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Python Crash Course: A Hands-On, Project-Based Introduction to Pr...
by Eric Matthes

Language

English

Pages

562

Publication Date

November 01, 2015

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<i>Python Crash Course</i> is a fast-paced, thorough introduction to Python that will have you writing programs, solving problems, and making things that work in no time.<br /><br />In the first half of the book, you鈥檒l learn about basic programming concepts, such as lists, dictionaries, classes, and loops, and practice writing clean and readable code with exercises for each topic. You鈥檒l also learn how to make your programs interactive and how to test your code safely before adding it to a project. In the second half of the book, you鈥檒l put your new knowledge into practice with three substantial projects: a Space Invaders鈥搃nspired arcade game, data visualizations with Python鈥檚 super-handy libraries, and a simple web app you can deploy online.<br /><br />As you work through <i>Python Crash Course</i> you鈥檒l learn how to:<br />鈥揢se powerful Python libraries and tools, including matplotlib, NumPy, and Pygal<br />鈥揗ake 2D games that respond to keypresses and mouse clicks, and that grow more difficult as the game progresses<br />鈥揥ork with data to generate interactive visualizations<br />鈥揅reate and customize Web apps and deploy them safely online<br />鈥揇eal with mistakes and errors so you can solve your own programming problems<br /><br /><br />If you鈥檝e been thinking seriously about digging into programming, <i>Python Crash Course</i> will get you up to speed and have you writing real programs fast. Why wait any longer? Start your engines and code!<br /><br /><b>Uses Python 2 and 3</b>
Ninja: Get Good: My Ultimate Guide to Gaming
by Tyler "Ninja" Blevins

Language

English

Pages

152

Publication Date

August 20, 2019

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<b>From one of the leading Fortnite gamers in the world comes聽your game plan for outclassing the rest at playing video games. <br /><br />鈥淕et the right gear, practice the right way, and get into the right headspace and you too can聽<i>Get Good</i>.鈥濃€?lt;i>Time</i><br /><br /></b>Packed with illustrations, photographs, anecdotes, and insider tips, this complete compendium includes everything Tyler "Ninja" Blevins wishes he knew before he got serious about gaming.聽<br /><br /><b>Here's how to:</b><br />鈥?Build a gaming PC<br />鈥?Practice with purpose<br />鈥?Develop strategy<br />鈥?Improve your game sense<br />鈥?Pull together the right team<br />鈥?Stream with skill<br />鈥?Form a community online<br />鈥?And much more<br /><br />Video games come and go, but Ninja's lessons are timeless. Pay attention to them and you'll find that you're never really starting over when the next big game launches. Who knows鈥攜ou may even beat him one day. As he says, that's up to you.聽<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>Ninja: Get Good</i></b><br /><br />鈥淚f you鈥檙e a casual gamer looking to refine your gaming skills or equipment, or someone considering getting into esports, then livestreamer and gaming guru聽Tyler 鈥楴inja鈥?Blevins鈥櫬燽ook could be the perfect guide.鈥?lt;b>鈥?lt;i>Los Angeles Times</i></b><br /><br />鈥淚t鈥檚 perfect for young kids just getting into gaming after watching streamers, like Ninja, and their parents who may not know much about gaming and streaming . . . It鈥檚 an all-in-one checklist of everything you need to start up on a streaming life. This book breaks down complex and sometimes obscure concepts in gaming that many non-gamer parents may not know about or the kids know about instinctually but can't put into words.鈥?lt;b>鈥擥ameCrate</b>
Subway Surfers: "The Unofficial Players Guide" Game Tips & Secret...
by The Gamer Geeks

Language

English

Pages

48

Publication Date

May 07, 2017

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There is no doubt that the mobile gaming market is currently on its boom, as every other day a new innovative game is launched that completely revolutionizes the market. One such game that has revamped the mobile gaming industry is Subway Surfers, if you have been living under a rock for the past few years and do not know what this game is all about then you have come to the right place. <br /><br />This game revolves around a character that is vandalizing a subway station and is caught red handed by an inspector and his crazy dog. So, what do you do when you are caught red handed by the authority? You run as fast as you can in the opposite direction and this is what this game is all about. This endless running game has cemented its position in the mobile gaming industry for quite some time now due to the vibrant aesthetic facet of the game and due to the fact that nothing beats running away from the authorities!<br /><br />This game was released back in 24 May 2012 and since then has come a very long way. By 2015 this game had achieved over 1 Billion downloads! Yes, you read that right; 1 billion people from all around the world using different platforms have downloaded this game. This statistic only represents the benchmark they achieved back in 2015, as people are currently still downloading this game even though it was released ages ago. What is really beautiful about this game is that the developers have made sure that no one is denied the entertainment Subway Surfers provide, as they have released the game both on IOS platforms and Android systems as well. If that鈥檚 not enough, you can even download this game on your desktop or laptop as well! If you haven鈥檛 downloaded this game yet, you have no idea what you are missing. So, drop whatever you are doing and download Subway Surfers as soon as possible!<br />
Five Nights At Freddy's: The Freddy Files (Updated Edition)
by Scott Cawthon

Language

English

Pages

224

Publication Date

June 25, 2019

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The bestselling, official guidebook to <i>Five Nights at Freddy's</i> is back, now updated and including 64 pages of new content exploring <i>Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator</i> and <i>Ultimate Custom Night</i>!<br /><br />In this official guidebook to <i>Five Night at Freddy's</i>, fans and gamers alike can immerse themselves in the series' mythology, gameplay, and secrets as we unwind the twisted mysteries hidden at the heart of Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. Delving into each game, players can map the animatronics' paths, learn how timed elements of the games work, and discover how to trigger unique events. Special sections throughout highlight Freddy's fans' most talked-about theories, from the identities of the "Bite of '83 and '87" victims to the history of Henry and William Afton to the recurring hallucinations of "it's me." All the evidence, along with every detail of the games, books, and more, is laid out for fans to explore in this one-of-a-kind guide to the warped world of <i>Five Nights at Freddy's</i>.
Varnoth: The Black Blade: Book One: (A LitRPG Story)
by Lavelle Jackson

Language

English

Pages

344

Publication Date

August 01, 2019

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Imagine awakening in a strange world only to find that you are a humanoid panther tied to a cross and on the verge of death. <br /><br />Varnoth, the shadow panther, will go on a journey of discovery and adventure as he traverses the strange, cruel world of Albattara. He will use his unique set of skills to survive as he fights hideous monsters and even more depraved humans. Albattara is a world that is not for the faint of heart and only the strong will survive.<br /><br />Will he discover who he really is and why he was left on a cross to rot? <br /><br />It will take everything he has inside to combat the evil that is set on destroying him.<br /><br />This is an epic fantasy LitRPG adventure that includes leveling, statistics, quests, dungeons, and loot!<br />
The Art of Concrete Genie
by Dark Horse Books

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

December 10, 2019

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<b>Walk among the mysterious streets of Denska and collect the real pages of artwork behind PixelOpus' endearing video game <i>Concrete Genie</i>!</b><br /><br />This art book studies the power of self-expression, creativity and the game's core fantasy of making anyone believe they can be an artist - just like the talented protagonist of the game, Ash. Return to the characters, monsters, and lore of Denska to uncover the secrets behind PixelOpus' 'living paint' mechanics that allow the walls of Denska to come to life with player creations. Witness a special, behind-the-scenes look at the development of <i>Concrete Genie</i> from the small and passionate team that brought it to life.<br /><br />From the developers of a truly empowering journey about oppression and creativity, Dark Horse Books and PixelOpus are delighted to present <i>The Art of Concrete Genie</i>! This art book collects heart-warming, magnificent illustrations for fans of Ash and his wildly varied 'living paint' creations within <i>Concrete Genie</i>.
Learn Visual Basic : 2019 Edition
by , Lou Tylee

Language

English

Pages

Publication Date

October 03, 2019

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LEARN VISUAL BASIC is a comprehensive programming tutorial covering object-oriented programming, the Visual Basic integrated development environment, building and distributing Windows applications using the Windows Installer, exception handling, sequential file access, graphics, multimedia, advanced topics such as web access, printing, and HTML help system authoring. The tutorial also introduces database applications (using ADO .NET) and web applications (using ASP.NET). This curriculum has been used in college and universities for over two decades. It is also used as a college prep advanced placement course for high school students.<br /><br />The focus of LEARN VISUAL BASIC is to use the objects and capabilities of Visual Basic to build a wide variety of useful desktop applications. Students will also develop their own objects. Some of the applications built include: Stopwatch, Calendar Display, Loan Repayment Calculator, Flash Card Math Game, Database Input Screen, Statistics Calculator, Tic-Tac-Toe Game, Capital City Quiz, Information Tracker (with plotting), Blackjack, Line, Bar and Pie charts, a version of the first video game ever 鈥?Pong, and a Telephone Directory.<br /><br />LEARN VISUAL BASIC is presented using a combination of over 850 pages of self-study notes and over 100 Visual Basic practical examples and applications. To grasp the concepts presented in LEARN VISUAL BASIC, you should possess a working knowledge of Windows and have had some exposure to programming concepts. Our Beginning Visual Basic course would provide you with this exposure.<br /><br />LEARN VISUAL BASIC requires a Microsoft Windows operating system. This tutorial also requires the free Community Edition or Professional Edition of Microsoft Visual Studio 2019. The Visual Basic source code solutions and all needed multimedia files are included in the compressed download file available from the Publisher's website (KidwareSoftware.com) after book registration.
The Freddy Files (Five Nights at Freddy's)
by Scholastic Inc.

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

August 29, 2017

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In the first official guidebook to <b>Five Night at Freddy's</b>, fans and gamers alike can immerse themselves in the series' mythology, gameplay, and secrets as we unwind the twisted mysteries hidden at the heart of Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. Delving into each game, players can map the animatronics' paths, learn how timed elements of the games work, and discover how to trigger unique events. <br /> <br />Special sections throughout highlight Freddy's fans' most talked-about theories, from The Bite of '87 vs. The Bite of '83 to the identity of Purple Guy to the recurring hallucinations of "it's me." All the evidence, along with every detail of the games and novels, is laid out for fans to explore in this one-of-a-kind guide to the warped world of Five Nights at Freddy's.
Computer Science Principles: The Foundational Concepts of Compute...
by Mr. Kevin P Hare

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English

Pages

Publication Date

April 13, 2018

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Computer science is the world's fastest growing field of study, and this growth is showing no signs of slowing down. As a new field, computer science can seem intimidating, but it should not be scary to learn or difficult to understand. If you have ever turned on a phone or surfed the Internet then you have used a computer and should have a basic understanding of what happens when you click the mouse or touch the screen鈥攁nd how fast it happens! Computer Science Principles introduces the creative side of computing. Once you've made your way through this book, you'll be editing photos, designing websites, coding JavaScript, and getting organized with spreadsheets鈥攁nd along the way you'll learn the foundational concepts of computer science. How do computers convert information into ones and zeros and send it thousands of miles in a blink of the eye? What is an IP address? What do TCP/IP, DNS, HTML, and CSS stand for? How can a hard drive store large movies and thousands of songs? How can secrets be sent in plain sight? These questions鈥攁nd more鈥攁re answered in Computer Science Principles.
Slither.io: The Unofficial Underground Tips & Secrets Guide
by The Gamer Geeks

Language

English

Pages

27

Publication Date

May 07, 2017

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Want to be the biggest worm that rules the playground? <br />Want to play with users from all around the world? <br />Then consider Slither.IO as your next gaming venture. This game has subtly paid tribute to the forefather of mobile gaming, the iconic Snake franchise, but has taken this game to a whole different level by using modern day graphics and creating a network that is uniting gamers from all around the world. <br />If that鈥檚 not enough, Slither IO is free of cost as well, so what are you waiting for?<br />The goal of this innovative game is dominating the playground by commandeering a worm and eating pixilated remains of other players. By eating pixilated remains, slowly your worm will start growing and will become a force to be reckoned with, as the larger your worm is the more threatening you are on the playground. <br />Every day a new record is set by the player who manages to set the highest score is allowed to write a message that will be displayed on every user鈥檚 screen! Yes, you can dominate the game and send a message to all other players letting them know that you are the king of the worm world. However, it is not easy to achieve success in this game due to the increased competition and the overall interface of the game, but a few tips and tricks will help you become a true champion of Slither.io.<br />

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