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Learning to Scratch: a beginner's guide to computer programming for kids By Tannis Calder
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Have you always wanted to create your own video game? Why not learn to program with Scratch using this new and improved text! Scratch is a fun, exciting, new programming language specifically... More > designed for kids (and adults) with little to no background in computer programming. This full colour text takes you step-by-step through the programming process and offers end of chapter questions to check your understanding and provides challenges for readers who want to go just a little bit further. The text is designed to teach programming through fun game creation and, by the end of the book, readers will have been guided through the process of creating a variety of games and simulations which can be uploaded to the web. Readers as young as age 8 or as seasoned as 99 will enjoy entering the exciting world of computer programming with Scratch! ******** Note: the file download (PDF) version of this book may be printed for ONE USER ONLY. Please contact the author for extended printing privileges.< Less
vtiger Documentation By Frank Piepiorra
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The vtiger CRM is one of the most exciting and best professional-quality Open Source CRM products for small and medium enterprises today. This book covers the CRM version 5.3.0 and is a step-by-step... More > guide to using this powerful CRM application in your business and provides a practical, hands on introduction for beginners as well as experienced CRM system administrators. It covers such topics as navigating and personalizing the system, working with accounts and contacts, using e-mail, managing activities and reports, and security. If you are seriously interested in vtiger CRM you can't be without it. This book has been written for users and administrators only. If you are looking for developer support you may visit the vtiger web page. 01-10-2012< Less
FIM R2 Best Practices Volume 1: Introduction, Architecture And Installation Of Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 By David Lundell
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Updated for R2! Get real-world best practices, clear explanations, and expert guidance to understanding, planning and installing Microsoft's Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2. This book will aid... More > you in understanding Identity Management, FIM, its architecture, guide you through planning and installing the product. Inside you will find an invaluable sizing guide, as well as flow charts and screenshots to guide you through the pre-requisites, product installation, and key post-install tasks. “This first volume is really one for the bookshelf, close at hand. Really looking forward for more of this!” - Peter Geelen, Microsoft MVP, Forefront Identity Manager “I found this to be a valuable, clear and thorough guide to the FIM 2010 installation and setup process.” – Glenn Zuckerman, Microsoft Corporation “The volume is well laid out and provides loads of detail.” – Craig Martin, Microsoft MVP, Forefront Identity Manager< Less
Making Music with Java: An introduction to computer music, Java programming, and the jMusic library. By Andrew Brown
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Making Music with Java is an introduction to music making through software development in the Java programming language using the jMusic library. It explains musical and programming concepts in a... More > coordinated way. The book is written for the musician who wishes to learn about Java programming and computer music concepts, and for the programmer who is interested in music and sound design with Java. It assumes little musical or programming experience and introduces topics and issues as they arise. Sections on computer music and programming are interlaced throughout, but kept separate enough so that those with experience in either area can skip ahead as required.< Less
Best Practices of Spell Design By Jeremy Kubica
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A tale of programming and software best practices. In all his years as a wizard, Marcus has never seen a spell cause this much damage. When Hannaldous's sloppy attempt at a shield spell accidentally... More > curses the castle, the walls start crumbling at an alarming rate. Now Marcus and his apprentice Shelly must figure out how to repair the damage before the castle turns to dust. Along the way they will encounter gossiping worms, perfectionist bakers, opportunistic rabbits, and copious amounts of mold. The Best Practices of Spell Design introduces practical aspects of software development that are often learned through painful experience. Through Marcus and Shelly’s quest, the story encourages readers to think about how to write readable, well-tested and maintainable programs. Readers will discover the importance of comments in recipes, the value of testing potions, the dangers of poorly named ingredients, the wonders of code reviews in magic libraries, and the perils of premature optimization.< Less
foot steps to java By Lighting House
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We are providing this book only for 3.44$.You will be satisfied for every dollar you spent on this book.In market there are several java books which costs too much and some books are in a manner that... More > a beginner can't understand.So we decided to provide a book which is very low cost and easy to understand.This book is for beginners who wish to know all about Java. It explains in a simple and easy-to-understand style. This book provides numerous examples and complete programs. Whenever necessary, pictorial descriptions of concepts are included to facilitate better understanding. All programs have been tested with jdk versions on MS-DOS.The book covers topics like Introduction,Strings,Wrapper Classes,Inheritence,Polymorphism,Interfaces,Packages,Exception Handling,Multi Threading,Input/Output Streams,Collections,GUI Programming,Applets,Networking,Swings. with solved example programs along with out put's.In additional it contains JDBC and tells how to make JDBC connections.< Less
Thinking Networks - the Large and Small of it (eBook) By Kieran Greer
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It is clear today how much people are dependent on digital information sources. As this dependency grows then so will the demand for a higher quality of information, where we are now moving into a... More > service-based environment. This book describes different aspects of such an environment and is both important and timely for future Internet-based or mobile information networks. It considers specifically how intelligence can be added to these networks and what added benefits the intelligence might bring. For example, can a network intelligently optimise the services that it provides, or work out how to solve a more difficult task for a user? This book is mainly a research monograph, but also contains blue sky research and informative or teaching sections. The second half of the book discusses some research ideas that propose different levels of reasoning that can be performed over an information network and would be of interest to both academic or industrial researchers looking to build these intelligent systems.< Less
Page Numbering in Microsoft Word By Ken Anderson
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A quick tutorial on how to insert and format page numbers in Microsoft Word. It also tells how to get rid of those peasky lines that appear as if by magic in the Headers & Footers of your Word... More > documents. Over 2,500 copies have been sold thus helping thousands of fellow Lulu'ers.< Less
Creating your book with Microsoft Word - a Tutorial By Ken Anderson
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A tutorial designed for those using the most popular versions of Microsoft Word. A free template is available with this tutorial. The tutorial emphasises the use of Styles, the use of Page and... More > Section Breaks, correct Page Numbering, the creation of a list of Contents as well as an Index for a book. Whilst the tutorial shows how to create a 6” x 9” size book it can be applied to any size book with probably only an initial adjustment to the size of the margins necessary.< Less
Oracle APEX Reporting Tips & Tricks By George Bara
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Take advantage of all the exciting Reporting features of Oracle Application Express 4.2. Designed for a hands-on approach, this book will give you in-depth practical guidelines from George Bara, a... More > well-known APEX expert and blogger. From Classic to Interactive Reports, Web Services and PDF Printing, this book is must-have for all developers that want to take advantage of the Oracle APEX reporting engine.< Less
Beginning ActionScript 2.0 By Warren Williams
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Macromedia Flash is a full-fledged application development environment. The real focus on using Flash for coding came with version 6, which introduced a new coding and event model leading to... More > a cleaner, more flexible coding style. That version was the first major step in giving the developer power to create many interesting and useful applications. Flash 7 added a major scripting update, resulting in ActionScript 2.0. It provides a more structured, flexible, and maintainable programming style. Finally, Macromedia Flash 8 has expanded the offering, adding bitmap support, filters, and blending modes, file upload and download capabilities, an interface for communicating with the browser, and much more. All of the add-ons can be manipulated with script, not just with visual tools within the development environment.< Less
Making Word 2010 Work for You By Hilary Powers EFA
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Since the success of Hilary Powers’ Making Word Work for You, people have been asking when Powers would come out with another Word book, particularly with the advent of the new Word programs... More > using ribbons. This is the book everyone has been waiting for: it tames Microsoft Word. Anyone who is an editor or writer and works onscreen must have this book. Not only does Powers cover such topics as how to work with Track Changes, macros, and other features that ensure your document has been created and edited well, but it also broadens your resources with links to further aids. Hilary Powers has been freelancing since 1994, when she settled on editing as the skill most likely to allow her to emulate Nero Wolfe and avoid leaving home on business.< Less
Social Media: The New Revolution in Communication By Barbara Magalnick
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As a freelance editor for over twenty-five years, Barbara Magalnick realizes how important social media is for the freelancer. This introduction to social media offers freelancers, particularly those... More > in the publishing world, all the information they need to get involved in the social media revolution. There is a rundown on the social media scene, how it works, and, most of all, how to get into it and use it successfully to advance a freelance editorial career. Ms. Magalnick also discusses how you can protect yourself online and avoid the typical problems associated with privacy: spammers, scammers, and discussion groups. Full chapters are devoted to Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. An important addition for the bookshelf of today's publishing professional.< Less
DITA Metrics 101: The Business Case for Intelligent Content By Mark Lewis
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You've probably read articles or papers that proclaim the benefits of moving your content to DITA: accuracy, consistency, increased productivity, reduced authoring times, etc. But you need to know... More > by how much. How much savings? How much increased productivity? How much for YOUR project, YOUR content? What is YOUR project going to cost with DITA and content reuse? How do you track the success of the project? Because yours is different from everyone else's. DITA Metrics 101 can help you answer those questions. Follow the steps in this book to create custom models that estimate the cost of your content in DITA and the cost of your new processes that support the DITA content lifecycle. Then, use these models to predict the cost of your documentation project. Compare your current costs to your costs using DITA. That difference is your savings and you'll likely find that this number alone can be used justify to justify switching to DITA and structured content.< Less
Learn Vimscript the Hard Way By Steve Losh
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Learn Vimscript the Hard Way is a book about customizing the Vim text editor.
Look Smarter Than You are with Smart View 11.1.2 By Edward Roske, Tracy McMullen
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Smart View is Oracle’s add-in for integrating Microsoft Office with Oracle EPM and Essbase. In this book, we’ll help you learn how to use the Smart View add-in to access Essbase data. You... More > want to slice and dice data, analyze information, and make highly formatted reports. You’re sure Smart View and Essbase are the answer and thank goodness your boss bought copies of this book for your entire department! In this book, you will learn: • The basics and advanced topics of Smart View • How to connect to Essbase databases and retrieve data • What multi-dimensionality is and why you should care • How to create highly formatted reports that can be used month after month • Ways to integrate Essbase data into Word, PowerPoint, and Excel • New features and enhancements available in versions 11.1.2.102 and 11.1.2.2< Less
Look Smarter Than You Are with Hyperion Planning 11.1.2: An End User's Guide By Edward Roske, Tracy McMullen
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“How Can I Use Oracle Hyperion Planning to plan, budget and forecast?” Oracle Hyperion Planning is the market leading budgeting and forecasting solution that provides powerful planning... More > capabilities over the web and in Microsoft Excel. You want to plan faster and more accurately and you are sure Oracle Hyperion Planning is the answer. This book is your key to unlocking the world of Planning from an end user perspective, guiding you through the ins and outs of Planning on your quest to a better budgeting and forecasting process which in turn leads to better enterprise performance. You will learn: • What is Oracle Hyperion Planning and how to connect • All of the Planning end user features like supporting detail, comments, document attachments, adjusting, grid spreader and more • How to plan and build models in Microsoft Excel with Smart View • How to perform adhoc analysis over the web and in Excel • Steps to review and approve budgets through the approval process • What's new in 11.1.2.2 and 11.1.2.3< Less
Look Smarter Than You Are with Hyperion Planning 11.1.2: Advanced Hyperion Planning By Edward Roske, Tracy McMullen
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How do I manage and optimize Hyperion Planning applications? Oracle Hyperion Planning is the market leading budgeting and forecasting solution that provides powerful planning capabilities over the... More > web and in Microsoft Excel. You want to plan faster and more accurately and you are sure Oracle Hyperion Planning is the answer. Once you’ve implemented Hyperion Planning, you need to understand how to effectively manage and tune your applications. You will learn: • What is Oracle Hyperion Planning • How to administer Planning • How to use the Planning utilities • How to administer underlying Essbase databases • Backup and recovery methods • How to use Life Cycle Management • Tips for design and optimization • Introduction to EPMA, ODI and Predictive Analytics • What’s new in versions 11.1.2.2 and 11.1.2.3< Less
GroupWise 2012 Administrator's Guide By Willem Bagchus
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Novell GroupWise 2012 Administrator’s Guide is the authoritative guide for successfully administerng and maintaining the newest release of Novell's communication and collaboration system.... More > Author Willem Bagchus, a Master CNE and GroupWise administrator for over 10 years, will provide you with insider tips on administration solutions, proven information on how to work with GroupWise 2012, and advanced techniques for troubleshooting this latest GroupWise release not available in the standard GroupWise 2012 documentation. Among other things, this guide will cover: • GroupWise Architecture • Using GroupWise System Operations • Installing and Upgrading GroupWise • Moving Resources, Distribution Lists • Real-World Tips from the Field • Novell Data Synchronizer, Mobility • Creating a Backup Solution for GroupWise • Helper Applications, Latest Technologies • Antispam and Security Master the management and administration of GroupWise 2012 with Novell GroupWise 2012 Administrator's Guide.< Less
Mura CMS Front-End Developer's Guide By Blue River
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The Mura CMS Front-End Developer's Guide is a comprehensive overview of developing sites and themes in Mura CMS.
IGOR Pro 6 Manual - Programming - Volume IV By WaveMetrics, Inc.
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IGOR Pro 6.3 Manual Programming, Volume 4 of 6. Topics include: Working with Commands, Programming Overview, User-Defined Functions, Macros, User-Defined Menus, Interacting with the User,... More > Programming Techniques, Debugging, Dependencies, and Advanced Programming.< Less
VoluMill for GibbsCAM (black & white) By Gibbs and Associates
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This manual discusses the use and interface of the GibbsCAM VoluMill option. VoluMill is a high‐performance toolpath engine, developed by Celeritive Technologies, designed to be used in place... More > of traditional pocketing methods to reduce cycle times, extend tool life and reduce the stress on machine tools. Recommended prior reading: Mill. Last major update: August 2011, for GibbsCAM 2012, v10.1; minor revision January 2014, for GibbsCAM 2014, v10.7< Less
5-Axis (color) By Gibbs and Associates
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This manual discusses the use and interface of the GibbsCAM 5-Axis option. The 5-Axis module is used to easily create almost any type of 5-axis toolpath. 5-Axis lets you intelligently tilt the tool... More > axis with numerous tilting strategies. Recommended prior reading:Getting Started; and either 2.5D Solids or SolidSurfacer Release Date: July 2011 Last revised January 2014, for GibbsCAM 2014, v10.7< Less
Information Systems for Business and Beyond By Textbook Equity Edition
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Excerpt: "This book is written as an introductory text, meant for those with little or no experience with computers or information systems. While sometimes the descriptions can get a little bit... More > technical, every effort has been made to convey the information essential to understanding a topic while not getting bogged down in detailed terminology or esoteric discussions. . . . At the end of each chapter, there is a set of study questions and exercises (except for chapter 1, which only offers study questions). The study questions can be assigned to help focus students’ reading on the learning objectives. The exercises are meant to be a more in-depth, experiential way for students to learn chapter topics. It is recommended that you review any exercise before assigning it, adding any detail needed (such as length, due date) to complete the assignment."< Less
Making Word 2010 Work for You By Hilary Powers EFA
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Since the success of Hilary Powers’ Making Word Work for You, people have been asking when Powers would come out with another Word book, particularly with the advent of the new Word programs... More > using ribbons. This is the book everyone has been waiting for: it tames Microsoft Word. Anyone who is an editor or writer and works onscreen must have this book. Not only does Powers cover such topics as how to work with Track Changes, macros, and other features that ensure your document has been created and edited well, but it also broadens your resources with links to further aids. Hilary Powers has been freelancing since 1994, when she settled on editing as the skill most likely to allow her to emulate Nero Wolfe and avoid leaving home on business.< Less