Author: Brian Knittel
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2014-03-10
Windows® 8.1 IN DEPTH Do more in less time! Experienced with Windows? Don’t let Windows 8.1 make you feel like a beginner again! This book is packed with intensely useful knowledge you won’t find anywhere else. Full of new tips and shortcuts, it’s the fastest, best way to master Windows 8.1’s full power, get comfortable with its radically different interface, and leverage its new tools for everything from business to video, security to social networking! • Take a quick guided tour of everything that’s new in Windows 8.1 • Survive without the Start menu • Navigate the Windows 8.1 interface (and customize it to make yourself more comfortable) • Learn hidden shortcuts you’d never find on your own • Quickly locate and use files, media, apps, websites and management tools • Set up your Web connection, and discover Internet Explorer 11’s latest improvements • Get comfortable with Windows 8.1’s built-in apps, from Calendar and Finance to Weather and Windows Store • Save time by monitoring Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn through one unified app • Make the most of Windows’ supercharged media and imaging tools • Profit from Windows’ built-in support for business presentations • Maximize the performance and efficiency of hardware, storage, and software • Protect yourself from viruses, spyware, data theft, fraud, spam, hackers, and snoops • Use SkyDrive to access your data from anywhere—and use Remote Desktop to access your computer, too • Get even more power with Windows 8.1’s command-line interface • Use Hyper-V to run other operating systems alongside Windows • Troubleshoot the most common Windows 8.1’s problems—and the toughest ones In Depth offers: • Comprehensive coverage, with detailed solutions • Breakthrough techniques and shortcuts that are unavailable elsewhere • Practical, real-world examples with nothing glossed over or left out • Troubleshooting help for tough problems you can’t fix on your own • Outstanding authors recognized worldwide for their expertise and teaching styles • Quick information via sidebars, tips, reminders, notes, and warnings In Depth is the only tool you need to get more done in less time! CATEGORY: Windows Operating System COVERS: Microsoft® Windows 8.1
Provides a collection of solutions, techniques, and shortcuts to get the most out of Microsoft Windows 7, covering such topics as managing files, printing, gadgets, networking, Windows Media Center, Internet Explorer 8, and Windows Live Mail.
Author: Brian Knittel
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2015-09-10
Windows 10 In Depth is just the guide you need. It will get you through the learning curve to become a Windows 10 expert. The authors of Windows 10 In Depth have scaled the steepest part of the learning curve for you, and give you great guidance from the first page to the last, from your first hour with Windows 10 to long-term management and maintenance tasks. In addition, this book is part of Que’s exciting new Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit www.quepublishing.com/CUP. This massive book includes detailed step-by-step procedures, which you through even the most complex configuration and management tasks. Whether you have a traditional PC or a souped-up tablet with a touchscreen, Windows 10 In Depth is just the guide you need. It will get you through the learning curve to become a Windows 10 expert. The authors have scaled the steepest part of the learning curve for you. From the first page to the last, and from your first hour with Windows 10, Brian Knittel and Paul McFedries share their 50+ years of combined Windows, networking, and security experience with you.
Author: Mark Edward Soper
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2013-11-01
See it done. do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy Windows 8.1 teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from Windows 8.1. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common tasks with Windows. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way. Learn how to • Use the Windows Start screen, tiles, and touch interface • Connect with everyone you care about through Windows 8.1’s included apps (Skype, Mail, and SkyDrive) • Speed web browsing with new Internet Explorer 11 tools and tips • Enjoy your favorite music and media • Edit and protect your favorite photos and videos • Get free apps and games at the Windows Store • Share what you want to share--and nothing else--on your home network • Plan your trips, dining, and travel with great new and improved apps • Fix problems and keep your computer running fast
Full color: Learn how to build great Windows Store apps! Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio. Windows 8.1 enables you to build stunning applications that integrate with each other, Web services, and Windows itself. You can sell them in the Windows Store, with more options than ever before, for tablets such as Surface, laptops, and traditional desktop PCs! World-renowned Microsoft programming guru Adam Nathan shows you exactly how to write first-class apps for this significant update to Windows. Don’t let the minor name change fool you--Windows 8.1 contains an incredible amount of new developer opportunities compared to Windows 8. Clear, accessible, and intensely practical, this guide teaches through concise code examples, in full color to match their appearance in Visual Studio--the same approach that made Nathan’s WPF Unleashed so popular. Writing with unprecedented depth and insight, Nathan guides you through creating advanced user interfaces with XAML and exploiting key Windows 8.1 features. Whether you’re already comfortable with Microsoft programming or relatively new to it, Windows 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Unleashed will take you to the cutting edge of Windows 8.1 development. Detailed information on how to... Use XAML to represent state-of-the-art user interfaces, even across multiple windows Handle touch, mouse, keyboard, and pen input, including handwriting recognition Use new Windows 8.1 controls for creating hubs, flyouts, better app bars, performing in-app searches, rendering PDFs, and much more Encode, decode, and transcode multimedia content and speech-enable your app Leverage rich XAML vector graphics and animation Interact with built-in functionality such as the Camera app, file picker, the lock screen, new contacts and appointments integration, and more Exploit the Windows 8.1 charms bar Integrate DirectX graphics seamlessly Work with the rich set of available sensors: accelerometer, compass, light sensor, location (with geofencing support), proximity, and more Control devices such as fingerprint readers, image and bar code scanners, magnetic stripe readers, and custom Bluetooth, USB, HID, or Wi-Fi Direct devices
Author: Rob Polevoi
Publisher: Coriolis Group
Release Date: 1999
Discusses the latest updates to the most popular 3D animation and modeling software in the digital design industry. Shows the reader how to render an object for the modeling process, and create 3D animations and visual effects. Highlights the uses of MAX as a character animation tool.
Author: Allan Davison
Publisher: Addison Wesley Publishing Company
Release Date: 1992-01-01
This important release introduces readers to the concepts and principles of distributed window systems, and the possible future developments of these systems. The authors provide comprehensive information on the two competing window systems, X and NeWS, and provide material to help the reader begin developing application software for these systems.
Author: Bill Jelen
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2013-01-08
Get more out of Microsoft Excel® 2013: more productivity and better answers for greater success! Drawing on his unsurpassed Excel experience, Bill Jelen (“Mr Excel”) brings together all the intensely useful knowledge you need: insights, techniques, tips, and shortcuts you just won’t find anywhere else. Excel 2013 In Depth is the fastest, best way to master Excel 2013’s full power; get comfortable with its updated interface; and leverage its new tools for everything from formulas, charts, and functions to dashboards, data visualization, and social media integration. Start by taking a quick “tour” of Excel 2013’s most valuable new features. Then, learn how to Build more trustworthy, error-resistant, flexible, extensible, intelligent, and understandable spreadsheets Get more productive with Excel 2013’s new Start Screen and Timelines Create formulas, charts, subtotals, and pivot tables faster with new Flash Fill and Analysis Lens Quickly apply attractive, consistent formats Master every function you’ll ever need,- including powerful new web services functions Solve real-world business intelligence analysis problems Create amazing PowerPivot data mashups that integrate information from anywhere Use Power View to generate stunningly intuitive maps, dashboards, and data visualizations Share workbooks on the Web and social networks Leverage the improved Excel Web App to create highly interactive web pages and online surveys Automate repetitive functions using Excel macros Supercharge your workbooks with new apps from the Excel App Store Like all In Depth books, Excel 2013 In Depth delivers complete coverage with detailed solutions, and troubleshooting help for tough problems you can’t fix on your own. Whatever you intend to do with Excel 2013, this is the only book you’ll need!
Modern websites use a variety of animated effects not only to improve usability but also to delight and surprise users. Some of these effects require complex scripting or programming skills, but many are within the grasp of designers who are already familiar with CSS and HTML. CSS Animations and Transitions for the Modern Web shows designers how to add movement to web pages over time using CSS3 style definitions. Author Steven Bradley begins as simply as possible and uses elementary skills as the basis for more advanced techniques. Conceptual explanation is combined with specific examples to give designers a solid foundation in the art of creating dynamic and appealing websites. Steven’s examples are posted at peachpit.com so readers can see the animations in action and download the code files for further study. Instructions for access are in the “Getting Started” section. With CSS Animations and Transitions for the Modern Web, you’ll learn how to make your websites more vibrant and compelling with user interfaces that are functional, reliable, and usable, as well as beautiful. Up-to-date information on current browser support for CSS animations and transitions An introduction to manipulating web page objects in both 2D and 3D space Techniques for creating smooth transitions between object states An overview of Disney’s principles for creating realistic animation and how they apply to web page designs