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Printing in Plastic: Build Your Own 3D Printer

Printing in Plastic: Build Your Own 3D Printer

By: Patrick Hood-Daniel; James Floyd Kelly

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 02-JUN-2011

Insert Date: 10-JUN-2011

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Printing in Plastic: Build Your Own 3D Printer is your gateway into the exciting world of personal fabrication. The "printer" that you'll build from this book is a personal fabricator capable of creating small parts and other objects from drops of molten plastic. Design a part using a modeling tool such as Google SketchUp. Then watch while the Fabricator head sweeps back and forth and upwards, depositing plastic in all the right places. You can build anything from a replacement tab to hold a bookshelf in place, to a small art project, to a bashguard for your bicycle. If you can...

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Beginning 3D Game Development with Unity: The World's Most Widely Used Multi-platform Game Engine

Beginning 3D Game Development with Unity: The World's Most Widely Used Multi-platform Game Engine

By: Sue Blackman

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 26-MAY-2011

Insert Date: 10-JUN-2011

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Beginning 3D Game Development with Unity is perfect for those who would like to come to grips with programming Unity. You may be an artist who has learned 3D tools such as 3ds Max, Maya, or Cinema 4D, or you may come from 2D tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator. On the other hand, you may just want to familiarize yourself with programming games and the latest ideas in game production. This book introduces key game production concepts in an artist-friendly way, and rapidly teaches the basic scripting skills you'll need with Unity. It goes on to show how you, as an independent game...

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Droids Made Simple: For the Droid, Droid X, Droid 2, and Droid 2 Global

Droids Made Simple: For the Droid, Droid X, Droid 2, and Droid 2 Global

By: Martin Trautschold; Gary Mazo; Marziah Karch

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 10-JUN-2011

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If you have a Droid series smartphone—Droid, Droid X, Droid 2, or Droid 2 Global—and are eager to get the most out of your device, Droids Made Simple is perfect for you. Authors Martin Trautschold, Gary Mazo and Marziah Karch guide you through all of the features, tips, and tricks using their proven combination of clear instructions and detailed visuals. With hundreds of annotated screenshots and step-by-step directions, Droids Made Simple will transform you into a Droid expert, improving your productivity, and most importantly, helping you take advantage of all of the cool features that...

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iPod touch Made Simple

iPod touch Made Simple

By: Martin Trautschold; Gary Mazo

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 17-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 10-JUN-2011

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The iPod touch is much more than just music. You have all of the features of a PDA—including email, calendar, Google Maps, the App Store, and even phone capabilities—as well as the ability to watch movies and play your favorite games, all packed into Apple's sleek design. With iPod touch Made Simple, you'll learn how to take advantage of all these features and more. Packed with over 1,000 visuals and screenshots, this book will help you master the all of the functions of the iPod touch and teach you time-saving techniques and tips along the way. Written by two successful smartphone...

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Developing C# Apps for iPhone and iPad Using MonoTouch: iOS Apps Development for .NET Developers

Developing C# Apps for iPhone and iPad Using MonoTouch: iOS Apps Development for .NET Developers

By: Bryan Costanich

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 13-JUN-2011

Insert Date: 10-JUN-2011

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Developing C# Applications for iPhone and iPad using MonoTouch shows you how to use your existing C# skills to write apps for the iPhone and iPad. Fortunately, there's MonoTouch, Novell's .NET library that allows C# developers to write C# code that executes in iOS. Furthermore, MonoTouch allows you to address all the unique functions of the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. And the big plus: You needn't learn any Objective-C to master MonoTouch! Former Microsoft engineer and published app-store developer Bryan Costanich shows you how to use the tools you already know to create native apps in...

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Expert Oracle Application Express

Expert Oracle Application Express

By: John Edward Scott; Dietmar Aust; Martin Giffy D'Souza; Doug Gault; Dimitri Gielis; Roel Hartman; Michael Hichwa; Sharon Kennedy; Denes Kubicek; Raj Mattamal; Dan McGhan; Francis Mignault; Anton Nielsen

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 25-MAY-2011

Insert Date: 06-JUN-2011

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Expert Oracle Application Express brings you groundbreaking insights into developing with Oracle's enterprise-level, rapid-development tool from some of the best practitioners in the field today. Oracle Application Express (APEX) is an entirely web-based development framework that is built into every edition of Oracle Database. The framework rests upon Oracle's powerful PL/SQL language, enabling power users and developers to rapidly develop applications that easily scale to hundreds, even thousands of concurrent users. The 13 authors of Expert Oracle Application Express build their...

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Windows Phone 7 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

Windows Phone 7 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

By: Fabio Claudio Ferracchiati; Emanuele Garofalo

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 26-MAY-2011

Insert Date: 01-JUN-2011

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Developers are racing to discover how to develop for Windows Phone 7—and there is no quicker resource to help you get up to speed than Windows Phone 7 Recipes. It covers all aspects of development, configuration, testing, and distribution with detailed code samples and rapid walkthroughs. You'll find recipes that unlock advanced user interface development, data storage and retrieval, integration with Cloud services, adding media and location based services, and working with Silverlight and Expression Blend. Learn to use sensors such as Camera, GPS, and Accelerometer to build cutting edge...

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Applied WPF 4 in Context

Applied WPF 4 in Context

By: Raffaele Garofalo

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 24-MAY-2011

Insert Date: 26-MAY-2011

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Applied WPF 4 in Context sets the standard for leveraging the latest Windows user interface technology in your business applications. Using this book, you'll learn how to implement world-class Windows Professional Foundation (WPF) solutions in a real-world line of business applications, developing the code from the ground up, and understand how to apply best development practices and related .NET products and technologies to your solutions. You will cover designing and developing the application, testing and debugging, data access, reporting, and applying styles and themes to enhance the look...

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Building the SharePoint User Experience

Building the SharePoint User Experience

By: Bjørn Christoffer Thorsmæhlum Furuknap

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 27-APR-2009

Insert Date: 26-MAY-2011

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The SharePoint user experience is critical in application architecture and user acceptance. Using tools available to all developers, Building the SharePoint User Experience will show you how to rebuild a SharePoint site, taking it all the way from the default out–of–the–box experience to your very own customized user experience. Along the way you will receive a solid understanding of the SharePoint architecture that will enable you to take full advantage of the capabilities of SharePoint as a platform. This will allow you to tailor the SharePoint user experience to increase the value of...

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Taking Your iPad 2 to the Max

Taking Your iPad 2 to the Max

By: Erica Sadun; Michael Grothaus; Steve Sande

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 24-MAY-2011

Insert Date: 20-MAY-2011

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iPad 2: It looks different. It acts different. It connects to the world, yet it is as personal as a well-worn book. And now it has two cameras! Taking Your iPad 2 to the Max is written so that anyone can quickly get up to speed on Apple's latest hit. As bloggers at The Unofficial Apple Weblog (tuaw.com), the authors have the happy privilege of working with Apple products every day, and they'll guide you through all of the perks of being an iPad owner. This book takes you from selecting and buying an iPad, to connecting it to the Internet, to using the incredible power of the iPad and all...

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Beginning C# Object-Oriented Programming

Beginning C# Object-Oriented Programming

By: Dan Clark

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 20-MAY-2011

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Beginning C# Object-Oriented Programming brings you into the modern world of development as you master the fundamentals of programming with C# and learn to develop efficient, reusable, elegant code through the object-oriented programming (OOP) methodology. Take your skills out of the 20th century and into this one with Dan Clark's accessible, quick-paced guide to C# and OOP, completely updated for .NET 4.0 and C# 4.0. As you develop techniques and best practices for coding in C#, one of the world's most popular contemporary languages, you'll experience modeling a "real world" application...

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Cracking Windows Phone and BlackBerry Native Development: Cross-Platform Mobile Apps Without the Kludge

Cracking Windows Phone and BlackBerry Native Development: Cross-Platform Mobile Apps Without the Kludge

By: Matthew Baxter-Reynolds

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 19-MAY-2011

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You've developed a killer app for one mobile device—now it’s time to maximize your intellectual investment and develop for the full spectrum of mobile platforms and devices. With Cracking Windows Phone and BlackBerry Native Development, you’ll learn how to quickly retool your application between the Windows Phone 7, Windows Mobile, and BlackBerry platforms and broaden the interest and audience of your app. Cracking Windows Phone and BlackBerry Native Development takes you through the same mobile software development project on each platform, learning the differences between and the...

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Pro Spring Integration

Pro Spring Integration

By: Dr. Mark Lui; Mario Gray; Andy Chan; Josh Long

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 20-MAY-2011

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Pro Spring Integration is an authoritative book from the experts that guides you through the vast world of Enterprise Application Integration and application of the Spring Integration framework towards solving integration problems. The book is: An introduction to the concepts of Enterprise Application Integration A reference on building event-driven applications using Spring Integration A guide to solving common integration problems using Spring Integration What makes this book unique is its coverage of contemporary technologies and...

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Pro Objective-C Design Patterns for iOS

Pro Objective-C Design Patterns for iOS

By: Carlo Chung

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-APR-2011

Insert Date: 18-MAY-2011

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It's time to capitalize on your mastery of Cocoa with Pro Objective-C Design Patterns for iOS. You've developed apps that impressed and performed, and now you're ready to jump into development practices that will leave you with more effective, efficient, and professional level apps. This book is the element you need to make the jump from journeyman to master. All too often, developers grind through building good apps on willpower and a vigorous focus on code development, leaving them unaware of and unable to benefit from the underlying structural and functional design patterns. Pro...

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Pro Windows Phone 7 Development

Pro Windows Phone 7 Development

By: Rob Cameron

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2011

Insert Date: 11-MAY-2011

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The Windows Phone 7 platform provides a remarkable opportunity for Windows developers to create state-of-the-art mobile applications using their existing skills and a familiar toolset. For iOS and Android developers, this book provides the right level of content to help developers rapidly come up to speed on Windows Phone. Pro Windows Phone 7 Development will help you unlock the potential of this platform and create dazzling, visually rich, and highly functional applications for the Windows Phone Marketplace. For developers new to the Windows Phone platform, whether .NET, iPhone, or...

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Pro SharePoint 2010 Search

Pro SharePoint 2010 Search

By: Josh Noble; Robert Piddocke; Dan Bakmand-Mikalski

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 11-MAY-2011

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Pro SharePoint 2010 Search gives you expert advice on planning, deploying and customizing searches in SharePoint 2010. Drawing on the authors' extensive experience of working with real-world SharePoint deployments, this book teaches everything you'll need to know to create well-designed SharePoint solutions that always keep the end-user's experience in mind. Increase your search efficiency with SharePoint 2010's search functionality: extend the search user interface using third-party tools, and utilize analytics to improve relevancy. This practical hands-on book is a must-have resource...

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Pro Java ME Apps

Pro Java ME Apps

By: Ovidiu Iliescu

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 09-MAY-2011

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Pro Java ME Apps gives you, the developer, the know-how required for writing sophisticated Java ME applications and for taking advantage of this huge potential market. Java ME is the largest mobile software platform in the world, supported by over 80% of all phones. You'll cover what Java ME is and how it compares to other mobile software platforms, how to properly design and structure Java ME applications, how to think like an experienced Java ME developer, what common problems and pitfalls you may run into, how to optimize your code, and many other key topics. Unlike other Java ME...

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Android Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

Android Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

By: Dave Smith; Jeff Friesen

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 27-MAY-2011

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Android continues to be one of the two leading mobile OS and development platforms driving today's mobile innovations and the apps ecosystem. Android appears complex, but offers a variety of organized development kits to those coming into Android with differing programming language skill sets. Android Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach guides you step by step through a wide range of useful topics using complete and real-world working code examples. In this book, you quickly get a refresh of Android architecture and app fundamentals, and then you get down to business and build an app...

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Pro Puppet

Pro Puppet

By: James Turnbull; Jeffrey McCune

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 09-MAY-2011

Insert Date: 04-MAY-2011

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Pro Puppet is an in-depth guide to installing, using, and developing the popular configuration management tool Puppet. The book is a comprehensive follow-up to the previous title Pulling Strings with Puppet. Puppet provides a way to automate everything from user management to server configuration. You'll learn how to create Puppet recipes, extend Puppet, and use Facter to gather configuration data from your servers. Puppet is a must-have tool for system administrators, and Pro Puppet will teach you how to maximize its capabilities and customize it for your environment. Install and...

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Pro CSS for High Traffic Websites

Pro CSS for High Traffic Websites

By: Antony Kennedy; Inayaili de León

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 20-APR-2011

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Although web standards-based websites can scale effectively—and basic CSS will give you basic results—there are considerations and obstacles that high traffic websites must face to keep your development and hosting costs to a minimum. There are many tips and tricks, as well as down-to-earth best practice information, to make sure that everything runs quickly and efficiently with the minimum amount of fuss or developer intervention. Targeted at "high traffic" websites—those receiving over 10,000 unique visitors a day—CSS for High Traffic Websites gives you inside information from the...