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This version of Oscar Wilde's only published novel has been especially formatted for the latest e-­readers. The text first appeared as the lead story in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine on 20 June 1890, printed as the July 1890 issue of this magazine. The title of the book is often translated The Portrait of Dorian Gray, however This version remains true to the original. The novel tells of a young man named Dorian Gray, the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward. Basil is impressed by Dorian's beauty and becomes infatuated with him, believing his beauty is responsible for a new mode in his art. Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, a friend of Basil's, and becomes enthralled by Lord Henry's world view. Espousing a new hedonism, Lord Henry suggests the only things worth pursuing in life are beauty and fulfillment of the senses. Realizing that one day his beauty will fade, Dorian expresses his desire to sell his soul to ensure the portrait Basil has painted would age rather than . . .

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Updated for the latest release of the software, explains how to create, implement, and manage an enterprise BI solution. Maximize all of the new and enhanced features, including the powerful modeling, monitoring, and analytics capabilities. Build and deliver reports that foster informed business decisions and better results. Filled with real-­world examples and expert advice, this practical resource is ideal for anyone working with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence v10.­1--­from administrators to end users.

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This best-­selling guide from authors Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas has been the go-­to tutorial and reference book for photography/design professionals and the textbook of choice in college classrooms for decades. This fully updated edition includes: concise, step-­by-­step instructions; hundreds of carefully edited full color photographs; screen captures of program features; supplemental tips and sidebars; a thorough table of contents and index; and extensive cross references. New and updated Photoshop CS5 features are clearly marked with bright red stars in both the table of contents and main text. Among the new CS5 features covered in this volume are enhancements to brushes, workspaces, copying layers, Refine Mask, Lens Correction, the Spot Healing Brush, Camera Raw, and Bridge (including the new Mini Bridge).

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Windows Azure is the most opted for cloud technology, and is getting better each day. With the increasing number of users of Windows Phone and Windows 8, the necessity for a good robust cloud service to support the apps is increasing. Windows Azure Mobile Services is a set of Windows Azure hosted services that are designed to quickly build, deploy, and manage a mobile web-­connected app. Using this concise and to-­the-­point guide, you will be able to utilize Windows Azure Mobile Services with your Windows apps and know how best to integrate them with the backend capabilities that Azure provides. We start with setting up the portal, choosing a subscription, and taking the first steps into integrating services into our applications. From here, we explore security, scripts, and push notifications and finish with the requirements for store submission and how to improve user experience. The book discusses different service permission options and demonstrates how to use an authentication . . .

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Are all film stars linked to Kevin Bacon? Why do the stock markets rise and fall sharply on the strength of a vague rumour? How does gossip spread so quickly? Are we all related through six degrees of separation? There is a growing awareness of the complex networks that pervade modern society. We see them in the rapid growth of the Internet, the ease of global communication, the swift spread of news and information, and in the way epidemics and financial crises develop with startling speed and intensity. This introductory book on the new science of networks takes an interdisciplinary approach, using economics, sociology, computing, information science and applied mathematics to address fundamental questions about the links that connect us, and the ways that our decisions can have consequences for others.

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Thorough, authoritative coverage, practical examples, clear writing, and full-­color presentation make this one of the most widely acclaimed programming books of the last decade. Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is the recommended technology for creating modern Windows desktop apps. Whether you want to develop traditional user interfaces or integrate 3D graphics, audio/video, animation, dynamic skinning, touch, rich document support, speech recognition, or more, WPF enables you to do so in a seamless, resolution-­independent manner that scales from small tablets to large TVs. WPF 4.­5 Unleashed is the authoritative book that covers it all, in a practical and approachable fashion, authored by WPF guru and Microsoft architect Adam Nathan.

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The iPad is a natural fit for education in the 21st century, and this straightforward, full-­color guide shows you just how to deploy it effectively in your educational institution. From understanding how iPads can be used for different learning styles to managing iPad content and classroom use, finding the apps to complement your curriculum, creating interactive lessons, and beyond, author Sam Gliksman, a sought-­after consultant on integrating technology in schools, answers all your questions.

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The goal of the book is introduction into programming, mathematics, sciences for elementary school students.
The material is written for student self-­study for Grade 3-­5 students. Scratch is a new free programming environment that allows children from 7 years old to create their own stories, cartoons, games and other creation. Scratch was created in MIT Media Lab in 2006.

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Get complete coverage of all the material included on CompTIA Network+ exam N10-­005 inside this comprehensive, up-­to-­date resource. Written by CompTIA certification and training expert Mike Meyers, this authoritative exam guide features learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice questions, and in-­depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the CompTIA Network+ exam with ease, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-­the-­job reference.

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