Learn Office the easy way, no jargon. Clear, concise and to the point... Using Microsoft Office 365, is the essential step by step guide to getting the most out of the traditional Microsoft Office applications (not SharePoint), providing a complete resource for both the beginner and the enthusiast. Techniques are illustrated step-by-step using photography and screen prints throughout, together with concise, easy to follow text from an established expert in the field, provide a comprehensive guide to office applications. Whether you are new to Microsoft Office, an experienced user or studying a computer skills course this book will provide you with a firm grasp of the underpinning foundations and equip you with the skills needed to use Office like a pro. Kevin Wilson, a practicing computer engineer and tutor, has had a passion for gadgets, cameras, computers and technology for many years.After graduating with masters in computer science, software engineering & multimedia systems, He has worked in the computer industry supporting and working with many different types of computer systems, worked in education running specialist lessons on film making and visual effects for young people. He has also worked as an IT Tutor, has taught in colleges in South Africa and as a tutor for adult education in England.The popular computer training series was created in the hope it will help people to use their computer with greater understanding, productivity and efficiency.
Learn Office the easy way, no jargon. Clear, concise and to the point. Using Office 2013 is the essential step by step guide to getting the most out of Microsoft Office traditional application (not SharePoint), providing a resource for both the beginner and the enthusiast. This book explores constructing professional looking documents; adding and using graphics and clipart; fonts, tables, graphs and formatting; creating stunning PowerPoint presentations for your lessons, lectures, speeches or business presentations; PowerPoint animations and effects; setting up your projector and laptop ready to present; using Excel to create spreadsheets to analyse data; Excel functions and formulas; Excel charts and graphs; and more... Techniques are illustrated in step-by-step using photography and screen prints throughout, together with concise, easy to follow text from an established expert in the field, provide a comprehensive guide to office applications. Whether you are new to Microsoft Office, an experienced user or studying a computer skills course this book will provide you with a firm grasp of the underpinning foundations and equip you with the skills needed to use Office. Kevin Wilson, a practicing computer engineer and tutor, has had a passion for gadgets, cameras, computers and technology for many years.After graduating with masters in computer science, software engineering & multimedia systems, He has worked in the computer industry supporting and working with many different types of computer systems, worked in education running specialist lessons on film making and visual effects for young people. He has also worked as an IT Tutor, has taught in colleges in South Africa and as a tutor for adult education in England.The popular computer training series was created in the hope it will help people to use their computer with greater understanding, productivity and efficiency.
This book brings together research on numerical methods adapted for Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). It explains recent efforts to adapt classic numerical methods, including solution of linear equations and FFT, for massively parallel GPU architectures. This volume consolidates recent research and adaptations, covering widely used methods that are at the core of many scientific and engineering computations. Each chapter is written by authors working on a specific group of methods; these leading experts provide mathematical background, parallel algorithms and implementation details leading to reusable, adaptable and scalable code fragments. This book also serves as a GPU implementation manual for many numerical algorithms, sharing tips on GPUs that can increase application efficiency. The valuable insights into parallelization strategies for GPUs are supplemented by ready-to-use code fragments. Numerical Computations with GPUs targets professionals and researchers working in high performance computing and GPU programming. Advanced-level students focused on computer science and mathematics will also find this book useful as secondary text book or reference.
Whether youre relatively new to git or you need a refresher, or if you just need a quick, handy reference for common tasks in git, Git Recipes is just the reference book you need. With recipes to cover any task you can think of, including working with GitHub and git on BitBucket, Git Recipes shows you how to work with large repositories, new repositories, forks, clones, conflicts, differences, and it even gives you practical scenarios you may find yourself dealing with while using git. If you work with Git at all, you need this hands-on, practical reference for all things Git.
Unity for Absolute Beginners walks you through the fundamentals of creating a small third-person shooter game with Unity. Using the free version of Unity to begin your game development career, youll learn how to import, evaluate and manage your game resources to create awesome third-person shooters. This book assumes that you have little or no experience with game development, scripting, or 3D assets, and that youre eager to start creating games as quickly as possible, while learning Unity in a fun and interactive environment. With Unity for Absolute Beginners youll become familiar with the Unity editor, key concepts and functionality. Youll learn how to import, evaluate and manage resources. Youll explore C# scripting in Unity, and learn how to use the Unity API. Using the provided art assets, you will learn the fundamentals of good game design and iterative refinement as you take your game from a simple prototype to a quirky, but challenging variation of the ever-popular first-person shooter. As can be expected, there will be plenty of destruction, special effects and mayhem along the way. Unity for Absolute Beginners assumes that you have little or no experience with game development, scripting, or 3D assets, but are eager to get up-to-speed as quickly as possible while learning Unity in a fun and interactive environment. Sue Blackman has been an instructor in the 3D field for nearly 20 years at art schools and community colleges. She has been involved with the commercial development of real-time 3D engines for more than 10 years. In the past, she has been a contributing author for New Riders Press (Max4 Magic) and written for AMC Siggraph on serious games. She has written product training materials and instruction manuals for developing content with real-time 3D applications, used by multimedia departments in Fortune 1000 companies including Boeing, Raytheon, and Lockheed Martin, among others. In addition to writing and teaching, Sue has been the lead 3D artist on several games for Activision and its subsidiaries.
BizTalk 2013 EDI for Healthcare – EDI 834Enrollment Solutions eliminates the complexity anddemonstrates how to build both inbound and outbound EDI 834 processes inBizTalk server that follow the required patterns for integrations with theseexchanges. Archiving, mapping,reconstituting EDI 837 data, exception handling and advanced logging andreporting (without the need for BAM!) are all covered in enough detail to allowyou to implement your own fully functional solution. The Affordable CareAct and the requirements to integrate with state Exchanges have securedBizTalk’s role with integrations within the healthcare industry. EDI 834 documents are the heart to allintegrations, dealing with enrollment and the maintenance of enrollments. In order to successfully integrate with theexchanges, companies are required to implement a number of architectural componentsthat can be daunting and complex to work through. High-quality resources for IT professional to handle these challenges are sorely needed, and this resource has been designed to provide concise solutions. Mark Beckner is a technical consultant specializing in business development and enterprise application integration. He runs his own consulting firm, Inotek Consulting Group, LLC, delivering innovative solutions to large corporations and small businesses. His projects have included engagements with numerous clients throughout the U.S., and range in nature from mobile application development to complete integration solutions. He has previously authored BizTalk 2010 Recipes, Pro EDI in BizTalk Server 2006 R2, and Pro RFID in BizTalk Server 2009, and has spoken at a number of venues including Microsoft TechEd. In addition to BizTalk, he works with SharePoint, MSCRM, and custom .NET development. Beckner, his wife Sara, and his boys Ciro and Iyer live in New Mexico. His website is http://www.inotekgroup.com and he can be contacted directly at email@example.com.
Beginning Rails 4 is a book that will guide you from never having programmed with Ruby, to having a Rails application built and deployed to the web. Youll learn how to combine all the components of Rails to develop your own web applications. You will use test driven development to make sure your application works exactly like you expect. You will learn how to use Git for source control and best practice techniques to create applications like a pro. Essential, and often-missed, information on testing and learning to program with Ruby are also covered. This book is well suited for someone with little to no Ruby or Rails experience, or possibly even someone with no experience developing web applications at all. Beginning Rails 4 does assume a basic familiarity with the web and typical web terms, but doesnt require you to be an expert of these. This book will springboard your journey into web application development, and show you how much fun building web applications with Ruby on Rails can be. Learn to create Rails applications from the bottom up Learn the basics of the Ruby programming language Completely updated for Rails 4, including new information on turbo links, etc. Beginning Rails 4 gently guides you through designing your application, writing tests for the application, and then writing the code to make your application work as expected. Adam Gamble is a professional web developer currently workingfor Isotope 11 in Birmingham, AL. He has over 10 years experience building webapplications for everything from startups to multiple Fortune 500 companies.His passion for technology has enabled him to turn a hobby into a career thathe loves.
Xcode is Apples Integrated Development Environment (IDE), Interface Builder, and other tools for helping app developers and coders to build iPhone and iPad apps more efficiently and quickly. Beginning Xcode aims to get you up and running with Apples latest Xcode 5 and includes a wide variety of exciting projects to build. So, if you have some programming experience with iOS SDK and Objective-C, but want a more in depth tutorial on Xcode, then Beginning Xcode is for you. The book focuses on the new technologies, tools and features that Apple has bundled into the new Xcode 5, to complement the latest iOS 7 SDK. Youll learn: • How to build iOS apps using the latest Xcode • How to get started with Xcode, using Workspaces, Interface Builder, storyboarding, tables/collection views and more • How to dive deeper into Xcode using advanced searches, filtering, advanced editing, debugging, and source control • How to take advantage of Xcodes vast libraries, frameworks and bundles • How to create exciting interactive apps for iPhone or iPad using Sprite Kit, Map Kit, and other Apple technologies • How to share your app using organizer, localization, auto layout, and more By the end of this book, youll have all of the skills and a variety of examples to draw from to get your very first app out the door using Xcode. Maybe, youll even sell it on Apple iTunes App Store. Matthew Knott has been writing code for as long as he can remember; from marveling at moving pixels on a BBC Micro to writing ridiculous text adventures for his Mother on an overheating ZX Spectrum 48k. Matthew has been a professional software developer for the last 12 years, the last 6 of which have been spent in the education sector where he has now entered the sometimes-scary world of management, although when they see the mess he made of the budget that won’t last long. Matthew’s work and hobby is basically the same thing, but when he’s not working, he is loving life in a beautiful part of Wales with his Wife Lisa, and two kids Mikey and Charlotte.
Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 is a book for the SharePoint administrator looking to expand his or her toolkit and skills by learning PowerShell, Microsofts vastly flexible and versatile object oriented scripting language. PowerShell is the future of Microsoft administration, and SharePoint is a complex product that can be managed more easily and quickly with PowerShell cmdlets and scripts. This book helps bridge the gap, introducing PowerShell fundamentals and operations in the context of deploying, migrating, managing, and monitoring SharePoint 2013. Author Nik Charlebois-Laprade begins by explaining the fundamental concepts behind the PowerShell language. Then, with copious real-world examples and scripts, he lays the foundation for PowerShell novices to automate interactions with the various pieces and components of the SharePoint 2013 platform. For SharePoint administrators wanting to do more with the technology, or for SharePoint developers trying to build their skills on the administration side, Beginning PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 is the perfect book to kick off your PowerShell journey. Nikolas Charlebois-Laprade is a Senior Technical Advisor working in Gatineau, Canada. His background as a Software Engineer and as a Technical Program Manager make him a well-rounded web technologies expert. Having worked with several government departments and agencies, he has worked on various large scale SharePoint deployments. Nik is the founder and president of IgniteSoft, a consulting company specializing in small and medium SharePoint deployments for regional businesses. When hes not in front of a computer, you can find him on an ice rink playing hockey or on a court playing tennis. His wife and kids are what motivates him to always push the boundaries of whats possible to achieve.