Best Upcoming Introduction to Programming Books of October 2016

  • Vulkan Programming Guide: The Official Guide to Learning Vulkan (OpenGL)
    Vulkan Programming Guide: The Official Guide to Learning Vulkan (OpenGL)The Definitive Vulkan™ Developer’s Guide and Reference: Master the Next-Generation Specification for Cross-Platform Graphics The next generation of the OpenGL specification, Vulkan, has been redesigned from the ground up, giving applications direct control over GPU acceleration for unprecedented performance and predictability. Vulkan™ Programming Guide is the essential, authoritative reference to this new standard for experienced graphics programmers in all Vulkan environments. Vulkan API lead Graham Sellers (with contributions from language lead John Kessenich) presents example-rich introductions to the portable Vulkan API and the new SPIR-V shading language.
  • Beginning C++ Game Programming
    Beginning C++ Game ProgrammingWhile building these games, you will learn some more C++ programming concepts such as OOP and data storage/complexity. As the games gradually increase in complexity, you will explore some of the advanced capabilities of C++ as well as some exciting new game programming techniques. Build exciting games with a wide range of features Get ready to go and build your own unique games.
  • Beginning Android Programming with Android Studio
    Beginning Android Programming with Android StudioA hands-on introduction to the latest release of the Android OS and the easiest Android tools for developers As the dominant mobile platform today, the Android OS is a powerful and flexible platform for mobile device. The new Android 7 release (New York Cheesecake) boasts significant new features and enhancements for both smartphone and tablet applications. Shows you how to install, get started with, and use Android Studio 2 – the simplest Android developer tool ever for beginners Addresses how to display notifications, create rich user interfaces, and use activities and intents Reviews mastering views and menus and managing data Discusses working with SMS Looks at packaging and publishing applications to the Android market Beginning Android Programming with Android Studiostarts with the basics and goes on to provide you with everything you need to know to begin to successfully develop your own Android applications.
  • Anyone Can Create an App: Beginning iPhone and iPad programming
    Anyone Can Create an App: Beginning iPhone and iPad programmingAnyone Can Create an App is based on the lofty premise that anyone can begin programming given the right tools and the right help. Anyone Can Create an App provides the EASY starting point for those people who have never programmed before but who always wanted to build iPhone and iPad apps. Readers will create several apps for their iPhone and get a huge sense of accomplishment along the way.
  • Portfolio: Beginning Drawing: A multidimensional approach to learning the art of basic drawing
    Portfolio: Beginning Drawing: A multidimensional approach to learning the art of basic drawingDiscover and master the fundamentals of drawing with professional tips and expert instruction. Designed especially for aspiring artists, Beginning Drawing, the third title in Walter Foster’s new Portfolio series, offers a well-rounded introduction to the art of basic drawing. Packed with professional tips and expert instruction, Beginning Drawing is the perfect book for anyone desiring to learn, and ultimately master, the art of drawing.
  • Objective-C for Absolute Beginners: iPhone, iPad and Mac Programming Made Easy
    Objective-C for Absolute Beginners: iPhone, iPad and Mac Programming Made EasyGary Bennett, an experienced app developer and trainer, will guide you on your journey to becoming a successful app developer. This book is for anyone who wants to learn to develop apps for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Watch using the Objective-C programming language. No previous programming experience is necessary.
  • iOS 10 Programming for Beginners
    iOS 10 Programming for BeginnersKey Features Use Swift 3 and latest iOS 10 features to build awesome apps for iPhone and iPad Explore and use a wide range of Apple development tools to become a confident iOS developer From prototype to App Store-find out how to build an app from start to finish. Book Description You want to build iOS applications for iPhone and iPad-but where do you start. For the experienced programmer, jump right in and learn the latest iOS 10 features.
  • Hello Swift!: iOS app programming for kids and other beginners
    Hello Swift!: iOS app programming for kids and other beginnersReaders gain fundamental programming skills along the way. Hello Swift. Readers conquer important programming concepts that can be used with other programming languages.

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