Digital Photography For Dummies

Author: Julie Adair King

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119235642

Category: Photography

Page: 320

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Your fun guide to digital photography with any device Whether you're shooting with an inexpensive point-and-shoot camera, a smartphone or tablet, a high-priced contraption, or one of those new-fangled action cameras, it's possible to take your digital photos from good to great by applying a few simple tricks—and Digital Photography For Dummies shows you how! Packed with tips, advice, and insight you won't find in your camera's manual, this friendly guide quickly gets you up to speed on proven photography techniques to help your digital pictures say more than a thousand words! No longer a hobby or profession limited to those with access to fancy and expensive equipment, digital photography is all around us. But if you want to take your shoots a bit more seriously and produce images you'd be proud enough to give as gifts or decorate your home, this friendly guide has you covered. From figuring out how to make the most of your camera's settings to applying exposure tricks the pros use all the time, frame-worthy digital photos are a page—and a click—away. Interpret your camera's settings and apply them for better photos Shoot better portraits, action shots, and low-light photos Collect your photos in a place where you won't lose them Grasp simple digital photography techniques that apply to any kind of camera If you've been experimenting with digital photography for a while or just caught the bug, this new edition of Digital Photography For Dummies is the picture-perfect guide you'll turn to again and again.
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The Internet For Dummies

Author: John R. Levine,Margaret Levine Young

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118967755

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 9958

Get up and running on the Internet—the fast and easy way If you're an Internet newcomer and want to get up to speed without all the intimidating technical jargon, The Internet For Dummies has you covered. With over 5,000,000 copies sold*, The Internet For Dummies is the #1 choice for Internet newcomers. Inside, you'll discover how to make the most of the Internet, get accustomed to popular sites, find the information and items you need fast, and stay away from the bad stuff floating around online. Catches you up on the latest online trends, from social networking sites to blogs and more Includes the latest on Google Chrome, getting good search results, and sharing files Covers choosing and connecting to an Internet provider, establishing an e-mail account, getting on the web, and finding the sites that matter most Now in its 14th edition, The Internet For Dummies covers the latest social networking tools, browser features, connection options, safety features, and so much more. Starting out with the basics, it walks you through getting online, picking an Internet provider, getting to know the different web browsers, dealing with e-mail and connecting with friends, finding the hottest sites to share photos and videos—and everything in between. *Includes all formats and all editions
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Complete Digital Photography (8th Edition)

Author: Ben Long

Publisher: Nelson Education

ISBN: 1305258738

Category: COMPUTERS

Page: 622

View: 4509

In this thoroughly updated eighth edition, Ben Long guides you through the creative and challenging world of digital photography. Everything you'll need to know in order to create great digital photos - from how a camera works and how to choose the right camera; to all the details of shooting; image editing; output; and workflow are discussed. The step-by-step tutorials offer great tips and techniques on improving processes from start to finish. You'll learn about exposure theory; composition; lighting; complex masking; image adjustment and much more. No prior experience is needed or assumed, and by the end of the book you'll be tackling complex photographic challenges with your own growing expertise. --
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eBay For Dummies

Author: Marsha Collier

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118199316

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

View: 8412

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Linux For Dummies

Author: Dee-Ann LeBlanc

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764568361

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 8957

This friendly guide gives Linux newcomers the lowdown on how to install and use Linux on the desktop-and join the worldwide community of twenty million Linux users Shows how to get up and running with the latest versions of Red Hat Linux as well as two other popular Linux distributions: Mandrake and SuSE Covers prepping a computer for Linux, booting and stopping Linux, connecting to the Internet, surfing the Web, using e-mail, working with cool Internet tools, and manipulating files and directories Now revised with enhanced coverage of the OpenOffice.org Desktop Productivity Suite. Includes a DVD that contains all of the CD-ROMs that make up the full Fedora Core Distribution, including the source code.
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MYOB Software For Dummies

Author: Veechi Curtis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0730376737

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 552

Your complete guide to MYOB® AccountRight software Now in its seventh edition, MYOB® Software For Dummies walks you through everything you need to know, from starting your MYOB® file from scratch and recording payments and receipts, to tracking profit and analysing sales. This new edition includes all the information you need on the new generation of MYOB® AccountRight software, including the new cloud computing features. • Set up MYOB® software - understand how to make it work the first time • Keep track of purchases and sales - monitor customer accounts and ensure you get paid on time • Get to grips with payroll - know what your responsibilities are for tax, superannuation and leave entitlements • Prepare Business Activity Statements - save time with electronic lodgements • Compile business reports - track your profitability and analyse your sales • Upgrade with ease - get expert advice on the easiest way to upgrade to the new MYOB® AccountRight releases • Move your books to ‘the cloud'- access your business information from wherever you are. Open the book and find: • Simple explanations of key activities and tasks • Information about the latest versions of all components of MYOB® AccountRight • Advice for upgrading to the new MYOB® AccountRight software • Tips for increasing the speed of entering regular transactions • Fail-safe methods for accurately starting a new financial year • Guidance for mastering tricky payroll transactions • Descriptions of how to run your software in ‘the cloud' Veechi Curtis is a qualified accountant and consultant who specialises in teaching small businesses about technology and finance. She is the author of several business titles, including Small Business For Dummies, Bookkeeping For Dummies and QuickBooks® For Dummies.
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C++ For Dummies

Author: Stephen R. Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118823834

Category: Computers

Page: 480

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The best-selling C++ For Dummies book makes C++ easier! C++ For Dummies, 7th Edition is the best-selling C++ guide on the market, fully revised for the 2014 update. With over 60% new content, this updated guide reflects the new standards, and includes a new Big Data focus that highlights the use of C++ among popular Big Data software solutions. The book provides step-by-step instruction from the ground up, helping beginners become programmers and allowing intermediate programmers to sharpen their skills. The companion website provides all code mentioned in the text, an updated GNU_C++, the new C++ compiler, and other applications. By the end of the first chapter, you will have programmed your first C++ application! As one of the most commonly used programming languages, C++ is a must-have skill for programmers who wish to remain versatile and marketable. C++ For Dummies, 7th Edition provides clear, concise, expert instruction, which is organized for easy navigation and designed for hands-on learning. Whether you're new to programming, familiar with other languages, or just getting up to speed on the new libraries, features, and generics, this guide provides the information you need. Provides you with an introduction to C++ programming Helps you become a functional programmer Features information on classes, inheritance, and optional features Teaches you 10 ways to avoid adding bugs The book incorporates the newest C++ features into the fundamental instruction, allowing beginners to learn the update as they learn the language. Staying current on the latest developments is a crucial part of being a programmer, and C++ For Dummies, 7th Edition gets you started off on the right foot.
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Canon EOS 60D For Dummies

Author: Julie Adair King,Robert Correll

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118036976

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 6718

A full-color guide to all the bells and whistles in your new Canon 60D If you own a Canon 60D, you?ve got a camera for advanced amateurs and one that?s very close to professional-level equipment. Now it?s time to make sure you get the very most out of all that power. Julie Adair King teams up with Robert Correll to help digital camera users catch their skills up to what their cameras have to offer in this fun but thorough guide. Understand all your camera?s features, move beyond the security blanket of Auto mode, and start capturing the pictures you?ve dreamed of. Gives you the full picture on Canon?s EOS 60D dSLR camera, in the friendly, easy-to-follow, For Dummies style Helps you explore the 18-mexapixel sensor, full HD video recording, a tilt-view LCD, and expanded in-camera editing tools and filters Teaches you tricks and techniques, with over 300 example photos and menu captures in full color Reveals how to adjust settings for optimal exposure, lighting, focus, and color Gives you ten top tips on photo editing The Canon 60D dSLR camera, the expertise of Julie Adair King and Robert Correll, and your own, untapped ability?all you need now is the book! Canon EOS 60D For Dummies.
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Networking All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Doug Lowe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119471621

Category: Computers

Page: 984

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Becoming a master of networking has never been easier Whether you're in charge of a small network or a large network, Networking All-in-One is full of the information you’ll need to set up a network and keep it functioning. Fully updated to capture the latest Windows 10 releases through Spring 2018, this is the comprehensive guide to setting up, managing, and securing a successful network. Inside, nine minibooks cover essential, up-to-date information for networking in systems such as Windows 10 and Linux, as well as best practices for security, mobile and cloud-based networking, and much more. Serves as a single source for the most-often needed network administration information Covers the latest trends in networking Get nine detailed and easy-to-understand networking minibooks in one affordable package Networking All-in-One For Dummies is the perfect beginner’s guide as well as the professional’s ideal reference book.
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Beginning Programming with C++ For Dummies

Author: Stephen R. Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118823931

Category: Computers

Page: 456

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Learn to program with C++ quickly with this helpful For Dummies guide Beginning Programming with C++ For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you plain-English explanations of the fundamental principles of C++, arming you with the skills and know-how to expertly use one of the world's most popular programming languages. You'll explore what goes into creating a program, how to put the pieces together, learn how to deal with standard programming challenges, and much more. Written by the bestselling author of C++ For Dummies, this updated guide explores the basic development concepts and techniques of C++ from a beginner's point of view, and helps make sense of the how and why of C++ programming from the ground up. Beginning with an introduction to how programming languages function, the book goes on to explore how to work with integer expressions and character expressions, keep errors out of your code, use loops and functions, divide your code into modules, and become a functional programmer. Grasp C++ programming like a pro, even if you've never written a line of code Master basic development concepts and techniques in C++ Get rid of bugs and write programs that work Find all the code from the book and an updated C++ compiler on the companion website If you're a student or first-time programmer looking to master this object-oriented programming language, Beginning Programming with C++ For Dummies, 2nd Edition has you covered.
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SQL For Dummies

Author: Allen G. Taylor

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111865711X

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 2575

Uncover the secrets of SQL and start building better relational databases today! This fun and friendly guide will help you demystify database management systems so you can create more powerful databases and access information with ease. Updated for the latest SQL functionality, SQL For Dummies, 8th Edition covers the core SQL language and shows you how to use SQL to structure a DBMS, implement a database design, secure your data, and retrieve information when you need it. Includes new enhancements of SQL:2011, including temporal data functionality which allows you to set valid times for transactions to occur and helps prevent database corruption Covers creating, accessing, manipulating, maintaining, and storing information in relational database management systems like Access, Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL Provides tips for keeping your data safe from theft, accidental or malicious corruption, or loss due to equipment failures and advice on eliminating errors in your work Don't be daunted by database development anymore - get SQL For Dummies, 8th Edition, and you'll be on your way to SQL stardom.
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Beginning R

The Statistical Programming Language

Author: Mark Gardener

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118239377

Category: Computers

Page: 504

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Conquer the complexities of this open source statistical language R is fast becoming the de facto standard for statistical computing and analysis in science, business, engineering, and related fields. This book examines this complex language using simple statistical examples, showing how R operates in a user-friendly context. Both students and workers in fields that require extensive statistical analysis will find this book helpful as they learn to use R for simple summary statistics, hypothesis testing, creating graphs, regression, and much more. It covers formula notation, complex statistics, manipulating data and extracting components, and rudimentary programming. R, the open source statistical language increasingly used to handle statistics and produces publication-quality graphs, is notoriously complex This book makes R easier to understand through the use of simple statistical examples, teaching the necessary elements in the context in which R is actually used Covers getting started with R and using it for simple summary statistics, hypothesis testing, and graphs Shows how to use R for formula notation, complex statistics, manipulating data, extracting components, and regression Provides beginning programming instruction for those who want to write their own scripts Beginning R offers anyone who needs to perform statistical analysis the information necessary to use R with confidence.
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ACT For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests

Author: Lisa Zimmer Hatch,Scott A. Hatch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118911539

Category: Education

Page: 528

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The fast and easy way to score higher on the ACT Does the thought of preparing for the ACT give you anxiety? Fearnot! This 6th edition of ACT For Dummies with onlinepractice tests gives you a competitive edge by fully preparingyou for the ACT exam with subject reviews, practice opportunitiesonline, full-length practice tests and coverage of the optionalwriting test. Written in the accessible and friendly ForDummies tone, this hands-on guide helps you assess where youneed more help, gets you up-to-speed on the questions you canexpect to encounter on the actual ACT exam, and will have youstudying your way to test-taking perfection before exam day. The ACT is a standardized test used by college admissions boardsto measure high school achievement. Designed to assess a highschool student's preparedness for college in the fields of English,mathematics, reading, and science reasoning, the ACT is anationally recognized college entrance exam that is accepted bymore than 90% of four-year colleges and universities in the UnitedStates. If you're a high school student preparing for thisall-important exam, ACT For Dummies, 6th edition withonline practice tests gives you everything you need to raiseyour chances of scoring higher. So what are you waiting for? Getstarted! Go online for one year of access to 6 ACT practice tests tosharpen your skills Tips to maximize your score on the ACT Strategies to stay focused on test day and manage your timewisely Practice problems and exercises to take your skills to the nextlevel Tools to gauge how you measure up Whether you're preparing for the ACT for the time or areretaking the exam to improve your score, ACT For Dummies,6th edition with online practice tests gives youeverything you need to score higher.
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Microbiology For Dummies

Author: Jennifer Stearns,Michael Surette

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118871189

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 957

Explains microbial life, discussing photosynthesis, the process of chemolithotrophy, and a comparison of respiration and fermentation.
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America Online 7.0 For Dummies

Author: John Kaufeld

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764516245

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 4872

This book is your friendly tour guide and road map to an intriguing corner of the digital world. You can find everything you need to get started with (and get the most from) the friendliest and fastest-growing online service in the United States: America Online. The best part is that you don’t need to be some computer technoid to make sense of it all. America Online 7.0 For Dummies is written in plain language – the way everyone talked back when computers interfaced and people had conversations. This book is designed to give you the information you need quickly so that you can get back to the fun stuff at hand. This book is a handy reference for experienced AOL users upgrading to the new 7.0 version, and a complete digital driver’s education for those less confident. In a nutshell, this book is for anyone who Wonders just what the heck is America Online? Senses that the Web is full of fun and interesting resources, but doesn’t know where to begin Wants to unveil the secret tips and goodies for making your America Online connection truly come alive From signing on to creating your own Web site, America Online 7.0 For Dummies demystifies and simplifies everything you need to know about AOL. This know-it-all guide covers all these topics, and more: Finding your way around with menus and toolbars Dealing with spams, scams, viruses, and hoaxes Setting up your screen name and profile Exploring the World Wide Web Sending and receiving e-mail Chatting and instant messaging Tracking news, weather, markets, and more Organizing your club with [email protected] Taking control of your online environment with Parental Controls In addition to its great content areas, strong Internet links, and dandy little triangular logo, America Online harbors secret powers known only to a select few. From customized profiles to using AOL Anywhere, this guide goes beyond the basics to explain stuff that you probably wondered about, but never know how to find. With these powerful techniques in hand, you, too, are ready to join the ranks of the initiated – the ranks of the AOL Gurus.
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Hair Loss and Replacement For Dummies

Author: William R. Rassman,Robert M. Bernstein

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470452986

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

View: 9178

What are the causes of hair loss? Can you prevent it? Can lost hair be restored? Hair Loss & Replacement For Dummies helps you understand why men and women lose their hair and offers thorough, objective reviews of a wide array of hair replacement options, including hair replacement surgery, prescription and over-the-counter medicinal treatments, hairpieces, natural remedies, and a variety of other options. This authoritative, user-friendly guide explains the pros and cons of hairpieces, fibers, foundations, and hair thickening techniques. You’ll learn about pharmaceutical, laser, and topical treatments, and you’ll find out how to determine whether you’re good candidate for hair transplant surgery. You’ll even find help in assessing costs, controlling expectations, avoiding hair replacement scams, and determining which option truly is best for you. You’ll discover: What you need to know about hair and hair loss How to take better care of your hair Ways to prevent or reduce hair loss Creative techniques for concealing hair loss Shopping tips for hair-replacement systems How finesteride, minoxidil, and other medications might help Advice about low level laser treatments The low-down on hair transplant surgery Complete with helpful myth-busting information about the causes of hair loss and the benefits of FDA-approved treatments, and helpful comparisons of the advantages of non-surgical and surgical hair replacement, Hair Loss & Replacement For Dummies is the resource to consult before you decide on any hair replacement treatment.
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Computers For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111942030X

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 713

The bestselling guide—now in a new edition A computer provides a great resource for learning new things and keeping in touch with family and friends, but it may seem intimidating at first. The bestselling Computers For Seniors For Dummies is here to help the 50+ set conquer and overcome any uncertainty with clear-cut, easy-to-understand guidance on how to confidently navigate your computer and the Windows 10 operating system. Featuring large text and images, it's never been easier for seniors to smoothly click their way around a new PC. Even if you don't know a mouse from a megabyte, this book walks you through all the steps to choosing, setting up, and successfully using your new computer. Begin with learning how to turn the computer on and use the keyboard, and from there you'll progress to effortlessly finding your way around the new Windows 10 operating system. Explore all you can do with a computer: Research topics of interest Keep in touch with loved ones Shop securely online Find recipes and diet tips If you've just purchased your first computer and need a plain-English introduction to getting started, Computers For Seniors For Dummies has you covered.
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Starting an Online Business For Dummies

Author: Greg Holden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118652010

Category: Computers

Page: 456

View: 6862

Mind your business with this updated edition of the bestselling online business how-to guide Have a computer, an Internet connection, and a dream? Then, you're already on your way to starting your very own online business. This fun and friendly guide can help you turn your big idea into big bucks whether you're expanding your real-world storefront online or creating your own virtual startup. Starting an Online Business For Dummies, 7th Edition will show you how to identify a market need, choose a web hosting service, implement security and privacy measures, open up shop, and start promoting to the world. Covers the latest trends and techniques for online discoverability - from social media marketing to search engine rankings, online couponing to optimization for mobile devices, and beyond Highlights business issues that are of particular concern to online entrepreneurs Walks you through the best practices of successful online businesses, including customer service, marketing, analytics, and website optimization tools Provides advice on choosing an e-commerce platform, protecting your domain name, securing trademarks, working with vendors and distributors, and keeping your customer's personal data safe There's no time like now to start a new endeavor and no guide like Starting an Online Business For Dummies, 7th Edition to get your online business going.
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Linear Algebra For Dummies

Author: Mary Jane Sterling

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470538163

Category: Mathematics

Page: 384

View: 7704

Learn to: Solve linear algebra equations in several ways Put data in order with matrices Determine values with determinants Work with eigenvalues and eigenvectors Your hands-on guide to real-world applications of linear algebra Does linear algebra leave you feeling lost? No worries —this easy-to-follow guide explains the how and the why of solving linear algebra problems in plain English. From matrices to vector spaces to linear transformations, you'll understand the key concepts and see how they relate to everything from genetics to nutrition to spotted owl extinction. Line up the basics — discover several different approaches to organizing numbers and equations, and solve systems of equations algebraically or with matrices Relate vectors and linear transformations — link vectors and matrices with linear combinations and seek solutions of homogeneous systems Evaluate determinants — see how to perform the determinant function on different sizes of matrices and take advantage of Cramer's rule Hone your skills with vector spaces — determine the properties of vector spaces and their subspaces and see linear transformation in action Tackle eigenvalues and eigenvectors — define and solve for eigenvalues and eigenvectors and understand how they interact with specific matrices Open the book and find: Theoretical and practical ways of solving linear algebra problems Definitions of terms throughout and in the glossary New ways of looking at operations How linear algebra ties together vectors, matrices, determinants, and linear transformations Ten common mathematical representations of Greek letters Real-world applications of matrices and determinants
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