Thursday, January 26, 2012

Windows 7 Secrets

Tips, tricks, treats, and secrets revealed on the latest operating system from Microsoft: Windows 7

You already know the ups and downs of Windows Vista-now it's time to learn the ins and outs of Windows 7! Internationally recognized Windows experts, Microsoft insiders, and authors Paul Thurrott and Rafael Rivera cut through the hype to pull away the curtain and reveal useful information not found anywhere else. Regardless of your level of knowledge, you'll discover little-known facts on how things work, what's new and different, and how you can modify Windows 7 to meet your own specific needs.

A witty, conversational tone tells you what you need to know to go from Windows user to Windows expert and doesn't waste time with basic computer topics while point-by-point comparisons demonstrate the difference between Windows 7 features and functionality to those in Windows XP and Vista.

* Windows 7 is the exciting update to Microsoft's operating system
* Authors are internationally known Windows experts and Microsoft insiders
* Exposes tips, tricks, and secrets on the new features and functionality of Windows 7
* Reveals best practices for customizing the system to work for you
* Investigates the differences between Windows 7 and previous versions of Windows

No need to whisper! Window 7 Secrets is the ultimate insider's guide to Microsoft's most exciting Windows version in years.



Professional Ajax 2nd Edition

Professional Ajax 2nd Edition provides a developer-level tutorial of Ajax techniques, patterns, and use cases. The book begins by exploring the roots of Ajax, covering how the evolution of the web and new technologies directly led to the development of Ajax techniques

Professional Ajax 2nd edition adds nearly 200 pages of new and expanded coverage compared to the first edition. Some of the new topics covered here include:
Ajax Libraries including the Yahoo! Connection Manager, Prototype, and jQuery
Request Management with Priority Queues and the RequestManager Object
Comet push-based web systems and HTTP streaming
Maps and Mashups with Geocoding, Google Maps API and Yahoo! Maps API
Ajax Debugging with FireBug and Microsoft FiddlerASP.NET AJAX Extensions (formerly code-named Atlas)

And of course the Second Edition retains and updates the core first edition content including:
the range of request brokers (including the hidden frame technique, iframes, and XMLHttp) and explains when one should be used over another
different Ajax techniques and patterns for executing client-server communication
Ajax patterns including predictive fetch, page preloading, submission throttling, incremental field and form validation, periodic refresh, multi-stage download and more
Syndication with RSS, Atom, and XParser
JSON and creating an autosuggest textbox example
web site widgets for a news ticker, weather information, web search, and site search
Ajax Frameworks JSpan, DWR, and Ajax.NET Professional
A Web-based RSS/Atom aggregator case study
An AjaxMail case study



Sunday, January 22, 2012

PHP 5 Unleashed

Over 12 million Internet domains worldwide use the PHP language to power their websites. If you are a programmer included in this group, or would like to be one, you should pick up a copy of PHP Unleashed

The definitive guide in PHP programming, PHP Unleashed thoroughly and authoritatively covers the release of PHP 5, as well as advanced topics not found in other books. It begins with a detailed summary of the basics and then quickly moves on to more advanced topics such as working with data, outputting graphical data and building complete applications. Whether you're an experienced programmer and new to PHP, or an experienced PHP programmer but new to PHP 5, this is the one PHP book you need in your library.



3herosoft iPhone to Computer Transfer

While iTunes to iPhone is an one-way data transfer solution, 3herosoft iPhone to Computer Transfer offers a flexible way to transfer music, movie, photo, ePub, pdf, audiobook, Voice memo, Camera roll (iOS 4 above), ringtone, Podcast and TV Show from computer to iPhone without iTunes, and can also backup iPhone files to computer in case your multimedia files are lost or damaged.

What's more, it can get iPhone sync to iTunes directly and fully supports the latest iOS 4.0.2, iPhone OS 3.1.3, iPad OS 3.2.2, iPod touch FW 3.1.3, iPod nano 5G FW 1.0 and iTunes 10. Besides, you can even treat your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch as a portable hard disk after 3herosoft iPhone to Computer Transfer is installed.

3herosoft iPhone to Computer Transfer is also a great iPhone Manager tool. With it, you can browse file information, organize playlist and digital collection in iPhone, such as create new playlist, and delete music. 3herosoft iPhone to Computer Transfer supports all types of iPhone/iPod/iPads including iPad, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod nano 5G, iPod touch, etc.