The Complete Effect and HLSL Guide
Redmond, WA (PRWEB) October 18, 2007
One of the world’s foremost publishers of computer programming guides Paradoxal Press is proud to announce the release of its second edition of “Practical .NET2 and C#2,” a guide to C# programming and using the .NET platform.
Released this month, the second edition of Practical .NET 2 and C#2 takes upon the success of the first edition which is the English adaptation of the best selling French title on the topic which has sold over 3,800 copies in the French market since its release (ISBN 978-09766132-5-1, http://www.ParadoxalPress.com/Book_Practical.aspx). With the recent release of .NET 3.0 in 2007 and the ever increasing popularity of the .NET platform, the second edition of Practical .NET 2 and C#2 continues in the footsteps of the success of the first edition by offering revised and adapted content to meet the changes that came with the release of the .NET 3.0 Framework and to C# programming. Its latest additions are sure to make it one of the greatest resources available on C# programming.
Paradoxal Press is also introducing an introductory program to allow purchasers of the first edition to upgrade to the second edition at a rate of $20.00. For more details on the second edition and the upgrade program, visit: http://www.ParadoxalPress.com/Book_PracticalUpgrade.aspx
In addition, Paradoxal Press is proud to announce its upcoming fall 2007 and spring 2008 lineup of new books, which is composed of two titles: “Practical Ruby on Rails” and “The Complete Effect and HLSL, DirectX 10 Edition.”
This title is a complete and progressive guidebook for any reader wanting to learn how to master Ruby on Rails. “Practical Ruby on Rails” is scheduled for release in early 2008.
“The Complete Effect and HLSL Guide, DirectX 10 Edition” takes from the success of the first edition “The Complete Effect and HLSL Guide” (ISBN 978-09766132-1-3). The topic of the first edition is focused around the development of graphical shaders and their management. It is written for any developers who have an interest in being efficient at using and integrating shaders within their applications. This computer programming book was written to serve as both a teaching and reference manual, making it a must-have to everybody from hobbyist programmers to professional developers. The approach taken throughout “The Complete Effect and HLSL Guide” makes it the perfect book for anyone who wants to integrate shaders into their application and take advantage of the power of the DirectX SDK and the HLSL shading language. The book covers the following topics:
- Introduction to both the HLSL shading language and effect file development including their detailed syntax and use.
- Complete reference with performance considerations to every HLSL and assembly shader instructions.
- Introduction the DirectX Effect Framework and complete overview to its API.
- Optimization tips and tricks to make the best out of shaders.
- Coverage of all the main components of the DirectX effect framework in addition to putting the pieces of the puzzle together allowing a programmer to develop a shader management framework.
The second edition, “The Complete Effect and HLSL Guide, DirectX 10 Edition,” takes off where the first edition left and introduces several revision and corrections as well as expanding the existing content to cover both the DirectX9 and DirectX10 platforms.
For more information about “Practical .NET2 and C#2” and to see how it helps its readers learn the art of computer programming and C# programming, or to see sample chapters or download code samples from the book, please visit http://www.PracticalDOT.net.
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