Introducing .NET 4.0: With Visual Studio 2010 (Expert's Voice in .NET)

By Alex Mackey

Microsoft has brought plenty of alterations to the way in which that the .NET Framework operates. widespread technologies have being altered, most sensible practices changed, and developer methodologies adjusted. Many builders locate it difficult to take care of with the speed of swap throughout .NET's ever-widening array of applied sciences. you'll comprehend what is occurring in C#, yet how in regards to the Azure cloud? How is that going to impact your paintings? What are the constraints of the pLINQ syntax? What you wish is a roadmap. A consultant that can assist you see the suggestions that topic and to offer you a head commence at the possibilities to be had within the new framework.

Introducing .NET 4.0: with visible Studio 2010 is designed to supply you with simply that roadmap. It serves as a no-nonsense primer that might support skilled .NET builders comprehend the influence of the hot framework and its linked applied sciences. This publication will maintain you up-to-date at the alterations and assist you to grab new possibilities with a bit of luck and quickly.

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Programming in Go: Creating Applications for the 21st Century (Developer's Library)

By Mark Summerfield

Your Hands-On consultant to move, the progressive New Language Designed for Concurrency, Multicore undefined, and Programmer Convenience


Today’s most fun new programming language, move, is designed from the floor as much as assist you simply leverage the entire strength of today’s multicore undefined. With this consultant, pioneering move programmer Mark Summerfield indicates tips to write code that takes complete benefit of Go’s leap forward beneficial properties and idioms.


Both an educational and a language reference, Programming in Go brings jointly all of the wisdom you want to evaluation move, imagine in pass, and write high-performance software program with move. Summerfield provides a number of idiom comparisons displaying precisely how cross improves upon older languages, calling certain recognition to Go’s key recommendations. alongside the best way, he explains every little thing from absolutely the fundamentals via Go’s lock-free channel-based concurrency and its versatile and weird duck-typing type-safe method of object-orientation.


Throughout, Summerfield’s procedure is carefully useful. every one bankruptcy bargains a number of stay code examples designed to motivate experimentation and assist you quick increase mastery. anyplace attainable, entire courses and programs are offered to supply life like use instances, in addition to routines. insurance includes


  • Quickly getting and fitting cross, and development and working move programs
  • Exploring Go’s syntax, good points, and large general library
  • Programming Boolean values, expressions, and numeric types
  • Creating, evaluating, indexing, cutting, and formatting strings
  • Understanding Go’s hugely effective integrated assortment varieties: slices and maps
  • Using cross as a procedural programming language
  • Discovering Go’s strange and versatile method of item orientation
  • Mastering Go’s distinct, basic, and average method of fine-grained concurrency
  • Reading and writing binary, textual content, JSON, and XML files
  • Importing and utilizing normal library applications, customized programs, and third-party packages
  • Creating, documenting, unit trying out, and benchmarking customized packages

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Backbone.js Patterns and Best Practices

A onestop consultant to most sensible practices and layout styles while development functions utilizing Backtbone.js

About This Book

  • Offers ideas to universal Backbone.js comparable difficulties that almost all builders face
  • Shows you the way to take advantage of customized widgets, plugins, and mixins to make your code reusable
  • Describes styles and most sensible practices for big scale JavaScript software structure and unit trying out functions with QUnit and SinonJS frameworks

Who This e-book Is For

This e-book is for JavaScript builders who paintings with Backbone.js and wish to benefit the easiest layout styles to improve complicated internet functions. easy wisdom of Backbone.js and JavaScript is essential.

What you are going to Learn

  • Develop customized plugins and mixins to lessen boilerplate on your code
  • Learn approximately spine view administration with nested perspectives, subviews, structure supervisor, and Marionette views
  • Understand template administration through storing and pre-compiling templates
  • Explore version validation with validation plugins and examine version serialization and relational information administration with nested models
  • Work with collections to enforce a number of sorting and filtering behavior
  • Create stable program structure with AMD and assorted renowned layout patterns

In Detail

Backbone.js is an excellent mild framework in order to constitution your JavaScript codes in an MV* style. This framework is a wonderful software in terms of growing an equipped and modular code base for net apps of any measurement or complexity. even though light-weight, Backbone.js ends up in plenty of boilerplate. studying the easiest practices and layout styles can help you stay away from those difficulties and let you make sure that the simplest criteria are followed.

Backbone.js styles and top Practices is choked with examples that can assist you paintings with Backbone.js elements. It additionally supplies ideas to universal difficulties confronted by means of builders. It provides a whole evaluation of plugin improvement, huge scale software structure, and unit trying out as well.

Starting with a dialogue of why lowering boilerplate on your JavaScript code is key, Backbone.js styles and most sensible Practices explains easy methods to implement reusability on your code by means of developing plugins and mixins. you are going to know about styles and top practices for spine perspectives, versions, collections, routers, and events.

You will observe options to universal difficulties that builders face via uncomplicated examples, and delve into the easiest open resource plugins on hand to resolve those difficulties after they come up. This publication is a superb selection of layout and implementation styles to help you constitution and boost complicated Backbone.js functions easily.

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Beginning iPhone 4 Development: Exploring the iOS SDK

By Jeff LaMarche, Jack Nutting

The authors of the bestselling starting iPhone three improvement are again, with an analogous very good fabric thoroughly up to date for iOS four and written from the floor up utilizing the most recent model of Apple's Xcode three. All resource code has been up-to-date to take advantage of the most recent Xcode templates and present APIs, and all-new screenshots convey Xcode three in motion. starting iPhone four improvement is an entire direction in iOS improvement. you will grasp options that paintings on iPhone, iPad, and iPod contact. we commence with the fundamentals, exhibiting you ways to obtain and set up the instruments you will have, and the way to create your first uncomplicated software. subsequent you are going to learn how to combine all of the interface components iOS clients have come to grasp and love, reminiscent of buttons, switches, pickers, toolbars, and sliders. you are going to grasp a number of layout styles, from the best unmarried view to complicated hierarchical drill-downs. The complicated artwork of desk development can be demystified, and you can examine concepts to avoid wasting and retrieve your info utilizing SQLite, iPhone's integrated database administration approach and middle information, the traditional for patience that Apple delivered to iOS with the discharge of SDK three. and there is even more! you will learn how to draw utilizing Quartz 2nd and OpenGL ES, upload multitouch gestural aid (pinches and swipes) on your functions, and paintings with the digital camera, picture library, accelerometer, and integrated GPS. you will find the wonderful issues of program personal tastes and the best way to localize your apps for a number of languages. you will additionally how one can use the hot concurrency APIs incorporated in iOS four, and make strong multithreaded purposes utilizing Grand primary Dispatch. The iPhone four replace to the best-selling and so much advised booklet for Cocoa contact builders Written in an obtainable, easy-to-follow sort filled with worthy information and strategies that will help you turn into an iOS seasoned What you will research every thing you must recognize to strengthen your individual best-selling iPhone and iPad

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Reclaiming Development: An Economic Policy Handbook for Activists and Policymakers (Global Issues)

By Ha-Joon Chang, Ilene Grabel

The authors of this publication problem winning rules approximately unfastened markets and globalization. They query no matter if globalization is a technological fact that can't be stopped and ask if the U.S. financial system rather outperformed its rivals within the Nineteen Nineties. They exhibit how in each one key area--trade and commercial coverage, privatization, highbrow estate rights, funding and fiscal regulations, trade price and foreign money coverage, labour and social welfare --there are possible choices to neoliberal rules that the old adventure of specific nations end up particularly works.

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The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It

By Paul Collier

Within the universally acclaimed and award-winning The backside Billion, Paul Collier finds that 50 failed states--home to the poorest a billion humans on Earth--pose the critical problem of the constructing global within the twenty-first century. The e-book shines much-needed mild in this team of small countries, principally disregarded via the industrialized West, which are losing more and more in the back of the vast majority of the world's humans, usually falling into an absolute decline in dwelling criteria. A fight rages inside of every one of those countries among reformers and corrupt leaders--and the corrupt are successful. Collier analyzes the factors of failure, pointing to a suite of traps that ensnare those nations, together with civil warfare, a dependence at the extraction and export of usual assets, and undesirable governance. general strategies don't paintings, he writes; relief is frequently useless, and globalization can truly make concerns worse, using improvement to extra good countries. What the ground billion want, Collier argues, is a daring new plan supported via the crowd of 8 industrialized countries. If failed states are ever to be helped, the G8 must undertake preferential alternate rules, new legislation opposed to corruption, new foreign charters, or even behavior rigorously calibrated army interventions. Collier has spent an entire life operating to finish worldwide poverty. In The backside Billion, he deals genuine desire for fixing one of many nice humanitarian crises dealing with the area today.

"Set to develop into a vintage. full of statistical nuggets and customary feel, his booklet might be obligatory reading."
--The Economist

"If Sachs turns out too saintly and Easterly too cynical, then Collier is the real previous Africa hand: he is aware the terrain and has a willing ear.... If you have ever stumbled on your self on one facet or the opposite of these arguments--and who hasn't?--then you just needs to learn this book."
--Niall Ferguson, The long island occasions booklet Review

"Rich in either research and recommendations.... learn this booklet. you'll study a lot you don't know. it is going to additionally swap how you examine the tragedy of power poverty in an international of plenty."
--Financial Times

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Sams Teach Yourself the Twitter API in 24 Hours

In simply 24 classes of 1 hour or much less, you’ll find out how to construct nice new social functions with the most recent types of the Twitter API. utilizing this book’s uncomplicated, step by step procedure, you’ll detect all you are able to do with the Twitter API, and grasp every little thing from absolutely the fundamentals to the latest recommendations. One step at a time, you’ll the way to construct Twitter consumers and expand them with extra energy… use complicated positive aspects like streaming and geotagging… even construct cellular Twitter apps for iPhone and Android! every one lesson builds on what you’ve already discovered leading to a completely useful Twitter software, providing you with a powerful real-world origin for fulfillment, no matter if you’re thoroughly new to Twitter development!


Step-by-step directions conscientiously stroll you thru the commonest Twitter API programming initiatives.


Quizzes and routines on the finish of every bankruptcy assist you try out your knowledge.


By the best way notes current fascinating details concerning the discussion.


Did you recognize? counsel supply suggestion or exhibit you more straightforward how you can practice tasks.


Watch Out! cautions provide you with a warning to attainable difficulties and provides you recommendation on the right way to stay away from them.


Learn tips on how to…

  • Make the fitting in advance judgements in making plans your software
  • Integrate Twitter aid into current websites, prone, and applications
  • Set up your Twitter improvement setting
  • Make Twitter API calls, deal with responses, and boost readers
  • Construct dynamic frameworks to successfully generate and deal with a number of API calls
  • Build uncomplicated consumers and expand them to address extra strong tasks
  • Securely entry server assets with OAuth
  • Use Direct Messages, Lists, seek, and different Twitter API features
  • Enable clients to regulate their bills, determine favorites and friendships, ship notifications, and block participants
  • Build location-based, geotagged purposes with Twitter’s GEO API
  • Give clients up to the moment information regarding the most well liked Twitter issues
  • Get begun with Twitter improvement for iPhone and Android
  • Understand the way forward for Twitter API development


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Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS

With over 60,000 copies bought due to the fact that its first version, this SitePoint best-seller has simply had a clean replace to incorporate contemporary advances within the net industry.

With the 1st versions coming hugely instructed by way of tested, prime net designers and builders, the 3rd version with all its additional candies will proceed that development. additionally absolutely up-to-date to incorporate the newest working structures, net browsers and offering fixes to concerns that experience cropped up because the final edition.

Readers will study to:

  • Style textual content and keep an eye on your web page structure with CSS
  • Create and Optimize pics for the Web
  • Add interactivity on your websites with forms
  • Include a customized seek, touch us web page, and a News/Events part in your site
  • Track viewers with Google Analytics
  • Extend your achieve and attach your website with Social Media
  • Use HTML5&CSS3 so as to add a few cool, polished good points on your site
  • Use diagnosis/debug instruments to discover any problems

And plenty more.

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jQuery Mobile Cookbook

By Chetan K. Jain

Chetan ok Jain, "jQuery cellular Cookbook"
English | ISBN: 1849517223 | 2012 | 320 pages | PDF | four + eight MB

Over eighty recipes with examples and useful find out how to assist you speedy research and increase cross-platform purposes with jQuery Mobile

Create purposes that use customized animations and use a variety of options to enhance program performance
Use and customise a number of the controls akin to toolbars, buttons, and lists with customized icons, icon sprites, kinds, and themes
Write uncomplicated yet strong scripts to control a number of the configurations and paintings with the occasions, equipment, and utilities that are supplied through the framework.

In Detail

jQuery cellular is an award profitable, HTML5/CSS3 dependent open resource cross-platform UI framework. It deals a truly cool and hugely customizable UX. it truly is equipped at the well known jQuery library and makes use of declarative coding making it effortless to take advantage of and examine. it's the industry chief this present day contemplating the various browsers and structures that it supports.

"jQuery cellular Cookbook" provides over 100 recipes written in an easy and straightforward demeanour. you could quick research and begin writing code instantly. complex themes corresponding to utilizing scripts to control, customise, and expand the framework also are coated. the following pointers handle your universal daily difficulties. The ebook is particularly convenient for either newbie and skilled jQuery cellular developers.

You commence by means of constructing easy apps utilizing numerous controls and learn how to customise them. Later you discover utilizing complicated facets like configurations, occasions, and methods.

Develop unmarried and multi-page functions. Use caching to spice up functionality. Use customized transitions, icon sprites, types, and topics. research complicated good points like configurations, occasions, and strategies. discover destiny tendencies by utilizing HTML5 new positive factors and semantics with jQuery Mobile.

"jQuery cellular Cookbook" is a straightforward learn and is filled with useful assistance and screenshots.

What you'll research from this book
Create single-page and multi-page purposes that use customized CSS and JavaScript transitions; enhance functionality utilizing Prefetch, DOM-Cache, and alertness Cache
Use mounted and whole display toolbars, navbars, and buttons; customise them along with your personal icons, icon sprites, and styles
Use XML and JSON information on your program; layout web page content material utilizing format grids, collapsibles, and nested accordions
Build obtainable varieties; use shape controls like turn switches, sliders, and choose menus; validate and put up types utilizing Ajax
Use a number of varieties of lists similar to Inset, Numbered, Nested, Read-only, and break up Button lists; manage lists utilizing JavaScript
Use JavaScript to dynamically create and initialize controls, load and alter pages, deal with occasions; tweak and customise the framework configurations
Explore HTML5 semantics and contours comparable to neighborhood garage, consultation garage, historical past, second Canvas, 3D, Geolocation, internet employees, Audio, and Video
Use customized fonts and backgrounds, improve topics, override latest topics; generate and percentage new issues utilizing the topic curler tool


This booklet is written in Cookbook kind with loads of useful assistance, code, and step by step examples, to ease and quicken your studying curve.

Who this e-book is written for

If you're a newbie with jQuery/JavaScript talents, this ebook provides you with a variety of examples to get you started.

If you're a pro developer, this ebook enables you to discover jQuery cellular in higher intensity.

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Getting Better: Why Global Development Is Succeeding--And How We Can Improve the World Even More

By Charles Kenny

As the source of revenue hole among built and constructing international locations grows, so grows the cacophony of voices claiming that the search to discover an easy recipe for monetary progress has failed. Getting Better, in sharp distinction, studies the excellent news approximately international development. Economist Charles Kenny argues opposed to improvement naysayers through pointing to the proof of common advancements in healthiness, schooling, peace, liberty--and even happiness.

Kenny exhibits how the unfold of inexpensive applied sciences, corresponding to vaccines and mattress nets, and ideas, reminiscent of political rights, has remodeled the realm. He additionally indicates that by means of knowing this variation, we will make the area an excellent higher position to live.

That's to not say that existence is grand for everybody, or that we do not have some distance to move. yet advancements have unfold some distance, and, based on Kenny, they could unfold even further.

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