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Product: Book - Paperback
Title: Official Final Fantasy VII Strategy Guide
Publisher: Bradygames
Authors: David Cassady
Rating: 5/5
Customer opinion - 5 stars out of 5
The guide kicks butt!


The guide for FFVII is very explanatory! It gives me the information that no other guide (online or published) could ever help me with. A definite must-have for FFVII owners!



Product: Book - Hardcover
Title: Programming Windows with C# (Core Reference)
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Authors: Charles Petzold
Rating: 5/5
Customer opinion - 5 stars out of 5
another excellent book


As with previous Petzold's Programming Windows books, this book tells you the nuts and bolts of windows programming, in C#. In details explained real well. I especially enjoy the little pieces of history as introduction in each chapter. Petzold even give you a brief math lesson when explaining Bezier curves. But this book does not give you a real-world-app, but the knowledge of details that make you build one. The appendix of math and string class will be helpful for anyone doing real programming.



Product: Book - Paperback
Title: Cascading Style Sheets 2.0 Programmer's Reference
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Authors: Eric A. Meyer
Rating: 5/5
Customer opinion - 5 stars out of 5
Reference? Yes. Good? Yes!


I normally don't write reviews, but recently this book has been helping me out a lot so I thought I'd share.
As someone previously familiar with CSS, and fluent in a slew of other web based languages I needed a book that had all of the information I needed about CSS so I didn't have to troll the web everytime I ran into a problem. Well, this book is it. Eric Meyer is known for being the man at CSS and this book is well written and concise. I'd recommend it to anyone using CSS, fluent or not.



Product: Book - Paperback
Title: The Guru's Guide to Transact-SQL
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Authors: Ken Henderson
Rating: 5/5
Customer opinion - 5 stars out of 5
Celko's right -- it's the best T-SQL book out there


Joe Celko's foreword to this book is exactly right: it's the best book out on Transact-SQL, bar none. More than that, this is a great book in general. It stands head-and-shoulders above most of the computer books out these days in terms of character, depth, and substance.
Unlike many computer books these days, this book is not a bloated tribute to dead trees. Instead, Henderson keeps to the point, nary wasting a word. He is concise, humorous, informative, and deep -- all the things you'd want in the ideal technical book. I give this book my highest recommendation.