Description : The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn ActionScript® 3.0 for Adobe Flash CS4 Professional ActionScript® 3.0 for Adobe Flash CS4 Professional Classroom in a Book contains 14 lessons. The book covers the basics of learning ActionScript and provides countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you. Learn to add interactivity to Flash files using ActionScript 3.0: Control timelines and animation, write event-handling functions, and control loading of and interaction with data, text, video, sound, and images. “The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.” —Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. All of Peachpit's eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: · If you are able to search the book, search for "Where are the lesson files?" · Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. · You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. · Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.
Description : Newly updated for Final Cut Pro 7, this Visual QuickPro Guide is hands-down one of the most sought out books on Apple's non-linear editing system. An undisputed master of the digital video medium, Lisa Brenneis once again demystifies the complexities of the program with her straightforward approach that uses tasked-based, step-by-step instructions and loads of visuals and time-saving tips. Busy professionals and newcomers alike will appreciate that they can quickly find and learn tasks specific to their needs, benefiting from the award-winning Visual QuickPro style. Topics covered include essential editing tasks and media-management strategies, transitions, effects and filters, rendering options, and much more. It includes coverage of new features such as the new speed tools, iChat theater support, and additional export options via the new Share menu, for delivering content to multiple devices including iPhone, iPod, and MobileMe. This is a must-have reference for anyone wanting to learn to use Final Cut Pro, whether they are new to the program or are upgrading.
Description : Although web standards-based websites can scale effectively—and basic CSS will give you basic results—there are considerations and obstacles that high traffic websites must face to keep your development and hosting costs to a minimum. There are many tips and tricks, as well as down-to-earth best practice information, to make sure that everything runs quickly and efficiently with the minimum amount of fuss or developer intervention. Targeted at "high traffic" websites—those receiving over 10,000 unique visitors a day—Pro CSS for High Traffic Websites gives you inside information from the professionals on how to get the most out of your web development team. The book covers the development processes required to smoothly set up an easy-to-maintain CSS framework across a large-volume website and to keep the code reusable and modular. It also looks at the business challenges of keeping branding consistent across a major website and sustaining performance at a premium level through traffic spikes and across all browsers. Defensive coding is considered for sites with third-party code or advertising requirements. It also covers keeping CSS accessible for all viewers, and examines some advanced dynamic CSS techniques.
Description : About 80% of people have the desire to write a book at some point. With the advance of computer and printing technology, this dream can become a reality. One important factor of publishing a book is to create a professional looking book cover. This book uses book cover design as a case study to teach you how to use FREE Scribus software (instead of expensive professional software like InDesign, Photoshop, and QuarkXpress) to create professional presentations. With fewer words and many full color screenshots, we walk you step by step through the entire process. No prior experience is needed. You will learn how to: 1.Download all the FREE software needed. 2.Put the cover template in correct formats. 3.Set up the sheet correctly using units, colors (RGB or CMYK), layers, the imported cover template, sizes, guides, bleed area, and safety margin. 4.Add the background color for the cover with a shape or image frame. 5.Add the cover image and author's photo, as well as how to handle a fully bleed image. 6.Add the titles and text accurately, including information on selecting or changing the text color, using the text box, centering the text, aligning different text boxes, and rotating the text. 7.Add the barcode by extracting the barcode from an EPS file and moving all the barcode elements together or by adding the barcode as a JPEG image file. 8.Use Scribus software to create professional presentations such as book covers, magazine covers, graphic designs, posters, newsletters, renderings, and more. About the authors Alice Chen is an avid Scribus user. She has extensive interest in presentation software, and resides in California. Gang Chen holds a master's degree from the School of Architecture, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, and a bachelor's degree from the School of Architecture, South China University of Technology. He has over 20 years of professional experience. Many of the projects he was in charge of or participated in have been published extensively in Architecture, Architectural Record, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, etc. He has worked on a variety of unusual projects, including well-known, large-scale healthcare and hospitality projects with over one billion dollars in construction costs, award-winning school designs, highly-acclaimed urban design and streetscape projects, multifamily housing, high-end custom homes, and regional and neighborhood shopping centers. Gang Chen is a LEED AP and a licensed architect in California. He is also the internationally acclaimed author for other fascinating books, including Building Construction, Planting Design Illustrated, and the LEED Exam Guide series, which includes one guidebook for each of the LEED exams.
Description : The first book available on this fast-growing and highly regardedsoftware package MindManager allows users to visually map their ideas andbrainstorming sessions in order to better organize thoughts and putthem into action. Exploring all there is to know about theMindManager product, including the Standard, Business, Enterprise,and handheld releases, this book walks readers through the processand techniques in using MindManager to communicate ideas. Hugh Cameron (Indianapolis, IN) heads Camtech, Inc., a clinicalengineering company that extends its reach to incorporate a diversegroup of projects. Roger Voight, PhD, is a certified projectmanager with more than 30 years of experience in software design,development, and software project management.
Description : 'The F2 are unbelievable - what they do is not possible!' - Pelé We're The F2 and this is our World of Football. Inside we give away the biggest secrets of the greatest footballers on the planet. Want tricks like Neymar? Or to hit free-kicks like Ronaldo? Or to dribble like Messi? We show you how. We've been travelling the world, meeting the biggest stars, like Gareth Bale, Ronaldinho, Mesut Özil, Pelé and Stevie G, and now we give you the lowdown on what they're really like, and how they got their edge. We'll also let you in on our journey from aspiring pros to YouTube superstars with over 10 million followers. Want to know how to become a social media star? That's inside too. There's a free app to download that will make these pages come to life with exclusive videos, tricks and games. So, what are you waiting for? Open, read, learn, download and get out on the pitch and practise. Love, peace and tekkers, Billy and Jez, aka The F2 Enter the F2 World of Football competition!! Submit your pre-order confirmation for a chance to win a selection of amazing prizes, including having your book delivered to your door by Billy and Jez and featuring on their Vlog! Go to www.F2playlikeapro.co.uk for all the details.
Description : The classic Acrobat and PDF reference, updated to cover thelatest release Consistently the most authoritative and comprehensive resourceon the Acrobat PDF format, this standard reference returns within-depth coverage of the newest version of Acrobat. Written bybestselling author Ted Padova, this book is packed with real-worldinsights and techniques gained from Padova's daily use of Acrobatunder deadline constraints. You'll discover everything there is toknow about using Acrobat X for print prepress, the Internet,CD-ROMs, and other forms of media. Popular author Ted Padova shares everything you need to knowabout the latest release of Acrobat—Acrobat X Explores the updated functions of the new Acrobat and using itfor print prepress, the Internet, CD-ROMs, and more As the ultimate resource for all things Acrobat and PDF-related,Adobe Acrobat X PDF Bible is an update of a classic.
Description : This attractive boxed set includes: The Digital Photography Book, Part 1, 2nd Edition (ISBN 0321934946), The Digital Photography Book, Part 2, 2nd Edition (ISBN 0321948548), The Digital Photography Book, Part 3 (ISBN 0321617657), The Digital Photography Book, Part 4 (ISBN 0321773020), and The Digital Photography Book, Part 5 (0133856887). Scott Kelby, the man who changed the "digital darkroom" forever, shows which buttons to push, which settings to use, when to use them, and hundreds of the most closely guarded photographic "tricks of the trade" to get budding photographers shooting dramatically better-looking, sharper, more colorful, more professional-looking photos with their digital camera every time they press the shutter button. Scott tackles the most important side of digital photography–how to take pro-quality shots using the same tricks today's top digital pros use (and it's easier than you'd think). Each chapter is packed with plain English tips on using flash, shooting close-up photography, travel photography, shooting people, and even how to build a studio from scratch, where he demystifies the process so anyone can start taking pro-quality portraits today! Plus, he's got full chapters on his most requested topics, including loads of tips for landscape photographers, wedding photographers, and sports photographers. Chapter after chapter, page after page, Scott shares all the pros' secrets for making your photos look more professional, no matter what you're shooting. This bundle has a value of US $125.
Description : Clinical Methods in Ophthalmology provides undergraduate students with an overview of the theoretical and clinical aspects of ophthalmology. Beginning with an introduction to ophthalmic symptoms and ocular examination, the following sections discuss diagnostic tests, instruments, lenses, drugs and surgery. A clinically structured questionnaire gives students guidance on history taking and physical and systemic examination. A separate chapter is dedicated to case presentation helping students recognise and diagnose symptoms and disorders, with emphasis on clinical applications. This concise, easy to read manual includes more than 400 full colour clinical photographs, illustrations and tables, to assist learning. Key points Overview of theoretical and clinical aspects of ophthalmology for undergraduate students Separate chapters dedicated to case pro forma and case presentation Concise, easy to read format Includes more than 400 full colour photographs, illustrations and tables