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Display and Interface Design: Subtle Science, Exact Art

Display and Interface Design: Subtle Science, Exact Art ebook download

Technological advances in hardware and software provide powerful tools with the potential to design interfaces that are powerful and easy to use. Yet, the frustrations and convoluted "work-arounds" often encountered make it clear that there is substantial room for improvement. Drawn from more than 60 years of combined experience studying, implementing, and teaching about performance in human-technology systems, Display and Interface Design: Subtle Science, Exact Art provides a...

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Developing Self in Work and Career: Concepts, Cases, and Contexts

Developing Self in Work and Career: Concepts, Cases, and Contexts ebook download

Human beings possess the unique psychological ability to self-reflect. Few human experiences and behaviors define the self and allow us to characterize ourselves within the social world more than work and career. The pressing economic and social conditions of the information and globalization age require workers to be more self-directed by managing their own work lives, rather than solely relying on organizations to support them. Given these shifting occupational structures, it is time to...

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Perspective Drawing in Adobe Illustrator CS5

Perspective Drawing in Adobe Illustrator CS5 ebook download

Adobe Illustrator CS5 brings to users a hitherto new paradigm of vector drawing - perspective or “3D-like” drawing. The scores of questions asked by pre-release testers of Illustrator CS5 due to lack of acquaintance with the terminology of perspective motivated the authors—members of the Illustrator development team— to write this book. Perspective drawing is a relatively specialized domain pursued by technical artists and draftsmen while Illustrator caters to a wide array of...

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Agile Hiring

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This book presents a fresh approach that is tested by fire: developed by the author in over twenty years of experience hiring software professionals at both small companies and large. Drawing on principles from the "agile" software development movement, this book offers a different way to think about hiring. This book offers specific and practical techniques to help you hire better now. It also gives your hiring staff a model for continuously improving individual and organizational hiring...

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Mastering Photoshop for Web Design, Vol. 2

Mastering Photoshop for Web Design, Vol. 2 ebook download

As the technology becomes more advanced, all of us seek for time-saving tips and guidelines to make our work much more effective and productive. The brand new eBook "Mastering Photoshop for Web Design Vol. 2" contains 11 articles that cover useful and partly unknown Photoshop techniques and tricks from experts in the field. The articles discuss retouching, cloning, compositing, obscure Photoshop timesavers and designing for iPhone. The articles have been published on Smashing Magazine in 2010...

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HTML5 and CSS3 For The Real World

HTML5 and CSS3 For The Real World ebook download

HTML5 & CSS3 for the Real World will show you how to create dynamic websites using these new technologies. No fluff or hype here – Only fun, effective techniques you can start using today. This easy-to-follow guide covers everything you need to know to get started today. You’ll master the new semantic markup available in HTML5, as well as how to use CSS3 without sacrificing clean markup or resorting to complex workarounds. This book will teach you how to:understand the new semantic...

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The Write Start: Sentences to Paragraphs with Professional and Student Readings, 4th Edition

The Write Start: Sentences to Paragraphs with Professional and Student Readings, 4th Edition ebook download

Clear, simple, and straightforward, this developmental writing book includes thorough coverage of the writing process, numerous opportunities for grammar practice, a variety of writing opportunities, and contemporary, interesting readings. Title: The Write Start: Sentences to Paragraphs with Professional and Student Readings, 4th EditionAuthor: Gayle Feng-Checkett, Lawrence Checkett Length: 504 pages Edition: 4 Language: English Publisher:Wadsworth Publishing Publication Date: 2009-02-02...

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Mastering Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010

Mastering Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 ebook download

Everything IT professionals need to administer their collaborative environment SharePoint Foundation 2010 is the newest version of a powerful collaboration tool used in many organizations. This book gets network professionals and business application administrators up to speed on SharePoint Foundation's features, installation procedures, and administration, preparing them to create powerful collaboration structures for their companies.Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 is the successor to...

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CRC Handbook of Medicinal Spices

CRC Handbook of Medicinal Spices ebook download

"Let food be your medicine, medicine your food."
-Hippocrates, 2400 B.C. When the "Father of Medicine" uttered those famous words, spices were as important for medicine, embalming, preserving food, and masking bad odors as they were for more mundane culinary matters. Author James A. Duke predicts that spices such as capsicum, cinnamon, garlic, ginger, onion, and turmeric will assume relatively more medicinal importance again, as the economic costs and knowledge of the side-effects of...

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Communication Skills: Stepladders to Success for the Professional, 2nd Edition

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The ability to communicate effectively in written and oral presentation is essential for anyone seeking a successful career. In the course of their work, professionals will need to produce reports, perform well in interviews, give presentations, and chair meetings, as well as deal with the daily barrage of e-mails and phone calls. In Communication Skills, Richard Ellis offers essential reading for any ambitious professional. This book offers both practical exercises and realistic guidance. The...

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Modulation and Coding Techniques in Wireless Communications

Modulation and Coding Techniques in Wireless Communications ebook download

The high level of technical detail included in standards specifications can make it difficult to find the correlation between the standard specifications and the theoretical results. This book aims to cover both of these elements to give accessible information and support to readers. It explains the current and future trends on communication theory and shows how these developments are implemented in contemporary wireless communication standards. Examining modulation, coding and multiple access...

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Complex Webs: Anticipating the Improbable

Complex Webs: Anticipating the Improbable ebook download

Complex Webs synthesises modern mathematical developments with a broad range of complex network applications of interest to the engineer and system scientist, presenting the common principles, algorithms, and tools governing network behaviour, dynamics, and complexity. The authors investigate multiple mathematical approaches to inverse power laws and expose the myth of normal statistics to describe natural and man-made networks. Richly illustrated throughout with real-world examples including...

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Adobe Captivate 4: The Definitive Guide

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Adobe Captivate 4: The Definitive Guide, the follow-up to Wordware s popular Adobe Captivate 3: The Definitive Guide, steps you through all the procedures needed to create Flash movies based on any software on your desktop. You ll learn how to create Flash movies, edit individual screens, add and edit sound, even add interactivity (with or without grading) for complete customization. The expanded e-learning chapter in this edition discusses a variety of ways to build quizzing functions with...

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Broadband Optical Access Networks

Broadband Optical Access Networks ebook download

Broadband optical access network is an ideal solution to alleviate the first/last mile bottleneck of current Internet infrastructures. Richly illustrated throughout to help clarify important topics, Broadband Optical Access Networks covers the architectures, protocols enabling technologies of broadband optical access networks, and all current and future competing technologies for access networks. This comprehensive work presents the evolution of optical access networks, including reach...

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO): An Hour a Day, 3rd Edition

Search Engine Optimization (SEO): An Hour a Day, 3rd Edition ebook download

The third edition of the bestselling guide to do-it-yourself SEO Getting seen on the first page of search engine result pages is crucial for businesses and online marketers. Search engine optimization helps improve Web site rankings, and it is often complex and confusing. This task-based, hands-on guide covers the concepts and trends and then lays out a day-by-day strategy for developing, managing, and measuring a successful SEO plan. With tools you can download and case histories to illustrate...

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Usable Usability: Simple Steps for Making Stuff Better

Usable Usability: Simple Steps for Making Stuff Better ebook download

The A-to-Z guide to spotting and fixing usability problemsFrustrated by pop-ups? Forms that make you start over if you miss a field? Nonsensical error messages? You're not alone! This book helps you simply get it right the first time (or fix what's broken). Boasting a full-color interior packed with design and layout examples, this book teaches you how to understand a user's needs, divulges techniques for exceeding a user's expectations, and provides a host of hard won advice for improving the...

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You Want to Do What with PHP?

You Want to Do What with PHP? ebook download

A creative look at the fundamentals of PHP programming, this manual shows practical but atypical examples of PHP code. Theories, considerations, and varying options--such as binary protocols, character encoding or scaling PHP applications with messaging--are presented as new approaches to solving problems. Taking into consideration operating system level options, this programming reference goes beyond the basics to offer more advanced and innovative options for building PHP applications. ...

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Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS

Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS ebook download

Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS teaches web development from scratch, without assuming any previous knowledge of HTML, CSS or web development techniques. This book introduces you to HTML and CSS as you follow along with the author, step-by-step, to build a fully functional web site from the ground up. However, unlike countless other "learn web design" books, this title concentrates on modern, best-practice techniques from the very beginning, which means you'll get it right...

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6LoWPAN: The Wireless Embedded Internet

6LoWPAN: The Wireless Embedded Internet ebook download

"It is stunningly thorough and takes readers meticulously through the design, configuration and operation of IPv6-based, low-power, potentially mobile radio-based networking." Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google This book provides a complete overview of IPv6 over Low Power Wireless Area Network (6LoWPAN) technology In this book, the authors provide an overview of the 6LoWPAN family of standards, architecture, and related wireless and Internet technology. Starting with...

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Android Apps Marketing: Secrets to Selling Your Android App

Android Apps Marketing: Secrets to Selling Your Android App ebook download

The Easy, Complete, Step-by-Step Guide to Marketing Your Android Apps!There are huge profits to be made in selling Android apps! But with more than 70,000 apps now available, posting your app to the Android Market is no longer enough. You need to market your app effectively. Don’t know much about marketing? Don’t worry: This book gives you all the step-by-step help you’ll need. Top app marketing consultant Jeffrey Hughes walks you through building a winning marketing plan,...

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An Introduction to Search Engines and Web Navigation, 2nd Edition

An Introduction to Search Engines and Web Navigation, 2nd Edition ebook download

This book is a second edition, updated and expanded to explain the technologies that help us find information on the web.  Search engines and web navigation tools have become ubiquitous in our day to day use of the web as an information source, a tool for commercial transactions and a social computing tool. Moreover, through the mobile web we have access to the web's services when we are on the move.  This book demystifies the tools that we use when interacting with the web, and gives the...

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Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems: Enabling Technologies for Space Exploration

Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems: Enabling Technologies for Space Exploration ebook download

In Future Spacecraft Propulsion Systems the authors demonstrate the need to break free from the old established concepts of expendable rockets, using chemical propulsion, and to develop new breeds of launch vehicle capable of both launching payloads into orbit at dramatically reduced cost, and for sustained operations in low-Earth orbit. The next steps, they explain, to establishing a permanent "presence" in the solar system beyond Earth are the commercialisation of sustained operations on the...

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A Practical Guide to Distributed Scrum

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Succeed with Scrum in Even the Largest, Most Complex Distributed Development ProjectsForewords by Ken Schwaber, Scott Ambler, Roman Pichler, and Matthew WangThis is the first comprehensive, practical guide for Scrum practitioners working in large-scale distributed environments. Written by three of IBM’s leading Scrum practitioners—in close collaboration with the IBM QSE Scrum Community of more than 1000 members worldwide—this book offers specific, actionable guidance for everyone who...

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ActionScript 3.0 for Adobe Flash Professional CS5 Classroom in a Book

ActionScript 3.0 for Adobe Flash Professional CS5 Classroom in a Book ebook download

This project-based guide from Adobe will teach readers all they need to know to create engaging interactive content with ActionScript 3.0 for Flash Professional CS5. Using step-by-step instructions with projects that build on the knowledge acquired in each lesson, readers will learn the fundamentals of adding interactivity to Flash files using ActionScript, starting with using prewritten Code Snippets, but progressing to customizing and writing their own ActionScript code. The tutorials start...

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Autotools: A Practioner`s Guide to GNU Autoconf, Automake, and Libtool

Autotools: A Practioner`s Guide to GNU Autoconf, Automake, and Libtool ebook download

The GNU Autotools make it easy for developers to create software that is portable across many UNIX-like operating systems. Thousands of open source software packages use the Autotools, but the learning curve is unfortunately steep, and it can be difficult for a beginner to find anything more than basic reference material on using the powerful software suite. In Autotools, author John Calcote begins with an overview of high-level concepts; then tackles more advanced topics, like using the M4...

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Adobe After Effects CS5 Visual Effects and Compositing Studio Techniques

Adobe After Effects CS5 Visual Effects and Compositing Studio Techniques ebook download

This is the only book on the market to focus exclusively on the creation of visual effects for After Effects users, and is a one-stop resource for anyone who wants in-depth explanations that demystify the realm of visual effects and how they were created, thanks to veteran author Mark Christiansen's friendly and accessible style. A thoroughly packed, informative read, this masterful guide focuses on explaining the essential concepts, features, and techniques that are key to creating seamless...

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Adobe Premiere Elements 9 Classroom in a Book

Adobe Premiere Elements 9 Classroom in a Book ebook download

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Elements 9 Classroom in a Book, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does - an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Adobe Premiere Elements 9 Classroom in a Book contains 13 lessons. The book...

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Adobe Flex 4: Training from the Source, Volume 1

Adobe Flex 4: Training from the Source, Volume 1 ebook download

Adobe Flex: Training from the Source is the best-selling and most trusted resource for learning about Adobe Flex. Written by a team of authors with practical experience as consultants, mentors and developers of courseware, this book/CD uses project-based tutorials, and is designed to teach beginning Flex developers the details of building and architecting real-world rich internet applications using Flash Builder incorporating MXML and ActionScript 3.0. The book includes a CD that contains all...

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Agile Product Management with Scrum: Creating Products that Customers Love

Agile Product Management with Scrum: Creating Products that Customers Love ebook download

The First Guide to Scrum-Based Agile Product ManagementIn Agile Product Management with Scrum, leading Scrum consultant Roman Pichler uses real-world examples to demonstrate how product owners can create successful products with Scrum. He describes a broad range of agile product management practices, including making agile product discovery work, taking advantage of emergent requirements, creating the minimal marketable product, leveraging early customer feedback, and working closely with the...

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Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning

Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning ebook download

Machine learning methods extract value from vast data sets quickly and with modest resources. They are established tools in a wide range of industrial applications, including search engines, DNA sequencing, stock market analysis, and robot locomotion, and their use is spreading rapidly. People who know the methods have their choice of rewarding jobs. This hands-on text opens these opportunities to computer science students with modest mathematical backgrounds. It is designed for final-year...

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Simpson`s Forensic Medicine

Simpson`s Forensic Medicine ebook download

Prestigious and authoritative, this fully updated thirteenth edition of Simpson's Forensic Medicine remains a classic, world-leading introductory text in the field of forensic medicine. It presents all that the generalist or student needs to know about the interface between medicine and the law, including: forensic toxicology, forensic science, forensic odontology, forensic anthropology and both the legal obligations and ethical responsibilities of those involved in the forensic setting....

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Sams Teach Yourself SAP in 24 Hours, 4th Edition

Sams Teach Yourself SAP in 24 Hours, 4th Edition ebook download

Thoroughly Updated and Expanded! Includes New Coverage on Cloud Computing for SAP! In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll master the latest updates on SAP, and discover how to succeed with it in real business and technical environments! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll learn through practical hands-on examples and case studies based on SAP’s free demonstration software. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned,...

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Building the Perfect PC, 3rd Edition

Building the Perfect PC, 3rd Edition ebook download

Build a PC that will outperform any brand-name box on the market Yes, even if you’re not a total geek you can build your own PC -- and we guarantee it’s worth the effort. You’ll discover that the quality is better and the cost is much lower than any comparable off-the-shelf PC you can buy. Design the custom computer you want, and have fun doing it.Get high-quality PC hardware from local stores and online vendorsPlan your computer project with a complete checklistCreate the...

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Beginning Android 2

Beginning Android 2 ebook download

Android is Google’s software platform answer to the iPhone and BlackBerry, and at the very least, has advantages in terms of multitasking, running apps in the background and others. Google’s partners in the Open Handset Alliance – supporting Android -- provide the devices, with HTC G1 and G2 already available now and 18 more Google Phones set to debut later this year according to Google I/O Conference news. Among these 18 apparently will be Nokia, currently 40% of world cell phone...

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Beginning SharePoint 2010 Development

Beginning SharePoint 2010 Development ebook download

Discover how to take advantage of the many new features in SharePoint 2010 SharePoint 2010 is a significant leap forward from the 2007 release, and 'you will find that there are a ton of features built into the platform for you to leverage in your solution development. Because SharePoint is a broad platform that covers a lot, this book also covers quite a bit of ground. As a Wrox Beginning book, the goal of Beginning SharePoint 2010 Developmentis to get you started with many of the fundamentals...

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Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 4 Quick-Reference Guide

Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 4 Quick-Reference Guide ebook download

Designed as a desktop companion for both editors and motion graphics pros, this is the perfect at-a-glance guide to Motion 4. Master trainer Jem Schofield delivers a crash course on how Motion thinks (groups, layers, objects, and behavior-based animation), and meticulously guides you through the essential techniques and tools for animation, motion graphics, visual effects, and 3D design in a concise look-up format.  The guide also provides a great summary of what’s new in Motion including...

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Best iPhone Apps, 2nd Edition

Best iPhone Apps, 2nd Edition ebook download

With over 250,000 apps to choose from in Apple's App Store, you can make your iPhone or iPod Touch do just about anything you can imagine -- and almost certainly a few things you would never think of. While it's not hard to find apps, it is frustratingly difficult to find the the best ones. That's where this new edition of Best iPhone Apps comes in. New York Times technology columnist J.D. Biersdorfer has stress-tested hundreds of the App Store's mini-programs and hand-picked more than 200...

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Business Law, 5th Edition

Business Law, 5th Edition ebook download

This latest edition of Business Law has been thoroughly updated and expanded to provide a clear and comprehensive treatment of the key aspects of business law. Major developments that have occured since the last edition are covered, including:the increasing impact of the Human Rights Act 1998the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000numerous cases from both domestic and European courts.Exploring both the form and content of the legal regulation of business in a critically informed context,...

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Best Android Apps

Best Android Apps ebook download

You can choose from thousands of apps to make your Android device do just about anything you can think of -- and probably a few things you'd never imagine. There are so many Android apps available, in fact, that it's been difficult to find the best of the bunch -- until now. Best Android Apps leads you beyond the titles in Android Market's "Top Paid" and "Top Free" bins to showcase apps that will truly delight, empower, and entertain you. The authors have tested and handpicked more than 200...

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Core JavaServer Faces, 3rd Edition

Core JavaServer Faces, 3rd Edition ebook download

JavaServer Faces (JSF) is the standard Java EE technology for building web user interfaces. It provides a powerful framework for developing server-side applications, allowing you to cleanly separate visual presentation and application logic. JSF 2.0 is a major upgrade, which not only adds many useful features but also greatly simplifies the programming model by using annotations and “convention over configuration” for common tasks.To help you quickly tap into the power of JSF 2.0,...

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