This book starts with the basics and continues on through advanced topics. You’ll begin by looking at how to get Objective-C started and how to run basic programs. From there, you’ll explore data handling, again starting with the basics and moving on through advanced topics.
Are you a programmer looking for a new challenge? Does the thought of building your very own iPhone app make your heart race and your pulse quicken? If so, then Beginning iPhone Development is just the book for you.
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A million of you folks out there have bought an iPhone. (We’ve got a half-dozen of them in use around the Macworld offices, too.) And judging by Apple’s fresh new $399 price tag for the 8GB iPhone, a whole lot of people will be buying them in the coming months, too.
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under the name Xcode, comes with Mac OS X, or you can download it from the developer section on Apple’s website.
Several good books on programming for the Mac exist, but they assume that you already have some programming
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Xcode. After some 5 chapters, you will be able to create a basic program without a Graphical User Interface (GUI).
Beginning Blender covers the Blender 2.5 release in-depth. The book starts with the creation of simple figures using basic modeling and sculpting. It then teaches you how to bridge from modeling to animation, and from scene setup to texture creation and rendering, lighting, rigging, and ultimately, full animation. You will create and mix your own movie scenes, and you will even learn the basics of games logic and how to deal with games physics.
Possessing a language is one of the central features that distinguishes
humans from other species. Many people share the intuition that they think
“in” language, hence that the absence of language would, ipso facto, be the
absence of thought.
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The book starts with the basics of Cloud Computing and Principles and constructs of Force.com. The book then swiftly move to detailed coverage of Salesforce analytics. The book also shows how to set up development environments and and gives detailed understanding of tools and destinations that every Force.com developer should know. The book also covers important administration concepts where you gain vital information for key topics such as schema and reporting for an organization. For Force.
This book is designed to help you improve your reading comprehension skills by studying 20 minutes
a day for 20 days. You’ll start with the basics and move on to more complex reading comprehension
and critical thinking strategies. Please note that although each chapter can be an effective skill builder
on its own, it is important that you proceed through this book in order, from Lesson 1 through Lesson 20.
Update to Wrox′s leading C# book for beginners Get ready for the next release of Microsoft′s C# programming language with this essential Wrox beginner′s guide. Beginning Microsoft Visual C# 2010 starts with the basics and brings you thoroughly up to speed. You′ll first cover the fundamentals such as variables, flow control, and object–oriented programming and gradually build your skills for Web and Windows programming,
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 is part of Microsoft’s latest suite of business software
applications, Microsoft Office 2010. Using PowerPoint, you can quickly create a
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presentation. Because it’s part of the Microsoft Office suite of products, you’ll find
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Using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 is designed to get you up and running on PowerPoint
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Beginning Windows Phone 7 Development, Second Edition starts with the basics, walking you through the process of downloading and setting up the right development tools, including Visual Studio, Expression Blend, Silverlight SDK, and Windows Phone SDK. It then takes you step-by-step though the development process as you build and deploy a working application, complete with a sophisticated user interface. Finally, you'll receive step-by-step instructions on selling your applications through the Windows Phone Marketplace. ...
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This book is meant to give you a head start on the changes from Visual Basic to
Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET). Most of the book assumes that you are comfortable
with Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6), so the book endeavors to be a quick introduction to the
major differences between VB6 and the new VB.NET.
I’ve been using Visual Basic since version 1.0. The most dramatic shift had been in
the move from VB3 to VB4, when class modules were introduced, and VB started on
its long, slow path to becoming object oriented.
Published just in time for the first release of Visual Basic Studio .NET, Programming Visual Basic .NET
is a programmer's complete guide to Visual Basic .NET. Starting with a sample application and a highlevel
map, the book jumps right into showing how the parts of .NET fit with Visual Basic .NET. Topics
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Tasneem Khan is the General Manager for Calm Seas, a small ocean kayak manufacturing company in
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Finance has become increasingly more quantitative, drawing on techniques in probability and statistics that many finance practitioners have not had exposure to before. In order to keep up, you need a firm understanding of this discipline.
Probability and Statistics for Finance addresses this issue by showing you how to apply quantitative methods to portfolios, and in all matter of your practices, in a clear, concise manner. Informative and accessible, this guide starts off with the basics and builds to an intermediate level of mastery. ...
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