The perennial bestseller--now in a new edition
QuickBooks allows small businesses to manage their own accounting and financial management tasks--without needing to hire expensive financial professionals. This perennial bestseller is here to show you step by step how to build the perfect budget, simplify tax return preparation, manage inventory, track job costs, generate statement and financial reports, and every other accounting-related task that crosses your desk.
Written by CPA Stephen L. Nelson, it shows you how to get the most out of the software that helps over six million small businesses manage their finances.
- 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 at work--or want to implement it in 2020--this book has you covered.
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.
Master Oracle CRM On Demand
Foster long-term customer relationships and accelerate productivity using the proven strategies and best practices in this Oracle Press guide. Oracle CRM On Demand Deployment Guide shows how to set up, customize, and manage a dynamic software-as-a-service solution across your enterprise. Develop implementation plans, maximize user adoption, build applets and portals, integrate Web 2.0 features, and use analytics dashboards. The latest design, tuning, and data security techniques are also covered in this practical resource.
- Establish business objectives, project requirements, and key success metrics
- Staff an implementation team and develop effective rollout plans
- Configure, deploy, and administer Oracle CRM On Demand
- Manage users and restrict access using roles and privileges
- Customize sales, marketing, and service processes with the object model
- Embed external content and URLs using the web services API
- Distribute real-time BI using dashboards and advanced reporting tools
- Incorporate web tabs, mashups, Google services, and RSS feeds
- Use workflow to automate business process management
If you've ever wanted to know more about modeling, texturing, rigging, animating, and lighting in Autodesk's 3ds Max, then this is the book for you. The tutorials in 3ds Max Projects deal with diverse topics including modeling characters and vehicles for beginners, character rigging, animation and topology, blending 3D and photography, and FX particles and dynamics. Written by top industry artists including the award-winning Matt Chandler and Pawel Podwojewski, 3ds Max Projects is designed to be a one-stop resource for those looking to create their own 3D masterpieces.
Do you like to learn by doing? Do manuals leave you bored and craving real-world examples? Do you want to concrete training that goes beyond theory and reference materials? If so, this book is for you.
These hands-on exercises teach you to start creating Flash animations and interactive files with little effort. You'll learn to create vector animations using a wide variety of drawing tools and Timeline effects, and add interactivity and dynamic content to your projects by using ActionScript 2, Components, and the Behaviors panel. You'll also learn how to import bitmaps, sounds, and video to make your Flash projects more engaging, and find extensive coverage of the new Flash 8 features: the improved text tool, new text rendering engine, new graphic filters, and more.
Complete with insider tips, illustrated with detailed graphics, and accompanied by a CD loaded with classroom-proven exercises and QuickTime movies, this book ensures you'll master key features of Flash 8 in no time.
With user-friendly instructions for the leJOS NXJ software, this accessible manual is the perfect launch into LEGO Mindstorms NXT, an incredible kit for building and programming robots. Using Java, the most popular and easy-to-use programming language available, this book helps engineers and amateurs alike design and build their own customized robots, programmed however they desire. A diverse set of projects is accompanied by building tips, programming code, complete 3D-rendered building instructions, and hundreds of illustrations. The NXT intelligent brick s Bluetooth capabilities are introduced, as are the newest available parts, from GPS to the RFID sensor, in this useful handbook that serves as the perfect compliment to the LEGO NXT kit."
With the release of Adobe Creative Suite CS3, Dreamweaver is now part of the world's leading suite of creative tools, making it the de facto tool of choice for anyone designing for the Web. Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide uses a combination of task-based instruction and strong visuals to teach beginning and intermediate users how to create, design, and publish powerful, innovative Web sites with Dreamweaver. Leading technology authors Tom Negrino and Dori Smith take readers step-by-step through the new features in Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, with all new chapters on building dynamic pages with Ajax and Spry, and designing for mobile devices. They also cover improvements to using styles and CSS in Dreamweaver, and the new Browser Compatibility Check in Dreamweaver CS3. Beginning users will learn to create their first Web site, add text, style and position page content, manage styles, work with links, incorporate images, media, tables, forms, and frames, design site navigation, and so much more. Experienced users will find this a convenient reference to the new features of Dreamweaver CS3.
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"
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.
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.