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C Unleashed is a very comprehensive book on the ANSI C programming language. The book promotes solid, portable programming using ANSI C, thus benefitting programmers on any platform, including mainframes. Covers the New Standard for C, known as C9X, and includes: Embedded systems, Simulation Processing, Threading and Multiprocessing, Digital Signal Processing, and Natural Language Processing.
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If you are a web programmer, you need to know modern PHP. This book presents with many new areas in which PHP plays a large role. If you want to write a mobile application using geo-location data, Pro PHP Programming will show you how. Additionally, if you need to make sure that you can write a multilingual indexing application using Sphinx, this book will help you avoid the pitfalls. Of course, Pro PHP Programming gives a thorough survey of PHP post-5.3. You'll begin by working through an informative survey and clear guide to object-oriented PHP. Then, you'll be set for the core of the book on modern PHP applications. Now, you'll be able to start with the chapter on PHP for mobile programming and move on to sampling social media applications. You'll also be guided through new PHP programming language features like closures and namespaces. Pro PHP Programming deals with filtering data from users and databases next, so you'll be well prepared for relational and NoSQL databases. Of course, you can also learn about data retrieval from other sources, like OCR libraries or websites. Then the question of how to format and present data arises, and in Pro PHP Programming, you'll find solutions via JSON, AJAX and XML. What you’ll learn PHP 5.3 object-oriented programming and new PHP features Writing programs talking to SQL-based and NoSQL-based databases alike Using modern PHP programmer's tools Writing social media applications Investigating NoSQL datastores Writing PHP programs for a cloud ecology Who this book is for This book is for intermediate and advanced PHP programmers, as well as programmers coming from other languages such as Python, Perl, C/C++. It can also be utilized by programmers with knowledge of a previous PHP version who want to return to PHP. Table of Contents Object Orientation Exceptions and References Mobile PHP Social Media Cutting Edge Form Design and Management Database Interaction I Database Interaction II Database Interaction III Libraries Security Agile Development with Zend Studio for Eclipse, Bugzilla, Mylyn, and Subversion Refactoring, Unit Testing, and Continuous Intergration XML JSON and AJAX Conclusions Regular Expressions
Summary This book is a comprehensive guide to the 1Z0-803 exam. You'll explore a wide range of important Java topics as you systematically learn how to pass the certification exam. Each chapter starts with a list of the exam objectives covered in that chapter. You'll find sample questions and exercises designed to reinforce key concepts and to prepare you for what you'll see in the real exam, along with numerous tips, notes, and visual aids throughout the book. About This Book To earn the OCA Java SE 7 Programmer Certification, you need to know your Java inside and out, and to pass the exam it's good to understand the test itself. This book cracks open the questions, exercises, and expectations you'll face on the OCA exam so you'll be ready and confident on test day. OCA Java SE 7 Programmer I Certification Guide is a comprehensive guide to the 1Z0-803 exam. You'll explore important Java topics as you systematically learn what is required. Each chapter starts with a list of exam objectives, followed by sample questions and exercises designed to reinforce key concepts. It provides multiple ways to digest important techniques and concepts, including analogies, diagrams, flowcharts, and lots of well-commented code. Written for developers with a working knowledge of Java who want to earn the OCA Java SE 7 Programmer I Certification. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. What's Inside Covers all exam topics Hands-on coding exercises How to avoid built-in traps and pitfalls About the Author Mala Gupta has been training programmers to pass Java certification exams since 2006. She holds OCA Java SE7 Programmer I, SCWCD, and SCJP certifications. Table of Contents Introduction Java basics Working with Java data types Methods and encapsulation String, StringBuilder, Arrays, and ArrayList Flow control Working with inheritance Exception handling Full mock exam