Pro Android Python with SL4A
Pro Android Python with SL4A is for programmers and hobbyists who want to write apps for Android devices without having to learn Java first. Paul Ferrill leads you from installing the Scripting Layer for Android (SL4A) to writing small scripts, to more complicated and interesting projects, and finally to uploading and packaging your programs to an Android device.

Android runs scripts in many scripting languages, but Python, Lua, and Beanshell are particularly popular. Most programmers know more than one programming language, so that they have the best tool for whatever task they want to accomplish. Pro Android Python with SL4A explores the world of Android scripting by introducing you to the most important open-source programming languages that are available on Android-based hardware. more »
SharePoint Apps with LightSwitch
Build custom business applications for SharePoint with Visual Studio LightSwitch - including intuitive apps that don't require a single line of code. This example-driven guide takes non-programmers step-by-step through the process of creating simple apps and utilities, and shows programmers familiar with C# or Visual Basic how to build customized applications with more functionality.

Discover how to build and test your applications quickly without a lot of expensive server hardware. Once you get up to speed with LightSwitch, you'll create quality line-of-business applications tailored to specific customer needs in no time, whether you work in-house or for a vendor. more »
Exam Ref 70-413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure, 2nd Edition
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-413 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery designing, and implementing Windows Server infrastructure in an enterprise environment. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level.

Designed for IT professionals responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an enterprise-scaled, highly virtualized environment. more »