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Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 3rd Edition (0470371749) cover image
One of the most popular beginning programming books, now fully updated

Java is a popular language for beginning programmers, and earlier editions of this fun and friendly guide have helped thousands get started. Now fully revised to cover recent updates for Java 7.0, Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 3rd Edition is certain to put more first-time programmers and Java beginners on the road to Java mastery. ... Read More

Beginning Programming with Python For Dummies (1118891457) cover image
Learn Python—the fun and easy way—and get in the programming game today!

Python is one of the fastest growing programming languages, and no wonder. It requires three to five times less time than developing in Java, is a great building block for learning both procedural and object-oriented programming concepts, and is an ideal language for data analysis. Beginning Programming with Python For Dummies is the perfect guide to this dynamic and powerful ... Read More

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Behavioral Economics For Dummies (1118085035) cover image
A guide to the study of how and why you really make financial decisions

While classical economics is based on the notion that people act with rational self-interest, many key money decisions—like splurging on an expensive watch—can seem far from rational. The field of behavioral economics sheds light on the many subtle and not-so-subtle factors that contribute to our financial and purchasing choices. And in ... Read More

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Being a Great Dad For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition (1742169724) cover image
Created especially for the Australian customer!

Your essential guide to being the best dad you can be

Have you just found out you're going to be a dad, or perhaps you're already a brand new dad? Being a Great Dad is a comprehensive and practical guide to For Dummies dadhood, with advice on topics ranging from conception to looking after your baby, connecting with your little one and helping your child develop and grow. ... Read More

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Being the Best Man For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118650433) cover image
If you're looking for practical, straight-talking advice on getting things right, look no further.

Being the Best Man For Dummies is a perfect one-stop guide to being the ideal best man. This newly updated edition includes: ... Read More

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Belly Fat Diet For Dummies (1118345851) cover image

The fast and easy way to lose belly fat

Lowering body weight can reverse or prevent diabetes; lower blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels; and improve sleep apnea and other sleep problems. The easy recipes and exercises outlined in Belly Fat Diet For Dummies gives you the edge you need to shed unwanted pounds and gain muscle tone.

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Best Man Basics In A Day For Dummies (1118380290) cover image
Being best man is both an honor and a huge responsibility - if you think it's just a case of buying a few beers on a boy's night out, think again! You've got a lot of organizing to do, there's etiquette to follow and, of course, the dreaded speech to make. Fear not, however, as Be a Best Man in a Day For Dummies is here to help. It's a humorous, yet information packed step-by-step guide to your role and responsibilities. ... Read More
Betting on Horse Racing For Dummies (0764578405) cover image
How to enjoy a day at the races-and bet to win!
The last two years have seen a record number of Americans tune in for climatic Triple Crown races featuring Smarty Jones and Funny Cide; in 2004, television viewership jumped a whopping 61 percent over the record set in 2003, and the Belmont Stakes race itself drew a record crowd of more than 120,000! This easy-to-understand guide shows first-time visitors to the track how to enjoy the sport of horse ... Read More
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Beyond Basic Yoga For Dummies (DUM16) cover image

Beyond Basic Yoga For Dummies builds on the foundation you started in Basic Yoga Workout For Dummies and guides you through 12 more postures that pick up the pace. If you're not familiar with the basic yoga program, you can still enjoy this slightly more challenging practice because most poses include modifications that make it easy to work out at your own level. With consistent use, you can improve your posture and increase muscle tone.

The Bible For Dummies (0764552961) cover image
Ninety percent of Americans own a copy of the Bible, and while it’s the most widely read book, it’s also the least understood. Regardless of your religion, understanding the Bible brings much of Western art, literature, and public discourse into greater focus—from Leonardo da Vinci’s “Last Supper” painting to the Wachowski brothers’ The Matrix movies. People have historically turned to religion to deal with tragedy and change, and with the right insight ... Read More
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The Big Book of SuDoku For Dummies (0470105380) cover image
Featuring easy to follow instructions to help you master Sudoku strategy

Stretch your mind with a range of puzzles, from easy to diabolically difficult!

Complete with puzzle-solving strategies plus OVER 600 PUZZLES, The Big Book of Sudoku For Dummies is the ultimate book for the puzzle fanatic. Whether you're new to Sudoku or a daily puzzle solver, this big book will give you what you want. With over 600 puzzles ranging from the encouragingly easy to ... Read More
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Big Data For Dummies (1118504224) cover image

Find the right big data solution for your business or organization

Big data management is one of the major challenges facing business, industry, and not-for-profit organizations. Data sets such as customer transactions for a mega-retailer, weather patterns monitored by meteorologists, or social network activity can quickly outpace the capacity of traditional data management tools. If you need to develop or manage big data solutions, you'll appreciate ... Read More

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Bike Repair and Maintenance For Dummies (0470415800) cover image
By coupling step-by-step instructions and detailed photos and illustrations, Bike Repair & Maintenance For Dummies gives readers the information they need to keep their bikes in working order, often without taking it to the shop. ... Read More
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Biochemistry For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118021746) cover image
Grasp biochemistry basics, apply the science, and ace your exams

Are you baffled by biochemistry? If so here's the good news ? you don't have to stay that way! Biochemistry For Dummiesshows you how to get a handle on biochemistry, apply the science, raise your grades, and prepare yourself to ace any standardized test.

This friendly, unintimidating guide presents an overview of the material covered in a typical college-level biochemistry course and makes ... Read More

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Biochemistry For Dummies (0470378417) cover image
Are you baffled by biochemistry? You’re not the first, and you won’t be the last. Here’s the good news — you don’t have to stay baffled! Biochemistry For Dummiesshows you the fun and easy way to get a handle on biochemistry, apply the science, raise your grades, and prepare yourself to ace any standardized test.

This friendly, unintimidating guide presents an overview of the material covered in a typical college-level biochemistry course and makes ... Read More

Bioinformatics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0470089857) cover image
Were you always curious about biology but were afraid to sit through long hours of dense reading? Did you like the subject when you were in high school but had other plans after you graduated? Now you can explore the human genome and analyze DNA without ever leaving your desktop!

Bioinformatics For Dummies is packed with valuable information that introduces you to this exciting new discipline. This easy-to-follow guide leads you step by step through ... Read More

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Bioinformatics For Dummies (0764516965) cover image
Bioinformatics – the process of searching biological databases, comparing sequences, examining protein structures, and researching biological questions with a computer – is one of the marvels of modern technology that can save you months of lab work. And the most amazing part is that, if you know how, you can use highly sophisticated programs over the Internet without paying a dime and sometimes, without installing anything new on your own computer ... Read More
Biology Essentials For Dummies (1118072677) cover image
Just the core concepts you need to score high in your biology course

Biology Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to succeed in an introductory biology course. From identifying the structures and functions of plants and animals to grasping the crucial discoveries in evolutionary, reproductive, and ecological biology, this easy-to-follow guide lets you skip the suffering and score high at exam time. ... Read More

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Biology For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0470598751) cover image
An updated edition of the ultimate guide to understanding biology

Ever wondered how the food you eat becomes the energy your body needs to keep going? The theory of evolution says that humans and chimps descended from a common ancestor, but does it tell us how and why? We humans are insatiably curious creatures who can't help wondering how things work — starting with our own bodies. Wouldn't it be great to have a single source of quick answers to all ... Read More

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Biology Workbook For Dummies (1118158407) cover image
From genetics to ecology — the easy way to score higher in biology

Are you a student baffled by biology? You're not alone. With the help of Biology Workbook For Dummies you'll quickly and painlessly get a grip on complex biology concepts and unlock the mysteries of this fascinating and ever-evolving field of study.

Whether used as a complement to Biology For Dummies or on its own, Biology Workbook For Dummies ... Read More

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Biomechanics For Dummies (1118674693) cover image
A thorough explanation of the tenets of biomechanics

At once a basic and applied science, biomechanics focuses on the mechanical cause-effect relationships that determine the motions of living organisms. Biomechanics for Dummies examines the relationship between biological and mechanical worlds. It clarifies a vital topic for students of biomechanics who work in a variety of fields, including biological sciences, exercise and sports science, health ... Read More

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Biometrics For Dummies (0470292881) cover image
What is biometrics? Whether you’re just curious about how biometrics can benefit society or you need to learn how to integrate biometrics with an existing security system in your organization, Biometrics For Dummies can help.

Here’s a friendly introduction to biometrics — the science of identifying humans based on unique physical characteristics. With the government’s use of biometrics — for example, biometric passport readers — and application of ... Read More

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Biophysics For Dummies (1118513509) cover image
The fun, easy way to get up to speed on biophysics concepts, principles, and practices

One of the most diverse of modern scientific disciplines, biophysics applies methods and technologies from physics to the study of biological systems and phenomena, from the human nervous system to soil erosion to global warming. What are the best options for satisfying the world's growing energy demands? How can we feed the world's growing population? How can we ... Read More

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Biostatistics For Dummies (1118553985) cover image
Score your highest in biostatistics

Biostatistics is a required course for students of medicine, epidemiology, forestry, agriculture, bioinformatics, and public health. In years past this course has been mainly a graduate-level requirement; however its application is growing and course offerings at the undergraduate level are exploding. Biostatistics For Dummies is an excellent resource for those taking a course, as well as for those in need of a handy ... Read More

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Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118338820) cover image
Get an accurate diagnosis and get on with enjoying and living your life!

Bipolar Disorder affects many more people than just the millions who suffer from the disease. Like depression and other serious illnesses, bipolar disorder also affects spouses, partners, family members, friends, and coworkers.

Bipolar Disorder For Dummies explains the brain chemistry behind the disease and covers the latest medications and therapies. You'll get reassuring, sound ... Read More

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