Best Reference Books – Rapid Product Development

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Rapid Product Development subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Rapid Product Development along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Rapid Product Development subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Rapid Product Development" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Virtual Reality Systems” by John Vince

Book Review: This book provides introduction to technologies like realtime computer graphics, color displays and simulation systems that are used in virtual environment systems. The book provides a very good balance between both the hardware and software issues. The book also contains explanations for mathematical algorithms and techniques. The author has written many books on computer graphics modeling and has also presented many tutorials worldwide in the field of computer graphics.

2. “Garage Virtual Reality” by Linda Jacobson

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Book Review: The book explains the recent advancements that have been made in the field of computer graphics technology. The book also allows the readers to use software and carry out experimentation of virtual reality on the computer screen. The book also accommodates the users with history, state of art and future directions of virtual reality. The book also allows the readers to explore information in an unified manner. The book explains the concept of virtual systems, and how and why they are built.

3. “Rapid Prototyping: Principles and Applications in Manufacturing” by Chua Chee Kai and Leong Kah Fai

Book Review: This book provides introduction to the basic theories and applications of rapid prototyping and also outlines the developments made in the field of advanced manufacturing technologies. The book also addresses many issues like defacto STL format problems, industrial case studies and many other application areas. The book also illustrates animation images of many methodologies like sterelithography, laminated object manufacturing, solid ground curing, selective laser sintering and fused deposition modeling. This book is very useful for undergraduate students in the field of mechanical and production engineering.

4. “Stereo-lithography and Other RPandM Technologies” by Paul F Jacobs

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Book Review: This book is very useful for designers, mechanical and manufacturing engineers. The book makes the manufacturers understand what type of process will produce the best model. The author has graduated from union college in New York and has done his PhD from Princeton University. The author is also specialized in plasma accelerator working and laser based optical systems.

5. “Foundations Of Popfly: Rapid Mashup Development” by Eric Griffin

“Foundations of Popfly: Rapid Mashup Development” Book Review: The book is mainly designed for students pursuing their engineering in the area of software development. The text explains how to use the software POPFLY for designing new software. It uses a lot of diagrams and snap shots of the actual screen one encounters while using the software. The book mainly focuses on the basics of using and understanding the software. It also shows methods for some of the very basic software. It also provides a lot of problem statements i.e. tasks required to create some software. at the end of every chapter.

6. “System Zur Dezentralen Planung Von Entwicklungsprojekten Im Rapid Product Development” by Worner W Rner Warner

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“System Zur Dezentralen Planung Von Entwicklungsprojekten Im Rapid Product Development” Book Review: The book is mainly designed for students completing their post-graduation in the field of information technology and is also used by some of the full time software developers as a reference book. The text is very smartly divided into chapters and is connected to each other logically. This is basically a case study for developing new software. It discusses the issues faced while creating new software and also provides tips to be kept in mind. It is a complete package for a developer to refer while developing or to earn development of a software.

7. “Foundations of Atlas: Rapid Ajax Development With Asp.net 2.0” by Laurence Moroney

“Foundations of Atlas: Rapid Ajax Development With Asp.net 2.0” Book Review: The book is mainly designed for students pursuing their engineering in Information Technology and some of the post-graduation students use this as a reference book. It is basically a text which explains to readers about the foundation of Atlas. It starts with the basics of the software and gradually moves in depth and explains how widely it can be used. It also shows how to combine very complicated web technologies like HTML and JavaScript. A reader would be capable of developing its own software after reading this book.

8. “CakePHP Application Development: Step-by-step introduction to rapid web development using the open-source MVC CakePHP framework” by Ahsanul Bari and Anupom Syam

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“CakePHP Application Development: Step-by-step introduction to rapid web development using the open-source MVC CakePHP framework” Book Review: The book is mainly designed for students completing their engineering in this field and have a special inclination towards application development. The text mainly focuses on how to make a framework of any application and that too with a great pace. The key feature provided in the book is its detailed index which helps them traverse through the complete text without wasting time. It uses a lot of images and snapshots of the programs or the actual windows that they would come across while gaining hands on experience. The text is capable to guide the readers to make a robust web application with all the flexibility within no time.

9. “Rapid Application Development with Oracle Designer” by Billings Chris

“Rapid Application Development with Oracle Designer” Book Review: The book is mainly designed as a reference book for engineering students and the full-time programmers working in the industry. It gives a detailed discussion on topics like Graphical User Interface (GUI) and Object Oriented Technology. The text specifically teaches you to develop or design tools for information systems but in a very sophisticated manner. The text demands for prerequisites like knowing the basics of programming language and being well versed with the idea of object oriented programming. The book also provides a lot of screen reports for GUI which contributes in better understanding of the readers.

10. “Getting Started with Roo: Rapid Application Development for Java and Spring” by Steve Mayzak and Josh Long

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“Getting Started with Roo: Rapid Application Development for Java and Spring” Book Review: The book is mainly designed for the students completing their engineering in the software development field. It is used as a reference book by many of the software developers in the industry. It teaches the readers to develop rapid and robust web applications using very dynamic languages like Java and Spring. It explains application development with example and taking into consideration the steps are written. The text is divided into chapters according to the steps required to build a web-application. It also summaries the ways to develop an application using different frameworks.

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