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Fully Revised and Updated–Includes New Refactorings and Code Examples “Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand.” —M. Fowler (1999) For more than twenty years, experienced programmers worldwide have relied on Martin Fowler’s Refactoring to improve the design of existing code and to enhance software maintainability, as well as to make existing code easier to... more...

Learn to make your own robots with this accessible, illustrated guide for robotics enthusiasts, featuring 13 unique robotics projects suitable for beginner to intermediate level. You’ve seen the sci-fi movies and dreamed of creating your very own robot. Now learn to build machines with your own hands that will move or perform tasks at your command. Featuring brand-new projects and specially commissioned photography, this book uses... more...

Portfolio management consists mainly of making decisions about which initiatives to undertake, which initiatives not to pursue, and which resources are to be allocated to which portfolio component. At least, that’s how it is most commonly presented in textbooks and courses. Indeed, it is all of that, but it is also so much more. Portfolio management is, of course, about making these decisions, but, more accurately, it is about... more...

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe After Effects CC (2019 release) choose Adobe After Effects CC Classroom in a Book (2019 release) from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in After Effects. Learn how to create, manipulate, and optimize motion graphics for film, video, DVD, the web, and... more...

This book addresses the mathematical aspects of modern image processing methods, with a special emphasis on the underlying ideas and concepts. It discusses a range of modern mathematical methods used to accomplish basic imaging tasks such as denoising, deblurring, enhancing, edge detection and inpainting. In addition to elementary methods like point operations, linear and morphological methods, and methods based on multiscale representations, the book... more...


Ditch the failed sales tactics, fill your pipeline, and crush your number Fanatical Prospecting gives salespeople, sales leaders, entrepreneurs, and executives a practical, eye-opening guide that clearly explains the why and how behind the most important activity in sales and business development—prospecting. The brutal fact is the number one reason for failure in sales is an empty pipe and the root cause of an empty pipeline is... more...

Power up your network applications with Python programming Key Features Master Python skills to develop powerful network applications Grasp the fundamentals and functionalities of SDN Design multi-threaded, event-driven architectures for echo and chat servers Book Description This Learning Path highlights major aspects of Python network programming such as writing simple networking clients, creating and deploying... more...

If you understand the basics of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript and want to make quick sense of the extensive but often overwhelming reference documentation on D3.js, this short book is for you. Philipp K. Janert, author of Data Analysis with Open Source Tools (O’Reilly), provides a concise roadmap to this library, including its conventions and foundational concepts. D3.js for the Impatient is concise, yet... more...

A completely revised edition, offering new design recipes for interactive programs and support for images as plain values, testing, event-driven programming, and even distributed programming. This introduction to programming places computer science at the core of a liberal arts education. Unlike other introductory books, it focuses on the program design process, presenting program design guidelines that show the reader how to analyze a... more...

William Hughes's Critical Thinking, revised and updated by Jonathan Lavery, is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the essential skills required to make strong arguments. Hughes and Lavery give a thorough treatment of such traditional topics as deductive and inductive reasoning, logical fallacies, the importance of inference, how to recognize and avoid ambiguity, and how to assess what is or is not relevant to an argument. The authors also... more...