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Microsoft® WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Fourth Edition

Microsoft® WSH and VBScript Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Fourth Edition

By: Jerry Lee Ford Jr.

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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VBScript is a programming language that is simple enough for beginners and makes learning fundamental programming concepts easy. But as you'll learn in this updated fourth edition of MICROSOFT WSH AND VBSCRIPT PROGRAMMING FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER, VBScript is also a powerful scripting language through which you can learn even the most advanced programming concepts. No complex programming environment is required: You can create VBScripts using a simple text editor such as Windows Notepad, and VBScripts can be run on WSH (Windows Script Host) and several other environments. If you are new to...

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The Black Art of Multiplatform Game Programming

The Black Art of Multiplatform Game Programming

By: Jazon Yamamoto

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Until recently, most independent or hobbyist game programming took place on the Microsoft Windows platform. Mac OS and Linux weren't nearly as popular, and programming on home game consoles was out of the question. Today's game-programming world is more diverse. THE BLACK ART OF MULTIPLATFORM GAME PROGRAMMING is for developers working across a variety of platforms-Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, etc. Using SDL (Simple DirectMedia Layer), a cross-platform software library, this book features demos and video tutorials for each chapter, and, in addition to multiplatform game programming, covers...

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David Busch’s Sony® α A3000/ILCE-3000 Guide to Digital Photography

David Busch’s Sony® α A3000/ILCE-3000 Guide to Digital Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 28-APR-2014

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DAVID BUSCH'S SONY ALPHA A3000/ILCE-3000 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY is your best resource and reference for the Sony A3000/ILCE-3000. This newest E-mount camera in the Sony product line includes a 20.2 megapixel sensor, ISO up to 12,800, and full HDTV video. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, learn to exercise your creativity, and take great photographs with the Sony A3000/ILCE-3000. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S SONY A3000/ILC-3000 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY covers all the features of this advanced but...

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SONAR™ X3 Power!

SONAR™ X3 Power!

By: Scott R. Garrigus

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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SONAR X3 POWER! is an all-new edition of this popular guide to Cakewalk's powerful digital audio workstation, offering full, detailed coverage of the SONAR X3 software. The book's comprehensive treatment begins with the basics and takes you from setup to final mix with clear, step-by-step instructions and exercises. If you're a new user, you'll start at the beginning and learn everything you need to know to use SONAR for recording, editing, producing, mixing, and sharing your music with the world. If you're already a SONAR user, you'll learn the details about all the exciting new features in...

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Robot Building for Teens

Robot Building for Teens

By: Behnam Salemi

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 09-APR-2014

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Robotics--the design and creation of robots--is one of the most exciting and fast-growing areas of technology today. Robots are essentially computers with physical bodies; they can sense their environment, make decisions, and perform actions. They come in all shapes and sizes and are being used in almost every area of society--from business and industry to science, medicine, communications, entertainment, and beyond. While modern robots can be quite complex, the fundamental principles of robot building can be learned by any interested beginner. If you've ever thought about building your own...

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Game Programming Gems 7

Game Programming Gems 7

By: Scott Jacobs

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 22-APR-2014

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Welcome to the seventh volume of the must-have reference series for game developers, Game Programming Gems, the series that helped define the standards for game programming and continues to be an essential source for new, innovative techniques. "Game Programming Gems 7" provides the tools and inspiration that game developers need to excel. Featuring cutting-edge, ready-to-use techniques contributed by industry veterans and experts, this new collection is a key resource for inspiration, insight, and a plethora of time-saving, ready-to-use methods for the developer's tool box! Gems 7 answers...

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David Busch’S Canon® Powershot® G16 Guide to Digital Photography

David Busch’S Canon® Powershot® G16 Guide to Digital Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 09-APR-2014

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DAVID BUSCH'S CANON POWERSHOT G16 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY is the all-in-one comprehensive resource and reference for the Canon Powershot G16, which features 12-megapixel resolution, Wi-Fi capabilities, a super-fast 12-fps burst mode, and improved video shooting. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, learn to sharpen your creative vision, and take beautiful photographs with the Canon Powershot G16. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S CANON POWERSHOT G16 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY covers all the features of this...

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David Busch’S Compact Field Guide For The Nikon® D5300

David Busch’S Compact Field Guide For The Nikon® D5300

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 08-APR-2014

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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 that you keep with you when you're in the field or on location? Well throw away your cheat sheets and command cards! DAVID BUSCH'S COMPACT FIELD GUIDE FOR THE NIKON D5300 is your solution. This reference guide condenses all the information you'll need while shooting. You'll find every settings option for your Nikon D5300 listed, along with advice on why you should use-or not use-each adjustment. Useful tables provide recommended settings for a wide variety of...

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Best of Game Programming Gems

Best of Game Programming Gems

By: Mark DeLoura

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-FEB-2014

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Welcome to a collection of the most valuable and timeless articles from the essential reference series for game developers. "Best of Game Programming Gems" combines the greatest cutting-edge, ready-to-use techniques contributed by industry experts to volumes 1-6 of the Game Programming Gems series. Each article was carefully chosen by the editors and compiled into one best-of-the-best volume in an effort to share forty-nine timeless gems of game programming wisdom with you and to save you time and effort with a plethora of reliable methods to add to your developer's tool box. The articles are...

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Fundamental 2D Game Programming with Java™

Fundamental 2D Game Programming with Java™

By: Timothy M. Wright

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 13-MAR-2014

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Learning the fundamentals of 2D game programming is the key to quickly building your game-development expertise. Understanding the elements of the 2D environment will provide a solid foundation in game creation, whether you stick with 2D or move on. FUNDAMENTAL 2D GAME PROGRAMMING WITH JAVA teaches you the basics using Java, including application programming, full-screen games, input handling, matrix transformations, basic physics, intersection testing, collision detection, and much more. The book's three parts cover: The Foundations (building a simple prototype game), the Polish (fine-tuning...

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The Music Producer’s Survival Stories

The Music Producer’s Survival Stories

By: Brian M. Jackson

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 05-MAR-2014

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Featuring interviews with professional fulltime musicians, audio engineers, and producers who are making their own way in today's independent and electronic music scenes, THE MUSIC PRODUCER'S SURVIVAL STORIES: INTERVIEWS WITH VETERAN, INDEPENDENT, AND ELECTRONIC MUSIC PROFESSIONALS will inform you, encourage you, and inspire you to pursue your own music career your way. This title is a companion volume to author Brian Jackson's The Music Producer's Survival Guide: Chaos, Creativity, and Career in Independent and Electronic Music, which explores the integration of creative passion, lifestyle,...

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David Busch’s Nikon® D5300 Guide to Digital SLR Photography

David Busch’s Nikon® D5300 Guide to Digital SLR Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2014

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DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON D5300 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY is the best allinone resource and reference for the Nikon D5300. This new Nikon model includes builtin GPS, WiFi features, a 24megapixel sensor, ISO up to 25,600, and full HDTV video. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, sharpen your creativity, and get great results with your Nikon D5300. With clear howto steps and fullcolor illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON D5300 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY covers all the features of this sophisticated camera in depth, from taking your first photos through...

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101 Ways to Connect with Your Customers, Chiefs, and Co-Workers

101 Ways to Connect with Your Customers, Chiefs, and Co-Workers

By: Carol A. M.Ed. Silvis

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 12-FEB-2014

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In today's competitive work environment, being able to connect effectively with those you interact with in the workplace is a primary key to success in your chosen field. In 101 WAYS TO CONNECT WITH YOUR CUSTOMERS, CHIEFS, AND CO-WORKERS, expert Carol Silvis gives you the tools and techniques that will help you work smoothly, efficiently, and productively with all types of people, whether they are the customers and clients you're serving, your coworkers, or the managers you report to. The ability to relate to others successfully is a highly prized job skill, while the inability to communicate...

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David Busch’s Sony® α SLT-A58 Guide to Digital Photography

David Busch’s Sony® α SLT-A58 Guide to Digital Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-FEB-2014

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DAVID BUSCH'S SONY ALPHA SLTA58 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY is your allinone resource and reference for the Sony Alpha SLTA58. This new translucentmirror camera features 16.7 megapixel resolution, shoots stills at 10 frames/second, and offers full HDTV moviemaking with continuous autofocus. You will explore the world of digital photography, develop your creativity, and take great photographs with the Sony Alpha SLTA58. With clear howto steps and fullcolor illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S SONY ALPHA SLTA58 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY covers all the features of this powerful camera in depth, from...

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Scratch™ 2.0 Programming for Teens, Second Edition

Scratch™ 2.0 Programming for Teens, Second Edition

By: Jerry Lee Jr. Ford

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 14-JAN-2014

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With Scratch 2.0, getting started in computer programming is easier and more fun than ever. And with this completely updated edition of the popular Scratch Programming for Teens, you'll learn the basics in a fast, friendly way and be sharing your creations online before you know it. Focused on the fundamentals and using the free Scratch programming language, Scratch 2.0 Programming for Teens will teach you to develop interactive stories, games, animations, and other programs on the web, in your computer's browser, using graphic, customizable code blocks. Written especially for first-time...

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Logic Pro® X Power!

Logic Pro® X Power!

By: Kevin Anker

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 12-FEB-2014

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LOGIC PRO X POWER!: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE is an all-new edition of the leading reference to Apple Inc.'s flagship software for computer music production, Logic Pro X. The most complete guide to Logic Pro X available, LOGIC PRO X POWER! covers the software's feature and operations and includes a wealth of tips and tricks, workflow concepts, and more. No matter where you are on the spectrum of Logic expertise, this is the book for you. If you're a beginner, you will benefit from the clear, step-by-step introductions to everything Logic Pro X can do. More advanced users will find LOGIC PRO X...

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The Young Professional

The Young Professional

By: Andy J. Semotiuk

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 06-NOV-2013

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This year, nearly 2 million bachelors' degrees will be awarded from colleges across the U.S. After graduation, most of the students earning those degrees will head into the job market to seek employment in their chosen professions. In today's challenging economic environment, aspiring professionals need to learn all they can about what it takes to enter their target career field and achieve success. THE YOUNG PROFESSIONAL: A REAL-WORLD SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR THE NEW COLLEGE GRADUATE is the career book for young people looking to find their place in the professional workforce. Author Andy J....

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Fundamentals of Python®: Data Structures

Fundamentals of Python®: Data Structures

By: Kenneth A. Lambert

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 06-NOV-2013

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Written for computer programming students, hobbyists, and professionals, FUNDAMENTALS OF PYTHON: DATA STRUCTURES is an introduction to object-oriented design and data structures using the popular Python programming language. The level of instruction assumes at least one semester of programming in an object-oriented language such as Java, C++, or Python. Through the step-by-step instruction and exercises in this book, you'll cover such topics as the design of collection classes with polymorphism and inheritance, multiple implementations of collection interfaces, and the analysis of the...

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David Busch’s Canon® EOS® 6D Guide to Digital SLR Photography

David Busch’s Canon® EOS® 6D Guide to Digital SLR Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 14-NOV-2013

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DAVID BUSCH'S CANON EOS 6D GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY is your one-stop resource and reference for the Canon EOS 6D, an advanced, full-frame camera featuring built-in WiFi and GPS, along with 20 megapixels of resolution, full HD movie-making capability, and ISO up to 102,400. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, learn to flex your creativity, and take great photographs with the Canon EOS 6D. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S CANON EOS 6D GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY covers all the features of this powerful camera...

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David Busch’s Compact Field Guide for the Nikon® D610

David Busch’s Compact Field Guide for the Nikon® D610

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2014

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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 that you keep with you when you're in the field or on location? Well throw away your cheat sheets and command cards! DAVID BUSCH'S COMPACT FIELD GUIDE FOR THE NIKON D610 is your solution. This 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 D610 listed, along with advice on why you...