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10261. 

Game Programming for Teens, Third Edition

Game Programming for Teens, Third Edition

By: Maneesh Sethi

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2008

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Do you enjoy playing video games and want to learn how to create your own? Game Programming for Teens, Third Edition shows you how to design and develop a complete video game from start to finish, no prior programming knowledge required. You'll begin by learning the basics of BlitzMax, a simple cross-platform game programming language that can be used on Windows, Mac, or Linux operating systems. Once you understand how to write the programming code, you'll begin to incorporate all the graphical elements of games including varying colors, loading and displaying images, and creating scrolling...

10262. 

Cisco CCNA/CCENT Exam 640-802, 640-822, 640-816 Preparation Kit

Cisco CCNA/CCENT Exam 640-802, 640-822, 640-816 Preparation Kit

By: Dale Liu

Publisher: Syngress

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2009

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Three exams, two certifications, one complete Cisco training solution for networking professionals! The CCNA exam is an entry-level IT certification from Cisco Systems for professionals installing and maintaining route and switched networks. The current exam material covers networking concepts along with new and updated content on network security fundamentals and the basics of wireless networking. This book can be used as a study guide for either track you choose to receive your CCNA – the single exam, 640-802 or the combined 640-822 and 640-816, and for the CCENT...

10263. 

Innovate the Future: A Radical New Approach to IT Innovation

Innovate the Future: A Radical New Approach to IT Innovation

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 26-APR-2010

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A Proven, Step-by-Step Method for Consistently Creating Revolutionary Products, Services, and Processes When it comes to entering, creating, or dominating markets, disruptive innovation is the most powerful tool you have. Unfortunately, most companies find disruptive innovation difficult to achieve and virtually impossible to replicate. In Innovate the Future, renowned technology innovator David Croslin helps you solve this problem once and for all. Croslin introduces a proven process for consistently creating inventions, technologies, and methods that are truly transformative. Drawing on...

10264. 

Search Patterns

Search Patterns

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 26-JAN-2010

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Search is among the most disruptive innovations of our time. It influences what we buy and where we go. It shapes how we learn and what we believe. In this provocative and inspiring book, you'll explore design patterns that apply across the categories of web, ecommerce, enterprise, desktop, mobile, social, and real-time search and discovery. Filled with colorful illustrations and examples, Search Patterns brings modern information retrieval to life, covering such diverse topics as relevance, faceted navigation, multi-touch, personalization, visualization, multi-sensory search, and augmented...

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Eavesdropping on Hell: Historical Guide to Western Communications Intelligence and the Holocaust, 1939-1945

Eavesdropping on Hell: Historical Guide to Western Communications Intelligence and the Holocaust, 1939-1945

By: Robert J. Hanyok

Publisher: Center for Cryptologic History, NSA

Publication Date: 01-APR-2005

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A study of how Allied communications intelligence organizations reported intelligence on the Holocaust. Explains how the Western COMINT system operated during WWII; describes how the wartime records of SIS and GC&CS are organized in the U.S. and UK; summarizes what information is available from SIGINT records about the Holocaust. ...

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West Wind Clear: Cryptology and the Winds Message Controversy--A Documentary History

West Wind Clear: Cryptology and the Winds Message Controversy--A Documentary History

By: Robert J. Hanyok; David P. Mowry

Publisher: Center for Cryptologic History, NSA

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2008

Insert Date: 14-JAN-2010

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A study of cryptologic documents dealing with the issue of American pre-knowledge of the Pearl Harbor attack. ...

10267. 

Django: Visual QuickPro Guide

Django: Visual QuickPro Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2009

Insert Date: 12-JAN-2010

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DJango is a open source web application framework written in Python. It follows the MVC (model view controller) design pattern; this software design pattern separates business logic from the user interface making it easier to make changes to the logic or interface without affecting the other. Django's primary goal is to ease the creation of complex, database-driven websites. The framework emphasizes reusability and "pluggability" of components, rapid development, and the principle of DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself). Python is used throughout. Django: Visual QuickStart Guide starts at the...

10268. 

The Complete Idiot’s Guide® To: Search Engine Optimization

The Complete Idiot’s Guide® To: Search Engine Optimization

By: Michael Miller

Publisher: Alpha

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2009

Insert Date: 12-JAN-2010

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You know that if your website doesn't appear at the top of a search engine's results list, traffic is going to be pretty slow. Get your site up to speed with the hit-boosting strategies in The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Search Engine Optimization. Learn how search engines work and how you can optimize your site's keywords, tags, and designs. Discover jargon-free tips for making blogs and videos search engine friendly. ...

10269. 

Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 19-JAN-2010

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It's a fact: if you know HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you already have the tools you need to develop your own iPhone apps. With this book, you'll learn how to use these open source web technologies to design and build apps for both the iPhone and iPod Touch, on the platform of your choice -- without using Objective-C, Xcode, or Interface Builder.What are the advantages? Device-agnostic apps are the wave of the future, especially for mobile devices, and this book shows you how to create one product that can be used on several platforms. You'll get guidelines for quickly converting your product...

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Architecture for the Intelligent Enterprise: Powerful New Ways to Maximize the Real-time Value of Information Tomorrow’s winning “Intelligent Enterprises” will bring together far more diverse sources of data, analyze it in more powerful ways, and deliver immediate insight to decision-makers throughout the organization. Today, however, most companies fail to apply the information they already have, while struggling with the complexity and costs of their existing information environments. In this book, a team of IBM’s leading information management experts guide you on a journey that...

10271. 

NX-OS and Cisco Nexus Switching Next-Generation Data Center Architectures The complete guide to planning, configuring, managing, and troubleshooting NX-OS in enterprise environments Kevin Corbin, CCIE® No. 11577 Ron Fuller, CCIE No. 5851 David Jansen, CCIE No. 5952 Cisco® Nexus switches and the new NX-OS operating system are rapidly becoming the new de facto standards for data center distribution/aggregation layer networking. NX-OS builds on Cisco IOS to provide advanced features that will be increasingly crucial to efficient data center operations. NX-OS and Cisco Nexus Switching...

10272. 

Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Directory Services v10.6

Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Directory Services v10.6

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2009

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This reference provides in-depth technical information on Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server's directory services architecture. System administrators and IT professionals will learn the details of how to deploy Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server within a multiplatform, heterogeneous environment, with an emphasis on integrating user accounts and authentication processes. This book is a perfect study aid for the Directory Services exam, and also serves as an in-depth technical reference for experienced system administrators and engineers. This reference follows the learning objectives of the Directory...

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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Deployment v10.6 uses a combination of task-based instruction and strong visuals to teach intermediate and advanced users how to deploy a wide range of files and systems to multiple users in a large organization. Author Kevin White takes readers through the deployment of software, ranging from individual files, to complete systems, to multiple users, discussing the range of methodologies used. Intermediate users will learn how to use Apple deployment tools, including Disk Utility, PackageMaker, and Apple Software Restore. Advanced users will learn how to...

10274. 

iPhone SDK 3: Visual QuickStart Guide

iPhone SDK 3: Visual QuickStart Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 29-SEP-2009

Insert Date: 08-JAN-2010

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With a rich set of over 1,000 new APIs, iPhone SDK for iPhone OS 3 provides an amazing range of technologies to enhance the functionality of iPhone and iPod touch applications. This book takes an introductory look at Objective-C and Cocoa before moving on to the tools you'll use to create iPhone applications. Starting with common and tasks and UI elements, the book covers using tabs and tables, files and networking, the multi-touch display, and the built-in GPS hardware. This book will appeal to both current developers needing to understand and update their apps to the iPhone OS 3.0 and...

10275. 

Practical Code Generation in .NET: Covering Visual Studio® 2005, 2008, and 2010

Practical Code Generation in .NET: Covering Visual Studio® 2005, 2008, and 2010

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 16-APR-2010

Insert Date: 08-JAN-2010

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“Once this skill is within your everyday comfort zone, it will give your productivity a boost and increase your value to your team. I encourage you to add the techniques outlined in this book to your toolset and to use them to develop your own workbench of generative tools. In doing so, I’m confident you’ll improve your capabilities, and what’s more, have fun doing so.” –From the Foreword by Gareth Jones, Developer Architect, Visual Studio®, Microsoft Enlist Visual Studio’s Built-in Code Generation Tools to Write Better Software Faster Automatic code generation can dramatically increase...

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In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to use HTML and CSS to design, create, and maintain world-class web sites. Using a clear, down-to-earth approach, each lesson builds upon the previous one, allowing even complete beginners to learn the essentials from the ground up. Full-color figures and clear step-by-step instructions help you learn quickly. Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn. Quizzes and Exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills. Learn how to…   Build your own web page and get it online in an instant  ...

10277. 

CompTIA A+ Cert Guide

CompTIA A+ Cert Guide

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Publisher: Pearson Certification

Publication Date: 10-NOV-2009

Insert Date: 06-JAN-2010

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Learn, prepare, and practice for exam success Master every topic on both new 2009 A+ exams. Assess your knowledge and focus your learning. Get the practical workplace knowledge you need! DVD Features 2 Complete Sample Exams Start-to-finish A+ preparation from the world’s #1 PC hardware expert, Scott Mueller! Master every A+ topic! Essential concepts and troubleshooting principles BIOS and CMOS Memory types and characteristics I/O ports and multimedia devices Video cards and displays Motherboards, CPUs, and adapter cards Laptop...

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PMP Exam Cram: Project Management Professional, Fourth Edition

PMP Exam Cram: Project Management Professional, Fourth Edition

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Publisher: Pearson Certification

Publication Date: 08-DEC-2009

Insert Date: 06-JAN-2010

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PMP Project Management Professional Fourth Edition PMP Exam Cram, Fourth Edition, is the perfect study guide to help you pass the 2009 PMP Exam. It provides coverage and practice questions for every exam topic. The book contains an extensive set of preparation tools such as quizzes and Exam Alerts, while the CD-ROM provides real-time practice and feedback with a 200-question test engine. Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your exam!      .    Approach the project management process from PMI’s views on project management      .    Understand the...

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The only Apple-certified book on Mac OS X Server v10.6, this comprehensive reference takes support technicians and ardent Mac users deep inside this server operating system, covering everything from networking technologies to service administration, customizing users and groups, command-line service equivalents, and more. Keyed to the learning objectives of the Apple Certified Technical Coordinator certification exam, the lessons in this self-paced volume serve as a perfect supplement to Apple’s own training class and a first-rate primer for computer support personnel who need to support and...

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LPIC-1 In Depth

LPIC-1 In Depth

By: Michael Jang

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2009

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GNU/Linux certifications, and in particular Linux Professional Institute (LPI) certification, are increasingly becoming a key differentiator between IT job candidates. "LPIC-1 In Depth" offers the most up-to-date test prep guide available to successfully pass both Linux Professional Institute Level I exams, LPIC-1 101 and 102. Each chapter maps completely to a section of the test, and includes end of the chapter review questions and answers. The appendices include a full glossary of terms and two sample exams for self-testing....