Michael Schrenk: Books

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 BOOK: Engineering Approaches to Graphic Design  May 2018 

"Engineering Approaches to Graphic Design"

Leonardo da Vinci proved that engineering and graphic design are not mutually exclusive. In fact, an engineer’s ability to communicate visually not only assists in documentation and communication, but it also promotes brainstorming and facilitates playful manipulation of ideas. Regrettably, today’s engineers become specialists, and don’t receive training to explore their visual side.

Too many of today’s engineers are needlessly intimidated by art and graphic design. This is baffling because graphic design depends on math and physics—things that engineers are otherwise trained to do. “Engineering Approaches to Graphic Design”, was written in a way that not only teaches the fundamentals of graphic design, but does so in a way that leverages what engineers already know.

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 BOOK: NO STARCH PRESS 2ND EDITION (SAN FRANCISCO)  Apr 2012 

"Webbots, Spiders, and Screen Scrapers, 2nd Edition"
The second edition of this book is a major update of the first edition. New Chapters include:

  • Advanced Parsing Techniques
  • Scraping Difficult Sites with Browser Macros
  • Advanced iMacros Techniques
  • Proxies
  • Deployment and Scaling

 BOOK: NO STARCH PRESS 1ST EDITION (SAN FRANCISCO)  Mar 2007 

"Webbots, Spiders, and Screen Scrapers, 1st Edition"
This is the first book dedicated to all aspects of automating online tasks.

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