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Simply the easiest way yet to get up to speed on Word 2010 Microsoft Word 2010 includes all sorts of new features and functionalities, a redesigned interface, new emphasis on collaboration, and many additional changes. Both users of previous editions and those new to the Office applications will appreciate the clear, visual instruction in this book. With step-by-step instructions and large, full-color screen shots demonstrating dozens of Word 2010 tasks, Word 2010 Simplified gets you up and running faster than you ever thought possible. Word is the most-used application in Microsoft Office, which holds more than 90 percent of the market for Windows-based productivity suites The new version of Word includes many changes and new features; both newcomers to Word and users of previous editions will appreciate this clear, visual introduction to the program A streamlined interior with large font and screenshots, makes this guide easy to follow for all users at any age Covers the basics, document fundamentals, formatting documents and adding graphics, collaborating and sharing documents, how and when to use Office Web Applications, and much more If you learn best when you see how things are done, or if you just want a quick and easy guide to familiarize you with the new features of Word 2010, Word 2010 Simplified fills the bill.
Fun and Delicious Recipes Featuring Your Favorite Grain! Photo of Every Recipe Quinoa is so much more than a healthy side dish-let Betty show you how to make this versatile grain take center stage in your meals! Start your morning off right with Tropical Quinoa and Fruit Breakfast Pudding or Berry Breakfast Quinoa. For a tasty, wholesome lunch or dinner try Quinoa Pilaf with Salmon and Asparagus or Creamy Quinoa Primavera. Then end the day with Crispy Quinoa Shortbread Cookies for a sweet finish. Filled with main-dish salads, hearty casseroles and even sweets, this collection is sure to keep you hooked on quinoa.
Describes Agile Modeling Driven Design (AMDD) and Test-Driven Design (TDD) approaches, database refactoring, database encapsulation strategies, and tools that support evolutionary techniques Agile software developers often use object and relational database (RDB) technology together and as a result must overcome the impedance mismatch The author covers techniques for mapping objects to RDBs and for implementing concurrency control, referential integrity, shared business logic, security access control, reports, and XML An agile foundation describes fundamental skills that all agile software developers require, particularly Agile DBAs Includes object modeling, UML data modeling, data normalization, class normalization, and how to deal with legacy databases Scott W. Ambler is author of Agile Modeling (0471202827), a contributing editor with Software Development (www. sdmagazine. com), and a featured speaker at software conferences worldwide
An essential update to the key web authoring standards of HTML, XHTML, and CSSThe existence of Web pages depends on three vital technologies: HTML (base language that Web pages are written in), XHTML (standards that define how to write HTML pages), and CSS (standard that applies formatting styles to Web pages). This new edition provides you with critical coverage of these three Web authoring standards, and places special focus on the upcoming releases of HTML 5 and CSS 3.Serving as a tutorial and reference, this comprehensive resource explains the basic structure and necessary formatting to create a static (non-changing) and dynamic (changing) page on the Internet.HTML, XHTML, and CSS are the three major Web authoring standards for creating either a static or dynamic Web pageGuides you through using HTML to create Web documents and introduces updates to HTML 5Demonstrates best practices for using tools and utilities to create Web documentsIncludes coverage of the new CSS 3 and tips and tricks for maximizing its abilitiesHelpful examples round out this essential guide and will get you up and running with HTML, XHMTL, and CSS in no time!Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
This comprehensive reference by a Microsoft expert covers all aspects of the new Windows release The much-anticipated release of Windows 7 will have numerous changes, and you'll need a complete guide to take full advantage of all it has to offer. Windows 7 Bible covers navigation changes such as pinning to the task bar, full screen preview with invisible windows, Jump Lists, Home Group, Sticky Notes, and many others. It shows you how to use Internet Explorer 8, including features like Web Slices and Network view changes, and guides you through all the new desktop features. This reference thoroughly examines all three parts of the new platform: Windows 7 Core OS, the Windows Live applications, and Windows Live Services. Windows 7 Bible shows you everything you need to know to make the most of Microsoft's new operating system. Covers Windows Live Essentials, including Windows Live Family Safety, Mail, Messenger, Movie Maker, Photo Gallery, Toolbar, Writer, and Microsoft Office Outlook Connector Shows how to use Windows Live Services, including Hotmail and Spaces Explores new features including Desktop Gadgets Gallery, Desktop Windows manager, updated Fax and DVD Maker, an updated "Devices and Printers" option, and Sticky Notes Explains new features in the Calculator, ribbon features in applets such as Paint and WordPad, the new Media Center, and searching updates Fully covers the first complete overhaul of applets in a decade With Windows 7 Bible at your side, you can learn as much or as little as you need to know for the way you use Windows.
A unique resource that combines all aspects of Web testing and makes it completely specific to ASP. NET As Microsoft's key Web technology for creating dynamic, data-driven Web sites and Web applications, ASP. NET is incredibly popular. This is the first book to combine several testing topics and make them specific to ASP. NET. The author duo of Microsoft MVPs covers both the test-driven development approach and the specifics of automated user interface testing; performance, load, and stress testing; accessibility testing; and security testing. This definitive guide walks you through the many testing pitfalls you might experience when developing ASP. NET applications. The authors explain the fundamental concepts of testing and demystify all the correct actions you need to consider and the tools that are available so that you may successfully text your application. Author duo of Microsoft MVPs offer a unique resource: a combination of several testing topics and making them specific to ASP. NET, Microsoft's key Web technology for creating dynamic, data-driven Web sites and applications Guides you through the many testing pitfalls you may experience when developing ASP. NET applications Reviews the fundamental concepts of testing and walks you through the various tools and techniques available and for successfully testing an application Discusses several different types of testing: acceptance, stress, accessibility, and security Examines various testing tools, such as nUnit, VS test suite, WCAT, Selenium, Fiddler, Firebug, and more This one-of-a-kind resource will help you become proficient in successfull application testing.
The ultimate reference and guide to the GNU image manipulation program GIMP is a free, Photoshop-like image manipulation program, and as its use grows, so does the demand for detailed instruction on how to get the very most out of it. GIMP Bible is the most comprehensive and current independent GIMP reference available that goes beyond official documentation. If you're a digital artist or photographer, the step-by-step explanations in this authoritative guide show you how to power-use GIMP throughout a production pipeline. Topics include understanding the GIMP interface and how to work with it, how to use all of GIMP's tools to create high-quality images, GIMP's default filters and plug-ins, advanced techniques for customization with Python and Scheme scripting, and much more. GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free graphics editor that runs on Linux, Windows, or Macs; it is used to process digital graphics and photographs including creating graphics and logos, resizing and cropping photos, altering colors, combining images, creating basic GIF animated images, and more Whether you're a digital artist, professional photographer, or beginner, this detailed how-to shows you best practices, valuable techniques, and helpful tips for getting the most out of GIMP for your projects Topics include the GIMP interface and how to work with it, in-depth description of GIMP's tools and how to use them to create high-quality images, a comprehensive reference for all of GIMP's default filters and common plug-ins, and advanced customization with Python and Scheme scripting Get the most out of this free image editing tool for your production pipeline with the GIMP Bible. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
The eagerly anticipated new edition of the bestselling introduction to x86 assembly languageThe long-awaited third edition of this bestselling introduction to assembly language has been completely rewritten to focus on 32-bit protected-mode Linux and the free NASM assembler. Assembly is the fundamental language bridging human ideas and the pure silicon hearts of computers, and popular author Jeff Dunteman retains his distinctive lighthearted style as he presents a step-by-step approach to this difficult technical discipline.He starts at the very beginning, explaining the basic ideas of programmable computing, the binary and hexadecimal number systems, the Intel x86 computer architecture, and the process of software development under Linux. From that foundation he systematically treats the x86 instruction set, memory addressing, procedures, macros, and interface to the C-language code libraries upon which Linux itself is built.Serves as an ideal introduction to x86 computing concepts, as demonstrated by the only language directly understood by the CPU itselfUses an approachable, conversational style that assumes no prior experience in programming of any kindPresents x86 architecture and assembly concepts through a cumulative tutorial approach that is ideal for self-paced instructionFocuses entirely on free, open-source software, including Ubuntu Linux, the NASM assembler, the Kate editor, and the Gdb/Insight debuggerIncludes an x86 instruction set reference for the most common machine instructions, specifically tailored for use by programming beginnersWoven into the presentation are plenty of assembly code examples, plus practical tips on software design, coding, testing, and debugging, all using free, open-source software that may be downloaded without charge from the Internet.
This third volume of the best-selling "Data Model Resource Book" series revolutionizes the data modeling discipline by answering the question "How can you save significant time while improving the quality of any type of data modeling effort?" In contrast to the first two volumes, this new volume focuses on the fundamental, underlying patterns that affect over 50 percent of most data modeling efforts. These patterns can be used to considerably reduce modeling time and cost, to jump-start data modeling efforts, as standards and guidelines to increase data model consistency and quality, and as an objective source against which an enterprise can evaluate data models.
With special focus on the next major release of MySQL, this resource provides a solid framework for anyone new to MySQL or transitioning from another database platform, as well as experience MySQL administrators. The high-profile author duo provides essential coverage of the fundamentals of MySQL database management-including MySQL's unique approach to basic database features and functions-as well as coverage of SQL queries, data and index types, stores procedure and functions, triggers and views, and transactions. They also present comprehensive coverage of such topics as MySQL server tuning, managing storage engines, caching, backup and recovery, managing users, index tuning, database and performance monitoring, security, and more.
Decades of software testing experience condensed into the most important lessons learned. The world's leading software testing experts lend you their wisdom and years of experience to help you avoid the most common mistakes in testing software. Each lesson is an assertion related to software testing, followed by an explanation or example that shows you the how, when, and why of the testing lesson. More than just tips, tricks, and pitfalls to avoid, Lessons Learned in Software Testing speeds you through the critical testing phase of the software development project without the extensive trial and error it normally takes to do so. The ultimate resource for software testers and developers at every level of expertise, this guidebook features: * Over 200 lessons gleaned from over 30 years of combined testing experience * Tips, tricks, and common pitfalls to avoid by simply reading the book rather than finding out the hard way * Lessons for all key topic areas, including test design, test management, testing strategies, and bug reporting * Explanations and examples of each testing trouble spot help illustrate each lesson's assertion
Get the most out of Google's trifecta of tools and optimize your Web presence! Savvy marketers are always searching for new ways to attract and keep online customers. Google's array of online tools plus the techniques and tips in this expert guide help you unlock the mystery of doing business in the digital age. Learn the basics of Google AdWords, Analytics, and Website Optimizer-and then discover how to use this powerful trifecta together to help you track, extract, and analyze data and make necessary changes. Topics include cost-per-click advertising, conversion tracking, how to apply what you're learning, and much more. Brings you up to speed on Google AdWords, Analytics, and Website Optimizer Shows how to use each tool individually-and then together as a powerful trio to track, analyze, and optimize your Web presence Topics include the basics of CPC (cost per click) and how to use Google's Ad Planner, the AdWords Editor, and conversion tracking Covers how to install tracking code in your Web site, what reports are available and how to use them, testing, applying what you learn, and much more Start increasing ROI, online sales, and web site traffic quality with Google tools and the insights and techniques in this expert guide.
Your all-in-one resource for using Pentaho with MySQL for Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Open-source Pentaho provides business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing solutions at a fraction of the cost of proprietary solutions. Now you can take advantage of Pentaho for your business needs with this practical guide written by two major participants in the Pentaho community. The book covers all components of the Pentaho BI Suite. You'll learn to install, use, and maintain Pentaho-and find plenty of background discussion that will bring you thoroughly up to speed on BI and Pentaho concepts. Of all available open source BI products, Pentaho offers the most comprehensive toolset and is the fastest growing open source product suite Explains how to build and load a data warehouse with Pentaho Kettle for data integration/ETL, manually create JFree (pentaho reporting services) reports using direct SQL queries, and create Mondrian (Pentaho analysis services) cubes and attach them to a JPivot cube browser Review deploying reports, cubes and metadata to the Pentaho platform in order to distribute BI solutions to end-users Shows how to set up scheduling, subscription and automatic distribution The companion Web site provides complete source code examples, sample data, and links to related resources.
As more and more vulnerabilities are found in the Mac OS X (Leopard) operating system, security researchers are realizing the importance of developing proof-of-concept exploits for those vulnerabilities. This unique tome is the first book to uncover the flaws in the Mac OS X operating system-and how to deal with them. Written by two white hat hackers, this book is aimed at making vital information known so that you can find ways to secure your Mac OS X systems, and examines the sorts of attacks that are prevented by Leopard's security defenses, what attacks aren't, and how to best handle those weaknesses.
Packed with more than 300 sample scripts and an extensive collection of library functions, this essential scripting book is the most thorough guide to Windows scripting and PowerShell on the market. You'll examine how Windows scripting is changing the face of system and network administration by giving everyday users, developers, and administrators the ability to automate repetitive tasks. Plus, this is the first time that VBScript, Jscript, and Powershell are all covered in a single resource.
After a beginning overview of the history of OpenSolaris, its open-source licensing, and the community development model, this book then goes on to highlight the aspects of OpenSolaris that differ from more familiar operating systems. You'll learn how to become a power user of OpenSolaris by maximizing the abilities of advanced features like Dtrace, the fault management architecture, ZFS, the service management facility, and Zones. Authors provide insider tips, unique tricks, and practical examples to help you stay sharp with the latest features of OpenSolaris.
Windows Embedded CE is a Microsoft operating system that addresses the needs of handheld, mobile, and embedded devices. This timely book will help you become familiar with the Windows Embedded CE environment quickly and efficiently. You'll explore how different pieces of Windows Embedded CE come together to develop and build various devices and discover what makes Windows Embedded CE the best embedded development environment from the cost, risks, and time-to-market perspectives.
Get ready to take flight as two certified flight instructors guide you through the pilot ratings as it is done in the real world, starting with Sport Pilot training, then Private Pilot, followed by the Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot, and Air Transport Pilot. They cover the skills of flight, how to master Flight Simulator, and how to use the software as a learning tool towards your pilot's license. More advanced topics demonstrate how Flight Simulator X can be used as a continuing learning tool and how to simulate real-world emergencies.
UNIX expert Randal K. Michael guides you through every detail of writing shell scripts to automate specific tasks. Each chapter begins with a typical, everyday UNIX challenge, then shows you how to take basic syntax and turn it into a shell scripting solution. Covering Bash, Bourne, and Korn shell scripting, this updated edition provides complete shell scripts plus detailed descriptions of each part. UNIX programmers and system administrators can tailor these to build tools that monitor for specific system events and situations, building solid UNIX shell scripting skills to solve real-world system administration problems.
K2 blackpearl and the K2 platform is a large, powerful, "game-changing" application platform built on Microsoft technologies. Understanding it from top to bottom would be a great task for a single person, which is why we have gathered more than a dozen authors to supply you with the information to successfully transform your company into a process-oriented, efficient business that can grow with the K2 platform. Since this is the first book on K2 blackpearl, you will find a broad range of topics in this book, from the market in which K2 blackpearl is aimed to the architecture of the platform, from how to approach process design to developing your own custom user manager. The first part of the book is meant for everyone and provides an understanding of K2 blackpearl and where it fits in the marketplace. It is included to provide a framework for thinking about various aspects of process-driven applications, including how they differ from business process management techniques; identifying processes in your company to automate, the different pieces that make up a process; measuring the success of your efforts; and finally shifting your company's culture in the direction of process efficiency. This section may be the only section you need to read if you are sponsoring a process improvement effort in your company. If you are responsible for leading the effort, make sure to read Chapters 3 and 4. The other parts are meant to provide details on how to effectively deploy and use K2 blackpearl and include a broad range of topics. Read what you are most interested in, but also make sure to read Chapter 8, which will give you a great foundation to start designing processes with K2 blackpearl. Chapter 14 is also recommended for everyone because it provides an overview of the available K2 Designers and how you can share projects among them. K2 blackpearl is the main subject of this book, although we devote an entire chapter, Chapter 23, to the add-on product K2 connect to give you an understanding of how to bring SAP data into your processes. We also talk a bit about K2 blackpoint, particularly in the SharePoint chapters. Since K2 blackpoint is built on the K2 blackpearl foundation, many of the same concepts apply to that product as well, but we do not point out the differences between K2 blackpearl and K2 blackpoint. For that information browse to www. k2. com.
Excel is the most popular tool for number crunching on the PC, but the challenge is in putting a meaningful face on those raw numbers. That's where Excel Charts For Dummies comes in. Ken Bluttman will show readers how to professionally display data in presentation-quality charts. But he'll go beyond showing readers how to create attractive charts-he'll explain why to use specific charts in particular circumstances. Lots of real-world examples will show "the good, the bad, and the ugly" of Excel charts. He will cover the whole range of charts in step-by-step tutorials-whether it's pies, scatter plots, or PivotCharts. He'll show how to embed graphics and pictures into charts; then use them in impressive PowerPoint presentations or Microsoft Word documents. He'll also show how to use charts for statistical analysis-and how charts can skew the stats and deceive. This book will feature a 16-page full-color insert of the best Excel charts "works of art. "
For almost 30 years, this book has been a classic text for electronics enthusiasts. Now completely updated for today?s technology with easy explanations and presented in a more user-friendly format, this third edition helps you learn the essentials you need to work with electronic circuits. All you need is a general understanding of electronics concepts such as Ohm?s law and current flow, and an acquaintance with first-year algebra. The question-and-answer format, illustrative experiments, and self-tests at the end of each chapter make it easy for you to learn at your own speed.
Professional SharePoint 2007 Records Management Development: Managing Official Records with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007by John Holliday
Unique guide to records management methodologies for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 There may be books available on how to develop solutions for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, but this is the first book to provide step-by-step guidance for designing and building records management solutions on the SharePoint platform. You'll learn the five core services of any records management system-confidentiality, information integrity, high availability, adherence to policy, and audit ability-then explore the tools and techniques needed to implement them in SharePoint. The book helps you understand official records in the context of day-to-day collaboration and regulatory compliance; you'll also learn how to design extensible Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) components with records management as the central focus. Reviews Office SharePoint Server and how it provides a solid foundation for managing official records using specially constructed web sites and custom components Discusses the "File Plan", which describes where each record is stored, how long it is kept, and the manner and conditions under which it is destroyed Shows you how to apply the powerful features of the SharePoint platform to convert collaborative documents into managed files in a record center site Addresses best practices for creating records repositories, developing file plans to identify official records, controlling the creation and distribution of records using custom content types and information policy components, and more The companion Web site includes downloadable code modules you can use as a starting point for building real-world records management solutions on the SharePoint platform If you're a programmer, software architect, business analyst, or IT professional working in SharePoint, you'll want this unique book on your shelf.
This much-needed update to the bestselling guide on the extensive changes to the local area networks (LAN) switching technologies explains why LAN switching technologies are critical to network design. This in-depth guide covers the capabilities, application, and design of LAN switches and switched internetworks and examines the significant changes that have taken place since the publication of the first edition seven years ago. You're sure to appreciate the witty writing style and easy-to-follow format on such an often-complicated subject matter.
Presenting updated coverage of openSUSE 11. 0 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11. 0, this reference is written by Novell insiders and boasts the most up-to-date information available Topics covered include the openSUSE project, command line programs and implementing online services, virtualization, kernel updates, Enterprise Architecture, and more Reviews Linux fundamentals such as methodologies, partitions, and file system, and features a new section devoted entirely to end-user needs The DVD includes the openSUSE 11. 0
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