MAKE THE MOST OF THE WORLD’S HOTTEST NEW BROWSER, GOOGLE CHROME!
Finally, there’s a web browser for today’s Internet, and today’s user: you! It’s Chrome. (From Google—of course!) Now, there’s a book that reveals how you can use all of Google Chrome’s built-in power and speed—and extend Chrome to do even more! Jerri Ledford and Yvette Davis start with a quick, practical tour of Google Chrome’s stripped-down, hot-rod interface —including its do-everything, know-everything Omnibox. You’ll be using Chrome like a pro in minutes, but that’s just the beginning. You won’t just learn how to customize Chrome: You’ll dive under the hood, tweak its code, and transform it into the browser of your dreams. Bottom line: If Google Chrome can do it, this book will help you do it smarter, faster, better! Covers all this, and more...
• Improving life on the Web: what’s new and different about Chrome, and why you care
• Getting from Chrome newbie to power user—fast!
• Browsing more safely in the Web jungle
• Spit-shining Chrome: making a good-looking browser look spectacular
• Optimizing your own web site to make the most of Google Chrome
• Tweaking tabs, and more: customizing Chrome to your heart’s content
• Saving time with Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts
• Troubleshooting problems with Google Chrome, step-by-step
• Learning about Chromium (the foundation on which Google Chrome is built) and its components, WebKit, WebKit Core, WebKit Port, and WebKit Glue.
Read this book to learn answers to questions like these: How do I load six Web pages at once? Now that I've loaded six pages, how do I best work with them? What are all the keyboard shortcuts for working with tabs? How do I bookmark a page I want to return to? How do I import Firefox bookmarks? I have 1,042 bookmarks. Is there a sensible way to search or organize them? What are the default keyboard shortcuts for the bookmarks bar? Can I search for text on the currently active Web page? How do I erase my history to prevent someone snooping through it? Where does Safari store Web site user names and passwords? Help! However Safari stored my password, it doesn't work any more! How do I use Safari to read RSS headlines from different sites? How do I snip a Web page to make it into a Dashboard widget?
Available for both the Mac and Windows, Macromedia's Dreamweaver 8 is a professional web design and development program used by millions of Internet professionals to build high-quality static and dynamic database-driven web sites. It offers drag-and-drop simplicity, streamlined HTML coding tools, and powerful database integration features. But Dreamweaver 8 is missing one vital component: a printed manual.
Enter Dreamweaver 8: The Missing Manual, the completely revised fourth edition of this bestselling book by experienced web site trainer, Macromedia Certified instructor, and Dreamweaver Advisory Council member David McFarland. This book enables both first-time and experienced web designers to create visually stunning and highly interactive web sites.
With crystal-clear writing and much welcome humor, this new edition offers features such as:
Live examples: With McFarland's step-by-step annotated tutorials, you'll learn how to construct a state-of-the-art commercial web site, complete with working forms, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and dynamic databases.Tricks of the trade: The book is bursting with undocumented workarounds and shortcuts for easing the process of building, maintaining, and updating professional web sites.Design guidance: You'll learn to create virtually every modern web feature, including forms, animations, cascading menus, and more--and you'll find out which browsers you need to provide special coding or do extra testing with.
No matter what your level of expertise is, you'll also learn how to manage your entire web site-whether you've just launched or if it's been around for awhile and takes up thousands of pages. Beginners with no web design experience will appreciate the step-by-step guide to designing, organizing, building, and deploying a web site; long-time Dreamweaver users will appreciate the advanced, real-world techniques for controlling the appearance of their web pages with CSS.
With more than 500 illustrations, a handcrafted index, and the clarity of thought that has made bestsellers of every Missing Manual to date, this is the ultimate atlas for the complex and powerful Dreamweaver 8.
A book for yourself, a friend, a relative, and anyone else who needs help mastering email, Internet, and web essentials. Every year millions of people get access to the Internet. People that jump right in with both feet often have problems and become frustrated. But learning email, Internet and web essentials doesn't have to be a frustrating experience, you can learn everything you need to use email, the Internet and the web effectively by reading this book.
To learn how to use the Internet, you need practical hands-on advice from an expert who understands what it is like to just start out. By working step by step through each of the technologies that tie the Internet together, you can learn how to use the Internet effectively, how to use email, how to find what you’re looking for on the web, and a whole lot more.
These days it seems everyone has a smart phone, tablet, or laptop that can connect to the Internet, but not everyone knows how to use those devices effectively, especially when it comes email, the Internet, and the web. Well, this one-stop guide provides everything you and anyone else needs to know.
Think you have to be a technical wizard to build a great web site? Think again. If you want to create an engaging web site, this thoroughly revised, completely updated edition of Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual demystifies the process and provides tools, techniques, and expert guidance for developing a professional and reliable web presence.
Whether you want to build a personal web site, an e-commerce site, a blog, or a web site for a specific occasion or promotion, this book gives you detailed instructions and clear-headed advice for:
Ready-to-use building blocks. Creating your own web site doesn't mean you have to build everything from scratch. You'll learn how to incorporate loads of pre-built and freely available tools like interactive menus, PayPal shopping carts, Google ads, and Google Analytics.
Blogs. Learn the basics behind the Web's most popular form of self-expression. And take a step-by-step tour through Blogger, the Google-run blogging service that will have you blogging before you close this book.
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.
Google.com is one of the most popular sites on the Internet and is used around the world by millions of people every day. Sure, you know how to "Google it" when you're searching for something--anything!--on the Web. It's plenty fast and easy to use. But did you know how much more you could achieve with the world's best search engine by clicking beyond the "Google Search" button?
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.
CHROMEBOOK:101 TIPS & TRICKS gives new users an overview of Chrome OS on a Chromebook laptop computer, from using the Chrome browser and Google Drive to more advanced techniques.
In this book, you'll learn how to:
-Master the Chrome web browser on a Chromebook.
-Create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in Google Drive.
-Get the most out of the desktop environment.
-Use the power of the Files application
-Connect a Chromebook to wireless networks and Bluetooth devices.
-Create and eliminate user accounts.
-Install powerful apps and extensions from the Chrome Web Store.
-Manage local storage space and keep a Chromebook from filling up.
-And many other tips.
Macromedia's Flash 8 is the world's premier program for adding animation to websites. And with the latest version, this popular program becomes more versatile, letting beginning webmasters and expert developers alike create sophisticated web content. But Flash isn't intuitive. And it doesn't come with a manual. Whether you want to learn the basics or unleash the program's true power, Flash 8: The Missing Manual is the ideal instructor.
This hands-on guide to today's hottest web design tool is aimed at nondevelopers, and it teaches you how to translate your ideas into great web content.
It begins with a solid primer on animation, which helps you get comfortable with the Flash interface. Once you have these basics under your belt, Flash 8: The Missing Manual moves on to advanced animations, including adding special effects and audio, video, and interactivity to your presentations. When you're really feeling steady, the book shows how to use a dollop of ActionScript to customize your content. It then teaches you how to publish your Flash creations for web surfers everywhere to enjoy. Along the way, the book shows you good design principles and helps you avoid elements that can distract or annoy an audience.
Author Emily Vander Veer has more than a dozen books to her credit, including titles on web design and scripting--most written for non-technical readers. Her background makes her the perfect author for a straightforward book on a complex subject. She takes Flash 8: The Missing Manual from the basics to the advanced, yet avoids a hasty jump into tough topics that can leave readers confused.
Not only will Flash 8: The Missing Manual help you turn a concept into unique, dynamic content, but it will continue to serve as a reference as you develop your website.
Fast-paced and easy to use, this concise book teaches you the basics of Windows Vista so you can start using this operating system right away. Written by "New York Times" columnist, bestselling author, Emmy-winning CBS News correspondent and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue, the book will help you:Navigate the desktop, including the fast, powerful and fully integrated desktop search functionUse the Media Center to record TV and radio, present photos, play music, and record all of these to a DVDBreeze across the Web with the vastly improved Internet Explorer 7 tabbed browserBecome familiar with Vista's beefed up security, and much moreWindows Vista is a vast improvement over its predecessors, with an appealing, glass-like visual overhaul, superior searching and organization tools, a multimedia and collaboration suite, and a massive, top-to-bottom security-shield reconstruction. Every corner of the traditional Windows operating system has been tweaked, overhauled, or replaced entirely.
Aimed at new and experienced computer users alike, Windows Vista for Starters: The Missing Manual is right there when you need it. This jargon-free book explains Vista's features quickly and clearly -- revealing which work well and which don't.
Dreamweaver holds 90 percent of the market share for professional website development software. This popular book, which has sold more than 300,000 copies in previous editions, is fully updated for Dreamweaver CS5. Both beginning and intermediate website developers will get the information they need from this easy-to-follow guide.Dreamweaver is the gold standard for website development software; this book covers what both beginners and intermediate-level users need to know to develop sites for online commerce, education, customer service, and other usesCovers the basics, including customizing your workspace, setting up your site, creating pages, and publishing your site to the WebExplains how to work with text, graphics, and links; managing and testing your site; defining and applying styles with CSS; creating CSS layouts; adding audio, video, and Flash files; exploring the Spry framework; building dynamic sites, connecting to a database, and more
Website developers will find just what they need to get going and create effective, eye-catching websites with "Dreamweaver CS5 For Dummies."