AWS for Developers For Dummies

Author: John Paul Mueller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119371848

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 4507

Everything you need to get running with IaaS for Amazon Web Services Modern businesses rely on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)—a setup in which someone else foots the bill to create application environments—and developers are expected to know how to write both platform-specific and IaaS-supported applications. If you're a developer who writes desktop and web applications but have little-to-no experience with cloud development, this book is an essential tool in getting started in the IaaS environment with Amazon Web Services. In Amazon Web Services For Developers For Dummies, you'll quickly and easily get up to speed on which language or platform will work best to meet a specific need, how to work with management consoles, ways you'll interact with services at the command line, how to create applications with the AWS API, and so much more. Assess development options to produce the kind of result that's actually needed Use the simplest approach to accomplish any given task Automate tasks using something as simple as the batch processing features offered by most platforms Create example applications using JavaScript, Python, and R Discover how to use the XML files that appear in the management console to fine tune your configuration Making sense of Amazon Web Services doesn't have to be as difficult as it seems—and this book shows you how.
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Amazon Web Services For Dummies

Author: Bernard Golden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118651987

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 5976

Create dynamic cloud-based websites with Amazon Web Services and this friendly guide! As the largest cloud computing platform in the world, Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides one of the most popular web services options available. This easy-to-understand guide is the perfect introduction to the Amazon Web Services platform and all it can do for you. You'll learn about the Amazon Web Services tool set; how different web services (including S3, Amazon EC2, and Amazon Flexible Payments) and Glacier work; and how you can implement AWS in your organization. Explains how to use Amazon Web Services to store objects, take payments, manage large quantities of data, send e-mails, deploy push notifications, and more from your website Details how AWS can reduce costs, improve efficiency, increase productivity, and cut down on expensive hardware investments - and administrative headaches - in your organization Includes practical examples and helpful step-by-step lists to help you experiment with different AWS features and create a robust website that meets your needs Amazon Web Services For Dummies is exactly what you need to get your head in the cloud with Amazon Web Services!
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Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies

Author: Kathleen Taylor,Bud E. Smith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118967763

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

View: 9807

Provides information on pursuing a career in web development, including the major categories of web development jobs, the necessary skills, how to build a resume and develop a web portfolio, and how to use online job boards.
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Facebook Application Development For Dummies

Author: Jesse Stay

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111809896X

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 6988

A fun and easy guide to creating the next great Facebookapp! Want to build the next runaway Facebook app like Farmville orMafia Wars? Interested in leveraging Facebook app development aspart of a marketing strategy? Whether you want to build your ownFacebook app from scratch, extend an existing Facebook app, orcreate a game, this book gets you up and running in no time. Masterthe Facebook toolkit, get acquainted with the Facebook Markup andQuery languages, navigate the Facebook API—even learn how tomake money with your new app! Shows you how to build the next great Facebook application withjust basic HTML and scripting skills Delves into what makes a good app and what makes a lucrativeapp Explores how to create Facebook apps for marketing and viralreach, creating apps that can make money, and Facebook gamedevelopment Reviews the Facebook toolkit and gets you started with the MyFirst Facebook application Covers Facebook Markup and Query languages, navigating theFacebook API, and how to create a compelling interface Create the next killer Facebook app with this approachable, funguide!
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iOS Cloud Development For Dummies

Author: Neal Goldstein

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118235827

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 1930

Want to create robust, data-driven, iOS cloud apps? This book makes it easier! Apple's mobile operating system (iOS) supports iPhones, iPads, iPods and other Apple devices, and while even beginners can now develop apps to run just on these devices themselves, sometimes you want to create an app with more heft. Applications such as live weather reports or multi-player games require a lot of data to be pulled from outside—often from cloud-based Web Services, such as Google or Amazon. This book, written by application development expert Neal Goldstein, shows you how to weave all of this together to create robust iOS apps. Developers will learn how to get, post, and modify data as well as how to create and deploy new, app-specific Web Services. The book includes numerous sample programs such as Xcode projects, sample server code used to create Web Services in the cloud, desktop client back-ends, and more. Takes new and seasoned developers beyond the creation of simple client-based iOS applications to create more sophisticated, data-driven, cloud-based mobile apps Explains how to access existing Web Services from native iOS applications and also how to create and deploy new, app-specific Web Services Includes sample programs such as Xcode projects with complete source code, and sample server code for creating cloud-based Web Services Offers valuable and hard-to-get information for new or veteran iOS developers, from small shops to enterprise iOS development Shows you how to use iCloud and Core data to enable apps running on different devices to share data Connecting your iOS app to the cloud just got easier, with iOS Cloud Development For Dummies. Note: Apple's iOS SDK tools are only accessible on Intel-powered Mac and MacBook devices.
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AWS For Admins For Dummies

Author: John Paul Mueller,Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119312485

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 673

Easily get your head in the Cloud with Amazon Web Services With Amazon Web Services (AWS), you can do everything from backing up your personal hard drive to creating a full-fledged IT department in the Cloud. And while major corporations like Adobe and Netflix have turned to AWS for their Cloud computing needs, it isn't just for private companies. Amazon Web Services For Dummies is the singular resource that shows real people with real businesses how to use on-demand IT resources to help their companies grow. If you're like most people just getting their feet wet with this service, your first question is likely to be, "How do I get started with AWS?" This book answers that question—and a multitude more—in language you can understand and shows you how to put this Cloud computing service to work for you right away. AWS is immense and, naturally, intimidating, but with the help of this book, you'll peel back its many layers in no time! Provides overviews that explain what tasks the services perform and how they relate to each other Offers specific paths to follow in order to obtain a particular installation result Gets you started without making a huge investment Reduces the risk of failure by ensuring you understand available options as part of the configuration and usage process Stop wasting time and resources on hardware and software that's quickly outdated. Get started with AWS today!
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NoSQL For Dummies

Author: Adam Fowler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118905628

Category: Computers

Page: 456

View: 7859

Get up to speed on the nuances of NoSQL databases and what theymean for your organization This easy to read guide to NoSQL databases provides the type ofno-nonsense overview and analysis that you need to learn, includingwhat NoSQL is and which database is right for you. Featuringspecific evaluation criteria for NoSQL databases, along with a lookinto the pros and cons of the most popular options, NoSQL ForDummies provides the fastest and easiest way to dive into thedetails of this incredible technology. You'll gain an understandingof how to use NoSQL databases for mission-critical enterprisearchitectures and projects, and real-world examples reinforce theprimary points to create an action-oriented resource for ITpros. If you're planning a big data project or platform, you probablyalready know you need to select a NoSQL database to complete yourarchitecture. But with options flooding the market and updates andadd-ons coming at a rapid pace, determining what you require now,and in the future, can be a tall task. This is where NoSQL ForDummies comes in! Learn the basic tenets of NoSQL databases and why they havecome to the forefront as data has outpaced the capabilities ofrelational databases Discover major players among NoSQL databases, includingCassandra, MongoDB, MarkLogic, Neo4J, and others Get an in-depth look at the benefits and disadvantages of thewide variety of NoSQL database options Explore the needs of your organization as they relate to thecapabilities of specific NoSQL databases Big data and Hadoop get all the attention, but when it comesdown to it, NoSQL databases are the engines that power many bigdata analytics initiatives. With NoSQL For Dummies, you'llgo beyond relational databases to ramp up your enterprise's dataarchitecture in no time.
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Database Development For Dummies

Author: Allen G. Taylor

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118085256

Category: Computers

Page: 360

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From ATMs to the personal finance, online shopping to networkedinformation management, databases permeate every nook and cranny ofour highly-connected, information-intensive world. Databases havebecome so integral to the business environment that, nowadays,it’s next to impossible to stay competitive without theassistance of some sort of database technology—no matter whattype or size of business you run. But developing your own databasecan be very tricky. In fact, whether you want to keep records for asmall business or run a large e-commerce website, developing theright database system can be a major challenge. Which is where thisfriendly guide comes in. From data modeling methods and development tools to Internetaccessibility and security, Database Development For Dummiesshows you, step-by-step, everything you need to know about buildinga custom system from the ground up. You’ll discover howto: Model data accurately Design a reliable functional database Deliver robust relational databases on time and on budget Build a user-friendly database application Put your database on the Web In plain English, author Allen Taylor acquaints you with themost popular data modeling methods, and he shows you how tosystematically design and develop a system incorporating a databaseand one or more applications that operate on it. Important topicshe explores include: Understanding database architecture and how it has evolved Recognizing how database technology affects everyday life Using a structured approach to database development Creating an appropriate data model Developing a reliable relational design Understanding the complexities you’re likely to encounterin designing a database and how to simplify them Implementing your design using Microsoft Access 2000, SQLServer and other powerful database development tools Keeping your database secure Putting your database on the Internet Today’s powerful, low-cost database development tools makeit possible for virtually anybody to create their own database. GetDatabase Development For Dummies and discover what it takesto design, develop and implement a sophisticated database systemtailored to you and your company’s current and future datastorage and management needs.
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Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Barry A. Burd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118973844

Category: Computers

Page: 768

View: 3395

Your all-encompassing guide to learning Android appdevelopment If you're an aspiring or beginning programmer interested increating apps for the Android market—which grows in size anddownloads every day—this is your comprehensive, one-stopguide. Android Application Development All-in-One ForDummies covers the information you absolutely need to get starteddeveloping apps for Android. Inside, you'll quickly get up to speedon Android programming concepts and put your new knowledge to useto manage data, program cool phone features, refine yourapplications, navigate confidently around the Android nativedevelopment kit, and add important finishing touches to yourapps. Covering the latest features and enhancements to the AndroidSoftware Developer's Kit, this friendly, hands-on guide walks youthrough Android programming basics, shares techniques fordeveloping great Android applications, reviews Android hardware,and much more. All programming examples, including the sample application, areavailable for download from the book's website Information is carefully organized and presented in aneasy-to-follow format 800+ pages of content make this an invaluable resource at anunbeatable price Written by an expert Java educator, Barry Burd, who authors thebestselling Java For Dummies Go from Android newbie to master programmer in no time with thehelp of Android Application Development All-in-One ForDummies!
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.NET Web Services For Dummies

Author: Anthony T. Mann

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764516474

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 6008

Getting a bunch of computers to talk to each other used to be tougher than getting a straight answer from a politician in an election year. .NET web services fixes that. A unique combination of technologies, the .NET platform for the first time makes distributed computing language independent, platform independent, and device independent. Which is a pretty big deal when you consider that applications built and run on the .NET platform are available any time, any place, and on any device—in other words, .NET equals total connectivity. It also means that developers for the Internet and intranets can now use Web services to include all kinds of amazing functionalities in a new program without having to reinvent the wheel and without needing to know anything about the business or complexity of the Web service he or she is using. Ready to join the .NET Web services revolution? Then this book is for you. Written by bestselling computer book author Anthony Mann, it puts you on the fast track to developing amazing .NET Web serv ices. Here’s you chance to: Discover XML and SOAP Master the .NET Framework and .NET server Create, test and debug Web services using Visual Studio .NET Implement your Web services throughout an organization or on the Internet Secure your Web services Find and consume Web services that were written by other developers Written in an accessible, easy-to-read format, supplemented with dozens of screen shots and highlighted tips and shortcuts, .NET Web Services For Dummies covers all the bases for beginners and intermediate .NET users alike. Important topics covered include: How Web services can benefit your organization Using the .NET framework, .NET server, Visual Studio .NET, and all the tools and technologies on the .NET platform Designing, building, testing and deploying Web services Migrating from other technologies Your total guide to bridging the digital communications gap .NET Web Services For Dummies gets you up and running in no time with the knowledge and skills you need to develop sophisticated Web service applications on the Microsoft platform.
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Training and Development For Dummies

Author: Elaine Biech,Consumer Dummies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119076331

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 456

View: 994

One of the best ways to secure and keep great talent in your business is through a strong training and development program.Training & Development For Dummies will give you the tools you need to plan your program and foster a supportive and innovative workplace environment. This book will be an update of Training FD with new chapters that cover the strides in talent development made over the last ten years. It will cover the talent Development model, address training (classroom, virtual, and blended), social learning, m-learning, MOOCs, mentoring, coaching, rotational and stretch assignments, self-directed, and informal learning; how the trainer assesses, designs, delivers, and evaluates all of them. Learn to: Develop a strong training & development program Foster a supportive and innovative work environment Learn about social learning, m-learning and MOOCs How the trainer can assess and evaluate staff
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Mobile Web Design For Dummies

Author: Janine Warner,David LaFontaine

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470931905

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 6701

The perfect place to learn how to design Web sites for mobile devices! With the popularity of Internet access via cell phones and other mobile devices, Web designers now have to consider as many as eight operating systems, several browsers, and a slew of new devices as they plan a new site, a new interface, or a new sub-site. This easy-to-follow friendly book guides you through this brave new world with a clear look at the fundamentals and offers practical techniques and tricks you may not have considered. Explores all issues to consider in planning a mobile site Covers the tools needed for mobile design, in particular XHTML and CSS Shows you how to plan for multimedia, e-commerce, and marketing your site, including adding audio, video, and social networking Provides real-world examples and tips to help you avoid common pitfalls If you're contemplating Web design in a mobile world, start first with this practical guide.
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Business Development For Dummies

Author: Anna Kennedy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118962710

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 8077

Growing a small business requires more than just sales Business Development For Dummies helps maximise the growth of small- or medium-sized businesses, with a step-by-step model for business development designed specifically for B2B or B2C service firms. By mapping business development to customer life cycle, this book helps owners and managers ensure a focus on growth through effective customer nurturing and management. It's not just sales! In-depth coverage also includes strategy, marketing, client management, and partnerships/alliances, helping you develop robust business practices that can be used every day. You'll learn how to structure, organise, and execute an effective development plan, with step-by-step expert guidance. Realising that you can't just "hire a sales guy" and expect immediate results is one of the toughest lessons small business CEOs have to learn. Developing a business is about more than just gaining customers – it's about integrating every facet of your business in an overarching strategy that continually works toward growth. Business Development For Dummies provides a model, and teaches you what you need to know to make it work for your business. Learn the core concepts of business development, and how it differs from sales Build a practical, step-by-step business development strategy Incorporate marketing, sales, and customer management in general planning Develop and implement a growth-enhancing partnership strategy Recognising that business development is much more than just sales is the first important step to sustained growth. Development should be daily – not just when business starts to tail off, or you fall into a cycle of growth and regression. Plan for growth, and make it stick – Business Development For Dummies shows you how.
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Cloud Computing For Dummies

Author: Judith S. Hurwitz,Robin Bloor,Marcia Kaufman,Fern Halper

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470597429

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 8040

The easy way to understand and implement cloud computing technology written by a team of experts Cloud computing can be difficult to understand at first, but the cost-saving possibilities are great and many companies are getting on board. If you've been put in charge of implementing cloud computing, this straightforward, plain-English guide clears up the confusion and helps you get your plan in place. You'll learn how cloud computing enables you to run a more green IT infrastructure, and access technology-enabled services from the Internet ("in the cloud") without having to understand, manage, or invest in the technology infrastructure that supports them. You'll also find out what you need to consider when implementing a plan, how to handle security issues, and more. Cloud computing is a way for businesses to take advantage of storage and virtual services through the Internet, saving money on infrastructure and support This book provides a clear definition of cloud computing from the utility computing standpoint and also addresses security concerns Offers practical guidance on delivering and managing cloud computing services effectively and efficiently Presents a proactive and pragmatic approach to implementing cloud computing in any organization Helps IT managers and staff understand the benefits and challenges of cloud computing, how to select a service, and what's involved in getting it up and running Highly experienced author team consults and gives presentations on emerging technologies Cloud Computing For Dummies gets straight to the point, providing the practical information you need to know.
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SharePoint 2010 Development For Dummies

Author: Ken Withee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118038622

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 315

A much-needed guide that shows you how to leverage SharePoint tools without writing a line of code! The great news about SharePoint is…you don't need to be a seasoned .NET developer to develop custom functions for it. This book shows you how to use SharePoint Designer, Report Builder, Dashboard Designer, InfoPath, Excel, Word, Visio, and the SharePoint web-based UI to design and develop—without ever writing a line of code! Learn how to customize your site, build SharePoint apps, start social networking, or add Web parts. This straightforward guide makes everything easier. Introduces you to SharePoint 2010 components and features, and how you can use them in development Explains useful development tools, including document libraries, lists, basic workflows, Excel, Visio, Visual Studio, InfoPath, and Word Shows how to tap the tools of business users and analysts, such as SharePoint Designer, Report Builder, and Dashboard Designer Also covers topics for more experienced programmers, including SharePoint Object Model (OM), SharePoint Web Services, SharePoint Software Developer Kit (SDK), Silverlight, JavaScript, the .NET Framework, and Web Part development Learn how to extend the functionality of the top enterprise portal and collaboration technology on the market with SharePoint 2010 Development For Dummies.
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R For Dummies

Author: Andrie de Vries,Joris Meys

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119055830

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 6759

Mastering R has never been easier Picking up R can be tough, even for seasoned statisticians anddata analysts. R For Dummies, 2nd Editionprovides a quick and painless way to master all the R you'll everneed. Requiring no prior programming experience and packed withtons of practical examples, step-by-step exercises, and samplecode, this friendly and accessible guide shows you how to know yourway around lists, data frames, and other R data structures, whilelearning to interact with other programs, such as Microsoft Excel.You'll learn how to reshape and manipulate data, merge data sets,split and combine data, perform calculations on vectors and arrays,and so much more. R is an open source statistical environment and programminglanguage that has become very popular in varied fields for themanagement and analysis of data. R provides a wide array ofstatistical and graphical techniques, and has become the standardamong statisticians for software development and data analysis.R For Dummies, 2nd Edition takes the intimidationout of working with R and arms you with the knowledge and know-howto master the programming language of choice among statisticiansand data analysts worldwide. Covers downloading, installing, and configuring R Includes tips for getting data in and out of R Offers advice on fitting regression models and ANOVA Provides helpful hints for working with graphics R For Dummies, 2nd Edition is an idealintroduction to R for complete beginners, as well as an excellenttechnical reference for experienced R programmers.
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RibbonX For Dummies

Author: John Paul Mueller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470224397

Category: Computers

Page: 404

View: 353

Includes coding examples and sample conversion programs! Create VBA, VB.NET, and C# custom applications with this radical new interface Are you ready to tackle RibbonX? This friendly, plain-English guide gives you the tips and techniques you need to design and implement Ribbon apps fast, as well as plenty of examples for working in VBA and Visual Studio(r). You'll customize the Ribbon to meet your needs, create new elements, and even find solutions for pre-existing Office apps! * Create an effective RibbonX design * Write RibbonX apps * Develop business applications for Office * Work with Web services * Convert existing toolbars and macros
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Building Research Tools with Google For Dummies

Author: Harold Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780764597565

Category: Computers

Page: 388

View: 5544

Google—a funny name for a fabulous tool. You’ve already used it to look up all sorts of information on the Web almost instantly. Now what if you could use its amazing abilities to turbo-charge your research on a grand scale? Building Research Tools With Google For Dummies can help you do just that. In plain English, it shows you easy ways to: Ask Google exactly what you want to know Determine whether what you need can actually be found through Google, and where to look if the answer is “no” Improve your research results Present your findings in a way that makes sense Write your own specialized search applications—if you want to To get the most from Google, you need to understand Google. Building Research Tools With Google For Dummies explains how Google works and how you can build more effective queries (hint: it’s a lot more than just using the “Advanced Search” techniques!) It even shows you how to think like a researcher and how to package the results of your research so it means something to your audience. You’ll be able to: Understand Google research techniques and use the custom search-related syntax Recognize Google’s strengths—and limitations Target your search by using Google operators Use Google to research photos, or even an entire industry Improve the effectiveness of your results by understanding Google’s comparative methodology Build custom tools using WDSL and Web Services You don’t have to become a programmer to use Google, but if you know a little about software development and want to explore new, more focused search techniques, Building Research Tools With Google For Dummies has a section just for you. It introduces you to the Google API, shows you how to download a developer key, and leads you through building a C# .Net Google application. On the companion Web site, you’ll find the source code and software discussed in the book as well as links to lots of other resources for researchers. Before you know it, you’ll be Googling your way to research success!
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Android Application Development For Dummies

Author: Michael Burton,Donn Felker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118417453

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 7453

Bring your big ideas to the small screen with this one-of-a-kind guide to creating amazing Android applications The Android OS continues to rapidly expand offering app developers access to one of the largest platforms available, and this easy-to-follow guide walks you through the development process step by step. In this new edition of the bestselling Android Application Development For Dummies, Android programming experts Michael Burton and Donn Felker explain how to download the SDK, get Eclipse up and running, code Android applications, and share your finished products with the world. Featuring two sample programs, this book explores everything from the simple basics to advanced aspects of Android application development. Walks you through all the steps in developing applications for the Android platform, including the latest Android features like scrollable widgets, enhanced UI tools, social media integration, and new calendar and contact capabilities Starts off with downloading the SDK, then explains how to bring your applications to life and submit your work to the Android Market Includes real-world advice from expert programmers Donn Felker and Michael Burton, who break every aspect of the development process down into practical, digestible pieces Whether you're new to Android development or already on your way, Android Application Development For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the guide you need to dig into the app dev process!
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