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From Welfare State to Real Estate: Regime Change in New York City, 1974 to the Present

From Welfare State to Real Estate: Regime Change in New York City, 1974 to the Present ebook download

City of Quartz meets Gotham—the dark side of the glittering metropolis. New York is a city of outlandish wealth and extreme deprivation, where the abundance of high-rise office space and luxury housing belies a poverty rate of nearly twice the national average. In From Welfare State to Real Estate, prominent labor activist Kim Moody argues that the city's business elite has tilted the political structure toward an agenda that puts real estate development ahead of human needs. The result is a...

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The Way of Tea: Reflections on a Life with Tea

The Way of Tea: Reflections on a Life with Tea ebook download

In today's world, the lives of ancient tea masters, living in mountainside huts and picking tea leaves fresh off wild plants, seem inapplicable to our hectic lives. The Way of Tea shows modern readers how you can bring this serenity to your daily life. You don't need a mountainside hut or hours for endless contemplation; just a few quiet moments with a steaming cup of your favorite tea. Aaron Fisher, noted tea expert and author, illustrates the way of tea for modern readers. It does not need to...

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Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia

Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia ebook download

The launching of this hitherto unpublished book by the great nineteenth-century British traveler Edward William Lane (1801-76), a name known to almost everyone in all the many fields of Middle East studies, is a major publishing event. Lane was the author of a number of highly influential works: An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians (1836), his translation of The Thousand and One Nights (1839-41), Selections from the Kur-an (1843), and the Arabic-English Lexicon...

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Battles that Changed History: An Encyclopedia of World Conflict

Battles that Changed History: An Encyclopedia of World Conflict ebook download

The mythic and doomed stand of the 300 Spartans at Thermopylae; the siege of Carthage in 149-146 BCE, which ended with Rome destroying the city and enslaving the entire remaining Carthaginian population; the Battle of Hastings in 1066, arguably the most important battle ever on English soil; the Battle of Trenton that saved the American Revolutionary cause and established the military reputation of General Washington; the firebombing of Tokyo on the night of March 9-10, 1945, that destroyed one...

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The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II

The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II ebook download

In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians and soldiers were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered—a death toll exceeding that of the atomic blasts of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined. Using extensive interviews with survivors and newly discovered documents, Iris Chang has written the definitive history of this horrifying episode.China has endured much hardship in its history, as Iris Chang shows in her...

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Freedom`s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II

Freedom`s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II ebook download

Remarkable as it may seem today, there once was a time when the president of the United States could pick up the phone and ask the president of General Motors to resign his position and take the reins of a great national enterprise. And the CEO would oblige, no questions asked, because it was his patriotic duty. In Freedom’s Forge, bestselling author Arthur Herman takes us back to that time, revealing how two extraordinary American businessmen—automobile magnate William Knudsen and...

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Assault on Juno

Assault on Juno ebook download

Dawn, June 6, 1944. Off the Normandy coast 6,500 ships carry 150,000 Allied troops. This is D-Day, the long-awaited Allied invasion of German-occupied Europe. The Allies will storm five beaches. One is code-named Juno Beach. Here, 14,500 Canadians will land on a five-mile stretch of sand backed by three resort towns. The beach is heavily protected by a seawall, barbed wire, underwater obstacles and hundreds of mines. Behind these defenses a heavily armed German force waits inside thick concrete...

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BATTLE IN THE BALTICS 1944-45: The Fighting for Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, a Photographic History

BATTLE IN THE BALTICS 1944-45: The Fighting for Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, a Photographic History ebook download

Battle in the Baltics 1944 - 1945 is an exclusive insight into the last frantic months of the Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS on the Eastern Front 1944 - 1945. From mid-August 1944 there was nothing but a drum-beat of defeats for the German Army as it fought to the grim death to try and hold back the overwhelming might of the Russians from reaching the borders of the Reich. It was in the Baltic`s where Army Group North played a decisive role in trying to stem the rout and preventing the fragile...

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Evolution and Prehistory: The Human Challenge, 9th Edition

Evolution and Prehistory: The Human Challenge, 9th Edition ebook download

Explore evolution and prehistory through photos, examples, and anthropologists' studies with Haviland, Walrath, Prins and McBride's EVOLUTION AND PREHISTORY. The authors' goal in writing this book is to provide you with a vivid, accessible text that tells the story of human evolution and shows how the field is relevant to understanding the complex world around you. With EVOLUTION AND PREHISTORY, you will have the opportunity to explore the different ways humans face the challenge of existence,...

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Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with Sources, Combined Volume

Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with Sources, Combined Volume ebook download

Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with Sources is a docutext combining a brief narrative with written and visual primary source collections, providing the convenience of a text and reader in one volume. Ways of the World is thoroughly global in its thematic and comparative approach. The brief narrative highlights major developments, giving students and instructors the room to explore the primary sources fully. Students can connect with Strayer’s distinctive voice and clear,...

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Art History For Dummies

Art History For Dummies ebook download

Art history is more than just a collection of dates and foreign-sounding names, obscure movements and arcane isms. Every age, for the last 50,000 years has left its unique imprint on the world, and from the first cave paintings to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, from the Byzantine mosaics of the Hagia Sophia, to the graffiti-inspired paintings of Jean-Michel Basquiat, art history tells the story of our evolving notions of who and what we are and our place in the universe. Whether...

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The History Book

The History Book ebook download

The History Book is a fascinating journey through the most significant events in history and the big ideas behind each one, from the dawn of civilization to the lightning-paced culture of today. One hundred crystal-clear articles explore the Law Code of Hammurabi, the Renaissance, the American Revolution, World War II, and much, much more, bringing the events and people of history to life. As part of DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, The History Book uses infographics and...

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Big History

Big History ebook download

Featuring a foreword by the father of Big History, David Christian, and produced in association with the Big History Institute, Big History provides a comprehensive understanding of the major events that have changed the nature and course of life on the planet we call home. This first fully integrated visual reference on Big History for general readers places humans in the context of our universe, from the Big Bang to virtual reality. Why does the universe work the way it does? Why are stars so...

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5 Steps to a 5 AP World History 2017 Edition

5 Steps to a 5 AP World History 2017 Edition ebook download

Get ready for your AP World History exam with this straightforward, easy-to-follow study guide--updated to match the latest test changes The wildly popular test prep guide― updated and enhanced for smartphone users―5 Steps to a 5: AP World History 2017 provides a proven strategy to achieving high scores on this demanding Advanced Placement exam. This logical and easy-to-follow instructional guide introduces an effective 5-step study plan to help students build the skills, knowledge, and...

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Swift by Tutorials: A Hands-On Approach

Swift by Tutorials: A Hands-On Approach ebook download

Learn Apple’s brand new programming language, Swift, the quick and easy way: via hands-on tutorials! Through a series of real-world, practical examples you will bring your Swift knowledge from beginner to master. Start with with the basics like classes, enums, and structs and move all the way to advanced topics like functional programming, Swift and Cocoa integration, and more! Fully Up-to-Date: This book is fully up-to-date for Swift, iOS 8 and Xcode 6!Table of ContentsChapter 1:...

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iOS 8 by Tutorials: Learning the New iOS 8 APIs with Swift

iOS 8 by Tutorials: Learning the New iOS 8 APIs with Swift ebook download

Learn the New iOS 8 APIs! At WWDC, Tim Cook declared iOS 8 the most significant change for iOS developers since the introduction of the original iPhone OS SDK. Not only does iOS 8 introduce an entirely new programming language—Swift—but it also introduces a huge set of APIs to learn and master! This is where iOS 8 by Tutorials comes to the rescue! In this book, you will learn the new iOS 8 APIs the quick and easy way - by following fun and easy-to-read tutorials. iOS 8 by Tutorials covers the...

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Core Data by Tutorials: iOS 8 and Swift Edition

Core Data by Tutorials: iOS 8 and Swift Edition ebook download

Learn Core Data with Swift!Take control of your data in iOS apps using Core Data, Apple’s powerful object graph and persistence framework. Start with with the basics like setting up your own Core Data Stack all the way to advanced topics like syncing with iCloud, migration, performance, multithreading, and more! Fully Up-to-Date: This book is fully up-to-date for Swift, iOS 8 and Xcode 6!Who Is This Book For?This book is for intermediate iOS developers who already know the basics of iOS...

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Functional Programming in Swift

Functional Programming in Swift ebook download

This book will teach you how to use Swift to apply functional programming techniques to your iOS or OS X projects. These techniques complement object-oriented programming that most Objective-C developers will already be familiar with, providing you with a valuable new tool in your developer's toolbox. We will start by taking a look at Swift's new language features, such as higher-order functions, generics, optionals, enumerations, and pattern matching. Mastering these new features will enable...

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Beginning iOS 8 Programming with Swift

Beginning iOS 8 Programming with Swift ebook download

Learn how to build a real app from scratch to App StoreA Practical Guide for BeginnersIf you want to create an app but don't know where to begin, this book covers the whole aspect of Swift programming and iOS 8 development and shows you every step from an idea to a real app on App Store. Most programming books start by teaching the fundamental programming concepts. At AppCoda, we believe programming should be fun to learn. Instead of just elaborating the theories, you'll learn 'by doing' right...

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iOS Game Starter Kit Bundle

iOS Game Starter Kit Bundle ebook download

The iOS Game Starter Kit Bundle is a set of 3 complete games with full source code: Stater Kit 1: The Space Game Starter Kit The Space Game Starter Kit shows you how to make a side-scrolling space game for the iPhone and iPad, complete with asteroids, aliens, lasers and explosions – and of course, a bad-ass boss to fight at the end! Starter Kit 2: The Platformer Starter Kit The Platformer Game Starter Kit shows you how to make a side-scrolling platformer game like Super Mario Bros. You will...

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Motion Design for iOS

Motion Design for iOS ebook download

Apps are no longer just a sequence of screens, they are now carefully choreographed experiences. Motion Design for iOS is a first-of-its-kind guide that explains how to both design & build wonderful, immersive animations for iOS. Learn about the history of animation and motion, the basic principles of engaging animation design in software, and line-by-line code walkthroughs of stunning animations you can start using in your apps today. TOPICS COVERED 1. A history of hand-drawn animation
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CFHipsterRef: Low-Level Programming on iOS & Mac OS X

CFHipsterRef: Low-Level Programming on iOS & Mac OS X ebook download

Perfect for intermediate and expert developers wanting to take a deeper dive into advanced topics, CFHipsterRef: Low-Level Programming on iOS & Mac OS X covers the core technologies powering Cocoa, Objective-C, and the operating system itself.Table of ContentsChapter 1. Kernel
Chapter 2. Objective-C Runtime
Chapter 3. Clang
Chapter 4. OSAtomic
Chapter 5. Grand Central Dispatch
Chapter 6. Inter-Process Communication
Chapter 7. CoreServices
Chapter 8....

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Space Game Starter Kit, 3rd Edition

Space Game Starter Kit, 3rd Edition ebook download

Learn to make a space game for iOS! The Space Game Starter Kit is designed to make learning how to create side-scrolling games easy, fast and fun! Heres what you get:Full source code for the complete space gameTutorials explaining how to make the game step-by-step from scratch!Art and music assets that you can reuse in your own projectsFully up-to-date: Up-to-date with iOS 7 and Sprite Kit.Table of ContentsChapter 1: A Basic Space Shooter
Chapter 2: Hit Points and Explosions
Chapter 3:...

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Platformer Game Starter Kit, 2nd Edition

Platformer Game Starter Kit, 2nd Edition ebook download

Learn to make awesome platformer games! The Platformer Game Starter Kit is designed to make learning how to create platformer games easy, fast and fun! Heres what you get:Full source code for the complete platformer gameTutorials explaining how to make the game step-by-step from scratchArt and music assets that you can reuse in your own projectsFully up-to-date: Up-to-date with iOS 7 and Sprite Kit.The Platformer Game Starter Kit covers:Custom physics engine: Learn how to create your own...

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Beat ‘Em Up Game Starter Kit, 2nd Edition

Beat ‘Em Up Game Starter Kit, 2nd Edition ebook download

Learn to make a beat ‘em up game!The Beat ‘Em Up Game Starter Kit is designed to make learning how to create beat-em-up games easy, fast and fun! Heres what you get:Full source code for the complete space gameTutorials explaining how to make the game step-by-step from scratch!Art and music assets that you can reuse in your own projectsUp-to-date PDF: fully compatible with iOS 7 and Sprite Kit.The Beat ’Em Up Game Starter Kit covers:Multiple attacks: Learn how to implement...

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Intermediate iOS Programming with Swift

Intermediate iOS Programming with Swift ebook download

Xcode 6.2 and iOS 8.2 Supported A companion book (~200 pages) to further explore Swift and take you to the next step towards Swift mastery. The guide provides solutions and code samples to deal with common development problems such as how to integrate iAd, handle JSON, capture vide, QR code scanning and many more. Starter Package Include:Title: Intermediate iOS Programming with SwiftAuthor: Simon Ng Length: 344 pages Edition: 1 Language: English Publisher:Appcoda Publication Date: 2014-11-30...

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iOS Animations by Tutorials: Setting Swift in Motion

iOS Animations by Tutorials: Setting Swift in Motion ebook download

Make Delightful Animations with Swift! There’s no denying it: creating animations is one of the most enjoyable parts of iOS development. Animations are fun to create, they breathe life into your user interface, and they make your app a delight to use. In this book, you’ll learn about iOS animation in Swift from beginning to advanced through a series of hands-on tutorials and challenges, that make your app look and feel great. Who This Book Is For:This book is for intermediate to...

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WatchKit by Tutorials: Making Apple Watch Apps with Swift

WatchKit by Tutorials: Making Apple Watch Apps with Swift ebook download

Make Apple Watch Apps with Swift! Get a head start making apps for the Apple Watch, using WatchKit and Swift. Learn about WatchKit UI controls and layout, Glances, notifications, deep linking with Handoff, and more!Who Is This Book For?This book is for intermediate iOS developers who already know the basics of iOS and Swift development but want to learn how to use WatchKit to develop hybrid apps, Glances, and notifications for the Apple Watch. If you’re a complete beginner to iOS and...

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iOS Games by Tutorials, 2nd Edition

iOS Games by Tutorials, 2nd Edition ebook download

Learn to make iOS games! Learn how to make your own iOS games using Swift and Apple’s game framework, Sprite Kit. In this book (PDF format), you will make over 5 complete and polished mini-games, from an action game to a puzzle game to a racing game! Covers both basic and advanced material in a fun and step-by-step manner. You will love this book! Fully updated for iOS 8 and Swift – This new second edition is now fully updated for iOS 8, Swift, and Xcode 6!Table of ContentsSection I:...

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The iOS Apprentice, 3rd Edition

The iOS Apprentice, 3rd Edition ebook download

Learn iPhone and iPad Programming via Tutorials! If you’re new to iOS and Objective-C, or to programming in general, learning how to write an app can seem incredibly overwhelming. That’s why you need a book that:Shows you how to write an app step-by-stepHas tons of illustrations and screenshots to make everything clearIs written in a fun and easygoing manner!In this book, you will learn how to make your own iPhone and iPad apps, through a series of four epic-length hands-on...

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Design Teardowns

Design Teardowns ebook download

LEARN TO CREATE STUNNING USER INTERFACESOut-of-the-box UI elements areBORING, and you know it. If you only assemble your app with these pieces, your users are not going to be motivated to explore your app's full potential. But it doesn't have to be that way! You can build amazing interactions to make your app fun and delightful to use! Just like the ones in Inbox, Duolingo andTweetbot, to name a few. Creating these interactions doesn't have to be hard. You just need to know the basic principles...

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The iOS Apprentice: Beginning iOS Development with Swift 2, 4th Edition

The iOS Apprentice: Beginning iOS Development with Swift 2, 4th Edition ebook download

Completely up to date for iOS 9, Xcode 7, and Swift 2.0. Learn iPhone and iPad Programming via Tutorials! If you’re new to iOS and Swift, or to programming in general, learning how to write an app can seem incredibly overwhelming. That’s why you need a book that:Shows you how to write an app step-by-stepHas tons of illustrations and screenshots to make everything clearIs written in a fun and easygoing manner!In this book, you will learn how to make your own iPhone and iPad apps,...

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iOS Animations by Tutorials, 2nd Edition: iOS 9 & Swift 2 Edition

iOS Animations by Tutorials, 2nd Edition: iOS 9 & Swift 2 Edition ebook download

Make Delightful Animations with Swift! There’s no denying it: creating animations is one of the most enjoyable parts of iOS development. Animations are fun to create, they breathe life into your user interface, and they make your app a delight to use. In this book, you’ll learn about iOS animation in Swift from beginning to advanced through a series of hands-on tutorials and challenges, that make your app look and feel great. Up to date with iOS 9, Xcode 7, and Swift 2. Who This...

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Advanced Swift

Advanced Swift ebook download

Advanced Swift takes you through Swift’s features, from low-level programming to high-level abstractions. In this book, we’ll write about advanced concepts in Swift programming. If you have read the Swift Programming Guide, and want to explore more, this book is for you. Swift is a great language for systems programming, but also lends itself for very high-level programming. We’ll explore both high-level topics (for example, programming with generics and protocols), as well as...

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Beginning iOS 9 Programming with Swift

Beginning iOS 9 Programming with Swift ebook download

You've got an app idea? Why not learn to build it yourself?If you want to create an app but don't know where to begin, this book covers the whole aspect of Swift programming and iOS 9 development and shows you every step from an idea to a real app on App Store. Most programming books start by teaching the fundamental programming concepts. At AppCoda, we believe programming should be fun to learn. Instead of just elaborating the theories, you'll learn 'by doing' right from the beginning. This...

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iOS 9 by Tutorials: Learning the new iOS 9 APIs with Swift 2

iOS 9 by Tutorials: Learning the new iOS 9 APIs with Swift 2 ebook download

Learn the New iOS 9 APIs! iOS 9 introduces a ton of great new APIs and technologies that all iOS developers should learn -- from Stack Views to App Search to App Thinning and more. In fact, there's so much new stuff that learning it all via the official API docs can be time consuming and difficult -- especially while you're trying to update your apps at the same time. This is where iOS 9 by Tutorials comes to the rescue! In this book, you will learn the new iOS 9 APIs the quick and easy way: by...

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The Swift Apprentice: Beginning Programming with Swift 2

The Swift Apprentice: Beginning Programming with Swift 2 ebook download

Learn How To Program with Swift 2! Swift is the easiest way to get started developing on Apple's platforms: iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS. With the release of Swift 2 in 2015, the Swift language is packed with even more features and enhancements. In this book, you'll learn the basics of Swift from getting started with playgrounds to simple operations to building your own types. Everything you'll learn is platform-neutral; you'll have a firm understanding of Swift by the end of this book, and...

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watchOS 2 by Tutorials: Making Apple Watch apps with watchOS 2 and Swift 2

watchOS 2 by Tutorials: Making Apple Watch apps with watchOS 2 and Swift 2 ebook download

Make Apple Watch apps with Swift 2! This year at WWDC, Apple introduced watchOS 2, which signifies a huge change for Apple Watch developers. Now, you can make native apps that run directly on your watch. In this book, you'll learn how to make native apps for watchOS 2 the quick and easy way: through a series of fun and easy-to-read tutorials. Who This Book Is For: This book is for intermediate iOS developers who already know the basics of iOS and Swift 2 development but want to learn how to...

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2D iOS & tvOS Games by Tutorials: Beginning 2D iOS and tvOS Game Development with Swift 2

2D iOS & tvOS Games by Tutorials: Beginning 2D iOS and tvOS Game Development with Swift 2 ebook download

Learn How to Make 2D iOS and tvOS Games! Learn how to make iOS and tvOS games in Swift, using Apple's built-in 2D game framework: Sprite Kit. Through a series of mini-games and challenges, you will go from beginner to advanced and learn everything you need to make your own game! [Screenshots of 6 games: Zombie Conga, Cat Nap, Drop Charge, Dino Defense, Delve, and Circuit Racer] By the time you’re finished reading this book, you will have made 5 complete mini-games, from an action game to...

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Core Data

Core Data ebook download

From simple persistency to multithreading and syncing: Core Data best practices by example. This book strives to give you clear guidelines for how to get the most out of Core Data, while avoiding the pitfalls of this flexible and powerful framework. We start with a simple example app and extend it step by step, as we talk about relationships, advanced data types, concurrency, syncing, and many other topics.
Later on we go well beyond what’s needed for the basic example app:...

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