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(Serious) Fun with Web, Mobile, and Dreamweaver CS5.5
Aug 30, 2011
With the rapid spread of smartphones and tablets, responsive web design has become the order of the day. No problem, argues David Powers, author of Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 Studio Techniques: Designing and Developing for Mobile with jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3. Dreamweaver CS5.5 puts the necessary tools at your disposal, and formerly dreaded chores, like rounding corners on elements, or adding drop shadows and transparent backgrounds, have become a real pleasure.
10 Cool Things You Can Do with Your Kindle Fire
Jan 18, 2012
Did you know that you can email documents, load your own content, and sideload apps with the Kindle Fire? Scott McNulty, author of The Kindle Fire Pocket Guide, offers a list of ten cool things he loves about the Kindle Fire.
10 Easy Steps to Using Minecraft in Your Class
Jan 19, 2015
You know how involving (and fun!) Minecraft can be for building user communities. How can you put Minecraft to work in your classroom? Colin Gallagher, author of An Educator's Guide to Using Minecraft in the Classroom: Ideas, Inspiration, and Student Projects for Teachers, provides a quick 10-step program for adding Minecraft to your teaching toolbox.
10 Things to Know Before Enabling Apple's Family Sharing
Apr 21, 2015
Sharing all of your music, movies, and more across the range of Apple devices owned by your family sounds like a no-brainer. Why wouldn't everyone want this option? Maybe because it's not quite as beautifully simple as it sounds. Jeff Carlson, co-author of The Connected Apple Home: Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV, explains 10 important points you need to consider before you decide to enroll your gang in Family Sharing.
5 Minecraft Tips: Get Water to Work for You, Energize Your Game with Lava, and More
Apr 6, 2015
John Moltz, co-author of A Visual Guide to Minecraft, shares five ways to get the most out of Minecraft. Up your home and your game by taking advantage of some features you may not have discovered.
A Cause for Integration: How to Play Music on Your Mac (and Your iPod)
Sep 8, 2006
One of the coolest things about the Mac is how it handles music, especially when using your Mac with an Apple iPod MP3 player. The seamless way these two work together is just a beautiful thing to behold (and putting together and sorting your music collection is really a lot of fun. In fact, it's so much fun that compiling your library of songs can almost become a hobby of its own). In this 20-minute lesson from best-selling author Scott Kelby, you'll learn to import music into your Mac, download music from the Internet, and create a library of music. Then, you'll organize your music into playlists and import this music into an Apple iPod MP3 player.
A Guide to Newborn Baby Photography: The Planning Stage
Jun 27, 2013
In this chapter you’ll learn how to prepare and plan your newborn sessions, which baby tools every newborn photographer needs, and how to work with parents. This information will help you stay organized, gain trust, and complete a successful sales session by learning to shoot for the products you want to sell.
A Quick "Rip" Through Digital Audio File Formats
Jul 30, 2004
Plenty of audio formats exist for storing and playing back digital music. Get the lowdown here on which format is right for you.
Adding Content in WordPress
Dec 30, 2009
Adding Photoshop Automation to Your Lightroom Workflow
Nov 30, 2007
Here's a great timesaver from Scott Kelby: Create a sharpening action in Photoshop, save it as a droplet, and then use that droplet in Lightroom as an export action. Sound interesting? It is, and it's easy.
An Interview with Visual Effects Creator Mark Christiansen
Aug 12, 2005
Visual effects creator Mark Christiansen talks about magic, cotton balls, and animating splatting brains in 3D.
An Introduction to Minecraft: What Parents Should Know
Dec 19, 2013
Minecraft has become a household name over the past couple of years. Cori Dusmann explains some of the basics of the game, exploring what makes it fascinating to players of all ages.
App Anthem: Using iPhone Apps & the App Store
Oct 14, 2010
Scott Kelby and Terry White show you how to get apps from the iTunes and iPhone App store, update, delete, and organize your apps, and find the very coolest apps for your iPhone.
Apple’s iPhone: Will It Make or Break the Mac?
Jun 29, 2007
Is Apple abandoning the Mac to become a consumer electronics company? Neale Monks discusses the impact of Apple’s iPhone on its core business—the Macintosh.
Apple’s MobileMe: Hot or Not?
Aug 15, 2008
Author Terry White shares his likes and dislikes of Apple's new MobileMe service. If you use lots of calendars, you may want to read this before subscribing.
Apple's Free iTunes Rocks
Jul 1, 2001
by Bob LeVitus, author of The Little iTunes Book
Apple's Generation 5 iPod vs. Sony's PSP
Dec 9, 2005
Matthew David compares the Gen 5 iPod to the Sony PSP and reluctantly concludes that Sony will come out the loser. Again.
Basic Audio Editing in Cubase
Sep 10, 2004
Editing digital audio is a completely different story from analog. This sample chapter will introduce you to editing techniques in Cubase SX2.
Basic Camera Calibration in Photoshop Lightroom
Nov 30, 2007
Should you mess around with your camera's calibration? Maybe. If you notice a greenish or magenta tint to your photos, Scott Kelby recommends adjusting the color with Lightroom's camera calibration features.
Beginning Designer's Guide to Working with Photographs
Nov 22, 2006
Photographs almost always add interest to a design and emphasis to a message. Extra-large or extra-small photos, dramatic cropping, interesting filters, or special digital effects can transform a ho-hum layout into a creative visual solution. In this sample chapter, best-selling authors Robin Williams and John Tollett present some basic guidelines for planning your photographs and incorporating them into your design.

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