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What to expect from Murach Books Murach's SQL Server 2012 Book Image Murach's Oracle SQL and PL/SQL Book Image Murach's MySQL Book Image

We want you to feel confident that any Murach book you try is the best book you could find on that subject. That's why we refuse to let schedule or budget interfere with quality. That's why we work differently than other publishers do. And that's why we're so delighted when both new and long-time customers tell us: "When I look up a technology subject on the web, I put Murach as a keysearch parameter."

So if you haven't tried our books before, we hope you will today! When you get them directly from us, you can save 20%-30% on each book, get free shipping in the continental US, try an eBook edition, and take advantage of our 100% guarantee.

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NEW: Your guide to web development with Dreamweaver

Murach's Dreamweaver CC 2014

Dreamweaver is today's top IDE for professional web developers. Its powerful user interface lets you create a web page with HTML, format it with CSS and external style sheets, and add interactive features with JavaScript and jQuery. And you can do all that without any coding! Or you can use the IDE as a productivity tool to enter and tweak your code more easily than ever. Our book shows you how.

Now available: The 3rd Edition of our Java servlets/JSP book

Murach's Java Servlets and JSP (3rd Ed)

Fully updated for today's Java programmer, this book shows you how to use JSPs and servlets to build secure, well-structured web applications that adhere to the MVC pattern.

It starts with a 6-chapter crash course that covers all the basics, including where HTML5 and CSS3 fit in, how to incorporate EL and JSTL right from the start, how to use an IDE for productivity, and how to run your applications on your own system with the Tomcat server. Then, it shows you how to work with databases (using JDBC and JPA), JavaMail, security features, listeners, filters, and more. It introduces you to JSF. And it ends with a Music Store website that ties everything together.

Move into mobile programming with our Android book

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Java programmers, start writing apps for Android smartphones and tablets! This book shows you everything you need to know to develop and deploy professional-quality apps for a wide range of Android devices.

To start, it shows how to set up a development environment as quickly and easily as possible. Then, it presents a series of complete Android apps that illustrate key skills…fragments, services, broadcast receivers, SQLite databases, content providers, Google Maps, and much more!

Have you seen the 2012 editions of our classic .NET books?

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There's no better way to get going with .NET development than with our core programming books on C# 2012 and Visual Basic 2012. The language constructs, Visual Studio 2012, OOP principles, the essential .NET classes, database programming, an intro to Windows 8's all here, taught with the same proven approach that has made earlier editions so popular with professional developers.

And once you know the coding essentials, you're ready to master web programming with our ASP.NET book (there's one edition for C# and one for VB). New in this edition are topics like HTML5 and CSS3, friendly URLs, and Web API services, as well as an introduction to ASP.NET MVC as an alternative to Web Forms. Unchanged are developer favorites like the practical approach, the logical organization, and the complete, real-world applications that show how all the coding pieces fit together.

Create dynamic web sites on the client side
with JavaScript and jQuery

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Today, more than half of the 10,000 most-visited web sites use jQuery, and that number is growing every day. In fact, jQuery has joined HTML, CSS, and JavaScript as an essential part of every web developer’s resume.

That's where our jQuery book comes in. Fast-paced, professional, and packed with real-world examples, it delivers the jQuery expertise you need...and the JavaScript knowledge you need to tweak jQuery code for specific applications. That's true whether you use it for step-by-step training or for on-the-job reference.

Murach's SQL Books

More favorites of developers

How strong are your SQL skills?

When it comes to querying and working with databases, most developers squeak by with minimal knowledge, never realizing all the power that they're missing out on in their DBMS.

But if you're using SQL Server 2012, Oracle Database, or MySQL as your DBMS, our books can boost your SQL skills in a way that makes you a more effective, efficient, and confident developer...whether you're issuing queries, using powerful database features like stored procedures, triggers, or functions, or designing and creating database tables. Valuable guides for any developer.

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Murach's HTML5 and CSS3 Book Cover

Get the most out of HTML5 and CSS3

HTML5 and CSS3 have changed how web pages are developed in some exciting ways! The trick is learning how to use this functionality as quickly, as easily, and as sensibly as possible.

That's where our HTML and CSS book comes in. It integrates the HTML5/CSS3 features that are widely implemented today with the classic features you still need. Whether you're new to web development...or whether you're an experienced web developer who's been frustrated by the slow pace and gaping holes in the other training you've tried...this book is for YOU.

Murach's Java Programming Book Cover
Murach's Java Programming Book Cover

Develop Java applications like the pros do

Since 2001, programmers have been using our core Java book to master the skills they use every day in developing desktop, web, and mobile applications.
        Now, you can train yourself in Java by using the current edition of that book, Murach's Java Programming. It’s the one core Java book we’ve seen that presents object-oriented features in a way that’s both understandable and useful in the real world. And because no professional Java developer should miss out on the productivity features that are built into today's free IDEs, this edition shows you how to use NetBeans to create, compile, test, and run Java applications, right from chapter 1.

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Murach's PHP and MySQL Book Cover

See why our PHP book
has become a favorite of web developers

PHP and MySQL are two of today's most popular, open-source tools for server-side web programming. And with this book, you'll learn right from the start how to use them together, the way the pros do. In fact, you'll create a database-driven web site that implements the MVC pattern in the first 6 chapters! Then, you'll be able to build out your PHP and MySQL skills to the professional level as quickly as you want.

(For more training in MySQL alone, please see Murach's MySQL.)

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Go beyond jQuery to code native JavaScript

Today, jQuery has become the standard for routines that once had to be coded using heavy-duty JavaScript. Still, you can't do everything with jQuery. And that's where Murach's JavaScript and DOM Scripting comes in. It covers the type of client-side programming that jQuery doesn’t provide for, like how to create professional data-validation routines, how to use regular expressions, how to create and use your own objects...and more!

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