Training Guide Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 (MCSA) (Microsoft Press Training Guide)

By Mitch Tulloch

Fully up-to-date for home windows Server 2012 R2! Designed to aid company directors enhance real-world, job-role-specific talents - this Training Guide specializes in deploying and dealing with middle infrastructure prone in home windows Server 2012 R2. construct hands-on services via a chain of classes, routines, and steered practices - and aid maximize your functionality at the job.

This Microsoft Training Guide:

  • Provides in-depth, hands-on education you're taking at your personal pace
  • Focuses on job-role-specific services for deploying and handling center infrastructure services
  • Creates a beginning of talents which, besides on-the-job adventure, could be measured by way of Microsoft Certification checks reminiscent of 70-410

themes include:

  • Preparing for home windows Server 2012 R2
  • Deploying servers
  • Server distant management
  • New home windows PowerShell capabilities
  • Deploying area controllers
  • Active listing administration
  • Network administration
  • Advanced networking capabilities

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Android: A Programmer's Guide

By Jerome DiMarzio

Master the Android cellular improvement platform

Build compelling Java-based cellular functions utilizing the Android SDK and the Eclipse open-source software program improvement platform. Android: A Programmer's Guide exhibits you, step by step, how one can obtain and manage the entire invaluable instruments, construct and music dynamic Android courses, and debug your effects. realize how one can offer internet and chat features, engage with the telephone dialer and GPS units, and entry the newest Google companies. You'll additionally the way to create customized content material companies and database-enable your purposes utilizing SQLite.
* set up and configure Java, Eclipse, and Android plugin
* Create Android tasks from the Eclipse UI or command line
* combine websites, photos, galleries, and sounds
* installation menus, development bars, and auto-complete functions
* set off activities utilizing Android Intents, Filters, and Receivers
* enforce GPS, Google Maps, Google Earth, and GTalk
* construct interactive SQLite databases, calendars, and notepads
* attempt functions utilizing the Android Emulator and Debug Bridge

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Learning MySQL

By Hugh E. Williams, Seyed M.M. Tahaghoghi

Whether you are operating a company, maintaining a tally of participants andmeetings for a membership, or simply attempting to set up a wide and diversecollection of data, you can find the MySQL database engineuseful for answering questions such as:

  • that are my best ten fastest-selling products?
  • How often does this individual come to our facility?
  • What was once the top, lowest, and standard ranking of the crew final season?

MySQL, the preferred open-source database, bargains the ability ofa relational database in a package deal that is effortless to establish andadminister, and Learning MySQL presents all of the instruments you wish toget begun. This densely packed instructional contains detailedinstructions that will help you organize and layout a good database,create strong queries utilizing SQL, configure MySQL for improvedsecurity, and squeeze info from your facts.

After masking the fundamentals, the booklet travels a ways into MySQL'ssubtleties, together with advanced queries and joins, tips to have interaction withthe database over the internet utilizing personal home page or Perl, and importanthouse-keeping resembling backups and security.

Topic include:

  • deploy on Linux, home windows, and Mac OS X
  • Basic and complicated querying utilizing SQL
  • User administration and security
  • Backups and recovery
  • Tuning for stronger efficiency
  • Developing command-line and internet database purposes utilizing thePHP and Perl programming languages

The authors, Saied Tahaghoghi and Hugh E. Williams, have careers inacademia and enterprise, and proportion a prepared curiosity in study intosearch technologies.

Whether you've gotten by no means touched a database or have already completedsome MySQL tasks, you will find insights in Learning MySQLthat will final a career.

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Steve Jobs' Life By Design: Lessons to be Learned from His Last Lecture

By George Beahm

On June 12, 2005, Steve Jobs gave his first―and only―commencement tackle, to the 114th graduating classification at Stanford collage, an viewers of roughly 23,000. They witnessed historical past: Jobs' 22-minute ready speech accordingly reached 26 million on-line audience around the world. it's via a long way the preferred graduation handle in background, framed with "three tales" that succinctly summed up an important classes Jobs realized in existence. Life-changing classes, he defined, can basically be attached whilst on reflection, which he had performed in instruction for his speak.

Steve Jobs' lifestyles via layout starts with Jobs' personal phrases within the textual content of his speak and expands outward from there. within the deal with, Jobs gave us the dots, yet he did not have the posh of time to attach them. a lot approximately his existence, his standpoint, and his own and enterprise philosophies have been pointed out yet now not defined. we all know what he acknowledged, yet what really did he mean? What do we examine from him?

This e-book connects these dots. We see Jobs' lifestyles and profession via his personal eyes, in context, and in right point of view. His means of in retrospect illuminated his life―and by means of doing so, he serves as an concept to light up our lives as well.

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Game Programming Algorithms and Techniques: A Platform-Agnostic Approach (Game Design)

By Sanjay Madhav

Game Programming Algorithms and strategies is a close assessment of a number of the very important algorithms and strategies utilized in game programming this present day. Designed for programmers who're conversant in object-oriented programming and simple facts buildings, this booklet specializes in sensible ideas that see genuine use within the online game industry.


Sanjay Madhav takes a distinct platform- and framework-agnostic method that would aid enhance nearly any video game, in any style, with any language or framework. He provides the elemental strategies for operating with 2nd and 3D photos, physics, synthetic intelligence, cameras, and lots more and plenty more.


Each inspiration is illuminated with pseudocode that may be intuitive to any C#, Java, or C++ programmer, and has been subtle and confirmed in Madhav’s video game programming classes on the college of Southern California. assessment questions after every one bankruptcy support solidify crucial recommendations prior to relocating on.


Madhav concludes with an in depth research of 2 whole video games: a second iOS side-scroller (written in Objective-Cusing cocos2d) and a 3D PC/Mac/Linux tower protection online game (written in C# utilizing XNA/ MonoGame). those video games illustrate a few of the algorithms and strategies coated within the prior chapters, and the entire resource code is on the market at


Coverage includes

  • Game time administration, velocity keep watch over, and making sure consistency on varied hardware
  • Essential 2nd pix suggestions for contemporary cellular gaming
  • Vectors, matrices, and linear algebra for 3D games
  • 3D snap shots together with coordinate areas, lighting fixtures and shading, z-buffering, and quaternions
  • Handling today’s big range of electronic and analog inputs
  • Sound structures together with sound occasions, 3D audio, and electronic sign processing
  • Fundamentals of online game physics, together with collision detection and numeric integration
  • Cameras: first-person, stick to, spline, and more
  • Artificial intelligence: pathfinding, state-based behaviors, and strategy/planning
  • User interfaces together with menu platforms and heads-up displays
  • Scripting and text-based info records: while, how, and the place to take advantage of them
  • Basics of networked video games together with protocols and community topology

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Software Testing Foundations, 4th Edition: A Study Guide for the Certified Tester Exam (Rocky Nook Computing)

By Andreas Spillner, Hans Schaefer

Professional checking out of software program is a vital activity that calls for a profound wisdom of trying out concepts. The foreign software program trying out skills Board (ISTQB) has constructed a universally permitted, foreign qualification scheme aimed toward software program and procedure trying out execs, and has created the Syllabi and checks for the "Certified Tester." this day approximately 300,000 humans have taken the ISTQB certification exams.

The authors of Software checking out Foundations, 4th Edition, are one of the creators of the qualified Tester Syllabus and are at present lively within the ISTQB. This completely revised and up to date fourth variation covers the "Foundations point" (entry point) and teaches an important tools of software program trying out. it truly is designed for self-study and gives the knowledge essential to go the qualified Tester-Foundations point examination, model 2011, as outlined by way of the ISTQB. additionally during this re-creation, technical phrases were accurately acknowledged in response to the lately revised and up-to-date ISTQB word list.

Topics covered:

  1. Fundamentals of Testing
  2. Testing and the software program Lifecycle
  3. Static and Dynamic checking out Techniques
  4. Test Management
  5. Test Tools

Also pointed out are a few updates to the syllabus which are due in 2015.

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IPv6 Essentials

If your company is gearing up for IPv6, this in-depth e-book presents the sensible info and tips you must plan for, layout, and enforce this significantly stronger protocol. writer Silvia Hagen takes process and community directors, engineers, and community designers in the course of the technical info of IPv6 gains and features, and offers thoughts when you have to combine IPv6 with their present IPv4 infrastructure.

The flood of Internet-enabled units has made migrating to IPv6 a paramount hindrance around the globe. during this up to date variation, Hagen distills greater than ten years of learning, operating with, and consulting with corporations on IPv6. It’s the single ebook of its kind.

IPv6 necessities covers:

  • Address structure, header constitution, and the ICMPv6 message format
  • IPv6 mechanisms resembling Neighbor Discovery, Stateless tackle autoconfiguration, and replica handle detection
  • Network-related features and prone: Layer 2 aid, higher Layer Protocols, and Checksums
  • IPv6 protection: common practices, IPSec fundamentals, IPv6 safety parts, and company defense models
  • Transitioning to IPv6: dual-stack operation, tunneling, and translation techniques
  • Mobile IPv6: know-how for a brand new iteration of cellular services
  • Planning suggestions, integration situations, tackle plan, most sensible practices, and dos and don’ts

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The Hacker Playbook: Practical Guide To Penetration Testing

By Peter Kim

Just as a qualified athlete doesn’t appear with no reliable online game plan, moral hackers, IT pros, and safeguard researchers shouldn't be unprepared, both. The Hacker Playbook offers them their very own video game plans. Written through an established safety specialist and CEO of safe Planet, LLC, this step by step consultant to the “game” of penetration hacking good points hands-on examples and priceless suggestion from the head of the field.

Through a sequence of football-style “plays,” this simple consultant will get to the foundation of a few of the roadblocks humans may possibly face whereas penetration testing—including attacking kinds of networks, pivoting via protection controls, and evading antivirus software.

From “Pregame” examine to “The force” and “The Lateral Pass,” the sensible performs indexed should be learn so as or referenced as wanted. both manner, the precious recommendation inside of will placed you within the mind-set of a penetration tester of a Fortune 500 corporation, despite your profession or point of expertise.

Whether you’re downing strength beverages whereas desperately trying to find an take advantage of, or getting ready for a thrilling new task in IT defense, this advisor is an important a part of any moral hacker’s library—so there’s no cause to not get within the game.

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Understanding the Basics of Raspberry Pi: A User Guide to Using Raspberry Pi

Knowing the fundamentals of Raspberry Pib is a textual content written by means of a really enthusiastic writer that loves know-how and needs to proportion it with as many of us as he potentially can. although he's acutely aware that just about every body has a few type of desktop or cellphone he's conscious that there are numerous different issues that he can percentage approximately many new technological advances which have been made. One such factor is the Raspberry Pi know-how. it can be extra well known in Europe yet is slowly making its excess of to the USA and different international locations. it really is an insightful textual content that may aid any younger techno to profit up to they very likely can approximately that type of know-how and the way to place it jointly all alone in the event that they are that able. The textual content is written in basic terms and somebody can are aware of it really simply.

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Smashing UX Design: Foundations for Designing Online User Experiences

The final advisor to UX from the world’s most well-liked source for internet designers and developers

Smashing Magazine is the world′s preferred source for net designers and builders and with this e-book the authors give you the perfect source for gaining knowledge of person event layout (UX). 

The authors offer an summary of UX and consumer focused layout and think about intimately 16 of the commonest UX layout and learn instruments and strategies for your net projects. 

The authors percentage their best counsel from their collective 30 years of working in UX including:

  • Guides to while and the way to take advantage of the main applicable UX learn and layout strategies equivalent to usability checking out, prototyping, cord framing, sketching, details structure & operating workshops
  • How to devise UX initiatives to fit various budgets, time constraints and enterprise objectives
  • Case stories from actual UX initiatives that specify how specific suggestions have been used to accomplish the client's goals
  • Checklists that will help you decide upon the perfect UX instruments and methods for the task in hand
  • Typical person and company necessities to contemplate while designing enterprise severe pages reminiscent of homepages, kinds, product pages and cellular interfaces in addition to factors of key issues to think about whilst designing for cellular, internationalization and behavioural change.

Smashing UX layout is the full UX reference handbook. deal with it because the UX professional in your bookshelf that you should learn from cover-to-cover, or to dip into because the want arises, whether you've gotten 'UX' on your task name or not.

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