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...
The Superhero Book
Modern mythology leaps into the popular culture from the pages of comic books and now propels the astounding growth of the graphic novel. Aimed at the genesis, The Superhero Book is the ultimate A-to-Z compendium of everyone’s favorite overachievers in the pitched battle between good and evil. With 300 entries examining more...
Environmental Pollution and Control, Fourth Edition
Complex environmental problems are often reduced to an inappropriate level of simplicity. While this book does not seek to present a comprehensive scientific and technical coverage of all aspects of the subject matter, it makes the issues, ideas, and language of environmental engineering accessible and understandable to the nontechnical...