Raspberry Pi Projects

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 478 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1st edition (December 23, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118555430
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118555439

eBook Description:

Raspberry Pi Projects

Raspberry Pi represents a new generation of computers that encourages the user to play and to learn and this unique book is aimed at the beginner Raspberry Pi user who is eager to get started creating real-world projects. Taking you on a journey of creating 16 practical projects, this fun and informative resource introduces you to the skills you need to have in order to make the most of the Pi. The book begins with a quick look at how to get the Pi up and running and then encourages you to dive into the array of exciting software and hardware projects.

  • Features projects that use Python, which is Raspberry Pi’s programming language of choice
  • Includes projects for creating an information center for e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, weather, train times, and more
  • Shows you how to recreate Pong and Pacman or write Tic Tac Toe
  • Teaches you how to use Raspberry Pi’s general purpose input/output port in order to speak to external hardware devices
  • Walks you through setting up computer-controlled slot car racing, a swipe card door lock, disco lights, and more

Raspberry Pi represents a new generation of computers that encourages the user to play and to learn and this unique book is aimed at the beginner Raspberry Pi user who is eager to get started creating real-world projects. Taking you on a journey of creating 16 practical projects, this fun and informative resource introduces you to the skills you need to have in order to make the most of the Pi. The book begins with a quick look at how to get the Pi up and running and then encourages you to dive into the array of exciting software and hardware projects. Raspberry Pi Projects is an excellent way to dig deeper into the capabilities of the Pi and to have great fun while doing it. GET FREE EBOOKS »

Raspberry Pi User Guide, 2nd Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 2nd edition (December 4, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118795482
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118795484

eBook Description:

Raspberry Pi User Guide, 2nd Edition

The Raspberry Pi has been a success beyond the dream of its creators. Their goal, to encourage a new generation of computer programmers who understand how computers work, is well under way. Raspberry Pi User Guide, 2nd Edition is the newest edition of the runaway bestseller written by the Pi’s co-creator, Eben Upton, and tech writer Gareth Halfacree. It contains everything you need to know to get the Pi up and running, including how to:

  • Connect a keyboard, mouse, monitor and other peripherals
  • Install software and configure your Raspberry Pi
  • Master basic Linux system administration
  • Set up your Raspberry Pi as a productivity machine, multimedia centre, or web server
  • Write programmes in Scratch and Python
  • Use the GPIO port and add-on boards to connect your Raspberry Pi for use in electronics projects

Updated to cover the release of the Camera Board, the introduction of the Pi Store, NOOBS and much more, Raspberry Pi User Guide, 2nd Edition is the perfect companion for getting the most out of the computing phenomenon, the Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi has been a success beyond the dream of its creators. Their goal, to encourage a new generation of computer programmers who understand how computers work, is well under way. Raspberry Pi User Guide, 2nd Edition is the newest edition of the runaway bestseller written by the Pi’s co-creator, Eben Upton, and tech writer Gareth Halfacree. GET FREE EBOOKS »

Raspberry Pi Hacks: Tips & Tools for Making Things with the Inexpensive Linux Computer

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 1st edition (January 5, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449362346
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449362348

eBook Description:

Raspberry Pi Hacks: Tips & Tools for Making Things with the Inexpensive Linux Computer

  • Use configuration hacks to get more out of your Pi
  • Build your own web server or remote print server
  • Take the Pi outdoors to monitor your garden or control holiday lights
  • Connect with SETI or construct an awesome Halloween costume
  • Hack the Pi’s Linux OS to support more complex projects
  • Decode audio/video formats or make your own music player
  • Achieve a low-weight payload for aerial photography
  • Build a Pi computer cluster or a solar-powered lab

With more than 60 practical and creative hacks, this book helps you turn Raspberry Pi into the centerpiece of some cool electronics projects. Want to create a controller for a camera or a robot? Set up Linux distributions for media centers or PBX phone systems? That’s just the beginning of what you’ll find inside Raspberry Pi Hacks: Tips & Tools for Making Things with the Inexpensive Linux Computer.

If you’re looking to build either a software or hardware project with more computing power than Arduino alone can provide, Raspberry Pi is just the ticket. And the hacks in this book will give you lots of great ideas. With more than 60 practical and creative hacks, this book helps you turn Raspberry Pi into the centerpiece of some cool electronics projects. Want to create a controller for a camera or a robot? Set up Linux distributions for media centers or PBX phone systems? That’s just the beginning of what you’ll find inside Raspberry Pi Hacks: Tips & Tools for Making Things with the Inexpensive Linux Computer. GET FREE EBOOKS »

HTML5: The Missing Manual, 2nd Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 518 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 2nd edition (December 31, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449363261
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449363260

eBook Description:

HTML5: The Missing Manual, 2nd Edition

HTML5 is more than a markup language it’s a collection of several independent web standards. Fortunately, this expanded guide covers everything you need in one convenient place. With step-by-step tutorials and real-world examples, HTML5: The Missing Manual, 2nd Edition hows you how to build web apps that include video tools, dynamic graphics, geolocation, offline features, and responsive layouts for mobile devices.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Structure web pages more effectively. Learn how HTML5 helps web design tools and search engines work smarter.
  • Add audio and video without plugins. Build playback pages that work in every browser.
  • Create stunning visuals with Canvas. Draw shapes, pictures, and text; play animations; and run interactive games.
  • Jazz up your pages with CSS3. Add fancy fonts and eye-catching effects with transitions and animation.
  • Design better web forms. Collect information from visitors more efficiently with HTML5 form elements.
  • Build it once, run it everywhere. Use responsive design to make your site look good on desktops, tablets, and smartphones.
  • Include rich desktop features. Build self-sufficient web apps that work offline and store the data users need.

HTML5 is more than a markup language it’s a collection of several independent web standards. Fortunately, this expanded guide covers everything you need in one convenient place. With step-by-step tutorials and real-world examples, HTML5: The Missing Manual, 2nd Edition hows you how to build web apps that include video tools, dynamic graphics, geolocation, offline features, and responsive layouts for mobile devices. GET FREE EBOOKS »

Dreamweaver CC: The Missing Manual

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 1008 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 1st edition (December 30, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449341705
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449341701

eBook Description:

Dreamweaver CC: The Missing Manual

Dreamweaver CC comes packed with features and a new, online-only home, but it still doesn’t include a printed guide to working in the cloud or tapping the program’s amazing features. That’s where this Missing Manual comes in. With its jargon-free explanations and hands-on tutorials, you’ll learn how to create every kind of website, from single-purpose static sites to interactive, multimedia-driven web dynamos.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Soar in the cloud. Get features like dynamic software updates and foolproof file collaboration.
  • Get clicking with HTML5. Insert new audio/video tags and more, using convenient one-click menu options.
  • Improve your form. Quickly add HTML5 form elements like email addresses, web URLs, dates, and search fields.
  • Design in style. Build beautiful pages with ease, using Dreamweaver’s revamped CSS creation and editing tools.
  • Enrich your characters. Get scores of new type choices with free Adobe-hosted Edge Web Fonts.
  • Design once, and for all. Use improved fluid-grid layout features to create a responsive design that works across many devices.
  • Build pages that pop. Use the wildly popular jQuery library and its user-interface toolkit, jQuery UI.

Dreamweaver CC comes packed with features and a new, online-only home, but it still doesn’t include a printed guide to working in the cloud or tapping the program’s amazing features. That’s where this Missing Manual comes in. With its jargon-free explanations and hands-on tutorials, you’ll learn how to create every kind of website, from single-purpose static sites to interactive, multimedia-driven web dynamos. GET FREE EBOOKS »

Windows 8.1: The Missing Manual

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 952 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 1st edition (December 6, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449371620
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449371623

eBook Description:

Windows 8.1: The Missing Manual

Windows 8.1 continues the evolution of the most radical redesign in Microsoft’s history. It combines the familiar Windows desktop with a new, touchscreen-friendly world of tiles and full-screen apps. Luckily, David Pogue is back to help you make sense of it with humor, authority, and 500 illustrations.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • What’s new in 8.1. The update to 8.1 offers new apps, a universal Search, the return of the Start menu, and several zillion other nips and tucks.
  • New features. Storage Spaces, Windows To Go, File Histories if Microsoft wrote it, this book covers it.
  • Security. Protect your PC from viruses, spyware, spam, sick hard drives, and out-of-control kids.
  • The network. HomeGroups, connecting from the road, mail, Web, music streaming among PCs this book has your network covered.
  • The software. Media Center, Photo Gallery, Internet Explorer, speech recognition this one authoritative, witty guide makes it all crystal clear. It’s the book that should have been in the box.

Windows 8.1 continues the evolution of the most radical redesign in Microsoft’s history. It combines the familiar Windows desktop with a new, touchscreen-friendly world of tiles and full-screen apps. Luckily, David Pogue is back to help you make sense of it with humor, authority, and 500 illustrations. GET FREE EBOOKS »

OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 880 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 1st edition (January 2, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449362249
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449362249

eBook Description:

OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual

What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Its 200 new features include Mac versions of iPad goodies like Maps, iBooks, and iTunes Radio but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 11 years straight. There’s something new on practically every page of this edition, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Big-ticket changes. Finder tabs. Finder tags. App Nap. iCloud Keychain. iTunes Radio. Maps. iBooks. Automatic app updating. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it.
  • Nips and tucks. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, Calendar, Notification Center, Messages, Time Machine…
  • Shortcuts. Meet the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page.
  • Power users. Security, networking, build-your-own Services, file sharing with Windows, even Mac OS X’s Unix chassis this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear.

What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Its 200 new features include Mac versions of iPad goodies like Maps, iBooks, and iTunes Radio but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 11 years straight. There’s something new on practically every page of this edition, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them. GET FREE EBOOKS »

CISSP Training Kit

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 816 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press; 1st edition (January 6, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735657823
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735657823

eBook Description:

CISSP Training Kit

Ace your preparation for Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Exam. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This guide is designed to help make the most of your study time.

Maximize your performance on the exam in these 10 domains:

  • Information Security Governance and Risk Management
  • Access Control
  • Cryptography
  • Physical (Environmental) Security
  • Security Architecture and Design
  • Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance
  • Telecommunications and Network Security
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Software Development Security
  • Operations Security

Ace your preparation for Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Exam. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This guide is designed to help make the most of your study time. GET FREE EBOOKS »

Microsoft System Center: Optimizing Service Manager

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 98 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press (December 27, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735683123
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735683129

eBook Description:

Microsoft System Center: Optimizing Service Manager

Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center – this book provides focused guidance for deploying and customizing Service Manager, an integrated platform for automating and adapting an organization’s IT service management best practices. Led by series editor Mitch Tulloch, a team of System Center experts step you through key technical scenarios and tasks. Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center – this book provides focused guidance for deploying and customizing Service Manager, an integrated platform for automating and adapting an organization’s IT service management best practices. Led by series editor Mitch Tulloch, a team of System Center experts step you through key technical scenarios and tasks.

Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center – this book provides focused guidance for deploying and customizing Service Manager, an integrated platform for automating and adapting an organization’s IT service management best practices. Led by series editor Mitch Tulloch, a team of System Center experts step you through key technical scenarios and tasks.

Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center – this book provides focused guidance for deploying and customizing Service Manager, an integrated platform for automating and adapting an organization’s IT service management best practices. Led by series editor Mitch Tulloch, a team of System Center experts step you through key technical scenarios and tasks. Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center – this book provides focused guidance for deploying and customizing Service Manager, an integrated platform for automating and adapting an organization’s IT service management best practices. Led by series editor Mitch Tulloch, a team of System Center experts step you through key technical scenarios and tasks. GET FREE EBOOKS »

Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 R2

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 180 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press (January 23, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735682836
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735682832

eBook Description:

Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 R2

Get a head start evaluating System Center 2012 R2 – with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform 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 System Center 2012 R2 – with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform 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 System Center 2012 R2 – with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform 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 System Center 2012 R2 – with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform 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 System Center 2012 R2 – with technical insights from a Microsoft MVP and members of the System Center product team. This guide introduces new features and capabilities, with scenario-based advice on how the platform can meet the needs of your business. Get the high-level overview you need to begin preparing your deployment now. GET FREE EBOOKS »