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Definitive History of Atari - part 1

Advantages: Definitive, detailed and well researched
Disadvantages: Sloppy editing

Having been a hardcore Atari nut since the late 70′s when the VCS came out then moving through the various 8bits (400, 800, 130XE, 800XL), STs (520 STm, 4160STe, Mega STe, Falcon) etc, I was looking forward to this book immensely. The authors are well ...

ilaskey 12.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Atari Inc Business is Fun - Curt Vendel, Marty Goldberg

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Beginning XNA 3.0 Game programming From Novice to Professional

Advantages: Depth of coverage, 3D and skeleton animation included.
Disadvantages: Writing style a little dour and dense

The title 'Beginning XNA 3.0 Game programming From Novice to Professional' seems a little incongruous. Beginner and Pro in the same title? It opens with target audiences, genres and the different roles in a game team. It also discusses game planning incl ...

ilaskey 25.03.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Beginning XNA 3.0 Game Programming - Jose Antonio Leal De Farias

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'A' Level Information Technology - very respectable

Advantages: Nice layout
Disadvantages: Sometimes waffles on a bit

Being a student I probably use this book more frequently than teachers do and so I believe I am more able to write a 'real' review. This 370-page book aims to cover all aspects of the A-level IT course. The book is presented well with short paragraphs an ...

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Review of A Level Textbooks: A Level Computing - P.M. Heathcote

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A teachers best friend

Advantages: Explains things simply
Disadvantages: Not everything in the book is on the course

...Having just completed my first year of A level computing i could not have done it without this book. This is not sayin that the course can not be completed without this book just that my teacher was totally dependant on it. I completed my course (and ...

leighton_87 29.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of A Level Textbooks: A Level Computing - P.M. Heathcote

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Does it compute

Advantages: Gets you through the course
Disadvantages: A lot of information you dont need.

I am currently studying A level computing and using this book to study from. It is a well structured book with all the different topics in well ordered chapters and sections. It comprises the whole AQA course from AS to A-level. The language used is ve ...

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Review of A Level Textbooks: A Level Computing - P.M. Heathcote

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