2014 AASRI International Conference on Applied Engineering Sciences, Volume 1

Wei Deng, "2014 AASRI International Conference on Applied Engineering Sciences, Volume 1" 
English | ISBN: 1138026492 | 2014 | 200 pages | PDF | 60 MB
This proceedings volume contains selected papers presented at the 2014 AASRI International Conference on Applied Engineering Sciences, held in Hollywood, LA, USA. Contributions cover the latest developments and advances in the field of Applied Engineering Sciences.

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Bible
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Bible

 

Brad Dayley, DaNae Dayley, "Adobe Photoshop CS6 Bible"
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1118123883 | 1104 pages | PDF | 74 MB
 
The comprehensive, soup-to-nuts guide to Photoshop, fully updated Photoshop CS6, used for both print and digital media, is the industry leader in image-editing software. The newest version adds some exciting new features, and this bestselling guide has been revised to cover each of them, along with all the basic information you need to get started. Learn to use all the tools, including the histogram palette, Lens Blur, Match Color, and the color replacement tool, as well as keyboard shortcuts. Then master retouching and color correction, work with Camera Raw images, prepare photos for print or the web, and much more. Photoshop has the broadest user base of any professional-level graphics application, ranging from photo hobbyists to professionals in graphic design, publishing, video editing, animation, and broadcasting This comprehensive guide has what beginners need to know as well as intermediate-level information on key tools and procedures Features a 16-page full-color insert and a companion website with tutorials, including JPEG and PSD files of images from the book Covers image-editing basics, the File Browser, histogram palette, Lens Blur, Match Color, the color replacement tool, and customizable keyboard shortcuts Delves into techniques for working with Camera Raw images; how to retouch, color-correct, manipulate, and combine images; and all the new features and enhancements in the latest version Photoshop CS6 Bible is the one reference book every Photoshop user needs.

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Photoshop CS6
 

Mike Wooldridge, Brianna Stuart, "Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Photoshop CS6"
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1118196678 | 352 pages | PDF | 152 MB
 
Gets visual learners up to speed on the newest enhancements in Photoshop Photoshop is constantly evolving, and the newest version offers great new tools for photographers. This popular guide gets visual learners up to speed quickly; previous editions have sold more than 150,000 copies. With colorful screen shots illustrating the step-by-step instructions, this book is perfect for Photoshop newcomers and for visual learners who are upgrading from an earlier version. It covers setting up the software, importing images from the camera, using all the tools, creating an online gallery, and more. Covers the most important features of Photoshop CS6, including importing photos from a digital camera, retouching and repairing damaged photos, enhancing digital images, and adding custom 3-D effects Explains how to edit images for the web, create an online photo gallery, and incorporate graphics into desktop publishing programs Explores color management, using palettes, compositing, using layers, applying gradients, setting type, and working with filters Features step-by-step instructions and full-color illustrations designed for those who learn best when they see how things are done Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop CS6 gets visual learners ready to take advantage of everything the newest version has to offer.

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Top 100 Simplified Tips and Tricks
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Top 100 Simplified Tips and Tricks

Lynette Kent, "Adobe Photoshop CS6 Top 100 Simplified Tips and Tricks"
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1118204980 | 288 pages | PDF | 130 MB
 
Take your Photoshop skills to the next level Users who already know Photoshop basics will love this colorful, step-by-step guide to new tricks and techniques. Filled with beyond-the-essentials techniques that show how to take your Photoshop skills to the next level, it is lavishly illustrated with beautiful photos that inspire you to experiment. Numbered, step-by-step instructions make the techniques easy to learn, and this edition delves into all the capabilities of Photoshop CS6. Learn to get your images noticed. Users who are already familiar with Photoshop basics can expand their skills with these creative, original techniques Features numbered, step-by-step instructions illustrated with full-color screen shots and beautiful photos Helps you take your skills to the next level and add "wow" to your images Veteran author is a well-traveled photographer and skilled Photoshop technician who has served as a demo artist for computer graphics software Photoshop CS 6 Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks helps you expand your skills and enhance your photos.

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Basics Interactive Design: User Experience Design: Creating designs users really love
Basics Interactive Design: User Experience Design: Creating designs users really love by Gavin Allanwood
English | Apr 24, 2014 | ISBN: 2940496137 | 184 Pages | EPUB/MOBI/AZW3/PDF (Converted) | 27 MB


User Experience (UX) and User Experience Design (UXD) challenge existing usability models by changing the emphasis from task and usage to a broader understanding of experience and purpose. UX techniques are gaining popularity across a range of current digital media design and development areas.

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How to draw with colored pencils on toned paper: in realistic style
How to draw with colored pencils on toned paper: in realistic style by Jasmina Susak
English | Jan 28, 2015 | ISBN: 1507757042 | 26 Pages | EPUB/MOBI/AZW3/PDF (Converted) | 6 MB


Simple explanation, tricks and tips in 4 drawing tutorials!

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life.love.beauty
life.love.beauty by Keegan Allen
English | Feb 3, 2015 | ISBN: 1250065704 | 320 Pages | EPUB/MOBI/AZW3/PDF (Converted) | 70 MB


Keegan Allen is currently known to fans of the ABC Family hit television series, Pretty Little Liars. He has also appeared in numerous independent films and made his New York Stage debut in the acclaimed MCC production of Small Engine Repair.

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The Riot Grrrl Collection
The Riot Grrrl Collection by Lisa Darms
English | Jan 30, 2014 | ISBN: 1558618228 | 368 Pages | EPUB/MOBI/AZW3/PDF (Converted) | 142 MB


For the past two decades, young women (and men) have found their way to feminism through Riot Grrrl. Against the backdrop of the culture wars and before the rise of the Internet or desktop publishing, the zine and music culture of the Riot Grrrl movement empowered young women across the country to speak out against sexism and oppression, creating a powerful new force of liberation and unity within and outside of the women's movement. While feminist bands like Bikini Kill and Bratmobile fought for their place in a male-dominated punk scene, their members and fans developed an extensive DIY network of activism and support.The Riot Grrrl Collection reproduces a sampling of the original zines, posters, and printed matter for the first time since their initial distribution in the 1980s and '90s, and includes an original essay by Johanna Fateman and an introduction by Lisa Darms.

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Core Java for the Impatient
Core Java for the Impatient by Cay S. Horstmann
English | Feb 12, 2015 | ISBN: 0321996321 | 512 Pages | EPUB/MOBI/AZW3/PDF (Converted) | 64 MB


The release of Java SE 8 introduced significant enhancements that impact the Core Java technologies and APIs at the heart of the Java platform. Many old Java idioms are no longer required and new features like lambda expressions will increase programmer productivity, but navigating these changes can be challenging.

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What is Psychology?: Foundations, Applications, and Integration (3rd edition)
Ellen E. Pastorino, Susann M Doyle-Portillo, "What is Psychology?: Foundations, Applications, and Integration (3rd edition)"
2015 | ISBN-10: 1305088743 | 704 pages | PDF | 128 MB


What Is Psychology? Foundations, Applications, And Integration includes some of the most effective features from each of Pastorino and Doyle-Portillo's previous two books, as well as new and innovative features to excite readers about the field of psychology. Organized around the foundational areas of psychology, the book incorporates the authors' successful and engaging approach, which captures readers' curiosity from the first page to the last. The parts open with attention-grabbing case studies that are threaded throughout all of the chapters of the section, providing a view of the content that is both integrated and applied to real life.

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Psychology in Everyday Life (3rd edition)
David G. Myers, C. Nathan Dewall , "Psychology in Everyday Life (3rd edition)"
2014 | ISBN-10: 1464109362 | 435 pages | PDF | 67 MB


David Myers' briefest introduction to psychology speaks to all students regardless of their background or level of preparedness, with no assumptions made in the vocabulary, examples, or presentation. Students of all kinds are comfortable with Myers' manageable chapters, which include careful connections to associated visuals, comparative tables, and research-based pedagogy.

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Soft Skills: The software developer\'s life manual
Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual By John Sonmez
2014 | 504 Pages | ISBN: 1617292397 | EPUB + PDF | 3 Mb + 14 MB


Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual is a unique guide, offering techniques and practices for a more satisfying life as a professional software developer. In it, developer and life coach John Sonmez addresses a wide range of important "soft" topics, from career and productivity to personal finance and investing, and even fitness and relationships, all from a developer-centric viewpoint.

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Spring in Action, 4 edition
Craig Walls, "Spring in Action, 4 edition"
English | ISBN: 161729120X | 2014 | 624 pages | PDF, EPUB | 9 + 10 MB


Summary

Spring in Action, Fourth Edition is a hands-on guide to the Spring Framework, updated for version 4. It covers the latest features, tools, and practices including Spring MVC, REST, Security, Web Flow, and more. You'll move between short snippets and an ongoing example as you learn to build simple and efficient J2EE applications. Author Craig Walls has a special knack for crisp and entertaining examples that zoom in on the features and techniques you really need.

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The Responsive Web
The Responsive Web By Matthew Carver
2014 | 200 Pages | ISBN: 1617291242 | EPUB + PDF | 6 MB + 14 MB


The Responsive Web is an easy-to-read introduction to responsive web design packed with instantly useful tips and techniques, and dozens of examples that show you exactly how to benefit from this valuable approach. You'll learn innovative ways to use what you already know along with design techniques leveraging new HTML5 and CSS3 features.

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Virgin Territory: Exploring the World of Olive Oil
Nancy Harmon Jenkins, "Virgin Territory: Exploring the World of Olive Oil"
ISBN: 1118203224 | 2015 | EPUB | 352 pages | 55 MB


An illuminating look at olive oil with 100 recipes from the country's leading authority on the subject

Olive oil is more popular than ever, thanks to its therapeutic and preventative effects in treating different diseases, as well as the growing variety of brands and imports available. Nancy Harmon Jenkins, arguably the leading authority on olive oil and the healthy Mediterranean diet, presents more than 100 dishes that showcase olive oil, ranging from soups to seafood to sauces to sweets. Along with favorites like tapenade and pesto, you'll find other exciting dishes like North African Seafood Tagine, Oven-Braised Artichokes with Potatoes and Onions, and Quince and Ginger Olive Oil Cake. But this book isn't just a collection of hearty and healthful recipes; Jenkins also covers the history and culture of olive oil as well as how to buy it and cook with it. A thing of beauty with the stunning photographs of exquisite dishes as well as Jenkin's own Tuscan olive tree grove, Virgin Territory captures the delights of making and cooking with olive oil.

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Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Yosemite Edition
Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Yosemite Edition by David Pogue
English | Feb 7, 2015 | ISBN: 1491947187 | 816 Pages | EPUB/MOBI/AZW3/PDF (Converted) | 59 MB


What makes Windows refugees decide to get a Mac? Enthusiastic friends? The Apple Stores? Great-looking laptops? A "halo effect" from the popularity of iPhones and iPads? The absence of viruses and spyware? The freedom to run Windows on a Mac? In any case, there’s never been a better time to switch to OS X—and there’s never been a better, more authoritative book to help you do it.

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Portrait Mastery in Black & White: Learn the Signature Style of a Legendary Photographer
Portrait Mastery in Black & White: Learn the Signature Style of a Legendary Photographer by Tim Kelly
English | Feb 10, 2015 | ISBN: 1608958434 | 128 Pages | EPUB/MOBI/AZW3/PDF (Converted) | 30 MB


Tim Kelly is a Master Photographer whose portrait work has inspired people in the portrait photography industry since the 1980s. His work has a classic, polished quality that beautifully depicts the personality of each subject, with no gimmicks. His style is reliant on careful camera technique, flawless lighting, and an uncanny ability to coax the most flattering-possible pose from every man, woman, and child who steps in front of his camera.

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Barcodes with iOS: Bringing together the digital and physical worlds
Barcodes with iOS: Bringing together the digital and physical worlds By Oliver Drobnik
2015 | 248 Pages | ISBN: 161729215X | EPUB + PDF | 10 MB + 14 MB


Barcodes with iOS is the first and only book that comprehensively addresses barcode technology for the iOS developer. It offers an introduction to commonly used formats, such as ISBN and UPC codes, and provides real-world examples that teach you how to integrate code scanning and generation into your apps. This book consolidates information about applicable Apple frameworks in one place so you can quickly add native barcode support to your existing enterprise apps or start building new apps that help bring together the physical and digital worlds.

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ArcGIS Web Development
Rene Rubalcava, "ArcGIS Web Development"
English | ISBN: 1617291617 | 2015 | 248 pages | EPUB, PDF | 12 + 13 MB


Summary

ArcGIS Web Development is an example-rich tutorial designed to teach developers to use the ArcGIS javascript API to build custom GIS web applications.

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Git in Practice
Mike McQuaid, "Git in Practice"
English | ISBN: 1617291978 | 2015 | 272 pages | EPUB, PDF | 7 + 6 MB


Summary

Git in Practice is a collection of 66 tested techniques that will optimize the way you and your team manage your development projects. The book begins with a brief reminder of the core version control concepts you need when using Git and moves on to the high-value features you may not have explored yet. Then, you'll dig into cookbook-style techniques like history visualization, advanced branching and rewriting history each presented in a problem-solution-discussion format. Finally you'll work out how to use Git to its full potential through configuration, team workflows, submodules and using GitHub pull requests effectively.

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F# Deep Dives
Tomas Petricek, Phil Trelford, "F# Deep Dives"
English | ISBN: 1617291323 | 2015 | 372 pages | EPUB | 10 MB


Summary

F# Deep Dives presents a collection of real-world F# techniques, each written by expert practitioners. Each chapter presents a new use case where you'll read how the author used F# to solve a complex problem more effectively than would have been possible using a traditional approach. You'll not only see how a specific solution works in a specific domain, you'll also learn how F# developers approach problems, what concepts they use to solve them, and how they integrate F# into existing systems and environments.

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PowerShell in Depth, 2 edition
Don Jones, Jeffery Hicks, Richard Siddaway, "PowerShell in Depth, 2 edition"
English | ISBN: 1617292184 | 2014 | 744 pages | EPUB, PDF | 7 + 15 MB


Summary

PowerShell in Depth, Second Edition is the go-to reference for administrators working with Windows PowerShell. Every major technique, technology, and tactic is carefully explained and demonstrated, providing a hands-on guide to almost everything an admin would do in the shell. Written by three experienced authors and PowerShell MVPs, this is the PowerShell book you'll keep next to your monitor—not on your bookshelf!

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Node.js in Practice
Alex R. Young, Marc Harter, "Node.js in Practice"
English | ISBN: 1617290939 | 2015 | 424 pages | EPUB, PDF | 11 + 7 MB


Summary

Node.js in Practice is a collection of fully tested examples that offer solutions to the common and not-so-common issues you face when you roll out Node. You'll dig into important topics like the ins and outs of event-based programming, how and why to use closures, how to structure applications to take advantage of end-to-end javascript apps, and more.

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Neo4j in Action
Aleksa Vukotic, "Neo4j in Action"
English | ISBN: 1617290769 | 2015 | 304 pages | EPUB | 6 MB


Summary

Neo4j in Action is a comprehensive guide to Neo4j, aimed at application developers and software architects. Using hands-on examples, you'll learn to model graph domains naturally with Neo4j graph structures. The book explores the full power of native Java APIs for graph data manipulation and querying.

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Betty Crocker The Big Book of One-Pot Dinners
Betty Crocker The Big Book of One-Pot Dinners (Betty Crocker Big Book) by Betty Crocker
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0544339304 | 336 pages | EPUB | 29 MB


More than 200 family-friendly, delicious recipes for complete meals made in one pot

With this book, home cooks have all they need to create mouth-watering one-pot dinners with ease. Filled with more than 200 tasty recipes and 100 full-color photos, it offers up meals like Slow Cooker Fire-Roasted Tomato Pot Roast, Hearty Chicken Pot Pie, and Curried Lentil and Vegetable Stew that are sure to become family favorites. Also included is an informative introduction to choosing and working with various types of cookware, and advice on techniques to make dinner a cinch. Plus, handy icons call out meatless options, crowd-pleasing solutions, and dishes that are lower in calorie count, making one-dish dinners a great choice for everyone. With a variety of flavors and pots, from skillets and saucepans to baking dishes and Dutch ovens, there is a complete dinner idea for every night of the week.

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