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Your indispensable guide to mastering the efficient use of D3.js in professional-standard data visualization projects. You will learn what data visualization is, how to work with it, and how to think like a D3.js expert, both practically and theoretically.Practical D3.js does not just show you how to use D3.js, it teaches you how to think like a data scientist and work with the data in the real world. In Part One, you will learn about theories behind data visualization. In Part Two, you will learn how to use D3.j
On January 27, 2010, Apple announced the latest in its line of revolutionary, ultraportable devices – the iPad. iPad Portable Genius is the latest in a line of ultra handy, go–to and goes–with you anywhere guides for getting the most out of a new Apple product.
Mac users everywhere–even those who know nothing about programming–are discovering the value of the latest version of AppleScript, Apple’s vastly improved scripting language for Mac OS X Tiger. And with this new edition of the top-selling AppleScript: The Definitive Guide, anyone, regardless of your level of experience, can learn to use AppleScript to make your Mac time more efficient and more enjoyable by automating repetitive tasks, customizing applications, and even controlling complex workflows.
Design and build your own hardware projects that interact with the real world using the Raspberry Pi
About This Book
Interact with a wide range of additional sensors and devices via Raspberry Pi
Create exciting, low-cost products ranging from radios to home security and weather systems
Full of simple, easy-to-understand instructions to create projects that even have professional-quality enclosures
Who This Book Is For
If you have already undertaken some simple projects with the Raspberry Pi and are looking to enter the exciting work of hardware interaction, then this book is ideal for you.
The book is written in a cookbook style, presenting examples in the style of recipes, allowing you to go directly to your topic of interest, or follow topics throughout a chapter to gain in-depth knowledge. This book is for developers who want to build data-driven apps, or a line of business applications using the Windows Phone platform.
Windows Phone is an OS which is also a platform in itself and provides an opportunity for application developers to build their apps and sell them on the Windows Phone Marketplace. Windows Phone is slowly catching up in the race with iOS and Android. Although well suited for scientific and mathematical calculations, the Windows Phone Platform provides an opportunity to program in F#.
Take a bite out of all your Mac has to offer with this bestselling guideSo, you joined the cool kids club and bought a Mac. Kudos! Now, do you dare admit to your sophisticated Mac mates that you still need some help figuring out how it works? No worries, Macs For Dummies is here to help! In full color for the first time ever, the latest edition of this long-running bestseller takes the guesswork out of working with your new Mac, providing easy-to-follow, plain-English answers to every possible question in the book!Whether you’re trying to figure out the basics of getting around the OS X interface, learning the ins and outs of turning your Mac into a sleek productivity tool, or anything in between, Mac For Dummies makes it fast and easy to navigate your way around your new Apple computer.
Most of the book is targeted at beginners in computing and programming. A few parts, such as the small electronics project and setting up a web server, assume some intermediate skills.
The Raspberry Pi is one of the most successful open source hardware projects ever. For less than $40, you get a full-blown PC, a multimedia center, and a web server–and this book gives you everything you need to get started. You’ll learn the basics, progress to controlling the Pi, and then build your own electronics projects.
Discover all the incredible things your iPad can do! So you have an iPad and you′re excited to use it, but where do you begin? With this fun and friendly guide, of course! Veteran For Dummies author Nancy Muir walks you through using your iPad for e–mail, video, travel, navigation, reading, games, and more with this all–new update to the bestselling iPad For Seniors For Dummies . Written in the fun–but–straightforward For Dummies style, this helpful guide shares easy–to–follow tips and advice on the latest iPad hardware and operating system and introduces you to some of iPad’s most popular features like Siri, FaceTime, Safari, Maps, Reminders, and Photos to name a few.
Nearly 600 pages of content gets you up and running on your new iPhone Want to get the most out of your iPhone? You’ve come to the right place. You′ll be up and running in no time with easy coverage of iPhone basics, how to use the built–in iPhone apps, setting up security, texting, and more. And of course, it explains all the fun stuff too, like how to use Siri, your voice–activated personal assistant, video–chat with FaceTime, find your way with the Maps and driving directions, and much more.
Netbooks are the hot new thing in PCs – small, inexpensive laptops designed for web browsing, email, and working with web-based programs. But chances are you don’t know how to choose a netbook, let alone use one. Not to worry: with this Missing Manual, you’ll learn which netbook is right for you and how to set it up and use it for everything from spreadsheets for work to hobbies like gaming and photo sharing.Netbooks: The Missing Manual provides easy-to-follow instructions and lots of advice to help you:Learn the basics for using a Windows- or Linux-based netbookConnect speakers, printers, keyboards, external hard drives, and other hardwareGet online using a wireless network, a public network, broadband cards, or dial-upWrite email, browse the Web, transfer bookmarks, and add tools to your web browserUse business tools like Google Docs and Office for NetbooksCollaborate with others online via instant messagingEdit and share photos, play games, listen to music, and watch TV and movies onlineYou’ll also learn about web-based backup and storage, staying secure online – especially when using wireless networks – and tips for troubleshooting.
Take a bite out of your iMac with this bestselling guideEven if you’re already in love with your iMac, it helps to have a little guidance to really get the most out of this ultimate all-in-one computer. With loads of updated and brand new content, this new edition of iMac For Dummies quickly and easily teaches you the iMac fundamentals, from setting up and personalizing your machine to importing files, using your favorite programs and apps, and everything in between.Trusted Mac expert and bestselling author Mark L.
You’re a proud owner of the bestselling smartphone in the world. Now learn how to make use of all of the Curve’s features with this easy-to-read guide from two of the best BlackBerry trainers in the business.BlackBerry Curve Made Simple teaches you how to get the most out of your BlackBerry Curve 8500 and Curve 3G 9300 series smartphone. You’ll explore all of the features and uncover time-saving techniques—from emailing and scheduling to GPS mapping and using apps—all through easy-to-read instructions and detailed visuals.
What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Its 200 new features include iPaddish goodies like dictation, Notification Center, and Reminders—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 10 years straight.Big-ticket changes. Twitter and Facebook intgration. Air-Play TV mirroring. Power Nap. Game Center. Documents in the Cloud. iMessages. Gatekeeper. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it.
Get to know the incredible iPad in a uniquely different "Dummies" format! The iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one amazing ultraportable touch device. And, thisone-of-a-kind "For Dummies" guide is your is your ticket for making the most out of your iPad or iPad 2. Thoroughly updated for the third-generation iPad, the new edition of this informative, full-color guide is packed with tidbits, full-color graphics, informative articles, and easy-to-follow step lists.
My Google Chromebook brings together all the expert advice and easy, step-by-step know-how you’ll need to make the most of your new Google Chromebook —in no time! Chromebooks are laptop computers that are entirely based on Google Chrome OS, cloud-based OS that is a radical departure from traditional Windows and Mac OSes. Because of its web-based nature, using a Chromebook and the Chrome OS is quite a bit different from using a traditional notebook PC and Microsoft Windows. To get the most use out of your new Chromebook, you need to become familiar with how cloud computing works – as well as all the ins and outs of your new Chromebook.
Those who have made the switch from a Windows PC to a Mac have made Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual a runaway bestseller. The latest edition of this guide delivers what Apple doesn’t—everything you need to know to successfully and painlessly move your files and adapt to Mac’s way of doing things. Written with wit and objectivity by Missing Manual series creator and bestselling author David Pogue, this book will have you up and running on your new Mac in no time.
The marketplace for apps is ever expanding, increasing the potential to make money. With this guide, you’ll learn how to build cross-platform applications for mobile devices that are supported by the power of Cloud-based services such as Amazon Web Services. An introduction to Cloud-based applications explains how to use HTML5 to create cross-platform mobile apps and then use Cloud services to enhance those apps. You’ll learn how to build your first app with HTML5 and set it up in the Cloud, while also discovering how to use jQuery to your advantage.
Adventures in Coding is written specifically for young people who want to learn how to code, but don’t know where to begin. No experience? No problem! This book starts from the very beginning to take you from newbie to app-builder in no time. You’ll ‘learn by doing’ as you build projects designed to help you master fundamental programming skills—and you’ll have a great time doing it. These skills form the foundation of any programmer’s tool set, and you’ll continue to use them as you graduate to other devices and more difficult projects.
With the release of the Raspberry Pi 2, a new series of the popular compact computer is available for you to build cheap, exciting projects and learn about programming.Key FeaturesExplore Raspberry Pi 2’s hardware through the Assembly, C/C++, and Python programming languagesExperiment with connecting electronics up to your Raspberry Pi 2 and interacting with them through softwareLearn about the Raspberry Pi 2 architecture and Raspbian operating system through innovative projectsBook DescriptionIn this book, we explore Raspberry Pi 2’s hardware through a number of projects in a variety of programming languages.
Comprising far more than an updated reference for Web application development, the ASP.NET Bible provides crucial guidance on leveraging the significant advances ASP.NET represents for the Web developer."
This book provides essential information on setup and use of vPars on HP-UX. This is both a system administration and user book.
Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies makes it easy for kids to set–up, operate, and troubleshoot like a Pi pro! Introducing you to Pi through a series of entertaining and inspiring projects, this handy, step–by–step guide shows you how to write computer games, build websites, make art and music, create electronic projects, and much more! From downloading the operating system and setting up your Raspberry Pi to creating art in Tux Paint and designing games with Scratch, everything you need to have fun with Pi is inside!
Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies leaves the confusing tech talk behind and explains in plain English how to unleash all the cool possibilities of Pi, like playing Minecraft in Python, using HTML to make a website, managing and customizing your Raspberry Pi, playing music with Sonic Pi, and understanding and playing with the GPIO.
If you′re aspiring computer programmer age 8–18 and want to start having fun with Pi, look no further than Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies.
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