Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Second Edition

Programming Windows Store Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Second Edition

This book is about writing Windows Store apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The primary focus will be on applying these web technologies within the Windows platform, where there are unique considerations, and not on exploring the details of those web technologies themselves.


Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2014

Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2014

In this book, the authors explain how SQL Server 2014 incorporates in-memory technology to boost performance in online transactional processing (OLTP) and data-warehouse solutions. They also describe how it eases the transition from on-premises solutions to the cloud with added support for hybrid environments.


Microsoft System Center: Network Virtualization and Cloud Computing

Microsoft System Center: Network Virtualization and Cloud Computing

This brief book identifies some key usage and deployment scenarios for cloud computing to provide some deep technical background on the Microsoft SDN solution, enabling IT professionals to quickly learn the internals of HNV, how it works from end to end, and where and how it should be used.


Node.js Succinctly

Node.js Succinctly

Learn the fundamentals of using Node.js to speed up your JavaScript-based applications. This informative e-book will take you from Hello World to “if…then” decisions, all the way to real-time data monitoring. You’ll learn how to use Node.js to build modules, declare JSON data objects, and create entire web-based applications. The basics of socket and database programming with Node.js are also covered.


Speaking JavaScript

Speaking JavaScript

Speaking JavaScript helps you approach the language with four standalone sections. First, a quick-start guide teaches you just enough of the language to help you be productive right away.


Twitter Bootstrap Succinctly

Twitter Bootstrap Succinctly

Twitter Bootstrap (TWB) is a free front-end framework built by Twitter developers to ensure visual and functional consistency across websites and applications. In Twitter Bootstrap Succinctly, Peter Shaw walks you through the basics of using TWB Version 2 CSS classes to add beautiful, user-friendly components to your projects. You’ll learn how to add TWB to an existing project, and use it to customize attractive buttons, tabs, breadcrumbs, dropdowns and more.


AngularJS Succinctly

AngularJS Succinctly

Author Frederik Dietz uses AngularJS Succinctly to outline common tasks and challenges for developers using Angular.js. With his help, novices and experts alike will find a reference that clearly outlines a variety of challenges, their solutions, and technical explanations for how the challenges are overcome.


Visual Studio 2013 Succinctly

Visual Studio 2013 Succinctly

With author Alessandro Del Sole as your guide, you will learn how to harness these features for increased productivity and efficiency. For novices and returning experts alike, Visual Studio 2013 Succinctly offers a point of entry into one of Microsoft’s most powerful tools.


Windows Phone 8 Development Succinctly

 Windows Phone 8 Development Succinctly

With Windows Phone 8 Development Succinctly by Matteo Pagani, you’ll go from creating a “Hello World” app to managing network data usage, enabling users to talk to your application through speech APIs, and earning money through in-app purchases. Dozens of additional features are covered in the book, including launchers, choosers, and geolocation services, so you’ll have a place to start no matter what you want your app to do.


Direct 3D Succinctly [PDF, Kindle]

 Direct 3D Succinctly

Direct3D Succinctly tears down the barriers to entry. Requiring only a background in C++, author Chris Rose will guide you through the process of developing your own 3-D applications.





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