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Globally inspired meals ready from prep to table in one hour or less. And, yes, a complete meal including sides -- so there's no worrying whether this will go with that. Getting dinner on the table night after night is a perennial challenge, let alone meals that are fresh and creative. Dinner Illustrated makes that struggle infinitely easier by offering a modern approach to weeknight cooking. Each recipe appears as a visual roadmap to preparing a... more...

The first monograph, design manual, and manifesto by Michael Bierut, one of the world’s most renowned graphic designers—a career retrospective that showcases more than thirty-five of his most noteworthy projects for clients as the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Yale School of Architecture, the New York Times, Saks Fifth Avenue, and the New York Jets, and reflects eclectic enthusiasm and accessibility that has been the hallmark of... more...

Marvel Comics' character roster boasts some of the best known and most popular characters ever conceived-heroes that are international household names, both as comic book stars and movie stars, such as Spider-Man, the Hulk and Wolverine. This unique, one-volume encyclopedia contains more than 1000 of Marvel's greatest, with full details of their powers and their thrill-packed careers. The encyclopedia's range of spectacular art features eye-popping... more...

Discover the importance of learning C++ with Diane Zak's popular AN INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING WITH C++, 8E. This book's distinctive emphasis clarifies how mastering C++ programming skills will benefit you now and throughout your career. This unique text incorporates a student-focused approach that continually highlights the importance and relevance of the programming concepts you are learning. Memorable new examples portray concepts in action, while... more...

Summary Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual is a unique guide, offering techniques and practices for a more satisfying life as a professional software developer. In it, developer and life coach John Sonmez addresses a wide range of important "soft" topics, from career and productivity to personal finance and investing, and even fitness and relationships, all from a developer-centric viewpoint.... more...


Many scientists and engineers consider themselves poor writers or find the writing process difficult. The good news is that you do not have to be a talented writer to produce a good scientific paper, but you do have to be a careful writer. In particular, writing for a peer-reviewed scientific or engineering journal requires learning and executing a specific formula for presenting scientific work. This book is all about teaching the style and... more...

USE JUST THE RIGHT PHRASES AND NAVIGATE DAILY LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES LIKE A NATIVE SPEAKER OF ENGLISH How do you ask for directions? What questions should you ask a potential babysitter? How do you explain your allergies to a healthcare professional? This handy reference is your guide to surviving and thriving in the United States, whether as a visitor or as a long-term resident. Hundreds of ready-to-use English phrases will help... more...

This classic book features a richly illustrated, intensely visual treatment of basic machine tool technology and related subjects, including measurement and tools, reading drawings, mechanical hardware, hand tools, metallurgy, and the essentials of CNC. Covering introductory through advanced topics, Machine Tool Practices is formatted so that it may be used in a traditional lab-lecture program or a self-paced program. The... more...

Unlock the powers of functional programming hidden within JavaScript to build smarter, cleaner, and more reliable web apps About This Book Discover what functional programming is, why it's effective, and how it's used in JavaScript Understand and optimize JavaScript's hidden potential as a true functional language Explore the best coding practices for real-world applications Who This Book Is For If you are a... more...

This book is about the basic principles that underlie critical thinking and creativity. The majority of the content is on critical thinking since more topics are naturally involved and since they can be discussed readily and systematically. The last few chapters are devoted to creativity and research methodology, not typical the book’s plethora of competition. Each chapter introduces a specific topic, usually by introducing the relevant theories in... more...