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10261. 

Ubuntu Unleashed 2010 Edition presents comprehensive coverage of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution. Windows users, Mac users, and Linux enthusiasts have been increasingly turning to Ubuntu for a user-friendly, easy-to-use Linux distribution. This book provides detailed information on installing, using, and administering Ubuntu. You will learn how to set up a workstation or a server, and you will find complete details on Ubuntu’s easy-to-use desktop and productivity software. Ubuntu Unleashed 2010 Edition includes a range of coverage: From the software you need in your everyday work,...

10262. 

Microsoft® Expression® Web 3 On Demand

Microsoft® Expression® Web 3 On Demand

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Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 07-OCT-2009

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Need answers quickly? Microsoft Expression Web 3 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. Create Web sites using drag and drop controls Create Cascading Style Sheet layouts Insert Flash, Windows Media, and Photoshop content Write, edit, and optimize code and scripts Use IntelliSense to help reduce coding errors Preview and compare pages in multiple browsers Update Web sites for Windows Internet Explorer 8 Integrate...

10263. 

Computer-Related Risks

Computer-Related Risks

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 18-OCT-1994

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"This sobering description of many computer-related failures throughout our world deflates the hype and hubris of the industry. Peter Neumann analyzes the failure modes, recommends sequences for prevention and ends his unique book with some broadening reflections on the future." —Ralph Nader, Consumer Advocate This book is much more than a collection of computer mishaps; it is a serious, technically oriented book written by one of the world's leading experts on computer risks. The book summarizes many real events involving computer technologies and the people who depend on those...

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Web Anatomy: Interaction Design Frameworks that Work

Web Anatomy: Interaction Design Frameworks that Work

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Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2009

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At the start of every web design project, the ongoing struggles reappear. We want to design highly usable and self-evident applications, but we also want to devise innovative, compelling, and exciting interactions that make waves in the market. Projects are more sophisticated than ever, but we have fewer resources with which to complete them. Requirements are fuzzy at best, but we’re expected to have everything done yesterday. What we need is a reuse strategy, coupled with a pathway to innovation. Patterns are part of the game. Components take us further. In Web Anatomy: Interaction...

10265. 

A Practical Guide to Linux® Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming, Second Edition

A Practical Guide to Linux® Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming, Second Edition

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 19-NOV-2009

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For use with all versions of Linux, including Ubuntu,™ Fedora,™ openSUSE,™ Red Hat,® Debian, Mandriva, Mint, and now OS X, too! Get more done faster, and become a true Linux guru by mastering the command line! Learn from hundreds of realistic, high-quality examples NEW! Coverage of the Mac OS X command line and its unique tools NEW! Expert primer on automating tasks with Perl The Most Useful Linux Tutorial and Reference, with Hundreds of High-Quality Examples for Every Distribution–Now Covers OS X and Perl, Too! To be truly...

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SAS/STAT® 9.2 User's Guide, Second Edition The FREQ Procedure (Book Excerpt)

SAS/STAT® 9.2 User's Guide, Second Edition The FREQ Procedure (Book Excerpt)

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 28-DEC-2009

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The FREQ procedure produces one-way to n-way frequency and contingency (crosstabulation) tables. For two-way tables, PROC FREQ computes tests and measures of association. For n-way tables, PROC FREQ provides stratified analysis by computing statistics across, as well as within, strata. ...

10267. 

CMMI® for Services: Guidelines for Superior Service

CMMI® for Services: Guidelines for Superior Service

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 30-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2009

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CMMI® for Services (CMMI-SVC) is a comprehensive set of guidelines to help organizations establish and improve processes for delivering services. By adapting and extending proven standards and best practices to reflect the unique challenges faced in service industries, CMMI-SVC offers providers a practical and focused framework for achieving higher levels of service quality, controlling costs, improving schedules, and ensuring user satisfaction. This indispensable book comprises both an introduction to the CMMI-SVC model and an authoritative reference for it. The contents include the...

10268. 

Programming WCF Services, 3rd Edition

Programming WCF Services, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 23-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2009

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Programming WCF Services is the authoritative, bestselling introduction to Microsoft's unified platform for developing service-oriented applications (SOA) on Windows. The third edition of this thoroughly practical book provides insight, not documentation, to help you learn the topics and skills you need for building WCF-based applications. Written by Microsoft software legend Juval Lowy, this new edition is revised for the latest productivity-enhancing features for C# 4.0 and .NET 4.0. ...

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MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-680): Configuring Windows® 7

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-680): Configuring Windows® 7

By: Ian McLean and Orin Thomas

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 21-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 24-DEC-2009

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Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-680—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply what you’ve learned through real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This official Microsoft® study guide is designed to help you make the most of your study time. Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to: Install or upgrade to Windows 7; migrate user data Deploy system images and configure application compatibility Implement IPv4, IPv6, wireless, VPN,...

10270. 

WebSphere Application Server Administration Using Jython

WebSphere Application Server Administration Using Jython

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Publisher: IBM Press

Publication Date: 18-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2009

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Save Time and Money: Streamline WebSphere Application Server Management with Jython Scripting! Utilizing Jython scripting, you can dramatically reduce the effort, resources, and expense associated with managing WebSphere Application Server. WebSphere Application Server Administration Using Jython will show you how. The first start-to-finish guide to Jython scripting for WebSphere administration, this book’s practical techniques and downloadable scripts can help you improve efficiency, repeatability, and automation in any WebSphere environment. This book’s expert authors begin...

10271. 

Java: The Good Parts

Java: The Good Parts

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 29-APR-2010

Insert Date: 21-DEC-2009

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In this book, one of the most highly respected developers in the Java world peels away 15 years of additions and changes to reveal the very best parts of Java, and shows you how those parts alone will help you build better applications. You may not like some of the features this book reveals, but you'll actually write better code with them. Java: The Good Parts is essential for every Java developer, from beginners to advanced programmers. ...

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Building the Realtime User Experience

Building the Realtime User Experience

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 07-JUL-2010

Insert Date: 21-DEC-2009

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The Web is increasingly happening in realtime. With sites such as Facebook and FriendFeed leading the way, users are coming to expect that all websites should serve content to them as it occurs. With this book, you'll learn how to add several realtime features to your site -- everything from chat and messaging services to streaming content feeds -- without making significant changes to your existing infrastructure....

10273. 

Programming Entity Framework, 2nd Edition

Programming Entity Framework, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 19-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 21-DEC-2009

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Programming Entity Framework is a thorough introduction to Microsoft's core framework for modeling and interacting with data in .NET applications. The second edition provides a hands-on tour of the ADO.NET Entity Framework (EF) and explains its use in a variety of applications. You'll also gain in-depth knowledge of its architecture and APIs -- information that will be extremely valuable as you shift to the Entity Framework version in .NET Framework 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010....

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SAS® Certification Prep Guide: Base Programming for SAS®9 Second Edition

SAS® Certification Prep Guide: Base Programming for SAS®9 Second Edition

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 09-AUG-2009

Insert Date: 19-DEC-2009

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New and experienced SAS users who want to prepare for the Base Programming for SAS 9 exam will find the SAS Certification Prep Guide: Base Programming for SAS 9, Second Edition, to be an invaluable, convenient, and comprehensive resource that covers all of the objectives tested on the exam. Major topics include importing and exporting raw data files, creating and modifying SAS data sets, and identifying and correcting data syntax and programming logic errors. You will also become familiar with the enhancements and new functionality that are available in SAS 9. Each chapter includes a...

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SAS® Certification Prep Guide: Advanced Programming for SAS®9 Second Edition

SAS® Certification Prep Guide: Advanced Programming for SAS®9 Second Edition

By:  SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 09-JUN-2009

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The SAS Certification Prep Guide: Advanced Programming for SAS 9, Second Edition, prepares you to take the Advanced Programming for SAS 9 exam. Major topics include SQL processing with SAS, the SAS macro language, advanced SAS programming techniques, and optimizing SAS programs. You will also become familiar with the enhancements and new functionality that are available in SAS 9. Experienced SAS users who want to prepare for this exam will find this guide to be an invaluable, convenient, and comprehensive resource that covers all of the objectives tested on the exam. The text contains...

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Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software

Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 31-OCT-1994

Insert Date: 19-DEC-2009

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Unlike other books in Safari, this title had to be scanned in order to generate the Safari version. As a result, viewing quality is not what we would want it to be; and for this reason, we have disabled PDF downloads. Capturing a wealth of experience about the design of object-oriented software, four top-notch designers present a catalog of simple and succinct solutions to commonly occurring design problems. Previously undocumented, these 23 patterns allow designers to create more flexible, elegant, and ultimately reusable designs without having to rediscover the design solutions...

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Mastering Unreal Technology, Volume II: Advanced Level Design Concepts with Unreal Engine 3 is your start-to-finish guide to state-of-the-art Unreal Tournament 3 modding and level design. Here’s everything you need to know to take your game design skills to the next level, creating content with breakthrough depth and interactivity! Your authors aren’t just the world’s #1 Unreal game development trainers: They’ve built the training mods that shipped with Unreal Tournament. Now, working with the full cooperation of Unreal Engine 3’s creators, Epic Games, they introduce innovative, pro-quality...

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Oracle® Performance Survival Guide: A Systematic Approach to Database Optimization

Oracle® Performance Survival Guide: A Systematic Approach to Database Optimization

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 09-OCT-2009

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Oracle Performance Survival Guide A Systematic Approach to Database Optimization The fast, complete, start-to-finish guide to optimizing Oracle performance Oracle Performance Survival Guide offers a structured, systematic, start-to-finish methodology for optimizing Oracle performance as efficiently as possible. Leading Oracle expert Guy Harrison shows how to maximize your tuning investment by focusing on causes rather than symptoms, and by quickly identifying the areas that deliver the greatest “bang for the buck.” Writing for DBAs and developers with all levels of experience,...

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R in a Nutshell

R in a Nutshell

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 04-JAN-2010

Insert Date: 18-DEC-2009

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R is one of the best tools available for data visualization and statistical computing, and this book is simply the best way to learn this open source language and environment. Practical and easy to read, R in a Nutshell demonstrates why R is increasingly popular for analyzing moderate-to-large data sets. Most books available on R are stiff and academic, but this Nutshell guide offers a readable overview of the language, and contains a reference for the most commonly used features.Learn the basics of the R language, such as syntax, expressions, and moreAnalyze statistics in R using statistical...

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CSS Cookbook, 3rd Edition

CSS Cookbook, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 24-DEC-2009

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This cookbook provides you with hundreds of practical examples for using CSS to format your web pages, complete with code recipes you can use in your projects right away. With CSS Cookbook, you'll go beyond theory to solve real problems, from determining which aspects of CSS meet the specific needs of your site to methods for resolving differences in the way browsers display it.Arranged in a quick-lookup format for easy reference, the third edition has been updated to explain the unique behavior of the latest browsers: Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Microsoft's IE 8, and Mozilla's Firefox 3....