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Creating Web Animations

Jun 13 2017  Thanks to faster browsers, better web standards support, and more powerful devices, the web now defines the next generation of user interfaces that are fun, practical, fluid, and memorable. The key? Animation. But learning how to create animations is hard, and existing learning material doesn't explain the context of the UI problem that animations are trying to solve. That's where this book comes in. You'll gain a solid technical understanding of how to create awesome animations using CSS and learn how to implement common UI patterns, using practical examples that rely on animations to solve a...

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Calm Technology

Jun 12 2017  How can we use technology as tools instead of letting our technology use us? This practical book explores the concept of calm technology, a method for smoothly capturing the user';s attention only when necessary, while calmly remaining in the user';s periphery most of the time. You';ll learn how to design products that work well, launch well, are easy to support, easy to use, and don';t get in the way of a user';s life.Old systems and bad interfaces will plague us if we don';t learn how to design for the long term. By writing code that';s small instead of large, and making simple systems rathe...

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Learning to Love Data Science

Jun 12 2017  From IT to advanced analytics, and from data for social good to data for predictive maintenance, this anthology of reports gives a broad overview of the data space-including the applications that have cropped up in enterprise companies, non-profits, and everywhere in between.Author Mike Barlow discusses the culture that creates a data-driven organization and dives deep into some of the business, social, and technological advances brought about by our ability to handle and process massive amounts of data at scale.With this anthology, business decision makers and developers will:Understand how t...

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Jun 08 2017  The DbContext API captures Entity Framework';s (EF) most commonly used features and tasks, simplifying development with EF. This concise book shows you how to use the API to perform set operations with the DbSet class, handle change tracking and resolve concurrency conflicts with the Change Tracker API, and validate changes to your data with the Validation API.With DbContext, you';ll be able to query and update data, whether you';re working with individual objects or graphs of objects and their related data. You';ll find numerous C# code samples to help you get started. All you need is experie...

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Head First EJB

Jun 07 2017  What do Ford Financial, IBM, and Victoria's Secret have in common? Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB). As the industry standard for platform-independent reusable business components, EJB has just become Sun Microsystem's latest developer certification. Whether you want to be certifiable or just want to learn the technology inside and out, Head First EJB will get you there in the least painful way. And with the greatest understanding.You'll learn not just what the technology is, but more importantly, why it is, and what it is and isn't good for. You'll learn tricks and tips for EJB development, along ...