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Mastering the Game Business and Legal Issues for Video Game Developers

Author : David Greenspan
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The video game industry is enjoying a boom period worldwide. Intellectual property (IP) – and in particular copyright – underpins the continuing success of the industry, yet the understanding and use of IP instruments of protection can remain a challenge. This publication outlines the practical business and legal issues relevant for video game developers and will thus improve their ability to get the most out of the IP system. Topics covered include: licensing agreements, music, distribution, mobile, regulation, confidentiality agreements, and more.

The Publishing Challenge for Independent Video game Developers

Author : Odile Limpach
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Professor Odile Limpach gives independent developers everything they need to succeed in the world of video game publishing. The Publishing Challenge for Independent Video Game Developers: A Practical Guide defines what game publishing means for the indie developer and offers a concise framework to tackle the decision of whether to self-publish or not. Furthermore, the text establishes a catalogue of current known publishers with some salient characteristics and offers a list of useful publishing tools. Along with showcasing testimonials from several young and seasoned developers on their experiences with publishing and partners and recommendations from renown experts of the industry, this book offers tools, platforms, and guides to game publishing. Key features: Provides a broad overview of the game publishing market Explores criteria for choosing between a publishing partner or self-publishing Offers case studies and testimonials from indie game developers and publishers about the process. Professor Odile Limpach teaches economics and entrepreneurship at the Cologne Game Lab, TH Köln (Technical University of Cologne). She is also co-founder of the Acceleration Program SpielFabrique 360° and works as a Strategic Consultant for games and serious game projects. Between 2007 and 2014, she was the managing director of the German entertainment software studio Ubisoft Blue Byte. Before, she was the managing director of Ubisoft GmbH. She graduated from business school Institut Commercial de Nancy in France and completed her MBA in the United States. Odile Limpach is also involved as a volunteer in the areas of vocational training and acts as a German partner for Games for Change Europe. Furthermore, she acts as an advisor (Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur) for the French Ministry for International Business Development.

The University as Urban Developer Case Studies and Analysis

Author : David C. Perry
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Integrating topics in urban development, real estate, higher education administration, urban design, and campus landscape architecture, this is the first book to explore the role of the university as developer. Accessible and clearly written, and including contributions from authorities in a wide range of related areas, it offers a rich array of case studies and analyses that clarify the important roles that universities play in the growth and development of cities. The cases describe a host of university practices, community responses, and policy initiatives surrounding university real estate development. Through a careful blending of academic analysis and practical, hands-on administrative and political information, the book charts new ground in the study of the university and the city.

The iOS 5 Developer s Cookbook

Author : Erica Sadun
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This title contains the standard edition of The iOS 5 Developer’s Cookbook PLUS nine additional chapters on advance content. If you already have the eBook edition of The iOS 5 Developer’s Cookbook, you can purchase The iOS 5 Developer’s Cookbook: The Additional Recipes (ISBN: 9780133028393), which only contains the extra chapters, at a low cost. In this expanded ebook, best-selling author and iOS development guru Erica Sadun brings together all the information you need to quickly start building successful iOS apps for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Sadun has thoroughly revised her best-selling book to focus on powerful new iOS 5 features, APIs, and frameworks, the latest version of Objective-C, and Apple’s breakthrough Xcode 4 toolset. The iOS 5 Developer's Cookbook: Expanded Electronic Edition is packed with ready-made code solutions for the iOS 5 development challenges you’re most likely to face, eliminating trial-and-error and helping you build reliable apps from the very beginning. Sadun teaches each new concept and technique through robust code that is easy to reuse and extend. This isn't just cut-and-paste: Using her examples, Sadun fully explains both the “how” and “why” of effective iOS 5 development. Her tested recipes address virtually every major area of iOS development, from user interface design to view controllers, gestures, and touch to networking and security. This expanded ebook edition adds chapters on documents and data sharing; the Address Book; iCloud; Core Location and MapKit; Audio, Video, and MediaKit; Push Notifications; Accessibility; In-app purchasing with StoreKit; and GameKit. Whatever your iOS development experience, it will give you all the expert answers and reliable code you’ll need to jumpstart any iOS 5 project!

The Software Developer s Guide

Author : Whil Hentzen
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There are plenty of books that show you how to write applications in a specific language. They explain the nuts and bolts of the syntax and the use of the tools to build applications with the latest features and functionality available. There are also a number of fine books that show you how to be "a computer consultant." But there are a whole host of issues specific to the business of writing, delivering and supporting custom software systems. This is the only book that will take you on a step-by-step tour of the entire process. "DevGuide 3", with over 150 pages of new material, shows you how to do "The Other 90%" of the work involved in producing custom software applications.

The Real Estate Developer s Handbook

Author : Tanya Davis
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Book & CD-ROM. Are you the Next Donald Trump? Successful real estate developers can become enormously wealthy. However, the flip side is many developers run out of cash before cashing in. Poor cash flow is the primary cause of business failure for real estate developers. This new book details how to become a successful real estate developer and demonstrates step-by-step how to set up, operate, and manage a financially successful real estate development enterprise. You will learn the development process, governmental issues, environmental issues, demographics and trends, market research, site selection, feasibility analysis, due diligence, preliminary pro forma, property acquisition, project design/refined pro forma, entitlements, financing/final pro forma, construction, operation, feasibility studies, financing, market analysis, construction, and asset management. The companion CD-ROM contains all the forms demonstrated in the book for easy use in a PDF format.

Real Estate Coordinator

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Gaming Cultures and Place in Asia Pacific

Author : Larissa Hjorth
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This collection explores the relationship between digital gaming and its cultural context by focusing on the burgeoning Asia-Pacific region. Encompassing key locations for global gaming production and consumption such as Japan, China, and South Korea, as well as increasingly significant sites including Australia and Singapore, the region provides a wealth of divergent examples of the role of gaming as a socio-cultural phenomenon. Drawing from micro ethnographic studies of specific games and gaming locales to macro political economy analyses of techno-nationalisms and trans-cultural flows, this collection provides an interdisciplinary model for thinking through the politics of gaming production, representation, and consumption in the region.

The Java Developer s Guide to Eclipse

Author : Jim D'Anjou
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Explains how to customize the Java integrated development environment, covering navigation, terminology, extension, the plug-in architecture, and frameworks.

The Going Global Playbook for developers

Author : Google Inc.
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With just a few clicks, you can publish an app to Google Play and access a global audience of more than 1 billion 30 days active users. Google Play’s global audience spans many different languages and cultures. Network infrastructures and business environments also vary significantly from country to country. Finding success in this global market means considering these factors and more before launching your app. This playbook will help. It guides you through the steps to take, with tips and advice from developers who’ve successfully gone global.