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Microsoft® WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Fourth Edition

Microsoft® WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Fourth Edition

By: Jerry Lee Ford Jr.

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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VBScript is a programming language that is simple enough for beginners and makes learning fundamental programming concepts easy. But as you'll learn in this updated fourth edition of MICROSOFT WSH AND VBSCRIPT PROGRAMMING FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER, VBScript is also a powerful scripting language through which you can learn even the most advanced programming concepts. No complex programming environment is required: You can create VBScripts using a simple text editor such as Windows Notepad, and VBScripts can be run on WSH (Windows Script Host) and several other environments. If you are new to...

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Wiley CPA excel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Business Environment and Concepts

Wiley CPA excel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Business Environment and Concepts

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

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Everything today's CPA candidates need to pass the CPA Exam Published annually, this Business Environment and Concepts volume of the comprehensive four-volume paperback reviews all current AICPA content requirements in business environment and concepts. Many of the questions are taken directly from previous CPA exams. With 2,800 multiple-choice questions in all four volumes, these study guides provide all the information candidates need to master in order to pass the computerized Uniform CPA Examination. Its unique modular format helps you zero in on those areas that need more attention...

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Mastering CryENGINE

Mastering CryENGINE

By: Sascha Gundlach; Michelle Martin

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 11-APR-2014

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Use CryENGINE at a professional level and master the engine's advanced features to build AAA quality games Explore the CryENGINE production methods used by industry professionals Master the advanced features of CryENGINE, such as facial animation and the input system A Comprehensive guide with interesting, practical examples and step-by-step instructions In Detail CryENGINE is one of the most powerful real-time 3D engines available today. Used in blockbuster games like FarCry, Crysis, and Ryse, its rendering and real-time capabilities are unmatched. The CryENGINE SDK...

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Gitolite Essentials

Gitolite Essentials

By: Sitaram Chamarty

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 11-APR-2014

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Leverage powerful branch and user access control with Git for your own private collaborative repositories Learn to manage the many repositories and the users accessing these repositories in the Git server Walks you through the most important ideas and concepts in Gitolite supported by examples and use cases Master the most powerful tool for fine-grained access control of Git repositories In Detail If you're responsible for securing a Git server where lots of developers work with lots of repositories, you have a problem on your hands. You probably want to implement...

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Knowledge-Based Processes in Software Development

Knowledge-Based Processes in Software Development

By: Saqib Saeed; Izzat Alsmadi

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2013

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Recent growth in knowledge management concepts has played a vital role in the improvement of organizational performance. These knowledge management approaches have been influential in achieving the goal of efficient production of software development processes. Knowledge-Based Processes in Software Development focuses on the inherent issues to help practitioners in gaining understanding of software development processes. The best practices highlighted in this publication will be essential to software professionals working in the industry as well as students and researchers in the domain of...

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Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development: A Cascades-Driven Approach

Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development: A Cascades-Driven Approach

By: Anwar Ludin

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 30-MAR-2014

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Learn how to leverage the BlackBerry 10 Cascades framework to create rich native applications. Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development gives you a solid foundation for creating BlackBerry 10 apps efficiently. Along the way, you will learn how to use QML and JavaScript for designing your app's UI, and C++/Qt for the application logic. No prior knowledge of C++ is assumed and the book covers the fundamental aspects of the language for writing BlackBerry 10 apps. Also a particular emphasis is put on how to create a visually enticing user experience with the Cascades framework, which is based on...

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The Black Art of Multiplatform Game Programming

The Black Art of Multiplatform Game Programming

By: Jazon Yamamoto

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Until recently, most independent or hobbyist game programming took place on the Microsoft Windows platform. Mac OS and Linux weren't nearly as popular, and programming on home game consoles was out of the question. Today's game-programming world is more diverse. THE BLACK ART OF MULTIPLATFORM GAME PROGRAMMING is for developers working across a variety of platforms-Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, etc. Using SDL (Simple DirectMedia Layer), a cross-platform software library, this book features demos and video tutorials for each chapter, and, in addition to multiplatform game programming, covers...

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks

By: Ben Harvell

Publisher: Visual

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2013

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A deep dive into OS X Mavericks If you want to quickly cover the basics of Apple's new operating system, OS X Mavericks, and then delve deeper into the topic, this is the book for you. Using clear, step-by-step screenshots, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks shows you how to tackle not only beginning but also intermediate and more advanced functions. Two-page, side-by-side lessons break big topics into smaller bits, and you'll find helpful sidebars with plenty of practical tips and tricks. If you're a visual learner looking for enhanced coverage of OS X Mavericks, this new...

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Advances in Computers

Advances in Computers

By: Atif Memon

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2014

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Since its first volume in 1960, Advances in Computers has presented detailed coverage of innovations in computer hardware, software, theory, design, and applications. It has also provided contributors with a medium in which they can explore their subjects in greater depth and breadth than journal articles usually allow. As a result, many articles have become standard references that continue to be of significant, lasting value in this rapidly expanding field. In-depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology Well-known authors and researchers in the field Extensive...

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iOS Game Development Cookbook

iOS Game Development Cookbook

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 28-APR-2014

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Want to build games with iOS technologies? This cookbook provides detailed recipes for a wide range of common iOS game-development issues, ranging from 2D and 3D math to Game Center integration, and OpenGL to performance. If you’re familiar with iOS and Objective-C, this is the problem-solving guide you want....

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MySQL High Availability, 2nd Edition

MySQL High Availability, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 25-APR-2014

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Server bottlenecks and failures are a fact of life in any database deployment, but they don’t have to bring everything to a halt. This practical book explains replication, cluster, and monitoring features that can help protect your MySQL system from outages, whether it’s running on hardware, virtual machines, or in the cloud....

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Managing and Using Information System

Managing and Using Information Systems

By: Keri E. Pearlson; Carol S. Saunders

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-AUG-2012

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This brief, but complete, paperback builds a basic framework for the relationships among business strategy, information systems, and organizational strategies. Readers will learn how IT relate to organizational design and business strategy, how to recognize opportunities in the work environment, and how to apply current technologies in innovative ways. ...

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CCNA Routing and Switching Practice and Study Guide is designed with dozens of exercises to help you learn the concepts and configurations crucial to your success with the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2 200-101) exam. The author has mapped the chapters of this book to the first two Cisco Networking Academy courses in the CCNA Routing and Switching curricula, Scaling Networks and Connecting Networks. These courses cover the objectives of the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching certification. Getting your CCNA Routing and...

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Learning from the Enemy: The GUNMAN Project

Learning from the Enemy: The GUNMAN Project

By: Sharon A. Maneki

Publisher: Center for Cryptologic History, NSA

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2014

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Monograph examining the nature of the Soviet electronic penetration and the damage assessment of Soviet access to typewriters at the U.S. embassy in Moscow. This history of Project GUNMAN will also answer such questions as how the typewriter bugs were discovered and how they worked. ...

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In the Forefront of Foreign Missile and Space Intelligence History of the Defense Special Missile and Aerospace Center (DEFSMAC), 1960-2010

In the Forefront of Foreign Missile and Space Intelligence History of the Defense Special Missile and Aerospace Center (DEFSMAC), 1960-2010

By: Richard L. Bernard

Publisher: Center for Cryptologic History, NSA

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2014

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Although little known to the public at large, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Special Missile and Aerospace Center (DEFSMAC) serves in the forefront of U.S. missile and space intelligence. The Center coordinates the collection of intelligence information on foreign missiles and satellites from the ground, from the sea, and from aerospace based upon intelligence requirements. The Center personnel then analyze the initial collection results and provide intelligence reporting based on the information. ...

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Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) at NSA

Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) at NSA

By: Richard Bernard

Publisher: Center for Cryptologic History, NSA

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2014

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Starting in 1958, and working with other US and allied ELINT organizations, NSA technical initiatives and expertise have made significant intelligence gains for the United States and its allies. These gains provided vital intelligence information for use by electronic warfare equipment designers and operating personnel. They also provided critical information on foreign missiles and space vehicles that were a threat to the United States. NSA continues today in its role as the lead US organization for ELINT matters. ...

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Rails 4 Application Development HOTSHOT

Rails 4 Application Development HOTSHOT

By: Saurabh Bhatia

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 10-APR-2014

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Build simple to advanced applications in Rails 4 through 10 exciting projects Build interesting application scenarios with Rails 4 Upgrade your knowledge for the latest changes in the Rails framework Follow the project-based approach to building applications from simple to advanced skill levels In Detail Rails is a rapidly moving, open source, web development framework, and keeping up to speed with it is a big task. You might have already built applications using it, but there have been significant changes in the syntax and semantic of the Rails framework in the latest...

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Near Field Communication

Near Field Communication

By: Sheli McHugh; Kristen Yarmey

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2014

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Near Field Communication is a radio frequency technology that allows objects, such as mobile phones, computers, tags, or posters, to exchange information wirelessly across a small distance. This report on the progress of Near Field Communication reviews the features and functionality of the technology and summarizes the broad spectrum of its current and anticipated applications. We explore the development of NFC technology in recent years, introduce the major stakeholders in the NFC ecosystem, and project its movement toward mainstream adoption. Several examples of early implementation of NFC...

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Testing in Scrum

Testing in Scrum

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 28-MAR-2014

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These days, more and more software development projects are being carried out using agile methods like Scrum. Agile software development promises higher software quality, a shorter time to market, and improved focus on customer needs. However, the transition to working within an agile methodology is not easy. Familiar processes and procedures change drastically. Software testing and software quality assurance have a crucial role in ensuring that a software development team, department, or company successfully implements long-term agile development methods and benefits from this framework....

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C Programming Essentials

C Programming Essentials

By: Kashi Nath Dey; Samir Bandyopadhyay

Publisher: Pearson Education India

Publication Date: 20-APR-2010

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C Programming Essentials is specifically designed to be used at the beginner and intermediate level. The book is organized around language as the tool for design and programming and library functions. It demonstrates key techniques that make C effective and focuses on the fundamental concepts necessary for mastery. An introduction to C99 is also provided. ...