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.

Pages Numbers and Keynote

Author: Mark Wood
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780133987065
Release Date: 2015-01-01
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.

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 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

MacOS Sierra The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491977217
Release Date: 2016-11-29
Genre: Computers

With Sierra, Apple brings never-before-seen features to macOS—like Siri voice control, file sharing across all your iOS devices, picture-in-picture mode for iTunes and Safari, and AI photo search. Once again, David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to the #1 bestselling Mac book. Whether you’re a developer or a home-user, this guide offers a wealth of detail on Apple’s OS X 10.12 operating system, this new edition covers everything Sierra has to offer. Perfect for newcomers. Get crystal-clear, jargon-free introduction to the Dock, the macOS folder structure, Safari, Mail, and iCloud. Go in-depth. Learn how to use key new features such as Optimized Storage, the Universal Clipboard, Siri for Mac, and iCloud Drive Sync. Get the full story. David Pogue doesn't stop at telling you how to use macOS features. He wants you to know why to use them—and how to avoid common pitfalls.

macOS Support Essentials 10 12 Apple Pro Training Series

Author: Kevin M. White
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134703312
Release Date: 2017-01-30
Genre: Computers

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Apple Pro Training Series: macOS Support Essentials 10.12 The Apple-Certified Way to Learn This is the official curriculum of the macOS Support Essentials 10.12 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.12 certification—as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize macOS Sierra. The only Apple-certified book on the market, this guide is designed for support technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users and takes you deep inside the macOS Sierra operating system. You’ll find in-depth, step-by-step instruction on everything from installing and configuring macOS Sierra to managing networks and system administration—all on your way to preparing for the industry-standard ACSP certification. Covers updated system utilities and new features of macOS Sierra, including Siri and Optimized Storage. 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 to help prepare you for the Apple certification exam. Web Edition provides full text of the book available online as part of our Content Update Program with revised content for significant software updates.

Apple Pro Training Series

Author: David Nahmani
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780133756807
Release Date: 2013-12-13
Genre: Computers

Completely revised and updated for Logic Pro X, this Apple-certified guide shows you how to record, produce, and polish music files with Apple’s professional audio software. Veteran music producer David Nahmani’s step-by-step, instructions teach you everything from basic music creation to advanced production techniques using Logic’s software synthesizers, samplers, and digital signal processors. Learn about all of the key features in Logic Pro X including Flex Pitch, Drummer, Drum Kit Designer, Track Stacks, MIDI Effects, and more. Using the book’s online files and Logic Pro X, you’ll begin making music in the first lesson. Whether you’re looking to use your computer as a digital recording studio, create musical compositions, or transfer that song in your head into music you can share, this comprehensive book will show you how. Lesson and media files available online Focused lessons take you step-by-step through professional, real-world projects Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and prepare you for the Apple Certifi ed Pro Exam

OS X Support Essentials 10 11 Apple Pro Training Series includes Content Update Program

Author: Kevin M. White
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134428260
Release Date: 2015-12-22
Genre: Computers

This is the official curriculum of the Apple El Capitan 101: OS X Support Essentials 10.11 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.11 certification–as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize OS X El Capitan. This guide provides comprehensive coverage of El Capitan 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 El Capitan operating system. Readers will find in-depth, step-by-step instruction on everything from installing and configuring El Capitan 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 El Capitan. 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. Web Edition provides full text of the book as part of our Content Update Program with revised content for significant software updates. This book is part of Peachpit’s Content Update Program. As Apple updates features of OS X El Capitan, sections of this book may be updated or new sections may be added to cover significant updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a free Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. For details about accessing the Web Edition, please see the "About This Guide" section of your book.

OS X Support Essentials 10 10

Author: Kevin M. White
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780134014715
Release Date: 2015-01-01
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.

Final Cut Pro X 10 3 Apple Pro Training Series

Author: Brendan Boykin
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134785158
Release Date: 2017-03-31
Genre: Computers

The Apple-Certified Way to Learn This fully updated Apple-certified guide presents a real-world workflow from raw media to finished project to demonstrate the features of Final Cut Pro X 10.3 and the practical techniques you will use in editing projects. Using professionally acquired media, you’ll utilize the same tools and editing techniques used by editors worldwide in this revolutionary editing software. Renowned editor and master trainer Brendan Boykin starts with basic video editing techniques and takes you all the way through Final Cut Pro’s powerful features. The lessons start as real world as it gets–with an empty application. After downloading the media files, you will be guided through creating a project from scratch to finished draft. The basic workflow and tools are covered in Lessons 1 through 4 where you create a rough cut. The real-world workflow continues through the remaining lessons as you take the basic project and enhance it with a deeper dive into the more advanced Final Cut Pro X 10.3 features, including how to easily import and organize media using metadata, advanced audio design with Roles, stunning effects including 3D titles, and much more. • Downloadable lesson and media files to work sequentially through exercises for hours of hands-on training. • Focused lessons teach concepts and take students step by step through professional, real-world editing scenarios to create a final project. • Chapter review questions summarize what students learn to prepare them for the Apple certification exam. • Web Edition provides full text of the book available online with revised content for significant software updates. 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 certification exam at an Apple Authorized Training Center. To find an Apple Authorized Training Center near you, please visit training.apple.com.

Principles

Author: Ray Dalio
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501124020
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Business & Economics

Dalio "shares the unconventional principles that he's developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business--and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals"--Amazon.com.

Keynote Mastery

Author: Patrick Schwerdtfeger
Publisher:
ISBN: 1935953702
Release Date: 2015-11-05
Genre:

If you have ever wanted an inside look at what it takes to become a professional speaker, this is the book for you. Keynote Mastery is the most transparent account ever written about that journey. Patrick Schwerdtfeger welcomes you into his life, recounting the struggles and hard-earned victories he experienced while building his career as a full-time, professional keynote speaker. You will learn how you can: Get paid $10,000 or more for a 60-minute keynote Travel to the most exotic destinations on the planet Validate your expertise and attract consulting clients Avoid the mistakes that most aspiring speakers make Patrick originally thought he needed an indisputable victory before he could become a professional speaker. He was wrong. Over an 8-year period, he's headlined events in Dubai, Bangkok, New Delhi, Bogota and Moscow, among many others, as well as dozens of cities across the United States and Canada. Keynote Mastery is more than a memoir or a how-to book. It's an inspiring story of tenacity and triumph, full of lessons and insights for aspiring speakers and self-employed professionals alike. If your goal is to position yourself as an expert in your field, Keynote Mastery will accelerate your journey and energize your spirit."

iPad All in One For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118944424
Release Date: 2015-01-05
Genre: Computers

5 BOOKS IN 1 Getting Started with iPad Just for Fun iPad on the Go Getting Productive with iWork® Using iPad to Get Organized Your one-stop guide to all things iPad The iPad may be small, but it packs a big punch. This all-encompassing guide provides step-by-step guidance for iPad and iPad mini users looking to make the most of this small wonder—at home, at work, or on the go. Whether you’re an iPad newbie or have been puttering around with it for a while, there’s something inside for everyone! For the uninitiated — pick the iPad model that’s right for you and discover cool bling you can add to accessorize it It’s your iPad, you can play if you want to — explore the iTunes® store, preview, buy, and rent media, use iCloud to push purchases to all devices, and set up Family Sharing Get connected — make your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G settings, tether your iPad to your smartphone, and sync content across devices iWorking 9–5 — get familiar with the iWork for iOS apps, improve documents by adding photos and images, and manage your iWork documents like a pro Open the book and find: Guidance on which iPad model is right for you Tips on using your iPad to buy content at iTunes and beyond How to wipe data remotely if your iPad is lost or stolen How to move files from your computer to your iPad Tips for printing wirelessly from your iPad Steps for setting up Touch ID and Apple Pay How to share files via email, AirDrop®, or through the cloud