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Oracle PL/SQL by Example, 5th Edition
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Oracle PL/SQL by Example, 5th Edition from Prentice HallPrentice Hall has published Oracle PL/SQL by Example, 5th Edition. Using PL/SQL for Oracle Database 12c, you can build solutions that deliver unprecedented performance and efficiency in any environment, including the cloud. Oracle® PL/SQL by Example, Fifth Edition, teaches all the PL/SQL skills you’ll need, through real-world labs, extensive examples, exercises, and projects. Now fully updated for the newest version of PL/SQL, it covers everything from basic syntax and program control through the latest optimization and security enhancements.

Step by step, you’ll walk through every key task, mastering today’s most valuable Oracle 12cPL/SQL programming techniques on your own. Once you’ve done an exercise, the authors don’t just present the answer: They offer an in-depth discussion introducing deeper insights and modern best practices. This book’s approach fully reflects the authors’ award-winning experience teaching PL/SQL...

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Operating System Design: The Xinu Approach, 2nd Edition
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Operating System Design: The Xinu Approach, Second Edition from CRC PressCRC Press has published Operating System Design: The Xinu Approach, Second Edition. An Update of the Most Practical A-to-Z Operating System Book. Widely lauded for avoiding the typical black box approach found in other operating system textbooks, the first edition of this bestselling book taught readers how an operating system works and explained how to build it from the ground up.

Continuing to follow a logical pattern for system design, Operating System Design: The Xinu Approach, Second Edition removes the mystery from operating system design and consolidates the body of material into a systematic discipline. It presents a hierarchical design paradigm that organizes major operating system components in an orderly, understandable manner. The book guides readers through the construction of a conventional process-based operating system using practical, straightforward primitives. It gives the implementation details of one set of primitives, usually the most popular set. Once readers understand how...

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Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician, 2nd Edition
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Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician, 2nd Edition from Focal PressFocal Press has published Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician, 2nd Edition. The application of electricity for the theatre, concert stage, television studio, or any other production environment differs from that of a residence or commercial building. Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician is the only reference on the market that covers these differences, explaining what entertainment electricians and technicians need to know and why. It not only reinforces the fundamentals of electricity, power distribution, and electrical safety, but also explains the latest developments in technology for the live entertainment professional and aspiring professional.

Written by an Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) Recognized trainer, this reference supports practicing electricians and technicians, and provides new technicians the assistance needed for a successful career in the entertainment industry. Fully updated, the second edition contains new information on...

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McFarland USA on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital
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McFarland USA on Disney Blu-ray Combo Pack, Disney Movies Anywhere and Digital HD June 2ndChannel your inner champion and brace yourself for this inspiring adventure based on a true story of underdogs triumphing over tremendous obstacles in McFarland USA on Disney Blu-ray Combo Pack, Disney Movies Anywhere and Digital HD June 2nd! This moving story features Kevin Costner (“Dances with Wolves,” “The Untouchables), Morgan Saylor (TV’s “Homeland”) and Diana Maria Riva (“NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Castle”) amongst others in this touching tale displaying the power of family, commitment and work ethic that transforms a cross-county team into champions. Bonus features include McFarland Reflections, deleted scenes, extended scenes and more!

In the tradition of Disney sports movies comes “McFarland, USA” based on a true story of underdogs triumphing over tremendous obstacles. This heartwarming drama follows novice runners who strive to build a cross-country team under Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner) in their predominantly Latino high school. Everyone has a lot to learn about each other, but when Coach realizes the boys’ exceptional running ability, things change. Beyond their talent, it’s the power of family, commitment to each other and work ethic that transform them into champions — helping them achieve their own American dream...

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DevOps for VMware Administrators
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DevOps for VMware Administrators from VMware PressVMware Press has published DevOps for VMware Administrators. This is the first book focused on using DevOps tools and practices with VMware technologies. The authors introduce high-value tools from third parties and VMware itself, and guide you through using them to improve the performance of all your virtualized systems and applications. You’ll walk through automating and optimizing configuration management, provisioning, log management, continuous integration, and more.

The authors also offer step-by-step coverage of deploying and managing applications at scale with Docker containers and Google Kubernetes. They conclude with an up-to-the-minute discussion of VMware’s newest DevOps initiatives, including VMware vRealize Automation and VMware
vRealize Code Stream.

Coverage includes:

• Understanding the challenges that DevOps tools and practices can help VMware administrators to solve
• Using Vagrant to quickly deploy Dev and Test environments that match production system specifications...

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iOS 8 for Programmers, 3rd Edition
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iOS 8 for Programmers: An App-Driven Approach with Swift, 3rd Edition from Prentice HallPrentice Hall has published iOS 8 for Programmers: An App-Driven Approach with Swift, 3rd Edition. The professional programmer’s Deitel® guide to iPhone® and iPad® app development using iOS® 8, Swift™, Xcode® 6, and Cocoa Touch®.

Billions of apps have been downloaded from Apple’s App Store! This book gives you everything you’ll need to start developing great iOS 8 apps quickly using Swift–Apple’s programming language of the future. You’ll also learn what makes a great app and how to publish your apps in the App Store. The book uses an app-driven approach–each new technology is discussed in the context of seven fully tested iOS 8 apps, complete with syntax shading, code highlighting, code walkthroughs and sample outputs. Apps you’ll develop include:...

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Dell Vostro 3000 Series Notebooks
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Dell Announces the Next Generation of Vostro Notebooks Tailor-Made for Mobile Business ProfessionalsDell has announced the next generation of its Vostro line of productivity notebooks, offered to meet the unique needs of small businesses, home offices, and mobile professionals. The Vostro 14 and 15 3000 Series business notebooks offer essential features in a refined design, ideal for small business owners and entrepreneurs who need an affordable device for work. Achievement is powered by the latest Intel processors and the latest discrete graphics from NVIDIA, while the simple and practical design projects style and professionalism.

“We are launching these new products and expanding the availability of our Vostro line in response to feedback from customers who are seeking this business solution from Dell, and input from our valued channel partners,” said Phil Bryant, vice president, Consumer and Small Business Sales, Dell. “The Vostro line has long been synonymous with productivity for the working professional and small businesses, and the next generation Vostro 3000 Series notebooks will pack the optimal processors, graphics options, connectivity ports and design details to help customers or business users get more done during their workday...”

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Seagate Seven Portable Drive
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Seagate Seven Portable Drive Awarded the Red Dot for Excellence in Product DesignSeagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX), a world leader in storage solutions, has announced that the Seagate Seven™ portable drive has won the coveted Red Dot Design Award for high-quality design. Seagate Seven is an ultra-thin external drive with a depth of 7 mm making it the slimmest way to carry 500GB of data. The Seagate Seven features a 5 mm, 2.5-inch internal hard drive with minimalist industrial design and a premium all-metal enclosure.

“We at Seagate are pleased with the recent accolades our product teams have received for the design of the Seagate Seven portable hard drive,” said Mark Whitby senior vice president of branded products group at Seagate. “We set out to develop a product celebrating the history of the hard drive while providing an innovative device with high-design. This latest design award from the Red Dot and the market response to the product are great ways to be recognized for our efforts." Seagate’s design excellence was validated through the competition in product design for the Red Dot award...

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JUSTIFIED: THE COMPLETE FINAL SEASON on Blu-ray and DVD
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JUSTIFIED: THE COMPLETE FINAL SEASON  Available on Blu-ray and DVD June 2nd from Sony PicturesWitness the epic conclusion to the modern-day police drama when JUSTIFIED: THE COMPLETE FINAL SEASON debuts on Blu-ray™ and DVD June 2 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Timothy Olyphant returns one last time as U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, a man who attempts to bring law and order back to Harlan County. Based on Elmore Leonard’s short story, “Fire in the Hole,” this critically acclaimed series from Sony Pictures Television and Bluebush Productions comes to a head in the series’ final hours with a standoff between Raylan and his longtime enemy, Boyd Crowder, played by Walton Goggins (“Sons of Anarchy”). JUSTIFIED: THE COMPLETE FINAL SEASON never lets up with its gun-slinging action and renegade style of justice. JUSTIFIED’s series finale episode will air on FX April 14.

Available as a three-disc set, JUSTIFIED: THE COMPLETE FINAL SEASON will include all 13 episodes, plus a behind-the-scenes featurette called “Hollywood to Harlan,” giving fans an inside look as to how the writers of Justified did research in Kentucky for the final season. Exclusive to the Blu-ray are two additional featurettes...

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THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN debuts on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD June 2nd from Well Go USALegendary Hong Kong filmmaker Tsui Hark’s (Once Upon a Time in China franchise) latest action-adventure epic THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN debuts on Blu-ray™, DVD and digital HD June 2 from Well Go USA Entertainment. Set in the late 1940s, a bandit warrior, the leader of a liberation army and an investigator on a clandestine mission find their fates intertwined. As the action unfolds, audiences are immersed in the “swooping camera, spurting blood, flying bullets, airborne knives, falling rocks, cannon fire and — most spectacularly — a covert raid by ski” (Ben Kenigsberg, THE NEW YORK TIMES).   

THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN stars Zhang Hanyu (Special ID, Back to 1942), Lin Gengxin (Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon), Tong Liya (Beijing Love Story), Tony Leung Ka Fai (Tai Chi Zero, Tai Chi Hero) and Yu Nan (The Expendables 2). The film is based on Qu Bo’s novel “Tracks in the Snowy Forest,” which also served as the basis for “Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy,” one of eight model operas produced during the Cultural Revolution. Bonus materials include interviews with the filmmaker and cast...

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New Team Umizoomi and Dora the Explorer DVDs
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Nickelodeon announces Three New DVD titles for Team Umizoomi and Dora the ExplorerNickelodeon has announced three upcoming DVD titles from their Team Umizoomi and Dora the Explorer series: Team Umizoomi: Umi Space Heroes, Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves Fairytale Land, and Dora’s Explorer Girls: Our First Concert!

DORA’S EXPLORER GIRLS: OUR FIRST CONCERT!
Dora and her Explorer Girls are ready to take the stage in the Dora’s Explorer Girls: Our First Concert! DVD. However, when their tickets get mixed up with charity donations for the show, Dora, Emma, Kate, Naiya and Alana must embark on a musical adventure through Puerto Verde to get their tickets back and make it to the show on time. International pop star Shakira guest stars and performs her original song “Todos Juntos.” Created by Nickelodeon and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution, Dora’s Explorer Girls: Our First Concert! arrives on DVD on June 2, 2015 for the suggested retail price of $12.99...

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The Dog Who Saved Summer on DVD and Digital
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The Dog Who Saved Summer arrives on DVD and On Demand June 2nd from Anchor Bay EntertainmentA paws-itively delightful treat for the whole family, The Dog Who Saved Summer arrives on DVD and On Demand June 2 and is available in Digital HD May 22 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. Mario Lopez (“Extra” host, “Saved by the Bell”), Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman”), Gary Valentine (“The King of Queens,” Paul Blart: Mall Cop 1 and 2, Jack & Jill), Elisa Donovan (Clueless, “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”), Patrick Muldoon (Starship Troopers) and Joey “Coco” Diaz (The Longest Yard) reprise their roles in the sixth installment of the popular franchise and are joined once again by director Sean Robert Olson and screenwriters Michael Ciminera and Richard Gnolfo. The hilarious fun-in-the-sun comedy also stars Martin Kove (“Cagney & Lacey,” The Karate Kid), Francesca Capaldi (“Dog with a Blog”), Cole Jensen (“Crash & Bernstein”) and the voice of William Zabka (The Karate Kid).

When former police K-9 Zeus (voiced by Lopez) accidentally destroys an important party, the Bannister family decides it’s time to send him to obedience school. Classes start off on the wrong paw when...

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Color Management & Quality Output
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Color Management & Quality Output: Working with Color from Camera to Display to Print from Focal PressFocal Press has published Color Management & Quality Output: Working with Color from Camera to Display to Print.

We have all felt the frustration of wasting time, paper, and effort when our prints or web images don’t match the images we see on our monitors. Fortunately, you’re holding the resource that will help solve these problems. This book guides you through the hardware settings and software steps you’ll need to post professional images and make stunning prints that showcase your artistic vision. In Color Management & Quality Output, Tom P. Ashe, a color expert and gifted teacher, shows you how to color manage your files from input all the way through output, by clearly explaining how color works in our minds, on our monitors and computers, and through our printers. You’ll learn to:...

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MAGIX Video Pro X7 Video Editing Software
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MAGIX releases MAGIX Video Pro X7 Professional Video Editing SoftwareMAGIX has released MAGIX Video Pro X7. Professional video editing. For perfect image and sound quality. Better performance, more content, more features – MAGIX Video Pro X7, the latest version of the successful video editing program, is setting new quality standards in professional video production: Numerous new features and optimizations have once again made Video Pro X7 the video editing software with the best price-to-performance ratio in its class.

Professional video production
Thanks to a wide range of optimizations, Video Pro X7 is now even more intuitive and performant than ever before. The user interface has been completely redesigned in accordance with customer feedback and given a new, modern look. The new interface allows users to concentrate on the essential – their projects. Video Pro X7 is the first MAGIX product to support both hardware-accelerated encoding and H.264 video decoding. These features have been optimized for Intel IRIS and other GPUs, allowing for faster and smoother timeline playback, even for UHD tracks...

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Collage and Architecture
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Collage and Architecture from RoutledgeRoutledge has published Collage and Architecture. Collage and Architecture is the first book to cover collage as a tool for design in architecture, making it a valuable resource for students and practitioners. Author Jennifer Shields uses the artworks and built projects of leading artists and architects, such as Le Corbusier, Daniel Libeskind, and Teddy Cruz to illustrate the diversity of collage techniques.

The six case study projects from Mexico, Argentina, Sweden, Norway, the United States, and Spain give you a global perspective of architecture as collage. Collage is an important instrument for analysis and design, and Shields’s presentation of this versatile medium draws on decades of relevance in art and architecture, to be adapted and transformed in your own work...

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