Games Diversions & Perl Culture: Best of the Perl Journal

By Jon Orwant

The Perl Journal (TPJ) did whatever such a lot print journals aspire to, yet few be successful. inside a awesome couple of minutes, TPJ bought a cult-following and have become the voice of the Perl group. each critical Perl programmer subscribed to it, and each amazing Perl guru jumped on the chance to jot down for it. again concerns have been swapped like buying and selling playing cards. now not in print structure, TPJ continues to be the necessary spirit of Perl--a e-book for and by means of Perl programmers who see enjoyable and sweetness in an admittedly quirky little language.Games, Diversions, and Perl Culture is the 3rd quantity of The better of the Perl Journal, compiled and re-edited through the unique editor and writer of The Perl Journal, Jon Orwant. during this sequence, we have now taken some of the best (and nonetheless correct) articles released in TPJ over its five years of booklet and immortalized them into 3 volumes.The forty seven articles integrated during this quantity are easily the very best Perl articles ever written at the matters of video games, diversions, and the original tradition of this close-knit neighborhood, via the superior Perl authors and coders. Games, Diversions & Perl Culture makes a speciality of interesting subject matters that make Perl clients such lovers concerning the language. you can find the entire playful positive factors TPJ provided through the years, together with the Obfuscated Perl Contests, Perl Quiz indicates, humor articles, and popular one-line recipes. The ebook additionally encompasses a panoply of quirky purposes of Perl, together with genetic algorithms, domestic automation, song programming, and a whole part on traditional language processing.This anthology is an unequalled compendium of Perl lore.

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Parallel and Concurrent Programming in Haskell: Techniques for Multicore and Multithreaded Programming

By Simon Marlow

If you've gotten a operating wisdom of Haskell, this hands-on ebook indicates you the way to take advantage of the language’s many APIs and frameworks for writing either parallel and concurrent courses. You’ll find out how parallelism exploits multicore processors to hurry up computation-heavy courses, and the way concurrency helps you to write courses with threads for a number of interactions.

Author Simon Marlow walks you thru the method with plenty of code examples for you to run, test with, and expand. Divided into separate sections on Parallel and Concurrent Haskell, this publication additionally comprises workouts that can assist you familiarize yourself with the techniques presented:

  • Express parallelism in Haskell with the Eval monad and overview Strategies
  • Parallelize traditional Haskell code with the Par monad
  • Build parallel array-based computations, utilizing the Repa library
  • Use the speed up library to run computations at once at the GPU
  • Work with uncomplicated interfaces for writing concurrent code
  • Build bushes of threads for better and extra complicated programs
  • Learn the way to construct high-speed concurrent community servers
  • Write allotted courses that run on a number of machines in a network

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Learning iOS Programming: From Xcode to App Store

By Alasdair Allan

Get a swift advent to iPhone, iPad, and iPod contact programming. With this easy-to-follow advisor, you will examine the stairs valuable for constructing your first marketable iOs software, from beginning Xcode to filing your product to the App shop. no matter if you are a developer new to Mac programming or an skilled Mac developer able to take on iOs, this can be your ebook. you are going to know about Objective-C and the middle frameworks hands-on by means of writing iOs purposes that use them, supplying you with the elemental abilities for development your personal purposes independently. filled with code samples, this booklet is refreshed and up to date for iOs five and Xcode four. notice the benefits of construction local iOs apps start with Objective-C and the Cocoa contact frameworks Dive deep into the desk view sessions for development consumer interfaces deal with info enter, parse Xml and Json files, and shop information on Sqlite Use iOs sensors, together with the accelerometer, magnetometer, digicam, and Gps construct apps that use the center situation and MapKit frameworks combine Apple's iCloud carrier into your purposes

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Pro Git

By Scott Chacon, Ben Straub

Pro Git (Second Edition) is your fully-updated advisor to Git and its utilization within the glossy global. Git has come far because it used to be first constructed via Linus Torvalds for Linux kernel improvement. It has taken the open resource international through hurricane on account that its inception in 2005, and this ebook teaches you ways to take advantage of it like a professional.

Effective and well-implemented model keep watch over is a need for profitable net initiatives, no matter if huge or small. With this ebook you’ll how one can grasp the realm of allotted model workflow, use the allotted gains of Git to the entire, and expand Git to satisfy your each want.

Written by way of Git professionals Scott Chacon and Ben Straub, Pro Git (Second version) builds at the highly profitable first variation, and is now totally up-to-date for Git model 2.0, in addition to together with an fundamental bankruptcy on GitHub. It’s the simplest publication for all of your Git needs.

What you’ll learn

• successfully use Git, both as a programmer or a undertaking leader

• turn into a fluent Git user

• grasp branching, utilizing Git at the server, and on different systems

• combine Git on your improvement workflow

• Migrate programming tasks from different SCMs to Git

• expand Git in your own undertaking needs

• successfully use GitHub

Who this e-book is for

This e-book is for all open resource builders: you're absolute to come upon Git someplace during your operating lifestyles. Proprietary software program builders will have fun with Git’s huge, immense scalability, because it is used for the Linux venture, which contains hundreds of thousands of builders and testers.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started

2. Git Basics

3. Git Branching

4. Git at the Server

5. disbursed Git

6. GitHub

7. Git Tools

8. Customizing Git

9. Git and different Systems

10. Git Internals

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C Quick Syntax Reference

By Mikael Olsson

The C fast Syntax Reference is a condensed code and syntax connection with the preferred c language, which has loved a few resurgence of past due. C's potency makes it a favored selection in a wide selection of purposes and working platforms with targeted applicability to, for example, wearables, online game programming, approach point programming, embedded device/firmware programming and in Arduino and similar electronics spare time activities. This booklet provides the basic C syntax in a well-organized layout that may be used as a short and convenient reference.

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

In the C quickly Syntax Reference, you will discover a concise connection with the c programming language syntax.; brief, basic, and centred code examples; and good laid out desk of contents and a finished index permitting effortless review.

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Programming Challenges: The Programming Contest Training Manual (Texts in Computer Science)

By Miguel A. Revilla

There are numerous distinctive pleasures linked to computing device programming. Craftsm- send has its quiet rewards, the delight that comes from construction an invaluable item and making it paintings. pleasure arrives with the ?ash of perception that cracks a formerly intractable challenge. The non secular quest for attractiveness can flip the hacker into an artist. Therearepleasuresinparsimony,insqueezingthelastdropofperformanceoutofclever algorithms and tight coding. Thegames,puzzles,andchallengesofproblemsfrominternationalprogrammingc- petitionsareagreatwaytoexperiencethesepleasureswhileimprovingyouralgorithmic and coding abilities. This publication includes over a hundred difficulties that experience seemed in earlier programming contests, besides discussions of the idea and concepts essential to - tack them. fast on-line grading for all of those difficulties is obtainable from WWW robotic judging websites. Combining this ebook with a pass judgement on supplies a thrilling new solution to problem and increase your programming talents. This e-book can be utilized for self-study, for educating leading edge classes in algorithms and programming, and in education for overseas pageant. To the Reader Theproblemsinthisbookhavebeenselectedfromover1,000programmingproblemsat the Universidad de Valladolid on-line pass judgement on, to be had at judgehasruledonwelloveronemillionsubmissionsfrom27,000registeredusersaround the realm to this point. we've taken merely the simplest of the simplest, the main enjoyable, fascinating, and engaging difficulties on hand.

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The Book of F#: Breaking Free with Managed Functional Programming

By Dave Fancher

F# brings the ability of functional-first programming to the .NET Framework, a platform for constructing software program within the Microsoft home windows environment. if you are a standard .NET developer used to C# and visible easy, gaining knowledge of F# can be a revelation that might switch the way you code, and the way you consider coding.

In The ebook of F#, Microsoft MVP Dave Fancher stocks his services and teaches you the way to wield the facility of F# to write down succinct, trustworthy, and predictable code. As you discover ways to make the most of gains like default immutability, pipelining, variety inference, and development matching, you may be surprised at how effective and stylish your code can be.

You'll additionally learn the way to:

  • Exploit F#'s useful nature utilizing currying, partial program, and delegation
  • Streamline variety construction and defense with checklist kinds and discriminated unions
  • Use assortment kinds and modules to address information units extra effectively
  • Use trend matching to decompose advanced kinds and department your code inside of a unmarried expression
  • Make your software program extra responsive with parallel programming and asynchronous workflows
  • Harness item orientation to improve wealthy frameworks and have interaction with code written in different .NET languages
  • Use question expressions and kind companies to entry and manage facts units from disparate sources

Break freed from that old-fashioned of programming. The publication of F# will assist you unharness the expressiveness of F# to create smarter, leaner code.

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Head First Design Patterns

By Eric Freeman, Bert Bates, Elisabeth Robson

What’s so exact approximately layout patterns?

At any given second, an individual struggles with an identical software program layout difficulties you have got. And, likelihood is, another person has already solved your challenge. This variation of Head First layout Patterns—now up-to-date for Java 8—shows you the tried-and-true, road-tested styles utilized by builders to create sensible, stylish, reusable, and versatile software program. by the point you end this ebook, you’ll have the ability to make the most of the easiest layout practices and reviews of these who've fought the beast of software program layout and triumphed.

What’s so certain approximately this book?

We imagine some time is just too beneficial to spend being affected by new strategies. utilizing the newest study in cognitive technology and studying thought to craft a multi-sensory studying adventure, Head First layout styles makes use of a visually wealthy layout designed for a way your mind works, no longer a text-heavy strategy that places you to sleep.

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Modern PHP: New Features and Good Practices

By Josh Lockhart

PHP is experiencing a renaissance, notwithstanding it can be tricky to inform with the entire outmoded personal home page tutorials on-line. With this functional advisor, you’ll learn the way Hypertext Preprocessor has develop into a full-featured, mature language with object-orientation, namespaces, and a turning out to be selection of reusable part libraries.

Author Josh Lockhart—creator of personal home page the precise manner, a favored initiative to inspire personal home page top practices—reveals those new language positive aspects in motion. You’ll research most sensible practices for software structure and making plans, databases, safety, checking out, debugging, and deployment. when you've got a easy knowing of Hypertext Preprocessor and need to strengthen your talents, this is often your book.

  • Learn sleek Hypertext Preprocessor good points, corresponding to namespaces, characteristics, turbines, and closures
  • Discover how to define, use, and create personal home page components
  • Follow top practices for program safeguard, operating with databases, mistakes and exceptions, and more
  • Learn instruments and strategies for deploying, tuning, trying out, and profiling your Hypertext Preprocessor applications
  • Explore Facebook’s HVVM and Hack language implementations—and how they impact glossy PHP
  • Build a neighborhood improvement surroundings that heavily suits your creation server

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