Sql server 2005 contains features that constitute the biggest
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from both programmability and data model viewpoints. This chapter
describes SQL Server 2005 in terms of .NET programmability, SQL:1999
compliance, user-defined types (UDTs), and XML integration to present a
picture of holistic data storage, manipulation, and access.
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Object-Oriented Design Using Java
This text is an introduction to object-oriented (OO) design for second-year or higher
undergraduate computer science students. It discusses software design and implementation
in terms of “elegance,” which is defined in Chapter 1. It reviews the concepts
of object-oriented programming and then covers fundamental software...
Topics In Probability
In this monograph we treat some topics that have been of some
importance and interest in probability theory. These include, in
particular, analytic characteristic functions, the moment problem,
infinitely divisible and self-decomposable distributions.
Recent research in probability has been concerned with applications such...
Learn to Program with C
Learn the fundamental programming principles using C, one of the most widely used programming languages in the world today. Learn to Program with C teaches computer programming to the complete beginner using the native C language. As such, it assumes you have no knowledge whatsoever about programming.
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The Demon Haunted World
It was a blustery fall day in 1939. In the streets outside the apartment building, fallen leaves were swirling in little whirlwinds, each with a life of its own. It was good to be inside and warm and safe, with my mother preparing dinner in the next room. In our apartment there were no older kids who picked on you for no reason. Just the week...