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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, Protoyping, and Development: From Concept to Playable Game - with Unity and C#

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

By: Jeremy Gibson

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 23-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: 15-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....

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Windows® Phone 7.5 Unleashed

Windows® Phone 7.5 Unleashed

By: Daniel Vaughan

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 05-APR-2012

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Full Color: Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio Windows Phone 7.5 Unleashed is the first comprehensive, start-to-finish developer’s guide to Microsoft’s brand-new Windows Phone 7.5. Written by Microsoft MVP and leading WPF/Silverlight innovator Daniel Vaughan, this full-color guide covers everything developers need to rapidly build highly competitive Windows Phone 7.5 mobile apps. Vaughan teaches through complete sample apps that illuminate each key concept with fully explained code and real-world context. He presents...

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Next Generation SOA: A Real-World Guide to Modern Service-Oriented Computing

Next Generation SOA: A Real-World Guide to Modern Service-Oriented Computing

By: Thomas Erl; Clemens Utschig-Utschig; Bertold Maier; Hajo Normann; Bernd Trops; Torsten Winterberg; Pethuru Raj Cheliah

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 19-OCT-2011

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. With accelerating adoption amongst organizations of all types and sizes, SOA is increasingly becoming the mainstream paradigm for enterprise IT architecture and software development. SOA offers immense potential to increase ROI, enhance organizational agility, and reduce IT burdens, but many organizations have not yet achieved the benefits it promises. Fortunately, with SOA's growth, best practices and use cases for successful implementation are now emerging. This book captures the most valuable of these - and presents them simply,...

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More Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

More Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 08-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 22-JUL-2011

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. There's a fast growing audience of Mac OS X developers who are getting comfortable with Apple's Cocoa framework and now want to take their skills to the next level. Many of them began with Aaron Hillegass's classic book, Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X. Now, in More Cocoa Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, Hillegass and colleague Juan Pablo Claude show experienced Cocoa developers how to build Cocoa applications that work better and do more than ever before. Starting from a basic sample application, you will walk through adding powerful...

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MongoDB for Web Development

MongoDB for Web Development

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2015

Insert Date: 20-JUL-2010

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This book takes you through the simple steps of setup and usage of MongoDB, all the way through to detailed theory behind the core of the database platform. Web developers usually stick to MySQL as it is ubiquitous and simple - however modern development has requirements that exceed the simplicity and utility of a relational database engine; and this leaves most developers in a world of uncertainty when they investigate alternative platforms. The only way to really take advantage of these modern document databases is to completely rethink the way you model your data. This is especially...

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iOS Sensor Programming

iOS Sensor Programming

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2010

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Use iPhone's onboard sensors to build cutting-edge location-based and augmented reality apps. With this book, you'll learn how to combine input from the three-axis accelerometer, GPS, digital compass, and camera--as well as Arduino--with outside data sets to create apps that interact with the physical world. It's ideal for experienced iPhone programmers, game programmers, augmented reality programmers, and geo hackers....

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The Ruby Way: Solutions and Techniques in Ruby Programming, Third Edition

The Ruby Way: Solutions and Techniques in Ruby Programming, Third Edition

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 22-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 20-MAY-2010

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Ruby is an agile object-oriented language, borrowing some of the best features from LISP, Smalltalk, Perl, CLU, and other languages. Its popularity has grown tremendously in the five years since the first edition of this book. The Ruby Way takes a “how-to” approach to Ruby programming with the bulk of the material consisting of more than 400 examples arranged by topic. Each example answers the question “How do I do this in Ruby?” Working along with the author, you are presented with the task description and a discussion of the technical...

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How can today's web services be brought together in a coherent, manageable whole? How can they be integrated, monitored, and secured? To solve these problems, IT architects are turning to the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB). ESB promises to simplify web services integration and promote flexible reuse, making it possible to dynamically connect, mediate, and control web services. IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, BEA, Red Hat, and Sun have all jumped on the ESB bandwagon. However, there's extensive confusion about ESB: definitions and solutions vary widely, and best practices have only recently emerged....