Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 294 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (April 24, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849686203
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849686204

eBook Description:

Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation Cookbook

  • Gain a firm understanding of Microsoft’s Identity and Access Control paradigm with real world scenarios and hands-on solutions.
  • Apply your existing .NET skills to build claims-enabled applications.
  • Includes step-by-step recipes on easy-to-implement examples and practical advice on real world scenarios.

Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation Cookbook

Implementing security as a cross-cutting concern has several challenges. Consequently, modern software development practices and Service Oriented Architectures are alluding to the idea of claims-based Identity for access control. Microsoft’s Identity and Access Control paradigm leverages industry standard open specifications and provides tools, runtime and platform support for facilitating the development of claims-enabled applications.

Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation Cookbook explores real world scenarios on building claims-enabled .NET applications using Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation (WIF), Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 (AD FS 2.0) and Windows Azure Access Control Services (ACS). CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

The Game Jam Survival Guide

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 114 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (April 2, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849692505
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849692502

eBook Description:

The Game Jam Survival Guide

  • Enthusiastic and light-hearted, glimpse the excitement and frantic creativity of game jams.
  • Motivating, encouraging and infectious, it is sure to help you reach the finish line.
  • Follow this handbook from brainstorming an idea, over bitter obstacles and on to the sweet finish line: a complete, playable, fun game.
  • Each stage of game jams is described with task lists and anecdotes relating common experiences, the trials and the tribulations of past game jam champions and losers.
  • Packed with interviews, tips, tricks and wise words from Ludum Dare and Global Game Jam organisers among other well-known game jammers.

The Game Jam Survival Guide

Game jams are fun. They are a creative, exciting, social experience. The goal of a game jam is to design a video game, either alone or in teams, as fast as is humanly possible; usually in a single weekend.

The Game Jam Survival Guide, written to help you have more fun and achieve greater results at your next game jam by building a successful game without burning out, leads readers through each 12-hour phase of a 48-hour weekend game jam. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

BizTalk Server 2010 Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (April 5, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849684340
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849684347

eBook Description:

BizTalk Server 2010 Cookbook

  • Enhance your implementation skills with practically proven patterns
  • Written by a BizTalk expert and MVP, Steef-Jan Wiggers, the book is filled with practical advice
  • Learn best practices for deploying BizTalk 2010 solutions
  • Includes lots of screenshots and examples to aid you in enhancing your skills with BizTalk 2010

BizTalk Server 2010 Cookbook

BizTalk enables the integration and managment of automated business processes within or across organizational boundaries. To build a solid BizTalk solution, deploy a robust environment, and keep it running smoothly you sometimes need to broaden your spectrum, explore all possibilities, and choose the best solution for your purpose. By following the recipes in this book you will gain required knowledge and succeed in your implementation.

With BizTalk Server 2010 Cookbook, you can leverage and hone your skills. More than 50 recipes will guide you in implementing BizTalk solutions, setting up a robust and well performing BizTalk environment, and choosing the right solution for monitoring it. As a developer or administrator you greatly benefit from taking these recipes to work. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Oracle BAM 11gR1 Handbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 248 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (April 4, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849685444
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849685443

eBook Description:

Oracle BAM 11gR1 Handbook

  • A comprehensive handbook that provides guidance for building BAM Applications, troubleshooting and performance tuning
  • Get to grips with load testing BAM applications, configuring LDAP server and SSL for BAM and much more in this book and e-book
  • Focus entirely on BAM best practices with this practical step-by-step handbook with an accompanying demo project case study

Oracle BAM 11gR1 Handbook

An integral component of Oracle SOA and BPM Suite, Oracle BAM (Business Activity Monitoring) ultimately empowers business executives to react quickly to changing business situations. BAM enables business service and process monitoring through real-time data streaming and operational reports, and this book helps you to take advantage of this vital tool with best practice guidance for building a BAM project.

Oracle BAM 11gR1 Handbook is an essential companion for advancing your BAM knowledge, with troubleshooting and performance tuning tips to guide you in building BAM applications. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

PHP & MySQL: Novice to Ninja, 5th Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 481 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 5th edition (May 15, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0987153080
  • ISBN-13: 978-0987153081

eBook Description:

PHP & MySQL: Novice to Ninja, 5th Edition

PHP & MySQL: Novice to Ninja, 5th Edition is a hands-on guide that will help you build your first database driven website. In the fifth edition of this best-selling book, you’ll learn how to use PHP (used on 20 million sites worldwide) to build your own working content management system using entirely free software. The book also teaches you best practices in database design using MySQL, and covers all the latest technologies.

By the end of this book, you’ll have a grasp of what’s involved in building a database driven website. If you follow the examples, you’ll also learn the basics of PHP (a server-side scripting language that gives you easy access to a database, and a lot more) and Structured Query Language (SQL the standard language for interacting with relational databases) as supported by MySQL, the most popular free database engine available today. Most importantly, you’ll come away with everything you need to start on your very own database driven site!

PHP & MySQL: Novice to Ninja, 5th Edition: The Easy Way to Build Your Own Database Driven Website

PHP & MySQL: Novice to Ninja, 5th Edition is a hands-on guide that will help you build your first database driven website. In the fifth edition of this best-selling book, you’ll learn how to use PHP (used on 20 million sites worldwide) to build your own working content management system using entirely free software. The book also teaches you best practices in database design using MySQL, and covers all the latest technologies. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

jQuery: Novice to Ninja, 2nd Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 2nd edition (February 22, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0987153013
  • ISBN-13: 978-0987153012

eBook Description:

jQuery: Novice to Ninja, 2nd Edition

jQuery: Novice to Ninja, 2nd Edition is your fast track to mastering jQuery the all-conquering JavaScript framework. Used by over half the world’s top 10,000 websites, jQuery is the fastest, most efficient way to add killer functionality to your site.

jQuery: Novice to Ninja, 2nd Edition is the perfect book to jump-start your journey into jQuery. You’ll learn all the basics, so you’ll be able to truly appreciate the power of this JavaScript framework. Then you’ll move on to more advanced techniques, such as plugin development and the creation of almost every conceivable UI widget.

In the second edition of this practical and fun-to-read book, you’ll learn the fundamentals of jQuery, adding interactivity and animation to your websites. You’ll then move on to more sophisticated techniques, including using plugins, UI widgets, and the brand new jQuery Mobile framework.

jQuery: Novice to Ninja, 2nd Edition is the perfect book to jump-start your journey into jQuery. You’ll learn all the basics, so you’ll be able to truly appreciate the power of this JavaScript framework. Then you’ll move on to more advanced techniques, such as plugin development and the creation of almost every conceivable UI widget. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Beginning Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Programming

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 864 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (April 24, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118102282
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118102282

eBook Description:

Beginning Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Programming

The 2012 release of Microsoft SQL Server changes how you develop applications for SQL Server. With this comprehensive resource, SQL Server authority Robert Vieira presents the fundamentals of database design and SQL concepts, and then shows you how to apply these concepts using the updated SQL Server. Publishing time and date with the 2012 release, Beginning Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Programming begins with a quick overview of database design basics and the SQL query language and then quickly proceeds to show you how to implement the fundamental concepts of Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

Get up to speed on the extensive changes to the newest release of Microsoft SQL Server 2012

This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to create more productive management applications and gain business intelligence from your SQL Server database environment. You’ll learn the foundation objects of SQL and basic queries and joins. You’ll then add objects to your database and use items that are important to the physical design. Next, you’ll explore SQL Server scripting. By the end, you’ll have gained the necessary skills to build a world-class database for your world-class application, using the full capabilities of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

iPhone and iPad App 24-Hour Trainer

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 504 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (May 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118130812
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118130810

eBook Description:

iPhone and iPad App 24-Hour Trainer

The number of applications in the Apple app store is growing at a staggering rate. Want to get in the game, but don’t know iOS? This book-and-DVD package will help! With even little or no prior programming experience, you can learn the code necessary to build an app by following the how-to instructions in this book-and-video combo. Comprised of clear, no-nonsense lessons, the book walks you through each tutorial and then encourages you to work through simple exercises so that you can immediately apply what you just learned.

Are you eager to jump on the app bandwagon but are unfamiliar with iOS or perhaps lack coding experience? If so, this all-in-one tutorial is exactly what you need to get started on your journey of iOS application development. Aimed at getting novices up to speed and into the app action, this book-and-DVD package provides you with nearly 40 instructive lessons. Each lesson introduces a single topic, each building in complexity as you walk through the steps to create a simple iOS application.

These lessons are backed by video demonstrations on the accompanying DVD to further illustrate the instruction and drive home the main points. In addition, the book’s appendices contain helpful information such as obtaining a device UDID, testing, and distributing an app and also lists common reasons why applications are rejected, so you can prepare to take precautionary measures to avoid these instances. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Professional Sitecore Development

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 552 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (May 29, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 047093901X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470939017

eBook Description:

Professional Sitecore Development

Professional Sitecore Development book offers comprehensive information for programmers learning the CMS and experienced Sitecore developers alike. This guidance can help your organization minimize implementation cost and time to web, increasing revenue while decreasing IT costs. With this book, you will learn how to implement solutions with Sitecore, how the Sitecore architecture enhances the ASP.NET development process, how to use Sitecore’s extensive Application Programming Interfaces, and how to deploy the website.

Sitecore provides the leading digital marketing and content management system (CMS) available for the Microsoft ASP.NET platform. Demonstrating how to leverage familiar tools such as Internet Information Services (IIS) and Microsoft Visual Studio, this book guides you through a diverse range of topics to help you achieve the greatest value from your investment in this comprehensive enterprise solution. Beginning with fundamental topics to help you get started with the Sitecore platform, this book focuses on maximizing developer productivity with minimal time to web.

Sitecore is the leading provider of .NET CMS software and, as such, helps businesses increase revenue and decrease costs. This authoritative guide walks you through the process of creating a Sitecore web site. You’ll discover how to handle the initial installation, take a look at the .Net development process, learn how to use the APIs, and finally deploy the site. Using a linear approach, this book guides you through the entire Sitecore process from start to finish. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Programming Microsoft’s Clouds: Windows Azure and Office 365

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 600 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (May 29, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118076567
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118076569

eBook Description:

Programming Microsoft’s Clouds: Windows Azure and Office 365

More and more companies are realizing the power and potential of Cloud computing as a viable way to save energy and money. This valuable book offers an in-depth look at a wide range of Cloud topics unlike any other book on the market. Examining how Cloud services allows users to pay as they go for exactly what they use, this guide explains how companies can easily scale their Cloud use up and down to fit their business requirements. After an introduction to Cloud computing, you’ll discover how to prepare your environment for the Cloud and learn all about Office 365 and Azure.

Programming Microsoft’s Clouds: Windows Azure and Office 365: A detailed look at a diverse set of Cloud topics, particularly Azure and Office 365

As more and more companies turn to the cloud to cut IT costs and boost productivity, developers are left scrambling to get up to speed on this web-based service. Now you can discover what all the buzz is about. This guide explains how to prepare your environment for the cloud. It uncovers the ins and outs of Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Azure so you can easily scale your cloud to fit your business requirements. You’ll be up and running in no time, providing immediate access to business-critical information. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD