The Moose That Roared: The Story of Jay Ward, Bill Scott, a Flying Squirrel, and a Talking Moose

By Keith Scott

For these people who love The Rocky and Bullwinkle exhibit, those names conjure up stories of a few of the wittiest, such a lot encouraged, and relentlessly hilarious half-hours of animation ever produced. there has been one of those gleeful magic to the exhibits, a cumulative pleasure that transcended the crude animation and sometimes muddy sound, and it really is this caliber that used to be the essence of the mythical Jay Ward and invoice Scott.

Jay Ward was once the fabulous visionary, the outrageous showman who lobbied Washington for statehood for Moosylvania, and invited the click to a picnic at the flooring of the Plaza Hotel's august Grand Ballroom. invoice Scott was once the genial, very good head author, coproducer, and all-purpose artistic whirlwind, frequently defined because the "soul" of the exhibits. actually, Scott even supplied the voices for many of the superstar characters, giving existence to Bullwinkle J. Moose, Mr. Peabody, Dudley Do-Right, and George of the Jungle. From their tiny, oddball animation studio, Jay Ward Productions, they created essentially the most memorable animation of all time, and gave start to a kin of characters whose timeless reputation has solid them eternally into the popular culture firmament. With their distinctively unorthodox, artist-friendly philosophy, Ward and Scott attracted the most proficient writers and voice actors within the undefined, and for a time, Jay Ward Productions was once a type of Camelot of cartoons. Now, via specific interviews with invoice Scott, Tiffany Ward, June Foray, and dozens of others in detail concerned with the Ward epoch, in addition to entry to unique scripts, paintings, tale notes, letters, and memos, Keith Scott has created the definitive heritage of Jay Ward Productions, together with episode publications and voice credit for all of the Jay Ward cartoons.

From the 1st "Hey Rocky, watch me pull a rabbit out of a hat!" to the final "Watch out for that tree!" this isn't basically the list of a mythical bankruptcy in animation background, but additionally the tale of a unprecedented and magical dating among artists who have been wildly, exuberantly sooner than their time, and the interesting tale of the fight to carry their imaginative and prescient of undesirable puns and speaking animals to unforgettable life.

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Thru-Hiking Will Break Your Heart: An Adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail

By Carrot Quinn

Carrot Quinn fears that she's turn into hooked on the net. town makes her consider numb, and she's having hassle connecting with others. In a determined circulate she breaks clear of every little thing to stroll 2,660 miles from Mexico to Canada at the Pacific Crest path. it is going to be her first long-distance hike. within the desolate tract of Southern California Carrot faces many demanding situations, either actual and emotional: soreness, damage, blisters, aching chilly and searing warmth, dehydration, exhaustion, loneliness. within the barren region she occurs upon and turns into shut with an eclectic team of strangers- humans she do not need chanced to fulfill within the “regular international” yet who're introduced jointly, the following at the path, by means of their one universal aim: make it to Canada sooner than the snow flies.

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ABAP Development for Materials Management in SAP: User Exits and BAdIs

By Jürgen Schwaninger

Whether you're a fabrics administration advisor or a programmer, you’ll how to customize and enhance your techniques by way of person exits, company add-ins (BAdIs), and enhancement spots with this e-book. the writer makes use of his real-life event and figuring out of the complicated demanding situations that clients face, and gives perfect thoughts to reinforce and optimize the SAP usual via customized advancements. This e-book indicates you ways to enforce those customizations for fabrics administration (MM) in SAP ERP and describes how those customizations effect the habit of the person exits with customized ABAP courses. incorporated during the e-book are workouts to demonstrate the precise approaches and coding examples wanted, in addition to beneficial advice and tricks.

1. useful Introduction learn the way you should use and turn on a few of the enhancement strategies of the SAP approach so as to create functions which are certain on your person wishes.

2. very important program Areas locate attempted and established techniques for every of the main parts of fabrics administration, in addition to for the validation and substitution of accounting files.

3. Cross-Release Description follow programming examples for unlock 4.6C and better. You’ll know about replacement answer strategies if an enhancement has necessities or used to be carried out in a later liberate.

4. whole Overview observe the main worthy user-exits, enterprise add-ins, and enhancement spots which are concerned about fabrics administration. A complete appendix additionally presents an easy-to-reference list.


  • Purchasing
  • External providers Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Area Valuation and Account project Area
  • Invoice Verification
  • Validation and Substitution of Accounting Documents
  • User Exits and BAdIs
  • Materials Management

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Old-School Woodshop Accessories: 40 Tried-and-True Jigs, Fixtures and Tool Storage Projects (Popular Woodworking)

By Chris Gleason

As a woodworker searching for new how you can paintings together with your instruments, versatility and potency can simply be realized from the prior. writer Chris Gleason lately came across a periodical referred to as the Deltagram that used to be released through the 1930's and 1940's. It contained a whole bunch jig and fixture principles that confirmed woodworkers the best way to pump up the features in their energy instruments. those rules are nonetheless as precious and shrewdpermanent this day as they have been then. Chris has amassed 24 of the simplest store jigs and furniture from those Deltagrams and reproduced and up-to-date them to be used in latest woodworking retailers. The Deltagrams are nearly as beneficial for his or her ancient curiosity as their store purposes. As an extra bonus, this booklet comprises forty reproductions of the unique Deltagram articles.

Projects include:

  • Spiral Turning at the desk Saw
  • Table observed Jig for slicing Wedges & brief Tapers
  • Shop-made Pocket gap Jig
  • Curved varieties for the desk bound Belt Sander
  • Forming Tenons at the Jointer
  • Plus 4 store garage Projects

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A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama

This Blackwell advisor introduces historical Greek drama, which flourished largely in Athens from the 6th century BC to the 3rd century BC. * A broad-ranging and systematically organised creation to old Greek drama. * Discusses all 3 genres of Greek drama - tragedy, comedy, and satyr play. * presents overviews of the 5 surviving playwrights - Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander, and short entries on misplaced playwrights. * Covers contextual concerns equivalent to: the origins of dramatic paintings types; the conventions of the gala's and the theatre; the connection among drama and the worship of Dionysos; the political measurement; and the way to learn and watch Greek drama. * contains forty six one-page synopses of every of the surviving performs.

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The Debt Generation

By David Malone

Was once there quite no replacement to bailing out the banks? Is it correct that we should always now all need to endure such deep cuts in jobs and prone to pay for it? From the very starting of the obstacle, acclaimed technology documentary-maker and BBC presenter, David Malone, believed dissenting reviews and debate have been closed down. no longer believing what he used to be being advised he started to query the legit tale. Passionate, offended, humorous and entire of perception, The Debt new release is either a compelling account of the challenge because it occurred and a devastating critique of the economy and of our political leaders who bowed right down to it. Pulling no punches, and written with a fascinating, direct readability, the ebook may be crucial analyzing for all these short of a distinct realizing of the days within which we live. From the Debt new release: 'It was once acknowledged that during the good melancholy that the marketplace used to be sacrificed to avoid wasting the rustic. at the present time we probability sacrificing the rustic to avoid wasting the market.' 'It's their model of the significant rescue. Bankers first, girls and kids left to drown.' 'So move forward, minimize rates of interest. It's just like the pilot in a crashing aircraft turning up the air-con. Feeling cozy? Oh good.' 'The bubble and the popularity of the 'smartest males within the room' have been, in fact, a functionality of leverage now not brains. Given adequate leverage a chimp could make funds, and plenty of did.'

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Organizing for Life: Declutter Your Mind to Declutter Your World

By Sandra Felton

Say goodbye to the tension of mess - for good!  you will discover the order, good looks, and peace you want - and deserve - on your home. Organizing for Life unearths the secrets and techniques of maintaining your place neat, fresh, and arranged with out spending each minute of your existence engaged on it.  eventually an audio publication that is going past the how-tos of cleansing and appears correct on the middle of messiness so everlasting swap can take place.  you are going to study why issues are uncontrolled so that you can get them again so as and preserve them that way.  you will discover the psychological and emotional roots of litter - guilt, worry, uprising, behavior - so that you can do away with it.  Even the easiest cleansing tools are lifeless if you cannot sustain and shortly slip again into outdated habits.  cease struggling.  you could conquer that outdated, unsuccessful frame of mind and find a new frame of mind that makes messiness something of the past.

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PostgreSQL 9.0 High Performance

By Gregory Smith

Accelerate your PostgreSQL system

  • Learn definitely the right options to acquire optimum PostgreSQL database functionality, from preliminary layout to regimen upkeep.
  • Discover the recommendations used to scale profitable database installations.
  • Avoid the typical pitfalls that could gradual your procedure down.
  • Filled with recommendation approximately what you need to be doing; tips on how to construct experimental databases to discover functionality subject matters, after which stream what you've gotten discovered right into a construction database atmosphere.
  • Covers types 8.1 via 9.0.

In Detail
PostgreSQL database servers have a standard set of difficulties they come upon as their utilization will get heavier and necessities extra tough. you may spend years gaining knowledge of ideas to all of them, step-by-step as you come upon them. otherwise you can simply glance in right here.

All profitable database functions are destined to finally run into matters scaling up their functionality. Peek into the way forward for your PostgreSQL database's difficulties at the present time. be aware of the symptoms to appear for, and the way to prevent the most typical concerns earlier than they even occur.

Surprisingly, such a lot PostgreSQL database purposes evolve within the comparable approach: decide on the perfect undefined. song the working approach and server reminiscence use. Optimize queries opposed to the database, with the proper indexes. visual display unit each layer, from to queries, utilizing a few instruments which are inside of PostgreSQL and others which are exterior. utilizing tracking perception, consistently transform the layout and configuration. On achieving the bounds of a unmarried server, holiday issues up; connection pooling, caching, partitioning, and replication can all aid deal with expanding database workloads.

The route to a excessive functionality database approach isn't effortless. however it does not must be mysterious with the ideal consultant.


a transparent, step by step consultant to optimizing and scaling up PostgreSQL database servers. bettering database functionality calls for an equivalent mixture of knowing theoretical thoughts and dealing via hands-on examples. you will discover either right here. the various examples given may be instantly necessary for tracking and enhancing your PostgreSQL deployments, supplying perception into hard-to-obtain information regarding your database.

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Puppet Essentials

Get up and operating fast utilizing the facility of Puppet to control your IT infrastructure

About This Book

  • Quickly familiarize yourself with writing your individual appear courses for Puppet
  • Speedily learn how to manage your individual Puppet infrastructure
  • Avoid universal pitfalls on the way to swiftly take hold of Puppet's complex features

Who This publication Is For

If you are an skilled IT specialist or a brand new Puppet consumer, Puppet necessities provide you with all you want to comprehend to head from set up to complicated automation very quickly in any respect. event with method operations and server administration in addition to the Ruby language, is useful to get the main out of this book.

What you'll Learn

  • Write and hire person Puppet manifests
  • Understand how Puppet implements procedure abstraction
  • Deploy the Puppet grasp and its agents
  • Leverage and expand Facter to summarize your systems
  • Create modular and reusable Puppet code
  • Extend your code base with publicly on hand Puppet modules
  • Separate common sense from info utilizing Hiera
  • Combine your new talents to regulate huge, complicated systems

In Detail

With this e-book, you will be up and working with utilizing Puppet to regulate your IT structures. Dive correct in with simple instructions for you to use Puppet instantaneously, after which blitz via a chain of illustrative examples to become familiar with all of the most crucial features and contours of Puppet.

Install Puppet, write your first manifests, after which instantly placed the Puppet instruments to actual paintings. Puppet necessities finds the leading edge constitution and strategy of Puppet via step by step directions to keep on with strong use circumstances. study universal troubleshooting options and the master/agent setup in addition to the development blocks for complicated services and subject matters that push Puppet to the restrict, together with periods and outlined forms, modules, assets, and leveraging the pliability and expressive energy carried out via Facter and the Hiera toolchain. eventually, ship Puppet to the skies with functional tips on the right way to use Puppet to regulate an entire software cloud.

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