Category: Programming

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 event with Apple’s developer instruments, no challenge! From object-oriented programming to storing app information in iCloud, the fourth variation of this publication covers every thing you want to construct apps for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

You’ll tips on how to paintings with the Xcode IDE, Objective-C’s origin library, and different developer instruments equivalent to occasion equipment framework and center Animation. alongside the best way, you’ll construct instance tasks, together with an easy Objective-C software, a customized view, an easy video participant software, and an app that screens calendar occasions for the user.

  • Learn the applying lifecycle on OS X and iOS
  • Work with the user-interface process in Cocoa and Cocoa Touch
  • Use AV beginning to show video and audio
  • Build apps that permit clients create, edit, and paintings with documents
  • Store information in the neighborhood with the dossier approach, or at the community with iCloud
  • Display lists or collections of knowledge with desk perspectives and assortment views
  • Interact with the skin international with middle situation and middle Motion
  • Use blocks and operation queues for multiprocessing

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Well-implemented interprocess communications (IPC) are key to the functionality of almost each non-trivial UNIX application. In UNIX community Programming, quantity 2, moment version, mythical UNIX specialist W. Richard Stevens provides a finished consultant to each kind of IPC, together with message passing, synchronization, shared reminiscence, and distant method Calls (RPC). Stevens starts with a simple advent to IPC and the issues it truly is meant to resolve. step by step you will find out how to maximize either procedure V IPC and the recent Posix criteria, which supply dramatic advancements in comfort and function.

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By Scott W. Ambler

* Describes Agile Modeling pushed layout (AMDD) and Test-Driven layout (TDD) methods, database refactoring, database encapsulation options, and instruments that help evolutionary suggestions* Agile software program builders frequently use item and relational database (RDB) expertise jointly and consequently needs to triumph over the impedance mismatch* the writer covers innovations for mapping items to RDBs and for imposing concurrency keep watch over, referential integrity, shared company common sense, protection entry keep an eye on, reviews, and XML* An agile beginning describes primary talents that every one agile software program builders require, really Agile DBAs* comprises item modeling, UML facts modeling, facts normalization, category normalization, and the way to accommodate legacy databases* Scott W. Ambler is writer of Agile Modeling (0471202827), a contributing editor with software program improvement (, and a featured speaker at software program meetings world wide

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By Cory Gackenheimer

Node.js Recipes is your one-stop reference for fixing Node.js difficulties. jam-packed with important recipes that persist with a problem/solution structure, you could search for recipes for plenty of events that you could be stumble upon on your daily server-side improvement.

Node.js is available to people who not just delight in in server-side programming but in addition net builders who comprehend the ever-present language of the internet. Node.js Recipes covers all of the crucial parts required to develop into a pro Node.js developer very quickly - make it your integral reference at the present time.

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By Dave Thomas, Leon Breedt, Mike Clark

The definitive, Jolt-award profitable consultant to studying and utilizing Rails is now in its moment variation. Rails is a brand new method of web-based software improvement that permits builders to create full-featured, subtle web-based purposes utilizing much less code and no more attempt. Now programmers can get the activity performed correct and nonetheless go away paintings on time.

NEW within the moment version: The booklet has been up to date to exploit the entire new Rails 1.2 good points. The pattern software makes use of migrations, Ajax, incorporates a relaxation interface, and illustrates new Rails gains. There are new chapters on migrations, lively aid, energetic checklist, and motion controller (including the hot resources-based routing). the net 2.0 and Deployment chapters were thoroughly rewritten to mirror the newest pondering. you can now examine which environments are most sensible to your variety software, and spot how Capistrano makes coping with your web site uncomplicated. the entire last chapters were broadly up-to-date. eventually, thousands of reviews from readers of the 1st version were included, making this ebook easily the easiest available.

Rails is a full-stack, open resource net framework that allows you to create full-featured, subtle web-based purposes with a can create a whole Rails program utilizing much less code than the setup XML you would want simply to configure another frameworks.

With this booklet, you are going to the way to use Rails energetic checklist to attach enterprise gadgets and database tables. not more painful object-relational mapping. simply create your corporation items and allow Rails do the remaining. you will easy methods to use the motion Pack framework to course incoming requests and render pages utilizing easy-to-write templates and elements. See how one can make the most the Rails provider frameworks to ship emails, consult internet companies, and engage dynamically with JavaScript functions working within the browser (the "Ajax" architecture).

You'll see how effortless it truly is to set up Rails. you will be writing functions that paintings together with your favourite database (MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, and extra) very quickly at all.

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By Feipeng Liu

Create Android apps utilizing local C/C++ with the professional suggestions contained during this cookbook. From easy exercises to complex multimedia improvement, it is helping you harness the entire energy of Android NDK.


  • Build, debug, and profile Android NDK apps
  • Implement a part of Android apps in local C/C++ code.
  • Optimize code functionality in meeting with Android NDK.

In Detail

Building Android functions might frequently suggest that you just spend your entire time operating in Java. There are in spite of the fact that instances whilst this isn't the best or most sensible technique for the appliance being outfitted. this can be the place Android NDK is available in. Android NDK permits the developer to jot down in local C/C++, supplying you with the ability to reuse code and libraries and likewise, more often than not, bring up the rate and potency of your application.

The "Android local improvement equipment Cookbook" can assist the improvement, development, and debugging of your local Android purposes. we'll realize and research JNI programming and crucial NDK APIs similar to OpenGL ES, and the local program API. we are going to then discover the method of porting current libraries and software program to NDK. by means of the tip of this publication it is possible for you to to construct your personal apps in NDK apps.

"Android local improvement package Cookbook" starts with uncomplicated recipes to help you within the development and debugging of local apps, and JNI programming. The recipes disguise a variety of subject matters of software improvement with Android NDK equivalent to OpenGL programming and Multimedia programming. we are going to commence with an easy recipe, hi NDK, earlier than relocating directly to conceal complicated issues with recipes on OpenGL ES that target second and 3D pics, in addition to recipes that debate operating with NDK and exterior APIs. when you are searching for how one can make your program on hand in Android and take measures to spice up your application’s functionality, then this Cookbook is for you.

What you are going to study from this book

  • Develop Android apps in C/C++ with out a unmarried line of Java.
  • Program 2D/3D pictures with either OpenGL ES 1x and 2.0 in Android NDK.
  • Write multi-threaded Android apps in Android NDK.
  • Port current C/C++ libraries and functions to Android with NDK.
  • Develop multimedia Android apps with Android NDK.


This publication is written in a Cookbook kind, starting with recipes which concentrate on aiding builders make their software/application to be had in Android.

Who this booklet is written for

Android builders who are looking to research Android NDK programming, or increase multimedia and video games in Android NDK will reap the benefits of this book.

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By E. Gabriella Coleman

Who are desktop hackers? what's unfastened software program? And what does the emergence of a neighborhood devoted to the creation of loose and open resource software--and to hacking as a technical, aesthetic, and ethical project--reveal concerning the values of latest liberalism? Exploring the increase and political importance of the loose and open resource software program (F/OSS) circulate within the usa and Europe, Coding Freedom info the ethics at the back of hackers' devotion to F/OSS, the social codes that advisor its creation, and the political struggles by which hackers query the scope and course of copyright and patent legislation. In telling the tale of the F/OSS move, the e-book unfolds a broader narrative concerning computing, the politics of entry, and highbrow estate.

E. Gabriella Coleman tracks the ways that hackers collaborate and examines passionate manifestos, hacker humor, unfastened software program venture governance, and festive hacker meetings. the ways in which hackers maintain their efficient freedom, Coleman indicates that those activists, pushed via a dedication to their paintings, reformulate key beliefs together with loose speech, transparency, and meritocracy, and refuse restrictive highbrow protections. Coleman demonstrates how hacking, so frequently marginalized or misunderstood, sheds gentle at the carrying on with relevance of liberalism in on-line collaboration.

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By Michael Coughlan

Beginning COBOL for Programmers is a finished, subtle educational and modular talents reference at the COBOL programming language for confirmed programmers. This publication is for you while you're a developer who would favor to—or must—add COBOL for your repertoire. probably you know the possibilities provided through the present COBOL talents predicament, or are operating in a challenge severe company which keeps legacy COBOL purposes. no matter what your state of affairs, Beginning COBOL for Programmers meets your wishes as a longtime programmer relocating to COBOL.

Beginning COBOL for Programmers contains finished insurance of ANS eighty five COBOL positive aspects and strategies, together with keep watch over constructions, situation names, sequential and direct entry documents, facts redefinition, string dealing with, decimal mathematics, subprograms, and the file author. the ultimate bankruptcy incorporates a massive advent to object-oriented COBOL.

Benefiting from over 100 instance courses, you’ll obtain an intensive advent to the middle and complex positive aspects of the COBOL language and may learn how to observe those via finished and sundry workouts. If you've gotten inherited a few legacy COBOL, you’ll be ready to snatch the COBOL idioms, comprehend the constructs, and realize what is taking place within the code you’re operating with.

Today’s firm software builders will locate that COBOL abilities open new—or old—doors, and this large COBOL reference is the e-book that can assist you collect and enhance your COBOL skills.

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By Tomas Petricek, Jon Skeet

Functional programming languages like F#, Erlang, and Scala are attracting recognition as a good option to deal with the recent standards for programming multi-processor and high-availability functions. Microsoft's new F# is a real sensible language and C# makes use of useful language gains for LINQ and different fresh advances.

Real-World sensible Programming is a different educational that explores the sensible programming version in the course of the F# and C# languages. The truly offered rules and examples train readers how useful programming differs from different techniques. It explains how principles glance in F#-a practical language-as good as how they are often effectively used to unravel programming difficulties in C#. Readers construct on what they find out about .NET and study the place a sensible strategy makes the main feel and the way to use it successfully in these cases.

The reader must have an excellent operating wisdom of C#. No previous publicity to F# or useful programming is required.

buy of the print publication comes with a proposal of a loose PDF, ePub, and Kindle book from Manning. additionally to be had is all code from the publication.

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