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C++ Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach is a handy code cookbook reference guide that cover the latest C++ 14 as well as some of the code templates available in the latest Standard Template Library (STL). In this handy reference, you'll find numbers, strings, dates, times, classes, exceptions, streams, flows, pointers and more. Also, you'll see various code samples, templates for C++ algorithms, parallel processing, multithreading and numerical processes. These have many applications including game development, big data analytics, financial engineering and analysis, enterprise applications and more. A wealth of STL templates on function objects, adapters, allocators, and extensions are also available. This is a must have , contemporary reference for your technical library.
Annoying feminists, misogynists and whiney liberals the world over. Bruce Sutherland is back with Faceless - The Second Collection. He has selected the most response and comment provoking Faceless strips since the first collection was released. These comic strips are published daily on the Faceless website and entertain readers around the world. With a 'no holds barred' approach to humour, Faceless is constantly pushing back against the boundaries the PC Brigade deem as acceptable by poking fun at every element of daily life, more often than not, focusing in on relationships between men and women. Bruce is quite happy to thumb his nose at the self-appointed guardians of societies' feelings and sensibilities in his quest to make you laugh - you'll definitely want to add this collection to your collection.
C++ is the language behind most of today's computer games. This 96-page C++ Game Development Primer takes you through the accelerated process of writing games for otherwise experienced C++ programmers. After reading this book, you'll have the fundamental know-how to become a successful and profitable game applications developer in today's increasingly competitive indie game marketplace. For those looking for a quick introduction to C++ game development and who have good skills in C++, this will get you off to a fast start. C++ Game Development Primer is based on Learn C++ for Game Development by the same author, giving you the essentials to get started in game programming without the unnecessary introduction to C++.
If you're new to C++ but understand some basic programming, then Learn C++ for Game Development lays the foundation for the C++ language and API that you'll need to build game apps and applications. Learn C++ for Game Development will show you how to: Master C++ features such as variables, pointers, flow controls, functions, I/O, classes, exceptions, templates, and the Standard Template Library (STL) Use design patterns to simplify your coding and make more powerful games Manage memory efficiently to get the most out of your creativity Load and save games using file I/O, so that your users are never disappointed Most of today's popular console and PC game platforms use C++ in their SDKs. Even the Android NDK and now the iOS SDK allow for C++; so C++ is growing in use for today's mobile game apps. Game apps using C++ become much more robust, better looking, more dynamic, and better performing. After reading this book, you'll have the skills to become a successful and profitable game app or applications developer in today's increasingly competitive indie game marketplace. The next stage is to take the foundation from this book and explore SDKs such as Android/Ouya, PlayStation, Wii, Nintendo DS, DirectX, Unity3D, and GameMaker Studio to make your career really take off.
The Stormrider Surf Journal is in fact three books bound into one, providing surfers with the ideal travelling companion to take on their next trip. First up is the Altas section, where 300 of the best surfing zones on the planet have been mapped and organised for regional comparison. Then the Planner unearths the perfect surfing destination for every day of the year, offering a world of choice for surfers trying to decide where to go when they next get some time off. Finally, there's a Log section which is dedicated to recording surf trips, surf sessions and a sketchbook allowing endless freedom and options to build a highly personalised journal of chasing waves.
Beginning Android C++ Game Development introduces general and Android game developers like you to Android's powerful Native Development Kit (NDK). The Android NDK platform allows you to build the most sophisticated, complex and best performing game apps that leverage C++. In short, you learn to build professional looking and performing game apps like the book's case study, Droid Runner. In this book, you'll learn all the major aspects of game design and programming using the Android NDK and be ready to submit your first professional video game app to Google Play and Amazon Appstore for today's Android smartphones and tablet users to download and play. The techniques contained in this book include building a game engine, writing a renderer, and building a full game app with entities, game levels and collisions. As part of the tutorial you'll also learn about inserting perspectives using cameras and including audio in your game app.
Finally, France has a Stormrider Surf Guide that covers all the incredible waves along this vast coastline. From the chilly Channel to the mild Mediterranean, there's something for everyone, helpfully written in both French and English. Beautifully illustrated by the best photographs available and crammed full of new information, this is the one and only guide to Europe's favourite surfing playground. France is the epicentre of the European surf experience and The Stormrider Surf Guide France takes you on an amazing tour of the entire coastline. From Calais to Corsica, the best reefs, points and beaches are all painstakingly described and large, vivid photographs bring the waves to life. The French surf culture and joie de vivre is perfectly captured in this detailed, one-of-a-kind guide. Introduction pages include travel information; oceanography; environment; surf culture. The SURF ZONES section includes stormrider symbols; spot info; accurate maps; surf business locators. And HOTSPOTS provides expanded break descriptions; multiple photos; pluses and minuses.
Hilarious ... controversial ... irreverent ... riotous ... profane ... sick ... These are just some of the adjectives that have been applied to Faceless, the in-your-face, un-PC cartoon strip that has taken South Africa - and the World Wide Web - by storm. From kinky sex and dysfunctional families to misogyny, adultery and warring couples, nothing and no one is sacred in Bruce Sutherland's contentious cartoons. Faceless never pulls any punches, expressing those sentiments you feel but never dare verbalise for fear of being judged 'politically incorrect'. Although Faceless amuses and entertains, its hard-core content is also bound to shock you out of your apathy. In this comic strip there are no holy cows - the comments and observations, and generally taking the Mickey out of people, are aimed at everyone. Whether you are sick and tired of living in an obsessively PC world or just want to laugh out loud at the absurdities of daily life, this book is for YOU!
By popular demand, The Beast is back. In response to customer feedback and general confusion, The Stormrider Surf Guide Europe is back in one huge, mind-blowing book. Much like a traditional bible, it seems surfers want both testaments in one place, so The Continent and Atlantic Islands books have been combined into 400 pages of pure surf stoke. This book is thick enough to stop a shotgun blast at point blank range, so it's R.I.P. for the box set as this is the 4th coming of The Stormrider Surf Guide Europe . The Stormrider Guide Europe (978-0-9539840-7-7) includes - Iceland & Scandinavia, Ireland, Wales, England, Scotland, Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Morocco, Canary Islands, Madeira and Azores.Fully revised and detailed information covering The Surf , Ocean Environment and Surf Culture on a country by country basis. The Surf outlines where to go and when to go and demystifies the entire European coastline. Ocean Environment deals with pollution, erosion, access and hazards, while Surf Culture illuminates the surf scene including history, surf media, contests and localism. The indispensable travelling information is concise plus there's links to all the latest oceanographic and swell forecasting resources.The entire coastline is accurately mapped in detail, showing where to find the main surfing breaks. Each surf break report outlines how and where the waves break, quality, consistency and the general vibe. The unique Stormrider symbols reveal optimum wind, tide, swell size and direction, as well as wave type and bottom contour. Crowds, hazards, dangerous sea-life, pollution, access and environmental problems are also noted.A picture tells a thousand words so there are hundreds of the best photos of European surf ever compiled. Stunning images in crisp colour from the cream of the world's surf photographers and that extra dimension that makes The Stormrider Guide Europe the most detailed surf guide money can buy.