Drill into Windows Phone 8 design and architecture and learn best practices for building a variety of applications. Led by two senior members of the core Windows Phone Developer Platform team, you’ll learn the underlying technology that will help you build better apps. Each chapter focuses on a single Windows Phone building block or feature area and shows you how to apply it in your applications offering you invaluable insights into the Windows Phone platform design and API surface.
Master the Windows Phone application model
Employ built-in sensors to enhance usability and appeal
Use media services APIs for video streaming
Consume web services and connect to the cloud
Bring your application to the marketplace
Drill into Windows Phone 8 design and architecture and learn best practices for building a variety of applications. Led by two senior members of the core Windows Phone Developer Platform team, you’ll learn the underlying technology that will help you build better apps. Each chapter focuses on a single Windows Phone building block or feature area and shows you how to apply it in your applications offering you invaluable insights into the Windows Phone platform design and API surface. Download eBook Free »
Addresses new theming options, custom post types, custom headers, menus, background, and more
Explains how to build beautiful and unique WordPress themes and creating amazing navigation
Walks you through building plugins, integrating theme options, creating custom login forms and admin themes, and using the Loop to control content
Zeroes in on building a WordPress project for SEO
Highlights integrating WordPress with the social web
Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog, 3rd Edition
As one of the hottest tools on the web today for creating a blog, WordPress has evolved to be much more that just a blogging platform and has been pushed beyond its original purpose. With this new edition of a perennially popular WordPress resource, Smashing Magazine offers you the information you need so you can maximize the potential and power of WordPress. WordPress expert Thord Daniel Hedengren takes you beyond the basic blog to show you how to leverage the capabilities of WordPress to power advanced websites. Download eBook Free »
Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
Create a well categorized question bank to provide the foundation for quizzes
Provide extensive learner-centred feedback to enhance learning
Use reports to analyze learner results
Instant Moodle Quiz Module How-to
Enhancing learning experience and improving student success has many instructors searching for effective tools. Moodle Quiz is just such a tool to aid instructors in creating powerful assessment experiences for their learners.
Instant Moodle Quiz Module How-to is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a number of clear step-by-step procedures, which will help you take advantage of the real power that is behind Moodle Quiz, and give you a good grounding in using it to achieve effective assessment in your courses.
This book covers how Moodle Quiz module can be used to create effective assessment FOR and OF learning in your courses. It will take you through a number of clear, practical recipes that will help you harness the power of Moodle Quiz quickly and painlessly. Download eBook Free »
Publisher: For Dummies; 5th edition (January 4, 2013)
iPad All-in-One For Dummies, 5th Edition
Covers the third-generation iPad, iPad 2 and original iPad and is fully updated for iOS 6
Packs six minibooks in one full-color guide: iPad Basics, Just for Fun, iPad on the Go, Getting Productive with iWork, Using iPad to Get Organized, and Must-Have iPad Apps
Explores the latest iPad and iOS 6 features, including Siri, Passbook, FaceTime video calls over cellular, a brand new Maps app, Facebook integration, and more
Walks you through enhanced functions, such as improved e-mail with a VIP inbox and new iCloud browsing tabs
Shows you how to use iWork and other productivity apps to dress up your documents, create stellar spreadsheets, add pizzazz to your presentations, and maintain your schedule on the run
Covers the best-of-the-best business, travel, educational, news, weather, and financial apps
The iPad was an overnight sensation and now it’s simply indispensable. Whether you use it for work, play, or everyday life, the new iPad is packed with even more features and power than ever. In this fun and practical guide, veteran For Dummies author Nancy C. Muir walks you through the latest features and functions, including what the new iOS6 software brings to the table. Go beyond the basics, get serious about using your iPad for all it’s worth, and don’t miss the ways to have fun with it as well. This book covers it all, and in full color! Download eBook Free »
Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure: SQL Server in the Cloud, 2nd Edition
Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure: SQL Server in the Cloud, 2nd Edition shows how to create enterprise-level database deployments without the usual investment in datacenter and other infrastructure. Take advantage instead of Microsoft’s worldwide backbone for cloud computing that delivers all the power of SQL Server in the form of the cloud-based SQL Database for Windows Azure. You can create and deploy a database in mere minutes that is accessible worldwide and takes advantage of SQL Database’s high-availability features to protect your data while ensuring 99.9% uptime.
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Pro SQL Database for Windows Azure: SQL Server in the Cloud, 2nd Edition introduces you to Microsoft’s cloud-based delivery of its enterprise-caliber, SQL Server database management system showing you how to program and administer it in a variety of cloud computing scenarios. Download eBook Free »
Learn how to import content and data into your Drupal 7 site from other websites, content management systems, and databases
Upgrade your Drupal 6 site to Drupal 7 and migrate your CCK based content into the Drupal 7 fields based framework
Use modules that will automate the import and migration process including the Feeds and Migrate modules
Migrating to Drupal 7
This book will show you how to migrate your content into the Drupal content management system. You’ll start by building a content type in Drupal to hold your migrated content. You’ll then import your content into Drupal using the Feeds module. In order to be able to easily use them again and again, you will also learn the best methods of maintaining and packaging migration configurations.
In Migrating to Drupal 7 you’ll learn how to quickly package your legacy site’s data into a format that’s easy to import into Drupal. You’ll then build a content type to hold migrated data in Drupal. To save time and hassle you will learn how to import content into Drupal using the Feeds module. You’ll then get a brief introduction to the Migrate module and its powerful features. Download eBook Free »