Mastering Python Design Patterns: A guide to creating smart, efficient, and reusable software, 2nd Edition

Price: Exploit various design patterns to master the art of solving problems using Python Key Features Master the application design using the core design patterns and latest features of Python 3.7 Learn tricks to solve common design and architectural challenges Choose the right plan to improve your programs and increase their productivity Book Description Python is an object-oriented scripting language that is used in a wide range of categories. In software engineering, a design pattern is an elected solution for solving software design problems. Although they have been around for…

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Understanding Human Design: The New Science of Astrology: Discover Who You Really Are

Price: The Owner’s Manual for Your Life! Founded in the twentieth century by the late spiritual teacher Ra Uru Hu, Human Design is often called the “new Astrology,” and the “intersection of science and spirituality.” Your Human Design chart is formulated by taking your birth date, time, and location and extrapolating specific personality traits and life paths from this convergence. A Human Design chart offers an astonishingly accurate guide to your personality, as well as direction and counsel on how each individual can deal with challenges in their life. Previously,…

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Basics of Web Design: HTML5 & CSS (5th Edition)

Price: For introductory courses in Web Design   Provide a strong foundation for web design and web development Basics of Web Design: HTML5, is a foundational introduction to beginning web design and web development. The text provides a balance of “hard” skills such as HTML 5, CSS, and “soft” skills such as web design and publishing to the Web, giving students a well-rounded foundation as they pursue careers as web professionals. Students will leave an introductory design course with the tools they need to build their skills in the fields…

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Decorating with Plants: What to Choose, Ways to Style, and How to Make Them Thrive

Price: Houseplants are more popular than ever before—especially with millennials, who are setting up their homes for the first time and discovering that nothing can add energy, style, and that essential “lived-in-ness” to their spaces better than a little bit of green. Whether it’s a statement-making fiddle-leaf fig or a tiny tabletop succulent, a houseplant instantly elevates the look of your home. But where to begin? In Decorating with Plants, Baylor Chapman walks readers through everything they need to know to bring houseplants into their home. First, there’s Plant Care…

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Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector (Columbia Business School Publishing)

Price: Facing especially wicked problems, social sector organizations are searching for powerful new methods to understand and address them. Design Thinking for the Greater Good goes in depth on both the how of using new tools and the why. As a way to reframe problems, ideate solutions, and iterate toward better answers, design thinking is already well established in the commercial world. Through ten stories of struggles and successes in fields such as health care, education, agriculture, transportation, social services, and security, the authors show how collaborative creativity can shake…

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Segregation by Design: Local Politics and Inequality in American Cities

Price: Segregation by Design draws on more than 100 years of quantitative and qualitative data from thousands of American cities to explore how local governments generate race and class segregation. Starting in the early twentieth century, cities have used their power of land use control to determine the location and availability of housing, amenities (such as parks), and negative land uses (such as garbage dumps). The result has been segregation – first within cities and more recently between them. Documenting changing patterns of segregation and their political mechanisms, Trounstine argues…

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Thoughts on Design

Price: One of the seminal texts of graphic design, Paul Rand’s Thoughts on Design is now available for the first time since the 1970s. Writing at the height of his career, Rand articulated in his slender volume the pioneering vision that all design should seamlessly integrate form and function. This facsimile edition preserves Rand’s original 1947 essay with the adjustments he made to its text and imagery for a revised printing in 1970, and adds only an informative and inspiring new foreword by design luminary Michael Bierut. As relevant today…

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Fundamentals of Power Supply Design

Price: Whether you are a student, a recent engineering grad entering the field of power electronics, or a seasoned power supply designer, this book will be a significant resource. From a basic definition of a power supply, this book follows with voltage regulation and the components necessary for implementation, and continues by describing the many circuit topologies and control algorithms. There are separate chapters on feedback-loop compensation and magnetic design as well as in-depth descriptions for complying with regulations for electromagnetic compatibly, human safety, and energy efficiency. Final chapters will…

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Level Up! The Guide to Great Video Game Design

Price: Want to design your own video games? Let expert Scott Rogers show you how! If you want to design and build cutting-edge video games but aren’t sure where to start, then the SECOND EDITION of the acclaimed Level Up! is for you! Written by leading video game expert Scott Rogers, who has designed the hits Pac Man World, Maximo and SpongeBob Squarepants, this updated edition provides clear and well-thought out examples that forgo theoretical gobbledygook with charmingly illustrated concepts and solutions based on years of professional experience. Level Up! 2nd Edition…

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HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites

Price: A full-color introduction to the basics of HTML and CSS from the publishers of Wrox!  Every day, more and more people want to learn some HTML and CSS. Joining the professional web designers and programmers are new audiences who need to know a little bit of code at work (update a content management system or e-commerce store) and those who want to make their personal blogs more attractive. Many books teaching HTML and CSS are dry and only written for those who want to become programmers, which is why…

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