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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BDD in Action: Behavior-driven development for the whole software lifecycle
John Ferguson Smart, "BDD in Action: Behavior-driven development for the whole software lifecycle"
English | ISBN: 161729165X | 2014 | 384 pages | EPUB, PDF | 11 + 13 MB


Summary

BDD in Action teaches you the Behavior-Driven Development model and shows you how to integrate it into your existing development process. First you'll learn how to apply BDD to requirements analysis to define features that focus your development efforts on underlying business goals. Then, you'll discover how to automate acceptance criteria and use tests to guide and report on the development process. Along the way, you'll apply BDD principles at the coding level to write more maintainable and better documented code.

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CORS in Action: Creating and consuming cross-origin APIs
Monsur Hossain, "CORS in Action: Creating and consuming cross-origin APIs"
English | ISBN: 161729182X | 2015 | 240 pages | EPUB, PDF | 8 + 14 MB


Summary

CORS in Action introduces Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) from both the server and the client perspective. It starts with the basics: how to make CORS requests and how to implement CORS on the server. It then explores key details such as performance, debugging, and security. API authors will learn how CORS opens their APIs to a wider range of users. javascript developers will find valuable techniques for building rich web apps that can take advantage of APIs hosted anywhere. The techniques described in this book are especially applicable to mobile environments, where browsers are guaranteed to support CORS.

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Wonders of the Natural World by David Burnie

Wonders of the Natural World by David Burnie
English | Sep 17, 2007 | ISBN: 0756629802 | 68 Pages | PDF | 27 MB

Wonders of the Natural World takes you to the heart of the world's top 10 most amazing destinations. Stunning visuals and supporting maps, charts, and data boxes introduce the geography, climate, inhabitants and other special features of each natural wonder. The incredible specially commissioned illustrations convey in exquisite detail what no photograph alone can show. They will both engage the young reader and provide an invaluable reference tool.

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MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-431) by Solid Quality Learning

MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-431): Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Implementation and Maintenance (Pro-Certification) by Solid Quality Learning
English | June 28, 2006 | ISBN: 073562271X | 990 Pages | PDF | 26 MB

Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-431—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practices. This official Microsoft study guide is designed to help you make the most of your study time.

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CCNP BCMSN Exam Certification Guide (3rd Edition) by David Hucaby

CCNP BCMSN Exam Certification Guide (3rd Edition) by David Hucaby
English | Oct 11, 2005 | ISBN: 1587201429 | 624 Pages | CHM | 12 MB

CCNP BCMSN Exam Certification Guide, Third Edition, is a best of breed Cisco exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the BCMSN exam. Lead network engineer and consultant David Hucaby shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve your switching knowledge. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

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Microsoft Windows Home Server 2011 Unleashed

Paul McFedries, "Microsoft Windows Home Server 2011 Unleashed"
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0672335409 | 720 pages | PDF | 43.44 MB

Covers the newest version of WHS!
This is the most comprehensive, practical, and useful guide to the brand-new version of Windows Home Server 2011.
Paul McFedries doesn’t just cover all facets of running Windows Home Server: He shows how to use it to simplify everything from file sharing to media streaming, backup to security.

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Virtual Instrumentation Using Labview

Virtual Instrumentation Using Labview By Jerome Jovitha
2010 | 416 Pages | ISBN: 8120340302 | PDF | 13 MB

The book introduces the students to the graphical system design model and its different phases of functionality such as design, prototyping and deployment. It explains the basic concepts of graphical programming and highlights the features and techniques used in LabVIEW to create Virtual Instruments (VIs). Using the technique of modular programming, the book teaches how to make a VI as a subVI. Arrays, clusters, structures and strings in LabVIEW are covered in detail.The book also includes coverage of emerging graphical system design technologies for real-world applications. In addition, extensive discussions on data acquisition, image acquisition, motion control and LabVIEW tools are presented. This book is designed for undergraduate and postgraduate students of instrumentation and control engineering, electronics and instrumentation engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, electronics and communication engineering, and computer science and engineering. It will be also useful to engineering students of other disciplines where courses in virtual instrumentation are offered.

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Open Source for Windows Administrators (Administrator\'s Advantage Series) (Charles River Media Networking/Security)

Open Source for Windows Administrators (Administrator's Advantage Series) (Charles River Media Networking/Security) by Christian Gross
English | 2005 | ISBN: 1584503475 | 674 Pages | PDF | 10 MB

This book introduces Microsoft® Windows® administrators to the world of Open Source applications in order to save time and money. It provides readers with information and techniques for using the appropriate Open Source applications in a variety of situations, such as anti-spam, databases, E-mail, Web content, file sharing, word processing, spreadsheets, and more. By using a component approach in which readers can pick and choose their technologies, the book, for example, enables a Windows administrator to use Apache as a Web server, while still electing Microsoft SQL Server as a database. The focus of the product coverage is to help the administrator to perform more efficiently. The discussion of each option includes: quality of documentation available, how to package for installation in a business setting, and solving common tasks using various techniques. Although it offers an Open Source equivalent to many Microsoft applications, it does not attempt to offer replacements for Windows applications but complements the Windows operational routines.

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How to Do Everything with Windows Vista™ Media Center

How to Do Everything with Windows Vista™ Media Center by Joli Ballew
English | 2007 | ISBN: 0071498648 | 386 Pages | PDF | 14 MB

Now you can enjoy all of your digital media on your PC or TV easily with Windows Vista Media Center! Filled with expert tips, this hands-on guide explains how you can watch and record TV shows, download movies and music, view your photos and videos, and so much moreall through one, integrated system. How to Do Everything with Windows Vista Media Center shows you how to configure this versatile tool for optimum quality and performance and how to make the most of all of its powerfuland funfeatures. Connect to a wired or wireless network, the Internet, and a TV signal Configure your settings, including privacy, parental controls, and closed captioning Watch, pause, rewind, and record live TV Download and watch movies and other media Set up a personal music library and buy or rent music online Create playlists, burn CDs, synch mobile devices, and stream music Customize, create, and manage pictures and videos Access your media from an Xbox 360 or other Windows Vista PCs Install a DVD, HD DVD, or Blu-ray disc drive for your PC or Xbox 360 Install and configure a TV tuner, a cable card, and an external hard drive

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Managed DirectX 9 Kick Start: Graphics and Game Programming by Tom Miller

Managed DirectX 9 Kick Start: Graphics and Game Programming by Tom Miller
English | Nov 3, 2003 | ISBN: 0672325969 | 432 Pages | CHM | 14 MB

Managed DirectX was released with the latest version of the core DirectX libraries in DirectX9. It enables developers using the new .NET languages (i.e. C#, VB.NET, etc.) to develop rich multimedia applications with DirectX. Unfortunately the Managed DirectX runtime was released without adequate documentation, and developers are having a hard time figuring out the best way to write managed applications. 

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MCSE: Windows 2000 Directory Services Design Study Guide by Robert R. King

MCSE: Windows 2000 Directory Services Design Study Guide by Robert R. King
English | Dec 11, 2001 | ISBN: 078212951X | 672 Pages | PDF | 10 MB

The new edition of the MCSE: Windows 2000 Directory Services Design Study Guide is the ultimate study tool for exam 70-219, Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services Infrastructure. 

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Windows Server Cookbook for Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 by Robbie Allen

Windows Server Cookbook for Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 by Robbie Allen
English | Mar 23, 2005 | ISBN: 0596006330 | 696 Pages | CHM | 1 MB

This practical reference guide offers hundreds of useful tasks for managing Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003, Microsoft's latest and greatest server. 

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Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition by Adam Goldstein

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition by Adam Goldstein
English | Oct 1, 2005 | ISBN: 0596006608 | 520 Pages | CHM | 5 MB

It's little wonder that longtime Windows users are migrating in droves to the new Mac. They're fed up with the virus-prone Windows way of life, and they're lured by Apple's well-deserved reputation for producing great all-around computers that are reliable, user-friendly, well designed, and now--with the $500 Mac mini--extremely affordable, too.

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