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Xamarin Crossplatform Application Development

by Jonathan Peppers

"Xamarin Cross-platform Application Development" is an end-to-end walk-through tutorial on developing applications for both iOS and Android. It offers clear and detailed explanations of each stage in the process, making it easier for you to master the creation of stable, production-ready, cross-platform apps. This book is for C# developers who are interested in mobile application development. If you have experience with desktop or web applications, this book will serve as a great tool to give you a head start with cross-platform development.

Xamarin Cross-platform Application Development - Second Edition

by Jonathan Peppers

If you are a developer with experience in C# and are just getting into mobile development, this is the book for you. If you have experience with desktop applications or the Web, this book will give you a head start on cross-platform development.

Xamarin Continuous Integration and Delivery: Team Services, Test Cloud, and HockeyApp

by Gerald Versluis

Learn everything you need to set up a full-featured, automated pipeline for Xamarin development and deployment. Automate everything from the build step through to deployment and delivery to your customer. If you thought this level of automation could be achieved only by large companies with generous funding, think again! You as a single developer, or working in a small team or company, can automate your processes to punch heavier than your weight. What’s more, you can achieve this level of automation completely for free!This hands-on guide takes you step-by-step from setting up your first automated build all the way to integrated unit testing, and finally through to delivering a high-quality app to your testers and end users. The automation presented in this book saves a lot of frustration and recurring work, providing you more time to focus on building the robust and compelling apps that delight your customers and keep you steps ahead of the competition. Not only does this book teach how to get a grip on consistent quality, but it covers the use of HockeyApp to track events and usage, and to report errors and anomalies back to home base for developers to investigate. Many times it’s possible to detect and fix errors before a user even notices they are there.This book:Teaches the necessity of an automated development pipelineHelps you set up an automated pipeline for Xamarin developmentIntegrates testing (on physical devices!) to ensure high-quality appsWhat You'll LearnWhy you want an automated development pipelineObtain and configure the automated toolingContinuously integrate your appsRun automated unit testsPush updates to your customersMonitor and detect errors without user interventionWho This Book Is ForApp developers looking for ways to ensure consistent quality of work and wanting to know how their apps are doing in actual use by customers

Xamarin Blueprints

by Michael Williams

Xamarin 4.x Cross-Platform Application Development - Third Edition

by Jonathan Peppers

Develop powerful cross-platform applications with Xamarin About This Book • Write native cross-platform applications with Xamarin • Design user interfaces that can be shared across Android, iOS, and Windows Phone using Xamarin.Forms • Practical cross-platform development strategies Who This Book Is For If you are a developer with experience in C# and are just getting into mobile development, this is the book for you. This book will give you a head start with cross-platform development and will be the most useful to developers who have experience with desktop applications or the web. What You Will Learn • Apple's MVC design pattern • The Android activity lifecycle • Share C# code across platforms and call native Objective-C or Java libraries from C# • Create a real web service back end in Windows Azure using SQL Azure as database storage • Set up third-party libraries such as NuGet and Objective Sharpie in many different ways, and port a desktop .NET library to Xamarin • Use Xamarin.Mobile for camera, contacts, and location In Detail Xamarin is a leading cross-platform application development tool used by top companies such as Coca-Cola, Honeywell, and Alaska Airlines to build apps. Version 4 features significant updates to the platform including the release of Xamarin.Forms 2.0 and improvements have been made to the iOS and Android designers. Xamarin was acquired by Microsoft so it is now a part of the Visual Studio family. This book will show you how to build applications for iOS, Android, and Windows. You will be walked through the process of creating an application that comes complete with a back-end web service and native features such as GPS location, camera, push notifications, and other core features. Additionally, you'll learn how to use external libraries with Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms to create user interfaces. This book also provides instructions for Visual Studio and Windows. This edition has been updated with new screenshots and detailed steps to provide you with a holistic overview of the new features in Xamarin 4. Style and approach This book offers a tutorial style approach to teach you the skills required to develop end-to-end cross-platform solutions with Xamarin.

X86 Assembly Language and C Fundamentals

by Joseph Cavanagh

The predominant language used in embedded microprocessors, assembly language lets you write programs that are typically faster and more compact than programs written in a high-level language and provide greater control over the program applications. Focusing on the languages used in X86 microprocessors, X86 Assembly Language and C Fundamentals expl

wxPython Recipes: A Problem - Solution Approach

by Mike Driscoll

Quickly discover solutions to common problems, learn best practices, and understand everything wxPython has to offer. This book is for anyone wanting to learn more about how to use the wxPython desktop GUI toolkit. It assumes some prior knowledge of Python and a general understanding of wxPython or GUI development, and contains more than 50 recipes covering various tasks and aspects of the toolkit.wxPython Recipes guides you step by step. The book takes you through how to create user interfaces in Python, including adding widgets, changing background images, manipulating dialogs, managing data, and much more. Examples target both Python 2.x and 3.x, and cover both wxPython 3.0 and Phoenix, offering a complete collection of ideas to improve your GUI development.What You'll LearnWork with UI elements such as widgets, buttons, images, boxes, and moreHandle data in files and notebooksImplement XML and using XML resources (XRC)Customize the behavior of panels and objects Who This Book Is ForPeople who are already familiar with the Python programming language and also have a basic understanding of wxPython. Readers who understand event loops and the basics of creating user interfaces with another Python UI toolkit, such as Tkinter or PyQt.

wxPython Application Development Cookbook

by Cody Precord

Over 80 step-by-step recipes to get you up to speed with building your own wxPython applications About This Book • This book empowers you to create rich cross-platform graphical user interfaces using Python • It helps you develop applications that can be deployed on Windows, OSX, and Linux • The recipes in the book involve real-world applications, giving you a first-hand experience of the practical scenarios Who This Book Is For For those who are familiar with programming in Python and want to start building applications with graphical user interfaces, this book will get you up and running quickly. A basic understanding of the Python programming language and object-oriented concepts are all that is needed. What You Will Learn • Create full featured user interfaces • Design and develop custom controls • Deploy and distribute wxPython applications to Windows, Macintosh OS X, Linux, and other UNIX-like environments • Handle and respond to application events • Manage and display data using grids • Interact with web services from your GUI • Use Paint events to draw custom displays • Support the display of user interfaces in multiple languages In Detail wxPython is a GUI toolkit for the Python programming language built on top of the cross-platform wxWidgets GUI libraries. wxPython provides a powerful set of tools that allow you to quickly and efficiently building applications that can run on a variety of different platforms. Since wxWidgets provides a wrapper around each platform's native GUI toolkit, the applications built with wxPython will have a native look and feel wherever they are deployed. This book will provide you with the skills to build highly functional and native looking user interfaces for Python applications on multiple operating system environments. By working through the recipes, you will gain insights into and exposure to creating applications using wxPython. With a wide range of topics covered in the book, there are recipes to get the most basic of beginners started in GUI programming as well as tips to help experienced users get more out of their applications. The recipes will take you from the most basic application constructs all the way through to the deployment of complete applications. Style and approach This book is a collection of step-by-step recipes that introduce the various components and concepts of wxPython in a conversational and easy-to-follow way. Each recipe contains coded examples along with detailed explanations about the key points of each topic. Each topic is designed to introduce and show you how to use a single feature from the wxPython library.

wxPython 2.8 Application Development Cookbook

by Cody Precord

Written in cookbook style, this book offers learning and techniques through recipes. It contains step-by-step instructions for developers who want to build feature-rich desktop applications in wxPython. The book is designed in such a way that you can refer to things chapter by chapter, and read them in no particular order. This book is written for python programmers wanting to develop GUI applications. Basic knowledge of Python is required.

WTF?: What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us

by Tim O'Reilly

‘The man who can really make a whole industry happen.’ Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google‘A punchy and provocative book . . . WTF? is an insightful and heartfelt plea, daring us to reimagine a better economy and society.’ Financial TimesRenowned as ‘the Oracle of Silicon Valley’, Tim O’Reilly has spent three decades exploring the world-transforming power of information technology. Now, the leading thinker of the internet age turns his eye to the future – and asks the questions that will frame the next stage of the digital revolution:· Will increased automation destroy jobs or create new opportunities?· What will the company of tomorrow look like?· Is a world dominated by algorithms to be welcomed or feared?· How can we ensure that technology serves people, rather than the other way around?· How can we all become better at mapping future trends?Tim O’Reilly’s insights create an authoritative, compelling and often surprising portrait of the world we will soon inhabit, highlighting both the many pitfalls and the enormous opportunities that lie ahead.‘Tim O’Reilly has been at the cutting edge of the internet since it went commercial.’ New York Times‘O’Reilly’s ability to quickly identify nascent trends is unparalleled.’ Wired

WSO2 Developer's Guide: SOA and data services with WSO2 Enterprise Integrator

by Fidel Prieto Estrada Ramon Garrido Lazaro

WSO2 Made Simple – dive deep into the core concepts of WSO2 to overcome the challenges faced while using the Enterprise Integrator About This Book • Design, create, and publish services in the WSO2 technology • Integrate the WSO2 Enterprise Integrator with other components and servers • Log and test deployed services Who This Book Is For If you are a Java solutions architect or developer and are keen to understand how to build enterprise applications with WSO2, this book is for you. No prior knowledge of WSO2 is expected. What You Will Learn • Configure WSO2 Enterprise Integrator server in a production environment • Create SOAP Proxies and REST APIs • Interact with WSO2 Message Broker • Write services using the new language: Ballerina • Schedule automatic tasks for the services you create • Manage log messages depending on the log level of the system • Integrate with social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Yammer • Test SOAP Services using the Tryit feature and SoapUI tool • Work with Quality of Services In Detail WSO2 Enterprise Integrator brings together the most powerful servers provided by the WSO2 company for your SOA infrastructure. As an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), WSO2 Enterprise Integrator provides greater flexibility and agility to meet growing enterprise demands, whereas, as a Data Services Server (DSS), it provides an easy-to-use platform for integrating data stores, creating composite views across different data sources, and hosting data services. Using real-world scenarios, this book helps you build a solid foundation in developing enterprise applications with powerful data integration capabilities using the WSO2 servers. The book gets you started by brushing up your knowledge about SOA architecture and how it can be implemented through WSO2. It will help build your expertise with the core concepts of ESB such as building proxies, sequences, endpoints, and how to work with these in WSO2. Going further, you will also get well-acquainted with DSS data service concepts such as configuring data services, tasks, events, testing, and much more. The book will also cover API management techniques. Along with ESB and DSS, you will also learn about business process servers, the rules server and other components that together provide the control and robustness your enterprise applications will need. With practical use cases, the book covers typical daily scenarios you will come across while using these servers to give you hands-on experience. Style and approach The book is a complete guide and helps you get the right start—from understanding SOA architectures to getting valuable experience with two important integration servers such as ESB and DSS. It will include some real-world practical scenarios to help you master the best practices followed right across the industry and overcome the challenges you're likely to face on a daily basis.

WS-BPEL 2.0 for SOA Composite Applications with Oracle SOA Suite 11g

by Matjaz B. Juric Marcel Krizevnik

This book is a comprehensive guide that shows developers how to design and develop business processes in BPEL efficiently. Throughout the book, the authors discuss important concepts and show real-world examples covering Oracle SOA Suite 11g and related products. This book is aimed at SOA architects and developers involved in the design, implementation, and integration of composite applications and end-to-end business processes. The book provides comprehensive coverage of WS-BPEL 2.0 for implementing business processes and developing SCA composite application, dealing with the issues of composition, orchestration, transactions, coordination, and security. This book uses Oracle SOA Suite 11g and related Oracle products. To follow this book you need to have basic knowledge of XML, web services, and Java EE.

WS-BPEL 2.0 for SOA Composite Applications with IBM WebSphere 7

by Matjaz B. Juric Swami Chandrasekaran Ales Frece

This book is a comprehensive guide that shows developers how to design and develop business processes in BPEL efficiently. Throughout the book the authors discuss important concepts and offer real-world examples covering the IBM WebSphere SOA platform. This book is aimed at SOA architects and developers involved in the design, implementation, and integration of composite applications and end-to-end business processes. It provides comprehensive coverage of WS-BPEL 2.0 for implementing business processes and developing SCA composite applications, dealing with the issues of composition, orchestration, transactions, coordination, and security. It uses IBM WebSphere SOA platform version 7.0. To follow this book you need to have basic knowledge of XML, web services, and Java EE. You should also be familiar with basic concepts of Business Process Management (BPM).

WS-BPEL 2.0 Beginner's Guide

by Matjaz B. Juric Denis Weerasiri

If you are a software architect, a designer, a software developer, an SOA and BPM architect, a project manager, or a business process analyst who is responsible for the design and development of business processes, composite applications, and BPM/SOA solutions, then this book is for you. You should have a clear grasp of general SOA concepts including business processes and web services, but no prior knowledge of the BPEL language is required.

Writing Virtual Environments for Software Visualization

by Clinton Jeffery Jafar Al-Gharaibeh

Writing Virtual Environments for Software Visualization book describes the software for a networked, 3D multi-user virtual environment that allows users to create and share remotely visualizations of program behavior. Collaborative virtual environments such as World of Warcraft or Second Life are a popular way to share interactive internet experiences, but they are complex and difficult to create. Software visualization is an area that may enable important advances in our ability to understand and reduce the costs of maintaining software. Applying the former technology to this problem area will be valuable to distributed and multi-institutional software development and educational users. The author covers the major features of collaborative virtual environments and how to program them in a very high level language. The book also examines the application of popular game-like software technologies.

Writing for Digital Media (PDF)

by Brian Carroll

This work teaches students how to write effectively for online audiences while providing them with a solid understanding of the ways that the Internet has blurred traditional roles of media producer, consumer, publisher, and reader. 9780415992015 9780203894316

Writing for Digital Media

by Brian Carroll

This work teaches students how to write effectively for online audiences while providing them with a solid understanding of the ways that the Internet has blurred traditional roles of media producer, consumer, publisher, and reader. 9780415992015 9780203894316

Writing for Computer Science

by Justin Zobel

All researchers need to write or speak about their work, and to have research that is worth presenting. Based on the author's decades of experience as a researcher and advisor, this third edition provides detailed guidance on writing and presentations and a comprehensive introduction to research methods, the how-to of being a successful scientist. Topics include:· Development of ideas into research questions;· How to find, read, evaluate and referee other research;· Design and evaluation of experiments and appropriate use of statistics;· Ethics, the principles of science and examples of science gone wrong.Much of the book is a step-by-step guide to effective communication, with advice on: · Writing style and editing;· Figures, graphs and tables;· Mathematics and algorithms;· Literature reviews and referees’ reports;· Structuring of arguments and results into papers and theses;· Writing of other professional documents;· Presentation of talks and posters.Written in an accessible style and including handy checklists and exercises, Writing for Computer Science is not only an introduction to the doing and describing of research, but is a valuable reference for working scientists in the computing and mathematical sciences.

Writing Computer Code: Learn the Language of Computers! (Dummies Junior)

by Chris Minnick Eva Holland

A technology book for kids! Learning how to code can be like learning a foreign language.This book serves as an excellent guide to help you start writing in the odd-looking languages that make the web work. Follow simple steps as you work with real code to build your own web robots. Create your robot—write code that builds your robot's body and structure Give your bot some style—add code lines that customize your robot's color and shape Get your robot moving—finish off your robot with code that teaches it how to dance Technology Requirements: Hardware – PC or tablet with Internet connection running Windows 7 or higher or Mac with Internet connection running Mac OS X 10.7 or higher Software – Web browser to access JSFiddle.net: Google Chrome™, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge, or Microsoft Internet Explorer version 9.0 or higher

Writing Compilers and Interpreters: A Software Engineering Approach

by Ronald Mak

Long-awaited revision to a unique guide that covers both compilers and interpreters Revised, updated, and now focusing on Java instead of C++, this long-awaited, latest edition of this popular book teaches programmers and software engineering students how to write compilers and interpreters using Java. You?ll write compilers and interpreters as case studies, generating general assembly code for a Java Virtual Machine that takes advantage of the Java Collections Framework to shorten and simplify the code. In addition, coverage includes Java Collections Framework, UML modeling, object-oriented programming with design patterns, working with XML intermediate code, and more.

Writing and Managing SOPs for GCP

by Susanne Prokscha

Writing and Managing SOPs for GCP is the first book to discuss managing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Good Clinical Practice (GCP) from conception to retirement. It recommends approaches that have a direct impact on improving SOP and regulatory compliance. Throughout the text, the book provides a user's point of view to keep topics focus

Write Your Way To Success: Lessons Learned On My Path From Ordinary Developer To Writer Of Multiple Programming Books That Sell

by Azat Mardan

Learn how to make an impact in the web world. This short book shows you that the best way to become an expert and a thought leader is to thoroughly research a topic and then publish a book on it. The great thing about writing a book is that you don’t have to risk anything - all you need is a few hours of writing per week and in no time you can have your own book that you can sell, give away at conferences, and prominently feature on your resume. Since author Azat Mardan published his first book, several high profile tech companies have tried to recruit him and his experience is not an exception! Write Your Way To Success covers everything that he has learned through publishing – see how you can do the same!What You'll LearnCreate passive incomeReview the process of a ProgWriterExamine practical tips about publishing and marketingWho This Book Is ForAny experts (or wannabe experts) in technical topics, tools, frameworks for web development, applied computer science, dev ops and QA.

Worldwide Language Service Infrastructure: Second International Workshop, WLSI 2015, Kyoto, Japan, January 22-23, 2015. Revised Selected Papers (Lecture Notes in Computer Science #9442)

by Yohei Murakami Donghui Lin

This book constitutes the refereed post-workshop proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Worldwide Language Service Infrastructure, WLSI 2015, held in Kyoto, Japan, in January 2015. The 4 full papers included in this volume and presented together with 2 short papers and 8 invited papers, were carefully reviewed and selected from 7 submissions. The papers are categorized into four parts: introducing metadata and annotations; providing technologies for language service platforms; atomic language services across different interfaces, policies, and development of language resources and services; and collecting reports on language service application.

A World Without "Whom": The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age

by Emmy J. Favilla BuzzFeed

Eats, Shoots & Leaves for the internet age As language evolves faster than ever before, what is the future of 'correct' writing? When Emmy Favilla was tasked with creating a styleguide for BuzzFeed, she opted for spelling, grammar and punctuation guidelines that would reflect how readers actually use language IRL. With wry humour and an uncanny intuition for the possibilities of internet-age expression, Favilla makes a case for breaking the stuffy rules that have hitherto defined our relationship with language. Featuring priceless emoji strings, sidebars, quizzes and style debates among the most lovable word nerds of the digital media world – of which Favilla is the go-to style guru – A World Without “Whom” is essential for readers and writers of posts, tweets, texts, emails and whatever comes next.

A World Without "Whom": The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age

by Emmy J. Favilla BuzzFeed

"A provocative and jaunty romp through the dos and don'ts of writing for the internet" (NYT)--the practical, the playful, and the politically correct--from BuzzFeed copy chief Emmy Favilla.A World Without "Whom" is Eats, Shoots & Leaves for the internet age, and BuzzFeed global copy chief Emmy Favilla is the witty go-to style guru of webspeak. As language evolves faster than ever before, what is the future of "correct" writing? When Favilla was tasked with creating a style guide for BuzzFeed, she opted for spelling, grammar, and punctuation guidelines that would reflect not only the site's lighthearted tone, but also how readers actually use language IRL. With wry cleverness and an uncanny intuition for the possibilities of internet-age expression, Favilla makes a case for breaking the rules laid out by Strunk and White: A world without "whom," she argues, is a world with more room for writing that's clear, timely, pleasurable, and politically aware. Featuring priceless emoji strings, sidebars, quizzes, and style debates among the most lovable word nerds in the digital media world--of which Favilla is queen--A World Without "Whom" is essential for readers and writers of virtually everything: news articles, blog posts, tweets, texts, emails, and whatever comes next . . . so basically everyone.

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