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SignalR Real-time Application Cookbook

SignalR Real-time Application Cookbook

By: Roberto Vespa

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 23-APR-2014

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Use SignalR to create real-time, bidirectional, and asynchronous applications based on standard web technologies Build high performance real-time web applications Broadcast messages from the server to many clients simultaneously Implement complex and reactive architectures In Detail SignalR is a recent addition to ASP.NET, which allows you to add real-time functionalities to your applications. SignalR enables bidirectional communication between client and server over HTTP, transparently, and ensures you're always provided with the experience of a persistent...

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Getting Started with XenDesktop® 7.x

Getting Started with XenDesktop® 7.x

By: Craig Thomas Ellrod

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 22-APR-2014

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Deliver desktops and applications to your end users, anywhere, anytime, with XenDesktop 7.x Build a complete and secure XenDesktop 7 site from the ground up Discover how to virtualize and deliver accessible desktops and applications to your end users Full of clear, step-by-step instructions with screenshots, which will walk you through the entire process of XenDesktop site creation In Detail Citrix is an established name in today's Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) era by virtue of their desktop and application virtualization platforms, with the capability to assign...

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Mastering Object-oriented Python

Mastering Object-oriented Python

By: Steven Lott

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 22-APR-2014

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Grasp the intricacies of object-oriented programming in Python in order to efficiently build powerful real-world applications Create applications with flexible logging, powerful configuration and command-line options, automated unit tests, and good documentation Use the Python special methods to integrate seamlessly with built-in features and the standard library Design classes to support object persistence in JSON, YAML, Pickle, CSV, XML, Shelve, and SQL In Detail Object-oriented programming involves challenges that transcend writing Python class statements. Designing...

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Consumption and Management

Consumption and Management

By: Bingxin Wu

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2011

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The author's consumption theory has been known as the new ideas, new theories and new contribution to the reform and development in China. In practice, the author has rich experience of the Chinese state-owned large enterprise, and personal experience of building a business empire second to the postal system in China from a small firm to the comprehensive largest privately owned enterprise with 640 affiliated companies, 13,500 workstations, and 157,000 employees. In the fermentation field of medicine, he has 20 patents, two of which are international patents. These techniques have made some...

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Visionary Leaders for Information

Visionary Leaders for Information

By: Arthur Winzenried

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2010

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This book examines the theory, behaviour, connections and issues of modern information organizations. Asking leading professionals where we may be in the near future, it challenges both our perceptions and preconceptions. Posing perhaps the most vital question of all… Are we prepared? Do we have a vision?...

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Practising Information Literacy

Practising Information Literacy

By: Annemaree Lloyd; Sanna Talja

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2010

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This book showcases new interdisciplinary academic research on the relationship between information literacy and learning. It combines findings with new understandings drawn from theoretical and empirical research conducted in primary and secondary schools, higher education, workplaces, and community contexts. The studies offer new insights into questions such as how transferable are the information practices and skills learned in one context to other contexts? What is the degree to which information competences are generic, to what degree are they domain and context specific? What are the...

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Social Media for Academics

Social Media for Academics

By: Diane Rasmussen Neal

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2012

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This book provides an overview of social media technologies in the context of practical implementation for academics, guided by applied research findings, current best practices, and the author&#8217;s successful experiences with using social media in academic settings. It also provides academics with sensible and easy strategies for implementing a wide spectrum of social media and related technologies - such as blogs, wikis, Facebook, and various Google tools for professional, teaching, and research endeavours.<br><br><ul><li>No other book exists that assists academics in learning how to...

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Ways of Experiencing Information Literacy

Ways of Experiencing Information Literacy

By: Susie Andretta

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2012

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This book has two aims: firstly to present an investigation into information literacy by looking at how people engage with information to accomplish tasks or solve problems in personal, academic and professional contexts (also known as the relational approach). This view of information literacy illustrates a learner-centred perspective that will be of interest to educators who wish to go beyond the teaching of information skills. The second aim of this book is to illustrate how the relational approach can be used as an investigative framework. As a detailed account of a relational study,...

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Ethical Behaviour in the E-Classroom

Ethical Behaviour in the E-Classroom

By: Cassandra Smith

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 25-MAY-2012

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This book covers ethical behaviour in the online classroom. Written for distance education students in higher education worldwide, the book serves as a guide for students in the e-classroom in examining ethical theories and behaviour. A number of salient questions are addressed: What is ethical? What does ethical behaviour consists of in an e-classroom? What are violations of ethics in the e-classroom? Students will have the opportunity to review real-life ethical dilemmas in the online classroom, state their positions by engaging in discussion, and reflect on the repercussions of...

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Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0

Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0

By: Tara Brabazon

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 25-APR-2012

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Digital Dialogue and Community 2.0: After avatars, trolls and puppets explores the communities that use digital platforms, portals, and applications from daily life to build relationships beyond geographical locality and family links. The book provides detailed analyses of how technology realigns the boundaries between connection, consciousness and community. This book reveals that alongside every engaged, nurturing and supportive group are those who are excluded, marginalised, ridiculed, or forgotten. It explores the argument that community is not an inevitable result of communication....

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Public Interest and Private Rights in Social Media

Public Interest and Private Rights in Social Media

By: Cornelis Reiman

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2012

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Social media has an increasing role in the public and private world. This raises socio-political and legal issues in the corporate and academic spheres.<br><br>Public Interest and Private Rights in Social Media provides insight into the use, impact and future of social media. The contributors provide guidance on social media and society, particularly the use of social media in the corporate sector and academia, the rising influence of social media in public and political opinion making, and the legal implications of social media. The Editor brings together unusual perspectives on the use...

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Personal Knowledge Capital

Personal Knowledge Capital

By: Janette Young

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 18-JUL-2012

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Intangible value leads to new insights and ideas, and higher levels of creativity and innovative thinking. Personal knowledge capital focuses on the knowledge worker, knowledge creation, and third generation knowledge management. A focus on the &#8216;inner and outer&#8217; aspects of personal knowledge capital creates a balanced approach in order to produce creative solutions. As such this forms part of a synthesis of mind versus body thinking in relation to knowledge creation theory within knowledge management. This title is divided into two sections: the inner and outer path. The inner...

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Customer Care

Customer Care

By: Pat Gannon-Leary; Michael McCarthy

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 15-MAR-2010

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Customer Care provides a detailed course suitable for delivery to library staff at all levels. It can be used as a stand-alone reference work for customer care processes and procedures or, alternatively, it can be used by library staff to tailor a customer care course to suit the requirements and training needs of their own staff.<br><br><ul><li>Dual use - reference work and/or training manual</li><li>Potential as a text book</li><li>Applicable to a wider context than LIS - could be used for a whole HEI institutional approach to customer care or in local authorities/public...

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Google and the Digital Divide

Google and the Digital Divide

By: Elad Segev

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 21-JAN-2010

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Beneficial to scholars and students in the fields of media and communication, politics and technology, this book outlines the significant role of search engines in general and Google in particular in widening the digital divide between individuals, organisations and states. It uses innovative methods and research approaches to assess and illustrate the digital divide by comparing the popular search queries in Google and Yahoo in different countries as well as analysing the various biases in Google News and Google Earth. The different studies developed and presented in this book provide...

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RFID for Libraries

RFID for Libraries

By: M. Pandian

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 18-NOV-2010

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Many modern technologies give the impression that they somehow work by magic, particularly when they operate automatically and their mechanisms are invisible. A technology called RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), which is relatively new, has exactly this characteristic. Librarians everywhere are closely watching RFID technology. Advances over using bar codes on library materials, RFID tags are being touted as a way to radically redesign how library materials are handled. But it is expensive. The tags are vulnerable to wear and tear and the technology is not fully developed. It's...

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Web 2.0 Knowledge Technologies and the Enterprise

Web 2.0 Knowledge Technologies and the Enterprise

By: Paul Jackson

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2010

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Whilst enterprise technology departments have been steadily building their information and knowledge management portfolios, the Internet has generated new sets of tools and capabilities which provide opportunities and challenges for improving and enriching knowledge work. This book fills the gap between strategy and technology by focussing upon the functional capabilities of Web 2.0 in corporate environments and matching these to specific types of information requirement and behaviour. It takes a resource based view of the firm: why and how can the knowledge capabilities and information...

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Mechanical Logic in Three-Dimensional Space

Mechanical Logic in Three-Dimensional Space

By: Gennaro Auletta

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 24-OCT-2013

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The book explores how build a mechanical inferences by making use of arithmetic operations on a string of numbers representing statements. In this way logic is reduced to a branch of the combinatory calculus. It covers the field of traditional logic by showing that any kind of inference can be mechanically reduced to three-variables and two-premise inferences. Meriological inferences can also be easily treated in this way. The book covers the following subjects: structural description of space; three-variable inferences through products, sums, subtractions, and divisions; generalization to...

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Silicon and Silicide Nanowires: Applications, Fabrication, and Properties

Silicon and Silicide Nanowires: Applications, Fabrication, and Properties

By: Yu Huang; King-Ning Tu

Publisher: Pan Stanford Publishing

Publication Date: 24-OCT-2013

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This book comprises theoretical and experimental analysis of various properties of silicon nanocrystals, research methods and preparation techniques, and some promising applications. It comprises nine chapters. The first three are based on processing, the next three on properties, and the last three on applications of nanowires of silicon and silicides. ...

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Le développement durable: À la croisée de l'économie, de la société et de l'environnement

Le développement durable: À la croisée de l'économie, de la société et de l'environnement

By: Tracey Strange; Anne Bayley

Publisher: OECD Publishing

Publication Date: 05-DEC-2008

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<p>Ce livre fait partie de la s&#233;rie Les essentiels de l'OCDE. C'est un bref examen du concept de d&#233;veloppement durable : ce qu&#8217;il signifie, comment est-il influenc&#233; par la mondialisation, la production et la consommation, comment peut-on le mesurer, comment le promouvoir ?</p> ...

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C im 21. Jahrhundert, 2nd Edition

C im 21. Jahrhundert, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 10-APR-2014

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Werfen Sie Ihre Vorstellungen von C über Bord und lernen Sie eine Programmiersprache neu kennen, die ihren Wurzeln schon lange entwachsen ist. Mit C im 21. Jahrhundert werden Sie aktuelle Techniken entdecken, die in keinem anderen Buch über C zu finden sind. C ist nicht nur die Grundlage der modernen Programmiersprachen - C selbst ist eine moderne Sprache, ideal zum Schreiben effizienter Applikationen auf dem neuesten Stand der Technik. Trennen Sie sich von alten Angewohnheiten, die auf Mainframes sinnvoll waren, und entdecken Sie in diesem Buch die Tools, die Sie zur Arbeit mit dieser...