Professional Windows 8 Programming: Application Development with C# and XAML

By Allen Sanders

It is an exhilarating time to be a home windows developer.  The arrival of home windows eight is a whole online game changer.  The working process and its improvement platform give you a wholly new approach to create wealthy, full-featured Windows-based purposes.  This crew of authors takes you on a trip via all the new improvement gains of the home windows eight platform in particular find out how to make the most of visible Studio 2012 and the XAML/C# languages to provide powerful apps which are prepared for deployment within the new home windows Store.

Professional home windows eight Programming:

  • Learn find out how to make the most of XAML to create wealthy content material pushed consumer interfaces
  • Make use of the hot AppBar to create a chrome-less menu system
  • See how you can aid Sensors and Geo-location on home windows eight devices
  • Integrate your app into the home windows eight atmosphere with Contracts and Extensions
  • Walks you thru the hot home windows eight navigation approach for multi-page apps
  • Minimize code with facts Binding and MVVM layout patterns
  • Features pointers on getting your app prepared for the home windows store
  • Maximize profit on your app via studying approximately on hand monetization strategies

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Mastering Perl

By brian d foy

Take the next move towards Perl mastery with complex strategies that make coding more straightforward, upkeep less complicated, and execution speedier. Mastering Perl is not a suite of shrewdpermanent methods, yet a manner of wondering Perl programming for fixing debugging, configuration, and lots of different real-world difficulties you’ll stumble upon as a operating programmer.

The 3rd in O’Reilly’s sequence of landmark Perl tutorials (after Learning Perl and Intermediate Perl), this absolutely upated version pulls every little thing jointly and is helping you bend Perl on your will.

  • Explore complicated usual expressions features
  • Avoid universal difficulties whilst writing safe programs
  • Profile and benchmark Perl courses to work out the place they want work
  • Wrangle Perl code to make it extra presentable and readable
  • Understand how Perl retains tune of package deal variables
  • Define subroutines at the fly
  • Jury-rig modules to mend code with no modifying the unique source
  • Use bit operations and bit vectors to shop huge information efficiently
  • Learn easy methods to become aware of error that Perl doesn’t report
  • Dive into logging, facts patience, and the magic of tied variables

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Multicore Programming Using the ParC Language (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science)

By Yosi Ben-Asher

Multicore Programming utilizing the ParC Language discusses the foundations of functional parallel programming utilizing shared reminiscence on multicore machines. It makes use of an easy but robust parallel dialect of C known as ParC because the uncomplicated programming language. Designed for use in an introductory direction in parallel programming and protecting easy and complicated recommendations of parallel programming through ParC examples, the e-book combines a mix of study instructions, overlaying matters in parallel working structures, and compilation options proper for shared reminiscence and multicore machines.

Multicore Programming utilizing the ParC Language presents a company foundation for the ‘delicate paintings’ of making effective parallel courses. scholars can workout parallel programming utilizing a simulation software program, that's moveable on PC/Unix multicore pcs, to achieve event with out requiring expert undefined. scholars may also support to cement their studying via finishing the nice many tough and intriguing workouts which accompany every one bankruptcy.

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Pthreads Programming: A POSIX Standard for Better Multiprocessing (O'Reilly Nutshell)

By Jacqueline Proulx Farrell, Dick Buttlar, Bradford Nichols

Computers are only as busy because the remainder of us these days. they've got plenty of projects to do instantly, and wish a few cleverness to get all of them performed on the similar time.That's why threads are visible an increasing number of frequently as a brand new version for programming. Threads were on hand for it slow. The Mach working method, the dispensed computing device setting (DCE), and home windows NT all characteristic threads.One good thing about so much UNIX implementations, in addition to DCE, is they comply with a lately ratified POSIX usual (originally 1003.4a, now 1003.1c), which permits your courses to be transportable among them. POSIX threads are generally called pthreads, after the note that starts off all of the names of the functionality calls. the traditional is supported by means of Solaris, OSF/1, AIX, and a number of other UNIX-based working systems.The thought at the back of threads programming is to have a number of initiatives working at the same time in the comparable software. they could proportion a unmarried CPU as techniques do, or benefit from a number of CPUs whilst on hand. In both case, they supply a fresh solution to divide the initiatives of a application whereas sharing data.A window interface can learn enter on dozens of other buttons, each one accountable for a separate activity. A community server has to just accept simultaneous calls from many purchasers, supplying each one with moderate reaction time. A multiprocessor runs a number-crunching software on numerous CPUs straight away, combining the implications while all are performed. these kind of varieties of purposes can take advantage of threads.In this ebook you are going to research not just what the pthread calls are, but if it's a stable thought to exploit threads and the way to cause them to effective (which is the total explanation for utilizing threads within the first place). The authors delves into functionality matters, evaluating threads to tactics, contrasting kernel threads to consumer threads, and displaying how one can degree velocity. He additionally describes in an easy, transparent demeanour what all of the complex positive aspects are for, and the way threads have interaction with the remainder of the UNIX system.Topics include:

  • Basic layout techniques
  • Mutexes, stipulations, and really expert synchronization techniques
  • Scheduling, priorities, and different real-time issues
  • Cancellation
  • UNIX libraries and re-entrant routines
  • Signals
  • Debugging tips
  • Measuring performance
  • Special issues for the dispensed Computing setting (DCE)

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iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (4th Edition) (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)

By Joe Conway, Aaron Hillegass, Christian Keur

Updated and improved to hide iOS 7 and Xcode five, iOS Programming: the massive Nerd Ranch Guide leads you thru the basic ideas, instruments, and strategies for constructing iOS purposes. After finishing this booklet, you've the information and the arrogance you must take on iOS tasks of your personal. in accordance with Big Nerd Ranch's well known iOS Bootcamp path and its well-tested fabrics and method, this bestselling advisor teaches iOS options and coding in tandem. the result's guide that's suitable and useful.

during the ebook, the authors clarify what is very important and percentage their insights into the bigger context of the iOS platform. You get a true realizing of the way iOS improvement works, the various positive aspects which are on hand, and whilst and the place to use what you've got learned.

listed below are many of the themes coated:

  • Xcode five, tools, and Storyboards
  • development interfaces utilizing the iOS 7 aesthetic
  • ARC and powerful and susceptible references
  • dealing with contact occasions and gestures
  • Toolbars, navigation controllers, and cut up view controllers
  • utilizing car format to scale person interfaces
  • utilizing Dynamic style to scale fonts
  • Localization and Internationalization
  • Block syntax and use
  • Saving/loading information: Archiving and center Data
  • center place and Map Kit
  • speaking with internet companies utilizing JSON
  • utilizing the Model-View-Controller-Store layout pattern

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Raspberry Pi Networking Cookbook - Second Edition

Key Features

  • Install, administer, and preserve your Raspberry Pi
  • Explore a brand new international of computing with this low in cost, credit-card sized computer
  • Connect your Raspberry Pi to different units on neighborhood networks and utilise IoT services

Book Description

With expanding curiosity in Maker tasks and the web of items (IoT), scholars, scientists, and hobbyists are utilizing the Raspberry Pi as a competent, low-cost platform to attach neighborhood units to net services.

This e-book starts off with recipes which are necessary to fitting the Raspberry Pi and configuring it for community entry. Then it keeps with recipes on fitting universal networking prone similar to firewalls and dossier sharing.

The ultimate chapters contain recipes for community tracking, streaming info from the Raspberry Pi to IoT prone, and utilizing clusters of Raspberry Pis to shop and research huge volumes of data.

What you are going to learn

  • Install, replace, and improve your Raspberry PI
  • Configure a firewall to guard your Raspberry Pi and different units in your neighborhood zone network
  • Set up dossier sharing, distant entry, an online server, and your personal wiki
  • Create a instant entry element and use it as an online gateway
  • Stream video, audio, and native gadget facts to IoT prone in addition to your personal websites
  • Control units hooked up to the Raspberry Pi out of your mobile through the web
  • Create a huge video wall utilizing a number of displays and Raspberry Pis

About the Author

Rick Golden, in the summertime of 1972, sat within the laptop lab at SUNY Fredonia and accomplished his first CAI educational on programming in APL. He used to be nine years outdated then.

He has been programming pcs for over forty years. He has designed and constructed a large number of tasks, from low-level photos and database drivers to large-volume e-commerce platforms.

At paintings, Rick is at the moment keen on constructing software program to enhance healthcare by way of mining petabytes of healthcare claims to discover possibilities to enhance healthcare coordination. After paintings, Rick teaches 10-14 12 months olds tips on how to application utilizing Raspberry Pi computers.

Table of Contents

  1. Installation and Setup
  2. Administration
  3. Maintenance
  4. File Sharing
  5. Advanced Networking
  6. IoT – net of Things
  7. Clustering

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The Cucumber Book: Behaviour-Driven Development for Testers and Developers (Pragmatic Programmers)

By Matt Wynne

Your clients wish rock-solid, bug-free software program that does precisely what they count on it to do. but they can not continually articulate their principles sincerely sufficient that you should flip them into code. The Cucumber Book dives immediately into the center of the matter: verbal exchange among humans. Cucumber saves the day; it is a trying out, communique, and requisites device - all rolled into one.

We'll help you exhibit your consumers' wild rules as a suite of transparent, executable necessities that everybody at the group can learn. you will tips on how to feed these examples into Cucumber and allow it advisor your improvement. you will construct simply definitely the right code to maintain your buyers chuffed, and never a line more.

The first a part of the publication teaches you the way to take advantage of the center positive aspects of Cucumber. you are going to tips on how to use Cucumber's Gherkin DSL to describe-- in simple language - the habit your clients wish from the process. you will the right way to write Ruby code that translates these undeniable language necessities and exams them opposed to your program. partly 2, you are going to consolidate the data you simply received with a labored example.

Although it was once born within the Ruby neighborhood, you should use Cucumber to check nearly any process, from an easy shell script or a Perl script, to firm personal home page or a Java net software. partially three, you can find a range of recipes for essentially the most universal occasions you will come across utilizing Cucumber within the wild. you will methods to try out Ajax-heavy internet functions with Capybara and Selenium, relaxation internet providers, Ruby on Rails functions, command-line functions, legacy functions and many more!

Written by way of the writer of Cucumber and one in every of its so much skilled clients and participants, The Cucumber Book is an authoritative consultant that might offer you and your group the entire wisdom you want to begin utilizing Cucumber with confidence.

What You Need:

Windows, Mac OS X (with XCode) or Linux

Ruby 1.9.2 and upwards

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Guide to Programming and Algorithms Using R

This easy-to-follow textbook presents a student-friendly advent to programming and algorithms. Emphasis is put on the edge techniques that current limitations to studying, together with the questions that scholars are usually too embarrassed to invite. The ebook promotes an lively studying kind within which a deeper knowing is won from comparing, wondering, and discussing the fabric, and practised in hands-on routines. even if R is used because the language of selection for all courses, strict assumptions are shunned within the factors to ensure that those to stay appropriate to different programming languages. gains: offers routines on the finish of every bankruptcy; contains 3 mini tasks within the ultimate bankruptcy; provides a listing of titles for extra examining on the finish of the publication; discusses the foremost elements of loops, recursions, software and set of rules potency and accuracy, sorting, linear platforms of equations, and dossier processing; calls for no past historical past wisdom during this sector.

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Processing 2: Creative Programming Cookbook

Creative humans and pros will locate this e-book priceless in discovering the good new gains of Processing 2. From drawing photographs to webcam interactions, it really is full of incredible recipes that might encourage you.

  • Explore the Processing language with a huge diversity of functional recipes for computational paintings and graphics
  • Wide assurance of issues together with interactive paintings, desktop imaginative and prescient, visualization, drawing in 3D, and masses extra with Processing
  • Create interactive artwork installations and learn how to export your paintings for print, monitor, net, and cellular devices

In Detail

Processing is among the top identified inventive coding atmosphere that is helping you bridge the distance among programming and artwork. It allows designers, artists, architects, scholars and so on to discover pics programming and computational paintings in a great way, therefore aiding you develop your creativity.

"Processing 2: artistic Programming Cookbook" will consultant you to discover and event the open resource Processing language and atmosphere, assisting you find complicated positive aspects and interesting chances with this programming atmosphere like by no means prior to. you are going to research the fundamentals of second and 3D photographs programming, after which speedy stream as much as complex subject matters similar to audio and video visualization, laptop imaginative and prescient, and lots more and plenty extra with this accomplished guide.

Since its delivery in 2001, Processing has grown much. What began as a venture via Ben Fry and Casey Reas has now turn into a commonplace images programming language.

Processing 2 has loads of new and interesting beneficial properties. This cookbook will consultant you to discover the thoroughly new and funky snap shots engine and video library. utilizing the recipes during this cookbook, it is possible for you to to construct interactive paintings for laptop pcs, net, or even Android units! you do not also have to exploit a keyboard or mouse to engage with the paintings you are making. The book's next-gen applied sciences will educate you the way to layout interactions with a webcam or a microphone! is not that amazing?

"Processing 2: artistic Programming Cookbook" will consultant you to discover the Processing language and atmosphere utilizing useful and beneficial recipes.

What you'll examine from this book

  • Draw expressive shapes and photographs in 2nd and 3D and get notion to your creativity
  • Extend the probabilities with Processing utilizing libraries that assist you create interactive computational art
  • Play and regulate video documents utilizing a number of the coolest recipes with unequalled techniques
  • Visualize track or even dwell audio
  • Build simple instruments for audio visible performances
  • Interact with desktops utilizing a webcam
  • Create Processing sketches for the net utilizing the hot JavaScript mode
  • Create interactive purposes to your Android devices


A cookbook with a vast sweep of the subject, via plenty of useful and worthy recipes which are enjoyable to learn and do.

Who this ebook is written for

This e-book goals artistic execs, visible artists, designers, and scholars who've a beginning wisdom of the Processing improvement surroundings and who are looking to notice the following point of Processing. someone with an artistic perform who desires to use computation of their layout strategy. A simple knowing of programming is believed. although, this e-book can be advised to the non-artistic, seeking to extend their snap shots and creative skills.

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Thinking Functionally with Haskell

Richard fowl is famed for the readability and rigour of his writing. His new textbook, which introduces sensible programming to scholars, emphasises basic innovations for reasoning mathematically approximately sensible courses. by means of learning the underlying equational legislation, the publication permits scholars to use calculational reasoning to their courses, either to appreciate their homes and to lead them to extra effective. The booklet has been designed to slot a primary- or second-year undergraduate path and is an intensive overhaul and alternative of his previous textbooks. It gains case experiences in Sudoku and pretty-printing, and over a hundred conscientiously chosen workouts with recommendations. This enticing textual content may be welcomed by means of scholars and lecturers alike.

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