Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism

By Ha-Joon Chang

"Lucid, deeply expert, and enlivened with outstanding illustrations, this penetrating research can be entitled ‘Economics within the actual World.' Chang unearths the yawning hole among typical doctrines relating financial improvement and what relatively has taken position from the origins of the economic revolution till at the present time. His incisive research indicates how, and why, prescriptions in line with reigning doctrines have brought on serious damage, fairly to the main susceptible and defenseless, and are inclined to proceed to do so."―Noam Chomsky

Using irreverent wit, an engagingly own sort, and a battery of examples, Chang blasts holes within the "World I s Flat" orthodoxy of T homas Friedman and different liberal economists who argue that in simple terms unfettered capitalism and wide-open foreign exchange can elevate suffering international locations out of poverty. to the contrary, Chang exhibits, cutting-edge fiscal superpowers―from the U .S. to Britain to his local Korea―all attained prosperity by way of shameless protectionism and govt intervention in undefined. we have now with ease forgotten this truth, telling ourselves a fairy story in regards to the magic of loose alternate and―via our proxies resembling the area financial institution, I nternational financial Fund, and global T rade Organization―ramming rules that go well with ourselves down the throat of the constructing world.

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Smashing HTML5 (Smashing Magazine Book Series)

By Bill Sanders

Welcome to HTML5 - the way forward for the Web
HTML5 is filled with nice new beneficial properties, together with new content-specific components, audio and video playback, canvas for drawing, and so forth. yet the place to start? With Smashing HTML5, you've every little thing you must wake up and working fast.
Bill Sanders is a certified internet developer, info and interface fashion designer, and teacher. His services and data shared all through Smashing HTML5 can help fast-track you towards development next-generation sites.
Smashing HTML5 presents accomplished assurance - from the right way to start with HTML5 to optimizing media on the internet. you'll how to use textual content, pix, audio, video, and navigation in HTML5 web content working in suitable browsers.
additionally, you will the best way to: * paintings with HTML5 tags * layout web page constitution * Make website navigation effortless to your viewers * combine media together with video into HTML5 pages * Harness the ability of the HTML5 canvas * Use HTML five varieties * Create interactivity, shop info, and masses extra
Smashing HTML5 is a vital learn for internet designers and builders trying to transition to HTML5. With this ebook, you'll be capable of create websites that not just glance nice, but in addition make the most of the hot good points HTML5 has to offer. 

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HTML5 Canvas for Dummies

By Don Cowan

Create eye-popping visuals at the fly with HTML5 Canvas

Now a part of the HTML5 ordinary software, Canvas offers programmers the facility so as to add photographs, animation, and sound to cellular and common web pages at the fly, in JavaScript, with no need any third-party software or participant. This useful For Dummies ebook basically indicates you ways to get the main out of Canvas. It provides info in a pleasant, non-intimidating manner and is helping you start with the Canvas tag, create second drawings and photographs, upload video and audio, construct a easy video game framework, weave spellbinding animation, and more.

If you must methods to use HTML5 Canvas, this easy-to-follow advisor is simply the price ticket. exhibits net programmers, builders, and architects at newbie and intermediate HTML5 and JavaScript degrees find out how to use the strong HTML5 Canvas tag is helping you layout and upload photographs, animation, sound, and extra to cellular and commonplace web pages, with no utilizing any third-party instruments or avid gamers Covers second drawings, textual content, and bitmap photos; video and audio; the way to construct a simple video game framework on Canvas; including animation; and extra features a JavaScript crash course

Get all started utilizing HTML5 Canvas instantly with "HTML5 Canvas For Dummies."

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UDK iOS Game Development Beginners Guide

By John P. Doran

Create your individual third-person shooter online game utilizing the substitute improvement equipment to create your personal online game on Apple's iOS units, comparable to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

  • Learn the basics of the synthetic Editor to create gameplay environments and interactive elements
  • Create a 3rd individual shooter meant for the iOS and optimize any online game with distinctive concerns for the objective platform
  • Take your accomplished online game to Apple's App shop with an in depth walkthrough on tips on how to do it

In Detail

It hasn't ever been a extra beautiful time to be an app developer. with out indicators of preventing, Apple's iOS units are dominating the cellular scene and with UDK, the loose model of the most well-liked third-party video game engine on hand, it hasn't ever been more straightforward to get into the app business.

"UDK iOS video game improvement Beginner’s advisor" takes a transparent, step by step method of construction a small third-person shooter online game utilizing the synthetic improvement equipment with lots of examples on the best way to create a video game that's uniquely your own.

You will commence studying the basics of the substitute Engine prior to making a third-person shooter online game in UDK. After the sport is created you'll research what could be performed with any venture to optimize your video game for the iOS platform and realize exact issues that have to be made. ultimately, you will post your online game at the App shop for the area to work out and play alongside, with information on assorted bills linked to publishing.

If you want to make iOS video games with the factitious improvement package or have an interest in porting your online game from computer to iOS, this ebook is for you.

What will you study from this book

  • Go during the phases of making a degree utilizing swift prototyping
  • Tips on changing your already created identify to be extra mobile-friendly
  • How to create an inside and external atmosphere with textures, lights, and meshes
  • Use the visible scripting language Kismet to create interactive gadgets and new gameplay good points, reminiscent of re-generating health
  • Import your individual customized content material into your point to your personal targeted video game and expand performance by way of growing your personal heads-up display
  • Learn approximately playtesting; its merits, and the way to successfully do it in addition to how you can bring up the rate of your workflow utilizing prefabs and Geometry Mode
  • The present royalty types hired by way of Epic and UDK for UDK-developed iOS titles and attainable avenues for monetization
  • How to post your video game at the iTunes shop with customized icons and information


The ebook takes a step by step strategy in finishing initiatives with many designated illustrations whereas permitting you so as to add your individual creativity to the combination to create a online game that's uniquely your own.

Who this e-book is written for

If you want to make iOS video games with the substitute improvement package or have an interest in porting your online game from workstation to iOS, this booklet is for you.

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Taming Text: How to Find, Organize, and Manipulate It

By Grant S. Ingersoll


Taming Text, winner of the 2013 Jolt Awards for productiveness, is a hands-on, example-driven consultant to operating with unstructured textual content within the context of real-world purposes. This ebook explores find out how to immediately arrange textual content utilizing techniques reminiscent of full-text seek, right identify acceptance, clustering, tagging, details extraction, and summarization. The booklet publications you thru examples illustrating every one of those issues, in addition to the principles upon which they're built.

About this Book

There is quite a bit textual content in our lives, we're essentially drowningin it. thankfully, there are cutting edge instruments and techniquesfor coping with unstructured details that could throw thesmart developer a much-needed lifeline. you will find them in thisbook.

Taming Text is a realistic, example-driven advisor to operating withtext in genuine functions. This e-book introduces you to priceless strategies like full-text seek, right identify recognition,clustering, tagging, details extraction, and summarization.You'll discover genuine use circumstances as you systematically take in thefoundations upon which they're built.Written in a transparent and concise sort, this booklet avoids jargon, explainingthe topic in phrases you could comprehend with no backgroundin information or average language processing. Examples arein Java, however the suggestions might be utilized in any language.

Written for Java builders, the e-book calls for no past wisdom of GWT.

buy of the print publication comes with a proposal of a loose PDF, ePub, and Kindle booklet from Manning. additionally to be had is all code from the booklet.

Winner of 2013 Jolt Awards: the simplest Books—one of 5 striking books each critical programmer may still read.

What's Inside

  • When to take advantage of text-taming techniques
  • Important open-source libraries like Solr and Mahout
  • How to construct text-processing applications

About the Authors

Grant Ingersoll is an engineer, speaker, and coach, a Lucenecommitter, and a cofounder of the Mahout machine-learning venture. Thomas Morton is the first developer of OpenNLP and greatest Entropy. Drew Farris is a expertise advisor, software program developer, and contributor to Mahout,Lucene, and Solr.

"Takes the secret out of verycomplex processes."—From the Foreword through Liz Liddy, Dean, iSchool, Syracuse University

Table of Contents

  1. Getting all started taming text
  2. Foundations of taming text
  3. Searching
  4. Fuzzy string matching
  5. Identifying humans, areas, and things
  6. Clustering text
  7. Classification, categorization, and tagging
  8. Building an instance query answering system
  9. Untamed textual content: exploring the subsequent frontier

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Android Wireless Application Development, Volume 2: Advanced Topics (3rd Edition) (Developer's Library)

By Shane Conder, Lauren Darcey

Android instant program improvement has earned a name because the Most worthy real-world consultant to development strong, commercial-grade Android apps. Now, authors Lauren Darcey and Shane Conder have systematically revised and up-to-date this consultant for the most recent Android SDK and instruments updates. to deal with their broad new assurance, they’ve break up the publication into leaner, purifier volumes. This quantity II specializes in complicated strategies for the total app improvement cycle, together with layout, coding, trying out, debugging, and distribution. Darcey and Conder hide sizzling issues starting from capsule improvement to retaining opposed to piracy and reveal complex concepts for every thing from facts integration and UI improvement to in-app billing.

Every bankruptcy has been completely up to date to mirror the newest SDKs, instruments, and units. The pattern code has been thoroughly overhauled and is out there for obtain on a better half web site. Drawing on a long time of in-the-trenches adventure as expert cellular builders, the authors additionally supply much more information and most sensible practices for hugely effective improvement. This new version covers
* complicated app layout with async processing, providers, SQLite databases, content material companies, intents, and notifications
* refined UI improvement, together with enter amassing through gestures and voice recognition
* constructing available and internationalized cellular apps
* Maximizing built-in seek, cloud-based companies, and different specific Android features
* Leveraging Android 4.0 APIs for networking, net, position companies, the digicam, telephony, and sensors
* development richer apps with 2D/3D pix (OpenGL ES and RenderScript), animation, and the Android NDK
* monitoring app utilization styles with Google Analytics
* Streamlining trying out with the Android Debug Bridge

This booklet is an imperative source for each intermediate- to advanced-level Java developer now engaging in Android improvement and for each professional cellular developer who desires to take complete benefit of the most recent Android platform and hardware.

Also search for: Android instant software improvement, quantity I: Android necessities (ISBN: 9780321813831)

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Software Process Modeling With System Dynamics

By Raymond J. Madachy

This e-book is designed for pros and scholars in software program engineering or info know-how who're drawn to figuring out the dynamics of software program improvement to be able to check and optimize their very own approach innovations. It explains how simulation of interrelated technical and social components offers a method for businesses to significantly increase their tactics. it truly is established for readers to technique the topic from various views, and comprises descriptive summaries of the simplest learn and applications.
Alt. ISBN:0471274550, 0471274550, 9780471274551

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Git in Practice

By Mike McQuaid


Git in Practice is a set of sixty six confirmed concepts that may optimize how you and your staff deal with your improvement tasks. The e-book starts off with a short reminder of the center model regulate ideas you wish whilst utilizing Git and strikes directly to the high-value beneficial properties you could now not have explored but. Then, you will dig into cookbook-style thoughts like heritage visualization, complex branching and rewriting background each one provided in a problem-solution-discussion structure. eventually you are going to determine tips on how to use Git to its complete strength via configuration, staff workflows, submodules and utilizing GitHub pull requests effectively.

Purchase of the print publication incorporates a unfastened book in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning guides.

About the Technology

Git is a resource regulate procedure, yet it is a lot greater than simply that. For groups operating in cutting-edge agile, non-stop supply environments, Git is a strategic virtue. equipped with a decentralized constitution that is ideal for a allotted group, Git manages branching, committing, complicated merges, and job switching with minimum rite so that you can pay attention to your code.

About the Book

Git in Practice is a set of battle-tested options designed to optimize how you and your staff deal with improvement tasks. After a quick evaluation of Git's center beneficial properties, this sensible advisor strikes speedy to high-value issues like background visualization, complicated branching and rewriting, optimized configuration, workforce workflows, submodules, and the way to exploit GitHub pull requests. Written in an easy-to-follow Problem/Solution/Discussion structure with quite a few diagrams and examples, it skips the speculation and will get correct to the nitty-gritty projects that would remodel how you work.

Written for builders acquainted with model regulate and prepared for the good things in Git.

What's Inside

  • Team interplay options and techniques
  • Replacing undesirable conduct with solid practices
  • Juggling complicated configurations
  • Rewriting background and catastrophe restoration

About the Author

Mike McQuaid is a software program engineer at GitHub. he is contributed to Qt and the Linux kernel, and he continues the Git-based Homebrew project.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 creation TO GIT
  1. Local Git
  2. Remote Git
  4. Filesystem interactions
  5. History visualization
  6. Advanced branching
  7. Rewriting heritage and catastrophe recovery
  8. PART three complex GIT
  9. Personalizing Git
  10. Vendoring dependencies as submodules
  11. Working with Subversion
  12. GitHub pull requests
  13. Hosting a repository
  14. PART four GIT top PRACTICES
  15. Creating a fresh history
  16. Merging vs. rebasing
  17. Recommended crew workflows

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Advanced Apex Programming for and

Beyond the documentation - 3rd edition

complex Apex Programming for and is neither an academic nor a booklet for rookies. meant for builders who're already accustomed to the Apex language, and skilled Java and C# builders who're relocating to Apex, this publication begins the place the documentation leaves off.

Instead of attempting to conceal all the positive factors of the platform, complicated Apex programming focuses completely at the Apex language and middle layout styles. You’ll how one can actually imagine in Apex – to include limits and bulk styles. You’ll see the right way to increase architectures for effective and trustworthy set off dealing with, and for asynchronous operations. You’ll notice that top practices vary notably reckoning on even if you're development software program for a selected association or for a controlled package deal. And you’ll locate methods for incorporating checking out and diagnostic code that may dramatically increase the reliability and deployment of Apex software program, and decrease your lifecycle and help costs.

Based on his event as a specialist, Salesforce MVP and architect of significant AppExchange programs, Dan Appleman specializes in the real-world difficulties and matters which are confronted by way of Apex builders on a daily basis, besides the vague difficulties and surprises which may sneak up on you when you are unprepared.

This 3rd version includes updates via summer time 15 (API 34) in addition to major new content material on asynchronous layout styles, optimization and conserving Apex applications.

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