Relational Theory for Computer Professionals (Theory in Practice)

By C. J. Date

All of today’s mainstream database items aid the SQL language, and relational idea is what SQL is meant to be according to. yet are these items really relational? unfortunately, the answer's no. This publication indicates you what a true relational product will be like, and the way and why it'd be quite a bit larger than what’s at the moment available.

With this detailed booklet, you will:

  • Learn find out how to see database platforms as programming systems
  • Get a cautious, distinctive, and particular definition of the relational model
  • Explore a close research of SQL from a relational aspect of view

There are actually 1000s of books on relational idea or the SQL language or either. yet this one is diversified. First, not anyone is extra certified than Chris Date to put in writing this type of e-book. He and Ted Codd, inventor of the relational version, have been colleagues for a few years, and Chris’s involvement with the expertise is going again to the time of Codd’s first papers in 1969 and 1970. moment, so much books try and use SQL as a motor vehicle for instructing relational conception, yet this publication intentionally takes the other procedure. Its fundamental goal is to coach relational conception as such. Then it makes use of that conception as a car for instructing SQL, exhibiting particularly how that concept may help with the sensible challenge of utilizing SQL thoroughly and productively.

Any laptop specialist who desires to comprehend what relational platforms are all approximately can reap the benefits of this publication. No past wisdom of databases is assumed.

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Pro iOS Persistence: Using Core Data

Pro iOS Persistence explains the way to construct apps in Objective-C and speedy that persist and use info so much successfully together with the preferred center information framework. masking universal and complicated endurance styles, this ebook prepares any iOS developer to shop and retrieve info effectively and successfully.

This e-book starts off via providing you with an effective grounding in center information, delivering a origin for the remainder of the ebook. With this information, you will have all you want to grasp middle information and tool your data-driven purposes. you will see how you can paintings with SQLite and the way to create a good information version to symbolize your info. as soon as you've gotten validated your facts version, you are going to easy methods to paintings with information gadgets and refine end result units to get the main out of the saved data.

The complex parts of the booklet commence via exhibiting you the way to music your apps' functionality and reminiscence utilization, to offer you a very specialist aspect. you will see tips to model and migrate your information in addition, to make sure your information remains prepared and effective. eventually, the ebook covers dealing with desk perspectives with NSFetchedResultsController.

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The C++ Standard Library: A Tutorial and Reference (2nd Edition)

By Nicolai M. Josuttis

The Best-Selling C++ Resource

Now up to date for C++11


The C++ average library presents a suite of universal periods and interfaces that significantly expand the middle C++ language. The library, besides the fact that, isn't self-explanatory. To make complete use of its components–and to profit from their power–you desire a source that does excess of record the sessions and their functions.


The C++ commonplace Library: an academic and Reference, moment Edition, describes this library as now included into the hot ANSI/ISO C++ language usual (C++11). The publication presents entire documentation of every library part, together with an advent to its goal and layout; in actual fact written reasons of complicated ideas; the sensible programming info wanted for potent use; traps and pitfalls; the precise signature and definition of an important sessions and services; and various examples of operating code. The booklet focuses specifically at the general Template Library (STL), analyzing boxes, iterators, functionality gadgets, and STL algorithms.


The e-book covers the entire new C++11 library parts, including


  • Concurrency
  • Fractional arithmetic
  • Clocks and timers
  • Tuples
  • New STL containers
  • New STL algorithms
  • New shrewdpermanent pointers
  • New locale facets
  • Random numbers and distributions
  • Type characteristics and utilities
  • Regular expressions


The publication additionally examines the hot C++ programming kind and its impact at the commonplace library, together with lambdas, range-based for  loops, circulate semantics, and variadic templates.


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Oracle PL/SQL Programming

By Steven Feuerstein, Bill Pribyl

Considered the simplest Oracle PL/SQL programming advisor by way of the Oracle neighborhood, this definitive consultant is exactly what you must utilize Oracle’s robust procedural language. The 6th version describes the positive factors and features of PL/SQL up via Oracle Database 12c unlock 1.

Hundreds of hundreds of thousands of PL/SQL builders have benefited from this booklet during the last 20 years; this variation maintains that culture. With broad code examples and a full of life humorousness, this booklet explains language basics, explores complex coding ideas, and provides most sensible practices that can assist you remedy real-world problems.

  • Get PL/SQL courses up and working quick, with transparent directions for executing, tracing, trying out, debugging, and dealing with code
  • Understand new 12.1 beneficial properties, together with the ACCESSIBLE_BY clause, WITH functionality and UDF pragma, BEQUEATH CURRENT_USER for perspectives, and new conditional compilation directives
  • Take good thing about vast code samples, from easy-to-follow examples to reusable packaged utilities
  • Optimize PL/SQL functionality with gains just like the functionality end result cache and Oracle utilities reminiscent of PL/Scope and the PL/SQL hierarchical profiler
  • Build modular, easy-to-maintain PL/SQL functions utilizing applications, systems, features, and triggers

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Real World OCaml: Functional programming for the masses

By Yaron Minsky, Anil Madhavapeddy, Jason Hickey

This fast-moving educational introduces you to OCaml, an industrial-strength programming language designed for expressiveness, security, and pace. in the course of the book’s many examples, you’ll quick learn the way OCaml stands proud as a device for writing speedy, succinct, and readable platforms code.

Real global OCaml takes you thru the recommendations of the language at a brisk velocity, after which is helping you discover the instruments and strategies that make OCaml a good and useful software. within the book’s 3rd part, you’ll delve deep into the main points of the compiler toolchain and OCaml’s easy and effective runtime system.

  • Learn the principles of the language, reminiscent of higher-order features, algebraic info kinds, and modules
  • Explore complex good points corresponding to functors, top quality modules, and objects
  • Leverage middle, a entire general-purpose typical library for OCaml
  • Design powerful and reusable libraries, profiting from OCaml’s method of abstraction and modularity
  • Tackle useful programming difficulties from command-line parsing to asynchronous community programming
  • Examine profiling and interactive debugging options with instruments reminiscent of GNU gdb

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Developing C# Apps for iPhone and iPad using MonoTouch: iOS Apps Development for .NET Developers

By Bryan Costanich

Developing C# purposes for iPhone and iPad utilizing MonoTouch exhibits you the way to exploit your latest C# talents to write down apps for the iPhone and iPad. thankfully, there is MonoTouch, Novell's .NET library that enables C# builders to write down C# code that executes in iOS. additionally, MonoTouch enables you to tackle all of the specific capabilities of the iPhone, iPod contact, and iPad. And the large plus: you need not study any Objective-C to grasp MonoTouch!

Former Microsoft engineer and released app-store developer Bryan Costanich indicates you the way to exploit the instruments you understand to create local apps in iOS utilizing C# and the .NET Base category Libraries. The magic is in Novell's implementation of Apple's Cocoa libraries in MonoTouch. you are going to grasp an identical stylish and wealthy Cocoa setting, yet with out the necessity to study a brand new programming language. 

Developing C# purposes for iPhone and iPad utilizing MonoTouch takes you out of your first "Hello, global" instance during the significant APIs and contours of iOS. The insurance is finished and uses common examples, whole with pattern code you could obtain and reuse to create your personal robust and playful apps.

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Go in Action


Go in Action introduces the move language, guiding you from inquisitive developer to move guru. The ebook starts by means of introducing the original positive aspects and ideas of cross. Then, you will get hands-on event writing real-world purposes together with web content and community servers, in addition to strategies to control and convert facts at speeds that may make your mates jealous.

Purchase of the print booklet encompasses a loose booklet in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

Application improvement might be tough adequate even if you are not facing advanced structures programming difficulties like web-scale concurrency and real-time functionality. whereas it really is attainable to unravel those universal matters with extra instruments and frameworks, cross handles them correct out of the field, making for a extra common and efficient coding adventure. constructed at Google, pass powers nimble startups in addition to colossal enterprises—companies that depend on high-performing companies of their infrastructure.

About the Book

Go in Action is for any intermediate-level developer who has event with different programming languages and needs a jump-start in studying move or a extra thorough realizing of the language and its internals. This booklet presents a radical, accomplished, and idiomatic view of move. It makes a speciality of the specification and implementation of the language, together with issues like language syntax, Go's kind approach, concurrency, channels, and testing.

What's Inside

  • Language specification and implementation
  • Go's kind system
  • Internals of Go's information structures
  • Testing and benchmarking

About the Reader

This booklet assumes you are a operating developer knowledgeable with one other language like Java, Ruby, Python, C#, or C++.

About the Authors

William Kennedy is a pro software program developer and writer of the web publication GoingGo.Net. Brian Ketelsen and Erik St. Martin are the organizers of GopherCon and coauthors of the Go-based Skynet framework.

Table of Contents

  1. Introducing Go
  2. Go quick-start
  3. Packaging and tooling
  4. Arrays, slices, and maps
  5. Go's style system
  6. Concurrency
  7. Concurrency patterns
  8. Standard library
  9. Testing and benchmarking

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Programming in Lua (2nd Edition)

By Roberto Ierusalimschy

Lua is the language of selection for somebody who wishes a scripting language that's basic, effective, extensible, moveable, and loose. presently, Lua is getting used in components starting from embedded platforms to internet improvement and is greatly unfold within the video game undefined, the place wisdom of Lua is an undeniable asset. "Programming in Lua" is the authentic ebook in regards to the language, giving an effective base for any programmer who desires to use Lua. Authored through Roberto Ierusalimschy, the executive architect of the language, it covers all facets of Lua 5---from the fundamentals to its API with C---explaining the right way to make solid use of its good points and giving a variety of code examples. "Programming in Lua" is concentrated at individuals with a few programming heritage, yet doesn't imagine any earlier wisdom approximately Lua or different scripting languages. This moment version updates the textual content to Lua 5.1 and brings colossal new fabric, together with quite a few new examples, an in depth rationalization of the hot module process, and new chapters founded on a number of states and rubbish assortment.

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Introduction to Android Application Development: Android Essentials (5th Edition) (Developer's Library)

By Lauren Darcey

What each Android App Developer may still recognize this day: Android 6 instruments, App/UI layout, trying out, Publishing, and More


Introduction to Android Application improvement, 5th Edition , is the main important real-world advisor to construction strong, commercial-grade Android apps with the recent Android 6 SDK, Android Studio, and most recent improvement most sensible practices. greater, larger, and extra finished than ever, this e-book covers every thing you must commence constructing expert apps for contemporary Android units. If you’re excited about Android improvement, this advisor will organize you to construct nearly any app you could imagine!


Three well-respected specialists advisor you thru establishing your improvement setting, designing person interfaces, constructing for varied units, and optimizing all your app-development method. updated code listings help in-depth factors of key API gains, and lots of chapters include a number of pattern apps.


This 5th version provides brand-new chapters on fabric layout, styling functions, layout styles, and querying with SQLite. You’ll discover a treasure trove of Android Studio information, plus a brand-new appendix at the Gradle construct method. This variation additionally offers

  • Updated assurance of the newest Android 5.1 and six APIs, instruments, utilities, and most sensible practices
  • New assurance of the Android 6.0 permission model
  • Powerful recommendations for integrating fabric layout into your apps
  • An all-new bankruptcy on utilizing kinds and reusing universal UI components
  • Extensive new assurance of app layout, structure, and backward compatibility
  • A complete bankruptcy on utilizing SQLite with continual database-backed app data
  • Revised quiz questions and workouts to check your knowledge 

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Going GAS: From VBA to Google Apps Script

By Bruce Mcpherson

Whether you’re relocating from Microsoft workplace to Google medical doctors or just are looking to the right way to automate doctors with Google Apps Script, this useful consultant indicates you by way of instance the right way to paintings with all the significant Apps Script services.

Office nonetheless helps VBA, yet it’s not really to take action much longer. If you’re a VBA or .NET developer, you’ll easy methods to port latest VBA code and constitution to their JavaScript-based Apps Script equivalents with minimum attempt. writer Bruce Mcpherson introduces JavaScript fundamentals for knowledgeable builders strange with the language, and demonstrates how you can construct real-world apps utilizing all the Apps Script providers formerly covered.

  • Use App Script’s identical of Excel’s item model
  • Target the main ordinary components of Microsoft Word
  • Automate strategies in Gmail, Calendar, and Contacts
  • Access the neighborhood patron filesystem with Google Drive
  • Build and run purposes in a browser
  • Store chronic facts conveniently
  • Render HTML content material according to HTTP requests
  • Automate the upkeep and construction of pages and content
  • Interact with a relaxation carrier or NoSQL database
  • Access Apps Script features from different platforms

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