||Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms, Preview Edition 2|
This second Preview Edition ebook, now with 16 chapters, is about writing applications for Xamarin.Forms, the new mobile development platform for iOS, Android, and Windows phones unveiled by Xamarin in May 2014. Xamarin.Forms lets you write shared user-interface code in C# and XAML that maps to native controls on these three platforms.
||Microsoft Office for iPad Step by Step|
The quick way to learn Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote for iPad!
This is learning made easy. Get productive fast with every Office for iPad app - plus OneNote, too! Jump in wherever you need answers - brisk lessons and colorful screen shots show you exactly what to do, step by step.
||Exam Ref 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-533 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Microsoft Azure infrastructure solution implementation. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Specialist level.
Exam 70-533 focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to implement web- sites, virtual machines, cloud services, storage, Azure Active Directory, and virtual networks with Microsoft Azure.
||Exam Ref 70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-532--and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Microsoft Azure solution development. Designed for experienced developers ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Specialist level.
Exam 70-532 focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to develop Microsoft Azure solutions that include websites, virtual machines, cloud services, storage, application services, and network services.
||Adaptive Code via C#|
As every developer knows, requirements are subject to change. But when you build adaptability into your code, you can respond to change more easily and avoid disruptive rework. Focusing on Agile programming, this book describes the best practices, principles, and patterns that enable you to create flexible, adaptive code - and deliver better business value.
||Microsoft .NET: Architecting Applications for the Enterprise, 2nd Edition|
Designing effective architecture is your best strategy for managing project complexity–and improving your results. But the principles and practices of software architecting–what the authors call the "science of hard decisions" – have been evolving for cloud, mobile, and other shifts. Now fully revised and updated, this book shares the knowledge and real-world perspectives that enable you to design for success–and deliver more successful solutions.
||Microsoft Azure SQL Database Step by Step|
Your hands-on guide to Azure SQL Database fundamentals.
Expand your expertise - and teach yourself the fundamentals of Microsoft Azure SQL Database. If you have previous programming experience but are new to Azure, this tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance and coding exercises you need to master core topics and techniques.
Understand the differences between SQL Server and Microsoft Azure SQL Database.
Great technology alone is rarely sufficient to ensure a product's success. Scenario-Focused Engineering is a customer-centric, iterative approach used to design and deliver the seamless experiences and emotional engagement customers demand in new products. In this book, you'll discover the proven practices and lessons learned from real-world implementations of this approach, including why delight matters, what it means to be customer-focused, and how to iterate effectively using the Fast Feedback Cycle.
In an engineering environment traditionally rooted in strong analytics, the ideas and practices for Scenario-Focused Engineering may seem counter-intuitive. Learn how to change your team's mindset from deciding what a product, service, or device will do and solving technical problems to discovering and building what customers actually want.
||Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 R2|
Get a head start evaluating System Center 2012 R2 - with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now.
||Exam Ref 70-696 Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-696--and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of managing enterprise devices and apps. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level.
Assumes you have experience with Windows Server, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, Microsoft Intune, and enterprise client management - plus basic Microsoft SQL Server, Windows PowerShell, and application configuration skills.
||Exam Ref 70-413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure, 2nd Edition|
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-413 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery designing, and implementing Windows Server infrastructure in an enterprise environment. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level.
Designed for IT professionals responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an enterprise-scaled, highly virtualized environment.