Advanced Computer Architecture: Parallelism, Scalability, Programmability (2nd Edition)

By Kai Hwang, Naresh Jotwani

Dr. Hwang provides certain info at the structure of pcs, research of scalability, idea and utilization of parallelism and programmability during this ebook. The ebook is split into 4 components which include 3 chapters each one and has a complete of thirteen chapters.

the 1st a part of the ebook offers uncomplicated rules on parallel processing. The chapters during this half are geared toward development the basic beginning for the readers for extra learn into and software program. the second one half covers info on complex processors, cache and strategies relating to reminiscence and pipelining. The 3rd half presents information on shared-memory multiprocessors. The fourth and ultimate a part of the ebook offers with varied versions for parallel programming. It presents a close research into software program instruments used for application improvement and function enhancements.

Advanced computing device structure: Parallelism, Scalability, Programmability is a aggressive and suitable booklet in its style as a result of its normal theories at the rules that govern parallelism, scalability and programmability. The specific but basic method in facing those issues retains the booklet from changing into out of date regardless of widespread adjustments in technology.

Advanced desktop structure: Parallelism, Scalability, Programmability is acceptable for senior or graduate point classes and will even be used an efficient reference software for college students. there's an introductory flowchart that offers a prepared advisor for college students and lecturers alike to get the utmost gain out of examining it. The ebook contains 360 illustrations, and 114 solved examples. The e-book comprises case reports of structures like Hitachi, Blue Gene, Fujitsu, and Tera.

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C A Software Engineering Approach

By Peter A. Darnell

A hugely readable textual content designed for starting and intermediate C programmers. whereas concentrating on the programming language, the e-book emphasises stylistic matters and software program engineering ideas for you to advance courses which are readable, maintainable, transportable, and effective. The software program engineering recommendations mentioned through the textual content are illustrated in a C interpreter, whose resource directory is supplied on diskette, and highlighted "bug indicators" supply pointers on the typical error made by way of amateur programmers. can be utilized because the basic path textbook or because the major reference via programmers motive on studying C.

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Pthreads Programming: A POSIX Standard for Better Multiprocessing (O'Reilly Nutshell)

By Jacqueline Proulx Farrell, Dick Buttlar, Bradford Nichols

Computers are only as busy because the remainder of us these days. they've got plenty of initiatives to do instantly, and want a few cleverness to get all of them performed on the comparable time.That's why threads are obvious increasingly more usually as a brand new version for programming. Threads were to be had for it slow. The Mach working procedure, the allotted machine atmosphere (DCE), and home windows NT all characteristic threads.One benefit of such a lot UNIX implementations, in addition to DCE, is they comply with a lately ratified POSIX average (originally 1003.4a, now 1003.1c), which permits your courses to be moveable among them. POSIX threads are generally called pthreads, after the observe that starts off the entire names of the functionality calls. the normal is supported via Solaris, OSF/1, AIX, and several UNIX-based working systems.The notion in the back of threads programming is to have a number of initiatives working simultaneously in the comparable software. they could percentage a unmarried CPU as procedures do, or reap the benefits of a number of CPUs whilst to be had. In both case, they supply a fresh technique to divide the initiatives of a software whereas sharing data.A window interface can learn enter on dozens of other buttons, each one liable for a separate job. A community server has to simply accept simultaneous calls from many purchasers, delivering each one with moderate reaction time. A multiprocessor runs a number-crunching application on a number of CPUs instantaneously, combining the consequences whilst all are performed. a lot of these varieties of purposes can reap the benefits of threads.In this booklet you'll examine not just what the pthread calls are, but if it's a reliable inspiration to take advantage of threads and the way to cause them to effective (which is the full reason behind utilizing threads within the first place). The authors delves into functionality matters, evaluating threads to approaches, contrasting kernel threads to person threads, and displaying how one can degree velocity. He additionally describes in an easy, transparent demeanour what all of the complex positive factors are for, and the way threads engage with the remainder of the UNIX system.Topics include:

  • Basic layout techniques
  • Mutexes, stipulations, and really expert synchronization techniques
  • Scheduling, priorities, and different real-time issues
  • Cancellation
  • UNIX libraries and re-entrant routines
  • Signals
  • Debugging tips
  • Measuring performance
  • Special concerns for the disbursed Computing surroundings (DCE)

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lex & yacc

This ebook indicates you ways to exploit Unix utilities, lex andyacc, in application improvement. those instruments support programmers construct compilers and interpreters, yet additionally they have a much broader variety of applications.The moment version comprises thoroughly revised instructional sections for beginner clients and reference sections for complicated clients. This version is two times the scale of the 1st and has an increased index.The following fabric has been added:

  • Each application is defined in a bankruptcy that covers easy utilization and easy, stand-alone applications
  • How to enforce an entire SQL grammar, with complete pattern code
  • Major MS-DOS and Unix models of lex and yacc are explored extensive, together with AT&T lex and yacc, Berkeley yacc, Berkeley/GNU Flex, GNU Bison, MKS lex andyacc, and Abraxas PCYACC

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Android Native Development Kit Cookbook

By Feipeng Liu

Create Android apps utilizing local C/C++ with the specialist assistance contained during this cookbook. From easy exercises to complicated multimedia improvement, it is helping you harness the total energy of Android NDK.


  • Build, debug, and profile Android NDK apps
  • Implement a part of Android apps in local C/C++ code.
  • Optimize code functionality in meeting with Android NDK.

In Detail

Building Android purposes could often suggest that you simply spend your whole time operating in Java. There are notwithstanding occasions while this isn't the most productive or top strategy for the applying being equipped. this is often the place Android NDK is available in. Android NDK permits the developer to put in writing in local C/C++, providing you with the facility to reuse code and libraries and in addition, usually, elevate the rate and potency of your application.

The "Android local improvement equipment Cookbook" can assist you already know the advance, development, and debugging of your local Android functions. we'll observe and research JNI programming and crucial NDK APIs akin to OpenGL ES, and the local software API. we are going to then discover the method of porting latest libraries and software program to NDK. via the top of this publication it is possible for you to to construct your individual apps in NDK apps.

"Android local improvement package Cookbook" starts off with uncomplicated recipes that can assist you within the development and debugging of local apps, and JNI programming. The recipes conceal a variety of subject matters of program improvement with Android NDK reminiscent of OpenGL programming and Multimedia programming. we'll start with an easy recipe, hi NDK, sooner than relocating directly to hide complicated subject matters with recipes on OpenGL ES that target 2nd and 3D pics, in addition to recipes that debate operating with NDK and exterior APIs. when you are searching for how one can make your software to be had in Android and take measures to spice up your application’s functionality, then this Cookbook is for you.

What you are going to research from this book

  • Develop Android apps in C/C++ and not using a unmarried line of Java.
  • Program 2D/3D portraits with either OpenGL ES 1x and 2.0 in Android NDK.
  • Write multi-threaded Android apps in Android NDK.
  • Port latest C/C++ libraries and purposes to Android with NDK.
  • Develop multimedia Android apps with Android NDK.


This publication is written in a Cookbook sort, starting with recipes which concentrate on supporting builders make their software/application on hand in Android.

Who this booklet is written for

Android builders who are looking to study Android NDK programming, or boost multimedia and video games in Android NDK will reap the benefits of this book.

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Make a 2D RPG in a Weekend: With RPG Maker VX Ace

By Darrin Perez

Make a second RPG in a Weekend indicates you ways to create your own dungeon crawler online game in RPG Maker VX Ace in one weekend. the complete method, from begin to end, is roofed inside this publication. you will find a number of dungeon maps and occasions, all damaged down to your convenience.

One of the toughest components of online game improvement is basically completing a video game, however it is additionally some of the most vital steps so one can turning into a video game developer. when you've got but to complete a online game, this booklet provide you with the arrogance and assets you want to ultimately be capable of create your own RPG. as soon as you have accomplished the sport during this publication, it is easy to adjust it up to you're keen on, including new monsters and quests, and you will have the talents to head directly to create your moment online game all on your own. one of the issues coated during this e-book are:

• growing quite a few varieties of enemy encounters through using the eventing system.

• making a specific quarter that permits the participant to choose their personality of selection rather than being pressured to play a specific character.

• shrewdpermanent makes use of of occasions to create goods that permit the participant to come to city immediately and summon automobiles to their side.

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Learning Ruby

By Michael James Fitzgerald

You shouldn't have to understand every thing a few motor vehicle to force one, and also you needn't be aware of every thing approximately Ruby to begin programming with it. Written for either skilled and new programmers alike, Learning Ruby is a just-get-in-and-drive publication -- a hands-on educational that gives plenty of Ruby courses and allows you to know the way and why they paintings, simply enough to get you rolling down the road.

Interest in Ruby stems from the recognition of Rails, the net improvement framework that is attracting new devotees and refugees from Java and Hypertext Preprocessor. yet there are many different makes use of for this flexible language. the right way to study is to only try out the code! you will discover examples on approximately each web page of this ebook so you might imitate and hack. in brief, this book:

  • Outlines a few of the most vital beneficial properties of Ruby
  • Demonstrates the right way to use conditionals, and the way to govern strings in Ruby. encompasses a part on common expressions
  • Describes tips to use operators, simple math, capabilities from the maths module, rational numbers, etc.
  • Talks you thru Ruby arrays, and demonstrates hashes in detail
  • Explains tips to technique documents with Ruby
  • Discusses Ruby sessions and modules (mixins) intimately, together with a quick advent to object-oriented programming (OOP)
  • Introduces processing XML, the Tk toolkit, RubyGems, mirrored image, RDoc, embedded Ruby, metaprogramming, exception dealing with, and different topics
  • Acquaints you with a number of the necessities of Rails, and incorporates a brief Rails tutorial.

Each bankruptcy concludes with a collection of evaluation questions, and appendices offer you a word list of phrases regarding Ruby programming, plus reference fabric from the e-book in a single handy situation. so that it will take Ruby out for a force, Learning Ruby holds the keys.

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High Performance Browser Networking: What every web developer should know about networking and web performance

By Ilya Grigorik

How ready are you to construct quick and effective net purposes? This eloquent ebook presents what each net developer should still learn about the community, from primary boundaries that impact functionality to significant recommendations for development much more strong browser applications--including HTTP 2.0 and XHR advancements, Server-Sent occasions (SSE), WebSocket, and WebRTC.

writer Ilya Grigorik, an online functionality engineer at Google, demonstrates functionality optimization top practices for TCP, UDP, and TLS protocols, and explains designated instant and cellular community optimization standards. you are going to then dive into functionality features of applied sciences equivalent to HTTP 2.0, client-side community scripting with XHR, real-time streaming with SSE and WebSocket, and P2P verbal exchange with WebRTC.

  • Deliver optimum TCP, UDP, and TLS functionality
  • Optimize community supply over 3G/4G cellular networks
  • Develop speedy and energy-efficient cellular purposes
  • Address bottlenecks in HTTP 1.x and different browser protocols
  • Plan for and convey the easiest HTTP 2.0 functionality
  • Enable effective real-time streaming within the browser
  • Create effective peer-to-peer videoconferencing and low-latency purposes with real-time WebRTC transports

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Fluent Python

By Luciano Ramalho

Python’s simplicity enables you to turn into efficient speedy, yet this usually ability you aren’t utilizing every thing it has to supply. With this hands-on consultant, you’ll methods to write potent, idiomatic Python code by way of leveraging its best—and probably such a lot neglected—features. writer Luciano Ramalho takes you thru Python’s middle language gains and libraries, and exhibits you the way to make your code shorter, speedier, and extra readable on the related time.

Many skilled programmers attempt to bend Python to slot styles they realized from different languages, and not detect Python beneficial properties open air in their event. With this publication, these Python programmers will completely how to turn into informed in Python 3.

This booklet covers:

  • Python facts model: know how distinct tools are the major to the constant habit of objects
  • Data structures: take complete good thing about integrated forms, and comprehend the textual content vs bytes duality within the Unicode age
  • Functions as objects: view Python capabilities as first class gadgets, and know the way this impacts renowned layout patterns
  • Object-oriented idioms: construct periods through studying approximately references, mutability, interfaces, operator overloading, and a number of inheritance
  • Control flow: leverage context managers, turbines, coroutines, and concurrency with the concurrent.futures and asyncio packages
  • Metaprogramming: know the way homes, characteristic descriptors, category decorators, and metaclasses work

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Agile Web Development with Rails 4 (Facets of Ruby)

By Sam Ruby, Dave Thomas, David Heinemeier Hansson

Rails simply retains on altering. either Rails three and four, in addition to Ruby 1.9 and 2.0, carry enormous quantities of advancements, together with new APIs and immense functionality improvements. The fourth variation of this award-winning vintage has been reorganized and refocused so it truly is extra valuable than ever sooner than for builders new to Ruby and Rails.

Rails four introduces a few user-facing adjustments, and the e-book has been up-to-date to check all of the most up-to-date adjustments and new most sensible practices in Rails. This comprises complete aid for Ruby 2.0, controller issues, Russian Doll caching, robust parameters, Turbolinks, new attempt and bin listing layouts, and masses more.

Ruby on Rails is helping you produce fine quality, beautiful-looking internet purposes speedy. you think about growing the appliance, and Rails looks after the details.

Tens of hundreds of thousands of builders have used this award-winning e-book to benefit Rails. it is a wide, far-reaching educational and reference that is urged through the Rails middle workforce. in case you are new to Rails, you will get step by step tips. if you are an skilled developer, this booklet provides you with the excellent, insider info you need.

Rails has advanced through the years, and this ebook has developed besides it. We nonetheless begin with a step by step walkthrough of establishing a true program, and in-depth chapters examine the integrated Rails beneficial properties. This variation now offers new Ruby and Rails clients additional info at the Ruby language and takes extra time to give an explanation for key techniques all through. most sensible practices on how you can practice Rails proceed to alter, and this version retains up. Examples use matters, Russian Doll caching, and Turbolinks, and the publication focuses all through at the correct technique to use Rails. also, this version now works on Ruby 2.0, a brand new unlock of Ruby with massive practical and function improvements.

This variation is for Rails4.0 and beyond.

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