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This is a Cookbook with plenty of practical recipes enriched with explained code and relevant screenshots to ease your learning curve. If you are a beginner or a professional in NIUI and want to write serious applications or games, then this book is for you. Even OpenNI 1 and OpenNI 1.x programmers who want to move to new versions of OpenNI can use this book as a starting point. This book uses C++ as the primary language but there are some examples in C# and Java too, so you need to have about a basic working knowledge of C or C++ for most cases.
This book is written in friendly, practical style with numerous hands-on examples and tutorials throughout.This book is written for developers who wish to leverage ElasticSearch to create a fast and flexible search solution. If you are looking to learn ElasticSearch or become more proficient then this book is for you. You do not need know anything about ElasticSeach, Java, or Apache Lucene in order to use this book, though basic knowledge about databases and queries is required.
A practical approach with hands-on recipes to learn more about Scratch and its features.Scratch Cookbook is great for people who are still relatively new to programming but wish to learn more. It assumes you know the basics of computer operation. The methods of using Scratch are worked through quickly with a focus on more advanced topics, though readers can move at their own pace to learn all the techniques they need.
Written by an expert HornetQ developer this guide develops an applicable example to accompany practical tutorials and screenshots. Readers will have no trouble applying what they've learnt to their own messaging needs,This book is intended both for first time users and readers who are already using the JBoss messaging system. Advanced features are explained and every chapter suggests further improvement, so the willing reader is challenged by increasing their knowledge in a practical and productive way.
This book is part of Packt's Beginner's Guide series. Written in a friendly tone, the book starts at the very beginning with a blank Moodle page and you are taken step by step through the most useful features of Moodle, helped with many illustrative screenshots. This book is for regular, non-technical teachers of pre-teen or early teenage children. It assumes no prior knowledge of Moodle and no particular expertise on the web. Classroom assistants may also find this book a very useful resource. We will assume that you have an installation of Moodle managed by somebody else, so you are responsible only for creating and delivering course content.
This book is written in Beginner's Guide style which emphasizes the concept of learning by doing. The book is packed with examples and code so that you can get the best out of this book. If you are a Software Quality Assurance professional, Software Project Manager, or a Software Developer interested in automated testing using Selenium, this book is for you. Web-based application developers will also benefit from this book.
This practical step-by-step tutorial has plenty of example code coupled with the necessary screenshots and clear narration so that grasping content is made easier and quicker,This book is intended for Java web developers and assumes a basic understanding of creating Java web applications, XML, and the Spring Framework. You are not assumed to have any previous experience with Spring Security.
By following a simple ticket booking example, you will learn how to use each of Infinispan's features in the real-world. Lots of practical examples and screenshots help you to get to grips with Infinispan quickly and easily..This book is for Enterprise developers and architects who want to use a distributed caching and data grid solution. You should have programming knowledge of Java and a general familiarity with concepts like data caching and clustering.
WordPress for Education is full of screenshots, practical examples, step-by-step instructions, and best practices for using WordPress in an educational setting. WordPress for Education is written for educators and education personnel interested in implementing WordPress in a classroom setting. You are not required to have previous experience of WordPress or any other content management system.
A practical book with plenty of screenshots to guide you through the many features of multilingual Drupal. A demo ecommerce site is provided if you want to practice on a sample site, although you can apply the techniques learnt in the book directly to your site too. Any Drupal users who know the basics of building a Drupal site and are familiar with the Drupal UI, will benefit from this book. No previous knowledge of localization or internationalization is required.
A practical book with plenty of step-by-step instructions and informative screenshots to guide you through the many features of gradebook. Moodle Gradebook is for anyone who uses Moodle as a course instructor. You will need to know the basic functions of using and navigating Moodle, but no prior knowledge of the grades functions will be required.
From the author of Alex and the Ironic Gentleman comes the second tale in this magical children's series-the adventures of a smart-aleck young boy who must protect a thousand-year-old dragon and return him to China.
This book is a practical tutorial approaching the topic with clear instructions and examples. With easy to understand examples and scenarios you can apply almost anywhere, this book walks you through both local and external data storage methods for the Android platform. "Android Database Programming" targets developers who are experienced with databases and other back-end design concepts, but who may want to see these concepts applied to mobile applications. Developers who are experienced with mobile applications and/or the Android platform, but who may not be as familiar with back-end systems and designing/implementing database schemas will find this tutorial equally useful. Even if you are already experienced with both Android programming and database implementation, but want to further solidify concepts and see a broader scope of data storage methods on Android, this book is your perfect companion.
Written in Packt's tutorial format the hands on examples and real life applications that will guide you through Gradle and give you the knowledge to use it every day. If you are a Java developer who wants to automate compiling, packaging and deploying your application this book is for you.
This book gives clear and effective instructions, stuffed with practical examples, to build your own fun, stunning and highly-interactive openFrameworks applications. Each chapter is focused differently and has a new theme to it,This book targets visual artists, designers, programmers and those interested in creative coding by getting started with openFrameworks. This book will help you understand the capabilities of openFrameworks to help you create visually stunning and fully interactive applications. You should have a basic knowledge of object oriented programming, such as C++, Java, Python, ActionScript 3, etc.
Apache Mahout Cookbook uses over 35 recipes packed with illustrations and real-world examples to help beginners as well as advanced programmers get acquainted with the features of Mahout."Apache Mahout Cookbook" is great for developers who want to have a fresh and fast introduction to Mahout coding. No previous knowledge of Mahout is required, and even skilled developers or system administrators will benefit from the various recipes presented
Follow the creation of a multi-site instance with Drupal. The practical examples and accompanying screenshots will help you to get multiple Drupal sites set up in no time. This book is for Drupal site builders. It is assumed that readers are familiar with Drupal already, with a basic grasp of its concepts and components. System administration concepts, such as configuring Apache, MySQL, and Vagrant are covered but no previous knowledge of these tools is required.
A practical guide full of examples and step-by-step instructions to start using Drush right from chapter 1. Drupal developers or themers who understand Drupal administration's basic concepts. Drush can make building any kind of website quicker and easier, no matter if it is a development environment, beta, a simple blog or a complex system.
As part of Packt's cookbook series, this book is packed with practical recipes that you can read as and when you need or want to. This book is for people who are familiar with the concepts of web development and CMS. If you have previous experience of working with Drupal, then this book will further your knowledge and give you ideas for fun new things to do with Drupal.
A cookbook with a broad sweep of the topic, through lots of practical and useful recipes that are fun to read and do. This book targets creative professionals, visual artists, designers, and students who have a starting knowledge of the Processing Development environment and who want to discover the next level of Processing. Anyone with a creative practice who wants to use computation in their design process. A basic understanding of programming is assumed. However, this book is also recommended to the non-artistic, looking to expand their graphics and artistic skills.
Written with a fast-paced but friendly and engaging approach, this Packt Beginner's guide is designed to be placed alongside the computer as your guide and mentor. Step-by-step tutorials are bolstered by explanations of the reasoning behind what you are doing. You will quickly pick up the necessary skills, tips, and tricks for building a successful Joomla! website. This book is written for beginners to website design. By the end of the book you will have built a complete custom content managed website, and be ready to build any kind of website.
This is a step-by-step tutorial enriched with practical examples and the necessary screenshots for easy and quick learning. This book is for you if you are a Java developer or a Team Manager familiar with Java and want to ensure the quality of your code using Sonar. You should have a background with Java and unit testing in general.
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