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David Busch’s Mastering Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Photography

David Busch’s Mastering Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 05-AUG-2014

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Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras are hot! Smaller and lighter than older-style SLRs, mirrorless ILC models use more compact lenses and accessories, and can be easily adapted to use lenses and gear originally designed for conventional SLR cameras-so you can downsize your camera kit and continue using much of your favorite gear. Many mirrorless ILC models are also loaded with popular features like built-in GPS, Wi-Fi, touch screens, autofocus systems, high speed shooting, and other innovations. If you're the proud owner of a new mirrorless ILC, DAVID BUSCH'S MASTERING MIRRORLESS...

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Introduction to ABAP™ Programming for SAP®, Third Edition

Introduction to ABAP™ Programming for SAP®, Third Edition

By: Gareth M. de Bruyn; Robert Lyfareff; Mark Balleza; Dhruv Kashyap

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 18-JUL-2014

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In this thoroughly updated third edition of INTRODUCTION TO ABAP/4 PROGRAMMING FOR SAP, you'll find real-world examples that will help you master ABAP, the main language used for building solid-state business applications in the SAP runtime environment. This book contains a learn-by-doing tutorial with real-world business examples for programming in today's most powerful client-server environment. From the basics of tables, displays, loops, and conditional operators to tuning and troubleshooting techniques to web service calls, object orientation, or enhancing system performance, this...

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The Essential Pro Tools®

The Essential Pro Tools®

By: Andy Hagerman

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 17-JUL-2014

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Pro Tools is the essential audio software for musicians, producers, sound designers, game developers, and film-makers around the world. The Essential Pro Tools is your best source for learning the fundamentals of this exciting, powerful program. Author, trainer, and Pro Tools expert Andy Hagerman is your guide in this unique e-book. His clear approach to Pro Tool's essential processes--from the basics of recording through editing and mixing--features plenty of supportive examples and illustrations and will have you up to speed quickly. Exercise sections offer hands-on experience to help drive...

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David Busch’s Canon® EOS® Rebel T5/1200D

David Busch’s Canon® EOS® Rebel T5/1200D

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 17-JUL-2014

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DAVID BUSCH'S CANON EOS REBEL T5/1200D GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY is the complete all-in-one resource and reference for the CANON EOS REBEL T5/1200D, one of Canon's newest dSLR's, featuring an 18-megapixel CMOS sensor for exceptional clarity and tonal range. With this book, you will explore the world of digital photography, develop your creativity, and learn to take great photographs with your new Canon Rebel T5. Featuring clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, this book covers all the camera's features in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup,...

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CompTIA® Cloud+ CV0-001 In Depth

CompTIA® Cloud+ CV0-001 In Depth

By: Ron Gilster

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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COMPTIA CLOUD+ CV0-001 IN DEPTH will prepare you to pass CompTIA's new Cloud+ certification exam. Using the proven In Depth certification training method, it is a comprehensive, up-to-date, user-friendly test-prep guide. The book is fully mapped to Cloud+ exam objectives and offers in-depth coverage of all relevant topics, from cloud delivery models and services to virtualization, infrastructure, network management, and much more. End-of-chapter questions are included, to test and sharpen your comprehension along the way. As cloud computing grows, network administrators and other IT...

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Master Math: Algebra 2

Master Math: Algebra 2

By: Mary Hansen

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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MASTER MATH: ALGEBRA 2 is a clear, comprehensive guide to the concepts and problem-solving techniques taught in the typical high school Intermediate Algebra or Algebra 2 class. As Algebra 2 becomes a graduation requirement in more states, it's more important than ever for students to prepare themselves to handle this intermediate-level course work. MASTER MATH: ALGEBRA 2 carefully introduces the foundational concepts in each topic area--from linear equations to polynomials, radical functions, and beyond--and provides a wealth of tips, step-by-step examples, practice problems, and solutions....

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JavaServer® Faces 2.0: Essential Guide for Developers

JavaServer® Faces 2.0: Essential Guide for Developers

By: Deepak Vohra

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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JavaServer Faces is one of the world's most commonly used frameworks for building user interfaces on the Web. In JavaServer Faces 2.0: Essential Guide for Developers, expert Java programmer and Web developer Deepak Vohra covers all the new features of JavaServer Faces 2.0 using examples in Oracle JDeveloper and the integrated Oracle WebLogic Server. The book covers all aspects of Web application development with JSF 2.0, including setting up the environment for an application, using the JDeveloper wizards and the Component palette, and running a sample application Code examples used in the...

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Professional Web Design: Techniques and Templates, Fifth Edition

Professional Web Design: Techniques and Templates, Fifth Edition

By: Clint Eccher

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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If you are a web designer, or are on your way to becoming one, you know the importance of staying up-to-date with the latest tools, techniques, and trends of the business. Learning CSS technology and continually improving your design and developer skills are essential elements of your success. In this fifth edition of PROFESSIONAL WEB DESIGN: TECHNIQUES AND TEMPLATES, popular author and web developer Clint Eccher teaches beginning to intermediate web designers, through case studies and helpful tips and techniques, how to create attractive, fast, and efficient websites. In addition to the...

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Game Development with Unity®, Second Edition

Game Development with Unity®, Second Edition

By: Michelle Menard; Bryan Wagstaff

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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The Unity engine game development tool is a multi-platform engine and editor rolled into one. It is an ideal development tool for independent developers and students, and many pro studios turn to it for fast prototyping. Unity allows developers to create a single game and release it on many platforms including Android, iOS, and the web. This completely updated edition of GAME DEVELOPMENT WITH UNITY is a tutorial-style guide that provides a complete overview of the Unity editor along with step-by-step projects covering every basic functional aspect, from asset importing to publishing. Each...

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Python® Programming for Teens

Python® Programming for Teens

By: Kenneth A. Lambert

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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If you want to learn how to program in Python, one of today's most popular computer programming languages, PYTHON PROGRAMMING FOR TEENS is the perfect first step. Written by teacher, author, and Python expert Kenneth Lambert, this book will help you build a solid understanding of programming and prepare you to make the jump to other languages and more advanced instruction. In PYTHON PROGRAMMING FOR TEENS, you will learn problem solving, program development, the basics of using classes and objects, and more. Special topics include 2-D geometry, fractals, animations, and recursion. The book's...

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Beginning Game Programming, Fourth Edition

Beginning Game Programming, Fourth Edition

By: Jonathan S. Harbour

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2014

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This completely updated fourth edition of the popular BEGINNING GAME PROGRAMMING will introduce you to the fascinating world of game programming for Windows using Visual Studio 2012 and DirectX 11. The book requires only a basic understanding of the C++ language and provides a solid introduction to DirectX 11 programming. You'll learn the basics of making sprite-based games without getting bogged down in complex 3D rendering. The instruction is step-by-step, building as you go. Even if you're new to the subject, you will be able to follow along, learning how to take your game ideas from...

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Beginning C++ Through Game Programming, Fourth Edition

Beginning C++ Through Game Programming, Fourth Edition

By: Michael Dawson

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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When it comes to game programming, C++ is the name of the game. If you aspire to move from game player to game creator, it all starts with learning the fundamentals of C++ and game-programming basics. With BEGINNING C++ THROUGH GAME PROGRAMMING, FOURTH EDITION, you will find an up-to-date and thorough introduction to everything you need to get started-with no previous programming experience required. In the new fourth edition of this popular guide to learning C++, you will work with a complete program while learning each new concept and a game program at the end of each chapter. A final game...

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Hands-On Music Theory

Hands-On Music Theory

By: Richard Wentk

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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If you've tried learning music theory before, only to be put off by archaic concepts delivered in a stuffy tone, this is the book for you. HANDS-ON MUSIC THEORY teaches you practical contemporary music theory in contemporary terms--without all the classical nostalgia for methods that are hundreds of years old. Written in fresh, accessible language, and illustrated with examples that draw on modern tools such as sequencer piano rolls and guitar tabs, this book offers practical, hands-on, easy-to understand instruction on key points of modern pop, rock, jazz and electronica music theory. You'll...

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Rock Your iPad: Thor

Rock Your iPad: Thor

By: G.W. Childs IV

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2014

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Propellerhead's Thor synthesizer for the iPad is a virtual synth that works just like the popular Thor synth found in Propellerhead's virtual studio, Reason. Thor is powerful, pro-level instrument that combines several types of synthesis, including wavetable, FM synthesis, and subtractive synthesis. Now, in this power-packed e-book tutorial, G.W. Childs shows you how to get the most out of Thor, including how to build stunning patches and sequences that will add to any performance or composition you're creating. By following in G.W.'s footsteps, you will build sounds, experiment with...

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The Digital Filmmaking Handbook, Fifth Edition

The Digital Filmmaking Handbook, Fifth Edition

By: Sonja Schenk

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2014

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THE DIGITAL FILMMAKING HANDBOOK, FIFTH EDITION is the one-stop resource to guide you in taking your digital film project from initial concept to finished project. Covering everything from writing and pre-production planning to shooting and post-production editing and effects, the book has been thoroughly updated to cover the latest hardware, software, and production processes. It also now includes coverage of the latest filmmaking-related apps and the shift toward digital distribution. You'll learn the ins and outs of the craft and you'll pick up techniques for creating shots and effects that...

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Master Math: Elementary School Math

Master Math: Elementary School Math

By: Kristen Gryskevich

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Math instruction is changing. The subject is no longer taught the way it was when today's parents were in school. Keeping up and helping your elementary-grade child with math can be challenging and, at times, frustrating. If you're facing difficulties helping your child grasp elementary math, here's good news: You're not alone, and help is on the way. MASTER MATH: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATH is the key to decreasing study and test anxieties and making math easier for your child. This concise guide, written by an experienced elementary school teacher, is a fast, straightforward reference that will...

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Microsoft® Windows® PowerShell Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Third Edition

Microsoft® Windows® PowerShell Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Third Edition

By: Jerry Lee Ford Jr.

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 12-JUN-2014

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Learning doesn't have to be boring. MICROSOFT WINDOWS POWERSHELL PROGRAMMING FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER, THIRD EDITION, keeps things fun and interesting by teaching you how to program through the development of computer games. In these pages, you'll discover everything you need to know to begin developing your own scripts. You'll develop a new game that reinforces a newly learned concept in each chapter. No prior experience or programming knowledge is required. Topics covered include the basic steps involved in interacting with the PowerShell command prompt and in creating and executing...

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Guitar for Songwriters

Guitar for Songwriters

By: Leo Cavanagh

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

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Whether you're a beginning guitarist/songwriter or have been at it for a while, you'll find a wealth of tips and techniques for exploring and expanding your musical creativity in GUITAR FOR SONGWRITERS. Guitarist, composer, and teacher Leo Cavanagh is your guide on this tour of chords and chord progressions that will help you expand your use of guitar for composing and accompanying. The more you know about chords and how they go together, the stronger a songwriting tool your guitar will become. From basic chords through power chords, bar chords, and jazz chords, this book uses common...

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MORE Best Business Practices for Photographers

MORE Best Business Practices for Photographers

By: John Harrington

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 05-JUN-2014

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MORE BEST BUSINESS PRACTICES FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS expands on the success of John Harrington's popular BEST BUSINESS PRACTICES FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS. This second volume features even more tips and techniques for professional and aspiring photographers looking to operate a successful photography business. Photography is more technologically sophisticated than ever today, but it takes more than a good eye and technical know-how to build a thriving business. A veteran pro photographer, Harrington understands the business, and he gives you the details you need to know in order to succeed. In...

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Live Sound for Guitar

Live Sound for Guitar

By: Sandy Williams

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Getting a great guitar sound in your headphones, or in your bedroom or garage is one thing. Getting killer sound on stage is something else altogether! In this one-of-a-kind guidebook, veteran guitarist and teacher Sandy Williams shares tips and techniques learned over decades of playing in every type of live environment and teaches you how to get the best sound possible in a wide variety of venues, styles, and gig situations. Playing live is one of the most rewarding aspects of being a musician, but guitarists need to be ready for the many challenges that live performance can pose. Meeting...