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Beej's Guide to Network Programming By Brian Hall
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Beej's Guide to Network Programming has been one of the top socket programming guides on the Internet for the last 15 years, and it's now for the first time available as a lovingly bound paperback... More > book! The Guide is designed to irreverently ease your first steps into Internet Sockets programming in C. Starting from the ground up, it provides complete examples of simple clients and servers supporting both IPv6 and IPv4. Once you get through the tutorial section of the book, Part Two contains a handy-dandy reference section which helps prevent the book from becoming simple dead weight on your shelf once you've devoured it. The book focuses on the C programming language in Unix-like environments, but Windows users can still glean relevant information from its pages. Also, once you understand socket programming in C, you'll much more easily understand it in many other languages as well.< Less
Controller Area Network Prototyping With Arduino Uno By Wilfred Voss
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While the Arduino is not widely considered an industrial-strength solution, it provides, due to its low price and ease of programming, the perfect prototyping platform for all kinds of Controller... More > Area Network (CAN) applications. This book, written by a leading expert on CAN technologies, guides the reader through the process of acquiring all necessary hardware and software components, the implementation of the CAN driver, and the implementation of programs (Arduino Sketches) to read, send, process, and display data from and to a CAN network. The collection of programming examples cumulates into a full-fledged USB-to-CAN Gateway communicating with a Windows/Linux PC. This book will enable you to achieve CAN functionality literally within only a few hours.< Less
Embedded Programming and Vehicle Bus Simulation With Arduino By Wilfried Voss
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The book is filled with numerous C/C++ code examples and valuable documentation of the resulting J1939 vehicle network data traffic. It explains in great detail the inner workings of the protocol... More > through designing and transmitting J1939 data frames, receiving and processing J1939 data frames, and simulating J1939 ECUs (Electronic Control Units). Other Arduino sketches (software projects) include a J1939 network scanner, and a simple SAE J1939 to USB Gateway application with associated Windows GUI (Visual Studio C# project). The collection of sketches is concluded by the ARD1939 project, a fully functional SAE J1939 protocol stack for the Arduino Uno and Mega 2560. As an added value, the included proof of concept explains (by means of code examples and bus traffic recordings) the details of the Transport Protocol (TP) according to SAE J1939/21 (BAM Session, RTS/CTS Session) and the Address Claim Procedure according to SAE J1939/81.< Less
Cracking Java Interviews - Core Java 8, Hibernate and Spring Question Bank By Munish Chandel
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This eBook tries to fill in the knowledge gaps for experienced Java developers preparing for Job in investment banks, product companies, or consulting companies. Topics covered includes Basic... More > Concepts Core Java 8 Concurrency Problems Algorithms & Data structures Questions on Spring & Hibernate< Less
Social Learning Handbook 2014: PDF version By Jane Hart
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Although social learning is something that we have always done, it has often been ignored or misunderstood by the training industry. Now, however, the proliferation of social tools makes this a... More > powerful way to improve workplace performance. When we consider what social learning means inside an organization, it’s not just adding social media to instructional programmes or letting people interact with one another. It’s more about helping people learn from one another as they work together – enhanced by collaborative enterprise social tools. Learning in today’s networked workplace is not just being trained to do a task, but about learning with and from one another as we face new challenges. In the connected enterprise there is a new role for HR, OD, and L&D departments. This book looks at some of the key ways that organizations can start to support social workplace learning< Less
Practical DITA By SDI Global Solutions , Julio Vazquez
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This book presents a practical approach to creating information using the Darwinian Information Typing Architecture (DITA). It covers everything from planning the project to writing the topics that... More > comprise an information set. The second edition contains information about the DITA 1.2 features.< Less
Using Zen Cart to Make Money Online By John Horton
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Learn how to start and run your very own business on the Web. Using Zen Cart and other open source tools for FREE! This book takes you on a fast, yet click by click journey to realise an e-commerce ... More > site business in Zen Cart. It talks you through choosing a business model, and a range of products, getting hosting and setting up a Zen Cart site selling your chosen products. Once you are up and running making money online with Zen Cart helps you promote your business with Google Adwords, affilaite programs, email marketing, social media marketing and more. The entire book is focussed on using open source (free) tools to avoid every possible expense. It is possible to have a functioning e-commerce business without spending a penny. This book is aimed at beginners with little or no e-commerce experience as it takes a step by step approach. This is the paperback version 382 pages< Less
A Comprehensible Guide to Controller Area Network By Wilfried Voss
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A Comprehensible Guide to Controller Area Network by Wilfried Voss represents the most thoroughly researched and most complete work on CAN available in the marketplace. Controller Area Network (CAN)... More > is a serial network technology that was originally designed for the automotive industry, especially for European cars, but has also become a popular bus in industrial automation as well as other applications. The CAN bus is primarily used in embedded systems, and as its name implies, is a network technology that provides fast communication among microcontrollers up to real-time requirements, eliminating the need for the much more expensive and complex technology of a Dual-Ported RAM. This book provides complete information on all CAN features and aspects combined with a high level of readability.< Less
Embedded Testing with Unity and CMock By Mark VanderVoord
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Unity and CMock are open-source tools for testing C. They combine standard C code with a collection of helpful scripts to make unit testing painless. The primary developers of these tools come from... More > a variety of backgrounds. You may not think that juggling, guitar playing, story telling, or the ability to assemble toys without instructions are useful skills for a software developer. You’d probably be right, but amongst these skills is also a lot of embedded software experience. This book boils down some of this knowledge into an enjoyable and non-traditional format. Learn a little about Unity, CMock, unit testing, design patterns, embedded software, mad-scientists, super heroes, zombies, and sloths in this half-comic half-instruction-manual mini book. This book covers Unity 2.0 and CMock 2.0.< Less
DITA 101 - Second Edition By Ann Rockley, Steve Manning, Charles Cooper
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If you're in the process of implementing DITA, expect to do so in the future, or just want to learn more about it without having to wade through technical specifications, this is the book for you. ... More > This book covers everything you need to know about DITA.< Less
The Architecture of Open Source Applications: Elegance, Evolution, and a Few Fearless Hacks By Amy Brown, Greg Wilson
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Architects look at thousands of buildings during their training, and study critiques of those buildings written by masters. In contrast, most software developers only ever get to know a handful of... More > large programs well — usually programs they wrote themselves — and never study the great programs of history. As a result, they repeat one another’s mistakes rather than building on one another’s successes. This book’s goal is to change that. In it, the authors of twenty-five open source applications explain how their software is structured, and why. What are each program's major components? How do they interact? And what did their builders learn during their development? In answering these questions, the contributors to this book provide unique insights into how they think.< Less
Construction EMarketing By Brad Fowler
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Construction EMarketing defined this EMarketing plan with a global approach, in order for today's construction companies to build their E-business Web site traffic; better define online marketing... More > strategies, and improve on how to disseminate details about the company, with a global audience. Includes details about SEO, keyword analysis, SWOT analysis, SOSTAC, target market analysis, EMarketing laws, and packed with so much more, including 300 Web sites and resources.< Less
The Physical Layer By John Dekker
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This specialty workbook was written for second year College students in a computer systems and networking program. Electrical and optical network devices, protocols and systems are used in... More > developing the key physical principles and concepts of the OSI model's physical layer. Topics include: transmission media, Optical and twisted pair connectors, pinout assignments, signal speed and voltage, signal encoding and transmission devices, electrical cable properties of RC filters and decibel calculations.< Less
R Programming for Data Science By Roger Peng
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Data science has taken the world by storm. Every field of study and area of business has been affected as people increasingly realize the value of the incredible quantities of data being generated.... More > But to extract value from those data, one needs to be trained in the proper data science skills. The R programming language has become the de facto programming language for data science. Its flexibility, power, sophistication, and expressiveness have made it an invaluable tool for data scientists around the world. This book is about the fundamentals of R programming. You will get started with the basics of the language, learn how to manipulate datasets, how to write functions, and how to debug and optimize code. With the fundamentals provided in this book, you will have a solid foundation on which to build your data science toolbox.< Less
MadCap Flare V11 Developer's Guide By scott deloach
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The 11th edition of this STC award-winning book explains how to organize, build, and publish online help, policies and procedures, knowledge bases, user guides and more using the industry benchmark... More > for single source publishing: MadCap Flare. Flare expert Scott DeLoach shares detailed information about how to import content from RoboHelp, Word, FrameMaker, HTML, and DITA documents and how to use all of Flare's features. Each section also includes sample questions to help you prepare for the Flare certification test.< Less
LibreOffice 4.3 Draw Guide By LibreOffice Documentation Team
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LibreOffice is a freely-available, full-featured office suite. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X computers. This book covers the main features of Draw, the vector graphics drawing component of... More > LibreOffice. Using Draw, you can quickly create a wide variety of graphical images. Draw is fully integrated into LibreOffice. This simplifies exchanging graphics with Writer, Calc, and Impress. You can also export images in many formats for use in other programs. This book was written by volunteers from the LibreOffice community. Profits from the sale of this book will be used to benefit the community.< Less
A Definitive Guide to NetIQ's IDM tokens By Geoffrey Carman
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The Definitive Guide to NetIQ’s IDM Tokens is the authoritative guide to the hundreds of Nouns and Verbs, which are supported by IDM. Geoffrey Carman (aka geoffc) works at Computer Integrated... More > Services of New York, a consulting firm in the New York City region. His focus is on Identity Management. Geoffrey has written over three hundred articles published at Novell Cool Solutions. He can also be found in the NetIQ Support Forums answering questions.< Less
LibreOffice 4.2 Writer Guide By LibreOffice Documentation Team
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LibreOffice is a freely-available, full-featured office suite that runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. This book is for beginners to advanced users of Writer, the word processing component. It... More > covers setting up Writer to suit the way you work; using styles and templates; working with text, graphics, tables, and forms; formatting pages (page styles, columns, frames, sections, and tables); printing and mail merge; creating tables of contents, indexes, and bibliographies; using master documents and fields; creating PDFs; and more. This book was written by volunteers from the LibreOffice community. Profits from the sale of this book will be used to benefit the community. Free PDFs of this book and its individual chapters are available from< Less Workbook By Development Team
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The Workbook shows you how to create an application in a series of tutorials. While you can use the platform to build virtually any kind of application, most applications share... More > certain characteristics such as: • A database to model the information in the application • Business logic and workflow to carry out particular tasks under certain conditions • A user interface to expose data and functionality to those logged in to your application • A public website to show data and functionality on the Web< Less
Google SketchUp Pro 8 step by step By Joao Gaspar
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Created to provide an experience closer to drawing and modeling with real objects, SketchUp has won over a host of loyal users year after year.SketchUp stands out for its speed and ease when creating... More > volumetric objects and studies.The unique presentation quality that strays from the standards normally used and the ability to exchange information between various programs in the CAD industry are also important distinctions. The program also brings other innovations such as integration with Google Earth and the availability of various free libraries, through the 3D Warehouse.The book, Google SketchUp Pro 8 step by step, aims to provide a high quality learning experience. All the descrited procedures are illustrated; at the end of each chapter is a summary of the main topics addressed and exercises to be downloaded at The site also has a discussion forum for the book and program with participation of the author.< Less
Making Word Work for You By Hilary Powers
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Successful freelance editor Hilary Powers explains how to get the most out of Microsoft Word when editing manuscripts on screen. Powers has been a freelancer since 1994, and utilizes her expertise as... More > well as her experience in holding forth on Word. Among the subjects she covers are personalizing the program and the screen to meet your own needs and taste, deploying Word's custom features, domesticating Track Changes, creating and using macros and templates, coping with the snares and pitfalls Word users often encounter, and finding useful resources and program add-ins. With her guidance, editors can not only feel more comfortable using Word, but increase their page-per-hour output as well as their income.< Less
The Dark Visitor (paperback) By Scott Henderson
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This book attempts to analyze the history, ideology, organization, exploits, and political motivations of the Chinese hacker network. Whenever possible, the information contained herein has been... More > taken directly from the Chinese hacker organization itself or from interviews with individual members.< Less
Dive Into Web 2.0 By Deitel & Associates, Inc.,
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Dive Into® Web 2.0 introduces the principles, applications, technologies, companies, business models and monetization strategies of Web 2.0. The eBook provides you with Web 2.0 literacy and... More > points you to extensive resources where you’ll find additional information. Dive Into Web 2.0, along with the many free Resource Centers ( on our website, evolved from research we’ve done to build our own Web 2.0 businesses. Dive Into Web 2.0 is designed for anyone--entrepreneurs, programmers, non-programmers, managers, marketers, students, teachers, etc.--who wants to know what Web 2.0 is, who the leaders of the Web 2.0 community are and where to find additional Web 2.0 information. Maybe you just want to learn the Web 2.0 lingo. Or perhaps you want to know a bit more about the technologies behind Web 2.0. Dive Into Web 2.0 is a great starting pointing for Web 2.0 literacy and will point you where you need to go to find more information.< Less
The Craft of Text Editing By Craig Finseth
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This book covers all aspects of creating a character-based text editor. In the process, it discusses many aspects of creating a large application program including user interface, speed/memory/I/O... More > tradeoffs, and many other considerations.< Less
Desktop Java Live By Scott Delap
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Desktop Java Live is written for Java developers that have some experience with desktop development and now want to take their skills to the next level. The first seven chapters of the book cover... More > core open source libraries in areas such as threading, layout, data binding, and validation, which can drastically speed up the development of desktop applications written in Swing. Each chapter features detailed code examples and images to walk the reader through the API being covered. Chapter 8 features a detailed discussion of how the MVC pattern and its variations (Presentation Model and Model View Presenter) can be used to write cleaner more testable applications. The chapter then details the construction of an RSS reader using these concepts along with the API's covered in earlier chapters. Upcoming chapters will address deployment, Java Web Start, GUI testing, and the SwingLabs (JDIC and JDNC) components. This book received 10 out of 10 horseshoes on< Less