Oracle Exadata Survival Guide

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 284 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 1st edition (November 11, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430260106
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430260103

eBook Description:

Oracle Exadata Survival Guide

Oracle Exadata Survival Guide is a hands-on guide for busy Oracle database administrators who are migrating their skill sets to Oracle’s Exadata database appliance. The book covers the concepts behind Exadata, and the available configurations for features such as smart scans, storage indexes, Smart Flash Cache, hybrid columnar compression, and more. You’ll learn about performance metrics and execution plans, and how to optimize SQL running in Oracle’s powerful, new environment. The authors also cover migration from other servers.

Oracle Exadata is fast becoming the standard for large installations such as those running data warehouse, business intelligence, and large-scale OLTP systems. Exadata is like no other platform, and is new ground even for experienced Oracle database administrators. The Oracle Exadata Survival Guide helps you navigate the ins and outs of this new platform, de-mystifying this amazing appliance and its exceptional performance. The book takes a highly practical approach, not diving too deeply into the details, but giving you just the right depth of information to quickly transfer your skills to Oracle’s important new platform.

Oracle Exadata Survival Guide is a hands-on guide for busy Oracle database administrators who are migrating their skill sets to Oracle’s Exadata database appliance. The book covers the concepts behind Exadata, and the available configurations for features such as smart scans, storage indexes, Smart Flash Cache, hybrid columnar compression, and more. You’ll learn about performance metrics and execution plans, and how to optimize SQL running in Oracle’s powerful, new environment. The authors also cover migration from other servers. FREE DOWNLOAD »

Pro ASP.NET MVC 5

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 832 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 5th edition (December 19, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430265299
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430265290

eBook Description:

Pro ASP.NET MVC 5, 5th Edition

The ASP.NET MVC 5 Framework is the latest evolution of Microsoft’s ASP.NET web platform. It provides a high-productivity programming model that promotes cleaner code architecture, test-driven development, and powerful extensibility, combined with all the benefits of ASP.NET. The popular Bootstrap JavaScript library has also now been included natively within MVC 5 providing you, the developer, with a wider range of multi-platform CSS3 and HTML5 options than ever before without the penalty of having to load-in third party libraries.

ASP.NET MVC 5 contains a number of advances over previous versions, including the ability to define routes using C# attributes and the ability to override filters. The user experience of building MVC applications has also been substantially improved. The new, more tightly integrated, Visual Studio 2013 IDE has been created specifically with MVC application development in mind and provides a full suite of tools to improve development times and assist in reporting, debugging and deploying your code. This book is for web developers with a basic knowledge of ASP.NET and C# who want, or need, to start using the new ASP.NET MVC 5 Framework.

The popular Bootstrap JavaScript library has also now been included natively within MVC 5 providing you, the developer, with a wider range of multi-platform CSS3 and HTML5 options than ever before without the penalty of having to load-in third party libraries. The ASP.NET MVC 5 Framework is the latest evolution of Microsoft’s ASP.NET web platform. It provides a high-productivity programming model that promotes cleaner code architecture, test-driven development, and powerful extensibility, combined with all the benefits of ASP.NET. FREE DOWNLOAD »

Pro Node.js for Developers

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 308 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 1st edition (November 25, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430258608
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430258605

eBook Description:

Pro Node.js for Developers

Pro Node.js for Developers provides readers already familiar with JavaScript with a stand-alone reference to Node.js. Across five carefully sequenced sections, and seventeen individual chapters, you will be taught about Node.js in detail. All the key concepts are presented and supported by working code samples that show the techniques in use. Since it’s creation in 2009, Node.js has grown into a powerful and increasingly popular asynchronous-development framework for creating highly-scalable network applications using JavaScript. Respected companies such as Dow Jones and LinkedIn are among the many organizations to have seen Node’s potential and adopted it into their businesses.

Pro Node.js for Developers provides readers already familiar with JavaScript with a stand-alone reference to Node.js. Across five carefully sequenced sections, and seventeen individual chapters, you will be taught about Node.js in detail. All the key concepts are presented and supported by working code samples that show the techniques in use.

Building upon your existing JavaScript skills you’ll be shown how to use Node.js to build both Web and Network-based applications, to deal with data sources, capture events and deal with child processes to create robust applications that will work well in a wide range of circumstances. Pro Node.js for Developers provides readers already familiar with JavaScript with a stand-alone reference to Node.js. Across five carefully sequenced sections, and seventeen individual chapters, you will be taught about Node.js in detail. All the key concepts are presented and supported by working code samples that show the techniques in use. FREE DOWNLOAD »

Expert JavaScript

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 1st edition (November 13, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430260971
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430260974

eBook Description:

Expert JavaScript

Expert JavaScript is your definitive guide to understanding how and why JavaScript behaves the way it does. Master the inner workings of JavaScript by learning in detail how modern applications are made. In covering lesser-understood aspects of this powerful language and truly understanding how it works, your JavaScript code and programming skills will improve.

You will learn about core fundamentals of JavaScript, including deep dives into functions, scopes, closures, and practical object-oriented code. Mark Daggett explains clearly how closures, events, and asynchronous code really operate, as well as conventions and concepts to write JavaScript in a clear, pragmatic style. Many of the changes in ECMAScript6 and its implications are all explained. You’ll be introduced to modern workflow tools to make application development faster, more enjoyable, and ostensibly more profitable. You’ll understand how to measure code quality and write more testable JavaScript, and finally you’ll learn about real-world applications of JavaScript, including JavaScript-powered robots.

JavaScript is one of the most powerful languages on the web today, and it is only getting stronger. This book will take you through the process of planning, coding, testing, profiling and finally releasing your application, at expert level. With more frameworks and more improvements than ever, now is the time to become an expert at JavaScript. Make this journey – use Expert JavaScript today. Expert JavaScript is your definitive guide to understanding how and why JavaScript behaves in the way it does. Master every aspect of this powerful language, apply it pragmatically to your applications – become an expert programmer today. FREE DOWNLOAD »

Pro jQuery 2.0, 2nd Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 1044 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 2nd edition (October 14, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430263881
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430263883

eBook Description:

Pro jQuery 2.0, 2nd Edition

jQuery 2.0 is the latest version of the jQuery framework. Suitable for modern web browsers it provides a robust API for web application development. It is fast becoming the tool of choice for web developers the world over and sets the standard for simplicity, flexibility and extensibility in website design. In Pro jQuery 2.0, 2nd Edition seasoned author, Adam Freeman, demonstrates how to get the most from jQuery 2.0 by focussing on the practical features of the technology and how they can be applied to solving real-world problems. In this comprehensive reference he goes in depth to give you the practical knowledge that you need.

In Pro jQuery 2.0, 2nd Edition seasoned author, Adam Freeman, demonstrates how to get the most from jQuery 2.0 by focussing on the practical features of the technology and how they can be applied to solving real-world problems. In this comprehensive reference he goes in depth to give you the practical knowledge that you need. jQuery is one of the most popular and powerful JavaScript libraries available today. Learn how to get the most from the latest jQuery version, jQuery 2.0, by focusing on the features you need for your project.

Each topic is covered clearly and concisely, and is packed with the details you’ll need to learn to be truly effective. The most important features are given a no-nonsense, in-depth treatment, and chapters contain examples that demonstrate both the power and the subtlety of jQuery. In Pro jQuery 2.0, 2nd Edition seasoned author, Adam Freeman, demonstrates how to get the most from jQuery 2.0 by focussing on the practical features of the technology and how they can be applied to solving real-world problems. In this comprehensive reference he goes in depth to give you the practical knowledge that you need. FREE DOWNLOAD »