Programming Android: Java Programming for the New Generation of Mobile Devices

By Zigurd Mednieks, G. Blake Meike, Masumi Nakamura

Get completely on top of things on Android programming, and how you can create updated consumer reviews for either handsets and drugs. With this book's greatly revised moment version, you will concentrate on Android instruments and programming necessities, together with top practices for utilizing Android four APIs. if you are skilled with Java or Objective-C, you are going to achieve the information precious for construction well-engineered applications.

Programming Android is equipped into 4 parts:

  • Part One is helping programmers with a few Java or iOS adventure get off to a quick begin with the Android SDK and Android programming basics.
  • Part Two delves into the Android framework, targeting consumer interface and photos classification hierarchies, concurrency, and databases. it is a reliable starting place for realizing of the way crucial elements of an Android program work.
  • Part Three positive aspects code skeletons and styles for accelerating the advance of apps that use internet info and Android four person interface conventions and APIs.
  • Part Four supplies sensible assurance of Android's multimedia, seek, position, sensor, and account APIs, plus the local improvement equipment, allowing builders so as to add complex capabilities.

This up to date version of Programming Android specializes in the data and developer priorities which are crucial for profitable Android improvement projects.

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Objective-C For Dummies

By Neal Goldstein

Learn the first programming language for developing iPhone and Mac apps

The in simple terms factor warmer than the iPhone straight away is new apps for the iPhone. Objective-C is the first language for programming iPhone and Mac OS X purposes, and this ebook makes it effortless to benefit Objective-C.

Even when you have no programming adventure, Objective-C For Dummies will train you what you want to comprehend to begin growing iPhone apps. It presents an knowing of object-oriented programming in an enjoyable method that is helping you learn.

  • iPhone and Mac apps are sizzling, and so much are created with Objective-C
  • Covers Xcode 3.2, that is incorporated in Mac OS X Snow Leopard
  • Explains object-oriented programming ideas in a simple yet enjoyable type that makes studying easy
  • Ideal for people with no programming event in addition to those that might understand different languages yet are new to Objective-C
  • Prepares you to begin developing iPhone and Mac OS X apps
  • Understand Mac programming thoughts and styles, and why to take advantage of them
  • Bonus CD contains all code samples utilized in the book

Objective-C For Dummies promises the instruments to show your notion for an iPhone app into reality.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics aren't incorporated as a part of e-book file.

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Robot Builder: The Beginner's Guide to Building Robots

By John Baichtal

Absolutely no event wanted! research robotic development from the floor up, hands-on, in complete colour!


Love robots? commence building them. It’s means more uncomplicated than you ever imagined!


John Baichtal has helped millions of individuals start with robotics. He is familiar with what rookies want to know. He is aware your questions. He understands the place chances are you'll want additional support. Now, he’s introduced jointly this functional wisdom in a single incredibly easy tutorial.


Hundreds of full-color photographs consultant you thru every step, each skill. You’ll begin easy, as you construct a operating robotic within the first actual bankruptcy. Then, you’ll develop your abilities to expert-level: powering cars, configuring sensors, developing a chassis, even programming reasonably cheap Arduino microcontrollers.


You’ll study hands-on, via genuine step by step projects…and pass instantly to the state-of-the-art with in-depth sidebars. brooding about simply how a lot you could particularly do? Baichtal exhibits you 30 amazing robots equipped via humans just like you!


John Baichtal’s books approximately toys, instruments, robots, and pastime electronics contain Hack This: 24 superb Hackerspace initiatives from the DIY Movemen t; Basic robotic Building With Lego Mindstorms NXT 2. 0; Arduino for newbies; MAKE: Lego and  Arduino tasks for MAKE (as coauthor); and the coming near near Building your personal Drones: The Beginner’s consultant to UAVs and ROVs. A founding member of the pioneering dual towns Maker hackerspace, he obtained his commence writing for Wired’s mythical GeekDad web publication, and for DIYer bible MAKE Magazine.



  • Make your robots circulate with vehicles and wheels
  • Build solar-powered robots that paintings with out batteries
  • Control robots through wireless, radio, or perhaps around the Internet
  • Program robots to answer sensor inputs
  • Use your general television distant to regulate your robots
  • Create robots that discover intruders and shoot them with Nerf® darts
  • Grab and hold gadgets utilizing claws and grippers
  • Build water-borne robots that glide, submerge, and “swim”
  • Create “artbots” that paint or draw unique artworks
  • Enable your robots to ship textual content messages after they take particular actions
  • Discover today’s new new release of hobbyist-friendly robotics kits
  • Organize your final robot-builder’s toolbox
  • Master uncomplicated security exercises that shield you no matter what you’re building



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The Beginner's Guide to the Internet Underground

By Jeremy Martin

This document covers the fundamentals of anonymity, hactivism, & hidden elements of the web underground, besides a few of the belongings you may perhaps locate there. Disclaimer: don't holiday the legislations. This used to be written to provide an explanation for what the Darknet / Tor hidden carrier) is and how much stuff you may possibly locate. it's not a call for participation to damage the legislation with out recourse. similar to any community, this one has either sturdy and undesirable men. should you holiday the legislation, you'll get stuck. undesirable men need to be fortunate at any time when. the nice men merely must be fortunate as soon as.

Disclaimer: don't holiday the legislations. This was once written to provide an explanation for what the Darknet / Tor hidden carrier) is and how much stuff you could locate. it isn't a call for participation to damage the legislations with out recourse. similar to any community, this one has either reliable and undesirable men. in the event you holiday the legislation, you'll get stuck. undesirable men must be fortunate at any time when. the nice men in simple terms must be fortunate as soon as.

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Swift Development with Cocoa: Developing for the Mac and iOS App Stores

By Paris Buttfield-Addison, Tim Nugent

Ready to construct apps for iPhone, iPad, and Mac now that fast has landed? If you’re an skilled programmer who’s by no means touched Apple developer instruments, this hands-on e-book exhibits you the way to take advantage of the fast language to make wonderful iOS and OS X apps, utilizing Cocoa and Cocoa Touch.

Learn the way to use quick in quite a lot of real-world occasions, with Cocoa good points akin to occasion package and center Animation. You’ll choose up speedy language positive aspects and syntax alongside the best way, and comprehend why utilizing fast (instead of Objective-C) makes iOS and Mac app improvement more straightforward, quicker, and more secure. You’ll additionally paintings with numerous workouts that can assist you perform as you learn.

  • Learn the OS X and iOS software lifecycle
  • Use storyboards to layout adaptive interfaces
  • Explore snap shots structures, together with the integrated second and 3D online game frameworks
  • Display video and audio with AVFoundation
  • Store information in the community with the dossier method, or at the community with iCloud
  • Display lists or collections of knowledge with desk perspectives and assortment views
  • Build apps that permit clients create, edit, and paintings with documents
  • Use MapKit, middle place, and center movement to engage with the world

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Xcode 6 Essentials: Create exciting native apps for your Apple devices with Xcode

By Jayant Varma

Apple made their iOS units effortless to exploit and now they've got prolonged that to their improvement instruments similar to Xcode. In Xcode, you could create local functions within the easiest method. Apple's new Xcode know-how is making the advance curve smoother with its easy-to-develop good points and enhancements.

Xcode can now write code with the performance-upgraded, fresh, cutting edge language known as rapid, so that you now not have to depend upon third-party frameworks to create applications.

The ebook delivers a journey of the recent gains of Xcode 6. It introduces a few very important points similar to the speedy language and its Playgrounds with visible dwell coding, developing interfaces, storyboards, controllers, frameworks, and stay previews. Diving extra into the topic, this books exhibits you the way to debug your code, and the way to construct and try out the appliance on a tool or the simulator.

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Python for Data Science For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

By Luca Massaron

Unleash the facility of Python on your facts research tasks with For Dummies!

Python is the popular programming language for facts scientists and combines the simplest beneficial properties of Matlab, Mathematica, and R into libraries particular to information research and visualization. Python for info technological know-how For Dummies indicates you the way to use Python programming to obtain, arrange, strategy, and learn quite a lot of info and use uncomplicated records options to spot traits and styles. You’ll get accustomed to the Python improvement atmosphere, manage facts, layout compelling visualizations, and clear up medical computing demanding situations as you're employed your method via this simple guide.

  • Covers the basics of Python info research programming and facts that will help you construct an outstanding starting place in info technology thoughts like chance, random distributions, speculation trying out, and regression models
  • Explains gadgets, features, modules, and libraries and their function in information analysis
  • Walks you thru essentially the most widely-used libraries, together with NumPy, SciPy, BeautifulSoup, Pandas, and MatPlobLib

Whether you’re new to facts research or simply new to Python, Python for information technology For Dummies is your functional advisor to getting a grip on information overload and doing attention-grabbing issues with the oodles of knowledge you uncover.

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Linear Genetic Programming (Genetic and Evolutionary Computation)

By Markus F. Brameier

Linear Genetic Programming provides a variation of Genetic Programming that evolves valuable computing device courses as linear sequences of directions, unlike the extra conventional sensible expressions or syntax timber. usual GP phenomena, comparable to non-effective code, impartial diversifications, and code progress are investigated from the viewpoint of linear GP. This ebook serves as a reference for researchers; it contains enough introductory fabric for college students and beginners to the field.

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Arduino: A Quick-Start Guide

By Maik Schmidt

Arduino is an open-source platform that makes DIY electronics initiatives more uncomplicated than ever. long past are the times for those who needed to study electronics concept and arcane programming languages ahead of you may even get an ended in blink. Now, with this re-creation of the bestsellingArduino: A Quick-Start Guide, readers without electronics event can create their first contraptions quick. This publication is updated for the hot Arduino 0 board, with step by step directions for construction a common distant, a motion-sensing online game controller, and lots of different enjoyable, helpful projects.

This Quick-Start consultant is full of enjoyable, valuable units to create, with step by step directions and pictures all through. you will how to attach your Arduino to the web and software either purchaser and server purposes. you will construct initiatives akin to your individual motion-sensing online game controller with a three-axis accelerometer, create a common distant with an Arduino and some affordable elements, construct your individual burglar alarm that emails you every time a persons relocating on your lounge, construct binary cube, and methods to solder. in a single of numerous new tasks during this variation, you are going to create your personal online game console so that you can connect with your television set.

This booklet is totally up-to-date for the hot Arduino 0 board and the newest advances in assisting software program and instruments for the Arduino. Sidebars in the course of the booklet element you to intriguing real-world initiatives utilizing the Arduino, workouts expand your abilities, and "What If It does not paintings" sections assist you troubleshoot universal difficulties.

With this e-book, rookies can speedy sign up for the global group of hobbyists and pros who use the Arduino to prototype and advance enjoyable, invaluable inventions.

What You Need:

This is the whole record of all components you would desire for all initiatives within the ebook; a few of these are supplied as a part of a number of kits which are on hand on the net, otherwise you can buy separately. resources comprise,,,, and Please observe we don't aid or advise any of those owners, yet we checklist them the following as aconvenience for you.

Arduino 0 (or Uno or Duemilanove or Diecimila) board

USB cable

Half-size breadboard

Pack of LEDs (at least three, 10 or extra is an effective idea)

Pack of a hundred ohm, 10k ohm, and 1k ohm resistors

4 pushbuttons

Breadboard jumper twine / connector wire

Parallax Ping))) sensor

Passive Infrared sensor

An infrared LED

A 5V servo motor

Analog units TMP36 temperature sensor

ADXL335 accelerometer breakout board

6 pin 0.1" typical header (might be incorporated with the ADXL335)

Nintendo Nunchuk Controller

Arduino Ethernet shield

Arduino Proto protect and a tiny breadboard (optional yet recommended)

Piezo speaker/buzzer (optional)

Tilt sensor (optional)

A 25-30 Watts soldering iron with a tip (preferrably 1/16")

A soldering stand and a sponge

a typical 60/40 solder (rosin-core) spool for electronics work

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