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AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY (MASS MARKET) (P)

AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY (MASS MARKET) (P)

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- More than 70,000 entries
- Thoroughly revised and updated
- 2,500 new words and meanings
- More than 400 photographs and illustrations
- Expert guidance on correct usage

YOU ARE YOUR WORDS

The words you use define you. Make the most of them with The American Heritage(R) Dictionary.

THE FIFTH EDITION FEATURES

Clear definitions written in a style that is accurate and easy to understand
New words and senses in all areas from science and technology to food and clothing
Biographical and geographical entries that identify the people and places you need to know
Useful illustrations that enhance the definitions and make learning easier
Expert guidance on usage based on surveys of the American Heritage(R) Usage Panel
Etymologies, synonyms, antonyms, and much more

AMERICAN WAYS (P)

AMERICAN WAYS (P)

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This essential guide sheds light on the unique American psyche and national character, now in a third edition.
Whether you're a businessperson beginning to work in the United States or a foreign student visiting for a semester, this new edition of American Ways will help you navigate America's diverse and changing culture. From the deep-seated attitudes that mark the American character to customs and everyday activities, American Ways explores the tapestry of the country's life, providing invaluable information on cultural values, politics, education, religion, and relationships.

In this revised edition, Gary Althen and Janet Bennett have added material that reflects some of the important changes that have occurred over the last decade. This edition features new material on American politics, reflecting the impact of the Bush administration as well as the election of the nation's first black president, and an updated chapter on the effects of social networking sites on meeting people and creating friendships.

HTML5 GAME DEVELOPMENT

HTML5 GAME DEVELOPMENT

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Create a real 2D game from start to finish with ImpactJS, the JavaScript game framework that works with the HTML5's Canvas element. Making video games is hard work that requires technical skills, a lot of planning, and--most critically--a commitment to completing the project. With this hands-on guide, you'll learn how to use Impact with other technologies step-by-step.

You'll pick up important tips about game design, and discover how to publish Impact games to the Web, desktop, and mobile--including a method to package your game as a native iOS app. Packed with screen shots and sample code, this book is ideal for game developers of all levels.

  • Set up your development environment and discover Impact's advantages
  • Build a complete game with core logic, collision detection, and player and monster behavior
  • Learn why a game design document is critical before you start building
  • Display and animate game artwork with sprite sheets
  • Add sound effects, background music, and text
  • Create screens to display stats and in-game status
  • Prepare to publish by baking your game files into a single file
  • MA NOTES MEDICAL ASSISTANT'S GUIDE

    MA NOTES MEDICAL ASSISTANT'S GUIDE

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    The perfect pocket-sized reference for the classroom, externship and beyond! This handy guide provides all of the commonly used but rarely memorized information you need, such as normal lab values, common medical abbreviations, dosage calculations, triage questions, and more. The 2nd Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to put the latest information and practices at your fingertips.