Addison-Wesley

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  • Downloads // Aug 2009

    Understanding the essence of LINQ

    In his review of Essential LINQ, TechRepublic blogger Justin James writes that he has a totally different view of LINQ (Language Integrated Query) after reading the book. This sample chapter covers the seven foundations on which an understanding of LINQ can be built. The foundations include: Integrated, Unitive, Extensible,...

    Provided By Addison-Wesley

  • Book chapters // Jul 2008

    User beware: Electronic documents can reveal far more than you want

    The WYSIWYG mentality can be dangerous when users fail to understand what underlies the visible presentation of electronic data. This chapter from Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion explores the premise that "What you see is not what the computer knows" -- focusing...

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  • Book chapters // Jul 2008

    Improve your UI by expressing time effectively

    Your user interface may convey time for various reasons, such as through progress indicators that tell users how long they have to wait for an operation to complete. This chapter from Designing and Engineering Time: The Psychology of Time Perception in Software looks at the different ways you can...

    Provided By Addison-Wesley

  • Book chapters // Jul 2008

    A look at how the digital explosion is affecting your world

    Digital technologies have already had a dramatic impact on how we create and share information -- and we're just getting started. This chapter from Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion offers a look at the risks and opportunities made possible by new technologies...

    Provided By Addison-Wesley

  • Book chapters // May 2008

    Improve your HTML using refactoring techniques

    Refactoring code lets you rewrite it without introducing bugs -- and a similar approach can be used to improve your HTML. This sample chapter from Refactoring HTML: Improving the Design of Existing Web Applications explains how to methodically transform old HTML into well-formed, valid XHTML.

    Provided By Addison-Wesley

  • Book chapters // May 2008

    Integrate services into business processes to achieve your SOA objectives

    A correctly implemented service-oriented architecture (SOA) is built on flexible and effective business and infrastructure services. This sample chapter from Implementing SOA: Total Architecture in Practice discusses various ways you can integrate those services into your organization's business processes. It looks at service interaction patterns, service access mechanisms, types of...

    Provided By Addison-Wesley

  • Book chapters // Apr 2008

    Will Internet-borne threats influence the 2008 presidential race?

    Political candidates are increasingly turning to the Internet to communicate their positions and gain voter support. But the same attack vectors that already pose a risk to consumers and enterprises can be used to influence elections in a number of ways. This sample chapter from Crimeware: Understanding New Attacks and...

    Provided By Addison-Wesley

  • Book chapters // Apr 2008

    Will Internet-borne threats influence the 2008 presidential race?

    Political candidates are increasingly turning to the Internet to communicate their positions and gain voter support. But the same attack vectors that already pose a risk to consumers and enterprises can be used to influence elections in a number of ways. This sample chapter from Crimeware: Understanding New Attacks and...

    Provided By Addison-Wesley

  • Book chapters // May 2008

    Integrate services into business processes to achieve your SOA objectives

    A correctly implemented service-oriented architecture (SOA) is built on flexible and effective business and infrastructure services. This sample chapter from Implementing SOA: Total Architecture in Practice discusses various ways you can integrate those services into your organization's business processes. It looks at service interaction patterns, service access mechanisms, types of...

    Provided By Addison-Wesley

  • Book chapters // May 2008

    Improve your HTML using refactoring techniques

    Refactoring code lets you rewrite it without introducing bugs -- and a similar approach can be used to improve your HTML. This sample chapter from Refactoring HTML: Improving the Design of Existing Web Applications explains how to methodically transform old HTML into well-formed, valid XHTML.

    Provided By Addison-Wesley

  • Book chapters // Jul 2008

    A look at how the digital explosion is affecting your world

    Digital technologies have already had a dramatic impact on how we create and share information -- and we're just getting started. This chapter from Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion offers a look at the risks and opportunities made possible by new technologies...

    Provided By Addison-Wesley

  • Book chapters // Jul 2008

    User beware: Electronic documents can reveal far more than you want

    The WYSIWYG mentality can be dangerous when users fail to understand what underlies the visible presentation of electronic data. This chapter from Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion explores the premise that "What you see is not what the computer knows" -- focusing...

    Provided By Addison-Wesley

  • Book chapters // Jul 2008

    Improve your UI by expressing time effectively

    Your user interface may convey time for various reasons, such as through progress indicators that tell users how long they have to wait for an operation to complete. This chapter from Designing and Engineering Time: The Psychology of Time Perception in Software looks at the different ways you can...

    Provided By Addison-Wesley

  • Downloads // Aug 2009

    Understanding the essence of LINQ

    In his review of Essential LINQ, TechRepublic blogger Justin James writes that he has a totally different view of LINQ (Language Integrated Query) after reading the book. This sample chapter covers the seven foundations on which an understanding of LINQ can be built. The foundations include: Integrated, Unitive, Extensible,...

    Provided By Addison-Wesley