The important stuff you need to know:Build a database with ease. Store information to track numbers, products, documents, and more.Customize the interface. Build your own forms to make data entry a snap.Find what you need fast. Search, sort, and summarize huge amounts of information.Put your data to use. Turn raw info into printed reports with attractive formatting.Share your data. Collaborate online with SharePoint and the Access web database.Dive into Access programming. Get tricks and techniques to automate common tasks.Create rich data connections. Build dynamic links with SQL Server, SharePoint, and other systems.
The important stuff you need to knowBuild a database with ease. Organize and update lists, documents, catalogs, and other types of information.Create your own web app. Let your whole team work on a database in the cloud.Share your database on a network. Link your Access database to SQL Server or SharePoint.Customize the interface. Make data entry a breeze by building your own templatesFind what you need fast. Search, sort, and summarize huge amounts of data in minutes.Put your info to use. Turn raw info into well-formatted printed reports.Dive into Access programming. Automate complex tasks and solve common challenges.
This edition is updated with everything you need to master up to version 4 of ASP.NET, including coverage of ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET AJAX 4, ASP.NET Dynamic Data, and Silverlight 3.
Its functionality extends to the support for tablet PCs and other forms of input device, and it provides a more modern imaging and printing pipeline, accessibility and UI automation infrastructure, data-driven user interfaces and visualization, and integration points for weaving the application experience into the Windows shell.
This book shows you how WPF really works. It provides you with the no-nonsense, practical advice that you need in order to build high-quality WPF applications quickly and easily. After giving you a firm foundation, it goes on to explore the more advance aspects of WPF and how they relate to the others elements of the .NET 4.0 platform and associated technologies such as Silverlight.
This book is ideal for anyone new to .NET development who wants to learn how ASP.NET 4.5 works. No prior programming knowledge is assumed and all concepts are explained from first principals.Table of Contents1. The .NET Framework
The important stuff you need to know:Go from novice to ace. Learn how to analyze your data, from writing your first formula to charting your results.Illustrate trends. Discover the clearest way to present your data using Excel’s new Quick Analysis feature.Broaden your analysis. Use pivot tables, slicers, and timelines to examine your data from different perspectives.Import data. Pull data from a variety of sources, including website data feeds and corporate databases.Work from the Web. Launch and manage your workbooks on the road, using the new Excel Web App.Share your worksheets. Store Excel files on SkyDrive and collaborate with colleagues on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.Master the new data model. Use PowerPivot to work with millions of rows of data.Make calculations. Review financial data, use math and scientific formulas, and perform statistical analyses.
The important stuff you need to know:Structure web pages more effectively. Learn how HTML5 helps web design tools and search engines work smarter.Add audio and video without plugins. Build playback pages that work in every browser.Create stunning visuals with Canvas. Draw shapes, pictures, and text; play animations; and run interactive games.Jazz up your pages with CSS3. Add fancy fonts and eye-catching effects with transitions and animation.Design better web forms. Collect information from visitors more efficiently with HTML5 form elements.Build it once, run it everywhere. Use responsive design to make your site look good on desktops, tablets, and smartphones.Include rich desktop features. Build self-sufficient web apps that work offline and store the data users need.
The important stuff you need to know:Create your site. Get hands-on, A-to-Z instructions for building all types of websites, from classy blogs to professional-looking ecommerce sites.Add features. Choose from thousands of widgets and plug-ins to enhance your site’s ease of use, looks, and performance.Mix in multimedia. Add picture galleries, slideshows, video clips, music players, and podcasts to your pages.Attract an audience. Create automatic content feeds, sign up site subscribers, and help readers share your posts on social media.Fine-tune your content. Analyze site statistics to improve your content and reach, and to optimize your site for search engines.Go Mobile. Choose a theme that automatically reconfigures your site for mobile devices.Build a truly unique site. Learn how to customize WordPress themes to create a site that looks exactly the way you want it to.
Access 2007: The Missing Manual was written from the ground up for this redesigned application. You will learn how to design complete databases, maintain them, search for valuable nuggets of information, and build attractive forms for quick-and-easy data entry. You'll even delve into the black art of Access programming (including macros and Visual Basic), and pick up valuable tricks and techniques to automate common tasks -- even if you've never touched a line of code before. You will also learn all about the new prebuilt databases you can customize to fit your needs, and how the new complex data feature will simplify your life. With plenty of downloadable examples, this objective and witty book will turn an Access neophyte into a true master.
Learn about the built-in circuitry that makes office politics seem like a life-or-death struggle, causes you to toss important facts out of your memory if they're not emotionally charged, and encourages you to eat huge amounts of high-calorie snacks. With Your Brain: The Missing Manual you'll discover that, sometimes, you can learn to compensate for your brain or work around its limitations -- or at least to accept its eccentricities.
Exploring your brain is the greatest adventure and biggest mystery you'll ever face. This guide has exactly the advice you need.
This book is designed for developers encountering WPF for the first time in their professional lives. A working knowledge of C# and the basic architecture of .NET is helpful to follow the examples easily, but all concepts will be explained from the ground up.
One thing that hasn't improved is Microsoft's documentation. Even if you find the features you need, you still may not know what to do with them. Access 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual is the perfect primer for small businesses with no techie to turn to, as well as those who want to organize household and office information.
Starting with the basics, this book provides exhaustive coverage of ASP.NET, guiding you from your first steps right through to advanced techniques - such as making database queries from within a web page, tuning your website for optimal performance and deploying your website to production servers.
Within these pages, you’ll find tips for best practices and comprehensive discussions of key database and XML principles you need to know in order to be effective with ASP.NET. The book also fully explains the crucial coding techniques of object-orientation and code-behind on which your future as a successful ASP.NET developer relies.What you’ll learn How to build well-structured ASP.NET 4 applications including how to incorporate data from databases, XML files, web services, and other services. A solid understanding of key ASP.NET concepts such as master pages, themes, state management, session state, and error handling, and of which techniques work best in which situations. How to improve the user experience of your pages through the use of ASP.NET AJAX. Who this book is for
This book is ideal for anyone new to .NET development who wants to learn how ASP.NET works. No prior programming knowledge is assumed and all concepts are explained from first principals.
This isn't just another dry, uninspired book on how to create a web site. Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual is a witty and intelligent guide you need to make your ideas and vision a web reality.
The important stuff you need to know:Create professional-looking documents. Use Word to craft reports, newsletters, and brochures for the Web and desktop.Stay organized. Set up Outlook to track your email, contacts, appointments, and tasks.Work faster with Excel. Determine the best way to present your data with the new Quick Analysis tool.Make inspiring presentations. Build PowerPoint slideshows with video and audio clips, charts and graphs, and animations.Share your Access database. Design a custom database and let other people view it in their web browsers.Get to know the whole suite. Use other handy Office tools: Publisher, OneNote, and a full range of Office Web Apps.Create and share documents in the cloud. Upload and work with your Office files in Microsoft’s SkyDrive.
Excel 2007: The Missing Manual covers the entire gamut of how to build spreadsheets, add and format information, print reports, create charts and graphics, and use basic formulas and functions. Like its siblings in the Missing Manual series, this book crackles with a fine sense of humor and refreshing objectivity about its subject, guiding readers through the new Excel with clear explanations, step-by-step instructions, lots of illustrations, and friendly, time-saving advice. It's a perfect primer for small businesses with no techie to turn to, as well as those who want to organize household and office information.
While you can interface with Google in 97 languages and glean results in 35, you can't find any kind of instruction manual from Google. Lucky for you, our fully updated and greatly expanded second edition to the bestselling Google: The Missing Manual covers everything you could possibly want to know about Google, including the newest and coolest--and often most underused (what is Froogle, anyway?)--features. There's even a full chapter devoted to Gmail, Google's free email service that includes a whopping 2.5 GB of space).
This wise and witty guide delivers the complete scoop on Google, from how it works to how you can search far more effectively and efficiently (no more scrolling through 168 pages of seemingly irrelevant results); take best advantage of Google's lesser-known features, such as Google Print, Google Desktop, and Google Suggest; get your website listed on Google; track your visitors with Google Analytics; make money with AdWords and AdSense; and much more.
Whether you're new to Google or already a many-times-a-day user, you're sure to find tutorials, tips, tricks, and tools that take you well beyond simple search to Google gurudom.