Introduction to Android App Development for the Kindle Fire by Lauren Darcey

By Lauren Darcey

Get begun Fast with Android App improvement for Amazon’s Best-Selling Kindle Fire!


Practically in a single day, the Amazon Kindle hearth has develop into the world’s top-selling Android-based pill. Now, during this electronic-only mini-book, professional Android builders supply an advent to the fundamentals of Kindle hearth development.


Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder first introduce you to Android and stroll you thru fitting its most recent improvement instruments. subsequent, you’ll study the basic layout ideas you must write Android Kindle hearth apps, become aware of how Android functions are established and configured, and stroll via incorporating person interfaces and different software assets into your projects.

It’s easily the quickest option to begin constructing apps for today’s most well liked Android tablet!


Like this mini-book? Take the next move: learn the entire model! Learning Android program Programming for the Kindle Fire, to be had August 2012 in print and e-book codecs, walks you step by step via each side of creating a production-quality Kindle fireplace app!


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iPhone SDK 3 Programming: Advanced Mobile Development for by Maher Ali

By Maher Ali

Get the professional suggestions you want to start development local purposes for Apple's new iPhone 3G in addition to the iPod Touch

Apple's iPhone is the most well liked cellular gadget in the world. a couple of million iPhone 3G telephones have been bought within the first 3 days of unlock and thousands extra are bound to be within the fingers of iPhone lovers every year. Apple's iPhone SDK has been up-to-date and comprises multiple thousand new APIs that builders should want to get their arms on.

iPhone SDK three Programming indicates you ways to construct nice purposes for the iPhone and iPod contact. inside of, veteran cellular developer and Bell Labs scientist Maher Ali starts with a foundational advent to Objective-C and Cocoa programming, after which publications you thru construction courses with Apple's iPhone SDK 3.

  • Covers the whole program improvement approach, and highlights the entire key gadget beneficial properties together with the digital camera, situation know-how, and more
  • Completely revised and redesigned with greater than a hundred new pages of content
  • iPhone's new SDK liberate comprises a couple of thousand new APIs you'll want to use correct away
  • Includes a centred creation to the Objective-C language and Cocoa frameworks that new iPhone builders need

With this complex resource, you will get the professional tips you must commence development local purposes for Apple's new iPhone 3G in addition to the iPod Touch.

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Computer Networks: 16th Conference, CN 2009, Wisla, Poland, by Andrzej Kwiecien, Piotr Gaj, Piotr Stera

By Andrzej Kwiecien, Piotr Gaj, Piotr Stera

The continual and intensely excessive improvement of IT has led to the short improvement of computing device networks. machine networks, in addition to the complete ?eldofIT,aresubjectto constantchangestriggeredbythegeneraltechnological development and the in?uence of recent IT technologies.These equipment and instruments of designing and modeling computing device networks have gotten extra complicated. principally, the scope in their program is transforming into because of, for instance, the result of new learn and due to new proposals of program, which no longer some time past weren't even considered. those new purposes stimulate the advance of scienti?c learn, because the broader program of method suggestions in line with desktop networks ends up in a variety of either theoretical and functional difficulties. This publication proves that and the contents of its chapters challenge quite a few themes and concerns. ordinarily conversing, the contents should be divided into a number of topic teams. The ?rst workforce of contributions issues new applied sciences utilized in machine networks,particularlythoserelatedto nano,molecularandquantumtechnology.

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Google Apps Script for Beginners by Serge Gabet

By Serge Gabet

Customize Google Apps utilizing Apps Script and discover its robust features

About This Book

  • Quickly increase intriguing Google scripts utilizing JavaScript
  • Effortlessly deal with your internet functions and person interfaces
  • Build your personal functions steadily with the aid of genuine international examples and scenarios

Who This publication Is For

If you're an software developer with out wisdom of App Script, and wish to learn how to construct apps utilizing Google Apps script from scratch, then this e-book is for you. uncomplicated JavaScript wisdom is required.

What you are going to Learn

  • Get familiar with the instruments you've gotten at hand
  • Exchange and converse info among Google services
  • Build a personal web site utilizing your deepest files
  • Construct an online app that truly is helping you at work
  • Solve universal concerns while utilizing shared documents
  • Embed scripts and textual content files in Google sites
  • Know the place to discover the knowledge it is very important cross further

In Detail

Google Apps Script is a JavaScript-based programming language that works at the cloud and is a hundred% unfastened to exploit. It offers the entire instruments worthy for Google providers to paintings. clients can simply move any info from one provider to a different, store their vital e-mails as records, shop and percentage documents with anyone, or even construct their very own web site. it is a good way of permitting individuals with minimum technical wisdom to create nice ideas for his or her company.

This publication is a realistic hands-on consultant that is provided and defined with operating examples that will help you start with Google Apps Script. you'll create customized services on your spreadsheets, layout your individual types, filter out your emails, and post internet functions so that you can use on a daily basis.

You are going to join an excellent trip from uncomplicated spreadsheet performance and customization to totally automatic workflows; all of this nearly seamlessly and with no complications.

On your approach, you'll filter out your e-mails, create your varieties, calculate every kind of parameters, and have the ability to percentage absolutely anything that may be shared; all of this with the ability of Google Apps Script at your fingertips. you'll learn how to embed scripts and textual content records in Google websites, and also will be taken via standalone functions and person interfaces. The publication ends with a few tips and tips to extend your knowledge.

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Beginning BlackBerry 7 Development by Anthony Rizk, Kevin Michaluk, Rob Kao, Dante Sarigumba

By Anthony Rizk, Kevin Michaluk, Rob Kao, Dante Sarigumba

Are you interested by growing BlackBerry apps utilizing the newest BlackBerry 7 and BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse? Then this can be the booklet for you. Beginning BlackBerry 7 Development deals a hands-on method of studying tips on how to construct and installation subtle BlackBerry apps utilizing the most recent instruments and strategies on hand.

Assuming just some programming heritage in Java or the same language, this booklet starts off with the fundamentals, delivering step by step tutorials that take you thru downloading and fitting the BlackBerry improvement surroundings, growing your first apps, and exploring the BlackBerry APIs. you will be brought to the newest gains to be had within the most modern BlackBerry 7 utilizing BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse, together with BlackBerry software Platform prone, recommendations for utilizing multimedia with the BlackBerry, and instruments for expanding app functionality.

To around out the total improvement strategy, you are going to additionally realize the various methods you could package deal and distribute your apps, from deploying apps by yourself site to directory your apps on the market within the BlackBerry App World.

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iOS 5 Core Frameworks: Develop and Design: Working with by Shawn Welch

By Shawn Welch

Apple has made it effortless to start constructing for iOS out of the field. To entry the genuine strength of iOS, besides the fact that, you want to transcend those basic instruments and APIs. skilled app developer Shawn Welch teaches you ways to faucet into the real power of iOS through incorporating one of the most strong applied sciences it has to offer.

Using middle facts and iCloud, you will how you can shop info in the community and sync seamlessly throughout a number of units and systems. Leverage iOS 5's new Twitter APIs, which supply painless Twitter and OAuth help utilizing the hot bills framework. Use position providers to include new iOS five good points, corresponding to opposite geolocation look up and quarter notifications. contain wealthy media into  your apps utilizing pictures, Animation, Audio, Video, and post-processing picture filters and research via center picture. ultimately, discover Newsstand, which allows you to create your personal periodical content material and push new content material to units, even if the app isn't really running.

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Taking Your iPhone 4S to the Max: For iPhone 4S and Other by Erica Sadun, Visit Amazon's Steve Sande Page, search

By Erica Sadun, Visit Amazon's Steve Sande Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Steve Sande, , Michael Grothaus

Unleash the strength of your new iPhone 4S or other iOS 5-driven iPhone and take it to the restrict utilizing strong tips and strategies from the Apple specialists at TUAW, Erica Sadun, Steve Sande, and Michael Grothaus. speedy and enjoyable to learn, Taking Your iPhone 4S to the Max shows you the way to get the main from your iPhone utilizing Apple’s new iOS five.

no matter if you are utilizing the hot iPhone 4S or past iPhone that runs the hot iOS five, you’ll locate the entire top undocumented methods, in addition to the best and stress-free creation to the iPhone on hand. beginning with an advent to iPhone fundamentals, you’ll quickly discover the iPhone’s hidden power, like find out how to connect with a television, use Voice keep watch over utilizing Siri, have video chats with FaceTime, and speak to neighbors in another country with reasonably cheap VoIP.

From the unified e mail inbox and browsing the internet with cellular Safari, exploring the area of social networking, utilizing the multitasking features of iOS five, taking and modifying pictures, buying apps, media, and books, or simply handling mobilephone calls―you’ll locate all of it during this publication. You’ll even study tips about the place to get the easiest iPhone add-ons. prepare to take your iPhone 4S and prior working the recent iOS 5 to the max!

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Graphics and Animation on iOS: A Beginner's Guide to Core by Vandad Nahavandipoor

By Vandad Nahavandipoor

Jazz up your iPhone and iPad apps with a few slick photos and animation—and hold clients from having a look in different places. This brief and concise publication indicates builders with even little Cocoa programming event the way to create notable pix and animation results with fairly effortless coding. the right way to include gentle animations and draw photos on your apps to accomplish the stylish glance you want.

The recipes during this booklet contain step by step directions and straightforward code ideas for you to positioned to paintings correct away.

  • Learn uncomplicated strategies for adapting to diverse display sizes
  • Construct, set, and use colors
  • Draw textual content, photos, strains, and rectangles
  • Add shadows to shapes
  • Create and draw gradients
  • Learn easy methods to animate and scale, rotate, or flow views

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The Dart Programming Language by Gilad Bracha

By Gilad Bracha

Dart is a class-based, object-oriented language that simplifies the advance of established glossy apps, scales from small scripts to massive functions, and will be compiled to JavaScript to be used in any sleek browser. during this rigorous yet readable introductory textual content, Dart specification lead Gilad Bracha totally explains either the language and the guidelines that experience formed it.


The Dart Programming Language deals an authoritative description of Dart for programmers, computing device technological know-how scholars, and different well-qualified pros. The textual content illuminates key programming constructs with major examples, concentrating on ideas of the language, comparable to non-compulsory typing and natural object-orientation.


Bracha completely explains mirrored image in Dart, displaying the way it is evolving right into a shape that programmers can simply follow with out growing excessively huge courses. He additionally stocks useful insights into Dart’s actor-style version for concurrency and asynchronous programming. all through, he covers either language semantics and the reason for key positive aspects, assisting you realize not only what Dart does, yet why it really works how it does.


You will study about

  • Dart’s item version, within which every little thing is an item, even numbers and Boolean values
  • How Dart courses are prepared into modular libraries
  • How Dart capabilities are established, saved in variables, handed as parameters, and back as results
  • Dart’s leading edge method of non-compulsory typing
  • How Dart handles expressions and statements
  • How to exploit Dart’s implementation of mirrored image to introspect on libraries, sessions, features, and objects
  • Isolates and different Dart beneficial properties that aid concurrency and distribution

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Pro iOS Table Views: for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch by Tim Duckett

By Tim Duckett

If you’re an iOS app developer, likelihood is you’ll be utilizing desk perspectives on your improvement initiatives. desk perspectives are the bread and butter of iOS apps. With them, you could create every little thing from the best of lists to totally tricked-out consumer interfaces. desk perspectives also are some of the most complicated parts present in UIKit. whereas utilizing them for dull general consumer interfaces is kind of easy, customizing them can turn into quite demanding.

Pro iOS desk Views takes a task-oriented concentration to help you while imposing custom-made desk perspectives. even though it delves deeply into the desk View API, you could regularly come to a decision during which point of aspect you need to dive in. It’s aimed to be a superb reference and customization cookbook even as, priceless for newbies in addition to intermediate builders.

  • Covers the total desk View API extensive
  • Covers customization and function issues intensive
  • Task-oriented reference with a number of degrees of element

Note: source code for this identify is at the moment to be had for obtain at:

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