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This is a practical and hands-on guide with a step-by-step approach and clearly explained sample code. This book is for developers who are experienced with the Android platform, but who may not be familiar with the new features and APIs of Android 4.0. Android developers who want to learn about supporting multiple screen sizes and multiple Android versions will also find this book beneficial.
Written as an interactive tutorial, this book covers the core of Kali Linux with real-world examples and step-by-step instructions to provide professional guidelines and recommendations for you. The book is designed in a simple and intuitive manner that allows you to explore the whole Kali Linux testing process or study parts of it individually. If you are an IT security professional who has a basic knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems, including an awareness of information security factors, and want to use Kali Linux for penetration testing, then this book is for you.
Full of screenshots and examples, this Beginner's Guide by Example will teach you practically everything you need to know about R statistical application development from scratch. You will begin learning the first concepts of statistics in R which is vital in this fast paced era and it is also a bargain as you do not need to do a preliminary course on the subject.
This book follows a Cookbook style and is packed with intermediate and advanced level recipes.This book is for Java developers who have an interest in discovering new ways to quickly get the job done using a new language that shares many similarities with Java. The book's recipes start simple, therefore no previous Groovy experience is required to understand the code and the explanations accompanying the examples.
This is a cookbook with plenty of practical recipes enriched with code and detailed explanations. This book is for you if you would like to learn modern Java web development based on PrimeFaces and are looking for a quick introduction into this matter. Prerequisites required for this book are basic JSF and jQuery skills.
Creating Mobile Apps with Appcelerator Titanium provides a hands-on approach and working examples on creating apps and games as well as embedding them onto a social networking website. Developers can then move on from there to develop their own applications based on the ones they have developed throughout the course of this book."Creating Mobile Apps with Appcelerator Titanium" is for developers who have experience with modern languages and development environments. Also, if you are familiar with the concepts of Object-oriented Programming (OOP), reusable components, AJAX closures, and so on, this book will help you leverage that knowledge in mobile development.This book will also cater to Titanium users who wish to know more about Titanium's broad range of capabilities and will help you to expand Titanium's basic set of features by using extension modules.
He's An Angel Of A Man. . . Dr. Gray Ingram isn't himself lately. Literally. His body has been taken over by John A--as in angel. A Civil War soldier, John has come back to earth on a rescue mission: to stop Dr. Charlotte Charlie Brooks from marrying a real devil. . . She's A Hell Of A Woman. . . Charlie cannot believe her dismal track record with men. But just when she decides to abandon romance, along comes Dr. Gray Ingram. He's so sinfully handsome, he's almost divine. And he's deliciously protective. Little does Charlie know Gray is protecting her from marrying an actual fallen angel--even if he must wed her himself. Can their marriage ever be more than a spiritual union? Anything is possible when two people fall in love. . . 145,000 Words
How do you find the perfect match for the boss from hell? Katherine Murphy needs to know. Her obsessive, demanding supervisor has given her an assignment that goes way beyond the call of duty: find her a man. But not just any man--he must have the perfect combination of good looks, job security, and solid genes to make him daddy-worthy. So, with a lofty promotion being dangled in front of her, Katherine dives back into the dating pool to find another woman's Mr. Right. . . There is, however, a problem with Katherine's approach: for some reason, going up to strange guys and asking if they're ready for fatherhood is getting her nowhere. Which is why she recruits her best friend Luc to help with the man hunt. As he drags her out to gallery openings and bars, Katherine develops a new appreciation for Luc. But when Katherine strikes out in her search and Luc steps up to the plate as her boss's next date, she realizes he's perfect. Maybe too perfect to waste on someone else. . .
Vampires, werewolves, magi and worse--the Others have joined the mortal world, and there's no turning back now . . . As a New York P. I. and Other specialist, Shiarra Waynest has been in plenty of trouble before. But waking up in a windowless room the prisoner of a vampire slave trader is a shock for anyone. Shia has her wits, her bravado, and a couple of used staples, so maybe she can take on a mansion full of serious evil. But although she's desperate to escape, Shia needs some answers too. Her friends are in danger. There are betrayers and spies among them. And even if she can figure out what's going on and somehow get a message out, she's still a captive of the worst kind. . . "It doesn't get much better for pure urban fantasy than Jess Haines. " --All Things Urban Fantasy
Stack The Odds In Your Favor . . . And Walk Away A Jackpot Winner! The slot floor of the 21st century is vastly different from what it was just a few years ago. You can increase your winning percentages in today's high-tech world of computerized slots if you understand how they work--and how to make them work for you. With 98 percent of today's casino visitors playing slots at least once, the casinos are raking in an incredible $350 billion annually. Fully updated, this indispensable book gives you the tools you need to cash in on some of the profits. Discover: Why some slots pay more--and which machines pay the mostThe best way to measure your win potentialHow to set loss and win limitsWhy playing maximum coins is important on most machinesWhy "old-time" three-reel machines can have a better payoutThe RNG--what it is and how it worksThe insider secrets of the machine's programmingHow to recognize when you're in a pay cycle--and when you're notAnd much, much moreTested Strategies From A Leading Casino ExpertIn this guide, noted casino consultant and gambling authority Victor H. Royer shares his secrets. Using his proven techniques, you'll learn how to make informed choices in today's technology-fueled casinos, avoid common pitfalls and gimmicks, and select the best games. Whether you're playing reel spinners or multi-denominational video slots, you'll go home with more money than you brought in!120,000 Words
Sometimes the simple truth is the hardest to face. . . From her old-fashioned name to her gentle nature, everyone in Emily Eloise Snow's Atlanta, Georgia, hometown knows her as a sweet young woman who always does what's right. That's how her widowed mother raised her. But when Emily's mother dies, her quiet life is shaken to its core, leaving her devastated--and ready for a fresh start. With the encouragement of her bolder, wilder best friend, Samantha, Emily moves to Washington, D. C. Samantha is sure D. C. will bring Emily her heart's desire. But that's exactly what Emily is afraid of. . . Since she was eighteen, Emily has fought a fierce longing even Samantha doesn't know about--a love for a man that would break just about every rule she's spent her life following. And each step closer to D. C. is a step closer to him--and a choice that could destroy not just her life as she knows it, but the image of the woman, and the friend, everyone believes her to be. Now, facing the ultimate test, only Emily can decide if the losses will be worth the gains. . . Another wonderful, emotionally-charged page-turner by Trice Hickman. -Urban ReviewsWill keep you guessing straight through to the explosive ending. -Victoria Christopher MurrayI can't wait to see what Trice Hickman does next! --Mary Monroe
Chef Infrastructure Automation Cookbook contains practical recipes on everything you will need to automate your infrastructure using Chef. The book is packed with illustrated code examples to automate your server and cloud infrastructure.The book first shows you the simplest way to achieve a certain task. Then it explains every step in detail, so that you can build your knowledge about how things work. Eventually, the book shows you additional things to consider for each approach. That way, you can learn step-by-step and build profound knowledge on how to go about your configuration management automation.This book is for system engineers and administrators who have a fundamental understanding of information management systems and infrastructure. It helps if you've already played around with Chef; however, the book covers all the important topics you will need to know. If you don't want to dig through a whole book before you can get started, this book is for you, as it features a set of independent recipes you can try out immediately.
A step-by-step guide for getting started with Hibernate Search, employing a practical example application that will make readers quickly learn and use the excellent search capabilities that the Hibernate Search tool offers.This book is for any Java developer who wants to quickly and easily add feature-rich search capabilities to his/her custom applications. It is assumed that readers will have experience in Java development, and understand some basic relational database concepts. However, while core Hibernate experience is very helpful, it is not necessarily required.
This is a practical, hands-on guide that will help you set up and implement virtual development environments with Vagrant easily and effortlessly."Creating Development Environments with Vagrant" is for Vagrant developers, programmers, and coders who want to maintain multiple projects within their own environment. It is also aimed at companies who are looking to deploy ready-to-go development solutions for new staff or even existing staff moving to new projects, and to enforce a consistent and portable virtual development environment that is easy to create and quick to set up.
A step-by-step tutorial packed with practical examples that cover the different features of Redmine. This book will be especially useful for project managers but it's also intended for any other Redmine users, including developers, and any other industry besides software development.
Cookbook recipes demonstrate Hadoop in action and then explain the concepts behind the code. This book is ideal for developers who wish to have a better understanding of Hadoop application development and associated tools, and developers who understand Hadoop conceptually but want practical examples of real world applications.
This book is a standard tutorial which provides step-by-step instructions and a lot of code examples that are easy to follow and help you to get started from page one. This book is suited for developers who are working with Spring-powered applications, and are looking for an easier way to write data access code that uses relational databases. Also, if you are interested in learning how you can utilize Redis in your applications, this is the book for you. This book assumes that you have got some experience with the Spring Framework and the Java Persistence API. No previous experience with Redis is required.
Presented in a step by step, easy to read tutorial style, this book presents the reader with real world solutions to every aspect of CentOS 6. "CentOS 6 Linux Server Cookbook" is for those professionals, students and enthusiasts who want a down-to-earth or hands-on approach to installing, configuring and running a Centos 6 server. Where a new user may experience this book as a series of solutions, a more experienced user will find a basis on which you can develop your existing skills. So rest assured, there is something for everyone and regardless of your current level of experience, if you are interested in using CentOS 6, then this is the book that offers the insight you need to move forward and master your server.
A hotshot book_10 different cocos2d for iPhone games in increasing order of complexity. Only the barebone structure will be presented without going into the details,If you are an iPhone or iPad developer with base knowledge of cocos2d for iPhone, this book is for you.
Written in Cookbook style, the code examples will take your Numpy skills to the next level. This book will take Python developers with basic Numpy skills to the next level through some practical recipes.
Full of explained code and enriched with screenshots, this book is the practical way to take your Sencha Touch skills to the next level. This book is aimed at people who have a basic to intermediate understanding of Sencha Touch. If you understand the basic concepts, but you need to see how it all fits together, then this book is for you.
This is a step-by-step tutorial with plenty of example code for easier and quicker pick-up. If you are new to ExtJS or Sencha Touch, this book will help you model your application using good architectural practices so that your application is enterprise-class from day one. If you have already been building ExtJS or Sencha Touch based applications, this book will show you how to apply the client-side MVC architecture and benefit from it. It will show you how you can leverage Sencha's MVC Architecture and the Sencha Tools to manage your projects in a better way.
Written in cookbook style, this book offers many recipes to create objects, import and export data, create 3D solid objects. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions followed by analysis of what was done in each task and other useful information. If you've been toying around with FreeCAD and want to have more control over your work flow then this book is for you. The reader needs to have basic knowledge of modeling.
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