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The Fundamentals of Architecture

Explore the building blocks of modern architecture—from first idea to finished building The Fundamentals of Architecture, like the other books in the successful Fundamentals series, gives a comprehensive introduction to the basics of its subject—the building-block ideas behind architecture, interior design, and the graphic language of planning space. From the first ideas on a new architectural project, to siting, context, and historical precedent, to development of the structure, materials, and the relationship of design concept to the building process, The Fundamentals of Architecture reveals and illuminates the thinking and planning that goes into great building design.

One-volume introduction for students and everyone who admires great architecture Written by leading scholars R ... Read more to Download »

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Stylin' with CSS

Cascading Style Sheets enable you to rapidly create web designs that can be shared by hundreds or even thousands of web pages. It accelerates development cycles by centralizing text and layout information for easy editing and updates. This book teaches you everything you need to know to start using CSS in your web development work, from the basics of marking up your content and styling text, through the creation of multi-column page layouts without the use of tables.

Learn to create interface components, such as drop-down menus, navigation links, and animated graphical buttons, using only CSS (no javascript required). Discover how to design code that works on the latest standard-compliant browsers, such as IE7 and current versions of Firefox, Safari, and Opera, while working around the quirks of the older ones. With ... Read more to Download »

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Higher Engineering Mathematics

John Bird's approach, based on numerous worked examples and interactive problems, is ideal for students from a wide range of academic backgrounds, and can be worked through at the student's own pace. Basic mathematical theories are explained in a straightforward manner, being supported by practical engineering examples and applications in order to ensure that readers can relate theory to practice. The extensive and thorough topic coverage makes this an ideal text for a range of university degree modules, foundation degrees, and HNC/D units.

Now in its sixth edition, Higher Engineering Mathematics is an established textbook that has helped many thousands of students to gain exam success. It has been updated to maximise the book's suitability for first year engineering degree students and those following foun ... Read more to Download »

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Building a WordPress Blog People Want to Read

Having your own blog isn’t just for the nerdy anymore. Today, it seems everyone—from multinational corporations to a neighbor up the street—has a blog. They all have one, in part, because the folks at WordPress make it easy to have one. But to actually build a good blog—to create a blog people want to read—takes thought, planning, and some effort. From picking a theme and using tags to choosing widgets and building a community, creating your blog really starts after you’ve set it up.

In Building a WordPress Blog People Want to Read by blogger extraordinaire Scott McNulty, you’ll learn how to:

  • Install and get your WordPress site running.
  • Set up your site to ensure it can easily grow with you and your readers.
  • Be the master of user accounts.
  • Manage yo ... Read more to Download »
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