Macromedia Studio 8
All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies
Paperback ISBN: 076459690x
With seven minibooks comprising nearly 900 pages, this is a one-stop resource for anyone who wants to make the most of Macromedia's industry-leading Web development suite. The minibooks cover all five tools in the suite. This book covers the enhancements to all five programs in the suite.
Office 2019 for Dummies
Paperback ISBN: 1119513987
Now updated and revised to cover the latest features of Microsoft Office 2019 The world’s leading suite of business productivity software, Microsoft Office helps users complete common business tasks, including word processing, email, presentations, data management and analysis, and much more. Whether you need accessible instruction on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, or Access—or all of the above—this handy reference makes it easier. In Office X For Dummies, you’ll get help with typing and formatting text in Word, creating and navigating an Excel spreadsheet, creating a powerful PowerPoint presentation, adding color, pictures, and sound to a presentation, configuring email with Outlook, designing an Access database, and more. Information is presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than twenty years. - Get insight into common tasks and advanced tools - Find full coverage of each application in the suite - Benefit from updated information based on the newest software release - Make your work life easier and more efficiently If you need to make sense of Office X and don’t have time to waste, this is the trusted reference you’ll want to keep close at hand!
Autodesk Maya 2010
The Modeling & Animation Handbook, Intermediate
Paperback ISBN: 1897177534
Maya is the industry-leading 3D animation and effects software used in movies, special effects, games, cartoons, short films, commercials, etc. Complex and difficult to learn, the new Maya 2010 features updates to modeling, animation, dynamics, and rendering modules. This invaluable book offers hands-on introduction to the tools and techniques of this fascinating software. This extraordinary, full-color book presents you with clear step-by-step instructions to projects that enhance your understanding of the modeling and animation stages of production using files from the Yash Raj Films and Walt Disney Pictures feature film Roadside Romeo. You’ll learn how to build models with a variety of surface types and then make them move with a range of animation techniques. Instructor-led tutorials are featured on the DVD that will help you grasp best practices from the beginning with the intent of avoiding unnecessary challenges further along in the process. - Serves as the next step after you have gained a solid understanding of Maya and you’re ready for 3D modeling and animation - Explains polygon and NURBS basics and walks you through modeling a body and head - Demonstrates how to work with inverse kinematics, blend shapes, and apply and animate constraints - Addresses animating a complete scene, working with lip synching, and using full body IK - DVD includes clips from Roadside Romeo, artist interviews, and instructor-led videos This book-and-DVD combo is essential for 3D modeling and animation.
Flash CS3 Professional for Windows and Macintosh
Visual Quickstart Guide
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0321502914
A guide to using the Flash authoring tool covers such topics as modifying graphics, working with symbols, frame-by-frame animations, building buttons for interactivity, and adding sound.
Building With Virtual Lego
Getting Started With Lego Digital Designer, Ldraw, and Mecabricks
Paperback ISBN: 125986183x
Virtually create and build any LEGO model you can imagine with any LEGO part ever made! This hands-on guide shows, step-by-step, how to create just about anything from LEGO blocks using the latest version of LEGO Digital Designer. You will find out how to download and install the software, navigate the LDD user interface, and get up-and-running on your own design projects. Other popular open-standard LEGO CAD programs like LDraw and Mecabricks are also fully covered. Building with Virtual LEGO: Getting Started with LEGO Digital Designer, LDraw, and Mecabricks features start-to-finish projects that illustrate each design tool and technique. The book teaches simple CAD concepts that are applicable to any design program—even professional software like AutoCAD. You will discover how to publish and share your creations online and explore some of the best projects that others have already built. • Shows how to use creative and freely-downloadable design programs • Teaches computer-aided design concepts that can be applied to any software • Written by an experienced author and LEGO/DIY expert
Professional Sharepoint 2010 Cloud-based Solutions
Paperback ISBN: 1118076575
An authoritative guide to extending SharePoint's power with cloud-based services If you want to be part of the next major shift in the IT industry, you'll want this book. Melding two of the hottest trends in the industry—the widespread popularity of the SharePoint collaboration platform and the rapid rise of cloud computing—this practical guide shows developers how to extend their SharePoint solutions with the cloud's almost limitless capabilities. See how to get started, discover smart ways to leverage cloud data and services through Azure, start incorporating Twitter or LinkedIn into your solutions, find the best ways to secure everything, and much more. - Shows developers how to use Microsoft SharePoint 2010 to create scalable, cloud-based solutions - Melds the hottest new trend in the industry—developing, hosting, managing, or storing code in the cloud—with what SharePoint developers need to know to weave these technologies into their solutions - Provides developer patterns, real-world examples, and invaluable walkthroughs - Topics include SQL Azure for data management and BI, building an Azure-based corporate tax service, connecting Linked In and SharePoint profile data, creating a filterable Twitter dashboard, leveraging Bing Maps Geo services, maintaining security, and more SharePoint developers, discover exciting new ways to extend SharePoint's functionality with this practical and content-rich guide.
Macromedia Dreamweaver 8
Includes Exercise Files and Demo Movies
Paperback ISBN: 0321293894
Do you like to learn by doing? Do manuals leave you bored and craving real-world examples? Do you want concrete training that goes beyond theory and reference materials? If so, this book is for you. These hands-on exercises, complete with insider tips and detailed illustrations, teach you the latest techniques for designing Web sites with Dreamweaver 8. You’ll learn to define a Web site; layout pages effectively with Cascading Style sheets; use tables; create rollovers; work with templates, media objects, and forms; and design for mobile devices. You’ll also learn how to use the new features in Dreamweaver 8, including the new Unified CSS Panel, the Style Rendering Toolbar, the Code Toolbar, guides, CSS Layout visualization, Zoom, and Code Collapse. Accompanied by a CD-ROM loaded with classroom-proven exercises and QuickTime training videos, this book ensures you'll master the key features of Dreamweaver 8 in no time.