WPF 4.5 Unleashed by Adam Nathan

By Adam Nathan

The number one WPF Book--Now up-to-date for WPF 4.5!
Thorough, authoritative insurance, functional examples, transparent writing, and full-color presentation make this some of the most commonly acclaimed programming books of the decade.

Windows Presentation origin (WPF) is the urged expertise for developing smooth home windows computer apps. even if you must strengthen conventional consumer interfaces or combine 3D images, audio/video, animation, dynamic skinning, contact, wealthy record help, speech attractiveness, or extra, WPF allows you to accomplish that in a unbroken, resolution-independent demeanour that scales from small capsules to massive TVs. WPF 4.5 Unleashed is the authoritative booklet that covers all of it, in a pragmatic and approachable model, authored by means of WPF guru and Microsoft architect Adam Nathan.
Covers every little thing you want to learn about Extensible program Markup Language (XAML)
Examines the WPF characteristic parts in wonderful intensity: controls, structure, assets, info binding, styling, images, animation, and more
Delves into subject matters that aren’t lined by means of such a lot books: 3D, speech, audio/video, files, effects
Shows easy methods to create renowned UI parts and leverage integrated controls equivalent to the recent Office-style Ribbon
Demonstrates the way to create subtle UI mechanisms, similar to visible Studio-like collapsible/dockable panes
Explains tips to create firstclass customized controls for WPF
Demonstrates easy methods to create hybrid WPF software program that leverages home windows kinds, DirectX, ActiveX, or different non-WPF technologies
Explains tips to make the most computer positive factors, similar to leap Lists and taskbar customizations, and a similar toast notifications utilized by home windows shop apps

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Database: Models, Languages, Design by James L. Johnson

By James L. Johnson

Entire, special, and obtainable, Database: types, Languages, layout is a perfect textual content for the introductory desktop technological know-how direction in database concept. it may additionally function a self-study consultant for database practitioners. via his worthwhile association of the fabric and his finished, lucid causes of the ideas, Johnson presents a transparent creation to either conventional and smooth themes in database concept. Use of a operating instance set (an aquarium database) all through offers a powerful feel of continuity.
This textual content describes 5 database versions which signify present perform (the relational model), tendencies (the object-oriented and deductive models), and previous stories (the community and hierarchical models). scholars can simply stick with the evolution from one version to the following as the similar gains are coated for every kind of database.

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Managing High-Tech Start-Ups by Duncan MacVicar and Darwin Throne (Auth.)

By Duncan MacVicar and Darwin Throne (Auth.)

Handling High-Tech Start-Ups equips engineers with a uncomplicated tool-kit for founding a high-tech production corporation. It supplies would-be marketers insightful wisdom on find out how to assault such difficulties as constructing a advertising plan, a revenues plan, goals, pricing, hiring a revenues strength, comparing advertising effects, and correcting difficulties. The ebook emphasizes tips to properly determine an issue, so time is spent on its factors and never on its signs. specific emphasis is put on the promoting facets of latest engineering ventures, on the grounds that advertising and marketing is generally now not a part of an engineer's event, but is so very important within the good fortune or failure of a brand new enterprise. The authors take the reader step by step during the strategy of advertising assessment and constructing a product plan.

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API Design for C++ by Martin Reddy

By Martin Reddy

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1996
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API layout for C++ offers a complete dialogue of program Programming Interface (API) improvement, from preliminary layout via implementation, checking out, documentation, unlock, versioning, upkeep, and deprecation. The e-book makes a speciality of the problems of designing APIs for a unmarried language (C++), which continues to be essentially the most commonplace programming languages for giant software program initiatives.

The booklet additionally covers really expert API issues, corresponding to growing scripting and plug-in APIs, with emphasis on API layout. A dialogue on checking out thoughts concentrates on automatic API checking out suggestions instead of trying to contain end-user software checking out innovations equivalent to GUI trying out, approach trying out, or handbook trying out.

The ebook might be beneficial to new programmers who comprehend the basics of C++ and who are looking to increase their layout abilities, in addition to senior engineers and software program architects looking to achieve new services to enrich their latest abilities. 3 particular teams of readers are designated: training software program engineers and designers, technical managers, and scholars and educators.
• the single ebook that teaches the options of C++ API improvement, together with layout, versioning, documentation, checking out, scripting, and extensibility.
• broad code examples illustrate every one thought, with totally sensible examples and dealing resource code for experimentation to be had online.
• Covers a number of API kinds and styles with a spotlight on useful and effective designs for large-scale long term tasks.

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Max/MSP/Jitter for Music: A Practical Guide to Developing by V. J. Manzo

By V. J. Manzo

In Max/MSP/Jitter for Music, specialist writer and track technologist V. J. Manzo presents a undemanding creation to a robust programming language that may be used to put in writing customized software program for musical interplay. via transparent, step by step directions illustrated with various examples of operating platforms, the e-book equips you with every little thing you must understand that allows you to layout and entire significant song tasks. The e-book additionally discusses how one can have interaction with software program past the mouse and keyboard via use of digital camera monitoring, pitch monitoring, online game controllers, sensors, cellular units, and extra.

This publication should be of designated price for everybody who teaches tune at any point, from lecture room teachers to ensemble administrators to non-public studio teachers. even if you must create easy routines for starting performers or extra complicated courses for aspiring composers, this booklet will help you write personalized software program which could supplement or even motivate your educational targets.

No expert foreknowledge is needed to exploit this publication to liven up your adventure with song expertise. Even musicians with out past programming abilities can discover ways to complement their classes with interactive educational instruments, to boost adaptive tools to assist in composition and function actions, and to create size instruments with which to behavior research.

This ebook permits you to:

-Learn how one can layout significant initiatives for composition, functionality, track treatment, guide, and research
-Understand strong software program via this obtainable advent, written for novices
-Follow alongside via step by step tutorials
-Grasp the rules by way of downloading the vast software program examples from the significant other site

This publication is perfect for:

-Music educators in any respect degrees seeking to combine software program in instruction
-Musicians attracted to how software program can increase their perform and function
-Music composers with an curiosity in designing interactive tune
-Music therapists trying to tailor courses to the desires of particular teams or contributors

And all who're attracted to track expertise.

Visit the spouse site at www.oup.com/us/maxmspjitter

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Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of by Eric Evans

By Eric Evans

Domain-Driven layout fills that want. this isn't a e-book approximately particular applied sciences. It bargains readers a scientific method of domain-driven layout, featuring an in depth set of layout most sensible practices, experience-based suggestions, and primary ideas that facilitate the improvement of software program tasks dealing with complicated domain names. Intertwining layout and improvement perform, this publication accommodates quite a few examples in response to real tasks to demonstrate the applying of domain-driven layout to real-world software program development.

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Object-Oriented Software Construction (2nd Edition) by Bertrand Meyer

By Bertrand Meyer

Recipient of the 1997 Jolt Award.
The developer of the acclaimed Eiffel programming language comes via with one of many clearest and so much informative books approximately pcs ever dedicated to paper. Object-Oriented software program building is the gospel of object-oriented know-how and it merits to be unfold in every single place. Meyer opens with insurance of the desire for an object-oriented method of software program improvement, bringing up more advantageous caliber and improvement velocity as key benefits of the procedure. He then explains the entire key standards that outline an item- orientated method of an issue. Meyer will pay recognition to strategies, akin to sessions, gadgets, reminiscence administration, and extra, returning to each one strategy and sprucing his readers' wisdom of it as he explains the way to hire it "well." In a bit on complicated issues, Meyer explores attention-grabbing and proper themes, similar to power gadgets saved in a database. He additionally deals a kind of "Do and Don't" part within which he enumerates universal errors and how you can steer clear of them. administration info isn't the most element of Object-Oriented software program development, yet you'll locate a few in its pages. Meyer concludes his travel de strength with comparisons of all of the key object-oriented languages, together with Java. He additionally covers the strength of simulating item know-how in non-object-oriented languages, equivalent to Pascal and Fortran. The spouse CD-ROM comprises the entire textual content of this e-book in hypertext shape, in addition to a few instruments for designing object-oriented platforms. when you application pcs, you have to learn this booklet.

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An Integrated Approach to Software Engineering (3rd Edition) by Pankaj Jalote

By Pankaj Jalote

Executing any software program undertaking calls for talents in key dimensions— engineering and undertaking administration. whereas engineering bargains with problems with structure, layout, coding, checking out, etc., venture administration offers with making plans, tracking, possibility administration, and so on. for that reason, this publication specializes in those dimensions, and for key initiatives in each one, discusses ideas and methods that may be utilized successfully on projects.

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Service-Oriented Modeling (SOA): Service Analysis, Design, by Michael Bell

By Michael Bell

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Service-oriented structure (SOA) is the most well liked subject within the IT enviornment. offering a entire plan to interrelate company with know-how, SOA combines the abilities and talents of a complete association, with its needful wishes and computing information. featuring the required tools—processes, most sensible practices, and standards—for constructing a valid SOA, Service-Oriented Modeling: carrier research, layout, and structure introduces a service-oriented modeling framework that employs an agile and common enterprise and know-how language to facilitate research, layout, and structure initiatives.

Focusing on a common carrier and improvement life-cycle version, the service-oriented modeling disciplines awarded right here will show you how to not just combine your present legacy purposes, but additionally to include new rules and ideas to deal with organizational issues. those proposed top practices may be utilized to all applied sciences, software program systems, and languages regardless of their actual situation or possession. As an advantage, enterprise and IT professionals—including managers, company analysts, enterprise architects, technical architects, crew leaders, and developers—can now proportion the load of software program improvement tasks as they're commissioned to endure equivalent accountability and responsibility all through their organizations.

Based on writer Michael Bell's 20 years of expertise within the software program, modeling, and structure trenches for such high-volume consumers as JPMorgan, Chase, and American exhibit, Service-Oriented Modeling introduces a state of the art and holistic modeling language that may facilitate an SOA implementation in addition to complicated carrier life-cycle techniques and tactics that may be hired to regulate service-oriented initiatives. The booklet allows company and IT body of workers to both companion in service-oriented modeling efforts and to symbolize their certain perspectives.

Offering easy-to-understand modeling language and notation which are uncomplicated to take advantage of, the publication presents solutions to the most typical questions that face firm leaders touching on service-oriented structure improvement life-cycle projects. The booklet deftly explores:

* easy methods to determine and enforce a service-oriented modeling language
* The provider life-cycle version and its a variety of development blocks
* The administration of service-oriented modeling disciplines
* Service-oriented conceptualization process
* A step by step, easy-to-employ proposal discovery process
* Service-oriented discovery and research mechanisms
* Service-oriented layout concepts, carrier relationships, logical compositions of providers, and repair habit analysis
* basic facets of service-oriented software program structure, together with conceptual and logical structure modeling disciplines

With the knowledge gleaned from Service-Oriented Modeling, you'll receive a finished carrier modeling wisdom base and reference; carrier modeling instruments that could elevate potency and productiveness within the place of work; outlined pursuits, milestones, and repair modeling actions; and outlined roles and duties to get you begun with SOA, ASAP.

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