Oracle PL/SQL Programming: A Developer's Workbook

By Steven Feuerstein, Andrew Odewahn

However very good they're, so much laptop books are inherently passive--readers easily take up textual content with no need any chance to react to it. The Oracle PL/SQL Developer's Workbook is a distinct type of animal! it really is designed to interact you actively, to get you fixing programming difficulties instantly, and that can assist you observe what you've got discovered approximately PL/SQL--and within the technique deepen your wisdom of the language. via tackling the workouts during this workbook, you can find your self relocating extra speedily alongside the training curve to affix the starting to be ranks of PL/SQL experts.The Oracle PL/SQL Developer's Workbook is a spouse to Steven Feuerstein's bestselling Oracle PL/SQL Programming and his different PL/SQL books from O'Reilly. It encompasses a rigorously built set of difficulties and recommendations that would attempt your language talents and support you turn into a greater developer--both with PL/SQL and with different languages. workouts are supplied at 3 degrees: newbie, intermediate, and professional. The workbook routines conceal the entire significant gains of PL/SQL, together with these new to Oracle8i (e.g., Java and internet good points, self sufficient transactions, and bulk binds).You'll locate chapters on:

  • Basic language elements--variables, naming, loops, conditional and sequential keep watch over, exception dealing with, and records.
  • Data structures--index-by tables, nested tables, variables arrays (VARRAYs), and item technology.
  • Database interaction--cursors, DML and transaction administration, cursor variables, and local dynamic SQL
  • Program construction--procedures, features, blocks, programs, database triggers, and calling PL/SQL features in SQL.
  • Built-in functionality--the personality, date, conversion, numeric, and miscellaneous capabilities, and the DBMS_SQL, DBMS_PIPE, DBMS_OUTPUT, UTL_FILE, and DBMS_JOB integrated packages.
  • Miscellaneous topics--using Java with PL/SQL, exterior courses, PL/SQL net improvement, tuning PL/SQL, and PL/SQL for DBAs.

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Beginning iPad Application Development

By Wei-Meng Lee

Beginning iPad software Development will support jumpstart your iPad improvement. It covers issues gradually so that you study with no being crushed through information. It adopts the philosophy that the right way to study is via doing, accordingly the varied test it out sections, which first allow you to construct anything after which clarify how issues paintings. to really take advantage of this ebook, you'll have a few history in programming and at the very least be conversant in object-oriented programming recommendations. assurance includes:

  • getting all started with Xcode and Interface Builder to construct a hi international application
  • fundamental suggestions of iPad programming: shops and actions
  • UI widgets often called perspectives that make up the iPad program consumer interface
  • view controllers on hand within the iPhone SDK and types of iPad functions - View-based, Window-based, break up View-based, and Tab Bar applications
  • how to accommodate the iPad’s digital keyboard, conceal the keyboard on call for, and confirm perspectives are usually not blocked via the keyboard whilst it really is displayed
  • reorient the application's UI whilst the equipment is turned around or strength an software to show in a definite orientation
  • using the desk view is to demonstrate rows of knowledge and enforcing seek services in desk view
  • using program settings to persist program preferences
  • persisting software info through saving the information to documents within the application's sandbox directory
  • using the embedded SQLite3 database library to shop data
  • implementing animations
  • using gesture recognizers within the iPhone SDK to interpret user's enter gestures
  • access the iPad accelerometer and detecting equipment shakes
  • communicating with net prone and their data
  • publishing companies at the community utilizing Bonjour
  • implementing functions that use push notifications
  • building location-based prone functions, acquiring geographical destinations info, showing a map
  • an evaluate of the Objective-C language 

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Beginning iOS 5 Application Development

By Wei-Meng Lee

The appropriate start line for iPhone and iPad app improvement with iOS five to be able to strengthen apps for Apple's iPhone and iPad, first you must know the way to take advantage of the tools--iPhone's new iOS five working approach and SDK, and the recent xCode toolset that include it. This full-color e-book is the proper place to begin. starting builders, you will get a high-quality creation to the hot xCode four and Objective-C and locate every thing you must speedy construct your first app. The booklet completely covers the entire new iOS five beneficial properties, together with new multitasking, location-based providers, notification method, cloud-based good points, and masses extra. Written by means of bestselling Wrox writer, Wei-Meng Lee, this can be a fantastic ebook for starting builders is helping keen builders speedy begin construction apps for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod contact Introduces iOS five, xCode four, Objective-C, and the fundamentals you want to create your first Apple machine app Covers a bunch of latest iOS five features, together with new multitasking, new location-based prone, and a brand new notification process exhibits you the way to paintings with iOS 5's cloud-based good points for on-line garage of tune, photographs, and video Full-color and entire of data, starting iOS five program improvement is the final word consultant for starting Apple builders.

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Programming Pearls (2nd Edition)

The 1st variation of Programming Pearls was once some of the most influential books I learn early in my occupation, and plenty of of the insights I first encountered in that publication stayed with me lengthy after I learn it. Jon has performed a superb activity of updating the fabric. i'm very inspired at how clean the hot examples look. - Steve McConnell while programmers checklist their favourite books, Jon Bentley's number of programming pearls is often integrated one of the classics. simply as common pearls develop from grains of sand that aggravate oysters, programming pearls have grown from genuine difficulties that experience annoyed genuine programmers. With origins past good engineering, within the realm of perception and creativity, Bentley's pearls provide certain and shrewdpermanent strategies to these nagging difficulties. Illustrated by way of courses designed as a lot for enjoyable as for guide, the publication is stuffed with lucid and witty descriptions of functional programming suggestions and basic layout rules. it isn't in any respect miraculous that Programming Pearls has been so hugely valued via programmers at each point of expertise. during this revision, the 1st in 14 years, Bentley has considerably up to date his essays to mirror

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The Black Art of Multiplatform Game Programming

By Jazon Yamamoto

THE BLACK artwork OF MULTIPLATFORM online game PROGRAMMING covers all of the talents essential to create impressive video games. it is going to take you the entire manner from pixel plotting to full-blown video game improvement. Written with rookies in brain, this booklet assumes no earlier wisdom of video game programming--anyone can the way to software intriguing games utilizing this ebook. within you will discover an creation to online game improvement on a number of structures utilizing SDL, broad assurance of coding thoughts utilized by programming professionals, an entire consultant to online game engine layout and implementation, a contemporary method of software program structure, and complicated programming techniques and optimizations. Downloadable records contain the entire resource code utilized in this booklet, video tutorials for every bankruptcy, commonplace instruments used for online game improvement, and the SDL normal improvement library.

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Hacker's Delight

A suite necessary programming suggestion the writer has accrued through the years; small algorithms that make the programmer's activity more straightforward. * in the end, confirmed short-cuts to getting to know tough elements of laptop programming * learn how to software at a extra complicated point than is usually taught in faculties and coaching classes, and lots more and plenty extra complicated than may be discovered via person study/experience. * An immediate cult vintage for programmers! machine programmers are usually often called hackers -- solitary challenge solvers engrossed in an international of code as they search based suggestions to development greater software program. whereas many view those designated contributors as "madmen," in actual fact that a lot of the pc programmer's task comprises a fit mixture of mathematics and common sense. In Hacker's satisfaction, veteran programmer Hank Warren stocks the accrued knowledge -- particularly guidance and tips -- from his huge adventure on the planet of software improvement. The ensuing paintings is an impossible to resist assortment that would aid even the main professional programmers higher their craft. Henry S. Warren Jr. has had a 40-year occupation with IBM, spanning the pc box from the IBM 704 to PowerPC. He has labored on a number of army command and regulate structures, and at the SETL venture less than Jack Schwartz at NYU. given that 1973 he has been in IBM's learn department at Yorktown Heights, big apple. right here he has performed compiler and machine structure paintings at the 801 computing device and its numerous editions via PowerPC. shortly he's engaged on the Blue Gene petaflop laptop undertaking. He obtained his Ph.D. in computing device technology from the Courant Institute at big apple collage in 1980.

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C For Dummies

By Dan Gookin

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If you’re like most folk, the above appears like nonsense. really, it’s machine sense—C programming. After digesting C For Dummies, 2nd Edition, you’ll realize it. C courses are quickly, concise and flexible. They allow you to boss your laptop round for a transformation. So activate your laptop, get a loose compiler and editor (the booklet tells you where), pull up a chair, and get going. You won’t need to pass a ways (page thirteen) to discover your first software instance. You’ll do brief, absolutely practicable, hands-on workouts that can assist you make feel of:

  • All 32 key phrases within the interval (that’s right—just 32 words)
  • The functions—several dozen of them
  • Terms like printf(), scanf(), will get (), and places ()
  • String variables, numeric variables, and constants
  • Looping and implementation
  • Floating-point values

In case these phrases are nearly as intimidating because the proposal of programming, be reassured that C For Dummies was once written through Dan Gookin, bestselling writer of DOS For Dummies, the e-book that all started the complete library. So rather than utilizing expletives and getting complications, you’ll be utilizing newly received talents and getting occasional chuckles as you find how to:

  • Design and advance programs
  • Add reviews (like post-it-notes to your self) as you go
  • Link code to create executable programs
  • Debug and set up your programs
  • Use lint, a standard software to check and optimize your code

A beneficial, tear-out cheat sheet is a brief reference for comparability symbols, conversion characters, mathematical doodads, C numeric facts forms, and extra. C For Dummies takes the secret out of programming and will get you into it fast and painlessly.

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Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional

By Massimo Nardone

Beginning Hypertext Preprocessor and MySQL: From beginner to expert, 5th Edition is a huge replace of W. Jason Gilmore's authoritative booklet on Hypertext Preprocessor and MySQL. the most recent variation contains distinctive directions for configuring the last word personal home page and MySQL improvement surroundings on all significant systems, whole assurance of the newest additions and enhancements to the Hypertext Preprocessor language, assurance of the Composer dependency supervisor, and thorough introductions to MySQL’s such a lot relied-upon features.

You'll not just obtain huge introductions to the center beneficial properties of personal home page, MySQL, and similar instruments, yet you are going to additionally successfully combine them so as to construct strong data-driven functions. Authors Jason Gilmore and Massimo Nardone draw upon greater than fifteen years of expertise operating with those applied sciences to pack this publication with functional examples and perception into the real-world demanding situations confronted by means of builders. hence, you'll time and again go back to this publication as either a helpful tutorial software and reference consultant. the various book’s highlights include:

  • Detailed directions relating to fitting personal home page, MySQL and a number of other renowned internet servers
  • A thorough creation to the personal home page language, together with its string dealing with, networking, varieties processing, and object-oriented features

An large assessment of MySQL’s basic beneficial properties, together with supported facts varieties, database administration syntax, set off, view, kept regimen syntax, and import/export capabilities

  • Hundreds of examples demonstrating numerous elements of personal home page and MySQL integration
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    Windows 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed

    By Adam Nathan

    Full colour: how to construct nice home windows shop apps! Figures and code seem as they do in visible Studio.

    Windows 8.1 allows you to construct gorgeous functions that combine with one another, net providers, and home windows itself. you could promote them within the home windows shop, with extra concepts than ever earlier than, for pills corresponding to floor, laptops, and standard computing device desktops! World-renowned Microsoft programming guru Adam Nathan indicates you precisely the way to write first class apps for this important replace to home windows. Don’t allow the minor identify switch idiot you--Windows 8.1 comprises a major quantity of recent developer possibilities in comparison to home windows 8.

    Clear, available, and very useful, this advisor teaches via concise code examples, in complete colour to compare their visual appeal in visible Studio--the comparable process that made Nathan’s WPF Unleashed so renowned. Writing with exceptional intensity and perception, Nathan courses you thru growing complex person interfaces with XAML and exploiting key home windows 8.1 positive factors. even if you’re already ok with Microsoft programming or fairly new to it, home windows 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed will take you to the leading edge of home windows 8.1 improvement.

    Detailed details on how to...

    • Use XAML to symbolize cutting-edge consumer interfaces, even throughout a number of windows
    • Handle contact, mouse, keyboard, and pen enter, together with handwriting recognition
    • Use new home windows 8.1 controls for growing hubs, flyouts, higher app bars, acting in-app searches, rendering PDFs, and masses more
    • Encode, decode, and transcode multimedia content material and speech-enable your app
    • Leverage wealthy XAML vector photos and animation
    • Interact with integrated performance reminiscent of the digital camera app, dossier picker, the lock reveal, new contacts and appointments integration, and more
    • Exploit the home windows 8.1 charms bar
    • Integrate DirectX photos seamlessly
    • Work with the wealthy set of accessible sensors: accelerometer, compass, gentle sensor, situation (with geofencing support), proximity, and more
    • Control units resembling fingerprint readers, snapshot and bar code scanners, magnetic stripe readers, and customized Bluetooth, USB, concealed, or wireless Direct devices

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    iPad Programming, A Quick-Start Guide for iPhone Developers

    By Eric Freeman, Daniel H. Steinberg

    Hold an iPad on your fingers and you'll recognize what the fuss is all approximately. opt for an app and the machine disappears as you end up immersed within the experience--the iPad defines a brand new type for units. iPad Programming indicates you ways to construct apps for the iPad that folks will like to use.

    This quick-start advisor can have you writing iPad apps at once utilizing a mixture of the commonplace iPhone APIs besides the recent APIs and extra templates designed particularly for developing iPad applications.

    The iPad has a demonstrate that's greater than seven occasions as colossal because the iPhone. The metaphors are various; the appliance layout is assorted. clients might be in a position to engage together with your iPad app in new methods. during this booklet you'll discover ways to make the most or the extra genuine property and functionality.

    at any time when you switch round it sort of feels as though there's one other 10000 apps additional to the App shop for the iPhone. If you're development iPad-specific apps, it's a new day with lots of chance. during this booklet we don't simply educate you to put in writing apps that run on an iPad, we train you to create apps that pride clients simply because they wouldn't make feel operating on the other device.

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