books by John Sharp
Microsoft Visual C# 2012 Step by Step (Step By Step (Microsoft))
Teach yourself how to build applications with Microsoft Visual C# 2012 and Visual Studio® 2012—one step at a time. Ideal for those with fundamental programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for mastering core C# language features and creating working applications and components for Windows®. Discover how to: Work with variables, non-reserved identifiers, statements, operators, and methods Use the ...
Data Access for Highly-Scalable Solutions: Using SQL, NoSQL, and Polyglot Persistence (Microsoft patterns & ...
Microsoft patterns & practices, 2013
All applications use data, and most applications also need to store this data somewhere. In the world of business solutions, this often meant creating a relational database. However, relational technology is not always the best solution to meet the increasingly complex data-processing requirements of modern business systems, especially when this processing involves storing and retrieving massive amounts of data. The advent of NoSQL databases ...
Microsoft® Visual C#® 2010 Step by Step
Teach yourself Visual C# 2010-one step at a time. Ideal for developers with fundamental programming skills, this practical tutorial features learn-by-doing exercises that demonstrate how, when, and why to use the features of the C# rapid application development environment. You'll learn how to use Microsoft Visual Studio® 2010 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0; develop a solid, fundamental understanding of C# language features; and then get to ...
Microsoft Visual C# 2013 Step by Step (Step by Step (Microsoft))
Microsoft Press, 2013
Your hands-on guide to Visual C# fundamentals Expand your expertise—and teach yourself the fundamentals of Microsoft Visual C# 2013. If you have previous programming experience but are new to Visual C# 2013, this tutorial delivers the step-by-step guidance and coding exercises you need to master core topics and techniques. Discover how to: Create and debug C# applications in Visual Studio 2013 Work with variables, identifiers, ...
Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files 11: Complete Case Files v. 11
2000 AD Graphic Novels, 2013
Mega-City One: the future metropolis bustling with life and every crime imaginable. Keeping order are the Judges, a stern police force acting as judge, jury and executioner. Toughest of all is Judge Dredd. He is the law and these are his stories. Volume 11 features the writing of comic-book legends Alan Grant (Lobo) and John Wagner (A History of Violence) along with the work of such classic artists as John Ridgway (Dead Man), Steve Dillon ...
The Unspeller and the Book of Days
From the author of Certainty comes a fantasy set against the ticking clock of magic's end. The Unspeller and the Book of Days is an extraordinary fantasy about a powerful family and an ungifted child. Aesa Jereward finds himself the center of suspicion and fear, a possible sign of the foretold End of magic. Being part of a rich bloodline with deep magic only increases his misery. With the help of his extraordinary siblings and a dragon of ...
Spider-Man: The Next Chapter Volume 2 (Spider-Man (Marvel))
There may not be another "next chapter" in the life of the Amazing Spider-Man if the villains in this volume get their way! Featuring such classic antagonists as Kraven the Hunter, Dr. Octopus, the Vulture, and the Blob - not to mention alternate versions of Green Goblin, electro, and the red Skull - this riotous roster reads like a veritable "who's who" of Spider-rogues! Plus: the return of Venom! COLLECTING : AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1999) 7-12; ...
Windows Communication Foundation 4 Step by Step (Step by Step (Microsoft))
Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building connected, service-oriented applications. Teach yourself the essentials of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) 4 -- one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you get the clear guidance and hands-on examples you need to begin creating Web services for robust Windows-based business applications. Discover how to: Build and host SOAP and REST services Maintain service ...
Four Great Plays by Henrik Ibsen (Bantam Classics)
Here, in a single volume, are four major plays by the first modern playwright, Henrick Ibsen. Ghosts -the startling portrayal of a family destroyed by disease and infidelity. The Wild Duck -- A poignant drama of lost illusions. An Enemy Of The People -- Ibsen's vigorous attack on public opinion. And A Doll's House -- the play that scandalized the Victorian world with its unsparing views of love and marriage, featuring one of the most ...
Building Hybrid Applications in the Cloud on Windows Azure (Microsoft patterns & practices)
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The IT industry has been evolving at a rapid pace; and with the advent of cloud computing the rate of evolution is accelerating significantly. However, most organizations still have a lot of IT assets running in on-premises datacenters. We are in the middle of a transition between running everything on-premises and hosting everything in the cloud. Hybrid is a term that represents the application that positions its architecture somewhere along ...
Surfaces: Explorations with Sliceforms
The mathematics of surfaces is a fascinating subject - lying as it does at the heart of much architecture, art and maths, engineering and science. John Sharp's innovative use of sliceforms to explore the properties of surfaces is here produced in a systematic way, providing the reader the tools to build surfaces from paper to explore their mathematical properties. The extensive commentary explains the mathematics behind particular surfaces. ...
Spider-Man: The Next Chapter - Volume 1
Peter Parker thought he'd given up a life as Spider-Man, but he keeps getting pulled back in! With threats like the Kingpin, Bullseye, Dr. Octopus, Shadrac, the Scorpion, the Frightful Four, Marrow and Tokkots coming at him from every angle, it's a good thing Spider-Man has friends like the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Madame Web, Thor and Man-Thing at his side! Plus: the debuts of not one, but two new Spider-Women! And one of them is not so nice. ...
Spanish In the Americas (Romance Languages and Linguistics Series)
Georgetown University Press
This encyclopedic text focuses on the nature of Hispanic dialects, the spread of Spanish, and contemporary Spanish dialects in the Americas.
East African Running: Toward a Cross-Disciplinary Perspective
What makes East African middle and long distance runners the best in the world? How should contemporary academia approach this question? The success of East African distance runners has generated a plethora of studies but much of the 'evidence' presented to support hypotheses is anecdotal, arguments being led by non-academics who use popular media as their medium rather than relying on scientific publications. This has resulted in many ...
Microsoft® Visual C#® 2005 Step by Step (Step by Step (Microsoft))
Teach yourself Visual C# 2005 fundamentals—one step at a time. With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you get the guidance you need to start creating programs and components in C#! Discover how to: Work in the Visual Studio 2005 development environment Declare variables, call methods, and create operators Construct statements to selectively or repeatedly run your code Catch and handle exception errors Use object-oriented ...
Journalist, James Stanley, is faced with the imminent birth of his child. Having decided to forego the test that would determine whether his child is carrying the all-important "Super-S" gene, which differentiates the genetic makeup of a superhero from that of a normal person, James sets out on a quest to interview forty-five super-powered individuals in the hope that their experiences may better prepare him for the birth of a child that is ...
Curious and Interesting Geometry, The Penguin Dictionary of (Penguin science)
What do the Apollonian gasket, Dandelin spheres, interlocking polyominoes, Poncelet's porism, Fermat points, Fatou dust, the Vodernberg tessellation, the Euler line and the unilluminable room have in common?
Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Step by Step
Get the hands-on, step-by-step guide to learning the latest enhancements in Microsoft Visual C# 2008. Visual C#, one of the tools in Microsoft Visual Studio® 2008, is a modern programming language designed to deliver a productive environment for creating business frameworks and reusable object-oriented components. Whether you re a beginning programmer or new to the Visual C# programming language, you ll learn how to use the fundamental features ...
Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Step by Step Book/CD Package by Sharp. John ( 2010 ) Paperback
Sliceforms: Mathematical Models from Paper Sections
Sliceform modelling is a technique which lies happily on the borders between art and mathematics. The medels are made from intersecting sets of parallel planes which slot together to generate interesting 3-dimensional surfaces. in the 'fully open' position the planes are at right angles, but all the models fold flat in two different ways, making them easy to store until they are wanted the next time. When in the 'popped-up' state, the play of ...
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