Category: Nonfiction 1

  • LiveCode Mobile Development: Beginner's Guide (2nd edition) by Colin Holgate, Joel Gerdeen

    By Colin Holgate, Joel Gerdeen

    Create interactive cellular apps for Android and iOS with LiveCode
    About This Book

    Create enjoyable, interactive apps with the wealthy media positive aspects of LiveCode
    Dive headfirst into cellular software improvement via reasons enriched with abundant screenshots
    learn how to create apps and interfaces utilizing the step by step instructions

    Who This e-book Is For

    The excellent reader for this e-book will be anyone who already is aware LiveCode, is drawn to growing cellular apps, and desires to avoid wasting the numerous hours it took for me to trace down the entire details on tips to start! bankruptcy 1, LiveCode basics, may also help these of you who comprehend programming yet are usually not accustomed to LiveCode. the information you've got can be sufficient so you might enjoy the rest of the book.
    What you'll Learn

    Create an easy pattern program and construct its interface
    Write code utilizing a multimedia scrapbook as an instance application
    Make a "To do/reminders" application
    add your ultimate app to the app stores
    Create a jigsaw puzzle app that takes good thing about numerous cellular machine features
    Make standard-looking buttons and fields and programmatically create the monitor layout
    Preview LiveCode model eight Widget and Builder capabilities

    In Detail

    LiveCode is a device for constructing cellular apps designed for clients who don't are looking to use Objective-C, C++, or Java. LiveCode cellular improvement Beginner's consultant, moment variation will clarify how you can create apps and add them to the app shops with minimum effort.

    You will start with an easy calculator software and quick improve it utilizing LiveCode cellular. additionally, you will know about the interface controls for video clips and photographs of LiveCode's atmosphere. You'll cross on digging into configuring units and making wealthy media functions, after which end through importing your cellular purposes to app shops. you'll the right way to construct apps for iPhone and Android units with LiveCode cellular via pattern functions of accelerating complexity.
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  • How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a by Jim Grimsley

    By Jim Grimsley

    Greater than sixty years in the past, the perfect court docket governed in Brown v. Board of Education that America’s colleges may possibly now not be segregated via race. significantly acclaimed novelist Jim Grimsley was once 11 years outdated in 1966 while federally mandated integration of faculties went into impression within the kingdom and the college in his small japanese North Carolina city used to be first built-in. till then, blacks and whites didn’t sit down subsequent to each other in a public house or consume within the similar eating places, they usually definitely didn’t visit tuition together.

    Going to at least one of the non-public faculties that just about instantly sprang up used to be now not an choice for Jim: his relatives used to be too terrible to pay university, and whereas they shared the community’s dismay over the blending of the races, they'd no selection yet to be at the entrance strains of his school’s desegregation.

    What he didn't detect till he started to meet those new scholars used to be simply how deeply ingrained his personal prejudices have been and the way these prejudices had built in him even though ahead of beginning 6th grade, he had really by no means identified any black people.

    Now, greater than 40 years later, Grimsley seems to be again at that faculty and people times--remembering his personal first actual encounters with black kids and their tradition. the result's a story either real and deeply relocating. Jim takes readers into these study rooms and onto the enjoying fields as, ever so tentatively, alliances have been cast and friendships tested. and searching again from today’s viewpoint, he examines how a long way we now have fairly come.
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  • Getting Started with SAS/AF(R) and Frames by Created by SAS Publishing

    By Created by SAS Publishing

    This e-book presents an advent to program improvement utilizing SAS/AF and body entries. Geared to the SAS/AF newbie, the guideline and examples can be utilized with SAS 8.1 via SAS.9. in exactly a number of steps, you are going to strengthen a graphical consumer interface and a multiple-window program. This primer is a perfect start line for changing into a body access professional.
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  • Blazing Heritage (2007)(en)(281s) by Hal K. Rothman

    By Hal K. Rothman

    Nationwide parks performed a distinct position within the improvement of wildfire administration on American public lands. With a unique undertaking and robust intending to the general public, the nationwide parks have been a psychic battleground for the contests among fireplace suppression and its use as a administration instrument. Blazing historical past tells how the nationwide parks formed federal hearth administration.
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  • Strategic Customer Service: Managing the Customer Experience by John A. Goodman

    By John A. Goodman

    The good fortune of any association is dependent upon fine quality customer support. yet for corporations that strategically align customer support with their total company procedure, it may go beyond commonplace sturdy enterprise to develop into a ecocnomic word-of-mouth desktop that may rework the base line.

    Drawing on over thirty years of study for corporations equivalent to 3M, American show, Chik-Fil-A, USAA, Coca-Cola, FedEx, GE, Cisco structures, Neiman Marcus, and Toyota, writer Goodman makes use of formal examine, case stories, and patented practices to teach readers how they can:
    - calculate the monetary influence of fine and undesirable customer support
    - make the monetary case for customer support advancements
    - systematically determine the explanations of difficulties
    - align customer support with their model
    - harness customer support method into their organization's tradition and behavior.

    Filled with confirmed recommendations and eye-opening case reports, this ebook demanding situations many points of traditional wisdom--using demanding data--and unearths how any association can earn extra loyalty, win extra customers...and increase their monetary final analysis.
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  • Market Neutral Strategies by Jacobs B.I., Levy K.N. (eds.)

    By Jacobs B.I., Levy K.N. (eds.)

    Industry impartial innovations provide new instruments for reinforcing funding go back and controlling possibility; new avenues for diversifying the dangers of making an investment in shares and bonds; and new flexibility in asset allocation and money administration. As industry impartial innovations have equipped a checklist of excellent functionality, those advantages became extra obtrusive, attracting the curiosity of institutional traders, in addition to subtle members. The ebook attracts at the knowledge and event practitioners to explain the kinds of industry impartial innovations in use at the present time. those comprise industry impartial fairness, convertible arbitrage, merger arbitrage, executive fixed-income arbitrage, and loan arbitrage. comparable issues coated comprise the best way to "transport" the alpha to be had from a marketplace impartial technique to various asset periods with a view to maximize either protection choice and asset allocation; the tax implications of marketplace impartial making an investment for taxable traders; and tax and ERISA issues for tax-exempt investors.An in-depth examine the disasters of 2 infamous "market impartial" ventures-Askin Capital administration and long term Capital Management-offers a list of "do nots. full of useful perception and helpful recommendation, marketplace impartial thoughts offers traders with insiders' perspectives of what makes those ideas tick.
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  • Open Skies, Closed Minds by Nick Pope

    By Nick Pope

    An outline of the flying saucers secret, written through the fellow who used to run the British Government’s unidentified flying object project.

    This is a real insider’s account of the phenomenon, and lifts the lid not only on vintage situations like Roswell and the Rendlesham woodland incident, yet on much less renowned situations too.

    This groundbreaking and hugely arguable e-book highlights circumstances from the U.S., the united kingdom, and the remainder of the realm, and Nick attracts on his first-hand govt event to bare what the gurus quite comprehend and examine UFOs, alien abductions, crop circles and animal mutilations.

    Open Skies Closed Minds was once featured on Newsnight, serialised within the day-by-day Mail and reached quantity 3 within the hardback non-fiction record, staying within the best ten for ten weeks.
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