Category: Development

Debugging is important to profitable software program improvement, yet even many skilled programmers locate it hard. subtle debugging instruments can be found, but it can be tough to figure out which good points are important within which occasions. The paintings of Debugging is your consultant to creating the debugging procedure extra effective and effective.

The paintings of Debugging illustrates the use 3 of the preferred debugging instruments on Linux/Unix systems: GDB, DDD, and Eclipse. The text-command established GDB (the GNU undertaking Debugger) is integrated with such a lot distributions. DDD is a well-liked GUI entrance finish for GDB, whereas Eclipse offers an entire built-in improvement environment.

In addition to delivering particular suggestion for debugging with each one device, authors Norm Matloff and Pete Salzman disguise basic techniques for bettering the method of discovering and solving coding blunders, together with how to:

  • Inspect variables and information structures
  • Understand segmentation faults and middle dumps
  • Know why your software crashes or throws exceptions
  • Use gains like catchpoints, comfort variables, and synthetic arrays
  • Avoid universal debugging pitfalls

Real global examples of coding mistakes aid to elucidate the authors' guiding rules, and insurance of complicated subject matters like thread, client-server, GUI, and parallel programming debugging will make you much more informed. you will additionally how to hinder error within the first position with textual content editors, compilers, errors reporting, and static code checkers.

Whether you dread the concept of debugging your courses or just are looking to enhance your present debugging efforts, you will discover a worthwhile best friend in The artwork of Debugging.

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By Callum Macrae

if you are happy with jQuery yet a section shaky with JavaScript, this concise consultant can assist you extend your wisdom of the language-especially the code that jQuery covers up for you. Many jQuery devotees write as little code as attainable, yet with a few JavaScript below your belt, you could hinder error, decrease overhead, and make your software code extra effective. This ebook explores occasion dealing with, prototypes, and dealing with the Dom and Ajax via examples and many code. you are going to examine universal conventions and styles in JavaScript and-if you've gotten by no means coded with JavaScript before-a instructional will take you thru the basics.

  • Enhance your jQuery code by utilizing item constructors and prototypes
  • Reduce overhead and achieve extra regulate by means of dealing with occasions with JavaScript
  • Work with the Dom a lot swifter with JavaScript than you could with jQuery
  • Send a number of Ajax requests with no need to load the total jQuery library
  • Understand the significance of JavaScript code criteria, reviews, code reuse, and anti-patterns
  • Enlist JavaScript assets, comparable to a superb IDE, a syntax checker, and model regulate

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By Bryce Glass

What do Amazon's product stories, eBay's suggestions ranking process, Slashdot's Karma procedure, and Xbox Live's Achievements have in universal? they're all examples of winning acceptance platforms that allow customer web pages to control and current person contributions such a lot successfully. This ebook indicates you the way to layout and advance attractiveness platforms on your personal websites or internet purposes, written via specialists who've designed net groups for Yahoo! and different well-known sites.

Building internet attractiveness Systems is helping you ask the difficult questions on those underlying mechanisms, and why they are severe for any association that attracts from or relies on user-generated content material. it is a must-have for method architects, product managers, group help employees, and UI designers.

  • Scale your popularity procedure to deal with an overpowering influx of consumer contributions
  • Determine the standard of contributions, and research why a few are extra precious than others
  • Become acquainted with assorted versions that motivate top notch contributions
  • Discover tips of moderation and the way to stamp out the worst contributions fast and efficiently
  • Engage individuals and gift them in a manner that will get them to return
  • Examine a case examine in response to genuine popularity deployments at industry-leading social websites, together with Yahoo!, Flickr, and eBay

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By David McFarland

Book Details:

ISBN: 1449325947
EAN: 9781449325947
ASIN: 1449325947
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: 2013-01-06
Number of Pages: 650
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

CSS3 permits you to create professional-looking web content, yet studying its finer issues could be tricky-even for professional net builders. This lacking guide indicates you the way to take your HTML and CSS talents to the following point, with necessary assistance, tips, and step by step directions. You'll fast the right way to construct web content that glance nice and run speedy on units and monitors of all sizes.

The very important things you have to know:

  • Start with the basics. Write CSS3-friendly HTML, together with the HTML5 tags well-known through today's browsers.
  • Apply real-world design. structure textual content, create navigation instruments, and improve pages with graphics.
  • Make your pages lively. Create crowd pleasing animations and provides your viewers appealing tables and forms.
  • Take keep watch over of web page layouts. Use specialist layout recommendations akin to floats and positioning.
  • Look nice on any device. Craft web pages that adapt to machine, pill, and cellular browsers.
  • Get complex techniques. Use CSS3 extra successfully and successfully, and make sure that your web content glance solid whilst printed.

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We're all formed through our genetic inheritance and through the surroundings we are living in. certainly, the argument approximately which of those forces, nature or nurture, predominates has been raging for many years. yet what approximately our very first environment--the prenatal international the place we exist for 9 months among notion and beginning and the place we're extra weak than at the other aspect in our lives?
In More Than Genes, Dan Agin marshals new clinical proof to argue that the fetal surroundings may be simply as an important as genetic hard-wiring or maybe later surroundings in settling on our intelligence and behaviour. rigidity while pregnant, for instance, places ladies at a long way higher hazard of bearing young children at risk of anxiousness issues. dietary deprivation in the course of early fetal improvement may well raise the chance of past due onset schizophrenia. And publicity to an entire host of environmental toxins--methylmercury, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dioxins, insecticides, ionizing radiation, and so much in particular lead--as good as maternal use of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, or cocaine may have affects starting from light cognitive impairment to ADHD, autism, schizophrenia, and different psychological problems. Agin argues in addition that variations in IQ between racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic teams are way more because of larger degrees of rigidity and chemical toxicity in internal cities--which seep into the prenatal surroundings and compromise the future health of the fetus--than to genetic inheritance. the good news is that the prenatal atmosphere is malleable, and Agin means that if we will be able to abandon the naive notion of "immaculate gestation," we will start to shield fetal improvement adequately.
Cogently argued, completely researched, and accessibly written, More Than Genes demanding situations many long-held assumptions and represents a big breakthrough in our figuring out of the origins of human intelligence and behaviour.

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By Paul Hudson

Now put in on greater than 20 million web domain names worldwide, Hypertext Preprocessor is an undisputed chief in net programming languages. Database connectivity, robust extensions, and wealthy object-orientation are all purposes for its recognition, yet approximately every person could agree that, principally, personal home page is without doubt one of the simplest languages to benefit and use for constructing dynamic net purposes. the convenience of improvement and ease of personal home page, mixed with a wide group and expansive repository of open resource Hypertext Preprocessor libraries, make it a favourite of net designers and builders worldwide.

PHP in a Nutshell is an entire connection with the center of the language in addition to the preferred personal home page extensions. This publication does not attempt to compete with or substitute the generally to be had on-line documentation. as a substitute, it's designed to supply intensity and breadth that can not be came across in other places. PHP in a Nutshell presents the utmost info density on personal home page, with out the entire fluff and extras that get within the manner. the subject grouping, suggestions, and examples during this publication supplement the web consultant and make this a necessary reference for each Hypertext Preprocessor programmer. This e-book specializes in the features regular by means of a majority of builders, so that you can search for the data you would like speedy. subject matters include:

  • Object-oriented PHP
  • Networking
  • String manipulation
  • Working with files
  • Database interaction
  • XML
  • Multimedia creation
  • Mathematics

Whether you are simply getting all started or have years of expertise in Hypertext Preprocessor improvement, PHP in a Nutshell is a worthy addition on your table library.

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By Paul Farmer

Pathologies of Power makes use of harrowing tales of life—and death—in severe occasions to interrogate our realizing of human rights. Paul Farmer, a doctor and anthropologist with 20 years of expertise operating in Haiti, Peru, and Russia, argues that selling the social and fiscal rights of the world’s negative is an important human rights fight of our instances. With passionate eyewitness bills from the prisons of Russia and the beleaguered villages of Haiti and Chiapas, this publication hyperlinks the lived reviews of person sufferers to a broader research of structural violence. Farmer demanding situations traditional pondering inside human rights circles and exposes the relationships among political and monetary injustice, on one hand, and the ache and disease of the powerless, at the other.

Farmer indicates that a similar social forces that provide upward thrust to epidemic illnesses comparable to HIV and tuberculosis additionally sculpt chance for human rights violations. He illustrates the ways in which racism and gender inequality within the usa are embodied as illness and loss of life. but this publication is much from a hopeless stock of abuse. Farmer’s annoying examples are associated with a guarded optimism that new clinical and social applied sciences will boost in tandem with a extra educated feel of social justice. differently, he concludes, we'll be responsible of handling social inequality instead of addressing structural violence. Farmer’s pressing plea to consider human rights within the context of worldwide public well-being and to contemplate serious problems with caliber and entry for the world’s terrible might be of primary situation to an international characterised by way of the unusual proximity of surfeit and suffering.

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By Peter MacIntyre

Get prior all of the hype approximately personal home page and dig into the true energy of this language. This booklet explores the main precious positive factors of personal home page and the way they could accelerate the net improvement technique, and explains why the main established Hypertext Preprocessor parts are frequently misused or misapplied. you will research which elements upload energy to object-oriented programming, and the way to exploit yes gains to combine your program with databases.

Written by means of an established member of the personal home page neighborhood, Php: the great Parts is perfect for brand new personal home page programmers, in addition to internet builders switching from different languages.

  • Become conversant in Php's uncomplicated syntax, variables, and datatypes
  • Learn tips to combine the language with net pages
  • Understand the way to use strings, arrays, and Php's integrated functions
  • Discover the benefits of utilizing Hypertext Preprocessor as an object-oriented language
  • Explore how Hypertext Preprocessor interacts with databases, akin to Sqlite and MySql
  • Learn enter- and output-handling top practices to avoid safety breaches

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By Eugene Chuvyrov

Microsoft’s home windows cell 7 handsets have injected a brand new vibrancy into the cellphone market and supplied daring new possibilities for the Microsoft improvement group.

Take benefit of those possibilities with Beginning home windows telephone App improvement, written particularly that will help you research the abilities you’ll have to advance wealthy, sensible apps for the home windows mobilephone 7 platform. Authors Henry Lee and Eugene Chuvyrov disguise the very newest advancements within the field—including the prolonged APIs provided within the new Mango platform update—so you should have well timed, actual info at your fingertips.

Beginning home windows cell App Development starts off with the fundamentals, jogging you thru the method of downloading and developing the correct improvement instruments, together with visible Studio,Expression mixture, Silverlight SDK, and home windows telephone SDK. It then takes you step by step notwithstanding the improvement strategy as you construct and set up a operating program, whole with a cosmopolitan person interface. ultimately, you are going to obtain step by step directions on packaging and promoting your functions in the course of the home windows cell industry.

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By Wei-Meng Lee

A must-have selection of ready-to-use Android recipes!

The acclaim for Google Android units is outwardly unstoppable and the Android four unencumber bargains, for the 1st time, a unmarried OS resolution for construction either cell and pill functions. With that intriguing info in brain, veteran writer Wei-Meng Lee offers you with a hundred distinctive recipes that you should observe this present day on the way to notice options to a couple of the main in general encountered difficulties that exist in Android programming.

Covering the scope of a number of Android releases up via Android four, this reference encompasses a activity description, via the solution(s) to be had, and a standalone venture dossier that illustrates using the recipe. Formatting each one recipe to be standalone, Wei-Meng Lee lets you bounce into the suitable recipe to discover an answer to express challenges.

  • Identifies and describes a programming activity, offers a step by step answer, and provides a full-code answer prepared for download
  • Covers a number of Android releases
  • Addresses such themes as consumer interfaces, telephony and messaging, networking, Google maps, location-based companies, persisting info, leveraging positive factors, and more

Android program improvement Cookbook is your strategy to discovering...solutions!

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