The Linux Command Line, 2nd Edition by William E. Shotts

The Linux Command Line: A Complete Introduction, 2nd Edition by William E. Shotts
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.0 MB
Overview: You’ve experienced the shiny, point-and-click surface of your Linux computer-now dive below and explore its depths with the power of the command line.

The Linux Command Line takes you from your very first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in Bash, the most popular Linux shell (or command line). Along the way you’ll learn the timeless skills handed down by generations of experienced, mouse-shunning gurus: file navigation, environment configuration, command chaining, pattern matching with regular expressions, and more.

In addition to that practical knowledge, author William Shotts reveals the philosophy behind these tools and the rich heritage that your desktop Linux machine has inherited from Unix supercomputers of yore.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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The Game Console by Evan Amos

The Game Console: A Photographic History from Atari to Xbox by Evan Amos
Requirements: ePUB reader, 120 MB
Overview: "The Game Console" is a tour through the evolution of video game hardware, with gorgeous full-color photos of 86 consoles. You’ll start your journey with legendary consoles like the Magnavox Odyssey, Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System, and the Commodore 64. The visual nostalgia trip continues with systems from the 1990s and 2000s, and ends on modern consoles like the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U. Throughout the book, you’ll also discover many consoles you never knew existed, and even find a rare peek at the hardware inside several of history’s most iconic video game systems.
Genre: Non Fiction > Tech & Devices

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad 2 by Lonzell Watson

Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad 2 by Lonzell Watson
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 37 MB
Overview: See your iPad 2 in a whole new way!
As the amazing iPad continues to evolve, so does this feature-rich book. As, colorful, and accessible as your new iPad 2, this book is the iPad’s perfect companion. Open it and find over a hundred tasks succinctly explained using easy-to-follow, side-by-side, full-color screenshots. Want to download books or apps or videos? Send photos or emails? Sync with your other devices? Learn how and much more in this practical, visual guide.

Helps you get the most out of the new Apple iPad 2
Shows you how to download apps from the App Store, send photos or emails, access rich multimedia content and social media, use the multi-touch display, and more
Uses easy-to-follow, full-color, two-page tutorials, so you can quickly get the information you need and see step by step how to do tasks
Now that you’ve got the latest iPad, make sure you have the latest version of this practical, visual guide!
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad 2 by Lonzell Watson

Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad 2 by Lonzell Watson
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 37 MB
Overview: See your iPad 2 in a whole new way!
As the amazing iPad continues to evolve, so does this feature-rich book. As, colorful, and accessible as your new iPad 2, this book is the iPad’s perfect companion. Open it and find over a hundred tasks succinctly explained using easy-to-follow, side-by-side, full-color screenshots. Want to download books or apps or videos? Send photos or emails? Sync with your other devices? Learn how and much more in this practical, visual guide.

Helps you get the most out of the new Apple iPad 2
Shows you how to download apps from the App Store, send photos or emails, access rich multimedia content and social media, use the multi-touch display, and more
Uses easy-to-follow, full-color, two-page tutorials, so you can quickly get the information you need and see step by step how to do tasks
Now that you’ve got the latest iPad, make sure you have the latest version of this practical, visual guide!
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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SEO for WordPress by Kent Mauresmo, Anastasiya Petrova

SEO for WordPress: "How I Hit Page #1 of Google In 27 days!" by Kent Mauresmo, Anastasiya Petrova
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.5 MB
Overview: SEO For WordPress: Discover How I Easily Hit Page #1 of Google, Yahoo, & Bing in 27 Days!
In this updated book, I’m going show you how I easily got on the first page of Google, Yahoo, and Bing! Most SEO companies will charge you $500 – $1,000 just to audit your website. That’s too expensive and I’ll show you how to audit your entire website for free!
My name is Kent Mauresmo. I’m a web developer and I specifically focus on SEO and search engine marketing. I’m one of the webmasters and content creators for read2learn.net, seocompanylosangeles.us, and many other websites. I’m also one of the authors of the book, “How to Build a Website with WordPress.Fast!” If you’ve already read that book, then you should be familiar with a few of our basic SEO techniques.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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Programmable Controllers (4th Edition) by Thomas A. Hughes

Programmable Controllers (4th Edition) by Thomas A. Hughes
Requirements: .PDF reader, 3.4 mb
Overview: This newly revised edition of Programmable Controllers discusses all phases of programmable controller applications from systems design and programming to installation, maintenance, and start-up. Used as a resource by thousands of technicians and engineers, this applications-based book provides a clear and concise presentation of the fundamental principles of programmable controllers for process and machine control. Increased coverage of all five standard PLC programming languages – Ladder Diagram, Function Block Diagram, Sequential Function Chart, Instruction List, and Structured Text – and the addition of numerous programming applications and examples clearly explain each programming language.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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Mastering Game Development with Unreal Engine by Matt Edmonds

Mastering Game Development with Unreal Engine 4: Build high-performance AAA games with UE 4 (2nd Edition) by Matt Edmonds
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 45.6 mb
Overview: A comprehensive guide with coverage on AudioFX, Particle system, shaders, sequencers, and the latest features of Unreal 4.19 that will take your game development skills to the next level
Key Features
• Create a high-performance Combat game using the essential features of Unreal Engine 4.18+.
• Master the complex competitive features needed in modern games such as Volumetric Lightmaps and Precomputed Lighting on Volumetric Fog, and build an impressive UI.
• Experience not only VR support for your game but also the inbuilt support of Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore with UE4’s newly released support for these platforms.
To make a basic combat game from scratch, you will quickly override existing UE4 classes, and add and implement simple C++ functions while running and building them. These are all discussed as a short summary for new developers and as a quick refresher for experienced developers. Next, you will build a combat player character with expanded controls, create logic for a character, swap weapons, attack and move, bridge over scene changes and transitions, retain data between scenes, and manage the scene-change process. You will then build an intelligent enemy AI and add physics based particles for weapon impacts. You will also get acquainted with cutting-edge features such as Volumetric Lightmaps for precomputed lighting, and Atmospheric and Volumetric Fog, to build advanced visuals in our ongoing GitHub project. Moving on, you will explore the tools required to build an in-game cut-scene for a more professional gameplay experience and story direction. Along the way, you will implement a solid game UI, including writing a full in-game load and save system that will enable players to resume their game from any point. You will also prepare, build, and work on VR and AR taking them from editor to real-world, building two new projects one in each of these brand new areas of UE4 and integrate classes from the main project into AR! By the end of the book, you will have mastered all major UE features and will be able to bring self-imagined games to life through Unreal Engine 4.18+.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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