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The Art of Computer ProgrammingSite offer Donald E. Knuth is known throughout the world for his pioneering work on algorithms and programming techniques, for his invention of the Tex and Metafont systems for computer typesetting, and for his prolific and influential writing, most notiably The Art of Computer Programming. This multivolume work on the analysis of algorithms has long been recognized as the definitive description of classical computer science.

The three complete volumes published to date already comprise a unique and invaluable resource in programming theory and practice. Countless readers have spoken about the profound personal influence of Knuth's writings. Scientists have marveled at the beauty and elegance of his analysis, while practicing programmers have successfully applied his "cookbook" solutions to their day-to-day problems.

And now, we can take a first look at the eagerly anticipated Volume 4 of The Art of Computer Programming. For the fourth and later volumes of the set, and to update parts of the existing three, Knuth has created a series of small books called fascicles, which will be published at regular intervals. Each fascicle will encompass a section or more of wholly new or revised material. You can find the two first installments below with the usual 30 per cent off Register bookshop discount.

  • Art of Computer Programming, Volume 1, Fascicle 1, The
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    Fascicle 1 introduces MMIX, reflecting thirty years of change to the MIX computer, a significant update to key material from Volume 1.
  • Art of Computer Programming, Volume 4, Fascicle 2, The
    RRP £10.99 - Reg price - £7.69 - Saving £3.30 (30%)
    The first look at the eagerly anticipated Volume 4 of The Art of Computer Programming
  • Imperfect XML
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    Insider's guide reveals the promise and the pitfalls inherent in every XML project... and what to do to make sure your project succeeds.
  • C++ Primer
    RRP £35.99 - Reg price - £25.19 - Saving £10.80 (30%)
    A best-seller completely revised and rewritten to conform to today's C++ usage.
  • Agile Java™
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    Learn what it takes to build a professional, robust software system using Java, integrating the best features of Test- Driven Development.
  • Understanding SOA with Web Services
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    A solid introduction to SOA; it's the first book a developer/ technical manager should read on the subject.
  • RFID Field Guide
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    The definitive guide to understanding RFID technology's benefits and implementation.
  • IBM WebSphere® Application Server for Distributed Platforms and z/OS®
    RRP £50.99 - Reg price - £35.69 - Saving £15.30 (30%)
    A complete reference to WebSphere administration presented in an easy-to-learn, engaging manner for both distributed and z/OS platforms.
  • Ultimate ICDL Exam Cram 2 Study Kit, The
    RRP £27.99 - Reg price - £19.59 - Saving £8.40 (30%)
    Includes the ICDL Exam Cram 2, covering exactly what readers must know to pass the latest ICDL modules, as well as the ICDL Practice Questions Exam Cram 2, which offers 500 questions to help readers test their understanding.
  • Game Character Development with Maya
    RRP £37.99 - Reg price - £26.59 - Saving £11.40 (30%)
    Great games have great characters: This comprehensive guide shows users how to create them using Maya 3D modeling software!
  • Premiere Elements for Windows
    RRP £13.99 - Reg price - £9.79 - Saving £4.20 (30%)
    Just because you don't work for a major production house and you don't plan to add Star Wars style special effects to your latest movie project doesn't mean you don't want to do interesting things with the video you've shot.
  • Adobe Acrobat 7 in a Snap
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    Covering both the Standard and Profesional versions of Acrobat, Adobe Acrobat in a Snap offers readers a way to quickly accomplish tasks in Acrobat and get back to work.
  • Sams Teach Yourself Digital Video and DVD Authoring All in One
    RRP £21.99 - Reg price - £15.39 - Saving £6.60 (30%)
    All the answers to all your digital video questions -- in one big, easy-to-understand book!

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