Books in Print
Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.
DOS Programmer s Reference
The ultimate reference for DOS programmers features many undocumented DOS functions and helps maximize DOS programming performance. Includes in-depth coverage of DOS, BIOS, and DOS programming in other languages.
The Art of UNIX Programming
The Art of UNIX Programming poses the belief that understanding the unwritten UNIX engineering tradition and mastering its design patterns will help programmers of all stripes to become better programmers. This book attempts to capture the engineering wisdom and design philosophy of the UNIX, Linux, and Open Source software development community as it has evolved over the past three decades, and as it is applied today by the most experienced programmers. Eric Raymond offers the next generation of "hackers" the unique opportunity to learn the connection between UNIX philosophy and practice through careful case studies of the very best UNIX/Linux programs.
Yes Africa Can
Takes an in-depth look at twenty-six economic and social development successes in Sub-Saharan African countries, and addresses how these countries have overcome major developmental challenges.
Primed and Purposeful
Provides the political and historical detail necessary to understand the motivations and probable outcomes of conflicts in the country. The volume explores relate human security issues, including the willingness of several Filipino armed groups to negotiate political settlements to the conflicts, and to contemplate the demobilization and reintegration of combatants into civilian life. Light is also shed on the use of small arms - the weapons of choice for armed groups - whose availability is maintained through leakage from government arsenals, porous borders, a thriving domestic craft industry, and a lax regulatory regime.
Natural Hazards Unnatural Disasters
"A combination of case studies, data on many scales, and application of economic principles...[this report] provides an understanding of the relative roles of the market, government intervention, and social institutions in determining and improving both the prevention and the response to hazardous occurrences."-Kenneth J. Arrow, Nobel Prize in Economics, 1972
International Handbook of Research in Arts Education
Providing a distillation of knowledge in the various disciplines of arts education (dance, drama, music, literature and poetry and visual arts), this essential handbook synthesizes existing research literature, reflects on the past, and contributes to shaping the future of the respective and integrated disciplines of arts education. While research can at times seem distant from practice, the Handbook aims to maintain connection with the live practice of art and of education, capturing the vibrancy and best thinking in the field of theory and practice. The Handbook is organized into 13 sections, each focusing on a major area or issue in arts education research.
The Mixing Engineer s Handbook Second Edition
Secrets of the top mixing engineers are revealed in this second edition of the bestselling Mixing Engineer's Handbook. In this edition, you will learn about the history and evolution of mixing, various mixing styles, the six elements of a mix, the rules f
Game Architecture and Design
A guide to computer game design, architecture, and management explores the application of design principles, shares the experiences of game programmers, and offers an overview of game development software.
Source Code China
"The next five years will be [...] a period of opportunity for China to speed up the growth of software and information services outsourcing. China will continue to generate strong market demand for the global software industry." -H.E. Bo Xi Lai Minister, China Central Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) Praise for Source Code China The New Global Hub of IT Outsourcing "Cyrill Eltschinger's Source Code China examines the depths of?a remarkable?shift towards a value-added economy.? After reading this book, you'll?see once again how?China is positioning?itself for leadership in this growing area." -William G. Parrett Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte, May 2007 "In his book, Cyrill Eltschinger addresses?an important?perspective: China is not only 'the factory of the world,' it is?also becoming a major technology services hub. For all of us, it is a fascinating experience to participate in this impressive evolution." -Josef M. Mueller Chairman & CEO, Nestle (China) Ltd "Source Code China provides an insightful touch with the reality of how China is reshaping the global market for offshore IT services." -Prof. Dr. Dr. Klaus Wucherer Executive Vice President, SIEMENS "This is a must-read to understand IT outsourcing in China and its impact on the rest of the world." -Dr. Andrew Lai VP/GM, Global Delivery China Center, Hewlett-Packard Company; International Economic Advisor to City Mayor of Chongqing, China; IT Strategy Advisor, City Mayor of Chengdu, China "In his book Source Code China, Mr. Eltschinger provides compelling reasons why any company can benefit from IT outsourcing to China, a country that is rapidly becoming the destination of choice for most enterprises." -Charles Pau Director, Globalization Architecture and Technology, IBM "This book demonstrates China's credentials as the new hub of offshore IT services." -Steve Little Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, D.S.I., Schneider Electric "Organizations not sourcing IT services from China are literally missing the boat. Mr. Eltschinger's book takes readers on an intellectual journey explaining how and why China is becoming the premier offshore destination for businesses all over the world. This is a must read for any business executive and I highly recommend you knock this one off your reading list immediately." -David Etzler Chief Executive Officer, OutsourceWorld If you are not in China, you are really not in the game