Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2013
Horton's unique tutorial approach and step-by-step guidance have helped over 100,000 novice programmers learn C++. In Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2013, Horton not only guides you through the fundamentals of the standard C++ language, but also teaches you how C++ is used in the latest Visual Studio 2013 environment. Visual Studio 2013 includes major changes to the IDE and expanded options for C++ coding. Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2013 will teach you the latest techniques to take your Visual C++ coding to an all-new level.

Horton introduces you to both Standard C++ and Visual C++ so you can build any component your app requires. Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2013 is an indispensable guidebook for any new programmer, and contains plenty of exercises and solutions to help programmers of any level master the important concepts quickly and easily. more »
Beginning Python Visualization, 2nd Edition
We are visual animals. But before we can see the world in its true splendor, our brains, just like our computers, have to sort and organize raw data, and then transform that data to produce new images of the world. Beginning Python Visualization: Crafting Visual Transformation Scripts, Second Edition discusses turning many types of data sources, big and small, into useful visual data. And, you will learn Python as part of the bargain.

In this second edition you'll learn about Spyder, which is a Python IDE with MATLABĀ® -like features. Here and throughout the book, you'll get detailed exposure to the growing IPython project for interactive visualization. In addition, you'll learn about the changes in NumPy and Scipy that have occurred since the first edition. more »
SonarQube in Action
SonarQube is a powerful open source tool for continuous inspection, a process that makes code quality analysis and reporting an integral part of the development lifecycle. Its unique dashboards, rule-based defect analysis, and tight build integration result in improved code quality without disruption to developer workflow. It supports many languages, including Java, C, C++, C#, PHP, and JavaScript.

SonarQube in Action teaches you how to effectively use SonarQube following the continuous inspection model. This practical book systematically explores SonarQube's core Seven Axes of Quality (design, duplications, comments, unit tests, complexity, potential bugs, and coding rules). With well-chosen examples, it helps you learn to use SonarQube's review functionality and IDE integration to implement continuous inspection best practices in your own quality management process. more »
PhpStorm Cookbook
PhpStorm is a commercial, cross-platform IDE for PHP. It provides an intelligent editor for PHP, HTML, and JavaScript with on-the-fly code analysis and automated refactoring for PHP and JavaScript code.

In this book, you will learn about accessing project files, maximizing and reordering views, and editors. Going ahead, you will learn how to access elements, search code, compare files, and integrate frameworks. After gaining in-depth knowledge of testing and debugging, you will learn about PHP development, refactoring and building applications with ease of handling, and integrating frameworks. You will also test and debug them using PhpStorm and then learn how to use Phing and plugins. By the end of this book, you will have learned all about Phing and cooking plugins. more »
Mastering JavaScript High Performance
Studying JavaScript performance in depth will make you capable of tackling the complex and important tasks required to solve performance issues. In this book, you'll learn when and why to use an IDE over a common text editor. Packed with examples, you'll also learn how to create a build system to test and deploy your JavaScript project by optimizing the code. Next, you will move on to learn about DOM optimization, JavaScript promises, and web workers to better break up your large codebase. You will also learn about JavaScript performance on mobile platforms such as iOS and Android and how to deploy your JavaScript project to a device. Finally, by the end of the book, you'll be able to pinpoint JavaScript performance problems using appropriate tools, provide optimization techniques, and provide tools to develop fast applications with JavaScript. more »
Learning OpenShift
Cloud computing and particularly Platform as a Service is rapidly changing the way software engineers approach software development. Without knowing the gritty details of the operating system and application servers, developers are able to use the OpenShift Online platform to tune performance and achieve scalability while also ensuring that their applications are stable and reliable.

This book will guide you through the essential concepts necessary to use the OpenShift platform. Whether you are a seasoned developer with years of experience or just starting to learn how to develop software, this book will provide you with all of the information you need from account creation, installation and configuration of client tools to integrating an IDE with the service, deployment, and management of PHP and Java-based applications. more »
Beginning NetBeans IDE
Beginning NetBeans IDE is your authoritative guide for getting started learning and using the free and open source NetBeans IDE. Written by Geertjan Wielenga, who has worked on the NetBeans Team since 2004, it shows you what the IDE is all about and how to use it with real-world case studies built from the ground up as you learn all about the IDE.

In this book, you get a tour of the various, essential, and key NetBeans features, including a range of wizards and plug-ins. Then, you start building a more complex Java EE-based application using Maven with the NetBeans IDE. And, you learn how to improve that application by exploring the NetBeans refactoring, testing, debugging, and profiling tools.

After reading and using this guide, you'll come away with a working case study and many insights into how to understand and optimally make use of NetBeans IDE. more »
Android Studio Cookbook
This book starts with an introduction of Android Studio and why you should use this IDE rather than Eclipse. Moving ahead, it teaches you to build a simple app that requires no backend setup but uses Google Cloud or Parse instead. After that, you will learn how to create an Android app that can send and receive text and images using Google Cloud or Parse as a backend. It explains the concepts of Material design and how to apply them to an Android app. Also, it shows you how to build an app that runs on an Android wear device.

Later, it explains how to build an app that takes advantage of the latest Android SDK while still supporting older Android versions. It also demonstrates how the performance of an app can be improved and how memory management tools that come with the Android Studio IDE can help you achieve this.

By the end of the book, you will be able to develop high quality apps with a minimum amount of effort using the Android Studio IDE. more »
Android Studio Game Development
This short book walks you through the process of creating mobile games using the new Android Studio IDE. Android Studio Game Development introduces you to the key tools in Android Studio and gives you the knowledge you need to develop games in Android Studio.

This book takes you from installing Android Studio, through exploring the IDE to creating a new project and setting up GitHub as a VCS. You'll then be well equipped to tackle the game-development topics that make up the rest of the book. You'll learn about OpenGL ES and how to deal with polygons, before mastering image loading and sprite sheets.

The final three chapters cover topics vital to successful game development: interactivity. You'll gain skills in reading user input, responding to that input with in-game movement, and detecting collisions. more »
JSON Quick Syntax Reference
This compact quick scripting syntax reference on JSON covers syntax and parameters central to JSON object definitions, using the NetBeans 8.1 open source and Eclipse IDE software tool packages. JSON Quick Syntax Reference covers the syntax used in the JSON object definition language, logically organized by topical chapters, and getting more advanced as chapters progress, covering structures and file formats which are best for use with HTML5. Furthermore, this book includes the key factors regarding the data footprint optimization work process, the in-lining of .CSS and .JS files, and why a data footprint optimization work process is important. more »