Adopted by the Java Community Process, Java Data Objects (JDO) specifies a universal and transparent persistence service for Java objects. This book examines JDO's specification and behavior in depth, thoroughly covering the essential concepts and then taking you through practical, hands-on examples.
This insightful book goes beyond simple coverage of the Windows Forms and GDI+ namespaces by combining a careful treatment of the API with a detailed discussion of good user-interface design principles.
In this comprehensive guide, you'll take a close look at all the ingredients you can use to design state-of-the-art application interfaces. You'll also delve into entirely new topics such as custom control design and GDI+, the next-generation painting framework for Windows.
This brilliantly readable book covers in detail what programmers need to know about user interface design in a fun and entertaining way. Author Joel Spolsky proposes simple, logical rules that can be applied without any artistic talent to improve any user interface, from traditional GUI applications to websites to consumer electronics.
Use Case Driven Object Modeling with UML: Theory and Practice shows how to drive an object-oriented software design from use case all the way through coding and testing, based on the minimalist, UML-based ICONIX process.
Ultra-Fast ASP.NET 4.5 provides a practical guide to building extremely fast and scalable web sites using ASP.NET and SQL Server, with eminently usable advice and all of the detail you need to understand the recommendations.
Ultra-Fast ASP.NET provides a practical guide to building extremely fast and scalable web sites using ASP.NET and SQL Server. It strikes a balance between imparting usable advice and backing that advice up with supporting background information.
With all the people in the world who have only access to a smartphone but not a PC or a keyboard, creating a programming environment for developing in that environment became a reality with TouchDevelop from Microsoft Research. This book is meant to be a handy reference to this unique programming environment.
The Ultimate VB .NET and ASP.NET Code Book is the perfect companion for all VB .NET programmers. It provides hundreds of useful, real-world code snippets showing developers how to take advantage of the true secrets behind the programming language.