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Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software (Pragmatic Programmers)

By Michael T. Nygard

Whether it truly is in Java, .NET, or Ruby on Rails, getting your software able to send is just part the conflict. Did you layout your process to survivef a unexpected rush of holiday makers from Digg or Slashdot? Or an inflow of actual global clients from a hundred various international locations? Are you prepared for a global packed with flakey networks, tangled databases, and impatient users?

If you are a developer and do not are looking to be on demand 3AM for the remainder of your existence, this publication will help.

In Release It!, Michael T. Nygard indicates you ways to layout and architect your software for the cruel realities it is going to face. you will tips on how to layout your program for max uptime, functionality, and go back on investment.

Mike explains that many issues of platforms this day begin with the design.

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Understanding MEMS: Principles and Applications

The persisted development of MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical platforms) complexity, functionality, advertisement exploitation and marketplace dimension calls for an ever-expanding graduate inhabitants with cutting-edge expertise.

Understanding MEMS: rules and purposes provides a finished creation to this complicated and multidisciplinary expertise that's available to senior undergraduate and graduate scholars from quite a number engineering and actual sciences backgrounds.

Fully self-contained, this textbook is designed to assist scholars snatch the foremost rules and operation of MEMS units and to motivate complicated examine or a occupation during this field.

Moreover, with the expanding software parts, product different types and performance of MEMS, pros also will reap the benefits of this consolidated evaluation, resource of proper equations and huge recommendations to problems.

Key features:

  • Details the basics of MEMS, permitting readers to appreciate the fundamental governing equations and know the way they follow on the micron scale.
  • Strong pedagogical emphasis allowing scholars to appreciate the basics of MEMS devices.
  • Self-contained learn reduction that includes difficulties and solutions.
  • Book better half web site hosts Matlab and PSpice codes and viewgraphs.

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PC Professionell (June 2012)

Die workstation Professionell (im allgemeinen Sprachgebrauch auch PCpro genannt) warfare ein monatlich in München bei VNU enterprise courses Deutschland erscheinendes Computermagazin. Es wurde mit der Ausgabe 6/2007 vom neuen Eigentümer 3i eingestellt. Die Abonnements übernahm der WEKA-Verlag. Die Internetseiten wurden von NetMediaEurope fortgeführt, sind aber inzwischen in aufgegangen.

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Global Metaphors: Modernity and the Quest For One World

By Jo-Anne Pemberton

The arrival of the 20th century observed a major boost in medical know-how. via the inter-war interval of the Nineteen Twenties and early Nineteen Thirties autos, planes and radios have been part of daily life, and technology turned a favored cult for a brand new age. religion in technological know-how surged amidst an environment of highbrow and social quandary. Jo-Anne Pemberton appears intimately on the rhetoric utilized by the political periods of the time that propagated a imaginative and prescient of a brand new worldwide team spirit, and divulges the best way those self same metaphors and imagery are used at the present time within the rhetoric of globalization. Then, as now, the assumption of 'one international' used to be challenged by means of notions of manyness and multiplicity. Drawing parallels among then and now, worldwide Metaphors unearths how a lot of the allure of globalization rhetoric is determined by shimmering technological fantasies in regards to the destiny. this day this additionally comprises pictures of our surroundings that are used to augment the assumption of an interconnected international. whereas this seductive imagery is impelled at one point by way of the romance of clinical invention, Pemberton finds the way it's also used to cement specific political, financial and cultural pursuits as common items. Arguing that our present debate approximately globalization is in influence a re-run of an analogous debate from the inter-war interval, she explores why globalist pondering profits forex at specific moments in historical past, and appears past this to the pursuits, values and cultural biases it belies. The publication explores many similarities among early 20th century discussions of modernity and overdue 20th century debates approximately postmodernity.

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Adventures in 3D Printing: Limitless Possibilities and Profit Using 3D Printers

By Christopher D. Winnan

Following the good fortune of "3D Printing – the following know-how Goldrush", this new ebook, "Adventures in 3D Printing" is packed complete from disguise to hide with thoroughly new content material on an issue that's constructing at a really fast fee indeed.

part one focuses particularly at the practicalities of turning a 3D printer right into a money-making desktop and is full of guidance and methods which have been realized the demanding means. part discusses a big variety of similar advancements that might be fascinating to anyone with a fascination for 3D printing and its similar industries. The objective of the ebook is to encourage readers in order that they are "overflowing with new product principles, and able to pass and begin printing creative gadgets instantaneously. "The result's a simple to learn research of mind's eye, invention, and funding, all key components in an that's essentially destined for excellent advances within the very close to destiny.

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Grep Pocket Reference

By John Bambenek, Agnieszka Klus

grep Pocket Reference is the 1st advisor dedicated to grep, the robust Unix content-location software. this useful ebook is perfect for procedure directors, defense execs, builders, and others who are looking to research extra approximately grep and take new ways with it -- for every thing from mail filtering and method log administration to malware research. With grep Pocket Reference, you are going to:
* research equipment for filtering huge records for particular content
* gather info no longer incorporated within the present grep documentation
* Get numerous methods for utilizing versions equivalent to egrep
* continue key information regarding grep correct at your fingertips

locate the solutions you would like approximately grep quick and simply. If you're accustomed to this software, grep Pocket Reference may also help you refresh your uncomplicated wisdom, comprehend infrequent events, and paintings extra successfully. If you're new to grep, this publication is tips on how to get started.

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Kinetic Simulations of Ion Transport in Fusion Devices (Springer Theses)

This thesis bargains with the matter of ion confinement in thermonuclear fusion units. it's a subject of normal curiosity, because it is helping to appreciate through numerical simulations the ion confinement houses in advanced geometries, to be able to are expecting their habit and maximize the functionality of destiny fusion reactors. the most paintings performed during this thesis is the advance and exploitation of an current simulation code known as ISDEP.  This code solves the so-called ion collisional delivery in arbitrary plasma geometry, enhancing during this experience different latest codes. also, it provides amazing portability and scalability in disbursed computing architectures, resembling Grid or Volunteer Computing.
The major actual effects might be divided into blocks. First, the learn of 3D ion shipping in ITER is gifted. ITER is the biggest fusion reactor (under development) and many of the simulations to date imagine the axis-symmetry of the machine. regrettably, this symmetry is simply an approximation a result of discrete variety of magnetic coils used. ISDEP has proven, utilizing an easy version of the 3D magnetic box, how the ion confinement is plagued by this symmetry breaking.
Secondly, ISDEP has been utilized effectively to the learn of quick ion dynamics in fusion plasmas. the short ions, with energies a lot better than the thermal strength, are a fabricated from the device’s heating method. hence, a numerical predictive device can be utilized to enhance the heating potency. ISDEP has been mixed with the FAFNER2 code to check such ions in stellarator (TJ-II, LHD) and tokamak (ITER) geometries. It has additionally been tested by means of experimental effects. particularly, comparisons with the CNPA diagnostic within the TJ-II stellarator are remarkable.

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Oculus Rift in Action

By Bradley Austin Davis, Karen Bryla


Oculus Rift in Action introduces the strong Oculus Rift headset and teaches you the way to combine its many positive aspects into 3D video games and different digital fact stories. you are going to commence by way of realizing the functions of the Rift undefined. Then you are going to stick with fascinating and instantly-relevant examples that stroll you thru programming genuine functions utilizing the Oculus SDK. Examples are supplied for either utilizing the Oculus C API without delay and for utilizing harmony, a favored improvement and 3D portraits engine, with the Oculus solidarity integration package.

Purchase of the print e-book incorporates a unfastened booklet in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

About the Book

Virtual truth has lengthy been the area of researchers and builders with entry to really good and proprietary instruments. With the looks of the Oculus Rift VR headset, the sport has replaced. utilizing regular programming instruments and the intuitive Oculus SDKs, you could convey strong immersive video games, simulations, and different digital reports that at last nail the sensation of being in the course of the action.

Oculus Rift in Action teaches you ways to create 3D video games and different digital truth stories for the Oculus Rift. you will discover the Rift via examples of genuine functions utilizing the Oculus SDK and either the Oculus C API and the team spirit 3D photos engine. alongside the way in which, you will get functional tips on tips to use the Rift's sensors to provide fluid VR experiences.

Experience with C++, C#, or one other OO language is assumed.

What's Inside

  • Creating immersive VR
  • Integrating the Rift with the harmony 3D SDK
  • Implementing the math of 3D
  • Avoiding motion-sickness triggers

About the Authors

Brad Davis is an energetic VR developer who keeps a very good set of instance Rift purposes on Github. Karen Bryla is a contract developer and author. Alex Benton is a lecturer in 3D images on the college of Cambridge and a software program engineer at Google.

Table of Contents

  1. Meet the Oculus Rift
  2. PART 2 utilizing THE OCULUS C API
  3. Creating your first Rift interactions
  4. Pulling information out of the Rift: operating with the pinnacle tracker
  5. Sending output to the Rift: operating with the display
  6. Putting all of it jointly: integrating head monitoring and 3D rendering
  7. Performance and quality
  8. PART three utilizing UNITY
  9. Unity: growing functions that run at the Rift
  10. Unity: tailoring your software for the Rift
  11. PART four THE VR consumer EXPERIENCE
  12. UI layout for VR
  13. Reducing movement illness and discomfort
  14. PART five complex RIFT INTEGRATIONS

  15. Using the Rift with Java and Python
  16. Case research: a VR shader editor
  17. Augmenting digital reality

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Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren't the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room

By David Weinberger

We used to grasp tips on how to recognize. We acquired our solutions from books or specialists. We’d nail down the proof and movement on. yet within the net age, wisdom has moved onto networks. There’s extra wisdom than ever, in fact, yet it’s diversified. themes haven't any barriers, and no-one is of the same opinion on anything.
but this is often the best time in historical past to be a data seeker . . . for those who understand how. In Too substantial to Know, net thinker David Weinberger exhibits how enterprise, technological know-how, schooling, and the govt. are studying to take advantage of networked wisdom to appreciate greater than ever and to make smarter judgements than they can after they needed to depend upon mere books and experts.
This groundbreaking publication shakes the principles of our inspiration of knowledge—from the position of proof to the price of books and the authority of experts—providing a compelling imaginative and prescient of the way forward for wisdom in a attached international.

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