Category: Programming

SQL and Relational Theory: How to Write Accurate SQL Code

SQL is stuffed with problems and traps for the unwary. you could keep away from them when you comprehend relational conception, yet provided that you understand how to place that idea into perform. during this e-book, Chris Date explains relational thought extensive, and demonstrates via a variety of examples and workouts how one can use it on your use of SQL.

This 3rd version has been revised, prolonged, and more advantageous all through. subject matters whose therapy has been accelerated contain facts kinds and domain names, desk comparisons, photograph relatives, mixture operators and summarization, view updating, and subqueries. a different function of this version is a brand new appendix on NoSQL and relational theory.

  • Could you write an SQL question to discover staff who've labored once or more in each programming division within the corporation? And confirm it’s correct?
  • Why is right column naming so important?
  • Nulls within the database reason unsuitable solutions. Why? What you are able to do approximately it?
  • How can photograph kinfolk assist you formulate advanced SQL queries?
  • SQL helps "quantified comparisons," yet they’re higher kept away from. Why? And how?

Database thought and perform have developed significantly on the grounds that Codd first outlined the relational version, again in 1969. This e-book attracts on many years of expertise to give the hottest therapy of the fabric to be had wherever. somebody with a modest to complex historical past in SQL can enjoy the insights it comprises. The ebook is product independent.

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Designing and Developing for Google Glass: Thinking Differently for a New Platform

By Jason Salas

Creating apps for Google Glass is extra concerned than just studying the way to navigate its undefined, APIs, and SDK. you furthermore mght desire the fitting mind-set. whereas this useful publication provides the knowledge and methods you want to construct and set up Glass purposes, it additionally enables you to imagine for Glass via displaying you ways the platform works in, and impacts, its environment.

In 3 parts—Discover, layout, and Develop—Glass pioneers advisor you thru the Glass surroundings and reveal what this wearable desktop ability for clients, builders, and society as a complete. You’ll tips on how to create wealthy performance for a shopper know-how that’s extensively diverse than something at present available.

  • Learn the 5 Noble Truths of serious Glassware design
  • Understand the Glass atmosphere and research why it’s different
  • Sidestep Glass’s societal matters on your projects
  • Learn how Glass adapts to the user’s international, instead of the opposite direction around
  • Avoid negative layout by means of choosing Glassware antipatterns
  • Build cloud prone with the Google replicate API
  • Use the Glass improvement equipment to advance consumer applications
  • Submit your undertaking for evaluate within the MyGlass directory

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Introducing SQLite for Mobile Developers

This short booklet is an creation to SQLite for either iOS and Android builders.  The ebook contains an non-compulsory advent to SQL, a dialogue of whilst to take advantage of SQLite,  and chapters dedicated to utilizing SQLite with the main most likely programming languages after which is going via including an easy database to an Android or iOS app and eventually a bankruptcy on handling the app’s existence cycle.
What you'll Learn:
• the fundamentals of SQLite
• The SQL you can use SQLite effectively
• find out how to combine a database into your cellular app.
• find out how to retain the app
Who this booklet is for:
This e-book is for Android or iOS builders who desire to use a light-weight yet versatile database for his or her purposes. It cellular improvement adventure yet doesn't think whatever yet very easy database knowledge.

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Coders at Work: Reflections on the Craft of Programming

By Peter Seibel

Peter Seibel interviews 15 of the main attention-grabbing laptop programmers alive at the present time in Coders at Work, providing a spouse quantity to Apress’s hugely acclaimed best-seller Founders at Work through Jessica Livingston. because the phrases “at paintings” recommend, Peter Seibel makes a speciality of how his interviewees take on the daily paintings of programming, whereas revealing even more, like how they turned nice programmers, how they realize programming expertise in others, and what different types of difficulties they locate so much interesting.

Hundreds of individuals have steered names of programmers to interview at the Coders at Work site: the entire record was once 284 names. Having digested everyone’s suggestions, we chosen 15 fogeys who’ve been sort sufficient to conform to be interviewed:

  • Frances Allen: Pioneer in optimizing compilers, first lady to win the Turing Award (2006) and primary girl IBM fellow
  • Joe Armstrong: Inventor of Erlang
  • Joshua Bloch: writer of the Java collections framework, now at Google
  • Bernie Cosell: one of many major software program men at the back of the unique ARPANET IMPs and a grasp debugger
  • Douglas Crockford: JSON founder, JavaScript architect at Yahoo!
  • L. Peter Deutsch: writer of Ghostscript, implementer of Smalltalk-80 at Xerox PARC and Lisp 1.5 on PDP-1
  • Brendan Eich: Inventor of JavaScript, CTO of the Mozilla company
  • Brad Fitzpatrick: author of LiveJournal, OpenID, memcached, and Perlbal
  • Dan Ingalls: Smalltalk implementor and fashion designer
  • Simon Peyton Jones: Coinventor of Haskell and lead fashion designer of Glasgow Haskell Compiler
  • Donald Knuth: writer of The paintings of desktop Programming and author of TeX
  • Peter Norvig: Director of analysis at Google and writer of the traditional textual content on AI
  • Guy Steele: Coinventor of Scheme and a part of the typical Lisp Gang of 5, at present engaged on fort
  • Ken Thompson: Inventor of UNIX
  • Jamie Zawinski: writer of XEmacs and early Netscape/Mozilla hacker

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Digital Signal Processing: Fundamentals and Applications

By Li Tan

Digital sign Processing, moment variation enables electric engineers and technicians within the fields of biomedical, desktop, and electronics engineering to grasp the basic basics of DSP ideas and perform. Many instructive labored examples are used to demonstrate the cloth, and using arithmetic is minimized for less complicated snatch of thoughts. As such, this name is additionally important to undergraduates in electric engineering, and as a reference for technology scholars and working towards engineers.

The e-book is going past DSP thought, to teach implementation of algorithms in and software program. extra themes lined comprise adaptive filtering with noise aid and echo cancellations, speech compression, sign sampling, electronic filter out realizations, clear out layout, multimedia purposes, over-sampling, and so forth. extra complicated issues also are lined, similar to adaptive filters, speech compression akin to PCM, u-law, ADPCM, and multi-rate DSP and over-sampling ADC.

New to this edition:

  • MATLAB tasks facing sensible purposes extra through the book
  • New bankruptcy (chapter thirteen) masking sub-band coding and wavelet transforms, equipment that experience develop into well known within the DSP field
  • New functions incorporated in lots of chapters, together with functions of DFT to seismic signs, electrocardiography facts, and vibration signals
  • All real-time C courses revised for the TMS320C6713 DSK
  • Covers DSP rules with emphasis on communications and keep an eye on applications
  • Chapter goals, labored examples, and end-of-chapter workouts relief the reader in greedy key techniques and fixing similar problems
  • Website with MATLAB courses for simulation and C courses for real-time DSP

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Pro Android C++ with the NDK

By Onur Cinar

Android is likely one of the significant gamers within the cell phone marketplace. Android is a cellular platform that's outfitted at the best of Linux working procedure. The native-code aid on Android deals unending possibilities to program builders, now not restricted the performance that's supplied by means of Android framework. Pro Android C++ with the NDK is a complicated instructional reference for present day extra refined app builders now porting, constructing or applying C++ and different local code to integrate into the Android platform to run refined local apps and higher appearing apps quite often. utilizing a video game app case research, this ebook explores instruments for troubleshooting, debugging, interpreting reminiscence matters, unit checking out, unit try out code insurance, functionality size, on local purposes, in addition to integrating  the Android NDK toolchain into current Autoconf, Makefile, CMake, or JAM dependent construct platforms. Pro Android C++ with the NDK also covers the subsequent:


  • The Android platform, and getting in control with the Android NDK, and exploring the APIs which are supplied in local house.
  • An assessment of Java local Interface (JNI), and auto-generating JNI code via Simplified Wrapper and Interface Generator (SWIG).
  • An creation to Bionic API, local networking. local multithreading, and the C++ normal Template Library (STL) aid.
  • Native snap shots and sound utilizing JNI snap shots, OpenGL ES, and OpenSL ES.
  • Debugging and troubleshooting local functions utilizing Logging, GNU Debugger (GDB), Eclipse Debugger, Valgrind, strace, and different instruments.
  • Profiling local code utilizing GProf to spot functionality bottlenecks, and NEON/SIMD optimization from a complicated viewpoint, with counsel and suggestions.

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Cocoa in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference (In a Nutshell (O'Reilly))

By Michael Beam, James Duncan Davidson

Cocoa® is greater than only a number of periods, and is unquestionably greater than an easy framework. Cocoa is an entire API set, classification library, framework, and improvement atmosphere for construction purposes and instruments to run on Mac OS® X. With over 240 periods, Cocoa is split into crucial frameworks: beginning and alertness package. chiefly else, Cocoa is a toolkit for developing Mac OS X software interfaces, and it offers entry to the entire normal Aqua® interface parts equivalent to menus, toolbars, home windows, buttons, to call a few.

Cocoa in a Nutshell starts off with a whole assessment of Cocoa's item sessions. It presents builders who should be skilled with different software toolkits the grounding they are going to have to commence constructing Cocoa purposes. universal programming projects are defined, and lots of chapters specialize in the bigger styles within the frameworks so builders can comprehend the bigger relationships among the sessions in Cocoa, that's necessary to utilizing the framework effectively.

Cocoa in a Nutshell is split into components, with the 1st half delivering a sequence of evaluate chapters that describe particular beneficial properties of the Cocoa frameworks. details you can find partially I includes:

  • An evaluation of the Objective-C language
  • Coverage of the basis and alertness package frameworks
  • Overviews of Cocoa's drawing and textual content dealing with classes
  • Network prone corresponding to hosts, Rendezvous URL companies, sockets, and dossier handling
  • Distributed notifications and allotted gadgets for interapplication communication
  • Extending Cocoa functions with different frameworks, together with the AddressBook, DiscRecording, and Messaging frameworks

The moment 1/2 the publication is an in depth quickly connection with Cocoa's starting place and alertness package (AppKit) sessions. A supplement to Apple's documentation, Cocoa in a Nutshell is the one connection with the sessions, features, kinds, constants, protocols, and techniques that make up Cocoa's starting place and alertness package frameworks, according to the Jaguar unencumber (Mac OS X 10.2).

Peer-reviewed and authorized via Apple's engineers to be a part of the Apple Developer Connection (ADC) sequence, Cocoa in a Nutshell is the booklet builders will wish shut handy as they paintings. it is the computer fast reference they could maintain by means of their aspect to seem whatever up fast with no leaving their work.

Cocoa in a Nutshell is the e-book builders will wish shut handy as they paintings. it is the machine speedy reference they could hold through their aspect to appear anything up quick with out leaving their work.

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Teach Yourself Game Programming for Android and Windows (The Space Fighter Project Alpha Book 1)

By Daniel Foreman

Educate your self online game Programming for Android and home windows permits clients of any age or event to profit online game programming. This booklet will take you thru levels. In part one you'll examine the fundamentals you want to produce a operating video game, you then may be taken via a simplistic video game instance. In part you'll extend upon your already bought wisdom for you to create video games more than enough to promote. you are going to then study the way to software a video game that's actively on hand at the google play industry position. via the top of this booklet it is possible for you to to provide video games that you should promote on either home windows and Android units. in case you have entry to an apple mac you can also recompile these video games for Mac OS X and iOS for iPhone and iPad units.

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Professional C++

Essential studying for skilled builders who're made up our minds to grasp the most recent free up of C++

Although C++ is usually the language of selection from online game programming to significant advertisement software program purposes, it's also the most tricky to grasp. With this no-nonsense e-book, you'll learn how to triumph over the most recent unlock of C++. the writer deciphers little-known beneficial properties of C++, stocks specified code examples that you should then plug into your individual code, and divulges the numerous alterations to C++ that accompany the most recent free up. you will find how one can layout and construct purposes that remedy real-world difficulties after which enforce the answer utilizing the entire features of the language.

Appeals to skilled builders who're searching for the next point of learning

  • Drills down the large alterations to the newest C++ average, C++11, together with improvements made to run-time functionality, normal library, language usability, and middle language
  • Zeroes in on explaining the extra poorly understood parts of the C++ characteristic set and addresses universal pitfalls to avoid
  • Includes case reviews that characteristic large, operating code that has been validated on home windows and Linux platforms
  • Intertwines textual content with precious information, tips, and workarounds

Packed with most sensible practices for programming, trying out, and debugging purposes, this e-book is key for taking your C++ abilities to the subsequent level.

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Programming in Objective-C (6th Edition) (Developer's Library)

By Stephen G. Kochan

Updated for OS X 10.9 Mavericks, iOS 7, and Xcode 5

Programming in Objective-C is a concise, rigorously written educational at the fundamentals of Objective-C and object-oriented programming for Apple's iOS and OS X systems.

The booklet makes no assumptions approximately previous event with object-oriented programming languages or with the interval (which Objective-C relies upon). due to this, either rookies and skilled programmers alike can use this publication to speedy and successfully examine the basics of Objective-C. Readers may also study the recommendations of object-oriented programming with no need to first research the entire intricacies of the underlying interval.

This new angle to studying, mixed with many small software examples and workouts on the finish of every bankruptcy, makes Programming in Objective-C superb for both lecture room use or self-study.

This version has been absolutely up to date to include new Objective-C beneficial properties and applied sciences brought with Xcode five, iOS 7, and Mac OS X Mavericks.

“The most sensible e-book on any programming language that I’ve ever learn. with the intention to study Objective-C, purchase it.”—Calvin Wolcott

“An very good source for a brand new programmer who desires to examine Objective-C as their first programming language—a woefully underserved market.”—Pat Hughes

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