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New books to expand your Programming skills

New books to expand your Programming skills

Visual Basic 2010 Programmer’s Reference

Rod Stephens

Professional Visual Basic 2010 and .NET 4

Bill Sheldon, Billy Hollis, Kent Sharkey, Gaston Hillar, Rob Windsor, Jonathan Marbutt

ISBN:9788126526680/ Price: INR 649.00/ Pages: 1320

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New in Mobile Development from Wiley

Mobile development

Professional Android 2 Application Development

Reto Meier

ISBN: 9788126525898

Price: 599 /576 pages

About book:

Build unique mobile applications with the latest Android SDK

Written by an Android authority, this up-to-date resource shows you how to leverage the features of Android 2 to enhance existing products or create innovative new ones. Serving as a hands-on guide to building mobile apps using Android, the book walks you through a series of sample projects that introduces you to Android’s new features and techniques. Using the explanations and examples included in these pages, you’ll acquire the foundation needed to write compelling mobile applications that use Android, along with the flexibility to quickly adapt to future enhancements.

Professional Android 2 Application Development:

  • Reviews Android as a development platform and¿best practices for mobile development
  • Provides an in-depth look at the Android application components
  • Details creating layouts and Views to produce compelling resolution independent user interfaces
  • Examines Intents and Content Providers for sharing data
  • Introduces techniques for creating map-based applications and using location-based services such as GPS
  • Looks at how to create and use background Services, Notifications, and Alarms
  • Demonstrates how to create interactive homescreen components
  • Explores the Bluetooth, telephony, and networking APIs
  • Examines using hardware, including the camera and sensors such as the compass and accelerometers

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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Reto Meier is a software developer who has been involved in Android since the initial release in 2007. He is an Android Developer Advocate at Google.

  

Professional Flash Lite Mobile Development

J. G. Anderson

ISBN: 9788126526178

Price: 499 /576 pages

About book:

Discover how to create Flash Lite mobile apps from the ground up

Adobe Flash is an ideal choice for developing rich interactive content for “Flash-enabled” mobile devices; and with this book, you’ll learn how to create unique applications with Flash Lite. Through a series of code samples and extensive example applications, you’ll explore the core concepts, key features, and best practices of the Flash Lite player. Coverage reveals various ways to develop Flash mobile content, create applications with a cross-platform programming framework based on the Model, View and Controller concept, and use a number of open web and device manufacturer service APIs.

Professional Flash Lite Mobile Development:

  • Looks at Adobe Flash Professional and Adobe Device Central, the essential tools used in developing and testing Flash mobile device content
  • Explores object-oriented programming as well as the PureMVC framework
  • Shares techniques for extending the capabilities of mobile devices
  • Provides detailed insight into using audio, video, and images in applications
  • Introduces ways to extend Flash mobile apps beyond the features of the Flash Lite Player
  • Walks you through packaging and distributing complete Flash Lite mobile apps to different mobile platforms

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Jermaine Anderson is a Flash Platform Developer who has developed a wide range of concept mobile applications using Flash Lite. He works for a leading entertainment and communications company, pushing the boundaries of the Adobe Flash Platform on multiple devices.

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Beginning iPhone SDK Programming with Objective-C

Wei-Meng Lee

ISBN: 9788126525485

Price: 499/552 pages

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Ubuntu Linux Bible: Featuring Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, 3rd Edition

William von Hagen

ISBN: 9788126527182

Price: 699/1224 pages

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Professional Ubuntu Mobile Development

Ian Lawrence, Rodrigo Cesar Lopes Belem

ISBN: 9788126524686

Prices: 399/360 pages

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Wireless and Mobile Networks:Concepts and Protocols
Author : Dr. Sunilkumar S. Manvi,
Mahabaleshwar S. Kakkasageri
ISBN13 : 9788126520695
 

Programming for Mobile and Remote Computers

Author : Dr. G.T.Thampi, Kogent Solution Inc..
ISBN13 : 9789350040140

Ultimate guides on Microsoft Office 2010

MS Office 2010, books available in Indian re-print:

  • Excel 2010 Bible
  • Office 2010 Bible (forthcoming)

For Dummies  

  • Microsoft Office 2010 For Dummies
  • Microsoft Office 2010 All-in-One For Dummies

Other Titles

  • Excel 2010 Power Programming with VBA
  • Access 2010 Bible
  • PowerPoint 2010 Bible

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A comprehensive reference to the newest version of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application: Excel 2010

John Walkenbach’s name is synonymous with excellence in computer books that decipher complex technical topics. Known as “Mr. Spreadsheet,” Walkenbach shows you how to maximize the power of all the new features of Excel 2010.

An authoritative reference, this perennial bestseller proves itself indispensable no matter your level of skill, from Excel beginners and intermediate users to power users and potential power users everywhere. Fully updated for the new release, this latest edition provides comprehensive, soup-to-nuts coverage, delivering over 900 pages of Excel tips, tricks, and techniques you won’t find anywhere else.

  • Excel guru and bestselling author John Walkenbach (“Mr. Spreadsheet”) guides you through every aspect of Excel
  • Delivers essential coverage of all the newest features of Excel 2010
  • Presents material in a clear, concise, logical format that is ideal for all levels of Excel experience
  • Includes a CD that contains all the templates and worksheets used in the book plus John Walkenbach’s award-winning Power Utility Pak

Excel 2010 Bible serves as an excellent resource on all things Excel!

Excel 2010 Bible

John Walkenbach

ISBN: 9788126526642/ INR 599/-

Paperback/1056 pages/June 2010

About author

John Walkenbach aka “Mr. Spreadsheet” is the principal of J-Walk and Associates, Inc. and a Microsoft Excel MVP. He is a leading authority on spreadsheet software and the creator of the award-winning Power Utility Pak. John has written more than 50 books, as well as articles and reviews for publications including PC World, InfoWorld, and Windows. He also maintains the popular Spreadsheet Page at spreadsheetpage.com.

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Forthcoming-

Office 2010 Bible

John Walkenbach, Herb Tyson, Michael R. Groh, Faithe Wempen, Lisa A. Bucki

Paperback/ 1344 pages/ October 2010

The best of the best from the bestselling authors of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Bibles!

Take your pick of applications from the Office 2010 suite and your choice of leading experts to show you how to use them. This Office 2010 Bible features the best-of-the-best content from the Excel 2010 Bible, by “Mr. Spreadsheet” John Walkenbach; the Word 2010 Bible by Microsoft MVP Herb Tyson; the PowerPoint 2010 Bible, by PowerPoint expert Faithe Wempen; and coverage of Access 2010 from Microsoft MVP Michael Alexander. If you want to quickly and effectively begin using Office 2010, start in the experts’ corner with this must-have book.

  • Gives you the best-of-the-best content on Office 2010 from the leading experts, authors, and contributors to our Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access Bibles
  • Includes content from John Walkenbach, aka “Mr. Spreadsheet”; Word expert and Microsoft MVP Herb Tyson; PowerPoint expert Faithe Wempen; and Excel and Access expert and Microsoft MVP Michael Alexander
  • Takes you beyond creating simple text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations to help you use multiple Office applications at once to conquer critical business tasks
  • Hones in with expert coverage of the topics within each application that you need to know most
  • Covers even more from Outlook and other key Office topics

Get the best of four books in one with this power-packed reference!

MS Office 2010 – For Dummies

Office 2010 For Dummies

Wallace Wang

ISBN: 9788126527120

Paperback/432 pages/June 2010/ INR349/-

 

The latest edition of one of the bestselling Microsoft Office books of all time!

Spend less time figuring out Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access and more time working on actual projects with this new edition of Office 2010 For Dummies. Filled with straightforward, friendly instruction, this book gets you thoroughly up to speed, and it actually makes doing Office work fun!

First learn all the basics, then how to add more bells and whistles, including how to spice up your Word documents, edit Excel spreadsheets and create formulas, add sound to your PowerPoint presentation, and much more.

  • Helps you harness the power of Microsoft Office 2010 and all of its new functionality; the book covers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access
  • Explains and instructs in the straightforward, friendly, For Dummies style that makes instruction more accessible and skill-building easier
  • Covers typing and formatting text in Word and spicing up your documents
  • Shows you how to navigate and edit an Excel spreadsheet, create formulas, and chart and analyze Excel data
  • Demonstrates how to create a PowerPoint presentation and add color, sound, and pictures
  • Explores Outlook, including configuring e-mail, storing contacts, organizing tasks, scheduling your time, and setting appointments
  • Delves into designing Access databases, including editing, modifying, searching, sorting, and querying; also covers viewing and printing reports, and more

Be ready to take full advantage of Microsoft Office 2010 with this fun and easy guide.

Office 2010 All-in-One For Dummies

Peter Weverka

ISBN: 9788126527076

Paperback/816 pages/June 2010/ INR429

The leading book on Microsoft Office, now fully updated for Office 2010

Microsoft Office, the world’s leading productivity suite, has been updated with new tools. Veteran Office users as well as newcomers will need the comprehensive information in this bestselling All-in-One guide.

With a self-contained minibook devoted to each Office application plus minibooks on how Office works together and how you can expand its usefulness, Office 2010 All-in-One For Dummies gets you up to speed and answers the questions you’ll have down the road.

  • Microsoft Office is the office productivity suite used around the globe; nearly every business worker encounters it daily
  • The 2010 revision will affect all applications in the suite
  • Eight minibooks cover Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher, common Office tools, and ways to expand Office productivity
  • Also covers the new online versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as changes to the interface and new tools and techniques

Office 2010 All-in-One For Dummies makes it easy to learn to use Office and gets you up and running on all the changes and enhancements in Office 2010.

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PowerPoint 2010 Bible

Faithe Wempen

ISBN: 9788126526697 

Paperback/816 pages/June 2010/INR 529

Master PowerPoint and improve your presentation skills-with one book!

It’s no longer enough to have slide after slide of text, bullets, and charts. It’s not even enough to have good speaking skills if your PowerPoint slides bore your audience. Get the very most out of all that PowerPoint 2010 has to offer while also learning priceless tips and techniques for making good presentations in this new PowerPoint 2010 Bible. Well-known PowerPoint expert and author Faithe Wempen provides formatting tips; shows you how to work with drawings, tables, and SmartArt; introduces new collaboration tools; walks you through five special presentation labs; and more.

Coverage includes:

  • A First Look at PowerPoint
  • What Makes a Great Presentation?
  • Creating and Saving Presentation Files
  • Creating Slides and Text Boxes
  • Working with Layouts, Themes, and Masters
  • Formatting Paragraphs and Text Boxes
  • Correcting and Improving Text
  • Creating and Formatting Tables
  • Drawing and Formatting Objects
  • Creating SmartArt Diagrams
  • Using and Organizing Clip Art
  • Working with Photographic Images
  • Working with Charts
  • Incorporating Content from Other Programs
  • Adding Sound Effects, Music, and Soundtracks
  • Incorporating Motion Video
  • Creating Animation Effects and Transitions
  • Creating Support Materials
  • Preparing for a Live Presentation
  • Designing User-Interactive or Self-Running Presentations
  • Preparing a Presentation for Mass Distribution
  • Sharing and Collaborating
  • Customizing PowerPoint
  • Presenting Content Without Bulleted Lists
  • Adding Sound and Movement to a Presentation
  • Creating a Menu-Based Navigation System
  • Creating a Classroom Game

It’s the book you need to succeed with PowerPoint 2010 and your next live presentation!

 Excel 2010 Power Programming with VBA

John Walkenbach

ISBN: 9788126526673

Paperback/1080 pages/June 2010/INR 599

All the methods and tools you need to successfully program with Excel

John Walkenbach’s name is synonymous with excellence in computer books that decipher complex technical topics. With this comprehensive guide, “Mr. Spreadsheet” shows you how to maximize your Excel experience using professional spreadsheet application development tips from his own personal bookshelf.

Featuring a complete introduction to Visual Basic for Applications and fully updated for the new features of Excel 2010, this essential reference includes an analysis of Excel application development and is packed with procedures, tips, and ideas for expanding Excel’s capabilities with VBA.

  • Offers an analysis of Excel application development and a complete introduction to Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
  • Features invaluable advice from “Mr. Spreadsheet” himself (bestselling author John Walkenbach), who demonstrates all the techniques you need to create large and small Excel applications
  • Provides tips, tricks, and techniques for expanding Excel’s capabilities with VBA that you won’t find anywhere else
  • Includes a CD with templates and worksheets from the book

This power-user’s guide is packed with procedures, tips, and ideas for expanding Excel’s capabilities with VBA.

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Access 2010 Bible

Michael R. Groh

ISBN: 9788126526659 

Paperback/1392 pages/June 2010/INR 649

The expert guidance you need to get the most out of Access 2010

Get the Access 2010 information you need to succeed with this comprehensive reference. If this is your first encounter with Access, you’ll appreciate the thorough attention to database fundamentals and terminology. If you’re familiar with earlier versions, you can jump right into Access 2010 enhancements such as the new Access user interface and wider use of XML and Web services.

  • Takes you under the hood of Microsoft Access 2010, the database application included with Microsoft Office 2010
  • Explores the latest enhancements, such as a new user interface and wider use of XML and Web services; also, how to exchange data with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Office apps
  • Covers how to create tables, manipulate datasheets, and work with multiple tables
  • Explains the seven database objects and how to use a seven-step design method to build a database tailored to your needs
  • Shows you how to build forms, use Visual Basic and the VBA Editor, automate query parameters, create functions and subroutines, use XML to create data access pages, and more
  • Includes a CD with all source code from the book and working examples, plus bonus shareware, freeware, trial, demo and evaluation programs that work with or enhance Microsoft Office

You’ll want to keep this soup-to-nuts Access reference close at hand!

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A complete and thorough reference for developers on the new Flex 4 platform

Flash Builder 4 and Flex 4 Bible

David Gassner

ISBN: 9788126526307

Paperback/ 1056 pages/ May 2010/ INR 649

A complete and thorough reference for developers on the new Flex 4 platform

Create desktop applications that behave identically on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux with Adobe’s new Flash Builder 4 platform and this in-depth guide. The book’s tutorials and explanations walk you step-by-step through Flash Builder’s new, faster tools; the new framework for generating code; how to connect to popular application servers; upgrading from Flex 3; and much more.

  • Shows you how to create rich applications for the Web and desktop with the very latest version of Flex, with detailed coverage for both new and veteran Flex application developers
  • Walks you through Flex basics; upgrading from Flex 3; how to create desktop applications with AIR; and integrating Flex applications with the most popular application servers, including ColdFusion, ASP.NET, and PHP
  • Includes extensive code samples of common tasks that you can use to jump-start your development projects

Flex your development muscles with the Flex 4 and this comprehensive guide.

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David Gassner is the President of Bardo Technical Services, an Adobe Solutions Network Training Provider. He holds Adobe developer certifications in Flex, AIR, ColdFusion, Flash, and Dreamweaver. He is the author of Flex 3 Bible (Wiley) and of technical training videos from lynda.com on Adobe Flex, AIR, ColdFusion, and Dreamweaver. He is also a regular contributor to Adobe Systems’ Certified Courseware for Flex.

Even AutoCAD developers turn to this book for answers!

AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010 Bible  

Ellen FinkelsteinISBN: 9788126526451  

Paperback/ 1296 pages/ June 2010/ INR 629 

10th anniversary edition of the bestselling AutoCAD Bible  

Even AutoCAD developers turn to this book for answers!

Find out what fans of all the previous bestselling editions of this book already know: this is the top all-in-one guide to everything you need to master AutoCAD. Whether you’re a novice looking to start with the basics and progress to programming, or an AutoCAD veteran exploring what’s new or seeking a quick refresher, every feature is covered. Start drawing today in AutoCAD 2010 with the one book you need to succeed.

 

Ellen Finkelstein learned AutoCAD in Israel, where she always got to pore over the manual because it was in English. After returning to the United States, she started consulting and teaching AutoCAD as well as other computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. She has also taught courses on Web writing and usability. Her Web site, http://www.ellenfinkelstein.com, contains tips and techniques for AutoCAD, PowerPoint, and presenting, and she publishes the AutoCAD Tips Blog, and a monthly AutoCAD Tips Newsletter. Ellen has written extensively on AutoCAD, including articles for Autodesk’s Web site and features for AutoCAD’s Help system. Ellen’s first book was AutoCAD For Dummies Quick Reference. Since then, she has written books on PowerPoint, OpenOffice.org (OpenOffice. org For Dummies), Flash (such as Flash CS4 For Dummies), and Web technologies (Syndicating Web Sites with RSS Feeds For Dummies). You’re holding the tenth edition (wow!) of this book, which previously appeared for AutoCAD releases 14, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009.

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Build effective user interfaces with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)

WPF Programmer’s Reference: Windows Presentation Foundation with C# 2010 and .NET 4

Rod Stephens

ISBN: 9788126525942

Paperback/ 624 pages/ April 2010/ INR 549

Build effective user interfaces with Windows Presentation Foundation

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is included with the Windows operating system and provides a programming model for building applications that provide a clear separation between the UI and business logic. Written by a leading expert on Microsoft graphics programming, this richly illustrated book provides an introduction to WPF development and explains fundamental WPF concepts.

Packed with helpful examples, this reference progresses through a range of topics that gradually increase in their complexity. You’ll quickly start building applications while you learn how to use both Expression Blend and Visual Studio to build UIs. In addition, the book addresses the needs of programmer who write the code behind the UI and shows you how operations can be performed using both XAML and C#.

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