PCs For Dummies

The bestselling computer reference at the planet—now on hand in its thirteenth edition

Completely up-to-date to hide the newest know-how and software program, the thirteenth version of PCs For Dummies tackles utilizing a working laptop or computer in pleasant, human phrases. concentrating on the desires of the start machine person, whereas additionally focusing on people who are accustomed to computers, yet have to wake up to hurry at the most up-to-date model of home windows. This hands-on consultant takes the dread out of operating with a private computer.

Leaving painful jargon and complicated terminology in the back of, it covers home windows nine OS, connecting to and utilizing providers and knowledge within the cloud, and much more. Written via Dan Gookin, the unique For Dummies writer, it tells you the way to make a computer buy, what to appear for in a brand new computer, tips on how to paintings with the newest working procedure, how you can defend your documents, what you are able to do on-line, media administration assistance, or even uncomplicated issues you are most likely too shy to invite a pal about.

  • Determine what you would like in a laptop and the way to set it up
  • Configure your workstation, hook up a printer, and fasten to the Internet
  • Find your manner round home windows nine OS comfortably and confidence
  • Play video clips and song, view photographs, and discover social media

If you are a first-time notebook consumer at domestic or at paintings or simply have to brush up at the most modern technological developments, the recent variation of this bestselling consultant will get you up and operating fast.

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The Basics of Cloud Computing: Understanding the Fundamentals of Cloud Computing in Theory and Practice

By Derrick Rountree

As a part of the Syngress fundamentals sequence, The fundamentals of Cloud Computing provides readers with an outline of the cloud and the way to enforce cloud computing of their agencies. Cloud computing keeps to develop in recognition, and whereas many of us pay attention the time period and use it in dialog, many are burdened by way of it or blind to what it relatively capacity. This ebook is helping readers comprehend what the cloud is and the way to paintings with it, no matter if it isn’t part of their day by day accountability.

Authors Derrick Rountree and Ileana Castrillo explains the innovations of cloud computing in functional phrases, assisting readers know the way to leverage cloud prone and supply price to their companies via relocating info to the cloud. The booklet may be awarded as an creation to the cloud, and reference could be made within the advent to different Syngress cloud titles for readers who are looking to delve extra deeply into the subject.

This booklet supplies readers a conceptual knowing and a framework for relocating ahead with cloud computing, in preference to competing and comparable titles, which search to be accomplished courses to the cloud.

  • Provides a valid knowing of the cloud and the way it works
  • Describes either cloud deployment versions and cloud companies types, so that you could make the easiest judgements for deployment
  • Presents assistance for choosing the simplest cloud providers providers

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Ruby Under a Microscope: An Illustrated Guide to Ruby Internals

By Pat Shaughnessy

Ruby is a robust programming language with a spotlight on simplicity, yet underneath its stylish syntax it plays numerous unseen tasks.

Ruby below a Microscope provides a hands-on examine Ruby's center, utilizing vast diagrams and thorough factors to teach you the way Ruby is carried out (no C talents required). writer Pat Shaughnessy takes a systematic strategy, laying out a sequence of experiments with Ruby code to take you backstage of the way programming languages paintings. you will even locate info on JRuby and Rubinius (two substitute implementations of Ruby), in addition to in-depth explorations of Ruby's rubbish assortment algorithm.

Ruby below a Microscope will train you:

  • How a couple of laptop technology strategies underpin Ruby's advanced implementation
  • How Ruby executes your code utilizing a digital machine
  • How periods and modules are a similar inside of Ruby
  • How Ruby employs algorithms initially constructed for Lisp
  • How Ruby makes use of grammar ideas to parse and comprehend your code
  • How your Ruby code is translated right into a various language via a compiler

No programming language has to be a black field. no matter if you are already intrigued via language implementation or simply are looking to dig deeper into Ruby, you will discover Ruby less than a Microscope a desirable option to develop into a greater programmer.

Covers Ruby 2.x, 1.9 and 1.8

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Front End Drupal: Designing, Theming, Scripting

By Emma Jane Hogbin

“For Drupal to be triumphant, we want books like this.”

–Dries Buytaert, Drupal founder and venture lead


“Drupal faces a typical challenge at the Web–the relative loss of new, prime quality issues. Front finish Drupal tackles this challenge without delay and is designed to aid either skilled designers and rank beginners get an realizing of the way Drupal theming works. in truth, I’ll be the 1st to confess I realized much from this book.”

– Dries Buytaert, Drupal founder and venture lead


The functional, entire advisor to Customizing Drupal websites with Behaviors, topics, and Templates


Drupal is now the world’s number 1 open resource content material administration method: millions of people and firms are utilizing it to construct and replace sites of just about all kinds. As internet designers and builders undertake Drupal, they wish how one can speedy customise the visuals and interactivity in their websites. Drupal bargains strong instruments for doing so, yet little assistance on utilizing them successfully. Front finish Drupal is the answer. during this booklet, professional Drupal builders disguise every little thing you must understand to create nice visible designs and state of the art interactivity with Drupal’s behaviors, issues, and templates.


Front finish Drupal is a hundred% curious about problems with website layout, habit, usability, and administration. The authors express easy methods to variety Drupal websites, utilize Drupal’s strong templating approach, construct subtle neighborhood websites, streamline website administration, and construct extra moveable, versatile issues. You’ll additionally achieve hands-on adventure via numerous case reports that stroll you thru the customization of every little thing from web page templates to website forums.


  • Prepare and arrange content material so it’s more straightforward to combine into Drupal internet sites
  • Structure Drupal web page templates which are effortless to paintings with
  • Configure Drupal with the modules and browser instruments you must customise your site
  • Utilize Drupal’s Starter issues and topics switched over from WordPress, Joomla!™, and Drupal 5.x
  • Maximize the facility and usefulness of Drupal’s content material modifying forms
  • Build usable group websites with consumer profiles, reviews, and user-generated content
  • Use JavaScript™ to make your topics interactive and to reinforce usability
  • Create strong animations and AJAX callbacks with jQuery, Drupal’s JavaScript library


About the net Site

The accompanying website,, includes all pattern code and topics provided during this book.

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SAS 9 Study Guide: Preparing for the Base Programming Certification Exam for SAS 9

By Ali Hezaveh

A radical and self-contained remedy for SAS® clients getting ready for the bottom Programming Certification examination for SAS® 9—complete with causes, tips, and perform examination questions

SAS® nine research consultant is designed to aid clients of SAS® nine familiarize yourself with the advantageous issues of the software program in addition to improve good learn thoughts that may shorten education time and make sure winning examination effects. the next 5 learn subject matters are addressed with a targeted bankruptcy dedicated to every one: getting access to facts; growing info buildings; coping with info; producing reviews; and dealing with blunders. SAS® nine research consultant offers either a conceptual and functional method of every one of those parts with specific factors by way of examples.

Each bankruptcy provides suggestions, procedures, and purposes in a transparent, step by step layout in addition to unique factors and examples. person chapters additionally contain:

  • A Two-Minute Drill that offers a record of key issues for review

  • An evaluate examination, which demanding situations readers to supply brief solutions detailingthe chapter's insurance of SAS® 9

  • A perform examination, which enhances content material and familiarizes readers with the constitution ofthe genuine Base Programming Certification Exam

Written through a training SAS® qualified expert, this ebook is a radical, yet available, evaluate for getting ready for the bottom Programming Certification examination for SAS® nine and will additionally function a pragmatic reference software for confirmed qualified pros who want to additional their wisdom of SAS® 9.

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Digital Artist, Issue 32

Electronic Artist is the single electronic paintings journal to hide all types and genres of electronic artwork and the entire software program used to create it. no matter if you’re into representation, electronic portray or layout you’re bound to discover a host of inspiring good points, tutorials and interviews from the main intriguing names within the electronic paintings international.

Every factor of electronic Artist is jam-packed with the most recent information and traits from the artistic group world wide. Its specialized tutorials from specialists clarify the ideas you want to create prime quality, expert art in a number of artistic types, whereas a different actual media part specializes in development your crucial drawing and compositional abilities.

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Secrets of a Super Hacker

By Knightmare

The Knightmare is this kind of tremendous hacker who retains defense guards from slumbering at evening. he isn't encouraged through funds or malice. he is in it for the hack. in the event that your desktop has any hyperlink whatever to the surface global, there is not any query The Knightmare can holiday in; the one query is whether or not he desires to. secrets and techniques Of an excellent Hacker is a rare guide at the tools of hacking. He finds all his secrets and techniques together with on-site hacking, remote-access hacking and bulletin board busting.

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Learning and Soft Computing: Support Vector Machines, Neural Networks, and Fuzzy Logic Models (Complex Adaptive Systems)

By Vojislav Kecman

This textbook presents a radical creation to the sector of studying from experimental information and gentle computing. aid vector machines (SVM) and neural networks (NN) are the mathematical buildings, or versions, that underlie studying, whereas fuzzy common sense platforms (FLS) allow us to embed dependent human wisdom into plausible algorithms. The ebook assumes that it isn't merely beneficial, yet useful, to regard SVM, NN, and FLS as components of a attached complete. all through, the speculation and algorithms are illustrated through useful examples, in addition to by means of challenge units and simulated experiments. This technique allows the reader to strengthen SVM, NN, and FLS as well as figuring out them. The e-book additionally provides 3 case stories: on NN-based keep an eye on, monetary time sequence research, and special effects. A options guide and the entire MATLAB courses wanted for the simulated experiments are available.

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Web Scraping with Python: Collecting Data from the Modern Web

By Ryan Mitchell

Learn net scraping and crawling ideas to entry limitless info from any net resource in any layout. With this sensible advisor, you’ll use Python scripts and net APIs to collect and approach facts from thousands—or even millions—of web content at once.

Ideal for programmers, protection execs, and internet directors conversant in Python, this e-book not just teaches easy internet scraping mechanics, but additionally delves into extra complicated subject matters, corresponding to interpreting uncooked facts or utilizing scrapers for frontend web site checking out. Code samples can be found that will help you comprehend the recommendations in practice.

  • Learn tips on how to parse complex HTML pages
  • Traverse a number of pages and sites
  • Get a normal evaluate of APIs and the way they work
  • Learn numerous equipment for storing the knowledge you scrape
  • Download, learn, and extract facts from documents
  • Use instruments and methods to wash badly formatted data
  • Read and write average languages
  • Crawl via kinds and logins
  • Understand the best way to scrape JavaScript
  • Learn photo processing and textual content recognition

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