Reference Ebooks

McGraw-Hills conquering LSAT logic games

You can learn to solve those tricky LSAT logic games and we can teach you how to do it. McGraw-Hill's Conquering LSLASTogic Games shows you how to work through every game type, how to diagram logical relationships, and how to use targeted tools to answer questions quickly and easily.

Cracking the GRE, 2013 Edition

Contains three hundred practice questions; two full-length examinations; and strategies for mastering the verbal, math, and essay sections of the newly revamped GRE exam.

Essential Words for the GRE

Presents lists of advanced vocabulary words to be studied for the Graduate Record Examination, with definitions, examples of how the words are used, a pretest and posttest, and a special section on high-frequency words and their roots.

Can You Hear, Bird

A 1995 collection of poems that finds John Ashbery at his most conversational, funny, and surprising In Can You Hear, Bird, John Ashbery’s seventeenth collection, language is both a plaything and a sandbox. The poems are arranged not in the order of their composition but alphabetically, by the first letter in their titles, like the neatly arrayed keys of some fabulous Seussical instrument. In line after line, Ashbery demonstrates his alertness to language as it is spoken, heard, broadcast, and dreamed and sets himself the task of rewriting, redefining, and revising the American idiom we think we know so well.

Automating System Administration with Perl

Completely updated and expanded, this popular book explains how stressed-out system administrators can increase their productivity by automating everyday activities with secure Perl programs.

Beginning OpenGL Game Programming, Second Edition

Beginning OpenGL, Second Edition, provides an easy-to-understand introduction to OpenGL, introducing all the basic elements of OpenGL used in game development as they apply to games. Covering OpenGL 3.0, the new and more efficient API that provides Direct3D 10 level graphics and is platform independent. Perfect for programmers who are new to game development or new to OpenGL, new skills and concepts are taught using step-by-step instructions with end-of-chapter exercises for testing and reinforcement.

Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional

Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Fourth Edition is a major update of W. Jason Gilmore's authoritative book on PHP and MySQL. The fourth edition includes complete coverage of PHP 5.3 features, including namespacing, an update of AMP stack installation and configuration, updates to Zend Framework, coverage of MySQL Workbench, and much more. You'll not only receive extensive introductions to the core features of PHP, MySQL, and related tools, but you'll also learn how to effectively integrate them in order to build robust data-driven applications.

Thinking in Java

Bruce Eckel's Classic, award-winning Thinking in Java, Fourth Edition - now fully updated and revised for J2SE 5.0!

Software Engineering: A Practitioners Approach

For over 20 years, this has been the best-selling guide to software engineering for students and industry professionals alike. This seventh edition features a new part four on web engineering, which presents a complete engineering approach for the analysis, design and testing of web applications.

C++ and Object-Oriented Numeric Computing for Scientists and Engineers

This book is an easy, concise but fairly complete introduction to ISO/ANSI C++ with special emphasis on object-oriented numeric computation. A user-defined numeric linear algebra library accompanies the book and can be downloaded from the web.

The C++ Programming Language, Special Edition

More than three-quarters of a million programmers have benefited from this book in all of its editions Written by Bjarne Stroustrup, the creator of C++, this is the world's most trusted and widely read book on C++. For this special hardcover edition, two new appendixes on locales and standard library exception safety (also available at have been added. The result is complete, authoritative coverage of the C++ language, its standard library, and key design techniques. Based on the ANSI/ISO C++ standard, The C++ Programming Language provides current and comprehensive coverage of all C++ language features and standard library components.

Intro to ASP.NET MVC 4 with Visual Studio, Step-by-Step (Beta)

The ASP.NET MVC 4 Framework is the latest evolution of Microsoft’s ASP.NET web platform. It provides a high-productivity programming model that promotes cleaner code architecture, test-driven development, and powerful extensibility, combined with all the benefits of ASP.NET. This book will teach you the basics of building an ASP.NET MVC Web application using Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Express Beta for Web, which is a free version of Microsoft Visual Studio.


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