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Lean Customer Development

Lean Customer Development

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 08-NOV-2013

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How do you develop products that people will actually use and buy? Through a combination of open-ended interviewing and fast and flexible research techniques, this book provides rich insights that can take you beyond incremental improvements and to the "ah-ha!" moments that inspire truly great products....

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Learning AV Foundation: A Hands-on Guide to Mastering the AV Foundation Framework

Learning AV Foundation: A Hands-on Guide to Mastering the AV Foundation Framework

By: Bob McCune

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 25-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 08-NOV-2013

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The massive success of apps like Instagram, iMovie, and Vine proves that users want tools to help them capture, edit, and share their lives. If you want to build those apps for iOS or OS X, you need to understand Apple's most powerful media framework: AV Foundation. Until now, however, this meant wrestling with Apple's massive, out-of-date API documentation. Now, there's a more productive and efficient alternative. Learning AV Foundation helps you gain real-world mastery by teaching each aspect of the framework in the context of building...

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Deploying OpenStack, 2nd Edition

Deploying OpenStack, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-APR-2014

Insert Date: 01-NOV-2013

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Updated and expanded for the Havana release of OpenStack, this practical guide provides architects and system administrators in-depth knowledge on each OpenStack service along with deployment advice for installing them as the foundation of your cloud. This edition walks readers through the installation of each component alone as well as discusses using new installers to roll out an entire racks of equipment at once....

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Xcode 5 Start to Finish: iOS and OS X Development

Xcode 5 Start to Finish: iOS and OS X Development

By: Fritz Anderson

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 25-OCT-2013

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Use Xcode 5 to Write Great iOS and OS X Apps! Xcode 5 Start to Finish will help you use the tools in Apple’s Xcode 5 to improve productivity, write great code, and leverage the newest iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks features. Drawing on thirty years developing for Apple platforms and helping others do so, Fritz Anderson shows you a complete best-practice Xcode workflow. Through three full sample projects, you’ll learn to integrate testing, source control, and other key skills into a high-efficiency process that works. Anderson shows you...

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Accumulo

Accumulo

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 24-OCT-2013

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Get up to speed on Apache Accumulo, the flexible, high-performance key/value store created by the National Security Agency (NSA). Written by former NSA team members, this comprehensive tutorial and reference covers Accumulo architecture, application development, table design, and cell-level security....

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Learning OpenCV, 2nd Edition

Learning OpenCV, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 16-OCT-2013

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Learning OpenCV puts you in the middle of the rapidly expanding field of computer vision. Written by the creators of the free open source OpenCV library, this book introduces you to computer vision and demonstrates how you can quickly build applications that enable computers to "see" and make decisions based on that data. The second edition is updated to cover new features and changes in OpenCV 2.0, especially the C++ interface....

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OpenCV 3 Computer Vision Application Programming Cookbook - Second Edition

OpenCV 3 Computer Vision Application Programming Cookbook - Second Edition

By: Robert Laganière

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 09-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 09-OCT-2013

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Over 50 recipes to help you build computer vision applications in C++ using the OpenCV library. Master OpenCV, the open source library of the computer vision community Master fundamental concepts in computer vision and image processing Learn the important classes and functions of OpenCV with complete working examples applied on real images In Detail In today's digital world, images are everywhere, and with the advent of powerful and affordable computing devices, it has become possible to create sophisticated applications by manipulating images and videos. Adding special...

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Getting Started with OpenFOAM® Technology

Getting Started with OpenFOAM® Technology

By: Tomislav Maric; Jens Höpken; Kyle Mooney

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 28-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 08-OCT-2013

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Learn how to program CFD applications using OpenFOAM with the help of sample projects provided in this practical tutorial Install and set up OpenFOAM®. Use the OpenFOAM® toolbox for Computational Fluid Dynamics. Learn programming with OpenFOAM®. In Detail The use of the OpenFOAM® toolkit for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is widely spread across industrial and academic environments. Compared to using proprietary CFD codes, the advantage of using OpenFOAM® lies in the Open-Source General Public License (GPL) licensing which allows the user to freely use and freely...

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VCAP5-DCA Official Cert Guide: VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5- Data Center Administration

VCAP5-DCA Official Cert Guide: VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5- Data Center Administration

By: Steve Baca; John B. Davis

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 20-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 05-OCT-2013

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Ace your VMware VCAP-DCA exam, prove your knowledge of VMware virtual datacenter technologies, and differentiate yourself in one of the highest-value, fastest-growing areas of IT: virtualized data center administration. The Official VCAP-DCA Cert Guide is the only VMware authorized and approved guide to the new VCAP-DCA certification exam for VMware professionals. Virtualization consultant and VMware Certified Instructor Steven Baca thoroughly addresses VCAP-DCA Blueprint Version 1.1, covering all aspects of deploying and managing modern...

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Real-Time 3D Rendering with DirectX 11 and HLSL: A Practical Guide to Graphics Programming

Real-Time 3D Rendering with DirectX 11 and HLSL: A Practical Guide to Graphics Programming

By: Paul Varcholik

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 21-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 04-SEP-2013

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. This straightforward, step-by-step text is designed to demystify modern graphics programming, so you can quickly start writing effective, efficient code with DirectX and HLSL. Long-time graphics programmer and instructor Paul Varcholik starts with a basic primer on 3D graphics and rendering, as well as the essential math and "tools of the trade." Next, he introduces shaders and HLSL, explaining both texture mapping and lighting models. Varcholik then turns to rendering with DirectX, walking you through using the DirectX API and...

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Writing Interactive Music for Video Games: A Composer’s Guide

Writing Interactive Music for Video Games: A Composer’s Guide

By: Michael Sweet

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 17-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 31-AUG-2013

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. This is the first complete guide to composing interactive scores for video games. Authored by the developer of Berklee College of Music's pioneering Game Audio program, it covers everything professional composers and music students need to know, and contains exclusive tools for interactive scoring previously available only at Berklee. Drawing on his experience as an award-winning video game composer -- and in teaching hundreds of music students -- Michael Sweet brings together comprehensive knowledge presented in no other...

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Fundamentals of Windows Performance Analysis

Fundamentals of Windows Performance Analysis

By: Michael Milirud; Alex Kirshenbaum; Alex Bendetov

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2014

Insert Date: 16-AUG-2013

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This is the rough cut version of the printed text. Fundamentals of Windows Performance Analysis introduces readers to the mysterious world of Windows performance analysis. Performance is often listed as one of the top three purchasing decisions, alongside security and reliability. A product with less functionality may still be useful. But a product that’s either crashing, is not secure, or doesn’t perform well is lost revenue. This book educates you to be effective with triaging and root-causing performance issues on a production system. No other resource exists today that enables you to...

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Introduction to Game Design, Prototyping, and Development: From Concept to Playable Game - with Unity and C#

Introduction to Game Design, Prototyping, and Development: From Concept to Playable Game - with Unity and C#

By: Jeremy Gibson

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 27-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 11-JUL-2013

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Game development and design are among today's fastest-growing technical fields, now supported by programs in hundreds of colleges and universities. Today's #1 game development platform and engine is Unity, and C# is the most powerful language available for writing Unity applications. Now, one hands-on guide covers both game development and design, and both Unity and C#.   Written by an instructor who helped pioneer America's #1 university game development program at USC, this guide illuminates the basic tenets of game design and presents a...

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Visual Storytelling with D3: An Introduction to Data Visualization in JavaScript

Visual Storytelling with D3: An Introduction to Data Visualization in JavaScript

By: Ritchie King

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 06-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 01-JUL-2013

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Visual Storytelling with D3 provides readers with a strong framework of principles for making well-conceived and well-crafted infographics, as well as detailed and practical instructions for how to really wield D3, the best tool for making web infographics available. An extended example is used in the book to explain how to put theory to practical use. Infographics and data visualizations--which illuminate raw, quantitative information by shaping it into visual displays--are exploding in popularity right now. D3 has become the ideal tool for drawing lines, bars, circles, and anything...

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Introducing Elixir

Introducing Elixir

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 15-JUN-2013

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Smooth, powerful, and small, Elixir is an excellent language for newcomers who want to learn about functional programming. Authors Simon St. Laurent and J. David Eisenberg show you how to write simple Elixir programs by teaching you one skill at a time. You’ll learn about pattern matching, recursion, message passing, process-oriented programming, and establishing pathways for data rather than telling it where to go....

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Enterprise Web Development

Enterprise Web Development

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2014

Insert Date: 24-MAY-2013

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How do you make your enterprise applications or sites available on an assortment of mobile devices as well as the desktop? This hands-on guide shows you how to build HTML5 applications that will satisfy both requirements....

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The Rails 4 Way

The Rails 4 Way

By: Obed (Obie) Fernandez

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 06-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 09-MAY-2013

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The Rails™ 4 Way is the only comprehensive, authoritative guide to delivering production-quality code with Rails 4. Pioneering Rails expert Obie Fernandez and his team of leading Rails experts illuminate the entire set of Rails APIs, along with the idioms, design approaches, and libraries that make developing applications with Rails so powerful. Drawing on their unsurpassed experience and track record, they address the real challenges development teams face, showing how to use Rails to maximize your productivity.   Using numerous...

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Programming the Windows Runtime by Example: A Comprehensive Guide to WinRT with Examples in C# and XAML

Programming the Windows Runtime by Example: A Comprehensive Guide to WinRT with Examples in C# and XAML

By: Jeremy Likness; John Garland

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 29-APR-2013

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. This is the most complete, solutions-focused reference for programming modern Windows Store apps with Windows Runtime. Replete with rich code examples, case studies, downloadable projects, and proven solutions, it thoroughly illuminates key areas of the Windows Runtime API, from networking to sensors and beyond. Drawing on his pioneering Windows 8/Windows RT development experience, three-time Microsoft MVP Jeremy Likness tackles specific problems with expert solutions presented in recipe style. Likness focuses on Microsoft's two most...

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Test-Driven Web Development with Python

Test-Driven Web Development with Python

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 27-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 20-MAR-2013

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By taking you through the development of a web application from beginning to end, this book demonstrates the practical advantages of test-driven development with Python. You’ll learn everything from the basics of database integration and the use of JavaScript to browser-automation tools like Selenium, and advanced topics such as NoSQL, Web Sockets, and async programming....

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Programming JavaScript Applications

Programming JavaScript Applications

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 11-MAY-2012

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Take your existing JavaScript skills to the next level and learn how to build complete web scale or enterprise applications that are easy to extend and maintain. By applying the design patterns outlined in this book, you’ll learn how to write flexible and resilient code that’s easier—not harder—to work with as your code base grows....