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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

Insert Date: 15-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

Insert Date: 15-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

Insert Date: 11-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

Insert Date: 28-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

Insert Date: 28-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

Insert Date: 28-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

Insert Date: 28-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

Insert Date: 28-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

Insert Date: 28-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...

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Python Network Programming Cookbook

Python Network Programming Cookbook

By: Dr. M. O. Faruque Sarker

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Over 70 detailed recipes to develop practical solutions for a wide range of real-world network programming tasks Demonstrates how to write various besopke client/server networking applications using standard and popular third-party Python libraries Learn how to develop client programs for networking protocols such as HTTP/HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, FTP, CGI, XML-RPC, SOAP and REST Provides practical, hands-on recipes combined with short and concise explanations on code snippets In Detail Python is an excellent language to use to write code and have fun by prototyping...

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matplotlib Plotting Cookbook

matplotlib Plotting Cookbook

By: Alexandre Devert

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Learn how to create professional scientific plots using matplotlib, with more than 60 recipes that cover common use cases Learn plotting with self-contained, practical examples that cover common use cases Build your own solutions with the orthogonal recipes Learn to customize and combine basic plots to make sophisticated figures In Detail matplotlib is part of the Scientific Python modules collection. matplotlib provides a large library of customizable plots and a comprehensive set of backends. It tries to make easy things easy and hard things possible. You can generate...

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Learning PrimeFaces Extensions Development

Learning PrimeFaces Extensions Development

By: Sudheer Jonna

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Develop advanced frontend applications using PrimeFaces Extensions components and plugins Learn how to utilize the enhanced Extensions' components in the existing or newly created PrimeFaces based applications Explore all the components major features with lots of example scenarios Features a systematic approach to teach a wide range of Extensions component features with the JobHub web application development In Detail PrimeFaces is a lightweight open source component suite for Java Server Faces (JSF), a Java-based web application framework. Java developers use...

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Getting Started with BizTalk Services

Getting Started with BizTalk Services

By: Jon Fancey; Karthik Bharathy

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Create powerful integration solutions for the cloud using the extensible Windows Azure BizTalk Services Create integration solutions on the cloud with Windows Azure BizTalk Services Understand the different capabilities of BizTalk Services and how to use them effectively Connect enterprises together in scalable and flexible ways that go beyond what traditional on-premises integration products (such as BizTalk Server) can manage In Detail BizTalk Services is a service based on Windows Azure that was introduced by Microsoft in the summer of 2013. It provides integration...

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Java EE 7 with GlassFish 4 Application Server

Java EE 7 with GlassFish 4 Application Server

By: David R. Heffelfinger

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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A practical guide to install and configure the GlassFish 4 application server and develop Java EE 7 applications to be deployed to this server Install and configure GlassFish 4 Covers all major Java EE 7 APIs and includes new additions such as JSON Processing Packed with clear, step-by-step instructions, practical examples, and straightforward explanations. In Detail GlassFish is a free, open source application server which supports all the major Java features such as Enterprise JavaBeans, JPA, JavaServer Faces, JMS, RMI, JavaServer Pages, and servlets. It is the first...

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services

By: Klaas Deforche; Kenny Saelen

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Harness the power of Dynamics AX 2012 R2 to create and use your own services effectively Discover and explore Dynamics AX 2012 service architecture Create your own services using wizards or X++ code Updated to include high availability and other exciting extras In Detail Integrating Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 with other applications will always be necessary within any organisation, and services is the best way of achieving this. With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 being more flexible than ever when it comes to creation and use, understanding these services will help you to...

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VMware ESXi Cookbook

VMware ESXi Cookbook

By: Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen; Aravind Sivaraman

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Over 50 recipes to master VMware vSphere administration Understand the concepts of virtualization by deploying vSphere web client to perform vSphere administration Learn important aspects of vSphere including administration, security, performance, and configuring vSphere Management Assistant (VMA) to run commands and scripts without the need to authenticate every attempt VMware ESXi 5.1 Cookbook is a recipe-based guide to the administration of VMware vSphere In Detail VMware ESX and VMware ESXi hypervisors are used for providing the foundation for building and managing a...