All posts tagged ‘wiki’

File Under: Multimedia, Software

Lightroom Tutorial Lesson 2

Welcome to Lesson 2 of our Lightroom walk-through. Now that you have a general idea of how the interface works, it’s time to get down and dirty with the individual modules.

We’re going to start with Library module. As we learned in Lesson 1, each specific task in Lightroom is performed within its own dedicated “module,” and the modules are laid out in a linear fashion to match the typical photographer’s workflow.

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File Under: JavaScript

Make OOP Classes in JavaScript

Anyone who has tinkered with the Prototype model in JavaScript to produce classes as we know them in other languages has generally left web programming all together and taken up a career as a bus driver. There are a coterie of frameworks designed specifically to address this problem. But what if you’re not wild about frameworks, preferring instead to build tools specifically suited to your needs and style? For you, there is some black magic that can revolutionize the way you interact with the current JavaScript standard (someone please thaw me out when the 2.0 standard is implemented in June 2134, or whatever the projected date is).

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File Under: JavaScript

Create Rich Interfaces With the YUI Library

The line between web and desktop applications is fading. Users now expect a richer experience. JavaScript can help provide interfaces and interactions that mimic the desktop. In this tutorial, I’ll introduce you to the JavaScript-based Yahoo User Interface Library. We’ll use it to convert normal HTML into more interactive controls.

Best of all, Yahoo’s library is open-source and has been released under a BSD license, so it’s free for all users.

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File Under: Glossary

Applet

Apache is a freely available, and highly popular, open-source web server.

Originally, Apache was designed for Unix. Now versions are available for most operating systems including Windows, OSX and Linux. There are also numerous add-ons and tailored versions of the server using the Apache module API. The name Apache comes from its origins as a series of “patch files.”

Read Webmonkey’s Apache for Beginners article for more details about Apache.

Information and downloads can be found at the Apache Software Foundation website.

File Under: Glossary

DHCP

The dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) is an addressing protocol for TCP/IP networks.

IP addresses are leased to individual computers on the network from a DHCP server. DHCP allows users to move to different locations on a network without having to bother a network administrator (and they hate being bothered) to manually assign a new IP address. DHCP is useful in homes with several computers sharing a single high-speed internet connection.