Martin Rees, "Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide"
ISBN: 0756698413 | 2012 | PDF | 528 pages | 159 MB
Take a dazzling and expansive look at the universe with this easy-to-follow guide! Universe provides a tour of the cosmos, covering our solar system, the Milky Way, and galaxies beyond our own. With information on the nature of the universe, the study of cosmology, Earth's motion, modern telescopes, and astrophotography, this groundbreaking encyclopedia is a must-have for both students and astronomy enthusiasts. Includes a comprehensive star atlas with entries on each of the 88 constellations and notable celestial objects that lie within them, and a monthly sky guide showing the night sky as it appears throughout the year.
Professional Tizen Application Development (Wrox Programmer to Programmer) by HoJun Jaygarl
English | June 3, 2014 | ISBN: 1118809262 | 526 Pages | EPUB/AZW3 | 5.04 MB/6.6 MB
Create powerful, marketable applications with Tizen for the smartphone and beyond. Tizen is the only platform designed for multiple device categories that is HTML5-centric and entirely open source. Written by experts in the field, this comprehensive guide includes chapters on both web and native application development, covering subjects such as location and social features, advanced UIs, animations, sensors and multimedia.
Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Administration by Adam Jorgensen
English | Sep 9, 2014 | ISBN: 1118859138 | 936 Pages | EPUB/AZW3 | 12.62 MB/16.59 MB
Learn to take advantage of the opportunities offered by SQL Server 2014. Microsoft's SQL Server 2014 update means big changes for database administrators, and you need to get up to speed quickly because your methods, workflow, and favorite techniques will be different from here on out. The update's enhanced support of large-scale enterprise databases and significant price advantage mean that SQL Server 2014 will become even more widely adopted across the industry. The update includes new backup and recovery tools, new AlwaysOn features, and enhanced cloud capabilities. In-memory OLTP, Buffer Pool Extensions for SSDs, and a new Cardinality Estimator can improve functionality and smooth out the workflow, but only if you understand their full capabilities. Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2014 is your comprehensive guide to working with the new environment. Authors Adam Jorgensen, Bradley Ball, Ross LoForte, Steven Wort, and Brian Knight are the dream team of the SQL Server community, and they put their expertise to work guiding you through the changes.
Beginning Swift Programming by Wei-Meng Lee
English | Dec 22, 2014 | ISBN: 1119009316 | 288 Pages | EPUB/AZW3 | 998.24 KB/1.3 MB
Enter the Swift future of iOS and OS X programming. Beginning Swift Programming is your ideal starting point for creating Mac, iPhone, and iPad apps using Apple's new Swift programming language. Written by an experienced Apple developer and trainer, this comprehensive guide explains everything you need to know to jumpstart the creation of your app idea. Coverage includes data types, strings and characters, operators and functions, arrays and dictionaries, control flow, and looping, with expert guidance on classes, objects, class inheritance, closures, protocols, and generics. This succinct — yet complete — overview provides a detailed introduction to the core features of Swift.
English | Dec 3, 2014 | ISBN: 1118847067 | 480 Pages | EPUB/AZW3 | 4.76 MB/5.85 MB
Open(ing) Spaces: Design as Landscape Architecture by Hans Loidl and Stefan Bernard
English | 2014 | ISBN: 3038212318 | 192 pages | PDF | 119 MB
"What does the landscape architect actually do as a design?" The authors investigate this seemingly simple question: how are locations and spaces created in the open air, how are paths routed and boundaries set, how are hard and soft materials used? Drawing on practical and theoretical experience, this introduction, often used as a textbook, reveals the central components of design and the intellectual paths followed in the design process.
Tom Urtis, "Excel VBA 24-Hour Trainer, 2nd Edition"
2015 | ISBN-10: 1118991370 | 504 pages | True PDF | 3 MB
Master VBA automation quickly and easily to get more out ofExcel. Excel VBA 24-Hour Trainer, 2nd Edition is thequick-start guide to getting more out of Excel, using Visual Basicfor Applications. This unique book/video package has been updatedwith fifteen new advanced video lessons, providing a total ofeleven hours of video training and 45 total lessons to teach youthe basics and beyond. This self-paced tutorial explains Excel VBAfrom the ground up, demonstrating with each advancing lesson howyou can increase your productivity. Clear, concise, step-by-stepinstructions are combined with illustrations, code examples, anddownloadable workbooks to give you a practical, in-depth learningexperience and results that apply to real-world scenarios.
Barry Andersson, "The DSLR Filmmaker's Handbook: Real-World Production Techniques"
2015 | 2nd Edition | ISBN-10: 1118983491 | 480 pages | EPUB | 138 MB
Learn to shoot professional-quality HD footage with your DSLR Camera
The DSLR Filmmaker's Handbook, 2nd Edition is the expert guide to getting professional movie-making results with an HD video-enabled DSLR camera. Fully updated to reflect the latest technology, this updated edition provides guidance toward best practices and techniques that maximize results. Shooting HD video with a DSLR has many benefits and also a few tricky drawbacks but this guide gives you the insight and training you need to overcome these challenges as you learn what to anticipate, how to work around it, and how to fix imperfections in post-production. Award winning independent filmmaker Barry Andersson walks you through the shooting process and shows you what to do before, during, and after filming to ensure high quality results.
2015 | ISBN: 1593276052 | 384 pages | PDF, EPUB | 19 + 7 MB
You've got data to communicate. But what kind of visualization do you choose, how do you build it, and how do you ensure that it's up to the demands of the Web?
Rob Griffiths, Kelly Turner, "Mac OS X Hints Snow Leopard Edition Superguide"
2010 | ISBN-10: 0982262167 | 150 pages | PDF | 16 MB
When it comes to uncovering your Mac's hidden powers, there's no better resource than MacOSXHints.com, a collaborative Website that lets Mac users share their favorite tips and tricks. In fact, over the past eight years, the site has collected more than 12,000 hints.
Macworld Editors, "iPhone and iPod Touch Superguide, Fourth Edition"
2011 |ASIN: B004H4XE8K | 251 pages | PDF, EPUB | 7 + 5 MB
Nobody spends more time with Apple's revolutionary products than the editors at Macworld. That's why there's no better team of experts to give you this updated and straightforward guide to the iPhone, including details on the iOS 4 update and the iPhone 4.
The Editors at Macworld, "Mac Gems Superguide"
2012 | 2 edition | ASIN: B008771PFC | 91 pages | PDF, EPUB | 4 + 12 MB
While most people are aware of the big-name software titles—Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, and the like— some of the best Mac software is, like so many precious gems, hidden. Many great products out there don’t get the recognition, or even the awareness, that they deserve. And when that happens, Mac users miss out.
Joe Kissell, "Digital Sharing for Apple Users: A Take Control Crash Course"
2014 | ASIN: B00PCZJGTO | 197 pages | PDF, EPUB | 3 + 6 MB
Learn the best ways to share your data, documents, and devices!
Beyond what's new in Yosemite or iOS 8 is the larger problem facing most of us--how to work effectively in today's ecosystem of devices, servers, and collaborators. Frankly, sharing with other people and devices is messy, because everyone wants something different. That's why this may be our most important book of the year, and why we are so grateful to Joe Kissell for taking on the challenge of describing how to share nearly everything you can think of in nearly every imaginable situation.
Garden Projects: 25 Easy-to-Build Wood Structures & Ornaments by Roger Marshall
English | June 1, 2015 | ISBN: 1581572115 | 184 Pages | PDF | 9MB
Garden Projects gives you a range of plans for useful and ornamental additions to your garden. Each project is fully explained, with detailed step-by-step descriptions and illustrations to guide you through.
Garden Projects suit your needs and abilities, from practical and simple raised garden beds to more ambitious things, like a tool shed. There are more whimsical structures too?a flagpole, a garden swing, and an ornamental wheelbarrow for flower arrangements among them. Author Roger Marshall has carefully designed projects that don’t require a vast array of tools or advanced woodworking skills. Every gardener will find ideas and plans to enhance his or her garden in this helpful book. Marshall applies his know-how and skillful delivery to a wide range of building projects that might take a weekend afternoon or provide a way to pass the time constructively on those dark winter days when you can’t wait to get back out into the garden. 50 Illustrations
Internet of Things with the Raspberry Pi: Build Internet of Things Projects Using the Raspberry Pi Platform
Internet of Things with the Raspberry Pi: Build Internet of Things Projects Using the Raspberry Pi Platform by Marco Schwartz
English | May 25, 2015 | ASIN: B00YAOHI9S | 42 Pages | PDF | 3MB
In this book, you will learn to build Internet of Things projects using the Raspberry Pi platform. You will for example learn how to log sensor data in the cloud, and how to control your Raspberry Pi projects from anywhere in the world. You will also learn how to create a wireless security camera accessible from any web browser.
Orthopaedic Biomechanics Made Easy by Sheraz S. Malik
English | July 31, 2015 | ISBN: 110768546X | 224 Pages | PDF | 8 MB
Orthopaedic surgeons require not only an understanding of anatomy and clinical sciences, and competence in surgical skills, but also a strong foundation in biomechanics. The application of biomechanics plays an increasing role in modern orthopaedics; for example, correct decisions about the mode of treatment and choice of implants are just as important as operating precisely to reach a specific anatomical landmark. This book simplifies the core principles in orthopaedic biomechanics, giving readers the solid grounding they need to flourish in the specialty. Each topic is covered in a discrete, double-page spread, featuring concise text accompanied by illustrations or tables to give readers a solid understanding of the concepts discussed. This is a must-read guide for orthopaedic trainees at every level ,and will be valuable for biomechanical researchers and other professionals in the field.
Macworld Editors, "Total Mountain Lion Superguide"
2012 | ASIN: B008OPOA0O | 106 pages | PDF, EPUB | 17 MB
The last few years have seen some dramatic changes at Apple. Apple has built an entirely new business around the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch—devices that run iOS. The wild success of those devices has driven more people into the arms of the Mac for the very first time than ever before.
Macworld Editors, Jason Snell, "Total Lion Superguide"
2011 | ASIN: B005F50IV6 | 132 pages | PDF, EPUB | 9 MB
Nobody spends more time with Apple's computers and software than the writers and editors at Macworld, the world's foremost Mac authority.
Macworld Editors, Serenity Caldwell, "Master iPhone Photography"
2012 | ASIN: B008KT4LCG | 136 pages | PDF | 9 MB
Thanks to the iPhone, many more of us have a camera in our pocket. But, like any art, perfect photography takes time. (Maybe not so much money wasted on roll upon roll of 35mm film, but still.) That's why we put together this book, our attempt to help you glide through the rough patches and onto photographic stardom.
Macworld Editors, "Mac Basics Superguide, Mountain Lion"
2012 | 3 edition | ASIN: B00A87I9OO | 343 pages | PDF, EPUB | 29 MB
Whether you've just purchased your very first Mac or you're a long-time Mac user who wants a comprehensive guide to their OS, let Macworld's Mac Basics Superguide welcome you to the Mac and the latest version of OS X, Mountain Lion. We'll help you move files from your old Mac or PC, get acquainted with the desktop, the Dock, Mission Control, and gestures. We'll provide a primer for tweaking your system preferences, changing your desktop wallpaper, setting parental controls, and adding third-party utilities. And we'll introduce you to the many built-in apps OS X has to offer, along with an overview on buying apps from the Mac App Store. When it comes to security, the Mac has some great features, and you needn't be confused: We explain just what Gatekeeper and app sandboxing are, and what they have to offer. And in case you get jammed up, the book has a whole chapter dedicated to basic troubleshooting and when to call in the experts.
Macworld Editors, Jason Snell, "iPad Superguide, Third Edition"
2012 | ASIN: B008170TAK | 416 pages | PDF, EPUB | 28 + 87 MB
Whether you already have a third-generation iPad in hand, are waiting anxiously for its arrival at your doorstep, or are seriously considering purchasing Apple's latest tablet, let the Macworld editors help you learn everything there is to know about the new iPad with the third edition of our iPad Superguide.
Macworld Editors, Jason Snell, "iPhone 4S Superguide"
2012 | 5 edition | ASIN: B006LB8GGC | 545 pages | PDF, EPUB | 8 + 43 MB
Whether you’ve just purchased an iPhone 4S or you’re waiting for one to arrive at your door, let the editors at Macworld help you learn everything you need to know about Apple’s newest smartphone.
Macworld Editors, "iPhone 5 Superguide"
2013 | 6 edition | ASIN: B00ARLKU1Q | 457 pages | PDF, EPUB | 25 + 37 MB
Whether you've just purchased an iPhone or you're coveting one from afar, let the editors at Macworld help you learn everything you need to know about Apple's newest smartphone.
Macworld Editors, Jason Snell, "Digital Photography Superguide"
2011 | 4 edition | ASIN: B0056I164A | 302 pages | PDF, EPUB | 8 + 7 MB
Nobody spends more time with Apple’s computers and software than the writers and editors at Macworld, the world’s foremost Mac authority in print and on the Web.
Every year Macworld publishes huge amounts of photo-related advice—including tips for shooting, managing, editing, and printing digital photos. Now this wealth of information is available all in one place, updated for iPhoto ’11 and organized in an easy-to-follow guide.
Patisserie Maison: Simple Pastries and Desserts to Make at Home by Richard Bertinet
English | Sep 15, 2015 | ISBN: 0091957613 | 224 Pages | EPUB/AZW3 | 10.23 MB/11.03 MB
From the author of the award-winning cookbooks Crust and Dough comes a definitive, accessible guide to make patisserie at home.