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A fast paced, example driven approach to learning Pixelmator."Learning Pixelmator" is great for photographers of any level who are looking to learn to take advantage of Pixelmator to edit images. Without any prior knowledge of image editing software needed, we will start with the basics and move onto more advanced image editing techniques. No matter what your current artistic level is, this book will give you the power to unleash the artist within!
The book takes a tutorial approach.This book is great for photographers who want to start working with AfterShot Pro. It is assumed that you have a digital camera that can save RAW files to make use of the application. Readers are expected to have one or more RAW files available which can be used for practice alongside this book. Experience with other image editing software is a plus, but not mandatory for this book.
Written in an accessible yet practical manner, the "Raspberry Pi Networking Cookbook" is the perfect companion guide for the ARM GNU/Linux box. From the moment you get your hands on your Raspberry Pi you can start to build your understanding with our specially selected collection of recipes.This book is for anybody who wants to learn how they can utilize the Raspberry Pi to its full potential without having to immediately dive into programming. It's full of step-by-step instructions and detailed descriptions in language that is appropriate for computer enthusiasts and experts alike.
A step-by-step tutorial guide, taking you through how to build a responsive Sass and Compass powered website.If you understand HTML and CSS, this book is all you need to take your code to the next level with Sass and Compass. No prior understanding of CSS preprocessors or programming conventions is needed.
OpenCL Parallel Programming Development Cookbook will provide a set of advanced recipes that can be utilized to optimize existing code. This book is therefore ideal for experienced developers with a working knowledge of C/C++ and OpenCL.This book is intended for software developers who have often wondered what to do with that newly bought CPU or GPU they bought other than using it for playing computer games; this book is also for developers who have a working knowledge of C/C++ and who want to learn how to write parallel programs in OpenCL so that life isn't too boring.
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. Instant Metasploit Starter is a fast-paced introductory guide designed to give you all the information you need to start as a smart ethical hacker, and defend your world from attacks instantly.This book is designed for security enthusiasts who are more interested in getting hands-on experience rather than reading just theory. It is also for anyone who is aware of the Metasploit framework and wishes to understand it better and start using it instantly.
This book is written in a helpful, practical style with numerous hands-on recipes and chapters to help you save time and effort by using Python to power ArcGIS to create shortcuts, scripts, tools, and customizations."Programming ArcGIS 10.1 with Python Cookbook" is written for GIS professionals who wish to revolutionize their ArcGIS workflow with Python. Basic Python or programming knowledge is essential(?).
Teaching with iPad how-to is a crisp and systematic guide organized into various step-by-step recipes that will enable you to utilize the power of your iPad to make your daily teaching tasks easy and interesting. This book is ideal for school and university teachers who have access to an iPad and are willing to make their profession all the more fun and easy for themselves. It is assumed that the reader has basic knowledge of how to use the iPad, access the Appstore and download apps.
Recipes that follow a problem-solution approach. It's a friendly, hands-on guide to creating visualizations with step-by-step instructions. This book is targeted at statisticians, analysts, and graphic designers with an interest in data visualization. The author does not presume any experience with Circos and steps through the installation and diagram creation process.
This book is a mini tutorial with plenty of code examples and strategies to give you many options when building your own applications.This book is meant for readers who are familiar with C/C++ programming and want to write simple programs with Kinect. The standard template library can also be used as it is simple enough to understand.
This book is for enthusiasts who want to use Raspberry Pi to build complex robotics projects. However, some programming background is recommended. With the aid of the step-by-step instructions in this book, you can construct complex robotics projects that can move, talk, listen, see, swim, or fly. Raspberry Pi Robotic Projects is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects guide packed full of examples of actual robotics projects. Each topic is explained in detail to make it easy to replicate the projects described.
Using a project based approach you will learn the coolest aspects of Corona SDK development. Each project contains step- by-step explanations, diagrams, screenshots, and downloadable materials.This book is for users who already have completed at least one simple app using Corona and are familiar with mobile development using another platform and have done Lua programming in another context. Knowledge of the basic functions of Corona routines, as well as an understanding of the Lua programming language's syntax and common libraries, is assumed throughout.
If you're keen to get started writing your own scripts, then you should be able to pick up this essential guide and get creative right away! No prior experience is required, as this is open to all skill levels. If you've always wanted to write scripts for a variety of different creative mediums like film and television, but are unsure of what the industry is looking for when it comes to formatting requirements, then this book is for you.
Step-by step application of the features of LinkedIn provides a good grounding in creating effective résumés and optimizing your search. If you're looking for a job, genuinely interested in expanding your lifelong professional network, or simply want to learn about the tips and tricks of LinkedIn, then this is the right book for you.
This book provides one-on-one tutoring to help you quickly get up to speed with the basics while also learning how to best apply Storyline features in the context of the work you do.If you're an e-learning developer, writer, designer, subject matter expert, or all or any one of these, this book is for you. This book is not just for novices, but also for seasoned developers, transitioning from PowerPoint and Articulate Studio '09, and for those who are already working with Storyline.
Written in an engaging yet practical manner, HLSL Development Cookbook allows you to pick the recipes you need as and when they are required.If you have some basic Direct3D knowledge and want to give your work some additional visual impact by utilizing advanced rendering techniques, then this book is for you. It is also ideal for those seeking to make the transition from DirectX 9 to DirectX 11, and those who want to implement powerful shaders with the High Level Shader Language (HLSL).
Written as a series of engaging and practical recipes, this essential Cookbook has been meticulously designed and reviewed in order to provide you with the ultimate reference for PlayStation®Mobile development.If you've got some prior experience with C# and want to create awesome projects for the PlayStation®Vita and PlayStationTMCertified devices, then this book is for you.
Written in an engaging, easy-to-follow style, Learning Adobe Connect 9 is a practical guide that will help you master the use of this web conferencing platform and its most important features.This book is ideal for users who would like to start utilizing Adobe Connect for web meetings, e-learning, and webinars. Those who are looking to learn Connect and get up to speed with using all of its features would find this book extremely useful.
Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. Get the job done and learn as you go. A how-To book with practical recipes accompanied with rich screenshots for easy comprehension.This is a How-to guide, written with practicality in mind. Theory is downplayed, and we get you started doing the things you need to do, right away. "Instant Penetration Testing: Setting Up a Test Lab How-to" is written for beginners to penetration testing, and will guide you in avoiding the common mistakes that people new to penetration testing make.
The book is a friendly but explosive reference for all skill levels, with several action packed projects. You will develop the ability to build games from scratch with a comprehensive practical tutorial guide. This book is assured to boost your skill set to another level.This book is for anyone with a passion to create fun and action packed web browser games using GameMaker Studio. This intuitive practical guide appeals to both beginners and advanced users wanting to create and release online games to share with the world, using the powerful GameMaker tool.
The book builds up a complete project from scratch and demonstrates the power of DAZ to create life-like characters. The book is replete with detailed examples and instructions on creating a tailor-made marvel out of scratch.This book can be used by anybody who has DAZ Studio 4, regardless of their level of familiarity with the program or the concepts of 3D art.
Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. Get the job done and learn as you go. A how-To book with practical recipes accompanied with rich screenshots for easy comprehension.This book follows the Packt How-to approach, offering an informative yet practical guide that is easy to understand. The book takes a meticulous approach to providing quick and simple recipe-based solutions for security and deployment of iOS devices."Instant Apple iOS Configurator Utility How-to" book is ideal for anyone with a working knowledge in iOS device deployment and management. It is likely you will be responsible for the maintenance and security of iOS devices, ranging anywhere from 10 to 10,000. This is the ultimate guide to iOS security management and device deployment.
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