C All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118054246

Category: Computers

Page: 840

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Covers everything users need to get up to speed on C programming, including advanced topics to take their programming skill to the next level Walks C programmers through the entire development cycle of a C program-designing and developing the program, writing source code, compiling the code, linking the code to create the executable programs, debugging, and deployment Provides thorough coverage of keywords, program flow, conditional statements, constants and variables, numeric values, arrays, strings, functions, pointers, debugging, prototyping, and much more Addresses some advanced programming topics such as graphics and game programming as well as Windows and Linux programming Includes dozens of sample programs that readers can adapt and modify for their own uses Written by the author of the first-ever For Dummies book-a man known for his ability to take complex material and present it in a way that makes it simple and fun

C++ All-in-One For Dummies

Author: John Paul Mueller,Jeff Cogswell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118823796

Category: Computers

Page: 864

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Get ahead of the C++ curve to stay in the game C++ is the workhorse of programming languages and remains one of the most widely used programming languages today. It's cross-platform, multi-functional, and updates are typically open-source. The language itself is object-oriented, offering you the utmost control over data usage, interface, and resource allocation. If your job involves data, C++ proficiency makes you indispensable. C++ All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition is your number-one handbook to C++ mastery. Author John Paul Mueller is a recognized authority in the computer industry, and your ultimate guide to C++. Mueller takes you through all things C++, including information relevant to the 2014 update. Learn how to work with objects and classes Conquer advanced programming and troubleshooting Discover how lambda expressions can make your code more concise and readable See Standard Library features, such as dynamic arrays, in action Online resources include source code from examples in the book as well as a C++ GNU compiler. If you need to learn C++, this is the fastest, most effective way to do it. C++ All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition will get you up and running quickly, so you can get to work producing code faster and better than ever.

Windows XP All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Woody Leonhard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780764584961

Category: Computers

Page: 813

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Windows is the number one operating system in the world. There’s a lot to Windows XP, with office productivity applications, multimedia features, the Internet, and security upgrades. Now and then, you probably wish you could call Tech Support. That’s when you’ll be grateful to have nine books about Windows XP in one — Windows XP All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, Second Edition. It replaces a whole shelf of reference books and covers Windows XP basics Customization The Internet Internet Explorer Microsoft Network Hardware Multimedia Windows Media Center Wired and wireless networks Fully updated with the latest information on Microsoft’s improved security features, the newest on multimedia applications and Windows Media Center, and plenty of additional stuff to help you decide about broadband Internet connections, this edition of Windows XP All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies makes Windows XP manageable. It helps you Get started with Windows XP, search for files, use shortcuts, deal with common problems, and take advantage of built-in help Customize your desktop, menus, icons, and startup programs Protect your PC by using Windows Firewall, appropriate virus protection, and other security measures Compare browsers, connect to the Internet, choose the right e-mail program, and manage newsgroups and chats Work with digital images, download and play music, burn CDs, find out about digital camcorders, and create movies with Movie Maker Decide whether a Media Center PC is right for you Create a home network and troubleshoot any problems that come up With thumbtabs that make it easy to find what you’re looking for and the famous For Dummies cheat sheet in the front, this book is designed to make life with Windows XP a lot easier, happier, safer, and a whole lot more fun.

C++ All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: John Paul Mueller,Jeff Cogswell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470317353

Category: Computers

Page: 834

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"Fully updated for the new C++ 2009 standard, C++ All-in-One for Dummies, 2nd Edition compiles seven books into one. This guidebook covers key topics like an introduction to C++, understanding objects and classes, fixing problems, advanced programming, reading and writing files, advanced C++, and building applications with Microsoft MFC. If you're a C++ newbie, start with Book I. But if you're experienced with C++, simply jump in anywhere to learn more!"--Resource description page.

Linux All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Emmett Dulaney,Naba Barkakati

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470392782

Category: Computers

Page: 768

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Curious about Linux, the amazing alternative operating system? Not sure which of the zillion different variations is right for you, or how to find out? How wise you are to think of Linux All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies! Because Linux offers so many options, this book helps you narrow them down by giving you five popular Linux distributions on a DVD—Debian GNU/Linux, Fedora, openSUSE Linux, Ubuntu, and Xandros. You get everything you need to test-drive all five, including the instructions to install and use any of them. But that’s just the beginning! Linux All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies includes eight individual minibooks, each devoted to a specific aspect of Linux: Linux Basics Linux Desktops Networking Internet Administration Security Internet Servers Programming You’ll find out how to: Understand the Linux kernel Create a network and connect a Linux PC to the Internet Use Internet services including Web, Mail, News, FTP, NFS, and DNS. Set up a Windows server using Samba Use Perl, shell, and C programming with Linux Manage system and network security and administration Work with the OpenOffice.org productivity tools and other applications that come with Linux So what are you waiting for? Linux All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies is like having a guided tour of the wonderful world of Linux! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Lee Ambrosius

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470383032

Category: Computers

Page: 759

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Nobody ever said AutoCAD was easy, which is why you need AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT 2009 All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies! These nine minibooks cover all the stuff you need to know to set up AutoCAD for 2D or 3D, create drawings, modify and share them, publish your work, and more. There’s even a minibook devoted to increasing your options with AutoCAD LT! This one-stop guide to creating great technical drawings using AutoCAD 2009 shows you how to navigate the AutoCAD interface, set up drawings, use basic and precision tools, and use drawing objects. You’ll learn how to annotate your drawings, use dimensioning and hatching, and work with AutoCAD’s new Annotation Scaling feature. You’ll also find out how to work with solids, texture surfaces, add lighting, and much more. Discover how to Navigate the AutoCAD interface Work with lines, shapes, and curves Add explanatory text Understand AutoCAD LT’s limitations Render your drawings Create and manage blocks Use AutoCAD advanced drafting techniques Comply with CAD management and standards Share your work with others Customize the AutoCAD interface, tools, and more Complete with Web links to advanced information on navigating the AutoCAD programming interfaces, using custom programs, getting started with AutoLISP, and working with Visual Basic for AutoCAD, AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT 2009 All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies is the only comprehensive AutoCAD guide you’ll ever need.

C For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780764573927

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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while (dead_horse) beat (): If you’re like most people, the above seems like nonsense. Actually, it’s computer sense—C programming. After digesting C For Dummies, 2nd Edition, you’ll understand it. C programs are fast, concise and versatile. They let you boss your computer around for a change. So turn on your computer, get a free compiler and editor (the book tells you where), pull up a chair, and get going. You won’t have to go far (page 13) to find your first program example. You’ll do short, totally manageable, hands-on exercises to help you make sense of: All 32 keywords in the C language (that’s right—just 32 words) The functions—several dozen of them Terms like printf(), scanf(), gets (), and puts () String variables, numeric variables, and constants Looping and implementation Floating-point values In case those terms are almost as intimidating as the idea of programming, be reassured that C For Dummies was written by Dan Gookin, bestselling author of DOS For Dummies, the book that started the whole library. So instead of using expletives and getting headaches, you’ll be using newly acquired skills and getting occasional chuckles as you discover how to: Design and develop programs Add comments (like post-it-notes to yourself) as you go Link code to create executable programs Debug and deploy your programs Use lint, a common tool to examine and optimize your code A helpful, tear-out cheat sheet is a quick reference for comparison symbols, conversion characters, mathematical doodads, C numeric data types, and more. C For Dummies takes the mystery out of programming and gets you into it quickly and painlessly.

Microsoft Office Project 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Elaine Marmel,Nancy C. Muir

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118051528

Category: Computers

Page: 740

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Microsoft Office Project 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies is a compilation of multiple short reference-style books covering Microsoft Project, enhanced by the format of a single, easy-to-use, task-oriented step-by-step package. All-in-One For Dummies books are made up of multiple minibooks that could each stand alone. Each minibook covers one topic completely. This book features a companion Web site where readers can download Microsoft Project add-ins, templates, and author-generated materials. The book also features a gate-fold cheat sheet that contains myriad quick-reference information, tips, and shortcuts for reference when using Microsoft Project 2007. The structure of the book is as follows: Book I: Project Basics Book II: Structure of a Project Book III: Defining Task Details Book IV: Establishing Task Timing Book V: Working with Resources and Costs Book VI: Communicating Project Information Book VII: Resolving Problems with Your Plan Book VIII: Tracking Book IX: Advanced Project Topics Book X: Project in the Enterprise Environment Book XI: Project Case Studies

Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118067444

Category: Computers

Page: 768

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Diagnose and solve your PC problems with this easy-to-understand guide Written by veteran For Dummies author Dan Gookin, this straightforward guide shows you how to diagnose and solve the most common hardware and software problems your PC may encounter. In addition, he presents advice for preventing PC problems in the first placeand clearly explains how to create a safe and secure PC environment. Walks you through ways to diagnose the most common PC hardware, software, and operating system problems Offers clear and easy-to-understand solutions for confidently handling these problems Shares valuable advice about maintaining your system to maximize its lifespan Reviews an array of useful tools Covers Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Internet Explorer 8 Troubleshooting & Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you to confidently handle whatever PC problems you may encounter.

C PROGRAMMING 6 BOOKS IN 1

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9788126505517

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Market_Desc: C All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies targets beginning and intermediate C programmers. As such, it appeals to a wide audience. In particular, readers of Dan's C For Dummies Volumes One and Two will likely be buyers of this book. Special Features: · Proven track record. Dan Gookin's popular C For Dummies Volume One and C For Dummies Volume Two have netted over 194,000 units in sales. · Informative and fun. Dan Gookin's inimitable style gets readers up and running with the C language in an informative and entertaining way. · Complete coverage of C. Provides thorough coverage of keywords, program flow, conditional statements, constants and variables, numberic values, arrays, strings, functions, pointers, debugging, prototyping, and much more. · Basics and beyond. Basic concepts as well as more advanced topics, such as graphics and game programming and Windows and Linux programming, are explained in a way that makes C fun and easy to understand. · ANSI standard. The book is updated to comply with the ANSI standard. · Numerous examples. Includes over 100 sample programs with code you can readily adapt for your own projects. · Dedicated Web site. There will be a dedicated web site that will include all the code samples from the book. · Renowned author. Written by the original For Dummies author, Dan Gookin- known for his ability to take complex material and present it in a way that makes it simple and funny. About The Book: C All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies covers everything you need to begin writing C programs. It explains the entire development cycle- designing and developing the program, writing source code, compiling the code, linking the code to create the executable program, debugging, and deployment. It explains all the intricacies of writing the code- the basic and not-so-basic building blocks that make up the source code. It even gets into more advanced programming techniques that can take your programming skills to the next level. Some of the more advanced topics include programming for the Linux/Unix console, Windows programming, graphics programming, games programming, Internet and network programming, and hardware programming projects.

Quicken All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Gail A. Perry, CPA

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471799627

Category: Computers

Page: 792

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Quicken is the #1 personal finance software on the market, with greater than 70 percent retail market share and 16 million active users This book features eight minibooks comprising nearly 750 pages-all the information people need to get the most out of the latest Quicken release, get their finances under control, start building a nest egg, and pay less to the IRS The only book on the market to include coverage on Quicken Premier Home & Business Minibook topics include personal finance basics, an introduction to Quicken, household finances, planning ahead and saving, tracking investments, retirement planning, taxes, and managing small business finances Quicken books are consistent top sellers, with more than 900,000 copies of Quicken For Dummies sold in all in all editions

Access 2016 For Dummies

Author: Laurie Ulrich Fuller,Ken Cook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119083109

Category: Computers

Page: 456

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Fuller and Cook help you unlock the magic of databases so you can manage it all and make it useful with the tools in Access 2016. This guide will help you organize your data, produce reports that make you look like a genius, and create forms that enable your staff to enter and manage more data.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Robert D. Schneider,Darril Gibson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118051947

Category: Computers

Page: 768

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If you’re in charge of database administration, developing database software, or looking for database solutions for your company, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies can help you get a handle on this extremely popular relational database management system. Here you’ll find what’s new in the latest version; how to choose and install the right variation for your needs; how to monitor, maintain, and protect your data; and what it takes to keep your database healthy. You’ll discover how to: Build and maintain tables Design a database and communicate with it Retrieve, analyze, and report data Build solid, robust database applications Use the SQL Server Optimizer and Query Designer Navigate SQL Server with Visual Studio Develop useful reports with the Report Builder and Report Designer Create Business Intelligence solutions with Business Intelligence Development Studio Configure your server and perform major administrative tasks To help you quickly find what you need, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies is divided into nine minibooks: Essential Concepts Designing and Using Databases Interacting With Your Data Database Programming Reporting Services Analysis Services Performance Tips and Tricks Database Administration Appendixes Microsoft SQL Server 2008 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies gets you started, helps you solve problems, and will even answer your questions down the road!

Coding All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Nikhil Abraham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119363020

Category: Computers

Page: 792

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See all the things coding can accomplish The demand for people with coding know-how exceeds the number of people who understand the languages that power technology. Coding All-in-One For Dummies gives you an ideal place to start when you're ready to add this valuable asset to your professional repertoire. Whether you need to learn how coding works to build a web page or an application or see how coding drives the data revolution, this resource introduces the languages and processes you'll need to know. Peek inside to quickly learn the basics of simple web languages, then move on to start thinking like a professional coder and using languages that power big applications. Take a look inside for the steps to get started with updating a website, creating the next great mobile app, or exploring the world of data science. Whether you're looking for a complete beginner's guide or a trusted resource for when you encounter problems with coding, there's something for you! Create code for the web Get the tools to create a mobile app Discover languages that power data science See the future of coding with machine learning tools With the demand for skilled coders at an all-time high, Coding All-in-One For Dummies is here to propel coding newbies to the ranks of professional programmers.

Home Networking All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Eric Geier

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118052495

Category: Computers

Page: 720

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If your household harbors more than one computer, you’ve probably wondered about home networking. Maybe you’ve gone so far as to start setting up a network and given up in frustration. Well, now you can relax. Home Networking All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies has come to the rescue! A network will make your life easier, and Home Networking All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies makes it easier to create one. It shows you how to choose the right hardware, add user accounts, get different operating systems to work together, secure your network, exchange files, add wireless devices, and even use Wi-Fi out in public. Seven individual, self-contained minibooks cover: What a network will do for you, including a low-tech explanation of how it works Choosing a network type that will work best for your needs, and planning what equipment you’ll need Installing and configuring your computers and networking gear Upgrading your equipment with the manufacturer’s updates The ins and outs of using particular versions of operating systems — Windows, Mac, and Linux — with your network Step-by-step directions on connecting to networks, sharing files and printers, checking connection status, and much more Discovering networking accessories and gadgets to get the most out of your network Finding and using Wi-Fi hotspots, plus setting up your own You’ll even find troubleshooting tips to help find and fix common problems. Home Networking All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies will be your personal network assistant!

ASP.NET 2.0 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Doug Lowe,Ken Cox,Jeff Cogswell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470052694

Category: Computers

Page: 912

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Eight minibooks cover ASP.NET basics, Web controls, using HTML and ASP, C#, Visual Basic, database programming, using the .NET Framework, and advanced ASP.NET 2 (including themes, custom server controls, and Web parts) The ideal resource for Web programming newcomers as well as the 1.5 million existing ASP developers who want a complete ready-reference that covers the new ASP.NET 2 updates More than double the size of ASP.NET 2 For Dummies (0-7645-7907-X), the latest edition of the bestselling ASP beginner book that boasts combined sales of more than 100,000 copies across all editions Written by veteran Dummies author Doug Lowe, who is renowned for his ability to explain complex topics in plain English