HTML5 Games: Optimizing Your Game Loop

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This post will give you some techniques for optimizing your game loop using browser profiling tools, thus improving the performance of your game. The various profiling tools available for the most popular browsers will be discussed, along with a description of how to effectively identify bottlenecks in performance and interpret the results. As with any… Read more »

26 New Books and Videos Added to Safari Books Online

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Here are just 26 of the 75 new books and videos that were added into Safari Books Online during the week of April 16-20, 2012. Title: Stress-free living By: Infinite Ideas; Elisabeth Wilson Publisher: Infinite Ideas   Title: Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers By: Clive Marsh Publisher: Kogan Page   Title: The Strategic Planning Workbook,… Read more »

Ruboto Tip: Styling Interface Widgets

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My earlier Android Meets Ruby: Using Ruboto UI blog post described how to use newer Ruboto syntax when constructing your user interfaces. Ruboto also has support for styling your interface widgets, but you may run into some issues at runtime depending on your environment setup. Fortunately, a workaround is available. Suppose we want to modify… Read more »

Top 15 Videos on Safari Books Online for March 2012

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The following represents the 15 most utilized videos by Safari Books Online subscribers during the month of March 2012. Title: The Java Sessions: The Best of OSCON 2011 Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.   Title: C# 2010 Fundamentals I, II, and III LiveLessons (Video Training) By: Paul J. Deitel Publisher: Prentice Hall   Title: Java Fundamentals… Read more »

20 New Books Added to Safari Books Online

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Here are just 20 of the 79 new books that were added into Safari Books Online during the week of April 9-13, 2012. Title: Quantum Information Processing and Quantum Error Correction By: Ivan Djordjevic Publisher: Academic Press   Title: ATDD by Example: A Practical Guide to Acceptance Test-Driven Development By: Markus Gärtner Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional… Read more »

New on Safari Books Online – Identity: Your Passport to Success

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Have you ever thought about the connection between knowing who you are and success? Identity can serve as your greatest asset. Enduringly successful people know who they are, are clear about what matters to them, have established powerful identities, and create value in the world. In Identity: Your Passport to Success the process for discovering and… Read more »