iOS SDK Development (Pragmatic Programmers)

By Chris Adamson, Bill Dudney

Welcome to the hot state-of-the-art improvement for iOS, with the considerably overhauled Xcode four toolchain and iOS five SDK. With this publication you will speed up your improvement for iPhone, iPad and iPod contact. you are going to study the recent instruments like Storyboards, perform on new APIs just like the Twitter framework and use the most recent gains of the Objective-C 2.0 programming language.

because the iPhone's release in 2008, the iOS platform has additional new gadget households, millions of latest APIs, new instruments and programming practices, and millions of recent apps. iOS SDK Development is the second one version of the bestselling iPhone SDK Development, thoroughly rewritten from the floor as much as conceal iOS 5's new good points.

you will get hands-on event operating with Objective-C and Xcode four as you're employed via this tutorial-style e-book with skilled iOS builders by means of your aspect. alongside the best way, you will research the basics of maintainable, performant iOS programming, including:

Making apps which are multi-core-capable, testable, internationalizable, and that use much less memory.

figuring out the underlying suggestions of contact occasion dealing with, drawing and animation, multi-core concurrency, and reminiscence administration with iOS 5's new automated Reference Counting.

growing and utilizing unit exams to make sure your app maintains to paintings as meant whilst the codebase evolves.

operating via Apple's App shop approaches, together with getting ready apps for submission, keeping off rejections, and knowing crash experiences from finish users.

no matter if you are a first-time iOS developer, or you are looking to wake up to hurry with all of the alterations to Apple's instruments and frameworks, iPhone SDK Development is the forged grounding you must grasp this well known platform.

What You Need:

you would like a Mac working Mac OS X Lion (10.7) and Xcode 4.

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Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

By Kraig Brockschmidt

Kraig Brockschmidt, "Programming home windows eight Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (Full Version)"
2012 | ISBN-10: 073567261X | EPUB | 833 pages | 18 + 37 MB

Apply your latest talents with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript—and begin development your individual home windows eight apps now. As a member of the home windows environment group, the writer has proficient 1000s of Microsoft engineers and has been at the entrance traces of bringing the 1st home windows eight apps to the home windows shop. via this publication, you’ll get an intensive grounding in platform good points and issues, and delve into improvement necessities. “Quickstart” sections offer prepared adventure with the instruments, API, and center positive aspects. And you’ll achieve insights and top practices on layout, coding, and function from real-world builders engaged on real-world apps.

Topics includes:

Platform Characteristics
App Anatomy and web page Navigation
Controls, keep watch over Styling, and uncomplicated facts Binding
Collections and assortment Controls
Windows eight variety Commanding UI
State, Settings, records, and Documents
Input and Sensors
Purposeful Animations
Tiles, Notifications, the Lock monitor, and heritage Tasks
Devices and Printing
Localization, Accessibility, and the home windows shop

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HTML5 Mobile Development Cookbook

By Shi Chuan

Recipes for development quick, responsive HTML5 cellular web content for iPhone five, Android, home windows telephone and Blackberry
* resolve your move platform improvement matters by means of imposing equipment and content material edition recipes.
* greatest motion, minimal conception permitting you to dive immediately into HTML5 cellular internet development.
* include HTML5-rich media and geo-location into your cellular websites.

In Detail

How do I create speedy and responsive cellular web pages that paintings throughout a number of structures? For builders facing the proliferation of cellular units each one with distinctive display sizes and function obstacles, it's an immense query. This cookbook presents the reply. you'll the right way to practice the most recent HTML5 cellular net good points successfully throughout a variety of cellular devices.

HTML5 cellular improvement Cookbook will enable you to plan, construct, debug and optimize cellular web pages. follow the most recent HTML5 gains which are most sensible for cellular, whereas getting to know rising cellular internet good points to combine on your cellular sites.

Build a rock-solid default cellular HTML template and comprehend cellular person interplay. Make your website speedy and responsive, leveraging the distinctiveness of location-based cellular gains and cellular wealthy media. Make your cellular web site excellent utilizing debugging, functionality optimization and server-side tuning. The e-book finishes with a sneak preview of destiny cellular net technologies.

What you'll research from this book
* grasp the artwork of cellular website design for a number of platforms.
* Execute most sensible perform directions for go platform development.
* Create quick and responsive cellular websites.
* Debug cellular web pages successfully and effectively.
* Leverage HTML5 multimedia good points reminiscent of Canvas and SVG for the cellular web.
* construct HTML5 geo-location dependent applications.
* Take a sneak peek into the intriguing global of rising cellular internet applied sciences resembling AJAX 2.
* combine your cellular web content with fb and Twitter.


The publication is written in a cookbook variety, offering examples within the form of recipes, permitting you to head on to your subject of curiosity, or persist with issues all through a bankruptcy to realize in-depth knowledge.

Who this publication is written for

Developers willing to create HTML5 cellular web content which are quick and responsive throughout a complete diversity of cellular devices.

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Start Here! Learn Microsoft Visual Basic 2012

By Michael Halvorson

Ready to profit Microsoft visible simple? commence Here!

Learn the basics of recent programming with visible easy 2012—and commence development your first home windows eight apps for the laptop. when you have totally no past adventure with visible easy, no problem—simply begin the following! This booklet introduces must-know ideas and methods via easy-to-follow reasons, examples, and workouts.

Here’s the place you begin studying visible easy

  • Learn the basics of programming with visible simple
  • Discover how one can to bind controls to facts
  • Design and have interaction with person interfaces outfitted with XAML
  • Build and debug entire functions
  • Learn the fundamentals of home windows eight program layout
  • Find out how one can convey your purposes to the home windows shop

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One Billion Rising: Law, Land and the Alleviation of Global Poverty (AUP - Leiden University Press)

In an age fueled by means of globalization and desirous about the suffering voters of the city city, it may possibly come as a shock to profit that almost all of the world’s 1.4 billion poorest individuals are nonetheless rural. regrettably, the majority of those populations lack possession of—and rights to—the land that kinds their critical resource of livelihood. even if land reform and similar felony paintings have remodeled the lives of thousands of households via delivering safe land rights, now not all such efforts have succeeded. that blend of luck and failure has been an incredible a part of the explanation that, lately, the traditional knowledge bearing on legislation and land tenure reform—what is required, what's attainable, and the way such reform contributes to pro-poor development—has replaced, occasionally in outstanding methods. during this well timed and demanding quantity, legal professionals from the agricultural improvement Institute and the college of Washington’s university of legislation in Seattle use 4 a long time worthy of study at the result of land tenure reform efforts around the globe so as to tackle how we'd higher meet the struggles to appreciate and alter the plight of the agricultural poor.

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.net [UK] (July 2015)

In website design, we're continuously bombarded with new instruments. yet how have you learnt which of them are worthy exploring? within the most recent factor of internet journal, on sale at the present time, self-confessed instruments junkie Ben Callahan has installed the leg be just right for you. In an in-depth function he nails down the most well liked instruments that can assist you construct web pages that paintings completely on any device.

And that's no longer all, instrument lovers! We've additionally acquired an excellent unfastened reward for you – six months freed from visible suggestions app Trackduck. Plus, in our tasks part, certainly one of its creators exhibits you the way you could combine it with instruments like Slack and Trello to assist take the discomfort out of engaged on tasks remotely.

Elsewhere within the factor, you'll locate functional tasks together with a step by step advisor to including movement to mockups utilizing Apple's Keynote, an creation to the WordPress framework Genesis, and a advisor to construction a track app with the internet Audio API.

In our exhibit part, we've obtained an particular interview with Goodboy – the creators of Pixi.js, who're busy injecting enjoyable into the advertisements quarter by means of construction video games for brands.

We additionally problem 3 designers to create a motorbike rent web site, and have a look backstage on the immersive event tremendous most sensible mystery created for brand new espresso model Publik.


Tim Taubert explores the internet Cryptography API
Aaron Gustafson and Laura Franz resolution your questions
Jessica Moon explores methods you will be extra remarkable in meetings
Cennydd Bowles talks approximately his UX paintings at Twitter and Clearleft

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Testing in Scala

By Daniel Hinojosa

Daniel Hinojosa, "Testing in Scala" English | ISBN: 1449315119 | 2013 | writer: O’Reilly Media | PDF | 166 pages | 6 + 1 MB

If you construct your Scala software via Test-Driven improvement, you’ll speedy see some great benefits of checking out ahead of you write creation code. This hands-on publication indicates you ways to create assessments with ScalaTest and the Specs2—two of the easiest trying out frameworks available—and tips to run your assessments within the easy construct software (SBT) designed particularly for Scala projects.

By development a pattern electronic jukebox software, you’ll realize tips to isolate your checks from huge subsystems and networks with mocking code, and the way to take advantage of the ScalaCheck library for computerized specification-based checking out. If you’re conversant in Scala, Ruby, or Python, this publication is for you.
Get an outline of Test-Driven Development
Start an easy venture with SBT and create assessments ahead of you write code
Dive into SBT’s simple instructions, interactive mode, packaging, and history
Use ScalaTest either within the command line and with SBT, and easy methods to contain JUnit and TestNG
Work with the Specs2 framework, together with Specification types, matchers DSLs, and information Tables
Understand mocking by utilizing Java frameworks EasyMock and Mockito, and the Scala-only framework ScalaMock
Automate checking out by utilizing ScalaCheck to generate faux facts

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Linux Device Drivers, 3rd Edition

Device drivers actually force every thing you are in--disks, displays, keyboards, modems--everything outdoors the pc chip and reminiscence. And writing gadget drivers is without doubt one of the few parts of programming for the Linux working procedure that demands precise, Linux-specific wisdom. For years now, programmers have trusted the vintage Linux machine Drivers from O'Reilly to grasp this serious topic. Now in its 3rd variation, this bestselling advisor offers all of the details you will need to write down drivers for a variety of devices.Over the years the publication has helped numerous programmers learn:

  • how to help laptop peripherals less than the Linux working system
  • how to advance and write software program for brand spanking new less than Linux
  • the fundamentals of Linux operation whether they don't seem to be anticipating to jot down a driver

The new version of Linux gadget Drivers is best than ever. The ebook covers all of the major adjustments to model 2.6 of the Linux kernel, which simplifies many actions, and comprises refined new beneficial properties that may make a motive force either extra effective and extra versatile. Readers will locate new chapters on very important sorts of drivers no longer coated formerly, comparable to consoles, USB drivers, and more.Best of all, you do not have to be a kernel hacker to appreciate and revel in this e-book. All you wish is an figuring out of the interval and a few heritage in Unix procedure calls. And for optimum ease-of-use, the e-book makes use of full-featured examples for you to bring together and run with no precise hardware.Today Linux holds speedy because the such a lot quickly starting to be phase of the pc marketplace and maintains to win over enthusiastic adherents in lots of software parts. With this expanding help, Linux is now totally mainstream, and seen as a high-quality platform for embedded platforms. if you are writing machine drivers, you will need this booklet. in truth, you are going to ask yourself how drivers are ever written with no it.

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How to Build a Billion Dollar App: Discover the secrets of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time

By George Berkowski

Apps have replaced the best way we converse, store, play, engage and shuttle and their extra special attractiveness has offered probably the most important enterprise chance in history.

In How to construct a thousand million greenback App, serial tech entrepreneur George Berkowski - one of many minds in the back of the across the world winning taxi hailing app Hailo - can provide specific entry to the secrets and techniques in the back of the luck of the decide upon team of apps that experience accomplished billion-dollar success.

Berkowski attracts solely at the within tales of the billion-dollar app membership individuals, together with Instagram, Whatsapp, Snapchat, sweet weigh down, sq., Viber, conflict of Clans, indignant Birds, Uber and Flipboard to supply all of the info you must create your individual spectacularly profitable cellular enterprise. He publications you thru every one step, from an concept scribbled at the again of an envelope, via to discovering a cofounder, construction a crew, attracting (and conserving) hundreds of thousands of clients, throughout to juggling the pressures of being CEO of a billion-dollar corporation (and nonetheless staying sooner than the competition).

If you have ever dreamed of quitting your 9 to 5 task to release your individual corporation or you are a proficient developer, professional entrepreneur or simply intrigued through cellular expertise, How to construct 1000000000 greenback App will convey you what it really takes to create your personal billion-dollar, cellular business.

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Foundation Website Creation with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

By Tom Barker

Foundation web site construction with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript exhibits the whole means of construction an internet site. This technique consists of even more than simply technical wisdom, and this booklet provides all the knowledge you have to to appreciate the thoughts at the back of designing and constructing for the internet, in addition to the simplest capacity to convey expert effects established on best practices.

in fact, there's way more to development a profitable site than understanding a bit Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). the method starts off lengthy ahead of any coding occurs, and this e-book introduces you to the agile improvement approach, explaining why this system makes loads experience for internet initiatives and the way most sensible to enforce it. We additionally confirm you are modern by utilizing the newest HTML5 features. Planning is essential, so you will additionally learn how to use options reminiscent of brainstorming, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to get your undertaking off to the absolute best begin and support verify tender growth because it develops.

An figuring out of right, semantic markup is key for any net expert; this ebook explains how HTML5 might be used to constitution content material in order that the markup adheres to present net criteria. you will know about the wide variety of HTML5 components to be had to you, and you can learn the way and while to exploit them via development instance websites.

with no inventive use of Cascading variety Sheets (CSS), web content might all glance principally an identical. CSS allows you to set your site except the remainder, whereas keeping the integrity of your markup. we are going to show off the hot positive factors of CSS3 and the way you should use them. You'll find out how CSS3 works and the way to use types on your pages, permitting you to achieve your layout rules within the browser.

JavaScript can be utilized to make your site more uncomplicated and extra attention-grabbing to take advantage of. This ebook offers details on acceptable makes use of of this know-how and introduces the recommendations of JavaScript programming. you will additionally see how JavaScript works as a part of the much-hyped process Ajax, and in flip, the place Ajax matches into the broader internet 2.0 photograph.

whereas an internet site is being outfitted, it has to be confirmed throughout a number of browsers and systems to make sure that the location works for all clients, despite skill or incapacity, and this ebook explains how top to accomplish those projects. Then, it discusses the method of launching and protecting the location to be able to proceed to paintings for all its clients all through its lifestyles cycle.

Foundation web site production with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript concludes by way of protecting server-side applied sciences, performing as a consultant to the several innovations to be had. With insights from well known specialists reminiscent of Jason Fried of 37signals, Daniel Burka of Digg and Pownce, and Chris Messina of Citizen Agency, origin site production with CSS, XHTML, and JavaScript provides worthwhile details acceptable to each internet project―regardless of dimension, scope, or budget.

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