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  • by Herbert Schildt
    £48.49

    The most comprehensive C# resource available, written by bestselling author Herb Schildt

  • by Cindi Howson & Elizabeth Newbould

    The definitive reference for building actionable business intelligence is completely revised for SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0.

  • by Cindi Howson
    £50.99

    The definitive reference for building actionable business intelligence-completely revised for SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0.Unleash the full potential of business intelligence with fact-based decisions, aligned to business goals, using reports and dashboards that lead from insight to action. SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0: The Complete Reference offers completely updated coverage of the latest BI platform.Find out how to work with the new Information Design Tool to create universes that access multiple data sources and SAP BW. See how to translate complex business questions into highly efficient Web Intelligence queries and publish your results to the BI Launchpad. Learn how to create dashboards from data sourced through a universe or spreadsheet. The most important concepts for universe designers, report and dashboard authors, and business analysts are fully explained and illustrated by screenshots, diagrams, and step-by-step instructions.Establish and evolve BI goalsMaximize your BI investments by offering the right module to the right userCreate robust universes with the Information Design Tool, leveraging multiple data sources, derived tables, aggregate awareness, and parametersDevelop a security plan that is scalable and flexible DesignWeb Intelligence reports from basic to advancedCreate sophisticated calculations and advanced formatting to highlight critical business trendsBuild powerful dashboards to embed in PowerPoint or the BI LaunchpadUse Explorer to visually navigate large data sets and uncover patterns

  • by Thomas A. Powell
    £38.99

    The essential JavaScript resource-fully updatedDesign, debug, and publish high-performance web pages and applications using tested techniques and best practices from expert developers. The all-new edition of this comprehensive guide has been thoroughly revised and expanded to cover the latest JavaScript features, tools, and programming methods.JavaScript: The Complete Reference, Third Edition provides illustrative examples, line-by-line code samples, and practical development advice-from the core of the language to the various standard and emerging APIs supported by modern web browsers. This in-depth resource covers everything you need to know, whether you're trying to understand the fundamentals of weak typing in JavaScript, reduce your confusion over closures, or perform common tasks like form validation or Ajax calls. Explore core JavaScript syntax and data typesInvestigate often confusing concepts such as weak typing and closuresUse object-oriented programming the JavaScript waySee what changes come from ECMAScript 5Perform dynamic content updates using DOM methodsHandle user-generated events with modern event modelsModernize form handling with HTML5 and JavaScriptUse the XMLHttpRequest object to create Ajax applicationsControl animation and multimedia content with JavaScriptGenerate bitmap graphics with the Canvas APILearn methods to handle the challenges of cross-browser codingDiscover defensive development and error handling

  • by Christopher Adamson

    Filled with expert techniques and best practices, this comprehensive guide helps you unleash the full potential of data warehouses, regardless of architecture, implementation scope, or software tools.

  • by Richard Petersen
    £40.49

    Your one-stop guide to Linux--fully revised and expandedGet in-depth coverage of all Linux features, tools, and utilities from this thoroughly updated and comprehensive resource, designed for all Linux distributions. Written by Linux expert Richard Petersen, this book explains how to get up-and-running on Linux, use the desktops and shells, manage applications, deploy servers, implement security measures, and handle system and network administration tasks.With full coverage of the latest platform, Linux: The Complete Reference, Sixth Edition includes details on the very different and popular Debian (Ubuntu) and Red Hat/Fedora software installation and service management tools used by most distributions. This is a must-have guide for all Linux users.Install, configure, and administer any Linux distributionWork with files and folders from the BASH, TCSH, and Z shellsUse the GNOME and KDE desktops, X Windows, and display managersSet up office, database, Internet, and multimedia applicationsSecure data using SELinux, netfilter, SSH, and KerberosEncrypt network transmissions with GPG, LUKS, and IPsec Deploy FTP, Web, mail, proxy, print, news, and database serversAdminister system resources using HAL, udev, and virtualization (KVM and Xen)Configure and maintain IPv6, DHCPv6, NIS, networking, and remote accessAccess remote files and devices using NFSv4, GFS, PVFS, NIS, and SAMBA

  • by Mark Rhodes-Ousley
    £49.49

    Develop and implement an effective end-to-end security programToday's complex world of mobile platforms, cloud computing, and ubiquitous data access puts new security demands on every IT professional. Information Security: The Complete Reference, Second Edition (previously titled Network Security: The Complete Reference) is the only comprehensive book that offers vendor-neutral details on all aspects of information protection, with an eye toward the evolving threat landscape. Thoroughly revised and expanded to cover all aspects of modern information security-from concepts to details-this edition provides a one-stop reference equally applicable to the beginner and the seasoned professional.Find out how to build a holistic security program based on proven methodology, risk analysis, compliance, and business needs. You'll learn how to successfully protect data, networks, computers, and applications. In-depth chapters cover data protection, encryption, information rights management, network security, intrusion detection and prevention, Unix and Windows security, virtual and cloud security, secure application development, disaster recovery, forensics, and real-world attacks and countermeasures. Included is an extensive security glossary, as well as standards-based references. This is a great resource for professionals and students alike. Understand security concepts and building blocksIdentify vulnerabilities and mitigate riskOptimize authentication and authorizationUse IRM and encryption to protect unstructured dataDefend storage devices, databases, and softwareProtect network routers, switches, and firewallsSecure VPN, wireless, VoIP, and PBX infrastructureDesign intrusion detection and prevention systemsDevelop secure Windows, Java, and mobile applicationsPerform incident response and forensic analysis

  • by Richard Petersen
    £52.49

    The Definitive Guide to Ubuntu--Covers Ubuntu 8.04 LTSMaximize the powerful features of Ubuntu with expert guidance, tips, and techniques from bestselling Linux author Richard Petersen. Packed with clear explanations and detailed examples, this comprehensive volume shows you how to get off the ground with Ubuntu, set up hardware and Internet connections, and use the latest system and network administration utilities.Ubuntu: The Complete Reference covers the desktops, shells, and administration tools for users, printers, services, and networks. Get full details on the latest Ubuntu-compatible office, mail, Web, and multimedia software, along with remote access (Vinagre), virtualization (KVM and Xen) and service managment (Upstart).You'll also learn how to interoperate with Windows networks and deploy reliable security using PolicyKit, Seahorse, AppArmor, SELinux, netfilter, and the Secure Shell.Install Ubuntu using Live CDs, the Install DVD, or Wubi Windows virtual diskConfigure printers, devices, and network connectionsAccess Linux using GNOME, KDE, KDE4, and XFce desktopsManage software with Synaptic Package Manager and APTWork with the BASH shell command, configuration, and file management capabilitiesUse office, Web (Firefox 3), mail, and multimedia applications (PulseAudio)Manage file systems including RAID and LVMSecure Ubuntu using PolicyKit authentication, Seahorse encryption, SSH and Kerberos security, AppArmor access controls, and Firestarter and UFW firewallsUse SAMBA and NFS to share network resources

  • by Herbert Schildt
    £49.49

    The Definitive Java Programming GuideIn Java: The Complete Reference, Eighth Edition, bestselling programming author Herb Schildt shows you everything you need to develop, compile, debug, and run Java programs. Updated for Java Platform, Standard Edition 7 (Java SE 7), this comprehensive volume covers the entire Java language, including its syntax, keywords, and fundamental programming principles. You'll also find information on key elements of the Java API library. JavaBeans, servlets, applets, and Swing are examined and real-world examples demonstrate Java in action. In addition, new Java SE 7 features such as try-with-resources, strings in switch, type inference with the diamond operator, NIO.2, and the Fork/Join Framework are discussed in detail.Coverage includes: Data types and operatorsControl statementsClasses and objectsConstructors and methodsMethod overloading and overridingInterfaces and packagesInheritanceException handlingGenericsAutoboxingEnumerationsAnnotationsThe try-with-resources statementVarargsMultithreadingThe I/O classesNetworkingThe Collections FrameworkApplets and servletsJavaBeansAWT and SwingThe Concurrent APIMuch, much more

  • by Richard Luckett
    £38.99

    Exchange Server has the largest installed base of any messaging system

  • by Dave Gochberg & Rob Stewart
    £48.49

    A guide to Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, it takes you through the planning and implementation lifecycle of a Project Server installation. It shows how to utilize this software to set up and manage projects, allocate human as well as financial resources, track progress and adjust activities to accommodate project changes and updates.

  • - The Complete Reference
    by Doug Sahlin
    £32.99

    This is a guide to learning the ins and outs of Fireworks. it covers all aspects of Fireworks and includes tips and hints to help the reader streamline workflow. Fireworks integrates seamlessly with Dreamweaver.

  • - The Complete Reference
    by Carolyn M. Connally
    £32.99

    A comprehensive reference guide that covers all the features, old and new, of PageMaker. New product features are highlighted with a "New to Version 7" icon, while design/product tips and techniques are included to expand the experienced-user appeal.

  • - The Complete Reference
    by Thomas E. Barich
    £32.99

    This guide fully explains and demonstrates the various functions and methods for getting the most out of Outlook. The volume focuses on the Web influence and intergrating mail with other Microsoft Office components.

  • - The Complete Reference
    by Kathy Ivens & Conrad George Carlberg
    £32.99

    This resource shows how to select, implement and utilize Excel 10's features and also prepares readers to take and pass all levels of the Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) certification exams.

  • - The Complete Reference
    by Michael Cooper, Scott Schnoll & Joshua Konkle
    £40.99

    This work includes a technical guide to Exchange 2000 and Windows 2000 integration, enhanced system administration, scalability enablers and an updated approach to collaboration.

  • by Bobbi Sandberg
    £33.99

    Thoroughly updated for the latest technologies, including Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, cloud computing, and new wireless technologies, this is the most comprehensive professional reference available for network professionals who need configure, manage, and secure robust enterprise networks.

  • by Mark Rhodes-Ousley

    This thorough update to the most authoritative volume available on network security covers the latest security standards and regulations.

  • by Thomas Powell & Fritz Schneider

    The new edition of this bestseller covers the latest features in JavaScript and details its uses in Ajax and HTML5-based Web applications.

  • by Charlie Holland
    £29.49

    This comprehensive guide helps readers fully leverage SharePoint's revolutionary software development platform to build business applications.

  • by Herbert Schildt
    £41.49

    In this fully updated bestseller, the world's leading programming author provides comprehensive coverage of C# 4.0--the latest version of Microsoft's premier programming language.

  • by Ed Burns & Chris Schalk
    £34.49

    Fully revised and updated for all of the massive changes in JavaServer Faces 2.0, this bestselling guide covers every aspect of the web application architecture of the future.

  • by Richard Petersen
    £34.49

    This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of Ubuntu Linux, including both desktop use and system administration.

  • by Richard Petersen
    £35.49

    Explaining each aspect of Linux, this work gives you details on the Linux kernel, Gnome and KDE, window managers, multimedia tools, Web, FTP, and Mail services, file systems, print servers, and backup procedures. It also includes coverage of security protocols, network automatic configuration, IPv6, Yum, Xen, and virtualization technology.

  • by Thomas Powell
    £32.99

    Helps you build, manage, and secure AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) applications. This guide to AJAX - the technique for creating interactive Web applications - gives you coverage of AJAX technologies, the advanced JavaScript necessary to use AJAX properly, and how AJAX works with PHP, ASP.NET, JSP, and Ruby.

  • by James Groff, Paul Weinberg & Andy Oppel

    A fully updated edition of this comprehensive bestseller on SQL, the preeminent database language

  • by David Sterling
    £30.99

    A guide to SharePoint technologies. It covers SharePoint Server 2007, the Web-based platform used for document and information sharing and communication across intranets and extranets. It helps you learn to centrally store, manage, and access documents and Web content, improve decision making, and streamline document-based company processes.

  • by Thomas A. Powell
    £38.49

    The Definitive Guide to Ajax Web Application DevelopmentEvolve from the click-and-wait programming pattern to the latest Web 2.0 paradigm using this comprehensive guide to Ajax. Written by Web development expert Thomas Powell, the book lays out every feature of Ajax alongside detailed explanations and real-world code examples.Ajax: The Complete Reference explains how to create and test Ajax-enabled Web applications using the XMLHttpRequest object as well as alternative JavaScript-based communication mechanisms. You'll explore a variety of sample applications featuring emerging user-interface conventions and build applications that address real-world networking and security issues. A robust communication library is developed throughout the book that enables you to architect flexible Ajax applications. The latest technologies such as Web services, Flash-Ajax integration, client-side templates, Comet, and Offline Access are also covered. Discover the future of Web development today!Work with traditional JavaScript communication approaches like iframesExplore all the quirks and details in the XMLHttpRequest objectHandle disparate data formats, including XML, JSON, CSV, YAML, and more Deal with networking issues, including timeouts, retries, response ordering, and a variety of server and content errorsSimplify JavaScript programming using open-source Ajax libraries like YUISecure Ajax applications using authentication, obfuscation, and encryption Implement common Ajax UI patterns such as auto suggest, click-to-edit, and drag-and-dropSolve troubling Ajax architecture problems, including back button, history, and bookmarking issuesLearn Ajax's role in Web 2.0 and Web servicesExplore push style communication using Comet and FlashDiscover the future of offline Web application access and operation

  • by Herbert Schildt
    £42.49

    The Definitive Java Programming GuideFully updated for Java SE 8, Java: The Complete Reference, Ninth Edition explains how to develop, compile, debug, and run Java programs. Bestselling programming author Herb Schildt covers the entire Java language, including its syntax, keywords, and fundamental programming principles, as well as significant portions of the Java API library. JavaBeans, servlets, applets, and Swing are examined and real-world examples demonstrate Java in action. New Java SE 8 features such as lambda expressions, the stream library, and the default interface method are discussed in detail. This Oracle Press resource also offers a solid introduction to JavaFX.Coverage includes: Data types, variables, arrays, and operatorsControl statementsClasses, objects, and methodsMethod overloading and overridingInheritanceInterfaces and packagesException handlingMultithreaded programmingEnumerations, autoboxing, and annotationsThe I/O classesGenericsLambda expressionsString handlingThe Collections FrameworkNetworkingEvent handlingAWT and SwingThe Concurrent APIThe Stream APIRegular expressionsJavaFXJavaBeansApplets and servletsMuch, much more

  • by Bobbi Sandberg
    £38.99

    The most comprehensive, current guide to networkingBuild and administer high-performance networks of all sizes-from small home systems to enterprise internetworks-using the practical information in this detailed resource. Thoroughly revised to cover the latest technologies, Networking: The Complete Reference, Third Edition offers concise explanations, start-to-finish deployment plans, real-world examples, and expert tips.Find out how to select a networking protocol, connect devices, set up wireless LANs and WANs, configure Internet servers, virtualize your network, and migrate to the cloud. Cutting-edge backup, tuning, and security techniques are fully explained. Filled with proven solutions to a wide array of networking issues, this comprehensive guide is ideal for beginners and seasoned IT professionals alike. Design, configure, and administer wireless and wired networksWork with interface cards, hubs, routers, switches, and repeatersUnderstand Ethernet, Token Ring, TCP/IP, and IPX protocolsBuild wireless LANs using WiFi, IEEE 802.11, and Bluetooth technologyDeploy server clusters, multiprocessors, and Fibre Channel connectionsDeliver Web, FTP, e-mail, and Active Directory servicesImplement a cloud-based network infrastructureSet up, configure, and manage virtual networksHandle troubleshooting and network securityConnect Macintosh and Unix systems to Windows networks

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