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CBT Nuggets Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Configuring Exam Pack 70-654

Posted: 14 Oct 2009 08:00 PM PDT

Learn how to plan, implement and manage Essential Business Server — Microsoft’s integrated server product for medium-sized businesses. It’s literally a network infrastructure in a box.

Technology expert Don Jones guides you through everything contained in EBS, from licensing, architecture, planning, and deployment to managing EBS components, such as:

* SQL Server

* Windows

* Active Directory

* Exchange Server

* ForeFront technologies

* System Center Essentials

* Group Policy objects

* remote connectivity

* Terminal Services

* Certificates

Don also shows you how to perform key tasks, such as backup and recovery, server restoration, software deployment, server management, performance and error monitoring.

This video series will fully prepare you to administer EBS. You’ll learn to:

* Plan and deploy EBS according to Microsoft recommendations

* Manage each EBS component technology

* Secure your network using integrated ForeFront technologies

* Use key administrative tasks to keep EBS running smoothly

By the time you’re done you’ll understand the following topics about Microsoft Windows Essential Business Server 2008, Configuring :

* Introduction to EBS

* About EBS

* Preparing for Deployment

* Installing and Configuring EBS

* Post-Installation and Configuration

* Configuring System Center Essentials

* Configuring ForeFront

* Installing SQL Server

* Adding EBS Resources (free video!)

* Managing Software by Using SCE

* Monitoring Errors, Events, and Performance

* Backup, Restore, and Server Recovery

* Adding and Configuring GPOs and GP Preferences

* Managing Exchange

* Managing SQL Server

* Configuring Remote Web Workplace

* Managing VPN Connections

* Configuring Outlook Web Access, Mobile Device Access, and Outlook Anywhere

* Configure Terminal Services Gateway

* Configure Certificates
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ESL English Advanced Learners Megapack + Audio Updated

Posted: 14 Oct 2009 04:48 PM PDT

ESL English Advanced Learners Megapack + Audio Updated | 3 GB

Rich collection of dictionaries and textbooks for elementary and advanced learners. There are various publishers and textbooks included plus audio.

This DVD offers the most important ESL textbooks that an advanced ESL English student might need. We have also included the best ESL dictionary – Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary 7e – that comes together with Oxford Wordfinder, which is an electronic version of the excellent language activator dictionary. This dictionary runs on Linux too.

This is an update which adds a few new titles and renames, fixes or enhances some pdfs that were already included in the original release. You can copy the files from the original release to the download directory of this torrent if you don’t want to download again all the files that you already have.

VTC (Virtual Training Company) – PHP Programming

Posted: 14 Oct 2009 04:47 PM PDT

VTC (Virtual Training Company) - PHP Programming (Eng)

VTC – PHP Programming: The Basics Tutorials

In Real World PHP Programming: The Basics, VTC Author Mike Morton introduces PHP programming in a fashion that is immediately applicable to experienced programmers, and new programmers alike. This programming title does not focus on getting certified in PHP, but rather focuses on the application of PHP in everyday programming, including the proper terminology as well as learning PHP slang. Starting with the absolute basics of PHP types and statements, Mike progresses you through conditional and loops, MySQL, and into advanced topics such as functions and session management. With working examples, and application of what you are learning shown throughout, Mike makes learning PHP an easy and enjoyable endeavour.

VTC (Virtual Training Company) - PHP Programming (Eng)


What This Course Covers (02:14)
What You Will Need (02:41)
Resources – Using Pt.1 (04:51)
Resources – Using Pt.2 (04:17)
Other PHP Resources (03:10)
Hosting Resources (06:23)

Starting with PHP
What is PHP (04:10)
PHP Programming Standards (04:07)
Embedding PHP in HTML (05:27)
Embedding HTML in PHP (05:15)
The All Important Semi-colon (01:38)
Your First PHP Script (05:34)
Comments (02:24)
Chapter 2 Challenge (07:57)

PHP Basics
Variables (04:04)
PHP Statements (00:45)
Values and Value Types Part 1 (07:48)
Values and Value Types Part 2 (02:43)
Referencing Variables and Constants (03:00)
Superglobals (05:04)
Variable Variables (03:56)
Basic Operators Part 1 (04:21)
Basic Operators Part 2 (04:35)
Advanced Operators (05:52)
Chapter 3 Challenge (06:08)

PHP Conditionals and Loops
The “IF” Statement (04:45)
Extending “IF” (03:02)
“SWITCH” Statements (04:40)
The “WHILE” Structure (03:18)
The “DO-WHILE” Structure (02:29)
The “FOR” Loop (04:41)
Chapter 4 Challenge (02:28)

Applying What You Know
Setting up Your File Structure (04:53)
Global Headers and Footers (03:16)
A Functional Website Example Pt.1 (06:23)
A Functional Website Example Pt.2 (04:18)
A Functional Website Example Pt.3 (04:32)
A Functional Website Example Pt.4 (04:49)
A Functional Website Example Pt.5 (04:30)
A Functional Website Example – Addendum (06:09)

PHP and functions
Why use functions (03:12)
Variable Scope (02:58)
Creating and using Functions (03:12)
Functions with Parameters (06:28)
Returning Values (04:05)
Chapter 6 Challenge (05:59)

PHP Arrays
What is an Array (02:09)
Creating Arrays (06:03)
Multidimensional Arrays (03:23)
“FOREACH” looping – basic (03:18)
“FOREACH” looping – advanced (04:19)
Navigating Arrays (02:21)
Manipulating Keys (03:56)
Sorting Arrays (02:41)
Serialization (02:20)
Challenge (07:56)

Starting with MYSQL
Getting Information: (02:49)
Other MYSQL Resources (02:00)
What is a relational database? (03:27)
Accessing MYSQL – the command line (04:36)

MYSQL Basics
Configuring Users in MYSQL – Part 1 (03:59)
Configuring Users in MYSQL – Part 2 (03:02)
Creating Databases and Tables (02:24)
MYSQL Data Types – Numeric Types (04:04)
MYSQL Data Types – Date Types (02:17)
MYSQL Data Types – String Types (02:58)
EXAMPLE: Creating A Table Statement – Part 1 (05:27)
EXAMPLE: Creating A Table Statement – Part 2 (03:47)
Basic MYSQL commands – INSERT (02:46)
Basic MYSQL commands – SELECT and UPDATE (05:46)
Basic MYSQL commands – DELETE and DROP (02:32)
Setting Up phpMyAdmin (05:43)
Using phpMyAdmin (06:06)

Using MYSQL with PHP
Connecting to MYSQL (02:28)
Choosing a database (01:49)
Querying a database (03:53)
Retrieving results (05:38)
Useful MySQL functions in PHP (03:55)

PHP and Sessions
What is a session (01:39)
set_cookie vs session_start (05:36)
Session Tracking With Built in PHP Functions (03:54)
Session Tracking With Databases Pt.1 (04:36)
Session Tracking With Databases Pt.2 (04:40)

Final Words
Where to go from here (03:02)

About the Author (02:04)


CBT Exchange 2003 Design

Posted: 14 Oct 2009 04:46 PM PDT
Exchange 2003 Design
Designing a Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Organization
Exam-Pack: 70-285
$199.00Includes 17 Videos

Exchange 2003 Design was created for those that are serious about knowing how to utilize Exchange 2003 to its fullest extent. While Exchange 2003 Administration gives you the basics of how to handle the day-to-day management of Exchange Server, this training delves deep into infrastructure requirements, security strategies and connectivity issues.

You’ll learn how to plan around an administrative model, interact with other messaging systems, determine server hardware requirements, develop a data storage solution and how to protect your Exchange solution from internal and external threats and attacks. From back-up and recovery and to routing topologies and protocol, instructor Michael Shannon has produced a great series to help you achieve enhanced performance and reliability with Exchange 2003.

Michael is extremely qualified to teach Exchange Design, having written a book on the subject. He takes great pride in providing training that is easy to follow for the beginner as well as in-depth enough to maintain the interest of an experienced It professional. You can watch a video and immediately put the knowledge to use on the job.

The training for Exchange 2003 Design covers the topics and objectives of exam 70-285, an elective of the MCSE: Messaging 2003 certification track. These videos also make perfect reference material for anyone working with Exchange 2003.

There are 17 videos providing more than 8 hours of instruction. A basic understanding of Exchange Server 2003 Administration, such as the material covered in Exam-Pack 70-284 is recommended before viewing this training.

CD-Rom Contents: Designing a Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Organization

- Exchange 2003 Design Considerations
- The Exchange Server 2003 Administrative Model
- Integrating with Active Directory
- Designing with Other Messaging Systems
- Upgrading from previous Exchange versions
- Designating and Designing Exchange 2003 Servers
- Achieving a fault-tolerant DNS solution
- Forming a Public Folder Infrastructure
- Devising a Strategy for Data Storage
- Achieving Fault Tolerance and Enhanced Performance
- Designing a Backup and Recovery Solution
- Planning the Exchange 2003 Routing Group Topology
- Exchange 2003 Virtual Protocol Server Strategies
- Client strategies for Exchange Server 2003
- Protecting the Organization from Internal Attacks
- Protecting the Exchange Environment from External Threats
- Designing an Authentication and Encryption Methodology

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Digital Tutors – Flash ActionScripting

Posted: 14 Oct 2009 04:45 PM PDT

Digital Tutors – Flash ActionScripting | 190.8 MB

“Fundamentals of Flash: Action Scripting” focuses on the innovative technology which encompasses advanced functionality for creating more sophisticated interactive content and designing an efficient workflow. This training kit focuses on progressive techniques and fundamental concepts that will allow you optimize your creativity using Flash. Highlights from

“Fundamentals of Flash: Action Scripting”, include Action Scripting, draggable masks, programming loops, creating advanced applications, building custom functions, creating complex IF Statements, using variables, tool overviews, integrations with other applications, creating a complex interactive coloring book, and countless additional lessons designed to help you create sophisticated and professional content.


SEO-videos ripped

Posted: 14 Oct 2009 04:45 PM PDT

SEO-videos ripped (US-$ 67) – english | 99.7 MB

Rip from the SWF-Videos on!
VideoTutorials in SWF-Format.
No need to pay US-$ 67.-
You need Flashplayer installed.
Spoken language is english.


Photo Voting Website

Posted: 14 Oct 2009 04:44 PM PDT

449 MB

Quick break down of topics covered.

PHP & MySQL, Handling file uploads, Validating file size, Validating file types, Shared hosting limitations, Resizing jpegs, Cropping Jpegs, GD library, Tagging data, Tag Clouds, Searching by Tag, User Voting System by IP, Safe Output, Random Backgrounds and stacks more!
What is the end result?

By the end of the lessons you’ll have created a Photo Voting Site From Scratch! Ever wondered how you could handle file uploads? wanted to re-size or crop part of an image? you’ll learn that! You’ll also learn how to tag data and make those pretty tag clouds. After all of that cool stuff we also create a voting system. This course is jam packed with every day solutions for the modern web!


Password: gfx

CSharp For Programmers

Posted: 14 Oct 2009 04:43 PM PDT


1.1 Introduction

1.1.1 Course Introduction
1.1.2 Course Prerequisites
1.1.3 Object-oriented Programming
1.1.4 Object-oriented Programming Concepts

1.2 .NET Overview

1.2.1 The .NET Framework
1.2.2 The Common Language Runtime
1.2.3 .NET Framework Class Libraries
1.2.4 Assemblies
1.2.5 .NET Framework Components

2.0 Visual Studio .NET

2.1 Visual Studio .NET Tour

2.1.1 Visual Studio .NET Overview
2.1.2 Launching Visual Studio .NET
2.1.3 Using the Solution Explorer
2.1.4 Using Toolbars
2.1.5 Using the Toolbox
2.1.6 Editing Properties
2.1.7 Editing Code
2.1.8 Getting Help

2.2 Creating Applications

2.2.1 Creating a Project
2.2.2 Compiling and Running Programs
2.2.3 Debugging Programs
2.2.4 Using the Visual Studio Simulator

2.3 Application Types

2.3.1 Application Types
2.3.2 Creating a Windows Application
2.3.3 Creating an ASP.NET Web Application
2.3.4 Application Type Facts

3.0 C# Language

3.1 C# Syntax

3.1.1 C# Overview
3.1.2 Code Format
3.1.3 Basic Program Structure

3.2 Data Types

3.2.1 Value and Reference Types
3.2.2 Reference and Value Type Facts
3.2.3 Value Types
3.2.4 String Variables
3.2.5 Data Type Keywords
3.2.6 Declare Data Types

3.3 Operators and Expressions

3.3.1 C# Operators
3.3.2 Building Expressions
3.3.3 Common C# Operators
3.3.4 Construct Expressions 1
3.3.5 Construct Expressions 2

3.4 Casting

3.4.1 Converting Data Types
3.4.2 Data Conversion Facts
3.4.3 Using the Casting Expression
3.4.4 Convert Data Types
3.4.5 Reference-type Conversions

3.5 Arrays

3.5.1 Defining Arrays
3.5.2 Initializing Arrays
3.5.3 Array Facts
3.5.4 Creating Single-dimensional Arrays
3.5.5 Creating Multi-dimensional Arrays
3.5.6 Create a Single-dimensional Array
3.5.7 Create a Multi-dimensional Array
3.5.8 Jagged Arrays

3.6 Conditional Statements

3.6.1 Conditional Statements
3.6.2 Using If Then
3.6.3 Using Switch
3.6.4 Conditional Statement Facts
3.6.5 Create an If Block
3.6.6 Correct an If Block
3.6.7 Format a Switch Block
3.6.8 Create a Switch Block

3.7 Iteration Structures

3.7.1 Iteration Structures
3.7.2 Using Do While
3.7.3 Using For
3.7.4 Using Foreach
3.7.5 Iteration Statement Facts
3.7.6 Create a Do While Block
3.7.7 Create a For Block
3.7.8 Create a Foreach Block

3.8 XML Documentation

3.8.1 Generating XML Documentation
3.8.2 XML Documentation Facts

4.0 .NET Components

4.1 Windows Controls

4.1.1 Managing Windows Controls
4.1.2 Use the Property Inspector
4.1.3 Set Control Properties
4.1.4 Get and Set Properties

4.2 Events

4.2.1 Defining Event Actions
4.2.2 Handle Events 1
4.2.3 Handle Events 2
4.2.4 Handle Events 3

4.3 Classes and Methods

4.3.1 Calling Methods
4.3.2 Call a Method 1
4.3.3 Call a Method 2

4.4 Manipulating Strings

4.4.1 Strings
4.4.2 Working with Strings
4.4.3 String Facts
4.4.4 The StringBuilder Class
4.4.5 Using the StringBuilder Class
4.4.6 StringBuilder Facts
4.4.7 Use StringBuilder 1
4.4.8 Use StringBuilder 2
4.4.9 Use Escape Sequences
4.4.10 Compare Strings

5.0 Classes and Methods

5.1 Classes and Namespaces

5.1.1 Creating a Class
5.1.2 Creating a Simple Class
5.1.3 Namespaces
5.1.4 Defining a Namespace
5.1.5 Class and Namespace Facts
5.1.6 Create a Namespace and Class

5.2 Methods

5.2.1 Defining a Method
5.2.2 Access Modifiers
5.2.3 Creating Methods
5.2.4 The Main Method
5.2.5 Calling Methods
5.2.6 Passing Parameters
5.2.7 Method Construction
5.2.8 Create a Method 1
5.2.9 Create a Method 2

5.3 Data Members and Properties

5.3.1 Data Members
5.3.2 Creating Data Members
5.3.3 Defining Properties
5.3.4 Using Properties
5.3.5 Data Member and Property Facts
5.3.6 Define a Property
5.3.7 Use Properties

5.4 Method Overloading

5.4.1 Method Overloading
5.4.2 Using Overloaded Methods
5.4.3 Method Overloading Facts
5.4.4 Call an Overloaded Method
5.4.5 Create an Overloaded Method

5.5 Static Members

5.5.1 Static Data Members
5.5.2 Static Methods
5.5.3 Creating Static Members
5.5.4 Static Member Facts
5.5.5 Create Static Members

5.6 Constructors

5.6.1 Constructors
5.6.2 Default Constructor
5.6.3 Creating a Constructor
5.6.4 Overloading Constructors
5.6.5 Constructor Facts
5.6.6 Create a Constructor
5.6.7 Overload a Constructor

6.0 Inheritance

6.1 Inheritance Concepts

6.1.1 Polymorphism and Inheritance
6.1.2 Inheritance Concepts
6.1.3 Inheritance Facts

6.2 Using Inheritance

6.2.1 Basic Syntax
6.2.2 Creating a Derived Class
6.2.3 Using Access Modifiers
6.2.4 Constructors and Inheritance
6.2.5 Inheritance Syntax
6.2.6 Create an Inherited Class

6.3 Advanced Inheritance

6.3.1 Virtual Methods
6.3.2 Creating Virtual Methods
6.3.3 Sealing a Class
6.3.4 Abstract Classes
6.3.5 Creating an Abstract Class
6.3.6 Customizing Inheritance Facts
6.3.7 Define a Virtual Method
6.3.8 Use a Virtual Method
6.3.9 Seal a Class
6.3.10 Create an Abstract Class

7.0 Interfaces

7.1 Interfaces

7.1.1 Interface Concepts
7.1.2 Implementing an Interface
7.1.3 Classes, Abstract Classes, and Interfaces
7.1.4 Classes, Abstract Classes, and Interfaces Comparison
7.1.5 Interface Facts
7.1.6 Define an Interface
7.1.7 Interfaces and Inheritance

8.0 Delegates and Events

8.1 Delegates

8.1.1 Delegates
8.1.2 Creating a Simple Delegate
8.1.3 Creating a Multicast Delegate
8.1.4 Delegate Facts
8.1.5 Using Delegates

8.2 Events

8.2.1 Delegates and Events
8.2.2 Registering Events
8.2.3 Event Facts

9.0 Enumerations and Structures

9.1 Enumerations

9.1.1 Custom Value Types
9.1.2 Enumerations
9.1.3 Creating Enums
9.1.4 Using Enums as Parameter Types
9.1.5 Enum Facts
9.1.6 Create an Enum
9.1.7 Use Built-in Enums
9.1.8 Use Enum Methods

9.2 Structures

9.2.1 Structures
9.2.2 Creating a Struct
9.2.3 Struct Facts
9.2.4 Define a Struct 1
9.2.5 Define a Struct 2

10.0 Exception Handling

10.1 Handling Exceptions

10.1.1 Exception Classes
10.1.2 Handling Exceptions
10.1.3 Built-in Exceptions
10.1.4 Exception Facts
10.1.5 Handle Exceptions 1
10.1.6 Handle Exceptions 2
10.1.7 Handle Exceptions 3

10.2 Custom Exceptions

10.2.1 Throwing Exceptions
10.2.2 Thowing an Exception
10.2.3 Custom Exceptions
10.2.4 Creating Custom Exceptions
10.2.5 Custom Exception Facts
10.2.6 Throw Exceptions
10.2.7 Define a Custom Exception

11.0 Advanced Topics

11.1 Collections

11.1.1 Collections
11.1.2 ArrayLists
11.1.3 Foreach
11.1.4 Creating an ArrayList
11.1.5 ArrayList Facts
11.1.6 Use a Collection
11.1.7 Queue Facts
11.1.8 Stack Facts
11.1.9 Hashtable Facts

11.2 Streaming and I/O

11.2.1 Streams
11.2.2 Streaming Facts
11.2.3 Reading and Writing Text Files
11.2.4 Text Files and Data Sources
11.2.5 Managing Files
11.2.6 System.IO.File Classes
11.2.7 Managing Files and Directories

11.3 Attributes

11.3.1 Reflection and Attributes
11.3.2 Using Intrinsic Attributes
11.3.3 Attribute Facts
11.3.4 Use Attributes

11.4 Operator Overloading

11.4.1 Operator Overloading
11.4.2 Overloading an Operator
11.4.3 Operator Overloading Facts

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Posted: 14 Oct 2009 04:42 PM PDT

Here? what we cover in our Intro to Windows Server 2008 Training Course:

Installing Windows Server 2008 and Active Directory
- Server Edition Check
- Installation Procedure
- Initial Configuration of Windows Server 2008
- Adding Active Directory to Windows Server 2008
- Promotion of a Windows 2008 server to a Domain Controller

Active Directory Users and Groups in Windows Server 2008
- Active Directory Review – What? New in 2008
- Windows Server 2008 – Server Manager
- Active Directory Auditing
- Renaming the Administrator Account
- Creating Users
- Creating Groups
- Adding Users to Groups
- Event Viewer in Server 2008

Windows Server Core and DHCP Servers
- What is Server Core?
- What can Server Core do? Server Core Roles
- How to Set the Admin Password in Server Core
- Rename the Computer in Server Core
- Join a Domain in Server Core
- DHCP Role Installation
- Critical Commands to know for Server Core
- Set Up the Windows Firewall on Server 2008
- Install RSAT
- Create an MMC to Connect to Windows Server Core

Windows Server 2008 File and Print Servers
- What? New with File and Print Server
- Install File Server Roles in Windows Server 2008
- Create a Namespace
- Setup Up Replication (DFS)
- Add a Print Server to Windows Server 2008
- Add a Network Printer
- Print Management Console
- Deployed Printers

Windows Server 2008 Read Only Domain Controllers
- What? a Read Only Domain Controller (RODC)
- Advantages of Read Only Domain Controllers (RODC)
- Steps to Deploy a Read Only Domain Controller (RODC)
- RODC Role Installation
- Password Replication
- Pre-Populate a Password

IIS 7 Web Servers
- New Features in IIS 7
- Modularization
- Role Installation
- Selection of Modules
- IIS Manager
- Speed Up Your Index Page Load
- Where to Put Your Files
- Browse Your Site

Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services
- Terminal Services New Features
- Remote Application
- Installing a Terminal Server
- Configuring RemoteApp

Windows Deployment Services
- Quick Intro to Imaging
- Windows Deployment Services (WDS) Configuration Procedure
- Installation of Windows Deployment Services (WDS) Role
- Image Locations
- Boot Image Import
- Create Capture Boot Image
- Create an Image Group
- Add Install Images
- Capture an Image
- Deploy from Windows Deployment Services (WDS)

Windows Server 2008 MCITP Certification Info
- Certifications
- Upgrade Certifications
- Features in Extended Server 2008


Building OpenSocial Apps: A Field Guide to Working with the MySpace Platform

Posted: 14 Oct 2009 11:52 AM PDT

Building OpenSocial Apps: A Field Guide to Working with the MySpace Platform

Building OpenSocial Apps: A Field Guide to Working with the MySpace Platform

Product Description

"The authors did a great job covering the various ins and outs of OpenSocial, and especially the specific MySpace quirks. If you are a new social networking application developer or even someone who just wants to write better OpenSocial Apps, then this book has what you are looking for."

–Cassandra Doll, Software Engineer, Google

The Insider's Guide to Writing OpenSocial Applications for MySpace–and Beyond!

When you write OpenSocial applications for MySpace, you can reach millions of users overnight. Building OpenSocial Apps shows you how, one step at a time. Whether you're building casual widgets or feature-rich, professional applications, this book will teach you everything you need to know.

The authors are the leading experts on OpenSocial and MySpace and have personally helped construct the MySpace platform and OpenSocial standards. In this indispensable book, they walk you through the entire process of building apps, from signing up through building complex apps that can scale to thousands of users and interoperate on more than fifty social networks, such as Hi5, Orkut, and LinkedIn. They demonstrate today's best practices for building OpenSocial applications and present dozens of tips for leveraging both MySpace and OpenSocial to their fullest. Coverage includes

  • Installing and working with the MySpace Developer Platform
  • Retrieving, parsing, and displaying user data, friend lists, and photos
  • Sending App invitations and notifications
  • Building mashups that communicate with third-party web services
  • Marketing your App and building your user base
  • Designing for performance, scalability, and fault tolerance
  • Securing MySpace and OpenSocial apps, and protecting users' privacy
  • Building apps that display ads and accept micropayments

A companion web site ( includes an extensive library of downloadable source code and other support materials