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Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Us...
by Steve Krug

Language

English

Pages

210

Publication Date

December 23, 2013

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Since<i> Don’t Make Me Think </i>was first published in 2000, hundreds of thousands of Web designers and developers have relied on usability guru Steve Krug’s guide to help them understand the principles of intuitive navigation and information design. Witty, commonsensical, and eminently practical, it’s one of the best-loved and most recommended books on the subject.<br /> <br />Now Steve returns with fresh perspective to reexamine the principles that made<i> Don’t Make Me Think</i> a classic–with updated examples and a new chapter on mobile usability. And it’s still short, profusely illustrated…and best of all–fun to read.<br /> <br />If you’ve read it before, you’ll rediscover what made <i>Don’t Make Me Think</i> so essential to Web designers and developers around the world. If you’ve never read it, you’ll see why so many people have said it should be required reading for anyone working on Web sites.<br /> <br /> <br />“After reading it over a couple of hours and putting its ideas to work for the past five years, I can say it has done more to improve my abilities as a Web designer than any other book.”<br />–Jeffrey Zeldman, author of Designing with Web Standards <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p>
Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release)
by , Conrad Chavez

Language

English

Pages

400

Publication Date

December 22, 2017

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Customer Reviews
<p style="margin:0px;">Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop choose <i>Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release)</i> from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons show key step-by-step techniques for working in Photoshop, including how to correct, enhance, and distort digital images, create image composites, and prepare images for print and the web.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">In addition to learning the essential elements of the Photoshop interface, this revised edition for the 2018 release covers features like search capabilities, Content-Aware Crop, Select and Mask, Face-Aware Liquify, designing with multiple artboards, creating and organizing enhanced brush presets, and much more!</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases relevant new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes. </p>
Photoshop for Lightroom Users: Photoshop for Lightroom Us_p2 (Voi...
by Scott Kelby

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

December 10, 2018

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Customer Reviews
<p style="margin:0px;">Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is truly an awesome program, and the primary editing tool for so many photographers today. But, at some point, you realize that there are things you need to do to your images that Lightroom just can’t do. It could be anything from pro-level portrait retouching, to blending two or more images together, to incredible special effects, to removing distracting things in your image, to adding beautiful type to your images, and, well…there are just lots of incredible things you could do…if you just knew Photoshop.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">Adobe Photoshop is…well…it’s Photoshop—this huge, amazing, Swiss Army knife of a program with 70+ tools, and more than a hundred filters. So, compared to Lightroom it seems really complicated, and it could be, but you’ve got a secret weapon: Scott Kelby. He’s the same guy who wrote the world’s #1 best-selling book on Lightroom, he’s Editor and Publisher of <i>Photoshop User</i> magazine and <i>Lightroom Magazine</i>, and he’s here to teach you just the most important, most useful parts of Photoshop—just the stuff that Lightroom can’t already do. Once you learn these techniques (all covered in this short, quick, easy-to-use, plain-English guide), it opens a whole new world of productivity and creativity. </p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">Here’s what you’ll learn:</p> <ul> <li>Scott tells you flat-out which tools to use, which techniques work best, which ones to avoid, and why. You only really need about 20% of what Photoshop can do, and that 20% is all covered right in this book.</li> </ul> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <ul> <li>The most important layer techniques, and learning layers is like being handed the keys to the candy store—this is where the fun begins, and you’ll be amazed at what you’ll be able to do, so quickly and easily. </li> </ul> <ul> <li>Scott’s favorite (and most useful) portrait retouching techniques; his favorite special effects for landscape, travel, and people photos; plus which filters are awesome (and which ones waste your time). </li> </ul> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <ul> <li>Also, you’ll learn how to mask hair and create super-realistic composites (you’ll be amazed when you learn how easy this is), plus how to take advantage of all the latest Photoshop technology, how to leverage the latest features (so you’re doing things the easy way), and a bunch of today’s most popular techniques (the same commercial looks you’re seeing in hot demand), so you’ll be using Photoshop like a shark in no time. </li> </ul> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">If you’ve been saying to yourself, “Ya know, I really should learn Photoshop,” you’re holding the absolute best book to get you there, coming from the guy who literally wrote the book on Lightroom. He knows how to help you make the most of using these two powerful tools together to take your images (and your fun) to the next level. You are going to love being a Photoshop shark! </p>
Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2019 Release)
by , Conrad Chavez

Language

English

Pages

416

Publication Date

November 19, 2018

Product Description
Customer Reviews
<p style="margin:0px;">Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop choose <i>Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2019 release)</i> from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons show key step-by-step techniques for working in Photoshop, including how to correct, enhance, and distort digital images, create image composites, and prepare images for print and the web.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">In addition to learning the essential elements of the Photoshop interface, this revised edition for the 2019 release covers features like the new Frame tool, designing reflected and radial art with Paint Symmetry, correcting mistakes with updated Undo, Navigating the redesigned Home screen, removing objects with upgraded Content-Aware Fill, saving time with simplified editing and transformations, and much more!</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: A Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes. </p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p>
Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release)
by Brian Wood

Language

English

Pages

480

Publication Date

November 29, 2017

Product Description
Customer Reviews
<p style="margin:0px;">Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CC (2018 release) choose <i>Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release)</i> from the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons show users the key techniques for realizing your creative potential with Adobe Illustrator CC. Following hands-on step-by-step projects, users create logos, illustrations, posters, and more. Explore the new Essentials workspace that makes learning Illustrator even easier. Learn how to use the Shaper tool and Live Shapes along with dynamic symbols to streamline graphics creation. Create website assets and export them in multiple formats to support modern responsive web designs. From exacting illustration to free-form painting, you’ll build a strong foundation in Illustrator as you progress through the lessons.</p> <p style="margin:0px;"> </p> <p style="margin:0px;">The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases relevant new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes. </p>
Escaping the Build Trap: How Effective Product Management Creates...
by Melissa Perri

Language

English

Pages

200

Publication Date

November 01, 2018

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Customer Reviews
<div><p>To stay competitive in today’s market, organizations need to adopt a culture of customer-centric practices that focus on outcomes rather than outputs. Companies that live and die by outputs often fall into the "build trap," cranking out features to meet their schedule rather than the customer’s needs.</p><p>In this book, Melissa Perri explains how laying the foundation for great product management can help companies solve real customer problems while achieving business goals. By understanding how to communicate and collaborate within a company structure, you can create a product culture that benefits both the business and the customer. You’ll learn product management principles that can be applied to any organization, big or small.</p><p>In five parts, this book explores:</p><ul><li>Why organizations ship features rather than cultivate the value those features represent</li><li>How to set up a product organization that scales</li><li>How product strategy connects a company’s vision and economic outcomes back to the product activities</li><li>How to identify and pursue the right opportunities for producing value through an iterative product framework</li><li>How to build a culture focused on successful outcomes over outputs</li></ul></div>
Product Roadmaps Relaunched: How to Set Direction while Embracing...
by , Michael Connors

Language

English

Pages

267

Publication Date

October 25, 2017

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Customer Reviews
<div><p>A good product roadmap is one of the most important and influential documents an organization can develop, publish, and continuously update. In fact, this one document can steer an entire organization when it comes to delivering on company strategy.</p><p>This practical guide teaches you how to create an effective product roadmap, and demonstrates how to use the roadmap to align stakeholders and prioritize ideas and requests. With it, you’ll learn to communicate how your products will make your customers and organization successful.</p><p>Whether you're a product manager, product owner, business analyst, program manager, project manager, scrum master, lead developer, designer, development manager, entrepreneur, or business owner, this book will show you how to:</p><ul><li>Articulate an inspiring vision and goals for your product</li><li>Prioritize ruthlessly and scientifically</li><li>Protect against pursuing seemingly good ideas without evaluation and prioritization</li><li>Ensure alignment with stakeholders</li><li>Inspire loyalty and over­-delivery from your team</li><li>Get your sales team working <i>with</i> you instead of against you</li><li>Bring a user­ and buyer-­centric approach to planning and decision-making</li><li>Anticipate opportunities and stay ahead of the game</li><li>Publish a comprehensive roadmap without over­committing</li></ul></div>
Fundamentals of Digital Imaging
by , M. J. Vrhel

Language

English

Pages

550

Publication Date

October 30, 2008

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Customer Reviews
Introduction to digital imaging covering core techniques of image capture and the display of monochrome and color images. Basic tools required to describe sampling and image display on real devices are presented within a powerful mathematical framework. Starting with an overview of digital imaging, mathematical representation, and the elementary display of images, the topics progressively move to quantization, spatial sampling, photometry and colorimetry, and color sampling, and conclude with the estimation of image model parameters, and image restoration. The characterization of input and output devices is also covered. The reader will learn the processes used to generate accurate images, and appreciate the mathematical basis required to test and evaluate new devices. Contains illustrations, real-world examples, and end-of-chapter homework problems. Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in digital imaging in electrical engineering and computer science departments. Also invaluable for practitioners in the industry. Instructor resources are available online at www.cambridge.org/9780521868532.
Fusion 360 for Makers: Design Your Own Digital Models for 3D Prin...
by Lydia Sloan Cline

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

May 11, 2018

Product Description
Customer Reviews
<div><p>Learn how to use Autodesk Fusion 360 to digitally model your own original projects for a 3D printer or a CNC device. Fusion 360 software lets you design, analyze, and print your ideas. Free to students and small businesses alike, it offers solid, surface, organic, direct, and parametric modeling capabilities.<br /><br /><i>Fusion 360 for Makers</i> is written for beginners to 3D modeling software by an experienced teacher. It will get you up and running quickly with the goal of creating models for 3D printing and CNC fabrication.<br /><br />Inside <i>Fusion 360 for Makers</i>, you'll find:<br /><br /></p><li>Eight easy-to-understand tutorials that provide a solid foundation in Fusion 360 fundamentals</li><li>DIY projects that are explained with step-by-step instructions and color photos</li><li>Projects that have been real-world tested, covering the most common problems and solutions</li><li>Stand-alone projects, allowing you to skip to ones of interest without having to work through all the preceding projects first<br /><br />Design from scratch or edit downloaded designs. Fusion 360 is an appropriate tool for beginners and experienced makers.</li></div>
THE WBF BOOK SERIES-Applying ISA 88 In Discrete and Continuous Ma...
by The WBF

Language

English

Pages

220

Publication Date

December 13, 2010

Product Description
Customer Reviews
THE WBF BOOK SERIES-APPLYING ISA 88 In Discrete and Continuous Manufacturing features: * How to apply ISA 88 batch recipes to continuous and semi-continuous manufacturing processes * How to use ISA 88 recipes for packaging of consumer packaged goods and defining a Compliant Packaging Environment * Examples of applying ISA 88 and 99 to manufacturing and packaging systems integration. ISA (International Society of Automation) standards 88 and 95 are manufacturing standards established in the late 1990s and periodically updated by the governing bodies responsible for them--the Instrumentation Society of America and the American National Standards Institute). The two standards set up protocols and uniform specifications for batch control systems, including types of control equipment, design of control systems and interpretation of batch control data. In Volume 3, the reader will find innovative applications of ISA batch recipes to continuous and semi-continuous manufacturing operations, as well as how to integrate with ISA 95 standards for total integrated manufacturing automation. The ISA 88 and 95 standards have been around (and periodically updated) for nearly 20 years now, but little really helpful has been published on how to put those standards into use, particularly from a pragmatic, real-life experience point of view. The four books in this new series will do exactly that: explain to the manufacturing engineer, the controls engineers, and the industrial planner and manager alike how these standards translate into improved batch and continuous process operations--and ultimately how those operations can be integrated and automate into the general business operations (accounting, inventory, customer relations, product development) of the manufacturing concern.

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