Learn iOS 7 App Development

By James Bucanek

Learn iOS App Development is either a quick instructional and an invaluable reference. you will fast wake up to hurry with Objective-C, Cocoa contact, and the iOS 7 SDK. it is an all-in-one getting all started advisor to development your first iPhone or iPad app. you will research top practices that confirm your code might be effective and practice good, incomes confident reports at the iTunes App shop, and riding higher seek effects and more revenue.

The iOS 7 SDK bargains robust new gains, and this booklet is the quickest route to gaining knowledge of them―and the remainder of the iOS SDK ―for programmers with a few event who are new to iPhone and iPad app improvement. Many books introduce the iOS SDK, yet few clarify tips on how to strengthen apps optimally and soundly. This publication teaches either core Objective-C language suggestions and the way to use layout styles and good judgment with the iOS SDK, according to Objective-C and the Cocoa contact framework.

Why spend months or years gaining knowledge of the easiest how you can layout and code iPhone and iPad apps while this booklet will provide help to do issues the fitting manner from the beginning?

  • Get an speeded up remedy of the center basics of Objective-C.
  • Develop your first app utilizing Xcode's complex interface layout tools.
  • Build your first iPhone app utilizing the code that you are given as you stroll via this booklet.
  • Finally, debug and distribute your first app on Apple's iTunes App shop.

Learn the way to create apps for any version of iPhone, the iPod contact, the iPad, or construct common apps that run on them all. After analyzing this publication, you may be developing specialist caliber apps, able to add to the app shop, making you the status and the money you seek!

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ASP.NET jQuery Cookbook

By Sonal Aneel Allana

Written in a cookbook variety, this booklet deals recommendations utilizing a recipe-based process. every one recipe comprises step by step directions by means of an research of what was once performed in each one activity and different helpful info. The cookbook process skill you could dive into no matter what recipes you will have in no specific order. This e-book is for ASP.NET builders who are looking to research ASP.NET and jQuery integration. The publication assumes you've earlier adventure of constructing net functions utilizing ASP.NET, C#, visible Studio, and jQuery. As this publication objectives readers of assorted event degrees, you can find invaluable recipes despite your ability point.

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OpenGL 4.0 Shading Language Cookbook

By David Wolff

With over 60 recipes, this Cookbook will train you either the basic and finer issues of the OpenGL Shading Language, and get you conversant in the explicit good points of GLSL 4.0. a unconditionally sensible, hands-on consultant. evaluate an entire set of recipes demonstrating uncomplicated and complex recommendations for generating fine quality, real-time 3D photographs utilizing GLSL 4.0 how you can use the OpenGL Shading Language to enforce lights and shading innovations Use the recent positive aspects of GLSL 4.0 together with tessellation and geometry shaders how you can use textures in GLSL as a part of a wide selection of options from uncomplicated texture mapping to deferred shading easy, easy-to-follow examples with GLSL resource code, in addition to a simple description of the speculation at the back of every one process What you'll research from this e-book bring together, set up, and converse with shader courses Use new beneficial properties of GLSL 4.0 reminiscent of subroutines and uniform blocks enforce uncomplicated lights and shading concepts similar to diffuse and specular shading, per-fragment shading, and spotlights follow unmarried or a number of textures Use textures as setting maps for simulating mirrored image or refraction enforce screen-space recommendations reminiscent of gamma correction, blur filters, and deferred shading enforce geometry and tessellation shaders examine shadowing options together with shadow mapping and monitor house ambient occlusion Use noise in shaders Use shaders for animation strategy This hands-on advisor cuts brief the preamble and will get directly to the purpose - truly developing photos, rather than simply theoretical studying. every one recipe is particularly adapted to fulfill your urge for food for generating real-time 3-D photos utilizing GLSL 4.0. Who this e-book is written for while you are an OpenGL programmer seeking to use the fashionable beneficial properties of GLSL 4.0 to create real-time, 3-dimensional portraits, then this e-book is for you. Familiarity with OpenGL programming, in addition to the common 3D coordinate syste

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RailsSpace: Building a Social Networking Website with Ruby on Rails (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series)

By Michael Hartl

Ruby on Rails is speedy displacing Hypertext Preprocessor, ASP, and J2EE because the improvement framework of selection for discriminating programmers, because of its dependent layout and emphasis on functional effects. RailsSpace teaches you to construct large-scale initiatives with Rails through constructing a real-world software: a social networking site like MySpace, fb, or Friendster.

Inside, the authors stroll you step-by-step from the production of the site's nearly static entrance web page, via consumer registration and authentication, and right into a hugely dynamic website, entire with person profiles, picture add, electronic mail, blogs, full-text and geographical seek, and a friendship request approach. within the strategy, you find out how Rails is helping you keep watch over code complexity with the model-view-controller (MVC) structure, abstraction layers, automatic checking out, and code refactoring, permitting you to scale as much as a wide undertaking inspite of a small variety of developers.

This crucial creation to Rails provides

  • A educational strategy to be able to event Rails because it is absolutely used
  • A strong origin for growing any login-based site in Rails
  • Coverage of more moderen and extra complex Rails beneficial properties, resembling shape turbines, leisure, and Ajax (including RJS)
  • A thorough and built-in creation to computerized testing

The book's spouse site offers the appliance resource code, a web publication with follow-up articles, narrated screencasts, and a operating model of the RailSpace social network.

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iPhone SDK Development (The Pragmatic Programmers)

By Bill Dudney

Packing the ability of laptop functions right into a small cellular gadget, the iPhone SDK deals builders the power to create dynamic, visually-appealing, and highly-capable cellular purposes, utilizing an analogous APIs and instruments that Apple makes use of for its personal applications.

However, harnessing that energy ability studying new instruments, new APIs, or even an entire new programming language.

iPhone SDK Development is a realistic consultant to get you began constructing purposes for iPhone and iPod contact. With it, you will get a whole knowing of the instruments and strategies had to prevail at the platform:

Use the XCode IDE to control your resource code, pictures, sounds, database records, and different software assets, development your app and deploying it onto your personal equipment for testing.

increase your consumer interface the visible, code-free approach, with Interface Builder.

grasp the iPhone's certain person interface elements, together with tables, tab bars, navigation bars, and the multi-touch interface.

attach your iPhone to the skin global with networking, take advantage of the ability of a relational database with SQLite, and rock out with firstclass aid for audio and video.

utilize the iPhone's specified cellular APIs, like geolocation and the motion-sensing accelerometer

Use XCode's robust functionality and debugging instruments to put off reminiscence leaks, zombies, and different hazards.

* comprehend the method for packaging your software for end-user distribution via Apple's App Store.

With motives of the large photograph and an eye fixed to the little info that you're going to want, iPhone SDK Development might help you prevail on latest most vital cellular platform.

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Elements of Programming Interviews: The Insiders' Guide

By Adnan Aziz, Tsung-Hsien Lee, Amit Prakash

The Java model of EPI is obtainable on Amazon!  Search for parts of Programming Interview in Java, or use the quick link bit.ly/epijava 
This is the C++ version.

Before you purchase this booklet, please first head over to our pattern web page - elementsofprogramminginterviews.com/sample

The sampler may still offer you a good suggestion of the quality and style of our ebook. specifically, make sure to are comfortable with the extent and with our C++ coding style.

Solutions contain code snippets that are basically in C++. courses all in favour of concurrency are in Java. Complete courses can be found at epibook.github.io. Java types of the C++ courses within the e-book are available on the website.
Since varied applicants have varied time constraints, EPI features a study guide with several scenarios, ranging from weekend Hackathon to semester lengthy preparation with a suggested a subset of difficulties for every scenario. 
All difficulties are categorized when it comes to their difficulty point and comprise many variants to assist you observe what you have got discovered extra widely.

All difficulties comprises hints for readers who get caught. This simulates what you'll face within the real interview.

The model being bought by way of Amazon itself is often present. a few resellers could have older models, specially in the event that they promote used copies.

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Visual Basic 2005 For Dummies

By Bill Sempf

Visible uncomplicated is Microsoft's leading programming language, utilized by greater than 3 million builders and in 50 million home windows purposes. Programming professional and veteran Wrox writer invoice Sempf has completely overhauled the book's association and content material, making it much more available to programming newcomers. It highlights new VB positive factors and services, together with very important advances in compatibility with older VB models. It deals undeniable English factors of variables, constants, loops, VB syntax, types, controls, items, and different basics. The CD-ROM contains all resource code and 3rd occasion software program instruments.

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Swift Pocket Reference

By Anthony Gray

Get fast solutions for constructing and debugging functions with fast, Apple’s multi-paradigm programming language. This pocket reference is the correct on-the-job instrument for studying Swift’s smooth language positive factors, together with kind security, generics, sort inference, closures, tuples, automated reminiscence administration, and aid for Unicode.

Designed to paintings with Cocoa and Cocoa contact, rapid can be utilized in tandem with Objective-C, and both of those languages can name APIs applied within the different. quick remains to be evolving, yet it’s transparent that Apple sees it because the destiny language of selection for iOS and OS X software program development.

Topics include:

  • Swift’s Run-Eval-Print-Loop (REPL) and interactive playgrounds
  • Supported info varieties, corresponding to strings, arrays, and dictionaries
  • Variables and constants
  • Program circulation: loops and conditional execution
  • Classes, buildings, enumerations, features, and protocols
  • Closures: just like blocks in Objective-C and lambdas in C#
  • Optionals: values which could explicitly haven't any value
  • Operators, operator overloading, and customized operators
  • Access regulate: limiting entry to forms, equipment, and properties
  • Built-in worldwide features and their parameter requirements

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C# 5 First Look

By Joel Martinez

Write extremely responsive functions utilizing the hot asynchronous gains of C#.


  • Learn approximately the entire most recent positive factors of C#, together with the asynchronous programming functions that promise to make apps ultra-responsive.
  • Examine how C# developed through the years to be extra expressive, more straightforward to write down, and the way these early layout judgements enabled destiny innovations.
  • Explore the language's brilliant destiny development functions for different structures utilizing the Mono Framework.

In Detail

C# is a superbly expressive and robust language that permits you to specialize in your program instead of low point boilerplate. over the past decade, the C# compiler has developed to incorporate many gains from dynamic and useful languages, all whereas closing statically typed. so much lately, it additionally tackles the proliferation of concurrent with new asynchronous programming features

"C# five First glance" may help you wake up to hurry at the most modern model of the language. you are going to study the underlying rules of the layout by means of exploring its evolution, then examine the asynchronous and concurrent programming amenities of the duty Parallel Framework, and the recent async and look forward to keyword phrases. The e-book additionally takes you thru the improvement of real-world purposes for home windows eight, ASP.NET, and MacOS, utilizing the Mono Framework.

"C# five First glance" may also help you wake up to hurry at the most modern model of C#. After developing your improvement surroundings, you'll pass on a journey of all beneficial properties of the language, together with: the duty Parallel Framework, Dynamic Language Runtime, TPL facts move, and at last asynchronous programming with async and await.

"C# five First glance" may also help you wake up to hurry at the most recent model of C#. we'll talk about the instruments you must start, together with visible Studio and MonoDevelop. as soon as arrange, we glance on the highlights of the language's evolution over each model and speak about how the framework's layout and language beneficial properties give a contribution to the excessive productiveness you adventure as a C# programmer. subsequent we try out the asynchronous and concurrent programming beneficial properties of the language, which assist you write quick and responsive purposes. eventually, the publication offers and explains 3 absolutely featured items of software program that show writing functions for the home windows shop, the net, and MacOS with the Mono Framework.

"C# five First glance" is a glance on the evolution of C#. you'll methods to write nice apps on all systems utilizing smooth C# language beneficial properties. even if you're focusing on the computing device, cellular, or net, C# five First glance has you covered.

What you are going to research from this book

  • Getting your surroundings manage with visible Studio or MonoDevelop.
  • Learn in regards to the evolution of C# in view that its advent in 2000.
  • Talk approximately Language built-in Queries (LINQ), and the Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR).
  • Explore concurrent programming with the duty Parallel Framework (TPL).
  • Discuss asynchrony within the most modern model utilizing async and await.
  • Deploy purposes at the home windows Store.
  • Build a real-time ASP.Net MVC internet app utilizing SignalR and HTML 5.
  • Target diversified systems reminiscent of the MacOS with the Mono Framework.


This could be a mixture of thought advent and examples, and with each one new characteristic and enhancement we are going to provide an instance to the readers. C# five First glance will offer a gist of C# five to the readers.

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AppleScript in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (O'Reilly))

By Bruce W. Perry

AppleScript in a Nutshell is the 1st whole connection with AppleScript, the preferred programming language that offers either strength clients and complex company buyers the $64000 skill to automate repetitive initiatives and customise purposes. because the Macintosh maintains to extend and solidify its base within the multimedia and publishing industries, AppleScript is the software of selection in this platform for developing refined time- and money-saving workflow purposes (applets). those applets automate the processing and administration of electronic video, imaging, print, and web-based fabric. AppleScript can be gaining a foothold in medical programming, as technical firms undertake G4 CPU-based platforms for complex computing and clinical research. eventually, "power clients" and script beginners will locate that AppleScript is a smart daily Mac programming software, just like Perl on home windows NT or Unix.In this well-organized and concise reference, AppleScript programmers will find:

  • Detailed insurance of AppleScript model 1.4 and past on Mac OS nine and Mac OS X.
  • Complete descriptions of AppleScript language positive factors, reminiscent of info kinds, flow-control statements, capabilities, object-oriented beneficial properties (script gadgets and libraries), and different syntactical elements.
  • Descriptions and 1000's of code samples on programming a number of the "scriptable" approach parts, similar to the Finder, dossier Sharing, dossier trade, community scripting, net scripting, Apple method Profiler, the ColorSync software, and the various strong language extensions referred to as "osax" or scripting additions.Most different AppleScript books are hopelessly old-fashioned. AppleScript in a Nutshell covers the most recent updates and enhancements with useful, effortless to appreciate assistance, including:
  • Using AppleScript as a device for disbursed computing, an exhilarating improvement that Apple desktop calls "program linking over IP." Programmers can now do dispensed computing with Macs over TCP/IP networks, together with controlling distant functions with AppleScript and calling AppleScript tools on code libraries which are positioned on different machines.
  • Using the Sherlock locate software to automate internet and community searching.
  • Insights on scripting new Apple applied sciences similar to Apple facts Detectors, Folder activities, Keychain entry, and Apple Verifier.AppleScript in a Nutshell is a high-end guide at a low-end price--an crucial computing device reference that places the whole energy of this simple programming language into each AppleScript user's hands.

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