The PIC Microcontroller: Your Personal Introductory Course, Third Edition

By John Morton

John Morton deals a uniquely concise and functional advisor to getting up and working with the PIC Microcontroller. The PIC is without doubt one of the preferred of the microcontrollers which are reworking digital venture paintings and product layout, and this publication is the proper advent for college kids, academics, technicians and electronics lovers.

Assuming no previous wisdom of microcontrollers and introducing the PIC Microcontroller's functions via basic initiatives, this booklet is perfect for electronics hobbyists, scholars, college students and technicians. The step by step factors and the necessary tasks make it excellent for scholar and scholar self-study: this isn't only a reference publication - you begin paintings with the PIC microcontroller instantly away.

The revised 3rd variation focuses totally at the re-programmable flash PIC microcontrollers corresponding to the PIC16F54, PIC16F84 and the intense 8-pin PIC12F508 and PIC12F675 units.

* Demystifies the best microcontroller for college kids, engineers an hobbyists
* Emphasis on placing the PIC to paintings, now not theoretical microelectronics
* basic courses and circuits introduce key gains and instructions via undertaking paintings

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Android Application Development: Programming with the Google SDK

By Zigurd Mednieks, G. Blake Meike

This sensible ebook presents the recommendations and code you must enhance software program with Android, the open-source platform for cellphones and cellular units that is producing enthusiasm around the undefined. in response to the Linux working procedure and constructed through Google and the Open Handset Alliance, Android has the aptitude to unite a fragmented cellular marketplace. Android program Development introduces this programming setting, and provides you an entire for instance that demonstrates Android architectural good points and APIs. With this booklet, you will:

  • Get an entire advent to the Android programming setting, structure, and tools
  • Build a modular software, starting with a middle module that serves to release modules additional in next chapters
  • Learn the suggestions and structure of a selected characteristic set, together with perspectives, maps, location-based prone, continual information garage, 2nd and 3D pics, media companies, telephony providers, and messaging
  • Use ready-to-run instance code that implements each one feature
  • Delve into complicated themes, akin to safeguard, customized perspectives, functionality research, and internationalization

The booklet is a normal supplement to the present Android documentation supplied by way of Google. no matter if you must enhance a advertisement program for cellular units, or simply are looking to create a cellular mashup for private use, Android software Development demonstrates how one can layout, construct, and attempt purposes for the recent cellular market.

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Application Development with Qt Creator, 2nd Edition

Design and construct marvelous cross-platform functions utilizing Qt and Qt Quick

About This Book

  • Imbibe the basic strategies of C++ and Qt fast programming utilizing Qt
  • Write cross-platform cellular purposes with Qt Creator
  • Explore the center features of Qt writer utilizing this step by step guide

Who This booklet Is For

This publication is superb for builders who're new to Qt and Qt author and who're attracted to harnessing the facility of Qt for cross-platform improvement. in case you have simple adventure programming in C++, you've got what it takes to create attractive cross-platform purposes utilizing Qt and Qt Creator!

What you are going to Learn

  • Use Qt Creator's editor to edit your software resource and source files
  • Explore the middle capabilities of Qt Creator
  • Compile and debug your Qt fast and C++ purposes utilizing Qt Creator
  • Localize purposes utilizing Qt Linguist and Qt
  • Build GUI functions utilizing either Qt and Qt Quick
  • Write cellular purposes for Android utilizing Qt author and Qt Quick
  • Integrate model regulate with Qt Creator
  • Analyze your application's runtime functionality with Qt Creator

In Detail

Qt writer is a cross-platform C++ IDE (Integrated improvement atmosphere) that's a part of the Qt undertaking. it's used for construction GUI purposes that run on home windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android, and lots of embedded platforms. It encompasses a visible debugger and a kinds clothier inside an built-in GUI.

Application improvement with Qt author moment version, covers every thing you want to be aware of to construct cross-platform purposes with Qt writer. It begins via exhibiting you the way to get, set up, and use Qt author, starting with the fundamentals of ways to edit, assemble, debug, and run purposes. alongside the way in which, you are going to how to use Qt to write down cross-platform GUI functions for Mac OS X, home windows, Linux, and Android in C++ and Qt Quick.

You becomes expert with the features of Qt writer that make it a valued software program improvement setting for college kids and pros alike.

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A Year With Symfony

By Matthias Noback


I've written A 12 months With Symfony for you, a developer who will paintings with Symfony2 for greater than a month (and most likely greater than a year). you might have begun studying your manner in the course of the respectable documentation ("The Book"), the cookbook, a few blogs, or an internet educational. you recognize now the way to create a Symfony2 software, with routing, controllers, entities or files, Twig templates and perhaps a few unit checks. yet after those uncomplicated steps, a few issues will increase about...

- The reusability of your code - How if you happen to constitution your code to make it reusable in a destiny undertaking? or perhaps within the similar undertaking, yet with a special view or in a console command?

- the standard of the inner API you could have knowingly or unknowingly created - What are you able to do to make sure that your crew contributors will comprehend your code, and may use it within the method it was once intended for use? how are you going to make your code versatile sufficient for use in occasions equivalent to the single you wrote it for?

- the extent of defense of your program - Symfony2 and Doctrine appear to immediately make you invulnerable for famous assaults in your internet program, like XSS, CSRF and SQL injection assaults. yet are you able to thoroughly depend on the framework? And what steps in case you take to mend a number of the final issues?

- the internal workings of Symfony2 - for those who take one step farther from developing simply controllers and perspectives, you'll soon want to know extra concerning the HttpKernel that is the center of a Symfony2 program. How does it understand what controller can be used, and which template? and the way are you able to override any choice that's made whereas dealing with a request?

To get a greater suggestion in regards to the ebook, seriously look into the desk of contents below), or obtain a pattern of the ebook above.

A revealed version of this publication is offered through


Matthias Noback @matthiasnoback

My identify is Matthias Noback. i'm a personal home page, Symfony2, item orientated programming, test-driven improvement enthousiast, dwelling in Zeist with my female friend and son, who's jealous of me on the grounds that i could examine a display all day.

In past years I've labored as software program developer with a unique recognition to inner caliber insurance. Now I'm a contract developer, advisor and writer.

I frequently put up approximately a few of the extra complex Symfony2-related subject matters on my weblog

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Learn Objective-C on the Mac: For iOS and OS X (2nd Edition)

By Mark Dalrymple, Scott Knaster, Waqar Malik

Discover ways to write apps for a few of today's most well liked applied sciences, together with the iPhone and iPad (using iOS), in addition to the Mac (using OS X). It starts off with Objective-C, the bottom language on which the local iOS software program improvement equipment (SDK) and the OS X are established. research Objective-C at the Mac: For OS X and iOS, moment version updates a most sensible promoting e-book and is an intensive, newly up to date advisor to Objective-C.

Objective-C is a robust, object-oriented extension of C, making this replace the suitable follow-up to Dave Mark’s bestselling research C at the Mac. no matter if you’re an skilled C programmer or you’re coming from a special language reminiscent of C++ or Java, top Mac specialists Scott Knaster and Waqar Malik express tips on how to harness the ability of Objective-C on your apps!

* an entire path at the fundamentals of Objective-C utilizing Apple’s latest Xcode tools
* An creation to object-oriented programming
* complete insurance of recent subject matters like blocks, GCD, ARC, category extensions, in addition to inheritance, composition, item initialization, different types, protocols, reminiscence administration, and organizing resource files
* An advent to construction person interfaces utilizing what's known as the UIKit
* A primer for non-C programmers to get off the floor even speedier

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Applied WPF 4 in Context (Expert's Voice in .NET)

By Raffaele Garofalo

Applied WPF four in Context units the normal for leveraging the newest home windows person interface know-how on your company applications.

utilizing this booklet, you will tips on how to enforce world-class home windows specialist origin (WPF) solutions in a real-world line of industrial functions, constructing the code from the floor up, and know how to use top improvement practices and comparable .NET items and applied sciences on your solutions. You will conceal designing and constructing the applying, trying out and debugging, facts entry, reporting, and utilizing kinds and subject matters to augment the glance of the person interface―all utilizing WPF in a really useful, eminently worthwhile context. you will create asynchronous and parallel code, and how you can distribute the application's parts utilizing home windows conversation beginning (WCF). you are going to additionally observe the Model-View-ViewModel development, back in a real-world WPF application.

dependent and functional WPF applications are easier to create than ever prior to with Applied WPF four in Context.

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DSLs in Boo: Domain Specific Languages in .NET

By Ayende Rahien

A general-purpose language like C# is designed to deal with all programming projects. against this, the constitution and syntax of a Domain-Specific Language are designed to check a specific purposes quarter. A DSL is designed for clarity and simple programming of repeating difficulties. utilizing the leading edge Boo language, it is a breeze to create a DSL to your software area that works on .NET and doesn't sacrifice functionality.

DSLs in Boo indicates you the way to layout, expand, and evolve DSLs for .NET by means of concentrating on ways and styles. You discover ways to outline an app in phrases that fit the area, and to take advantage of Boo to construct DSLs that generate effective executables. and also you will not care for the awkward XML-laden syntax many DSLs require. The ebook concentrates on writing inner (textual) DSLs that let effortless extensibility of the applying and framework. And in the event you do not know Boo, do not worry-you'll research here the entire ideas you need.

buy of the print ebook comes with a proposal of a unfastened PDF, ePub, and Kindle booklet from Manning. additionally on hand is all code from the booklet.

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Perl Best Practices

By Damian Conway

Many programmers code through intuition, counting on handy behavior or a "style" they picked up early on. they don't seem to be aware of all of the offerings they make, like how they layout their resource, the names they use for variables, or the types of loops they use. they're centred totally on difficulties they're fixing, strategies they are growing, and algorithms they are enforcing. in order that they write code within the method that turns out average, that occurs intuitively, and that feels good.

But if you are fascinated by your occupation, instinct is not sufficient. Perl top Practices writer Damian Conway explains that principles, conventions, criteria, and practices not just support programmers converse and coordinate with each other, in addition they supply a competent framework for puzzling over difficulties, and a typical language for expressing recommendations. this is often particularly serious in Perl, as the language is designed to provide many ways to complete an analogous activity, and as a result it helps many incompatible dialects.

With an exceptional dose of Aussie humor, Dr. Conway (familiar to many within the Perl neighborhood) deals 256 guidance at the artwork of coding that will help you write larger Perl code--in truth, the easiest Perl code you could. the information disguise code format, naming conventions, number of facts and keep watch over constructions, software decomposition, interface layout and implementation, modularity, item orientation, blunders dealing with, checking out, and debugging.

They're designed to interact to provide code that's transparent, powerful, effective, maintainable, and concise, yet Dr. Conway does not fake that this is often the single real common and unequivocal set of most sensible practices. as an alternative, Perl most sensible Practices bargains coherent and extensively appropriate feedback in response to real-world adventure of the way code is absolutely written, instead of on a persons ivory-tower theories on howsoftware must be created.

Most of all, Perl most sensible Practices bargains directions that truly paintings, and that many builders worldwide are already utilizing. very similar to Perl itself, those guidance are approximately supporting you to get your task performed, with out moving into the way.

Praise for Perl most sensible Practices from Perl group members:

"As a supervisor of a giant Perl undertaking, i would make sure that each member of my staff has a replica of Perl most sensible Practices on their table, and use it because the foundation for an in-house type guide."-- Randal Schwartz

"There are not any extra excuses for writing undesirable Perl courses. All degrees of Perl programmer should be extra effective after interpreting this book."-- Peter Scott

"Perl top Practices often is the subsequent massive very important booklet within the evolution of Perl. the tips and practices Damian lays down can help carry Perl out from lower than the embarrassing heading of "scripting languages". many folks have identified Perl is a true programming language, priceless of the entire initiatives quite often delegated to Java and C++. With Perl most sensible Practices, Damian exhibits in particular how and why, so each person else can see, too."-- Andy Lester

"Damian's performed what many idea very unlikely: exhibit how you can construct huge, maintainable Perl functions, whereas nonetheless letting Perl be the robust, expressive language that programmers have enjoyed for years."-- invoice Odom

"Finally, a method to deliver lasting order to the method and made of actual Perl improvement teams."-- Andrew Sundstrom

"Perl most sensible Practices offers a worthy schooling in easy methods to write powerful, maintainable Perl, and is a definitive quotation resource while training different programmers."-- Bennett Todd"I've been instructing Perl for years, and locate an identical query retains being requested: the place am i able to discover a reference for writing reusable, maintainable Perl code? ultimately i've got a good answer."-- Paul Fenwick"At final a good researched, good thought-out, finished advisor to Perl variety. rather than every one folks constructing our personal, we will research reliable practices from certainly one of Perl's such a lot prolific and skilled authors. i like to recommend this publication to a person who prefers getting on with the task instead of going again and solving error because of syntax and negative kind issues."-- Jacinta Richardson"If you care approximately programming in any language learn this publication. whether you do not intend to persist with the entire practices, pondering via your type will increase it."-- Steven Lembark"The Perl community's top writer is again with one other impressive e-book. There hasn't ever been a finished reference on prime quality Perl coding and elegance till Perl top Practices. This publication fills a wide hole in each Perl bookshelf."-- Uri Guttman

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Cucumber Recipes: Automate Anything with BDD Tools and Techniques (Pragmatic Programmers)

By Ian Dees

You can try absolutely anything with Cucumber. We definitely have, and in Cucumber Recipes we are going to make it easier to follow our hard-won box event on your personal tasks. as soon as you might have mastered the fundamentals, this e-book will assist you to get the main out of Cucumber--from particular events to complicated test-writing suggestion. With over 40 sensible recipes, you will try computing device, internet, cellular, and server functions throughout various systems. This ebook can provide instruments so you might use at the present time to automate any method that you just stumble upon, and do it well.

The Cucumber Book confirmed you ways your staff can interact to write down executable specifications--documents that inform a transparent tale and likewise take place to be operating attempt code. we will arm you with ready-rolled suggestions to real-world difficulties: your checks will run swifter, learn extra sincerely, and paintings in any environment.

Our first counsel might help you slot Cucumber into your workflow. robust filters will tame tables choked with try facts, remodeling them into the structure your program wishes. customized output formatters will generate experiences for any celebration. non-stop Integration servers will run your Cucumber checks each time the code alterations. subsequent, you will find recipes adapted to the platform you are working on. Ever desired to know the way to check a Grails app from Cucumber? have to placed a home windows application via its paces? How a couple of cellular app working on Android or iOS? we will provide help to do all of these.

Throughout the ebook, you will see tips to make Cucumber sing as you interoperate with various systems, languages, and environments. From embedded circuits to Python and personal home page internet apps, Cucumber has anything for you.

What You Need:

You'll desire uncomplicated operating wisdom of Cucumber and Ruby. person recipes could have extra requisites; for instance, a recipe on home windows automation may perhaps pull in an open resource GUI driver.

We've written the recipes for compatibility with Ruby 1.9.3 and 1.8.7, plus Cucumber 1.1.4. different models may match to boot, yet those are those we try with.

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Getting Real: The Smarter, Faster, Easier Way to Build a Successful Web Application

By Jason Fried

Getting actual info the company, layout, programming, and advertising ideas of 37signals. The booklet is full of keep-it-simple insights, contrarian issues of view, and unconventional techniques to software program layout. this isn't a technical publication or a layout educational, it is a publication of rules. someone engaged on an internet app - together with marketers, designers, programmers, executives, or agents - will locate price and idea during this publication. 37signals used the Getting genuine method to release 5 winning web-based purposes (Basecamp, Campfire, Backpack, Writeboard, Ta-da List), and Ruby on Rails, an open-source internet software framework, in exactly years without open air investment, no debt, and in simple terms 7 humans (distributed throughout 7 time zones). Over 500,000 humans worldwide use those purposes to get issues performed. you can now learn the way they did it and the way you are able to do it too. it is not as demanding as you think that if you happen to Get actual.

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