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Test your CCNA skills as you prepare for the CCNA Routing and Switching examsTo achieve CCNA Routing and Switching certification, you'll need to demonstrate a solid understanding of IP data networks, LAN switching technologies, IP addressing and routing technologies, network device security, WAN technologies, and more. Now you can test the effectiveness of your study for the CCNA Routing and Switching exams. 1,001 CCNA Routing and Switching Practice Questions For Dummies covers all the core categories of the exams and helps you thoroughly prepare with 1,001 practice questions.Each chapter covers a single topic and opens with a quick summary of the type of questions you'll encounter, as well as what to watch out for during the test. Best of all, you'll receive a redeemable code to access all 1,001 practice questions online, free, for one year!Provides practice test questions for all three new Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification exams: ICND1 Exam 100-101, ICND2 Exam 200-101, and the CCNA Composite Exam 200-120Gives you 1,001 opportunities to test your preparation and knowledge of the topicsIncludes a redeemable code to access all 1,001 practice questions online, free, for one yearCovers core topics including operation of IP data networks, LAN switching technologies, IP addressing (IPv4/IPv6), IP routing technologies, IP services, network device security, troubleshooting, and WAN technologiesPractice, then practice some more with 1,001 CCNA Routing and Switching Practice Questions For Dummies.
In nontechnical language and engaging style, 10 Don''ts on Your Digital Devices explains to non-techie users of PCs and handheld devices exactly what to do and what not to do to protect their digital data from security and privacy threats at home, at work, and on the road. These include chronic threats such as malware and phishing attacks and emerging threats that exploit cloudâe based storage and mobile apps. It''s a wonderful thing to be able to use any of your cloud-synced assortment of desktop, portable, mobile, and wearable computing devices to work from home, shop at work, pay in a store, do your banking from a coffee shop, submit your tax returns from the airport, or post your selfies from the Oscars. But with this new world of connectivity and convenience comes a host of new perils for the lazy, the greedy, the unwary, and the ignorant. The 10 Don''ts can''t do much for the lazy and the greedy, but they can save the unwary and the ignorant a world of trouble. 10 Don''ts employs personal anecdotes and major news stories to illustrate what can--and all too often does--happen when users are careless with their devices and data. Each chapter describes a common type of blunder (one of the 10 Don''ts), reveals how it opens a particular port of entry to predatory incursions and privacy invasions, and details all the unpleasant consequences that may come from doing a Don''t. The chapter then shows you how to diagnose and fix the resulting problems, how to undo or mitigate their costs, and how to protect against repetitions with specific software defenses and behavioral changes. Through ten vignettes told in accessible language and illustrated with helpful screenshots, 10 Don''ts teaches non-technical readers ten key lessons for protecting your digital security and privacy with the same care you reflexively give to your physical security and privacy, so that you don''t get phished, give up your password, get lost in the cloud, look for a free lunch, do secure things from insecure places, let the snoops in, be careless when going mobile, use dinosaurs, or forget the physical--in short, so that you don''t trust anyone over. . . anything. Non-techie readers are not unsophisticated readers. They spend much of their waking lives on their devices and are bombarded with and alarmed by news stories of unimaginably huge data breaches, unimaginably sophisticated "advanced persistent threat" activities by criminal organizations and hostile nation-states, and unimaginably intrusive clandestine mass electronic surveillance and data mining sweeps by corporations, data brokers, and the various intelligence and law enforcement arms of our own governments. The authors lift the veil on these shadowy realms, show how the little guy is affected, and what individuals can do to shield themselves from big predators and snoops. What you''ll learn After reading 10 Don''ts, you will understand how to: detect and report phishing scams choose better passwords and how to manage and safeguard all of them use cloudâe based storage services more safely shield your data from the prying eyes of government agencies, data brokers, corporations, and criminals steer through the risks of public wireless network, shared computers, and obsolete devices select and configure apps for your mobile devices without unknowingly compromising your privacy and security lock, safeguard, and erase your physical devices Who this book is for The primary target audience for 10 Don''ts is just about everybody--namely, non-techie individuals who routinely use computers, smartphones, and tablets in their daily lives but who are nagged by persistent worry that they are exposing themselves to personal insecurity, intrusive surveillance, and criminal violation. The secondary readerships for this book include employees of small businesses lacking dedicated IT specialists, whose owners want to give their workers a short and entertaining book to reduce the risk of business loss from unsafe practices; households with multigenerational users, ranging from incautious tee...
This guide is suitable for all levels of photographers. 100 Ways to Take Better Nature and Wildlife Photographs features 100 practical and inspiring tips on every aspect of the genre. Guy Edwardes' breath-taking pictures accompany his eas-to-follow advice on a wide range of subjects from capturing the actions of large mammals to snapping wild birds and flowers in the garden.With tips on everything from technique to composition, coping with extreme field conditions to Photoshop software manipulation, this is an invaluable guide for anyone with a passion for photography of the natural world.
From the bestselling self-published series "300 Incredible Things to Do On the Internet" comes a comprehensive guide to quality sites on the Web. Cartoons throughout.
Get the most out of Excel 2013 with this exceptional advice from Mr. Spreadsheet himself!Excel 2013 is excellent, but there's lots to learn to truly excel at Excel! In this latest addition to his popular Mr. Spreadsheet's Bookshelf series, John Walkenbach, aka "Mr. Spreadsheet," shares new and exciting ways to accomplish and master all of your spreadsheet tasks. From taming the Ribbon bar to testing and tables, creating custom functions, and overcoming "impossible" charts, mixing nesting limits, and more, 101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks, & Timesavers will save you time and help you avoid common spreadsheet stumbling blocks.Reveals ways to maximize the power of Excel to create robust applicationsDraws on John Walkenbach's years of experience using Excel and writing more than 50 booksShares tips and tricks for dealing with function arguments, creating add-ins, using UserForms, working with dynamic chart data, and changing data entry orientationProvides shortcuts and helpful techniques for sorting more than three columns, entering fake data for testing purposes, and setting up powerful pivot tables101 Excel 2013 Tips, Tricks, & Timesavers is packed with information that you need to know in order to confidently and seamlessly master the challenges that come with using Excel!
Mr. Spreadsheet has done it again with 101 easy-to-apply Excelformulas 101 Ready-to-Use Excel Formulas is filled with the mostcommonly-used, real-world Excel formulas that can be repurposed andput into action, saving you time and increasing your productivity.Each segment of this book outlines a common business or analysisproblem that needs to be solved and provides the actual Excelformulas to solve the problem--along with detailed explanationof how the formulas work.Written in a user-friendly style that relies on a tips andtricks approach, the book details how to perform everyday Exceltasks with confidence. 101 Ready-to-Use Excel Formulas issure to become your well-thumbed reference to solve your workplaceproblems. The recipes in the book are structured to first presentthe problem, then provide the formula solution, and finally showhow it works so that it can be customized to fit your needs. Thecompanion website to the book allows readers to easily test theformulas and provides visual confirmation of the conceptspresented.Teaches you how to implement the required Excel formulaExplains and details how the formulas workLets you reuse or customize the given formula to address yourparticular needsHelps you make the formulas a regular part of your new, moreefficient workflowSpecific real-world scenarios are used to demonstrate how tomost effectively apply Excel and its powerful formulas to completetasks faster and with greater accuracy than ever before. Now youcan save time, automate, and be more efficient and productive with101 Ready-to-Use Excel Formulas.
Save time and be more productive with this helpful guide to Excel macros! While most books about Excel macros offer only minor examples, usually aimed at illustrating a particular topic, this invaluable resource provides you with the tools needed to efficiently and effectively program Excel macros immediately. Step-by-step instructions show you how to create VBA macros and explain how to customize your applications to look and work exactly as you want them to. By the end of the book, you will understand how each featured macro works, be able to reuse the macros included in the book and online, and modify the macro for personal use. Shows you how to solve common problems with the featured macros, even if you lack extensive programming knowledge Outlines a problem that needs to be solved and provides the actual Excel macro, as well as the downloadable code, to solve the problem Provides an explanation of how each macro works and where to use the macro With 101 Ready-to-Use Excel Macros, Microsoft MVP Michael Alexander helps you save time, automate tasks, and ultimately be more productive.
This volume of Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing contains accepted papers presented at the 10th International Conference on Soft Computing Models in Industrial and Environmental Applications (SOCO 2015), held in the beautiful and historic city of Burgos (Spain), in June 2015. Soft computing represents a collection or set of computational techniques in machine learning, computer science and some engineering disciplines, which investigate, simulate and analyze very complex issues and phenomena. This Conference is mainly focused on its industrial and environmental applications. After a through peer-review process, the SOCO 2015 International Program Committee selected 41 papers, written by authors from 15 different countries. These papers are published in present conference proceedings, achieving an acceptance rate of 40%. The selection of papers was extremely rigorous in order to maintain the high quality of the conference and we would like to thank the members of the International Program Committees for their hard work during the review process. This is a crucial issue for creation of a high standard conference and the SOCO conference would not exist without their help.
This book introduces the basics of computers to Visually Impaired individuals and guides them through the effective ways of using the computers through the Jaws software and emphasizes on all the advantages of using the computer.
This book introduces the basics of computers to Visually Impaired individuals and guides them through the effective ways of using the computers through the NVDA software and emphasizes on all the advantages of using the computer as well.
The 1st International Conference on Advanced Intelligent System and Informatics (AISI2015), November 28-30, 2015, Beni Suef, Egyptby Tarek Gaber Aboul Ella Hassanien Nashwa El-Bendary Nilanjan Dey
The conference topics address different theoretical and practicalaspects, and implementing solutions for intelligent systems and informaticsdisciplines including bioinformatics, computer science, medical informatics,biology, social studies, as well as robotics research. The conference alsodiscuss and present solutions to the cloud computing and big data miningwhich are considered hot research topics. The conference papers discusseddifferent topics - techniques, models, methods, architectures, as well as multiaspect, domain-specific, and new solutions for the above disciplines. Theaccepted papers have been grouped into five parts: Part I--Intelligent Systems and Informatics, addressing topics including,but not limited to, medical application, predicting student performance, actionclassification, and detection of dead stained microscopic cells, opticalcharacter recognition, plant identification, rehabilitation of disabled people. Part II--Hybrid Intelligent Systems, addressing topics including, but notlimited to, EMG signals, text classification, geomagnetic inverse problem,email filtering. Part III--Multimedia Computing and Social Networks, addressing topics including,but not limited to, augmented reality, telepresence robot, video flash matting,community detection, quality images, face thermal image extraction, MRI tumorsegmentation. Part V--Cloud Computing and Big Data Mining, discussing topics including,but not limited to, mining on microblogs, query optimization, big dataclassification, access control, friendsourcing, and assistive technology. Part VI--Swarm Optimization and Its Applications, addressing topicsincluding, but not limited to, solving set covering problem, adaptive PSO forCT liver segmentation, water quality assessment, attribute reduction, fish detection,solving manufacturing cell design problem.
This book examines one of the more common and wide-spread methodologies to deal with uncertainty in real-world decision making problems, the computing with words paradigm, and the fuzzy linguistic approach. The 2-tuple linguistic model is the most popular methodology for computing with words (CWW), because it improves the accuracy of the linguistic computations and keeps the interpretability of the results. The authors provide a thorough review of the specialized literature in CWW and highlight the rapid growth and applicability of the 2-tuple linguistic model. They explore the foundations and methodologies for CWW in complex frameworks and extensions. The book introduces the software FLINTSTONES that provides tools for solving linguistic decision problems based on the 2-tuple linguistic model. Professionals and researchers working in the field of classification or fuzzy sets and systems will find The 2-tuple Linguistic Model: Computing with Words in Decision Making a valuable resource. Undergraduate and postdoctoral students studying computer science and statistics will also find this book a useful study guide.
Marketing has changed dramatically since the four classic Ps of the marketing mix (price, product, promotion and place) were proposed. The new marketing landscape is characterised by the demand for constant innovation, rising pressure on budgets, the growth of social media and the impact of issues of sustainability and ethical issues. As the business landscape has transformed so have the fundamental areas marketers need to master to succeed.The 20 Ps of Marketing provides a thorough guide to marketers at all levels of the new elements of the marketing mix they need to contend with for business success including: planning; persuasion; publicity; positioning; productivity; partnerships; passion and more. Combining practical advice with case studies it covers brands that have changed the game through mastery of the 20 Ps such as H agen Daz and Sony, and others, such as Kodak, who got left behind.This essential guide to the current face of marketing strategy provides marketers with a thorough and valuable grounding to the new fundamentals of marketing.
There's no need to reinvent the wheel every time you run into a problem with ASP.NET's Model-View-Controller (MVC) framework. This concise cookbook provides recipes to help you solve tasks many web developers encounter every day. Each recipe includes the C# code you need, along with a complete working example of how to implement the solution. Learn practical techniques for applying user authentication, providing faster page reloads, validating user data, filtering search results, and many other issues related to MVC3 development. These recipes help you: Restrict access to views with password protection Allow users to upload and save a file to your website Implement AJAX to allow users to see updated content quickly Validate form input to ensure the data you capture is what you expect Create thumbnails to preview images rather than view them full-size Give your web application the ability to change languages Use CAPTCHA to prevent automated programs from completing forms Make URLs more user- and search-engine-friendly with the MapRoute function
When funding agencies and policy organizations consider the role of modeling and simulation in modern biology, the question is often posed, what has been accomplished ? This book will be organized around a symposium on the 20 year history of the CNS meetings, to be held as part of CNS 2010 in San Antonio Texas in July 2010. The book, like the symposium is intended to summarize progress made in Computational Neuroscience over the last 20 years while also considering current challenges in the field. As described in the table of contents, the chapter's authors have been selected to provide wide coverage of the applications of computational techniques to a broad range of questions and model systems in neuroscience. The proposed book will include several features that establish the history of the field. For each article, its author will select an article originally appearing in a CNS conference proceedings from 15 - 20 years ago. These short (less than 6 page) articles will provide illustrations of the state of the field 20 years ago. The new articles will describe what has been learned about the subject in the following 20 years, and pose specific challenges for the next 20 years. The second historical mechanism will be the reproduction of the first 12 years of posters from the CNS meeting. These posters in and of themselves have become famous in the field (they hang in the halls of the NIH in Bethesda Maryland) and were constructed as allegories for the state and development of computational neuroscience. The posters were designed by the book's editor, who will, for the first time, provide a written description of each poster.
Get organized, get creative, and get more done--with the ultimate real-life guide to Microsoft Office and Windows Vista. Written by the editors and product testers at Windows Vista: The Official Magazine, this book focuses on practical, everyday scenarios and fast, reliable results. All in full color! 1. Get Started: From the five-minute guide to personalizing your desktop--to getting familiar with Office programs and features--you'll find smart and simple tips to get up and running quickly. 2. Explore: Now that you know your way around, dig in--and take control of your day. Build brilliant documents. Create stunning slides and charts. Fix your own connectivity problems. Brand yourself. Blog. Sync and share files. Go wireless. Go mobile. 3. Do More: Get inspired--and go further--with imaginative projects for you, your family, and friends.
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Dive into the essential features in Microsoft Office Access® 2007, Excel® 2007, Outlook® 2007, PowerPoint® 2007, and Word 2007. This supremely organized reference is packed with hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. It's all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts tackle what's new in your favorite Microsoft Office programs--and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery! Expertly manage your inbox, contacts, and business information Master sophisticated document-layout and formatting techniques Build spreadsheets to help you perform complex calculations and data analysis Design databases, build data-collection forms, and manipulate data Learn advanced techniques for creating charts and reports Create dynamic slides using themes, custom slide layouts, and special effects Explore Office Groove® 2007 and Windows® SharePoint® Services for powerful collaboration Configure security and privacy settings to help thwart worms, viruses, and malware Write macros using Microsoft Visual Basic® for Applications and work with Office Open XML CD includes: Fully searchable eBook--plus bonus chapters! 30+ sample files--spreadsheets, databases, code, and XML Resources for customizing, configuring, and troubleshooting programs Links to demos, webcasts, training courses, and blogs Visual references for finding commands in the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface Online resources for InfoPath® 2007, OneNote® 2007, Project 2007, and Visio® 2007 Windows Vista® Product Guide eReference and other eBooks A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Written for experienced Office users, this guide explains what features and interfaces have changed in the 2007 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access. The 2007 edition adds chapters on Groove, Visual Basic for Applications, and XML formats. The CD-ROM contains sample files, bonus chapters, links to third- party tools, and the Microsoft computer dictionary, 5th ed. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
Here's WHAT You'll Learn Easily navigate the new user interface Create documents, Web pages, and other publications Organize your e-mail, calendar, and tasks Build spreadsheets to manage and analyze data Build a simple database Design and deliver a slide show presentation Here's HOW You'll Learn It Jump in wherever you need answers Easy-to-follow STEPS and SCREENSHOTS show exactly what to do Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts Quick TRY THIS! exercises help you apply what you learn right away
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The smart way to learn Microsoft Office--one step at a time! The second edition of this popular book features new and expanded content. In addition to covering familiar Microsoft Office applications such as Microsoft Office AccessTM 2007, Excel® 2007, Outlook® 2007, PowerPoint® 2007, and Word 2007--you now also get coverage of Microsoft Office Publisher 2007, SharePoint® Server 2007, Groove® 2007, OneNote® 2007, and InfoPath® 2007. Work at your own pace through the easy numbered steps, practice files on CD, helpful hints, and troubleshooting help to learn the fundamentals of working with the 2007 Microsoft Office system, including how to navigate the new user interface. Learn how to create professional-quality documents, powerful spreadsheets, and compelling slide presentations. And discover how to get your Web site up and running, take notes electronically, and manage your e-mail communications and workday. The companion CD includes skill-building practice files, eBooks, and more. With STEP BY STEP, you can take just the lessons you need or work from cover to cover. Either way, you drive the instruction--building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to email@example.com.
Work at your own pace through the easy numbered steps, practice files on CD, helpful hints, and troubleshooting help to learn the fundamentals of working with the 2007 Microsoft Office system, including how to navigate the new user interface. You will learn how to create professional-quality documents, powerful spreadsheets, and compelling slide presentations. You will also discover how to get your Web site up and running, how to take notes electronically, and how to manage your e-mail communications and workday. The companion CD includes skill-building practice files, eBooks, and more!
Quickly teach yourself how to use Microsoft Office Access 2007, Excel 2007, Outlook 2007, PowerPoint 2007, and Word 2007. With Step By Step, you set the pace--building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Take control of your day--organize your e-mail, calendar, and meetings Learn the essentials for creating effective documents Build spreadsheets and perform calculations on your data Design database applications to help manage information Produce and deliver compelling slide show presentations Organize and format text to craft professional-quality documents Your all-in-one learning experience includes: Files for building skills and practicing the book's lessons Fully searchable eBook Bonus quick reference to the Ribbon, the new Microsoft Office interface Windows Vista Product Guide eBook--plus other resources on CD A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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