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Specially crafted by our authors, Prentice Hall PTR's online supplements extend your opportunities for learning from our award-winning books. Our supplements feature:

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  • Linux Programming by Example: The Fundamentals
    Arnold Robbins
    Paper; 752 pp
    ISBN: 0131429647
    Published: APR 15, 2004
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    This book teaches Linux programming in the most effective way possible: by showing and explaining well-written programs. Drawing from both V7 Unix® and current GNU source code, Arnold Robbins focuses on the fundamental system call APIs at the core of any significant program, presenting examples from programs that Linux/Unix users already use every day. Gradually, one step at a time, Robbins teaches both high-level principles and "under the hood" techniques. Along the way, he carefully addresses real-world issues like performance, portability, and robustness. Go to the Companion Web Site.

  • The Official Samba-3 HOWTO and Reference Guide
    John Terpstra, Jelmer Vernooij
    Paper, 736 pp.
    ISBN: 0131453556
    Published: OCT 22, 2003
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    This is the definitive guide to using Samba-3 in production environments. It begins with the immense amount of HOWTO information published by the Samba Team and volunteers around the world … but that's just the beginning. The book's Samba Team editors have organized and edited this material around the practical needs of working Windows® administrators. UNIX®/Linux administrators will find all the answers they need as well. Go to the Companion Web Site.

  • Rapid Application Development with Mozilla
    Nigel McFarlane
    Paperback, 752 pp.
    ISBN: 0131423436
    Published: NOV 28, 2003
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    Rapid Application Development with Mozilla, part of the Bruce Perens Open Source Series, is a concise guide for any programmer who wants to learn the versatility and compatibility of Mozilla, an open source toolset with over a thousand objects and components. An additional feature of Rapid Application Development with Mozilla is the NoteTaker Web browser add-on-a sample Mozilla application that is developed throughout the book. Written by Web and XML expert Nigel McFarlane, this book is the perfect addition to the library of any user-interface software engineer, cross-platform developer, or any programmer looking to discover the benefits of rapid application development. Go to the Companion Web Site.

  • Enterprise J2ME: Developing Mobile Java Applications
    Michael Juntao Yuan
    Paperback, 480 pp.
    ISBN: 0131405306
    Published: OCT 24, 2003
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    J2ME offers an extraordinarily flexible and robust platform for developing mobile applications with enterprise-class performance, reliability, and value. Now, leading mobile developer Michael Yuan covers every aspect of building industrial-strength applications with J2ME: design, architecture, tools, processes, business issues, and more. Go to the Companion Web Site.

  • J2EE Platform Web Services
    Ray Lai
    Paper, 592 pp.
    ISBN: 0131014021
    Published: AUG 06, 2003
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    This is the definitive practitioner's guide to building enterprise-class J2EE Web Services that integrate with any B2B application and interoperate with any legacy system. Sun senior architect Ray Lai introduces 25 vendor-independent architectural patterns and best practices for designing Web Services that deliver outstanding performance, scalability, and reliability. Lai takes you to the frontiers of emerging Web Services technologies, showing how to make the most of today's leading-edge tools, from Java Web Services Developer Pack to Apache Axis. Go to the Companion Web Site.

  • Network Management, MIBs and MPLS: Principles, Design and Implementation
    Stephen Morris
    Cloth, 416 pp.
    ISBN: 0131011138
    Published: JUN 13, 2003
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    In today's business world, it is crucial to be able to manage large, complex networks in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Network Management, MIBs and MPLS: Principles, Design and Implementation makes such management possible. Widely-experienced engineer and network management specialist Stephen Morris discusses how, the skillful use of MIBs (management information bases) and network management system (NMS) technology, can be used to help solve some of the management problems associated with running large footprint enterprise and service provider networks. These problems include issues of wide technology mix (ATM, FR, Ethernet, IP, MPLS etc.), the increasing need for real time IP traffic, the need for strong security, scalability (the latter is possibly the biggest single problem facing network managers). Go to the Companion Web Site.

  • A Software Engineering Approach to LabVIEW
    Jon Conway, Steve Watts
    Paper, 256 pp.
    ISBN: 0130093653
    Published: APR 29, 2003
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    Writing LabVIEW software to perform a complex task is never easy—especially when those last-minute feature requests cause a complexity explosion in your system, forcing you to rework much of your code! Jon Conway and Steve Watts offer a better solution: LCOD—LabVIEW Component Oriented Design—which, for the first time, applies the theories and principles of software design to LabVIEW programming. The material is presented in a lighthearted, engaging manner that makes learning enjoyable, even if you're not a computer scientist. Go to the Companion Web Site.

  • Wireless Communications: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition
    Wireless Communications: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition
    Theodore Rappaport
    Cloth, 736 pp.
    ISBN: 0130422320
    Published: DEC 31, 2001
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    Wireless Communications, Second Edition is the definitive professional's overview of wireless communications technology and system design. Building on his classic first edition, Theodore S. Rappaport reviews virtually every important new wireless standard and technological development, including W-CDMA, cdma2000, UMTS, and UMC 136/EDGE; IEEE 802.11 and HIPERLAN WLANs; Bluetooth, LMDS, and more. Includes dozens of practical new examples, solved step by step. Go to the Companion Web Site.

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