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A Wall Street Journal bestseller. An inside account of Apple's creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs. 'If you've ever wondered what it's like to work in a hotbed of innovation, you'll enjoy this inside view of life at Apple. Ken Kocienda pioneered the iPhone keyboard, and this ...
Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
A Wall Street Journal bestseller. An inside account of Apple's creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs. 'If you've ever wondered what it's like to work in a hotbed of innovation, you'll enjoy this inside view of life at Apple. Ken Kocienda pioneered the iPhone keyboard, and this book gives a play-by-play of their creative process - from generating ideas to doing a demo for Steve Jobs.' Adam Grant, bestselling author of Originals Hundreds of millions of people use Apple products every day; several thousand work on Apple's campus in Cupertino, California; but only a handful sit at the drawing board. Creative Selection recounts the life of one of the few who worked behind the scenes, a highly-respected software engineer who worked in the final years of the Steve Jobs era, the Golden Age of Apple. Ken Kocienda offers an inside look at Apple's creative process. For fifteen years, he was on the ground floor of the company as a specialist, directly responsible for experimenting with novel user interface concepts and writing powerful, easy-to-use software for products including the iPhone, the iPad and the Safari web browser. His stories explain the symbiotic relationship between software and product development for those who have never dreamed of programming a computer, and reveal what it was like to work on the cutting edge of technology at one of the world's most admired companies. Kocienda shares moments of struggle and success, crisis and collaboration, illuminating each with lessons learned over his Apple career. He introduces the essential elements of innovation, inspiration, collaboration, craft, diligence, decisiveness, taste, and empathy, and uses these as a lens through which to understand productive work culture. An insider's tale of creativity and innovation at Apple, Creative Selection shows readers how a small group of people developed an evolutionary design model, and how they used this methodology to make groundbreaking and intuitive software which countless millions use every day.
17.17 USD

Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs

by Ken Kocienda
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For courses in Computer Science and Programming Computer systems: A Programmer's Perspective explains the underlying elements common among all computer systems and how they affect general application performance. Written from the programmer's perspective, this book strives to teach students how understanding basic elements of computer systems and executing real practice ...
Computer Systems: A Programmer's Perspective, Global Edition
For courses in Computer Science and Programming Computer systems: A Programmer's Perspective explains the underlying elements common among all computer systems and how they affect general application performance. Written from the programmer's perspective, this book strives to teach students how understanding basic elements of computer systems and executing real practice can lead them to create better programs. Spanning across computer science themes such as hardware architecture, the operating system, and systems software, the Third Edition serves as a comprehensive introduction to programming. This book strives to create programmers who understand all elements of computer systems and will be able to engage in any application of the field--from fixing faulty software, to writing more capable programs, to avoiding common flaws. It lays the groundwork for students to delve into more intensive topics such as computer architecture, embedded systems, and cybersecurity. This book focuses on systems that execute an x86-64 machine code, and recommends that students have access to a Linux system for this course. Students should have basic familiarity with C or C++. MasteringEngineering (R) not included. Students, if MasteringEngineering is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MasteringEngineering should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. MasteringEngineering is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.
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105.86 USD

Computer Systems: A Programmer's Perspective, Global Edition

by David R. O'Hallaron, Randal E. Bryant
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THE DIGITAL ERA PRESENTS THE BIGGEST OPPORTUNITY AND, IRONICALLY, THE BIGGEST THREAT TO THE MODERN BUSINESS. With the average company lifespan now reduced from 65 years to 15 years, it has never been more important to innovate, adapt and grow. Technology projects are the hub of digital transformation and yet ...
Run Fast: The Definitive Guide To Accelerating SAP Projects

THE DIGITAL ERA PRESENTS THE BIGGEST OPPORTUNITY AND, IRONICALLY, THE BIGGEST THREAT TO THE MODERN BUSINESS. With the average company lifespan now reduced from 65 years to 15 years, it has never been more important to innovate, adapt and grow. Technology projects are the hub of digital transformation and yet executives have sleepless nights struggling with timescales, governance and cost. In addition, two new generations of workers have created problems that ‘traditional’ thinking does not address. The nature of technical projects now drives the very survival of companies and successfully delivering projects in a timely manner has never been more critical. Using Neil How’s proven 6-step method, Run Fast shows you how to accelerate project delivery in the most disruptive period in history. Read Run Fast and discover how to: Prepare for projects in the digital era and leverage existing digital learning: Re-organise to create simplicity within delivery models and accelerate project timelines: Move to an outcome-based approach and remove wasteful activities: Change the mind-set of an organisation to one that delivers accelerated projects: Manage your people in an accelerated delivery model: Maintain an aggressive delivery tempo and deliver more in less time.

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25.75 USD

Run Fast: The Definitive Guide To Accelerating SAP Projects

by Neil How
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An insider's account of Apple's creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs. 'If you've ever wondered what it's like to work in a hotbed of innovation, you'll enjoy this inside view of life at Apple. Ken Kocienda pioneered the iPhone keyboard, and this book gives a play-by-play of ...
Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
An insider's account of Apple's creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs. 'If you've ever wondered what it's like to work in a hotbed of innovation, you'll enjoy this inside view of life at Apple. Ken Kocienda pioneered the iPhone keyboard, and this book gives a play-by-play of their creative process -from generating ideas to doing a demo for Steve Jobs.' Adam Grant Hundreds of millions of people use Apple products every day; several thousand work on Apple's campus in Cupertino, California; but only a handful sit at the drawing board. Creative Selection recounts the life of one of the few who worked behind the scenes, a highly-respected software engineer who worked in the final years of the Steve Jobs era, the Golden Age of Apple. Ken Kocienda offers an inside look at Apple's creative process. For fifteen years, he was on the ground floor of the company as a specialist, directly responsible for experimenting with novel user interface concepts and writing powerful, easy-to-use software for products including the iPhone, the iPad and the Safari web browser. His stories explain the symbiotic relationship between software and product development for those who have never dreamed of programming a computer, and reveal what it was like to work on the cutting edge of technology at one of the world's most admired companies. Kocienda shares moments of struggle and success, crisis and collaboration, illuminating each with lessons learned over his Apple career. He introduces the essential elements of innovation, inspiration, collaboration, craft, diligence, decisiveness, taste, and empathy, and uses these as a lens through which to understand productive work culture. An insider's tale of creativity and innovation at Apple, Creative Selection shows readers how a small group of people developed an evolutionary design model, and how they used this methodology to make groundbreaking and intuitive software which countless millions use every day.
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25.75 USD

Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs

by Ken Kocienda
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Few books on software project management have been as influential and timeless asThe Mythical Man-Month. With a blend of software engineering facts and thought-provoking opinions, Fred Brooks offers insight for anyone managing complex projects. These essays draw from his experience as project manager for the IBM System/360 computer family and ...
The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition
Few books on software project management have been as influential and timeless asThe Mythical Man-Month. With a blend of software engineering facts and thought-provoking opinions, Fred Brooks offers insight for anyone managing complex projects. These essays draw from his experience as project manager for the IBM System/360 computer family and then for OS/360, its massive software system. Now, 20 years after the initial publication of his book, Brooks has revisited his original ideas and added new thoughts and advice, both for readers already familiar with his work and for readers discovering it for the first time. The added chapters contain (1) a crisp condensation of all the propositions asserted in the original book, including Brooks' central argument in The Mythical Man-Month: that large programming projects suffer management problems different from small ones due to the division of labor; that the conceptual integrity of the product is therefore critical; and that it is difficult but possible to achieve this unity; (2) Brooks' view of these propositions a generation later; (3) a reprint of his classic 1986 paper No Silver Bullet ; and (4) today's thoughts on the 1986 assertion, There will be no silver bullet within ten years.
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49.21 USD

The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, Anniversary Edition

by Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.
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Exam Board: Edexcel, AQA, and OCR Gateway Level: GCSE Grade 9-1 Subject: Computer Science First Teaching: September 2016, First Exams: June 2018 Suitable for the 2020 exams Letts Revision improves exam confidence Matched to the requirements of the National Curriculum, this combined revision guide and exam practice workbook prepares students ...
GCSE 9-1 Computer Science Complete Revision & Practice (Letts GCSE 9-1 Revision Success)
Exam Board: Edexcel, AQA, and OCR Gateway Level: GCSE Grade 9-1 Subject: Computer Science First Teaching: September 2016, First Exams: June 2018 Suitable for the 2020 exams Letts Revision improves exam confidence Matched to the requirements of the National Curriculum, this combined revision guide and exam practice workbook prepares students for their GCSE Computer Science exam with confidence. The variety of activity types ensures every student stays motivated throughout their revision to help them achieve the best results in their exams. * Lively magazine-style layout communicates all the essential information in an accessible way. * Plenty of practice questions reinforce understanding and improve performance. * Hands-on activities for every topic provide a more varied revision approach. * Free audio tracks talk learners through all the key points. Download from collins.co.uk/lettsGCSErevision Includes complete GCSE Computer Science practice test papers! Revision Guides: Simple and concise explanations of every topic are explored through different activity types. Workbooks: A mixture of question styles help children can get closer to a `real' test experience. Practice Test Papers: Test-style questions test understanding and improve performance.
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20.32 USD

GCSE 9-1 Computer Science Complete Revision & Practice (Letts GCSE 9-1 Revision Success)

by Letts GCSE
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'You won't find a more honest, raw and helpful look into the trenches of founding a tech startup than this book' Nir Eyal, author of Hooked 'Rand Fishkin is the real deal' Seth Godin, entrepreneur and author ----------- Everyone knows how a startup story is supposed to go: a young, ...
Lost and Founder: A Painfully Honest Field Guide to the Startup World
'You won't find a more honest, raw and helpful look into the trenches of founding a tech startup than this book' Nir Eyal, author of Hooked 'Rand Fishkin is the real deal' Seth Godin, entrepreneur and author ----------- Everyone knows how a startup story is supposed to go: a young, brilliant entrepreneur has an cool idea, drops out of college, defies the doubters, overcomes all odds, makes billions and becomes the envy of the technology world. This is not that story. Rand Fishkin, the founder and former CEO of Moz, is one of the world's leading experts on SEO. Moz is now a $45 million a year business, but Fishkin's business and reputation took 15 years to grow, and his startup began not in a Harvard dorm room but as a mother-and-son family business that fell deeply into debt. Now Fishkin pulls back the curtain on tech startup mythology, exposing the ups and downs of startup life that most CEOs would rather keep secret. For instance: a minimally viable product can be destructive if you launch at the wrong moment. Growth hacking may be the buzzword du jour, but initiatives to your business can fizzle quickly. Revenue and profitability won't protect you from layoffs. And venture capital always comes with strings attached. In Lost and Founder Fishkin reveals the mostly awful, sometimes awesome truth about startup culture with the transparency and humour that his hundreds of thousands of blog readers have come to love. Fishkin's hard-won lessons are applicable to any kind of business environment and this book can help solve your problems, and make you feel less alone for having them. ----------- 'This is a truly courageous book. It's one part business-building guide and two parts Indiana Jones-style adventure memoir' Chris Guillebeau, author of Side Hustle and The $100 Startup 'Rand Fishkin is like the industry friend we all wish we had - funny, warm, and refreshingly honest about the rollercoaster ride that is founding your own company' Julie Zhou, VP of Product Design at Facebook
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25.75 USD

Lost and Founder: A Painfully Honest Field Guide to the Startup World

by Rand Fishkin
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Building upon the success of best-sellers The Clean Coder and Clean Code, legendary software craftsman Robert C. Uncle Bob Martin shows how to bring greater professionalism and discipline to application architecture and design. As with his other books, Martin's Clean Architecture doesn't merely present multiple choices and options, and say ...
Clean Architecture: A Craftsman's Guide to Software Structure and Design
Building upon the success of best-sellers The Clean Coder and Clean Code, legendary software craftsman Robert C. Uncle Bob Martin shows how to bring greater professionalism and discipline to application architecture and design. As with his other books, Martin's Clean Architecture doesn't merely present multiple choices and options, and say use your best judgment : it tells you what choices to make, and why those choices are critical to your success. Martin offers direct, no-nonsense answers to key architecture and design questions like: What are the best high level structures for different kinds of applications, including web, database, thick-client, console, and embedded apps? What are the core principles of software architecture? What is the role of the architect, and what is he/she really trying to achieve? What are the core principles of software design? How do designs and architectures go wrong, and what can you do about it? What are the disciplines and practices of professional architects and designers? Clean Architecture is essential reading for every software architect, systems analyst, system designer, and software manager -- and for any programmer who aspires to these roles or is impacted by their work.
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43.49 USD

Clean Architecture: A Craftsman's Guide to Software Structure and Design

by Robert C Martin
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Even the best developers have seen well-intentioned software projects fail - often because the customer kept changing requirements, and end users didn't know how to use the software you developed. Instead of surrendering to these common problems, let Head First Software Development guide you through the best practices of software ...
Head First Software Development
Even the best developers have seen well-intentioned software projects fail - often because the customer kept changing requirements, and end users didn't know how to use the software you developed. Instead of surrendering to these common problems, let Head First Software Development guide you through the best practices of software development. Before you know it, those failed projects will be a thing of the past. With its unique visually rich format, this book pulls together the hard lessons learned by expert software developers over the years. You'll gain essential information about each step of the software development lifecycle - requirements, design, coding, testing, implementing, and maintenance - and understand why and how different development processes work. This book is for you if you are: tired of your customers assuming you're psychic. You'll learn not only how to get good requirements, but how to make sure you're always building the software that customers want (even when they're not sure themselves); wondering when the other 15 programmers you need to get your project done on time are going to show up. You'll learn how some very simple scheduling and prioritizing will revolutionize your success rate in developing software; confused about being rational, agile, or a tester. You'll learn not only about the various development methodologies out there, but how to choose a solution that's right for your project; and, confused because the way you ran your last project worked so well, but failed miserably this time around. You'll learn how to tackle each project individually, combine lessons you've learned on previous projects with cutting-edge development techniques, and end up with great software on every project. Head First Software Development is here to help you learn in a way that your brain likes...and you'll have a blast along the way. Why pick up hundreds of boring books on the philosophy of this approach or the formal techniques required for that one? Stick with Head First Software Development , and your projects will succeed like never before. Go on, get started...you'll learn and have fun. We promise.
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64.38 USD

Head First Software Development

by Dan Pilone
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Exam Board: Edexcel, AQA, and OCR Gateway Level: GCSE Grade 9-1 Subject: Computer Science First Teaching: September 2016, First Exams: June 2018 Suitable for the 2020 exams Letts Revision improves exam confidence Matched to the requirements of the National Curriculum, this workbook prepares students for their GCSE Computing Science exam ...
GCSE 9-1 Computer Science Exam Practice Workbook, with Practice Test Paper (Letts GCSE 9-1 Revision Success)
Exam Board: Edexcel, AQA, and OCR Gateway Level: GCSE Grade 9-1 Subject: Computer Science First Teaching: September 2016, First Exams: June 2018 Suitable for the 2020 exams Letts Revision improves exam confidence Matched to the requirements of the National Curriculum, this workbook prepares students for their GCSE Computing Science exam with confidence. This workbook provides invaluable practice in answering exam-style questions ahead of the new, more challenging GCSEs. The first section is organised by topic for focused revision. The second section features a complete GCSE Computing Science exam practice paper. * Lively magazine-style layout communicates all the essential information in an accessible way. * Plenty of exam-style questions reinforce understanding and improve performance. * Topic-by-topic practice for focused revision Revision Guides: Simple and concise explanations of every topic are explored through different activity types. Workbooks: A mixture of question styles help children can get closer to a `real' test experience. Practice Test Papers: Test-style questions test understanding and improve performance.
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10.30 USD

GCSE 9-1 Computer Science Exam Practice Workbook, with Practice Test Paper (Letts GCSE 9-1 Revision Success)

by Letts GCSE
Paperback / softback
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* Software patterns have revolutionized the way developers think about how software is designed, built, and documented, and this unique book offers an in-depth look of what patterns are, what they are not, and how to use them successfully * The only book to attempt to develop a comprehensive language ...
Pattern-oriented Software Architecture: On Patterns and Pattern Languages
* Software patterns have revolutionized the way developers think about how software is designed, built, and documented, and this unique book offers an in-depth look of what patterns are, what they are not, and how to use them successfully * The only book to attempt to develop a comprehensive language that integrates patterns from key literature, it also serves as a reference manual for all pattern-oriented software architecture (POSA) patterns * Addresses the question of what a pattern language is and compares various pattern paradigms * Developers and programmers operating in an object-oriented environment will find this book to be an invaluable resource
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55.78 USD

Pattern-oriented Software Architecture: On Patterns and Pattern Languages

by Douglas C. Schmidt, Kevlin Henney, Frank Buschmann
Hardback
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Update to the bestseller now features the latest release of the Android platform Android is a powerful, flexible, open source platform for mobile devices and its popularity is growing at an unprecedented pace. This update to the bestselling first edition dives in to cover the exciting new features of the ...
Professional Android 2 Application Development
Update to the bestseller now features the latest release of the Android platform Android is a powerful, flexible, open source platform for mobile devices and its popularity is growing at an unprecedented pace. This update to the bestselling first edition dives in to cover the exciting new features of the latest release of the Android mobile platform. Providing in-depth coverage of how to build mobile applications using the next major release of the Android SDK, this invaluable resource takes a hands-on approach to discussing Android with a series of projects, each of which introduces a new feature and highlights techniques and best practices to get the most out of Android. The Android SDK is a powerful, flexible, open source platform for mobile devices Shares helpful techniques and best practices to maximize the capabilities of Android Explains the possibilities of Android through the use of a series of detailed projects Demonstrates how to create real-world mobile applications for Android phones Includes coverage of the latest version of Android Providing concise and compelling examples, Professional Android Application Development is an updated guide aimed at helping you create mobile applications for mobile devices running the latest version of Android. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
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55.78 USD

Professional Android 2 Application Development

by Reto Meier
Paperback
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Discover a practical, streamlined, updated approach to information systems development that covers both traditional and emerging technologies and approaches to systems analysis and design. SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN, 11E offers a well-organized, streamlined approach. Chapter objectives are keyed directly to chapter headings, making content easy to comprehend and convenient to ...
Systems Analysis and Design
Discover a practical, streamlined, updated approach to information systems development that covers both traditional and emerging technologies and approaches to systems analysis and design. SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN, 11E offers a well-organized, streamlined approach. Chapter objectives are keyed directly to chapter headings, making content easy to comprehend and convenient to study. Numerous real-world examples and screenshots ensure content is current and relevant. In addition, key terms at the end of the chapter now include definitions so you don't have to flip back and forth to a glossary. Exercises throughout this edition emphasize critical thinking and IT skills in a dynamic, business-related environment. This new edition offers everything you need to prepare for success in today's intensely competitive and rapidly changing business world.
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228.88 USD

Systems Analysis and Design

by Harry J. Rosenblatt, Scott Tilley
Hardback
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This extensively classroom-tested text takes an innovative approach to explaining software testing that defines it as the process of applying a few precise, general-purpose criteria to a structure or model of the software. The book incorporates cutting-edge developments, including techniques to test modern types of software such as OO, web ...
Introduction to Software Testing
This extensively classroom-tested text takes an innovative approach to explaining software testing that defines it as the process of applying a few precise, general-purpose criteria to a structure or model of the software. The book incorporates cutting-edge developments, including techniques to test modern types of software such as OO, web applications, and embedded software. This revised second edition significantly expands coverage of the basics, thoroughly discussing test automaton frameworks, and it adds new, improved examples and numerous exercises. The theory of coverage criteria is carefully and cleanly explained to help students understand concepts before delving into practical applications, while extensive use of the JUnit test framework gives students practical experience in a test framework popular in the industry. Exercises, meanwhile, feature specifically tailored tools that allow students to check their own work. The book's website also offers an instructor's manual, PowerPoint slides, testing tools for students, and example software programs in Java.
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85.83 USD

Introduction to Software Testing

by Jeff Offutt, Paul Ammann
Hardback
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When you have a question about how to use C# 5.0 or the .NET CLR, this highly acclaimed bestseller has precisely the answers you need. Uniquely organized around concepts and use cases, this fifth edition include in-depth cover of concurrency and asynchrony new to C# 5.0 as well as continued ...
C# 5.0 in a Nutshell: The Definitive Reference
When you have a question about how to use C# 5.0 or the .NET CLR, this highly acclaimed bestseller has precisely the answers you need. Uniquely organized around concepts and use cases, this fifth edition include in-depth cover of concurrency and asynchrony new to C# 5.0 as well as continued coverage of parallel programming, code contracts, dynamic programming, security and COM interoperability. You'll also find updated information on language enhancements such as Caller Info Attributes, ReadOnlyDictionary, Web Sockets, and the new HttpClient class. This handy book has all you need to stay on track with C# 5.0. Get up to speed on C# language basics, including syntax, types, and variables Explore advanced topics such as unsafe code and preprocessor directives Learn C# 5.0 features such as concurrency and asynchrony Work with .NET 4.5's rich set of features for parallel programming, code contracts, and the code security model Understand .NET topics, including XML, collections, I/O and networking, memory management, reflection, attributes, security, and native interoperability
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67.88 USD

C# 5.0 in a Nutshell: The Definitive Reference

by Ben Albahari, Joseph Albahari
Paperback
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This comprehensive tutorial and reference covers all the basics of PHP 5, a popular open source Web scripting language, and MySQL 4.012, the most popular open source database engine Explores why users need PHP and MySQL, how to get started, how to add PHP to HTML, and how to connect ...
PHP and MySQL Bible
This comprehensive tutorial and reference covers all the basics of PHP 5, a popular open source Web scripting language, and MySQL 4.012, the most popular open source database engine Explores why users need PHP and MySQL, how to get started, how to add PHP to HTML, and how to connect HTML Web pages to MySQL Offers an extensive tutorial for developing applications with PHP and MySQL Includes coverage of how to install, administer, and design MySQL databases independently of PHP; exception and error handling; debugging techniques; PostgreSQL database system; and PEAR database functions The authors provide unique case studies of how and where to use PHP drawn from their own extensive Web experience
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63.21 USD

PHP and MySQL Bible

by Clark Morgan, Joyce Park, Tim Converse
Paperback
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One-stop shopping for every aspect of iPhone development! Whether you're a beginning programmer who wants to build an application for your iPhone or you're a professional developer looking to leverage the marketing power of the open iPhone SDK, this helpful guide has your needs covered. iPhone enthusiast and developer Neal ...
iPhone Application Development All-in-One For Dummies
One-stop shopping for every aspect of iPhone development! Whether you're a beginning programmer who wants to build an application for your iPhone or you're a professional developer looking to leverage the marketing power of the open iPhone SDK, this helpful guide has your needs covered. iPhone enthusiast and developer Neal Goldstein shows you the ins and outs of developing applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch and explains how to get your apps into the AppStore and market and sell them. You'll learn the basics of getting started, download the SDK, context-based design, and fill your toolbox. Clear, easy-to-understand steps walk you through programming with Objective C or Cocoa and show you how to develop games and graphics. Plus, you'll discover how to design specifically for mobile apps. * Aimed at both novice and seasoned developers who are interested in developing iPhone and iPod Touch applications * Shows you how to get started, download the SDK, and fill your toolbox * Walks you through developing games and graphics * Explains how to gets your apps into the AppStore and sell them Getting started developing your own applications today with this fun and friendly guide. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file. Note: Apple's iOS SDK tools are only accessible on Intel-powered Mac and MacBook devices.
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23.06 USD

iPhone Application Development All-in-One For Dummies

by Neal Goldstein, Tony Bove
Paperback
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The Game Maker's Apprentice shows you how to create nine exciting games using the wildly popular Game Maker game creation tool. This book covers a range of genres, including action, adventure, and puzzle games--complete with professional quality sound effects and visuals. It discusses game design theory and features practical examples ...
The Game Maker's Apprentice: Game Development for Beginners
The Game Maker's Apprentice shows you how to create nine exciting games using the wildly popular Game Maker game creation tool. This book covers a range of genres, including action, adventure, and puzzle games--complete with professional quality sound effects and visuals. It discusses game design theory and features practical examples of how this can be applied to making games that are more fun to play. Game Maker allows games to be created using a simple drag-and-drop interface, so you don't need to have any prior coding experience. It includes an optional programming language for adding advanced features to your games, when you feel ready to do so. You can obtain more information by visiting book.gamemaker.nl. The authors include the creator of the Game Maker tool and a former professional game programmer, so you'll glean understanding from their expertise.
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45.78 USD

The Game Maker's Apprentice: Game Development for Beginners

by Mark Overmars, Jacob Habgood
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The Fourth Edition of Ethics and Technology introduces students to issues and controversies that comprise the relatively new field of cyberethics. This textbook examines a wide range of cyberethics issues--from specific issues of moral responsibility to broader social and ethical concerns that affect each of us in our day-to-day lives. ...
Ethics and Technology: Controversies, Questions, and Strategies for Ethical Computing
The Fourth Edition of Ethics and Technology introduces students to issues and controversies that comprise the relatively new field of cyberethics. This textbook examines a wide range of cyberethics issues--from specific issues of moral responsibility to broader social and ethical concerns that affect each of us in our day-to-day lives. Recent developments in machine ethics should also cause students to consider questions about conventional conceptions of autonomy and trust. Such topics and many other engaging ethical controversies--both hypothetical and actual cases--are discussed in this widely used and respected text. Updates to the 4th Edition include * New or updated scenarios in each chapter * New sample arguments in many chapters, which enable students to apply the tools for argument analysis covered in Chapter 3 * Newly designed set of study/exercise questions call Unalyzed Scenarios in each chapter, which can be used for either in-class group projects or outside class assignments * Additional review, discussion, and essay/presentation questions at the end of many chapters New Issues Examined and Analyzed include * Ethical and social aspects of Cloud Computing, including concerns about the privacy and security of users' data that is increasingly being stored in the Cloud * Concerns about the increasing personalization of search results based on queries entered by users on search engines such as Google * Controversies surrounding Wikileaks and the tension it creates between free speech and responsible journalism * Concerns affecting net neutrality and whether Internet regulation may be required to ensure that service providers on the Internet do not also unduly control the content delivered via their services * Recent controversies affecting machine ethics and the development of moral machines or autonomous systems that will be embedded with software designed for making moral decisions * Questions about our conventional notions of autonomy and trust--can machines be autonomous? Can we trust machines to act in ways that will always be in the best interest of humans?
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111.01 USD

Ethics and Technology: Controversies, Questions, and Strategies for Ethical Computing

by Herman T. Tavani
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If you're ready to create web pages more complex than those you can build with HTML and CSS, Head First PHP & MySQL is the ultimate learning guide to building dynamic, database-driven websites using PHP and MySQL. Packed with real-world examples, this book teaches you all the essentials of server-side ...
Head First PHP & MySQL
If you're ready to create web pages more complex than those you can build with HTML and CSS, Head First PHP & MySQL is the ultimate learning guide to building dynamic, database-driven websites using PHP and MySQL. Packed with real-world examples, this book teaches you all the essentials of server-side programming, from the fundamentals of PHP and MySQL coding to advanced topics such as form validation, session IDs, cookies, database queries and joins, file I/O operations, content management, and more. Head First PHP & MySQL offers the same visually rich format that's turned every title in the Head First series into a bestseller, with plenty of exercises, quizzes, puzzles, and other interactive features to help you retain what you've learned.This title discusses how to: use PHP to transform static HTML pages into dynamic web sites; create and populate your own MySQL database tables, and work with data stored in files; perform sophisticated MySQL queries with joins, and refine your results with LIMIT and ORDER BY; use cookies and sessions to track visitors' login information and personalize the site for users; protect your data from SQL injection attacks; use regular expressions to validate information on forms; dynamically display text based on session info and create images on the fly; and, pull syndicated data from other sites using PHP and XML. Throughout the book, you'll build sophisticated examples - including a mailing list, a job board, and an online dating site - to help you learn how to harness the power of PHP and MySQL in a variety of contexts. If you're ready to build a truly dynamic website, Head First PHP & MySQL is the ideal way to get going.
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Exam Board: Edexcel, AQA, and OCR Gateway Level; GCSE Grade 9-1 Subject: Computer Science First Teaching: September 2016, First Exams: June 2018 Suitable for the 2020 exams Letts Revision improves exam confidence Matched to the requirements of the National Curriculum, this revision guide prepares students for their GCSE Computer Science ...
GCSE 9-1 Computer Science Revision Guide (Letts GCSE 9-1 Revision Success)
Exam Board: Edexcel, AQA, and OCR Gateway Level; GCSE Grade 9-1 Subject: Computer Science First Teaching: September 2016, First Exams: June 2018 Suitable for the 2020 exams Letts Revision improves exam confidence Matched to the requirements of the National Curriculum, this revision guide prepares students for their GCSE Computer Science exam with confidence. The variety of activity types ensures every student stays motivated throughout their revision to help them achieve the best results in their exams. * Lively magazine-style layout communicates all the essential information in an accessible way. * Plenty of practice questions reinforce understanding and improve performance. * Hands-on activities for every topic provide a more varied revision approach. * Free audio tracks talk learners through all the key points. Download from collins.co.uk/lettsGCSErevision Revision Guides: Simple and concise explanations of every topic are explored through different activity types. Workbooks: A mixture of question styles help children can get closer to a `real' test experience. Practice Test Papers: Test-style questions test understanding and improve performance.
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The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture was awarded a Textbook Excellence Award ( Texty ) in it's second, third, and fourth editions from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) the only association devoted solely to serving textbook and academic authors since 1987 (www.TAAonline.net). The Textbook Excellence Award recognizes ...
Essentials Of Computer Organization And Architecture
The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture was awarded a Textbook Excellence Award ( Texty ) in it's second, third, and fourth editions from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) the only association devoted solely to serving textbook and academic authors since 1987 (www.TAAonline.net). The Textbook Excellence Award recognizes works for their excellence in the areas of content, presentation, appeal, and teachability. Each new print copy of Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Bestselling text, The Essentials of Computer Organization and Architecture, Fifth Edition, is comprehensive enough to address all necessary organization and architecture topics, but concise enough to be appropriate for a single-term course. Its focus on real-world examples and practical applications encourages students to develop a big-picture understanding of how essential organization and architecture concepts are applied in the computing world. In addition to direct correlation with the ACM/IEEE guidelines for computer organization and architecture, the text exposes readers to the inner workings of a modern digital computer through an integrated presentation of fundamental concepts and principles. With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. Whether you teach an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, Navigate 2 delivers unbeatable value. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2.
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