haXe 2 Beginner’s Guide

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (July 26, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849512566
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849512565

eBook Description:

Develop exciting applications with this multi-platform programming language

  • Build web applications from scratch using haXe
  • Target multiple platforms using the same code and interface the code with the target platform
  • Create a whole dynamic website with haXe targeting JavaScript as a case study, even if you haven’t touched haXe before
  • Learn about haXe remoting and how haXe applications communicate with each other
  • Learn to manage your data and map haXe objects into your databases

In Detail

haXe is the universal programming language that is completely cross-platform and provides a standard library that remains the same – regardless of platform.

haXe 2 Beginner’s Guide will get you up and running with this exciting language and will guide you through its features in the easiest way possible.

haXe has filled the gap in creating multi-platform applications, and haXe 2 Beginner’s Guide will fill the gap in learning all you need to know about haXe – even if it’s the first time you have heard of it.

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jQuery UI Themes Beginner’s Guide

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 268 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (July 26, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 184951044X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849510448

eBook Description:

Create new themes for your JQuery site with this step-by-step guide

  • Learn the details of the jQuery UI theme framework by example
  • No prior knowledge of jQuery UI or theming frameworks is necessary
  • The CSS structure is explained in an easy-to-understand and approachable way
  • Numerous examples, no unnecessary long explanations, lots of screenshots and diagrams

In Detail

Web applications today generally use at least some JavaScript to enhance the look and feel of the user interface. The jQuery UI toolkit gives web developers a set of widgets as well as a framework for developing and applying themes.

jQuery UI Themes: Beginner’s Guide is for web developers who want to design professional-looking applications that are resilient to change. It is a step-by-step guide that goes beyond showing how to switch themes in a user interface built with jQuery UI and offers developers a practical guide to designing their own themes and gives them insight as to how themes work.

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Microsoft Exchange 2010 PowerShell Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (July 25, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849682461
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849682466

eBook Description:

Manage and maintain your Microsoft Exchange 2010 environment with Windows PowerShell 2.0 and the Exchange Management Shell

  • Step-by-step instructions on how to write scripts for nearly every aspect of Exchange 2010 including the Client Access Server, Mailbox, and Transport server roles
  • Understand the core concepts of Windows PowerShell 2.0 that will allow you to write sophisticated scripts and one-liners used with the Exchange Management Shell
  • Learn how to write scripts and functions, schedule scripts to run automatically, and generate complex reports
  • Rapidly provision and modify recipients in bulk using simple commands

In Detail

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is a complex messaging system with many features. In order to ease the burden on IT administrations, Exchange 2010 supports a management architecture built on Windows PowerShell 2.0, called the Exchange Management Shell. Using this management architecture, administrators can gain more efficiency then ever by automating routing tasks through PowerShell scripts and one-liners that save time and eliminate errors.

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Android 3.0 Application Development Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (July 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849512949
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849512947

eBook Description:

Over 70 working recipes covering every aspect of Android development

  • Written for Android 3.0 but also applicable to lower versions
  • Quickly develop applications that take advantage of the very latest mobile technologies, including web apps, sensors, and touch screens
  • Part of Packt’s Cookbook series: Discover tips and tricks for varied and imaginative uses of the latest Android features

In Detail

Android is a mobile operating system that runs on a staggering number of smartphones and tablets. Android offers developers the ability to build extremely rich and innovative applications written using the Java programming language. Among the number of books that have been published on the topic, what’s missing is a thoroughly practical, hands-on book that takes you straight to getting your job done without boring you with too much theory.

Android 3.0 Application Development Cookbook will take you straight to the information you need to get your applications up and running. This book is written to provide you with the shortest possible route between an idea and a working application.

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Beginning iOS Apps with Facebook and Twitter APIs: for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (July 15, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 143023542X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430235422

eBook Description:

Beginning iOS Apps with Facebook and Twitter APIs: for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Beginning iOS Apps with Facebook, Twitter, and other Social Networking Sites is for iPhone and iPad developers who know the fundamentals of iOS development, and want to add a key selling point to their apps: social networks!

Beginning iOS Apps with Facebook and Twitter APIs: for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch shows you how to add the power of social networking to your mobile apps on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. With this book as your guide, you can write apps that connect to Facebook and Twitter quickly, securely, and discreetly. Instead of starting from scratch, you will build on the vast resources, data storage capacity, and familiar features of these platforms which have become part of everyday life for hundreds of millions of users worldwide.

Beginning iOS Apps with Facebook and Twitter APIs: for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch introduces you to the development tools, techniques, and design practices you will need to work with the APIs. It helps you decide whether to use Facebook, Twitter, or both, and explains the important issues of design, branding, and permissible use guidelines. You will learn how to guarantee privacy and use OAuth for authentication and single sign-on.

Who this book is for

This book is for iPhone and iPad developers who already know the fundamentals of iOS development and want to add social networking functionality to their apps.

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Developing C# Apps for iPhone and iPad using MonoTouch: iOS Apps Development for .NET Developers

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 512 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (June 9, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430231742
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430231745

eBook Description:

Developing C# Apps for iPhone and iPad using MonoTouch: iOS Apps Development for .NET Developers

Developing C# Apps for iPhone and iPad using MonoTouch: iOS Apps Development for .NET Developers shows you how to use your existing C# skills to write apps for the iPhone and iPad. Fortunately, there’s MonoTouch, Novell’s .NET library that allows C# developers to write C# code that executes in iOS. Furthermore, MonoTouch allows you to address all the unique functions of the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. And the big plus: You needn’t learn any Objective-C to master MonoTouch!

Former Microsoft engineer and published app-store developer Bryan Costanich shows you how to use the tools you already know to create native apps in iOS using C# and the .NET Base Class Libraries. The magic is in Novell’s implementation of Apple’s Cocoa libraries in MonoTouch. You’ll master the same elegant and rich Cocoa environment, but without the need to learn a new programming language.

Developing C# Apps for iPhone and iPad using MonoTouch: iOS Apps Development for .NET Developers takes you from your first “Hello, World” example through the major APIs and features of iOS. The coverage is comprehensive and makes use of frequent examples, complete with sample code you can download and reuse to create your own powerful and playful apps. A guide for .NET developers to turn their C# apps into blockbusters for iOS using MonoTouch.

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Programming Android

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 502 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (August 5, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449389694
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449389697

eBook Description:

Programming Android: Java Programming for the New Generation of Mobile Devices

What does it take to build well-engineered Android applications? Explore Android’s core building blocks and APIs in depth with this authoritative guide, and learn how to create compelling apps that work on a full range of Android devices. You’ll work with proven approaches to app design and implementation including application frameworks that you can use as a starting point for your own projects.

  • Learn how to use the Android SDK with the Eclipse IDE
  • Apply advanced Java concepts regardless of your experience with the language
  • Create an Android user interface that’s captivating and easy to navigate
  • Understand Android’s unique database design issues and the role of SQLite
  • Use sensors and gestures to expand your app’s input beyond just tapping and scrolling
  • Explore Android APIs for multimedia, location, communication, NFC, and other applications

Delve into sensors, native development, 3D graphics, and many other topics, and discover how to build apps on the platform of your choice. If you’re an intermediate to advanced programmer, you’ll learn how to make great Android apps.

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Parallel Programming with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Step by Step

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (August 4, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735640602
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735640603

eBook Description:

Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to the fundamentals of parallel programming

Teach yourself how to help improve application performance by using parallel programming techniques in Visual Studio 2010 one step at a time. Ideal for experienced programmers with little or no parallel programming experience, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for creating applications that optimize the use of multicore processors.

Discover how to:

  • Apply techniques to help increase your application’s speed and efficiency
  • Simplify the process of adding parallelism with the Task Parallel Library (TPL)
  • Execute several tasks concurrently with various scheduling techniques
  • Perform data queries in parallel with PLINQ
  • Use concurrent collections in Microsoft .NET Framework 4 for data items
  • Extend classes in the TPL to meet the specific requirements of your application
  • Perform live debugging of an application with parallel code

Parallel Programming with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Step by Step

Teach yourself how to help improve application performance by using parallel programming techniques in Visual Studio 2010 one step at a time. Ideal for experienced programmers with little or no parallel programming experience, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for creating applications that optimize the use of multicore processors.

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Windows 7 Inside Out, Deluxe Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 1360 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; Deluxe edition (August 2, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735656924
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735656925

eBook Description:

Windows 7 Inside Out, Deluxe Edition

Written by the authors of the immensely popular Windows 7 Inside Out, this deluxe edition is updated with 300+ new pages of information for working with Windows 7. This comprehensive reference to Windows 7 packs hundreds of solutions in a supremely organized, fast-answer format. PLUS a companion CD with tools, eBooks, and more.

Dive deeper into Windows 7-with new content and new resources on CD! The Deluxe Edition of the ultimate, in-depth reference to Windows 7 has been fully updated for SP1 and Internet Explorer 9, and features 300+ pages of additional coverage and advanced topics. It’s now packed with even more timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds from the experts-and includes a fully searchable eBook and other online resources. Topics include installation, configuration, and setup; network connections and troubleshooting; remote access; managing programs; controlling user access and accounts; advanced file management; working with Internet Explorer 9; managing security features and issues; using Windows Live Essentials 2011; performance monitoring and tuning; backups and maintenance; sharing networked resources; hardware and device drivers.

Written by the authors of the immensely popular Windows 7 Inside Out, this deluxe edition is updated with 300+ new pages of information for working with Windows 7. This comprehensive reference to Windows 7 packs hundreds of solutions in a supremely organized, fast-answer format. PLUS a companion CD with tools, eBooks, and more.

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Windows Sysinternals Administrator’s Reference

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (July 20, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 073565672X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735656727

eBook Description:

Windows Sysinternals Administrator’s Reference

Get in-depth guidance and inside insights for using the Windows Sysinternals tools available from Microsoft TechNet. Guided by Sysinternals creator Mark Russinovich and Windows expert Aaron Margosis, you’ll drill into the features and functions of dozens of free file, disk, process, security, and Windows management tools. And you’ll learn how to apply the book’s best practices to help resolve your own technical issues the way the experts do.

Diagnose. Troubleshoot. Optimize.

  • Analyze CPU spikes, memory leaks, and other system problems
  • Get a comprehensive view of file, disk, registry, process/thread, and network activity
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with Active Directory®
  • Easily scan, disable, and remove autostart applications and components
  • Monitor application debug output
  • Generate trigger-based memory dumps for application troubleshooting
  • Audit and analyze file digital signatures, permissions, and other security information
  • Execute Sysinternals management tools on one or more remote computers
  • Master Process Explorer, Process Monitor, and Autoruns

Get in-depth guidance and inside insights for using the Windows Sysinternals tools, direct from Sysinternals creator Mark Russinovich and Windows expert Aaron Margosis.

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