Web Design: A Beginner's Guide Second Edition

Author: Wendy Willard

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071701354

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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Essential Skills--Made Easy! Create professional-quality web sites in no time with help from hands-on tutorials. Fully updated to cover the latest technologies and techniques, Web Design: A Beginner's Guide, Second Edition, explains how to analyze site requirements and create a web-development proposal to plan and document your project. You'll learn how to design an attractive, easy-to-use web site, focusing on key issues such as color, layout, navigation, typography, and images. Discover how to incorporate JavaScript, cascading style sheets (CSS), HTML/XHTML, Flash, and more to take your design from mockup to code. Boosting web site traffic through search engine optimization, e-mail design, and online advertising is also covered in this fast-paced guide. Designed for Easy Learning Key Skills & Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Tips--Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated Ready-to-use code at www.mhprofessional.com/computingdownload Wendy Willard is a designer, consultant, writer, and educator who has been involved in web design for more than 13 years. She is the author of HTML: A Beginner's Guide, Fourth Edition, and other books.

NumPy Beginner's Guide (Second Edition)

Author: Ivan Idris

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782166092

Category: Computers

Page: 310

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The book is written in beginner’s guide style with each aspect of NumPy demonstrated with real world examples and required screenshots.If you are a programmer, scientist, or engineer who has basic Python knowledge and would like to be able to do numerical computations with Python, this book is for you. No prior knowledge of NumPy is required.

C++: A Beginner's Guide, Second Edition

Author: Herbert Schildt

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Prof Med/Tech

ISBN: 0072232153

Category: Computers

Page: 576

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Essential skills made easy! Written by Herb Schildt, the world’s leading programming author, this step-by-step book is ideal for first-time programmers or those new to C++. The modular approach of this series, including sample projects and progress checks, makes it easy to learn to use C++ at your own pace.

A Beginner's Guide To Day Trading Online 2nd Edition

Author: Toni Turner

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1593376863

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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A financial consultant and author of A Beginner's Guide to Day Trading Online provides a comprehensive, timely, and strategic introduction to online brokers and electronic trading, discussing new trading products, assessing funds, explaining how to analyze stocks, and more. Original. 60,000 first printing.

Network Security A Beginner's Guide 3/E

Author: Eric Maiwald

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071795707

Category: Computers

Page: 336

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Security Smarts for the Self-Guided IT Professional Defend your network against a wide range of existing and emerging threats. Written by a Certified Information Systems Security Professional with more than 20 years of experience in the field, Network Security: A Beginner's Guide, Third Edition is fully updated to include the latest and most effective security strategies. You'll learn about the four basic types of attacks, how hackers exploit them, and how to implement information security services to protect information and systems. Perimeter, monitoring, and encryption technologies are discussed in detail. The book explains how to create and deploy an effective security policy, manage and assess risk, and perform audits. Information security best practices and standards, including ISO/IEC 27002, are covered in this practical resource. Network Security: A Beginner's Guide, Third Edition features: Lingo--Common security terms defined so that you're in the know on the job IMHO--Frank and relevant opinions based on the author's years of industry experience Budget Note--Tips for getting security technologies and processes into your organization's budget In Actual Practice--Exceptions to the rules of security explained in real-world contexts Your Plan--Customizable checklists you can use on the job now Into Action--Tips on how, why, and when to apply new skills and techniques at work

A Beginner's Guide to Discrete Mathematics

Author: W.D. Wallis

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780817682866

Category: Mathematics

Page: 427

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Wallis's book on discrete mathematics is a resource for an introductory course in a subject fundamental to both mathematics and computer science, a course that is expected not only to cover certain specific topics but also to introduce students to important modes of thought specific to each discipline . . . Lower-division undergraduates through graduate students. —Choice reviews (Review of the First Edition) Very appropriately entitled as a 'beginner's guide', this textbook presents itself as the first exposure to discrete mathematics and rigorous proof for the mathematics or computer science student. —Zentralblatt Math (Review of the First Edition) This second edition of A Beginner’s Guide to Discrete Mathematics presents a detailed guide to discrete mathematics and its relationship to other mathematical subjects including set theory, probability, cryptography, graph theory, and number theory. This textbook has a distinctly applied orientation and explores a variety of applications. Key Features of the second edition: * Includes a new chapter on the theory of voting as well as numerous new examples and exercises throughout the book * Introduces functions, vectors, matrices, number systems, scientific notations, and the representation of numbers in computers * Provides examples which then lead into easy practice problems throughout the text and full exercise at the end of each chapter * Full solutions for practice problems are provided at the end of the book This text is intended for undergraduates in mathematics and computer science, however, featured special topics and applications may also interest graduate students.

concrete5 Beginner's Guide (2nd Edition)

Author: Remo Laubacher

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782169326

Category: Computers

Page: 324

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This is a beginner's guide, which takes a clear, step-by-step approach to guide you through the process of creating and adding functionality to your site.This book is ideal for developers experienced with HTML and CSS and possibly PHP as well as JavaScript, who would like to build their first site with Concrete5. Some knowledge of PHP, MySQL, or HTML would be useful, but no experience with Concrete5 is expected.

Project Management Absolute Beginner's Guide

Author: Greg Horine

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133115585

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

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Succeed as a project manager, even if you’ve never run a project before! This book is the fastest way to master every project management task, from upfront budgeting and scheduling through execution, managing teams through closing projects, and learning from experience. Updated for the latest web-based project management tools and the newest version of PMP certification, this book will show you exactly how to get the job done, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Project management has never, ever been this simple! Who knew how simple Project Management could be? This is today’s best beginner’s guide to modern project management… simple, practical instructions for succeeding with every task you’ll need to perform! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn: • Master the key skills and qualities every project manager needs • Lead projects, don’t just “manage” them • Avoid 15 most common mistakes new project managers make • Learn from troubled, successful, and “recovered” projects • Set the stage for success by effectively defining your project • Build a usable project plan and an accurate work breakdown structure (WBS) • Create budgets and schedules that help you manage risk • Use powerful control and reporting techniques, including earned value management • Smoothly manage project changes, issues, risks, deliverables, and quality • Manage project communications and stakeholder expectations • Organize and lead high-performance project teams • Manage cross-functional, cross-cultural, and virtual projects • Work successfully with vendors and Project Management Offices • Make the most of Microsoft Project and new web-based alternatives • Get started with agile and “critical chain” project management

Riemannian Geometry

A Beginners Guide, Second Edition

Author: Frank Morgan

Publisher: A K Peters/CRC Press

ISBN: 9781568810737

Category: Mathematics

Page: 168

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This classic text serves as a tool for self-study; it is also used as a basic text for undergraduate courses in differential geometry. The author's ability to extract the essential elements of the theory in a lucid and concise fashion allows the student easy access to the material and enables the instructor to add emphasis and cover special topics. The extraordinary wealth of examples within the exercises and the new material, ranging from isoperimetric problems to comments on Einstein's original paper on relativity theory, enhance this new edition.

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Home Automation

Author: Mark Edward Soper

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132796953

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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Get the home of tomorrow, today! Absolute Beginner's Guide to Home Automation will help you turn your ordinary home into a high-tech haven. Want to schedule your lights to turn on while you're on vacation? Stuck late at work and want to start the roast you put in the crock pot this morning? You can make it all happen with the help of existing 110V electrical wiring in your home and this step-by-step tutorial. Through simple, do-it-yourself instructions, you will walk through the process of outfitting every room in your home with a network connection that you can control with a few clicks on your computer keyboard. Complete with illustrations and photographs, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Home Automation will have you riding the wave of the future in no time.

How to Profit from Technical Analysis

A Beginner's Guide (2nd Edition)

Author: Rajiv D. Khatlawala

Publisher: Vision Books

ISBN: 9386268043

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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Confused by all the talk of charts, trends, breakouts, etc., in the media? Beset by the nagging feeling you might be missing out on something useful for your investing and trading success? Worried that technical analysis may be too difficult and "technical" for you? That it's only for the experts or professionals? Indeed you can profit from technical analysis whether you are a trader or an investor. And, the basic principles and techniques are easy enough to understand and apply — as this book shows you: ● How to determine whether the market is in an up trend or down trend — or if the ongoing trend might be about to change ● Price patterns that indicate the continuation of a trend — and those which signify an impending trend reversal ● How to profitably trade and invest using the basic techniques and tools of technical analysis ● Step-by-step application of technical analysis explained through detailed examples of stocks, derivatives, commodities and indices ● How long term investors can profit from technical analysis. Technical analysis holds that the market is always right. This clearly-written beginner's guide shows how you can profit from what the market is telling you.

Bash Guide for Beginners (Second Edition)

Author: Machtelt Garrels

Publisher: Fultus Corporation

ISBN: 1596822015

Category: Computers

Page: 214

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The Bash Guide for Beginners (Second Edition) discusses concepts useful in the daily life of the serious Bash user. While a basic knowledge of shell usage is required, it starts with a discussion of shell building blocks and common practices. Then it presents the grep, awk and sed tools that will later be used to create more interesting examples. The second half of the course is about shell constructs such as loops, conditional tests, functions and traps, and a number of ways to make interactive scripts. All chapters come with examples and exercises that will help you become familiar with the theory.

The Beginner's Guide to Real Estate Investing

Author: Gary W. Eldred

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118045312

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Start making money today ---with the ultimate guide for first-time investors No matter what the market does, real estate stilloffers plenty of moneymaking opportunities. In thisnew edition of The Beginner's Guide to RealEstate Investing, Gary W. Eldred presents the toolsand knowledge new investors need to get started profitably. Packed with smart moneymakingstrategies and real-life stories from successfulinvestors, this edition also covers the latestinformation on financing, foreclosures, cash flow, and much more. You'll not only master the basics ofinvesting, but also discover specialized techniques that the pros rely on to grow their long-term wealth. Concise yet comprehensive, this practical guide shows you how to: * Find great deals on properties with big potential * Get started with low- or no-down payment financing * Utilize creative financing options and otherpeople's money * Buy low-cost foreclosures and REOs * Make value-adding improvements to any property * Craft winning offers and negotiate like a pro * Manage rental properties hassle-free * Flip investment properties for fast profit In addition, Eldred shows you how to tailor yourinvestment strategy to make money almost anywhere, in any type of market. With proven tech-niques, timeless principles, and totally up-to-dateinformation, The Beginner's Guide to Real EstateInvesting, Second Edition is the perfect place to start building a prosperous future --- today.

Quantum Physics

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Alastair Rae

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

ISBN: 1780740476

Category: Science

Page: 240

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From quarks to computing, this fascinating introduction covers every element of the quantum world in clear and accessible language. Drawing on a wealth of expertise to explain just what a fascinating field quantum physics is, Rae points out that it is not simply a maze of technical jargon and philosophical ideas, but a reality which affects our daily lives.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Wine Basics, 2nd Edition

Author: Tara Q. Thomas

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101022078

Category: Cooking

Page: 416

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From grape lover to grape aficionado. The possibilities of learning about and buying wine have expanded and so has The Complete Idiots Guide® to Wine Basics with a new edition. Here, readers can get their hands on new information such as ordering hard-to-find wine online, discussing the newest and most popular labels and vintages, and understanding the biggest trend in wine today - environmentally conscious wines and winemaking. Readers will find: ?Essentials about the winemaking process, key terms, tips for tasting, and buying advice ?Organic, biodynamic and natural winemaking ?Winemaking in states other than California, Oregon, and Washington ?Regions gaining popularity, such as South Africa, Eastern Europe, and Portugal

Learning Processing

A Beginner's Guide to Programming Images, Animation, and Interaction

Author: Daniel Shiffman

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0123947928

Category: Computers

Page: 564

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Learning Processing, Second Edition, is a friendly start-up guide to Processing, a free, open-source alternative to expensive software and daunting programming languages. Requiring no previous experience, this book is for the true programming beginner. It teaches the basic building blocks of programming needed to create cutting-edge graphics applications including interactive art, live video processing, and data visualization. Step-by-step examples, thorough explanations, hands-on exercises, and sample code, supports your learning curve. A unique lab-style manual, the book gives graphic and web designers, artists, and illustrators of all stripes a jumpstart on working with the Processing programming environment by providing instruction on the basic principles of the language, followed by careful explanations of select advanced techniques. The book has been developed with a supportive learning experience at its core. From algorithms and data mining to rendering and debugging, it teaches object-oriented programming from the ground up within the fascinating context of interactive visual media. This book is ideal for graphic designers and visual artists without programming background who want to learn programming. It will also appeal to students taking college and graduate courses in interactive media or visual computing, and for self-study. A friendly start-up guide to Processing, a free, open-source alternative to expensive software and daunting programming languages No previous experience required—this book is for the true programming beginner! Step-by-step examples, thorough explanations, hands-on exercises, and sample code supports your learning curve

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Home Networking

Author: Mark Edward Soper

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132797089

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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Finally, there is a guide to home networking that was written for true beginners! The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Home Networking goes far beyond traditional printer or Internet sharing and is geared to help you understand home network types and concepts, install, configure and interconnect various types of wired and wireless networks. This easy-to-understand guide will help you achieve the desired goals of entertainment, information access and home security control with Windows, MacOS and Linux-based systems. Soon you will learn to share and enhance entertainment and even integrate business network hardware with a home network to exploit telecommuting, work-from-home and remote education opportunities.