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Brother QL-570 Professional Label Printer
Brother QL-570 Professional Label Printer
Offered by ShopTronics
Price: CDN$ 58.64
21 used & new from CDN$ 54.97

5.0 out of 5 stars Comes with standard label & roll of label (starter sizes), great overall printer., Sept. 6 2014
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Note this comes with a 'standard address label' and a wide roll of tape (just smaller starter sizes). Hadn't seen that mentioned in the overview.

Anyway it's a great product, I was surprised for the price what you get. Included application seems quite good - used on Win 7 64-bit. Had downloaded the latest version from website along with the address book application, which makes it easy to make just address labels. Has some options for importing contacts, so you can probably get label data from another application if needed (might need to script some conversions depending what you can export).

CanadianStudio 3-Head PHOTOGRAPHY SET Continuous Studio in a box Kit 3 lights 5500K Product Photography- Free Shipping From Canada
CanadianStudio 3-Head PHOTOGRAPHY SET Continuous Studio in a box Kit 3 lights 5500K Product Photography- Free Shipping From Canada

5.0 out of 5 stars but useful for larger items while still being able to blur ..., July 3 2014
Very low cost setup, performs very well. I'm sceptical of claimed wattage, but it's bright enough for all reasonable uses anyway. Fairly big unit, but useful for larger items while still being able to blur out background. Probably would avoid leaving unit on unattended, as I don't see UL/CSA ratings on anything...

Invention Analysis and Claiming: A Patent Lawyer's Guide
Invention Analysis and Claiming: A Patent Lawyer's Guide
by Ronald D. Slusky
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 96.99
30 used & new from CDN$ 96.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great guide to details of patent claims, even for non-lawyer, Feb. 27 2014
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Most books I've read discussing patents just mention that you should 'see a lawyer', without really giving you an understanding of the nuances of why one should see a lawyer. If you're thinking of filing a patent or even just curious, this book helps you understand the importance of *why* it's so important, and all the ways it could go wrong.

It also helped me fill in a lot of blanks around how patents work, especially w.r.t. the different areas (background, detailed descriptions, claims, etc) and what constitutes the true invention. This is money well spent in terms of knowledge learned, and it helps the book is well written enough to be interesting even to a non-lawyer.

Rapid GUI Programming with Python and Qt: The Definitive Guide to PyQt Programming
Rapid GUI Programming with Python and Qt: The Definitive Guide to PyQt Programming
by Mark Summerfield
Edition: Hardcover
Price: CDN$ 39.68
37 used & new from CDN$ 35.11

5.0 out of 5 stars Great book for Python + PySide/PyQt, Nov. 10 2013
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Have been working on a number of fairly complex projects using PySide. Already had a fair amount of experience before picking this book up, and I still learned a ton. Goes through a lot of Python introductions which is great, as a few small things I picked up. Lots of example projects throughout to show you various features.

If you're doing PySide/PyQt projects, you need this book.

100 Power Tips for FPGA Designers
100 Power Tips for FPGA Designers
by Evgeni Stavinov
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 56.12
18 used & new from CDN$ 52.68

4.0 out of 5 stars Variety of Useful information on FPGAs, Nov. 10 2013
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As advertised, is a good collection of tips. I use Xilinx & Verilog so fit in well with my design methods... if you don't use either of them will find this book less useful. Either way, some of the tips will be something you'll already know or something you could find via a quick search.

But there is enough useful bits of information to still make it a worthwhile buy, and you can appreciate the condensed nature for that reason. For example had picked this up before doing a design where I wanted to use Partial Reconfiguration, and the quick introduction to it along with some information on the bitstream description chapter made my life a lot easier. Plus gives you some useful tools (such as the bitstream decoder for Virtex 5) on his website.

Would have liked to see more discussion around timing constraints, perhaps future versions will go in more depth!

Corsair 4 GB DDR3 Laptop Memory CMSO4GX3M1A1333C9
Corsair 4 GB DDR3 Laptop Memory CMSO4GX3M1A1333C9
Offered by biddeal
Price: CDN$ 52.43
27 used & new from CDN$ 45.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Works great with Dell E5420, March 13 2012
Had a single stick of 4GB from factory, could upgrade to 8GB with this. Ran a memory performance test before & after to ensure some small timing compatability wouldn't slow down access speed. Results were great - access speed improved substantially, presumably due to ability to make use of dual channel.

The Complete Manual of Typography: A Guide to Setting Perfect Type (2nd Edition)
The Complete Manual of Typography: A Guide to Setting Perfect Type (2nd Edition)
by Jim Felici
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 36.36
35 used & new from CDN$ 32.55

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book and Example of Great Typography, Oct. 26 2011
One thing striked me upon opening the book - it's beautiful. Great care has obviously been spent in layout and typesetting of this book, this is a HUGE incentive to actually read the thing, as it silently proves the importance of proper typesetting. All too often books on typesetting or design look just 'ok' - nothing really that special though, which makes you wonder about the authors experience. For that reason you will also want to make sure you get the dead-tree edition and not an electronic edition (if it even exists)! The book contains lots of examples that would also get lost in electronic I think such as type set at different line spacing, different resolutions, and different sizes.

The book makes both an excellent introduction and reference book. Perhaps there are more advanced books around, but I would say anything more elementary is a waste of money. Not that this book is basic, but simply is written in such a manner that it doesn't require you to know too much.

Is written in a very program-agnostic manner; instead provides the relevant information which you can look up in the reference for your software. Too many books waste space by putting program-specific instructions that are outdated by the time it goes to press anyway, so it's nice he ignores that temptation! The author also occasionally has some choice words for how current programs work, which keeps the book from getting too dry as he doesn't hide his personality.

Great buy, will not regret.

Understanding Fiber Optics (5th Edition)
Understanding Fiber Optics (5th Edition)
by Jeff Hecht
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 168.81
24 used & new from CDN$ 75.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Great starting guide, Jan. 27 2007
Great book, easy to read from cover to cover. If you know only a tiny bit about fiber optics this is a perfect starting point, as it provides information on all sorts of different subjects. More than just an introduction, but doesn't bother with mathematical derivations and very specific subjects that you probably don't care about if you are starting out! Highly recommended!

Code Complete
Code Complete
by Steve McConnell
Edition: Paperback
39 used & new from CDN$ 3.43

5.0 out of 5 stars Great book: knowledge you won't find elsewhere!, July 7 2002
This review is from: Code Complete (Paperback)
Having no formal programming education, I found this book to be the BEST book i've ever read about programming! It has information that is increadibly useful, and is hard to find elsewhere! The book is not focused on any language specifically, but helps you greatly improve your code in ANY language! No matter what langauge you program in or your experience, GET THIS BOOK!
As well the book contains information on organizing projects, and doesn't have the tactic of "always do these steps no matter what size the project" as I've seen some things say, but instead relises that some projects require lots of planning, and some projects require none. Worth the price!

Troubleshooting Analog Circuits
Troubleshooting Analog Circuits
by Robert Pease
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 65.43
33 used & new from CDN$ 44.08

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book!, May 8 2002
Great book! I got this book and read it in a matter of two days, its really good!
This books has lots of great advice and interesting ideas! I highly recommend it, a rather interesting book!

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