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A practical, hands-on guide that will help you to unleash the power of ReSharper to write better quality code. If you are a developer who is working with Visual Studio and are looking to make your work more efficient, this book is for you. It is most useful for new ReSharper users but those who are currently using it will also find many useful tips and references updated to the latest version (8.1). Prior knowledge of Visual Studio is a must.
A step-by-step tutorial with focused examples that builds progressively from basic to advanced topics and helps you create business intelligence reports and dashboards quickly and efficiently using the PowerPivot add-in.This book is ideal for data analysts, reporting and MIS professionals, business analysts, managers, dashboard makers, business intelligence professionals, self-service business intelligence personnel, and students. It is assumed that you have basic data analysis skills and intermediate level Excel skills. Familiarity with Pivot Tables as well as basic knowledge of VBA scripting and SharePoint will be useful but not necessary.
Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. A concise guide full of step-by-step recipes to teach you how to set up and manage your blog.Instant Edublogs is aimed at educators - teachers, administrators, support specials, and paraprofessionals - who want to share their experiences and learn from others online. While some CSS and HTML skills can be helpful for understanding some of the advanced features, no specific technical knowledge is needed.
An easy to follow, example-based guide introducing you to the world of user experience design through the author's real world experiences Whether you are looking to become a professional UX Designer, or just need to get the job done, the principles and processes discussed in this book will help you understand how to craft reliably effective and successful design solutions.
"Xamarin Cross-platform Application Development" is an end-to-end walk-through tutorial on developing applications for both iOS and Android. It offers clear and detailed explanations of each stage in the process, making it easier for you to master the creation of stable, production-ready, cross-platform apps. This book is for C# developers who are interested in mobile application development. If you have experience with desktop or web applications, this book will serve as a great tool to give you a head start with cross-platform development.
Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. This is a Packt Instant guide, which provides concise and clear recipes to create PLC programs using RSLogix 5000.The purpose of this book is to capture the core elements of PLC programming with RSLogix 5000 so that electricians, instrumentation techs, automation professionals, and students who are familiar with basic PLC programming techniques can come up to speed with a minimal investment of time and energy.
Mastering Sublime Text is an easy-to-understand, step-by-step guide for learning all of the features of Sublime Text, including author tips and tricks. Every topic includes code examples and highlighted screenshots to make it easier to understand.This book is for developers with experience in any type of programming language, and for those who want to start using Sublime Text or perfect their existing skills. No knowledge of Sublime Text or any other code editor or IDE is expected.
Get to grips with a new technology, understand what it is and what it can do for you, and then get to work with the most important features and tasks.This book takes a practical, hands-on approach to installing and using uTorrent.This book is great for tech-savvy users who are familiar with network basics and who are looking for an easy-to-follow guide to the BitTorrent technology using uTorrent as the program of choice.
This book is an example-based guide that will help you create professional grade paintings using Sketchbook Pro. As you progress from one chapter to another, you will learn how to virtually draw visually stunning paintings that are digitally drawn but look exactly like orthodox artwork.If you have had prior experience in developing digital artwork and are looking to add to your knowledge, Sketchbook Pro Digital Painting Essentials is a guide that will help you seamlessly translate what you do with traditional media to digital media.
This book is a practical, hands-on guide to implementing and deploying apps on the AppFog platform.Implementing AppFog is for developers who want to be able to upload applications to the cloud, and for implementation specialists, who implement and deploy apps on the AppFog platform. It is best to have Ruby installed, but we will walk you through the installation process if you do not already have it. It would be ideal to have some knowledge of cloud computing and know about the basics of database and network deployment.
An easy-to-follow guide for using Pro Tools HD 11 effectively.This book is ideal for anyone who already uses ProTools and wants to learn more, or is new to Pro Tools HD and wants to use it effectively in their own audio workstations.
Written as a practical, step-by-step tutorial, this book is full of engaging examples to help you learn in a practical context.This book is for game developers or anyone who wants to learn how to fully utilize the PhysX Physics Engine quickly and efficiently. You don't have to be a die-hard programmer to get started with this book. Basic knowledge of C++, 3D mathematics, and OpenGL is all you need.
A practical guide packed with examples that helps you to build a full-fledged game with the help of Unity and Playmaker. A few exercises and useful external resources are also provided to improve both the game and your skills.This book is for animation artists and 3D artists, designers, and engineers who want to create interactive content with little or no programming. This book is also for game programmers who want to create a game from scratch in Unity and Playmaker. You are expected to have basic knowledge of game programming and Unity 3D.
This book follows a recipe-based approach that will heavily focus on the code and how to integrate the samples with the reader's projects.Each recipe consists of one or more methods that you can put directly into your app and use. This book is ideal for developers that want to create network applications for the Apple OS X or iOS platforms. All examples are written in Objective-C using XCode as the IDE. Knowledge of Objective-C and X-Code is essential.
This book is a practical guide to the OpenGL Shading Language, which contains several real-world examples that will allow you to grasp the core concepts easily and the use of the GLSL for graphics rendering applications.If you want upgrade your skills, or are new to shader programming and want to learn about graphic programming, this book is for you. If you want a clearer idea of shader programming, or simply want to upgrade from fixed pipeline systems to state-of-the-art shader programming and are familiar with any C-based language, then this book will show you what you need to know.
This highly practical cookbook is comprised of easy-to-follow, step-by-step recipes to improve your efficiency and take your Axure skills to the next level of expertise. If you are a designer, information architect, business analyst or user experience professional who wants to gain advanced prototyping skills with Axure, this book will be ideal for you. Some experience with prototyping is preferred.
An easy to follow tutorial, this book uses a step-by-step approach with exercises designed to give you hands-on experience with this technology. If you are a web or mobile application developer, who wants to create GIS applications in your respective platform, this book is ideal for you. You will need Java Script programming experience to get the most out of this book. Although designed as an introductory to intermediate level book, it will also be useful for more advanced developers who are new to the topic of developing applications with ArcGIS Server.
Practical, real-world example projects. Start with the topics that grab your attention or work through each project in sequence.If you have just started with GUI programming, this book is ideal for you. This book is also great if you are an experienced software developer, scientist, researcher, engineer, student, or hobbyist.
This book features an introduction to the basic theoretical tenets of data analysis from a game developer's point of view, as well as a practical guide to performing gameplay analysis on a real-world game.This book is ideal for video game developers who want to try and experiment with the game analytics approach for their own productions. It will provide a good overview of the themes you need to pay attention to, and will pave the way for success. Furthermore, the book also provides a wide range of concrete examples that will be useful for any game data analysts or scientists who want to improve their general knowledge of the topic.
Netduino Home Automation Projects for Lazy Boys is written in a practical and friendly style. Reading this book will be an experience full of fun and learning as well.This book is ideally suited for someone who is interested in home automation, has some experience in C#, and has used a Netduino before but wants to explore more advanced topics. However, the book starts from the very basics so it can be picked up even by novices.
Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. This book takes a hands-on approach to Java-based password hashing and authentication, detailing advanced topics in a recipe format.This book is ideal for developers new to user authentication and password security, and who are looking to get a good grounding in how to implement it in a reliable way. It's assumed that the reader will have some experience in Java already, as well as being familiar with the basic idea behind user authentication.
This book is a fast-paced guide with practical examples that aims to help you understand and master the Leap Motion SDK.This book is for developers who are either involved in game development or who are looking to utilize Leap Motion technology in order to create brand new user interaction experiences to distinguish their products from the mass market. You should be comfortable with high-level languages and object-oriented development concepts in order to get the most out of this book.
Mastering Manga Studio 5 will follow an explanatory, work through manual approach. The main features of Manga will be presented in each section along with exciting tips, vital techniques and impressive workflows.This book is for those who already have some Manga Studio and graphics program experience. It is not a beginner's guide, but if you are a novice Manga Studio 5 user it will help you to master the time-saving features of the software.
Using a step-by-step approach, this book will lead you through the process of building up complex, multi-page comic/Manga art, along with industry insights along the way. "Manga Studio Beginner's Guide" is for beginners in comic creation. The more you know about how comics are made, the better you will be, but it's not essential to get the most out of this book. Even if you're a professional comic artist, this book will get you up to speed on using Manga Studio 5.