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The Architecture of Open Source Applications, Volume II By Amy Brown, Greg Wilson
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Architects look at thousands of buildings during their training, and study critiques of those buildings written by masters. In contrast, most software developers only ever get to know a handful of... More > large programs well — usually programs they wrote themselves — and never study the great programs of history. As a result, they repeat one another’s mistakes rather than building on one another’s successes. This second volume of The Architecture of Open Source Applications aims to change that. In it, the authors of twenty-four open source applications explain how their software is structured, and why. What are each program's major components? How do they interact? And what did their builders learn during their development? In answering these questions, the contributors to this book provide unique insights into how they think.< Less
An Introduction to Parallel Programming By Scott Hamilton
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An introduction to parallel programming with openmpi using C. It is written so that someone with even a basic understanding of programming can begin to write mpi based parallel programs.
Taming Apache OpenOffice: Getting Started By Jean Hollis Weber
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Apache OpenOffice is a freely-available, full-featured office suite that runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X computers. This book is for anyone who wants to get up to speed quickly with Apache... More > OpenOffice.org 3.4. It introduces Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), Draw (vector drawings), Math (equation editor) and Base (database), as well as common features including styles, templates, printing, a gallery of graphics, and macros.< Less
Look Smarter Than You are with Smart View 11.1.2 By Edward Roske, Tracy McMullen
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Smart View is Oracle’s add-in for integrating Microsoft Office with Oracle EPM and Essbase. In this book, we’ll help you learn how to use the Smart View add-in to access Essbase data. You... More > want to slice and dice data, analyze information, and make highly formatted reports. You’re sure Smart View and Essbase are the answer and thank goodness your boss bought copies of this book for your entire department! In this book, you will learn: • The basics and advanced topics of Smart View • How to connect to Essbase databases and retrieve data • What multi-dimensionality is and why you should care • How to create highly formatted reports that can be used month after month • Ways to integrate Essbase data into Word, PowerPoint, and Excel • New features and enhancements available in versions 11.1.2.102 and 11.1.2.2< Less
System Design, Modeling, and Simulation using Ptolemy II By Claudius Ptolemaeus
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This book is a definitive introduction to models of computation for the design of complex, heterogeneous systems. It has a particular focus on cyber-physical systems, which integrate computing,... More > networking, and physical dynamics. The book captures more than twenty years of experience in the Ptolemy Project at UC Berkeley, which pioneered many design, modeling, and simulation techniques that are now in widespread use. All of the methods covered in the book are realized in the open source Ptolemy II modeling framework and are available for experimentation through links provided in the book. The book is suitable for engineers, scientists, researchers, and managers who wish to understand the rich possibilities offered by modern modeling techniques. The goal of the book is to equip the reader with a breadth of experience that will help in understanding the role that such techniques can play in design.< Less
The Performance of Open Source Applications By Tavish Armstrong
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In 1974, Donald Knuth wrote, "We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time: premature optimization is the root of all evil."  With computers available now that... More > are millions of times faster than those available then, today's programmers have even less reason to worry about shaving cycles and saving bytes than those a generation ago. But "less" isn't "none": every once in a while, squeezing the last ounce of performance out of the machine really does matter. This book is written by over a dozen developers who have grappled with slow code, memory leaks, or uncontrollable latency in open source software. They share their mistakes and successes, and give the reader an over-the-shoulder view of how they approached their specific challenges. With examples from bioinformatics research code to web browsers, the solutions are as varied as the problems. This book will help junior and senior developers alike understand how their colleagues think about performance.< Less
IGOR Pro 6 Manual - User's Guide Part 1 - Volume II By WaveMetrics, Inc.
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IGOR Pro 6.3 Manual User's Guide Part 1, Volume 2 of 6. Part one of a two-part IGOR Users's Guide. Topics include: Getting Help, The Command Window, Experiments Files and Folders, Windows, Waves,... More > Numeric and String Variables, Data Folders, Importing and Exporting Data, Tables, Graphs, Category Plots, Contour Plots, Image Plots, and Page Layouts.< Less
IGOR Pro 6 Manual - User's Guide Part 2 - Volume III By WaveMetrics, Inc.
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IGOR Pro 6.3 Manual User's Guide Part 2, Volume 3 of 6. Part two of a two-part IGOR Users's Guide. Topics include: Notebooks, Annotations, Drawing, Embedding and Subwindows, Exporting Graphics,... More > Analysis, Curve Fitting, Signal Processing, Statistics, Procedure Windows, Controls and Control Panels, Platform-Related Issues, Miscellany, and Preferences.< Less
IGOR Pro 6 Manual - Programming - Volume IV By WaveMetrics, Inc.
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IGOR Pro 6.3 Manual Programming, Volume 4 of 6. Topics include: Working with Commands, Programming Overview, User-Defined Functions, Macros, User-Defined Menus, Interacting with the User,... More > Programming Techniques, Debugging, Dependencies, and Advanced Programming.< Less
IGOR Pro 6 Manual - Reference - Volume V By WaveMetrics, Inc.
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IGOR Pro 6.3 Manual Reference, Volume 5 of 6. Complete listing of programming functions, operations, keywords, built-in structures, and hook functions. NOTE: Unlike the other volumes, this... More > Reference volume is for Igor 6.22A. Igor 6.30's Reference volume has too many pages for Lulu. The full Igor 6.3 manual set can be downloaded for free at http://www.wavemetrics.net/doc/igorman/IgorMan.pdf< Less
IGOR Pro 6 Manual - Index - Volume VI By WaveMetrics, Inc.
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IGOR Pro 6.3 Manual Index, Volume 6 of 6. Index of Volumes 1-5.
Beginning with Code_Aster. A practical introduction to finite element method using Code_Aster, Gmsh and Salome By Jean-Pierre Aubry
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In the crowd of Finite Element Software, Code_Aster ranks amongst the most powerful, but unlike it's sibling it comes under GNU GPL license. Beginning with Code_Aster intends to provide a step by... More > step approach to ease the learning curve. This book focuses on practical solutions: how to put the problem, how to solve it and how to interpret the results. It is dedicated to mechanical problems, static, linear and non linear, including contact and friction. Together with modal and buckling analysis. With beams, rods, cables, plates and 3D solid models. As far as pre and post-processing are concerned Gmsh and Salome are introduced. If this book is primarily intended for the beginner, the experienced user may find some useful hints, here or there, throughout the chapters.< Less
Information Systems for Business and Beyond By Textbook Equity Edition
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Excerpt: "This book is written as an introductory text, meant for those with little or no experience with computers or information systems. While sometimes the descriptions can get a little bit... More > technical, every effort has been made to convey the information essential to understanding a topic while not getting bogged down in detailed terminology or esoteric discussions. . . . At the end of each chapter, there is a set of study questions and exercises (except for chapter 1, which only offers study questions). The study questions can be assigned to help focus students’ reading on the learning objectives. The exercises are meant to be a more in-depth, experiential way for students to learn chapter topics. It is recommended that you review any exercise before assigning it, adding any detail needed (such as length, due date) to complete the assignment."< Less
Living Off YouTube By Dave Cullen
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Living Off YouTube explains in plain and simple English exactly how you can turn your YouTube channel into a viable business and a full-time job. Professional YouTuber, Dave Cullen will teach you the... More > principles and strategies for growing your subscriber base, increasing your monthly viewership numbers and all of the numerous ways of making money from your videos. In addition, the book will help you decide on your channel’s topic, discuss how to make high quality videos and help you troubleshoot YouTube’s most frequent technical problems. There are thousands of professional YouTubers around the world who have turned their video making hobby into their primary source of income. By learning the secrets and strategies found in this book, you too can become a YouTube star.< Less
Scheme 9 from Empty Space By Nils M Holm
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THIRD EDITION! Scheme 9 from Empty Space reproduces the completely self-contained and heavily commented C and Scheme source code to a full, real-world interpreter for the Scheme programming language.... More > By means of extensive annotations, examples, and numerous figures, it answers a lot of questions about crafting an interpreter, including: How does automatic memory management work? How is macro expansion implemented? How does lexical scoping work? How is arbitrary precision arithmetics implemented? How does tail call elimination work? How are first-class continuations implemented? This textbook is intended as a practical guide for everybody who wants to take a deeper look at the techniques behind the interpretation of computer programs.< Less
Book of Vaadin: Volume 2 By Marko Grönroos
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Vaadin is a unique server-driven web application framework that allows you to program on the server-side in Java. If you need new components, you can continue with Java on the client-side with Google... More > Web Toolkit. It runs in the browser without any plugins. The Book of Vaadin gives you an overview of web application development with Vaadin and covers all the core features and components with clear explanations and code examples.< Less
LibreOffice 4.2 Writer Guide By LibreOffice Documentation Team
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LibreOffice is a freely-available, full-featured office suite that runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. This book is for beginners to advanced users of Writer, the word processing component. It... More > covers setting up Writer to suit the way you work; using styles and templates; working with text, graphics, tables, and forms; formatting pages (page styles, columns, frames, sections, and tables); printing and mail merge; creating tables of contents, indexes, and bibliographies; using master documents and fields; creating PDFs; and more. This book was written by volunteers from the LibreOffice community. Profits from the sale of this book will be used to benefit the community. Free PDFs of this book and its individual chapters are available from http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/documentation/< Less
Siebel 8 Blackbook By AAMRU
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It tells the user how to configure joins , links , static pick lists , dynamic pick lists , static toggles , dynamic toggles , static drilldown , dynamic drilldown , pick applet , Constraint... More > Picklists , Hierarchical Picklists. It starts from the basics and covers all the advanced topics. It describes the Siebel Recommended Best Practices in detail step-by-step. It also describes Declarative Alternatives to Scripting This book teaches about workflows in depth. It has 5 different types of Examples of creating and invoking workflows using workflow policies , runtime time events , scripts. It also covers state model in depth. It also teaches you how to migrate workflows from one environment to another. It covers workflow migration utilities. It tells you how to troubleshoot workflows in production environment. It covers Siebel 8 New Functionality Task Based UI & Business Rule Processor using Haley’s Authority in depth.< Less
Definitive Guide to Google Summer of Code By Shahzad Saeed
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Google Summer of Code is a program announced by Google for student developers which offer them stipends to write code for various open source software projects. Definitive Guide to Google Summer of... More > Code is unique premium guide for students who are willing to participate on (GSoC) Google Summer of Code.< Less
Mrtg and Routers2 Reference: Third Edition By Steve Shipway
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This is a simple configuration reference for the MRTG and Routers2 software. It comprises part of the appendices of the "Using MRTG with RRDtool and Routers2" book, and is spiral-bound for... More > easy desk use. This is the third edition, adding the new commands available in Routers2 v2.21 and MRTG v2.16.4< Less
Hacking Hot Potatoes: The Cookbook By Stan Bogdanov
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This book is dedicated to extending the capabilities of a powerful suite of Web authoring tools – Hot Potatoes, by Half-Baked Software Inc. and the University of Victoria Humanities Computing... More > and Media Centre. It is intended to help you make the best use of the Hot Potatoes suite so that you maximize the learning opportunities for your students. Hot Potatoes has been popular with teachers for years. Exercises created with Hot Potatoes are intended as self-exploratory learning activities where learners get feedback on wrong answers, and they can have multiple attempts at finding the right answer to each question. The recipes you will find in this book are both simple tricks and more complex code implementations to bring more interactivity into the exercises created with Hot Potatoes as well as using Hot Potatoes in Moodle.< Less
The Performance of Open Source Applications By Tavish Armstrong
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In 1974, Donald Knuth wrote, "We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time: premature optimization is the root of all evil." With computers available now that are... More > millions of times faster than those available then, today's programmers have even less reason to worry about shaving cycles and saving bytes than those a generation ago. But "less" isn't "none": every once in a while, squeezing the last ounce of performance out of the machine really does matter. This book is written by over a dozen developers who have grappled with slow code, memory leaks, or uncontrollable latency in open source software. They share their mistakes and successes, and give the reader an over-the-shoulder view of how they approached their specific challenges. With examples from bioinformatics research code to web browsers, the solutions are as varied as the problems. This book will help junior and senior developers alike understand how their colleagues think about performance.< Less
IT Auditing Using Controls to Protect Information Assets By Ivor Pocrnja Dragutina
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As I reviewed this book, which has been effectively updated to cover new and emerging audit topics, I couldn’t help but reflect on the history of our great profession. The word... More > “audit” can be traced back in history to the Latin word auditio, meaning a hearing, and the French word auditre, meaning audible. The concept of an audit as a means of informing others about the health of businesses didn’t take hold until the 1700s, with the advent of large trading “partnerships” such as the East India Company and the Hudson’s Bay Company. Absentee owners and financiers wanted assurance on the safety of their investment. The 1800s saw the invention of the steam engine, and huge industries arose with the advent of railroads and easy shipment of goods over land. But all was not well, and many railways in England failed.< Less
A Pro/Engineers Guide to Pro/Web.Link By Christopher Lewis
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This book is an introduction to implementation of Simple Automation solutions using Pro/Web.Link. The book has dozens of examples illustrating the value that can be achieved. Since the rationale for... More > each example is even more important than the solution itself; you’ll find each one complemented with the thought processes that surround the main issues. This detail will help extend your knowledge in a way that a general command reference cannot.< Less
Jumping into C++ Programming. By Harry H. Chaudhary
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Essential C++ Skills-Made Easy–Without Fear! This C++ Programming book gives a good start and complete introduction for C++ for Beginner’s. It has been comprehensively updated for the... More > long-awaited C++Beginner’s from the Best selling Programming Author Harry.The primary aim of this book is to help the reader understand how the facilities offered by C++ support key programming techniques.The aim is to take the reader far beyond the point where he or she gets code running primarily by copying examples & emulating programming styles from other languages.Anyone can learn C++ through This Book I promise. Most Imp. Feature of this book are- 1) Learn C++ without fear, 2) This book is for everyone, 3) 160 End of book examples, 4) 200 Practical Codes, 5) At last it goes to Expert level topics such as: *Software Design & Development Using C++*, 6) 101 Rules, for Software Design & Development using C++ @ the end of this book. 7) Very Easy Definitions for each topic with code examples,output.< Less