Category: Programming

  • Cocoa (Developer Reference)

    By Richard Wentk

    Develop purposes for Mac OS X with this Developer Reference guide

    Make a fresh transition to programming in Apple environments utilizing the based and dynamic programming API Cocoa and this sensible consultant. Written by means of aseasoned Mac specialist, this publication exhibits you ways to write down courses in Cocoa for the speedily increasing global of Macintosh users.

    Part of the Developer Reference sequence, this e-book prepares you for a efficient programming event on ultra-modern fastest-growing platform.

    • Cocoa is a programming framework for constructing in Apple environments, together with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
    • This booklet covers the entire significant details you must commence constructing dynamic functions for Mac OS X
    • Master all Cocoa instruments, together with Xcode and dealing with Objective-C
    • Includes complete assurance of the Cocoa API, Xcode, and Objective-C, in addition to programming for Apple's newest OS X, Snow Leopard
    • Companion site contains all code files

    Programming for Apple's Macintosh is a growing to be occupation box. This crucial advisor, probably the most complete on Cocoa, might help you speedy turn into productive.

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  • Learning Cocoa with Objective-C: Developing for the Mac and iOS App Stores

    By Paris Buttfield-Addison, Tim Nugent

    Get up to the mark on Cocoa and Objective-C, and begin constructing functions at the iOS and OS X structures. when you don’t have adventure with Apple’s developer instruments, no challenge! From object-oriented programming to storing app info in iCloud, the fourth variation of this publication covers every little thing you must construct apps for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

    You’ll the right way to paintings with the Xcode IDE, Objective-C’s beginning library, and different developer instruments akin to occasion package framework and center Animation. alongside the best way, you’ll construct instance initiatives, together with an easy Objective-C software, a customized view, an easy video participant software, and an app that monitors calendar occasions for the user.

    • Learn the appliance lifecycle on OS X and iOS
    • Work with the user-interface approach in Cocoa and Cocoa Touch
    • Use AV origin to demonstrate video and audio
    • Build apps that permit clients create, edit, and paintings with documents
    • Store information in the community with the dossier method, or at the community with iCloud
    • Display lists or collections of knowledge with desk perspectives and assortment views
    • Interact with the skin global with center place and center Motion
    • Use blocks and operation queues for multiprocessing
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  • Learning iOS Programming: From Xcode to App Store

    By Alasdair Allan

    Get a speedy creation to iPhone, iPad, and iPod contact programming. With this easy-to-follow consultant, you are going to study the stairs useful for constructing your first marketable iOs software, from starting Xcode to filing your product to the App shop. no matter if you are a developer new to Mac programming or an skilled Mac developer able to take on iOs, this can be your ebook. you are going to know about Objective-C and the middle frameworks hands-on via writing iOs functions that use them, providing you with the elemental talents for development your individual purposes independently. jam-packed with code samples, this booklet is refreshed and up to date for iOs five and Xcode four. notice the benefits of construction local iOs apps start with Objective-C and the Cocoa contact frameworks Dive deep into the desk view sessions for construction consumer interfaces deal with info enter, parse Xml and Json records, and shop info on Sqlite Use iOs sensors, together with the accelerometer, magnetometer, digicam, and Gps construct apps that use the center situation and MapKit frameworks combine Apple's iCloud carrier into your functions
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  • Game Development with Three.js

    By Isaac Sukin

    With Three.js you could create refined 3D video games that run within the internet browser. This publication is geared toward either the pro online game fashion designer and the fanatic with a step-by-step strategy together with plenty of advice and examples.


    • Develop immersive 3D video games that any one can play at the Internet
    • Learn Three.js from a gaming standpoint, together with every thing you want to construct appealing and high-performance worlds
    • A step by step advisor jam-packed with game-focused examples and tips

    In Detail

    The creation of WebGL and its inclusion in lots of browsers enabled JavaScript courses working in an online browser to entry the GPU with out a plugin or extension. Three.js is a subsequent iteration high-level library that makes it attainable to writer advanced 3D desktop animations that exhibit within the browser utilizing not anything greater than an easy textual content editor. the improvement of those new instruments has spread out the realm of real-time 3D laptop animations to a miles broader spectrum of developers.

    Starting with the right way to construct 3D video games on the internet utilizing the Three.js images library, you'll the best way to construct 3D worlds with meshes, lights, person interplay, physics, and extra. alongside the way in which, you are going to tips on how to construct nice on-line video games via enjoyable examples. Use this ebook as a advisor to include the following new release of online game development!

    Moving on from the fundamentals, you are going to tips on how to use Three.js to construct video game worlds utilizing its middle elements, together with renderers, geometries, fabrics, lights, cameras, and scenes. Following on from this, you are going to the right way to paintings with mouse and keyboard interactions, contain video game physics, and import customized versions and animations. additionally, you will contain results like debris, sounds, and post-processing. you are going to begin via development a 3D global, after which create a primary individual shooter online game utilizing it. you are going to then be proven the best way to imbue this FPS online game with a "capture the flag" gameplay target. With online game improvement with Three.js, it is possible for you to to construct 3D video games on the net utilizing the Three.js pics library.

    What you are going to research from this book

    • Set up a Three.js scene representing a online game world
    • Understand the kinds of Three.js elements, together with geometries, fabrics, lights, cameras, and renderers
    • Interact along with your video games utilizing the mouse and keyboard
    • Structure your worlds with numerous techniques to actual collision
    • Construct advanced degrees utilizing numerous diversified methods
    • Extend the Three.js framework with customized game-specific classes
    • Gain perception into improvement tactics and critical layout and function issues for internet games
    • Achieve a simple realizing of multiplayer online game networking


    A step by step, example-based advisor to construction immersive 3D video games on the internet utilizing the Three.js snap shots library.

    Who this e-book is written for

    This publication is for individuals drawn to programming 3D video games for the net. Readers are anticipated to have simple wisdom of JavaScript syntax and a easy knowing of HTML and CSS. This e-book could be valuable despite past event with online game programming, no matter if you wish to construct informal part tasks or large-scale specialist titles.

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  • Beginning Android Tablet Programming: Starting with Android Honeycomb for Tablets

    Beginning Android capsule Programming starts by way of exhibiting the way to get your process prepared for Android pill programming. you will not want any prior Android adventure, simply because you are going to study all concerning the simple constitution of an Android application and the way the Android working approach works―and then you will the way to write your first Android pill program from scratch!

    starting Android pill Programming

    then equips you to construct a suite of attention-grabbing and fully-working Android pill purposes. those initiatives provide you with the foundation and insights to construct your individual Android courses within the future.

    you can be brought to 2nd programming, and you may see what you are able to do with a slightly reveal interface and the Honeycomb SDK. after all, 3D programming is much more desirable for lots of programmers. If that incorporates you, you will find out about how Honeycomb has replaced the sport for Android pictures programming, and get your first flavor of 3D programming on an Android tablet.

    lighting fixtures, digital camera, motion! you are going to examine alongside the way in which how Android Honeycomb supplies entry, via your programming, to all these fascinating sensors that pill desktops are built with today―beyond the contact reveal itself. you will research, for instance, the way you to exploit a pill GPS sensor to find your automobile!

    you are going to additionally realize how one can entry records in your tablet―or at the web―through programming, after which construct on that perception to create your personal dossier browser program. This Android undertaking includes many beneficial coding strategies acceptable for lots of events it's possible you'll come across on your destiny programming Android pill functions; you will be completely happy to have them below your belt.

    So do you need to write down courses which could obtain and ship reminder messages through SMS? do you need to write down your first second or 3D online game on Android? possibly you would like to put in writing an software that varieties out your whole contacts for you! Beginning Android pill Programming introduces you to Android pill programming, and indicates how one can software your Android pill from scratch to do what you want!

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  • AppleScript in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (O'Reilly))

    By Bruce W. Perry

    AppleScript in a Nutshell is the 1st whole connection with AppleScript, the preferred programming language that provides either strength clients and complicated company buyers the real skill to automate repetitive projects and customise functions. because the Macintosh maintains to extend and solidify its base within the multimedia and publishing industries, AppleScript is the software of selection in this platform for growing subtle time- and money-saving workflow purposes (applets). those applets automate the processing and administration of electronic video, imaging, print, and web-based fabric. AppleScript can be gaining a foothold in medical programming, as technical organisations undertake G4 CPU-based platforms for complicated computing and clinical research. ultimately, "power clients" and script newcomers will locate that AppleScript is a smart daily Mac programming instrument, just like Perl on home windows NT or Unix.In this well-organized and concise reference, AppleScript programmers will find:

    • Detailed assurance of AppleScript model 1.4 and past on Mac OS nine and Mac OS X.
    • Complete descriptions of AppleScript language beneficial properties, equivalent to info forms, flow-control statements, capabilities, object-oriented positive aspects (script gadgets and libraries), and different syntactical elements.
    • Descriptions and thousands of code samples on programming many of the "scriptable" method parts, similar to the Finder, dossier Sharing, dossier alternate, community scripting, net scripting, Apple method Profiler, the ColorSync application, and the various strong language extensions known as "osax" or scripting additions.Most different AppleScript books are hopelessly old-fashioned. AppleScript in a Nutshell covers the most recent updates and enhancements with useful, effortless to appreciate guidance, including:
    • Using AppleScript as a device for dispensed computing, an exhilarating improvement that Apple computing device calls "program linking over IP." Programmers can now do dispensed computing with Macs over TCP/IP networks, together with controlling distant purposes with AppleScript and calling AppleScript tools on code libraries which are positioned on different machines.
    • Using the Sherlock locate software to automate net and community searching.
    • Insights on scripting new Apple applied sciences reminiscent of Apple facts Detectors, Folder activities, Keychain entry, and Apple Verifier.AppleScript in a Nutshell is a high-end instruction manual at a low-end price--an crucial machine reference that places the entire strength of this elementary programming language into each AppleScript user's hands.
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  • Instant Sublime Text Starter

    By Eric Haughee

    Learn to successfully writer software program, web publication posts, or the other textual content with chic textual content 2

    * examine whatever new immediately! a brief, quick, targeted advisor offering speedy results.
    * lessen redundant typing with contextual auto-complete.
    * Get a visible assessment of, and circulation round in, your rfile with the preview pane.
    * successfully edit many strains of textual content with a number of cursors.

    In Detail

    There are many parts of computing that require the growing or modifying and manipulating of textual content. We may have to writer or edit plain-text records for software program improvement, development an internet site, or maybe simply writing a weblog publish. whereas different strategies exist, elegant textual content 2 is a quick, feature-filled choice with a view to successfully and speedily control and writer your content material or software program with ease.

    The "Instant chic textual content Starter" booklet is a pragmatic consultant that offers a number of step by step directions detailing many of the many good points chic textual content 2 presents to streamline your textual content enhancing. This starter may also function a reference consultant to the various nice good points elegant textual content 2 has to offer.

    This publication seems on the a number of positive aspects elegant textual content 2 deals to be able to elevate the potency and simplicity of textual content manipulation and production with a spotlight on programming similar subject matters. it's going to take you thru simple projects from beginning and saving records the entire manner as much as defining your individual snippets and macros. you'll research those subject matters when it comes to effortless to reference, stand-alone, step by step instructional sections

    You also will know about a number of the cutting edge beneficial properties chic textual content 2 has to provide, reminiscent of a number of cursors for modifying in additional than one position at a time, the preview pane, the command palette, and the Goto something gains, between others.

    With the elegant textual content 2 Starter, you'll research every little thing you want to comprehend to start utilizing elegant textual content 2 and a few of its extra complicated gains. this can offer you a very good commence on using elegant textual content 2's strong positive factors and provides you a superb beginning to maneuver directly to its so much complicated positive factors in your own.

    What you are going to research from this book
    * Use the preview pane to view and stream round your record at a excessive level.
    * make the most of a number of cursors to edit your textual content in lots of destinations on the comparable time.
    * concentration larger at the job handy utilizing distraction loose mode.
    * Use classic mode for these accustomed to the Vi and VIM editors.
    * discover the Goto something positive factors of chic textual content 2.
    * Invoke many of the instructions and lines on hand utilizing the command palette.
    * set up and deal with group created plugins.
    * Create and invoke your personal macros.


    Get to grips with a brand new expertise, comprehend what it really is and what it could actually do for you, after which get to paintings with crucial good points and projects. A starter which teaches the elemental projects to be played with chic textual content with the mandatory useful examples and screenshots.
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  • Beginning PHP 5.3

    By Matt Doyle

    This e-book is meant for an individual beginning out with personal home page programming. If you’ve formerly labored in one other programming language comparable to Java, C#, or Perl, you’ll most likely decide up the ideas within the prior chapters speedy; even if, the booklet assumes no previous adventure of programming or of creating internet purposes.

    That stated, simply because personal home page is basically an internet know-how, it's going to support when you've got at the least a few wisdom of different net applied sciences, fairly HTML and CSS.

    Many net purposes utilize a database to shop info, and this booklet comprises 3 chapters on operating with MySQL databases. once more, if you’re already accustomed to databases often — and MySQL specifically — you’ll have the ability to fly via those chapters. even if, no matter if you’ve by no means touched a database earlier than on your lifestyles, you may still have the capacity to choose up a operating wisdom via interpreting via those chapters.

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  • Coding For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

    By Nikhil Abraham

    Coding For Dummies, (9781119293323) was once formerly released as Coding For Dummies, (9781118951309). whereas this model includes a new Dummies hide and layout, the content material is equal to the earlier unlock and shouldn't be thought of a brand new or up-to-date product.

    Hands-on workouts assist you learn how to code like a pro

    No coding adventure is needed for Coding For Dummies, your one-stop consultant to construction a origin of information in writing computing device code for internet, software, and software program improvement. it's not relevant if you've gotten dabbled in coding or by no means written a line of code, this ebook courses you thru the fundamentals. utilizing foundational net improvement languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, it explains in undeniable English how coding works and why it is needed.

    Online workouts built by way of Codecademy, a number one on-line code education website, aid hone coding talents and reveal effects as you practice.

    The website offers an atmosphere the place you could test tutorials equipped into the textual content and spot the particular output out of your coding. you will additionally achieve entry to end-of-chapter demanding situations to use newly got abilities to a less-defined task. So what are you ready for?

    • The present call for for employees with coding and desktop technology talents a long way exceeds the supply
    • Teaches the principles of internet improvement languages in an easy-to-understand format
    • Offers unheard of possibilities to perform easy coding languages
    • Readers can entry on-line hands-on workouts and end-of-chapter tests that increase and attempt their new-found skills

    If you are a scholar searching for an advent to the fundamental techniques of coding or a certified trying to upload new abilities, Coding For Dummies has you covered.

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  • Sinatra: Up and Running

    By Alan Harris, Konstantin Haase

    Take benefit of Sinatra, the Ruby-based internet software library and domain-specific language utilized by GitHub, LinkedIn, Engine backyard, and different fashionable corporations. With this concise e-book, you'll quick achieve operating wisdom of Sinatra and its minimalist method of development either standalone and modular internet applications.

    Sinatra serves as a light-weight wrapper round Rack middleware, with syntax that maps heavily to services uncovered by means of HTTP verbs, which makes it excellent for net providers and APIs. in case you have adventure development purposes with Ruby, you are going to quick study language basics and spot under-the-hood thoughts, with assistance from a number of useful examples. Then you will get hands-on adventure with Sinatra through development your individual weblog engine.
    • Learn Sinatra's middle techniques, and start via construction an easy application
    • Create perspectives, deal with periods, and paintings with Sinatra path definitions
    • Become accustomed to the language's internals, and take a better examine Rack
    • Use diversified subclass tools for development versatile and strong architectures
    • Put Sinatra to paintings: construct a web publication that takes benefit of carrier hooks supplied via the GitHub API
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