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iPhone For Seniors For Dummies

The enjoyable and pleasant full-color advisor to discovering your approach round your iPhone

Everywhere you glance it sort of feels like anyone is utilizing an iPhone. in case you are feeling passed over of the joys, do not melancholy. For Dummies to the rescue! Written within the available For Dummies sort and choked with colourful illustrations, this publication indicates you the way to exploit your iPhone to make and obtain calls, ship textual content messages and e-mails, learn e-books, watch video clips, play video games, surf the internet, and much more. by the point you are via with this all-new version of this perennial bestseller, you will be thoroughly cozy downloading the newest apps, video talking to FaceTime, discovering your method with Maps, and simply having some enjoyable along with your iPhone.

  • Fully up-to-date to hide the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iOS 7!
  • Explains the way to use the fundamental iPhone positive factors, navigate the mutlitouch interface, and get connected
  • Walks you thru utilizing your calendar, including contacts, capturing images and video, taking part in tune, interpreting e-books, connecting on fb, and filling your iPad with every little thing that topic to you
  • Includes senior-friendly greater kind and lovely full-color images

You'll discover ways to love your iPhone very quickly with the aid of iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, third Edition.

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How to Count (Programming for Mere Mortals Book 1)

By Steven Frank

"Programming for Mere Mortals" is a sequence of books designed to introduce the recommendations of programming from the floor as much as a reader who hasn't ever written a line of code.

Unlike such a lot programming books which target to educate you a specific language or working process, this sequence specializes in the center basics which are universal to programming any computer.

In a laid-back, conversational tone, "How to count number" introduces you to math issues which are necessary to changing into a winning programmer, including:

- Numeric bases (decimal, binary, hexadecimal)
- Signed vs. unsigned numbers
- Floating element and stuck aspect arithmetic

This brief, simply understood ebook will fast get you considering like a programmer.

Steven Frank has been a certified programmer considering the fact that 1994, and co-founded the well known Mac software program corporation Panic, Inc.

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Webbots, Spiders, and Screen Scrapers: A Guide to Developing Internet Agents with PHP/CURL

By Michael Schrenk

There's a wealth of knowledge on-line, yet sorting and accumulating it via hand may be tedious and time eating. instead of click on via web page after never-ending web page, why no longer allow bots do the paintings for you?

Webbots, Spiders, and reveal Scrapers will assist you to create easy courses with PHP/CURL to mine, parse, and archive on-line info that can assist you make expert judgements. Michael Schrenk, a very popular webbot developer, teaches you ways to advance fault-tolerant designs, how top to release and time table the paintings of your bots, and the way to create web brokers that:

  • Send e mail or SMS notifications to warn you to new info quickly
  • Search diversified facts assets and mix the consequences on one web page, making the information more straightforward to interpret and analyze
  • Automate purchases, public sale bids, and different on-line actions to avoid wasting time

Sample initiatives for automating projects like cost tracking and information aggregation will help you positioned the recommendations you study into practice.

This moment version of Webbots, Spiders, and monitor Scrapers contains methods for facing websites which are immune to crawling and scraping, writing stealthy webbots that mimic human seek habit, and utilizing typical expressions to reap particular info. As you find the probabilities of internet scraping, you will see how webbots can prevent invaluable time and provides you a lot higher keep an eye on over the knowledge to be had at the Web.

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Android: A Programmer's Guide

By Jerome DiMarzio

Master the Android cellular improvement platform

Build compelling Java-based cellular purposes utilizing the Android SDK and the Eclipse open-source software program improvement platform. Android: A Programmer's Guide exhibits you, step by step, how one can obtain and arrange the entire precious instruments, construct and music dynamic Android courses, and debug your effects. observe how you can offer net and chat capabilities, engage with the telephone dialer and GPS units, and entry the most recent Google prone. You'll additionally the best way to create customized content material prone and database-enable your purposes utilizing SQLite.
* set up and configure Java, Eclipse, and Android plugin
* Create Android tasks from the Eclipse UI or command line
* combine web pages, photos, galleries, and sounds
* set up menus, development bars, and auto-complete functions
* set off activities utilizing Android Intents, Filters, and Receivers
* enforce GPS, Google Maps, Google Earth, and GTalk
* construct interactive SQLite databases, calendars, and notepads
* try out functions utilizing the Android Emulator and Debug Bridge

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TCP/IP Sockets in C#: Practical Guide for Programmers (The Practical Guides)

By Michael J. Donahoo, Kenneth L. Calvert

"TCP/IP sockets in C# is a wonderful publication for somebody attracted to writing community functions utilizing Microsoft .Net frameworks. it's a specified mixture of good written concise textual content and wealthy conscientiously chosen set of operating examples. For the newbie of community programming, it is a reliable beginning e-book; nonetheless pros may also make the most of first-class convenient pattern code snippets and fabric on themes like message parsing and asynchronous programming."
Adarsh Khare, SDT, .Net Frameworks staff, Microsoft Corporation

The acclaim for the C# language and the .NET framework is ever emerging because of its ease of use, the huge type libraries to be had within the .NET Framework, and the ubiquity of the Microsoft home windows working process, to call a couple of merits. TCP/IP Sockets in C# specializes in the Sockets API, the de facto normal for writing community functions in any programming language. beginning with basic buyer and server courses that use TCP/IP (the net protocol suite), scholars and practitioners fast study the fundamentals and circulate directly to firsthand event with complicated themes together with non-blocking sockets, multiplexing, threads, asynchronous programming, and multicasting. Key community programming techniques resembling framing, functionality and deadlocks are illustrated via hands-on examples. utilizing a close but transparent, concise method, this e-book comprises quite a few code examples and centred discussions to supply a superior knowing of programming TCP/IP sockets in C#.

*Tutorial-based guide in key sockets programming thoughts complemented by means of various code examples all through
*Discussion strikes speedy into the C# Sockets API definition and code examples, fascinating in the event you are looking to get up-to-speed quickly
*Important insurance of "under the hood" info that builders will locate helpful while developing and utilizing a socket or the next point TCP category that makes use of sockets
*Includes end-of-chapter routines to facilitate studying, in addition to pattern code to be had for obtain on the book’s better half website

*Tutorial-based guide in key sockets programming innovations complemented by way of various code examples all through

*Discussion strikes speedy into the C# Sockets API definition and code examples, fascinating in the event you are looking to get up-to-speed quickly

*Important assurance of "under the hood" info that builders will locate invaluable whilst growing and utilizing a socket or the next point TCP classification that makes use of sockets

*Includes end-of-chapter workouts to facilitate studying, in addition to pattern code on hand for obtain on the book's significant other website

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Project 2016 For Dummies

The effortless option to take keep watch over of undertaking timelines, assets, budgets, and details

Project supervisor, meet your new assistant! when you realize venture 2016 you may be surprised at how effective and potent the undertaking administration strategy will be. Written through a professional writer who understands venture administration strategies from side to side, this pleasant, hands-on consultant indicates you ways to start, input initiatives and estimate intervals, paintings with assets and prices, fine-tune your agenda, set baselines, acquire information, examine development, and continue your tasks on target.

How repeatedly have you ever heard humans within the workplace mutter lower than their breath, 'These initiatives by no means run on time?' good, now they could! Project 2016 For Dummies indicates you ways to take advantage of the newest model of Microsoft venture to create life like undertaking timelines, utilize on hand assets, carry on best of all these pesky information, and, eventually, whole your undertaking on time and on finances. effortless!

  • Fully up-to-date to mirror the newest software program adjustments in Microsoft venture 2016
  • All-new case stories and examples spotlight the relevance of key beneficial properties of Microsoft undertaking 2016
  • Exposes the correlation among what undertaking managers do and the way Microsoft venture 2016 helps their work
  • Covers operating with calendars, utilizing and sharing assets, budgeting, amassing and monitoring facts, and more

If you are a time-pressured undertaking supervisor trying to make your life—and your projects—easier, Project 2016 For Dummies indicates you ways to get issues done!

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Arquillian Testing Guide

Get familiarized with the Arquillian framework and its services to hold out integration and sensible checking out on a Java digital machine


  • Build potent unit checks and integration utilizing Arquillian and JUnit
  • Leverage Arquillian to check all features of your software – UI, cleaning soap and relaxation dependent applications
  • Run your checks the simple method utilizing Arquillian in a container

In Detail

Integration trying out occasionally includes writing complicated codes. This e-book introduces you to the services of Arquillian to assist you to write easy code with a wide diversity of integration checks for java applications.

Arquillian trying out advisor serves as an introductory e-book to writing easy codes for trying out java purposes. This publication might help you to boost richer try circumstances that are run immediately whereas acting rigorous trying out of the software.

Arquillian trying out advisor introduces you to Arquillians positive factors and functions. This e-book can help you realize the mechanism of making deployments and try out opposed to these deployments. The publication starts off with easy JUnit try out instances starting with an company try out case, which then move directly to speak about distant checking out. in the course of the process the booklet, additionally, you will the right way to combine box and non-container exams right into a unmarried try out case. by way of the tip of the publication, you may have discovered the best way to expand JUnit checks to paintings with Arquillian and install them to a box automatically.

What you'll study from this book

  • Develop automatic exams utilizing Arquillian and JUnit
  • Create exams utilizing Selenium after which execute them paired with Arquillian Drone
  • Test utilizing Arquillian Graphene to govern the DOM of your internet applications
  • Learn tips on how to use Arquillian and Spring to immediately twine an program context
  • Learn how one can installation your net companies and attempt them instantly utilizing Arquillian and soapUI


This booklet is an instructional packed with lots of code examples and methods to provide you several recommendations while development your try structure.

Who this booklet is written for

This ebook is for builders and testers alike. someone who has labored with attempt pushed improvement or development automatic try situations will locate use during this booklet. A reader may be accustomed to a few automation ideas and strategies resembling JUnit and will have a few publicity to options resembling mocking.

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Excel 2013 Bible

By John Walkenbach

Excel at Excel with assistance from this bestselling spreadsheet guide

John Walkenbach's identify is synonymous with excellence in machine books that decipher the complexities of Microsoft Excel. often called "Mr. Spreadsheet," Walkenbach exhibits you ways to maximise the facility of Excel 2013 whereas bringing you up to the mark at the most recent positive aspects. This perennial bestseller is totally up-to-date to hide all of the new gains of Excel 2013, together with find out how to navigate the person interface, benefit from numerous dossier codecs, grasp formulation, learn info with PivotTables, and more.

Whether you are an Excel newbie who's seeking to get extra savvy or a sophisticated consumer seeking to develop into an influence person, this most modern variation offers you finished assurance in addition to useful suggestions, tips, and methods that you simply will not locate anyplace else.

  • Shares the priceless perception of Excel guru and bestselling writer "Mr. Spreadsheet" John Walkenbach as he courses you thru each point of Excel 2013
  • Provides crucial insurance of the entire latest gains of Excel 2013
  • Presents fabric in a transparent, concise, logical layout that's excellent for all degrees of Excel experience
  • Features an internet site that incorporates downloadable templates and worksheets from the book

Chart your route to amazing formulation and stellar spreadsheets with Excel 2013 Bible!

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Scratch 2.0 Game Development HOTSHOT

By Sergio van Pul

10 enticing initiatives that would educate you the way to construct interesting video games with the easytouse Scratch 2.0 environment

About This Book

  • Discover the right way to utilize the hot Scratch 2.0 interface
  • Understand how games paintings less than the hood
  • Make your tasks come to lifestyles, utilizing sensible programming principles
  • Learn tips on how to plan and construct your individual interactive projects

Who This booklet Is For

If you're a new, or present Scratch consumer and want to enhance your figuring out of the recent Scratch 2.0 interface, and how one can make games, this booklet is perfect for you. each one undertaking is defined in-depth from begin to end, so every person can stick with alongside, whether you do not have a lot prior event with the software program. to be able to turn into a online game dressmaker, this booklet is a straightforward- to- use and pleasant advisor in regards to the international of interactive media. it is going to educate, problem, and encourage you to create nice interactive projects.

What you are going to Learn

  • Draw and edit online game graphics
  • Construct scripts from good judgment blocks
  • Utilize operators and prerequisites to guide online game actions
  • Use variables and lists to avoid wasting and reuse dynamic numbers
  • Create either mouse and keyboard controls for numerous purposes
  • Implement ordinary physics results similar to collisions and gravity
  • Invent and construct power-ups
  • Learn the way to use a few complicated math, for higher having a look circulate patterns
  • Make attention-grabbing point designs
  • Balance the sport for an stress-free experience
  • Reuse parts to hurry up the construction process

In Detail

Playing games is enjoyable, in spite of the fact that, it really is much more enjoyable to make your individual! Scratch 2.0 makes that problem much more straightforward. rather than diving into summary and complicated code, you could construct video games utilizing effortless to appreciate good judgment blocks. inside of mins you could have your first online game up and running.

Readers can stay up for an simply obtainable and enjoyable creation to programming and interactive media layout. inside of mins of beginning this system, it is possible for you to to determine the 1st result of your exertions. visible suggestions comes early and infrequently, making high-level, summary options much more uncomplicated to understand.

This booklet deals readers entry to totally interactive tasks in line with famous game genres. you'll then easy methods to use common programming rules similar to operators, variables, and functions.

From a broader standpoint, additionally, you will plan and advance a online game from a basic suggestion to the completed product, making a enjoyable and common video game. Scratch 2.0 contains many new and interesting gains, which makes it attainable to create extra complicated video games. the ultimate effects may be just about creation point video games. This e-book won't purely introduce you to the Scratch 2.0 software program, but additionally educate you approximately interactive media design.

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