TCP/IP Architecture, Design and Implementation in Linux
This book provides thorough knowledge of Linux TCP/IP stack and kernel framework for its network stack, including complete knowledge of design and implementation. Starting with simple client-server socket programs and progressing to complex design and implementation of TCP/IP protocol in linux, this book provides different aspects of socket programming and major TCP/IP related algorithms. In addition, the text features netfilter hook framework, a complete explanation of routing sub-system, IP QOS implementation, and Network Soft IRQ. This book further contains elements on TCP state machine implementation,TCP timer implementation on Linux, TCP memory management on Linux, and debugging TCP/IP stack using lcrash. more »
Practical CakePHP Projects
If you've been using PHP for sometime now and would like to start using a web framework, you'll want to try CakePHP, which is an open source rapid development web framework built on PHP.

PHP experts Kai Chan and John Omokore guide you through a variety of practical CakePHP applications. You will work on projects such as a video gallery, unit testing application, an e-commerce app, a blog site, and much more. Practical CakePHP Projects covers the key architectural concepts as well as including mini projects that you can use to enhance your own applications. more »
OSGi and Apache Felix 3.0
Build a completely operational real-life application composed of multiple bundles and a web front end using Felix. Get yourself acquainted with the OSGi concepts, in an easy-to-follow progressive manner. Learn everything needed about the Felix Framework and get familiar with Gogo, its command-line shell to start developing your OSGi applications. Simplify your OSGi development experience by learning about Felix iPOJO. A relentlessly practical beginner's guide that will walk you through making real-life OSGi applications while showing you the development tools (Maven, Eclipse, and so on) that will make the journey more enjoyable. more »
Introducing .NET 4.5, 2nd Edition
Microsoft has introduced a large number of changes to the way that the .NET Framework operates. Familiar technologies have being altered, best practices replaced, and developer methodologies adjusted. Many developers find it hard to keep up with the pace of change across .NET's ever-widening array of technologies. The introduction of Windows 8 and its new style of applications only compounds the problem.

You may know what's happening in C#, but what about the latest innovations in the cloud? How is that going to affect your work? What possibilities do the new async capabilities bring? more »
Beginning PhoneGap
Are you a web developer eager to move into the mobile space, but don't have the time to learn a new language? Then PhoneGap is what you've been waiting for. PhoneGap is a free and open source framework that allows you to create cross-platform applications using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Beginning PhoneGap shows you how to make it happen. After a brief review on installing and configuring PhoneGap, you quickly dive into using PhoneGap to build iOS, Android, and Blackberry applications. Each chapter provides an in-depth view of different components, and lets you master each through exercises before moving on to the next piece. By the end of the book, you'll be ready to create your own mobile applications. more »
Professional WordPress Plugin Development
As one of the most popular open source content management systems available today, WordPress boasts a framework that allows you to easily customize and extend it through plugins. This comprehensive book shows you how plugins work, reviews the tools and APIs in WordPress, and demonstrates how to extend the functionality of WordPress with plugins. The trio of authors provides a practical, solutions-based approach along with a collection of timely examples and plenty of code, all aimed at clearly explaining how to create a plugin file, work with users, integrate widgets, add menus and submenus, secure your plugins, and more. You will quickly come to understand how to develop custom plugins so that you can take WordPress to the next corporate and enterprise level. more »
Ext JS 4 Web Application Development Cookbook
Learn how to build Rich Internet Applications with the latest version of the Ext JS framework in a cookbook style. From creating forms to theming your interface, you will learn the building blocks for developing the perfect web application. Easy to follow recipes step through practical and detailed examples which are all fully backed up with code, illustrations, and tips. more »
Pro Spring 3
The agile, lightweight, open-source Spring Framework continues to be the de facto leading enterprise Java application development framework for today's Java programmers and developers. It works with other leading open-source, agile and lightweight Java technologies like Hibernate, Groovy, MyBatis, and more. Spring now also works with Java EE and JPA 2 as well.

Pro Spring 3 updates the bestselling Pro Spring with the latest that the Spring Framework has to offer: version 3.1. At 1000 pages, this is by far the most comprehensive Spring book available, thoroughly exploring the power of Spring. more »
Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g
Get to grips with the OBIEE 11g suite for analyzing and reporting on your business data. Immerse yourself in BI upgrading techniques, using Agents and the Action Framework and much more in this book. A practical, from the coalface tutorial, bursting with step by step instructions and real world case studies to help you implement the suite's powerful analytic capabilities. more »
MapReduce Design Patterns
Until now, design patterns for the MapReduce framework have been scattered among various research papers, blogs, and books. This handy guide brings together a unique collection of valuable MapReduce patterns that will save you time and effort regardless of the domain, language, or development framework you're using.

Each pattern is explained in context, with pitfalls and caveats clearly identified to help you avoid common design mistakes when modeling your big data architecture. This book also provides a complete overview of MapReduce that explains its origins and implementations, and why design patterns are so important. All code examples are written for Hadoop. more »