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New Perspectives On HTML 5 And CSS: Comprehensive 8th Edition

Develop the skills you need to compete successfully in today's high-tech workforce with Carey's NEW PERSPECTIVES ON HTML5 AND CSS3: COMPREHENSIVE, 8E and MindTap digital resources. You learn fundamental design concepts as you build websites based on real-world case scenarios. Specially designed activities help you strengthen your logic, design, troubleshooting and creativity. The projects you complete can even become part of your professional portfolio. You progress from hands-on labs focused on code snippets and debugging to completing assessments and a capstone project. Short Coding Challenges check your understanding of key concepts, while Debugging Challenges teach you how to fix syntax errors in an existing web page. In addition, MindTap's educational integrated development environment (IDE) provides immediate feedback with tutorials, based on realistic case problems, that help you refine problem-solving skills as you develop websites in a professional environment. Read More

Patrick M. Carey

©2021

New Perspectives On HTML5, CSS3, And Javascript 6th Edition

Discover the thorough instruction you need to build dynamic, interactive Web sites from scratch with NEW PERSPECTIVES ON HTML5, CSS3, AND JAVASCRIPT, 6E. This user-friendly book provides comprehensive coverage of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript with an inviting approach that starts with the basics and does not require any prior knowledge on the subject. Detailed explanations of key concepts and skills make even the most challenging topics clear and accessible. Case scenarios and case problems place the most complex concepts within an understandable and practical context. You develop important problem solving skills as you work through realistic exercises. Proven applications and an interesting approach help you retain the material and apply what you’ve learned in a professional environment. Read More

Patrick M. Carey

©2018

New Perspectives HTML5 And CSS3 7th Edition

Now you can master Web page design as you learn from the unique, hands-on approach found in NEW PERSPECTIVES HTML5 AND CSS3: COMPREHENSIVE, 7E. Each tutorial in this complete book challenges you to put into practice the concepts you have just learned. Every tutorial includes a basic statement of the problem, the goals you should achieve, and a helpful demonstration of how to complete the task to create a fully functional website. You do not need any prior experience with HTML or CSS or any specialized software other than a basic editor and Web browser. With the book’s user-friendly approach, you develop important problem-solving skills as you retain the key concepts and apply what you’ve learned in a professional environment. Successfully completing this book’s tutorial cases and case problems acts a springboard in helping you develop your own professional portfolio to showcase your abilities in website design. Read More

Patrick M. Carey

©2018

Web Design 6th Edition

Wish you had the skills and knowledge to design powerful websites? Gain the expertise you need right now with WEB DESIGN: INTRODUCTORY, 6E. Learn how to balance target audience expectations, sound design principles, and technical considerations as you create successful, device- and platform-independent websites. Hands-on, interesting, and practical activities in each chapter check your comprehension, help build your web research skills, and develop your design awareness. You learn how to critically evaluate current issues in today’s technology as you examine topics such as search engine optimization (SEO), HTML and responsive web design. WEB DESIGN: INTRODUCTORY, 6E equips you with the key skills you need to develop a solid web design plan of your own in no time. Read More

Jennifer T. Campbell

©2018

Architectural Drafting And Design 7th Edition

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, Seventh Edition, is the definitive text for beginning, intermediate, or advanced architectural CAD operators. This full-color, comprehensive edition covers the basics of residential design while exploring numerous types of projects that a designer or architect is likely to complete during the design process. The Seventh Edition is up-to-date with content based on the most recent editions of relevant codes, including the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), and the 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC). The text opens with information on architectural styles that have dominated the field over the last four centuries, followed by basic design components related to site and structure. Commercial drafting, basic construction materials, common construction methods, and drawings typically associated with commercial construction are also covered. This bestseller complements informational content with practical, hands-on material, including step-by-step instructions for the design and layout of each type of drawing associated with a complete set of architectural plans--all presented via projects that can be completed using CAD drawing methods. This proven text equips readers with the knowledge and skills needed to complete the drawings that most municipalities require to obtain a building permit for a single-family residence. Read More

Alan Jefferis| David A Madsen, B.S., M.Ed.| David P. Madsen, B.S., M.S.

©2017

Web Design With HTML & CSS3 8th Edition

Explore the latest, industry-leading, website development practices with the newest book in the popular Shelly Cashman Series®. For more than three decades, Shelly Cashman Series® books have effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. Now, HTML5 AND CSS3: COMPREHENSIVE, 8E brings today’s best practices in website development into focus with meaningful applications. HTML5and CSS3 provide the cornerstone technologies you need to pursue a broad range of careers in today’s field of computer science. This edition clearly and logically presents these technologies as you learn how to write professional HTML5 and CSS3 code using state-of-the-art webpage development strategies. You learn the language of today's web developers as a treasure trove of hands-on exercises helps you create and complete exceptional professional projects that will stand apart in your electronic portfolio. Read More

Jessica Minnick

©2017

Engineering Drawing And Design 6th Edition

For more than 25 years, students have relied on this trusted text for easy-to-read, comprehensive drafting and design instruction that complies with the latest ANSI and ASME industry standards for mechanical drafting. The Sixth Edition of ENGINEERING DRAWING AND DESIGN continues this tradition of excellence with a multitude of real, high-quality industry drawings and more than 1,000 drafting, design, and practical application problems—including many new to the current edition. The text showcases actual product designs in all phases, from concept through manufacturing, marketing, and distribution. In addition, the engineering design process now features new material related to production practices that eliminate waste in all phases, and the authors describe practices to improve process output quality by using quality management methods to identify the causes of defects, remove them, and minimize manufacturing variables. Read More

David A Madsen, B.S., M.Ed.| David P. Madsen, B.S., M.S.

©2017

Digital Media 4th Edition

DIGITAL MEDIA, CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, 4E prepares students for the multimedia-rich workplace by teaching them multimedia concepts as well as business-standard software applications to complete projects and solve problems. The non-software-specific text approach gives students a strong foundation in the concepts and practices of digital multimedia and allows the text to focus on the more creative end of business technology. If needed, software-specific directions to assist in learning can be found on the website. Read More

Tena B. Crews| Karen Bean May

©2017

Visualization, Modeling, And Graphics For Engineering Design 2nd Edition

Created for the next generation of engineering professionals, VISUALIZATION, MODELING, AND GRAPHICS FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN, Second Edition, combines coverage of traditional drafting essentials and the cutting-edge technology and methods today's professionals need to master for career success. This versatile text provides a strong grounding in fundamentals including core design skills, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, sketching and drawing, and industry- and discipline-specific applications, even while recognizing how computers have enabled visualizing and modeling techniques that have changed the engineering design process. Working from this modern perspective, the authors explore critical process phases such as creative thinking, product ideation, and advanced analysis, as well as problem solving, collaboration, and communication skills essential for today's engineers and technicians. In addition to numerous updates to reflect the latest technology and trends, the Second Edition of this groundbreaking text features a more streamlined presentation, with a mix of printed and online chapters and a highly modular structure that make it easy to focus on specific topics or interests. Read More

Dennis K. Lieu| Sheryl A. Sorby

©2017

Web Design With HTML & CSS3 8th Edition

Explore the latest industry-leading website development practices with the newest book in the popular Shelly Cashman Series®. For more than three decades, Shelly Cashman Series® books have effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. Now, WEB DESIGN WITH HTML5 AND CSS3: INTRODUCTORY, 8E brings today’s best practice in website development into focus with meaningful applications. HTML5and CSS3 provide the cornerstone technologies you need to pursue a broad range of careers in today’s field of web and mobile app development. This edition clearly and logically presents these technologies as you learn how to write professional HTML5 and CSS3 code using state-of-the-art web page development strategies. You learn the language of today’s web developers as a treasure trove of hands-on exercises helps you create and complete exceptional professional projects that will stand apart in your digital portfolio. Read More

Jessica Minnick| Lisa Friedrichsen

©2016

Technical Drawing For Engineering Communication 7th Edition

TECHNICAL DRAWING FOR ENGINEERING COMMUNICATION, 7E offers a fresh, modern approach to technical drawing that combines the most current industry standards with up-to-date technologies and software, resulting in a valuable, highly relevant resource you won't want to be without. The book builds on features that made its previous editions so successful: comprehensive coverage of the "total technical drawing experience" that explores both the basic and advanced aspects of engineering and industrial technology and reviews both computer modeling and more traditional methods of technical drawing. Enhancements for the seventh edition include updates based on industry trends and regulations, an all-new chapter on employability skills, and additional content on SolidWorks 3D modeling software for drafting technicians. The end result is a tool that will give you the real-world skills needed for a successful career in CAD, drafting, or design. Read More

David E. Goetsch| Raymond L. Rickman| William S. Chalk

©2016

Commercial Drafting And Detailing 4th Edition

The only book of its kind on the market today, COMMERCIAL DRAFTING AND DETAILING, 4E will give you everything you need to gain a solid understanding of commercial drafting and detailing - it's all here, in one comprehensive resource. The fourth edition maintains the winning features of its previous editions; clear explanations and professional, practical examples that walk you through the architectural and structural drawings required in a complete set of commercial plans. It then builds on these successes by increasingly integrating design components into each chapter, replacing free-hand sketches with CAD skeleton drawings, and updating the information to reflect the 2015 International Building Code. The end result: a valuable tool that will keep you up-to-date on the most current industry trends and prepare you to succeed. Read More

Alan Jefferis| Kenneth D. Smith

©2016

Web Design With HTML & CSS3 8th Edition

Explore the latest, industry-leading, website development practices with the newest book in the popular Shelly Cashman Series®. For more than three decades, Shelly Cashman Series® books have effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. Now, HTML5 AND CSS3: COMPLETE, 8E brings today’s best practices in website development into focus with meaningful applications. HTML5and CSS3 provide the cornerstone technologies you need to pursue a broad range of careers in today’s field of computer science. This edition clearly and logically presents these technologies as you learn how to write professional HTML5 and CSS3 code using state-of-the-art webpage development strategies. You learn the language of today's web developers as a treasure trove of hands-on exercises helps you create and complete exceptional professional projects that will stand apart in your electronic portfolio. Read More

Jessica Minnick

©2016

HTML5 And CSS3, Illustrated Introductory 2nd Edition

Master the foundational HTML5 and CSS3 skills that are needed to create outstanding basic websites using this practical, user-friendly book from the popular Illustrated Series. HTML5 AND CSS3 ILLUSTRATED INTRODUCTORY, 2E covers today’s basic concepts and must-know skills for developing web pages and websites using the latest HTML5 and CSS3 standards and best practice. Updates throughout this new edition introduce key principles of website design, while integrating coverage of mobile design and testing. This edition provides beginners with the “nuts-and-bolts” and offers more experienced users the opportunity to brush up on the basics and then move to more advanced topics. Each two-page spread focuses on a single skill, making even complex topics, such as coding with HTML5, easy to follow and absorb. Read More

Sasha Vodnik

©2016

HTML5 And CSS3, Illustrated Complete 2nd Edition

Master the latest HTML5 and CSS3 skills to create exceptional web design with this practical, user-friendly book from the popular Illustrated Series. HTML5 AND CSS3 ILLUSTRATED COMPLETE, 2E addresses basic to advanced concepts and skills for developing dynamic web pages and websites using the most current versions of HTML5 and CSS3. Learn to create websites that incorporate forms, videos, JavaScript, cutting-edge CSS3, and more. Updates throughout this new edition introduce key principles of responsive design while integrating mobile design and testing. This edition provides the “nuts-and-bolts” for beginner and the flexibility to brush up on the basics and quickly move to more advanced topics for more experienced user. Each two-page spread focuses on a single skill, making information easy to follow and absorb. Read More

Sasha Vodnik

©2016

New Perspectives HTML5 And CSS3 7th Edition

New Perspectives on HTML and CSS 7th Edition delivers a hands-on approach to learning Web page design. In each tutorial, you’ll put into practice the concepts you have learned. Each tutorial includes a basic statement of the problem, the goals to be achieved, and a demonstration of how to complete the task, creating a fully functional website in the process. You will develop problem-solving skills which will help retain the material and apply what you’ve learned in a professional environment. Successful completion of the tutorial cases and case problems can act a springboard to develop your own portfolio to showcase your abilities in website design. Read More

Patrick M. Carey

©2016

The Web Collection Revealed Creative Cloud 1st Edition

This invaluable, all-in-one guide provides a thorough introduction to web design and development with Adobe Dreamweaver® CC, Adobe Flash® CC, and—new to this edition—Adobe Edge® CC. In addition to detailed information on the current interface, features, and functionality of each program, the text includes step-by-step tutorials and hands-on projects to help you master industry-leading software while honing practical skills with real-world relevance. The text concludes with a chapter devoted to integration of all three applications to create a dynamic website incorporating Flash and Edge elements. In addition to accurate, up-to-date content, the text features full-color illustrations and an appealing, user-friendly presentation style to facilitate learning and make even complex material easier to master. Read More

Sherry Bishop, BSBA, MEd| Jim Shuman, MBA| Sasha Vodnik

©2016

Exploring Typography 2nd Edition

Showcasing the latest in best practices across print and digital media, EXPLORING TYPOGRAPHY, 2e provides a well-researched, authoritative introduction to typography that explores the varied uses of type in visual communications. Coverage begins with a history of type and a survey of how type is classified before advancing to the physical components of letters and the rules of legibility, readability, and style. The text surveys the creative use of emphasis, designing effective layouts, using grids, and developing original type styles. Examining contemporary challenges in type, it also introduces terminology and concepts relevant to designing with type in a digital environment and includes coverage of designing type for mobile devices. More "Designer at Work" boxes and new "Designer Processes and "Typography for Social Change" features provide insight into professional designers' work and processes. With a large new format, EXPLORING TYPOGRAPHY, 2e is packed with dynamic illustrations that bring chapter concepts to life. Read More

Tova Rabinowitz

©2016

The Book Of Alternative Photographic Processes 3rd Edition

Written by internationally acclaimed artist and photographer Christopher James, THE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES: 3rd Edition is the definitive text for students and professionals studying alternative photographic processes and the art of hand-made photographic image making. This innovative Third Edition brings the medium up to date with new and historic processes that are integrated with the latest contemporary innovations, adaptations, techniques, and art work. This 800 page edition is packed with more than 700 exquisite illustrations featuring historical examples as well as the art that is currently being made by professional alternative process, artists, teachers, and students of the genre. The third edition is the complete and comprehensive technical and aesthetic resource exploring and delving into every aspect of alternative photographic process photography. Each chapter introduces the history of a technique, presents an overview of the alternative photographic process that will be featured, reviews its chemistry, and provides practical and easy to follow guidance in how to make it work. In his conversational writing style, James also explores the idiosyncrasies, history, and cultural connections that are such a significant part of the history of photography. Featuring traditional and digital contact negative production as well as an array of processes, spread out over 28 chapters, THE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES: 3RD EDITION delivers clear instructions, practical workflows and advice, humor, history, art, and immeasurable inspiration. Read More

Christopher James

©2016

Interpreting Engineering Drawings 8th Edition

INTERPRETING ENGINEERING DRAWINGS, 8th EDITION offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art training that shows readers how to create professional-quality engineering drawings that can be interpreted with precision in today's technology-based industries. This flexible, user-friendly textbook offers unsurpassed coverage of the theory and practical applications that you'll need as readers communicate technical concepts in an international marketplace. All material is developed around the latest ASME drawing standards, helping readers keep pace with the dynamic changes in the field of engineering graphics. Read More

Ted Branoff

©2016

Exploring The Basics Of Drawing (With Coursemate Printed Access Card) 2nd Edition

Packed with exquisite artwork and illustrations, the EXPLORING THE BASICS OF DRAWING, 2e package delivers a comprehensive introduction to the art of drawing through both the text and CourseMate.This new edition offers thorough coverage of the fundamental skills needed to learn still-life drawing, basic shapes, and the key concepts of perspective, light, value, and space. Its reader-friendly format offers clear instructions and detailed descriptions. The author thoroughly explains and illustrates each step of the drawing process--reflecting her three decades of professional illustration experience. With new chapters on figure and landscape drawing, as well as unique new author-created videos vividly illustrating essential drawing techniques via CourseMate, students will gain the knowledge and practice they need to build their skills and confidence. Read More

Victoria Vebell

©2015

Exploring Adobe® Indesign Creative Cloud 1st Edition

With many software guides serving as high-tech "recipe books," teaching cookie-cutter habits with little relevance to complex, real-world projects, EXPLORING ADOBE INDESIGN Creative Cloud takes a different approach. Emphasizing on fundamental design principles, critical thinking skills, and practical applications to prepare you for professional success, this unique text features step-by-step tutorials, vibrant illustrations, and realistic exercises to engage your interest while helping you develop essential software skills. Each chapter builds on what you have learned, guiding you from exploring basic operations to creating complex documents with confidence and efficiency. In addition to mastering InDesign--including standard functionality and features new to Creative Cloud--the text prepares you to analyze new design projects, identify potential challenges, develop effective strategies, and apply industry-standard principles and practices to execute your plans successfully. The Data Files used to complete the projects found in the book are now available online. For access information please refer to the directions available in the preface of the book. Read More

Terry Rydberg

©2015

Beginning C++ Through Game Programming 4th Edition

When it comes to game programming, C++ is the name of the game. If you aspire to move from game player to game creator, it all starts with learning the fundamentals of C++ and game-programming basics. With BEGINNING C++ THROUGH GAME PROGRAMMING, FOURTH EDITION, you will find an up-to-date and thorough introduction to everything you need to get started—with no previous programming experience required. In the new fourth edition of this popular guide to learning C++, you will work with a complete program while learning each new concept and a game program at the end of each chapter. A final game project at the end of the book draws together everything you’ve learned. Written with the beginning programmer in mind, BEGINNING C++ THROUGH GAME PROGRAMMING, FOURTH EDITION is a great way to get started in game programming. Read More

Michael Dawson

©2015

The Graphic Designer's Digital Toolkit 7th Edition

THE GRAPHIC DESIGNER’S DIGITAL TOOLKIT, 7th Edition not only introduces students to the essential features of industry-standard software applications, but also gives them an understanding of how to integrate these programs into a seamless whole. Using a highly visual and project-based approach, this fully revised new edition examines Macintosh OS X Maverick®, Windows 7® and Windows 8® operating systems, as well the most up to date Creative Cloud features of the “Big 3” digital design programs used in the graphics industry today: Adobe Illustrator®, Adobe Photoshop®, and Adobe InDesign® . After thoroughly examining the features of each application from the designer’s perspective, the author then reveals in practical detail the traditional skills and technology necessary for effective design for print and Web media. Using online project files, students are encouraged to practice what they have learned by tackling design projects throughout the text from concept to completion. Effectively merging theory with practice, THE GRAPHIC DESIGNER'S DIGITAL TOOLKIT, 7th Edition stresses the critical importance of integration in design while meeting design parameters and client expectations. Contact your Learning Consultant to learn more about how CourseMate can enhance the way you teach and your students learn. Read More

Allan Wood

©2015

Adobe® Photoshop® Creative Cloud 1st Edition

Part of the highly successful Shelly Cashman Series®, ADOBE® PHOTOSHOP® CREATIVE CLOUD: COMPREHENSIVE follows the proven Shelly Cashman Series® step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach to learning the Photoshop Creative Cloud software. Read More

Joy L. Starks

©2015

Adobe® Dreamweaver® Creative Cloud 1st Edition

ADOBE® DREAMWEAVER® CREATIVE CLOUD: COMPREHENSIVE, 1E follows the Shelly Cashman Series® proven step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach to teaching the Adobe Dreamweaver Creative Cloud software. Read More

Corinne Hoisington| Jessica Minnick

©2015

New Perspectives On XML, Comprehensive 3rd Edition

Updated to teach the most current XML standards, this book uses real-world case studies and a practical, step-by-step approach to teach XML. Read More

Patrick Carey| Sasha Vodnik

©2015

Scratch 2.0 Programming For Teens 2nd Edition

With Scratch 2.0, getting started in computer programming is easier and more fun than ever. And with this completely updated edition of the popular Scratch Programming for Teens, you'll learn the basics in a fast, friendly way and be sharing your creations online before you know it. Focused on the fundamentals and using the free Scratch programming language, Scratch 2.0 Programming for Teens will teach you to develop interactive stories, games, animations, and other programs on the web, in your computer's browser, using graphic, customizable code blocks. Written especially for first-time programmers, this book's hands-on approach emphasizes the design and development of programming logic. You'll learn important programming concepts without getting bogged down in complicated details. And the basic principles you learn here will build a foundation from which you can move on to other, more complex, programming languages (like Microsoft Visual Basic, Java, and C++), if you decide to go deeper into software development. Additional material, including helpful appendixes and a complete glossary, is available on this book's companion website. Start programming today with Scratch 2.0 Programming for Teens. Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab. Scratch, the Scratch logo, and the Scratch Cat are trademarks of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read More

Jerry Lee Ford, Jr.

©2015

Web Design 5th Edition

WEB DESIGN: INTRODUCTORY, 5th Edition explains the connection between a detailed design plan that considers audience expectations, sound design principles and various technical considerations to create successful Web sites. Read More

Jennifer T. Campbell

©2015

The Black Art Of Multiplatform Game Programming 1st Edition

THE BLACK ART OF MULTIPLATFORM GAME PROGRAMMING covers all the skills necessary to create amazing games. It will take you all the way from pixel plotting to full-blown game development. Written with beginners in mind, this book assumes no prior knowledge of game programming--anyone can learn how to program exciting video games using this book. Inside you'll find an introduction to game development on multiple platforms using SDL, extensive coverage of coding techniques used by programming gurus, a complete guide to game engine design and implementation, a modern approach to software architecture, and advanced programming procedures and optimizations. Downloadable files include all the source code used in this book, video tutorials for each chapter, standard tools used for game development, and the SDL standard development library. Read More

Jazon Yamamoto

©2015

Adobe® Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed 1st Edition

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CREATIVE CLOUD REVEALED offers you comprehensive coverage in all areas of Adobe® Illustrator®. Beginning with fundamental concepts and progressing to in-depth exploration of the software's full set of features, these step-by-step lessons offer you a guided tour of all the program's great features – including an illustrated tutorial on “how to draw with the Pen tool” that you won't find in any other book. This new edition highlights extensive coverage of important and exciting new features, including dramatic improvements to Illustrator's built-in tracing utility and a major upgrade for creating patterns. Read More

Chris Botello

©2015

Adobe® Dreamweaver® Creative Cloud Revealed 1st Edition

Discover all that Adobe® Dreamweaver® CC has to offer! Whether you're looking for a thorough introduction to Dreamweaver or a reliable reference for web design and development work, this proven resource is an ideal choice. ADOBE DREAMWEAVER CC REVEALED combines vibrant, full-color illustrations and clear, step-by-step tutorials to help readers master the industry-standard web development software. In addition to detailed information on the current Dreamweaver interface, features, and functionality, the text includes hands-on projects and real-world case studies to help readers hone their skills and appreciate their professional relevance. The text highlights features new to CC and explores cutting-edge web standards and design trends. The author, an experienced design professional and award-winning educator, also emphasizes fundamental web design principles, helping readers develop knowledge and skills that go beyond a specific software package and can serve them well throughout their careers. Read More

Sherry Bishop, BSBA, MEd

©2015

The Design Collection Revealed Creative Cloud 1st Edition

THE DESIGN COLLECTION REVEALED CREATIVE CLOUD provides comprehensive step-by-step instruction and in-depth explanation for three of today's most widely used design and layout programs: Adobe® InDesign® Creative Cloud, Adobe® Photoshop® Creative Cloud, and Adobe® Illustrator® Creative Cloud. Your students will gain practical experience with the software as they work through end-of-chapter learning projects and step-by-step tutorials. An integration chapter demonstrates how to move from one application to the other. Full-color illustrations and a user-friendly design combine to create a robust learning experience that reveals how to master the latest features of Adobe's popular design suite. Read More

Chris Botello| Elizabeth Eisner Reding

©2015

Adobe® Photoshop® Creative Cloud Revealed 1st Edition

Adobe Photoshop has long provided cutting edge technology for sophisticated digital editing, and ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CREATIVE CLOUD REVEALED provides a solid foundation for those looking to learn this industry-standard program. Real-world, practical examples and step-by-step instruction throughout offer well-rounded, comprehensive coverage of both artistic and technical features. With extensive four-color artwork and screenshots that support and clarify key concepts, ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CREATIVE CLOUD REVEALED is a valuable resource that will give readers the confidence they need to edit and enhance digital images with skill and ease. Read More

Elizabeth Eisner Reding

©2015

Logic Pro X Power! 1st Edition

LOGIC PRO X POWER!: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE is a thoroughly updated edition of this popular guide to Apple Inc.’s flagship software for computer music production, Logic Pro X. The most complete guide to Logic Pro X available, this book is both an introduction and reference to Logic’s essential features. All the issues and questions you’re likely to encounter while making music with Logic are covered simply and thoroughly. In addition, you’ll learn why Logic works the way it does—so instead of just reproducing steps mechanically, you’ll understand what you’re doing, leading you to true expertise and creativity with Logic Pro X. No matter where you are on the spectrum of Logic know-how, this is the book for you. If you’re a beginner, you will benefit from the clear, step-by-step introductions to what Logic Pro X can do. More advanced users will find LOGIC PRO X POWER! an indispensable reference—the go-to resource covering all of the software’s features and functions. Build your Logic Pro expertise with LOGIC PRO X POWER!: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE. Read More

Kevin Anker| Orren Merton

©2015

Adobe® Indesign Creative Cloud Revealed 1st Edition

Graphic design professionals and design students alike have embraced Adobe InDesign as the industry standard for page layout software—and they're mastering it with ADOBE INDESIGN CREATIVE CLOUD. A thorough, in-depth exploration of the latest release, this highly visual book covers all the fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Chock full of new lessons covering new features, this edition retains its step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design, resulting in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective. Read More

Chris Botello

©2015

Fundamentals Of Modern Drafting 2nd Edition

FUNDAMENTALS OF MODERN DRAFTING, Second Edition, provides a thorough introduction to contemporary drafting, covering essential technical and engineering drawing concepts and key professional applications. The author uses a highly practical, building-block approach to help you quickly develop the knowledge and skills you need to prepare working drawings for production. Coverage encompasses freehand sketching, instrument drawing, CAD, drafting conventions and formats, multiview, development, pictorial drawing procedures, geometric tolerancing practices, descriptive geometry, and more. Every chapter includes vibrant illustrations to complement the text, as well as hands-on exercises that encourage you to apply what you're learning. Now updated to reflect the latest trends and technology, the new Second Edition reflects current ASME standards to help you make a smooth transition from study and skill development to professional success. Read More

Paul Ross Wallach

©2015

Adobe Indesign Creative Cloud Revealed Update CS6 (With Coursemate Printed Access Card) 1st Edition

Your Adobe Creative Cloud package includes two components: 1) Online access to Adobe Creative Cloud updates on your CourseMate product, and 2) the CS6 edition of your Adobe book. CourseMate enriches your learning with thorough, chapter-by-chapter summaries of the new Adobe Creative Cloud release. Author-created video introductions cover each chapter's learning objectives, emphasizing their importance for the contemporary design professional. Flashcards, quizzes, and games are also included. Your printed book covers fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design result in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective. Contact your Learning Consultant to learn more about how CourseMate can enhance the way you teach and your students learn. The online Creative Cloud content updates are for the June 2013 release of Adobe Creative Cloud. Read More

Chris Botello

©2014

Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed Update (With Coursemate Printed Access Card) 1st Edition

Your Adobe Creative Cloud package includes two components: 1) Online access to Adobe Creative Cloud updates on your CourseMate product, and 2) the CS6 edition of your Adobe book. CourseMate enriches your learning with thorough, chapter-by-chapter summaries of the new Adobe Creative Cloud release. Author-created video introductions cover each chapter's learning objectives, emphasizing their importance for the contemporary design professional. Flashcards, quizzes, and games are also included. Your printed book covers fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design result in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective. Contact your Learning Consultant to learn more about how CourseMate can enhance the way you teach and your students learn. The online Creative Cloud content updates are for the June 2013 release of Adobe Creative Cloud. Read More

Chris Botello

©2014

Microsoft® Publisher 2013 1st Edition

Praised by instructors for its concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series engages both computer rookies and hot shots in mastering Microsoft Publisher 2013 quickly and efficiently. Skills are accessible and easy-to-follow thanks to the Illustrated Series' hallmark 2-page layout, which allows students to see an entire task in one view. New Learning Outcomes outline the skills covered in each lesson, and larger full-color screens represent exactly what students should see on their own computers. Each unit begins with a brief overview of the principles of the lesson, and introduces a case study for further application. Read More

Elizabeth Eisner Reding

©2014

New Perspectives On HTML, CSS, And XML, Comprehensive 4th Edition

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON HTML, CSS, AND XML, COMPREHENSIVE, 4E teaches students how to create simple to complex Web sites from scratch using HTML, CSS, AND XML. Students are asked to think critically in order to solve problems and complete Case Studies, which reinforces key concepts critical to creating Web pages. Read More

Patrick Carey

©2014

Inside Rhinoceros 5 4th Edition

INSIDE RHINOCEROS 5, is the ideal introduction to using the latest version of Rhino. This well-designed book bridges the gap between theoretical and software-oriented approaches to computer modeling by providing a balanced presentation of theory, concepts, and hands-on tutorials. It begins with an overview of the Rhinoceros 5 interface and progresses to explore wireframe models and the construction of curves. This book contains an in-depth examination of surface modeling, taking readers step-by-step through surfaces construction using Rhino and discusses in detail solid modeling methods, rendering, engineering drawing, and outputting to various file formats. INSIDE RHINOCEROS 5, concludes with a set of projects aimed at allowing readers to apply Rhino in real world design situations. Read More

Ron K.C. Cheng

©2014

The Official Gamesalad® Guide To Game Development 1st Edition

THE OFFICIAL GAMESALAD GUIDE TO GAME DEVELOPMENT teaches readers how to make their own games with the simple, powerful, drag-and-drop GameSalad Creator software. Using techniques based on key game development concepts, current trends, and established best practices, readers will be able to use GameSalad Creator from concept to prototype--and beyond. The text's wide-ranging coverage encompasses desktop, mobile, online, social, and serious games--as well as key platforms such as iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, and HTML 5. This reader-friendly, highly visual guide is equally suited for formal game development courses and self-paced learning--with a balance of depth and detail that is ideal for both professionals and those working on their first game. Basic tutorials and terminology are available in the book's Appendix. GameSalad has also provided manuals, templates, and a Cookbook containing video tutorials at http://gamesalad.com/manuals and http://cookbook.gamesalad.com. Read More

GameSalad| Jeannie Novak

©2014

Gateway To Engineering 2nd Edition

GATEWAY TO ENGINEERING, 2E helps students build a solid foundation in technological literacy as they study engineering-related careers and educational pathways. This book introduces middle school students to the process of design, the importance of engineering graphics, and applications of electricity and electronics, mechanics, energy, communications, automation/robotics, manufacturing processes, and control systems/computer programming. The vibrant four-color design and plentiful images make it especially appealing to middle school students, while the text's strong engineering flavor and alignment with national Standards for Technological Literacy make it the perfect tool for mastering Project Lead the Way's® Gateway to Technology curriculum. It also includes a revised chapter featuring sustainable architecture, enhanced coverage of green technology, and new CourseMate interactive learning tools. Read More

George E. Rogers| Michael D. Wright| Ben Yates

©2014

Design Collection Creative Cloud Revealed Update (With Coursemate Printed Access Card) 1st Edition

Your Adobe Creative Cloud package includes two components: 1) Online access to Adobe Creative Cloud updates on your CourseMate product, and 2) the CS6 edition of your Adobe book. CourseMate enriches your learning with thorough, chapter-by-chapter summaries of the new Adobe Creative Cloud release. Author-created video introductions cover each chapter's learning objectives, emphasizing their importance for the contemporary design professional. Flashcards, quizzes, and games are also included. Your printed book covers fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design result in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective. Contact your Learning Consultant to learn more about how CourseMate can enhance the way you teach and your students learn. The online Creative Cloud content updates are for the June 2013 release of Adobe Creative Cloud. Read More

Chris Botello| Elizabeth Eisner Reding

©2014

The Web Collection Revealed Standard Edition 1st Edition

Your Adobe Creative Cloud package includes two components: 1) Online access to Adobe Creative Cloud updates on your CourseMate product, and 2) the CS6 edition of your Adobe book. CourseMate enriches your learning with thorough, chapter-by-chapter summaries of the new Adobe Creative Cloud release. Author-created video introductions cover each chapter's learning objectives, emphasizing their importance for the contemporary design professional. Flashcards, quizzes, and games are also included. Your printed book covers fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design result in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective. Contact your Learning Consultant to learn more about how CourseMate can enhance the way you teach and your students learn. The online Creative Cloud content updates are for the June 2013 release of Adobe Creative Cloud. Read More

Sherry Bishop, BSBA, MEd| Jim Shuman, MBA| Barbara M. Waxer

©2014

Microsoft® Publisher 2013 1st Edition

Introduce your students to the latest that Microsoft Office has to offer with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series® books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series® has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With MICROSOFT PUBLISHER 2013, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In this text you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of MICROSOFT PUBLISHER 2013 through experimentation, critical thought, and personalization. With these enhancements and more, the Shelly Cashman Series® continues to deliver the most effective educational materials for you and your students. Read More

Joy L. Starks

©2014

Microsoft® Publisher 2013 1st Edition

Introduce your students to the latest that Microsoft Office has to offer with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series® books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series® has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With MICROSOFT PUBLISHER 2013, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In this text you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of MICROSOFT PUBLISHER 2013 through experimentation, critical thought, and personalization. With these enhancements and more, the Shelly Cashman Series® continues to deliver the most effective educational materials for you and your students. Read More

Joy L. Starks

©2014

David Busch's Canon EOS 70D Guide To Digital SLR Photography 1st Edition

DAVID BUSCH'S CANON EOS 70D GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY is the comprehensive resource and reference for the new Canon EOS 70D, an affordable dSLR with fast continuous shooting frame rates and advanced exposure metering. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, develop your creative vision, and take beautiful photographs with the Canon EOS 70D. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S CANON EOS 70D GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY covers all the features of this powerful camera in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lenses, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy Canon EOS 70D "road map," an easy-to-use visual guide to the camera's features and controls. With David Busch as your guide, you'll be in full creative control, whether you're shooting on the job, as a hobbyist, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge, creativity, and confidence with the Canon EOS 70D today. Read More

David D. Busch

©2014

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud Revealed Update (With Coursemate Printed Access Card) 1st Edition

Your Adobe Creative Cloud package includes two components: 1) Online access to Adobe Creative Cloud updates on your CourseMate product, and 2) the CS6 edition of your Adobe book. CourseMate enriches your learning with thorough, chapter-by-chapter summaries of the new Adobe Creative Cloud release. Author-created video introductions cover each chapter's learning objectives, emphasizing their importance for the contemporary design professional. Flashcards, quizzes, and games are also included. Your printed book covers fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design result in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective. Contact your Learning Consultant to learn more about how CourseMate can enhance the way you teach and your students learn. The online Creative Cloud content updates are for the June 2013 release of Adobe Creative Cloud. Read More

Elizabeth Eisner Reding

©2014