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The Game Designer's Playlist

The Game Designer's Playlist

by Zack Hiwiller

In The Game Designers Playlist, top game design instructor Zack Hiwiller introduces more than 70 remarkable games, revealing how they work, why they're great, and how to apply their breakthrough techniques in your own games.Ranging from Go to Texas Hold'em and Magic: The Gathering to Dishonored 2, Hiwiller teaches indispensable lessons about game decision-making, playability, narrative, mechanics, chance, w...

Price:  $32.01  |  Publisher:  Addison-Wesley  |  Release:  2018

Design Patterns in Modern C++

Design Patterns in Modern C++

by Dmitri Nesteruk

Apply modern C++17 to the implementations of classic design patterns. As well as covering traditional design patterns, this book fleshes out new patterns and approaches that will be useful to C++ developers. The author presents concepts as a fun investigation of how problems can be solved in different ways, along the way using varying degrees of technical sophistication and explaining different sorts of tra...

Price:  $34.99  |  Publisher:  Apress  |  Release:  2018

Cloud Data Design, Orchestration, and Management Using Microsoft Azure

Cloud Data Design, Orchestration, and Management Using Microsoft Azure

by Francesco Diaz, Roberto Freato

Use Microsoft Azure to optimally design your data solutions and save time and money. Scenarios are presented covering analysis, design, integration, monitoring, and derivatives.This book is about data and provides you with a wide range of possibilities to implement a data solution on Azure, from hybrid cloud to PaaS services. Migration from existing solutions is presented in detail. Alternatives and their s...

Price:  $31.94  |  Publisher:  Apress  |  Release:  2018

Hacking Product Design

Hacking Product Design

by Tony Jing

Understand how designing a technology product in a startup environment is markedly different from product design at established companies. This book teaches product designers how to think and frame problems in the dynamic context of startups. You will discover how to enhance your soft skills that are often not taught, but are crucial to your success.In the emerging field of design for technology products, t...

Price:  $23.46  |  Publisher:  Apress  |  Release:  2018

This Is Service Design Doing

This Is Service Design Doing

by Marc Stickdorn, Markus Hormess, Adam Lawrence, Jakob Schneider

How can you establish a customer-centric culture in an organization? This is the first comprehensive book on how to actually do service design to improve the quality and the interaction between service providers and customers. You'll learn specific facilitation guidelines on how to run workshops, perform all of the main service design methods, implement concepts in reality, and embed service design successf...

Price:  $32.34  |  Publisher:  O'Reilly Media  |  Release:  2018

Designing Across Senses

Designing Across Senses

by Christine Park, John Alderman

Today we have the ability to connect speech, touch, haptic, and gestural interfaces into products that engage several human senses at once. This practical book explores examples from current designers and devices to describe how these products blend multiple interface modes together into a cohesive user experience.Authors Christine Park and John Alderman explain the basic principles behind multimodal intera...

Price:  $28.00  |  Publisher:  O'Reilly Media  |  Release:  2018

This Is Service Design Methods

This Is Service Design Methods

by Marc Stickdorn, Markus Edgar Hormess, Adam Lawrence, Jakob Schneider

In this book, you'll find 54 hands-on descriptions that help you DO the key methods used in service design. These methods include instructions, guidelines, and tips-and-tricks for activities within research, ideation, prototyping, and facilitation. This is the print version of the method companion to the book This Is Service Design Doing (#TiSDD). It includes the same content that you can find free on the b...

Price:  $41.80  |  Publisher:  O'Reilly Media  |  Release:  2018

Practical Web Design

Practical Web Design

by Philippe Hong

Web design is the process of creating websites. It encompasses several different aspects, including webpage layout, content production, and graphic design. This book offers you everything you need to know to build your websites.The book starts off by explaining the importance of web design and the basic design components used in website development. It'll show you insider tips to work quickly and efficientl...

Price:  $39.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2018

Hands-On UX Design for Developers

Hands-On UX Design for Developers

by Elvis Canziba

Designing user experience (UX) is one of the most important aspects of a project, as it has a direct effect on how customers think of your company. The process of designing a user experience is one of the most challenging yet rewarding aspects of product development. Hands-On UX Design for Developers will teach you how to create amazing user experiences for products from scratch.This book starts with helpin...

Price:  $39.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2018

Java EE 8 Design Patterns and Best Practices

Java EE 8 Design Patterns and Best Practices

by Rhuan Rocha, Joao Purificacao

Patterns are essential design tools for Java developers. Java EE Design Patterns and Best Practices helps developers attain better code quality and progress to higher levels of architectural creativity by examining the purpose of each available pattern and demonstrating its implementation with various code examples. This book will take you through a number of patterns and their Java EE-specific implementati...

Price:  $44.99  |  Publisher:  Packt Publishing  |  Release:  2018

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