Game Programming Gems 6

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Welcome to the sixth volume of the Game Programming Gems series. With team sizes constantly expanding, developers are finding themselves pushed to become increasingly specialized. This makes it important to have cutting-edge, ready-to-use material in your specialization, as well as resources that you can call upon if you need to work outside your area of expertise. Volume 6 has been explicitly designed with your current challenges in mind. With the new generation of machines, players expect...

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28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World

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28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World is a guide to the people who have shaped the way we do business today.  Some are great intellectuals while others are "gut instinct" types.  Some want to change the world while others want money and power.With energy and wit, Rhymer Rigby takes readers through the top business brains of our time to show the human behind the headlines, highlighting world industry leaders such as Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet, Sam Walton, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates. With...

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Programming Game AI by Example

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Programming Game AI by Example provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to the bread and butter AI techniques used by the game development industry, leading the reader through the process of designing, programming, and implementing intelligent agents for action games using the C++ programming language. Techniques covered include state- and goal-based behavior, inter-agent communication, individual and group steering behaviors, team AI, graph theory, search, path planning and...

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Producing Games: From Business and Budgets to Creativity and Design

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Master the secrets behind video game production - from concept to completion - with these comprehensive tips and tricks from two accomplished, working game producers. Discover how to lead a team, communicate effectively, budget, schedule, staff, and design quality next-generation games. Producing Games walks you through every stage of the production process with a focus on the part the producer plays at each phase. *What it takes to be an effective producer in the world of video games *All the...

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Real-World Flash Game Development: How to Follow Best Practices AND Keep Your Sanity

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This book covers Flash for the everyday developer. The average Flash developer doesn't have luxurious timelines, employers who understand the value of reusability, or the help of an information architect to design a usable experience. This book helps bridge the gap for these coders who may be used to C++, Java, or C# and want to move over to Flash. Griffith covers real-world scenarios pulled from his own experiences developing games for over 8 years in the industry. Gifts from Griffith's...

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Usability of Complex Information Systems: Evaluation of User Interaction

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Why do enterprise systems have complicated search pages, when Google has a single search box that works better? Why struggle with an expense reimbursement system that is not as easy as home accounting software? Although this seems like comparing apples to oranges, as information and communication technologies increasingly reach into every industry the demand for easy-to-use work tools continues to grow. An exploration of cutting-edge approaches for evaluating the usability of complex user...

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Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours (5th Edition)

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Starter KitIncludes C++ compiler and IDE for Windows, Mac & LinuxIn just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn the basics of programming with C++–one of the most popular and powerful programming languages ever created.Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, this fast and friendly tutorial teaches you everything you need to know, from installing and using a compiler, to debugging the programs you’ve created, to what’s coming in C++0x, the next version of C++.Each...

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Paragraphs and Essays with Integrated Readings, 11th Edition

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PARAGRAPHS AND ESSAYS is the higher-level companion to SENTENCES, PARAGRAPHS, AND BEYOND in the popular two-book Brandon series. Written in an informal, engaging tone, this easy-to-use text takes students through all the stages of the writing process as they transition from simple to complex writing assignments. Sample student paragraphs and essays with stages exemplify the patterns of writing, while clear reading instruction offers students the opportunity to analyze readings and to practice...

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Lose Weight, Live Healthy: A Complete Guide to Designing Your Own Weight Loss Program

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Incorporating the latest mindfulness and acceptance-based therapy approaches to weight management and health, this guide helps readers tailor nutrition, exercise, stress management, and emotion regulation to their own needs and lifestyle. This is not a diet book or a step-by-step program, but rather a guide that helps readers discover what works for them and to implement change strategies based on their own personal values and goals.Backed by research and based on well-established behavior...

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Video Games (Technology 360)

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Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy! Title: Video Games (Technology 360)Author: Kevin Hile Length: 104 pages Edition: 1 Language: English Publisher:Lucent Publication Date: 2009-10-26 ISBN-10: 1420501704 ISBN-13: 9781420501704 FileSonic: Click to download PDF 4.7 11/08/2011...

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Intelligent Systems, 2nd Edition

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Technology has now progressed to the point that intelligent systems are replacing humans in the decision making processes as well as aiding in the solution of very complex problems. In many cases intelligent systems are already outperforming human activities. Artificial neural networks are not only capable of learning how to classify patterns, such images or sequence of events, but they can also effectively model complex nonlinear systems. Their ability to classify sequences of events is...

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Scientific Computing with Multicore and Accelerators

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The hybrid/heterogeneous nature of future microprocessors and large high-performance computing systems will result in a reliance on two major types of components: multicore/manycore central processing units and special purpose hardware/massively parallel accelerators. While these technologies have numerous benefits, they also pose substantial performance challenges for developers, including scalability, software tuning, and programming issues. Researchers at the Forefront Reveal Results from...

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Ubiquitous Computing for Business

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Ubiquitous Computing for Business: Find New Markets, Create Better Businesses, and Reach Customers Around the World Ubiquitous Computing ("UbiComp") is the next game-changing technology. In Ubiquitous Computing for Business, PARC UbiComp pioneer Bo Begole shows you how to successfully incorporate it into your products, services, processes, and strategies. Begole introduces UbiComp's component technologies, thoroughly illuminates its potential impact, and demonstrates how to achieve real...

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Successful Project Management

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Learn best practices and proven methods from project management professionals—and apply these skills as you work with Microsoft® Project. In this practical guide, project management expert Bonnie Biafore shows you how to manage projects efficiently and effectively, sharing the real-world experiences of project managers in several industries. You'll learn how to put the best practices and hard-won lessons of experts to work on your critical projects. Sharpen the skills you need to manage...

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Sams Teach Yourself eBay in 10 Minutes

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Sams Teach Yourself eBay in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through 10-minute lessons, you learn everything you need to know to shop for, purchase, and sell items on eBay—safely and securely.10 minutes is all you need to learn how to…Bid in eBay auctions
Win auctions with last-minute snipesBuy fixed-price itemsPay for your purchasesFind items to sellList items for sale via online auctionSell items at a fixed priceUse pictures in...

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Introducing ZBrush 4

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Design remarkably realistic creatures, people, and objects using ZBrush and the new edition of this top-selling book. Professional Hollywood animator and ZBrush artist Eric Keller combines his firsthand experience with detailed, step-by-step explanations to make you feel right at home with the interface and tools. The book reinforces the core concepts of ZBrush through fun, hands-on tutorials that will help you achieve amazing results.Understand ZBrush's unique sculpting and painting...

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The Busy Coder`s Guide to Advanced Android Development

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The Busy Coder's Guide to Advanced Android Development picks up where its predecessor left off, covering yet more topics of interest to the professional Android application developer. If you need to use sensors, create home screen widgets, play back media, take pictures with the camera, or implement sophisticated services, this book will be a helpful guide. With all sample source code available for download from the CommonsWare Web site -- as are the samples from all of CommonsWare's Android...

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Management and Administration

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If you need to deploy, manage, or secure Microsoft SQL Server 2008, this is the complete, fast-paced, task-based reference you’ve been searching for. Authored by a world-class expert on SQL Server in the enterprise, this book goes far beyond the basics, taking on the complex tasks that DBAs need to make the most of Microsoft’s flagship database platform. SQL Server MVP, Ross Mistry presents proven techniques for SQL Server 2008 installation, upgrades, backup/restore, data transfer,...

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Joe Celko`s SQL for Smarties, 4th Edition: Advanced SQL Programming

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SQL for Smarties was hailed as the first book devoted explicitly to the advanced techniques needed to transform an experienced SQL programmer into an expert. Now, 15 years later and in its fourth edition, this classic reference still reigns supreme as the only book written by a SQL master that teaches programmers and practitioners to become SQL masters themselves! These are not just tips and techniques; also offered are the best solutions to old and new challenges. Joe Celko conveys the way you...

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The New Polymath: Profiles in Compound-Technology Innovations

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Praise for The New Polymath"Bravo! In a work that's fresh and inviting, Mirchandani shares with us his case studies in innovation and creativity. It's no small irony that the 'IT revolution' has created a technology industry that all too easily falls back on bromides and received wisdom. Mirchandani inspires us to return to IT's roots, with the transformative power that comes from putting technology innovation in service to business and society."
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Modelling and Dimensioning of Mobile Wireless Networks: From GSM to LTE

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This book is a must-read for all network planners and other professionals wishing to improve the quality and cost efficiency of 3G and LTE networks In this book, the authors address the architecture of the 2/3G network and the Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. The book proposes analytical models that make the analysis and dimensioning of the most important interfaces, i.e. WCDMA or Iub, possible. Furthermore, the authors include descriptions of fundamental technological issues in 2/3 G...

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Smith and Roberson`s Business Law, 15th Edition

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Continuing a long tradition of accuracy and up-to-date coverage, the Fifteenth Edition of SMITH AND ROBERSON'S BUSINESS LAW is the most complete and credible business law book available. This updated classic delivers a comprehensive, detailed presentation of business law issues ranging from traditional topics to the latest laws and emerging trends. The cases - located at the end of each chapter - offer an excellent mix of landmark and current decisions and are edited to preserve much of the...

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Software Build Systems: Principles and Experience

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“This book represents a thorough and extensive treatment of the software build process including the choices, benefits, and challenges of a well designed build process. I recommend it not only to all software build engineers but to all software developers since a well designed build process is key to an effective software development process.”—Kevin Bodie, Director Software Development, Pitney Bowes Inc.“An excellent and detailed explanation of build systems, an important but...

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PKI Uncovered: Certificate-Based Security Solutions for Next-Generation Networks

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The only complete guide to designing, implementing, and supporting state-of-the-art certificate-based identity solutions with PKILayered approach is designed to help readers with widely diverse backgrounds quickly learn what they need to knowCovers the entire PKI project lifecycle, making complex PKI architectures simple to understand and deployBrings together theory and practice, including on-the-ground implementers' knowledge, insights, best practices, design choices, and troubleshooting...

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Apocalyptic AI: Visions of Heaven in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Reality

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Apocalyptic AI, the hope that we might one day upload our minds into machines or cyberspace and live forever, is a surprisingly wide-spread and influential idea, affecting everything from the world view of online gamers to government research funding and philosophical thought. In Apocalyptic AI, Robert Geraci offers the first serious account of this "cyber-theology" and the people who promote it. Drawing on interviews with roboticists and AI researchers and with devotees of the online game...

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ITIL Capacity Management

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The Business-Focused, Best-Practice Guide to Succeeding with ITIL Capacity Management Using ITIL® capacity management processes, IT organizations can eliminate waste and overbuying, reduce both equipment and staffing costs, drive more value from existing investments, and consistently provide the right resources to meet the needs of the business. Now, in this comprehensive, best-practice guide, leading ITIL expert Larry Klosterboer systematically explains how to manage capacity using the ITIL...

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Put `em Up!: A Comprehensive Home Preserving Guide for the Creative Cook, from Drying and Freezing to Canning and Pickling

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PRESERVING IS BACK, AND IT’S BETTER THAN EVER. Flavors are brighter, batch sizes are more flexible, and modern methods make the process safer and easier. Eating locally is on everybodys mind, and nothing is more local than Heirloom Salsa made from vine-fresh tomatoes or a quick batch of Ice-Box Berry Jam saved from the seasons last berries. Even beginners who never made peach jam or dill pickles in their grandmothers kitchens are eager to pick up preserving skills as a way to save money,...

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OSGi in Action: Creating Modular Applications in Java

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What is OSGi? Simply put, OSGi is a standardized technology that allows developers to create the highly modular Java applications that are required for enterprise development. OSGi lets you install, start, stop, update, or uninstall components without taking down your entire system. The interest in OSGi based applications has exploded since major vendors like Sun, Spring, Oracle, BEA, and IBM have gotten behind the standard. OSGi in Action is a comprehensive guide to OSGi with two primary...

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PostGIS in Action

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Whether you're canvassing a congressional district, managing a sales region, mapping city bus schedules, or analyzing local cancer rates, thinking spatially opens up limitless possibilities for database users. PostGIS, a freely available open-source spatial database extender, can help you answer questions that you could not answer using a mere relational database. Its feature set equals or surpasses proprietary alternatives, allowing you to create location-aware queries and features with just a...

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SharePoint 2010 Web Parts in Action

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If you look at a SharePoint application you'll find that most of its active components are Web Parts. SharePoint 2010 includes dozens of prebuilt Web Parts that you can use. It also provides an API that lets you build custom Web Parts using C# or VB.NET. SharePoint 2010 Web Parts in Action is a comprehensive guide to deploying, customizing, and creating Web Parts. Countless examples walk you through everything from design, to development, deployment, troubleshooting, and upgrading. Because Web...

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Multi-Core Embedded Systems

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Details a real-world product that applies a cutting-edge multi-core architecture Increasingly demanding modern applications—such as those used in telecommunications networking and real-time processing of audio, video, and multimedia streams—require multiple processors to achieve computational performance at the rate of a few giga-operations per second. This necessity for speed and manageable power consumption makes it likely that the next generation of embedded processing systems will include...

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CMMI for Services: Guidelines for Superior Service (2nd Edition)

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CMMI® for Services (CMMI-SVC) is a comprehensive set of guidelines to help organizations establish and improve processes for delivering services. By adapting and extending proven standards and best practices to reflect the unique challenges faced in service industries, CMMI-SVC offers providers a practical and focused framework for achieving higher levels of service quality, controlling costs, improving schedules, and ensuring user satisfaction. A member of the newest CMMI model, CMMI-SVC...

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3D Art Essentials: The Fundamentals of 3D Modeling, Texturing, and Animation

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Create high-quality 3D animations and models by using the basic concepts and principles of 3D art presented by's Ami Chopine. This handy studio reference breaks down the core concepts into easy-to-understand segments and teaches you the 'why' in addition to the 'how.' Using application agnostic step-by-step tutorials, this book teaches you how to model, pose, and texture your creations as well as scenery creation, animation, and rendering. Learn which applications are best for...

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Enterprise Network Testing

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Enterprise Network Testing Testing Throughout the Network Lifecycle to Maximize Availability and Performance Andy Sholomon, CCIE® No. 15179 Tom Kunath, CCIE No. 1679 The complete guide to using testing to reduce risk and downtime in advanced enterprise networks Testing has become crucial to meeting enterprise expectations of near-zero network downtime. Enterprise Network Testing is the first comprehensive guide to all facets of enterprise network testing. Cisco enterprise consultants Andy...

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How I Sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 Months

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Now, for the first time ever, John Locke reveals the marketing system he created to sell more than 1,100,000 eBooks in five months! His Credentials: John is the eigth author in the world-and the first self-published author in history-to have sold 1 million eBooks on Kindle! He is the first self-published author to hit #1 on the Amazon/Kindle Best Seller's List, and the first to hit both #1 and #2 at the same time! He is a New York Times best-selling author! He has been featured in the Wall...

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Microsoft Expression Blend 4 Unleashed

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This book has one primary goal: to get you working in Expression Blend 4 effectively using the features and functionality of the tool.This book is not about XAML, not about code nor explicit work flows. It is about simply dragging, dropping, drawing, and defining the experience and vision for a user interface and rich interactive experience.You will learn how to work with the core features of Blend, edit Styles and Templates, and more importantly, understand what they all mean. You will also...

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Data Architecture: From Zen to Reality

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Data is an expensive and expansive asset. Information capture has forced storage capacity from megabytes to terabytes, exabytes and, pretty soon, zetabytes of data. So the need for accessible storage space for this data is great. To make this huge amount of data usable and relevant, it needs to be organized effectively. Database Base Management Systems, such as Oracle, IBM's DB2, and Microsoft SqlServer are used often, but these are being enhanced continuously and auxiliary tools are being...

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Secrets to Writing Great Papers

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Secrets to Writing Great Papers illustrates how to work with ideas—develop them, hone them, and transform them into words. It provides techniques and exercises for brainstorming, choosing the right approach, working with an unknown or boring assigned topic, overcoming writer’s block, and selecting the best point of view.   Title: Secrets to Writing Great PapersAuthor: Franklynn Peterson, Judi Kesselman-Turkel Length: 96 pages Edition: 1 Language: English Publisher:University of...

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Hands-on Guide to the Red Hat® Exams: RHCSA™ and RHCE® Cert Guide and Lab Manual

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Master every topic on Red Hat’s new RHCSA™ and RHCE® exams.Assess your knowledge and focus your learning.Get the practical workplace knowledge you need!Start-to-finish RHCSA™ and RHCE® preparation from leading Linux system administrator, IT trainer, and certification expert Damian Tommasino!Master every RHCSA™ and RHCE® topic!Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 local and network installationSystem services, runlevels, and bootupDisks, partitions, and file systems, including LUKS...

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Domain-Specific Languages

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When carefully selected and used, Domain-Specific Languages (DSLs) may simplify complex code, promote effective communication with customers, improve productivity, and unclog development bottlenecks. In Domain-Specific Languages, noted software development expert Martin Fowler first provides the information software professionals need to decide if and when to utilize DSLs. Then, where DSLs prove suitable, Fowler presents effective techniques for building them, and guides software engineers in...

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