Learn Ruby the Hard Way: A Simple and Idiomatic Introduction to the Imaginative World Of Computational Thinking with Code (3rd Edition) (Zed Shaw's Hard Way Series)

You Will Learn Ruby!


Zed Shaw has perfected the world’s top method for studying Ruby. keep on with it and you'll succeed–just just like the thousands of novices Zed has taught so far! You deliver the self-discipline, dedication, and endurance; the writer offers every thing else.


In Learn Ruby the demanding means, 3rd Edition , you’ll study Ruby via operating via fifty two brilliantly crafted workouts. learn them. sort their code precisely. (No copying and pasting!) repair your blunders. Watch the courses run. As you do, you’ll learn the way software program works; what sturdy courses seem like; easy methods to learn, write, and consider code; and the way to discover and fasten your error utilizing methods specialist programmers use. most significantly, you’ll research the subsequent, that you have to begin writing first-class Ruby software program of your own:


• fitting your Ruby environment

• Organizing and writing code

• Ruby symbols and keywords

• simple mathematics

• Variables and printing

• Strings and text

• Interacting with users

• operating with files

• utilizing and developing functions

• Looping and logic

• Arrays and elements

• Hashmaps

• application design

• Object-oriented programming

• Inheritance and composition

• Modules, sessions, and objects

• undertaking “skeleton” directories

• Debugging and automatic testing

• complicated person input

• textual content processing

• uncomplicated online game development

• uncomplicated net development


It’ll Be not easy at the start. yet quickly, You’ll simply Get It–And that may think Great!

This instructional will gift you for each minute you set into it. quickly, you’ll understand one of many world’s strongest, well known programming languages. You’ll be a Ruby programmer.


Watch Zed, too! The accompanying DVD comprises five+ hours of passionate, powerful instructing: a whole Ruby video course!


Zed Shaw is an avid guitar participant, programmer, and author whose books train humans worldwide tips on how to write software program. His ebook Learn Python the difficult manner has been learn through thousands of individuals worldwide. His software program has been utilized by many huge and small businesses. His essays are frequently quoted and skim through participants of many geek groups. he's an enjoyable and full of life author, who's absolute to hold you guffawing and make you think.

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Home Networking All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

By Eric Geier

In case your family harbors a couple of machine, you’ve most likely puzzled approximately domestic networking. perhaps you’ve long gone as far as to begin constructing a community and given up in frustration. good, you can now sit back. Home Networking All-In-One table Reference For Dummies has come to the rescue!

A community will make your existence more straightforward, and Home Networking All-In-One table Reference For Dummies makes it more uncomplicated to create one. It exhibits you the way to settle on the ideal undefined, upload consumer money owed, get diverse working structures to interact, safe your community, trade records, upload instant units, or even use wireless out in public. Seven person, self-contained minibooks cover:

  • What a community will do for you, together with a low-tech rationalization of the way it works
  • Choosing a community kind that might paintings most sensible in your wishes, and making plans what apparatus you’ll need
  • Installing and configuring your pcs and networking gear
  • Upgrading your apparatus with the manufacturer’s updates
  • The fine details of utilizing specific types of working structures — home windows, Mac, and Linux — together with your network
  • Step-by-step instructions on connecting to networks, sharing records and printers, checking connection prestige, and lots more and plenty more
  • Discovering networking add-ons and instruments to get the main from your network
  • Finding and utilizing wireless hotspots, plus establishing your own

You’ll even locate troubleshooting tips on how to support locate and attach universal difficulties. Home Networking All-In-One table Reference For Dummies should be your individual community assistant!

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Access 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

By Alan Simpson

  • Updated to hide all of the newest positive aspects and features of entry 2007, this source offers new and green entry clients with 8 task-oriented minibooks that conceal begininning to advanced-level material 
  • Each minibook covers a particular element of entry, similar to database layout, tables, queries, kinds, reviews, and macros
  • Shows tips to accomplish particular projects equivalent to database house responsibilities, safeguard facts, and utilizing entry with the Web
  • Access is the world's major computing device database answer and is utilized by hundreds of thousands of individuals to shop, arrange, view, study, and proportion info, in addition to to construct strong, customized database ideas that combine with the net and firm info sources

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PHP Application Development with NetBeans: Beginner's Guide (Learn by Doing: Less Theory, More Results)

By M A Hossain Tonu

Boost your personal home page improvement abilities with this step by step functional guide

  • Clear step by step directions with plenty of sensible examples
  • Develop state of the art personal home page purposes like by no means earlier than with assistance from this renowned IDE, via fast and easy techniques
  • Experience interesting beneficial properties of personal home page program improvement with real-life personal home page projects

In Detail

NetBeans has many good points that tremendously simplify Hypertext Preprocessor improvement, and with its numerous positive factors and nice flexibility, personal home page builders can develop into crushed through the IDE's innovations. This publication offers step by step directions that help you take regulate of our environment and utilize those gains to make your Hypertext Preprocessor software improvement extra effective and effective than ever before.

"PHP software improvement with NetBeans: Beginner's advisor" leads you thru the the most important components of personal home page programming and exhibits you ways to exploit the good points of NetBeans that may increase your Hypertext Preprocessor improvement event via transparent and simple instructions.

The booklet will get you began with the improvement setting and instruments, and takes you thru engaged on useful tasks with a transparent concentration. With every one bankruptcy being mission-critical, the publication is an ideal better half to spice up your personal home page coding productiveness and achieve event with even advanced projects.

The publication begins with constructing the Hypertext Preprocessor improvement atmosphere and introduces intriguing and worthy IDE good points. you will the best way to construct advanced Hypertext Preprocessor tasks corresponding to on-line industry functions or even buddy locator Google Maps functions. you should have enjoyable operating with Zend framework software improvement and also you also are brought to a few very invaluable NetBeans plugins.

Working with the NetBeans IDE for personal home page improvement has its personal benefits, and this publication reassures the aim. This booklet is stuffed with illustrations, screenshots, and transparent directions to take your Hypertext Preprocessor improvement to a brand new point or even exhibits you time-saving methods and different productiveness enhancements.

What you'll study from this book

  • Develop Hypertext Preprocessor purposes by way of leveraging NetBeans functionality
  • Set up your personal home page improvement setting on a number of structures, maintaining intact the easiest beneficial properties of the IDE
  • Learn personal home page improvement in a enjoyable and straightforward method with outstanding genuine existence Hypertext Preprocessor applications
  • Develop your functions quicker via clever planning
  • Debug and try out your Hypertext Preprocessor tasks with transparent directions and simple tips
  • Document your resource codes with 0 attempt utilizing NetBeans
  • Enhance the ability of Hypertext Preprocessor improvement with model controlling device, Git
  • Acquire sharp utilization of NetBeans and follow in fast moving improvement environments via mission-critical chapters


A Beginner's Guide

Who this e-book is written for

The publication is geared toward personal home page builders who desire to improve personal home page functions whereas making the most of NetBeans performance to ease their software program improvement efforts and make the most of the strong positive aspects of the IDE. Familiarity with NetBeans isn't really assumed. notwithstanding, a bit familiarity with Hypertext Preprocessor improvement is expected.

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Eclipse Plug-ins (3rd Edition) (Eclipse Series)

By Eric Clayberg, Dan Rubel

Generating a commercial-quality plug-in ability going above and past the minimum requisites had to combine with Eclipse. It skill getting to all these information that give a contribution to the “fit and polish” of a advertisement delivering. This entire consultant covers the full technique of plug-in improvement, together with all of the additional steps had to in attaining the best quality results.

Building on the world over best-selling past versions, Eclipse Plug-ins, 3rd Edition, has been absolutely revised to mirror the strong new services of Eclipse 3.4. major Eclipse specialists Eric Clayberg and Dan Rubel current special, useful insurance of each element of plug-in improvement, in addition to particular, confirmed suggestions for the demanding situations builders are probably to come across.

All code examples, appropriate API listings, diagrams, and display captures were completely up to date to mirror either the Eclipse 3.4 API and the most recent Java syntax. furthermore, Clayberg and Rubel have thoroughly made over their renowned Favorites View case learn, remodeling a lot of its content material and recreating its code from scratch. The authors conscientiously hide new performance extra to current Eclipse good points, equivalent to perspectives and editors, and completely clarify brand-new positive factors reminiscent of instructions, GEF, and PDE Build.

This greatly revised variation
* completely covers Eclipse’s new preferences
* Illuminates the strong new Eclipse Command Framework, which replaces Eclipse’s older motion Framework
* provides vast new discussions of utilizing instructions with perspectives and editors
* Introduces Mylyn, the recent task-focused interface that reduces details overload and simplifies multi-tasking
* comprises an all-new bankruptcy on utilizing the Graphical modifying Framework (GEF) to construct dynamic, interactive graphical consumer interface elements
* Walks you step-by-step in the course of the whole PDE construct process
* indicates the best way to create replace websites with p2, which replaces Eclipse’s outdated replace supervisor
This publication is designed for each skilled developer drawn to extending the Eclipse platform, the Rational software program improvement Platform, or the other platform that helps Eclipse plug-ins.

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Quicken 2013 For Dummies

By Stephen L. Nelson

Get your funds so as quick with this thoroughly up-to-date Quicken guide!

In this most recent version of his perennial favourite consultant, monetary specialist and bestselling writer Stephen Nelson indicates how taking regulate of your funds could be fast and easy with Quicken, the #1 own finance software program out there. giving you a radical creation to all of the most recent good points and improvements to the latest model, Nelson indicates you the way to take advantage of this system to trace your source of revenue and charges, maximize mark downs, pay your debts, deal with your investments, and stability your checkbook.

Whether you are a first-time Quicken purchaser or trying to benefit from the updates the newest unencumber has to provide, this advisor bargains a straightforward-but-fun method of assist you organize for tax time, stability your funds, construct a nest egg, tune your investments, and more.

  • Veteran writer Stephen Nelson updates his vintage bestseller to hide the most recent positive factors within the #1 own monetary administration making plans program
  • Shows you the way organize Quicken to satisfy your personal wishes, music your daily funds, larger deal with your investments, improve your individual reductions, be extra dependable together with your spending, control your mortgages and loans, take on debt, and more
  • Presents a enjoyable and pleasant method of a subject matter that many folks locate intimidating or overwhelming
  • Quickly and simply is helping you're taking keep an eye on of your individual finances

Quicken "X" For Dummies can help you are taking keep watch over of your dough, no matter if you?re a professional penny pincher or simply beginning to save!

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Programming Hive

By Edward Capriolo, Dean Wampler

Need to maneuver a relational database program to Hadoop? This finished advisor introduces you to Apache Hive, Hadoop’s facts warehouse infrastructure. You’ll quick methods to use Hive’s SQL dialect—HiveQL—to summarize, question, and examine huge datasets saved in Hadoop’s allotted filesystem.

This example-driven advisor indicates you the way to establish and configure Hive on your setting, presents an in depth evaluation of Hadoop and MapReduce, and demonstrates how Hive works in the Hadoop atmosphere. You’ll additionally locate real-world case stories that describe how businesses have used Hive to unravel specific difficulties related to petabytes of data.

  • Use Hive to create, adjust, and drop databases, tables, perspectives, capabilities, and indexes
  • Customize facts codecs and garage ideas, from documents to exterior databases
  • Load and extract information from tables—and use queries, grouping, filtering, becoming a member of, and different traditional question methods
  • Gain top practices for developing consumer outlined capabilities (UDFs)
  • Learn Hive styles you can use and anti-patterns you need to avoid
  • Integrate Hive with different info processing programs
  • Use garage handlers for NoSQL databases and different datastores
  • Learn the professionals and cons of operating Hive on Amazon’s Elastic MapReduce

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Building a WordPress Blog People Want to Read

By Scott McNulty

Having your personal web publication is not just for the nerdy anymore. at the present time, it sort of feels everyonefrom multinational firms to a neighbor up the streethas a weblog. all of them have one, partially, as the fogeys at WordPress make it effortless to get one. yet to truly construct a great blogto create a weblog humans are looking to readtakes proposal, making plans, and a few attempt. From making a choice on a subject and utilizing tags to selecting widgets and construction a group, growing your weblog particularly starts off after you put it up. during this booklet via blogger extraordinaire Scott McNulty, you learn the way to:

  • Install and get your WordPress weblog running.
  • Set up your website to make sure it might simply develop with you and your readers.
  • Be the grasp of person accounts.
  • Manage your web site with the WordPress Dashboard and expand its services with plug-ins.
  • Make the main of images.
  • Work with pages, templates, and hyperlinks andof coursepublish your posts.
  • Deal with commentsif you even wish readers commenting at all.
  • Find a themeor construct one yourself.
  • Maintain your web site and fasten universal problems.

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Easy Mac OS X Lion (2nd Edition)

By Kate Binder

SEE IT performed. DO IT your self. It’s that straightforward! Easy Mac OS X Lion teaches you the basics of operating with the Mac working method in addition to how you can use a few of the functions that include your Mac. absolutely illustrated steps with uncomplicated directions advisor you thru each one activity, development the talents you want to grasp Mac OS X Lion comfortably. little need to suppose intimidated—we’ll carry your hand each step of the way.


• find, buy, and down­load purposes utilizing the Mac App shop

• Use highlight to immediately find any dossier

• Chat along with your acquaintances on-line utilizing audio and video

• purchase song on-line

• Use iPhoto to take regulate of your picture assortment

• percentage calendars with coworkers, family members, and associates

• Use LaunchPad to begin and set up any functions in your Mac

• Make your e-mail set up itself

• Burn customized track CDs and video DVDs

• customise your machine and icons

• arrange your personal instant community to proportion records, printers, and web access

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Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

By Charles Petzold

What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws need to do with desktops? In CODE, they express us the creative methods we control language and invent new technique of speaking with one another. and during CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to speak have pushed the technological recommendations of the earlier centuries.
utilizing daily items and usual language platforms similar to Braille and Morse code, writer Charles Petzold weaves an illuminating narrative for a person who’s ever puzzled in regards to the mystery internal lifetime of pcs and different shrewdpermanent machines.
It’s a cleverly illustrated and eminently understandable story—and alongside the best way, you’ll become aware of you’ve won a true context for realizing today’s international of desktops, electronic media, and the net. it doesn't matter what your point of technical savvy, CODE will appeal you—and maybe even wake up the technophile within.

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