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C++ Quick Syntax Reference

by Mikael Olsson

The C++ Quick Syntax Reference is a condensed code and syntax reference to the C++ programming language. It presents the essential C++ syntax in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference. You won’t find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons, or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a language reference that is concise, to the point and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any C++ programmer. In the C++ Quick Syntax Reference, you will find: A concise reference to the C++ language syntax. Short, simple, and focused code examples. A well laid out table of contents and a comprehensive index allowing easy review. What you’ll learn How to create a C++ HelloWorld How to Compile and Run What are C++ Variables, Operators, Pointers and References What are Arrays, Strings, Conditionals, Loops and more How to do Functions How to work with Constructors, Inheritance, Overridings How to use Access Levels, Static, Enum, String and Union, and more What are Custom Conversions, Namespaces, Constants, and Preprocessor How to do Event Handling What are Type Conversions, Templates, Headers, and more Who this book is for This book is a quick, handy pocket syntax reference for experienced C++ programmers, and a concise, easily-digested introduction for other programmers new to C++.

CSS Quick Syntax Reference Guide

by Mikael Olsson

The CSS Quick Syntax Reference is a 150-page syntax reference to the Cascading Style Sheet specification and style sheet language. It presents the essentials of CSS in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference. You won't find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a CSS reference that is concise, to the point, and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any CSS programmer or Web developer. In the CSS Quick Syntax Reference, you will find: A concise reference to CSS Short, simple, and focused code examples for presentation semantics A well laid out table of contents and a comprehensive index allowing easy review

Java Quick Syntax Reference

by Mikael Olsson

The Java Quick Syntax Reference is a condensed code and syntax reference to the Java programming language. It presents the essential Java syntax in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference. You won't find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a language reference that is concise, to the point and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any Java programmer. In the Java Quick Syntax Reference, you will find: A comprehensive reference to the Java language syntax. Short, simple and focused code examples. A well laid out table of contents and a comprehensive index allowing easy review.

JavaScript Quick Syntax Reference

by Mikael Olsson

JavaScript Quick Syntax Reference is a condensed syntax reference to the JavaScript language. It presents the essentials of JavaScript in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference. This includes the latest ECMAScript 5, JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) and DOM (Document Object Model) specifications and implementations. You won't find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a JavaScript reference that is concise, to the point and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any JavaScript programmer or Web developer. In JavaScript Quick Syntax Reference, you will find a concise reference to JavaScript programming language syntax; has short, simple and focused code examples; and includes a well laid out table of contents and a comprehensive index allowing easy review. What you'll learn What is the lexical structure of the latest JavaScript and ECMAScript 5 What are types, values, variables, expressions, operators and statements How to use objects, arrays, functions, classes, and regular expressions What are DOM and JSON and how to use them How to effectively implement both client-side and server-side JavaScript code Who this book is for This book is a handy, pocket quick scripting syntax reference for those experienced in JavaScript as well as programmers, web developers, tinkerers and people new to JavaScript. Table of Contents 1 Using JavaScript 2 Variables 3 Operators 4 Arrays 5 Strings 6 Conditionals 7 Loops 8 Functions 9 Closures 10 Objects 11 Events 12 DOM 13 Cookies 14 Error handling

Little Stranger

by Lisa Olstein

Lisa Olstein's third collection reverberates with twinned realities: wonder and terror, beauty and difficulty, celebration and lament. Through encounters with science, war, art, animals, and motherhood, Little Stranger explores the exigencies of close attention, the tenuousness of attachment, and the ever more rapidly shifting nature of knowledge. Intimate lyrics, elegies, and narratives speak in voices familiar yet strange.Lisa Olstein's debut collection of poetry, Radio Crackling, Radio Gone (Copper Canyon Press, 2006), won the Hayden Carruth Award, and her second volume, Lost Alphabet (Copper Canyon Press, 2009), was named a "Best Poetry Book of the Year" by Library Journal. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Undaunted by Blindness

by Clifford E. Olstrom

The purpose of this book is to provide concise biographical information about four hundred notable blind persons. The people in this volume are but a small sample of the many thousands of notable blind persons in history.

Lover, Lover (Dreamspun Beyond Ser. #14)

by Liv Olteano

A Dreamcatchers TaleTwin souls reunited. Drew’s always been a fighter: first in martial arts competitions, and now as a dreamcatcher—keeping the people of Seattle safe from spaga attacks that would drain their life force in their sleep. All he has to do to become a full member of Team 32 is complete his first mission. But the first person he must defend is his ex, Angelo… the only man Drew ever loved, even if he was the one to leave. Drew never got over Angelo, and it seems Angelo might feel the same, despite the heartbreak he suffered at Drew’s hands. As the chase after a powerful and resourceful caster hits close to home, old feelings resurface. But if Angelo learns of the dreamcatchers, he’ll be a target for the spaga. And how can he trust Drew now that Drew’s keeping bigger secrets than ever?

Mudd in Your Eye (Star Trek: The Original Series)

by Jerry Oltion

The fact that Associating with Harry Mudd could get you killed isn't news to Captain Kirk and his officers. But can hanging around with Harry also get you resurrected, and if so, how and why? This is a clever fast-paced Original Series action adventure.

Star Trek: The Captain's Table #6: Christopher Pike: Where Sea Meets Sky

by Jerry Oltion

There's a bar called "The Captain's Table," where those who have commanded mighty vessels of every shape and era can meet, relax, and share a friendly drink or two with others of their calling. Sometimes a brawl may break out but it's all in the family, more or less. Just remember, the first round of drinks is always paid for with a story...fishy or not.Years before Kirk took command, Captain Christopher Pike guided the Starship Enterprise on a five-year mission. Pike's journey took him to many new and unexplored realms, none more strange or perilous than a devastated star system where huge, space-faring lifeforms, vital to the survival of one inhabited star system, wreak havoc on the humanoid inhabitants of the other. Captain Pike must thrust the Enterprise into deadly danger as he fights to save one innocent civilization without dooming the other.

Abnormal Psychology, Eighth Edition

by Thomas F. Oltmanns Robert E. Emery

Abnormal Psychology, 8/e brings both the science and personal aspects of abnormal psychology to life with a focus on evidence-based practice and emerging research. Authors Thomas F. Oltmanns and Robert E. Emery present the most cutting edge information on abnormal psychology by covering methods and treatment in context. Organized around the way students learn, this title helps readers understand the biological, psychological, and social perspectives of abnormal psychology. The 8th edition has been updated to include DSM-5 information throughout. The authors have integrated DSM-5 into the fabric of every chapter in a thorough, critical way, helping readers think critically about these changes and discuss the pros and cons of the DSM diagnostic systems.

So You Want to Talk About Race

by Ijeoma Oluo

In this breakout book, Ijeoma Oluo explores the complex reality of today's racial landscape--from white privilege and police brutality to systemic discrimination and the Black Lives Matter movement--offering straightforward clarity that readers need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide<p><p> In So You Want to Talk About Race, Editor at Large of The Establishment Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality, micro-aggressions, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the "N" word. Perfectly positioned to bridge the gap between people of color and white Americans struggling with race complexities, Oluo answers the questions readers don't dare ask, and explains the concepts that continue to elude everyday Americans.<p> Oluo is an exceptional writer with a rare ability to be straightforward, funny, and effective in her coverage of sensitive, hyper-charged issues in America. Her messages are passionate but finely tuned, and crystalize ideas that would otherwise be vague by empowering them with aha-moment clarity. Her writing brings to mind voices like Ta-Nehisi Coates and Roxane Gay, and Jessica Valenti in Full Frontal Feminism, and a young Gloria Naylor, particularly in Naylor's seminal essay "The Meaning of a Word."

Caribbean Journeys: An Ethnography of Migration and Home in Three Family Networks

by Karen Fog Olwig

Caribbean Journeys is an ethnographic analysis of the cultural meaning of migration and home in three families of West Indian background that are now dispersed throughout the Caribbean, North America, and Great Britain. Moving migration studies beyond its current focus on sending and receiving societies, Karen Fog Olwig makes migratory family networks the locus of her analysis. For the people whose lives she traces, being "Caribbean" is not necessarily rooted in ongoing visits to their countries of origin, or in ethnic communities in the receiving countries, but rather in family narratives and the maintenance of family networks across vast geographical expanses. The migratory journeys of the families in this study began more than sixty years ago, when individuals in the three families left home in a British colonial town in Jamaica, a French Creole rural community in Dominica, and an African-Caribbean village of small farmers on Nevis. Olwig follows the three family networks forward in time, interviewing family members living under highly varied social and economic circumstances in locations ranging from California to Barbados, Nova Scotia to Florida, and New Jersey to England. Through her conversations with several generations of these far-flung families, she gives insight into each family's educational, occupational, and socioeconomic trajectories. Olwig contends that terms such as "Caribbean diaspora" wrongly assume a culturally homogeneous homeland. As she demonstrates in Caribbean Journeys, anthropologists who want a nuanced understanding of how migrants and their descendants perceive their origins and identities must focus on interpersonal relations and intimate spheres as well as on collectivities and public expressions of belonging.

Ramayana

by Om Book International

The Ramayana is a crucial part of Indian literature and is the story of Lord Rama's journey. The events that are described in the Ramayana are supposed to have been a part of our history and tell us about the importance of relationships and the duties that come with it.

The Rook

by Daniel O'Malley

"The body you are wearing used to be mine." So begins the letter Myfanwy Thomas is holding when she awakes in a London park surrounded by bodies all wearing latex gloves. With no recollection of who she is, Myfanwy must follow the instructions her former self left behind to discover her identity and track down the agents who want to destroy her. She soon learns that she is a Rook, a high-ranking member of a secret organization called the Chequy that battles the many supernatural forces at work in Britain. She also discovers that she possesses a rare, potentially deadly supernatural ability of her own. In her quest to uncover which member of the Chequy betrayed her and why, Myfanwy encounters a person with four bodies, an aristocratic woman who can enter her dreams, a secret training facility where children are transformed into deadly fighters, and a conspiracy more vast than she ever could have imagined.Filled with characters both fascinating and fantastical, THE ROOK is a richly inventive, suspenseful, and often wry thriller that marks an ambitious debut from a promising young writer.

Trent: What Happened at the Council

by John W. O'Malley

The Council of Trent (1545–1563), the Catholic Church’s attempt to put its house in order in response to the Protestant Reformation, has long been praised and blamed for things it never did. Now, in this first full one-volume history in modern times, John W. O’Malley brings to life the volatile issues that pushed several Holy Roman emperors, kings and queens of France, and five popes—and all of Europe with them—repeatedly to the brink of disaster. During the council’s eighteen years, war and threat of war among the key players, as well as the Ottoman Turks’ onslaught against Christendom, turned the council into a perilous enterprise. Its leaders declined to make a pronouncement on war against infidels, but Trent’s most glaring and ironic silence was on the authority of the papacy itself. The popes, who reigned as Italian monarchs while serving as pastors, did everything in their power to keep papal reform out of the council’s hands—and their power was considerable. O’Malley shows how the council pursued its contentious parallel agenda of reforming the Church while simultaneously asserting Catholic doctrine. Like What Happened at Vatican II, O’Malley’s Trent: What Happened at the Council strips mythology from historical truth while providing a clear, concise, and fascinating account of a pivotal episode in Church history. In celebration of the 450th anniversary of the council’s closing, it sets the record straight about the much misunderstood failures and achievements of this critical moment in European history.

The Jesuits

by John W. O'Malley Gauvin Alexander Bailey T. Frank Kennedy Steven J. Harris

In recent years scholars in a range of disciplines have begun to re-evaluate the history of the Society of Jesus. Approaching the subject with new questions and methods, they have reconsidered the importance of the Society in many sectors, including those related to the sciences and the arts. They have also looked at the Jesuits as emblematic of certain traits of early modern Europeans, especially as those Europeans interacted with 'the Other' in Asia and the Americas.Originating in an international conference held at Boston College in 1997, the thirty-five essays here reflect this new historiographical trend. Focusing on the Old Society- the Society before its suppression in 1773 by papal edict- they examine the worldwide Jesuit undertaking in such fields as music, art, architecture, devotional writing, mathematics, physics, astronomy, natural history, public performance, and education, and they give special attention to the Jesuits' interaction with non-European cultures, in North and South America, China, India, and the Philippines. A picture emerges not only of the individual Jesuit, who might be missionary, diplomat, architect, and playwright over the course of his life in the Society, but also of the immense and many-faceted Jesuit enterprise as forming a kind of 'cultural ecosystem'.The Jesuits of the Old Society liked to think they had a way of proceeding special to themselves. The question, Was there a Jesuit style, a Jesuit corporate culture? is the thread that runs through this interdisciplinary collection of studies.

Childhood Interrupted: Growing up in an industrial school

by Kathleen O'Malley

In 1950, Kathleen O'Malley and her two sisters were legally abducted from their mother and placed in an industrial school ran by the Sisters of Mercy order of nuns, who also ran the notorious Magdalene Homes. The rape of eight-year-old Kathleen by a neighbour had triggered their removal - the Irish authorities ruling that her mother must have been negligent. They were only allowed a strictly supervised visit once a year, until they were permitted to leave the harsh and cruel regime of the institution at the age of sixteen. But Kate survived her traumatic childhood and escaped her past by leaving for England and then Australia when the British government offered a scheme to encourage settlement there. Fleeing her past again, Kate worked as a governess in Paris and then returned to England where she trained as a beautician at Elizabeth Arden. She married and had a son. A turning point in Kate's life came when she applied to become a magistrate and realised that she had to confront her hidden personal history and make it public. This is her inspiring story.

Getting Grief Right: Finding Your Story of Love in the Sorrow of Loss

by Patrick O'Malley Tim Madigan

When the New York Times ran Patrick O'Malley's story about the loss of his infant son--and how his inability to "move on" challenged everything he was taught as a psychotherapist--it inspired an unprecedented flood of gratitude from readers. What he shared was a truth that many have felt but rarely acknowledged by the professionals they turn to: that our grief is not a mental illness to be cured, but part of the abiding connection with the one we've lost. <p><p> Illuminated by O'Malley's own story and those of many clients that he's supported, readers learn how the familiar "stages of grief" too often mislabel our sorrow as a disorder, press us to "get over it," and amplify our suffering with shame and guilt when we do not achieve "closure" in due course. <p> "Sadness, regret, confusion, yearning--all the experiences of grief--are a part of the narrative of love," reflects O'Malley. Here, with uncommon sensitivity and support, he invites us to explore grief not as a process of recovery, but as the ongoing narrative of our relationship with the one we've lost--to be fully felt, told, and woven into our lives. <p>For those in bereavement and anyone supporting those who are, Getting Grief Right offers an uncommonly empathetic guide to opening to our sorrow as the full expression of our love.

Are You There Alone? The Unspeakable Crime of Andrea Yates

by Suzanne O'Malley

In the tradition of In Cold Blood, The Executioner's Song, and A Civil Action, Suzanne O'Malley exposes the human mystery of the most horrifying crime in recent history and the legal drama surrounding it. As a journalist, Suzanne O'Malley began covering the murders of Noah, John, Paul, Luke, and Mary Yates hours after their mother, Andrea Yates, drowned them in their suburban Houston home in June 2001. Over twenty-four months, O'Malley interviewed or witnessed the sworn testimony of more than a hundred participants in this drama, including Yates herself; her husband, Rusty Yates; their families; attorneys; the personnel of the Harris County district attorney's and sheriff's offices; medical staff; friends; acquaintances; and expert witnesses. O'Malley argues persuasively that under less extraordinary circumstances, a mentally ill woman would have been quietly offered a plea bargain and sent to an institution under court supervision. But on March 12, 2002, Andrea Yates was found guilty of the murders of three of her five children. She is currently serving a life sentence and will not be eligible for parole until 2041. O'Malley's exclusive personal communications with Andrea Yates and her interviews with Rusty Yates allow her to offer fully realized portrayals of people at the center of this horrifying case. In "Are You There Alone?" O'Malley makes a critical contribution to our understanding of mental health issues within the criminal justice system.

Borderlands of Blindness (Disability in Society Series)

by Beth Omansky

Beth Omansky explores the lives of people with legal blindness to show how society responds to those who don't fit neatly into the disabled/nondisabled binary. Probing the experience of education, rehabilitation, and work, as well as the more intimate spheres of religion, family, and romantic relationships, her frank and theoretically sophisticated portrait of the legally blind experience offers an insight into our understanding of the social construction of disability.

Barefoot in Baghdad: A Story of Identity-My Own and What It Means to Be a Woman in Chaos

by Manal M. Omar

"Walk barefoot and the thorns will hurt you. . . " -Iraqi-Turkmen proverb. A riveting story of hope and despair, of elation and longing, Barefoot in Baghdad takes you to the front lines of a different kind of battle, where the unsung freedom fighters are strong, vibrant-and female. An American aid worker of Arab descent, Manal Omar moves to Iraq to help as many women as she can rebuild their lives. She quickly finds herself drawn into the saga of a people determined to rise from the ashes of war and sanctions and rebuild their lives in the face of crushing chaos. This is a chronicle of Omar's friendships with several Iraqis whose lives are crumbling before her eyes. It is a tale of love, as her relationship with one Iraqi man intensifies in a country in turmoil. And it is the heartrending stories of the women of Iraq, as they grapple with what it means to be female in a homeland you no longer recognize.

Best Dog Stories

by Lesley O'Mara

A selection of favorite dog stories, including selections by James Herriot, Jack London, Rudyard Kipling, Albert Payson Terhune, Virginia Woolf, P. G. Wodehouse, G. K. Chesterton and more.

Lord, I Want to Be Whole Workbook and Journal

by Stormie Omartian

"When the heat is on and the battle is raging, know that as long as you are standing strong in the Lord, you won't be shot down or burned up by your circumstances. Think in terms of God's power. As long as you stand with God-and don't give up-you win."Most ministers and psychologists agree that personal change comes from within. And that change can only occur if you take a careful look at your own life and experience. That's certainly what Stormie Omartian discovered. Over thirty years ago she was so depressed, she considered suicide. Then she went through the seven-step process she described in her bestselling book, Lord, I Want to Be Whole.Now Stormie makes this process available to you in a personal walk to emotional well-being a walk with the truth of Scripture and the power of prayer at your side. Throughout your journey you will be observing the lives of some familiar people in the Bible. Many of these people had the same faults-and suffered the same problems-you do. The way the Lord guided them will be a path for you to follow.Each week you will work through interactive questions and thought-provoking Scriptures that will enable you to determine who you are, what you're doing, and where you're going. And then you will establish some guidelines for your future."The healing and restoration I found is there for you too,"Stormie asserts. "Whether your hurt is from scars as far back as early childhood or from this week's untimely severing of a precious relationship, you can be whole spiritually and emotionally."This easy-to-use workbook serves as an excellent guide for either personal devotions or group study. Use it as a stand-alone Bible study or as a companion to Stormie's book, Lord, I Want to Be Whole.

The Power of a Praying Parent

by Stormie Omartian

A book on how you can pray through every stage of your child's life.

The Power of a Praying Wife

by Stormie Omartian

The author shares how God strengthened her relationship with her husband, as she began to pray consistently for him, concerning key areas of his life: his emotions, his role as a father, the choices he makes, etc. She also gives other examples of how God has worked in difficult situations, in response to a wife's fervent prayers. Each chapter is filled with encouraging Scriptures and ideas for prayer.

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