosophical Programming

I was thinking about something today, is there ever a point where in programming that a man learns all he can learn? C++ and C# certainly have boundaries that can be reached. But I'm not talking about the limitations of the languages themselves versus other languages which can do more/less. I'm talk ...

What does it take to be a real programmer?

I am just learning to program computers. I've been doing it for a few years but I don't have and real programs under my belt.I am wondering how much someone should know before they are considered to be a "programmer". I know a few languages, but I know C# pretty well.I am pretty good at wr ...

Ubuntu Another Linux/iTunes/iPod Post: My Thoughts

I have now been using Linux and Ubuntu for quite some while and it has become clear to me what is missing from Linux that probably keep a lot of people away from switching totally. I have made the switch totally and is now exclusively working in Linux except from Photoshop running in a virtual machi ...

MySQL Continuent Rolls Out Tungsten Easy Suite, Low Cost Solutions For Data Availability And Database Performance Scalability

Continuent Rolls Out Tungsten Easy Suite, Low Cost Solutions For Data Availability And Database Performance Scalability Continuent Tungsten Easy Suite offers easy to install, easy to manage, easy to scale database clusters for MySQL, Oracle, and PostgreSQL. Tungsten Easy HA and Tungsten Easy Scale n ...

Ubuntu Any collection of software that rivals Apple's iLife and mac media programs?

Some of my friends have macs and they like to show off that they can make garageband songs and stuff when I can't on Vista. This is not all to get back at them, I have uses for this kind of editing, but I would like to know if anyone could direct me to a collection of software, or just list some sep ...

Ubuntu How To: Install a Port Knocker - FWKNOP

Announcements- FWKNOP version 1.9.7 released 8-25-2008. Changes here as follows: http://trac.cipherdyne.org/trac/fwknop/browser/fwknop/tags/fwknop-1.9.7/ChangeLog- FWKNOP version 1.9.6 released 7-19-2008. Changes/New Features will be updated once Change List is available. http://trac.cipherdyne.org/ ...

Ubuntu Plymouth Theme: Customize

Greetings all,I noticed there's not much information anywhere in the forums (and not a great deal online for that matter) on modifying or customizing the Plymouth themes included with Ubuntu 10.04.If you are like me, you are never content with default installs and possess an obsessive need to contro ...

search db php filter

I would really appreciate if someone could indicate a good tutorial on how to make a custom DB PHP search filter. For example, if I have a DB filled with data of hotels, and I would like to make a specific search for all 3 hotels, with swimming pool and close to the beach...I think I could make a SQ ...

php and security

I am developing a website with login and passwrod , session vars etc.The site allows uploads and downloads of small <3mb files and allows messages to be uploaded. Now I use mysql as well for all this storage.q)What are some of the security concerns I haven't addressed?q) what about this (I asked ...

session var

Now this needs its own thread because it is confusing.q)I have 2 webapges with password access on a website. I just want to login into once and be able to view both password protected pages .I dont want to login into every page I load. How do i set this up with session vars or something?my site need ...

Explanation of (.*?) in Regular Expressions

I've seen the following code in xbloglite:$entry = preg_replace("/\[b\](.*?)\[\/b\]/i","<strong>$1</strong>",$entry); Now, I know how to implement this, and it has been very useful- but I don't really understand how it works, and haven't seen an explanation of it in a ...

php sessions - overview

A PHP session allows you to store user information on the server for later use (i.e. username, shopping cart items, etc). However, this session information is temporary and is usually deleted very quickly after the user has left the website that uses sessions. It is important to ponder if the sessio ...

Created this cool javaScript Countdown...

I'm teaching myself JavaScript and created this animated countdown... I want to learn more advanced techniques, or shorthand code. If you see anything I can improve here or something that may not be suitable for a certain browser, please let me know... :thumbsup:<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C ...

Java book needed

I'm looking for a Java book that will take me from mid-level to advanced techniques. Needs the cover JSPs, servlets, EJBs, JDBC, XML etc. I was looking at: "Java for the Web with Servlets, JSP, and EJB Bud Kurniawan" : http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/073571195X/qid=1132686535/sr=8 ...

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 244

http://fridge.ubuntu.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/newspaper-icon4.jpgWelcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 244 for the week of November 28 - December 4, 2011.In This IssuePrecise Pangolin Alpha 1 Released!Ubuntu 12.04 Development updateStories and saying thanksUbuntu StatsAkademy FR at Ca ...

Advanced HTML and CSS techniques

I found this site (http://hacks.mozilla.org/) which really shows the great new techniques and standards coming our way in HTML5 and CSS3. Although it's a Mozilla site, most of this stuff is also available in Safari, Chrome and Opera. Pretty cool if you spend a few minutes looking at past articles.Of ...

Advanced CSS Techniques in Cognos 8 BI published in Support Link - Did not work in 8.3

Anil Barve said: Above technique is published in Support Link. Below is the link to access it.This expects a change to be applied to GlobalReportStyles.css located in \webcontent\schemas.I tried this in 8.3 and did not work. Then realised that this file exists in following 4 locations:1) \webcontent ...

Oracle 8i RDBMS running on WIndows 2000 Advanced Server

Can Oracle 8i take advantage of memory above 4G? ...

ListView: Advanced searching techniques

Okay, I'm having a bit of trouble with some searching logic.Situation: I can have a same datetime as long as it does not contain the same partySize. The datetime is a user selected day with randomly selected time of any 15 minute increments throughout the day. The partySize is also randomly selected ...

Oracle Advanced APEX Tips and Techniques (tool tip, VCF), queries...

First of all, I would like to thank the community for their help.I have been working with APEX since a few months (December) ago, since then it has captivated most of my attention, because of what can be done with it…This time I would like to ask for your advice about some new topics (tool tip and ...

Advaced CSS techniques not working in 8.1

said: Hi, I am trying to use the advanced CSS techniques available in support link,I just got lock column and lock column header classes and tried to freeze panes by accosiating those classes to a column. AM i missing something,do i need to get any of those blue classes ...

Java's Advanced User Interface Components

Java\'s Advanced User Interface Components Last time, we mastered some basic UI components and worked on how to add them to panels, organize their layout, and manage their events. Having covered all the basic techniques that we’ll need to get started with Java interface programming in our first art ...

Want to learn ajax + advanced javascript (dom scripting)

At my college, I had a course on javascript. I learned some very basics, and well.. I think I might of been better off not even taking that course. One more month of it, and the teacher might of went into outdated DHTML techniques. Since my future is in web design, I thought since my college isn't g ...

defference between dbms and rdbms

1. DBMS - Database Management Systems Companies need to process a large amount of data. Manual storage of this data wastes a lot of time while retrieving it. It also requires tedious clerical hours to arrange the data in the form required by top management. Storing this data in a way to facilitate e ...

Efficient table alteration (RDBMS implementation)

A lot of the large/advanced DBMS's (Oracle, Informix, etc.) allow the DBA to use 'ALTER TABLE' commands to add/remove/modify columns without modifying the existing data in the table.In older and more primitive databases, we often don't have such functionality, and the data can be unavailable for a l ...

Oracle Advanced Replication Option and Server version

RDBMS : Oracle 8.1.6Is Advanced Replication Option (Multi Master Replication , Symmetric Replication, etc.) available in Oracle Standard Edition?. I believe it's only available with Enterprise Edition. If that's true, what replication options are available in Standard Edition ? (Read-only Snapshots? ...

Free Distance Enablement - EGL, Services, Calling Java, JSF (int -> advanced), jasper & i4GL Conver.

Just a quick announcement regarding enrollment in the free, October, EGL/JSF/Web Services/i4GL Distance Enablement Sessions. These are free knowledge-transfer sessions, open to IBM-internal associates, IBM business partners and/or interested customers.The requirements (for participation) are that yo ...

Oracle MapViewer 10.1.2: Advanced style with middle tier data?

I am new to MapViewer and Spatial, so I apologize for my ignorance I am trying to use MapViewer with OLAP data. As a first task, I am trying to generate a "Sales by county" map with counties displayed with different colors depending on their sales figures. I was able to generate such a map using a c ...

How to get into more advanced object-oriented stuff?

I already know the basic principles of OOP, and though most of my code is procedural, I often write simple classes to handle problems that have an obvious object-oriented solution.However, I'd very much like to get into more advanced OOP techniques, and start exploring design patterns. I've scoured ...

Advanced Topics

I would like to know where I can find books on advanced c++ constructions like the consumer provider queues, using IDispatch objects , and advanced thread techniques. ...