Information Technology Encyclopedia and Acronyms

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Author: Ejub Kajan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642562620

Category: Computers

Page: 684

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Since the early days of information technology, professionals have developed an extraordinary huge amount of jargon, full of acronyms. This dictionary resolves more than 4,000 broadly used acronyms. It provides concise information, illustrated explanations, and numerous cross-references for the majority of technical terms. Most entries for acronyms that are associated with organizations, corporations, and conferences include Web links. All in all, the book constitutes an encyclopaedic documentation of information and communication technology organized by acronyms. An invaluable reference work for anybody who wants to stay on top of today's fast growing language of information technology.

Write Portable Code

An Introduction to Developing Software for Multiple Platforms

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Author: Brian Hook

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593270569

Category: Computers

Page: 272

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Contains lessons on cross-platform software development, covering such topics as portability techniques, source control, compilers, user interfaces, and scripting languages.

Unix in a Nutshell

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Author: Arnold Robbins

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596529481

Category: Computers

Page: 906

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As an open operating system, Unix can be improved on by anyone and everyone: individuals, companies, universities, and more. As a result, the very nature of Unix has been altered over the years by numerous extensions formulated in an assortment of versions. Today, Unix encompasses everything from Sun's Solaris to Apple's Mac OS X and more varieties of Linux than you can easily name. The latest edition of this bestselling reference brings Unix into the 21st century. It's been reworked to keep current with the broader state of Unix in today's world and highlight the strengths of this operating system in all its various flavors. Detailing all Unix commands and options, the informative guide provides generous descriptions and examples that put those commands in context. Here are some of the new features you'll find in Unix in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition Solaris 10, the latest version of the SVR4-based operating system, GNU/Linux, and Mac OS X Bash shell (along with the 1988 and 1993 versions of ksh) tsch shell (instead of the original Berkeley csh) Package management programs, used for program installation on popular GNU/Linux systems, Solaris and Mac OS X GNU Emacs Version 21 Introduction to source code management systems Concurrent versions system Subversion version control system GDB debugger As Unix has progressed, certain commands that were once critical have fallen into disuse. To that end, the book has also dropped material that is no longer relevant, keeping it taut and current. If you're a Unix user or programmer, you'll recognize the value of this complete, up-to-date Unix reference. With chapter overviews, specific examples, and detailed command.

Linux Desk Reference

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Author: Scott Hawkins

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional

ISBN: 9780130619891

Category: Computers

Page: 583

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Offers power users and system administrators an updated look at the Linux operating system, covering configuration, troublshooting, peripherals, performance monitoring, networking, scheduling, security, and the Linux Kernal.

Library Journal

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libraries

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

Inside Maya 5

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Author: Mark Adams,Max Sims,Erick Miller

Publisher: New Riders

ISBN: 9780735712539

Category: Computers

Page: 898

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Inside Maya 4.5 is the only book on Maya that covers the entire production process from concept to completion. The authors are animators and modelers from some of the top animation studios in the business. Inside Maya 4.5 covers the newest tools and upgrades to the program as the name "Inside" truly implies. This book builds a complete computer animated project from beginning to end in the Alias Wavefront Maya software. The book and companion CD walk the reader through a step by detailed step workflow. Going through the book, the reader gains a deeper, more relevant knowledge of how to actually design and complete a short animated piece. The guest authors are respected professionals in the design, production, and execution of similar pieces. Such a book has never been done in Maya and would complement the New Riders' Inside Studio Max 4 by Kim Lee.

Small C++ How to Program

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Author: Harvey M. Deitel,Paul J. Deitel

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0131857584

Category: Computers

Page: 773

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This new, briefer edition ofC++ How to Programfollows all the extensive updates made toC++ How to Program, Fifth Editionand offers readers a concise, introduction to the basics of object-oriented programming in C++.Small C++ features an early object and classes approach and covers the basics of object-oriented programming including classes, objects, encapsulation, inheritance and polymorphism. Provides complete programming exercises along with numerous tips, recommended practices and cautions (all marked with icons) for writing code that is portable, reusable and optimized for performance. The accompanying CD-ROM includes all the source code from the book.A useful brief reference for programmers or anyone who wants to learn more about the C++ programming language.

OpenGL Shading Language

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Author: Randi J. Rost

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 9780321197894

Category: Computers

Page: 565

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bull; Shading languages are the most important new development in graphics programming in years bull; The author is at the very centre of the activity surrounding the OpenGL Shading Language bull; Both a tutorial and a reference, with lots of practical examples

Foundations of C++/CLI

The Visual C++ Language for .NET 3.5

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Author: Gordon Hogenson

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430210249

Category: Computers

Page: 512

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Foundations of C++/CLI: The Visual C++ Language for .NET 3.5 introduces C++/CLI, Microsoft's extensions to the C++ syntax that allow you to target the common language runtime, the key to the heart of the .NET Framework 3.5. This book gives you a small, fast–paced primer that will kick–start your journey into the world of C++/CLI. In 13 no–fluff chapters, Microsoft insiders take readers into the core of the C++/CLI language and explain both how the language elements work and how Microsoft intends them to be used. This book is a beginner's guide, but it assumes a familiarity with programming basics. And it concentrates on explaining the aspects of C++/CLI that make it the most powerful and fun language of the .NET Framework. As such, this book is ideal if you're thinking of migrating to C++/CLI from another language. By the end of this book, you'll have a thorough grounding in the core language elements together with the confidence to explore further that comes from a solid understanding of a language's syntax and grammar.

Markup Languages

Theory & Practice

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Document markup languages

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