iOS Game Development Cookbook: Simple Solutions for Game Development Problems

By Paris Buttfield-Addison, Jonathon Manning

Are looking to construct video games with iOS applied sciences? This cookbook offers particular recipes for quite a lot of universal iOS game-development matters, starting from 2nd and 3D math to video game middle integration, and OpenGL to functionality. If you’re conversant in iOS and Objective-C, this can be the problem-solving consultant you want.

Rather than specialize in particular online game engines for iOS, comparable to Cocos2D or the Corona SDK, the recipes during this cookbook strictly take care of baked-in iOS applied sciences. You’ll examine strategies for every little thing from tile-matching video games to racing, with operating code that you should use correct away.

* Lay out the constitution of your game
* construct and customise menus with UIKit
* notice and reply to consumer input
* Use complex concepts to play sound results and music
* paintings with facts, utilizing iOS units and the cloud
* Create second snap shots with SpriteKit
* upload physics simulation in your game
* study commencing to complicated 3D graphics
* Create demanding situations with man made intelligence
* Use networking so as to add multiplayer capabilities
* paintings with video game controllers and a number of screens

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PHP Programming with MySQL: The Web Technologies Series

By Don Gosselin

This ebook covers the fundamentals of personal home page and MySQL in addition to introductions to complex subject matters together with object-oriented programming and the way to construct sites that comprise authentication and defense. once you whole this direction, it is possible for you to to exploit personal home page and MySQL to construct expert caliber, database-driven websites.

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C++ Primer (5th Edition)

By Stanley B. Lippman

Bestselling Programming educational and Reference thoroughly Rewritten for the recent C++11 Standard


Fully up to date and recast for the newly published C++11 average, this authoritative and finished creation to C++ may help you to profit the language speedy, and to take advantage of it in smooth, powerful methods. Highlighting today’s top practices, the authors exhibit tips to use either the center language and its ordinary library to write down effective, readable, and robust code.


C++ Primer, 5th variation, introduces the C++ average library from the outset, drawing on its universal capabilities and amenities that can assist you write worthy courses with out first having to grasp each language aspect. The book’s many examples were revised to exploit the recent language positive aspects and display how one can make the easiest use of them. This ebook is a confirmed educational for these new to C++, an authoritative dialogue of center C++ recommendations and strategies, and a necessary source for knowledgeable programmers, particularly these wanting to see C++11 improvements illuminated.


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  • Learn how one can use the recent C++11 language good points and the normal library to construct strong courses speedy, and get ok with high-level programming
  • Learn via examples that remove darkness from today’s top coding types and application layout concepts
  • Understand the “rationale in the back of the rules”: why C++11 works because it does
  • Use the broad crossreferences that can assist you attach comparable ideas and insights
  • Benefit from updated studying aids and routines that emphasize key issues, assist you to prevent pitfalls, advertise strong practices, and toughen what you’ve learned


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C++ Primer, 5th Edition, positive aspects an better, layflat binding, which permits the booklet to stick open extra simply while put on a flat floor. This distinct binding method—notable by way of a small area contained in the spine—also raises sturdiness.


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Mastering Perl

By brian d foy

Take the next move towards Perl mastery with complex techniques that make coding more straightforward, upkeep easier, and execution quicker. Mastering Perl is not a suite of smart tips, yet a fashion of pondering Perl programming for fixing debugging, configuration, and lots of different real-world difficulties you’ll come across as a operating programmer.

The 3rd in O’Reilly’s sequence of landmark Perl tutorials (after Learning Perl and Intermediate Perl), this absolutely upated variation pulls every little thing jointly and is helping you bend Perl on your will.

  • Explore complex general expressions features
  • Avoid universal difficulties whilst writing safe programs
  • Profile and benchmark Perl courses to work out the place they wish work
  • Wrangle Perl code to make it extra presentable and readable
  • Understand how Perl retains tune of package deal variables
  • Define subroutines at the fly
  • Jury-rig modules to mend code with out modifying the unique source
  • Use bit operations and bit vectors to shop huge info efficiently
  • Learn the best way to notice blunders that Perl doesn’t report
  • Dive into logging, facts endurance, and the magic of tied variables

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Linear Programming: Foundations and Extensions (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science)

By Robert J Vanderbei

This 3rd variation introduces the newest concept and purposes in optimization. It emphasizes restricted optimization, starting with linear programming after which continuing to convex research, community flows, integer programming, quadratic programming, and convex optimization. You’ll find a host of functional company purposes in addition to non-business functions. With its specialize in fixing functional difficulties, the e-book beneficial properties unfastened C courses to enforce the main algorithms coated. The book’s accompanying web site comprises the C courses, JAVA instruments, and new on-line tutorial instruments and exercises.

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Pro iOS and Android Apps for Business: with jQuery Mobile, node.js, and MongoDB

With Pro iOS and Android Apps for Business, you could take your internet improvement event and follow it towards making a full-featured enterprise app, from soup to nuts.  Frank Zammetti indicates you ways to create a consumer app utilizing jQuery cellular wrapped in PhoneGap, and the way to create a node.js-based server that makes use of MongoDB as its facts shop.

You by no means need to care for studying Objective-C, Java or the other difficult-to-learn language.  as an alternative, you could construct in your present HTML5, JavaScript and CSS event to quick and successfully construct any app your enterprise needs.  you could practice this information to iOS and Android apps in addition to different cellular structures because the applied sciences used help latest cellular systems as well.

you are going to learn:

  • How to layout a full-featured app, together with necessities like offline entry
  • How to construct the client-side of the app utilizing jQuery cellular, together with including stub code for calling the node.js server
  • How to create an easy server with node.js and have interaction with it utilizing leisure
  • How to exploit MongoDB with node.js for information garage
  • How to exploit PhoneGap to prepared your app for cellular deployment
  • How to check and debug your app on iOS and Android

Pro iOS and Android Apps for Business is for knowledgeable internet builders who have to wake up to hurry speedy in development iOS and Android apps for business.  Are you prepared to affix the cellular revolution utilizing an analogous applied sciences you already use to construct nice net applications?  if this is the case, this can be the publication for you!

What you’ll learn

  • How to layout a full-featured app, together with standards like offline entry
  • How to construct the client-side of the app utilizing jQuery cellular, together with including stub code for calling the node.js server
  • How to create an easy server with node.js and have interaction with it utilizing relaxation
  • How to take advantage of MongoDB with node.js for info garage
  • How to exploit PhoneGap to prepared your app for cellular deployment
  • How to check and debug your app on iOS and Android

Who this booklet is for

Experienced net devs who have to wake up to hurry quick in construction iOS and Android apps for enterprise. HTML/CSS/JavaScript event hugely steered.

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C# 6.0 in a Nutshell: The Definitive Reference

When you could have questions about C# 6.0 or the .NET CLR and its center Framework assemblies, this bestselling advisor has the solutions you wish. C# has turn into a language of surprising flexibility and breadth seeing that its most excellent in 2000, yet this continuous development ability there’s nonetheless even more to learn.

Organized round thoughts and use instances, this completely up-to-date 6th version offers intermediate and complex programmers with a concise map of C# and .NET wisdom. Dive in and detect why this Nutshell advisor is taken into account the definitive reference on C#.

  • Get on top of things with all facets of the C# language, from the fundamentals of syntax and variables, to complicated subject matters reminiscent of guidelines and operator overloading
  • Dig deep into LINQ through 3 chapters devoted to the topic
  • Learn approximately dynamic, asynchronous, and parallel programming
  • Work with .NET positive aspects, together with XML, networking, serialization, mirrored image, protection, software domain names, and code contracts
  • Explore the hot C# 6.0 compiler-as-a-service, Roslyn

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Advanced Qt Programming: Creating Great Software with C++ and Qt 4 (Prentice Hall Open Source Software Development)

By Mark Summerfield

This ebook is aimed toward latest C++/Qt programmers and offers principles and strategies which are too complex or really expert (although now not inevitably difficult), for a primary publication on Qt.

Qt has now grown to over seven hundred periods and good over one million phrases of documentation, some distance an excessive amount of to hide in one quantity. So rather than masking every little thing very thinly, the ebook makes a speciality of key parts of Qt know-how and attempts to supply extra accomplished insurance than is offered elsewhere.

The ebook is totally sensible in emphasis, with each method illustrated through operating code. The examples convey Qt top practices, and feature been verified on Linux, Mac OS X, and home windows, utilizing Qt 4.6 and the place attainable (e.g., utilizing #if QT_VERSION), Qt 4.5. (The examples and a pattern bankruptcy could be downloaded from the book's online page. Amazon do not permit URLs so google for "qtrac" to discover it.)

The book's major subject matters are hybrid desktop/Internet purposes, threading, wealthy textual content dealing with, Qt's graphics/view structure, and Qt's model/view structure (to which 4 chapters are devoted), even supposing many different issues are lined. in addition to every one chapter's major topic, plenty of different periods, equipment, and methods are used anyplace they make feel, to teach as many Qt good points as attainable. So even the main skilled Qt programmer should still realize elements of Qt they were not conscious of, realize new suggestions, and be encouraged with new rules.

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The Art of SQL

For the entire buzz approximately fashionable IT recommendations, info processing continues to be on the center of our structures, specially now that businesses world wide are faced with exploding volumes of information. Database functionality has turn into an incredible headache, and so much IT departments think that builders may still supply easy SQL code to resolve instant difficulties and permit DBAs song any "bad SQL" later.

In The paintings of SQL, writer and SQL specialist Stephane Faroult argues that this "safe procedure" in simple terms results in catastrophe. His insightful booklet, named after artwork of battle through solar Tzu, contends that writing speedy inefficient code is sweeping the airborne dirt and dust lower than the rug. SQL code might run for five to ten years, surviving a number of significant releases of the database administration method and on numerous generations of undefined. The code needs to be quick and sound from the beginning, and that calls for an organization figuring out of SQL and relational theory.

The paintings of SQL deals most sensible practices that educate skilled SQL clients to target procedure instead of specifics. Faroult's procedure takes a web page from solar Tzu's vintage treatise by means of viewing database layout as an army crusade. you would like wisdom, talents, and skill. expertise cannot be taught, yet each strategist from solar Tzu to modern day generals believed that it may be nurtured during the event of others. They handed on their event received within the box via easy rules that served as guiding stars amid the sound and fury of conflict. this is often what Faroult does with SQL.

Like a profitable conflict plan, stable architectural offerings are in line with contingencies. What if the amount of this or that desk raises suddenly? What if, following a merger, the variety of clients doubles? What so that you can continue numerous years of information on-line? Faroult's manner of taking a look at SQL functionality can be unconventional and specific, yet he is lethal occupied with writing stable SQL and utilizing SQL good. The paintings of SQL isn't really a cookbook, directory difficulties and giving recipes. the purpose is to get you-and your manager-to elevate stable questions.

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Structured Parallel Programming: Patterns for Efficient Computation

By James Reinders

Programming is now parallel programming. a lot as based programming revolutionized conventional serial programming a long time in the past, a brand new form of based programming, in accordance with styles, is appropriate to parallel programming at the present time. Parallel computing specialists and insiders Michael McCool, Arch Robison, and James Reinders describe the right way to layout and enforce maintainable and effective parallel algorithms utilizing a pattern-based strategy. They current either idea and perform, and provides distinctive concrete examples utilizing a number of programming versions. Examples are basically given utilizing of the preferred and leading edge programming types for parallel programming: Threading development Blocks, and Cilk Plus. those architecture-independent types allow effortless integration into current functions, shield investments in latest code, and pace the improvement of parallel purposes. Examples from sensible contexts illustrate styles and topics in parallel set of rules layout which are greatly appropriate despite implementation technology.

  • The patterns-based process bargains constitution and perception that builders can practice to various parallel programming models
  • Develops a composable, established, scalable, and machine-independent method of parallel computing
  • Includes special examples in either Cilk Plus and the newest Threading development Blocks, which aid a large choice of computers

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