C# 5.0 in a Nutshell: The Definitive Reference

By Joseph Albahari

When you have got a query approximately C# 5.0 or the .NET CLR, this bestselling consultant has exactly the solutions you wish. Uniquely prepared round suggestions and use situations, this up-to-date 5th version encompasses a reorganized part on concurrency, threading, and parallel programming—including in-depth assurance of C# 5.0’s new asynchronous functions.

Shaped by way of greater than 20 professional reviewers, together with Microsoft’s Eric Lippert, Stephen Toub, Chris Burrows, and Jon Skeet, this booklet has all you must remain on target with C# 5.0. It’s well known because the definitive reference at the language.

  • Get on top of things on C# language fundamentals, together with syntax, forms, and variables
  • Explore complex themes corresponding to hazardous code and kind variance
  • Dig deep into LINQ through 3 chapters devoted to the subject
  • Learn approximately code contracts, dynamic programming, and parallel programming
  • Work with .NET positive aspects, together with mirrored image, assemblies, reminiscence administration, protection, I/O, XML, collections, networking, and local interoperability

"C# 5.0 in a Nutshell is without doubt one of the few books I stick with it my table as a brief reference."

—Scott Guthrie, Microsoft

"Whether you’re a amateur programmer or knowledgeable who desires to increase your wisdom of recent asynchronous programming innovations, this e-book has the data you must get the activity performed in C#."

—Eric Lippert, Microsoft

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Handbook of Mathematics

This advisor publication to arithmetic comprises in instruction manual shape the elemental operating wisdom of arithmetic that is wanted as a regular consultant for operating scientists and engineers, in addition to for college students. effortless to appreciate, and handy to exploit, this advisor e-book provides concisely the knowledge essential to review so much difficulties which take place in concrete functions. within the more moderen variations emphasis was once laid on these fields of arithmetic that turned extra vital for the formula and modeling of technical and average methods, particularly Numerical arithmetic, chance conception and data, in addition to details Processing. along with many improvements and new paragraphs, new sections on Geometric and Coordinate ameliorations, Quaternions and purposes, and Lie teams and Lie Algebras have been additional for the 6th edition.

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An Atlas of Back Pain

The explanations of again soreness, the most typical of all consultations, differ drastically, hence making exact prognosis specially very important. Written by way of a crew of extremely popular scientists with an unlimited event of the topic, An Atlas of again soreness not just explains tips on how to ensure the underlying factors of your sufferers' stipulations but additionally describes a few of the healing procedures available.

This colour atlas provide you with an simply obtainable advisor to all facets of again soreness and its differential prognosis. Richly illustrated, it includes greater than one hundred thirty X-rays, CT scans, MRI photographs, and colour photos of either pathology and surgical procedure. It offers supportive textual content that expertly describes the suggestions and methods and particular captions for every representation that increase the book's price as an atlas-text for instructing, residency education, and scientific perform. those positive factors and extra make An Atlas of again ache the source you'll succeed in for in the event you desire details quickly.

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Essential Histology

The moment version offers a compact and concise replacement to the bigger histology texts out there this present day. nice for college students with a restricted period of time to dedicate to the topic. advancements to the paintings program--adding extra colour and new illustrations--have been made to this edition.

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Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture

By H. James Birx

"With a robust interdisciplinary method of a topic that doesn't lend itself simply to the reference structure, this paintings won't appear to aid without delay educational courses past basic examine, however it is a extra thorough and up to date therapy than Taylor and Francis's 1994 Encyclopedia of Time. hugely recommended."
―Library magazine STARRED Review

Surveying the most important evidence, strategies, theories, and speculations that infuse our current comprehension of time, the Encyclopedia of Time: technology, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture explores the contributions of scientists, philosophers, theologians, and artistic artists from precedent days to the current. through drawing jointly into one assortment principles from students worldwide and in a variety of disciplines, this Encyclopedia will supply readers with a better realizing of and appreciation for the elusive phenomenon skilled as time.


  • Surveys ancient thought of time, together with these rules that emerged in historical Greece, early Christianity, the Italian Renaissance, the Age of Enlightenment, and different periods
  • Covers the unique and lasting insights of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin, physicist Albert Einstein, thinker Alfred North Whitehead, and theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin 
  • Discusses the importance of time within the writings of Isaac Asimov, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Fyodor M. Dostoevsky, Francesco Petrarch, H. G. Wells, and diverse different authors
  • Contains the contributions of naturalists and religionists, together with astronomers, cosmologists, physicists, chemists, geologists, paleontologists, anthropologists, psychologists, philosophers, and theologians
  • Includes artists' portrayals of the fluidity of time, together with painter Salvador Dali's The endurance of Memory and The Discovery of the USA by means of Christopher Columbus, and writers Gustave Flaubert's The Temptation of Saint Anthony and Henryk Sienkiewicz's Quo Vadis
  • Provides a really interdisciplinary process, with discussions of Aztec, Buddhist, Christian, Egyptian, Ethiopian, Hindu, Islamic, Navajo, and plenty of different cultures' conceptions of time

Key Themes

  • Biography
  • Biology/Evolution
  • Culture/History
  • Geology/Paleontology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics/Chemistry
  • Psychology/Literature
  • Religion/Theology
  • Theories/Concepts

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Introduction to Topology: Third Edition (Dover Books on Mathematics)

By Bert Mendelson

Highly seemed for its unheard of readability, resourceful and instructive routines, and high-quality writing kind, this concise booklet bargains a great introduction to the basics of topology. initially conceived as a textual content for a one-semester path, it truly is directed to undergraduate scholars whose stories of calculus series have incorporated definitions and proofs of theorems. The book's critical objective is to supply an easy, thorough survey of uncomplicated subject matters within the research of collections of gadgets, or units, that own a mathematical structure.
The writer starts off with an off-the-cuff dialogue of set thought in bankruptcy 1, booking insurance of countability for bankruptcy five, the place it sounds as if within the context of compactness. within the moment bankruptcy Professor Mendelson discusses metric areas, paying specific cognizance to varied distance services that could be outlined on Euclidean n-space and which bring about the standard topology.
Chapter three takes up the idea that of topological house, providing it as a generalization of the concept that of a metric house. Chapters four and five are dedicated to a dialogue of the 2 most crucial topological homes: connectedness and compactness. during the textual content, Dr. Mendelson, a former Professor of arithmetic at Smith university, has integrated many hard and stimulating routines to aid scholars strengthen a pretty good seize of the fabric presented.

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Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts: Basic Techniques for Sewing, Appliqué, Embroidery, Quilting, Dyeing, and Printing, plus 150 Inspired Projects from A to Z

By Martha Stewart Living

EPUB eISBN: 9780307965516

Whether you simply received your first stitching desktop or were stitching for years, Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of stitching and upholstery Crafts will open your eyes to an impossible to resist diversity of principles. A entire visible reference, the booklet covers every little thing a house sewer craves: the fundamentals of stitching by means of hand or desktop, in addition to 5 different frequent crafts concepts, and step by step directions for greater than a hundred and fifty tasks that mirror not just Martha Stewart's intensity of expertise and crafting services, but in addition her singular experience of style.

Encyclopedic in scope, the publication gains major elements that will help you brush up at the fundamentals and take your talents to a brand new point. First, the recommendations part publications readers via stitching, Appliqué, Embroidery, Quilting, Dyeing, and Printing. Following that, the initiatives A to Z part gains greater than one hundred fifty smart rules (including many no-sew projects), all illustrated and defined with the transparent, designated directions that experience develop into a signature of Martha Stewart's magazines, books, and tv shows.

An enclosed CD contains substantial garments styles in addition to templates that may be simply produced on a house printer. cloth, thread, and gear glossaries establish the houses, workability, and most sensible makes use of of universal stitching fabrics. And, possibly better of all, if you want it so much, Martha and her proficient workforce of crafts editors give you the assurance that you simply fairly could make it yourself.

The tasks are as pleasant as they're innovative, and contain vintage Roman colours, hand-drawn crammed animals, a simple upholstered blanket chest, a quilted crib bumper, French knot-embellished pillowcases and sheets, and Japanese-embroidered desk linens, between many others.With stunning colour images in addition to professional guide, this convenient consultant would certainly motivate rookies and hold sewers and crafters of all event degrees splendidly busy for a few years to come.

About the author
MARTHA STEWART residing journal was once first released in 1990. through the years, greater than 3 dozen books were released through the magazine's editors. MARTHA STEWART is the writer of dozens of bestselling books on cooking, unique, gardening, weddings, and adorning. She is the host of The Martha Stewart convey, the award-winning day-by-day syndicated tv exhibit.

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SAS Urban Survival Handbook: How to Protect Yourself Against Terrorism, Natural Disasters, Fires, Home Invasions, and Everyday Health and Safety Hazards

John "Lofty" Wiseman is the writer of the bestselling SAS Survival Handbook, the definitive advisor to survival within the wild from Britain's specific Air carrier. Now he has compiled an entire advisor to survival within the city jungle. each year in the US there are millions of deadly injuries within the home—more than at the roads, and plenty of greater than within the nice outdoor. hearth, electrical energy, water, gasoline, sharp knives, poisons, chemicals—these invaluable instruments can speedy turn into risky guns while no longer handled with right appreciate and knowing. upload to those the dangers of trip, terrorism, muggings, rape, tsunamis, and earthquakes. we're continuously reminded that the realm is a deadly position. Wiseman indicates readers how one can imagine realistically and virtually approximately those perils to be able to steer clear of them, whether or not they are at domestic, in the street, in class, or in transit. From self-defense recommendations to domestic defense structures to dealing with traditional failures, this e-book will educate readers to acknowledge hazards, make fast judgements, and reside with a bit of luck within the smooth city world.

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Cheaper: Insiders' Tips for Saving on Everything

By Rick Doble

In today’s doubtful financial system, if utilizing a bit procuring savvy can get you small- or perhaps big-ticket goods at a less expensive expense, are you able to have enough money to not do it? Now, with this useful, available consultant, Rick Doble–a veritable king of haggling–and buyer professional Tom Philbin percentage the secrets and techniques to paying much less on quite a few services and products, from vehicles, mobile phones, and foodstuff to remodeling and banking. via anecdotes and full of life vignettes, Cheaper offers insider guidance that might provide the facet prior to you even open your wallet.

• shop as much as 14 percentage a yr on fuel by means of doing one effortless thing.
• keep $1,000 and extra at your neighborhood grocery store simply by understanding the place to look.
• Don’t think you can’t get a coupon on anything. continually ask.
• bear in mind: The imperfect locate can result in the precise deal.
• whinge the suitable means and get precisely what you want.

Save funds on near to everything–candy, desktops, funerals, furnishings, travel–and realize little-known insider secrets and techniques and methods of the exchange. So cease paying an excessive amount of, and utilize your funds!

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