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<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><p>Delve into the threat modeling methodology used by Microsoft\u2019s security experts to identify security risks, verify an application\u2019s security architecture, and develop countermeasures in the design, coding, and testing phases.</p></div>
An extensive working vocabulary is a prerequisite for success on the Graduate Record Exam. This popular manual presents 800 college-graduate-level words with definitions that frequently appear on the exam. The book begins with a pre-test to help readers assess strenghts and weaknesses. Additional features include: An overview of the Verbal Reasoning question types found on the GRE Matching and sentence completion exercises for all word lists An analysis of essential word roots Suggested study plans, and much more. . . The book concludes with a post-test to assess progress. Answers are provided for all exercises and for all questions in the pre- and post-test.
Experience learning made easy?and quickly teach yourself the skills you need to create Web pages with HTML and XHTML. With STEP BY STEP, you can take just the lessons you need, or work from cover to cover. Either way, you drive the instruction?building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!Structure your page with tables, frames, or a division-based layout Create bulleted and numbered lists for easy-to-read text Include hyperlinks and menu bars for clear navigation Add graphics, sounds, and videos to your pages Apply colors, font sizes, and other formatting with tags or Cascading Style Sheets Build user-input forms with option buttons, check boxes, and drop-down menus Includes coverage of Microsoft Office Word 2003 and FrontPage 2003 Practice files, eBooks, and other resources on the CD! Your Microsoft Office System Reference Pack on CD includes: HTML color reference charts HTML and XHTML templates Bonus guides: "Designing for Accessibility" and "Designing for Usability" Microsoft Office System Quick Reference eBook Insider's Guide to Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 eBook Microsoft Computer Dictionary, Fifth Edition, eBook?10,000+ entries! Introducing the Tablet PC eBook Complete STEP BY STEP eBook Skill-building practice files
Teach yourself the fundamentals of Web development with ASP.NET 3.5--one step at a time. With STEP BY STEP, you get the guidance and learn-by-doing examples you need to start building Web applications and Web services in the Microsoft Visual Studio® 2008 environment. The author--a highly regarded programming expert, writer, and instructor--illuminates ASP.NET features through practical examples that help developers quickly grasp concepts and apply techniques to the real world. The book also includes a companion CD with code samples, data sets, and a fully searchable eBook. A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to email@example.com.
Berkun worked at Microsoft from 1994 to 2003, has written two acclaimed books, and currently makes a living speaking at events and teaching seminars around the world on topics including leading teams, managing projects, and creative thinking. He presents a revised edition of his 2006 text, The Art of Project Management, for experienced and new team leaders and managers; individual programmers and testers, or other contributors to projects; and students in business management, product design, or software engineering. Incorporating anecdotes and information gained from a decade of experience working in software and web development, Berkun describes how to plan, manage, and lead projects. The original work has been updated, expanded, and enhanced, and includes 120-plus new exercises, a discussion guide for using the book with teams, and revised and streamlined advice in every chapter. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
Every year, students pay $1,000 and more to test prep companies to prepare for the math section of the GRE. Now you can get the same preparation in a book. Although the GRE math section is difficult, it is very learnable. GRE Math Prep Course presents a thorough analysis of GRE math and introduces numerous analytic techniques that will help you immensely, not only on the GRE but in graduate school as well. Features: * Comprehensive Review: Twenty-three chapters provide complete review of GRE math. * Practice: Includes 164 examples and more than 600 exercises! Arranged from easy to medium to hard to very hard. * Diagnostic Test: The diagnostic test measures your strengths and weaknesses and directs you to areas you need to study more. * Duals: These are pairs of similar problems in which only one property is different. They illustrate the process of creating GRE questions. * If your target is a 700+ score, this is the book!
This two-part reference covers IOS configuration for the TCP/IP protocol family. The first part includes chapters on the user interface, configuring lines and interfaces, access lists, routing protocols, and dial-on-demand routing and security. The second part is a classic O'Reilly-style quick reference to all the commands you need to work with TCP/IP and the lower-level protocols on which it relies, with lots of examples of the most common configuration steps for the routers themselves.
Organization and Governance in Higher Education is one of the primary teaching and research references in the study and practice of post secondary education. Research in higher education has provided new insights and recommendations for the management of postsecondary institutions. In addition to maintaining the strength and integrity of prior readers by continuing the coverage of classical theories and traditional models, the Fifth Edition provides updated reading to broaden the scope of the reader. New selections include current perspective on campus governance and institutional change. Because of the complex nature of the postsecondary institution, this reader creates eight subject area lenses. Each lens allows the reader to engage the specific paradigms and phenomena related to that aspect of higher education. The areas are arranged in the following order: classic organization theory, traditional administrative and governance models, campus climate and culture, leadership analysis, management principles, institutional change and assessment, perspectives on race and gender, and critical approaches to organizational governance. Features include: New sections on organization change, diversity, and postmodern critique Blends traditional "core" readings with numerous contemporary readings. Readings aid in understanding the multiple nuances of how colleges are organized, governed and administered Readings aid in understanding the multiple nuances of how colleges are organized, governed and administered Serves as a single-volume resource on higher education governance for both students and practitioners
Are you bored with being so proper? Do you want to have more fun? Mr. Tiger knows exactly how you feel. So he decides to go wild. But does he go too far? From Caldecott Honor artist Peter Brown comes a story that shows there's a time and place for everything...even going wild.
In the first reading experience of its kind, blast off on a journey through twenty-six feet of continuous vertical art, which reads beautifully no matter which cover you start from. Begin at one end, and you're on the ocean floor; follow a creature along a bright yellow trail up into deep space to his alien family's embrace. Or, start from the other end and follow an alien floating down into the depths of the ocean to rest.Whether journeying home or heading to bed, enjoy a satisfying and surprising trip from rising star Frank Viva.
When a secret organization named MECH attempts to steal top-secret government technology, Optimus Prime is asked to transport it safely. The Decepticons learn about the technology and derail a train to distract the Autobots leader. Optimus' secret mission turns into a high-speed chase through the mountains. Can Optimus save the train and keep the secret safe?
Imagine you were born before the invention of drawing, more than thirty thousand years ago.You would live with your whole family in a cave and see woolly mammoths walk by!You might even see images of animals hidden in the shapes of clouds and rocks.You would want to share these pictures with your family, but wouldn't know how.Who would have made the world's first drawing? Would it have been you?In The First Drawing, Caldecott Medal winner Mordicai Gerstein imagines the discovery of drawing...and inspires the young dreamers and artists of today.
In Very Fairy Princess: Teacher's Pet, bestselling authors Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton take on the theme of responsibility in another fun, sparkly adventure. This Level 1 Passport to Reading title is perfect for beginning readers!Features:Read Aloud Functionality [where available]Book Description:Gerry has a week off from school for Spring Break, and she's given a very special job - watching over the class pet, Houdini the hamster! Gerry wants to make sure Houdini feels right at home, so she learns his favorite snacks, reads him stories, and even paints him a picture of her classroom. But then, the hamster darts right out of his cage and goes missing! It's time for Gerry to put on her thinking crown to figure out how to get him back.With full-color illustrations throughout, this Level 1 early reader is perfect for Very Fairy Princess fans who are ready to take the next step beyond picture books.
BEWARE OF CRANKENSTEIN! Who is Crankenstein?HE IS A MONSTER OF GRUMPINESS THAT NO ONE CAN DESTROY! MEHHRRRR!!! HE'S ALIVE! He may look like any ordinary boy, but when faced with a rainy day, a melting popsicle, or an early bedtime, one little boy transforms into a mumbling, grumbling Crankenstein. When Crankenstein meets his match in a fellow Crankenstein, the results could be catastrophic--or they could be just what he needs to brighten his day!
An exciting and fun picture book story featuring the unpredictably hilarious Minions and based on the all-new comedy adventure film, Despicable Me 2!
The Best American Series®First, Best, and Best-SellingThe Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected--and most popular--of its kind. The Best American Mystery Stories 2011 includesLawrence Block, Brendan DuBois, Loren D. Estleman,Beth Ann Fennelly and Tom Franklin, Ed Gorman, Richard Lange, S. J. Rozan,Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins, and others
Hope Unleashed challenges Christians to evangelize their communities through unashamed proclamation of the gospel and bold community action projects to reach the poor. Committed to bringing the Christian message to youth in his hometown of Manchester, England, Andy Hawthorne was shocked when a missions partner told him he shouldn't just preach the gospel but also engage in community projects. What has washing someone's car got to do with the gospel? The idea worked, and today Hawthorne's Message Trust has been praised internationally for bringing hope and change to the roughest, poorest neighborhoods of Manchester.Written in a warm, passionate, nonreligious style, Hope Unleashed is filled with moving true stories as well as practical ideas and strategies for Christian mission based on Word and deed.
A. J. Degulio loved the idea of a visit to the Old Country--until her family decided to stay.Now it's 1972 and she's turning fourteen in a crumbling castle on a hill in Tuscany, wishing she were back in Idaho with her beloved dog, Sailor. In Italy, her fair complexion and blonde hair make her stick out like a vanilla wafer in a box of chocolate biscotti, and she's so lonely her best friend is a nun from the local convent. What's worse, her grandma's losing her marbles and Mama's going crazy over Uncle Nick's ugly blue villa, which she can see from every window.The challenges of roots and relatives are nothing new to A. J. but factor in language, culture shock, and a bad case of homesickness, and A. J.'s going to need more than the famous Degulio sense of humor to survive. It will take a catastrophe--and a few wise words from a friend--for A. J. to understand that sometimes the only thing you can change is your perspective.
John Tilden's glory days are far behind him, and now it seems like all he has is the monotony of every day living. He certainly thought there'd be more to it than his ramshackle Oklahoma farm and a mundane job coaching basketball at his old high school. He questions his fatherhood skills too: his oldest son won't speak to him, his younger son wants to quit the basketball team, and now his daughter wants to go out on dates. He loves his wife, but the marriage has settled into complacency. Now his twentieth high school reunion looms and he has agreed to play in an exhibition game at the reunion, which is sure to be a wretched joke. And his ex-girlfriend's back in town, newly single. Twenty years is plenty long enough for a man to mope after what might have been. It's time for John to make himself understand that.
In his motivational sequel to Be Dynamic (Acts 1-12), best-selling author Warren W. Wiersbe skillfully explains the book of Acts to the layperson and the pastor alike. Readers travel through dungeon prisons, see the ancient world as if it were today, and witness the marvelous work God can do through a few souls fully surrendered to His purposes. They witness Paul's conversion and spot his imperfections, yet still they enter his successes as the Lord uses him to preach Good News to the lost and dying. Because there are hardships today, places where God is unwelcome, and people whose hearts are unreceptive, both young and old will benefit from knowing that Paul's God is their God--the God of the ages.
For anyone who thinks that comfort is equivalent to pity and that it is only pricelss for those who need an emotional crutch, best-selling author Warren Wiersbe applies the words of the prophet Isaiah to prove that God's comfort is no such thing. With definitions and insights, the "pastor of pastors" and phenomenal author Warren W. Wiersbe continues to enliven the Scriptures as he weaves the words of Isaiah with historical explanations and thought-provoking questions for every chapter, creating a study guide that can be used in personal Bible study or with a group.
Three never-before-collected short stories from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly In "Cahoots," a backroom poker game turns deadly when a cheater is exposed. In "Mulholland Dive," a man who deciphers the hidden codes of accident scenes investigates a fatality off L. A. 's most fabled roadway. In "Two-Bagger," an obsessed cop tails an ex-con he believes is about to carry out a contract killing. Together these gripping, unforgettable stories show that Michael Connelly "knows the workings of the LAPD and the streets of the City of Angels like he knows his own name" (Boston Globe). [Word count: 14,054]
"Hamill, a master raconteur, mines his own roots in this enchanting new anthology. " ---New York Times Pete Hamill's collected stories about Brooklyn present a New York almost lost but not forgotten. They read like messages from a vanished age, brimming with nostalgia---for the world after the war, the days of the Dodgers and Giants, and even, for some, the years of Prohibition and the Depression. THE CHRISTMAS KID is vintage Hamill. Set in the borough where he was born and raised, it is a must-read for his many fans, for all who love New York, and for anyone who seeks to understand the world today through the lens of the world that once was.
A tense, thrilling debut novel that spans two continents, from "a writer to watch out for" (Colum McCann).It's 1832 and Coll Coyle has killed the wrong man. The dead man's father is an expert tracker and ruthless killer with a single-minded focus on vengeance. The hunt leads from the windswept bogs of County Donegal, across the Atlantic to the choleric work camps of the Pennsylvania railroad, where both men will find their fates in the hardship and rough country of the fledgling United States.Language and landscape combine powerfully in this tense exploration of life and death, parts of which are based on historical events. With lyrical prose balancing the stark realities of the hunter and the hunted, RED SKY IN MORNING is a visceral and meditative novel that marks the debut of a stunning new talent.
Optimus Prime has selected a special team of Transformers to work side-by-side with the people of Earth--they are called the Rescue Bots! Heatwave the Fire-Bot changes into a fire engine and is partnered with Kade Burns. In this story, the Rescue Bots have to stop some runaway floating lobsters from ruining the town parade!A Passport to Reading Level 1 book.
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