P. A. Bristow

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Location: Kendal, UK
 

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Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player by Google
5.0 out of 5 stars Neat little gadget, 4 May 2014
Cheap and Easy to set up - provided you have fast enough Boradband and WIFI of course. iPlayer works fine for me. Nice collection of contributed photos, if nothing else.
Version Control with Git: Powerful tools and techn&hellip by Jon Loeliger
Clearly and nicely written with many worked examples, but Linux-centric - no mention of Windows, and little on GUI interfaces, so expect to use the command line.
Real-Time C++: Efficient Object-Oriented and Templ&hellip by Christopher Kormanyos
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Real-Time C++: Efficient Object-Oriented and Template Microcontroller Programming.

by Christopher Michael Kormanyos

This is a surprising book, one might say paradigm-shifting.

8-bit micros are normally associated with hardcore assembler, perhaps using C or even C-style-C++,
but this book leapfrogs ahead, without a MACRO in sight, showing how to use the latest C++11 compilers.

Christopher Kormanyos shows how the very latest C++11 features can be used to great advantage on the smallest machines. MACROs throw away type information that the compiler may use to optimise. He shows how using the STL library avoids dodgy DO loops (desirable if the… Read more

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