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.

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.

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.

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.

Network Security: A Beginner's Guide, Second Edition

Author: Eric Maiwald

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780072229578

Category: Computers

Page: 475

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There is no sorcery to implementing proper information security, and the concepts that are included in this fully updated second edition are not rocket science. Build a concrete foundation in network security by using this hands-on guide. Examine the threats and vulnerabilities of your organization and manage them appropriately. Includes new chapters on firewalls, wireless security, and desktop protection. Plus, plenty of up-to-date information on biometrics, Windows.NET Server, state laws, the U.S. Patriot Act, and more.

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.

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.

HTML: A Beginner's Guide, Second Edition

Author: Wendy Willard

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0072230428

Category: Computers

Page: 550

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Essential skills for first-time programmers! This easy-to-use book explains the fundamentals of HTML and Web development. The modular approach of this series--including drills, sample projects, and mastery checks--makes it easy to learn to use this powerful programming language at your own pace.

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.

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.

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Project Management

Author: Greg Horine

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0768687446

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

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Why learn project management the hard way? Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Project Management, Second Edition will have you managing projects in no time! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn: Key concepts and fundamentals behind best-practice project management techniques The mindset and skill set of effective project managers Project techniques that work in any industry, with any tools The common elements of successful projects Lessons from failed projects The value and importance of project leadership versus project management How to manage growing project trends and tough project types that first-time project managers are likely to encounter How to make better use of Microsoft Project How to respond when project reality does not match textbook scenarios Expert insight on key project management concepts and topics You’ve just been handed your department's biggest project. Absolute Beginner's Guide to Project Management will show you exactly where to start—and walk you step by step through your entire project! Expert project manager Gregory Horine shows you exactly what works and what doesn’t, drawing on the field’s proven best practices. Understand your role as a project manager...gain the skills and discover the personal qualities of great project managers...learn how to organize, estimate, and schedule projects effectively...manage deliverables, issues, changes, risks, quality, vendors, communications, and expectations...make the most of technology...manage virtual teams...avoid the problems that trip up new project managers! This new edition jumpstarts your project management expertise even faster, with all-new insights on Microsoft Project, challenging project situations and intriguing project management topics of the day.

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

Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences

Author: Nicholas J. Higham

Publisher: SIAM

ISBN: 9780898719550

Category: Mathematics

Page: 302

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This handy volume, enlivened by anecdotes, unusual paper titles, and humorous quotations, provides even more information on the issues you will face when writing a technical paper or talk, from choosing the right journal in which to publish to handling your references. Its overview of the entire publication process is invaluable for anyone hoping to publish in a technical journal.

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.

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

Absolute Beginner's Guide to Creating Web Pages

Author: Todd Stauffer

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 9780789728951

Category: Computers

Page: 368

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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Creating Web Pages assumes that readers are true beginners - no prior Web page experience is necessary! This hands-on tutorial teaches readers the fundamentals of creating Web pages, along with more advanced ideas like message areas, chat, and e-commerce options to make the page look like it was created by a professional. The book begins by explaining the need for HTML and the basics of good Web page design. It then covers using HTML tags and tools, formatting text, adding images, and building links. Later chapters demonstrate how to add features to Web pages including tables, colors, frames, multimedia content, JavaScript, Style Sheets and Dynamic HTML. The author has also included several hundred pages of useful additional information, perfect for the beginning Web designer.

A Beginner's Guide to Graph Theory

Author: W.D. Wallis

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780817645809

Category: Mathematics

Page: 260

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Concisely written, gentle introduction to graph theory suitable as a textbook or for self-study Graph-theoretic applications from diverse fields (computer science, engineering, chemistry, management science) 2nd ed. includes new chapters on labeling and communications networks and small worlds, as well as expanded beginner's material Many additional changes, improvements, and corrections resulting from classroom use

Hobby Hydroponics, Second Edition

Author: Howard Resh

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466569417

Category: Science

Page: 155

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Hydroponics as a hobby can provide enjoyment, stress relief, and the gratification of creating your own fresh, pesticide-free garden. The increased interest in hobby hydroponics over the last 30 years has created market demand and, therefore, widespread availability of small-scale hydroponic units. Hobby Hydroponics, Second Edition is a guide to all aspects of home hydroponic culture and systems, providing the most up-to-date information on hobby hydroponic growing, including the numerous advancements in concepts, technology, and products since the first edition. The book presents an overview of typical hobby hydroponic units available, describing representative systems including water culture—for example, aeroponics and nutrient film technique (NFT)—and soilless culture, such as coco coir, perlite culture, and vertical plant towers. The author discusses culture practices and the tools necessary to care for plants and provide optimum growing conditions by regulating variables including lighting, temperature, and carbon dioxide, as well as monitoring pH and electrical conductivity. He also provides information on nutrients, natural pest control, and symptoms of pests and imbalances to assist growers in being aware of and controlling these issues. The book instructs readers on how to start plants, recommends crop varieties, and even describes how to construct some systems in lieu of buying them, for readers who choose to do so. New this edition: Discusses new hobby units and components including lights, CO2 generators, and testing equipment Updates available nutrients and new products such as mycorrhizae Includes many new photographs Provides up-to-date references, suppliers, and websites Making hydroponics accessible to everyone willing to learn and apply the knowledge, this book provides the information necessary to start, grow, and reap the rewards of having your own hydroponic crops.