Free Trial

Safari Books Online is a digital library providing on-demand subscription access to thousands of learning resources.

Help

Apress


1. 

Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development: A Cascades-Driven Approach

Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development: A Cascades-Driven Approach

By: Anwar Ludin

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 30-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 15-APR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Learn how to leverage the BlackBerry 10 Cascades framework to create rich native applications. Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development gives you a solid foundation for creating BlackBerry 10 apps efficiently. Along the way, you will learn how to use QML and JavaScript for designing your app's UI, and C++/Qt for the application logic. No prior knowledge of C++ is assumed and the book covers the fundamental aspects of the language for writing BlackBerry 10 apps. Also a particular emphasis is put on how to create a visually enticing user experience with the Cascades framework, which is based on...

2. 

Eliminating Waste in Business: Run Lean, Boost Profitability

Eliminating Waste in Business: Run Lean, Boost Profitability

By: Linda M. Orr; Dave J. Orr

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

Insert Date: 08-APR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Redundant employees. Storerooms full of extra stock "in case we need it." Marketing money sprayed in all directions in the vain hope it will create customers. Duplicate IT systems. HR policies that fatten the corporate waistline rather than keeping it trim. Budgeting exercises that result in "more of the same, plus 2%." Nearly every corner of most established businesses harbors waste—wasted money, time, effort, or all three. As any runner can tell you, a lean body runs faster and wins races. The same goes when it comes to the competitive race all businesses engage in. Lean companies...

3. 

Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos

Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos

By: Elizabeth Ferguson Keathley

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

Insert Date: 05-APR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Digital Asset Management: Content Architectures, Project Management, and Creating Order out of Media Chaos is for those who are planning a digital asset management system or interested in becoming digital asset managers. This book explains both the purpose of digital asset management systems and why an organization might need one. The text then walks readers step-by-step through the concerns involved in selecting, staffing, and maintaining a DAM. This book is dedicated to providing you with a solid base in the common concerns, both legal and technical, in launching a complex DAM capable of...

4. 

Building the Infrastructure for Cloud Security: A Solutions View

Building the Infrastructure for Cloud Security: A Solutions View

By: Raghu Yeluri; Enrique Castro-Leon

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 05-APR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

For cloud users and providers alike, security is an everyday concern, yet there are very few books covering cloud security as a main subject. This book will help address this information gap from an Information Technology solution and usage-centric view of cloud infrastructure security. The book highlights the fundamental technology components necessary to build and enable trusted clouds. Here also is an explanation of the security and compliance challenges organizations face as they migrate mission-critical applications to the cloud, and how trusted clouds, that have their integrity...

5. 

Beginning COBOL for Programmers

Beginning COBOL for Programmers

By: Michael Coughlan

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 03-APR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Beginning COBOL for Programmers is a comprehensive, sophisticated tutorial and modular skills reference on the COBOL programming language for established programmers. This book is for you if you are a developer who would like to—or must—add COBOL to your repertoire. Perhaps you recognize the opportunities presented by the current COBOL skills crisis, or are working in a mission critical enterprise which retains legacy COBOL applications. Whatever your situation, Beginning COBOL for Programmers meets your needs as an established programmer moving to COBOL. Beginning COBOL for Programmers...

6. 

Beginning iOS 7 Development: Exploring the iOS SDK

Beginning iOS 7 Development: Exploring the iOS SDK

By: Jack Nutting; Fredrik Olsson; David Mark; Jeff LaMarche

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 03-APR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

The team that brought you the bestselling Beginning iPhone Development is back again for Beginning iOS 7 Development, bringing this definitive guide up-to-date with Apple's latest and greatest iOS 7 SDK, as well as with the latest version of Xcode. There's coverage of brand-new technologies, including a new chapter on Apple's Sprite Kit framework for game development, as well as significant updates to existing material. You'll have everything you need to create your very own apps for the latest iOS devices. Every single sample app in the book has been rebuilt from scratch using latest...

7. 

Pro AngularJS

Pro AngularJS

By: Adam Freeman

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

Insert Date: 31-MAR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

AngularJS is the leading framework for building dynamic JavaScript applications that take advantage of the capabilities of modern browsers and devices. AngularJS, which is maintained by Google, brings the power of the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern to the client, providing the foundation for complex and rich web apps. It allows you to build applications that are smaller, faster, and with a lighter resource footprint than ever before. Best-selling author Adam Freeman explains how to get the most from AngularJS. He begins by describing the MVC pattern and the many benefits that can be...

8. 

Beginning HTML5 Games with CreateJS

Beginning HTML5 Games with CreateJS

By: Brad Manderscheid

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Beginning HTML5 Games with CreateJS provides a hands-on approach to get you up and running with the most comprehensive tools available for HTML5 Canvas game development. Whether you are brand new to making games or an experienced game developer, you'll learn to fully utilize the CreateJS suite to bring your new or existing game techniques to desktop and mobile devices. This book covers everything from creating graphics in HTML5 Canvas to capturing user input (whether from keyboard, mouse, or touch) to using a state machine for efficient game control. There are practical (and fun)...

9. 

Running Mainframe z on Distributed Platforms: How to Create Robust Cost-Efficient Multiplatform z Environments

Running Mainframe z on Distributed Platforms: How to Create Robust Cost-Efficient Multiplatform z Environments

By: Kenneth Barrett; Stephen Norris

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

"Should you choose to implement zPDT, RDz UT, or RD&T in your team's arsenal, you will find Barrett and Norris's insights, genius, and hard work illuminating as to how to rationally and economically manage the environment." —Scott Fagen, Chief Architect—System z Business, CA Technologies "A must-read for anyone interested in successfully deploying cost-efficient zPDT environments with agility in an enterprise that requires simple or complex configurations. The case-study-based exposition of the content allows for its easy consumption and use. Excellent!" —Mahendra Durai, SVP &...

10. 

Irresistible Apps: Motivational Design Patterns for Apps, Games, and Web-based Communities

Irresistible Apps: Motivational Design Patterns for Apps, Games, and Web-based Communities

By: Chris Lewis

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

When you create an app, a website, or a game, how do you attract users, and perhaps more importantly, how do you keep them? Irresistible Apps explains exactly how to do this using a library of 27 motivational design patterns and real-world examples of how they work. As a developer, you need to retain users in the new economy of advertisements, subscriptions, and in-app purchases, but how do you do this? How do some applications keep users coming back? Why do people spend hours and hours playing World of Warcraft? Why do people care about Reddit karma? What makes customers keep buying...

11. 

Beginning Oracle SQL: for Oracle Database 12c, Third Edition

Beginning Oracle SQL: for Oracle Database 12c, Third Edition

By: Lex De Haan; Tim Gorman; Inger Jørgensen; Melanie Caffrey

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Beginning Oracle SQL is your introduction to the interactive query tools and specific dialect of SQL used with Oracle Database. These tools include SQL*Plus and SQL Developer. SQL*Plus is the one tool any Oracle developer or database administrator can always count on, and it is widely used in creating scripts to automate routine tasks. SQL Developer is a powerful, graphical environment for developing and debugging queries. Oracle's is possibly the most valuable dialect of SQL from a career standpoint. Oracle's database engine is widely used in corporate environments worldwide. It is also...

12. 

Beginning Xcode

Beginning Xcode

By: Matthew Knott

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Xcode is Apple's Integrated Development Environment (IDE), Interface Builder, and other tools for helping app developers and coders to build iPhone and iPad apps more efficiently and quickly. Beginning Xcode aims to get you up and running with Apple's latest Xcode 5 and includes a wide variety of exciting projects to build. So, if you have some programming experience with iOS SDK and Objective-C, but want a more in depth tutorial on Xcode, then Beginning Xcode is for you. The book focuses on the new technologies, tools and features that Apple has bundled into the new Xcode 5, to...

13. 

Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013

Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013

By: Nikolas Charlebois-Laprade

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 02-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 is a book for the SharePoint administrator looking to expand his or her toolkit and skills by learning PowerShell, Microsoft's vastly flexible and versatile object oriented scripting language. PowerShell is the future of Microsoft administration, and SharePoint is a complex product that can be managed more easily and quickly with PowerShell cmdlets and scripts. This book helps bridge the gap, introducing PowerShell fundamentals and operations in the context of deploying, migrating, managing, and monitoring SharePoint 2013. Author Nik...

14. 

Beginning Android 3D Game Development

Beginning Android 3D Game Development

By: Robert Chin

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 18-MAR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Beginning Android 3D Game Development is a unique book for today's Android and game app developers who want to learn how to build 3D game apps that run on the latest Android KitKat platform using Java and OpenGL ES. A Drone Grid game case study is included. ...

15. 

Sales Hunting: How to Develop New Territories and Major Accounts in Half the Time Using Trust as Your Weapon

Sales Hunting: How to Develop New Territories and Major Accounts in Half the Time Using Trust as Your Weapon

By: David A. Monty

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 25-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

The first year of developing a new sales territory is a daunting task—especially in dog-eat-dog industries. The traditional advice is to train quickly on product, grab a customer list, start calling for appointments, discover opportunities, and close deals. In fact, almost every sales model out there is based on nothing more than "opportunity" management. But jumping straight to opportunity will have new salespeople—or veterans developing new territories—chasing their tails for the first year or two. As Sales Hunting: How to Develop New Territories and Major Accounts in Half the Time ...

16. 

Learn Java for Android Development, Third Edition

Learn Java for Android Development, Third Edition

By: Jeff Friesen

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Learn Java for Android Development, Third Edition, is an update of a strong selling book that now includes a primer on Android app development (in Chapter 1 and Appendix C, which is distributed in the book's code archive). This book teaches programmers the essential Java language skills necessary for effectively picking up and using the new Android SDK platform to build mobile, embedded, and even PC apps, especially game apps. Android development is hot, and many programmers are interested in joining the fun. However, because this technology is based on Java, you should first obtain a...

17. 

Beginning LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3

Beginning LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3

By: Mark Rollins

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 29-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 06-MAR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Beginning LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 shows you how to create new fun and fantastic creations with the new EV3 programmable brick along with other new EV3 pieces and features. You'll learn the language of the EV3 brick, and then go on to create a variety of programmable vehicles using MINDSTORMS and Technic parts. You'll then move into creating robot parts, including robotic arms. You'll even learn how to make different types of MINDSTORMS walkers. Finally, you'll learn how to incorporate light and sound into your amazing EV3 creations. Whether you're a MINDSTORMS enthusiast wanting to know...

18. 

Android Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach, Third Edition

Android Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach, Third Edition

By: Dave Smith; Jeff Friesen

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 04-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 06-MAR-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Android continues to be one of the 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, Third Edition offers more than 100 down-to-earth code recipes, and guides you step-by-step through a wide range of useful topics using complete and real-world working code examples. It's updated to include the KitKat Android 4.4 SDK as well as earlier...

19. 

Pro Microsoft HDInsight: Hadoop on Windows

Pro Microsoft HDInsight: Hadoop on Windows

By: Debarchan Sarkar

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 18-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Pro Microsoft HDInsight is a complete guide to deploying and using Apache Hadoop on the Microsoft Windows Azure Platforms. The information in this book enables you to process enormous volumes of structured as well as non-structured data easily using HDInsight, which is Microsoft's own distribution of Apache Hadoop. Furthermore, the blend of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings available through Windows Azure lets you take advantage of Hadoop's processing power without the worry of creating, configuring, maintaining, or managing your own...

20. 

Learn Java for Web Development: Modern Java Web Development

Learn Java for Web Development: Modern Java Web Development

By: Vishal Layka

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 15-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 26-FEB-2014

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Web development is still one of today's most popular, active, and important programming and development activities. From a single web page to an e-commerce-enabled web site to a fully-fledged web application, the Java programming language and its frameworks allow you great flexibility and productivity for your web application development. Learn Java for Web Development teaches web developers who are new to Java key skills, Java-based languages, and frameworks to build simple or complex web sites and applications. As soon as you pick up this book, Vishal Layka's experience guides you on a...