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Pro C# 5.0 and the .Net 4.5 Framework: Exploring the .Net Universe Using Curly Brackets (6th Edition) (The Expert's Voice in .Net Series)

By Andrew Troelsen

This re-creation of Pro C# 5.0 and the .NET 4.5 Platform has been thoroughly revised and rewritten to mirror the newest alterations to the C# language specification and new advances within the .NET Framework. You'll locate new chapters protecting the entire vital new good points that make .NET 4.5 the main accomplished liberate but, including:

  • .NET APIs for home windows eight variety UI apps
  • New asynchronous task-based version for async operations
  • How HTML5 aid is being wrapped into C# internet functions
  • New programming interfaces for HTTP purposes, together with more suitable IPv6 help
  • Expanded WPF, WCF and WF libraries giving C# extra strength than ever earlier than

This comes on best of award successful insurance of center C# beneficial properties, either previous and new, that experience made the former versions of this e-book so well known (you'll locate every little thing from generics to pLINQ lined here).

The challenge of this article is to supply you with a rock-solid origin within the C# programming language and the middle facets of the .NET platform (assemblies, remoting, home windows types, net varieties, ADO.NET, XML net providers, etc.). when you digest the knowledge awarded in those 25 chapters, you'll be in an ideal place to use this data on your particular programming assignments, and you'll be good outfitted to discover the .NET universe by yourself phrases.

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Die Information

By James Gleick

Blut, Treibstoff, Lebensprinzip - in seinem furiosen Buch erzählt Bestsellerautor James Gleick, wie die info zum Kernstück unserer heutigen Zivilisation wurde. Beginnend bei den Wörtern, den "sprechenden" Trommeln in Afrika, über das Morsealphabet und bis hin zur Internetrevolution beleuchtet er, wie die Übermittlung von Informationen die Gesellschaften prägten und veränderten. Gleick erläutert die Theorien, die sich mit dem Codieren und Decodieren, der Übermittlung von Inhalten und dem Verbreiten der Myriaden von Botschaften beschäftigen. Er stellt die bekannten und unbekannten Pioniere der Informationsgesellschaft vor: Claude Shannon, Norbert Wiener, Ada Byron, Alan Turing und andere. Er bietet dem Leser neue Einblicke in die Mechanismen des Informationsaustausches. So lernt dieser etwa die sich selbst replizierende Meme kennen, die "DNA" der Informationen. Sein Buch ermöglicht ein neues Verständnis von Musik, Quantenmechanik - und eine gänzlich neue Sicht auf die faszinierende Welt der Informationen.

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Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery (2nd Edition) (Voices That Matter)

By Garr Reynolds

Best-selling writer and well known speaker Garr Reynolds is again during this newly revised variation of his vintage, best-selling book, Presentation Zen, within which he confirmed readers there's a higher approach to achieve the viewers via simplicity and storytelling, and gave them the instruments to with a bit of luck layout and bring profitable presentations.

In this new version, Garr offers his readers new, clean examples to attract proposal from, with an entire new bankruptcy when you current on extra technical and academic themes in response to innovations utilized by many presenters who supply high-level talks at TED and different powerhouse occasions. even if the reader is in examine, know-how, enterprise, or educationthis e-book will exhibit them find out how to take what may possibly seem like a truly dry presenation and reinvigorate the fabric in absolutely clean (and occasionally interactive!) ways in which will make it memorable and resonate with the audience.

Staying actual to the undertaking of the first), Garr combines good ideas of layout with the tenets of Zen simplicity to assist readers alongside the trail to easier, more beneficial displays that may be liked, remembered, and better of all, acted upon.

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Disconnected: Technology Addiction & the Search for Authenticity in Virtual Life

By Nicole Radziwill

"If I disconnect from my digital existence, will I attach extra with my genuine one?" in the event that your lifestyles used to be spinning uncontrolled, could you're taking the bounce and disconnect? i used to be confronted with that problem in 2010, whereas facing a deep melancholy. How a lot used to be my on-line behavior contributing to the nation of my downtrodden being? to determine, I disconnected, and catalogued my trip in longhand, with paper and pen. What i found was once a mosaic of intertwined actual and digital lives, studies that many people have shaped. it could actually have a devastating impression, leaving us distracted, annoyed, and feeling beaten. occasionally, it could actually even give a contribution to such extreme nervousness individual can exacerbate illnesses and turn out close to psychological cave in. This booklet describes, day-to-day, my "rehab" adventure as I disengaged from the trimmings of contemporary hooked up existence - whereas carrying on with to reside inside its setting, continually reminded of its presence. alongside the best way, i discovered out the best way to dwell a extra genuine lifestyles through integrating classes from philosophers, psychologists, mystics, know-how specialists, newshounds and neighbors - and new instructions for fit hybrid residing.

If you will have pals, family or colleagues who're consistently tethered to their Droid or iPhone, and you need them to gain in a enjoyable and wonderful means that there's an issue - get this publication for them!

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Learning Chef: A Configuration Management and Automation Framework

By Mischa Taylor, Seth Vargo

Resolve configuration administration matters in organisations huge and small with Chef, the software program software that is helping approach directors get to the bottom of configuration difficulties and discover new avenues in automation, deployment, and orchestration. With this useful consultant, you’ll quick research the fundamentals of Chef prior to diving into advanced use cases.

Not will this publication provide help to clear up unique matters, comparable to how to deal with four hundred EC2 nodes, however it also will assist you comprehend the altering organizational politics and thought-processes that include infrastructure automation.

Gain a company figuring out of Chef: Who created it and what difficulties does it solve?

Set up your computer and workflow: fitting Chef could be a headache. There's no prescribed workflow that’s precious for everyone.

Write customized recipes: simply because each infrastructure is varied, you could have to write a customized recipe. Writing solid cookbooks is important for having a sustainable infrastructure.

Tailor Chef in your infrastructure: ultimately, even customized recipes won't be adequate. You’ll are looking to expand the Chef’s center performance.

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Power Pivot and Power BI: The Excel User's Guide to DAX, Power Query, Power BI & Power Pivot in Excel 2010-2016

By Rob Collie, Avichal Singh

Microsoft energy BI, together with energy Pivot and tool question, are a suite of loose accessories to Excel that permit clients to supply new different types of experiences and analyses that have been easily most unlikely before.
This publication grants an outline of energy BI, strength Pivot and tool question, after which dives into DAX formulation, the center power of energy Pivot. consistently from the viewpoint of the Excel audience.
Written by means of the world's most suitable strength BI bloggers and practitioners, the book's recommendations and method are brought in an easy, step by step demeanour adapted to the educational kind of Excel clients all over. The innovations provided enable clients to supply, in hours or maybe mins, effects that previously may have taken whole groups weeks or months to produce
This e-book contains classes on:-
  • difference among calculated columns and measures
  • how formulation may be reused throughout experiences of different shapes
  • how to merge disjointed units of information into unified reports
  • how to ensure columns in a pivot behave as though the pivot have been filtered whereas different columns do not
  • how to create time-intelligent calculations in pivot tables similar to "Year over 12 months" and "Moving Averages" whether or not they use a typical, economic, or an entire customized calendar.
  • how to leverage energy question to make your strength Pivot versions awesome!
  • how to exploit energy BI machine and PowerBI.com and the way they healthy into the Excel landscape

The "pattern-like" ideas and top practices contained during this e-book were built and sophisticated over a number of years of onsite education with Excel clients world wide, and the main classes from these seminars costing millions of greenbacks in keeping with day are actually to be had to you, in the pages of this easy-to-follow advisor. This up to date moment version covers new good points brought with workplace 2016 and tool BI Desktop.

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Service Games: The Rise and Fall of SEGA: Enhanced Edition

By Kevin Williams, David Munoz, Ivan Barroso, David Chen, Sam Petus

Re-creation! extra content material, photos, and corrected textual content and evidence. Monochrome variation. beginning with its humble beginnings within the 1950's and finishing with its swan-song, the Dreamcast, within the early 2000’s, this is often the whole heritage of Sega as a console maker. earlier than domestic pcs and game consoles, sooner than the web and social networking, and earlier than movement controls and smartphones, there has been Sega. Destined to vanish into obscurity over the years, Sega might support revolutionize and alter games, desktops and the way we engage with them, and the net as we all know it. driving the innovative of know-how at each step, basically to upward thrust too as regards to the solar and plummet, Sega may finally swap the face of leisure, yet it’s the tale of ways it acquired there that’s the entire enjoyable. So take a journey, event heritage, and revel in studying approximately one of many maximum and so much influential businesses of all time. whole with approach standards, function and advertising and marketing descriptions, strange factoids, nearly three hundred photos, and now more advantageous Europe particular info, specific interviews, and extra make this the definitive heritage of Sega on hand. learn and find out about the corporate that holds a different position in each gamer’s center. Funded on Kickstarter.

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Encyclopedia of Imaging Science & Technology, Volumes 1-2

By Joseph P. Hornak

This can be Volumes L - X plus index

This encyclopedia is the 1st to provide in-depth insurance of imaging technological know-how and expertise from a various variety of functions, strategies and fields of study.

Today imaging is utilized by astronomers to map far-off galaxies, oceanographers to map the ocean ground, chemists to map the distribution of atoms on a floor, physicians to map the performance of the mind and electric engineers to map electromagnetic fields round energy traces. With this encyclopedia, scientists, engineers and physicians can comprehend extra in regards to the technological know-how and know-how in the back of the imaging strategies they're at present utilizing and examine the most recent technologies.

Diverse assurance bargains the power to benefit from purposes in archeology, aviation, astronomy, chemistry, forensics, geography, arithmetic, medication, meteorology, microscopy, oceanography, surveillance and more....and the right way to observe these imaging strategies to many alternative problems.

Also on hand in a straight forward, on-line version the hot digital model of the Encyclopedia, obtainable via Wiley InterScience, deals more advantageous searching, looking and cross-referencing services. stopover at www.interscience.wiley.com/eist

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Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren't the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room

By David Weinberger

We used to grasp how one can be aware of. We obtained our solutions from books or specialists. We’d nail down the evidence and flow on. yet within the net age, wisdom has moved onto networks. There’s extra wisdom than ever, after all, yet it’s assorted. issues haven't any obstacles, and no-one has the same opinion on anything.
but this is often the best time in historical past to be a data seeker . . . in the event you know the way. In Too huge to Know, web thinker David Weinberger indicates how enterprise, technology, schooling, and the govt are studying to take advantage of networked wisdom to appreciate greater than ever and to make smarter judgements than they can after they needed to depend on mere books and experts.
This groundbreaking ebook shakes the principles of our proposal of knowledge—from the function of proof to the worth of books and the authority of experts—providing a compelling imaginative and prescient of the way forward for wisdom in a hooked up international.

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Signals and Systems For Dummies

By Mark Wickert

Getting combined indications on your signals and structures course?

The suggestions lined in a regular signals and structures direction are frequently thought of through engineering scholars to be essentially the most tough to grasp. fortunately, Signals & platforms For Dummies is your intuitive advisor to this tough path, strolling you step by step via the various extra advanced theories and mathematical formulation in a fashion that's effortless to understand.

From Laplace Transforms to Fourier Analyses, Signals & platforms For Dummies explains in simple English the tricky recommendations which can journey you up. excellent as a examine relief or to counterpoint your school room texts, this friendly, hands-on advisor makes it effortless to figure out the basics of sign and procedure analysis.

  • Serves as a great tool for electric and desktop engineering scholars seeking to snatch sign and process analysis
  • Provides helpful factors of complicated thoughts and methods relating to indications and systems
  • Includes worked-through examples of real-world purposes utilizing Python, an open-source software program device, in addition to a customized functionality module written for the book
  • Brings you up-to-speed at the ideas and formulation you want to know

Signals & platforms For Dummies is your price tag to scoring excessive on your introductory signals and platforms course.

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