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Android Phones For Dummies (For Dummies (Lifestyle))

Your full-color guide to putting your Android to work for you

Your smartphone is essentially your lifeline—so it’s no wonder you chose a simple-to-use, fun-to-customize, and easy-to-operate Android. Cutting through intimidating jargon and covering all the features you need to know about your Android phone, this down-to-earth guide arms you with the knowledge to set up and configure your device, get up and running with texting and emailing, access the Internet, navigate with GPS, synch with a PC, and so much more.

Whether you’re new to Android phones or have just upgraded to a new model, Android Phones For Dummies makes it fast and easy to make your new smartphone your minion. Written by bestselling author Dan Gookin, it walks you through the basics in a language you can understand before moving on to more advanced topics, like dialing tricks to forward calls, working with predictive text, accessing special characters, manipulating the touch screen, and using a USB connection to synchronize your stuff.

  • Set up your phone and configure its settings
  • Play games, listen to music, and start shooting photos and videos
  • Join the conversation and have fun with social media
  • Make your life easier with Google Voice typing

No matter how you slice it, life with an Android phone is more organized and fun—and this book shows you how to make the most of it.

Product Features

  • For Dummies

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Adobe RoboHelp 2017: The Essentials

Master Adobe RoboHelp using IconLogic’s proven “skills and drills” approach to learning… “Adobe RoboHelp 2017: The Essentials” is a self-paced, step-by-step workbook that teaches you the essential RoboHelp skills needed to create and deliver user assistance (help systems, policies and procedures, and knowledgebases). Step-by-step instructions guide you through the process of creating new RoboHelp projects and topics from scratch. Learn to import content from Microsoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, PDFs, and HTML files. Enhance your topics with graphics, dynamic effects (DHTML), and adding multimedia (using eLearning content created in Adobe Captivate). Improve the navigation of your content by adding hyperlinks, indexes, and glossaries. Increase your production efficiency by learning about cascading style sheets, variables, snippets, and master pages. Learn how to control the look of final WebHelp and Responsive outputs via Skins and Layouts. And learn how to deliver content that can be consumed on any kind of device including iPads and other tablets, smartphones, and desktops using output formats such as Responsive HTML5, Multiscreen HTML5, WebHelp, Adobe AIR Help, PDFs, and eBooks. This book features: ~ All of the Adobe RoboHelp projects, images, audio files, and other assets to get started (Just download the free RoboHelp 30-day trial software from the Adobe website and jump in!) ~ Dozens of step-by-step, hands-on activities ~ Confidence Checks to challenge your new skills ~ Hundreds of supporting screen shots

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Paradigm Keyboarding and Applications I: Sessions 1-60 Using Microsoft Word 2013: Text and Snap Online Lab

Ease of use is key to your students success with Paradigm Keyboarding, Sixth Edition! In Sessions 1-30, students are drilled on new keys and move from keying letters to words to sentences. Sessions 31-33 focus on building keyboarding skills and Sessions 34-60 teach students Microsoft Word 2013 skills, such as how to create memos, emails, letters, tables, reports, and manuscripts.* Keyboarding skills are introduced, developed, and continually reinforced.* Correct finger positioning, speed, and accuracy are emphasized with key drills, speed drills, and positional reinforcement drills.*1-minute, 3-minute, and 5-minute timings are used to build speed and assess student progress.* Pretest timings provide measure of student readiness for coursework and posttest timings measure student keyboarding success.* Thinking drills and writing assignments develop critical thinking skills and keyboard composition skills.* Microsoft Word 2013 features are introduced and skills are developed and continually reinforced.* Correct formatting of memos, letters, emails, reports, manuscripts, and tables is emphasized and practiced.* Students produce documents that combine keyboarding proficiency, Microsoft 2013 Word features, and critical thinking skills.The SNAP Online Lab is Paradigm’s totally web-based learning management system that lets you easily deliver keyboarding courses, track student performance, and communicate with your students!* Features live-in-the-application word processing using Microsoft Word 2013 (also compatible with Word 2010).* Provides immediate feedback on speed and accuracy for all timings and production documents.* Includes videos that demonstrate proper finger positioning.* Incorporates diagnostic software that identifies keys that students struggle with and provides additional practice.* Includes a new gradebook for assigning, grading, tracking student progress, and downloading results.The SNAP Online Lab allows you to customize your course! You decide which sessions you want to teach and when to teach them.

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Building Cross-Platform Desktop Applications with Electron

Key Features

  • Build a solid foundation with Electron for an easier development experience
  • Use modern JavaScript frameworks and tools along with Electron to take your desktop applications to the next level
  • Extend the functionality of Electron through modules

Book Description

Though web applications are becoming increasingly popular, desktop apps are still important. The Electron framework lets you write cross-platform desktop applications using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS, and this book will teach you how to create your first desktop application with Electron. It will guide you on how to build desktop applications that run on Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms.

You will begin your journey with an overview of Electron, and then move on to explore the various stages of creating a simple social media application. Along the way, you will learn how to use advanced Electron APIs, debug an Electron application, and make performance improvements using the Chrome developer tools. You’ll also find out how to package and distribute an application, and more.

By the end of the book, you will be able to build a complete desktop application using Electron and web technologies. You will have a solid understanding of the common challenges that desktop app developers face, and you’ll know how to solve them.

What you will learn

  • Explore various tools and libraries to build and debug an Electron application
  • Use popular JavaScript frameworks such as Angular and Typescript along with Electron to enhance your app
  • Work with the desktop UI development for Electron using Photon
  • Find out how to use various Electron APIs like Clipboard, Process, Shell, Image, File, Session, and Cookie
  • Integrate your application into different desktop environments with Electron API
  • Cache your network resources using service worker
  • Test the Electron application using Mocha and Spectron
  • See how to package and distribute an Electron application

About the Author

Muhammed Jasim has been involved in enterprise web application projects for more than 8 years. He started his software development career working with the Microsoft .NET platform and is currently working as a full stack developer for JavaScript applications. Throughout his career, he has developed many projects using a wide range of technologies and frameworks in both .NET and Node.js platforms. Currently, he is working for a Dubai-based airline company and is focused on the full-stack JavaScript application development.

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Morphology of Plants and Fungi

Book by Bold, Harold C., Alexopoulos, Constantine J., Delevoryas, Theodore

Product Features

  • Used Book in Good Condition

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Self Discipline: How I Went from Lazy to Productive by Changing from Within: Master Self And Time Management Skills And Become More Laser Sharp Focused Than Ever Before!

How I Finally Figured Out How To Stay Disciplined Once And For All. Master Time and Self Management for Life!

Look, if you’re viewing this book, there’s one thing that I know about you. You have a goal, maybe multiple goals. There’s something that you really, really want to achieve. This goal may by relatively small, or a gigantic, crazy goal in which you have no idea how to achieve. Either way, you’re looking for a book on self discipline because you know that this vitally important skill is the one thing that will prevent you from achieving this goal and pretty much anything else.

I write this because for the last 5 years, I knew this as well. I’ve always wanted to do big, crazy things with my life, and it didn’t take me long to realize that self discipline was the only thing that was stopping me. I would set a goal, work very hard on it at first- and then fall off track. I failed so many times and really wanted to figure this self discipline thing. I looked at the greats of the world- Steve Jobs, Michael Phelps, LeBron James, and just marveled at their unbelievable, unstoppable work ethic and discipline.

For 5 years I tried to figure out how they did it. What was their secret? What drove them to work so hard every single day? I tried every self-help strategy out there- visualization, vision boards, affirmations, afformations, incantations, accountability, straight-up willpower, meditation, morning rituals, scheduling, self-hypnosis, banning YouTube from my computer network, staying in the present moment- you name it.

None of them worked. Any of them. And for a lot of people, they are in the same shoes that I was in for five years. They can’t figure out why they just can’t get themselves to stay disciplined. And now? Me? I’m finally that disciplined person I’ve always wanted to be. I’m at the gym every day. I practice my craft as a classical cellist more every day. I just wrote a freaking book. I’m consistent, and almost never fall off track. I’m the person that I dreamed to be for five years.

And let me give you a hint: It’s not a strategy that made the difference for me. What finally allowed me to change and be disciplined, once and for all, was to change from within as a person. That’s what we’ll talk about in this book. Yes, I will talk about powerful strategies, even some of the ones I listed above, but this book resolves around the fundamental principle that you must change as a human being at a personal level.

I wrote this book because I know there are people out there struggling with what I struggled with for 5 years- and I don’t want these people to have to spend 5 years trying to figure this thing out like I did. I want people to learn from my mistakes, and learn how I went from lazy to super productive.

Let me give you an overview of what you’ll find in this book

  • The importance of active vs passive learning
  • The key to all permanent change
  • The 5 essential habits of disciplined people
  • What the world’s most successful people do to stay disciplined
  • How to set incredible goals
  • The importance of self identity
  • Why you must engrain your goals inside yourself every single day
  • Much, much more!

For a limited amount of time, I’m going to be offering this book for only $0.99.This book is regularly priced at $4.99, but I want as many people as possible to learn the truth about self discipline. So if you are tired of failing time and time again to stay disciplined- I highly, highly encourage you to download and, more importantly, take action on what you will learn in this book- a book I wish I had five years ago. Best of luck.

To your success,
Isaac Berglind

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Tips Anger Management Skills

Keeping your temper in check can be challenging. Use simple anger management tips — from taking a timeout to using “I” statements — to stay in control.

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Management Skills in Schools: A Resource for School Leaders

The author shows how managers in education can contribute to school improvement, and focus on the essential personal and practical management skills needed to instill a positive team culture.

Product Features

  • Used Book in Good Condition

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Southern Champion Tray 24013K Kraft Paperboard Window Bakery Box, 8″ Length x 8″ Width x 2-1/2″ Height (Case of 200)

The Southern Champion Tray 24013K bakery box is made of Kraft paperboard, is brown on the inside and outside, has an attached top and a cellophane window, and can be used to hold and carry baked goods. Paperboard is thicker and more rigid than paper, is suitable for holding baked goods, can be recycled or composted. The attached top flips open to insert or remove baked goods. A hinged back enables the box to open completely and lay flat on a table or counter. When closed, the top fully overlaps the bottom. A cellophane window provides a view of the box’s contents. The box has a four-corner beers design with four glued corners for sturdiness. Diagonal scores allow the box to be folded flat for storage or transport. The box measures 8 x 8 x 2-1/2 inches (L x W x H). (L is length, the horizontal distance from front to back; W is width, the horizontal distance from left to right; H is height, the vertical distance from lowest to highest point.) Southern Champion Tray manufactures paperboard packaging products. The company, founded 1927, is headquartered in Chattanooga, TN.

Product Features

  • Bakery box is brown inside and outside and can be used to hold and carry baked goods
  • Kraft paperboard is thicker and more rigid than paper and can be recycled or composted
  • Attached top flips open to insert or remove baked goods
  • Cellophane window displays contents; glued corners provide sturdiness
  • Measures 8 x 8 x 2-1/2 inches (L x W x H); can be folded flat for storage or transport

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Quality Park #8 Reveal-N-Seal Double Window Envelope, 3.6 inches x 8.6 inches, White, 500 Envelopes (67539)

8.625 inch Reveal-N-Seal check size double window envelopes. Unique glue provides for longer shelf life than normal self-seal envelopes. Security tinted for privacy of contents.

Product Features

  • Security tinted
  • Self-sealing closure requires no moisture-;ift the flap, press and seal
  • The top window (1-13/16 inches x 3-1/2 inches) is positioned 3/8 inch from left and 2 inches from the bottom of the envelope.
  • The bottom window (1 inch x 4 inch) is 3/8 inches from the left and 1/2 inch from the bottom

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500 SELF SEAL Double Window Security Tinted Envelopes Designed for Business Checks, QuickBooks, Laser Checks Security Tinted Self adhesive Peel and Seal White Size 3 5/8″ x 8 11/16″ (Checks Will Not Move) 24 LB 500 Per Box – NOT FOR INVOICES

Prime Business Checks 500 Self Seal Double Window Security Tinted Envelopes – Designed for Business Checks, QuickBooks, Laser Checks – Security Tinted – Self adhesive Peel and Seal – White – Size 3 5/8″ x 8 11/16″ (Checks Will Not Move) – 24 LB – 500 Per Box, Designed To Fit Computer business checks, QuickBooks checks, Envelope is ideal for all business, professional and personal correspondence, Peel & Seal Flap: No water required. Peel strip and fold flap, then press for a quick, secure seal, Premium 24 LB – Color: White – Finish: Smooth/Wove , Self Seal Double Window, Security tinted for added privacy and confidentiality. 92663 envelope

Product Features

  • Designed To Fit Computer business checks, QuickBooks checks
  • Envelope is ideal for all business, professional and personal correspondence
  • Peel & Seal Flap: No water required. Peel strip and fold flap, then press for a quick, secure seal
  • Premium 24 LB – Color: White – Finish: Smooth/Wove
  • Self Seal Double Window, Security tinted for added privacy and confidentiality

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ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY The Ultimate Guide to Wonder Woman

At 75, DC Comics’s Amazonian princess is finally getting her own movie, and EW is celebrating with a gorgeously illustrated issue devoted entirely to Wonder Woman—from her groundbreaking girl-power comic book debut to the beloved 1970s TV show starring Lynda Carter to Gal Gadot’s action-star spin on the first superheroine. Inside:

  • The making of the new film Wonder Woman, with behind-the-scenes photos and interviews with stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright and Connie Nielsen and director Patty Jenkins
  • Lynda Carter talks about her pioneering TV role and the meaning of Wonder Woman
  • The evolution of Wonder Woman’s look, from prim skirts to go-go boots to modern-day armor
  • The surprising story of Wonder Woman’s creator—the man who dreamed up her Golden Lasso of Truth also invented the lie-detector test!
  • Plus: The most memorable WW plots of all time

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USAopoly The Golden Girls Clue Board Game

The golden girls clue features a custom illustrated game board, where players attempt to solve the crime of who ate the cheesecake, what they left at the scene of the crime, and which room they did it in.

Product Features

  • Hilarious mystery of who Ate the cheesecake
  • Custom illistrated game board to feature the golden girls house
  • Play as your favorite golden girl

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Dude Games Magic Maze Board Game

Recently stripped of your possessions, your group of down-on-their-luck adventurers has nary a copper piece between you. Your only option if you’re to resume your dungeon-delving activities is to sack the local mall of valuables and supplies. Magic Maze is a real-time,co-operative game. Each player can control any of the 4 Hero pawns whenever he wants in order to make that hero perform a very specific action, to which other players do not have access: move north, explore a new area, ride an escalator…all of this requires rigorous co-operation between the players in order to succeed at moving the heroes wisely, and complete your mission before the sand timer runs out. Moreover, you will only be allowed to communicate for short periods during the game. The rest of the time, you must play without giving any visual or audio cues to each other.

Product Features

  • A cooperative game without the Alpha leader effect.
  • Simultaneous, real-time play. No waiting for your turn to come around.
  • 7 tutorial scenarios, 10 more difficult ones to challenge you.
  • For 1 to 8 players, ages 8 & up.
  • Plays in 15 minutes.

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Zip Ball Game – Sliding Ball Fitness Game for kids| Speed Ball Upper Body Workout Set for Kids – Bilateral Coordination Toy Ball Slider Activity Game for Family

The zip slide ball game is perfect for health conscious people who are keen on proactive lifestyles for the whole
family. Not only fun, it also provides an awesome upper body workout for people of all ages. Increases blood
circulation throughout the body while enhancing essential motor skills with the usage of large muscle groups in
the body. Kids can work out as a team or they can alternate roles as fitness coach or partner. Excellent for all
outdoor events and festivities; camping, parties, BBQ’s, school, back yards and beaches.

Great Exercise:
Stretching, pulling and breathing control all part of this fun exercise regime, are perfect
for childhood development (kids | teenagers) and it improves blood circulation and bilateral coordination

Role Play:
Enhances children’s motor skills and promotes good posture with the use of large muscles
in the body. Kids can play together as a team or one person can assume the role of fitness coach!

The family game is loads of fun and kids will have a blast doing fun, energized workouts,
virtually anywhere; in the backyard, camping out, at school, in the park or the beach

Party Favor:
Makes an excellent party favor! Add them to party bags or use as a stocking stuffers. Can also be used
to create a uniquely enjoyable party theme everyone will love. Either way kids will all have a blast jumping
around with friends, all while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Made from strong, high quality plastic materials and built for rugged outdoor usage it is made to last.

– Ages 3 years +
– Material | Plastic

– x1 Set of Zip (Slide)Ball Family Game
– x1 8″ Zipper ball
– x1 84″ exercise rope

Product Features

  • INTERACTIVE FUN: Kids can work out as partners, or one person can assume the role of fitness coach as they develop essential social interactive skills. Fun toy for kids ages 3 – 16.
  • HEALTHY LIFESTYLE: Great upper body workout and promotes healthy living in kids and teenagers.
  • DURABLE: Unlike other market brands, the zip ball game is made from quality materials and built to last.
  • PORTABILITY: Super lightweight and easy to carry, you can work out virtually anywhere of your choice.
  • INCLUDES: 1 Set of Zip (Slide) balls for everyone!

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Robot Math Workout

Product Features

  • Features:
  • – Questions that need to be answered within the specific time
  • – So simple and easy to use which makes it suitable both for kids and adults
  • – Lovely music in the background that you can turn on or off

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Trump Fashion Salon Kids Games (Boys & Girls)

Product Features

  • Could you please help Trump design his own fashion style in this game – Trump Fashion Salon?
  • This is a very interesting game. There are so many levels to design his fashion style:
  • 1. Shave & Haircut: Trump’s hair and beard are too long. Please give him a haircut and shave.
  • 2. Spa: Please give him a Facial Spa.
  • 3. Teeth Clean: He has some teeth problems. Please take him to the dentist and clean his teeth.
  • 4. Workout: He is a little fat. Please take him to the gym.
  • 5. Change Clothes: Please help him choose the clothes.
  • Have fun!
  • Find more free online games, please browse the website No need to download!

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Angular 4: From Theory To Practice: Build the web applications of tomorrow using the new Angular web framework from Google.

*Updated to Angular v4 released on March 2017*

After reading this book, you are going to be able to:-

– Understand the latest features of ES6 JavaScript and TypeScript.
– Build an Angular 2 application from scratch using TypeScript and the Angular command line interface.
– Write code using the paradigm of reactive programming with RxJS and Observables.
– Know how to Unit Test Angular 2 using Jasmine, Karma and the Angular Test Bed

The first chapter in the course is a quickstart where you dive straight into writing your first Angular 2 application. We use the web editor plunker so you can get stuck in writing code ASAP.

In this quickstart you’ll get a 50,000 foot view of the major features of Angular 2.

Then chapter by chapter we go much deeper into each of these features. I’ll cover the theory for that feature, using plunker as much as possible so you can try out the code yourself in a browser. Then you’ll practice what you’ve learnt with either an online quiz or a set of flash cards.

You are going to learn all about:-

– Typescript & ES6 Javascript.
– Components & Binding
– Directives
– Dependancy Injection & Services
– Angular Modules & Bootstrapping your Angular application.
– SPAs & Routing
– Angular CLI
– Forms
– Reactive Programming with RXJs
– Unit Testing

The ideal student is an existing web developer, with some JavaScript knowledge that wants to add Angular 2 to their skill set. Or perhaps you are an existing Angular 1 developer who wants to level up to Angular 2.

You do need to be comfortable with at least the ES5 version of JavaScript. We’ll be using a UI framework called twitter bootstrap throughout the course but you still must know HTML and some CSS.

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Image Analysis: 20th Scandinavian Conference, SCIA 2017, Tromsø, Norway, June 12–14, 2017, Proceedings, Part II (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)

The two-volume set LNCS 10269 and 10270 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 20th Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis, SCIA 2017, held in Tromsø, Norway, in June 2017.

The 87 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 133 submissions. The contributions are structured in topical sections on history of SCIA; motion analysis and 3D vision; pattern detection and recognition; machine learning; image processing and applications; feature extraction and segmentation; remote sensing; medical and biomedical image analysis; faces, gestures and multispectral analysis.

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