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XAML Unleashed

XAML Unleashed

By: Adam Nathan

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 09-JAN-2015

Insert Date: 29-JUL-2014

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Whether you're building desktop apps, Windows Store apps, or Windows Phone apps, this book teaches you all you need to know about the XAML language used by all three. XAML is used extensively in .NET Framework 3.0 & .NET Framework 4.0 technologies, particularly Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Silverlight, Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) and Windows Runtime XAML Framework and Windows Store apps. In WPF, XAML forms a user interface markup language to define UI elements, data binding, eventing, and other features. In WF, workflows can be defined using XAML. XAML can also be used in...

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Django Unleashed

Django Unleashed

By: Andrew Pinkham

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 21-APR-2015

Insert Date: 22-JUL-2014

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This is the rough cut version of the printed book This book provides a step-by-step, beginner-friendly example which demonstrates both Django's core and contributed library. At each step of the process, the reader will be introduced to a new Django feature. By following all of the instructions within the book, the reader will have completed a fully-functional website hosted online. Rather than chapters of reference materials, the book reveals Django's underlying architecture. The work also examines Django's source code, discussing common web patterns. By understanding how Django works, the...

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Sams Teach Yourself Minecraft Mod Development in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself Minecraft Mod Development in 24 Hours

By: Jimmy Koene

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 29-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 11-JUL-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. By developing your own mods, you can transform Minecraft into whatever you want it to be--and share your vision with millions of Minecraft players worldwide. Now, in just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn all the mod development skills you'll need, even if you've never programmed before. Each short, easy lesson builds on all that's come before, as you learn through a complete, book-length project: creating a complex mod including a mob users will have to fight with unique new tools and armor. Sams Teach Yourself Minecraft...

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Fluent Windows® 8.1 App Development

Fluent Windows® 8.1 App Development

By: Rebecca M. Riordan

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 03-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 11-JUL-2014

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Based on the principles of cognitive science and instructional design, Fluent Windows 8.1 App Development, part of the Fluent Learning series, is a true tutorial that will help you build effective working models for understanding a large and complex subject: developing XAML applications for Windows 8.1. Most introductory books just talk at you and give you “exercises” that have more to do with taking dictation than actually learning. Fluent Windows 8.1 App Development, is different. It guides you through learning the way your mind likes to learn: by solving puzzles, making connections, and...

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System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Unleashed: Supplement to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) Unleashed

System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Unleashed: Supplement to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM) Unleashed

By: Kerrie Meyler; Jason Sandys; Greg Ramsey; Dan Andersen; Kenneth van Surksum; Panu Saukko

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 05-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 08-JUL-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. ConfigMgr 2012 is "user-centric," meaning it targets management at the user, not the device, delivering the right app in the right way to the right user under the right condition. With the proliferation of different devices accessing information in the cloud, ConfigMgr enables the user to be productive anywhere and at any time; yet maintains IT control of software applications and updates as it balances the need for end user empowerment. New features with SP1 and R2 include cross platform support, revamped mobile device management and...

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SharePoint® 2013 Field Guide: Advice from the Consulting Trenches

SharePoint® 2013 Field Guide: Advice from the Consulting Trenches

By: Errin O’Connor

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 29-MAY-2014

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Covers SharePoint 2013, Office 365’s SharePoint Online, and Other Office 365 Components In SharePoint 2013 Field Guide, top consultant Errin O’Connor and the team from EPC Group bring together best practices and proven strategies drawn from hundreds of successful SharePoint and Office 365 engagements. Reflecting this unsurpassed experience, they guide you through deployments of every type, including the latest considerations around private, public, and hybrid cloud implementations, from ECM to business intelligence (BI), as well as custom development and identity management. O’Connor...

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Windows® 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours

Windows® 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours

By: Adam Nathan

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 21-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAY-2014

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Learn how to build great Windows Store apps! Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio. In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Windows 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# in 24 Hours will help you build compelling apps for Windows 8.1 devices of all kinds. Using this book’s straightforward approach, you’ll learn to design and build apps, create flexible user interfaces, handle inputs, integrate controls, and more. Step by step, you’ll discover how to leverage XAML’s visual richness and the immense power of Windows 8.1. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already...

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Java™ in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (Covering Java 8), Seventh Edition

Java™ in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (Covering Java 8), Seventh Edition

By: Rogers Cadenhead

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 20-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 09-MAY-2014

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Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours, Seventh Edition Covers Java 8 and Android Development In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn the fundamentals of Java programming. In this book's straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on everything that's come before, helping readers learn Java's core features and techniques from the ground up. Friendly, accessible, and conversational, this book offers a practical grounding in the language, without ever becoming overwhelming or intimidating. Full-color figures and clear instructions visually show you how to...

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Unleashed

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Unleashed

By: Marc Wolenik

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 29-APR-2014

Insert Date: 27-APR-2014

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Microsoft® Dynamics CRM 2013 Unleashed presents start-to-finish guidance for planning, customizing, deploying, integrating, managing, and securing both cloud and on-premise based versions of Dynamics CRM. Leading Dynamics implementer Marc Wolenik fully covers Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Fall ’13, and many features first introduced in Microsoft’s “Polaris” and Update Rollup 12. You’ll find thorough coverage of Dynamics’ revamped “Flow” interface and advanced cross-platform mobile client support. Extensive new coverage also includes: Business Process Flows,...

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Sams Teach Yourself Objective-C in 24 Hours, Second Edition

Sams Teach Yourself Objective-C in 24 Hours, Second Edition

By: Jesse Feiler

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 09-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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Full-color figures and code appear as they do in Xcode 5. In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you can master the Objective-C language and start using it to write powerful native applications for even the newest Macs and iOS devices! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll get comfortable with Objective-C’s unique capabilities and Apple’s Xcode 5 development environment…make the most of Objective-C objects and messaging…work effectively with design patterns, collections, blocks, Foundation Classes, threading, Git…and a whole lot more. Every lesson builds on what...

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Scratch™ 2.0 Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours

Scratch™ 2.0 Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours

By: Timothy L. Warner

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 20-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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In Full Color! In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to make your own animations, games, simulations, and interactive stories with MIT Media Lab’s amazingly easy Scratch 2.0! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll walk through everything from joining the global Scratch community to adding audio/video and sensing the outside environment. You’ll learn to write reliable, efficient code and take advantage of millions of Scratch programs shared online. Every hands-on lesson builds upon what you’ve already learned, fully preparing you to create inspired...

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iOS 7 Application Development in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself, Fifth Edition

iOS 7 Application Development in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself, Fifth Edition

By: John Ray

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 14-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 09-JAN-2014

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Figures and code appear as they do in Xcode 5.x Covers iOS 7, Xcode 5.x, iPhone, iPad, and More! Additional files and updates available online In just 24 sessions of one hour each, learn how to build powerful applications for today’s hottest handheld devices: the iPhone and iPad! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master every skill and technology you need, from setting up your iOS development environment to building great user interfaces, sensing motion to writing multitasking applications. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a...

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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed

Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed

By: Ray Rankins; Paul T. Bertucci; Chris Gallelli; Alex T. Silverstein

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 03-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 09-JAN-2014

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Buy the print version of¿Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Unleashed and get the eBook version for free! eBook version includes chapters 44-60 not included in the print. See inside the book for access code and details. ¿ With up-to-the-minute content, this is the industry’s most complete, useful guide to SQL Server 2012. ¿ You’ll find start-to-finish coverage of SQL Server’s core database server and management capabilities: all the real-world information, tips, guidelines, and samples you’ll need to create and manage complex database solutions. The additional online chapters add extensive...

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Windows® 8.1 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript Unleashed

Windows® 8.1 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript Unleashed

By: Stephen Walther

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 26-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 27-DEC-2013

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Take advantage of your existing JavaScript and HTML skills to build apps for Windows 8.1 and add them to the Windows Store. It’s a remarkable opportunity—and best-selling Microsoft web development author Stephen Walther will show you how to take full advantage of it. Offering the same deep insight and practical code that has made his ASP.NET Unleashed the #1 ASP.NET book of all time, Walther covers everything you need to build outstanding Windows Store apps with JavaScript and HTML5. He guides you through using Microsoft’s WinJS 2.0 library to develop apps for Windows 8.1—you learn how to...

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jQuery and JavaScript in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

jQuery and JavaScript in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

By: Brad Dayley

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2013

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Learn jQuery and JavaScript in 24 one-hour lessons Sams Teach Yourself jQuery and JavaScript in 24 Hours helps you build dynamic single-page web apps that deliver the rich experiences your users want. This book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to create effects, animations, lists, complex forms, and more. In just a few hours, you’ll be building great user interfaces for any device, even the newest smartphones and tablets. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success. Step-by-step instructions...

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Windows 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed

Windows 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed

By: Adam Nathan

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 15-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 11-DEC-2013

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Full color: Learn how to build great Windows Store apps! Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio. Windows 8.1 enables you to build stunning applications that integrate with each other, Web services, and Windows itself. You can sell them in the Windows Store, with more options than ever before, for tablets such as Surface, laptops, and traditional desktop PCs! World-renowned Microsoft programming guru Adam Nathan shows you exactly how to write first-class apps for this significant update to Windows. Don’t let the minor name change fool you--Windows 8.1 contains an incredible...

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Beginning Programming in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself, Third Edition

Beginning Programming in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself, Third Edition

By: Greg Perry; Dean Miller

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 09-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 04-DEC-2013

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If you want to learn computer programming but don’t know which language to start with, this is the book for you! In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, any beginner can get a solid introduction to the basics of computer programming and learn to write simple programs for any platform—Windows, Mac, and mobile. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this carefully crafted tutorial builds upon the previous one, allowing you to learn all the essentials of programming from the ground up. Once you’ve mastered these fundamentals, the book introduces you to several of the...

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Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04,Ninth Edition

Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04,Ninth Edition

By: Matthew Helmke; Andrew Hudson; Paul Hudson

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 03-DEC-2013

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The Publisher regrets that the CD/DVD content for this title cannot be made available Online. Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition is filled with unique and advanced information for everyone who wants to make the most of the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by a long-time Ubuntu community leader to reflect the exciting new Ubuntu 13.10 and the forthcoming Ubuntu 14.04. Former Ubuntu Forum administrator Matthew Helmke covers all you need to know about Ubuntu 13.10/14.04 installation, configuration, productivity, multimedia,...

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HTML and CSS in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (Updated for HTML5 and CSS3), Ninth Edition

HTML and CSS in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (Updated for HTML5 and CSS3), Ninth Edition

By: Julie C. Meloni

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 27-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 30-NOV-2013

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Learn HTML5 and CSS3 in 24 one-hour lessons! Sams Teach Yourself HTML and CSS in 24 Hours is a well-organized, clearly written, and generously illustrated tutorial that teaches beginners how to quickly create great-looking web pages using HTML5 and CSS3. With a practical, jargon-free focus on quickly getting web pages created and published to the web, the book's 24 one-hour lessons carefully guide the reader through each step involved in creating, enhancing, and maintaining web sites of all types and sizes. The ninth edition of Sams Teach Yourself HTML and CSS in 24 Hours...

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Python Programming for Raspberry Pi, Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours

Python Programming for Raspberry Pi, Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours

By: Richard Blum; Christine Bresnahan

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 30-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 26-OCT-2013

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Python Programming for Raspberry Pi in 24 Hours teaches you Python programmingon Raspberry Pi, so you can start creating awesome projects for homeautomation, home theater, gaming, and more. Using this book’s straightforward,step-by-step approach, you’ll move from the absolute basics all theway through network and web connections, multimedia, and even connectingwith electronic circuits for sensing and robotics. Every lesson and casestudy application builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you arock-solid foundation...