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Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X

Aaron Hillegass

A revision of the highly acclaimed introduction to Cocoa programming, updated for Mac OS X Leopard.

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Don't Make Me Think!

Steve Krug

Web-usability expert Steve Krug updates his classic guide to designing intuitive navigation for the ideal user experience.

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Programming Windows

Charles Petzold

Comprehensive, complete coverage is given of Windows programming fundamentals. Fully revised for Windows 98, this edition covers the basics, special techniques, the kernel and the printer, data exchange and links, and real applications developed in the text.

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Programming in Objective-C 2.0

Stephen G. Kochan

A carefully written introduction to Objective-C and object-oriented programming for developers new to Mac OS X or iPhone programming.

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Windows Forms Programming in C#

Chris Sells

A guide to using the Microsoft .NET forms package covers such topics as form layout, custom drawing, data binding, multithreated user interfaces, and moving from MFC.

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Android Programming

Bill Phillips, Brian Hardy

An easy-to-follow tour of the Android mobile development platform helps readers create their own apps, giving them a working knowledge of the key concepts and APIs needed and helpful techniques for using the Android development tools to their fullest. Original.

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Programming Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 core reference

Dino Esposito

Build your expertise as you move beyond the basics—and delve into the core topics of programming with ASP.NET 2.0. Useful to both experienced developers and those developing new skills, this ultimate reference is packed with expert guidance, hands-on programming instruction, and practical examples to help you advance your mastery of developing applications for the Web. Discover how to: Author rich, visually consistent pages and manage layout with themes and Master pages Create personalized pages that persist user preferences Retrieve, modify, and manage data with Microsoft ADO.NET Configure the HTTP pipeline to serve ASP.NET 2.0 pages Control program flow by tracing and handling exceptions Design caching layers and learn state management techniques to optimize application performance Manage users with membership control, registration, and authentication capabilities Build real-world data access layers using common design patterns Use custom collections with data source controls Learn the internals of grid controls PLUS—Get code samples on the Web

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The Windows Interface Guidelines for Software Design

Providing guidelines for designing visually and functionally consistent user interfaces for Windows programs, a well-organized book offers a program specification for Windows application developers who want to save training time, boost productivity, and promote user confidence. Original. (Intermediate).

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Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Step by Step

John Sharp

Covers the fundamentals of Visual C# and how to use it to build .NET-connected applications, covering topics including syntax, Web services, and operators.

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Professional Android 4 Application Development

Reto Meier

Provides information on using Android 3 to build and enhance mobile applications, covering such topics as creating user interfaces, using intents, databases, creating and controlling services, creating app widgets, playing audio and video, telphony, and using sensors. Original.

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Game Programming All in One

Jonathan S. Harbour

Game Programming All in One, Third Edition gives aspiring game programmers the skills that are needed to create professional-quality games. If you have a working knowledge of C or C++ and are ready to expand your skills into the field of game programming, then get ready to begin your journey with this latest edition! You won't cover the topic of programming in general, but rather the specifics of programming for games. Using the cross-platform Allegro game library, you'll learn how to write complete games that will run on almost any operating system. Both Windows® and Linux® screenshots are displayed throughout. Using the techniques taught within this book and the tools included on the CD-ROM, you'll be able to write standard Windows and DirectX® programs without the cost of an expensive compiler.

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Windows Store App Development

Pete Brown

Provides information on creating applications for Windows 8 and the Windows Store using C# and XAML.

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