Many excellent books about T-SQL are available, so how is this one different? In talking to the many
people I meet in my travels around the country, I have heard one common complaint. Instead of the host of
wonderful books available to expert database administrators (DBAs), most SQL Server readers yearn for
a book targeted toward the beginning-to-intermediate DBA or developer. They want a book that starts at
the beginning, ensures that they have no gaps in their knowledge, and takes them through some of the more
advanced aspects of SQL Server. Along the way, they want to acquire volumes of practical knowledge
that they can easily port into their own applications. I wrote Sams Teach Yourself T-SQL in One Hour a
Day with those requests in mind.
Explosives and Chemical Weapons Identification (Forensic Science Techniques) I have thought long and hard about this book. This book was not created to make money. It was created to save lives — the lives of first responders and the people they have dedicated their lives to protect, the general public.
What is a first responder? It is a phrase often mentioned in the press but rarely defined.
Developing with PDF: Dive Into the Portable Document Format
PDF is becoming the standard for digital documents worldwide, but it’s not easy to learn on your own. With capabilities that let you use a variety of images and text, embed audio and video, and provide links and navigation, there’s a lot to explore. This practical guide helps you understand how to work with PDF to...
Autonomous Robots and Agents (Studies in Computational Intelligence) Robots and autonomous agents have permeated every aspect of human life. They are not only omnipresent on the shop floors; they have pervaded our homes and are around us everywhere. Design methodologies and implementation techniques of intelligent machines are making progress in leaps and bounds. Smart interaction, cooperation, and pro-activeness...
Adobe Captivate 3: The Definitive Guide (Wordware Applications Library)
Adobe Captivate 3: The Definitive Guide, the follow-up to Wordware s popular Macromedia Captivate: The Definitive Guide, steps you through all the procedures needed to create Flash movies based on any software on your desktop. You ll learn how to create Flash movies, edit individual screens, add and edit sound, even add interactivity (with or...
Mobile Web Design
This is a book about delivering web content to mobile devices. Much has been
written about mobile devices. Plenty has been written about developing websites
for the so-called “standards era” of the web. However, little has been written about
the two colliding. "is resource aims to fill that void.