Free-to-Play: Making Money From Games You Give Away by Will Luton

By Will Luton

“ Will’s wisdom of F2P comes from years of establishing games,  as good as writing approximately and consulting with builders on the  model. the entire themes coated during this book—economics, gameplay, monetization,  analytics and marketing—are vital to contemplate whilst you’re building  an F2P video game, and may covers each one with an easy-to-digest style.” —Ian Marsh, co-founder, NimbleBit

Free-to-Play: earning money From video games You supply Away is an available and complete guide to the enterprise version that has revolutionized the videogames industry, creating large hits, multi-billion-dollar startups and a brand new deal for avid gamers: Play at no cost, spend on what you like.

Written by means of revered online game fashion designer and advisor Will Luton, Free-to-Play gives you the in-the-trenches perception you must construct, run and generate income from games you supply away. In it you’ll find:

  • Psychology at the back of participant judgements and the motivations to play
  • Simple and available causes of the maths and fiscal theories behind F2P, together with operating examples
  • Processes for shooting and utilizing participant information to enhance your game
  • Marketing tips about positioning your video game and attracting players
  • Plus: A downloadable F2P spreadsheet, articles from the writer, a foreword by NimbleBit co-founder Ian Marsh and an interview with Zynga CEO, Mark Pincus.

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Samsung Gear S2 For Dummies by Eric Butow

By Eric Butow

Your hands-on advisor to the Samsung Galaxy apparatus S2

Not basically does the Samsung Galaxy apparatus S2 look cool, it is designed to take care of with the rate of your existence, providing you with quickly and simple entry to calendar notifications, texts, and more—right in your wrist! if you are bored with fumbling via wallet and baggage to get hold of the data you would like, Samsung Galaxy equipment S2 For Dummies indicates you ways effortless it truly is to utilize your new smartwatch with no ever breaking a sweat.

Wearable expertise is taking the area through hurricane as progressively more humans in contemporary time-crunched tradition are getting to know the advantages of having easy access to their digitized lives. full of transparent guide and many useful suggestions and methods, this down-to-earth consultant covers all facets of conserving your paintings and private lifestyles prepared on a Samsung Galaxy equipment S2, from manage and configuration to texting, emailing, and having access to the Internet—and past.

  • Download apps in your smartphone
  • Synch with an Android device
  • Make experience of your watch's positive factors and capabilities
  • Expand your watch's strength with new software program releases

If the belief of having used to new know-how makes you annoying, be careful! Samsung Galaxy apparatus S2 For Dummies makes it more uncomplicated than ever to wrap your brain round wearable technology.

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Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking. Traditional - Big by Raghunath Nambiar,Meikel Poess

By Raghunath Nambiar,Meikel Poess

This booklet constitutes the completely refereed post-conference lawsuits of the eighth TPC know-how convention, on functionality evaluate and Benchmarking, TPCTC 2016, held at the side of the forty first foreign convention on Very huge Databases (VLDB 2016) in New Delhi, India, in September 2016.

The nine papers provided have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 20 submissions. They mirror the swift speed at which specialists and researchers strengthen leading edge innovations for review, dimension and characterization of complicated systems.


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My Samsung Galaxy S7 for Seniors (My...) by Michael Miller

By Michael Miller

The excellent publication to assist a person 50+ research the Samsung Galaxy S7 – in complete color!

My Samsung Galaxy S7 for Seniors helps you quick and simply start with the hot phone and use its positive aspects to appear up details and practice day by day actions from at any place, any time.

Veteran writer Michael Miller has written greater than a hundred nonfiction books and is understood for his skill to provide an explanation for advanced themes to daily readers. Michael wrote this booklet from the 50+ viewpoint, utilizing proper examples and masking all of the preferred tasks.

  • Set up contacts, money owed, and voicemail
  • Make and obtain voice and video calls
  • Turn your mobile into an alarm clock
  • Explore the net with Google Chrome
  • Customize your phone’s settings
  • Master the humanities of texting and emailing
  • Take and proportion nice images and videos
  • Get using directions
  • Watch television and films within the palm of your hand
  • Use your telephone to watch your health
  • Learn the entire unique good points of the Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Keep your cellphone secure and secure

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Don't Make Me Tap! by Weiye Ma,Ahmed Bouzid

By Weiye Ma,Ahmed Bouzid

This booklet is a brief creation to the foundations and strategies at the back of designing powerful voice consumer interfaces. Drawing on years of expertise designing and enforcing user-centric telephony voice structures, the authors current a brief and hugely available tract on the best way to layout powerful voice reports for transportable digital units within the type of wearable know-how. a complete new category of use situations -- quite often these the place both the eyes or the palms or either are busy -- can now be simply enabled through an successfully designed wearable natural voice interface. activities that might quite often take 10 steps or extra in your iPhone (even with Siri) could be successfully conducted in 2 or three steps: you must money the elements? omit your iPhone. as an alternative, consult a bit machine that is in your blouse collar and say, "Weather," and the elements stipulations and forecast are learn to you. Wearable Voice is the following great factor on this planet of person Interface (UI) layout and this booklet offers one of many first systematic sensible publications to successfully supplying such UIs.

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Autonomic Computing: Principles, Design and Implementation by Philippe Lalanda,Julie A. McCann,Ada Diaconescu

By Philippe Lalanda,Julie A. McCann,Ada Diaconescu

This textbook presents a pragmatic standpoint on autonomic computing. in the course of the mixed use of examples and hands-on initiatives, the ebook allows the reader to speedily achieve an realizing of the theories, types, layout ideas and demanding situations of this topic whereas construction upon their present wisdom. gains: offers a dependent and finished advent to autonomic computing with a software program engineering standpoint; supported through a downloadable studying setting and resource code that enables scholars to enhance, execute, and try out autonomic purposes at an linked site; offers the newest info on thoughts enforcing self-monitoring, self-knowledge, decision-making and self-adaptation; discusses the demanding situations to comparing an autonomic approach, supporting the reader in designing assessments and metrics that may be used to check platforms; experiences the main proper resources of proposal for autonomic computing, with guidelines in the direction of extra large forte literature.

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Programming Interactivity: A Designer's Guide to Processing, by Joshua Noble

By Joshua Noble

Ready to create wealthy interactive studies together with your art, designs, or prototypes? this can be the best position to begin. With this hands-on consultant, you’ll discover a number of subject matters in interactive artwork and design—including 3D photographs, sound, actual interplay, laptop imaginative and prescient, and geolocation—and research the fundamental programming and electronics options you want to enforce them. No earlier adventure is necessary.

You’ll get a whole advent to 3 unfastened instruments created in particular for artists and architects: the Processing programming language, the Arduino microcontroller, and the openFrameworks toolkit. You’ll additionally locate operating code samples you should use right now, besides the historical past and technical info you must layout, application, and construct your individual projects.

  • Learn state-of-the-art ideas for interplay layout from major artists and designers
  • Let clients offer enter via buttons, dials, and different actual controls
  • Produce portraits and animation, together with 3D pictures with OpenGL
  • Use sounds to have interaction with clients by means of delivering suggestions, enter, or a component they could control
  • Work with cars, servos, and home equipment to supply actual feedback
  • Turn a user’s gestures and pursuits into significant enter, utilizing Open CV

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The Android Developer's Cookbook: Building Applications with by Ronan Schwarz,Phil Dutson,James Steele,Nelson To

By Ronan Schwarz,Phil Dutson,James Steele,Nelson To

do you need to start development apps for Android, today’s no 1 cellular platform? Are you already construction Android apps yet are looking to recover at it? The Android Developer’s Cookbook, moment version, brings jointly the entire professional advice and code you’ll need.

This version has been largely up to date to mirror the opposite Android 4.2.2 releases. You’ll locate all-new chapters on complex threading and UI improvement, in-app billing, push messages, and local improvement, plus new concepts for every little thing from gaining access to NFC to utilizing Google Cloud Messaging.

Proven modular recipes take you from the fundamentals all of the option to complex providers, assisting you to utilize the most recent Android APIs and instruments. The authors’ absolutely up to date code samples are designed to function templates to your personal tasks and elements. You’ll examine best-practice recommendations for successfully fixing universal difficulties and for warding off pitfalls through the complete improvement lifecycle. assurance includes

  • Organizing Android apps and integrating their actions
  • Working successfully with providers, receivers, and alerts
  • Managing threads, together with complex strategies utilizing AsyncTasks and loaders
  • Building strong, intuitive person interfaces
  • Implementing complicated UI good points, together with customized perspectives, animation, accessibility, and big monitor support
  • Capturing, enjoying, and manipulating media
  • Interacting with SMS, web content, and social networks
  • Storing facts through SQLite and different methods
  • Integrating in-app billing utilizing Google Play services
  • Managing push messaging with C2DM
  • Leveraging new elements and constructions for local Android development
  • Efficiently checking out and debugging with Android’s most modern instruments and methods, together with LINT code analysis


The Android Developer’s Cookbook, moment version, is all you must jumpstart any Android venture, and create high-value, feature-rich apps that sell.


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My iPhone for Seniors (Covers iOS 9 for iPhone 6s/6s Plus, by Brad Miser

By Brad Miser

Covers iOS nine on iPhone 6s/6s Plus, 6/6Plus, 5S/5C, five, and 4S

March 21, 2016 replace: a brand new iPhone SE used to be introduced this present day by means of Apple. The content material of this e-book is acceptable to this new phone. 

This new version of the best-selling My iPhone for Seniors publication is helping you fast start with iOS 9—Apple’s most modern working system—and use its gains to appear up info and practice day by day actions from wherever, any time.

  • Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone pictures that exhibit you precisely what to do

  • Help should you run into difficulties or boundaries

  • Tips and Notes that will help you get the main out of your iPhone

    The full-color, step by step tasks–in legible print–walk you thru getting and maintaining your iPhone operating simply how you wish. learn the way to: 

  •  Connect to the net, Bluetooth units, wireless networks, and different iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads; make the most of AirDrop to immediately percentage with different iOS and Mac clients round you

  • Use Siri to get info, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and extra simply by talking to your iPhone
  • Customize your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, and masses more
  • Configure and sync your info, and successfully deal with contacts, reminders, and calendars
  • Communicate through FaceTime videoconferences, convention calls, textual content, e mail, and more
  • Make the main of Safari to browse the internet and Mail to control your whole electronic mail from one Inbox
  • Listen to podcasts, locate your method with Maps, and use different nice iPhone apps
  • Capture and edit pictures and video; use the good digicam good points resembling burst, timed and time-lapse photographs, slow-motion video, and dwell Photos
  • View your photographs, use them for wallpaper, and upload them on your contacts or percentage them through e mail, AirDrop, and texts; use iCloud to instantly shop and proportion your photos
  • Find, obtain, set up, and use impressive iPhone apps
  • Take good thing about iCloud to maintain your content material and knowledge in sync on your whole devices



Register Your booklet at to entry Chapter 16, “Maintaining and Protecting Your iPhone and fixing Problems,”  updates and Bonus Chapter, “Finding and Listening to Music.”



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Advanced Memory Optimization Techniques for Low-Power by Manish Verma,Peter Marwedel

By Manish Verma,Peter Marwedel

This booklet proposes novel reminiscence hierarchies and software program optimization concepts for the optimum usage of reminiscence hierarchies. It offers a variety of optimizations, gradually expanding within the complexity of study and of reminiscence hierarchies. the ultimate bankruptcy covers optimization thoughts for functions together with a number of strategies present in latest embedded devices.

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