Maybe you've written some simple SQL queries to interact with databases. But now you want more, you want to really dig into those databases and work with your data. Head First SQL will show you the fundamentals of SQL and how to really take advantage of it. We'll take you on a journey through the language, from basic INSERT statements and SELECT queries to hardcore database manipulation with indices, joins, and transactions. We all know "Data is Power" - but we'll show you how to have "Power over your Data". Expect to have fun, expect to learn, and expect to be querying, normalizing, and joining your data like a pro by the time you're finished reading!
Gives kids the confidence to master coding through simple projects that feel like play. Helps young learners get to know some of the most common coding languages—and the many ways they’re used to invent and create—in kid-friendly ways. Makes concepts like plot coordinates and binary code simple (even fun!) to grasp. Boosts computational thinking—tackling large problems by breaking them down into a sequence of smaller, more manageable problems. Gives kids a taste of the many ways coding be used—from music and design to animation and gaming.
The activity-based learning in this guide sets kids up for immediate coding success, so they feel like a real programmer. It’s the best way to keep them learning and excited about technology!
Minecrafting-themed characters help kids become master coders Kid-friendly concepts and steps designed specifically for ages 8-12 Great games, mods, experiments, and more teach computational thinking—how to tackle large problems by breaking them down into a sequence of smaller, more manageable problems
Whether brand-new to coding or looking for more hands-on learning, Coding for Minecrafters helps young coders advance in technology education by leaps and bounds—and have fun doing it!
Drupal offers unparalleled flexibility for content-managed web sites, and Drupal 7 is the easiest version to use yet. This new edition teaches you the fast, fun, and easy way to get started with Drupal. Even if you have no Drupal experience, you'll quickly learn how to download and install Drupal, set up your first content-managed site, apply templates, use modules, and more.
Drupal gurus Lynn Beighley and Seamus Bellamy show you how to take advantage of what Drupal has to offer, make the most of the new features in Drupal 7, and demystify perplexing Drupal issues.Drupal is a free, open source modular framework and content management system designed for content-managed web sites Shows you how to download Drupal; no programming experience required Looks at Drupal 7 and explains new features that make it is easier to use than previous iterations of Drupal for a creating a blog, content site, or eBusiness site Explains how to organize and create your site's content, apply templates, and get your first site up and running Details the ways to use modules and third-party templates
Whether you're looking to implement a flexible content management system, turbocharge a blog with photo galleries, or administer a third-party Drupal site, this book gets you off to a running start!
If you are new to OS X, you'll learn the basics of how to use OS X efficiently and joyfully. From there, you can move on to customize Mountain Lion to suit the way you work. And if you've been using OS X already, you'll learn to use all of Mountain Lion's new features, including iCloud integration, Messages, Reminders, Notes, the Notification Center, Share Sheets, Gatekeeper, and more.
If you are new to OS X, you'll learn the basics of how to use OS X efficiently and joyfully. From there, you can move on to customize Mavericks to suit the way you work. And if you've been using OS X already, you'll learn how to get the most out of iCloud integration, Notifications, Maps, iBooks, Finder tabs, multiple displays, and more.