Beginning Windows 8 Application Development
If you're a beginning developer, there's no better place to get up to speed on the Windows 8 SDK than this Wrox guide. A team of Microsoft experts provides a complete course in Windows 8 programming, helping you take full advantage of the innovative new SDK. Written in an easy-to-read style, this book is packed with reusable examples that showcase the endless possibilities of the Windows SDK and also introduces the new Windows 8 app store.

It explains how to set up the development environment and covers user interface design, using special effects and graphics, working with C# and C++, and much more. more »
Beginning iPhone SDK Programming with Objective-C
Learning to develop iPhone applications doesn't need to be an overwhelming undertaking. This book provides an easy-to-follow,example-driven introduction to the fundamentals of the Apple iPhone SDK and offers you a clear understanding of how things are done when programming iPhone applications with Objective-C. As you progress through the exercises featured in each chapter, you will discover the simple logic behind each step required for creating your own iPhone applications. When you reach the end of the book, you will be prepared to confidently tackle your next iPhone programming challenge. more »
iOS SDK Development
iOS SDK Development is the second edition of the bestselling iPhone SDK Development, completely rewritten from the ground up to cover iOS 6's new features. You'll get hands-on experience working with Objective-C and Xcode 4 as you work through this tutorial-style book with two experienced iOS developers by your side.

Whether you're a first-time iOS developer, or you're looking to get up to speed with all the changes to Apple's tools and frameworks, iOS SDK Development is the solid grounding you need to master this popular platform. more »
Palm webOS
Ideally this book would have been a complete reference of the new platformbut that wasn't possible since the content was written at the same time asthe software SDK was being developed by the Palm engineering team. The bookdoes provide a complete overview of Palm webOS, a thorough description ofthe application model and gives details on many key design concepts. Thereare descriptions and examples of UI widgets, services, storage,notifications, dashboards and background applications, serving as a greatintroduction but not as a definitive source. more »
Head First iPhone Development
Let's say you have an idea for a killer iPhone app. Where do you begin? Head First iPhone Development will help you get your first application up and running in no time. You'll quickly learn to use iPhone SDK tools, including Interface Builder and Xcode, and master Objective-C programming principles that will make your app stand out. It's a complete learning experience for creating eye-catching, top-selling iPhone applications. more »
iOS 6 Recipes
iOS 6 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach is your code reference and guide to developing solutions on iPad, iPhone, and other iOS 6 SDK devices and platforms. This book provides in-depth code samples and discussions for scenarios that developers face every day. You'll find numerous examples of real-world cases that will enable you to build fully functional applications quickly and efficiently. more »
Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide
Building application using Kinect for Windows SDK. Covers the Kinect for Windows SDK v1.6. A practical step-by-step tutorial to make learning easy for a beginner. A detailed discussion of all the APIs involved and the explanations of their usage in detail. Procedures for developing motion-sensing applications and also methods used to enable speech recognition. more »
Android Recipes
In this book, you'll start off with a recap of Android architecture and app fundamentals, and then get down to business and build an app with Google's Android SDK at the command line and Eclipse. Next, you'll learn how to accomplish practical tasks pertaining to the user interface, communications with the cloud, device hardware, data persistence, communications between applications, and interacting with Android itself. Finally, you'll learn how to leverage various libraries and Scripting Layer for Android (SL4A) to help you perform tasks more quickly, how to use the Android NDK to boost app performance, and how to design apps for performance, responsiveness, seamlessness, and more. more »
Pro Core Data for iOS, 2nd Edition
Fully updated for Xcode 4.2, Pro Core Data for iOS explains how to use the Core Data framework for iOS SDK 5 using Xcode 4.2.

This book starts by giving you a solid grounding in Core Data, providing a foundation for the rest of the book. With this knowledge, you'll have all you need to master Core Data and power your data-driven applications. You'll see how to work with SQLite and how to create an efficient data model to represent your data. Once you've established your data model, you'll learn how to work with data objects and refine result sets to get the most out of the stored data. more »
iOS SDK Programming: A Beginner's Guide
Develop, test, and debug iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch applications with help from this practical resource. iOS SDK Programming: A Beginner's Guide shows you how to use Objective-C and Apple's new Xcode 4 development environment with an integrated, easy-to-use Interface Builder. You'll learn which UIView subclasses to use when laying out an iOS app and master all of the iOS user interface controls. Setting application preferences and storing application data are also covered. more »