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CodeIgniter 2 Cookbook

by Rob Foster

Presented in a recipe-based format, you are led step-by-step through each aspect of CodeIgniter, allowing you to dip in and out as you choose.CodeIgniter 2 Cookbook is for intermediate to advanced PHP developers who want to begin using the powerful CodeIgniter framework to create web applications. Familiarity with CodeIgniter isn't essential, but it will be useful if you have been introduced to the framework before.

CodeIgniter for Rapid PHP Application Development

by David Upton

This book steps you through the main features of CodeIgniter in a systematic way, explaining them clearly with illustrative code examples. This book is for developers who are new to CodeIgniter. Basic skills in PHP and MySQL are required, but only rudimentary object-oriented knowledge is required. If you're looking for a better way to develop PHP applications, or want to find out more about the CodeIgniter framework as a viable option for one of your own projects, this book will help you.

CodeIgniter Web Application Blueprints

by Rob Foster

If you are a PHP programmer or developer looking for a framework to quickly develop your applications, this book is for you. The prerequisites needed would be prior experience with CodeIgniter.

Codename Revolution

by Steven Jones George Thiruvathukal

The Nintendo Wii, introduced in 2006, helped usher in a moment of retro-reinvention in video game play. This hugely popular console system, codenamed Revolution during development, signaled a turn away from fully immersive, time-consuming MMORPGs or forty-hour FPS games and back toward family fun in the living room. Players using the wireless motion-sensitive controller (the Wii Remote, or "Wiimote") play with their whole bodies, waving, swinging, swaying. The mimetic interface shifts attention from what's on the screen to what's happening in physical space. This book describes the Wii's impact in technological, social, and cultural terms, examining the Wii as a system of interrelated hardware and software that was consciously designed to promote social play in physical space. Each chapter of Codename Revolution focuses on a major component of the Wii as a platform: the console itself, designed to be low-powered and nimble; the iconic Wii Remote; Wii Fit Plus, and its controller, the Wii Balance Board; the Wii Channels interface and Nintendo's distribution system; and the Wii as a social platform that not only affords multiplayer options but also encourages social interaction in shared physical space. Finally, the authors connect the Wii's revolution in mimetic interface gaming--which eventually led to the release of Sony's Move and Microsoft's Kinect--to some of the economic and technological conditions that influence the possibility of making something new in this arena of computing and culture.

CodeNotes for ASP.NET

by Gregory Brill

CodeNotes provides the most succinct, accurate, and speedy way fora developer to ramp up on a new technology or language.Unlike other programming books, CodeNotes drills down tothe core aspects of a technology, focusing on the key elements needed in order to implement it immediately. It is a unique resource fordevelopers, filling the gap between comprehensive manuals andpocket references.CodeNotes for ASP.NET is a revolutionary update to Microsoft's Active Server Pages. This edition explores how Web applications and Web services can be developed using ASP.NET. The .NET architecture, Base Class Libraries, ASP.NET form designer,Web controls, and cross-page and cross-language debuggingare discussed. Scaling ASP.NET to multiple servers,state management, security, and methods of enhancing performance are also covered. This edition of CodeNotes includes:* Real-world examples* "How and Why" and "Bugs and Caveats" sections that provide workarounds and tips on what should be taken advantage of or avoided* "Design Notes" illustrating many of the common use patterns for Java programs* Instructions and classroom-style tutorials throughout from expertsVisit www.codenotes.com for updates, source code templates, access tomessage boards, and discussion of specific problems withCodeNotes authors and other developers.Join our nonfiction newsletter by sending a blank e-mail to:join-rht-nonfiction@list.randomhouse.com or visit www.atrandom.comEvery CodeNotes title is written and reviewed by a team of commercial software developers and technology experts. See "About the Authors" at the front of the book for more information.From the Trade Paperback edition.

CodeNotes for C#

by Gregory Brill

CodeNotes provides the most succinct, accurate, and speedy way for a developer to ramp up on a new technology or language. Unlike other programming books, CodeNotes drills down to the core aspects of a technology, focusing on the key elements needed in order to understand it quickly and implement it immediately. It is a unique resource for developers, filling the gap between comprehensive manuals and pocket references. CodeNotes for C# illustrates Microsoft's new language for the . NET platform, emphasizing syntax features and object-oriented concepts. Major capabilities of the . NET platform, including the Common Language Runtime (CLR), Base Class Libraries (BCL), and Assemblies, are also covered, as are popular . NET services such as ADO. NET, web services, and ASP. NET. This book is aimed at the experienced developer (Java, VB, C++, etc. ) who wants to learn the C# language and evaluate its new features. This edition of CodeNotes includes: * A global overview of this technology and explanation of what problems it can be used to solve * Real-world examples * "How and Why" sections that provide hints, tricks, workarounds, and tips on what should be taken advantage of or avoided * Instructions and classroom-style tutorials throughout from expert trainers and software developers

CodeNotes for J2EE

by Gregory Brill

CodeNotes provides the most succinct, accurate, and speedy way for a developer to ramp up on a new technology or language. Unlike other programming books, CodeNotes drills down to the core aspects of a technology, focusing on the key elements needed in order to understand it quickly and implement it immediately. It is a unique resource for developers, filling the gap between comprehensive manuals and pocket reference.CodeNotes for J2EE: EJB, JDBC, JSP, and Servlets introduces Java developers to the key database and web development technologies of the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition. The JDBC API, JavaServer Pages, and Servlet frameworks are covered individually with examples that show how these technologies work together to create robust, dynamic web-based applications. The book also explains how to use Enterprise JavaBeans to create large, distributed, scalable applications.This edition of CodeNotes includes:-A global overview of a technology and explanation of what problems it can be used to solve-Real-world examples-"How and Why," "Design Notes," and "Bugs and Caveats" sections that provide hints, tricks, workarounds, and tips on what should be taken advantage of or avoided-Instructions and classroom-style tutorials throughout from expert trainers and software developersVisit www.codenotes.com for updates, source code templates, access to message boards, and discussion of specific problems with CodeNotes authors and other developers.Every CodeNotes title is written and reviewed by a team of commercial software developers and technology experts. See "About the Authors" at the beginning of the book for more information.

CodeNotes for Java

by Gregory Brill

CodeNotes provides the most succinct, accurate, and speedy way for a developer to ramp up on a new technology or language. Unlike other programming books, CodeNotes drills down to the core aspects of a technology, focusing on the key elements needed in order to understand it quickly and implement it immediately. It is a unique resource for developers, filling the gap between comprehensive manuals and pocket references. CodeNotes for Web Services in Java and . NET examines the core specifications and technologies required for building SOAP-based web services in both Java and . NET. Not only will you find descriptions of SOAP, WSDL, and UDDI; you will also see how to use each of these specifications with Java and . NET. In addition, you will find specific sections on cross-language and cross-platform compatibility between web services. This edition of CodeNotes includes: * A global overview of this technology and explanation of what problems it can be used to solve * Real-world examples * "How and Why" sections that provide hints, tricks, workarounds, and tips on what should be taken advantage of or avoided * Instructions and classroom-style tutorials throughout from expert trainers and software developers

CodeNotes for Oracle 9i

by Gregory Brill

CodeNotes provides the most succinct, accurate, and speedy way fora developer to ramp up on a new technology or language.Unlike other programming books, CodeNotes drills down tothe core aspects of a technology, focusing on the key elements needed in order to implement it immediately. It is a unique resource fordevelopers, filling the gap between comprehensive manuals andpocket references.Through real-world examples of PL/SQL queries, stored procedures, triggers, indexing, and more, CodeNotes for Oracle 9i illustrates the complete Oracle database framework, PL/SQL, security, administration, and optimization. Oracle's integration with Java and support for XML are extensively covered. This edition of CodeNotes includes:* A global overview of this technology and explanation of what problems it can be used to solve* Real-world examples* "How and Why" and "Bugs and Caveats" sections that provide hints, tricks, workarounds, and tips on what should be taken advantage of or avoided* "Design Notes" illustrating many of the common use patterns for Java programs* Instructions and classroom-style tutorials throughout from expert trainers and software developersVisit www.codenotes.com for updates, source code templates, access tomessage boards, and discussion of specific problems withCodeNotes authors and other developers.Join our nonfiction newsletter by sending a blank e-mail to:join-rht-nonfiction@list.randomhouse.com or visit www.atrandom.comEvery CodeNotes title is written and reviewed by a team of commercial software developers and technology experts. See "About the Authors" at the front of the book for more information.From the Trade Paperback edition.

CodeNotes for VB.NET

by Gregory Brill

CodeNotes provides the most succinct, accurate, and speedy way for a developer to ramp up on a new technology or language. Unlike other programming books, CodeNotes drills down to the core aspects of a technology, focusing on the key elements needed in order to understand it quickly and implement it immediately. It is a unique resource for developers, filling the gap between comprehensive manuals and pocket references.CodeNotes for VB.NET illustrates the major changes in Visual Basic with the new .NET edition, emphasizing the Common Language Runtime (CLR), syntax changes, Windows Forms, assemblies, new object oriented programming features, threading, and a survey of new .NET technologies such as ADO.NET, ASP.NET, and SOAP. This book will help any level of VB developer understand the power of VB.NET and learn the necessary techniques to transition from VB6 to VB.NET. This edition of CodeNotes includes:-A global overview of a technology and explanation of what problems it can be used to solve-Real-world examples-"How and Why" sections that provide hints, tricks, workarounds, and tips on what should be taken advantage of or avoided-Instructions and classroom-style tutorials throughout from expert trainers and software developersVisit www.codenotes.com for updates, source code templates, access to message boards, and discussion of specific problems with CodeNotes authors and other developers.Every CodeNotes title is written and reviewed by a team of commercial software developers and technology experts. See "About the Authors" at the beginning of the book for more information.

CodeNotes for Web-Based UI

by Gregory Brill

CodeNotes provides the most succinct, accurate, and speedy way for a developer to ramp up on a new technology or language. Unlike other programming books, CodeNotes drills down to the core aspects of a technology, focusing on the key elements needed in order to understand it quickly and implement it immediately. It is a unique resource for developers, filling the gap between comprehensive manuals and pocket references.CodeNotes for Web-Based UI shows how to build sophisticated, high-performance UIs for web-based applications using technologies such as JavaScript, DHTML, and CSS as well as XML and XSLT. It also details how to leverage technology and solve common web-based presentation and manipulation problems. Web designers and programmers will both develop a better understanding of common web-based design challenges, and discover some common approaches to solving these problems. This edition of CodeNotes includes:-A global overview of a technology and explanation of what problems it can be used to solve-Real-world examples-"How and Why" and "Design Notes" sections that provide hints, tricks, workarounds, and tips on what should be taken advantage of or avoided-Instructions and classroom-style tutorials throughout from expert trainers and software developersVisit www.codenotes.com for updates, source code templates, access to message boards, and discussion of specific problems with CodeNotes authors and other developers.Every CodeNotes title is written and reviewed by a team of commercial software developers and technology experts. See "About the Authors" at the beginning of the book for more information.

CodeNotes for Web Services in Java and .NET

by Gregory Brill

CodeNotes provides the most succinct, accurate, and speedy way for a developer to ramp up on a new technology or language. Unlike other programming books, CodeNotes drills down to the core aspects of a technology, focusing on the key elements needed in order to understand it quickly and implement it immediately. It is a unique resource for developers, filling the gap between comprehensive manuals and pocket references. CodeNotes for Web Services in Java and . NET examines the core specifications and technologies required for building SOAP-based web services in both Java and . NET. Not only will you find descriptions of SOAP, WSDL, and UDDI; you will also see how to use each of these specifications with Java and . NET. In addition, you will find specific sections on cross-language and cross-platform compatibility between web services. This edition of CodeNotes includes: * A global overview of this technology and explanation of what problems it can be used to solve * Real-world examples * "How and Why" sections that provide hints, tricks, workarounds, and tips on what should be taken advantage of or avoided * Instructions and classroom-style tutorials throughout from expert trainers and software developers

CodeNotes for XML

by Gregory Brill

CodeNotes provides the most succinct, accurate, and speedy way for a developer to ramp up on a new technology or language. Unlike other programming books, CodeNotes drills down to the core aspects of a technology, focusing on the key elements needed in order to understand it quickly and implement it immediately. It is a unique resource for developers, filling the gap between comprehensive manuals and pocket references.CodeNotes for XML is a practical handbook for Java and Visual Basic developers interested in working with XML. You will learn how to leverage both CSS and XSLT to produce rich, compelling output, as well as manipulate XML using the DOM and SAX APIs. The new XML Schema specification is also covered in-depth. Companion articles on www.codenotes.com cover XML development with Perl, integrating XML with databases, important grammars such as XHTML and SOAP, and much more. CodeNotes for XML is your guide to these powerful technologies, presented within the context of the distributed application, database, or web-based world you already know. This edition of CodeNotes includes:-A global overview of a technology and explanation of what problems it can be used to solve-Real-world examples-"How and Why" and "Bugs and Caveats" sections that provide hints, tricks, workarounds, and tips on what should be taken advantage of or avoided-Instructions and classroom-style tutorials throughout from expert trainers and software developers.Visit www.codenotes.com for updates, source code templates, access to message boards, and discussion of specific problems with CodeNotes authors and other developers.Every CodeNotes title is written and reviewed by a team of commercial software developers and technology experts. See "About the Authors" for more information.

Codermetrics

by Jonathan Alexander

How can you help your software team improve? This concise book introduces codermetrics, a clear and objective way to identify, analyze, and discuss the successes and failures of software engineers--not as part of a performance review, but as a way to make the team a more cohesive and productive unit. Experienced team builder Jonathan Alexander explains how codermetrics helps teams understand exactly what occurred during a project, and enables each coder to focus on specific improvements. Alexander presents a variety of simple and complex codermetrics, and teaches you how to create your own. Learn how codermetrics changes long-held assumptions and improves team dynamics Get recommendations for integrating codermetrics into existing processes Ask the right questions to determine the type of data you need to collect Use metrics to measure individual coder skills and a team's effectiveness over time Identify the contributions each coder makes to the team Analyze the response to your software and its features--and verify that you're meeting team and organizational goals Build better teams, using codermetrics to make personnel adjustments and additions

Codes and Automata

by Jean Berstel Dominique Perrin Christophe Reutenauer

This major revision of Berstel and Perrin's classic Theory of Codes has been rewritten with a more modern focus and a much broader coverage of the subject. The concept of unambiguous automata, which is intimately linked with that of codes, now plays a significant role throughout the book, reflecting developments of the last 20 years. This is complemented by a discussion of the connection between codes and automata, and new material from the field of symbolic dynamics. The authors have also explored links with more practical applications, including data compression and cryptography. The treatment remains self-contained: there is background material on discrete mathematics, algebra and theoretical computer science. The wealth of exercises and examples make it ideal for self-study or courses. In sum this is a comprehensive reference on the theory of variable-length codes and their relation to automata.

Coding Bibliography

by Safari Books Online Content Team

Producing elegant code that is efficient while still being easily understood by your peers is a true art form. Making code testable and easy to maintain over time is even harder, but it can be the key to long-term productivity. Software is used in many situations to tackle incredibly complex tasks. Creating such software requires understanding many layers of responsibility and functionality. No matter if you are a novice or expert coder, there is always room for improving existing skills and developing new ones. This bibliography gives you a quick and efficient way to find the right books and videos for your coding needs in Safari Books Online.

Coding Faster: Getting More Productive with Microsoft® Visual Studio®

by Sara Ford Zain Naboulsi

Expert advice to help you work smarter and increase your productivity with Visual Studio. Take a detailed look into Visual Studio--and learn practical techniques to help you work more efficiently. This fully revised and expanded version of Visual Studio Tips: 251 Ways to Improve Your Productivity includes a comprehensive collection of tips and shortcuts for working with the code editor, visual designers, searches, debugger, and other features in Visual Studio 2005, 2008, and 2010. You'll gain valuable insights for using this IDE--no matter what your experience level. Discover how to: Change development settings and keyboard mappings to optimize your efficiency Save time initiating a new project by creating custom templates Uncover secrets for working with the toolbox, commands, and window layouts Work with files in more practical ways, such as using the File Tab Channel Use the Editor more effectively with tips on selecting and manipulating code Apply techniques to help reduce the time you spend debugging code Create Visual Studio extensions to increase your development productivity

Coding For Dummies

by Nikhil Abraham

Hands-on exercises help you learn to code like a pro No coding experience is required for Coding For Dummies,your one-stop guide to building a foundation of knowledge inwriting computer code for web, application, and softwaredevelopment. It doesn't matter if you've dabbled in coding or neverwritten a line of code, this book guides you through the basics.Using foundational web development languages like HTML, CSS, andJavaScript, it explains in plain English how coding works and whyit's needed.Online exercises developed by Codecademy, a leading online codetraining site, help hone coding skills and demonstrate results asyou practice.The site provides an environment where you can try out tutorialsbuilt into the text and see the actual output from your coding.You'll also gain access to end-of-chapter challenges to apply newlyacquired skills to a less-defined assignment. So what are youwaiting for?The current demand for workers with coding and computer scienceskills far exceeds the supplyTeaches the foundations of web development languages in aneasy-to-understand formatOffers unprecedented opportunities to practice basic codinglanguagesReaders can access online hands-on exercises and end-of-chapterassessments that develop and test their new-found skillsIf you're a student looking for an introduction to the basicconcepts of coding or a professional looking to add new skills,Coding For Dummies has you covered.

Coding For Kids For Dummies

by Camille Mccue

An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kidsCoding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool. In this his hands-on, friendly guide readers will get access to a leading coding tool that has been designed specifically for kids, showing them how to create the projects provided in the book as well as how to implement them into their own creative work.Written by a teacher and leading advocate of coding education, Coding For Kids For Dummies explains to kids in plain English how to apply the math and logic skills they already have to the subject of coding. In no time, they'll be grasping basic coding concepts, completing their very own technical feats, and arming themselves with the computer science experience and know-how to prepare for a future working with technology.Lay-flat binding allows for easy access as students work on projectsFull-color, large-print design make the information more approachable to kidsKids interested in computer science get a competitive edgeThe author has dedicated her career to enhancing coding and other STEM education in schoolsIf you're a student who wants to learn coding, a parent who wants to help your kid pursue an interest in coding, or a teacher who is in need of a supplemental course book for your computer science class, Coding For Kids For Dummies has you covered.

Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking

by E. Gabriella Coleman

Who are computer hackers? What is free software? And what does the emergence of a community dedicated to the production of free and open source software--and to hacking as a technical, aesthetic, and moral project--reveal about the values of contemporary liberalism? Exploring the rise and political significance of the free and open source software (F/OSS) movement in the United States and Europe, Coding Freedom details the ethics behind hackers' devotion to F/OSS, the social codes that guide its production, and the political struggles through which hackers question the scope and direction of copyright and patent law. In telling the story of the F/OSS movement, the book unfolds a broader narrative involving computing, the politics of access, and intellectual property. E. Gabriella Coleman tracks the ways in which hackers collaborate and examines passionate manifestos, hacker humor, free software project governance, and festive hacker conferences. Looking at the ways that hackers sustain their productive freedom, Coleman shows that these activists, driven by a commitment to their work, reformulate key ideals including free speech, transparency, and meritocracy, and refuse restrictive intellectual protections. Coleman demonstrates how hacking, so often marginalized or misunderstood, sheds light on the continuing relevance of liberalism in online collaboration.

Coding Places

by Yuri Takhteyev

Software development would seem to be a quintessential example of today's Internet-enabled "knowledge work"--a global profession not bound by the constraints of geography. In Coding Places, Yuri Takhteyev looks at the work of software developers who inhabit two contexts: a geographical area--in this case, greater Rio de Janeiro--and a "world of practice," a global system of activities linked by shared meanings and joint practice. The work of the Brazilian developers, Takhteyev discovers, reveals a paradox of the world of software: it is both diffuse and sharply centralized. The world of software revolves around a handful of places--in particular, the San Francisco Bay area--that exercise substantial control over both the material and cultural elements of software production. Takhteyev shows how in this context Brazilian software developers work to find their place in the world of software and to bring its benefits to their city. Takhteyev's study closely examines Lua, an open source programming language developed in Rio but used in such internationally popular products as World of Warcraft and Angry Birds. He shows that Lua had to be separated from its local origins on the periphery in order to achieve success abroad. The developers, Portuguese speakers, used English in much of their work on Lua. By bringing to light the work that peripheral practitioners must do to give software its seeming universality, Takhteyev offers a revealing perspective on the not-so-flat world of globalization.

Coding with Coda

by Eric J. Gruber

Like to build websites in the wild with your MacBook? This concise hands-on guide introduces you to the ideal editor: Coda 2. Rather than clutter your screen with shell access, a separate CSS editor, and a version control app, you'll discover how Coda's "one-window web development" bundles everything into one neat application. Take Coda on a trial run, then learn step-by-step how to configure each feature to fit your working style. You'll find out firsthand how Coda will save you time and effort on your next project. Get to know Coda's workflow by building a sample site Delve into features such as the tab bar, path bar, sidebar, and Sites view Set up your own development environment-and dig deeper into the editor's options Get tips for taking full advantage of the text and MySQL editors Create a Git or Subversion repository for source control management Learn the finer points of sharing project documents across a network Discover the built-in reference books, and learn how to extend Coda

Coding with JavaScript For Dummies

by Chris Minnick Eva Holland

beginner to builder quickly as you:Learn what Java does, how it works, and where to use itMaster the core elements of JavaScript and immediately put it to workBuild interactive web elements and try out your code onlineCreate basic applications as you apply Java to the app development workflowAnytime a website responds to your movement around the screen, that's Java. It makes websites more functional, more beautiful, and more engaging, and your site visitors will demand nothing less. If you want to build a better website, you need JavaScript. If you need JavaScript, Coding with JavaScript For Dummies gets you started off quickly and painlessly, with plenty of hands-on practice.

Coding4Fun: 10 .NET Programming Projects for Wiimote, YouTube, World of Warcraft, and More

by Brian Peek Dan Fernandez

How would you like to build an Xbox game, use your Nintendo Wiimote to create an electronic whiteboard, or build your own peer-to-peer application? Coding4Fun helps you tackle some cool software and hardware projects using a range of languages and free Microsoft software. Now you can code for fun with C#, VB, ASP.NET, WPF, XNA Game Studio, Popfly, as well as the Lua programming language. <P> If you love to tinker, but don't have time to figure it all out, this book gives you clear, step-by-step instructions for building ten creative projects, including:<P> * Alien Attack: Create a 2D clone of Space Invaders with XNA for the PC, Xbox 360, and Zune <P> * LEGO Soldier: Create an action game using Popfly with a custom-built virtual LEGO character <P> * World of Warcraft RSS Feed Reader: Use WoW's customizable interface to have feeds pop up while you're gaming <P> * InnerTube: Download YouTube videos automatically and convert them to a file format for off-line viewing <P> * PeerCast: Stream video files from any PC <P> * TwitterVote: Create custom online polls on Twitter <P> * WHSMail: Build a website with ASP.NET for Windows Home Server that lets you view the messages stored on a computer with Outlook <P> * "Wiimote" Controlled Car: Steer your remote-controlled car by tilting the Wii Remote controller left and right <P> * Wiimote Whiteboard: Create an interactive whiteboard using a Wii Remote <P> * Holiday Lights: Synchronize your holiday light display with music to create your own light show<P> The perfect gift for any developer, Coding4Fun shows you how to use your programming skills in new and fun ways."This book is amazing! The scope is so wonderfully broad that anyone who has an interest in designing games at any level should read this book." -- Alex Albrecht, Creator of Diggnation / Totally Rad Show / Project Lore

CoffeeScript Application Development

by Ian Young

CoffeeScript Application Development is a practical, hands-on guide with step-by-step instructions. Follow the smooth and easy tutorial approach, covering examples that build in complexity. By the final chapter you'll be wondering why you didn't try CoffeeScript sooner.If you are a JavaScript developer who wants to save time and add power to your code, then this is the book that will help you do it. With minimal fuss you will learn a whole new language which will reduce your application development time from weeks to days.

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