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Download E-books Programming with Quartz: 2D and PDF Graphics in Mac OS X (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Graphics) PDF

By David Gelphman

Written via contributors of the improvement staff at Apple, Programming with Quartz is the 1st e-book to explain the delicate photos process of Mac OS X. by utilizing the equipment defined during this publication, builders should be in a position to absolutely take advantage of the state of the art photos functions of Mac OS X of their purposes, no matter if for Cocoa or Carbon improvement. This ebook additionally serves as an advent to 2nd pix thoughts, together with how pictures are drawn and the way colour is rendered. It contains assistance for operating with PDF files, drawing bitmap pics, utilizing Quartz integrated colour administration, and drawing textual content. Programming with Quartz is a wealthy source for brand new and skilled Mac OS X builders, Cocoa and Carbon programmers, UNIX builders who're migrating to Mac OS X, and somebody attracted to strong 2nd pictures platforms.

* this can be the definitive consultant to the innovative images method of Mac OS X that makes use of the moveable rfile layout (PDF) because the foundation of its imaging model.
* It includes the newest on programming with Quartz for Mac OS X model 10.4.
* rigorously crafted and vast code examples exhibit easy methods to accomplish many of the drawing projects attainable with Quartz.

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Download E-books Switching to a Mac Portable Genius PDF

By Paul McFedries

Switching from a computer to a Mac is a breeze with this book

Anyone contemplating making the flow to Mac from the home windows global will locate this booklet smoothes the way in which. whereas Macs are recognized for ease of use, there are primary variations in Mac and laptop methods of pondering, plus there?s the trouble of relocating records, calendars, and different crucial facts from one platform to a different. This consultant lays out all of the details, explains simple Mac approaches for the newcomer, deals nice tips about data-sharing (including operating home windows purposes on a Mac), and gives every little thing the recent Mac consumer must circulation ahead with confidence.

  • Mac revenues have lately exceeded the revenues of recent computers, and lots of new Mac clients try to regulate to another method of operating with the pc and suffering to move crucial info from an previous notebook to the Mac
  • Portable Genius books specialize in the main available, worthy info and bring it within the such a lot direct manner: precisely what those clients want
  • Covers the fundamentals that new Mac clients have to start, intermediate-level info to aid them utilize the Mac, and lots of suggestion on moving vital information, working home windows functions at the Mac through Boot Camp, conserving a Mac, and more

With aid from Switching to a Mac moveable Genius, moment Edition, former notebook clients will locate themselves cozy within the Mac international in no time.

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Download E-books Emotions and Personality in Personalized Services: Models, Evaluation and Applications (Human-Computer Interaction Series) PDF

Personalization is ubiquitous from se's to online-shopping web pages supporting us locate content material extra successfully and this e-book makes a speciality of the main advancements which are shaping our day-by-day on-line reports. With advances within the detection of finish clients’ feelings, character, sentiment and social signs, researchers and practitioners now have the instruments to construct a brand new new release of customized structures that might particularly comprehend the user’s kingdom and carry the correct content material.

With major specialists from an unlimited array of domain names from person modeling, cellular sensing and data retrieval to synthetic intelligence, human-computer interplay (HCI) social computing and psychology, a extensive spectrum of subject matters are covered.  From discussing mental theoretical types and exploring state of the art tools for buying feelings and character in an unobtrusive approach, in addition to describing how those ideas can be utilized to enhance a variety of features of the personalization strategy and chapters that debate assessment and privateness issues.

Emotions and character in customized Systems may help relief researchers and practitioners advance and evaluation user-centric personalization platforms that consider the standards that experience an incredible influence on our decision-making – feelings and personality.

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Download E-books Tablet PC Quick Reference PDF

By Jeff Van West

Whether you’re in a gathering, hallway, espresso store, or conference—achieve final mobility with the capsule computing device quickly REFERENCE. Combining the simplicity of pen and paper with all of the muscle of Microsoft® home windows® XP specialist, the pill laptop is greater than simply cool—it can maximize your productiveness, irrespective of how or the place you're employed. Use this specialist consultant to wake up and working quicker, and take the ability of a computing device PC—and more—anywhere you’d take a notepad and pen!

  • Pen, voice, keyboard, mouse—you come to a decision the way to keep watch over your capsule PC
  • Accelerate your dexterity with the electronic pen, enter Panel, and home windows Journal
  • Save, edit, seek, and email your handwritten notes
  • Add notes and drawings at once into Microsoft note files, Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, and different electronic documents
  • Annotate Microsoft PowerPoint® slides—even as you current them
  • Go hands-free with voice instructions and dictation capabilities
  • See how the capsule can maximize collaboration and interactivity in meetings

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Download E-books Sams Teach Yourself .NET Windows Forms in 21 Days PDF

By Chris Payne

.NET home windows kinds are a brand new programming paradigm brought with Microsoft's .NET initiative. home windows types are similar to internet types, which permit programmers to construct complicated internet program interfaces simply, sharing an analogous underlying framework and programming strategies. home windows types, notwithstanding, are used for the Win32 platform, rather than the web, and make allowance programmers to construct conventional home windows desktop-based purposes based round .NET.

Sams educate your self .NET home windows kinds in 21 Days covers the entire significant points of home windows kinds essential to construct specialist, practical purposes. This booklet follows the tried-and-tested 21 Days educational version to lead the reader via home windows varieties. It beneficial properties code examples and counsel for programmers migrating from pre-Windows types Microsoft technologies.

The reader could be brought to the numerous controls to be had for .NET home windows varieties and the way to construct them, the way to create occasions and occasion handlers, discover ADO.NET and techniques to retrieve info from dynamic info resources, and how one can reap the benefits of the web and web Explorer from their .NET home windows varieties functions. As readers strengthen in the course of the tutorials, they development towards extra complicated themes and tasks by means of growing uncomplicated graphical purposes and embellishing latest ones, how to combine with different .NET purposes, use net companies, construct home windows providers, construct home windows varieties controls, create multi-threaded purposes, paintings with COM and COM+ configure and installation .NET home windows types, and the way to de-bug .NET home windows Forms.

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Download E-books The Definitive Guide to ARM® Cortex®-M3 and Cortex®-M4 Processors, Third Edition PDF

By Joseph Yiu

This re-creation has been totally revised and up-to-date to incorporate broad info at the ARM Cortex-M4 processor, delivering a whole up to date consultant to either Cortex-M3 and Cortex-M4 processors, and which permits migration from numerous processor architectures to the intriguing international of the Cortex-M3 and M4.

This e-book provides the historical past of the ARM structure and descriptions the beneficial properties of the processors reminiscent of the guide set, interrupt-handling and in addition demonstrates the way to software and make the most of the complicated beneficial properties to be had corresponding to the reminiscence safety Unit (MPU).

Chapters on getting all started with IAR, Keil, gcc and CooCox CoIDE instruments support rookies increase application codes.  assurance additionally contains the real parts of software program improvement corresponding to utilizing the low energy positive aspects, dealing with info input/output, combined language tasks with meeting and C, and different complex topics.

  • Two new chapters on DSP positive factors and CMSIS-DSP software program libraries, masking DSP basics and the way to put in writing DSP software program for the Cortex-M4 processor, together with examples of utilizing the CMSIS-DSP library, in addition to necessary information regarding the DSP strength of the Cortex-M4 processor
  • A new bankruptcy at the Cortex-M4 floating aspect unit and the way to take advantage of it
  • A new bankruptcy on utilizing embedded OS (based on CMSIS-RTOS), in addition to info of processor gains to aid OS operations
  • Various debugging strategies in addition to a troubleshooting advisor within the appendix
  • topics on software program porting from different architectures
  • A complete diversity of easy-to-understand examples, diagrams and quickly reference appendices

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Download E-books Hacking the PSP: Cool Hacks, Mods, and Customizations for the Sony?PlayStation?Portable PDF

By Auri Rahimzadeh

We aren't simply enjoying video games. you're keen on your PSP. you really liked the 1st variation of this booklet. in case you are prepared for extra enjoyable, right here it truly is. try out: Networking hacks that allow you to IM and accelerate multiplayer online game motion. extraordinary audio, video, and snapshot hacks. online game hacks that allow you to use a unmarried UMD cartridge for multiplayer video games. The ever-popular homebrew purposes, with secrets and techniques for sneaking them earlier the firmware. we are taking playtime to an entire new point.

Let the joys start with entire directions on how one can do all this and extra along with your PSP, including:

  • Speeding up net surfing.
  • Getting greatest caliber while relocating video or audio on your PSP.
  • Using your PSP like an iPod.
  • Transfering DVDs in your PSP.
  • Getting extra power.
  • Playing multiplayer video games with a unmarried UMD.
  • Writing homebrew apps, no matter if you will have by no means programmed before.
  • Learning to idiot, or even downgrade, your firmware.
  • Running Linux® and Windows®.

Visit hackingpsp.com to publish your questions about the author's discussion board, obtain any records you wish, get updates to the publication, and try new hacks the instant they are available.

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Download E-books How to Do Everything Netbook PDF

By Joli Ballew

Get the main from your netbook!

Now that you have got a netbook, it is time to the best way to maximize all of its features. This hands-on consultant explains how one can hold your netbook operating at top functionality through restricting what percentage courses you run at the same time and what you obtain. study the simplest how you can hook up with the net, safe your procedure, set up software program, use web-based courses from Microsoft, Google, and others, upload reminiscence, and troubleshoot your netbook. you are going to additionally get beneficial advice for operating with home windows and Linux working platforms.

  • Secure your netbook, organize a firewall, and safeguard it from viruses, malware, and different threats
  • Connect to public instant networks, wireless hotspots, and stressed networks
  • Configure your net browser to run fast and cleanly
  • Connect to printers, USB drives, backup units, and different
  • Install software program kept on a CD or DVD
  • Configure and use the integrated internet cam
  • Expand your netbook with components
  • Take good thing about workplace reside Workspace, Google Apps, and different loose web-based functions
  • Use Open place of work on a Linux-based netbook
  • Learn the way to use home windows 7

About the author:
Joli Ballew, MCSE, MCTS, MCDST, is a technical author, know-how coach, and site supervisor. She is the writer of How to Do every thing with home windows Vista Media heart, Hardcore home windows XP, and different books.

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Download E-books PCs All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)) PDF

By Mark L. Chambers

Covers the most well-liked computing device functions and instruments on hand this day, totally revised to incorporate home windows XP, workplace "X," Works 7, and uncomplicated web, electronic images, and residential networking Walks the reader via developing a working laptop or computer, navigating the home windows machine, utilizing email, exploring the web, and masses easier minibook layout makes it effortless to discover wanted info speedy

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Download E-books iPad 4th Generation and iPad mini Portable Genius PDF

By Paul McFedries

Everything you must find out about the latest iPads from Apple!

If you will have ultimately determined to get within the iPad online game, then make sure you decide up the iPad's must-have accent: your personal reproduction of iPad 4th new release & iPad mini moveable Genius! This hip little consultant is full of easy-to-understand guidance, methods, and suggestion that will help you get the main from your iPad with appealing Retina reveal or the recent iPad mini. you will find out how to maximize good points of the iPad, similar to the Retina exhibit, multitouch monitor, FaceTime HD digicam, Bluetooth and wireless +4G strength, eReader performance, and more.

  • Shows you ways to surf the internet, watch video clips and television, hearken to song, learn books, play video games, create displays, edit records, deal with contacts, set up images, replace spreadsheets, and more
  • Covers find out how to use and troubleshoot iOS6
  • Shares the most popular methods and information for purchasing the main out of all that the iPad 4th new release and iPad mini need to offer
  • Helps you keep time and steer clear of hassles as you wake up to speed
  • Features a fresh, transparent format that makes is straightforward so you might entry information

iPad 4th iteration & iPad mini transportable Genius an ultraportable ebook for an ultraportable and smooth pill device!

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