Software Optimization Resources
by Agner Fog
Publisher: agner.org 2012
This series of five manuals describes everything you need to know about optimizing code for x86 and x86-64 family microprocessors, including optimization advices for C++ and assembly language, details about the microarchitecture and instruction timings of most Intel, AMD and VIA processors, and details about different compilers and calling conventions.
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by The Unicode Consortium - Addison-Wesley Professional
Technical guide to the creation of software for worldwide use. The book includes detailed specifications for Unicode: structure, encoding forms, character properties, semantics, equivalence, combining characters, conversion, allocation, etc.
by Chris Nodder - O'Reilly Media
The book takes a look at how web and application design can be used to exploit psychological principles to persuade us to act. Features include: Examples of evil designs from around the Web; Introduction to the psychology of persuasion; etc.
This document will focus on optimizing code to run faster. The intended audience of this text are software developers, primarily programmers who know at least one programming language well enough to write moderately complex programs.
by Vishnuvarthanan Moorthy - Smashwords
This CMMI Implementation Guide is a reference book for anyone interested in implementing CMMI in their organization. The purpose of this book is, to provide insight in to CMMI Implementation phases and best practices to be followed in this journey.