Beginning SVG

Beginning SVG

Develop SVG functionality for use within websites quickly and natively, using basic tools such as HTML and CSS. This book is a project-oriented guide to creating and manipulating scalable vector graphics in the browser for websites or online applications, using little more than a text editor or free…

SQL Server Advanced Data Types

SQL Server Advanced Data Types

Deliver advanced functionality faster and cheaper by exploiting SQL Server’s ever-growing amount of built-in support for modern data formats. Learn about the growing support within SQL Server for operations and data transformations that have previously required third-party software and all the associated licensing and development costs. Benefit through a…

Windows PowerShell in Action, 3rd Edition

Windows PowerShell in Action, 3rd Edition

Windows PowerShell in Action, Third Edition is the definitive guide to PowerShell, now revised to cover PowerShell 6. About the Technology In 2006, Windows PowerShell reinvented the way administrators and developers interact with Windows. Today, PowerShell is required knowledge for Windows admins and devs. This powerful, dynamic language provides…

SVG Essentials, 2nd Edition

SVG Essentials, 2nd Edition

Learn the essentials of Scalable Vector Graphics, the mark-up language used by most vector drawing programs and interactive web graphics tools. SVG Essentials takes you through SVG’s capabilities, beginning with simple line drawings and moving through complicated features such as filters, transformations, gradients, and patterns. This thoroughly updated…

C# and XML Primer

C# and XML Primer

Learn XML and how to use and integrate it into your C# applications using this compact book. This guide helps you avoid the pitfalls of dealing with XML and C# since handling XML with C# and the .NET Platform can present its own set of challenges. XML is…

Java XML and JSON

Java XML and JSON

This book describes the popular XML and JSON data-interchange languages. You’ll explore each language and learn how to parse/create XML-based documents and parse JSON-based documents via various Java APIs. You will also learn how XML and JSON are applied and used in AJAX (and AJAJ), Android, Big Data, and…

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WiX 3.6

The cryptic science of Windows Installer can seem far off from the practical task of simply getting something installed. Luckily, we have WiX to simplify the matter. WiX is an XML markup, distributed with an open-source compiler and linker, used to produce a Windows Installer package. It is…

HLSL and Pixel Shaders for XAML Developers

HLSL and Pixel Shaders for XAML Developers

Pixel shaders are some of the more powerful graphic tools available for XAML programmers, but shader development bears little resemblance to traditional .NET programming. With this hands-on book, you’ll not only discover how to use existing shaders in your Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight applications, you’ll also…

XSLT Jumpstarter

XSLT Jumpstarter

Finally, a ground-up, quick-start approach to XSLT that teaches not just the language, but XML processing solutions.XSLT Jumpstarter approaches the subject like no other book, using examples that ease you through the basic concepts while demonstrating how to solve common problems. It doesn’t unload language elements on you,…

Managing and Customizing OpenCms 6 Websites

Managing and Customizing OpenCms 6 Websites

A practical guide to creating and managing your own website with this proven Java/JSP based content management system. This book takes you through the process of creating content rich websites and applications using OpenCms. Although powerful and flexible, OpenCms can be daunting on first approach, but its advanced…