Developing with PDF

Author: Leonard Rosenthol
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449327873
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Genre: Computers

PDF is becoming the standard for digital documents worldwide, but it’s not easy to learn on your own. With capabilities that let you use a variety of images and text, embed audio and video, and provide links and navigation, there’s a lot to explore. This practical guide helps you understand how to work with PDF to construct your own documents, troubleshoot problems, and even build your own tools. You’ll also find best practices for producing, manipulating, and consuming PDF documents. In addition, this highly approachable reference will help you navigate the official (and complex) ISO documentation. Learn how to combine PDF objects into a cohesive whole Use PDF’s imaging model to create vector and raster graphics Integrate text, and become familiar with fonts and glyphs Provide navigation within and between documents Use annotations to overlay or incorporate additional content Build interactive forms with the Widget annotation Embed related files such as multimedia, 3D content, and XML files Use optional content to enable non-printing graphics Tag content with HTML-like structures, including paragraphs and tables

Developing with PDF

Author: Leonard Rosenthol
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449327897
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Genre: COMPUTERS

PDF is becoming the standard for digital documents worldwide, but it’s not easy to learn on your own. With capabilities that let you use a variety of images and text, embed audio and video, and provide links and navigation, there’s a lot to explore. This practical guide helps you understand how to work with PDF to construct your own documents, troubleshoot problems, and even build your own tools. You’ll also find best practices for producing, manipulating, and consuming PDF documents. In addition, this highly approachable reference will help you navigate the official (and complex) ISO documentation. Learn how to combine PDF objects into a cohesive whole Use PDF’s imaging model to create vector and raster graphics Integrate text, and become familiar with fonts and glyphs Provide navigation within and between documents Use annotations to overlay or incorporate additional content Build interactive forms with the Widget annotation Embed related files such as multimedia, 3D content, and XML files Use optional content to enable non-printing graphics Tag content with HTML-like structures, including paragraphs and tables

Developing with PDF

Author: Leonard Rosenthol
Publisher:
ISBN: 1449327907
Release Date: 2013
Genre: PDF (Computer file format)

PDF is becoming the standard for digital documents worldwide, but it's not easy to learn on your own. With capabilities that let you use a variety of images and text, embed audio and video, and provide links and navigation, there's a lot to explore. This practical guide helps you understand how to work with PDF to construct your own documents, troubleshoot problems, and even build your own tools. You'll also find best practices for producing, manipulating, and consuming PDF documents. In addition, this highly approachable reference will help you navigate the official (and complex) ISO documentation. Learn how to combine PDF objects into a cohesive wholeUse PDF's imaging model to create vector and raster graphicsIntegrate text, and become familiar with fonts and glyphsProvide navigation within and between documentsUse annotations to overlay or incorporate additional contentBuild interactive forms with the Widget annotationEmbed related files such as multimedia, 3D content, and XML filesUse optional content to enable non-printing graphicsTag content with HTML-like structures, including paragraphs and tables.

PDF Explained

Author: John Whitington
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449321604
Release Date: 2011-12-01
Genre: Computers

At last, here’s an approachable introduction to the widely used Portable Document Format. PDFs are everywhere, both online and in printed form, but few people take advantage of the useful features or grasp the nuances of this format. This concise book provides a hands-on tour of the world’s leading page-description language for programmers, power users, and professionals in the search, electronic publishing, and printing industries. Illustrated with lots of examples, this book is the documentation you need to fully understand PDF. Build a simple PDF file from scratch in a text editor Learn the layout and content of a PDF file, as well as the syntax of its objects Examine the logical structure of PDF objects, and learn how pages and their resources are arranged into a document Create vector graphics and raster images in PDF, and deal with transparency, color spaces, and patterns Explore PDF operators for building and showing text strings Get up to speed on bookmarks, metadata, hyperlinks, annotations, and file attachments Learn how encryption and document permissions work in PDF Use the pdftk program to process PDF files from the command line

Systems Programming

Author: Richard Anthony
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
ISBN: 9780128008171
Release Date: 2015-02-25
Genre: Computers

Systems Programming: Designing and Developing Distributed Applications explains how the development of distributed applications depends on a foundational understanding of the relationship among operating systems, networking, distributed systems, and programming. Uniquely organized around four viewpoints (process, communication, resource, and architecture), the fundamental and essential characteristics of distributed systems are explored in ways which cut across the various traditional subject area boundaries. The structures, configurations and behaviours of distributed systems are all examined, allowing readers to explore concepts from different perspectives, and to understand systems in depth, both from the component level and holistically. Explains key ideas from the ground up, in a self-contained style, with material carefully sequenced to make it easy to absorb and follow. Features a detailed case study that is designed to serve as a common point of reference and to provide continuity across the different technical chapters. Includes a ‘putting it all together’ chapter that looks at interesting distributed systems applications across their entire life-cycle from requirements analysis and design specifications to fully working applications with full source code. Ancillary materials include problems and solutions, programming exercises, simulation experiments, and a wide range of fully working sample applications with complete source code developed in C++, C# and Java. Special editions of the author’s established ‘workbenches’ teaching and learning tools suite are included. These tools have been specifically designed to facilitate practical experimentation and simulation of complex and dynamic aspects of systems.

Developing as an Educational Leader and Manager

Author: Megan Crawford
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781473908413
Release Date: 2014-09-08
Genre: Education

'This book is refreshing and distinctive. It takes the individual as the starting-point and builds outwards from there, to the vital but often neglected interpersonal dimension and the turbulent contexts of modern education. Vignettes help to make the theory concrete and activities bring the reader right into the frame.' - Ron Glatter, Emeritus Professor of Educational Administration and Management, The Open University and Hon. President of BELMAS Effective leadership combines organisational skills and personal qualities. Building on notions of leadership at all levels, this book contains an invaluable bank of creative ideas to help teachers already in management positions, as well as those just starting out, to reflect on their personal and leadership development. With a focus on organisational improvement and leading strategically within changing policy contexts, chapters interrogate key leadership issues such as managing people, values and context. Examples from the UK and internationally further demonstrate how to develop as a successful and sustainable leader. Content includes: · the influence of local and national contexts; · accountability; · working with stakeholders across boundaries and borders; · approaches to change; · becoming a strategic leader; · the educational leader as researcher. This is an essential resource for practising and aspiring educational leaders and managers and students on postgraduate or personal development courses, in the UK and internationally.

Developing Word Recognition

Author: Latisha Hayes
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462515790
Release Date: 2014-07-16
Genre: Education

A complete road map for word knowledge instruction in PreK-2, this book focuses on developing the word recognition and phonics skills identified in the Common Core standards for foundational skills. It offers clear-cut instructions for assessing students' stages of word knowledge development--emergent, beginning, or transitional--and their specific instructional needs. Chapters on each developmental stage are packed with effective learning activities and strategies, plus guidance for fitting them into the classroom day. Of special value, online-only appendices provide purchasers with more than 50 reproducible assessment and instructional tools, ready to download and print in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Odoo Development Cookbook

Author: Holger Brunn
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785881763
Release Date: 2016-04-29
Genre: Computers

Build effective applications by applying Odoo development best practices About This Book Each recipe stands by itself as much as possible, so that you can jump straight into the topics you prefer The recipes included cover all the major development areas of Odoo and the most important techniques explained through real-life projects From seasoned authors, learn the tricks of becoming a productive developer with the Odoo framework Who This Book Is For If you are a Python developer who wants to learn or consolidate your Odoo development skills, then this book is for you! Some experience with the JavaScript programming language and web development is required to fully benefit from the front-end chapters. What You Will Learn Install and manage Odoo environments and instances Use Models to define your application's data structures Add business logic to your applications Implement automated tests and debug Odoo apps Use back-end views to create a user interface Get to know about the access security model and internationalization features Develop front-end website features Extend the web client with new widgets and features In Detail Odoo is a full-featured open source ERP with a focus on extensibility. The flexibility and sustainability of open source is also a key selling point of Odoo. It is built on a powerful framework for rapid application development, both for back-end applications and front-end websites. The book starts by covering Odoo installation and administration, and provides a gentle introduction to application development. It then dives deep into several of the areas that an experienced developer will need to use. You'll learn implement business logic, adapt the UI, and extend existing features. Style and Approach These practical and easy-to-follow recipes are presented step-by-step, with dozens of hands-on recipes to boost your Odoo skills. This book can also be used as a reference guide for your daily work.

Changing on the Job

Author: Jennifer Garvey Berger
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804782869
Release Date: 2011-11-30
Genre: Business & Economics

Listen to people in every field and you'll hear a call for more sophisticated leadership—for leaders who can solve more complex problems than the human race has ever faced. But these leaders won't simply come to the fore; we have to develop them, and we must cultivate them as quickly as is humanly possible. Changing on the Job is a means to this end. As opposed to showing readers how to play the role of a leader in a "paint by numbers" fashion, Changing on the Job builds on theories of adult growth and development to help readers become more thoughtful individuals, capable of leading in any scenario. Moving from the theoretical to the practical, and employing real-world examples, author Jennifer Garvey Berger offers a set of building blocks to help cultivate an agile workforce while improving performance. Coaches, HR professionals, thoughtful leaders, and anyone who wants to flourish on the job will find this book a vital resource for developing their own capacities and those of the talent that they support.

Flask Web Development

Author: Miguel Grinberg
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491991695
Release Date: 2018-03-05
Genre: Computers

Take full creative control of your web applications with Flask, the Python-based microframework. With the second edition of this hands-on book, you’ll learn the framework from the ground up by developing, step-by-step, a real-world project created by author Miguel Grinberg. This refreshed edition accounts for important technology changes that have occurred in the past three years. You’ll learn the framework’s core functionality, as well as how to extend applications with advanced web techniques such as database migration and web service communication. The first part of each chapter provides you with reference and background for the topic in question, while the second part guides you though a hands-on implementation of the topic. If you have Python experience, this book shows you how to take advantage of the creative freedom Flask provides.

Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries

Author: Caroline Harper
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781351718783
Release Date: 2018-02-13
Genre: Social Science

Adolescence is a pivotal time in a girl's life. The development of educational, physical, psychosocial, familial, political and economic capabilities enable girls to reach their full potential and contribute to the wellbeing of their families and society. However, progress is still significantly constrained by discriminatory gender norms and the related attitudes and practices which restrict girls’ horizons, restrain their ambition and, if unfettered, allow exploitation and abuse. Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries explores the detrimental impact of discriminatory gender norms on adolescent girls’ lives across very different contexts. Grounded in four years of in-depth research in Ethiopia, Nepal, Uganda and Viet Nam, the book adopts a holistic approach, recognising the inter-related nature of capabilities and the importance of local context. By exploring the theory of gendered norm change, contextualising and examining socialisation processes, the book identifies the patriarchal vested interests in power, authority and moral privilege, which combine in attempts to restrict and control girls’ lives. Throughout the book, Empowering Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries demonstrates how efforts to develop more egalitarian gender norms can enable disadvantaged adolescent girls to change the course of their lives and contribute to societal change. Accessible and informative, the book is perfect for policy makers, think tanks, NGOs, activists, academics and students of gender and development studies.?

The Emerald Handbook of Public Private Partnerships in Developing and Emerging Economies

Author: João Leitão
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 9781787149472
Release Date: 2017-12-07
Genre: Business & Economics

This Handbook aims to support policy-makers, national governments, national and regional public administrations, PPP officers, practitioners and academia in the design, implementation and assessment of appropriate responses to foster PPPs' uptake in the context of developing and emerging economies.

The Development Century

Author: Stephen J. Macekura
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781316515884
Release Date: 2018-09-06
Genre: Business & Economics

Offers cutting-edge perspectives on how international development has shaped the global history of the modern world.

Extending Literacy

Author: Maureen Lewis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134796212
Release Date: 2005-06-21
Genre: Education

One of the most problematic areas in the teaching and development of literacy appears to concern children's interactions with non-fiction books. Many surveys and reports have commented on the tendency for children to do little more than copy out sections of non-fiction texts. The Exeter Extending Literacy (EXEL) project was set up with the aim of exploring ways in which non-fiction might be used more effectively and profitably than this. In this book David Wray and Maureen Lewis outline the thinking behind the project and describe in detail the many useful teaching strategies and approaches which were developed in collaboration with primary teachers across the country. Teachers of children from five to fourteen will find this book both a stimulating account of a very influential development project and a useful source of practical teaching ideas.