Pro Android C++ with the NDK

By Onur Cinar

Android is among the significant avid gamers within the cellphone industry. Android is a cellular platform that's outfitted at the most sensible of Linux working process. The native-code aid on Android bargains unending possibilities to software builders, now not constrained the performance that's supplied by way of Android framework. Pro Android C++ with the NDK is a sophisticated instructional reference for state-of-the-art extra refined app builders now porting, constructing or using C++ and different local code to integrate into the Android platform to run refined local apps and higher appearing apps generally. utilizing a online game app case examine, this booklet explores instruments for troubleshooting, debugging, examining reminiscence concerns, unit checking out, unit attempt code insurance, functionality size, on local functions, in addition to integrating  the Android NDK toolchain into present Autoconf, Makefile, CMake, or JAM established construct structures. Pro Android C++ with the NDK also covers the subsequent:


  • The Android platform, and getting on top of things with the Android NDK, and exploring the APIs which are supplied in local area.
  • An evaluate of Java local Interface (JNI), and auto-generating JNI code via Simplified Wrapper and Interface Generator (SWIG).
  • An advent to Bionic API, local networking. local multithreading, and the C++ ordinary Template Library (STL) aid.
  • Native pictures and sound utilizing JNI pics, OpenGL ES, and OpenSL ES.
  • Debugging and troubleshooting local functions utilizing Logging, GNU Debugger (GDB), Eclipse Debugger, Valgrind, strace, and different instruments.
  • Profiling local code utilizing GProf to spot functionality bottlenecks, and NEON/SIMD optimization from a complicated viewpoint, with tips and suggestions.

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Programming Clojure

By Stuart Halloway, Aaron Bedra

If you need to stay alongside of the numerous alterations during this vital language, you would like the second one variation of Programming Clojure. Stu and Aaron describe the transformations to the numerics method in Clojure 1.3, clarify new Clojure recommendations reminiscent of Protocols and Datatypes, and educate you ways to imagine in Clojure.

Programming Clojure, 2d Edition is an important replace to the vintage publication at the Clojure language. you will get thorough assurance of the entire new beneficial properties of Clojure 1.3, and luxuriate in reorganized and rewritten chapters that mirror the importance of latest Clojure recommendations. Many code examples were rewritten or changed, and each web page has been reevaluated within the mild of Clojure 1.3.

As Aaron and Stu help you construct an program from scratch, you will get a wealthy view right into a whole Clojure workflow. and you will get a useful schooling in considering in Clojure as you're employed out strategies to many of the components of a problem.

Clojure is turning into the language of selection for individuals who are relocating to sensible programming or facing the demanding situations of concurrency. Clojure offers:

The simplicity of an elegantly designed language

the facility of Lisp

The virtues of concurrency and practical style

The succeed in of the JVM

the rate of hand-written Java code

It's the combo of those beneficial properties that makes Clojure sparkle. Programming Clojure, 2d Edition indicates you the way to imagine in Clojure, and to exploit those mixed strengths to construct strong courses quickly.

What You Need:

Oracle JDK 6

A textual content editor

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OpenGL Programming Guide: The Official Guide to Learning OpenGL, Version 2, 5th Edition

OpenGL is a strong software program interface used to provide high quality, computer-generated photographs and interactive purposes utilizing second and 3D gadgets, bitmaps, and colour photographs. The OpenGLA (R) Programming consultant, 5th variation, offers definitive and entire info on OpenGL and the OpenGL software Library. the former variation coated OpenGL via model 1.4. This 5th version of the best-selling "red e-book" describes the most recent positive aspects of OpenGL types 1.5 and 2.0, together with the creation of the OpenGL Shading Language. you can find transparent reasons of OpenGL performance and plenty of uncomplicated special effects concepts, similar to construction and rendering 3D types; interactively viewing gadgets from diversified point of view issues; and utilizing shading, lights, and texturing results for higher realism. additionally, this publication offers in-depth assurance of complicated strategies, together with texture mapping, antialiasing, fog and atmospheric results, NURBS, snapshot processing, and extra. The textual content additionally explores different key subject matters corresponding to improving functionality, OpenGL extensions, and cross-platform techniques.This 5th variation has been generally up to date to incorporate the most recent good points of OpenGL types 1. five and 2.0, together with: *Storage of vertex arrays in buffer gadgets for swifter rendering *Occlusion queries for course-grain visibility trying out *Non-power-of-two dimensioned texture maps *Point sprites *Separate stencil operations for RGB and alpha *Rendering to a number of colour buffers utilizing GLSL most significantly, this variation discusses the OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL) and explains the mechanics of utilizing this new language to create advanced snap shots results and strengthen the computational strength of OpenGL.

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Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science)

By Sarnath Ramnath

Object-oriented research and layout (OOAD) has through the years, turn into an unlimited box, encompassing such varied issues as layout strategy and ideas, documentation instruments, refactoring, and layout and architectural styles. for many scholars the educational event is incomplete with out implementation. This new textbook offers a finished advent to OOAD. The salient issues of its insurance are: a legitimate footing on object-oriented techniques akin to sessions, gadgets, interfaces, inheritance, polymorphism, dynamic linking, and so on. a great advent to the level of necessities research. Use of UML to rfile person necessities and layout. an intensive remedy of the layout approach. assurance of implementation concerns. acceptable use of layout and architectural styles. advent to the artwork and craft of refactoring. tips to assets that additional the reader's wisdom. the entire major case-studies used for this e-book were carried out by means of the authors utilizing Java. The textual content is liberally peppered with snippets of code, that are brief and reasonably self-explanatory and simple to learn. Familiarity with a Java-like syntax and a large knowing of the constitution of Java will be beneficial in utilizing the e-book to its complete strength.

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Oracle Business Intelligence 11g R1 Cookbook

Here's a chance to benefit the entire key components of the OBIEE 11g suite by means of doing projects instead of simply analyzing. filled with useful recipes, it empowers you to create advanced analytical stories with minimal effort.


  • Improve the productiveness of industrial intelligence option to fulfill company requisites with real-life scenarios
  • Practical advisor at the implementation of OBIEE 11g from A to Z together with top practices
  • Full of invaluable directions that may be simply tailored to construct larger company intelligence solutions

In Detail

Extracting significant and worthwhile company info from transactional databases is important for any association. OBIEE 11g is a reporting device that satisfies all of the enterprise necessities relating to advanced reporting. It comprises a robust back-end engine with a repository and a hugely customizable graphical internet interface.

Oracle enterprise Intelligence 11g R1 Cookbook presents the entire key strategies of the product together with the structure of the BI Server. This functional consultant exhibits every step of making analytical experiences ranging from construction a well-designed repository. you are going to easy methods to create analytical stories that might aid diversified enterprise perspectives.

This useful advisor covers easy methods to enforce OBIEE 11g suite so as to allow BI builders to create subtle net established reviews. All of projects should be coated step-by-step in detail.

You will discover the structure of the Oracle enterprise Intelligence Server and find out how to construct the repository (RPD). we are going to additionally speak about tips on how to enforce the enterprise ideas within the repository with real-life scenarios.

Best practices of a winning BI implementation are esssential for any BI developer so that they also are lined in depth.If you're making plans to enforce OBIEE 11g suite, this step by step advisor is a must-have resource.All the most important initiatives are outlined intimately and supported with diagrams and screenshots.

What you are going to examine from this book

  • Understand the structure of the Oracle BI Server
  • Explore the 3 layers of the repository and find out how to enforce complicated enterprise rules
  • Build a safe, well-designed repository for the BI Server
  • Work with multidimensional assets to enhance the functionality of the analyses
  • Create the straightforward analyses and use complicated gains of the analyses
  • Measure the productiveness by way of enforcing Key functionality Indicators
  • Customize dashboards to help your enterprise requirements
  • Build a BI resolution in response to the simplest practices


Providing basic suggestions, precious thoughts and top practices to make sure that your online business is clever because it can most likely be, this e-book is a needs to purchase for a person that works with Oracle BI

Who this e-book is written for

If you're a enterprise analyst, BI administrator or developer operating with Oracle enterprise Intelligence 11g R1 then this booklet is strictly what you've been searching for. fingers on sensible examples, actual global strategies and most sensible practices make this booklet a necessary advisor for Oracle BI. transparent an area in your table as you will not wish this useful connection with be too some distance away.

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C++ Quick Syntax Reference

By Mikael Olsson

The C++ speedy Syntax Reference is a condensed code and syntax connection with the C++ programming language. It provides the basic C++ syntax in a well-organized structure that may be used as a convenient reference.

You won’t locate any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out background classes, or witty tales during this ebook. What you will discover is a language reference that's concise, to the purpose and hugely accessible.  The booklet is choked with necessary info and is a must have for any C++ programmer.

In the C++ quickly Syntax Reference, you are going to find:

  • A concise connection with the C++ language syntax.
  • Short, basic, and concentrated code examples.
  • A good laid out desk of contents and a finished index permitting effortless evaluation.

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The Swift Programming Language

By Apple Computer Inc.

This can be the legit consultant and reference for Apple's new fast programming language, intended instead for the Objective-C programming language.

This ebook is freely to be had yet calls for iTunes or iBooks with a purpose to obtain. I'm importing this for someone who desires easy access to the ebook to be used on different analyzing devices.

Swift is a brand new programming language for developing iOS and OS X apps. speedy builds at the better of C and Objective-C, with out the restrictions of C compatibility. fast adopts secure programming styles and provides sleek beneficial properties to make programming more uncomplicated, extra versatile, and extra enjoyable. Swift’s fresh slate, sponsored by means of the mature and much-loved Cocoa and Cocoa contact frameworks, is a chance to reimagine how software program improvement works.

This booklet provides:
- A journey of the language.
- an in depth advisor delving into each one language feature.
- a proper reference for the language.

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Scala in Action

By Nilanjan Raychaudhuri


Scala in Action is a complete educational that introduces Scala via transparent reasons and various hands-on examples. simply because Scala is a wealthy and deep language, it may be formidable to take in all of the new thoughts right now. This e-book takes a "how-to" strategy, explaining language suggestions as you discover general programming demanding situations that you just face on your daily work.

About the Technology

Scala runs at the JVM and combines object-orientation with sensible programming. It's designed to provide succinct, type-safe code, that is an important for company functions. Scala implements Actor-based concurrency throughout the impressive Akka framework, so that you can stay away from Java's messy threading whereas interacting seamlessly with Java.

About this Book

Scala in Action is a finished educational that introduces the language via transparent reasons and various hands-on examples. It takes a "how to" technique, explaining language strategies as you discover regularly occurring programming projects. You'll take on concurrent programming in Akka, learn how to paintings with Scala and Spring, and how to construct DSLs and different productiveness instruments. You'll research either the language and the way to take advantage of it.

Experience with Java is useful yet now not required. Ruby and Python programmers also will locate this booklet accessible.

What's Inside
• A Scala tutorial
• how one can use Java and Scala open resource libraries
• tips on how to use SBT
• Test-driven development
• Debugging
• up to date for Scala 2.10

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

About the Author

Nilanjan Raychaudhuri is a talented developer, speaker, and an avid polyglot programmer who works with Scala on creation systems.

Table of Contents
<ol><h5>PART 1 SCALA: THE BASICS</h5> • Why Scala?
• Getting started

• OOP in Scala

• enjoying practical info structures

• useful programming
<h5>PART 2 operating WITH SCALA</h5> • construction net functions in practical style

• Connecting to a database

• development scalable and extensible components

• Concurrency programming in Scala

• development self belief with testing
<h5>PART three complicated STEPS</h5> • Interoperability among Scala and Java
• Scalable and allotted purposes utilizing Akka

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Seven Databases in Seven Weeks: A Guide to Modern Databases and the NoSQL Movement

By Eric Redmond, Jim R. Wilson

Data is getting higher and extra advanced through the day, and so are the alternatives in dealing with that info. As a contemporary program developer you must comprehend the rising box of knowledge administration, either RDBMS and NoSQL. Seven Databases in Seven Weeks takes you on a journey of a few of the most well liked open resource databases this day. within the culture of Bruce A. Tate's Seven Languages in Seven Weeks, this e-book is going past your uncomplicated instructional to discover the basic suggestions on the middle every one technology.

Redis, Neo4J, CouchDB, MongoDB, HBase, Riak and Postgres. With each one database, you'll take on a real-world information challenge that highlights the recommendations and contours that make it shine. You'll discover the 5 information versions hired via those databases-relational, key/value, columnar, record and graph-and which types of difficulties are most suitable to each.

You'll find out how MongoDB and CouchDB are strikingly assorted, and become aware of the Dynamo background on the center of Riak. Make your purposes quicker with Redis and extra attached with Neo4J. Use MapReduce to resolve substantial info difficulties. construct clusters of servers utilizing scalable companies like Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

observe the CAP theorem and its implications to your allotted info. comprehend the tradeoffs among consistency and availability, and for those who can use them on your virtue. Use a number of databases in live performance to create a platform that's greater than the sum of its elements, or locate one who meets all of your wishes at once.

Seven Databases in Seven Weeks will take you on a deep dive into all of the databases, their strengths and weaknesses, and the way to settle on those that suit your needs.

What You Need:

To get the main of of this ebook you'll need to stick with alongside, and that suggests you'll desire a *nix shell (Mac OSX or Linux most well-liked, home windows clients will want Cygwin), and Java 6 (or higher) and Ruby 1.8.7 (or greater). every one bankruptcy will checklist the downloads required for that database.

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Cocoa in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference (In a Nutshell (O'Reilly))

By Michael Beam, James Duncan Davidson

Cocoa® is greater than only a number of sessions, and is definitely greater than an easy framework. Cocoa is a whole API set, category library, framework, and improvement atmosphere for construction functions and instruments to run on Mac OS® X. With over 240 sessions, Cocoa is split into crucial frameworks: origin and alertness package. primarily else, Cocoa is a toolkit for developing Mac OS X software interfaces, and it offers entry to the entire usual Aqua® interface elements equivalent to menus, toolbars, home windows, buttons, to call a few.

Cocoa in a Nutshell starts off with an entire evaluation of Cocoa's item sessions. It presents builders who should be skilled with different program toolkits the grounding they will have to commence constructing Cocoa purposes. universal programming projects are defined, and lots of chapters concentrate on the bigger styles within the frameworks so builders can comprehend the bigger relationships among the periods in Cocoa, that's necessary to utilizing the framework effectively.

Cocoa in a Nutshell is split into elements, with the 1st half offering a sequence of evaluate chapters that describe particular positive aspects of the Cocoa frameworks. info you will discover partly I includes:

  • An evaluate of the Objective-C language
  • Coverage of the root and alertness package frameworks
  • Overviews of Cocoa's drawing and textual content dealing with classes
  • Network prone equivalent to hosts, Rendezvous URL prone, sockets, and dossier handling
  • Distributed notifications and disbursed items for interapplication communication
  • Extending Cocoa functions with different frameworks, together with the AddressBook, DiscRecording, and Messaging frameworks

The moment 1/2 the booklet is an in depth fast connection with Cocoa's beginning and alertness equipment (AppKit) periods. A supplement to Apple's documentation, Cocoa in a Nutshell is the one connection with the periods, capabilities, forms, constants, protocols, and techniques that make up Cocoa's starting place and alertness equipment frameworks, in response to the Jaguar unencumber (Mac OS X 10.2).

Peer-reviewed and licensed via Apple's engineers to join the Apple Developer Connection (ADC) sequence, Cocoa in a Nutshell is the publication builders will wish shut handy as they paintings. it is the machine fast reference they could continue through their facet to seem whatever up quick with out leaving their work.

Cocoa in a Nutshell is the publication builders will wish shut to hand as they paintings. it is the computing device quickly reference they could hold by way of their facet to seem anything up speedy with no leaving their work.

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