Huck and Tom wake up Jim, the widow´s slave. They play a trick on Jim by taking off his hat and setting it on a tree branch. Jim thinks he´s been bewitched and later gains fame as a witch expert. Tom and Huck meet their friends at a cave that serves as the boys´ secret hideout. They form a band of robbers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jason Damron. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bnpp/000398/bk_bnpp_000398_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Learn SQL Server Reporting Services and become current with the 2016 edition. Develop interactive, dynamic reports that combine graphs, charts, and tabular data into attractive dashboards and reports to delight business analysts and other users of corporate data. Deliver mobile reports to anywhere and any device. Build vital knowledge of Reporting Services at a time when Microsoft´s dominance in business intelligence is on the rise. Beginning SQL Server Reporting Services turns novices into skilled report developers. The book begins by explaining how to set up the development environment. It then walks you through creating your first reports using the built-in wizard. After showing what is possible, the book breaks down and explains the skills needed to create reports from scratch. And not just reports! But also dashboards with charts, graphs, and maps. Each chapter builds on knowledge gained in the previous chapters with step-by-step tutorials. Beginning SQL Server Reporting Services boosts your skills and provides you additional career options. Don´t be without those options. Grab and read this book today. Build reports with and without the built-in wizard. Build interactive features such as drill-through reports. Build dashboards full of charts, graphs, and maps. Build mobile reports. What You Will Learn Set up your development environment. Organized projects and share components among reports. Create report using a wizard. Create reports from scratch, including grouping levels, parameters, and drill through features. Build interactive dashboard with graphs, charts, and maps. Deploy and manage reports for use by others in the business. Who This Book Is For Database professionals of all experience levels who have some experience in databases and want to make the leap into business intelligence reporting. The book is an excellent choice for those needing to add Reporting Services to their current list of skills, or who are looking for a skill set that is in demand for in order to break into IT.
Deliver advanced functionality faster and cheaper by exploiting SQL Server´s ever-growing amount of built-in support for modern data formats. Learn about the growing support within SQL Server for operations and data transformations that have previously required third-party software and all the associated licensing and development costs. Benefit through a better understanding of what can be done inside the database engine with no additional costs or development time invested in outside software. Widely used types such as JSON and XML are well-supported by the database engine. The same is true of hierarchical data and even temporal data. Knowledge of these advanced types is crucial to unleashing the full power that´s available from your organization´s SQL Server database investment. SQL Server Advanced Data Types explores each of the complex data types supplied within SQL Server. Common usage scenarios for each complex data type are discussed, followed by a detailed discussion on how to work with each data type. Each chapter demystifies the complex data and you learn how to use the data types most efficiently. The book offers a practical guide to working with complex data, using real-world examples to demonstrate how each data type can be leveraged. Performance considerations are also discussed, including the implementation of special indexes such as XML indexes and spatial indexes. What You´ll Learn Understand the implementation of basic data types and why using the correct type is so important Work with XML data through the XML data type Construct XML data from relational result sets Store and manipulate JSON data using the JSON data type Model and analyze spatial data for geographic information systems Define hierarchies and query them efficiently through the HierarchyID type Who This Book Is For SQL Server developers and application developers who need to store and access complex data structures
SAVE TIME & UNDERSTAND MORE! This is not the actual audiobook, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, written by Doris Kearns Goodwin. If you are in search of the full and complete copy of Goodwin´s highly informative and enlightening book, it can be located on the Amazon search page. Instead, we have already read Team of Rivals and have pulled out some of the best insights and key events of the book to give you a comprehensive, chapter-by-chapter analysis and summary. Our limited amount of space prevents us from providing you with all of the important events and interesting information packed into Doris Kearns Goodwin´s incredible book. To receive the full scope of this fascinating historical story, you should order the complete book. Packaged together in an engaging format, this concise summary best serves as an unofficial study guide and companion to listen to alongside Team of Rivals. Renowned presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin travels back in time and reaches into the mind of one who many historians rate as America´s greatest president. Follow the thoughts and ideas of this great man from the Republican nomination contest in 1860 all the way to his devastating assassination just five years later. You might be surprised to find out that Abraham Lincoln was actually considered the underdog in the presidential election right from the start. Few even expected him to win the Republican nomination. In this summary and analysis, you will also learn how Abraham Lincoln faced a variety of obstacles in his rise to the presidency. His upbringing and background drastically differed from those of his opponents in the presidential race. Discover how he overcame numerous obstacles to rise to the esteemed title of President of the United States. Lincoln served only one term in Congress more than ten years before receiving the Republican Party´s nomination. Follow his political c 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Sears. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/013740/bk_acx0_013740_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Brilliant, mystical, pragmatic and witty, some have called Chuang Tsu the world´s first anarchist. Even 2,000 years after his death, this provocative Taoist text remains in the forefront of ancient Chinese philosophical study. A companion to the Tao Te Ching, Chuang Tsu: Inner Chapters is a spiritual classic in its own right and a source book second only to the Tao Te Ching in importance in the Taoist canon. The sublime prose serves as a profound and paradoxical commentary to the Tao Te Ching. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Chungliang Al Huang. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pnix/000610/bk_pnix_000610_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This book is intended for those who need to get things done with Mac OS X Server 10.6. As such, you can use this book two ways. Those new to Mac OS X Server can read straight through the entire book, and by the end should feel competent to administer any Mac server thrown their way. For those with some knowledge of Mac OS X Server, or perhaps a thorough knowledge of other Unix-based servers, the book is arranged by tasks so that you can either start reading at any point, skipping material you already know, or pick and choose the chapters you´ll find most helpful to your own work or system needs. This task-oriented approach also makes the book useful as a general reference for all aspects of Mac OS X Server. Throughout the book, special emphasis is given to the new features of the latest release, Mac OS X Server 10.6, a.k.a. Server Snow Leopard. For instance, you´ll find out how to integrate an iPhone with Mac OS X Server using the new Mobile Access features, or how to install an SSL certificate in the web service, Apache. Task-oriented approach to server administration makes it easy to find and accomplish what needs to get done Thorough subject coverage including workflows for Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server GUI-level features, command-line features, and alternatives Features introductory material for new administrators, emphasis on new features for upgrading to Snow Leopard Server, and more advanced material for experienced IT and enterprise administrators who want to get the most out of Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server
Lauren is a junior high student with some challenges in her life. In her spare time, she plays volleyball on a Rec League team, but at the start of the season, she doesn´t know a single person on the team. Even worse, she´s far from a pro, shorter than the rest of the team and struggling to serve the ball over the net most of the time. Back home, she´s given a difficult time by her neighbor because she doesn´t attend public school. Finding wholesome and appropriate chapter books for young girls can be a difficult, especially if you´re looking for a sport´s story to appeal to their interests. Set To Serve manages to not only fill that gap as an entertaining story, but also shows how one girl manages to overcome both physical and social difficulties. It´s a must read for any girl that´s struggling with her own social or sports abilities. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anne Gill. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/007913/bk_acx0_007913_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.