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PMP® Project Management Professional exam review guide / Kim Heldman, Vanina Mangano, Brett Feddersen. cover
Essential review for the PMP exam, updated for the new PMBOK® Guide, 6th edition The PMP Project Management Professional Exam Review Guide, Fourth Edition, offers complete, concise review of essential project management concepts and practices. Covering 100% of the PMP exam objectives, this book helps you ensure your full preparation in advance of the big day. This new 4th Edition has been updated to align with the newest version of the exam, featuring changes to PMP best practices, greater emphasis on Agile and other iterative processes, as well as the evolution of the project manager's role. Organized by domain area, this handy review guide covers project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closing as detailed in the new A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), 6th Edition, giving you clear guidance on what you need to know for the exam. You also get a year of free access to the Sybex online interactive learning environment and study tools, which features flashcards, chapter tests, two bonus practice exams, and more. PMP candidates must have extensive project management experience before taking the exam, but you cannot rely on experience alone; the PMP exam tests your understanding of critical PMP concepts and practices as laid out in the PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition; this practical review condenses the PMBOK's essential details into quickly-digestible chapters that help you prepare more efficiently. Review 100% of the exam objectives Apply PMP concepts to real-world scenarios Identify areas in need of additional review Access practice exams, flashcards, and more The PMP certification puts you in demand, and can be a major boost to your career. Regardless of your current level of experience, exam success lies in complete and thorough preparation; the PMP Project Management Professional Exam Review Guide, Fourth Edition, is your ultimate key to confidence and success.
Go in action / William Kennedy with Brian Ketelsen, Erik St. Martin ; foreword by Steve Francia. cover
Go in Action introduces the Go language, guiding you from inquisitive developer to Go guru. The book begins by introducing the unique features and concepts of Go. Then, you'll get hands-on experience writing real-world applications including websites and network servers, as well as techniques to manipulate and convert data at speeds that will make your friends jealous. -- Provided by publisher.
MCSA Windows Server 2016 complete study guide : exam 70-742 / William Panek. cover
"MCSA Windows Server 2016 Study Guide: Exam 70-742 is the ultimate preparation resource for the third and final MCSA exam. Tightly focused and highly relevant, this guide provides everything you need to go into the exam fully prepared; expert coverage of all exam objectives helps ensure comprehensive understanding, and hundreds of practice questions help you track your progress and prioritize areas most in need of review. Access to online study aids allows you to study on the go, with electronic flashcards, practice tests, and a glossary to help you get the most out of your preparation plan. Hands-on exercises test your practical skills, while real-world scenarios give you a preview of how MCSA skills and concepts are applied in the workplace."--provided by
Introducing Go : build reliable, scalable programs / Caleb Doxsey. cover
"Perfect for beginners familiar with programming basics, this hands-on guide provides an easy introduction to Go, the general-purpose programming language from Google. Author Caleb Doxsey covers the language's core features with step-by-step instructions and exercises in each chapter to help you practice what you learn"--Back cover.
Raspberry Pi IoT projects : prototyping experiments for makers / John C. Shovic, PhD. cover
This book is designed for entry-through-intermediate-level device designers who want to build their own Internet of Things (IoT) projects for prototyping and proof-of-concept purposes. Expert makers may also find interesting new approaches. Raspberry Pi IoT Projects contains the tools needed to build a prototype of your design, sense the environment, communicate with the Internet (over the Internet and Machine to Machine communications) and display the results. Several IoT projects and designs are shown from the start to the finish including an IoT Heartbeat Monitor, an IoT Swarm, IoT Solar Powered Weather Station, an IoT iBeacon Application and a RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) IoT Inventory Tracking System. The software is presented as reusable libraries, primarily in Python and C with full source code available. Raspberry Pi IoT Projects: Prototyping Experiments for Makers is also a valuable learning resource for classrooms and learning labs.-- Source other than the Library of Congress.
AWS certified advanced networking : official study guide specialty exam / Sidhartha Chauhan, James Devine, Alan Halachmi, Matt Lehwess, Nick Matthews, Steve Morad, Steve Seymour. cover
"The AWS Certified Advanced Networking Official Study Guide – Specialty Exam helps to ensure your preparation for the AWS Certified Advanced Networking – Specialty Exam. Expert review of AWS fundamentals align with the exam objectives, and detailed explanations of key exam topics merge with real-world scenarios to help you build the robust knowledge base you need to succeed on the exam—and in the field as an AWS Certified Networking specialist. Coverage includes the design, implementation, and deployment of cloud-based solutions; core AWS services implementation and knowledge of architectural best practices; AWS service architecture design and maintenance; networking automation; and more. You also get one year of free access to Sybex’s online interactive learning environment and study tools, which features flashcards, a glossary, chapter tests, practice exams, and a test bank to help you track your progress and gauge your readiness as exam day grows near."
Cracking codes with Python : an introduction to building and breaking ciphers / by Al Sweigart. cover
"Presents a crash course in Python programming, followed by instructions for making, testing, and hacking classic cipher programs, from the Caesar cipher to public key cryptography and the RSA cipher"-- Provided by publisher.
Practical C++ design : from programming to architecture / Adam B. Singer. cover
"Go from competent C++ developer to skilled designer or architect using this book as your C++ design master class. This title will guide you through the design and implementation of a fun, engaging case study. Starting with a quick exploration of the requirements for building the application, you'll delve into selecting an appropriate architecture, eventually designing and implementing all of the necessary modules to meet the project's requirements. By the conclusion of Practical C++ Design, you'll have constructed a fully functioning calculator that builds and executes on multiple platforms. Access to the complete source code will help speed your learning. Utilize the Model-View-Controller pattern to determine the optimal architecture for the calculator; the observer pattern to design an event system; the singleton pattern as you design the calculator's central data repository, a reusable stack; the command pattern to design a command system supporting unlimited undo/redo; and the abstract factory pattern for a cross-platform plugin infrastructure to make the calculator extensible. What You Will Learn: Learn to read a specification document and translate it into a practical C++ design; Understand trade-offs in selecting between alternative design scenarios; Gain practical experience in applying design patterns to realistic development scenarios; Learn how to effectively use language elements of modern C++ to create a lasting design; Develop a complete C++ program from a blank canvas through to a fully functioning, cross platform application; Learn to read, modify, and extend an existing, high quality code; Learn the fundamentals of API design, including class, module, and plugin interfaces. Who This Book Is For: Practical C++ Design is a book designed for the experienced C++ developer ready to take the next step to becoming a skilled C++ designer."-- Provided by publisher.
Game programming patterns / Robert Nystrom. cover
"The biggest challenge facing many game programmers is completing their game. Most game projects fizzle out, overwhelmed by the complexity of their own code. This book tackles that exact problem. Based on years of experience in shipped AAA titles, this book collects proven patterns to untangle and optimize your game, organized as independent recipes so you can pick just the patterns you need. You will learn how to write a robust game loop, how to organize your entities using components, and take advantage of the CPUs cache to improve your performance. You'll dive deep into how scripting engines encode behavior, how quadtrees and other spatial partitions optimize your engine, and how other classic design patterns can be used in games."--Publisher.
Artificial intelligence / by John Paul Mueller and Luca Massaron. cover
The term "Artificial Intelligence" has been around since the 1950s, but a lot has changed since then. Today, AI is referenced in the news, books, movies, and TV shows, and the exact definition is often misinterpreted. Artificial Intelligence For Dummies provides a clear introduction to AI and how it́⁰9Сs being used today. Inside, you'll get a clear overview of the technology, the common misconceptions surrounding it, and a fascinating look at its applications in everything from self-driving cars and drones to its contributions in the medical field. -- from Amazon description.