Reference Ebooks

How To Be A Rockstar Freelancer

If you want to start your freelance career the right way, then How to Be a Rockstar Freelancer will give you everything you need to become the best freelancer in town!

How to Build a Successful Blog Business

How to Build a Successful Blog Business is a straight forward guide to building a publishing business online that covers everything from choosing a niche to hiring staff, registering a business to selling it, finding traffic to monetizing it. Whether you are interested in creating an additional income stream or building a fully-fledged business, this is an essential read for web entrepreneurs and online publishers.

How to Record Great Music

Audio engineering and music production are a huge subject, but by breaking down the essential facets of audio engineering and recording into easily consumable chapters, Björgvin gets you up and running by covering everything from buying essential audio equipment to using reverb effectively in your recordings.

Foundation Blender Compositing

Anyone who uses Blender needs this book. Blender users know that it can be used for modeling, animation, and rendering, but it can also be used as a fully functional compositing and post-production application. This book explores Blender's use as a compositing and post-production tool in the video and film production pipeline. In this book, you will learn how to: Create and apply masks and special effects in Blender Composite images using Blender's node-based compositor Sequence and overlay video and audio using Blender's non-linear editor

Blender 2.5 Character Animation Cookbook

Part of Packt's Cookbook series, each chapter focuses on a different aspect of animation. If you don't have the time to work your way through a long tutorial, then this is the book for you. The step-by-step recipes are independent from each other so you can dip in and out of the book to add great effects as and when you need them. Blender users who already know the basics of adding, modeling and rendering objects within the program, but are eager to learn how to turn a character's mesh into a living creature.

Blender 2.5 HOTSHOT

Using a projects based approach you will learn fun and challenging aspects of Blender 3D development. With each project you will be able to show off a creation that utilizes Blender 3D maximum potential. If you are already able to perform some basic tasks with Blender 3D and want to go from the simple and boring renders of monkey-headed characters living in box-like scenes to creating more detailed, visually richer, and more polished results then this book is for you. It will give you a good idea of the amount of complexity required for real-world projects and help you in deciding what area you are going to specialize in later on. This book is also useful if you are a user of any other 3D package wanting to get up and running fast with Blender 3D.

Blender 2.5 Lighting and Rendering

Each chapter develops a different aspect of a Blender technique. The book is essentially a step-by-step tutorial, which builds up your knowledge throughout. It has practical examples such as lighting a tricycle in open space, lighting a wine bottle on a table, and lighting a room that has a lamp as well as sunlight coming in through the window. These examples will show you how to implement the different Blender techniques in your work.

ANSI/ISO C++ Professional Programmers Handbook

The ANSI/ISO C++ Professional Programmers Handbook is a concise professional C++ reference tool that presents all of the changes and addenda to the language specification. It contains tips and guidelines for exerting the full potential of C++ as a multi-purpose object-oriented programming language. The new Standard Briefing component provides coverage of the latest version of the C++ language including additions and modifications to the language, new constructs such as built-in bool type, namespaces, RTTI, new header file conventions, internalization, memory management and new cast notation. Additionally, we've included a Manual of Programming Style, a Compatibility Compendium, and Future Directions overview.

David Pogues Digital Photography: The Missing Manual

If you're ready to jump into digital photography or would like to increase the skills you already have, David Pogue's Digital Photography: The Missing Manual is just what you need. Bestselling author David Pogue provides a no-nonsense guide to the entire process, including how to: buy and use a digital camera; get the same photographic effects as the pros; manage the results on your Mac or PC; edit photos; and, finally, share the results with your adoring fans -- on paper, online, or on mugs, jigsaw puzzles, and blankets.

The C Book: Featuring the ANSI C Standard

This book presents an introduction to the C programming language, featuring a structured approach and aimed at professionals and students with some experience of high-level languages. Features *includes embedded summary material in bulleted form *highlights common traps and pitfalls in C programming.

How to Write Great Copy for the Web

In How to Write Great Copy for the Web, author Donna Spencer will help you start writing content for the web that works! Learn about how writing web copy differs from other forms of writing, and how writing useful, functional and concise copy can both help persuade your readers, and also help with search engine optimization! Whether it's for your own site, or for somebody else's, How to Write Great Copy for the Web will quickly bring you up to speed with some clever strategies that will make you popular with your site's visitors, or with your clients!

Advanced Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing

Computer architecture deals with the physical configuration, logical structure, formats, protocols, and operational sequences for processing data, controlling the configuration, and controlling the operations over a computer. It also encompasses word lengths, instruction codes, and the interrelationships among the main parts of a computer or group of computers. This two-volume set offers a comprehensive coverage of the field of computer organization and architecture.

 

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