Dilan Martin

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JavaScript Application Cookbook
JavaScript Application Cookbook
JavaScript Application Cookbook by Jerry Bradenbaugh. Rated 3.3 out of 5 stars, with 20 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the javascript category.
Ajax for Web Application Developers
Ajax for Web Application Developers
Ajax for Web Application Developers by Kris Hadlock. Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars, with 8 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the javascript category.
Tal como somos (Spanish Edition)
Tal como somos (Spanish Edition)
Tal como somos (Spanish Edition) by Nicholas Sparks. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars, with 15 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Nicholas Sparks category.
Ein Tag wie ein Leben: Roman (German Edition)
Ein Tag wie ein Leben: Roman (German Edition)
Ein Tag wie ein Leben: Roman (German Edition) by Nicholas Sparks and Adelheid Zöfel. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars, with 47 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Nicholas Sparks category.
Take My Heart
Take My Heart
Take My Heart by Rick Bennette. Rated 3.6 out of 5 stars, with 3 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Nicholas Sparks category.
O Negociador (Em Portugues do Brasil)
O Negociador (Em Portugues do Brasil)
O Negociador (Em Portugues do Brasil) by John Grisham. Rated 5 out of 5 stars, with 3 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the John Grisham category.
Hood (The King Raven Trilogy Book 1)
Hood (The King Raven Trilogy Book 1)
Hood (The King Raven Trilogy Book 1) by Stephen Lawhead. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars, with 283 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Stephen King category.
Blaze by Richard Bachman (2007-06-12)
Blaze by Richard Bachman (2007-06-12)
Blaze by Richard Bachman (2007-06-12) by Richard Bachman. Rated 5 out of 5 stars, with 2 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Stephen King category.
Camel in Action
Camel in Action
Camel in Action by Claus Ibsen and Jonathan Anstey. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars, with 20 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'Java programming' category.
Learn Python Programming: A Beginners Crash Course on Python Language for Getting Started with Machine Learning, Data Science and Data Analytics (Artificial Intelligence, Book 1)
Learn Python Programming: A Beginners Crash Course on Python Language for Getting Started with Machine Learning, Data Science and Data Analytics (Artificial Intelligence, Book 1)
Learn Python Programming: A Beginners Crash Course on Python Language for Getting Started with Machine Learning, Data Science and Data Analytics (Artificial Intelligence, Book 1) by Russel R. Russo, Zachary Zaba, et al.. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars, with 6 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'Python programming' category.
Mastering the SPL Library: a php[architect] guide
Mastering the SPL Library: a php[architect] guide
Mastering the SPL Library: a php[architect] guide by Joshua Thijssen, Kevin Bruce, et al.. Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars, with 5 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'PHP programming' category.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible by Paul Nielsen , Uttam Parui, et al.. Rated 3.9 out of 5 stars, with 34 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'SQL database' category.
The Guru's Guide to SQL Server Boxed Set
The Guru's Guide to SQL Server Boxed Set
The Guru's Guide to SQL Server Boxed Set by Ken Henderson. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars, with 5 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'SQL database' category.
Mastering SQL Queries for SAP Business One
Mastering SQL Queries for SAP Business One
Mastering SQL Queries for SAP Business One by Gordon Du. Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars, with 16 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'SQL database' category.
Joel on Software: And on Diverse and Occasionally Related Matters That Will Prove of Interest to Software Developers, Designers, and Managers, and to Those Who, Whether by Good Fortune or Ill Luck, Work with Them in Some Capacity
Joel on Software: And on Diverse and Occasionally Related Matters That Will Prove of Interest to Software Developers, Designers, and Managers, and to Those Who, Whether by Good Fortune or Ill Luck, Work with Them in Some Capacity
Joel on Software: And on Diverse and Occasionally Related Matters That Will Prove of Interest to Software Developers, Designers, and Managers, and to Those Who, Whether by Good Fortune or Ill Luck, Work with Them in Some Capacity by Joel Spolsky. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars, with 97 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Ruby programming category.
Pro Objective-C
Pro Objective-C
Pro Objective-C by Keith Lee. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars, with 7 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Objective-C programming category.
Think Like Amazon: 50 1/2 Ideas to Become a Digital Leader
Think Like Amazon: 50 1/2 Ideas to Become a Digital Leader
Think Like Amazon is a book of ideas based on the author's personal knowledge of how Amazon has followed 14 Leadership Principles ever since he was a key executive there in the difficult years of 2002 through 2005, back when AMZN was selling for under $10 a share. Rossman joined Amazon as the company's first Director of Merchant Integration, in which role he created the third-party platform that now accounts for more than half of physical gross merchandise sales at Amazon.com. In 2002, success was by no means a sure thing. eBay dominated the space, and Amazon had failed twice before to launch its own platform for third-party sellers.

Although he worked at Amazon for only three years 14 years ago, Rossman supplements his direct experience with close attention to the annual shareholder letters written by Jeff Bezos, as well as continuing contacts with people still at the company. After leaving Amazon, Rossman created a niche business advisory firm, Rossman Partners. His clients have included the Gates Foundation, Microsoft, Nordstrom, T-Mobile, and Walmart. He is also a frequent speaker on the topics of innovation and corporate culture.

The writing in his book is generally crisp and clear, organized in usefully concise chapters, one for each actionable idea. As Rossman suggests, it would be a good resource for a team of innovators to read and discuss together, taking up one of the 50 ideas each week for a year (with two weeks off, maybe to rest!). Some of the content, however, felt like padding to me, such as a lengthy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) which the author helped prepare for a startup company named Modjoul.

When Rossman was at Amazon, the 14 Leadership Principles had not yet been formalized, but he and his fellow executives "talked about them every day and used them to make decisions."

If you've ever wondered "what would Jeff Bezos do" in a business challenge or opportunity you are facing, you might benefit from studying Rossman's list of ideas and then filling in your own second half to the question which he poses as Idea 50 1/2: "How will you build the traits of the truly digital business and culture to ensure Amazon-like results, to become the best digitally enabled business you can be and not become roadkill on the side of the digital disruption highway?"

Good question. Good book, too.
Another Fine Undefined Life
Another Fine Undefined Life
if your a fan of great music this is a must have disk.Mckenna's vocals and lyrical abilities are outstanding, and Ryans guitar playing is fluid and very emotional.production is excellent.this cd has absolutely grown on me.
FANREK Kids Infinity Gauntlet Gems Removable Lights Up Thanos Left Arm Gloves Toys
FANREK Kids Infinity Gauntlet Gems Removable Lights Up Thanos Left Arm Gloves Toys
It smells terrible, like acetone and chemicals. The covers protecting the magnets are poorly glued on and look sloppy. The fingers are so hard to bend that it's basically not possible to snap..which is kind of a crucial point of the toy.

The stones are ok. They are not held on with very good magnets.

Theres a huge chunk of paint missing off the palm.
Hanes Mens Pullover Ecosmart Fleece Hooded Sweatshirt
Hanes Mens Pullover Ecosmart Fleece Hooded Sweatshirt
Ok, so I find when I'm ordering clothing online, I need helpful reviews.So today, I'm going to go over specifics of this hoodie to help you make the best purchase possible.

Firstly, I'm 173cm, and I usually wear medium, sometimes large. Based on the reviews that said it was small, I chose the large. The large is a bit bulky but still fits fine. In terms of size, just order what you'd normally order at Nike or others.

Look and quality: Quality, is actually pretty decent. Not bad thickness, much more thick than I had expected. About as thick as Hollister hoodies, or just standard hoodies in general, maybe slightly thinner. Good for spring, and layering during fall and winter. I ordered black colour, looks black. Mateiral isn't the greatest. Stitching is done poorly, although, I haven't had anything pull apart or anything after 3 days of wearing. So not very accurate. The hood is way too large. Alot of things stick to the fabric although they particles sticking on to the hoodie are only visible up close. The hand and the wait are what bother me the most. They are quite tight. In the beginning it was very different from the usual, but over time it felt quite normal, so just takes some adapting.

Wash: I've washed it once, no problem. Didn't shrink or break.

Overall I would say that this hoodie is a little expensive though. At stores like Hollister or American eagle, during clearance I can get much better looking hoodies for a equal price. But still a great general hoodie for indoors or outdoors!
Rubie's Men's Captain America: Civil War Deluxe Muscle Chest Black Panther Costume
Rubie's Men's Captain America: Civil War Deluxe Muscle Chest Black Panther Costume
Worn to a superhero costume party. Great outfit reason for the four stars and not the five, the velcro to keep the costume closed at the back too small and came undone a few times. However just a minor irritation if you have someone with you to re-attach it..
I would suggest purchasing the XL if you are an average size person.
Also worth getting the Marvel E0866EU4 Black Panther Vibranium Power FX Mask and Marvel Black Panther Vibranium Power FX Claw for added effect.
Another person at the party had the same costume, but because I wore my costume with the power mask and power claw, put them in the Wakanda shade.
Phantoms
Phantoms
This is an amazing book by Dean Koontz. Certainly one of his best by a long way. The majority of his books are good and hugely entertaining. This is one of the best horror stories I have ever read.

Jenny Paige, a doctor and her sister Lisa drive back home into the small mountain town of Snowfield in Northern California, to find the entire population has vanished. Vanished, that is, apart from a few mutilated bodies that are lying around, and judging by the expression on their faces, killed before they had time to register what had come to kill them.

The build up is so extraordinarily good that I kept expecting it to dwindle out somewhere in the middle. It didn’t. Koontz ability to keep the tension racked up is astonishing; the steadiness of tension and dread never lets up. It’s not just a roller coaster of a read, it’s actually like being on the roller coaster. You know what’s coming next…and yet you don’t….You want to know what’s coming next…and yet you don’t.

When midway he introduced more characters, I thought it might just diminish the flow of horror, but even though they are all fundamentally different to the mainstream characters, and have a relatively complex interaction with them, it only served to keep the story alive instead of holding it back.

It’s one of his earlier books, written in the days before he had his well know love affair with super intelligent golden dogs - it has mystery, horror, gore, suspense, mythology, quasi religious undertones, science, and also draws on actual mysterious disappearances that have occurred throughout the centuries. It’s definitely up there with my other two favourite Koontz books: the mighty ‘Watchers’ and the soulful ”Odd Thomas’.

I have to say I would have liked the ending to be a little different, but that took nothing away from my enjoyment of it. The irony was not lost.

If you love a good down to earth horror story and coupled with maybe a few good old down to earth nightmares, then this is for you.
Sabishigariya-no-shitai
Sabishigariya-no-shitai
大好きな赤川次郎先生の本。
届くのをとても楽しみにしていましたが、届いてびっくり。
明らかに爪でひっかいた跡が。

また、今回は赤川先生の本をもう1冊、購入したのですがそちらは日焼け、ページは一部折り曲がっていました。

返品するのも面倒なので、もう我慢します。

ただ今後は「残り○冊」の表示がある本の購入はしないことにします(2冊とも「残り1冊」表示でした)。
Shock
Shock
In both Marker and Shock, the female protagonists say, "My word," often enough to start a drinking game. You could also have a drinking game everytime one character uses full names and titles to speak about a person to another character that they both know - but since the reader doesn't, our girls have to become Cook's version of the Greek Chorus. They also function as the Interlocutor, especially when the girls use their own "Cookspeak", a language used to educate the reader and each other, repeatedly and most times redundantly, which is uh...stilted, formal English.

But I am used to his dialogue now, unlike most people complaining about the effect being new, I found it in almost every book I read by him over the years, so I was just resigned to it. And it does make for a good drinking game.

Enough about the unrealistic chatter, the point is to get the story moving along and learn a little something painlessly in the process. It may not be as much fun as a Chrichton novel, but once you can get past your dislike for cardboard cutout dolls there is a story there and it is a nice timewaster, plot holes and all. Throw in some suspenseful action and some good imagery,and you may enjoy learning a little something along the way.

Some teachers are very dull and dry and detached and it is hard to care about the subject matter, but Cook at least tries to make his points with characters who almost try to sound like real people he may have once overheard talking. Hey, it's a Robin Cook book, you should know what to expect. I am a skimmer reader anyway, so that may explain why I don't get myself bogged down in too many extraneous details or formal dialogues.

This is edutainment, even Dan Brown can have his characters start talking on stilts now and then, but it doesn't mean I won't listen to what they say. Maybe most of these medical/theological mystery writers need to take a crash course from Jeffrey Deaver, if he were to offer a class in, oh, how about Basic Character Speech Patterns 101, with emphasis on current cultural language development. Anyway I give this 3 stars because it was a good waste of my time, and am going to start reading Seizure now to see if that will add anything to the drinking game. My word, I hope it shall!
Alices Abenteuer im Wunderland (Dover Dual Language German)
Alices Abenteuer im Wunderland (Dover Dual Language German)
Personally I think the typeface, like the illustrations add ambiance to the book.
A paragraph from the back cover:
The Translation of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has always presented a special problem. The humor, popular children's verses, songs and especially the puns were thought at first to make it untranslatable. The problem was solved by Antonie Zimmermann with the-hearty approval of Carroll-by substituting popular German children's verses and puns for the English originals. "How Doth the Little Crocodile?" for instance, is turned into a parody of a German Romantic ballad. All in all, this is still the best of the 15 or more German Translations.
The Dover edition has held up well. Mine was printed in 1974 and has not started to yellow.
This book is not a duel language; translated by Antonie Zimmermann.
Harry Potter Collection - Years 1-7 Part 1 [Blu-ray][Region Free]
Harry Potter Collection - Years 1-7 Part 1 [Blu-ray][Region Free]
If like me you have realised you really need to catch up on these films, then this is perfect. I had not seen any of them back to back and took this as the perfect opportunity to see them all before the final 3d episode finishes at the cinema. Don't by if you are looking for a nicer box set to look pretty on the shelf. This is simply a very cheap way of watching them all on blu-ray in HD without having to hire them or buy them individually. This works out at just over £[] per film which I am sure you agree is a good deal. Quality is fine blu-ray/hd quality sound/video. Inevitably they improve as you make your way through them as technology has improved in the industry over the course of these films being made (circa 10 year period!) I fully recommend this product.
Harry Potter Sirius Black Wand
Harry Potter Sirius Black Wand
Upon unboxing you are greeted with a beautifully colored box. The color on the picture is a little brighter than the actual color. The curtains are a nice shade of greenish silver, and they blend really well with the red felt cushion that in cases the wand. The actual wand is very detailed, it looks a little off brown, very wooden like. The ingravings (which was made by a mold, as it is made of resin not wood) are very well detailed and clear. The handle is square and as you go up the handle to the shaft there is a mid section that separates the handle from shaft, here you can find the licensing of the noble collection. The shaft swirls and is very well blended with the ingravings on the wand.
In conclusion, it is a wonderful product. It is very fun to hold and wave. My only complete is if you are trying to display it(like I do with my wands) the red in the cushion makes the wand nearly impossiable to see like in a photo. I would recommend this wand to anyone looking to collect, or even play with Harry Potter wands.
Air Fryer Paper Liners Compatible with PowerXL, Kalorik, Bella, Paula Deen, Habor, BCP, Caynel, Innsky, Omorc, Yedi, Cozyna, Cooks Essentials +More | Parchment 100 Sheets
Air Fryer Paper Liners Compatible with PowerXL, Kalorik, Bella, Paula Deen, Habor, BCP, Caynel, Innsky, Omorc, Yedi, Cozyna, Cooks Essentials +More | Parchment 100 Sheets
I use these for a lot of things, but my favorite is Air Fryer Pizza. It not only makes clean up a breeze, it makes transferring the pizza in and out of the Air Fryer a lot easier (Even if you overload it with toppings like I do). I am on my second batch of these liners (we use our air fryer a lot), and the second batch was the exact same quality as the first. Very dependable product!
[4 Pack] Compatible for iPhone 12 Pro Max Screen Protector 6.7 Inch, VACNITE Screen Protector Tempered Glass for iPhone 12 Pro Max [Anti-Scratch] [Bubble-Free][Case Friendly][HD Clear]
[4 Pack] Compatible for iPhone 12 Pro Max Screen Protector 6.7 Inch, VACNITE Screen Protector Tempered Glass for iPhone 12 Pro Max [Anti-Scratch] [Bubble-Free][Case Friendly][HD Clear]
Good edge to edge screen protector, perfect for the iPhone pro max leather case as it has no ‘lip’ over the edges. First time using glass and I like it. A little difficult to install, I ruined the first protector.
Second attempt installed perfectly but got a scratch after a month (its normal) what I don’t like is that top corner got a small bubble. Hope it doesn’t grow and ultimately the protector comes off.
Tornado Slim and the Magic Cowboy Hat
Tornado Slim and the Magic Cowboy Hat
Usually children's books are just a chore to go through each evening as I read a story to my 5 year old before bedtime each night. However, a little over a year ago we came across Tornado Slim through my son's Amazon Freetime account. He loved it and so did I. In fact, we loved it so much that we went ahead and bought the book so that he would never lose access to it. To me, other than some of the Christian Children books we own, this is by far the best children's book I have read in some time.

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