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ACM Queue – ACM’s Magazine for Practitioners by Practitioners

Written by highly accomplished software engineers with their fingers on the pulse of innovation, ACM Queue taps readers into the latest trends, techniques, and technologies that will keep them ahead of the curve. Queue delivers not just technical articles focusing on today’s problems, but lively video chats, roundtables, case studies, columns and more.

Top Downloaded Articles

  1. The Curse of the Excluded Middle, By Erik Meijer

  2. Unikernels: Rise of the Virtual Library Operating System, By Anil Madhavapeddy and David J. Scott

  3. Barbarians at the Gateways, By Jacob Loveless

  4. Non-volatile Storage, By Mihir Nanavati, Malte Schwarzkopf, Jake Wires and Andrew Warfield

  5. There's Just No Getting around It: You're Building a Distributed System, By Mark Cavage

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Stay at the cutting edge of the latest technical and technological developments with ACM Learning Webinars – technical tutorials by distinguished speakers that cover the hottest topics in computing today and the burning questions of tomorrow.

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"Why I Belong" with OmniTI Founder Theo Schlossnagle

For OmniTI Founder and serial entrepreneur Theo Schlossnagle, being an ACM member is about "taking my career as a software engineer seriously... In order to be a really good software engineer, you need to not lose the bridge to the academic side."

Communications of the ACM

Communications of the ACM, ACM’s flagship publication, covers the latest discoveries, innovations, and research that are shaping the computing field. Delivered in print each month to ACM professional members, Communications brings readers in-depth stories of emerging areas of computer science, new trends in IT, and practical research applications.

Skillsoft Learning Collections

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Access more than 1,200 ebooks in PDF format (DRM-free) from Elsevier’s ScienceDirect Platform, including all current releases from Elsevier's Computer Science "Insights" library. Imprints include Morgan Kaufmann, Syngress, Academic Press, Butterworth-Heinemann, Chandos Publishing, Digital Press, Elsevier Science, Newnes, North-Holland and Woodhead Publishing.