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Android Programming

Android Programming

by Bill Phillips
580 Pages · 2013 · 42.42 MB · 2,789 Downloads · New!
" You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. ” ― Wayne Gretzky
802.11n: A Survival Guide
by Matthew S. Gast
144 Pages · 2012 · 11.4 MB · 3,685 Downloads · New!
Wireless has finally come of age. With a significant jump in throughput over previous standards, 802.11n is the first wireless technology that doesn’t trade speed for mobility, and users have stormed onto wireless networks with a passion. In this concise guide, Matthew Gast—chair of the IEEE group that produced revision 802.11-2012—shows you why wireless has become the default method of connecting to a network, and provides technical details you need to plan, design, and deploy 802.11n today.
Android Application Development
by John Lombardo
336 Pages · 2009 · 4.3 MB · 2,130 Downloads · New!
This practical book provides the concepts and code you need to develop software with Android, the open-source platform for cell phones and mobile devices that’s generating enthusiasm across the industry. Based on the Linux operating system and developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance, Android has the potential to unite a fragmented mobile market. Android Application Development introduces this programming environment, and offers you a complete working example that demonstrates Android architectural features and APIs. With this book, you will:
BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide
by Vivek Ramachandran
220 Pages · 2011 · 7.68 MB · 3,478 Downloads · New!
Written in Packt’s Beginner’s Guide format, you can easily grasp the concepts and understand the techniques to perform wireless attacks in your lab. Every new attack is described in the form of a lab exercise with rich illustrations of all the steps associated. You will practically implement various attacks as you go along. If you are an IT security professional or a security consultant who wants to get started with wireless testing with Backtrack, or just plain inquisitive about wireless security and hacking, then this book is for you. The book assumes that you have familiarity with Backtrack and basic wireless concepts.
Beginning NFC
by Brian Jepson
246 Pages · 2014 · 24.9 MB · 3,648 Downloads · New!
Jump into the world of Near Field Communications (Nfc), the fast-growing technology that lets devices in close proximity exchange data, using radio signals. With lots of examples, sample code, exercises, and step-by-step projects, this hands-on guide shows you how to build Nfc applications for Android, the Arduino microcontroller, and embedded Linux devices.You”ll learn how to write apps using the Nfc Data Exchange Format (Ndef) in PhoneGap, Arduino, and node.js that help devices read messages from passive Nfc tags and exchange data with other Nfc-enabled devices. If you know Html and JavaScript, you’re ready to start with Nfc.
Building Applications with iBeacon
by Matthew S. Gast
80 Pages · 2014 · 3.29 MB · 1,771 Downloads · New!
High-precision location information is increasingly useful for mobile application developers, since it allows devices to interact with the world around them. This practical book shows you how to achieve arm’s reach accuracy with iBeacons, simple transmitters that enable your applications to react to nearby surroundings and then deliver timely, relevant information—especially indoors, where GPS and cell service are inaccurate.
Home Networking For Dummies, 4th Edition
by Kathy Ivens
363 Pages · 2007 · 4.9 MB · 2,847 Downloads · New!
Having a network in your home increases work efficiency and minimizes confusion. If you want to set up a network in your home but you’re not quite sure where to start, then Home Networking for Dummies makes it easy for you to become your household’s network administrator. Now fully updated with information on the newest technology in networking available, this quick and to-the-point walkthrough will show you how to install Web connections in your entire home, whether by wires, cables, or WiFi. This resourceful guide illustrates: