Programming Concurrency on the JVM: Mastering Synchronization, STM, and Actors
Speed. Aside from caffeine, nothing quickens the pulse of a programmer as
much as the blazingly fast execution of a piece of code. How can we fulfill
the need for computational speed? Moore’s law takes us some of the way,
but multicore is the real future. To take full advantage of multicore, we need
to program with concurrency...
Beginning C++ Through Game Programming, Third Edition
Cutting-edge computer games rival the best that Hollywood has to offer in visual effects, musical score, and pure adrenaline rush. But games are a form of entertainment unlike any other; they can keep players glued to their monitors for hours on end. What sets games apart and makes them so engrossing is interactivity. In a computer game, you...