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C is one of the oldest programming languages and still one of the most widely used. Whether you're an experienced C programmer or you're new to the language, you know how frustrating it can be to hunt through hundreds of pages in your reference books to find that bit of information on a certain function, type or other syntax element. Or even worse, you may not have your books with you. Your answer is the C Pocket Reference. Concise and easy to use, this handy pocket guide to C is a must-have quick reference for any C programmer. It's the only C reference that fits in your pocket and is an excellent companion to O'Reilly's other C books. Ideal as an introduction for beginners and a quick reference for advanced programmers, the C Pocket Reference consists of two parts: a compact description of the C language and a thematically structured reference to the standard library. The representation of the language is based on the ANSI standard and includes extensions introduced in 1999. An index is included to help you quickly find the information you need. This small book covers the following: C language fundamentals Data types Expressions and operators C statements Declarations Functions Preprocessor directives The standard library O'Reilly's Pocket References have become a favorite among programmers everywhere. By providing a wealth of important details in a concise, well-organized format, these handy books deliver just what you need to complete the task at hand. When you've reached a sticking point in your work and need to get to a solution quickly, the new C Pocket Reference is the book you'll want to have.
C Primer Plus is a carefully tested, well-crafted, and complete tutorial on a subject core to programmers and developers. This computer science classic teaches principles of programming, including structured code and top-down design. Author and educator Stephen Prata has created an introduction to C that is instructive, clear, and insightful. Fundamental programming concepts are explained along with details of the C language. Many short, practical examples illustrate just one or two concepts at a time, encouraging readers to master new topics by immediately putting them to use. Review questions and programming exercises at the end of each chapter bring out the most critical pieces of information and help readers understand and digest the most difficult concepts. A friendly and easy-to-use self-study guide, this book is appropriate for serious students of programming, as well as developers proficient in other languages with a desire to better understand the fundamentals of this core language. The sixth edition of this book has been updated and expanded to cover the latest developments in C as well as to take a detailed look at the new C11 standard. In C Primer Plus you'll find depth, breadth, and a variety of teaching techniques and tools to enhance your learning: Complete, integrated discussion of both C language fundamentals and additional features Clear guidance about when and why to use different parts of the language Hands-on learning with concise and simple examples that develop your understanding of a concept or two at a time Hundreds of practical sample programs Review questions and programming exercises at the end of each chapter to test your understanding Coverage of generic C to give you the greatest flexibility
Quick fixes to your common C# programming problems, with a focus on C# 6.0 About This Book * Unique recipes for C#, that places it in its real-world context. * You will be able to get yourself out of any coding-corner youve backed yourself into. * All code samples available through GitHub to bring C#. * In line with modern development workflows, written to the latest specification of C# 6.0. Who This Book Is For The book is aimed at developers who have basic familiarity with C# programming and will know the VS 2015 environment. What You Will Learn * Write better and less code to achieve the same result as in previous versions of C#. * Generate tests from the Code Contracts for mission critical methods. * Integrate code in Visual Studio with GitHub. * Create a web application in Azure. * Design and build a microservice architecture * Demystify the Rx library using Reactive extensions * Write high performing codes in C# and understanding multi-threading. * Security and Debugging. * Implement Code Contracts on code in Visual Studio. In Detail During your application development workflow, there is always a moment when you need to get out of a tight spot. Through a recipe-based approach, this book will help you overcome common programming problems and get your applications ready to face the modern world. We start with C# 6, giving you hands-on experience with the new language features. Next, we work through the tasks that you perform on a daily basis such as working with strings, generics, and lots more. Gradually, we move on to more advanced topics such as the concept of object-oriented programming, asynchronous programming, reactive extensions, and code contracts. You will learn responsive high performance programming in C# and how to create applications with Azure. Next, we will review the choices available when choosing a source control solution. At the end of the book, we will show you how to create secure and robust code, and will help you ramp up your skills when using the new version of C# 6 and Visual Studio Style and Approach Unique recipe-based guide that will help you gain a solid understanding of the new concepts in C# 6 and Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 in a concise and technically correct manner.
Written as a practical Packt book brimming with engaging examples, C Programming for Arduino will help those new to the amazing open source electronic platform so that they can start developing some great projects from the very start.This book is great for people who want to learn how to design & build their own electronic devices. From interaction design art school students to the do-it-yourself hobbyist, or even simply people who want to learn electronics, this book will help by adding a new way to design autonomous but connected devices.
Only Doyle's C# PROGRAMMING: FROM PROBLEM ANALYSIS TO PROGRAM DESIGN, 4E brilliantly balances today's most important programming principles and concepts with the latest insights into C#. This perfect introductory book highlights the latest Visual Studio 2012 and C# 4. 0 with a unique, principles-based approach to give readers a deep understanding of programming. You'll find just the right amount of detail to create an important foundation in programming. This edition's straightforward approach and understandable vocabulary make it easier for readers to grasp new programming concepts without distraction. The book introduces a variety of fundamental programming concepts, from data types and expressions to arrays and collections, all using the popular C# language. New programming exercises and new numbered examples throughout this edition reflect the latest updates in Visual Studio 2012, while learning objectives, case studies and Coding Standards summaries in each chapter ensure mastery. While the book assumes no prior programming knowledge, coverage extends beyond traditional books to cover new advanced topics, such as portable class libraries used to create applications for Windows Phone and other platforms.
C++ Programming in Easy Steps instructs you how to program in the powerful C++ language, giving complete examples that illustrate each aspect.C++ Programming in Easy Steps begins by explaining how to download and install a free C++ compiler so you can quickly begin to create your own executable programs by copying the book's examples. It demonstrates all the C++ language basics before moving on to provide examples of Object Oriented Programming. The book concludes by demonstrating how you can use your acquired knowledge to create programs graphically in the free Microsoft Visual C++ Express Integrated Development Environment (IDE).C++ Programming in Easy Steps makes no assumption you have previous knowledge of any programming language so it's ideal for the newcomer to computer programming. It has an easy-to-follow style that will appeal to programmers moving from another programming language, and to the student who is studying C++ programming at school or college, and to those seeking a career in computing who need a fundamental understanding of object oriented programming.<P><P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.
REA's Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. C Programming Language discusses fundamental notions, data types and objects, expressions, statements, declarations, function and program structure, the preprocessor, and the standard library.
Also known as C++ PAL), the book is designed to provide students with an opportunity to write C++ programs as part of an Introductory Programming Logic course. This textbook assumes no programming language experience and provides the beginning programmer with a guide to writing structured programs and simple object-oriented programs using introductory elements of the popular C++ programming language.
The C Quick Syntax Reference is a condensed code and syntax reference to the popular C programming language, which has enjoyed some resurgence of late. C's efficiency makes it a popular choice in a wide variety of applications and operating systems with special applicability to, for instance, wearables, game programming, system level programming, embedded device/firmware programming and in Arduino and related electronics hobbies. This book presents the essential C syntax in a well-organized format that can be used as a quick and handy reference. You won't find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons, or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a language reference that is concise, to the point and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any C programmer. In the C Quick Syntax Reference, you will find: A concise reference to the C language syntax. Short, simple, and focused code examples. A well laid out table of contents and a comprehensive index allowing easy review.
Develop the skills you need to design and build a reliable, cost-effective cabling infrastructureFully updated for the growing?demand of fiber optics for large-scale communications networks and telecommunication standards, this new edition is organized into two parts. Part I covers LAN Networks and Cabling Systems offers comprehensive coverage on current cabling methodologies and is updated to the latest industry standards. Part II addresses Fiber-Optic Cabling and Components probes deeper into fiber optics, and can be used to prepare for the Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) and/or Fiber Optics Technician (FOT) certifications, two of the Electronic Technician's Association's leading certifications.Explains why cutting corners is a bad ideaWalks you through the obstacles to high-speed data transferEncourages you to follow the golden rules of cablingThis new edition is the only book you need for current cabling methodologies and standards.
With the growing demand for fiber optics in large-scale communications networks, network professionals need complete, up-to-the-minute information. This book constitutes Part 1 of Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking and focuses on LAN Networks and Cabling Systems, offering comprehensive coverage on current cabling methodologies and is updated to the latest industry standards. Contents include:1. Introduction to Data Cabling.2. Cabling Specifications and Standards.3. Choosing the Correct Cabling.4. Cable System and Infrastructure Constraints.5. Cabling System Components.6. Tools of the Trade.7. Copper Cable Media.8. Fiber-Optic Media.9. Wall Plates.10. Connectors.11. Transmission Equipment.12. Ubounded (Wireless) Media.13. Cabling-System Design and Installation.14. Cable-Connector Installation.15. Cable-System Testing and Troubleshooting.16. Creating a Request for Proposal.17. Cabling @ Work: Experience from the Field.
A special e-book edition for network admins and technicians dealing with fiber opticsCabling is crucial to network performance, and incorrect use of cables can result in outages and constant troubleshooting. Specific standards and processes must be employed when working with fiber optics. This convenient e-book comprises Part 2 of the popular and fully updated Cabling: The Complete Guide to Network Wiring, 5th Edition, with extensive coverage of fiber optics for large-scale communications networks and telecommunications standards. You will learn principles and practices essential to successfully installing and maintaining a fiber-optic network.Convenient e-book format is accessible on tablets and mobile devicesExamines the principles of fiber optic transmission, optical fiber characteristics and construction, and basic principles of lightIncludes coverage of fiber optic cables, light sources, detectors, and receivers; passive optical networks, components, and multiplexers; and system design considerationsExplains splicing, connectors, safety considerations, link/cable testing, troubleshooting, and restorationCovers the objectives for popular Data Cabling Installer Certification (DCIC), Certified Fiber Optics Installer (CFOI), and Fiber Optic Technician (FOT) examsCabling Part 2: Fiber-Optic Cabling and Components, 5th Edition has the information you need to master every aspect of setting up and managing a fiber-optic network.
Written for beginners to Cacti, this book contains step-by-step instructions and hands-on tutorials for network operators to learn how to implement and use the core Cacti functions. The book is designed in such a way that you can explore it chapter-by-chapter or skip any chapter without missing a beat.If you are a network operator and want to use Cacti for implementing performance measurement for trending, troubleshooting, and reporting purposes, then this book is for you. You only need to know the basics of network management and SNMP.
With loads of screenshots and illustrations and easy step-by-step instructions, this book is ideal for beginners in the network monitoring business. This book is for anyone who wants to manage a network using Cacti. You don't have to be a Linux Guru to use this book.
Written in cookbook style, this book offers learning and techniques through recipes. It contains step-by-step instructions for CakePHP developers to create unique web applications. The book is designed in such a way that you can refer to things chapter by chapter, and read them in no particular order.If you are a CakePHP developer who wants to discover quick and easy ways to improve web applications, and to leverage all aspects of the framework, this book is for you. This book assumes that you already have knowledge of CakePHP, and general PHP development skills.
If you are a CakePHP developer looking to ease the burden of development, then this book is for you. As a headfirst dive into the framework, this collection of recipes will help you get the most out of CakePHP, and get your applications baked in no time. Even if you're not familiar with the framework, we'll take you from basic CRUD building to useful solutions that will aid in getting the job done quickly and efficiently.
This book starts by installing Cake and building our first application, then looking at each main component of a CakePHP application in detail. We then learn how to build Web 2.0 style applications quickly using a case study application. The book is packed with example code and demo applications, so that you can see techniques in action. If you already know PHP and want to develop cutting-edge Web 2.0 applications, or see how to write code in a faster, more productive way, then this book is ideal for you.
Call to Action includes the information businesses need to know to achieve dramatic results from online efforts. Are you planning for top performance? Are you accurately evaluating that performance? Are you setting the best benchmarks for measuring success? How well are you communicating your value proposition? Are you structured for change? Can you achieve the momentum you need to get the results you want? If you have the desire and commitment to create phenomenal online results, then this book is your call to action.Within these pages, New York Times best-selling authors Bryan and Jeffrey Eisenberg walk you through the five phases that comprise web site development, from the critical planning phase, through developing structure, momentum, and communication, to articulating value. Along the way, they offer advice and practical applications culled from their years of experience "in the trenches."
How can you design technology that becomes a part of a user's life and not a distraction from it? This practical book explores the concept of calm technology, a method for smoothly capturing a user's attention only when necessary, while calmly remaining in the background most of the time. You'll learn how to design products that work well, launch well, are easy to support, easy to use, and remain unobtrusive.Author Amber Case presents ideas first introduced by researchers at Xerox PARC in 1995, and explains how they apply to our current technology landscape, especially the Internet of Things. This book is ideal for UX and product designers, managers, creative directors, and developers. You'll learn:The importance and challenge of designing technology that respects our attentionPrinciples of calm design--peripheral attention, context, and ambient awarenessCalm communication patterns--improving attention through a variety of sensesExercises for improving existing products through calm technologyPrinciples and patterns of calm technology for companies and teamsThe origins of calm technology at Xerox PARC
Do you constantly find yourself battling to stop your kids spending hours in front of a screen? Whether it's a tv, an ipad, a pc or a playstation children are spending more and more time absorbed in the digital world and for most parents it's a cause for concern.The most frequent question parenting expert Noel Janis Norton is asked by desperate parents is how to limit and manage screen time. Parents know their children became aggressive and stressed after prolonged time on an electronic device, and they know that it limits their child's willingness to do other activities, yet they are at a loss of what to do about it.In Calmer Easier Happier Screen Time, Noel adapts her proven parenting strategies to this most complex of areas. Using the latest scientific research to show just how addictive the digital world can be for the developing brain of a child, she using the calmer, easier, happier techniques to help parents wean their children away from their electronic devices and get back in charge.
Artificial intelligence, or AI, is a cross-disciplinary approach to understanding, modeling, and creating intelligence of various forms. It is a critical branch of cognitive science, and its influence is increasingly being felt in other areas, including the humanities. AI applications are transforming the way we interact with each other and with our environment, and work in artificially modeling intelligence is offering new insights into the human mind and revealing new forms mentality can take. <P> This volume of original essays presents the state of the art in AI, surveying the foundations of the discipline, major theories of mental architecture, the principal areas of research, and extensions of AI such as artificial life. With a focus on theory rather than technical and applied issues, the volume will be valuable not only to people working in AI, but also to those in other disciplines wanting an authoritative and up-to-date introduction to the field.
The Cambridge Handbook of English Corpus Linguistics (CHECL) surveys the breadth of corpus-based linguistic research on English, including chapters on collocations, phraseology, grammatical variation, historical change, and the description of registers and dialects. The most innovative aspects of the CHECL are its emphasis on critical discussion, its explicit evaluation of the state of the art in each sub-discipline, and the inclusion of empirical case studies. While each chapter includes a broad survey of previous research, the primary focus is on a detailed description of the most important corpus-based studies in this area, with discussion of what those studies found, and why they are important. Each chapter also includes a critical discussion of the corpus-based methods employed for research in this area, as well as an explicit summary of new findings and discoveries.
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have profoundly changed many aspects of life, including the nature of entertainment, work, communication, education, healthcare, industrial production and business, social relations and conflicts. They have had a radical and widespread impact on our moral lives and hence on contemporary ethical debates. The Cambridge Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics provides an ambitious and authoritative introduction to the field, with discussions of a range of topics including privacy, ownership, freedom of speech, responsibility, technological determinism, the digital divide, cyber warfare, and online pornography. It offers an accessible and thoughtful survey of the transformations brought about by ICTs and their implications for the future of human life and society, for the evaluation of behaviour, and for the evolution of moral values and rights. It will be a valuable book for all who are interested in the ethical aspects of the information society in which we live.
Endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations. Develop your students computational thinking and programming skills with complete coverage of the latest syllabus from experienced examiners and teachers. - Includes a Student CD-ROM with animations of key concepts - Follows the order of the syllabus exactly, ensuring complete coverage - Introduces students to self-learning exercises, helping them learn how to use their knowledge in new scenarios This book covers the IGCSE (0478), O Level (2210) and US IGCSE entry (0473) syllabuses, which are for first examination 2015. It may also be a useful reference for students taking the new Computer Science AS level course (9608).
By providing guidance that will help your students practice and troubleshoot their exam technique, this book will send them into their exam with the confidence to aim for the best grades.- Common misconceptions and errors are highlighted throughout, so they can avoid making the same mistakes- They will become comfortable with constructing and writing answers through a range of practice questions- Answers at the back of the book allow them to compare their effort, and easily identify any improvements they can make- Key objectives at the beginning of every chapter help them target their revision, allowing them to focus on the key concepts and skills- Examiner's tips throughout provide suggestions on how to approach the questions, so they don't waste valuable time in the examThis title has not been through the Cambridge International Examinations endorsement process.
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