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First post using stackedit

Welcome to StackEdit! Hey! I’m your first Markdown document in StackEdit1. Don’t delete me, I’m very helpful! I can be recovered anyway in the Utils tab of the Settings dialog.
Documents StackEdit stores your documents in your browser, which means all your documents are automatically saved locally and are accessible offline!
StackEdit is accessible offline after the application has been loaded for the first time.Your local documents are not shared between different browsers or computers.Clearing your browser’s data may delete all your local documents! Make sure your documents are synchronized with Google Drive or Dropbox (check out the Synchronization section). Create a document The document panel is accessible using the button in the navigation bar. You can create a new document by clicking New document in the document panel.
Switch to another document All your local documents are listed in the document panel. You can switch from one to another by clicking a document in the li…

Instant Wireshark Starter


Product DetailsPaperback: 68 pagesPublisher: Packt Publishing; 1st New edition edition (January 25, 2013)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 1849695644ISBN-13: 978-1849695640
A quick and easy guide to getting started with network analysis using Wireshark Overview Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.Documents key features and tasks that can be performed using Wireshark.Covers details of filters, statistical analysis, and other important tasks.Also includes advanced topics like decoding captured data, name resolution, and reassemblingIn Detail Wireshark is by far the most popular network traffic analyzing tool. It not only provides an interface for traffic capture but also provides a rich platform for an in-depth analysis of the traffic. The GUI provides a very user friendly and interactive media that simplifies the process of network forensics. This concise book provides a perfect start to getting hands-on with packet analysis using…

Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook

Product DetailsPaperback: 224 pagesPublisher: Packt Publishing (October 28, 2011)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 1849691223ISBN-13: 978-1849691222 Over 40 recipes for storing, managing, and manipulating data in Windows Phone 7.5 Mango applications. Simple data binding recipes to advanced recipes for building scalable applicationsTechniques for managing application data in Windows Phone mango appsOn-device data storage, cloud storage and API interactionIn Detail Windows Phone 7.5 Mango contains support for apps written in Silverlight or XNA. These apps can store data on the device, and also load and manipulate data from "the cloud" and other web services. This Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook has a range of recipes to help you apply data handling concepts. You will be able to apply the knowledge gained from these recipes to build your own apps effectively. This Windows Phone 7.5 Data Cookbook starts with data binding concepts at the UI layer and then shows different ways of …

Windows Phone 7.5: Building Location-aware Applications

Product DetailsPaperback: 148 pagesPublisher: Packt Publishing (July 24, 2012)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 1849687242ISBN-13: 978-1849687249
Build your first Windows Phone application with Location and Maps Overview Understand Location Based Services.Work with Windows Phone Location Service.Understand how Maps work.Create a simple Map application and learn to use Geocoding, Pushpins.Discover Directions with Bing Maps Directions.Build two real-world windows phone applications – using and AOL APIIn Detail Windows Phone 7.5 has met with some great initial reviews from all mobile critics. It is poised to be the '3rd' eco-system for mobile, joining Apple's iOS and Google's Android platform. With Microsoft and Nokia working on multiple devices based on Windows Phone, the platform is a no-brainer enterprise success. Microsoft Office, Email, Skype and a fresh new mobile operating system has been a great champion of a cause for both Microsoft and Noki…

Windows Phone 7.5 Unleashed

Book DescriptionPublication Date: March 31, 2012| ISBN-10: 0672333481 | ISBN-13: 978-0672333484| Edition: 1 Windows® Phone 7.5 Unleashed is the first comprehensive, start-to-finish developer's guide to Microsoft's brand-new Windows Phone 7.5 ("Mango").
Written by Microsoft MVP and leading WPF/Silverlight innovator Daniel Vaughan, this full-color guide covers everything Microsoft developers need to rapidly build highly competitive Windows Phone 7.5 mobile apps.
Vaughan teaches through complete sample apps that illuminate each key concept with fully explained code and real-world context. He presents real-world best practices for building highly functional and attractive Metro interfaces; integrating touch, rich media, and data; testing, profiling, and publishing apps; and more. Throughout, he shares expert insights available in no other book, drawing on his exceptional access to the Windows Phone development team through the elite Microsoft Silverlight and WPF …

Sams Teach Yourself Windows Phone 7 Game Programming in 24 Hours

Book DescriptionPublication Date: November 12, 2011| ISBN-10: 0672335549 | ISBN-13: 978-0672335549| Edition: 1 Now, there's a practical, hands-on guide to mastering game development for Windows Phone 7 with Visual C# 2010 and XNA Game Studio 4.0. One step at a time, this book teaches all facets of mobile game development, from design through publishing via Microsoft's Marketplace. Top game development author Jonathan S. Harbour starts with the absolute basics, making Windows Phone game development accessible even to programmers who've never written a game before. Then, one step at a time, he shows how to use Microsoft's free XNA toolset to design and construct high-performance, highly-playable games for the newest Windows Phone 7 devices. Friendly, accessible, and conversational, this book delivers a practical grounding in Windows Phone 7 game development without ever becoming overwhelming or intimidating. Each lesson builds on everything that's come befor…

Professional Windows Phone 7 Application Development: Building Applications and Games Using Visual Studio, Silverlight, and XNA

Book DescriptionPublication Date: November 9, 2010| ISBN-10: 0470891661 | ISBN-13: 978-0470891667| Edition: 1 A one-of-a-kind book on Windows Phone 7 developmentWhile numerous books cover both Silverlight and XNA, there lacks a resource that covers the specifics of Windows Phone 7 development. This book fills that void and shares the specifics of building phone applications and games. You’ll learn how to get started with designing, building, testing, and deploying mobile applications for Windows Phone 7. Working examples used throughout the book cover how to design and layout a Windows Phone 7 application, interact with the device, and even sell your applications.
Fills the void in the market for an instructional book on developing applications for Windows Phone 7Offers an overview of Windows Phone and discusses the necessary toolsExplains how to work with multiview applicationsAddresses tool bars, pickers, table views, navigation controllers, application setting, and user defa…

Sams Teach Yourself Windows Phone 7 Application Development in 24 Hours

Book DescriptionPublication Date: April 22, 2012| ISBN-10: 0672335395 | ISBN-13: 978-0672335396| Edition: 1 Covers Windows Phone 7.5

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to develop mobile applications for Windows Phone 7! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Windows Phone 7 app development, how to leverage Silverlight or the XNA Framework, and how to get your apps into the Windows Marketplace. One step at a time, you’ll master new features ranging from the new sensors to using launchers and choosers. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, helping you get the job done fast—and get it done right!

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Windows Phone 7 app development tasks.
Quizzes and exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.
By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion.
Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you …

Learning XNA 4.0: Game Development for the PC, Xbox 360, and Windows Phone 7

Book DescriptionRelease date: December 27, 2010| ISBN-10: 1449394620 | ISBN-13: 978-1449394622| Edition: annotated edition Want to develop games for Xbox 360 and Windows Phone 7? This hands-on book will get you started with Microsoft's Xna 4.0 development framework right away -- even if you have no experience developing games. Although Xna includes several key concepts that can be difficult for beginning web developers to grasp, Learning Xna 4.0 shortens the learning curve by walking you through the framework in a clear and understandable step-by-step format.
Each chapter offers a self-contained lesson with illustrations and annotated examples, along with exercises and review questions to help you test your understanding and practice new skills as you go. Once you've finished this book, you'll know how to develop your own sophisticated games from start to finish.
Learn game development from 2D animation to 3D cameras and effectsDelve into high-level shader language…

Windows Phone 7 Silverlight Cookbook

Product DetailsPaperback: 304 pagesPublisher: Packt Publishing (August 25, 2011)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 1849691169ISBN-13: 978-1849691161

Take Control of Your Online Privacy

Book DescriptionPublication Date:September 2, 2013 Learn what's private online (not much)--and what to do about it!
Do you have anything to hide? Whether or not you think you do, your online activities are certainly tracked -- and not just by well-meaning sites who want to keep you logged in or by marketing firms who want to show you targeted ads for products that you likely want to buy.
In the full book, Joe helps you gain perspective on what is reasonable to expect about online privacy and develop a sensible online privacy strategy, customized for your needs. He then explains how to enhance the privacy of your Internet connection, Web browsing, email messages, online chatting, social media interactions, and file sharing. To bring home the most important privacy no-nos, Joe also encourages you to take The Pledge (OK, it's tongue-in-cheek, though it would have saved numerous politicians from ridicule and career-ending gaffes). Plus, parents will find important riinders…

Windows Phone 7 Programming for Android and iOS Developers (Wrox Programmer to Programmer)


Book DescriptionPublication Date:August 15, 2011 Learn to develop for the new Windows Phone 7 platformWith a special focus placed on the new Windows Phone 7 (WP7) design guidelines and technologies, this reference helps you extend your knowledge so that you can learn to develop for the new WP7 platform. The team of authors presents topic-by-topic comparisons between WP7 and Android and the iPhone, enabling you to learn the differences and similarities between them. This indispensible coverage prepares you for making the transition from programming for Android and the iPhone to programming for the exciting new WP7.
Covers the exciting new technology of Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and serves as ideal reference for Android and iPhone developers who are eager to get started programming for the WP7Zeroes in on the differences between programming for Android and the iPhone, making it much easier for you to learn and practiceOffers various real-world programming scenarios to enhance your co…

Windows Phone 7 XNA Cookbook

Book DescriptionPublication Date:February 16, 2012 Written in a cookbook style, this book offers solutions using a recipe based approach. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions followed by an analysis of what was done in each task and other useful information. The cookbook approach means you can dive into whatever recipes you want in no particular order. If you are an aspiring programmer with some basic concepts in C# and object-oriented knowledge who wants to create games for Windows Phone 7, this book is for you. This book is also for the experienced programmers want to transfer from Windows or Xbox to the Windows Phone 7 platform. Only basic knowledge of C# and .Net is required.

Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences


Book DescriptionPublication Date: September 28, 2010| ISBN-10: 0470632011 | ISBN-13: 978-0470632017| Edition: 1 Presentations are meant to inform, inspire, and persuade audiences. So why then do so many audiences leave feeling like they've wasted their time? All too often, presentations don't resonate with the audience and move them to transformative action.
Just as the author's first book helped presenters become visual communicators, Resonate helps you make a strong connection with your audience and lead them to purposeful action. The author's approach is simple: building a presentation today is a bit like writing a documentary. Using this approach, you'll convey your content with passion, persuasion, and impact.
Author has a proven track record, including having created the slides in Al Gore's Oscar-winning An Inconvenient TruthFocuses on content development methodologies that are not only fundamental but will move people to actionUpends the usual pa…

Beginning PhoneGap


Book DescriptionPublication Date:November 11, 2011 Create cross-platform mobile apps without having to learn a new language!PhoneGap is an open source solution, ideal for web developers wanting to build cross-platform mobile apps without having to learn a new language. Using HTML, CSS, and Javascript, PhoneGap allows you to jump into the mobile world and develop apps for iPhone, Android, and the BlackBerry.
Walks you through installing the development softwareCovers the basics of each of PhoneGap's functional unitsIntroduces various projects you can build with the frameworkDiscusses using HTML, CSS, JavaScriptExplores the features accelerameter and compassExamines media, storage and files, camera, contacts, geolocation, and more Within Beginning PhoneGap, each new chapter builds on the lessons taught in the previous so that by the end of the book, you can have mobile apps up and running!
"NOTE: Several significant changes to the PhoneGap software occurred shortly after …

Professional Visual Studio 2010

Book DescriptionPublication Date: May 3, 2010| ISBN-10: 0470548657 | ISBN-13: 978-0470548653| Edition: 1 A must-have guide that covers all the new features of Visual Studio 2010Visual Studio allows you to create and manage programming projects for the Windows platform, and the new 2010 version has undergone a major overhaul comprised of significant changes. Written by an author team of veteran programmers and developers, Professional Visual Studio 2010 gets you quickly up to speed on what you can expect from the newest version of Visual Studio.
This book's first section is dedicated to familiarizing you with the core aspects of Visual Studio 2010. Everything you need is contained in the first five chapters, from the IDE structure and layout to the various options and settings you can change to make the user interface synchronize with your own way of doing things.
From there, the remainder of the book is broken into 11 parts:
Getting Started: In this part, you learn how to t…

Professional Windows Phone 7 Game Development: Creating Games using XNA Game Studio 4

Book DescriptionPublication Date:February 23, 2011 Create the next generation of gaming titles for Windows Phone 7!Providing an overview of developing games for Windows Phone 7 while working within XNA Game Studio 4, this comprehensive resource covers such essential topics as device/emulator, development tools, device orientation, tilt and accelerometer sensors, multi-touch, working with Cloud and Web services, and more. Three complete games are included within the book plus hands-on explanations and clear example codes help you gain a deeper understanding of the Windows Phone 7 features so that you can start building a game right away.
Serves as a comprehensive reference on Windows Phone 7 game development with XNA Game Studio 4Includes real-world examples and anecdotes, making this book a popular choice for those taking their first steps into the game development industryDemonstrates how to program for device orientation, incorporate Touch Input, add music to a game, work wit…

Windows® Phone 7 Developer Guide: Building connected mobile applications with Microsoft Silverlight® (Patterns & Practices)


Book DescriptionPublication Date:January 13, 2011 This guide describes a scenario around a fictitious company named Tailspin that has decided to include Windows Phone 7 as a client device for their existing cloud-based application. Their Windows Azure-based application named Surveys is described in detail in a previous book in this series, Developing
Applications for the Cloud.

After reading this book, you will be familiar with how to design and implement applications for Windows Phone 7 that take advantage of remote services to obtain and upload data while providing a great user experience on the device.

Product DetailsFile Size: 1838 KBPrint Length: 336 pagesSimultaneous Device Usage: UnlimitedPublisher: Microsoft Press; 1 edition (January 13, 2011)

Windows Phone 7 in Action


SUMMARY Windows Phone 7 in Action is a hands-on guide to building mobile applications for WP. Written for developers who already know their way around Visual Studio, this book zips through the basics, including an intro to WP7 and Metro. Then, it moves on to the nuts and bolts of building great phone apps.
ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY Windows Phone 7 is a powerful mobile platform sporting the same Metro interface as Windows 8. It offers a rich environment for apps, browsing, and media. Developers code the OS and hardware using familiar .NET tools like C# and XAML. And the new Windows Store offers an app marketplace reaching millions of users.
ABOUT THE BOOKWindows Phone 7 in Action is a hands-on guide to programming the WP7 platform. It zips through standard phone, text, and email controls and dives head-first into how to build great mobile apps. You'll master the hardware APIs, access web services, and learn to build location and push applications. Along the way, you'll see h…

Windows Phone 7 Game Development


Book DescriptionPublication Date:December 27, 2010
Windows Phone 7 is a powerful mobile computing platform with huge potential for gaming. With "instant on" capabilities, the promise of gaming on the move is a reality with these devices. The platform is an ideal environment for .NET developers looking to create fun, sophisticated games.

Windows Phone 7 Game Development
 gives you everything you need to maximize your creativity and produce fantastic mobile games. With a gaming device always in your pocket, as a phone always is, this is too good an opportunity to miss!

What you’ll learnHow to get started with Windows Phone 7 development, from setting up the integrated development environment to debugging techniques.Develop using the free or full versions of Visual Studio 2010.Master high performance 2D and 3D graphics using the XNA development environment.Build 2D games using Silverlight and also learn how to publish them to the web.Find out the best ways to control your…

Foundation iPhone App Development: Build An iPhone App in 5 Days with iOS 6 SDK

Book DescriptionPublication Date:October 31, 2012
Taking a hands-on learning approach, Foundation iPhone App Development: Build An iPhone App in 5 Days with iOS 6 SDK quickly enables existing programmers to become familiar and comfortable coding Objective-C using Xcode 4.5, Storyboarding and the iOS 6 SDK to create apps for the iPhone. Nick Kuh, an experienced, Apple award-winning developer, will teach readers how to build an iOS 6 iPhone app from start to finish in 5 days.  

During a 5-day process you will learn how to build a professional, custom-designed, object-oriented iPhone App. You’ll start with a PhotoShop PSD design and an app idea. Then, throughout the remainder of the book, Nick will guide you through each stage of building the app. But it’s you who will build the app. You will learn how to think like an app developer, how to turn an idea into a beautiful iPhone app.

In addition to the code and programming practices introduced, the book includes numerous tips, tricks…

The Business of iPhone and iPad App Development: Making and Marketing Apps that Succeed (1st edition)


Book DescriptionPublication Date:March 17, 2010 The phenomenal success of the iPhone and the iPod touch has ushered in a “gold rush” for developers, but with well over 100,000 apps in the highly competitive App Store, it has become increasingly difficult for new apps to stand out in the crowd. Achieving consumer awareness and sales longevity for your iPhone app requires a lot of organization and some strategic planning. This book will show you how to incorporate marketing and business savvy into every aspect of the design and development process, giving your app the best possible chance of succeeding in the App Store.
The Business of iPhone App Development was written by experienced developers with business backgrounds, taking you step-by-step through cost-effective marketing techniques that have proven successful for professional iPhone app creators—perfect for independent developers on shoestring budgets. Although there are a few iPhone app marketing books on the horizon, th…

iOS SDK Development (Pragmatic Programmers)


Product DetailsSeries: Pragmatic ProgrammersPaperback: 300 pagesPublisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf (November 29, 2012)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 1934356948ISBN-13: 978-1934356944

Welcome to the new state of the art development for iOS, with the radically overhauled Xcode 4 toolchain and iOS 5 SDK. With this book you'll accelerate your development for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. You will learn the new tools like Storyboards, practice on new APIs like the Twitter framework and use the latest features of the Objective-C 2.0 programming language.

Since the iPhone's launch in 2008, the iOS platform has added two new device families, thousands of new APIs, new tools and programming practices, and hundreds of thousands of new apps. iOS SDK Development is the second edition of the bestselling iPhone SDK Development, completely rewritten from the ground up to cover iOS 5's new features. 

You'll get hands-on experience working with Objective-C and Xcode 4 as you work thro…