March 27, 2015

HTML5: 20 Lessons to Successful Web Development
Author: Robin Nixon
ISBN: 9780071841559
©2015 | 1st Edition | Softcover
Pub Date: JAN-15
Price: US$ 40.00



Master HTML and HTML5 in 20 lessons – online video tutorials included!
Based on the author’s successful online courses, this complete, integrated learning tool provides easy-to-follow lessons that feature clear explanations, sample code and exercises, and video tutorials. Each lesson is designed to take you less than an hour to complete.

HTML5: 20 Lessons to Successful Web Development covers the basics of HTML, including laying out an HTML document, using fonts, colors, and images, creating lists and tables, and building forms.

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Oracle Database 12c Security

February 4, 2015

Oracle Database 12c Security

Author: Scott Gaetjen, David Knox, William Maroulis
ISBN: 9780071824286
©2015 | 1st Edition | 560 pages | Softcover
Pub Date: JAN-15
Price: US$ 70.00

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Best Practices for Comprehensive Oracle Database Security

Written by renowned experts from Oracle’s National Security Group, Oracle Database 12c Security provides proven techniques for designing, implementing, and certifying secure Oracle Database systems in a multitenant architecture. The strategies are also applicable to standalone databases. This Oracle Press guide addresses everything from infrastructure to audit lifecycle and describes how to apply security measures in a holistic manner. The latest security features of Oracle Database 12c are explored in detail with practical and easy-to-understand examples.

  • Connect users to databases in a secure manner
  • Manage identity, authentication, and access control
  • Implement database application security
  • Provide security policies across enterprise applications using Real Application Security
  • Control data access with Oracle Virtual Private Database
  • Control sensitive data using data redaction and transparent sensitive data protection
  • Control data access with Oracle Label Security
  • Use Oracle Database Vault and Transparent Data Encryption for compliance, cybersecurity, and insider threats
  • Implement auditing technologies, including Unified Audit Trail
  • Manage security policies and monitor a secure database environment with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Bundle

February 4, 2015

PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Bundle

Author: Dory Willer, William H. Truesdell, Tresha Moreland, Gabriella Parente-Neubert, Joanne Simon-Walters
ISBN: 9780071834735
©2015 | 1st Edition | 1056 pages
Pub Date: JAN-15
Price: US$ 80.00

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Save when you buy these two great Professional in Human Resources certification reviews!

PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification All-in-One Exam Guide

Designed to help you pass the exams, this book offers:

  • Complete coverage of all PHR and SPHR functional areas
  • Chapter reviews summarizing the chapters’ salient points
  • “In-the-Trenches” sidebars featuring HR experts’ real-world experiences and sage advice
  • Practice exam questions with in-depth explanations

PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Practice Exams

Don’t let the real test be your first test! This book features:

  • 600+ realistic practice exam questions
  • In-depth explanations of both the correct and incorrect answers
  • A pre-assessment exam to test your readiness and identify areas requiring further study

Multimedia: Making It Work

June 7, 2014

0071832882Multimedia: Making It Work, Ninth Edition

Author: Tay Vaughan
ISBN: 9780071832885
©2014 | 9th Edition | 504 pages | Paperback
Pub Date:  MAY-14
Price: US$ 40.00

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The Most Complete, Up-to-Date Multimedia Guide

Thoroughly updated to cover the latest technologies, including mobile multimedia, this full-color resource prepares you for a successful multimedia career by teaching you the fundamental concepts and required skills. Multimedia: Making It Work, Ninth Edition explains how to integrate text, images, sound, animation, and video into compelling projects. Multimedia project planning, costs, design, production, talent acquisition, testing, and delivery are also discussed. Chapter-ending quizzes reinforce key concepts and hands-on lab projects allow you to apply your new skills.


Learn how to:

  • Master the essential elements of multimedia, including text, images, sound, animation, and video
  • Incorporate bitmap, vector, and 3-D images
  • Record and edit digital audio and use MIDI
  • Create computer-generated animations
  • Shoot and edit digital video
  • Select the best hardware, software, and authoring tools for your project
  • Determine the scope and cost of a multimedia project n Design, produce, and test your project
  • Acquire the best content and talent for your budget
  • Design dynamic Web content
  • Create apps for mobile devices, including tablets, readers, and smartphones
  • Deliver multimedia over the Internet, in an app store, and on CD-ROM and DVD


Table of contents

Chapter 1. What is Multimedia
Chapter 2. Text
Chapter 3. Images
Chapter 4. Sound
Chapter 5. Animation
Chapter 6. Video
Chapter 7. Making Multimedia
Chapter 8. Planning and Costing
Chapter 9. Designing and Producing
Chapter 10. Content and Talent
Chapter 11. The Internet and Multimedia
Chapter 12. Mobile Multimedia
Chapter 13. Delivering

Java: A Beginner’s Guide

May 17, 2014

0071809252Java: A Beginner’s Guide, Sixth Edition

Author: Herbert Schildt
ISBN: 9780071809252
©2014 | 6th Edition | 728 pages | Paperback
Pub Date: APR-14
Price: US$ 40.00

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Essential Java Programming Skills – Made Easy!

Fully updated for Java Platform, Standard Edition 8 (Java SE 8), Java: A Beginner’s Guide, Sixth Edition gets you started programming in Java right away. Bestselling programming author Herb Schildt begins with the basics, such as how to create, compile, and run a Java program. He then moves on to the keywords, syntax, and constructs that form the core of the Java language. This Oracle Press resource also covers some of Java’s more advanced features, including multithreaded programming, generics, and Swing. Of course, new Java SE 8 features such as lambda expressions and default interface methods are described. An introduction to JavaFX, Java’s newest GUI, concludes this step-by-step tutorial.

Designed for Easy Learning:

  • Key Skills & Concepts – Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter
  • Ask the Expert – Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips
  • Try This – Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skills
  • Self Tests – End-of-chapter quizzes to reinforce your skills
  • Annotated Syntax – Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated

Google Maps

April 14, 2014

0071823026Google Maps: Power Tools for Maximizing the API

Author: Evangelos Petroutsos
ISBN: 9780071823029
©2014 | 1st Edition | 464 pages | Paperback
Pub Date: FEB-14
Price: US$ 40.00

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Create custom applications with the Google Maps API

Featuring step-by-step examples, this practical resource gets you started programming the Google Maps API with JavaScript in no time. Learn how to embed maps on web pages, annotate the embedded maps with your data, generate KML files to store and reuse your map data, and enable client applications to request spatial data through web services.

Google Maps: Power Tools for Maximizing the API explains techniques for visualizing masses of data and animating multiple items on the map. You’ll also find out how to embed Google maps in desktop applications to combine the richness of the Windows interface with the unique features of the API. You can use the numerous samples included throughout this hands-on guide as your starting point for building customized applications.

  • Shows how to develop sophisticated, creative, and responsive location-based applications
  • Covers fundamental topics to cutting-edge techniques
  • Includes a wealth of customizable sample applications not available anywhere else
Table of contents
1. Cartography 101: Fitting a Round Planet on a Flat Monitor
2. HTML Mapping: Embedding Maps in Web Pages
3. JavaScript for Google Maps: A Quick Intro to JavaScript
4. Advanced JavaScript: Events and Objects
5. Programming the Google Maps API: The Basic Objects
6. Windows Mapping: Embedding Maps in Windows Applications
7. Markers and Icons: Identifying Locations on the Map
8. Feature Annotation: Drawing Shapes on Maps
9. Interactive Drawing
10. Geodesic Calculations: The Geometry Library
11. The KML Data Format: Persisting Spatial Data
12. GIS on Google Maps: Building a GIS Application
13. The Backend Database: Storing and Querying Spatial Data
14. Marker Clustering: Handling Many Markers on the Map
15. Sharing Maps: Map Generation and Annotation
16. Making Ajax Calls: Updating maps in real time
17. More Google Services: Directions and Geocoding APIs
18. My Place on Earth: Location Aware Applications
19. Heatmaps: Visualizing Spatial Data
20. Mapping with Style: Customize Maps with Styles
21. JavaScript Animation: Animating Items on the Map
22. Advanced Animation: Animated Drawings
APPENDIX I: Script Debugging
APPENDIX II: Scalable Vector Graphics

How to Do Everything: iCloud

March 14, 2014

0071825045How to Do Everything: iCloud, Second Edition

Jason R. Rich
ISBN: 9780071825047
©2014 | 2nd Edition | 288 pages | Paperback
Pub Date: JAN-14
Price: US$ 25.00

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Bestselling Apple expert covers the latest iCloud capabilities

  • Focuses on all of the newest functions, including iCloud Photo Stream, Shared Photo Streams, Find My Mac, and Find My iPhone/iPad
  • Shows how to exchange and update information across Apple devices, including iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, iPod touch, and any Mac computers running OS X Mountain Lion
  • Perfect for the 250+ million iCloud users looking to take full advantage of the new features
  • Covers syncing and sharing iTunes, App Store, and iBookshop purchases; documents, files, and photos; iWork files; iCal, Address Book data, and more



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