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              Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 -
               

              Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3 - (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Frain, Ben

              • RRP: $84.50
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              Community experience distilled --Cover.

              ISBN 9781784398934
              Released NZ 29 Aug 2015
              Publisher Packt Publishing Limited
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              Wearable-Tech Projects with the Raspberry Pi Zero
                

              Wearable-Tech Projects with the Raspberry Pi Zero (Paperback)

              By Hamilton, Thomas

              • RRP: $109.99
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              Leverage the cheapest and smallest computer to build exciting wearable-tech projects. About This Book * A practical and imaginative guide that exposes you to amazing wearable-tech projects * Create our own heart-rate monitor device and cool projects such as a Tweet-activated LED ...T-shirt * A practical guide packed with real-world, useful wearable-tech projects Who This Book Is For Everyone. While some prior knowledge of Python programming and use of the terminal on the Raspberry Pi would be advantageous, they are by no means necessary. Each chapter clearly sets the steps to be taken on your wearable-tech adventure. The first chapter assumes no prior knowledge to get your Pi Zero and you, up and running. The complexity of the electronic devices used, progress incrementally as you work through the chapters; there are clear steps to follow and pictures to help you at every turn along the way. What You Will Learn * Make use of your Raspberry Pi Zero to create wearable-tech projects * Interface with electronic devices and use Python to control them; incorporate these into real-world, practical, wearable-tech projects * Add LED devices to clothing and connect them to your Pi Zero * Change how LEDs react based upon your movement or messages sent through Twitter * Create a pedometer and heart rate monitor * Create your own GPS tracker In Detail With Wearable-Tech Projects with the Raspberry Pi Zero, you will begin with learning how to install the required software for your upcoming projects. You will also learn how to control electronic devices with the GPIOZero Python library. Next, you will be creating some stylish wearable-tech projects such as a motion-reactive LED cap and a Tweet-activated LED T-shirt. Toward the end of the book, you will be creating some useful health and fitness wearable-tech projects; these will help you monitor your heart rate, track your movements with GPS, and count your footsteps with your own pedometer. By the end of the book, you will have crea
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              ISBN 9781786468819
              Released NZ 14 Jul 2017
              Publisher Packt Publishing Limited
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              Away3D 3.6 Essentials
                

              Away3D 3.6 Essentials (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Casperson, Matthew

              • Imp. $163.99
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              Away3D is one of the most popular real-time 3D engines for Flash. Besides creating various detailed 3D environments you can also create animated 3D scenes, use various special effects, integrate third-party libraries, and much more. The possibilities of using this engine are endl...ess. But will you be able take full advantage of all these features and make a 3D application that is picture perfect? This is the best book for guiding you through Away3D, and the possibilities it opens up for the Flash platform. You'll be able to create basic 3D objects, display lifelike animated characters, construct complex 3D scenes in stunning detail, and much more with this practical hands-on guide. Starting with the very basics, this book will walk you through creating your first Away3D application, and then move on to describe and demonstrate the many features that are available within Away3D such as lighting, shading, animation, 3D text, model loading and more. With the help of this comprehensive guide to all the information you ever needed to use Away3D, you'll find yourself creating incredibly detailed 3D environments in no time. You begin with an overview of downloading the Away3D source code and configuring various authoring tools like Flex Builder, Flash Builder, FlashDevelop, and Flash CS4. Next you ease your way through creating your first primitive 3D object from scratch, then move on to creating stunning 3D environments with incredibly detailed textures and animations. You will make applications react to mouse events, with the click of a mouse literally, learn ways to focus your camera and perfect your creation by viewing it from all angles, and take your Away3D application to the next level by overcoming the limitations in default Away3D algorithms. You will also learn optimization techniques to obtain the best performance from Away3D, without compromising on visual appeal. Create stunning real-world 3D Flash applications, right from displaying your first sphere to creati
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              ISBN 9781849512060
              Released NZ 6 Jan 2011
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              Microsoft Forefront UAG 2010 Administrator's Handbook
                

              Microsoft Forefront UAG 2010 Administrator's Handbook (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ben-Ari, Erez; Dolev, Ran

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              Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) is the latest in a line of Application Publishing (Reverse Proxy) and Remote Access (VPN) Server products. The broad set of features and technologies integrated into UAG makes for a steep learning curve. Understanding all the featu...res and abilities of UAG is a complex task that can be daunting even to experienced networking and security engineers. This book is the first to be dedicated solely to Microsoft Forefront UAG. It guides you step-by-step throughout all the stages of deployment, from design to troubleshooting. Written by the absolute experts who have taken part of the product s development, official training and support, this book covers all the primary features of UAG in a friendly style and a manner that is easy to follow. It takes you from the initial planning and design stage, through deployment and configuration, up to maintenance and troubleshooting. The book starts by introducing UAG's features and and abilities, and how your organization can benefit from them. It then goes on to guide you through planning and designing the integration of the product into your own unique environment. Further, the book guides you through the process of publishing the various applications, servers and resources - from simple web applications to complex client/server based applications. It also details the various VPN technologies that UAG provides and how to take full advantage of them. The later chapters of the book educate you with common routine upkeep tasks like monitoring, backup and troubleshooting of common issues. Finally, the book includes an introduction to ASP, which some of the product's features are based on, and can help the advanced administrator with enhancing and customizing the product. Explore Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway s wide range of features and abilities to publish applications to remote users or partners, and provide remote-access to your network with world-class security.
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              ISBN 9781849681629
              Released NZ 27 Jan 2011
              Publisher Packt Publishing Limited
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              Microsoft SQL Server 2008 High Availability
                

              Microsoft SQL Server 2008 High Availability (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Goswami, Hemantgiri S.

              • Imp. $163.99
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              Every business has it's mission critical applications and data. Therefore, it is very important to keep database servers up and running all the time 24 X 7. There is a need to store and process terabytes of data to cater for business needs, and it is vital to make data highly ava...ilable. High availability is all about the site being accessible all the time. High availability solutions minimize the downtime for these mission critical applications. Microsoft SQL Server is a powerful relational database engine, widely used to store and maintain data in Enterprises of various levels be they small, medium or large. This book will teach you how best to use these readily-available options and save you time in making your websites highly available. This Microsoft SQL Server 2008 High Availability book will take you through pre and post installation concepts and common issues you come across while working with SQL Server HA. It will teach you how these various HA solutions can be installed using GUI and the command line. It will also show you how to troubleshoot common issues you may encounter whilst installing or managing the HA option in your environment. It provides references to external links for more advanced learning on the topic. This book starts with an introductory chapter into the windows domain, domain users and various handshake methods available with Windows server. It also offers information the different authentication methods available with SQL Server - giving you an insight into the importance of security. After you are through with the security aspects, your journey to installing SQL Server HA will start. It will cover the concepts of database mirroring, log shipping, clustering, and replication. By the end of this book you will be confident enough to take up the challenge to install any of the SQL Server HA options. A step-by-step guide to SQL Server HA for DBA aspirants, proficient developers and system administrators
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              ISBN 9781849681223
              Released NZ 20 Jan 2011
              Publisher Packt Publishing Limited
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              Selenium 1.0 Testing Tools: Beginner's Guide
                

              Selenium 1.0 Testing Tools: Beginner's Guide (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Burns, David

              • Imp. $132.50
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              Selenium is a suite of tools to automate web application testing across many platforms. A strong understanding of using Selenium will get you developing tests to ensure the quality of your applications. This book helps you understand and use Selenium to create tests and make sure... that what your user expects to do can be done. It will guide you to successfully implement Selenium tests to ensure the quality of your applications. The Selenium Testing Tools Beginner s guide shows developers and testers how to create automated tests using a browser. You ll be able to create tests using Selenium IDE, Selenium Remote Control and Selenium 2 as well. A chapter is completely dedicated to Selenium 2. We will then see how our tests use element locators such as css, xpath, DOM to find elements on the page. Once all the tests have been created we will have a look at how we can speed up the execution of our tests using Selenium Grid. A beginner s guide to writing Selenium tests using different aspects of the Framework to give you confidence in your web application
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              ISBN 9781849510264
              Released NZ 27 Nov 2010
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              Moodle 1.9 Testing and Assessment
                

              Moodle 1.9 Testing and Assessment (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Myrick, Jason

              • Imp. $148.50
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              Moodle is a free Course Management System (CMS), which is a web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites. Moodle also has many effective modules and assessment techniques for testing that can be used for any subject. Computer-based testing is i...nevitable in any online teaching course. As you consider the benefits of computer-based testing you will want to easily create tests and instantaneously assess them. Moodle 1.9 Testing and Assessment puts together a variety of modules and activities that allow us to easily create and deliver a variety of tests on any subject. It is a step-by-step guide that will assist you to develop and assess simple as well as complex quizzes and tests. You will initially learn to create different types of questions such as short answer questions, multiple choice questions, and so on. After you have learned to create questions, you will learn to integrate all of them in a Moodle quiz to create a complete test by tweaking the various options. Next you will learn to create and set up a Lesson, which you can use to create simple vocabulary or flash card tests or complex tests. You will learn to test and assess students through work submitted using Moodle Workshop. This module also provides an opportunity for self- and peer-assessment of your student's work. Then you will learn skill-specific tests such as listening, reading, speaking, and writing tests that will help you to judge a person's ability in a particular field. At the end of this book you will learn how you can grade tests using Moodle Gradebook. This hands-on guide helps you to establish optimal tests that can be graded using Moodle modules. A step by-step tutorial that helps you to develop different types of tests using the various Moodle modules and activities and assess them using the Gradebook
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              ISBN 9781849512343
              Released NZ 17 Dec 2010
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              Oracle APEX 4.0 Cookbook
                

              Oracle APEX 4.0 Cookbook (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Zoest, Michel van; Plas, Marcel van der

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              Oracle Application Express 4.0 is a rapid web application development tool that works with the Oracle database. Using features like Plug-ins and Dynamic Actions, APEX helps you build applications with the latest techniques in AJAX and JavaScript. The Oracle Application Express 4....0 Cookbook shows you recipes to develop and deploy reliable, modern web applications using only a web browser and limited programming experience. With recipes covering many different topics, it will show you how to use the many features of APEX 4.0. You will learn how to create simple form and report pages and how to enhance the look of your applications by using stylesheets. You will see how you can integrate things such as Tag Clouds, Google Maps, web services, and much more in your applications. Using Plug-ins, Dynamic Actions, BI Publisher, translations and Websheets, you will be able to enhance your applications to a new level in APEX. This book will show you how to be Agile in the development of your web applications by using Team Development, debugging, and third-party tools. After reading this book, you will be able to create feature-rich web applications in Application Express 4.0 with ease and confidence. A practical reference guide with over 70 recipes for every APEX developer
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              ISBN 9781849681346
              Released NZ 18 Dec 2010
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              3D Graphics with XNA Game Studio 4.0
                

              3D Graphics with XNA Game Studio 4.0 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By James, Sean

              • Imp. $148.50
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              XNA is a very powerful API using which it's easy to make great games, especially when you have dazzling 3D effects. This book will put you on course to implement the same 3D graphics used in professional games to make your games shine, and get those gamers addicted! If you think ...3D graphics is something that limits your games, then this book is for you. 3D Graphics with XNA Game Studio 4.0 is a step by step companion to implement the effects used in professional 3D games in your XNA games. By the time you're done with this book your games would have eye-catching visuals and 3D effects. The one thing that can make or break a game is its appearance; players will mostly be attracted to a game if it looks good. With this book you will create your 3D objects and models and make them look more interesting by using shadowing and lighting techniques, and make them move in nasty ways using animation. Want to create realistic terrians for your games? Need some place for your 3D models to engage in battle? This book will enable you to do all that and more, by walking you through the implementation of numerous effects and graphics techniques used in professional games so that you can make them look great.
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              ISBN 9781849690041
              Released NZ 21 Nov 2010
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              Microsoft SQL Azure Enterprise Application Development
                

              Microsoft SQL Azure Enterprise Application Development (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Krishnaswamy, Jayaram

              • Imp. $163.99
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              SQL Azure is a database service in the cloud. Based on Microsoft s Windows Azure platform, SQL Azure is well suited for web facing database applications. Are you interested in moving your business applications and data to the cloud but are not sure how to go about it? Look no fur...ther; this book covers all you ever wanted to know about taking your relational enterprise data to the cloud using SQL Azure. This book will show you how to manage SQL Azure using various tools and also guide you in developing enterprise applications and business intelligence solutions. It will take you through migration and synchronization scenarios with a variety of tools, help you in working with Microsoft technology still in incubation, and in leveraging hybrid applications that exist partially in the cloud and partially on the ground. This step-by-step tutorial begins by providing an overview of Cloud Computing, introducing you to the most significant Cloud Computing implementations. You will then learn the mechanics of signing up and obtaining an account on Microsoft Windows Azure and logging into the portal. The book then dives deep into SQL Azure, showing you how to provision a SQL Azure Server, and how to create/delete databases as well as set up Firewall rules so that you can access SQL Azure from tools/Client programs. It is then followed by details of how to access SQL Azure using Client and Server APIs. Other content includes, a comprehensive description of tools required to access SQL Azure and how to use them and how to populate and migrate SQL Azure databases using a variety of tools. Finally, the book will detail with examples, data-centric applications that leverage a mix of on-site data and Cloud based data, how to synchronize data and extend the applicability of SQL Azure data by disconnected applications on mobile media, and synchronize services for globally distributed data. After covering the topics of services which are in production, the book will then cover future d
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              ISBN 9781849680806
              Released NZ 13 Dec 2010
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