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Creating IronPython Desktop Applications Using .NET Components
Jesse Smith shows you how to create a simple IronPython desktop application using .NET Framework components and the IronPython runtime library. Being able to build a Pythonic application while using the .NET Framework for the interface and other potential functionality makes your application much less complex and easier to maintain.
By Jesse Smith - Nov 21, 2014
Building iOS Applications with Swift: A Q&A with BJ Miller
BJ Miller, author of Sams Teach Yourself Swift in 24 Hours, and Pearson Senior Acquisitions Editor Trina MacDonald discuss how Apple’s Swift programming language makes it easier for new iOS developers to build their first iOS applications.
By BJ Miller, Trina MacDonald - Nov 20, 2014
How to Build Solar-Powered Robots
In this chapter from Robot Builder: The Beginner's Guide to Building Robots, you'll learn about how to use solar panels in your robot projects, including an introduction to breadboarding, which is a cool way of temporarily constructing circuits. You'll also build two sweet projects. The first is a solar-powered battery charger, and the second is a simple robot that is entirely powered by sunlight.
By John Baichtal - Nov 20, 2014
Getting Started with AV Foundation
Learning to use AV Foundation is the key to building the next generation of media applications for Mac OS X and iOS. This chapter from Learning AV Foundation: A Hands-on Guide to Mastering the AV Foundation Framework provides you with an introduction to the AV Foundation framework, where it fits into Apple's media environment and the capabilities it provides.
By Bob McCune - Nov 19, 2014
Introduction to Help Desk Support Roles
This chapter from Effective Help Desk Specialist Skills introduces the support center, help desk professionals, users, and incidents (or problems) in four major sections: Understanding the Support Center, The Role of the Help Desk Professional, Understanding Users, and Typical Incident Process.
By Darril Gibson - Nov 19, 2014
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Free Visual Studio?

Just got notice that Microsoft is making a full-featured version of Visual Studio available--for free.  Traenk is happy.

By John Traenkenschuh - Nov 20, 2014 - Home & Office Computing, Dreamweaver & Flash, ASP .NET, Android, Python, Programming, ASP.NET, Open Source, Ajax, C#, Perl, C/C++, Web Development, Ajax & JavaScript, Ajax and JavaScript, Algorithms, HTML/CSS
15 Critical SEO Terms

When you are new to any field, part of playing catch-up is learning the lexicon. Like any other field, SEO -Search Engine Optimization - is full of terminology which might seem like another language yet will prove critical to your ability to carry out everyday tasks of the professional SEO. 

With this said, here is a list of 15 Critical SEO Terms which you need to know. 

By Brad Yale - Nov 10, 2014 - Web Development, Information Technology, Web Services
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