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Learning to Scratch: a beginner's guide to computer programming for kids By Tannis Calder
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Have you always wanted to create your own video game? Why not learn to program with Scratch using this new and improved text! Scratch is a fun, exciting, new programming language specifically... More > designed for kids (and adults) with little to no background in computer programming. This full colour text takes you step-by-step through the programming process and offers end of chapter questions to check your understanding and provides challenges for readers who want to go just a little bit further. The text is designed to teach programming through fun game creation and, by the end of the book, readers will have been guided through the process of creating a variety of games and simulations which can be uploaded to the web. Readers as young as age 8 or as seasoned as 99 will enjoy entering the exciting world of computer programming with Scratch! ******** Note: the file download (PDF) version of this book may be printed for ONE USER ONLY. Please contact the author for extended printing privileges.< Less
Hack Yourself First By Stephen Haywood
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This manual is designed to teach system administrators how to attack company information systems to find the weaknesses before malicious attackers do. Learning common attack techniques and the hacker... More > mindset will help improve the security of company information systems and help system administrators build more secure systems from the ground up.< Less
Oracle e-Business Consultancy Handbook: Essays, Hints and SQL Scripts for System Users in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Finance By John Priestley
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This second edition of the book includes ALL the SQL Queries available in the hard copy book. This book is based on my experiences as a consultant over a period of thirteen years, the first four of... More > them working for Oracle. In those years I had the titles Manufacturing and Financials Consultant on different sites. The essays in this book are largely designed to cover the more complex areas of the system, including intercompany and internal sales orders, outside processing and consignment stock. They also cover procedures which may be needed in every factory – how to check stock, or how to investigate stock losses. The SQL scripts to give easy-to-use reports which can be downloaded into Excel. So many Oracle reports are difficult to use, especially where there is a lot of data. The SQL scripts also deal with the problems which occur after a site has gone live, such as clearing up ahead of the inventory monthend. Some queries, notably in BOM and Routing, validate data.< Less
Basicsynth: Creating a Music Synthesizer in Software By Daniel R. Mitchell
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Books on music synthesizers explain the theory of music synthesis, or show you how to use an existing synthesizer, but don't cover the practical details of constructing a custom software synthesizer.... More > Likewise, books on digital signal processing describe sound generation in terms of complex equations and leave it up to the reader to solve the practical problems of programming the equations. BasicSynth takes you beyond the theory and shows you how to create a custom synthesizer in software using the C++ programming language. The first part of the book explains the basic computer algorithms used to generate and process sound. Subsequent chapters explain instrument design using actual synthesis instruments. The example instruments are then combined with a text-based scoring system and sequencer to produce a complete working synthesizer.< Less
A Hands-On Introduction to Using Python in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences By Johnny Wei-Bing Lin
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Python is a modern computer language whose use in the atmospheric and oceanic sciences (AOS) is growing by leaps and bounds. Yet, while many excellent resources exist for learning Python, there have... More > not been any resources specifically written for the AOS user. This book is a hands-on introduction to Python written for AOS researchers, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates who are new to Python (seasoned Python users will find the book of limited use). It focuses not on computer science but on how Python can help AOS users do AOS work. It is not a reference manual but a mini-course. We take a gentle approach to learning Python but do not aim to teach programming; readers should already know the basics of programming in another language. A black-and-white print version of this book is also available from the Lulu Marketplace. Note: Enthought Python Distribution (EPD) users should see the book's website (http://www.johnny-lin.com/pyintro) for an errata workaround specific to EPD.< Less
Drum Machine Programming - A Musician's Notebook By John H. Hinson III
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This book is designed to serve as a guide for musicians and non-musicians who would like to have fun making music with their software or hardware based drum machine sequencers. The book has many of... More > the most commonly used groove patterns in the music industry. It uses custom groove charts that's very simple to understand. This book will have you making music in a matter of minutes, rather you're a beginner or advanced user. This book will make using Redrum (Drum Sequencer) in Propellerhead's Reason a breeze and the impulse instrument in Ableton's Live and iDrum from Apple and etc., so simple that a child can use it and make wonderful music.< Less
C&IT 180 Lab Manual By Gary Randolph
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Lab manual for Purdue University C&IT 180
Putting the Web Services Specifications to REST By Dan Olsen
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Scilab - A Hands on Introduction By Satish Annigeri
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This is a tutorial approach to learning Scilab, a free software for matrix algebra. The simple tutorial approach gives a quick introduction to get you started without a fuss.
Database Design By Stéphane Faroult
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LETTER (US) FORMAT - The same document is available in A4 format (brown cover). Full 8 page transcription of a short video tutorial on database design, complete with 15 screenshots from the original... More > presentation.< Less
CSS To The Point By Scott DeLoach
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This easy-to-use and comprehensive book provides answers to over 200 CSS questions. Each answer includes a description of the solution, a graphical example, and sample code that has been tested in... More > Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, and Safari. Notes about browser issues and cross-browser solutions are also provided. The invaluable tips and tricks will help you get started fast, and the CSS quick reference will help you use CSS like a pro.< Less
Tapestry 5 - Rapid web application development in Java By Igor Drobiazko
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Tapestry 5 - Rapid web application development in Java is a comprehensive guide, introducing Apache Tapestry and its innovative approach to build modern web applications. The book walks you through... More > Tapestry 5, from a simple Hello World application to rich Ajax-enabled applications. Written by a core committer this book provides a deep insight into the architecture of Tapestry 5. It does not only show you how to achieve a certain goal but also teaches you the “why”. You learn how to build modern, scalable Web 2.0 application with component-oriented approach. This book also shows how Tapestry brings scripting language productivity within reach of Java developers without sacrificing any of Java's inherent speed and power. The book is a revised translation of Igor’s German book on Tapestry 5 and was updated with features from Tapestry 5.3.< Less
C# Design Pattern Essentials By Tony Bevis
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Once you've learned the fundamentals of C#, understanding Design Patterns is essential for writing clear, concise and effective code. This book gives you a step-by-step guide to object-oriented... More > development, using tried and trusted techniques. The examples have been kept simple, enabling you to concentrate on understanding the concepts and application of each pattern. All examples have been designed around a common theme, making it easier to see how they relate to each other and how you can adapt them to your applications. While the book assumes a basic knowledge of C# you don't need to be a guru. This book is perfect for the programmer wishing to take their skills to the next level, and feel confident about using C# in real applications. Coverage includes all 23 of the patterns from the “Gang of Four” work, additional patterns including Model-View-Controller, and simple UML diagrams.< Less
Think Java By Allen Downey
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Think Java is an introduction to Java programming for beginners. It is tailored for students preparing for the Computer Science Advanced Placement (AP) Exam, but it is for anyone who wants to learn... More > Java. Think Java is concise. It uses a subset of Java that lets students work on interesting projects without getting bogged down in the details of Java. Think Java teaches program development and debugging; these topics are discussed throughout the book and summarized in two appendices. Think Java incorporates the GridWorld case study that is part of the AP Exam. The book provides the background you need to get started with the case study, and some additional exercises for practice.< Less
A Hands-On Introduction to Using Python in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences By Johnny Wei-Bing Lin
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Python is a modern computer language whose use in the atmospheric and oceanic sciences (AOS) is growing by leaps and bounds. Yet, while many excellent resources exist for learning Python, there have... More > not been any resources specifically written for the AOS user. This book is a hands-on introduction to Python written for AOS researchers, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates who are new to Python (seasoned Python users will find the book of limited use). It focuses not on computer science but on how Python can help AOS users do AOS work. It is not a reference manual but a mini-course. We take a gentle approach to learning Python but do not aim to teach programming; readers should already know the basics of programming in another language. A color PDF version (with active hyperlinks) of this book is also available from the Lulu Marketplace. Note: Enthought Python Distribution (EPD) users should see the book's website (http://www.johnny-lin.com/pyintro) for an errata workaround specific to EPD.< Less
Bit by Bit By Mala Devlin, Trina Alexson
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Let’s face it - the high technology field is dominated by men. Many women don’t even consider it as an option when making their career choices. Yet this severely handicaps their future... More > economic and career potential. Read this book and shape your future! You will meet some amazing women who have pursued high technology careers, the challenges they faced and the impact they are having on the world around them. You will learn the top 10 reasons to consider a career in high technology and skills you need to enter the field.< Less
Competitive Programming 2 (A4) By Steven Halim
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This is the larger version (A4) of 99.99% the same book (Competitive Programming 2, A5) that was published last August 2011. E-book (PDF) version is now available as of 22 Dec 2012:... More > http://www.lulu.com/shop/steven-halim/competitive-programming-2/ebook/product-20591707.html Competitive Programming 2 is no longer the latest edition as we have released Competitive Programming 3. Please visit: http://www.lulu.com/shop/steven-halim/competitive-programming-3-hardcover/hardcover/product-21031840.html or http://www.lulu.com/shop/steven-halim/competitive-programming-3/paperback/product-21031836.html.< Less
Delphi XE DataSnap Development Essentials By Bob Swart
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The paperback edition of the Delphi XE DataSnap Development courseware manual contains 190 pages, with sections about: DataSnap History and Example Data, DataSnap Server Targets (and Wizards),... More > DataSnap Security, DataSnap Server Components, DataSnap Server Deployment, DataSnap Clients, DataSnap and Databases, DBX: DataSnap Filters, DataSnap REST and Callbacks, DataSnap and .NET Clients, and an appendix about the extended Developer Issue Report Tool (DIRT) Server and Client. This courseware manual is also available for purchase for 99 Euro from http://www.eBob42.com/courseware (with free updates and e-mail support).< Less
Competitive Programming By Steven Halim, Felix Halim
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Competitive Programming 1 (pdf) is now available for free. Buy CP1 from here only if you want a printed copy. Visit our book webpage to download the free copy and to find the link for the third... More > edition: https://sites.google.com/site/stevenhalim/< Less
RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX: ActiveSkill Guide By Noel Rice
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Extend your knowledge of the RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX with this companion learning guide for the full RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX Step By Step Learning Guide. In this guide, you put your... More > knowledge of the RadControls to use building a complete, real world application with the RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX. Fully illustrated and flush with helpful tips, this guide is a great way to see how the RadControls can be combined to build incredible web applications.< Less
Scrumban - Essays on Kanban Systems for Lean Software Development By Corey Ladas
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Corey Ladas' groundbreaking paper "ScrumBan" has captured the imagination of the software development world. Scrum and agile methodologies have helped software development teams organize... More > and become more efficient. Lean methods like kanban can extend these benefits. Kanban also provides a powerful mechanism to identify process improvement opportunities. This book covers some of the metrics and day-to-day management techniques that make continuous improvement an achievable outcome in the real world. ScrumBan the book provides a series of essays that give practitioners the background needed to create more robust practices combining the best of agile and lean.< Less
Telerik Reporting: A Step By Step Learning Guide By Noel Rice
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Accelerate your learning with Telerik’s new series of self-paced tutorials. Written in course ware format, Telerik Learning Guides cover every aspect of the Telerik development tools –... More > from basic implementations for beginners, to special techniques and tips for advanced developers. The Learning Guide for Telerik Reporting teaches you everything you need to know to successfully use Telerik Reporting in your web or Windows projects.< Less
Web Design and Production Revised Edition By B. R. Curtis
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RETAIL: $49.99 | Web Design and Production is a multi session, 16 week course designed to teach the use of Macromedia DreamWeaver, but only after a firm knowledge of the HTML language has laid the... More > foundation for learning.< Less
Scrum and XP from the Trenches By Henrik Kniberg
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This book aims to give you a head start by providing a detailed down-to-earth account of how one Swedish company implemented Scrum and XP with a team of approximately 40 people and how they... More > continuously improved their process over a year’s time. Under the leadership of Henrik Kniberg they experimented with different team sizes, different sprint lengths, different ways of defining “done”, different formats for product backlogs and sprint backlogs, different testing strategies, different ways of doing demos, different ways of synchronizing multiple Scrum teams, etc. They also experimented with XP practices – different ways of doing continuous build, pair programming, test driven development, etc, and how to combine this with Scrum.< Less
MICROSOFT EXCEL FOR PROFESSIONALS By TUKUR KAZAURE
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MICROSOFT EXCEL FOR ACCOUNTANTS, ENGINEERS, STATISTICIANS, ETC.