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Excel 2010 Bible
by John Walkenbach

A comprehensive reference to the newest version of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application: Excel 2010John Walkenbach's name is synonymous with excellence in computer books that decipher complex technical topics. Known as "Mr. Spreadsheet," Walkenbach shows you how to maximize the power of all the new features of Excel 2010.
An authoritative reference, this perennial bestseller proves itself indispensable no matter your level of skill, from Excel beginners and intermediate users to power users and potential power users everywhere. Fully updated for the new release, this latest edition provides comprehensive, soup-to-nuts coverage, delivering over 900 pages of Excel tips, tricks, and techniques you won’t find anywhere else.

Excel guru and bestselling author John Walkenbach ("Mr. Spreadsheet") guides you through every aspect of Excel
Delivers essential coverage of all the newest features of Excel 2010
Presents material in a clear, concise, logical format that is ideal for all levels of Excel experience
Includes a CD that contains all the templates and worksheets used in the book plus John Walkenbach's award-winning Power Utility Pak

Excel 2010 Bible serves as an excellent resource on all things Excel!

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It
by Steve Wozniak

“‘The Woz’ built the first [personal computer]—by hand, by himself.”—USA TodayBefore slim laptops that fit into briefcases, computers looked like strange vending machines, with cryptic switches and pages of encoded output. But in 1977 Steve Wozniak revolutionized the computer industry with his invention of the first personal computer. As the sole inventor of the Apple I and II computers, Wozniak has enjoyed wealth, fame, and the most coveted awards an engineer can receive, and he tells his story here for the first time.

David Busch's Nikon D7100 Guide to Digital SLR Photography (David Busch's Digital Photography Guides)
by David D. Busch

Are you looking for a sure, complete guide to your new Nikon D7100? If so, David Busch's Nikon D7100 Guide to Digital SLR Photography is the perfect companion for you. The Nikon D7100 features an astounding 24 megapixels of resolution -- enhanced by the removal of the anti-aliasing "blur" filter -- a new exposure sensor with 2,016-pixel resolution, and advanced HD video features. This book will help you explore the world of digital photography, flex your creativity, and get the most out of your D7100. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, David Busch's Nikon D7100 Guide to Digital SLR Photography covers all the features of this powerful camera in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lenses, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. With David Busch as your mentor, you'll be in full creative control, whether you're shooting on the job, as an advanced hobbyist, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge, creativity, and confidence with the Nikon D7100 today.

Data Analysis for Continuous School Improvement
by Victoria Bernhardt

With clear and concrete examples from elementary and high schools, this book helps you effectively gather, analyze, and use data to improve student learning. It demonstrates how to make better decisions, identify root causes of problems, and communicate and report results.

Python Cookbook
by Brian K. Jones

If you need help writing programs in Python 3, or want to update older Python 2 code, this book is just the ticket. Packed with practical recipes written and tested with Python 3.3, this unique cookbook is for experienced Python programmers who want to focus on modern tools and idioms.
Inside, you’ll find complete recipes for more than a dozen topics, covering the core Python language as well as tasks common to a wide variety of application domains. Each recipe contains code samples you can use in your projects right away, along with a discussion about how and why the solution works.
Topics include:

Data Structures and Algorithms
Strings and Text
Numbers, Dates, and Times
Iterators and Generators
Files and I/O
Data Encoding and Processing
Functions
Classes and Objects
Metaprogramming
Modules and Packages
Network and Web Programming
Concurrency
Utility Scripting and System Administration
Testing, Debugging, and Exceptions
C Extensions

Python for Data Analysis
by Wes McKinney

Python for Data Analysis is concerned with the nuts and bolts of manipulating, processing, cleaning, and crunching data in Python. It is also a practical, modern introduction to scientific computing in Python, tailored for data-intensive applications. This is a book about the parts of the Python language and libraries you’ll need to effectively solve a broad set of data analysis problems. This book is not an exposition on analytical methods using Python as the implementation language.
Written by Wes McKinney, the main author of the pandas library, this hands-on book is packed with practical cases studies. It’s ideal for analysts new to Python and for Python programmers new to scientific computing.

Use the IPython interactive shell as your primary development environment
Learn basic and advanced NumPy (Numerical Python) features
Get started with data analysis tools in the pandas library
Use high-performance tools to load, clean, transform, merge, and reshape data
Create scatter plots and static or interactive visualizations with matplotlib
Apply the pandas groupby facility to slice, dice, and summarize datasets
Measure data by points in time, whether it’s specific instances, fixed periods, or intervals
Learn how to solve problems in web analytics, social sciences, finance, and economics, through detailed examples

Learning Python
by Mark Lutz

Get a comprehensive, in-depth introduction to the core Python language with this hands-on book. Based on author Mark Lutz’s popular training course, this updated fifth edition will help you quickly write efficient, high-quality code with Python. It’s an ideal way to begin, whether you’re new to programming or a professional developer versed in other languages.
Complete with quizzes, exercises, and helpful illustrations, this easy-to-follow, self-paced tutorial gets you started with both Python 2.7 and 3.3— the latest releases in the 3.X and 2.X lines—plus all other releases in common use today. You’ll also learn some advanced language features that recently have become more common in Python code.

Explore Python’s major built-in object types such as numbers, lists, and dictionaries
Create and process objects with Python statements, and learn Python’s general syntax model
Use functions to avoid code redundancy and package code for reuse
Organize statements, functions, and other tools into larger components with modules
Dive into classes: Python’s object-oriented programming tool for structuring code
Write large programs with Python’s exception-handling model and development tools
Learn advanced Python tools, including decorators, descriptors, metaclasses, and Unicode processing

Fundamentals of Python: Data Structures
by Kenneth Lambert

Written for computer programming students, hobbyists, and professionals, FUNDAMENTALS OF PYTHON: DATA STRUCTURES is an introduction to object-oriented design and data structures using the popular Python programming language. The level of instruction assumes at least one semester of programming in an object-oriented language such as Java, C++, or Python. Through the step-by-step instruction and exercises in this book, you'll cover such topics as the design of collection classes with polymorphism and inheritance, multiple implementations of collection interfaces, and the analysis of the space/time tradeoffs of different collection implementations (specifically array-based implementations and link-based implementations). Collections covered include sets, lists, stacks, queues, trees, dictionaries, and graphs. Get ready to dig into Python data structures with FUNDAMENTALS OF PYTHON: DATA STRUCTURES.

Learning PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and CSS: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dynamic Websites
by Robin Nixon

If you're familiar with HTML, using the information in Learning PHP, MySQL, JavaScript and CSS, you will quickly learn how to build interactive, data-driven websites with the powerful combination of PHP, MySQL, JavaScript and CSS - the top technologies for creating modern sites. This hands-on guide explains each technology separately, shows you how to combine them, and introduces valuable web programming concepts such as objects, XHTML, cookies, and session management.

Carefully paced for non-programmers, this second edition of the top-selling guide to web development now also provides an extensive introduction to CSS, and benefits from reader questions and suggestions about the first edition, making the new edition even easier to follow and more information-packed than ever.

Plus, to ensure your have understood all the main points, you'll practice what you've learned with review questions at the end of each chapter, and there's even a sample social networking platform built with the elements introduced in this book.

Learning PHP, MySQL, JavaScript and CSS will enable you to:

Understand PHP up to an intermediate level, including the basics of object-oriented programming
Master MySQL, from database structure to complex queries
Create web pages with PHP and MySQL by integrating forms and other HTML features
Learn about JavaScript, from functions and event handling to accessing the Document Object Model
Pick up the basics of CSS (and CSS3) and learn how to use it to create compelling and dynamic web pages.
Find out how to manipulate CSS properties directly from JavaScript
Make Ajax calls and turn your website into a highly interactive environment
Upload and manipulate files and images, validate user input, and secure your applications
Bring all these technologies together to create a  social networking site

Learning PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Dynamic Websites (Animal Guide)
by Robin Nixon

If you know HTML, this guide will have you building interactive websites quickly. You'll learn how to create responsive, data-driven websites with PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript, regardless of whether you already know how to program. Discover how the powerful combination of PHP and MySQL provides an easy way to build modern websites complete with dynamic data and user interaction. You'll also learn how to add JavaScript to create rich Internet applications and websites.

Learning PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript explains each technology separately, shows you how to combine them, and introduces valuable web programming concepts, including objects, XHTML, cookies, and session management. You'll practice what you've learned with review questions in each chapter, and find a sample social networking platform built with the elements introduced in this book.

This book will help you:


Understand PHP essentials and the basics of object-oriented programming Master MySQL, from database structure to complex queries Create web pages with PHP and MySQL by integrating forms and other HTML features Learn about JavaScript, from functions and event handling to accessing the Document Object Model Use libraries and packages, including the Smarty web template system, PEAR program repository, and the Yahoo! User Interface Library

Make Ajax calls and turn your website into a highly dynamic environment Upload and manipulate files and images, validate user input, and secure your applications