BUILDING APPS by Laura La Bella
With the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, apps have taken the world by storm and captured the collective imagination. They range in nature from delightfully frivolous and whimsical to sturdily practical and utilitarian, simple and straightforward to dazzlingly elaborate. In an incredibly brief period of time, they have become fundamental to the smooth and pleasurable functioning of most people’s daily lives. App designers are the new rock stars of the programming world. Any teen seeking to learn what apps are, how they work, and how they can be designed, programmed, tested, and sold to the highest bidder will find all these questions answered in these pages. This hands-on, how-to resource packed with practical insider information is sure to help launch many of the next great apps soon to be downloaded to mobile devices.
MORE WEB DESIGN WITH HTML5 by Colleen Van Lent
Learn intermediate HTML5 skills with these interesting activities. With this companion to Web Design with HTML5, makers can take their computer skills to the next level. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
POWERING UP A CAREER IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRAMMING
by Daniel E. Harmon
Software developers and programmers are vital players in the realm of computers and information technology, building the programs and systems that drive much of what people do in todays tech-intensive world. Whatever their role and work environment, software technologists are engaged in highly rewarding work in terms of both income and contributions to society. This guide introduces readers to some of the fascinating opportunities available in this cutting-edge field, outlining the skills and training necessary to become a top-notch software developer or programmer.