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It is an exciting time to be a Windows developer. The arrival of Windows 8 is a complete game changer. The operating system and its development platform offer you an entirely new way to create rich, full-featured Windows-based applications. This team of authors takes you on a journey through all of the new development features of the Windows 8 platform specifically how to utilize Visual Studio 2012 and the XAML/C# languages to produce robust apps that are ready for deployment in the new Windows Store. Professional Windows 8 Programming: Learn how to utilize XAML to create rich...

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Android Application Development Cookbook: 93 Recipes for Building Winning Apps

Android Application Development Cookbook: 93 Recipes for Building Winning Apps

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 04-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2013

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A must-have collection of ready-to-use Android recipes! The popularity of Google Android devices is seemingly unstoppable and the Android 4 release offers, for the first time, a single OS solution for building both phone and tablet applications. With that exciting information in mind, veteran author Wei-Meng Lee presents you with 100 unique recipes that you can apply today in order to discover solutions to some of the most commonly encountered problems that exist in Android programming. Covering the scope of multiple Android releases up through Android 4, this reference features a task...

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Beginning SharePoint 2013 Development

Beginning SharePoint 2013 Development

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 18-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 30-APR-2013

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A complete revision to a popular SharePoint developer's resource Fully updated for SharePoint 2013, this book is an ideal starting place for SharePoint development. Covering all the major topics that a new developer needs to know in order to get started, this resource contains 100 percent new content and addresses the major overhaul to the SharePoint 2013 platform. The team of authors, led by Microsoft's Steve Fox, presents you with a detailed overview that helps you establish a starting point for development. They then walk you through ways to advance your knowledge so that you leverage...

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Professional HTML5 Mobile Game Development

Professional HTML5 Mobile Game Development

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 08-APR-2013

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Create mobile game apps for the lucrative gaming market If you're an experienced developer seeking to break into the sizzling mobile game market, this is the book for you. Covering all mobile and touchscreen devices, including iPhones, iPads, Android, and WP7.5, this book takes you through the steps of building both single- and multi-player mobile games. Topics include standard patterns for building games in HTML5, what methods to choose for building (CSS3, SVG, or Canvas), popular game engines and frameworks, and much more. Best of all, code for six basic games is provided, so you can...

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Professional ASP.NET MVC 4

Professional ASP.NET MVC 4

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 08-APR-2013

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An outstanding author team presents the ultimate Wrox guide to ASP.NET MVC 4 Microsoft insiders join giants of the software development community to offer this in-depth guide to ASP.NET MVC, an essential web development technology. Experienced .NET and ASP.NET developers will find all the important information they need to build dynamic, data-driven websites with ASP.NET and the newest release of Microsoft's Model-View-Controller technology. Featuring step-by-step guidance and lots of code samples, this guide gets you started and moves all the way to advanced topics, using plenty of...

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Beginning Object-Oriented Programming with C#

Beginning Object-Oriented Programming with C#

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 06-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 08-APR-2013

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The ideal beginner's guide to C# and object-oriented programming Wrox beginners' guides have the perfect formula for getting programming newcomers up and running. This one introduces beginners to object-oriented programming using C# to demonstrate all of the core constructs of this programming framework. Using real-world situations, you'll discover how to create, test, and deliver your programs and how to work with classes, arrays, collections, and all the elements of object-oriented programming. Covers exactly what beginners, even those with no prior programming experience, need...

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Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2012

Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2012

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2013

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The only book to teach C++ programming with Microsoft Visual Studio! There's a reason why Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ books dominate the marketplace. Ivor Horton has a loyal following who love his winning approach to teaching programming languages, and in this fully updated new edition, he repeats his successful formula. Offering a comprehensive introduction to both the standard C++ language and to Visual C++, he offers step-by-step programming exercises, examples, and solutions to deftly guide novice programmers through the ins and outs of C++ development. Introduces novice...

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Professional Microsoft IIS 8

Professional Microsoft IIS 8

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 28-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2013

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Stellar author team of Microsoft MVPs helps developers and administrators get the most out of Windows IIS 8 If you're a developer or administrator, you'll want to get thoroughly up to speed on Microsoft's new IIS 8 platform with this complete, in-depth reference. Prepare yourself to administer IIS 8 in not only commercial websites and corporate intranets, but also the mass web hosting market with this expert content. The book covers common administrative tasks associated with monitoring and managing an IIS environment--and then moves well beyond, into extensibility, scripted admin, and...

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Visual Basic 2012 Programmer's Reference

Visual Basic 2012 Programmer's Reference

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 21-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 27-FEB-2013

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The comprehensive guide to Visual Basic 2012 Microsoft Visual Basic (VB) is the most popular programming language in the world, with millions of lines of code used in businesses and applications of all types and sizes. In this edition of the bestselling Wrox guide, Visual Basic expert Rod Stephens offers novice and experienced developers a comprehensive tutorial and reference to Visual Basic 2012. This latest edition introduces major changes to the Visual Studio development platform, including support for developing mobile applications that can take advantage of the Windows 8 operating...

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Be prepared for your next job interview with this tried-and-true advice In today's tight job market, competition for programming jobs is hotter than ever. This third edition of a popular guide to programming interviews includes new code examples, information on the latest languages, new chapters on sorting and design patterns, tips on using LinkedIn, and a downloadable app to help prepare applicants for the interview. Like its earlier editions, this guide covers what software companies and IT departments want their programmers to know and includes plenty of helpful hints to boost your...

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Professional Mobile Application Development

Professional Mobile Application Development

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 04-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 13-FEB-2013

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Create applications for all major smartphone platforms Creating applications for the myriad versions and varieties of mobile phone platforms on the market can be daunting to even the most seasoned developer. This authoritative guide is written in such as way that it takes your existing skills and experience and uses that background as a solid foundation for developing applications that cross over between platforms, thereby freeing you from having to learn a new platform from scratch each time. Concise explanations walk you through the tools and patterns for developing for all the mobile...

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Beginning Perl

Beginning Perl

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 05-FEB-2013

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Everything beginners need to start programming with Perl Perl is the ever-popular, flexible, open source programming language that has been called the programmers' Swiss army knife. This book introduces Perl to both new programmers and experienced ones who are looking to learn a new language. In the tradition of the popular Wrox Beginning guides, it presents step-by-step guidance in getting started, a host of try-it-out exercises, real-world examples, and everything necessary for a Perl novice to start programming with confidence. Introduces Perl to both new programmers and...

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Book-and-video package gets novices up to speed on Microsoft SQL Server 2012 If you need a practical, hands-on introduction, especially to SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), this book-and-video package from authority Brian Knight is the perfect solution. Each lesson includes three major components: a description of how each SSIS feature or process works, a tutorial that walks you through the process or technique, and an accompanying video lesson. It's a complete learning package that will give you the confidence you need to start your first SSIS project. Guides novice database...

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Professional Website Performance: Optimizing the Front-End and Back-End

Professional Website Performance: Optimizing the Front-End and Back-End

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 28-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 23-JAN-2013

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Achieve optimal website speed and performance with this Wrox guide Effective website development requires optimum performance with regard to both web browser and server. This book covers all aspects of building and maintaining websites that deliver peak performance on all levels. Exploring both front-end and back-end configuration, it examines factors like compression and JavaScript, database performance, MySQL tuning, NoSQL alternatives, load-balancing across multiple servers, effective caching of web contents, CSS, and much more. Both developers and system administrators will find...

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Learn to develop iPhone and iPad applications for networked enterprise environments The iPhone and iPad have made a powerful impact on the business world. Developers creating iOS apps for the enterprise face unique challenges involving networking, system integration, security, and device management. This Wrox guide provides everything you need to know to write iOS apps that integrate with enterprise network resources, providing options for networking iOS devices to enterprise systems and to each other. Offers a complete compendium of methods and techniques for networked...

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Professional C# 2012 and .NET 4.5

Professional C# 2012 and .NET 4.5

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 06-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 15-JAN-2013

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Intermediate to advanced technique coverage, updated for C# 2012 and .NET 4.5 This guide is geared towards experienced programmers looking to update and enhance their skills in writing Windows applications, web apps, and Metro apps with C# and .NET 4.5. Packed with information about intermediate and advanced features, this book includes everything professional developers need to know about C# and putting it to work. Covers challenging .NET features including Language Integrated Query (LINQ), LINQ to SQL, LINQ to XML, WCF, WPF, Workflow, and Generics Puts the new Async keyword to...

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The authoritative and timely guide to ALM from Microsoft insiders and MVPs Focused on the latest release of Visual Studio, this edition shows you how to use the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) capabilities of Visual Studio 2012 to streamline software design, development, and testing. Divided into six main parts, this timely and authoritative title covers Team Foundation Server, stakeholder engagement, project management, architecture, software development, and testing. Whether serving as a step-by-step guide or a reference for designing software solutions, this book offers a...

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Beginning ASP.NET 4.5: in C# and VB

Beginning ASP.NET 4.5: in C# and VB

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 06-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 15-JAN-2013

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The ultimate programming guide to ASP.NET 4.5, by popular author and Microsoft MVP Imar Spaanjaars Updated for ASP.NET 4.5, this introductory book is filled with helpful examples and contains a user-friendly, step-by-step format. Written by popular author and Microsoft ASP.NET MVP Imar Spaanjaars, this book walks you through ASP.NET, Microsoft's technology for building dynamically generated web pages. This edition retains the highly accessible approach to building the Planet Wrox website example, an online community site featuring product reviews, picture sharing, bonus content for...

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Step-by-step beginner's guide to Visual C# 2012 Written for novice programmers who want to learn programming with C# and the .NET framework, this book offers programming basics such as variables, flow control, and object oriented programming. It then moves into web and Windows programming and data access (databases and XML). The authors focus on the tool that beginners use most often to program C#, the Visual C# 2012 development environment in Visual Studio 2012. Puts the spotlight on key beginning level topics with easy-to-follow instructions for Microsoft Visual C#...

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Professional Visual Studio 2012

Professional Visual Studio 2012

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 20-NOV-2012

Insert Date: 11-JAN-2013

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The ultimate developers' guide to Visual Studio 2012 This expert Wrox guide is what you need to get up and running quickly on Visual Studio 2012. Written by a Microsoft Visual C# MVP, it guides you through the integrated development environment (IDE), showing you how to maximize all new tools and improvements. Offers programmers a fast way to IDE-centric programming success Demonstrates new IDE features, including the new Metro style app project templates and Windows 8 app store features Explains each feature, then illustrates the context in which it will help you solve...