Category: Development

By Chris Adamson, Bill Dudney

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

because the iPhone's release in 2008, the iOS platform has additional new machine households, hundreds of thousands of recent APIs, new instruments and programming practices, and millions of latest 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 beneficial properties.

you will get hands-on event operating with Objective-C and Xcode four as you're employed via this tutorial-style booklet with skilled iOS builders by way of your aspect. alongside the way in which, you are going to study the basics of maintainable, performant iOS programming, including:

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

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

developing and utilizing unit exams to make sure your app maintains to paintings as meant at the same time the codebase evolves.

operating via Apple's App shop strategies, together with getting ready apps for submission, averting rejections, and knowing crash stories from finish users.

even if you are a first-time iOS developer, or you are looking to wake up to hurry with the entire alterations to Apple's instruments and frameworks, iPhone SDK Development is the cast 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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Each one recipe contains step by step directions by way of an research of what was once performed in each one activity and different priceless details. The ebook is designed so you might learn it bankruptcy by means of bankruptcy, or examine the record of recipes and confer with them in no specific order. each one instance comes with its anticipated output to make your studying even more uncomplicated. This ebook is designed to carry those who find themselves acquainted with Java up-to-speed at the new good points present in Java 7.

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Learn to construct quick and scalable software program in JavaScript with Node.js

Node.js is a robust and renowned new framework for writing scalable community courses utilizing JavaScript. This no nonsense ebook starts with an outline of Node.js after which speedy dives into the code, center ideas, and APIs. In-depth insurance pares down the necessities to hide debugging, unit trying out, and circulation keep an eye on that you should commence construction and checking out your individual modules correct away.

  • Covers node and asynchronous programming major concepts
  • Addresses the fundamentals: modules, buffers, occasions, and timers
  • Explores streams, dossier structures, networking, and automatic unit testing
  • Goes past the fundamentals, and stocks concepts and instruments for debugging, unit trying out, and circulation control

If you realize JavaScript and are interested by the ability of Node.js, then this can be the proper ebook for you.

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By Joel Murach

"If you ever desired to discover ways to use MySQL, write SQL queries, create database components, then this is often the publication to select up." (

"I was once surprised at how a lot info was once packed into this book."

"As a developer with virtually 10 years of MySQL event, I nonetheless picked up loads of new aspect on issues i presumed I knew."

"I discovered this to be an excellent introductory booklet to MySQL."

"Has already confirmed to be beneficial in fixing numerous demanding situations i have encountered on my present MySQL project."

That's a sampling of what builders acknowledged concerning the 1st version of Murach's MySQL.

Now, this 2d variation has been up to date and greater all through. consequently, it truly is more straightforward than ever to exploit for studying MySQL from scratch, for switching to MySQL from one other style of SQL (like MS SQL Server or Oracle), or for quick having a look up the forgotten information which are so crucial as you enhance database applications.

Section 1 introduces you to relational databases and SQL, indicates you the way to exploit the graphical MySQL Workbench to paintings with a MySQL database, and teaches you to code SQL queries to retrieve, upload, replace, and delete information in a MySQL database. part 2 is going deeper into querying, displaying you ways to paintings with precis queries, subqueries, information forms, and services. part three indicates you the way to layout a MySQL database utilizing an EER version, enforce the layout, and create perspectives. part four indicates how one can create kept approaches that supply performance just like procedural programming languages like personal home page, Java, C++, C#, and VB. And part five introduces you to database management projects like securing and backing up database data.

Whether you begin from the start or bounce in anyplace, it is a nice consultant for MySQL clients at any level.

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Introduction to Programming utilizing Python  is meant to be used within the advent to programming direction.

Daniel Liang is understood for his “fundamentals-first” method of instructing programming thoughts and strategies. “Fundamentals-first” signifies that scholars examine basic programming strategies like choice statements, loops, and capabilities, prior to entering into defining periods. scholars research uncomplicated common sense and programming thoughts prior to entering into object-oriented programming, and GUI programming.
Another element of Introduction to Programming utilizing Python is that during addition to the common programming examples that characteristic video games and a few math, Liang supplies an instance or early within the bankruptcy that makes use of an easy photograph to interact the scholars. instead of asking them to general 10 numbers jointly, they research the recommendations within the context of a enjoyable instance that generates whatever visually attention-grabbing.
Using the photographs examples is not obligatory during this textbook. Turtle snap shots can be utilized in Chapters 1-5 to introduce the basics of programming and Tkinter can be utilized for constructing entire graphical consumer interfaces and for studying object-oriented programming.

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

And that's now not all, device lovers! We've additionally bought an exceptional loose reward for you – six months freed from visible suggestions app Trackduck. Plus, in our tasks part, one among its creators indicates you ways you could combine it with instruments like Slack and Trello to aid take the ache out of engaged on initiatives remotely.

Elsewhere within the factor, you'll locate sensible initiatives together with a step by step consultant to including movement to mockups utilizing Apple's Keynote, an creation to the WordPress framework Genesis, and a consultant to development a tune app with the internet Audio API.

In our exhibit part, we've received an unique interview with Goodboy – the creators of Pixi.js, who're busy injecting enjoyable into the ads region through development video games for brands.

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


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

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By George Stepanek

George Stepanek, "Software tasks secrets and techniques: Why tasks Fail"
English | ISBN: 1430251018 | 2012 | writer: Apress | PDF | 184 pages | three MB

Software venture secrets and techniques: Why software program tasks Fail bargains a brand new route to luck within the software program undefined. This e-book reaches out to managers, builders, and consumers who use industry-standard methodologies, yet whose tasks nonetheless fight to succeed.

Author George Stepanek analyzes the undertaking administration technique itself, a serious issue that has to this point been ignored. He explains why it creates difficulties for software program improvement tasks and starts off through describing 12 ways that software program initiatives are assorted from other forms of initiatives. He additionally analyzes the venture administration physique of information to find 10 hidden assumptions which are invalid within the context of software program projects.
Table of Contents
Why software program Is Different
Project administration Assumptions
Case examine: The Billing procedure Project
The New Agile Methodologies
Budgeting Agile Projects
Case research: The Billing method Revisited

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By Paul Ferrill

Pro Android Python with SL4A is for programmers and hobbyists who are looking to write apps for Android units with no need to benefit Java first. Paul Ferrill leads you from fitting the Scripting Layer for Android (SL4A) to writing small scripts, to extra complex and engaging tasks, and eventually to importing and packaging your courses to an Android device.

Android runs scripts in lots of scripting languages, yet Python, Lua, and Beanshell are really well known. so much programmers recognize multiple programming language, in order that they have the easiest software for no matter what activity they wish to complete. Pro Android Python with SL4A explores the realm of Android scripting through introducing you to an important open-source programming languages which are on hand on Android-based undefined.

Pro Android Python with SL4A starts off by means of exploring the Android software improvement kit and then indicates you ways to establish an Eclipse-based Android improvement setting. then you definitely procedure the area of Android programming by utilizing Beanshell, which runs at the Dalvik, and studying the best way to write small courses to manage an Android device.

Next, detect how Lua, a light-weight language ideally fitted for scripting on smaller units, can paintings with Android. Lua can be utilized for small yet very important projects, like SMS encryption and synchronizing images with flickr.

Last, yet under no circumstances least, you'll find the area of Python scripting for SL4A, and the ability contained in the complete variety of Python modules that could mix with the Android SDK. you will discover ways to write small location-aware apps to get you begun, yet by way of the tip of this ebook, you can find your self writing absolutely GUI-fied functions operating at the Android desktop!

Pro Android Python with SL4A is rounded out with a bankruptcy on dispensing and packaging scripts, a ability that you're going to locate very necessary as you achieve out to a much broader viewers along with your courses.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the SL4A
  • Explore the Android software improvement package 
  • Write scripts to manage an Android mobilephone
  • Write and execute complete Python and functions
  • Learn the best way to write basic apps utilizing Facades
  • Explore the whole Android improvement strategy, from improvement to packaging

Who this publication is for

This is a publication for starting and intermediate Android builders, and a publication for somebody coding in Python, Lua or exploring Beanshell.

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By Matt Aimonetti

Want to construct local Mac OS X purposes with a graceful, developer-friendly substitute to Objective-C? MacRuby is a perfect selection. This in-depth consultant exhibits you ways Apple’s implementation of Ruby provides entry to all of the positive aspects on hand to Objective-C programmers. You’ll get transparent, distinctive reasons of MacRuby, together with speedy programming options equivalent to prototyping.

Perfect for programmers at any point, this publication is choked with code samples and entire undertaking examples. in case you use Ruby, you could faucet your abilities to exploit Interface Builder, Cocoa libraries, the Objective-C runtime, and extra. If you’re a Cocoa developer, you’ll tips on how to enhance your productiveness with MacRuby.

  • Get up to the mark on MacRuby fundamentals, together with sessions and methods
  • Learn how you can use MacRuby with Apple’s Xcode developer suite
  • Delve into the primitive item sessions and information forms in starting place Kit
  • Build event-driven consumer interfaces with the AppKit framework
  • Handle relational item patience with the middle facts framework
  • Use complicated MacRuby innovations, together with concurrency and sandboxing
  • Get examples for purposes utilizing Twitter and a position internet service
  • Embed MacRuby into latest Objective-C applications

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By Dayo Olopade

“A hopeful narrative a couple of continent at the rise.” —New York instances ebook Review

"For somebody who desires to know the way the African economic climate quite works, The shiny Continent is an effective position to start." —Reuters

Dayo Olopade knew from own event that Western information reviews on clash, disorder, and poverty imprecise the real tale of recent Africa. And so she crossed sub-Saharan Africa to rfile how usual humans take care of their day-by-day demanding situations. She discovered what cable information ignores: a continent of bold reformers and younger social marketers, pushed through kanju—creativity born of African trouble. It’s a trait present in pioneers like Kenneth Nnebue, who became reasonable VHS tapes into the multimillion-dollar movie Nollywood. Or Ushahidi, a know-how collective that crowdsources citizen activism and catastrophe reduction. A shining counterpoint to the normal knowledge, The vibrant Continent rewrites Africa’s demanding situations as possibilities to innovate, and celebrates a background of doing extra with much less as a robust version for the remainder of the world.

"[An] upbeat examine of improvement in Africa...The ebook is written extra in ask yourself at African ingenuity than in anger at international incomprehension." The New Yorker


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