Apple Pro Training Series

Author: Mark Wood
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780133989724
Release Date: 2015-01-16
Genre: Computers

In the only Apple-certified book on the Apple productivity apps–Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, you’ll learn the how and why of creating and publishing first-rate documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Working through this guide, you will gain confidence working on progressively more complex, real-world projects, using Pages, Numbers, and Keynote both alone and together to produce sophisticated and robust results. This guide provides coverage of the latest features in the Apple productivity apps. All new guide covers the Pages, Numbers, and Keynote productivity apps for Mac; explores iOS versions of the apps; and shows workflows using iCloud Drive. Quick tour through all three apps on OS X highlights the similarities in their interfaces and tools and reveals important new features. Self-paced course-in-a-book with accompanying lesson files focuses on practical, real-world projects building in complexity throughout the guide. The official curriculum of Apple Training Pages, Number, and Keynote course used in Apple Authorized Training centers worldwide. Chapter review questions summarize what students learn to prepare them for the Apple certification exam.

Logic Pro X 10 3 Apple Pro Training Series

Author: David Nahmani
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134785301
Release Date: 2017-06-14
Genre: Computers

The Apple-Certified Way to Learn Record, arrange, mix, produce, and polish your music with this bestselling, Apple-certified guide to Logic Pro X 10.3. Veteran producer and composer David Nahmani uses step-by-step, project-based instructions and straightforward explanations to teach everything from basic music creation to sophisticated production techniques. Using the book’s downloadable lesson files and Logic Pro X, you’ll begin making music in the first lesson. From there, you’ll learn to record audio and MIDI, create and edit sequences, and master mixing and automation techniques such as submixing with Track Stacks or the practical uses of true stereo panning. You will create both acoustic and electronic virtual drum performances using Drummer tracks with Drum Kit Designer and Drum Machine Designer. You’ll use Logic Pro X MIDI plug-ins and Smart Controls to control software synthesizers from a MIDI controller or an iPad. Flex Time will allow you to precisely edit the timing of notes inside an audio recording, and you’ll explore Flex Pitch to correct the pitch of a vocal recording. Finally, you’ll mix, automate, and master the song, using plug-ins to process only selected sections or entire tracks, giving your audio creations the final polish needed to achieve a professional sound. Downloadable lesson and media files allow you to perform the hands-on exercises. Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, real-world tasks. Ample illustrations help you master techniques fast. Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time. Chapter review questions help you prepare for the Logic Pro X 10.3 certification exam. The Apple Pro Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Training and Certification program. Upon completing the course material in this guide, you can become Apple Certified by passing the Logic Pro X 10.3 certification exam at an Apple Authorized Training Provider. To find an Apple Authorized Training Provider near you, please visit training.apple.com. Also in the Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.3 Pages, Numbers, and Keynote macOS Support Essentials

My Pages for Mac

Author: Gary Rosenzweig
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780133114270
Release Date: 2012-09-17
Genre: Computers

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Pages images that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into Pages problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from Pages on your Mac. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through creating and editing word processing and page layout documents in Pages. The tasks include how to: • Use writing tools to create word processing documents • Use fonts, text styles, and paragraph formatting • Build documents with text, images, and design elements • Create lists, tables, and outlines • Add charts and graphs to your documents • Add a table of contents, headers, footers, and footnotes • Merge addresses and data with documents • Create cross-platform PDF files • Use and design your own templates • Review and edit documents as a team BONUS MATERIAL: Find other helpful information on this book’s website at quepublishing.com/title/9780789750075 CATEGORY: Macintosh Productivity App COVERS: Pages for Mac USER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate

My Pages Numbers and Keynote for Mac and iOS

Author: Brad Miser
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780133574050
Release Date: 2015-03-31
Genre: Computers

Be More Productive with Pages, Numbers, and Keynote Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are Apple’s office/business productivity software applications. Originally a suite of software called iWork, these apps are roughly the equivalent of Microsoft Office’s Word, Excel, and PowerPoint – but implemented quite differently with Apple’s approach to design and functionality. Written by Apple hardware and software expert, Brad Miser, My Pages®, Numbers®, and Keynote® includes full-color, step-by-step tasks to walk you through these key applications, so you can quickly accomplish exactly what you want through word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations. The tasks include how to: Store your documents on the cloud so you can work with them on any device, including Mac and Windows computers, iPads, and iPhones. Use templates so that creating amazing-looking documents is fast and easy. Add text to your documents by typing or dictation, and then use powerful tools to format that text easily and quickly. Enhance your Pages documents by including tables, charts, photos, tables of content, headers, footers, and more. Use Numbers spreadsheets to organize, format, calculate (using built-in or custom formulas), report, and present information in tables and charts. Use Keynote to build amazing presentations including text, images, charts, animation, and more. Share your documents by creating PDFs or printing them; provide digital versions of your documents to others using email, AirDrop, or messages. Collaborate with others on your documents through comments, track changes, and in real time with iCloud. Register Your Book at quepublishing.com/register to 35% off coupon to be used on your next purchase and more! COVERS iWork apps for Mac

IWork For Dummies

Author: Jesse Feiler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470770207
Release Date: 2012-04-03
Genre: Computers

Provides instructions on using iWork to create presentations, documents, slideshows, and spreadsheets.

Pages Numbers and Keynote

Author: Mark Wood
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780133987065
Release Date: 2015-01-21
Genre: Computers

A guide to the Pages, Numbers, and Keynote productivity apps for Mac covers such topics as iOS versions of the apps, the similarities in the interfaces and tools, and workflows using iCloud Drive, with a review of Apple certification exam topics.

IWork The Missing Manual

Author: Jessica Thornsby
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449374259
Release Date: 2014-03-18
Genre: Computers

Apple’s iWork is more versatile than ever now that there are versions for Mac, iOS, and even iCloud. The only thing iWork doesn’t include is its own how-to guide. That’s where this friendly, jargon-free Missing Manual comes in. With complete instructions and helpful examples, you’ll quickly learn how to create stunning documents, slideshows, and spreadsheets with iWork’s Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. The important stuff you need to know: Create elegant files in minutes. Save tons of time by using iWork’s collection of prebuilt templates and themes. Craft a variety of documents. Use Pages to design attractive newsletters, catalogs, brochures, flyers, and posters. Build eye-popping presentations. Turn Keynote’s themes and easy-to-use cinematic effects into beautiful custom slideshows. Organize and clearly convey information. Jazz up your Numbers spreadsheets with charts, images, and videos. Always have your work on hand. Store your files in iCloud and have them sync automatically to your Mac and iOS devices. Work anywhere, any time. Use the web-based iWork for iCloud to create projects on any computer—even a PC. Versions covered: This edition covers Pages for Mac 5.1, Keynote for Mac 6.1, Numbers for Mac 3.1, version 2.1 of each iOS app, and iWork for iCloud.

OS X Support Essentials 10 10

Author: Kevin M. White
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780134014715
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Computers

This is the official curriculum of the Apple Yosemite 101: OS X Support Essentials 10.10 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.10 certification-as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize OS X Yosemite. This guide provides comprehensive coverage of Yosemite and is part of the Apple Pro Training series-the only Apple-certified books the market. Designed for support technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users, this guide takes you deep inside the Yosemite operating system. Readers will find in-depth, step-by-step instruction on everything from installing and configuring Yosemite to managing networks and system administration. Whether you run a computer lab or an IT department, you'll learn to set up users, configure system preferences, manage security and permissions, use diagnostic and repair tools, troubleshoot peripheral devices, and more-all on your way to preparing for the industry-standard ACSP certification. Covers updated system utilities and new features of OS X Yosemite. Features authoritative explanations of underlying technologies, troubleshooting, system administration, and much more. Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, real-world tasks. Lesson files and bonus material available for download-including lesson review questions summarizing what you've learned to prepare you for the Apple certification exam.

PHP and MySQL by Example

Author: Ellie Quigley
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional
ISBN: 0138006024
Release Date: 2006-11-22
Genre: Computers

Quickly master dynamic, database-driven Web development–no experience necessary! Even if you’re completely new to PHP, MySQL, and Web database development, this book will guide you through every step of building powerful, database-driven, dynamic Web sites. Direct from the world’s top scripting instructor, Ellie Quigley, PHP and MySQL by Example illuminates every concept with tested code examples, screen shots showing program output, and clear, line-by-line explanations. Classroom-tested in Ellie Quigley’s Silicon Valley training courses and at Marko Gargenta’s Marakana training company in San Francisco, this book takes you from the simplest PHP scripting and SQL querying techniques all the way to dynamic, database driven Web site construction with PHP and MySQL. From simple fill-in forms to program security and debugging, it’s the only PHP/MySQL book you’ll ever need! This book covers Complete PHP fundamentals, including operators, strings, conditionals, loops, arrays, functions, and more PHP QuickStart for more advanced readers–makes you productive with PHP in the space of just fifteen book pages Essential Web development techniques, from file handling to validating user input with regular expressions Powerful PHP features, including user-defined functions and self-processing PHP Forms Day-to-day MySQL administration A complete SQL tutorial for creating queries, retrieving data, and writing data with MySQL Session management and cookies Object Oriented PHP Best practices for using PHP and MySQL together Nearly 100,000 professionals and power users have relied on Ellie Quigley’s books to master scripting languages. With PHP and MySQL by Example, you can, too. And once you’ve become an expert, you’ll turn to this book constantly as your go-to source for reliable answers, solutions, and code. Lab Solutions Solutions to the end-of-chapter labs are available at www.prenhallprofessional.com/title/0131875086.

GarageBand

Author: Mary Plummer
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780133900927
Release Date: 2014-07-16
Genre: Computers

Features real-world applications and step-by-step lessons that demonstrate the software's capabilities, guiding readers through such projects as creating a ringtone, editing dialog for an audiobook, and arranging and mixing music.

Apple Pro Training Series

Author: Mary Plummer
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780133901177
Release Date: 2014-07-09
Genre: House & Home

This book covers GarageBand 10.0. The content and/or media files do not work with subsequent releases of the software. In the only Apple-certified guide to GarageBand 10.0.0, readers will be creating original works within the first few chapters. Using real-life material and practical lessons that they can apply immediately to their own projects, this book/media combo offers a complete, self-paced course in all aspects of GarageBand. Focused lessons take you step-by-step through fun, real-world projects, and GarageBand 10.0.0 features. Exclusively for this book, author/musician Mary Plummer works with a host of talented artists ranging from a student songwriter to a professional touring guitarist, an award-winning poet, an independent hip hop recording artist, and award winning dancers to create all new, real-world projects that readers will step-through. Along the way readers will get to mix a songwriter’s demo, test amp simulators and stomp boxes with an electric guitar solo, edit spoken dialog for an audio book, lay down original hip-hop beats using a drum machine patch and dynamic tempo changes, and add percussion and effects to a dance video to enhance the sound. For mobile users, the book includes an overview of GarageBand for iOS and sharing GarageBand songs via iCloud between iOS devices and your Mac. This self-paced learning tool pairs an easy, accessible style with ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts to guarantee that readers become proficient with GarageBand 10.0.0 in no time.

How to Do Everything Pages Keynote Numbers for OS X and iOS

Author: Dwight Spivey
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071835718
Release Date: 2014-07-11
Genre: Computers

Maximize your productivity--the Apple way! Get the most out of the iWork suite of apps on a Mac, an iOS device, and in iCloud. How to Do Everything: Pages, Keynote & Numbers for OS X and iOS shows you how to create great-looking documents, persuasive presentations, and number-crunching spreadsheets. Filled with clear explanations and detailed examples, this practical guide covers everything you need to know to use these powerful productivity apps on your Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and web browser. Set up an iCloud account and download Pages, Keynote, and Numbers Create, edit, and format documents with Pages Add graphics, audio, video, tables, and charts to your documents Design and deliver impressive presentations with Keynote Include media, graphics, and charts in your presentation slides Set up, share, and secure powerful spreadsheets with Numbers Add tables, formulas, charts, audio, and video to your spreadsheets Access and sync iWork files using iCloud and collaborate with others

Managing Apple Devices

Author: Arek Dreyer
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134302058
Release Date: 2016-06-01
Genre: Computers

Managing Apple Devices, Third Edition will enable you to create an effective plan for deploying and maintaining groups of Apple devices using iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan in your organization. This all-in-one resource teaches a wide variety of Apple management technologies; explains the theory behind the tools; and provides practical, hand-on exercises to get you up and running with the tools. You will be introduced to Apple management technologies including Mobile Device Management, the Volume Purchase Program, and the Device Enrollment Program. For example, not only will you learn how to use Profile Manager—Apple’s implementation of Mobile Device Management—but you will also learn about the ideas behind profile management and how to make configuration easier for both administrators and users while maintaining a highly secure environment. The exercises contained within this guide are designed to let you explore and learn the tools provided by Apple for deploying and managing iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan systems. They start with verification of access to necessary services, move on to the configuration of those services, and finally test the results of those services on client devices. Each lesson builds on previous topics and is designed to give technical coordinators and system administrators the skills, tools, and knowledge to deploy and maintain Apple devices by: Providing knowledge of how Apple deployment technologies work Showing how to use specific deployment tools Explaining deployment procedures and best practices Offering practical exercises step-by-step solutions available

How to Wow with PowerPoint

Author: Scott Rekdal
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0132705095
Release Date: 2007-01-23
Genre: Computers

Go Beyond The Ordinary With Your Next Presentation... …provide a well-designed and rich multimedia experience! Wouldn’t it be great if you could have two of the most sought-after graphic design professionals sitting next to you at your computer as you navigate through the infinite possibilities of your next important presentation? How to Wow with PowerPoint is the next best thing. It’s the brainchild of Richard Harrington and Scott Rekdal, who have developed an incredible way to help you reach your full creative potential. A book for non-designers, Richard and Scott guide you step by step through realworld projects with an emphasis on cutting through the clutter and focusing on good design principles as a more effective way to build presentations. You’ll receive tips and techniques on everything from selecting and preparing images to integrating sound and motion. Whether it’s adding effective transitions to your slides or making the presentation technically sound and mobile, you’ll be given the tools at every stage of the creative process in order to learn How to Wow! We begin with the important essentials of typography, layout, and design, and move on to creating tables, charts, graphs, and custom templates. Next comes the fun stuff, with projects focusing on audio and video files and integrating Flash. Finally, there is a chapter devoted to exporting and publishing, including how to create handouts, upload to the Web, and other ways to share your presentation. On the How to Wow CD-ROM is everything you’ll need to complete the projects. The How to Wow CD-ROM Makes it a Snap! The How to Wow with PowerPoint companion CD at the back of this book contains all the files you’ll need, including: Easy to use PowerPoint templates for each chapter to help you navigate through these projects and learn essential techniques. And you can modify the templates later for your own presentations. PLUS all the photographs, video and audio files used in the projects! Follow along with the lessons to dramatically increase your understanding of how these features are used and how they can be applied to your work, everyday! Extra presentation goodies that are ready to use such as stock photos, fonts, backgrounds, extra templates, and checklists to help you wow your audience.

The Cult of Mac

Author: Leander Kahney
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593271220
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Computers

Describes the psyche of Macintosh fans and the subculture they have created.