Windows Phone 7 Development Internals
Build Windows Phone applications optimized for performance and security. Drill into Windows Phone 7 design and architecture - and learn best practices for building a variety of applications. Each chapter focuses on a single Windows Phone building block or feature area, and shows you how to apply it in your applications. If you're an experienced .NET developer familiar with Microsoft Silverlight, you'll gain deep insights into the Windows Phone platform design and API surface. more »
Beginning Windows Phone 7 Application Development
Silverlight and XNA provide you with a powerful development platform and key tools for programming Windows Phone 7 series applications. This book offers a foundation for using the tools required for Windows Phone 7 development, including Visual Studio 2010 Express Edition, the Windows Phone 7 Series SDK, and Silverlight. Experienced authors provide you with detailed coverage on developing accordingly for an application's lifetime, accessing cloud services, and developing notification services. more »
Android for Work
Android for Work shows you how to harness the power of Android to stay productive and take your office on the road. This book also sheds light on the often daunting task of finding the right Android phone for the business user.

You'll learn how to manage email and tasks, but you'll also learn how to weed through the sea of games to find specialized productivity tools for a variety of professions.

For those that are more interested in an enterprise wide deployment, the book includes an appendix of information on administering Android phones, creating custom interfaces, and creating specialized apps for your enterprise. You'll also learn more about integrating Android with other Google Apps for enterprise. more »
SQL Server 2012 Query Performance Tuning, 3rd Edition
Queries not running fast enough? Tired of the phone calls from frustrated users? Grant Fritchey's book SQL Server 2012 Query Performance Tuning is the answer to your SQL Server query performance problems. The book is revised to cover the very latest in performance optimization features and techniques. It is current with SQL Server 2012. It provides the tools you need to approach your queries with performance in mind.

SQL Server 2012 Query Performance Tuning leads you through understanding the causes of poor performance, how to identify them, and how to fix them. You'll learn to be proactive in establishing performance baselines using tools like Performance Monitor and Extended Events. more »
Professional Mobile Application Development
Creating applications for the myriad versions and varieties of mobile phone platforms on the market can be daunting to even the most seasoned developer. This authoritative guide is written in such as way that it takes your existing skills and experience and uses that background as a solid foundation for developing applications that cross over between platforms, thereby freeing you from having to learn a new platform from scratch each time. Concise explanations walk you through the tools and patterns for developing for all the mobile platforms while detailed steps walk you through setting up your development environment for each platform. more »
Beginning Java ME Platform
Have you thought about building games for your cell phone or other wireless devices? Whether you are a first - time wireless Java developer or an experienced professional, Beginning Java ME Platform brings exciting wireless and mobile Java application development right to your door and device!

Beginning Java ME Platform empowers you with the flexibility and power to start building Java applications for your Java - enabled mobile device or cell phone. The book covers sound HTTPS support, user interface API enhancements, the Mobile Media API, the Game API, 3D graphics, Bluetooth, and more. more »
Beginning Windows Phone 7 Development, 2nd Edition
Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 handsets have injected a new vibrancy into the smartphone marketplace and provided bold new opportunities for the Microsoft development community.

Now in its second edition, Beginning Windows Phone 7 Development has been written to help you identify those opportunities and to learn the skills you'll need to harness them. It covers the very latest developments in the field, including the extended APIs offered in Microsoft's automatic platform update, so you'll have timely, accurate information at your fingertips. more »
Oracle Database 11g Performance Tuning Recipes
Performance problems are rarely "problems" per se. They are more often "crises" during which you're pressured for results by a manager standing outside your cubicle while your phone rings with queries from the help desk. You won't have the time for a leisurely perusal of the manuals, nor to lean back and read a book on theory. What you need in that situation is a book of solutions, and solutions are precisely what Oracle Database 11g Performance Tuning Recipes delivers. more »
Windows Phone 8 Development Internals
Drill into Windows Phone 8 design and architecture - and learn best practices for building a variety of applications. Led by two senior members of the core Windows Phone Developer Platform team, you'll learn the underlying technology that will help you build better apps. Each chapter focuses on a single Windows Phone building block or feature area and shows you how to apply it in your applications - offering you invaluable insights into the Windows Phone platform design and API surface. more »
iPhone For Dummies, 4th edition
Completely updated and revised throughout, this full-color guide covers Apple's new iPhone and iOS. Bestselling veteran authors Baig and LeVitus introduce you to the capabilities of the iPhone whether you're making phone calls, browsing the Internet, sending and receiving e-mails, working with the calendar, watching videos, taking great photos, or much more. You'll discover how to set up iTunes, buy music and videos from the iTunes store, protect your information, troubleshoot, multitask, and download the hundreds of thousands of apps available from the App Store. more »