Download E-books Understanding Context: Environment, Language, and Information Architecture PDF

By Andrew Hinton

To make experience of the area, we are regularly attempting to position issues in context, even if the environment is actual, cultural, or whatever else altogether. Now that we are living between electronic, always-networked items, apps, and areas, context is extra complex than ever--starting with "where" and "who" we are.
This useful, insightful publication offers a strong toolset to aid details architects, UX execs, and net and app designers comprehend and resolve the various demanding situations of contextual ambiguity within the services and products they bring about. you will find not just the right way to layout for a given context, but additionally how layout participates in making context.
  • Learn how humans understand context whilst touching and navigating electronic environments
  • See how labels, relationships, and ideas paintings as development blocks for context
  • Find out find out how to make larger experience of cross-channel, multi-device items or services
  • Discover how language creates infrastructure in corporations, software program, and the web of Things
  • Learn types for understanding the contextual angles of any person experience

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Download E-books Ubiquitous and Mobile Learning in the Digital Age PDF

By Dirk Ifenthaler

​This edited volume with selected expanded papers from CELDA (Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age) 2011 (http://www.celda-­‐conf.org/) will focus on Ubiquitous and Mobile Informal and Formal Learning in the Digital Age, with sub-topics: Mobile and Ubiquitous Informal and Formal Learning Environments (Part I), Social Web Technologies for new knowledge representation, retrieval, creation and sharing in Informal and Formal Educational Settings  (Part II), Virtual Worlds and Game-­‐based Informal and Formal Learning (Part III), Location-­‐based and Context-­‐ Aware Environments for Formal and Informal Learning Integration (Part IV) There will be approximately twenty chapters selected for this edited volume from among peer-­‐reviewed papers presented at the CELDA (Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age) 2011 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in November, 2011.

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Download E-books Adaptive and Adaptable Learning: 11th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-Tel 2016, Lyon, France, September 13-16, 2016, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) PDF

This e-book constitutes the complaints of the eleventh ecu convention on expertise improved studying, EC-TEL 2016, held in Lyon, France, in September 2016.
The 26 complete papers, 23 brief papers, eight demo papers, and 33 poster papers provided during this quantity have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 148 submissions.

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Download E-books Human-Computer Interaction: Interact '95 (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology) PDF

This ebook offers the most effective at the moment on hand overviews of human-computer interplay throughout diversified cultures, disciplines and nations. It includes the chosen complaints of have interaction '95 - the 5th foreign convention on Human-Computer interplay - prepared via the overseas Federation for details Processing and held in Lillehammer, Norway, in June 1995.

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Download E-books USB Complete: Everything You Need to Develop Custom USB Peripherals PDF

By Jan Axelson

Who should still learn this e-book?

This ebook is for you so one can understand how to layout and software a peripheral with a common Serial Bus (USB) interface, or so as to know the way to speak with USB peripherals from the functions you write. those are a few of questions the ebook solutions:

What is USB and the way do peripherals use it to speak with desktops? There’s much to the USB interface, and realizing how USB works is key in developing and application code that works successfully and reliably. This book’s concentration is at the functional wisdom you’ll desire in deciding upon elements and writing machine firmware to speak over the bus.

How am i able to make a decision if my venture may still use a USB interface? might be your layout isn’t fitted to USB. I’ll aid you come to a decision if it is. If the answer's certain, I’ll assist you come to a decision which of USB’s 3 speeds and 4 move forms to take advantage of.

How do i select a USB controller chip for my peripheral layout? each USB peripheral needs to comprise an clever controller. There are dozens of controller chips designed to be used in USB peripherals. during this e-book, I evaluate renowned chip households and provide the best way to make a decision, in keeping with either your project’s wishes and your personal heritage and personal tastes. as with every embedded-system venture, constructing a USB machine additionally calls for a improvement method for loading and debugging code, and that i conceal the choices the following besides.

How do functions converse with USB peripherals? to speak with a USB peripheral, a computer wishes issues: a tool motive force that is familiar with easy methods to converse with the PC’s USB drivers and an software that is aware tips on how to consult the equipment driving force. a few peripherals can use drivers integrated with home windows. Others might require a customized motive force. This e-book will express you should you can use home windows’ integrated drivers and the way to speak with units from visible easy and visible C++ functions. You’ll additionally discover what’s occupied with writing a tool motive force and what instruments may also help to hurry up the method.

How do USB peripherals converse? USB peripherals quite often use a mixture of and embedded code to speak with desktops. during this ebook, I convey how one can write the gadget firmware that permits home windows to spot a tool and cargo the proper machine driving force. I additionally comprise instance firmware for changing information with a computer.

How do I make a decision no matter if my peripheral can use bus strength, or even if it wishes its personal offer? an immense virtue to USB is that many peripherals should be powered totally from the bus. discover even if your machine can use this strength and the way to control energy use, specifically for units that use battery energy.

How am i able to make certain my gadget will function as easily as attainable for its finish clients? at the peripheral aspect, tender operation calls for figuring out the specification’s standards and the way the equipment can meet them. within the workstation, right operation calls for a safely established info (INF) dossier that permits home windows to spot the equipment and software program that understands the best way to converse with the gadget as successfully as attainable. This booklet has info and examples to aid with every one of those.

What’s new within the moment version?

In the months after the ebook of the 1st variation of USB whole, a lot occurred on this planet of USB, together with the discharge of model 2.0 of the USB specification. USB 2.0 helps a bus cost of 480 Megabits in step with moment, 40 occasions speedier than USB 1.1. This and different advancements in and software program triggered this moment version of the booklet.

Rather than simply tacking on a bankruptcy approximately USB 2.0, I’ve revised the publication from begin to end to mirror the adjustments in 2.0. by means of renowned request, one other addition is visible C++ code to accompany the visible easy examples for software communications with USB units. I’ve additionally multiplied the fabric approximately home windows drivers and functions to incorporate home windows 2000, and feature further details on new controller chips and improvement instruments. different additions and updates are sprinkled all through, many brought on via reader feedback.

Jan Axelson

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Download E-books Advances in Web-Based Learning -- ICWL 2014: 13th International Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, August 14-17, 2014. Proceedings (Lecture Notes in ... Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI) PDF

This publication constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the thirteenth overseas convention on Web-Based studying, ICWL 2014, held in Tallinn, Estonia, in August 2014. The 18 revised complete papers provided including nine brief papers have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from approximately seventy eight submissions. The papers are geared up in topical sections on desktop supported collaborative studying, internet 2.0 and social studying environments; own studying environments; game-based studying; learner modeling and studying analytics; customized and adaptive studying; layout, version and implementation of e-learning structures and instruments; and pedagogical matters, perform and event sharing.

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Download E-books KDE 2/Qt Programming Bible PDF

By Arthur Griffith

This all-in-one instructional and reference exhibits starting to complex Linux programmers easy methods to construct graphical person interfaces for laptop purposes that would run within the Windows-like okay machine atmosphere (KDE). specialist writer Arthur Griffith covers every little thing from easy home windows and menus to conversation bins and different complicated widgets. The CD-ROM comprises the most recent model of KDE.

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Download E-books Creating Applications with Mozilla PDF

By David Boswell, Brian King, Ian Oeschger, Pete Collins, Eric Murphy

Mozilla isn't just a browser. Mozilla can be a framework that enables builders to create cross-platform purposes. This framework is made of JavaScript, CSS (Cascading variety Sheets), and Mozilla's XUL (XML-based User-interface Language) in addition to the Gecko rendering engine, XBL (eXtensible Binding Language), XPCOM (Mozilla's part model), and a number of other components.Creating functions with Mozilla explains how functions are created with Mozilla and gives step by step information regarding how one can create your personal courses utilizing Mozilla's robust cross-platform improvement framework. This e-book additionally exhibits examples of many differing types of current functions to illustrate a few of the probabilities of Mozilla software improvement. one in all Mozilla's greatest benefits for a developer is that Mozilla-based purposes are cross-platform, that means courses paintings a similar on home windows as they do on Linux or the Mac OS.Working during the booklet, you're brought to the Mozilla improvement surroundings and after fitting Mozilla, you quick discover ways to create basic functions. After the preliminary delight of constructing your individual moveable purposes, the publication branches into subject matters on modular improvement and packaging your program. so one can construct extra complicated purposes, insurance of XUL, JavaScript, and CSS let you detect the way to customise and construct out your software shell. the second one half the e-book explores extra complicated subject matters together with UI enhancement, localization, and distant distribution.Mozilla 1.0 used to be published on June fifth, 2002, after greater than 4 years of improvement as an open resource venture. This booklet has been written in order that the entire info and examples will paintings with this unlock and any of the 1.0.x upkeep releases. as well as Netscape's Mozilla-based browsers (Netscape 6.x and 7.x), the Mozilla framework has been used to create different browsers akin to Galeon and Chimera, and chat consumers corresponding to ChatZilla and JabberZilla. builders have extensively utilized Mozilla to create video games, improvement instruments, browser improvements, in addition to every type of different varieties of applications.

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Download E-books Computers and Education: Towards Educational Change and Innovation PDF

Discover the newest study at the software of knowledge and communique applied sciences (ICTs) within the box of schooling. one of the components lined, the booklet examines the newest ideas within the layout, improvement, and review of cutting edge academic environments. You’ll additionally observe how ICTs aid certain schooling, collaborative studying, and distance studying. eventually, key social features of ICTs in schooling are examined.

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