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Java Network Programming, 2nd Edition

by Elliotte Rusty Harold

This complete guide to developing network programs (both applets and applications) using Java covers everything from networking fundamentals to remote method invocation (RMI). It includes chapters on TCP and UDP sockets, multicasting protocol and content handlers, and servlets. This second edition also covers Java 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3, with new chapters on multithreaded network programming, I/O, HTML parsing and display, the Java Mail API, the Java Secure Sockets Extension, and more.

Learning the bash Shell, Second Edition

by Cameron Newham Bill Rosenblatt

This second edition covers all of the features of bash Version 2.0, while still applying to bash Version 1.x. It includes one-dimensional arrays, parameter expansion, more pattern-matching operations, new commands, security improvements, additions to ReadLine, improved configuration and installation, and an additional programming aid, the bash shell debugger.

Learning Perl on Win32 Systems

by Tom Christiansen Erik Olson Randal L. Schwartz

In this carefully paced course, leading Perl trainers and a Windows NT practitioner teach you to program in the language that promises to emerge as the scripting language of choice on NT. Based on the "llama" book, this book features tips for PC users and new NT-specific examples, along with a foreword by Larry Wall, the creator of Perl, and Dick Hardt, the creator of Perl for Win32.

Learning GNU Emacs, 2nd Edition

by Debra Cameron Bill Rosenblatt Eric S. Raymond

This comprehensive guide to the GNU Emacs editor, one of the most widely used and powerful editors available under UNIX, covers basic editing, several important "editing modes" (special Emacs features for editing specific types of documents, including email, Usenet News, and the Web), and customization and Emacs LISP programming. It is aimed at new Emacs users, whether or not they are programmers. Covers Version 19.30.

Learning Cocoa with Objective-C

by James N. Davidson

Based on the Jaguar release of Mac OS X 10.2, this new edition of Learning Cocoa covers the latest updates to the Cocoa frameworks, including examples that use the Address Book and Universal Access APIs. Also included with this edition is a handy quick reference card, charting Cocoa's Foundation and AppKit frameworks, along with an Appendix that includes a listing of resources essential to any Cocoa developer--beginning or advanced. This is the "must-have" book for people who want to develop applications fo

JavaTM Web Services

by Dave Chappell Tyler Jewell

Java Web Services shows you how to use SOAP to perform remote method calls and message passing; how to use WSDL to describe the interface to a web service or understand the interface of someone else's service; and how to use UDDI to advertise (publish) and look up services in each local or global registry. Java Web Services also discusses security issues, interoperability issues, integration with other Java enterprise technologies like EJB; the work being done on the JAXM and JAX-RPC packages, and integrati

Learning Wireless Java

by Qusay Mahmoud

Learning Wireless Java is for Java developers who want to create applications for the Micro Edition audience using the Connected, Limited Device Configuration and the Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP). These APIs specifically for devices such as mobile phones and pagers, allowing programmers to create MIDlet applications. This book offers a solid introduction to J2ME and MIDP, including the javax.microedition classes, as well as classes surrounding the features of the various platforms that the J2ME

Learning Oracle PL/SQL

by Bill Pribyl

Designed for both new programmers and those experienced in other languages, this book presents the core features of Oracle's PL/SQL language in an easy-to-read format. Learning Oracle PL/SQL will bring programmers up to speed on the most important aspects of PL/SQL, including web and Internet programming. Updated through Oracle9i, includes sample programs downloadable from examples.oreilly.com/learnoracle .

Learning Carbon

by Red Hat Inc. Apple Computer

Get up to speed quickly on creating Mac OS X applications with Carbon™. You'll learn the fundamentals and key concepts of Carbon programming as you design and build a complete application under the book's guidance. Written by insiders at Apple Computer, Learning Carbon provides information you can't get anywhere else, giving you a head start in the Mac OS X application development market.

Java Message Service

by Richard Monson-Haefel Dave Chappell

This book is a thorough introduction to Java Message Service (JMS) from Sun Microsystems. It shows how to build applications using the point-to-point and publish-and-subscribe models; use features like transactions and durable subscriptions to make applications reliable; and use messaging within Enterprise JavaBeans. It also introduces a new EJB type, the MessageDrivenBean, that is part of EJB 2.0, and discusses integration of messaging into J2EE.

Linux in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition

by Stephen Figgins Jessica P. Hekman Ellen Siever Stephen Spainhour

This complete reference covers all user, programming, administration, and networking commands, with options, for common Linux distributions. It also documents a wide range of GNU tools. New material in the third edition includes common configuration tasks for the GNOME and KDE desktops and the fvwm2 window manager, the dpkg Debian package manager, expanded coverage of the rpm Red Hat package manager, and many new commands.

Linux Device Drivers, 2nd Edition

by Jonathan Corbet Alessandro Rubini

This practical guide is for anyone who wants to support computer peripherals under the Linux operating system. It shows step-by-step how to write a driver for character devices, block devices, and network interfaces, illustrating with examples you can compile and run. The second edition covers Kernel 2.4 and adds discussions of symmetric multiprocessing (SMP), Universal Serial Bus (USB), and some new platforms.

JXTATM in a Nutshell

by Li Gong Scott Oaks Bernard Traversat

O'Reilly's pioneering reference is the first and last word on this powerful distributed computing technology. JXTA in a Nutshell delivers all the information you need to get started, including an overview of P2P distributed computing, an explanation of the JXTA Project's new platform, and ways that developers can become a part of the development effort. JXTA in a Nutshell introduces major concepts in a hands-on way by explaining them in context to the shell, and contains a complete reference to the JXTA app

Java Programming with Oracle JDBC

by Donald Bales

Learn how to leverage JDBC, a key Java technology used to access relational data from Java programs, in an Oracle environment. Author Donald Bales begins by teaching you the mysteries of establishing database connections, and how to issue SQL queries and get results back. You'll move on to advanced topics such as streaming large objects, calling PL/SQL procedures, and working with Oracle9i's object-oriented features, then finish with a look at transactions, concurrency management, and performance.

JavaTM NIO

by Ron Hitchens

Java NIO explores the new I/O capabilities of version 1.4 in detail and shows you how to put these features to work to greatly improve the efficiency of the Java code you write. This compact volume examines the typical challenges that Java programmers face with I/O and shows you how to take advantage of the capabilities of the new I/O features. You'll learn how to put these tools to work using examples of common, real-world I/O problems and see how the new features have a direct impact on responsiveness, sc

Java Security, 2nd Edition

by Scott Oaks

The second edition focuses on the platform features of Java that provide security--the class loader, bytecode verifier, and security manager--and recent additions to Java that enhance this security model: digital signatures, security providers, and the access controller. The book covers in depth the security model of Java 2, version 1.3, including the two new security APIs: JAAS and JSSE.

Stealing Time: Steve Case, Jerry Levin, and the Collapse of AOL

by Alec Klein

Why the concept failed.Why the concept failed.

Microsoft in the Mirror: Nineteen Insiders Reflect on the Experience

by Karin Carter

Former and current employees of Microsoft share their experience.

ACCESSIBLE TECHNOLOGIES TO FACILITATE READING

by The Xavier's Resource Center for the Visually Challenged

This information booklet has been prepared as a supplementary tool for the Reading Without Seeing seminars conducted across the country which focus on live demonstration of assistive technologies for those with visual impairment. It aims at providing awareness on various assistive technology devices and its effective use in different scenarios.

Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional

by Microsoft Corporation

This is not a manual for Windows XP Professional, but it does contain information useful when setting up and starting to use Windows XP. This book file contains tables reformatted for use with speech and braille. Important picture captions have been included. The recommended changes to XP for use with a screen reader will change many of the things listed on the second page of this booklet.

Pioneer Slim Portable USB 2.0 DVD/CD Writer DVR-XD08 Operating Instructions

by Pioneer Corporation

These are the operating instructions for the Pioneer SLIM PORTABLE USB 2.0 DVD/CD WRITER model DVR-XD08. It includes cautions, warnings, precautions regarding use, safety instructions, features, interface with both a front and rear view of the unit and the connector for the USB cable, how to connect the cables, how to operate the unit, specifications, and contact information.

Stuck in the Shallow End

by Jane Margolis

The number of African Americans and Latino/as receiving undergraduate and advanced degrees in computer science is disproportionately low, according to recent surveys. And relatively few African American and Latino/a high school students receive the kind of institutional encouragement, educational opportunities, and preparation needed for them to choose computer science as a field of study and profession. In Stuck in the Shallow End,Jane Margolis looks at the daily experiences of students and teachers in three Los Angeles public high schools: an overcrowded urban high school, a math and science magnet school, and a well-funded school in an affluent neighborhood. She finds an insidious "virtual segregation" that maintains inequality. Two of the three schools studied offer only low-level, how-to (keyboarding, cutting and pasting) introductory computing classes. The third and wealthiest school offers advanced courses, but very few students of color enroll in them. The race gap in computer science, Margolis finds, is one example of the way students of color are denied a wide range of occupational and educational futures. Margolis traces the interplay of school structures (such factors as course offerings and student-to-counselor ratios) and belief systems--including teachers' assumptions about their students and students' assumptions about themselves. Stuck in the Shallow Endis a story of how inequality is reproduced in America--and how students and teachers, given the necessary tools, can change the system.

Simulation and Its Discontents

by Sherry Turkle

Over the past twenty years, the technologies of simulation and visualization have changed our ways of looking at the world. In Simulation and Its Discontents,Sherry Turkle examines the now dominant medium of our working lives and finds that simulation has become its own sensibility. We hear it in Turkle's description of architecture students who no longer design with a pencil, of science and engineering students who admit that computer models seem more "real" than experiments in physical laboratories. Echoing architect Louis Kahn's famous question, "What does a brick want?", Turkle asks, "What does simulation want?" Simulations want, even demand, immersion, and the benefits are clear. Architects create buildings unimaginable before virtual design; scientists determine the structure of molecules by manipulating them in virtual space; physicians practice anatomy on digitized humans. But immersed in simulation, we are vulnerable. There are losses as well as gains. Older scientists describe a younger generation as "drunk with code." Young scientists, engineers, and designers, full citizens of the virtual, scramble to capture their mentors' tacit knowledge of buildings and bodies. From both sides of a generational divide, there is anxiety that in simulation, something important is slipping away. Turkle's examination of simulation over the past twenty years is followed by four in-depth investigations of contemporary simulation culture: space exploration, oceanography, architecture, and biology. Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life, edited by John Maeda

Generation Digital

by Kathryn C. Montgomery

Children and teens today have integrated digital culture seamlessly into their lives. For most, using the Internet, playing videogames, downloading music onto an iPod, or multitasking with a cell phone is no more complicated than setting the toaster oven to "bake" or turning on the TV. In Generation Digital,media expert and activist Kathryn C. Montgomery examines the ways in which the new media landscape is changing the nature of childhood and adolescence and analyzes recent political debates that have shaped both policy and practice in digital culture. The media have pictured the so-called "digital generation" in contradictory ways: as bold trailblazers and innocent victims, as active creators of digital culture and passive targets of digital marketing. This, says Montgomery, reflects our ambivalent attitude toward both youth and technology. She charts a confluence of historical trends that made children and teens a particularly valuable target market during the early commercialization of the Internet and describes the consumer-group advocacy campaign that led to a law to protect children's privacy on the Internet. Montgomery recounts--as a participant and as a media scholar--the highly publicized battles over indecency and pornography on the Internet. She shows how digital marketing taps into teenagers' developmental needs and how three public service campaigns--about sexuality, smoking, and political involvement--borrowed their techniques from commercial digital marketers. Not all of today's techno-savvy youth are politically disaffected; Generation Digitalchronicles the ways that many have used the Internet as a political tool, mobilizing young voters in 2004 and waging battles with the music and media industries over control of cultural expression online. Montgomery's unique perspective as both advocate and analyst will help parents, politicians, and corporations take the necessary steps to create an open, diverse, equitable, and safe digital media culture for young people.

Liblouis User's and Programmer's Manual

by Abilitiessoft

A guide for users and programmers on Liblouis, an open-source braille translator and back-translator.

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