Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities by Nick Montfort

By Nick Montfort

This e-book introduces programming to readers with a history within the arts and arts; there aren't any necessities, and no wisdom of computation is believed. In it, Nick Montfort unearths programming to be no longer in basic terms a technical workout inside given constraints yet a device for sketching, brainstorming, and inquiring approximately very important subject matters. He emphasizes programming's exploratory power -- its facility to create new varieties of works of art and to probe facts for brand spanking new rules.

The publication is designed to be learn along the pc, permitting readers to software whereas making their approach during the chapters. It bargains sensible routines in writing and editing code, starting on a small scale and lengthening in substance. now and again, a specification is given for a application, however the center actions are a sequence of "free projects," deliberately underspecified routines that go away room for readers to figure out their very own path and write differing types of courses. through the publication, Montfort additionally considers how computation and programming are culturally located -- how programming pertains to the tools and questions of the humanities and arts. The publication makes use of Python and Processing, either one of that are loose software program, because the basic programming languages.

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Professional Augmented Reality Browsers for Smartphones: by Lester Madden

By Lester Madden

Create impressive cellular augmented truth apps with junaio, Layar, and Wikitude. expert Augmented fact Browsers for Smartphones publications you thru growing your personal augmented fact apps for the iPhone, Android, Symbian, and bada systems, that includes totally possible and downloadable resource code. you are going to examine vital innovations via hands-on functions, and you'll construct on these abilities because the booklet progresses.

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Mac OS X Leopard: Beyond the Manual by Mike Lee, Scott Meyers

By Mike Lee, Scott Meyers

Stable computing device books make assumptions concerning the reader: what they do and do not be aware of after they choose up the booklet, and what they need to understand once they placed it down. for every reader this is able to be very diverse; hence, a ebook that matches one individual is probably not the simplest for one more. Mac OS X Leopard: past the handbook makes a few assumptions too, ones that have a tendency to vary from different Mac OS X books.

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How to Do Everything with Your BlackBerry by Curt Simmons

By Curt Simmons

Detect how one can capitalize at the BlackBerry's many makes use of past electronic mail. The BlackBerry seamlessly is helping you deal with your whole company info when you are at the cross, utilizing innovative instant know-how. deal with your whole enterprise projects and tasks utilizing this moveable light-weight device-make cell calls, create job lists, deal with your calendar and tackle e-book, write memos, and surf the internet, even if you are open air the rustic or simply clear of your table. Get keyboard shortcut counsel and tips, plus suggestion on extra complex makes use of like downloading courses to customise your BlackBerry.

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Portable Consumer Electronics: Packaging, Materials, and by Sridhar Canumalla

By Sridhar Canumalla

Transportable purchaser digital units have skilled exponential progress in recent times. even though the reliability implications and function standards of those items are considerably diverse from digital of the previous, no unmarried quantity has lined the fabrics, layout, and reliability facets of those items until eventually the booklet of this new book.

Written through famous leaders of the electronics undefined, transportable client Electronics offers a complete account of the most important facets of packaging for transportable client digital units, together with first- and second-level packaging; revealed wiring board expertise; meeting expertise; reliability facts and engineering; and failure analysis.

Portable customer Electronics: Packaging, fabrics, and Reliability might be helpful to training engineers, product improvement managers, technologists, and architects eager about the electronics

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Apple iOS 7: A Guide to the New Apple iOS 7 by Darren Nelson

By Darren Nelson

Why you wish This Book

Do you need to comprehend while you are capable of improve to iOS 7 and what the advantages are? do you want 10 tips on tips to enhance your battery lifetime of your equipment utilizing iOS 7? do you want to chop during the crap and how one can accomplish what you actually need in iOS 7? if that is so, this ebook is for you!

iOS 7 is de facto the 1st significant iteration of iOS because it used to be first published in 2007. iOS 7 brings a clean new glance and further functionality. 

Some of the themes lined during this ebook are:

- Ten Settings to avoid wasting and increase Your Battery Life

- Blocking Calls, textual content Messages or Facetime: Block demanding Contacts

- Web searching Made more uncomplicated: The Safari Improvements

- Get loose Streaming tune with iTunes Radio

- The NEW keep watch over middle: only a Swipe Away

- Spotlight seek: seek all of your machine in a Snap

- Lots of recent Apps and New how you can locate what is correct for You

- Photos, movies and Filters: the hot digital camera Features

- iCloud: Your issues, Wherever

- Fresh, New Ringtones and solid Vibrations: Pimp Your iPhone!

- Protect your kids with regulations and Parental Controls

...and a lot more!

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PhoneGap Essentials by Ivan Turkovic

By Ivan Turkovic

Use PhoneGap to construct cross-platform cellular functions speedy and efficiently

About This Book

  • Build local cellular phone purposes with HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Incorporate cellphone features comparable to GPS, digital camera, accelerometer, and extra into your apps for any cellular platform
  • Use Cordova view to embed PhoneGap into local purposes to both transit easily to PhoneGap or contain PhoneGap functionalities

Who This ebook Is For

If you're a cellular software developer in iOS or Android, or an internet program developer who desires to make cross-platform cellular purposes utilizing PhoneGap, this e-book is ideal for you. To utilize this booklet, it is going to be useful when you have past wisdom of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript.

What you are going to Learn

  • Get to grips with the basics of PhoneGap to get started
  • Set up a improvement surroundings for Linux, Mac OS, and Windows
  • Use Cordova CLI, workflows, and Plugman Plugin supervisor to create cellular functions efficiently
  • Understand the advance workflow to create local cross-platform cellular applications
  • Embed plugin help to transition to PhoneGap or use it to augment current applications
  • Improve your cellular improvement wisdom utilizing object-oriented programming (OOP), reusable parts, and AJAX closures
  • Be empowered to construct your personal cellular apps speedy with ease
  • Discover information and tips to make app improvement enjoyable and easy

In Detail

PhoneGap is an open resource framework so that it will speedy construct cross-platform cellular apps utilizing HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS. PhoneGap construct is a cloud provider to be able to quick enhance and assemble cellular purposes with no SDKs, compilers, and undefined. PhoneGap helps you to use its present plugins or create new ones, as in step with your necessities, to augment your cellular applications.

Starting by way of fitting PhoneGap, you will increase an app that makes use of quite a few machine features via assorted plugins and the way to construct an app within the cloud with PhoneGap's construct service.

You'll observe how you can use PhoneGap to create an software view, besides how one can use a digital camera, geolocation, and different machine functions to create attractive apps. subsequent, you are going to increase functions with PhoneGap's plugins utilizing minimalistic code. you are going to discover the app guidance method to set up your app to the app store.

By the top of the e-book, you should have additionally discovered tips on how to follow hybrid cellular UIs that would paintings throughout diverse systems and diverse monitor sizes for larger person experience.

Style and approach

This is an example-based, fast paced advisor that covers the basics of constructing cross-platform cellular functions with PhoneGap.

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Essential Windows Phone 7.5: Application Development with by Shawn Wildermuth

By Shawn Wildermuth

Essential home windows cell 7.5 is the definitive consultant to making robust, visually compelling cellular purposes that take complete benefit of Microsoft’s home windows telephone 7.5 platform. Nine-time Microsoft MVP Shawn Wildermuth attracts on his vast event educating Silverlight and home windows cell improvement, assisting you to start speedy and grasp options that bring about really amazing apps.


After introducing the newest model of home windows cellphone, Shawn Wildermuth dives without delay into the necessities, emphasizing best-practice examples and illustrating with code. You’ll construct an entire program from begin to end, then construct in your abilities with more and more subtle recommendations.


From making plans and layout via software supply, Shawn Wildermuth courses you thru the total cellular improvement lifecycle, exhibiting easy methods to utilize home windows telephone 7.5’s most vital new functions. no matter if you’re a .NET or Silverlight developer going cellular, or an skilled cellular developer relocating to home windows cell, Essential home windows cellphone 7.5 delivers the entire abilities you’ll want.


Coverage includes

  • Leveraging Microsoft’s leap forward Metro layout language
  • Using mobilephone positive factors comparable to e mail, calling, seek, net looking, and the digital camera
  • Designing the feel and appear of your person interface with XAML
  • Interacting with clients through landscape, Pivot, and different controls
  • Mastering the recent Silverlight Toolkit for home windows telephone 7.5
  • Choosing definitely the right program paradigm and performance on your particular app
  • Incorporating contact, vibration, movement, and sound into your interfaces
  • Working with home windows telephone 7.5’s distinct hubs and tiles
  • Building location-based prone that paintings with the phone’s GPS
  • Storing facts in remoted garage or home windows telephone 7.5’s database help
  • Multitasking reliably, with out compromising functionality
  • Integrating exterior information through leisure, traditional internet providers, and push notifications
  • Preparing your program for the home windows mobile Marketplace
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Collaborative Information Seeking: Best Practices, New by Preben Hansen, Visit Amazon's Chirag Shah Page, search

By Preben Hansen, Visit Amazon's Chirag Shah Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Chirag Shah, , Claus-Peter Klas

Compiled by means of international- category leaders within the box of collaborative details retrieval and seek (CIS), this ebook centres at the thought that details looking isn't really continually a solitary task and dealing in collaboration to accomplish information-seeking projects could be studied and supported.

Covering facets of theories, versions, and purposes the ebook is split in 3 parts:

· top Practices and experiences: delivering an summary of present wisdom and state of the art within the field.

· New domain names: covers a number of the new and fascinating possibilities of employing CIS

· New suggestions: specializes in new study instructions through students from academia and from round the world.

Collaborative info Seeking offers a helpful reference for pupil, academics, and researchers drawn to the realm of collaborative paintings, info seeking/retrieval, and human-computer interaction.

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