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Introducing Windows 8.1 For IT Professionals

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 140 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press (November 6, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735684278
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735684270

eBook Description:

Introducing Windows 8.1 For IT Professionals

  • How features compare to Windows 7 and Windows XP
  • The Windows 8.1 user experience
  • Deployment
  • Security features
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Delivering Windows apps
  • Recovery options
  • Networking and remote access
  • Managing mobile devices
  • Virtualization
  • Windows RT 8.1

Get a head start evaluating Windows 8.1 – with early technical insights from award-winning journalist and Windows expert Ed Bott. Based on the Windows 8.1 Preview release, this guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how Windows 8.1 can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now. Get a head start evaluating Windows 8.1 – with early technical insights from award-winning journalist and Windows expert Ed Bott. Based on the Windows 8.1 Preview release, this guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how Windows 8.1 can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Microsoft SharePoint 2013 App Development

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 202 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press (January 31, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735674981
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735674981

eBook Description:

Microsoft SharePoint 2013 App Development

Your guide to designing apps that extend the capabilities of your SharePoint site. Take advantage of the most important new concept in Microsoft SharePoint 2013 App Development. Led by two SharePoint experts, you’ll learn development techniques such as building app lists, creating event handlers, and the major classes in the object model that provide access to content stored in SharePoint.

  • Best design an app
  • Develop a SharePoint-hosted app
  • Develop a developer- hosted app
  • Create and use lists
  • Support notifications
  • Program a client-side app with JavaScript
  • Establish user security and SharePoint application security

Take advantage of the most important new concept in Microsoft SharePoint 2013 App Development. Led by two SharePoint experts, you’ll learn development techniques such as building app lists, creating event handlers, and the major classes in the object model that provide access to content stored in SharePoint. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

SharePoint 2013 Branding and User Interface Design

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Wrox; 1st edition (July 22, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118495675
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118495674

eBook Description:

SharePoint 2013 Branding and User Interface Design

  • Explains the various approaches to SharePoint branding and methodologies for creating an engaging UI.
  • Guides you through planning for branding and using the Design Manager to start a design.
  • Addresses implementing modern web techniques such as HTML5, jQuery, and mobile responsive design into SharePoint.
  • Explores creating SharePoint branding for public facing websites as well as internal intranets, including a deep dive into how custom SharePoint branding is created from scratch.
  • Provides coverage on designing apps for SharePoint.

SharePoint 2013 Branding and User Interface Design: Plan, design, and launch a brand in SharePoint

If you are planning, designing, and launching your brand using SharePoint, this book and author trio will walk you through everything you need to know in an understandable and approachable way. From specific technologies such as master pages, page layouts, and CSS to offering best-practices and real-world experience for creating successful branding projects through SharePoint 2013, you will learn how to approach your branding project in effective new ways. This visual book provides step-by-step instructions in a simple and striking format that focuses on each of the tasks you will face in your own branding project. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Excel VBA 24-Hour Trainer

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Wrox; 1st edition (May 3, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 047089069X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470890691

eBook Description:

Excel VBA 24-Hour Trainer:

  • Introduces you to VBA and discusses topics including object oriented programming, variable declaration, objects and collections, and arrays
  • Teaches you how to write your own macros for programming loops, events, charts, pivot tables and pivot charts, and user-defined functions
  • Shows you how to customize the look and feel of Excel with User Forms, Input Boxes, Message Boxes, and embedded controls
  • Examines advanced topics including class modules, add-ins, and retrieving external data with ADO and SQL
  • Demonstrates how to interact with other Office Applications from Excel, including Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Increase your productivity and save time and effort with Excel VBA

This unique book-and-DVD package prepares you to get more out of Excel by using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to automate your routine or labor-intensive Excel tasks. Microsoft Excel MVP and author Tom Urtis walks through a series of lessons while the accompanying DVD provides demos to complement each lesson. Urtis takes an in-depth look at how manual tasks in Excel can be programmed with VBA for greater speed, efficiency, and accuracy. You’ll learn how to use VBA to manipulate Excel in ways you may never have thought possible. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Pro SharePoint Disaster Recovery and High Availability, 2nd Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 264 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 2nd edition (September 11, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430263288
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430263289

eBook Description:

Pro SharePoint Disaster Recovery and High Availability, 2nd Edition

Few IT professionals take the time to learn what needs to be known to do disaster recovery well. Most labor under the pretense that good administration equals close to five-nines uptime. Most technical people do not see the value of planning for disasters until the unexpected has already happened, and the effects of a disaster involving a SharePoint farm which today houses business information, line-of-business applications, sensitive information, extranets, and other highly important assets can be staggering. Pro SharePoint Disaster Recovery and High Availability, Second Edition will take you through a step-by-step process to show how to build an awareness and reaction plan for the inevitable disaster that will strike your SharePoint deployment.

If you worry about what would happen to your organization if what is in your SharePoint farm was lost, this book is for you. It is a technical book, but parts of it are about the principles of good planning. Other parts are stories of how things have gone wrong (and right) in the field all of which should be instructive and entertaining for anyone who relies on any technology a great deal in their daily life. Pro SharePoint Disaster Recovery and High Availability, Second Edition will take you through a step-by-step process to show how to build an awareness and reaction plan for the inevitable disaster that will strike your SharePoint deployment. Pro SharePoint Disaster Recovery and High Availability, Second Edition will take you through a step-by-step process to show how to build an awareness and reaction plan for the inevitable. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (September 4, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430258845
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430258841

eBook Description:

Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development

Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development is for developers and IT professionals responsible for delivering solutions on the SharePoint 2013 platform. These solutions may run on-site, in the cloud or in a hybrid deployment across many locations. Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development provides the background and step-by-step introduction needed to create massively scalable SharePoint applications using standard tools like Visual Studio and web standards like HTML and JQuery. Once created, SharePoint apps can be deployed internally or sold through the Microsoft SharePoint Store across the Internet.

Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development is your must-have guide to developing app solutions that run on the SharePoint 2013 platform. Using step-by-step tutorials, author Steve Wright creates a sample SharePoint app throughout the course of the book, and you can walk with him through the entire lifecycle of a SharePoint app. Get expert guidance and advice on creating an app, provisioning it for use in SharePoint, securing it from unauthorized use and from other applications, integrating your app with SharePoint search and other platform features, and much more. You’ll even discover how to present your app to users on mobile devices like iPads, smartphones, and Microsoft Surface tablets. Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development provides a step-by-step introduction to creating massively scalable SharePoint solutions using standard tools and web standards. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Pro SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Solutions

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 440 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1 edition (July 31, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430258934
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430258933

eBook Description:

Pro SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Solutions

To get ahead in today’s hyper-competitive marketplace, your business has to take advantage of the data you already have and mine that data to give you new insight, metrics, and clues to what drives successful customer interactions. In Pro SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Solutions, you’ll learn exactly how to unlock that magic, build business intelligence facilities on SharePoint, and glean insights from data to propel your business to the next level. Pro SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Solutions is a complete guide to successfully building and delivering BI applications using SharePoint 2013.

Pro SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Solutions offers SharePoint developers an essential BI foundation experience and an introduction to SQL Server 2012 tools for business intelligence. This book will also benefit SQL Server developers and administrators who require knowledge of setting up the basic infrastructure on the SharePoint platform for business intelligence. As compelling as SharePoint and SQL Server business intelligence are together, the challenge always has been finding people who understand both SharePoint and SQL Server well enough to deliver such business intelligence solutions. With this book in hand, you become part of that select group. Get your copy of Pro SharePoint 2013 Business Intelligence Solutions today! CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Reporting

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 308 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (June 25, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849682305
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849682305

eBook Description:

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Reporting

  • Create reports with SQL Reporting Services for CRM
  • Empower your reports with the different Report Wizards and dashboards
  • Troubleshoot and optimize your reports for better performance

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Reporting

This book looks at all the different options we can use to create reports in Dynamics CRM 2011, starting with SQL Reporting Services and custom reports, created in either CRM Report Wizard, SQL Report Builder, or Visual Studio. It will also show other options we can use such as dashboards, charts, and different ways to optimize and automate reports.We will also learn how to build our own reports either using the different wizards for basic reports or using Visual Studio for more complex reports. We will explore the options mobile CRM users have who want to run and see reports on these mobile devices.

All of the data entered into a CRM means nothing if it is unable to report the important information to our managers and executives in such a way that they can easily and quickly get the results they need. A better reporting system would enable them to make the necessary improvements to the processes that any business needs in a dynamic business world.For users and developers wishing to take advantage of using the report capabilities of Dynamics CRM, this is the book for you. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 328 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (June 21, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849686300
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849686303

eBook Description:

Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1

  • Practical guidance that will help you get the most out of Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012.
  • Gain insight into deploying, monitoring, and administering System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 from a team of Microsoft MVPs.
  • Learn the various methods and best practices for administrating and using Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012.

Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1

Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager is a centralized data protection solution. DPM is used for data protection and recovery for Microsoft workloads. Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1 is a guide for administrators of System Center Data Protection Manager. By the end of this book, users will be able to carry out automated installs, migrate DPM to new hardware, set up custom reporting, use the DPM central console, and implement offsite DPM strategies such as chaining, monitoring, and cyclic protection.

Data Protection Manager allows backup and recovery of Microsoft Workloads, including SQL Server, Exchange, Sharepoint, Client Computers, and Hyper-V. Enabling disk and tape-based backup methods, DPM also allows central management of the system state and “Bare-Metal Recovery”. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Cookbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 406 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (June 3, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849684529
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849684521

eBook Description:

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Cookbook

  • Step-by-step guide to deploy Dynamics CRM 2011 components, configuring claim-based authentication and IFD deployment
  • Focus on Dynamics CRM 2011 server maintenance and optimization techniques
  • Learn advanced Dynamics CRM 2011 administration techniques
  • Discover how to manage Dynamics CRM 2011 Solution, customize Ribbon and SiteMap, and integrate Microsoft SharePoint with CRM
  • Implement business processes with workflows and dialogs

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Cookbook

Administration of CRM systems is equally complex and important; unless efficiently done, it can create fuss in the system and potentially bring down end user satisfaction. Configuration and customization of the system has to be done very carefully too so that it can meet the functional needs appropriately.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Cookbook is a hands-on guide, providing clear, step-by-step instructions to deploy, maintain, optimize, and administer Dynamics CRM 2011 along with advanced configuration and customization processes, to give us a strong advantage in creating successful CRM applications. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD