Creating your dream home is an exciting idea, but it’s also a major project and one where you need to be an expert on everything from planning laws to landscape design, and all that’s in between. Self Build and Renovation For Dummies takes you through every step of the process, from choosing and buying a plot of land, through to the building’s design and on to the actual build – plus all the financial and legal stuff – using plain English in an easy-to-understand format. Here is everything you need to know to create your perfect home.
Your one-stop resource on all things Python 3
Thanks to its flexibility, Python has grown to become one of the most popular programming languages in the world. Developers use Python 3 in app development, web development, data science, machine learning, and even in coding education classes.
There’s almost no type of project that Python can’t make better. From creating apps to building complex websites to sorting big data, Python provides a way to get the work done. Python All-in-One For Dummies offers a starting point for those new to coding by explaining the basics of Python and demonstrating how it’s used in a variety of applications.
Covers the basics of the language
Explains its syntax through application in high-profile industries
Shows how Python can be applied to projects in enterprise
Delves into major undertakings including artificial intelligence, physical computing, machine learning, robotics and data analysis
This book is perfect for anyone new to coding as well as experienced coders interested in adding Python to their toolbox.
Learning the art of intarsia has never been easier thanks to celebrated intarsia artist and instructor Kathy Wise. With more than 40 skill building lessons, Intarsia Woodworking for Beginners will take you on a journey from the concepts and basics of working with an intarsia pattern, cutting, sanding, gluing, creating a backer board and finishing, to techniques that will take your work to the next level, such as staining, shims, overlays, laminations, wood burning and carving texture. With the projects divided into beginner, intermediate beginner and advanced beginner, this easy to follow book includes step-by-step instructions, over 20 intarsia patterns with reference photos, material lists, and tips and hints to help you turn multiple pieces of wood into a stunning work of art. Kathy’s progressive teaching style offers something for anyone working with inlaid wood. The lessons not only cover the basics, but also describe details to look out for like the nuances of working with multiple shades of wood or the best way to create color breaks. This book offers valuable lessons that will be referenced again and again as you discover a love of intarsia.
SQL is the international standard language for creating and maintaining relational databases. This book is a compendium of information about SQL and relational database design, development, and maintenance. The nine mini-books cover the full spectrum of issues that arise in building, using, and maintaining relational database systems. Book I: SQL Concepts
Book II: Relational Database Development
Book III: SQL Queries
Book IV: Data Security
Book V: SQL and Programming
Book VI: SQL and XML
Book VII: Database Tuning Overview
Book VIII: Appendixes