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Content Syndication With ColdFusion MX

Content syndication has become a massively popular approach to providing content to a Website’s visitors, as well as providing a means for many people to gather information in one place for quick and easy viewing. For example, if you get your ColdFusion news from Macromedia, your technical articles. from SitePoint, and your digital security news from CNET, you might want to create a single Web page that allows you to see all the...

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End-to-end internationalization of Web applications

A typical Web application workflow involves a user loading one of your Webpages into her browser, filling out HTML form parameters, and submitting data back to the server. The server makes decisions based on this data, sends the data to other components such as databases and Web services, and renders a response back to the browser. At each step along the way, a globally aware application must pay attention to the user's locale and the...

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Quick and Easy Depth Tricks

I was rooting around in the Flash MX 2004′ sock drawer and stumbled across a rather nifty AS file (DepthControl.as) buried in the installation directory; a little further exploratory work and i was pleasantly surprised to find some very simple methods for depth shuffling (kinda cool if you’re into game or windowed application development). Here’s the list of publically available functions for the...

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MDX in Analysis Services: Mastering Time: Change across Periods

About the Series ... This is the fifteenth tutorial article of the series, MDX in Analysis Services. The series is designed to provide hands-on application of the fundamentals of MDX from the perspective of MS SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services ("MSAS"); our primary focus is the manipulation of multidimensional data sources, using MDX expressions, in a variety of scenarios designed to meet real-world business intelligence...

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MDX in Analysis Services: Mastering Time: Change across Periods - Page 2

Time and Relative Measurement As virtually any accountant or finance manager knows, the need to present results in reference to time is important. It is hard to imagine a cube without a time dimension (although I have seen it, it is rare, indeed), because time is a pervasive concept in analysis. Business is measured by activity and activity is based heavily upon the concept of time. Because we measure virtually everything at a point...