Securing the Perimeter

Securing the Perimeter

Leverage existing free open source software to build an identity and access management (IAM) platform that can serve your organization for the long term. With the emergence of open standards and open source software, it’s now easier than ever to build and operate your own IAM stack. The most…

Practical Apache Spark

Practical Apache Spark

Work with Apache Spark using Scala to deploy and set up single-node, multi-node, and high-availability clusters. This book discusses various components of Spark such as Spark Core, DataFrames, Datasets and SQL, Spark Streaming, Spark MLib, and R on Spark with the help of practical code snippets for each…

Pro Project Management with SharePoint 2010

Pro Project Management with SharePoint 2010

Many successful project managers are beginning to utilize Microsoft SharePoint to drive their projects and operational initiatives. SharePoint Server provides teams with a centralized location for project information and facilitates collaboration between project team members. The intention of this book is to provide a hands-on case study that…

Apache Maven 2 Effective Implementation

Apache Maven 2 Effective Implementation

All material in the book will be worked through by example, building up a sample application. It is intended to be read through in sequence, though once complete, should serve as a suitable reference for certain cases that can be referred to directly. This book is for Java…

iPad Application Sketch Book

iPad Application Sketch Book

Think you have the next great iPad app idea? The iPad Application Sketch Book is an essential tool for any aspiring iPad developer. This sketch book makes it easy to centralize and organize your ideas, featuring full-sized iPad templates to write on. Professionally printed on high-quality paper, it has a…

Learn iPhone and iPad cocos2d Game Development

Learn iPhone and iPad cocos2d Game Development

Learn iPhone and iPad cocos2D Game Development provides a rock-solid introduction to the cocos2d iPhone game engine and related tools. It focuses on the process of creating several games made entirely with cocos2d and little-to-no iPhone SDK and OpenGL code. By creating 2-3 sample games over the course of…

Pro iOS Apps Performance Optimization

Pro iOS Apps Performance Optimization

Today’s iPhone and iPad apps developers are often running into the need to refine, improve and optimize their apps performances. As more complex apps can be created, it is even more important for developers to deal with this critical issue. Pro iOS Apps Performance Tuning and Optimization covers…

Beginning PHP and MySQL 5, 2nd Edition

Beginning PHP and MySQL 5, 2nd Edition

Written for the budding web developer searching for a powerful, low-cost solution for building flexible, dynamic web sites. Essentially three books in one: provides thorough introductions to the PHP language and the MySQL database, and shows you how these two technologies can be effectively integrated to build powerful…

Hardening Linux

Hardening Linux

*Imparts good security doctrine, methodology, and strategies *Each application-focused chapter will be able to be used as a stand-alone HOW-TO for that particular application. *Offers users a selection of resources (websites, mailing lists, and books) to further their knowledge.