Squeak: Open Personal Computing and Multimedia

4.4 avg rating
( 5 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780130280916: Squeak: Open Personal Computing and Multimedia

The only advanced book on Squeak, an important up-and-coming programming language, and includes an introductory chapter to help those who know programming but not Squeak. Squeak is the only tool that allows users to explore computer music, digital sound, advanced user interfaces, 3-D computer graphics, Flash animation, and virtual machine creation (such as for embedded systems) across Windows, Macintosh, and Linux. This book is the best documentation of Squeak for those purposes. Provides details on 3-D Computer Graphics, Advanced UI, Streaming Audio, and other multimedia topics. Provides detailed tours of the architecture of a virtual machine (including tradeoffs), porting it to multiple platforms and extensions mechanisms. Includes description of the efforts of an Open Source Community. Appropriate for all professionals in Advanced Object-Oriented Programming, Multimedia Systems and Developments, and Software Engineering Special-Topics: Open-Source, and Embedded Systems fields as an authoritative guide to the use of Squeak as a Multimedia Tool.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

Written by the leading experts in the worldwide Squeak community, this book assembles a compelling vision of what programming can be. Squeak: Open Personal Computing and Multimedia is the only book on Squeak that addresses the advanced features for the student, researcher, multimedia developer, open source developer, hobbyist, and the professional. Developed for Smalltalk, it is for anyone that wants a powerful, cross-platform, and open alternative to the traditional multimedia and exploratory languages.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS
  • CD-ROM included: Contains the complete Squeak environment, which consists of the version 2.9 virtual image and complete sources, and the virtual machine ports for a wide range of processors and operating systems. Also, numerous tutorials and Squeak applications.
  • Foreword by Alan Kay, Vice President of Research for Walt Disney Imagineering and the vision behind Squeak.
  • THE authoritative guide, to the use of Squeak as a multimedia tool: Provides details on 3-D computer graphics, advanced UI, streaming audio, computer music, and other multimedia topics.
  • Shows how Squeak supports the open source developer, from building and extending cross-platform software, to eXtreme Programming (XP).
  • Illustrates how to use Squeak to create and extend virtual machines for multimedia or embedded systems, such as cable set-top boxes and video game consoles.

About the Author:

Mark Guzdial is an Associate Professor with the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research focuses on learning sciences and technology, specifically, "collaborative Dynabooks," which are tools that support learning through collaborative multimedia construction.

Kim Rose is a member of the senior technical staff at Walt Disney Imagineering and part of Alan Kay's Media Research Croup. Kim is a media developer, media critic, and a cognitive scientist. Kim has been part of the "Squeak Central" development team from the time of Squeak's inception in 1996.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Guzdial, Mark J.; Rose, Kimberly M.
Published by Prentice Hall (2001)
ISBN 10: 0130280917 ISBN 13: 9780130280916
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0130280917

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 22.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Guzdial, Mark J.; Rose, Kimberly M.
ISBN 10: 0130280917 ISBN 13: 9780130280916
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AMAZINGBOOKDEALS
(IRVING, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 0130280917BNA

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 38.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Guzdial, Mark J.; Rose, Kimberly M.
Published by Pearson (2001)
ISBN 10: 0130280917 ISBN 13: 9780130280916
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 2001. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: I. SQUEAK FOR THE PROGRAMMER AND MEDIA DEVELOPER. 1. Squeak for Nonnative Speakers. 2. An Introduction to Morphic: The Squeak User Interface Framework. 3. Alice in a Squeak Wonderland. 4. Networking Squeak. II. SQUEAK FOR THE SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER. 5. Back to the Future. 6. Back to the Future Once More. 7. A Tour of the Squeak Object Engine. 8. Porting Squeak. 9. Extending the Squeak Virtual Machine. III. SQUEAK FOR THE TOOLKIT PROGRAMMER. 10. MathMorphs: An Environment for Learning and Doing Math. 11. Extending MathMorphs with Function Plotting. 12. Music and Sound Processing in Squeak Using Siren. 13. Streaming Audio. 14. Embracing Change with Squeak: Extreme Programming (XP). IV. SQUEAK FOR THE FUTURE. 15. Computers and Squeak as Environments for Learning. 16. The Future of Squeak. Subject Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0130280917

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 47.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Guzdial, Mark J.; Rose, Kimberly M.
Published by Pearson (2001)
ISBN 10: 0130280917 ISBN 13: 9780130280916
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0130280917

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 47.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Guzdial, Mark J.; Rose, Kimberly M.
ISBN 10: 0130280917 ISBN 13: 9780130280916
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97801302809161.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 55.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Guzdial, Mark J.; Rose, Kimberly M.
Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0130280917 ISBN 13: 9780130280916
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(West Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0130280917 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0043134

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Guzdial, Mark J.; Rose, Kimberly M.
Published by Pearson (2001)
ISBN 10: 0130280917 ISBN 13: 9780130280916
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110130280917

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 80.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Guzdial, Mark J.; Rose, Kimberly M.
Published by Prentice Hall (2001)
ISBN 10: 0130280917 ISBN 13: 9780130280916
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130280917

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 84.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Guzdial, Mark J.; Rose, Kimberly M.
Published by Prentice Hall (2001)
ISBN 10: 0130280917 ISBN 13: 9780130280916
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. paperback/cd-rom edition. 511 pages. 8.75x7.00x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0130280917

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 146.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.43
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Guzdial, Mark J.; Rose, Kimberly M.
Published by Prentice Hall (2001)
ISBN 10: 0130280917 ISBN 13: 9780130280916
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. paperback/cd-rom edition. 511 pages. 8.75x7.00x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0130280917

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 171.84
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.43
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds