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EXCLUSIVE A Fractured Land Tales of the Northern Realms - This 96-page compendium of biographical notes lore and exclusive marginalia art is filled to the brim with information about the important people places and legendary heroes within the world of The Witcher Compiled and curated by David S J Hodgson and the story team at CD PROJEKT RED this unique book can only be found packaged with this collectible hardcover Collector s Edition strategy guide The World of the Witcher Art Gallery - A vivid 32-page art section featuring concepts and designs that offer an intriguing perspective on the origins look and style of this ambitious game environment Complete Game Coverage - At over 500 pages this guide includes all of the content featured in the standard edition strategy guide Complete over 250 quests upgrade to the best gear craft the most powerful items and discover alternate endings FREE Mobile-Friendly eGuide - Enjoy all the content from our printed strategy guide in a convenient easy-to-use digital companion These limited edition guides will only be printed once When they are sold out they will be gone forever
From the creator of the webcomic xkcd and author of the 1 New York Times bestseller What If a series of brilliantly and simply annotated blueprints that explain everything from nuclear bombs to ballpoint pens Have you ever tried to read up on some incredible part of the world only to find yourself faced with incomprehensible terminology and jargon It s nice to know what the parts of a thing are called but it s even more interesting to know what they do What if you had something that could clearly explain it all using simple words Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe does just that Using line drawings and only the thousand or rather ten hundred most common words he provides simple explanations for some of the world s most interesting things our food-heating radio boxes microwaves our very tall roads bridges and our computer buildings datacenters He also explains the other worlds around our sun the solar system the big flat rocks we live on tectonic plates and even the stuff inside us cells Where do these things come from How do they work What do they look like if you open them up What would life be like without them And what would happen if we heated them up cooled them down pointed them in a different direction or pressed this... button In Thing Explainer Munroe gives us the answers to these questions and so many more Funny interesting and always understandable this book is for anyone age 5 to 105 who has ever wondered how things work and why more
In this intimate memoir of life beyond the camera Connor Franta shares the lessons he has learned on his journey from small-town boy to Internet sensation so far Here Connor offers a look at his Midwestern upbringing as one of four children in the home and one of five in the classroom his struggles with identity body image and sexuality in his teen years and his decision to finally pursue his creative and artistic passions in his early twenties setting up his thrilling career as a YouTube personality philanthropist entrepreneur and tastemaker Exploring his past with insight and humor his present with humility and his future with hope Connor reveals his private struggles while providing heartfelt words of wisdom for young adults His words will resonate with anyone coming of age in the digital era but at the core is a timeless message for people of all ages don t be afraid to be yourself and to go after what you truly want This full-color collection includes photography and childhood clippings provided by Connor and is a must-have for anyone inspired by his journey
And so the nightly hunt begins From the same team that created the critically acclaimed Dark Souls II guide comes a new invaluable treasure We ve gone behind the scenes with Bloodborne s creators to unearth every secret hidden within the mysterious city of Yharnam Your hunt through the streets of Yharnam will be your most exciting and rewarding journey yet and the road will be hard But fear not This guide is your key to mastering the merciless challenges and navigating the darkest depths of the city BONUS CHEST Exclusive interview with Bloodborne s creator Hidetaka Miyazaki Lore index to aid in your research of this dark world The Art of Bloodborne -- every page is a masterpiece of its own Exclusive Dynamic Theme let the Hunter s Mark adorn your PS4 This US edition guide includes redeem codes that are only redeemable in the US and Canada For customers from PAL territories incl Australia please contact us at support future-press com so we can swap your Dynamic Theme code Training ManualYharnam s no place for novice hunters Understanding how Bloodborne works starts here and anyone who doesn t arm themselves with understanding of its intricate systems will be quickly cut down Hunting GroundsFrom the streets of Yharnam to the end of... the nightmare critical routes and rewarding detours are plotted on detailed invaluable maps Text points highlight events encounters and tactics for each area s key landmarks This hunter s compendium leaves no paving stone unturned The BestiaryA good hunter knows his enemy s weaknesses He knows their behavior He knows what it takes to kill them efficiently Study your prey carefully and discover all of the elements that make them what they are -- and then the hunt is on Arsenal AttireYour weapon s only lethal if you know how to use it Here you ll learn about weapon properties hidden damage modifiers attack ranges swing speeds and much more Whether you re hunting beasts or other hunters you ll have the knowledge and the advantage The Chalice DungeonsThese mean labyrinths of death provide an unending treasure trove of discovery and despair Though the walls may shift and the denizens may change we have prepared exhaustive notes detailing the horrifying and mysterious Chalice Dungeons Their rewards are matched only by their challenge don t rush in unprepared Hunter s AppendicesThe world of Bloodborne is deep and populated by fascinating people and deadly creatures Finding all of the NPCs is a first step and completing their quests is another We offer more than that though here you will find behind the scenes info on the world and its characters from the people who created it If you seek 100 completion and total mastery of Yharnam search no further more
Now in the 5th edition Cracking the Coding Interview gives you the interview preparation you need to get the top software developer jobs This is a deeply technical book and focuses on the software engineering skills to ace your interview The book is over 500 pages and includes 150 programming interview questions and answers as well as other advice The full list of topics are as follows The Interview ProcessThis section offers an overview on questions are selected and how you will be evaluated What happens when you get a question wrong When should you start preparing and how What language should you use All these questions and more are answered Behind the ScenesLearn what happens behind the scenes during your interview how decisions really get made who you interview with and what they ask you Companies covered include Google Amazon Yahoo Microsoft Apple and Facebook Special SituationsThis section explains the process for experience candidates Program Managers Dev Managers Testers SDETs and more Learn what your interviewers are looking for and how much code you need to know Before the InterviewIn order to ace the interview you first need to get an interview This section describes what a software engineer s resume should look like... and what you should be doing well before your interview Behavioral PreparationAlthough most of a software engineering interview will be technical behavioral questions matter too This section covers how to prepare for behavioral questions and how to give strong structured responses Technical Questions 5 Algorithm Approaches This section covers how to prepare for technical questions without wasting your time and teaches actionable ways to solve the trickiest algorithm problems It also teaches you what exactly good coding is when it comes to an interview 150 Programming Questions and AnswersThis section forms the bulk of the book Each section opens with a discussion of the core knowledge and strategies to tackle this type of question diving into exactly how you break down and solve it Topics covered include Arrays and StringsLinked ListsStacks and QueuesTrees and GraphsBit ManipulationBrain TeasersMathematics and ProbabilityObject-Oriented DesignRecursion and Dynamic ProgrammingSorting and SearchingScalability and Memory LimitsTestingC and C JavaDatabasesThreads and LocksFor the widest degree of readability the solutions are almost entirely written with Java with the exception of C C questions A link is provided with the book so that you can download compile and play with the solutions yourself Changes from the Fourth Edition The fifth edition includes over 200 pages of new content bringing the book from 300 pages to over 500 pages Major revisions were done to almost every solution including a number of alternate solutions added The introductory chapters were massively expanded as were the opening of each of the chapters under Technical Questions In addition 24 new questions were added Cracking the Coding Interview Fifth Edition is the most expansive detailed guide on how to ace your software development programming interviews more
What are the jobs of the future How many will there be And who will have them We might imagine and hope that today s industrial revolution will unfold like the last even as some jobs are eliminated more will be created to deal with the new innovations of a new era In Rise of the Robots Silicon Valley entrepreneur Martin Ford argues that this is absolutely not the case As technology continues to accelerate and machines begin taking care of themselves fewer people will be necessary Artificial intelligence is already well on its way to making good jobs obsolete many paralegals journalists office workers and even computer programmers are poised to be replaced by robots and smart software As progress continues blue and white collar jobs alike will evaporate squeezing working- and middle-class families ever further At the same time households are under assault from exploding costs especially from the two major industries education and health care that so far have not been transformed by information technology The result could well be massive unemployment and inequality as well as the implosion of the consumer economy itself In Rise of the Robots Ford details what machine intelligence and robotics can accomplish and implores employers... scholars and policy makers alike to face the implications The past solutions to technological disruption especially more training and education aren t going to work and we must decide now whether the future will see broad-based prosperity or catastrophic levels of inequality and economic insecurity Rise of the Robots is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what accelerating technology means for their own economic prospects not to mention those of their children as well as for society as a whole more
Since Lightroom 1 0 first launched Scott s Kelby s The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers has been the world s 1 bestselling Lightroom book it has been translated into a dozen different languages and in this latest version for Lightroom 6 Scott uses his same award-winning step-by-step plain-English style and layout to make learning Lightroom easy and fun Scott doesn t just show you which rs do what every Lightroom book will do that Instead by using the following three simple yet brilliant techniques that make it just an incredible learning tool this book shows you how to create your own photography workflow using Lightroom Throughout the book Scott shares his own personal settings and studio-tested techniques Each year he trains thousands of Lightroom users at his live seminars and through that he s learned what really works what doesn t and he tells you flat out which techniques work best which to avoid and why The entire book is laid out in a real workflow order with everything step by step so you can begin using Lightroom like a pro from the start What really sets this book apart is the last chapter This is where Scott dramatically answers his 1 most-asked Lightroom question which is Exactly what order am... I supposed to do things in and where does Photoshop fit in You ll see Scott s entire start-to-finish Lightroom 6 workflow and learn how to incorporate it into your own workflow Plus this book includes a downloadable collection of some of the hottest Lightroom Develop module presets to give you a bunch of amazing effects with just one click Scott knows firsthand the challenges today s digital photographers are facing and what they want to learn next to make their workflow faster easier and more fun He has incorporated all of that into this major update for Lightroom 6 It s the first and only book to bring the whole process together in such a clear concise and visual way Plus the book includes a special chapter on integrating Adobe Photoshop seamlessly right into your workflow and you ll learn some of Scott s latest Photoshop portrait retouching techniques and special effects which take this book to a whole new level There is no faster more straight to the point or more fun way to learn Lightroom than with this groundbreaking book more
As a result of a rigorous methodical process that ISC follows to routinely update its credential exams it has announced that enhancements will be made to both the Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISSP credential beginning April 15 2015 ISC conducts this process on a regular basis to ensure that the examinations and subsequent training and continuing professional education requirements encompass the topic areas relevant to the roles and responsibilities of today s practicing information security professionals Refreshed technical content has been added to the official ISC CISSP CBK to reflect the most current topics in the information security industry today Some topics have been expanded e g asset security security assessment and testing while other topics have been realigned under different domains The result is an exam that most accurately reflects the technical and managerial competence required from an experienced information security professional to effectively design engineer implement and manage an organization s information security program within an ever-changing security landscape The domain names have been updated as follows CISSP Domains Effective April 15 2015 Security and Risk Management Security... Risk Compliance Law Regulations Business Continuity Asset Security Protecting Security of Assets Security Engineering Engineering and Management of Security Communications and Network Security Designing and Protecting Network Security Identity and Access Management Controlling Access and Managing Identity Security Assessment and Testing Designing Performing and Analyzing Security Testing Security Operations Foundational Concepts Investigations Incident Management Disaster Recovery Software Development Security Understanding Applying and Enforcing Software Security Some candidates may be wondering how these updates affect training materials for the CISSP credential As part of the organization s comprehensive education strategy and certifying body best practices ISC training materials do not teach directly to its credential examinations Rather ISC Education is focused on teaching the core competencies relevant to the roles and responsibilities of today s practicing information security professional It is designed to refresh and enhance the knowledge of experienced industry professionals more
The bestselling CompTIA A reference and test preparation guide--fully revised for the new 2012 exam topics Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A certification and training the new edition of this trusted resource offers complete up-to-date coverage of CompTIA A exams 220-801 and 220-802 You ll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter exam tips practice exam questions and in-depth explanations Prepare for the exams with confidence McGraw-Hill is a Gold-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner offering Authorized CompTIA Approved Quality Content to give you the competitive edge on exam day This comprehensive guide also serves as an essential on-the-job reference after certification Covers all exam objectives including how to Work with CPUs RAM BIOS settings motherboards power supplies and other PC components Install configure and troubleshoot hard drives Manage input devices and removable media Install upgrade and troubleshoot Windows XP Windows Vista and Windows 7 Troubleshoot all common PC problems Install video and multimedia cards Work with smartphones tablets and other mobile devices Install and configure wired and wireless networks Connect to the Internet Protect your PC and your network Install configure... and manage printers Work with virtualization technologies Understand safety and environmental issues Electronic content includes Practice exams for 801 802 with hundreds of questions More than one hour of free video training from Mike Meyers A collection of Mike s latest favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilities Adobe Digital Edition eBook free download subject to Adobe s system requirements more
Dark Horse Books and Nintendo team up to bring you The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art the full history of Hyrule the official chronology of the games and much more Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong Mario and The Legend of Zelda Shigeru Miyamoto this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link s adventures from the creators themselves As a bonus The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga Akira Himekawa