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WinRunner In Simple Steps

Author: Hakeem Shittu
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WinRunner is the flagship tool from Mercury, the industry leader in automated software testing. WinRunner is greatly important in the software creation process and is used to ensure that the functionality of applications meets with the origination requirements for the application.

This book provides individuals new to software testing and/or WinRunner with an easy to follow introduction to the world of quality assurance. It provides a highly visual and hands-on approach to discussing this Mercury tool, the features supported and how to use them. Based on WinRunner 8.0, it spans general testing concepts, the TSL language, running and debugging tests as well as information about desktop and web applications.

PI: To A Million Decimal Places

Editor: Stefan Hawq
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Pi is perhaps the most significant number in mathematics. A number which has applications in the fields of mathematics, physics, and engineering. Computations of pi can be traced as far back as the Babylonian civilization which was about 4000 years ago. Since then, computation of pi to increasing decimal places has fascinated mathematicians.

Without literary embelishment, we present Pi, in all its irrational glory, computed to a million decimal places.

Might we suggest this as an excellent gift for the mathematics enthusiast.

Absurdities, Scandals & Stupidities in Politics

Authors: Hakeem Shittu, Callie Query
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  • An ex-president crashes into an elderly pedestrian while driving drunk.
  • A congressman beats a colleague senseless in the Capitol building.
  • A presidential candidate dares the press to expose his affair and is promptly exposed.
  • A district attorney prosecutes himself at taxpayer's expense.
  • A politician has his identical twin stand in for him at public functions.

You might be surprised to find that none of this is fiction. These are all actions by individuals voted into our public institutions.

In this book, authors Hakeem Shittu and Callie Query meticulously chronicle these tales of adultery, deception, drugs, murder, sex, stupidity, theft and treason as practiced by American politicians. The nonpartisan effort spans the formative days of the republic through recent times, relentlessly exposing political misdeeds and misquotes along the way. The result is sure to evoke laughter, shock, and amazement at the antics of those "esteemed" individuals that we elect to our public offices.

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