iOS 8 Programming Fundamentals with Swift: Swift, Xcode, and Cocoa Basics

iOS 8 Programming Fundamentals with Swift: Swift, Xcode, and Cocoa Basics

Move into iOS development by getting a firm grasp of its fundamentals, including the Xcode IDE, the Cocoa Touch framework, and Swift-Apple’s new programming language. With this thoroughly updated guide, you’ll learn Swift’s object-oriented concepts, understand how to use Apple’s development tools, and discover how Cocoa provides the…

Pro iOS Geo: Building Apps with Location Based Services

Pro iOS Geo: Building Apps with Location Based Services

Deepen your app development skills with Pro iOS Geo. This book shows you how to use geolocation-based tools to enhance the iOS apps you develop. Author Giacomo Andreucci describes different ways to integrate geo services, depending on the kind of app you’re looking to develop: a web app,…

Ansible: Up and Running

Ansible: Up and Running

Among the many configuration management tools available, Ansible has some distinct advantages—it’s minimal in nature, you don’t need to install anything on your nodes, and it has an easy learning curve. This practical guide shows you how to be productive with this tool quickly, whether you’re a developer…

CentOS High Availability

CentOS High Availability

The high performance and stability of CentOS Linux are the key factors that make CentOS Linux the right Linux distribution to build high availability solutions on. This book introduces you to high availability before briefly walking you through the cluster stack and its layers. The book is then…

JIRA Essentials - Third Edition

JIRA Essentials – Third Edition

Atlassian JIRA is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of the organization, ranging from building Atlassian application interfaces to providing a platform for add-ons to extend JIRA’s capabilities. JIRA Essentials, Third Edition provides a comprehensive explanation…

C# 5.0 Programmer's Reference

C# 5.0 Programmer’s Reference

Well-known C# expert Rod Stephens gives novice and experienced developers a comprehensive tutorial and reference to standard C#. This new title fully covers the latest C# language standard, C# 5.0, as well as its implementation in the 2013 release of Visual Studio. The author provides exercises and solutions;…

C# Deconstructed

C# Deconstructed

C# Deconstructed answers a seemingly simply question: Just what is going on, exactly, when you run C# code on the .NET Framework? To answer this question we will dig ever deeper into the structure of the C# language and the onion-skin abstraction layers of the .NET Framework that…

C# Multithreaded and Parallel Programming

C# Multithreaded and Parallel Programming

Most modern machines have dual-core processors. This means that the present-day computer has the ability to multitask. Using multiple cores means your applications can process data faster and be more responsive to users. However, to fully exploit this in your applications, you need to write multithreading code. We…

Concurrency in C# Cookbook

Concurrency in C# Cookbook

If you’re one of the many developers uncertain about concurrent and multithreaded development, this practical cookbook will change your mind. With more than 75 code-rich recipes, author Stephen Cleary demonstrates parallel processing and asynchronous programming techniques, using libraries and language features in .NET 4.5 and C# 5.0. Concurrency…

Professional C# 5.0 and .NET 4.5.1

Professional C# 5.0 and .NET 4.5.1

Whether you’re a C# guru or transitioning from C/C++, staying up to date is critical to your success. Professional C# 5.0 and .NET 4.5.1 is your go-to guide for navigating the programming environment for the Windows platform. After a quick refresher of the C# basics, the team of…