Objective-C Phrasebook (2nd Edition) (Developer's Library)

By David Chisnall

Objective-C Phrasebook, moment Edition

Updated for ARC, OS X 10.7, and iOS 5


Objective-C Phrasebook gives you the code words you must fast and successfully whole your programming tasks with Objective-C.


The moment version of Objective-C Phrasebook has been up-to-date for the recent model of Objective-C supported through Apple’s LLVM compiler 3.0 on OS X 10.7 and iOS five, and contains new insurance of ARC and different Objective-C good points brought with contemporary types of Xcode.


Concise and Accessible

Easy to hold and simple to use–lets you ditch all these cumbersome books for one transportable pocket guide

Flexible and Functional

Packed with greater than a hundred customizable code snippets–so you could effortlessly create good Objective-C code in precisely approximately any situation


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Innovative Cryptography (Programming Series)

By Nick Moldovyan, Alex Moldovyan

Cutting edge Cryptography, moment version presents a state of the art evaluate and assessment of present findings within the quarter of cryptography and explores easy methods to enforce those new innovations successfully. It covers present cryptographic difficulties and indicates sensible strategies. The booklet additionally discusses the function of symmetric ciphers and symmetric block ciphers, and info the necessity for quick symmetric ciphers for (DES), software program (RC5, Blowfish), and common (AES, RC6, Twofish, thought, GOST) implementations. moreover, the ebook covers the problems surrounding the advance and layout of software-oriented ciphers, together with ciphers in response to the set of rules shaped reckoning on the key key. a few particular concerns concerning the cryptographic power of ciphers with the versatile set of rules of information transformation are thought of, and a combinational probabilistic version is advised for acquiring minimum reviews of the software program ciphers being thought of. A hugely promising new command instructed for use in common processors can be mentioned. This command executes managed bit permutation, and is predicted to sharply elevate the functionality of cryptographic algorithms together with bit diversifications of arbitrary sort. cutting edge Cryptography, moment variation is written for a person desirous about the advance of cryptopgraphic instruments, together with engineers, researches, programmers, and IT defense execs.

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Programming Drupal 7 Entities

By Sammy Spets

Expose neighborhood or distant information as Drupal 7 entities and construct customized recommendations


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

In Detail

Writing code for manipulating Drupal information hasn't ever been more uncomplicated! learn how to cube and serve your info as you slowly peel again the layers of the Drupal entity onion. subsequent, divulge your legacy neighborhood and distant facts to take complete benefit of Drupal's massive 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 couple of transparent step by step workouts, in an effort to assist you make the most of the true strength that's on hand whilst constructing utilizing entities.

This e-book seems on the Drupal 7 entity paradigm, and breaks down the secret and confusion that builders face while construction customized options utilizing entities. it is going to take you thru a few transparent, sensible recipes to help you to take complete benefit of Drupal entities on your internet strategies with no a lot coding.

You also will methods to reveal neighborhood and distant info to provide your legacy information new lifestyles as fully-fledged Drupal entities that may be utilized by different modules similar to perspectives, principles, etc. as well as this, you are going to discover ways to create, retrieve, replace, and delete (CRUD) entities, their homes and fields, besides a few programmatic wizardry to govern advanced entities akin to box collections. with the intention to enhance speedy and simply utilizing Drupal entities, then this can be the booklet for you.

You will study every little thing you want to comprehend to advance code and reveal info utilizing entities in Programming Drupal 7 Entities.

What you'll study from this book

  • Manipulate and make the most of remark, dossier, box assortment, node, time period, consumer, and vocabulary entities
  • Attach, control, and make the most of date, dossier, snapshot, hyperlink, quantity, textual content, and time period reference fields
  • Write type-agnostic code facing extra varieties of Drupal info 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 information and disclose them as entities
  • Glean stable coding practices for facing entities


The ebook follows a typical tutorial-based method of create, retrieve, replace, and delete Drupal 7 entities, their homes and fields.

Who this ebook is written for

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

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Learning Neo4j

By Rik Van Bruggen

Run blazingly quickly queries on advanced graph datasets with the facility of the Neo4j graph database

About This Book

  • Get accustomed to graph database structures and practice them in real-world use cases
  • Get began with Neo4j, a distinct NOSQL database process that makes a speciality of tackling facts complexity
  • A functional consultant full of pattern queries, install techniques, and helpful tips that could different details sources

Who This ebook Is For

This booklet is for builders who wish another solution to shop and technique facts inside of their purposes. No earlier graph database event is needed; although, a few simple database wisdom might help you already know the options extra easily.

What you'll Learn

  • Background and requisites of graph databases
  • Install Neo4j on numerous assorted systems, in the neighborhood and within the cloud
  • Model facts for a graph database reminiscent of Neo4j
  • Import info into Neo4j
  • Learn approximately pattern use situations for Neo4j
  • Discover the benefits of graph databases as opposed to different database models
  • Find out the place you will find more information on Neo4j

In Detail

Learning Neo4j provide you with a step by step technique of adopting Neo4j, the world's best graph database. This booklet features a lot of heritage details, is helping you grab the elemental thoughts at the back of this radical new approach of facing attached facts, and should provide you with plenty of examples of use instances and environments the place a graph database will be a good fit.

Starting with a short advent to graph conception, this publication will exhibit you some great benefits of utilizing graph databases. Following on from that, you can be brought to Neo4j and you'll be proven the best way to set up Neo4j on quite a few working structures. you are going to then be proven how one can version and import your facts into Neo4j.

This booklet has use case examples that may provide help to version and enforce a graph in Neo4j by means of reading a person case, and research the influence a metamorphosis has on a strategy or a procedure. additionally, you will achieve an perception into graph visualization suggestions for Neo4j and become aware of exterior resources the place you could examine extra approximately Neo4j.

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Beginning Kinect Programming with the Microsoft Kinect SDK (Expert's Voice in Microsoft)

By Jarrett Webb, James Ashley

Beginning Kinect Programming with the Microsoft Kinect SDK will get you up and operating constructing Kinect functions to your workstation utilizing Microsoft instruments and the reputable SDK. you have got a operating Kinect application by way of the top of the 1st bankruptcy! the subsequent chapters will open up the secrets and techniques of 3-dimensional imaginative and prescient, skeleton monitoring, audio during the Kinect, and extra. Examples illustrate the recommendations within the kind of basic video games that react on your physique hobbies. the result's a enjoyable learn that is helping you study one of many most well-liked applied sciences available in the market today.

Beginning Kinect Programming with the Microsoft Kinect SDK additionally presents development blocks and ideas for mashing up the Kinect with different applied sciences to create artwork, interactive video games, 3D types and better workplace automation. you are going to research the elemental code simple to just about all Kinect functions. you are going to discover ways to combine that code with different instruments and manage facts to create notable Kinect functions. Beginning Kinect Programming with the Microsoft Kinect SDK is your gateway into the intriguing global of three-d, real-time desktop interaction.

  • Helps you create a formal improvement atmosphere for Kinect purposes.
  • Covers the fundamentals of third-dimensional imaginative and prescient, skeleton monitoring, gesture acceptance, and audio
  • Provides enjoyable examples that maintain you engaged and studying

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Erlang Programming

By Francesco Cesarini, Simon Thompson

This publication is an in-depth advent to Erlang, a programming language excellent for any state of affairs the place concurrency, fault tolerance, and speedy reaction is key. Erlang is gaining frequent adoption with the arrival of multi-core processors and their new scalable method of concurrency. With this consultant you will find out how to write complicated concurrent courses in Erlang, despite your programming historical past or adventure.

Written by way of leaders of the foreign Erlang group -- and in line with their education fabric -- Erlang Programming makes a speciality of the language's syntax and semantics, and explains trend matching, right lists, recursion, debugging, networking, and concurrency.

This ebook is helping you:

  • Understand the strengths of Erlang and why its designers incorporated particular features
  • Learn the ideas in the back of concurrency and Erlang's approach of dealing with it
  • Write effective Erlang courses whereas preserving code neat and readable
  • Discover how Erlang fills the necessities for disbursed systems
  • Add basic graphical person interfaces with little effort
  • Learn Erlang's tracing mechanisms for debugging concurrent and allotted systems
  • Use the integrated Mnesia database and different desk garage features

Erlang Programming offers routines on the finish of every bankruptcy and straightforward examples through the book.

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Game Physics Engine Development: How to Build a Robust Commercial-Grade Physics Engine for your Game

By Ian Millington

Physics is de facto vital to video game programmers who want to know the way to upload actual realism to their video games. they should take note of the legislation of physics when developing a simulation or online game engine, fairly in 3D special effects, for the aim of creating the results look extra genuine to the observer or player.The video game engine must realize the actual houses of gadgets that artists create, and mix them with lifelike movement.

The physics ENGINE is a working laptop or computer software that you just paintings into your game that simulates Newtonian physics and are expecting results below various stipulations. In games, the physics engine makes use of real-time physics to enhance realism.

This is the single e-book in its class to take readers through the approach of building an entire game-ready physics engine from scratch. The Cyclone video game engine featured within the e-book used to be written in particular for this publication and has been utilized in iPhone software improvement and Adobe Flash projects.  there's a good buy of master-class point info on hand, yet nearly not anything in any structure that teaches the fundamentals in a realistic method. the second one version comprises NEW and/or revised fabric on collision detection, 2nd physics, informal online game physics for Flash video games, extra references, a thesaurus, and end-of-chapter routines. The spouse web site will comprise the complete resource code of the Cyclone physics engine, in addition to instance purposes that exhibit the physics approach in operation. 

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Pthreads Programming: A POSIX Standard for Better Multiprocessing (O'Reilly Nutshell)

By Jacqueline Proulx Farrell, Dick Buttlar, Bradford Nichols

Computers are only as busy because the remainder of us these days. they've got plenty of initiatives to do straight away, and wish a few cleverness to get all of them performed on the comparable time.That's why threads are noticeable progressively more frequently as a brand new version for programming. Threads were on hand for your time. The Mach working procedure, the dispensed laptop atmosphere (DCE), and home windows NT all characteristic threads.One benefit of such a lot UNIX implementations, in addition to DCE, is they comply with a lately ratified POSIX average (originally 1003.4a, now 1003.1c), which permits your courses to be moveable among them. POSIX threads are generally known as pthreads, after the be aware that starts off all of the names of the functionality calls. the traditional is supported through Solaris, OSF/1, AIX, and a number of other UNIX-based working systems.The inspiration in the back of threads programming is to have a number of projects operating simultaneously in the related application. they could percentage a unmarried CPU as tactics do, or make the most of a number of CPUs whilst on hand. In both case, they supply a fresh method to divide the initiatives of a software whereas sharing data.A window interface can learn enter on dozens of other buttons, each one accountable for a separate activity. A community server has to just accept simultaneous calls from many consumers, supplying each one with average reaction time. A multiprocessor runs a number-crunching software on a number of CPUs instantaneously, combining the implications while all are performed. most of these different types of functions can make the most of threads.In this booklet you'll study not just what the pthread calls are, but if it's a solid inspiration to take advantage of threads and the way to lead them to effective (which is the entire explanation for utilizing threads within the first place). The authors delves into functionality concerns, evaluating threads to strategies, contrasting kernel threads to consumer threads, and displaying how you can degree pace. He additionally describes in an easy, transparent demeanour what the entire complex good points are for, and the way threads have interaction with the remainder of the UNIX system.Topics include:

  • Basic layout techniques
  • Mutexes, stipulations, and really expert synchronization techniques
  • Scheduling, priorities, and different real-time issues
  • Cancellation
  • UNIX libraries and re-entrant routines
  • Signals
  • Debugging tips
  • Measuring performance
  • Special concerns for the disbursed Computing atmosphere (DCE)

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C in a Nutshell: The Definitive Reference

By Peter Prinz, Tony Crawford

The re-creation of this vintage O’Reilly reference presents transparent, exact reasons of each characteristic within the c program languageperiod and runtime library, together with multithreading, type-generic macros, and library features which are new within the 2011 C normal (C11). that will comprehend the consequences of an unusual functionality, and the way the normal library calls for it to act, you’ll locate it right here, in addition to a customary example.

Ideal for knowledgeable C and C++ programmers, this booklet additionally comprises well known instruments within the GNU software program assortment. You’ll easy methods to construct C courses with GNU Make, collect executable courses from C resource code, and try and debug your courses with the GNU debugger.

In 3 sections, this authoritative ebook covers:

  • C language ideas and language elements, with separate chapters on forms, statements, tips, reminiscence administration, I/O, and more
  • The C typical library, together with an outline of normal headers and an in depth functionality reference
  • Basic C programming tools within the GNU software program assortment, with directions on how use them with the Eclipse IDE

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Programming in Objective-C (6th Edition) (Developer's Library)

By Stephen G. Kochan

Updated for OS X 10.9 Mavericks, iOS 7, and Xcode 5

Programming in Objective-C is a concise, rigorously written instructional at the fundamentals of Objective-C and object-oriented programming for Apple's iOS and OS X systems.

The publication makes no assumptions approximately earlier event with object-oriented programming languages or with the interval (which Objective-C is predicated upon). due to this, either rookies and skilled programmers alike can use this ebook to speedy and successfully study the basics of Objective-C. Readers may also examine the recommendations of object-oriented programming with no need to first research the entire intricacies of the underlying c language.

This new angle to studying, mixed with many small software examples and routines on the finish of every bankruptcy, makes Programming in Objective-C splendid for both school room use or self-study.

This version has been absolutely up to date to include new Objective-C good points and applied sciences brought with Xcode five, iOS 7, and Mac OS X Mavericks.

“The top booklet on any programming language that I’ve ever learn. in an effort to study Objective-C, purchase it.”—Calvin Wolcott

“An first-class source for a brand new programmer who desires to examine Objective-C as their first programming language—a woefully underserved market.”—Pat Hughes

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