This guide uses pictures to guide readers through Photoshop Elements and show what to do. Topics covered include creating and managing images, fixing and retouching photos, changing and adjusting colours, painting and drawing, and preparing images for the Web.
Dreamweaver is the leading website creation tool, with 90 percent of the market share. The nine minibooks that make up this guide cover getting started with Dreamweaver CS5, creating and publishing great sites, making pages dynamic, building web applications, and much more, including all the upgrades in Dreamweaver CS5.
- Dreamweaver is the gold standard for website development software; this complete reference covers what both beginners and intermediate-level users need to know to make the most of Dreamweaver CS5 and create professional-quality sites
- Nine minibooks cover getting started, mastering Dreamweaver basics, working like a pro, energizing your site, publishing your site, working collaboratively, building Web applications, making pages dynamic, and developing applications rapidly
Dreamweaver CS5 All-in-One For Dummies gives web designers essential information for creating, managing, and maintaining all types of websites.
The Only Official Guide to the #1 Personal Finance Software
Intuit-approved and loaded with secrets, this book provides you with recipes for financial success. Scott Cook, Co-Founder, Intuit, Inc.
Organize your finances and assets with ease using the expert techniques and time-saving tips in "Quicken 2014: The Official Guide." You ll learn proven best practices for managing your income, expenses, savings, transactions, investments, and much more.
Endorsed by Intuit, makers of Quicken, this practical resource shows you, step by step, how to take full advantage of the software s unique features, including the new tools and capabilities. Inside, you ll find professional advice to help you reduce debt, stay on budget, save money, and plan for a secure financial future. Customize Quicken for your preferences Track income and expenses Set up Online Account Services Automate transactions and tasks Analyze spending and banking activity Reconcile checking, savings, and credit card accounts Use the budgeting and debt reduction tools Track investments and optimize your portfolio Monitor assets and loans Manage household records Save money and plan for retirement Simplify tax preparation and maximize deductions"
Open Source Development with CVS, Third Edition, is an updated edition of the best-selling guide to the most widely used version control software for open source developers. This new edition has been enhanced with more value-added material covering third-party tools, remote operation, scalability, client access limits, BitKeeper, and overall server administration for CVS.
Billions of you have watched their videos and millions of you have followed them on social media.
So here we go; it's time to back up because YouTube superstars, The Sidemen, are finally here in book form and they're dishing the dirt on each other as well as the YouTube universe.
There's nowhere to hide as KSI, Miniminter, Behzinga, Zerkaa, Vikkstar123, Wroetoshaw and Tobjizzle go in hard on their living habits, their football ability, and their dodgy clobber, while also talking Fifa, Vegas and superheroes. They'll also give you their grand house tour, letting you in on a few secrets, before showing you their hall of fame, as well as revealing some of their greatest shames.
Along the way you'll learn how seven of the world's biggest YouTube stars started off with nothing more than a computer console, a PC and a bad haircut before joining forces to crush the internet. And they'll tell you just how they did it (because they're nice like that) with their ultimate guide to YouTube while also sharing their memories of recording their favourite videos as well as a typical day in the life of The Sidemen.
You'll feel like you're with them every step of the way, smelling the 'sweet' aroma of the boys' favourite dishes in the kitchen, stamping your passport as you follow them on their trips around the world and kicking every ball as the boys gear up for the biggest football match of their lives.
It's going to get personal. It's going to get intense, and JJ is going to have lots of tantrums, so take a moment to prepare yourself, because this is The Sidemen book you've been waiting for
Your quick guide to using QuickBooks Online
Searching for a cloud-based solution for your small business' accounting needs? Master the fundamentals of QuickBooks Online--the world's most popular software for fast and easy mobile accounting
QuickBooks Online brings this popular accounting software to your browser for a monthly fee, allowing you access to its tools from any device with an Internet connection. From generating financial reports to simplifying tax preparation to tracking business finances, QuickBooks Online For Dummies covers it all
- Handle your financial and business management tasks more effectively
- Get the most out of QuickBooks' features
- Create invoices and memos with ease
- Pay bills, prepare payroll, and record sales receipts
If you use QuickBooks Online--or want to implement it--this new edition gets you up and running fast.
Whatever 3D software artists use, Photoshop remains a key tool throughout the production pipeline. The techniques presented in Photoshop for 3D Artists: Volume 1 are intended to show how 2D techniques can be seamlessly blended into the 3D production pipeline, resulting in a high quality image and a versatile and streamlined workflow. The book offers artists the chance to learn from a variety of top professionals, such as Andrzej Sykut, Fabio M. Ragonha, and Zoltan Korcsok, who willingly share the tips and tricks that they have developed over years of working in the 3D industry.
The tutorials in Photoshop for 3D Artists: Volume 1 cover a variety of different subjects, from the initial concept stage through to post-production. Previz and concepts are explored, showing the advantages of using Photoshop to plan and visualize projects. Combining library images in Photoshop to create custom textures is also featured, as well as how Photoshop can be used as an efficient alternative to lengthy render tests by focusing on compositing passes, adding particle effects, and improving light and color adjustments. These post-production techniques are becoming increasingly popular within the industry as Photoshop becomes a more powerful and time-saving tool, enabling almost every 3D artist to enhance their final renders.
With the expertise of individual contributors, the clearly written tutorials, and work-in-progress images, Photoshop for 3D Artists: Volume 1 is a timeless resource for veteran and beginner artists alike.
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.
If you are an amateur or professional photographer who works with digital images and wants great results fast, this essential, easy-to-follow guide from world-renowned Adobe Photoshop Elements expert Philip Andrews is for you There are countless ways to use Adobe's powerful Elements 6 software, and Andrews helps you with the skills to conquer them all; from turning ordinary photos into extraordinary scrapbooks, calendars, and albums to making business cards, flyers, and other promotional materials for your organization quickly and economically. Real-life examples and precise, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions will help you get up to speed with Elements 6 fast for the results you want in no time, whether your photographs are from your digital camera or scanned images from film and slides. If it's in Elements, it's in this book. Andrews covers tried and true tools which have been revamped to better suit photographers' needs, such as the Adjust Color Curves and Convert to Black and White features, the Brightness/Contrast feature, and a smoother workflow for the creation of photo projects such as Photo Books, Photo Collage, Online Galleries, CD/DVD Jackets, and CD/DVD Labels. He also dives into the exciting, all-new features of Elements 6 such as: *The Quick Selection Tool *Fantastic Photomerge technology for group shots and faces, which lets you combine the best pieces from multiple images *Direct copy to CD/DVD to speed up your workflow when you need to copy several images to disc quickly *The Guided Edit Workshop with interactive technique tutorials *Smart Albums, to automatically add photos that match certain criteria to your Album *The Refine Edge feature, which allows you to control how smooth or feathered the edges of your images appear *A Task Pane with five different Task Modes (Organize, Fix, Create, Share and Edit) to help you manage the processing of your images.and much, much more. Whatever your organizing, editing, creating, and sharing needs are, you'll find clear-cut, no-nonsense answers in this introductory book/CD/website learning package. If you find yourself getting stuck, Philip is just a click away with over two hours of superb video tutorials on the included CD. Or, visit the book's website, www.guide2elements.com, for updates and more images that you can use to practice your new skills. Written by a photographer for photographers, this book is for those who want to know the techniques that get results and can be put into practice immediately.
Are you tired of tracking financial elements of your business manually, do you have to prepare staffing schedules by hand, or do you simply want to know how to get more information from your business data? Learn how to harness your business data and put it to use for you.
Learn the basics of Excel, including a comprehensive review of every tab of the Excel Ribbon. See how to best display your data for maximum impact with formatting tools, Data Tables, Charts & Pivot Tables. Use customer information to create customized letters with Mail Merge. Import data using Power Query. Calculate the costs of doing business with financial formulas, learn where to find pre-packaged business templates, and much more. This book uses real-world business examples in operation with all these elements.