Category: Guidebooks

Combat Knife Throwing: A New Approach to Knife Throwing and Knife Fighting, Revised and Updated (illustrations)

By Ralph Thorn

Traditional knowledge between knife-fighting specialists has it that knife throwing is a pursuit top left to circus performers, hillbilly topic park employees and hobbyists, and that it's lifeless for wrestle. during this replace to his groundbreaking booklet, Ralph Thorn contains the very most recent advancements in apparatus, conception, ideas and coaching to teach why guns throwing is much more appropriate for real wrestle today.

Thorn, who has practiced his craft for many years, starts off through displaying you the way to stability a knife for throwing, together with a proof of the hot discovery of the common excellent stability element that maximizes the power to cast off rotation in rectangular throwing guns. subsequent, he indicates you ways to layout and make your individual throwing knives out of available fabrics, construct ambitions and perform quite a few strive against throwing options, with an emphasis on either safeguard and accuracy. He then demonstrates the easiest overhand, underhand and sidearm throws, and discusses the occasions the place each one variety works most sensible. the writer additionally contains chapters on mental and actual conditioning, searching and leisure abilities, and the latest advancements in guns throwing.

This up to date version of Combat Knife Throwing can be learn by way of each sportsman, knife aficionado and person drawn to self-defense.

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The Rough Guide to Peru

The tough consultant to Peru is the last word commute consultant to this interesting kingdom, with full-color maps and targeted assurance of all its areas. realize Peru's highlights with specialist details on every little thing from mountain climbing the Inca path and wildlife-spotting within the Amazon rainforest to buying souvenirs in brilliant markets and searching out the easiest eating places for ceviche.

This newly up to date consultant comprises insider stories of the simplest motels, bars, golf equipment, outlets and eating places for all budgets, in addition to beautiful images that brings all of it to life.

Make the main of some time with The tough consultant to Peru.

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Being and Doing: A Workbook for Actors

By Eric Morris

A enjoyable and intriguing workbook for actors to take advantage of in developing an everyday paintings agenda. Designed to assist the actor combine the 2 elements of the method, THE tool AND THE CRAFT. which provides spontaneity, measurement, and authenticity to his functionality. the varied day-by-day workouts care for each point of appearing together with the actor's dating to the enterprise. clean pages give you the actor with area to rfile his or her personal involvement and development. Being a workbook, each web page is full of an everyday project and instructions to working towards the workouts and employing them to dramatic fabric. various photos depict a few recognizable actors thinking about the paintings technique. this can be the second one publication through Eric Morris that chronicles his process of appearing. it's a brilliant significant other to "NO appearing PLEASE" because it keeps the place that booklet ends

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Ruby on Rails Tutorial: Learn Web Development with Rails (4th Edition) (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series)

Used through websites as various as Twitter, GitHub, Disney, and the telephone book, Ruby on Rails is likely one of the preferred frameworks for constructing net purposes, however it will be hard to profit and use. even if you’re new to internet improvement or new purely to Rails, Ruby on Rails™ educational, Fourth Edition, is the solution.


Best-selling writer and prime Rails developer Michael Hartl teaches Rails by way of guiding you thru the improvement of 3 instance purposes of accelerating sophistication, targeting the elemental strategies in net improvement wanted for almost any type of program. The updates to this version contain simplified deploy through a customary improvement atmosphere within the cloud, use of the default Rails stack all through, a lightweight trying out method, an all-new part on snapshot add, and an all-new bankruptcy on account activation and password resets, together with sending electronic mail with Rails.


This imperative consultant presents built-in tutorials not just for Rails, but in addition for the basic Ruby, HTML, CSS, and SQL abilities you’ll desire while constructing internet functions. Hartl explains how each one new procedure solves a real-world challenge, after which he demonstrates it with bite-sized code that’s basic sufficient to appreciate, but novel adequate to be worthwhile. no matter what your prior net improvement event, this booklet will advisor you to precise Rails mastery.


This publication may help you:

  • Install and manage your Rails improvement surroundings, together with a pre-installed built-in improvement surroundings (IDE) within the cloud
  • Go past generated code to really know the way to construct Rails functions from scratch
  • Learn checking out and test-driven improvement (TDD)
  • Effectively use the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern
  • Structure purposes utilizing the remaining architecture
  • Build static pages and remodel them into dynamic ones
  • Master the Ruby programming abilities all Rails builders need
  • Create top of the range website layouts and knowledge models
  • Implement registration and authentication platforms, together with validation and safe passwords
  • Update, reveal, and delete users
  • Upload photos in construction utilizing a cloud garage service
  • Implement account activation and password reset, together with sending e mail with Rails
  • Add social positive aspects and microblogging, together with an advent to Ajax
  • Record model adjustments with Git and create a safe distant repository at Bitbucket
  • Deploy your purposes early and sometimes with Heroku

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Nurse's Pocket Guide: Diagnoses, Prioritized Interventions and Rationales

The ideal pocket guide.

This quick-reference device has what you must opt for the perfect analysis to plot your sufferers’ care successfully. The 14th variation positive aspects all of the most recent nursing diagnoses and up-to-date interventions. A laminated “pocket minder” bookmark makes analysis even easier.

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Frommer's Cancun and the Yucatan 2012 (Frommer's Color Complete)

By David Baird

  • Full-color throughout
  • Free full-color, foldout map
  • Completely up-to-date each year
  • Insider tips on how to assist you adventure real Mexico, even in Cancún—from the easiest palapa eating places and nutrients carts to the best Maya hammocks and pottery for sale
  • Pointers on the place to discover the best seafood directly from the ocean, the hippest dance golf equipment correct at the seashore, and lodgings to fit your flavor and budget—whether within the lap of luxurious, a seashore hut with no electrical energy, a restored hacienda, or a comfy colonial inn
  • First-hand recommendation at the so much striking, secluded, or liveliest shores to fit your flavor; the richest dive spots and cenotes; the busiest nesting grounds and flyways for birdwatchers; and the simplest occasions and seasons to fish for marlin, tuna, barracuda, and different Caribbean species
  • Useful Spanish thesaurus, Maya words, and a menu reader may have you ordering cervezas in no time
  • Insightful remark on Maya structure, from Tulum at the coast to Chichén Itzá within the inside, Palenque in Chiapas, and more
  • In-depth assurance of close by Tabasco & Chiapas, bordering the peninsula, with a powerful indigenous identity
  • Opinionated stories. No bland descriptions and lukewarm techniques. Our specialist writers are captivated with their destinations--they inform it love it is in an attractive and necessary way.
  • Exact costs indexed for each institution and activity--no different courses supply such special, candid studies of motels and eating places. We contain some of the best, but in addition emphasize reasonably priced offerings for genuine humans and possible choices to standard eating and accommodation options.
  • User-friendly positive aspects together with big name scores and certain icons to indicate readers to nice unearths, first-class values, insider counsel, most sensible bets for children, unique moments, and overvalued experiences.

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The Complete A+ Guide to PC Repair Fifth Edition Update (5th Edition)

By Cheryl A. Schmidt

Cheryl Schmidt’s The whole A+ advisor to workstation fix, 5th version Update presents the basics of laptop laptop and machine deploy, configuration, upkeep, and networking via uncomplicated, step by step guideline in keeping with CompTIA A+® 2011 variation goals. With a centred emphasis on defense and customer support abilities, this finished ebook on computing device fix introduces crucial instruments scholars have to turn into specialist, customer-friendly technicians utilizing today’s technology.

The A+ Certification examination standards are being up-to-date, potent January 2011, to incorporate home windows 7. The 5th version replace now contains home windows 7 fabric.

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Raspberry Pi Home Automation with Arduino - Second Edition

Unleash the ability of the most well-liked microboards to construct handy, priceless, and enjoyable domestic automation projects

About This Book

  • Revolutionize how you automate your house through combining the facility of the Raspberry Pi and Arduino
  • Build uncomplicated but remarkable domestic automatic initiatives utilizing an Arduino and the Raspberry Pi
  • Learn easy methods to dynamically regulate your dwelling setting with specified step by step examples

Who This booklet Is For

If you're new to the Raspberry Pi, the Arduino, or domestic automation and want to enhance a few extraordinary initiatives utilizing those instruments, then this publication is for you. Any event in utilizing the Raspberry Pi will be an further advantage.

What you'll Learn

  • Set up the Raspberry Pi and the Cooking Hacks Arduino bridge shield
  • Work with digital parts to construct small circuits
  • Develop purposes that have interaction along with your circuits
  • Use thermistors, FSRs, and photoresistors to observe and keep watch over your surroundings
  • Communicate together with your Raspberry Pi from an Arduino Uno through Ethernet
  • Send your self email updates while a parcel arrives at your home
  • Control your individual mains strength with a relay safeguard or even attach a motor on your Raspberry Pi
  • Build a tool that assessments for damp/flooding utilizing the Arduino bridge safeguard and Raspberry Pi

In Detail

Revolutionize how you have interaction together with your domestic and develop into a part of the swiftly starting to be staff of hobbyists and lovers by way of combining the strong Raspberry Pi with an Arduino board.

Starting with an creation to the Raspberry Pi and Arduino forums you are going to organize your personal domestic automation approach via a sequence of interesting initiatives, making your existence much easier.

Build a thermostat, a Raspberry Pi keep watch over gadget, a parcel supply detector, and a water and damp detector, after which stream directly to extra complicated initiatives together with a motor mechanism to manage your curtains.

By the top of this functional advisor, you can be a convinced consumer who can application, organize, and run quite a lot of purposes utilizing either the Raspberry Pi and the Arduino.

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Learn Enough Git to Be Dangerous (Developer Fundamentals, Book 3)

By Michael Hartl

Learn Enough™ Git to Be Dangerous is the ultimate installment in a trilogy of
tutorials on developer basics designed to coach 3 talents crucial for
software builders and those that paintings with them. Its purely must haves are
the first tutorials within the trilogy, Learn Enough™ Command Line to Be Dangerous
(covering the Unix command line) and Learn Enough™ textual content Editor to
Be Dangerous
(covering textual content editors). This educational covers a 3rd crucial skill:
version keep watch over. As with its predecessors, Learn Enough™ Git to Be Dangerous
doesn’t even think you’re acquainted with the class of application,
so if you’re uncertain approximately what “version control” is, you’re within the correct place.
Even while you are already acquainted with the topic, it’s most probably you’ll nonetheless study a
lot from this instructional. both means, studying the fabric in Learn Enough™ Git
to Be Dangerous
prepares you for the opposite Learn Enough™ tutorials while
enabling an extraordinary number of applications—including a distinct surprise
bonus on the end.

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