Beginning Database Design: From Novice to Professional

By Clare Churcher

The challenge of ways to layout a database is usually encountered via these no longer in particular educated and practiced within the paintings. This ebook, hence, is written with the lay individual in brain. In easy language, the writer makes use of examples from her real-life adventure to focus on the kinds of difficulties which could consequence from negative layout, to encourage readers to do solid layout. She then is going directly to offer a valid strategy that readers can stick to with the intention to produce a very good layout. whereas concentration is on enforcing designs in relational databases, the writer doesn't overlook these readers who will decide to enforce their database in a spreadsheet comparable to Microsoft Excel.

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Programming Drupal 7 Entities

By Sammy Spets

Expose neighborhood or distant facts as Drupal 7 entities and construct customized suggestions


  • Understand and strengthen utilizing the entity paradigm and entity metadata wrappers
  • Create, retrieve, replace, and delete (CRUD) operations on all entities
  • Programmatically connect fields to entities and manage their data
  • Expose distant info in a non-fieldable or fieldable entity with aid for the import and export of package deal configurations
  • Thorough insurance of universal middle and contributed entity kinds in addition to customized information exposure

In Detail

Writing code for manipulating Drupal facts hasn't ever been more uncomplicated! learn how to cube and serve your facts as you slowly peel again the layers of the Drupal entity onion. subsequent, divulge your legacy neighborhood and distant info to take complete good thing about Drupal's great answer space.

Programming Drupal 7 Entities is a pragmatic, hands-on consultant that offers you with an intensive wisdom of Drupal's entity paradigm and a few transparent step by step routines, so as to assist you make the most of the genuine energy that's on hand whilst constructing utilizing entities.

This publication seems to be on the Drupal 7 entity paradigm, and breaks down the secret and confusion that builders face whilst construction customized ideas utilizing entities. it's going to take you thru a few transparent, functional recipes to help you to take complete good thing about Drupal entities on your net ideas with no a lot coding.

You also will disclose neighborhood and distant facts to offer your legacy facts new lifestyles as fully-fledged Drupal entities that may be utilized by different modules akin to perspectives, principles, etc. as well as this, you are going to learn how to create, retrieve, replace, and delete (CRUD) entities, their houses and fields, besides a few programmatic wizardry to govern complicated entities comparable to box collections. a good way to enhance fast and simply utilizing Drupal entities, then this is often the e-book for you.

You will examine every thing you want to understand to enhance code and disclose info utilizing entities in Programming Drupal 7 Entities.

What you are going to research from this book

  • Manipulate and make the most of remark, dossier, box assortment, node, time period, person, and vocabulary entities
  • Attach, manage, and make the most of date, dossier, picture, hyperlink, quantity, textual content, and time period reference fields
  • Write type-agnostic code facing extra different types of Drupal facts than ever before
  • Upgrade a legacy Drupal node module to show and make the most of entities
  • Expose your legacy database tables as fully-fledged Drupal entities
  • Batch import distant info and disclose them as entities
  • Glean reliable coding practices for facing entities


The booklet follows a regular tutorial-based method of create, retrieve, replace, and delete Drupal 7 entities, their houses and fields.

Who this e-book is written for

Programming Drupal 7 Entities is ideal for intermediate or complex builders new to Drupal entity improvement who're seeking to get a great grounding in the way to code utilizing the hot paradigm. It’s assumed that you'll have a few adventure in Hypertext Preprocessor improvement already, and being vaguely conversant in Drupal, GIT, and Drush also will help.

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Visual C Sharp Game Programming for Teens 2011

By Jonathan S. Harbour

Learn the way to create your personal totally functioning role-playing video game (RPG) with visible C# online game PROGRAMMING for teenagers! a real beginner's consultant, the ebook covers each one crucial step for growing your individual whole RPG utilizing home windows varieties and GDI+, together with a tiled scroller, online game editors, and scripting. whereas a few event with visible C# is useful, this publication is an introductory advisor for readers who're new to programming or new to programming for video games and need to benefit the fundamentals of RPG video game mechanics. you are going to research through learning the fast examples in each one bankruptcy, construction the total RPG referred to as Dungeon Crawler as you progress from one bankruptcy to the subsequent, with new positive aspects and video game play parts additional in every one new bankruptcy. alongside the way in which you'll notice how one can load and draw bitmaps, create sprites, render a online game global, hold music of stock and personality stats, and construct instruments together with a degree editor, personality editor, merchandise editor, and monster editor. And the completed Dungeon Crawler online game contains all of the resource code and instruments you'll intend to make your individual extraordinary RPGs with a great deal of cool positive aspects and performance.

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Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (2nd Edition)

By Bill Phillips, Chris Stewart

Android Programming: the large Nerd Ranch Guide is an introductory Android publication for programmers with Java experience.

Based on large Nerd Ranch's well known Android Bootcamp path, this advisor will lead you thru the wasteland utilizing hands-on instance apps mixed with transparent reasons of key strategies and APIs. This e-book makes a speciality of sensible strategies for constructing apps suitable with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and up, together with insurance of Lollipop and fabric design.

Write and run code each step of how, developing apps that combine with different Android apps, obtain and exhibit images from the internet, play sounds, and extra. each one bankruptcy and app has been designed and validated to supply the data and adventure you want to start in Android development.

Big Nerd Ranch makes a speciality of constructing and designing cutting edge purposes for consumers worldwide. Our specialists educate others via our books, bootcamps, and onsite education. no matter if it really is Android, iOS, Ruby and Ruby on Rails, Cocoa, Mac OS X, JavaScript, HTML5 or UX/UI, we have now you covered.

The Android group is continually bettering and updating Android Studio and different instruments. consequently, many of the directions we offer within the publication are not any longer right. you'll find an addendum addressing breaking alterations at:


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Learning OpenGL ES for iOS: A Hands-on Guide to Modern 3D Graphics Programming

Get begun quick with smooth OpenGL ES snap shots Programming for iPhone, iPod contact, and iPad


OpenGL ES expertise underlies the consumer interface and graphical services of Apple’s iPhone, iPod contact, and iPad–as good as units starting from video-game consoles and aircraft-cockpit monitors to non-Apple smartphones. during this pleasant, thorough creation, Erik M. dollar indicates the right way to utilize  Open GL ES in Apple’s iOS environment.


This hugely expected identify makes a speciality of smooth, effective ways that use the latest types of  OpenGL ES, assisting you stay away from the inappropriate, out of date, and deceptive ideas that clutter the web. greenback embraces Objective-C and Cocoa contact, displaying the way to leverage Apple’s robust, stylish GLKit framework to maximise your productiveness, in attaining tight platform integration, and convey exceedingly polished apps.


If you’ve written C or C++ code and understand  object-oriented programming fundamentals, this name  brings jointly every little thing you must absolutely  grasp OpenGL ES photographs for iOS–including  downloadable examples in particular designed to  jumpstart your individual projects.


Coverage includes


• knowing center OpenGL ES special effects options and iOS pictures architecture

• Integrating Cocoa contact with OpenGL ES to leverage the facility of Apple’s platform

• developing textures from begin to end: opacity, mixing, multi-texturing, and compression

• Simulating ambient, diffuse, and specular light

• utilizing adjustments to render 3D geometric gadgets from any element of view

• Animating scenes by means of controlling time via program logic

• Partitioning facts to attract expansive outside scenes with rolling terrain

• Detecting and dealing with person interplay with 3D geometry

• imposing lighting tricks starting from skyboxes to debris and billboards

• Systematically optimizing images performance

• knowing the fundamental linear algebra thoughts utilized in computing device graphics

• Designing and developing a whole simulation that includes every little thing you’ve learned

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PHP Web Services: APIs for the Modern Web

Whether you’re sharing information among inner structures or construction an API in order that clients can entry their facts, this useful consultant has every thing you must construct APIs with Hypertext Preprocessor. writer Lorna Jane Mitchell presents plenty of hands-on code samples, real-world examples, and suggestion in response to her vast event to steer you thru the process—from the underlying thought to tools for making your carrier robust.

You’ll the right way to use this language to paintings with JSON, XML, and different net carrier applied sciences. This up to date moment version comprises new instruments and lines that mirror personal home page updates and alterations at the Web.

  • Explore HTTP, from the request/response cycle to its verbs, headers, and cookies
  • Work with and submit webhooks—user-defined HTTP callbacks
  • Determine no matter if JSON or XML is the easiest info structure in your application
  • Get recommendation for operating with RPC, cleaning soap, and RESTful services
  • Use numerous instruments and strategies for debugging HTTP net services
  • Choose the provider that works most sensible on your software, and make it robust
  • Document your API—and easy methods to layout it to deal with errors

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iOS Apps with REST APIs

By Christina Moulton

Making your first fast app that makes use of an online carrier will be overwhelming. it kind of feels like all time you are attempting to determine it out you simply upload extra issues to profit for your checklist: leisure, Alamofire, parsing JSON, OAuth, App shipping protection, environment headers, … however it doesn’t need to be complicated.

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Advanced Computational Methods in Science and Engineering (Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering)

The target of the current booklet is to teach, in a wide and but deep method, the cutting-edge in computational technological know-how and engineering. Examples of themes addressed are: speedy and exact numerical algorithms, model-order aid, grid computing, immersed-boundary tools, and particular computational tools for simulating a large choice of not easy difficulties, difficulties comparable to: fluid-structure interplay, turbulent flames, bone-fracture therapeutic, micro-electro-mechanical platforms, failure of composite fabrics, hurricane surges, particulate flows, and so forth. the most gain provided to readers of the booklet is a well-balanced, up to date evaluation over the sphere of computational technological know-how and engineering, via in-depth articles by way of experts from the separate disciplines.

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Software Engineering For Students: A Programming Approach

By Douglas Bell

Software program Engineering for college students provides quite a number present recommendations and instruments for those that have skilled the pleasures of writing courses and who are looking to see how issues swap within the scale as much as huge courses and software program platforms. the scholars' familiarity with programming provides them appropriate heritage and the boldness to know the basics of this topic. The ebook starts off through explaining the demanding situations that giant software program tasks current, relocating directly to conceal the present rules, concepts and instruments which are utilized in software program improvement during the industrialised international.

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Unity 3D Game Development by Example Beginner's Guide

The ebook takes a transparent, step by step method of development small, uncomplicated video game tasks. It makes a speciality of brief, possible objectives in order that the reader can end anything, rather than attempting to create a posh RPG or open-world online game that by no means sees the sunshine of day. This e-book encourages readers hungry for wisdom. It doesn't move into gory element approximately how each little knob and dial features - that is what the software program guide is for! quite, this publication is the quickest direction from 0 to comprehensive online game utilizing the harmony 3D engine. If you have ever desired to advance video games, yet have by no means felt "smart" sufficient to house complicated programming, this booklet is for you. it is also a superb kick-start for builders coming from different instruments like Flash, Unreal Engine, and online game Maker professional.

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