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C# 2010 is the book that helps the reader to learn C# using Visual Studio 2010. Precision, an easy-to-understand style, real life examples in support of the concepts, and practical approach in presentation are some of the features that make the book unique in itself. The text in the book is presented in such a way that it is equally helpful to the beginners as well as to the professionals. Apart from the basic concepts such as Dynamic types lookup, named and optional parameters, parallel LINQ the book deals with some advanced topics such as WPF, WCF and Cloud Computing.
This book takes a step-by-step approach to building Flash applications for use with the Drupal Content Management System. In each chapter, you walk through the evolution of a real Flash application designed for Drupal. Every chapter builds on the previous one by presenting a more challenging feature for each additional chapter. This book is written for developers who wish to build dynamic flash applications. Although we will be using Drupal for our Content Management System, the lessons learned within this book can easily be applied to other content management systems such as Joomla or WordPress. Because of this, you are not assumed to be familiar with Drupal. Any interaction with Drupal will be described in full detail so that anyone can follow along. As for Flash, it is not necessary to be familiar with how to use Flash since that too will be covered within this book. However, it is recommended that you have some modest understanding of ActionScript and PHP since there are many code examples within this book.
After Effects CS5 In Simple Steps provides a thorough, step-by-step approach to learn and master the skills required to work with After Effects CS5. The book explains the core concepts of video graphics and promises to enhance the skills required to create engaging motion graphics. In this book, you explore the new and improved features of After Effects CS5, such as Auto-keyframe mode, Refine Matte effect, and various effects and animation presets. The content presented in this book is equally helpful for the beginners as well as advanced learners. An easy to understand, stepby-step approach, supplemented with practical implementation and a plethora of real-life screenshots are some of the distinguishing features of the book. The book covers: The new and improved features of After Effects Cs5 The procedures to customize preferences to change the way After Effects CS5 works, such as changing the default undo level and enabling the Auto-Save feature The procedure to create After Effects projects and compositions, and save the project The procedure to preview media files, trim a video file, and loop an audio file The procedure to create and edit shapes using shape Tools, such as Star Tool and Pen Tool The procedure to use Path Operations, such as Repeater and Zig Zag The procedure to use paint tools to create and animate the brush stroke The procedure to work with 2D and 3D layers in After Effects CS5,including creating new layers, showing, hiding, and soloing a layer The procedure to work with animation, including adding a keyframe, editing a keyframe value The procedure to create, edit and animate masks in After Effects CS5 The procedure to work with track mattes and chroma keys The procedure to create and animate text to create typewriter effect The procedure to apply and animate effects and animation presets The procedure to add and modify audio, light, and camera in After Effects CS5 The procedure to render and export your final composition to various form
3Ds Max 2012 In Simple Steps Author: Kogent Learning Solutions Inc.
This book is a step-by-step project-based guide that aims to teach you how to develop your own web applications and services with WebRTC in a concise, practical manner. If you are a WebRTC developer and want to build complex WebRTC applications and projects, or if you want to gain practical experience in developing web applications, advanced WebRTC media handling, Server and client signalling, call flows, third party integration, then this book is perfect for you. It is essential to have prior knowledge about building simple applications using WebRTC.
A step-by-step approach to build your knowledge, starting from a simple "hello world" to discovering arrays, classes, and so on. Each learning point is explained in a practical way, carrying out tasks within the GameMaker development environment. If you are a GameMaker Studio developer who has little experience with writing scripts and want to expand that skill set, this is the book for you. It is assumed that you can already navigate GameMaker Studio to some degree. This book will primarily focus on scripting and the integration of scripts to aid in the production of a game and not actual game design. It is highly recommended that you have access to (or the ability to) create visual and audio assets for the examples presented.
An easy-to-follow guide full of tips and examples of real-world applications. In each chapter, a thorough example will show you the concepts in action, followed by a detailed explanation. This book is intended for those who want to learn how to create, query, and maintain a graph database, or who want to migrate to a graph database from SQL. It would be helpful to have some familiarity with Java and/or SQL, but no prior experience is required.
This is a step-by-step guide with an easy-to-follow approach. A variety of diagrams and images support the concepts explored in the book. This book also contains important tips and tricks, thus making it a really useful reference for Vertica administration activities. If you are a Vertica user or DBA who wants to perform basic administration and fi ne tuning, then this book is for you. Prior knowledge of Vertica will help you to understand the concepts better, but is not mandatory. Some intermediate knowledge of RDBMS, SQL, Linux, and scripting languages such as Perl or Python will be helpful.
This book teaches by example. It walks in detail through development of a sample application, illustrating each step via complete working code and either screenshots or console snippets. The cumbersome and time consuming task of debugging will be a cake walk with this book. If you are a Django application developer who wants to create robust applications quickly that work well and are easy to maintain in the long term, this book is for you. This book is the right pick if you want to be smartly tutored to make best use of Django's rich testing and debugging support and make testing an effortless task. Basic knowledge of Python, Django, and the overall structure of a database-driven web application is assumed. However, the code samples are fully explained so that even beginners who are new to the area can learn a great deal from this book.
The book walks through the main concepts of the MVC framework to help ASP.NET developers to move on to a higher level. It includes clear instructions and lots of code examples. It takes a simple approach, thereby allowing you to work with all facets of web application development: requirements, designing, testing, and deployment. This book is for ASP.NET developers who want a fast-paced guide to building powerful web applications using the ASP.NET MVC framework. All the code examples are in C#.
This book contains complete step-by-step instructions and simple explanations about VSTO programming of entire Office applications. It covers the concepts of VSTO, VSTO architecture, its features, and versions using practical examples, to help beginners and intermediate developers develop real-world Office applications. Separate chapters cover programming InfoPath, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. This book is aimed at .NET developers, familiar with C#, who want to get to grips with programming Office 2007. The book will also be useful for those of you who already have experience with VBA and programming Office, but are ready to take the next step into the more powerful world of Office programming with VSTO.
This book introduces the OSM project, its aims and objectives, and its history, then guides you through the process of gathering, editing, and using OpenStreetMap data using a series of real-world examples. This book is the perfect aid for geographic-information professionals interested in using OpenStreetMap in their work and web designers and developers who want to include mapping in their sites, and want a distinctive style. It is for you if you have a need to use maps and geographic data for work or leisure, and want accurate, up-to-date maps showing the information you're interested in, without details you don't need. If you want to use maps for navigation and want more or less detail than traditional printed maps give this book is perfect for you.
The book takes a practical approach and dives into code right from the start. After learning how to install Grok, we create a simple application. We work on this application throughout the book, until its deployment in the last chapter. In each chapter, some new features of Grok will be introduced and explained, then the application will be extended to use them, explaining step-by-step how each feature works. This book is intended for Python developers who want to create web applications but have little or no experience in web development. If you have used other web frameworks but are looking for one that enables you to create more complex applications without losing agility, you will also benefit from this book. The reader is expected to have some basic Python knowledge and at least a general idea of how a web application works.
This book presents practical tutorials and focuses on fun projects. It contains a lot of serious training material, but is presented in a fun and entertaining way. This book targets game designers/developers, artists, and product designers who want to create realistic images, 3D models, and videos of machines. You are expected to have experience with basic Blender operation, as the book is not a 'getting started' tutorial.
This book is a real-world practical tutorial with lots of examples. The data grid concepts are clearly explained and code samples are provided. The concepts are applicable to all IMDGs, and the examples represent the eXtreme Scale approach to the problem. This book is aimed at intermediate-level JavaEE Developers who want to build applications that handle larger data sets with massive scalability requirements. No previous experience of WebSphere eXtreme Scale is required.
This book is a practical tutorial, filled with examples, aimed at people with no experience of programming web sites using the Magento system. If you are a PHP developer who wants to understand the architecture of Magento, learn how to extend the system with PHP code, add new features, and integrate Magento with a third-party CMS, this book is for you. You are expected to be a confident PHP 5 developer. No experience of Magento development is expected, although you should be familiar with the operation of Magento. No experience of the Zend framework is expected.
This book presents LWUIT through an optimum mix of theory and practice. Classes are described and their applications are demonstrated through a large number of examples. Example code is thoroughly analyzed and many screenshots are included to show what happens when the code is executed. Custom classes are built progressively with a thorough explanation of each step. The book also presents the underlying structural features of LWUIT that are important for skillful use of the API This book is for Java ME developers who want to create compelling user interfaces for Java ME applications, and want to use LWUIT to make this happen
This is a Packt Cookbook, which means it contains step-by-step instructions to achieve a particular goal or solve a particular problem. The book can be read chapter by chapter, or you can look at the table of contents and read the recipes in no particular order. This book is for anyone who wants to enhance their WordPress blog to make it engaging and feature-rich. It is not specifically for developers or programmers; rather it can be used by anyone who wants to get more out of their WordPress blog by following step-by-step instructions. A basic knowledge of PHP/XHTML/CSS/WordPress is desirable but not necessary.
Munwar Shariff is an experienced software trainer for CIGNEX Technologies Inc. He has trained many users, administrators, and developers in Alfresco and many other CMS systems. This book distils the hands-on approach of his training courses into a concise, practical book. The emphasis is on getting up and running fast and discovering the scope and power of Alfresco 3 incrementally through practical examples. This book is designed for system administrators, experienced users, and business owners who want to install and use Alfresco in their teams or businesses. Because Alfresco is free, many teams can install and experiment with its ECM features without any upfront cost, often without management approval. The book assumes a degree of technical confidence but does not require specialist system administration or developer skills to get a basic system up and running. Alfresco is particularly suitable for IT consultants who want or need to set up a flexible enterprise content management system for their clients, be that for demonstration, development, or as a mission-critical platform. This book gets you to that result quickly and effectively. Though this book is not a developer guide, various examples in the book will help developers to extend Alfresco functionality and to integrate Alfresco with external systems.
This book is a practical real-world tutorial covering everything you need to know about Amazon SimpleDB. You will come across examples in three languages: Java, PHP, and Python. This book is aimed at transforming you from a beginner to an advanced developer.If you are a developer wanting to build scalable web-based database applications using SimpleDB, then this book is for you. You do not need to know anything about SimpleDB to read and learn from this book, and no basic knowledge is strictly necessary. This guide will help you to start from scratch and build advanced applications.
This book takes you through the important topics of Microsoft Dynamics AX with clear explanations and practical example code. It is an easy-to-read, illustrated tutorial with plenty of step-by-step instructions for AX development projects. This book is for developers on the Microsoft platform who want to develop and customize the Dynamics AX product. The book assumes that you have some experience with developing in the Microsoft environment, but no experience of development with AX is expected.
This book taps into the author's wide experience as an architect and programmer to explore Tomcat from the ground up. Each major component of Tomcat is covered in careful detail, both from a conceptual and an implementation perspective. Written with detailed explanations and lots of screenshots, the book covers its topics in a concise, practical, and understandable manner. This book is intended for web developers who want to take their programming skills to the next level, and for server administrators who want to get a better understanding of the container software they manage. This book will give you an expert's understanding of every component that contributes to the overall request processing capabilities of Tomcat. In addition, the concepts you learn will be general enough to be carried over to other servlet containers. This book is also a good starting point for developers who want to understand how high availability and high performance software, such as Tomcat, are designed. If you wish to contribute to the Tomcat project, then this is an ideal book for you. Prior knowledge of the Java programming language, and web development on the Java platform is assumed.
This book is an easy-to-follow tutorial that will show you how to install and implement ADempiere. You will be shown how to set-up and use the features of ADempiere through plenty of step-by-step instructions with lots of examples and screenshots, and you will have a feature-rich, working version of ADempiere by the end of the book. If you want to easily implement ADempiere in your organization, this book is for you. This book will also be beneficial to system users and administrators who wish to implement an ERP system. No previous knowledge of ADempiere is required. A basic knowledge of accounting and the standard business workflow would be beneficial.
Using this book, you will develop a full-blown Web application in a step-by-step tutorial. The application is a component showcase that you can use as a reference implementation for your own projects. The application also includes advanced enterprise components implemented in Facelets technology. If you are an enterprise developer who wants to add the latest Web 2.0 features to a JSF project this book is for you. You need a basic knowledge of the Spring Framework configuration through annotations and the usage of JPA annotations.
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