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3341. 

Making Music with GarageBand® and Mixcraft™

Making Music with GarageBand® and Mixcraft™

By: Robin Hodson; James Frankel; Michael Fein; Richard McCready

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 30-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 08-JAN-2011

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MAKING MUSIC WITH GARAGEBAND AND MIXCRAFT provides music educators and self-learners with a comprehensive guide to music production using two of the most inexpensive and intuitive music software recording programs on the market today. Although easy to use, the tools included in GarageBand and Mixcraft are powerful enough to create music worthy of inclusion in professional productions, and their interfaces and workflows prepare users to work with professional studio—level digital audio workstation programs, such as Logic and Pro Tools. The book is far from a simple software guide. The first...

3342. 

Pro Tools® 101 Official Courseware, Version 9.0

Pro Tools® 101 Official Courseware, Version 9.0

By: Frank D. Cook

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 28-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 07-JAN-2011

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PRO TOOLS 101 OFFICIAL COURSEWARE takes a comprehensive approach to learning the fundamentals of Pro Tools systems. Now updated for Pro Tools 9 software, this new edition from the definitive authority on Pro Tools covers everything you need to know to complete a Pro Tools project. Learn to build sessions that include multitrack recordings of live instruments, MIDI sequences, software synthesizers, and virtual instruments. Through hands-on tutorials, develop essential techniques for recording, editing, and mixing. The included DVD-ROM offers tutorial files and videos, additional documentation,...

3343. 

Increase Your Web Traffic In a Weekend, Sixth Edition

Increase Your Web Traffic In a Weekend, Sixth Edition

By: Jerry Lee Ford Jr.; William R. Stanek

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 03-JAN-2011

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These days, everyone seems to have a home page or a Web site. However, just because you create and publish a Web site doesn't mean anyone will visit it. Competition to attract visitors is extreme. The reality is that of the millions of Web pages out there, only a handful actually attract a steady readership; and these same Web pages are the ones that attract advertisers. In order to compete, you need to develop and implement a Web site promotion plan. How can you know if people are visiting your Web site, and if they aren't, what can you do about it? What can you do to earn money on your Web...

3344. 

Sams Teach Yourself Dreamweaver® CS5 in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself Dreamweaver® CS5 in 24 Hours

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Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 02-JAN-2011

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Learn Dreamweaver in just 24 lessons of one hour or less; freshened and reorganized for easier learning, and fully updated An easy-to-read, well-organized introduction to Dreamweaver development for Dreamweaver beginners and upgraders alike: no programming experience needed Full-color, wide-trim design makes this book exceptionally accessible and visually appealing Complete tutorial package: step-by-step instructions, Q and As, quizzes, exercises, tips, shortcuts, new online learning lab, and much more In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, this book will show Dreamweaver...

3345. 

OpenSceneGraph 3.0

OpenSceneGraph 3.0

By: Rui Wang; Xuelei Qian

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 14-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 01-JAN-2011

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Create high-performance virtual reality applications with OpenSceneGraph, one of the best 3D graphics engines. Gain a comprehensive view of the structure and main functionalities of OpenSceneGraph An ideal introduction for developing applications using OpenSceneGraph Develop applications around the concepts of scene graphs and design patterns Extend your own scene elements from the base interfaces of OpenSceneGraph Packed with examples, this book explains each knowledge point in detail and makes you practice your knowledge for better understanding In Detail Virtual...

3346. 

David Busch’s Compact Field Guide for the Nikon® D5000

David Busch’s Compact Field Guide for the Nikon® D5000

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 04-JAN-2011

Insert Date: 31-DEC-2010

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Are you tired of squinting at the tiny color-coded tables and difficult-to-read text you find on the typical laminated reference card or cheat sheet that you keep with you when you're in the field or on location? DAVID BUSCH'S COMPACT GUIDE FOR THE NIKON D5000 is your solution! This new, lay-flat, spiral bound, reference guide condenses all the must-have information you need while shooting into a portable book you'll want to permanently tuck into your camera bag. You'll find every settings option for your Nikon D5000 listed, along with advice on why you should use—or not use—each adjustment....

3347. 

David Busch’s Compact Field Guide for the Nikon® D3000

David Busch’s Compact Field Guide for the Nikon® D3000

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 04-JAN-2011

Insert Date: 31-DEC-2010

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Are you tired of squinting at the tiny color-coded tables and difficult-to-read text you find on the typical laminated reference card or cheat sheet that you keep with you when you're in the field or on location? DAVID BUSCH'S COMPACT GUIDE FOR THE NIKON D3000 is your solution! This new, lay-flat, spiral bound, reference guide condenses all the must-have information you need while shooting into a portable book you'll want to permanently tuck into your camera bag. You'll find every settings option for your Nikon D3000 listed, along with advice on why you should use—or not use—each adjustment....

3348. 

Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S

Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2010

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Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S, by Darrell Young, provides a wealth of experience-based information and insights for owners of these powerful and sophisticated cameras. Darrell is determined to help the user navigate past the confusion factor that often comes with complex but powerful new professional camera equipment.The book explores the features and capabilities of the two cameras in a way that completely surpasses user's manuals. It guides readers through the DSLR camera features with step-by-step setting adjustments, color illustrations, and detailed explanations for each option. Each...

3349. 

The Digital Photography Workflow Handbook

The Digital Photography Workflow Handbook

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2010

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2010

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The work that follows the capture of a photographic image - the workflow in the digital darkroom - has a significant effect on the quality of the final image. The Digital Photography Workflow Handbook will help you avoid crucial mistakes as you master the craft of photographic post-processing.This book provides a step-by-step guide through the photographic workflow, from image capture, editing, and asset management, all the way to the perfect photographic print. The workflow presented in this book focuses on RAW images and is based on two of the most popular and powerful software tools: Adobe...

3350. 

The Canon Camera Hackers Manual

The Canon Camera Hackers Manual

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 28-MAY-2010

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2010

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The book addresses "geeky" owners of Canon consumer cameras who would like to explore the possibilities of their cameras, and eventually tweak them to do things way beyond their original specifications, such asRAW file (or DNG) support in addition to the camera's JPEG outputManual control for aperture, shutter speed, and ISOExpand shutter speeds way beyond the specification limitsEnable bracketingThe hacks are based on the Canon Hack Development Kit (CHDK), a free software maintained by a group of enthusiasts. Many scripts are already published on the web. The book teaches how to use existing...

3351. 

Wildlife Photography

Wildlife Photography

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 28-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2010

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Photographer and environmentalist Uwe Skrzypczak wrote this book with several goals in mind--to teach the technical aspects and the workflow of digital wildlife photography; to show the beauty of East Africa and his beloved Serengeti National Park and to educate about its habitat; and to provide a guide for the photographer who is planning to go on an African photo safari and wants to be prepared to capture the finest possible images.Beginning with digital photography techniques and workflow, Skrzypczak draws his own vast experience in wildlife photography to teach about the equipment, the...

3352. 

The Wild Side of Photography

The Wild Side of Photography

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2010

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Geared toward the adventurous photographer, The Wild Side of Photography provides a rich source of ideas and inspiration for fun projects ranging from clever to unconventional.Learn to build a shift/tilt lens for your DSLR from an old junkyard 120 film camera, try the camera toss, shoot images from a kite, use a peephole door viewer as a fisheye lens, or build your own pinhole camera. Get ready to capture the perfect aerial shot on your next commercial flight, and to paint beautiful night scenes using a flashlight as a lightbrush.Author/designer, Cyrill Harnischmacher, brought together 20...

3353. 

The Definitive Guide to HTML5 Video

The Definitive Guide to HTML5 Video

By: Silvia Pfeiffer

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 21-DEC-2010

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Plugins will soon be a thing of the past. The Definitive Guide to HTML5 Video is the first authoritative book on HTML5 Video, the new web standard that allows browsers to support audio and video elements natively. This makes it very easy for web developers to publish audio and video, integrating both within the general presentation of web pages. For example, media elements can be styled using CSS (style sheets), integrated into SVG (scalable vector graphics), and manipulated in a Canvas. The book offers techniques for providing accessibility to media elements, thus enabling consistent...

3354. 

Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 4 Quick-Reference Guide

Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 4 Quick-Reference Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 19-DEC-2010

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Designed as a desktop companion for both editors and motion graphics pros, this is the perfect at-a-glance guide to Motion 4. Master trainer Jem Schofield delivers a crash course on how Motion thinks (groups, layers, objects, and behavior-based animation), and meticulously guides you through the essential techniques and tools for animation, motion graphics, visual effects, and 3D design in a concise look-up format.  The guide also provides a great summary of what’s new in Motion including enhanced 3D shadows, reflections, and depth of field; the ability to “fly” a camera from one object to...

3355. 

DOM Scripting: Web Design with JavaScript and the Document Object Model, Second Edition

DOM Scripting: Web Design with JavaScript and the Document Object Model, Second Edition

By: Jeremy Keith; Jeffrey Sambells

Publisher: friends of Ed

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 16-DEC-2010

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There are three main technologies married together to create usable, standards-compliant web designs: XHTML for data structure, Cascading Style Sheets for styling your data, and JavaScript for adding dynamic effects and manipulating structure on the fly using the Document Object Model. This book is about the latter of the three. DOM Scripting: Web Design with JavaScript and the Document Object Model gives you everything you need to start using JavaScript and the Document Object Model to enhance your web pages with client-side dynamic effects. We start off by giving you a basic crash...

3356. 

Reason™ 5 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide

Reason™ 5 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide

By: Michael Prager

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 16-DEC-2010

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Get ready to put the power of Reason 5 to work! This comprehensive guide shows you how to get the most out of this popular music production program, while providing insights and tips that not only teach you the program but will help you make better music. You'll start with a brief introduction to the basics of computer music and putting together your studio and then quickly move on to the business of creating a song. You'll explore all the various tools and synths that Reason offers, including the Sequencer, reMix, Kong, Dr. Octo Rex, Redrum, Subtractor, Malstrom, Thor, NN-19 and NN-XT, the...

3357. 

Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web and Mobile Application Design, Second Edition

Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web and Mobile Application Design, Second Edition

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Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 16-DEC-2010

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Designing the Obvious belongs in the toolbox of every person charged with the design and development of Web-based software, from the CEO to the programming team. Designing the Obvious explores the character traits of great Web applications and uses them as guiding principles of application design so the end result of every project instills customer satisfaction and loyalty. These principles include building only whats necessary, getting users up to speed quickly, preventing and handling errors, and designing for the activity. Designing the Obvious does not offer a one-size-fits-all...

3358. 

Nikon® D3100 Digital Field Guide

Nikon D3100 Digital Field Guide

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 07-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 15-DEC-2010

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Maximize the advantages of your powerful Nikon D3100 Whether you're new to dSLR photography or just new to the Nikon D3100, this convenient, portable guide will help you make the most of your camera in every situation. You'll learn not only what all the controls do, but how to use them most effectively. You'll get professional pointers on lenses and lighting, including Nikon Speedlights. You'll learn to capture the best shots in dozens of settings and edit them right in the camera. Get all your D3100 has to offer. Learn to use the displays, scene and exposure modes, autofocus...

3359. 

Beginning Drupal 7

Beginning Drupal 7

By: Todd Tomlinson

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 07-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 15-DEC-2010

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This book focuses on the nontechnical user who is responsible for building, maintaining, and managing Drupal web sites. The book covers why you should consider using Drupal when building a new web site, what Drupal is, installing and configuring Drupal, creating and managing content, managing users, adding functionality to your web site through Drupal modules, and more advanced topics on using themes, panels, and views. By reading this book, you will: Understand why you should use Drupal and the power of the platform. Quickly build confidence in your ability to use Drupal. Gain...

3360. 

Beginning Google SketchUp for 3D Printing

Beginning Google SketchUp for 3D Printing

By: Sandeep Singh

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 10-DEC-2010

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3D-printing and personal fabrication are upon us! You've heard of incredibly sophisticated, but cheap, 3D printers that supposedly produce almost anything we tell them to. But how do you become part of that revolution? Sandeep Singh takes you through the skills we need to learn, and the services and technologies you need to know—separating the hype from reality and explaining what 3D printing is, how it works, and why you need to be able to engage in it. You'll gain the knowledge needed to produce complex designs that can be fabricated by online 3D printing services or privately owned 3D...