Category: Tablets E Readers

BlackBerry Planet: The Story of Research in Motion and the by Alastair Sweeny

By Alastair Sweeny

BlackBerry Planet is a brand new tribe of people that easily can't get alongside with out their favourite equipment, examine in Motion’s leading edge digital organizer, the BlackBerry. This omnipresent equipment has long past past being the world’s most suitable cellular enterprise instrument and entered the shopper mainstream because the Swiss military Knife of clever telephones.

BlackBerry Planet tells the behind-the-scenes tale of the way this little gadget has turn into the computing device that connects the planet. beginning with the early years of Mike Lazaridis’ invention and his founding of RIM at age 23, it information his force to innovate, constructing what was once a glorified pager into the basic company communicator, utilized by every person from dealmakers to the Queen, from motion picture stars to the complete US Congress. seeing that 1992, Lazaridis and co-CEO Jim Balsillie jointly were the motive force at the back of the RIM story.

With entry to senior staffers and previous RIM staff, BlackBerry Planet tells the interior tale in regards to the branding and advertising good fortune of the BlackBerry, from its use in the course of Sept. 11, which earned RIM a name for safeguard and reliability, to the cultural adoption of the long-lasting gadget as a must have image, to the backlash opposed to the addictive homes of the “CrackBerry,” and many of the patent matches RIM has needed to struggle off – together with the five-year court docket conflict that ended in the biggest know-how patent payment in US history.

As the wonderful tale of the BlackBerry unfolds, and as RIM battles international giants like Nokia and Apple within the rising super-phone industry, clients, fanatics, traders and opponents can glance to BlackBerry Planet for the perception and context of the place they’ve been, to aim and are expecting the place they’re going.

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Learning Core Data for iOS: A Hands-On Guide to Building by Tim Roadley

By Tim Roadley

This is often the 1st center information ebook to completely replicate Apple's most modern platform options, together with its dramatic fresh advancements to iCloud help. Hands-on from begin to end, it teaches you step by step as you create a latest data-driven iOS app utilizing Storyboards, ARC, iOS 7, and Xcode five. Tim Roadley introduces new styles and top practices designed to beat the frustrations of center information improvement. One step at a time, you are going to construct and expand your skills--even getting to know complicated strategies reminiscent of complicated version migration, deep replica, historical past processing, and integration with Dropbox, StackMob, and iCloud. Downloadable types of this book's major venture are supplied with each one bankruptcy, so that you can see precisely what your app undertaking may still appear like - and get cookbook-style code to your personal tasks. bankruptcy workouts assist you discover even extra, even if you are a self-learner or a scholar in an iOS improvement direction.

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iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners by Dr. Rory Lewis (auth.)

By Dr. Rory Lewis (auth.)

The iPhone is the most well liked machine of our iteration, and lots more and plenty of its good fortune has been fueled via the App shop, Apple's on-line market for iPhone purposes. Over 1 billion apps were downloaded within the nine months the App shop has been open, starting from the easiest video games to the main advanced company apps. all people has an idea for the following best-selling iPhone app—presumably that is why you are studying this now. And with the discharge of the iPad, this call for will simply proceed to grow.

So how do you construct an software for the iPhone and iPad? do not you must spend years studying complex programming languages? What approximately Objective-C, Cocoa contact, and the software program improvement package (SDK)? the answer's that you just needn't understand any of these issues. anyone can commence development basic purposes for the iPhone and iPad, and this e-book will express you how.

This publication takes you to getting your first functions up and operating utilizing undeniable English and functional examples. It cuts throughout the fog of jargon and incorrect information that surrounds iPhone and iPad software improvement, and provides you basic, step by step directions to get you started.

  • Teaches iPhone and iPad software improvement in language someone can comprehend
  • Provides easy, step by step examples that make studying effortless
  • Offers movies that show you how to persist with besides the author—it's like your personal inner most lecture room

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Astronomical Cybersketching. Observational Drawing with PDAs by Peter Grego

By Peter Grego

SketchingtheSkies without warning and without notice, a brand new celebrity seemed within the evening sky, and everybody locally was once alarmed. not anyone may perhaps take into accout having obvious its like prior to. stunning to examine, this unforeseen intruder within the heavenly vault gave off a mild that just about rivaled that of the total Moon, drowning out the commonplace styles of stars with its glare. the recent star’s regular white gentle penetrated deep into the sacred cave, illuminating an age-old patchwork of intricately drawn pictographs; a few of these depicted terrestrial gadgets and occasions, from mundane sketches of bison to substantial and sweeping panoramic photos of untamed galloping horses. different scenes confirmed celestial phenomena, similar to the stages of the Moon and renowned asterisms, or famous person styles. the following morning, followed by means of solemn chanting during which the full c- munity participated, an aged shaman entered the sacred cave via the sunshine of a fiery model and chosen an appropriate quarter upon which to depict the hot superstar. as soon as the paintings was once entire, the shaman reappeared on the cave front; he held out his fingers large to the slowly brightening morning skies and introduced that the pow- ful magic of the hot famous person have been captured and will now be used to make sure the continued prosperity of his tribe.

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Head First iPhone and iPad Development: A Learner's Guide to by Dan Pilone

By Dan Pilone

Let's say you have got a killer app proposal for iPhone and iPad. the place do you start? Head First iPhone and iPad Development may help you get your first program up and working very quickly. you will not just easy methods to layout for Apple's units, you are going to additionally grasp the iPhone SDK tools—including Xcode—and Objective-C programming rules to make your app stand out.

Whether you are a professional Mac developer who desires to leap into the App shop, or somebody with robust object-oriented programming abilities yet no Mac event, this booklet is an entire studying event for growing attention-grabbing, top-selling iPhone and iPad applications.

  • Install the iPhone OS SDK and start utilizing XCode
  • Put Objective-C middle ideas to paintings, together with message passing, protocols, homes, and reminiscence management
  • Take benefit of iPhone OS styles reminiscent of datasources and delegates
  • Preview your functions within the Simulator
  • Build extra advanced interactions that make the most of a number of perspectives, information entry/editing, and rotation
  • Work with the iPhone's digital camera, GPS, and accelerometer
  • Optimize, attempt, and distribute your application

We imagine it slow is simply too helpful to waste suffering from new innovations. utilizing the newest examine in cognitive technological know-how and studying concept to craft a multi-sensory studying event, Head First iPhone and iPad Development has a visually wealthy layout designed for a way your mind works, no longer a text-heavy procedure that places you to sleep.

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Beginning PhoneGap by Thomas Myer

By Thomas Myer

Create cross-platform cellular apps with no need to profit a brand new language!PhoneGap is an open resource resolution, excellent for net builders desirous to construct cross-platform cellular apps with no need to profit a brand new language. utilizing HTML, CSS, and Javascript, PhoneGap enables you to leap into the cellular global and increase apps for iPhone, Android, and the BlackBerry.Walks you thru fitting the advance software program Covers the fundamentals of every of PhoneGap's useful devices Introduces numerous initiatives you could construct with the framework Discusses utilizing HTML, CSS, JavaScript Explores the gains accelerameter and compass Examines media, garage and documents, digicam, contacts, geolocation, and extra inside of starting PhoneGap, each one new bankruptcy builds at the classes taught within the past in order that by way of the top of the ebook, you could have cellular apps up and running!"NOTE: numerous major alterations to the PhoneGap software program happened almost immediately after this ebook used to be released. the writer has written additional pages to deal with those and different alterations. you could obtain the updates to this publication from the book's help web page at the Wrox website." 

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Creating iPhone Apps with Cocoa Touch The Mini Missing by Craig Hockenberry

By Craig Hockenberry

Creating iPhone Apps with Cocoa contact: The Mini lacking handbook walks you thru constructing your first iPhone App and introduces you for your programming environments and instruments: Cocoa contact, Interface Builder, Xcode, and the Objective-C programming language. if you are a Java or C developer, this e-book is your quick tune to App improvement.

This book is customized from elements of iPhone App improvement: The lacking Manual.

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Android How to Program by Paul Deitel, Harvey Deitel

By Paul Deitel, Harvey Deitel

The Deitels' App-Driven, reside Code method is just how you can grasp Android programming! The Deitels train Android programming via twelve whole, operating Android Apps. every one bankruptcy provides new strategies via a unmarried App. The authors first speak about what the App does, exhibit reveal photographs, try out force the App, and current an summary of the applied sciences and structure used to construct it. subsequent, the authors stroll via construction the App, offering whole code and supplying a close "Live Code" walkthrough. As a part of the code walkthrough, they talk about crucial programming options, and reveal the performance of correct Android 2.x APIs. Readers will achieve hands-on adventure with a large spectrum of crucial Android APIs. The ebook additionally has an intensive creation to programming utilizing the Java language, making this publication acceptable for Java classes that are looking to upload an app-programming style

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Creating Mobile Apps with Sencha Touch 2 by John Earl Clark

By John Earl Clark

Learn to exploit the Sencha contact programming language and extend your talents via development 10 special applications


  • Learn the Sencha contact programming language through construction actual, operating functions
  • Each bankruptcy makes a speciality of varied positive aspects and programming techniques; you could come to a decision that's correct for you.
  • Full of well-explained instance code and wealthy with screenshots.

In Detail

Everyone has had the suitable thought for a cellular program. developing cellular Apps with Sencha contact 2 may help convey that concept to lifestyles via supplying transparent examples, extensive causes, and jogging step by step construction 10 diverse Sencha contact cellular functions. you should use those functions as a base in your personal purposes or leverage your new talents to create anything really unique.

"Creating cellular Apps with Sencha contact 2" provide you with 10 diverse functions whole with resource code. The functions comprise a role supervisor, RSS feed reader, time tracker, charting software, flash playing cards, cataloguing, social networking, integration with WordPress, a venture workbook, and a uncomplicated online game. The e-book additionally covers operating with the Sencha Architect,, and compiling purposes with Sencha Command.

Learn the Sencha contact cellular programming language via construction 10 assorted functions. every one software makes a speciality of a special characteristic of the Sencha contact language.

Learn to construct a number purposes for cellular units. Take photos along with your software, create an easy online game, or maybe create an software you could promote at the iTunes app shop.

"Creating cellular Apps with Sencha contact 2" can help you study via development, aiding you create nice purposes.

What you are going to examine from this book

  • Use Sencha Architect and Sencha Command to offer you a head begin together with your initiatives.
  • Take benefit of cameras, notifications, and different local equipment gains.
  • Create charts that might upload appearance in your functions.
  • Tie your purposes into different platforms like WordPress, RSS feeds, Yelp and others.
  • Compile an software you could promote at the iTunes app shop.


Full of defined code and enriched with screenshots, this ebook is the sensible technique to take your Sencha contact talents to the following point.

Who this e-book is written for

This ebook is aimed toward those that have a simple to intermediate knowing of Sencha contact. when you comprehend the fundamental techniques, yet you want to see the way it all suits jointly, then this e-book is for you.

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More iPhone Cool Projects (Books for Professionals by by Ben Smith

By Ben Smith

This publication stocks the secrets and techniques of the good iPhone apps being equipped at the present time through the easiest iPhone developers—invaluable wisdom for somebody who desires to create the app that everybody is speaking about.
What you’ll learn
-Game improvement with cohesion and iPhone OpenGL
-Unit checking out and iPhone-specific checking out tools
-How to process and remedy advanced app improvement roadblocks
-The top code absolutely defined and provided with screenshots

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