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How does MediaWiki work? You probably know Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, and may possibly be a little bit confused by similar, but different, words such as Wiki, Wikimedia or MediaWiki. To avoid a possible confusion between the words you may first want to read the article about the names where the differences are explained. General Overview MediaWiki can be used in large enterprise server farms as in the Wikimedia Foundation cluster. MediaWiki is free server-based software which is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It's designed to be run on a large server farm for a website that gets millions of hits per day. Geopolitics of Gas: Nabucco vs. South Stream OIL, OLIGARCHS, AND OPPORTUNITY: ENERGY FROM CENTRAL ASIA TO EUROPE Committee on Foreign Relations The United States Senate June 12, 2008 Zeyno Baran Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Eurasian Policy Hudson Institute On gas, the challenge is bigger due to the nature of natural gas as a tradable commodity—there is no global market, and the construction of costly pipelines effectively locks consumers into a prolonged contract with producers. This means that Moscow can more easily manipulate dependence into political and economic leverage. Natural gas is vital to the economies of many European nations—and the fuel’s primacy is growing. The prospect of being forced to pay a higher price for that gas, or even having the supply of that gas curtailed, can exert a powerful influence on a country’s domestic and foreign policies. Thanks to US support for Caspian-Europe direct gas connection, BTE has already been build, and its extension to Greece began operation in November 2007.

FLAG_UPDATE_CURRENT 1. Model An Intent Sender is an object which encapsulates an Application Identityan Intenta function to perform with the IntentIntent Senders are capable of performing four functions starting an Activityreturning a result to an Activitybroadcasting an Intentstarting a ServiceThe function a given Intent Sender is capable of performing is fixed at the point it is constructed.An Intent Sender is used to perform a function with an Intent as though it was being done by the Application whose identity it encapsulates.An Intent Sender can be constructed such that it can only be used onceAn Intent Sender can be cancelled after which it can no longer be used

v0.99 Preview: Graphviz and DiagrammeR Soon after the announcement of htmlwidgets, Rich Iannone released the DiagrammeR package, which makes it easy to generate graph and flowchart diagrams using text in a Markdown-like syntax. The package is very flexible and powerful, and includes: Rendering of Graphviz graph visualizations (via viz.js)Creating diagrams and flowcharts using mermaid.jsFacilities for mapping R objects into graphs, diagrams, and flowcharts. We’re very excited about the prospect of creating sophisticated diagrams using an easy to author plain-text syntax, and built some special authoring support for DiagrammeR into RStudio v0.99 (which you can download a preview release of now).

Wiki CMS Groupware The Tiki Community is proud to announce the release of , the latest version of Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware. This release, with more than 1,000 code contributions by dozens of Tiki Community members, includes many new features, some architectural enhancements, and many bug fixes. Some of these new features include: Tutorials This is a collection of various tutorials and guides I’ve found helpful. They are grouped in different categories and each one has a short description. It’s frequently updated and checked for dead links. Getting started with programming A collection of guides and tutorials for learning how to program. From basic to more advanced.

GUI Architectures There have been many different ways to organize the code for a rich client system. Here I discuss a selection of those that I feel have been the most influential and introduce how they relate to the patterns. Graphical user interfaces have become a familiar part of our software landscape, both as users and as developers. Looking at it from a design perspective they represent a particular set of problems in system design - problems that have led to a number of different but similar solutions. My interest is identifying common and useful patterns for application developers to use in rich-client development. I've seen various designs in project reviews and also various designs that have been written in a more permanent way.

Building a Facebook Timeline for Higher Education So what does the roll out of Facebook Timeline mean for higher education beyond bigger pictures and a new way of doing things? Plenty. Colleges and universities around the country are always searching for better ways to tell their story. eMaps Mapsandimages is addressed to people who love, study or use maps; on Mapsandimages you are allowed to access high resolution images; you can buy digital files and order typographical prints of your favorite image. Mapsandimages hosts collections of outstanding value either for their contents or rarity. At the moment the acquisition of Vladimiro Valerio’s cartographical collection is in progress; 613 images, of this collection, belonging to 15 atlases and 9 large scale maps, are already on line.

Android cheatsheet for graphic designers Graphic designers aren't programmers and sometimes don't know how to properly prepare graphic assets for developers. This simple cheatsheet should help them to do their job better, and to simplify developers' lives. Content [Document] → Content