Xcode 4 Unleashed

In Xcode four Unleashed, well known Mac/iOS developer Fritz Anderson exhibits how you can use Apple’s strong new Xcode four built-in improvement setting to increase impressive software program with the least attempt possible.

Anderson demonstrates Xcode four by means of strolling during the development of 3 complete purposes: a command-line software, an iOS app, and a Mac OS X software. those case-study tasks supply functional insights and real looking most sensible practices for successfully using Xcode four in day by day development.

Next, he drills right down to provide a good deeper figuring out of Xcode 4’s strongest services. via sensible examples, he indicates skilled Apple builders the way to circulate to Xcode 4’s “browser” version from older document-based methods. You’ll additionally locate thorough, up to date insurance of key initiatives starting from builds and profiling to documentation.

He concludes with a chapter-length roundup of “tips, traps, and lines” for maximizing your productiveness with Xcode 4—whether you’re writing iOS apps or Mac purposes, operating solo, or as a part of a wide improvement team.

Detailed details on how to…

  • Get all started quick with Xcode four undertaking workflow
  • Master Xcode 4’s new beneficial properties and improvement paradigms
  • Construct glossy iOS and Mac consumer interfaces with Interface Builder
  • Implement Model-View-Controller designs in iOS apps
  • Use Storyboard to specify an iOS app’s complete constitution in a single file
  • Leverage Xcode’s top notch unit trying out and dimension tools
  • Master the necessities of iOS provisioning
  • Use Mac OS X bindings to simplify the hyperlink among facts and screen
  • Quickly localize Mac and iOS software program for brand spanking new languages and markets
  • Package and percentage subprograms that may be built-in into any OS X application
  • Use the Xcode construct method to maneuver from resource records to executable products
  • Fully comprehend and optimize functionality and source usage

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Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache All in One (5th Edition)

By Julie Meloni

<P style="MARGIN: 0px">In only a short while, you could use personal home page, MySQL, and Apache jointly to create dynamic, interactive web content and purposes utilizing the 3 best open-source net improvement applied sciences. utilizing an easy, step by step procedure, every one lesson during this booklet builds at the earlier ones, permitting you to benefit the necessities of Hypertext Preprocessor scripting, MySQL databases, and the Apache internet server from the floor up.
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">Julie C. Meloni is a technical advisor who has been constructing web-based functions because the internet first observed the sunshine of day. She has authored various books and articles on net software improvement and HTML/CSS, and you may locate translations of her paintings in 18 assorted languages.
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">• Install, configure, and manage the Hypertext Preprocessor scripting language, the MySQL database approach, and the Apache net server
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Learning Stencyl 3.x Game Development: Beginner's Guide

A step by step, sensible educational with a no-nonsense process. The publication begins by way of exhibiting readers tips on how to create a playable online game that's fully-functioning, then strikes directly to show find out how to fine-tune the sport with attention-grabbing images suggestions, audio-effects and extra. This ebook is for indie and current online game builders and people who are looking to start with video game improvement utilizing Stencyl. a few figuring out of Objective-C, C++, and online game improvement fundamentals is suggested. individuals with a few programming adventure can also locate this e-book important.

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Learning to Love Data Science

Until lately, many folks proposal mammoth info used to be a passing fad. "Data technological know-how" used to be an enigmatic time period. at the present time, colossal facts is taken heavily, and knowledge technological know-how is taken into account downright attractive. With this anthology of stories from award-winning journalist Mike Barlow, you’ll take pleasure in how facts technological know-how is essentially changing our global, for higher and for worse.

Barlow paints an image of the rising information house in large strokes. From new thoughts and instruments to using info for social sturdy, you’ll learn how a ways facts technological know-how reaches.

With this anthology, you’ll study how:

  • Analysts can now get effects from their info queries in close to actual time
  • Indie brands are blurring the strains among and software
  • Companies attempt to stability their wish for swift innovation with the necessity to tighten information security
  • Advanced analytics and inexpensive sensors are reworking gear upkeep from a value heart to a revenue center
  • CIOs have progressively developed from order takers to enterprise innovators
  • New analytics instruments allow companies transcend facts research and immediately to decision-making

Mike Barlow is an award-winning journalist, writer, and communications approach advisor. considering launching his personal company, Cumulus companions, he has represented significant corporations in a couple of industries.

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ASP.Net Programming with Visual C# and SQL Server

By Don Gosselin

ASP .NET PROGRAMMING WITH C# AND SQL SERVER covers the fundamentals of ASP.NET, C#, and SQL Server besides complex issues together with object-oriented programming and the way to construct websites that include authentication and defense. After finishing this article, it is possible for you to to take advantage of ASP.NET to construct specialist caliber, database-driven sites.

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PlayStation®Mobile Development Cookbook

By Michael Fleischauer

Over sixty five recipes that can assist you create and advance extraordinary cellular applications!


  • Learn how one can create your personal outstanding PlayStation®Mobile (PSM) applications
  • Develop second video games quick and simply, entire with portraits, audio, and input
  • Discover easy methods to build your personal 3D global, import types, or even create texture and vertex shaders

In Detail

With the PlayStation®Mobile SDK you could create lovely video games for the PlayStation®Vita and PlayStation™Certified units (PS qualified devices). It comprises every little thing you must start, together with an IDE for constructing your code or even an emulator to check your creations.

"PlayStation®Mobile improvement Cookbook"| is an exhilarating and sensible choice of recipes that assist you utilize this interesting new platform. It offers you every thing you must create entire second or 3D video games and functions that absolutely free up the potential for the SDK.

After quick overlaying the fundamentals, you will make the most of enter assets like contact, gamepads, and movement controls, after which circulate directly to extra complicated content material like developing and animating 2nd portraits, networking, enjoying sound results and track, including physics, after which ultimately leaping into the area of 3D.

What you are going to research from this book

  • Discover tips to deal with a number of resources of enter to truly assist you create whatever unique
  • Load and animate sprites inside your individual 2nd video game to wake up and working fast with the SDK
  • Harness the facility of the GameEngine 2nd library to make your workflow easier
  • Add enticing physics on your video game tasks with outstanding ease
  • Learn easy methods to play quite a few sound results and tune and raise participant immersion
  • Create and navigate a 3D global, taking your visuals to the subsequent level
  • Use 3D versions and shaders to make your tasks glance stunning
  • Add multiplayer performance for stimulating aggressive and cooperative gameplay


Written as a chain of attractive and functional recipes, this crucial Cookbook has been meticulously designed and reviewed which will give you the last word reference for PlayStation®Mobile development.

Who this ebook is written for

If you've a few past adventure with C# and need to create remarkable tasks for the PlayStation®Vita and PlayStation™Certified units, then this publication is for you.

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Head First jQuery (Brain-Friendly Guides)

By Ryan Benedetti, Ronan Cranley

Want so as to add extra interactivity and varnish for your web pages? become aware of how jQuery might be useful construct advanced scripting performance in precisely a number of strains of code. With Head First jQuery, you will speedy wake up to hurry in this outstanding JavaScript library through studying tips on how to navigate HTML files whereas dealing with occasions, results, callbacks, and animations. by the point you will have accomplished the e-book, you can be incorporating Ajax apps, operating seamlessly with HTML and CSS, and dealing with info with personal home page, MySQL and JSON.

If you must learn—and understand—how to create interactive web content, unobtrusive script, and funky animations that do not kill your browser, this booklet is for you.

  • Use jQuery with DOM to beat the restrictions of HTML and CSS
  • Learn how jQuery selectors and activities paintings together
  • Write features and cord them to interface elements
  • Use jQuery results to create activities at the page
  • Make your pages come alive with animation
  • Build interactive web content with jQuery and Ajax
  • Build varieties in net applications

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By Priscilla Walmsley

With the XQuery 1.0 ordinary, you ultimately have a device that would make it a lot more uncomplicated to look, extract and manage details from XML content material kept in databases. This in-depth instructional not just walks you thru the XQuery specification, but in addition teaches you ways to software with this extensively expected question language.

XQuery is for question writers who've a few wisdom of XML fundamentals, yet now not inevitably complex wisdom of XML-related applied sciences. it may be used either as an academic, by way of interpreting hide to hide, and as a reference, through the use of the great index and appendixes. both manner, you will discover the heritage wisdom in namespaces, schemas, integrated varieties and ordinary expressions that's suitable to writing XML queries. This publication provides:

  • A high-level review and quickly journey of XQuery
  • Information to write down subtle queries, with no being slowed down by way of the main points of sorts, namespaces, and schemas
  • Advanced thoughts for clients who are looking to reap the benefits of modularity, namespaces, typing and schemas
  • Guidelines for operating with particular sorts of info, comparable to numbers, strings, dates, URIs and processing instructions
  • A entire alphabetical connection with the integrated features and types

You also will know about XQuery's help for filtering, sorting, and grouping facts, in addition to the right way to use FLWOR expressions, XPath, and XQuery instruments for extracting and mixing details. With this publication, you can find the right way to practice all of those instruments to a large choice of knowledge assets, and the way to recombine details from a number of assets right into a unmarried ultimate output result.

Whether you are coming from SQL, XSLT, or ranging from scratch, this rigorously paced educational takes you thru the ultimate 1.0 average in detail.

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Fonts & Encodings: From Unicode to Advanced Typography and Everything in Between

By Yannis Haralambous

This reference is an interesting and entire advisor to utilizing fonts and typography on the internet and throughout a number of working platforms and alertness software program. Fonts & Encodings indicates you the way to take complete benefit of the marvelous variety of typographic techniques to be had, with complex fabric that covers every little thing from designing glyphs to constructing software program that creates and strategies fonts.

The period of ASCII characters on eco-friendly displays is gone, and leaders akin to Apple, HP, IBM, Microsoft, and Oracle have followed the Unicode world wide personality normal. but, many software program purposes and websites nonetheless use a number of criteria, together with PostScript, TrueType, TeX/Omega, SVG, Fontlab, FontForge, Metafont, Panose, and OpenType. This e-book explores every one choice extensive, and gives history in the back of the procedures that contain today's "digital area for writing":

  • half I introduces Unicode, with a quick historical past of codes and encodings together with ASCII. know about the morass of the knowledge that accompanies every one Unicode personality, and the way Unicode bargains with normalization, the bidirectional set of rules, and the dealing with of East Asian characters.
  • half II discusses font administration, together with set up, instruments for activation/deactivation, and font offerings for 3 diversified structures: home windows, the Mac OS, and the X Window method (Unix).
  • half III bargains with the technical use of fonts in particular instances: the TeX typesetting method (and its successor, W, which the writer co-developed) and net pages.
  • half IV describes equipment for classifying fonts: Vox, Alessandrini, and Panose-1, that's utilized by home windows and the CSS ordinary. find out about latest instruments for growing (or editing) fonts, together with FontLab and FontForge, and get to grips with OpenType houses and AAT fonts.
  • Nowhere else will you discover the precious technical details on fonts and typography that software program builders, net builders, and photograph artists want to know to get typography and fonts to paintings accurately.

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    Learning Java by Building Android Games - Explore Java Through Mobile Game Development

    Key Features

    • Acquaint your self with Java and object-oriented programming, from 0 prior experience
    • Build 4 cool video games to your cellphone and pill, from unfashionable arcade-style video games to reminiscence and schooling video games, and achieve the information to layout and create your personal video games too
    • Walk during the basics of establishing video games and use that have as a springboard to review complex video game improvement or simply have fun

    Book Description

    Android is the quickest transforming into working procedure (OS) with one of many biggest put in bases of any cellular OS. Android makes use of some of the most renowned programming languages, Java, because the fundamental language for construction apps of every kind. So, you want to first receive a fantastic take hold of of the Java language and its starting place APIs to enhance the possibilities of succeeding as an Android app developer.

    This e-book will enable you to get your Android improvement surroundings organize and you'll quickly have your first operating video game. the trouble point grows gradually with the advent of key Java themes resembling loops, equipment, and OOP. you will then use them within the improvement of video games. you'll how you can construct a math try out video game, a Simon-like reminiscence online game, a unfashionable pong-style online game, and for the grand finale, a Snake-style, unfashionable arcade online game with genuine Google Play leaderboards and achievements. The ebook has a hands-on method and is filled with screenshots.

    What you'll Learn

    • Set up a good, expert video game improvement setting in Android Studio
    • Build your own Android UI utilizing effortless to-use instruments in Android Studio
    • Add real-time interplay with Java threads and enforce locking/handling display rotation, pixel pix, clicks, animation, sound FX, and plenty of different beneficial properties on your games
    • Explore object-oriented programming (OOP) and layout scalable, trustworthy, and well-written Java video games or apps on nearly any Android device
    • Build and installation a graphical pong-style video game utilizing complex OOP concepts
    • Explore APIs and enforce complex positive factors resembling on-line leaderboards and achievements utilizing Google video game services
    • Make your video game compelling to be the subsequent monstrous hit on Google Play industry with a content material replace method and in-game marketing

    About the Author

    John Horton is a know-how fanatic dependent in united kingdom. whilst he isn't writing apps, books, or weblog articles for video game Code college, he can often be came upon taking part in desktop video games or indulging in a Nerf war.

    Table of Contents

    1. Why Java, Android, and Games?
    2. Getting begun with Android
    3. Speaking Java â⠬â Your First Game
    4. Discovering Loops and Methods
    5. Gaming and Java Essentials
    6. OOP â⠬â utilizing different People's demanding Work
    7. Retro Squash Game
    8. The Snake Game
    9. Making Your online game the subsequent significant Thing

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