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Python Crash Course: A Hands-On, Project-Based Introduction to Pr...
by Eric Matthes

Language

English

Pages

562

Publication Date

November 01, 2015

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<i>Python Crash Course</i> is a fast-paced, thorough introduction to Python that will have you writing programs, solving problems, and making things that work in no time.<br /><br />In the first half of the book, you’ll learn about basic programming concepts, such as lists, dictionaries, classes, and loops, and practice writing clean and readable code with exercises for each topic. You’ll also learn how to make your programs interactive and how to test your code safely before adding it to a project. In the second half of the book, you’ll put your new knowledge into practice with three substantial projects: a Space Invaders–inspired arcade game, data visualizations with Python’s super-handy libraries, and a simple web app you can deploy online.<br /><br />As you work through <i>Python Crash Course</i> you’ll learn how to:<br />–Use powerful Python libraries and tools, including matplotlib, NumPy, and Pygal<br />–Make 2D games that respond to keypresses and mouse clicks, and that grow more difficult as the game progresses<br />–Work with data to generate interactive visualizations<br />–Create and customize Web apps and deploy them safely online<br />–Deal with mistakes and errors so you can solve your own programming problems<br /><br /><br />If you’ve been thinking seriously about digging into programming, <i>Python Crash Course</i> will get you up to speed and have you writing real programs fast. Why wait any longer? Start your engines and code!<br /><br /><b>Uses Python 2 and 3</b>
Subway Surfers: "The Unofficial Players Guide" Game Tips & Secret...
by The Gamer Geeks

Language

English

Pages

48

Publication Date

May 07, 2017

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There is no doubt that the mobile gaming market is currently on its boom, as every other day a new innovative game is launched that completely revolutionizes the market. One such game that has revamped the mobile gaming industry is Subway Surfers, if you have been living under a rock for the past few years and do not know what this game is all about then you have come to the right place. <br /><br />This game revolves around a character that is vandalizing a subway station and is caught red handed by an inspector and his crazy dog. So, what do you do when you are caught red handed by the authority? You run as fast as you can in the opposite direction and this is what this game is all about. This endless running game has cemented its position in the mobile gaming industry for quite some time now due to the vibrant aesthetic facet of the game and due to the fact that nothing beats running away from the authorities!<br /><br />This game was released back in 24 May 2012 and since then has come a very long way. By 2015 this game had achieved over 1 Billion downloads! Yes, you read that right; 1 billion people from all around the world using different platforms have downloaded this game. This statistic only represents the benchmark they achieved back in 2015, as people are currently still downloading this game even though it was released ages ago. What is really beautiful about this game is that the developers have made sure that no one is denied the entertainment Subway Surfers provide, as they have released the game both on IOS platforms and Android systems as well. If that’s not enough, you can even download this game on your desktop or laptop as well! If you haven’t downloaded this game yet, you have no idea what you are missing. So, drop whatever you are doing and download Subway Surfers as soon as possible!<br />
Slither.io: The Unofficial Underground Tips & Secrets Guide
by The Gamer Geeks

Language

English

Pages

27

Publication Date

May 07, 2017

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Want to be the biggest worm that rules the playground? <br />Want to play with users from all around the world? <br />Then consider Slither.IO as your next gaming venture. This game has subtly paid tribute to the forefather of mobile gaming, the iconic Snake franchise, but has taken this game to a whole different level by using modern day graphics and creating a network that is uniting gamers from all around the world. <br />If that’s not enough, Slither IO is free of cost as well, so what are you waiting for?<br />The goal of this innovative game is dominating the playground by commandeering a worm and eating pixilated remains of other players. By eating pixilated remains, slowly your worm will start growing and will become a force to be reckoned with, as the larger your worm is the more threatening you are on the playground. <br />Every day a new record is set by the player who manages to set the highest score is allowed to write a message that will be displayed on every user’s screen! Yes, you can dominate the game and send a message to all other players letting them know that you are the king of the worm world. However, it is not easy to achieve success in this game due to the increased competition and the overall interface of the game, but a few tips and tricks will help you become a true champion of Slither.io.<br />
Chasing Lincoln's Killer
by James L. Swanson

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

September 01, 2012

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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author James Swanson delivers a riveting account of the chase for Abraham Lincoln's assassin.<br /><br />Based on rare archival material, obscure trial manuscripts, and interviews with relatives of the conspirators and the manhunters, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER is a fast-paced thriller about the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth: a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia.
The Freddy Files (Five Nights at Freddy's)
by Scholastic Inc.

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

August 29, 2017

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In the first official guidebook to <b>Five Night at Freddy's</b>, fans and gamers alike can immerse themselves in the series' mythology, gameplay, and secrets as we unwind the twisted mysteries hidden at the heart of Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. Delving into each game, players can map the animatronics' paths, learn how timed elements of the games work, and discover how to trigger unique events. <br /> <br />Special sections throughout highlight Freddy's fans' most talked-about theories, from The Bite of '87 vs. The Bite of '83 to the identity of Purple Guy to the recurring hallucinations of "it's me." All the evidence, along with every detail of the games and novels, is laid out for fans to explore in this one-of-a-kind guide to the warped world of Five Nights at Freddy's.
The World of Tom Clancy's The Division
by Ubisoft

Language

English

Pages

163

Publication Date

April 23, 2019

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<b>Incisive lore and detailed art in a cunningly designed hardcover that will bring readers into the ravaged streets of New York City and Washington DC as seen in Ubisoft's record-breaking videogame series!</b><br /><br />On Black Friday, a deadly biological attack was thrust upon the populace of New York. Within weeks, millions lay dead, and the city was placed under quarantine. The only force with any hope of restoring order are the embedded agents of the SHD--more commonly known as the Division. <br /><br />Despite the quarantine, the infection continues to spread across the country. Amidst a ruined government, a shattered infrastructure, and an eroding civilization, the Division is now called to action in Washington DC--but if the agents fail, the capital will fall, and the nation with it.<br /><br /><i>The World of Tom Clancy's The Division </i>is the meticulously crafted result of a partnership between Dark Horse books and Ubisoft Entertainment, offering readers a unique insight into the chaotic and dangerous world of the hit games. Don't miss this opportunity to learn all there is to know about the tactical methods, the high-tech tools, and the all-important mission of the Division!
Resident Evil 2 Remake: Walkthrough & Strategy Guide
by Wang Zoe

Language

English

Pages

499

Publication Date

May 09, 2019

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Welcome to the Resident Evil 2: Strategy Guide & Walkthrough! Here you will find everything to know about RE2, including story walkthrough, items and weapons, latest news, & more!
Learn Visual Basic: A Step-By-Step Programming Tutorial
by , Lou Tylee

Language

English

Pages

886

Publication Date

May 27, 2017

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LEARN VISUAL BASIC is a comprehensive programming tutorial covering object-oriented programming, the Visual Basic integrated development environment, building and distributing Windows applications using the Windows Installer, exception handling, sequential file access, graphics, multimedia, advanced topics such as web access, printing, and HTML help system authoring. The tutorial also introduces database applications (using ADO .NET) and web applications (using ASP.NET). This curriculum has been used in college and universities for over two decades. It is also used as a college prep advanced placement course for high school students.<br /><br />The focus of LEARN VISUAL BASIC is to use the objects and capabilities of Visual Basic to build a wide variety of useful desktop applications. Students will also develop their own objects. Some of the applications built include: Stopwatch, Calendar Display, Loan Repayment Calculator, Flash Card Math Game, Database Input Screen, Statistics Calculator, Tic-Tac-Toe Game, Capital City Quiz, Information Tracker (with plotting), Blackjack, Line, Bar and Pie charts, a version of the first video game ever – Pong, and a Telephone Directory.<br /><br />LEARN VISUAL BASIC is presented using a combination of over 850 pages of self-study notes and over 100 Visual Basic practical examples and applications. To grasp the concepts presented in LEARN VISUAL BASIC, you should possess a working knowledge of Windows and have had some exposure to programming concepts. Our Beginning Visual Basic course would provide you with this exposure.<br /><br />LEARN VISUAL BASIC requires a Microsoft Windows operating system. This tutorial also requires the free Community Edition or Professional Edition of Microsoft Visual Studio 2015. The Visual Basic source code solutions and all needed multimedia files are included in the compressed download file available from the Publisher's website (KidwareSoftware.com) after book registration.
Dodge Tank: A LitRPG Fantasy Sci-fi (Crystal Shards Online Book 1...
by Rick Scott

Language

English

Pages

458

Publication Date

December 28, 2017

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<b>#1 Best Seller in Young Adult Fantasy and Adventure Sci-Fi</b><br /><b>Book 1 of the highly praised Crystal Shards Online LitRPG series with over 1900 positive ratings on Goodreads and 21 million page reads in KU</b><br /><b>Join the adventure today!</b><br /><br />Ryan's life sucks.<br /><br />His brother is a jerk, his mom is sick, and his legs are next to useless thanks to a neurological disorder. Plus the world ended two centuries ago from nuclear war. Now, what's left of humanity live below ground, with the only escape from reality being the massive VR world of Crystal Shards Online.<br /><br />But even in game, Ryan's life sucks. Unable to play a combat class due to his condition, he works as a miner, earning barely enough to get by and not nearly enough to afford the operation that will save his mom's life. <br /><br />When Ryan discovers an item that grants the ability to dodge any attack, however, he has the chance to become one of the game world's most elite and sought after players: a Dodge Tank.<br /><br />But for someone who's never played a combat class, success isn't so easily had.<br /><br />To save his mom, Ryan will have to overcome his disability and level his way to the top. But the real-world consequences are more far reaching than he could imagine and the fate of not just his mother, but humanity itself, may be resting in his hands...<br /><br /><b>WARNING:</b> Contains RPG mechanics, detailed party combat and giant boss fights. If these things do not interest you, then this is not the book for you!<br /><br /><b>BUY DODGE TANK TODAY!</b><br /><i>Specially priced for the release of book 4!</i>
MasterChef Junior Cookbook: Bold Recipes and Essential Techniques...
by MasterChef Junior

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<p><b>Creativity, hard work, and lots of fun</b>—that’s what it takes to cook like a master. Beloved television competition show <i>MasterChef Junior</i> fosters all of this within each of its pint-size home cooks, and what they whip up is truly impressive. This book aims to give any aspiring young chef the tools he or she needs to hone essential cooking skills, with 100 recipes inspired by dishes that the contestants served in the first five seasons, as well as timeless techniques, tips, and advice. With this book, anyone can become an excellent cook.</p>

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