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Python Tools for Visual Studio

Python Tools for Visual Studio

By: Martino Sabia; Cathy Wang

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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Leverage the power of the Visual Studio IDE to develop better and more efficient Python projects Learn how you can take advantage of IDE for debugging and testing Python applications Enhance your efficiency in Django development with Visual Studio IntelliSense Venture into the depths of Python programming concepts, presented in a detailed and clear manner In Detail Python Tools for Visual Studio is a free and open source plugin for Visual Studio 2010. It enables developers to use all the major productivity features of Visual Studio to build Python code using either...

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Rake Task Management Essentials

Rake Task Management Essentials

By: Andrey Koleshko

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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Deploy, test, and build software using Rake Solve real-world automation challenges with human readable code Build or deploy an application package quickly Easy-to-follow instructions to speed up tasks and manage them efficiently In Detail Rake is a build automation tool written in Ruby. It allows you to specify tasks and describe dependencies as well as to group tasks in a namespace. Rake uses Ruby's anonymous function blocks to define various tasks, allowing the use of the Ruby syntax. It has a library of common tasks, for example, functions to do common...

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Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere

Learning Veeam® Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere

By: Christian Mohn

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-APR-2014

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Learn how to protect your data in your VMware vSphere infrastructure with Veeam® Backup and Replication Explore Veeam Backup and Replication v7 infrastructure and its components Create backup, replication, and restore strategies that protect data, your company's most valuable asset Includes advanced features like off-site replication and tape retention In Detail Veeam Backup and Replication for VMware is a backup and replication solution that provides data protection for virtualized VMware vSphere environments. This powerful and easy-to-use solution helps administrators...

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Moodle Course Design Best Practices

Moodle Course Design Best Practices

By: Susan Smith Nash; Michelle Moore

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 17-APR-2014

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Learn the best practices to design and develop interactive and highly effective Moodle courses Explore Moodle’s course development features like themes, social media plugins and archiving content Bring together instructional materials, social interaction, and student management functions in your courses An easy-to-follow guide to help you create or update your Moodle course In Detail Moodle is an open source Learning Management System used to create interactive learning-oriented courses and sites. Moodle is commonly used by teachers, trainers, and course creators to...

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Pig Design Patterns

Pig Design Patterns

By: Pradeep Pasupuleti

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 17-APR-2014

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Simplify Hadoop programming to create complex end-to-end Enterprise Big Data solutions with Pig Quickly understand how to use Pig to design end-to-end Big Data systems Implement a hands-on programming approach using design patterns to solve commonly occurring enterprise Big Data challenges Enhances users’ capabilities to utilize Pig and create their own design patterns wherever applicable In Detail Pig makes Hadoop programming simple, intuitive, and fun to work with. It removes the complexity from Map Reduce programming by giving the programmer immense power through its...

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Raspberry Pi Cookbook for Python Programmers

Raspberry Pi Cookbook for Python Programmers

By: Tim Cox

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Over 50 easy-to-comprehend tailor-made recipes to get the most out of the Raspberry Pi and unleash its huge potential using Python Install your first operating system, share files over the network, and run programs remotely Unleash the hidden potential of the Raspberry Pi’s powerful Video Core IV graphics processor with your own hardware accelerated 3D graphics Discover how to create your own electronic circuits to interact with the Raspberry Pi Interface with purpose-built add-ons and adapt off-the-shelf household devices In Detail The Raspberry Pi foundation has...

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Getting Started with SOQL

Getting Started with SOQL

By: Magulan D

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Revolutionize the use of simple query strings to make them more efficient using SOQL Write optimized SOQL statements Discover the standards to follow while writing SOQL statements Learn how to write SOQL statements without hitting the limits set by Salesforce.com In Detail Salesforce Object Querying Language(SOQL) is used by Salesforce to search database applications. Although only one object can be queried at a time, SOQL allows for greater flexibility over the queries for more objects. This in turn allows for greater accuracy in searches, though the query does...

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Scratch 2.0 Beginner's Guide Second Edition

Scratch 2.0 Beginner's Guide Second Edition

By: Michael Badger

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 15-APR-2014

Insert Date: 17-APR-2014

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Create digital stories, games, art, and animations through six unique project Discover how to use the new Scratch Version 2.0 to create games, animations, and digital stories Six hands-on projects that get you learning by doing with projects for all ages and experience levels Learn universal computer programming basics with no previous programming knowledge required In Detail As 21st century people, we live a digital life, but computer scientists around the world warn of a declining pool of digitally literate computer science students. The Scratch environment makes it...

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Mastering CryENGINE

Mastering CryENGINE

By: Sascha Gundlach; Michelle Martin

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 11-APR-2014

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Use CryENGINE at a professional level and master the engine's advanced features to build AAA quality games Explore the CryENGINE production methods used by industry professionals Master the advanced features of CryENGINE, such as facial animation and the input system A Comprehensive guide with interesting, practical examples and step-by-step instructions In Detail CryENGINE is one of the most powerful real-time 3D engines available today. Used in blockbuster games like FarCry, Crysis, and Ryse, its rendering and real-time capabilities are unmatched. The CryENGINE SDK...

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Gitolite Essentials

Gitolite Essentials

By: Sitaram Chamarty

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 11-APR-2014

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Leverage powerful branch and user access control with Git for your own private collaborative repositories Learn to manage the many repositories and the users accessing these repositories in the Git server Walks you through the most important ideas and concepts in Gitolite supported by examples and use cases Master the most powerful tool for fine-grained access control of Git repositories In Detail If you're responsible for securing a Git server where lots of developers work with lots of repositories, you have a problem on your hands. You probably want to implement...

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Rails 4 Application Development HOTSHOT

Rails 4 Application Development HOTSHOT

By: Saurabh Bhatia

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 10-APR-2014

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Build simple to advanced applications in Rails 4 through 10 exciting projects Build interesting application scenarios with Rails 4 Upgrade your knowledge for the latest changes in the Rails framework Follow the project-based approach to building applications from simple to advanced skill levels In Detail Rails is a rapidly moving, open source, web development framework, and keeping up to speed with it is a big task. You might have already built applications using it, but there have been significant changes in the syntax and semantic of the Rails framework in the latest...

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Kali Linux – Assuring Security by Penetration Testing

Kali Linux – Assuring Security by Penetration Testing

By: Tedi Heriyanto; Lee Allen; Shakeel Ali

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 07-APR-2014

Insert Date: 10-APR-2014

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Master the art of penetration testing Learn penetration testing techniques with an in-depth coverage of Kali Linux distribution Explore the insights and importance of testing your corporate network systems before the hackers strike Understand the practical spectrum of security tools by their exemplary usage, configuration, and benefits In Detail Kali Linux is a comprehensive penetration testing platform with advanced tools to identify, detect, and exploit the vulnerabilities uncovered in the target network environment. With Kali Linux, you can apply appropriate testing...

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Implementing Samba 4

Implementing Samba 4

By: Marcelo Leal

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 07-APR-2014

Insert Date: 10-APR-2014

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Exploit the real power of Samba 4 Server by leveraging the benefits of an Active Directory Domain Controller Understand the different roles that Samba 4 Server can play on the network Implement Samba 4 as an Active Directory Domain Controller Step-by-step and practical approach to manage the Samba 4 Active Directory Domain Controller using Microsoft Windows standard tools In Detail A number of different projects are responsible for the inception and success of many startups, as well helping different companies to greatly reduce costs (for example, TCO). The Samba Project...

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Web Development with Jade

Web Development with Jade

By: Sean Lang

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Utilize the advanced features of Jade to create dynamic web pages and significantly decrease development time Make your templates clean, beautiful, and reusable Use Jade best practices right from the start Successfully automate redundant markup In Detail Jade is a template engine for node.js and the default rendering engine for the Express web framework. It is a new, simplified language that compiles into HTML and is extremely useful for web developers. Jade is designed primarily for server-side templating in node.js, but it can also be used in a variety of other...

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Learning Pentesting for Android Devices

Learning Pentesting for Android Devices

By: Aditya Gupta

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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A practical guide to learning penetration testing for Android devices and applications Explore the security vulnerabilities in Android applications and exploit them Venture into the world of Android forensics and get control of devices using exploits Hands-on approach covers security vulnerabilities in Android using methods such as Traffic Analysis, SQLite vulnerabilities, and Content Providers Leakage In Detail Android is the most popular mobile smartphone operating system at present, with over a million applications. Every day hundreds of applications are published to...

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Lightning Fast Animation in Element 3D

Lightning Fast Animation in Element 3D

By: Ty Audronis

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Master the intricacies of Element 3D, the fast-rendering Adobe After Effects plugin Create enthralling and polished 3D graphics using Element 3D Explore the overall workflow in Element 3D, including transforming objects, applying materials, and lighting scenes Fully illustrated and written in a conversational manner In Detail Element 3D is a plugin for Adobe After Effects, used to create basic, yet stunning 3D visual effects. Some may find 3D to be tricky and downright complex. Element 3D allows actual 3D models to be created from scratch or exported to Adobe After...

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Twilio Cookbook Second Edition

Twilio Cookbook Second Edition

By: Roger Stringer

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Over 70 easy-to-follow recipes, from exploring the key features of Twilio to building advanced telephony apps Updated to include picture messaging, call queueing, and Twilio Client; all recommended by Twilio The only book that teaches you how to set up your own conference calling system or how to build a PBX for your company Each recipe is a carefully organized sequence of instructions to complete the task as efficiently as possible In Detail Have you ever wanted to integrate phone features into a project you were working on? Maybe you wanted to send SMS messages to your...

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Oracle ADF Faces Cookbook

Oracle ADF Faces Cookbook

By: Amr Gawish

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Over 80 hands-on recipes covering a variety of ADF Faces components to help you create stunning user experiences Get to know what’s new in the latest version of ADF Faces 12c Master ADF Skinning to rapidly create exceptional user experiences Create scalable, reactive applications using ADF Faces In Detail Oracle ADF is an ADF view framework that consists of over 150 Ajax-enabled JavaServer Faces (JSF) components. It is comparable to the jQuery User Interface library as it helps developers to build exciting User Interfaces for Java EE apps. Oracle ADF Faces 12c can be...

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Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide

Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide

By: Dr. Zakir Laliwala; Irshad Mansuri

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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A practical guide to designing and developing BPMN-based business processes Detailed coverage of the various BPM notations used for business process development. Learn how to implement business processes based on real world examples. Understand how to deploy workflows using process engine APIs. Create Advance workflows using BPM Notations. Learn how to use Activiti BPM quickly and efficiently with practical examples and step-by-step instructions In Detail Activiti is a light-weight workflow and Business Process Management (BPM) platform targeted at business...

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Webmin Administrator's Cookbook

Webmin Administrator's Cookbook

By: Michał Karzyński

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Over 100 recipes to leverage the features of Webmin and master the art of administering your web or database servers Configure an Apache web server, MySQL or PostgreSQL database and a Postfix mail server with the help of Webmin Install and get to know Webmin - the friendly web-based administrator's toolbox Learn how to host web applications and databases Manage your servers with the help of detailed step-by-step recipes In Detail Running your own dedicated server has become simpler and less expensive. These days, administering a development server or hosting sites and...