Download Pro WPF in VB 2010: Windows Presentation Foundation in .NET by Matthew MacDonald PDF

By Matthew MacDonald

Microsoft's home windows Presentation starting place (WPF) presents the root for construction functions and top of the range consumer reviews for the home windows working approach. It blends the appliance person interface, files, and media content material, whereas exploiting the complete energy of your computer's working system.

Its performance extends to the help for pill computers and different kinds of enter machine, and gives a extra sleek imaging and printing pipeline, accessibility and person interface automation infrastructure, data-driven person interface and visualization, and integration issues for weaving the applying adventure into the home windows shell.

This e-book exhibits you ways WPF quite works. It provide you with the no-nonsense, functional recommendation that you simply desire with a view to construct top of the range WPF functions quick and simply. Having equipped a company origin, it is going directly to discover extra complicated elements of WPF and the way they relate to the others components of the .NET 4.0 platform and linked applied sciences similar to Silverlight.

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Download An Introduction to Design Patterns in C++ with Qt 4 (Bruce by Alan Ezust, Paul Ezust PDF

By Alan Ezust, Paul Ezust

Examine C++, styles, and Qt four Cross-Platform DevelopmentMaster C++ and layout styles jointly, utilizing the world's top open resource framework for cross-platform improvement: Qt four. An advent to layout styles in C++ with Qt four is an entire educational and reference that assumes no past wisdom of C, C++, gadgets, or styles. you are going to stroll via each center idea, one step at a time, studying via an in depth selection of Qt 4.1-tested examples and routines. by the point you are performed, you may be growing multithreaded GUI functions that entry databases and manage XML files--applications that run on systems together with home windows, Linux, Unix, and Mac OS X. better of all, you may be writing code that is effective, reusable, and chic. study items quickly: sessions, inheritance, polymorphism, and extra grasp strong layout styles detect effective high-level programming innovations utilizing libraries, generics, and boxes construct graphical purposes utilizing Qt widgets, types, and perspectives examine complex options starting from multithreading to reflective programming Use Qt's integrated sessions for having access to MySQL info encompasses a whole C++ language reference

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Download Ultra-Fast ASP.NET: Building Ultra-Fast and Ultra-Scalable by Richard Kiessig, Rick Kiessig PDF

By Richard Kiessig, Rick Kiessig

Ultra-Fast ASP.NET provides a pragmatic method of development quickly and scalable sites utilizing ASP.NET and SQL Server. as well as a wealth of assistance, methods and secrets and techniques, you will discover recommendation and code examples for all degrees of your program, together with the buyer, caching, IIS 7, ASP.NET, threads, consultation country, SQL Server, research providers, infrastructure and operations. via utilising the ultra-fast method of your initiatives, you’ll squeeze each final ounce of functionality from your code and infrastructure—giving your website unequalled velocity. The method is usually prescriptive; instead of drowning you in thoughts, the booklet provides and explains particular high-impact innovations and demonstrates them with exact examples. utilizing this information, you'll soon be construction high-performance websites that scale simply as your web site grows. What you’ll examine a manner of brooding about functionality matters to help you receive actual effects. the best way to practice key ideas that can assist you construct ultra-fast and ultra-scalable sites. tips on how to use the ultra-fast method of be quick in a number of dimensions. You’ll haven't in basic terms quick pages but additionally speedy adjustments, quick fixes, quick deployments and extra. innovations which are getting used by means of a few of the world's greatest sites. the way to constitution your HTML and CSS to create pages that load ultra-fast. advice for utilizing Silverlight, Ajax and IIS 7 to enhance the functionality of your web site. tips to use entire caching in any respect levels to carry content material speedier. Why you might want to keep away from conventional consultation kingdom and the way to make the easiest use of cookies. assistance and methods for optimizing your ASP.NET and SQL Server code for functionality and scalability. the right way to use research providers to dump your relational database. Why many websites that serve person pages fast usually are not scalable. the right way to keep away from universal pitfalls which can have an antagonistic effect in your site’s functionality, either now and because it grows. find out how to observe an end-to-end systems-based method of website functionality and scalability, together with every thing from the browser and the community to caching, back-end operations, infrastructure, and your software program improvement method. Who this publication is forThis publication might be necessary for intermediate to complicated builders and designers who are looking to increase the functionality in their ASP.NET-based websites. a few wisdom of ASP.NET, SQL Server, and IIS is believed. instance code is equipped in C#. skilled net builders who've lately moved from Java or Hypertext Preprocessor to .NET will locate plenty of worthwhile and fascinating details. This booklet may also be helpful for non-developers who've a technical curiosity in what makes an internet site speedy. particularly, if you’re concerned with site operations, trying out, or administration, you'll find a number of the principals and concerns that your improvement groups will be addressing, in addition to demonstrations that aid force the issues domestic. desk of Contents ideas and technique patron functionality Caching IIS 7 ASP.NET Threads and classes utilizing ASP.NET to Implementand deal with Optimization recommendations dealing with ASP.NET software rules SQL Server Relational Database SQL Server research companies Infrastructure and Operations placing all of it jointly

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Download If Football's a Religion, Why Don't We Have a Prayer?: by Jere Longman PDF

By Jere Longman

The final time a Philadelphia specialist activities group received a championship, Ronald Reagan was once within the White condo and go back of the Jediwas #1 on the field place of work. No urban with all 4 significant activities -- soccer, basketball, baseball and hockey -- has long gone longer and not using a championship. The neighborhood NFL franchise, the Eagles, has now not received a titlesince 1960, placing its committed enthusiasts via a long time of futility and heartbreak.

But ultimately, in 2004, following 3 consecutive wrenching losses within the NFC championship online game, the beleaguered Eagles ultimately had a shot. After celebrity broad receiver Terrell Owens injured his ankle, the lovers reacted with a weird combination of wish and dread, yet caught through the crew. And whilst Owens lower back for the large Bowl, town sat poised, in the end, at the verge of wearing salvation.

In the culture of Fever Pitch and Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer, and peppered with riotous anecdotes in regards to the superfans, grandstand brawlers and soccer lunatics who make Philadelphia probably the most unique locations in the USA to monitor a video game, If Football's a faith, Why do not we've got a Prayer? is the hilarious daily account of the operatic ardour of Eagle lovers, because it threatens to spin uncontrolled within the dizzying buildup to the team's first visual appeal within the great Bowl considering that 1981. From the city's annual Wing Bowl, a near-mythological gastronomic fete during which contestants try to eat their weight in chook wings, to oversize and outlandish Eagle garden undefined, to hygiene-defying contests for playoff tickets, Eagle enthusiasm is raised to a strange new point. Even Pennsylvania's governor, Ed Rendell, a season-ticket holder, will get in at the act, splitting his tasks among the country condominium and an area activities cable channel, the place he spends hours interpreting every one Eagles game.

With exceptional aspect and firsthand reporting, New York Times sportswriter and longtime resident of Philadelphia Jere Longman unearths what occurs whilst the losingest activities city in the United States ultimately has a shot at successful it all.

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