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Sams Teach Yourself C# 5.0 in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself C# 5.0 in 24 Hours

By: Scott J. Dorman

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 20-NOV-2012

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to build great Windows Store apps, Windows desktop applications, and Web applications with C# 5.0. Using this tutorial’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master everything from the absolute basics to the newest innovations, so you can solve real problems with C#. One step at a time, you’ll learn core techniques like flow control and error handling, construct complete solutions with Visual Studio, use advanced features like attributes and dynamic types, and even build engaging, immersive Windows Store apps. Each lesson builds on...

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Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 Unleashed, Second Edition

Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 Unleashed, Second Edition

By: Mike Snell; Lars Powers

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 14-NOV-2012

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 significantly improves developer productivity across virtually all application lifecycle management tasks, while providing first-class support for Windows 8, Windows Phone, WindowsRT, and Windows Azure cloud development. This end-to-end deep dive will help working developers squeeze maximum productivity out of Microsoft’s powerful new toolbox. The authors combine authoritative and detailed information about Microsoft’s latest IDE, with extensive insights and best practices drawn from decades of development experience. Developers will quickly get comfortable with...

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Sams Teach Yourself Android Game Programming in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself Android Game Programming in 24 Hours

By: Jonathan S. Harbour

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2012

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Android Game Programming in 24 Hours will help you master mobile game development for Android 4. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll gain hands-on expertise with the entire process: from getting access to the hardware via the Android SDK to finishing a complete example game. You’ll learn to use the Android SDK and open source software to design and build fast, highly playable games for the newest Android smartphones and tablets. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a...

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Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript™ in 24 Hours, Fifth Edition

Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript™ in 24 Hours, Fifth Edition

By: Phil Ballard; Michael Moncur

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2012

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Learn JavaScript in 24 Hours Covers JavaScript 1.8+, Ajax and jQuery In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to create dynamic, interactive Web pages with the popular and ubiquitous JavaScript web programming language. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this book clearly and carefully walks you through basic concepts and techniques, and helps you learn the essentials of JavaScript programming from the ground up. Learn how to… Use JavaScript to build dynamic, interactive Web pages Debug scripts Create scripts that work in all...

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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition

Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition

By: Matthew Helmke

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 05-DEC-2012

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This eBook edition does not provide a DVD of Ubuntu or the upgrade kit. You can download the most current release of Ubuntu from www.ubuntu.com/download. Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition is filled with unique and advanced information for everyone who wants to make the most of the Ubuntu Linux operating system. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by a long-time Ubuntu community leader to reflect the exciting new Ubuntu 12.10 (“Quantal Quetzal”) and the forthcoming Ubuntu 13.04. Former Ubuntu Forum administrator Matthew Helmke covers all you need to know about Ubuntu...

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Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, Fourth Edition

Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, Fourth Edition

By: Ben Forta

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 25-OCT-2012

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Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, Fourth Edition New full-color code examples help you see how SQL statements are structured Whether you're an application developer, database administrator, web application designer, mobile app developer, or Microsoft Office users, a good working knowledge of SQL is an important part of interacting with databases. And Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes offers the straightforward, practical answers you need to help you do your job. Expert trainer and popular author Ben Forta teaches you just the parts of SQL you need to know–starting with simple...

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Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic 2012 in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit

Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic 2012 in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit

By: James Foxall

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 08-OCT-2012

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build  complete, reliable, and modern applications with Visual Basic 2012. Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master the entire process, from navigating VB 2012 to deploying finished solutions. You’ll learn how to write efficient object-oriented code; build superior user interfaces; work with graphics, text, and databases; and even control external applications. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong, practical foundation for success! Step-by-step instructions...

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Windows Server® 2012 Unleashed

Windows Server® 2012 Unleashed

By: Rand Morimoto; Michael Noel; Guy Yardeni; Omar Droubi; Andrew Abbate; Chris Amaris

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 16-SEP-2012

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This is the most comprehensive and realistic guide to Windows Server 2012 planning, design, prototyping, implementation, migration, administration, and support. Extensively updated, it contains unsurpassed independent and objective coverage of Windows Server 2012’s key innovations, including improved virtualization components, enhanced security tools, new web and management resources, and Windows 8 integration. Windows Server 2012 Unleashed reflects the authors’ extraordinary experience implementing Windows Server 2012 in large-scale environments since its earliest alpha releases, reaching...

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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Management and Administration, Second Edition

Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Management and Administration, Second Edition

By: Ross Mistry

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 18-SEP-2012

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If you need to deploy, manage, or secure Microsoft SQL Server 2012, this is the complete, fast-paced, task-based reference you’ve been searching for. Authored by a worldclass expert on running SQL Server in the enterprise, this book goes far beyond the basics, taking on the complex tasks that DBAs need to make the most of Microsoft’s first cloud-enabled database platform. Designed for maximum practical usability, it’s packed with expert tips and up-to-date real-world configuration guidance you simply won’t find anywhere else. As someone who helped influence the design of SQL Server 2012...

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Android™ Programming Unleashed

Android™ Programming Unleashed

By: B.M. Harwani

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 18-DEC-2012

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Android Programming Unleashed is the most comprehensive and technically sophisticated guide to best-practice Android development with today's powerful new versions of Android: 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich). Offering the exceptional breadth and depth developers have come to expect from the Unleashed series, it covers everything programmers need to know to develop robust, high-performance Android apps that deliver a superior user experience. Leading developer trainer Bintu Harwani begins with basic UI controls, then progresses to more advanced topics, finally covering how to...

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Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days (Covering Java 7 and Android), Sixth Edition

Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days (Covering Java 7 and Android), Sixth Edition

By: Rogers Cadenhead

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 17-AUG-2012

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Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days Covering Java 7 and Android App Development Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days continues to be one of the most popular, best-selling Java tutorials on the market. Written by an expert technical writer, it has been acclaimed for its clear and personable writing, for its extensive use of examples, and for its logical and complete organization. The sixth edition of Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days adds coverage of Java 7 and places a special emphasis on Android programming, capitalizing on the fastest-growing area of Java programming. There will be...

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Sams Teach Yourself Core Data for Mac® and iOS in 24 Hours, Second Edition

Sams Teach Yourself Core Data for Mac® and iOS in 24 Hours, Second Edition

By: Jesse Feiler

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 12-JUN-2012

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, start using Core Data to build powerful data-driven apps for iOS devices and Mac OS X computers! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll discover how Apple’s built-in data persistence framework can help you meet any data-related requirement, from casual to enterprise-class. Beginning with the absolute basics, you’ll learn how to create data models, build interfaces, interact with users, work with data sources and table views. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world...

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Sams Teach Yourself Xcode® 4 in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself Xcode® 4 in 24 Hours

By: John Ray; William Ray

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2012

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Xcode 4 in 24 Hours will help you achieve breakthrough productivity with Apple’s new Xcode 4.3+ development environment for OS X and iOS devices. Every lesson introduces new concepts and builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success! Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Xcode 4 development tasks. Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge. By the Way notes present interesting information related to the...

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Creating QR and Tag Codes

ShortCut

Creating QR and Tag Codes

By: Phil Dutson

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 11-MAY-2012

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In this short lesson adapted from Sams Teach Yourself jQuery Mobile in 24 Hours, learn what QR codes are and how you can use them as an effective marketing technique.  This useful Short covers how to render QR codes using available code-rendering websites or creating them on your own, stylizing QR codes for better customer response, and generating Microsoft Tag codes, which can be used to serve content to mobile devices just like QR codes do. ...

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Microsoft® System Center 2012 Unleashed

Microsoft® System Center 2012 Unleashed

By: Chris Amaris; Rand Morimoto; Pete Handley; David Ross

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2012

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This is the definitive real-world guide to Microsoft System Center 2012, Microsoft’s newest and most powerful version of System Center. Authored by consultants who’ve deployed System Center in hundreds of enterprises and innovative smaller businesses, this book brings together up-to-the-minute tips, tricks, and techniques you just won’t find anywhere else. You’ll learn how to use System Center’s powerful capabilities to build highly-efficient managed environments that encompass datacenters, cloud environments, client computers, mobile devices, and more. The authors address planning,...

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System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Unleashed

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Unleashed

By: Kerrie Meyler; Byron Holt; Marcus Oh; Jason Sandys; Greg Ramsey.

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 18-JUL-2012

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This is the comprehensive reference and technical guide to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012. A team of expert authors offers step-by-step coverage of related topics in every feature area, organized to help IT professionals rapidly optimize Configuration Manager 2012 for their requirements, and then deploy and use it successfully. The authors begin by introducing Configuration Manager 2012 and its goals, and explaining how it fits into the broader System Center product suite. Next, they fully address planning, design, and implementation. Finally, they systematically cover...

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Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL® and Apache All in One, Fifth Edition

Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL® and Apache All in One, Fifth Edition

By: Julie Meloni

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2012

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In just a short time, you can learn how to use PHP, MySQL, and Apache together to create dynamic, interactive websites and applications using the three leading open-source web development technologies. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this book builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials of PHP scripting, MySQL databases, and the Apache web server from the ground up. Julie C. Meloni is a technical consultant who has been developing web-based applications since the Web first saw the light of day. She has authored numerous books and...

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ASP.NET Dynamic Data Unleashed

ASP.NET Dynamic Data Unleashed

By: Oleg Sych

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 18-MAY-2012

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 Using Dynamic Data, ASP.NET developers can create powerful, datadriven sites with amazing speed and efficiency, eliminating massive amounts of manual coding. ASP.NET Dynamic Data Unleashed is the first complete, practical guide to Dynamic Data for every experienced ASP.NET developer. The author thoroughly demystifies Dynamic Data, helping developers understand exactly what they can do with the framework and make it more accessible than ever before. He provides tested code to solve a wide variety of problems, explains how and why that code works, and identifies key tradeoffs...

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Sams Teach Yourself C++ in One Hour a Day, Seventh Edition

Sams Teach Yourself C++ in One Hour a Day, Seventh Edition

By: Siddhartha Rao

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 10-MAY-2012

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Learn C++ in Just One Hour a Day Completely updated for the C++11 standard, Sams Teach Yourself C++ in One Hour a Day presents the language from a practical point of view, helping you learn how to use C++11 to create faster, simpler, and more efficient C++ applications. Master the fundamentals of C++ and object-oriented programming Understand how C++11 features help you write compact and efficient code using concepts such as lambda expressions, move constructors, and assignment operators Learn the Standard Template Library, including containers and algorithms used in most...

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Create Your Own Blog: 6 Easy Projects to Start Blogging Like a Pro, Second Edition

Create Your Own Blog: 6 Easy Projects to Start Blogging Like a Pro, Second Edition

By: Tris Hussey

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 08-MAY-2012

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Create Your Own Blog 6 Easy Projects to Start Blogging Like a Pro Second Edition 6 Easy Projects to Start Blogging Like a Pro Personal Blogging Using WordPress.com • Build a Website Around Your Blog • Business Blogging Using WordPress.org Software • Multimedia Blogging • Portfolio Blogging for Artists • Blogging with Tumblr Build a great personal or business blog… absolutely no experience needed! Want a personal or business blog of your own? It’s easy! In this simple guide, one of the world’s most experienced bloggers walks you through every step of building your own WordPress...