The most up-to-date and comprehensive introductory ASP.NET book you’ll find on any shelf, Beginning ASP.NET 4 in VB 2010 guides you through Microsoft’s latest technology for building dynamic web sites. This book will enable you to build dynamic web pages on the fly, and assumes only the most basic knowledge of Visual Basic. The book provides exhaustive coverage of ASP.NET, guiding you from your first steps right up to the most advanced techniques, such as querying databases from within a web page and tuning your site for optimal performance. Within these pages, you’ll find tips for best practices and comprehensive discussions of key database and XML principles you need to know in order to be effective with ASP.NET. The book also emphasizes the invaluable coding techniques of object orientation and code-behind, which will start you off on the track to building real-world web sites right from the beginning—rather than just faking it with simplified coding practices. By the time you’ve finished the book, you will have mastered the core techniques and have all the knowledge you need to begin work as a professional ASP.NET developer.
The most up-to-date and comprehensive introductory ASP.NET book you’ll find on any shelf, Beginning ASP.NET 4 in C# 2010 guides you through Microsoft’s latest technology for building dynamic web sites. Learn how to build sophisticated web pages quickly and easily using the most powerful tools available. Starting with the basics, this book provides exhaustive coverage of ASP.NET, guiding you from your first steps right through to advanced techniques - such as making database queries from within a web page, tuning your website for optimal performance and deploying your website to production servers. Within these pages, you’ll find tips for best practices and comprehensive discussions of key database and XML principles you need to know in order to be effective with ASP.NET. The book also fully explains the crucial coding techniques of object-orientation and code-behind on which your future as a successful ASP.NET developer relies.
Twenty-seven million Americans have been victims of identity theft in the last five years and the total cost of identity theft approaches $48 billion per year (total costs to businesses are $43 billion and the direct cost to consumers is $5 billion) These staggering statistics have prompted security consultant Michael Arata to provide readers with the resources they need to guard themselves against identity theft In this valuable book, Arata offers easy-to-follow, straightforward advice on understanding identity theft, minimizing risk, maintaining vigilance, choosing who to share personal information with, selecting hard-to-guess PINs, determining victimization, reviewing a credit report, charting a course of action, resolving credit problems, reclaiming good credit, and much more Explains how to recover successfully if identity theft does occur Author Michael Arata, CISSP, CPP, CFE, ACLM, is a veteran of the security industry with more than fifteen years of experience
When the last dinner dishes have been put away and the evening news is over, most of us think about going to bed. But for the millions who suffer from a chronic sleep disorder, going to bed doesn’t necessarily mean going to sleep. And for millions more who experience occasional sleep disturbances, nighttime might not be such a picnic, either. Now there’s an easy-to-follow guide to help you get a good night’s rest. Sleep Disorders For Dummies is for anyone who has trouble sleeping—or has a loved one who suffers from a sleep disorder. Written by a sleep specialist and a medical reporter, this no-nonsense guide helps you: Prevent and manage sleep disorders Improve your sleep habits Find relief from your symptoms Ask your doctor the right questions Enhance the quality of sleep This fact-packed guide walks you through the different types of sleep disorders, includin g sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, and restless legs syndrome. You’ll discover the causes and symptoms of each disorder, the various medical conditions that can disrupt sleep, and the most common treatments. Plus, you’ll see how to use good nutrition and exercise to promote sounder sleep and avoid known sleep disrupters such as caffeine and problem foods. The authors also give you solid, reassuring advice on: Finding the right doctor to diagnose and treat your sleep disorder Managing stress and anxiety Turning your bedroom into a sleep sanctuary Choosing between the different types of sleep clinics Handling sleep disorders in children Featuring savvy tips on preventing jet lag, sleeping well if you work the night shift, and getting kids to bed without fuss, Sleep Disorders for Dummies will help you get your zzzzzzzzs!
Most new PCs and Macs today are equipped with the latest inrecording and storage equipment: CD-RW and DVD-R/RW drives. Even ifyour computer is a little older, you can still join the revolutionwith add-on hardware and software. You can record music and movies,store photos and data, and organize things you want to preserve forposterity, safely and easily. CD and DVD Recording For Dummies®, Second Edition,takes the frustration out of choosing and using these coolrecording systems. This easy-to-follow guide will help you findwhat you need and use it efficiently, and it covers all the newestequipment. You’ll discover how to Choose and install a CD or DVD recorder Pick the best software for your needs Store large data files safely on CD Use EasyCD and DVD Creator and Toast Record mixed media disks Create electronic photo albums, baby books, genealogies, andmore Once upon a time, videotape, vinyl record albums, and floppydisks were state of the art for preserving movies, music, and data.The superior durability and capacity of CDs and DVDs have madethese tools as obsolete as the washboard, but never fear. CD andDVD Recording For Dummies®, Second Edition, makes it easyto Transfer your favorite VHS movies to DVD Preserve those classic LPs on CD Archive records and data files, and safely store treasuredfamily photos Ask the right questions when shopping for CD or DVD recordinghardware and software Record original material, copy and erase rewriteable disks, andmake backups of important data Add menus to your disks, label them, and care for themproperly Record a bootable CD-ROM Today’s CD and DVD recorders can produce everything fromsuperb sound quality to original movies you can play on your DVDplayer. CD and DVD Recording For Dummies® will get yourrecording career going in a jiffy.
This essential reference organizes material into a set of nine stand-alone, task-oriented minibooks that enable readers to understand all aspects of the Fedora OS, the latest release of the most popular Linux distribution Each minibook covers a different aspect of Fedora, such as getting users started with Fedora, the various workstations and applications, OpenOffice.org, networking, system administration, security, running Internet servers on a Fedora system, and programming More experienced readers can use this desktop reference to look up how to perform specific tasks, such as hooking up to the Internet, using a cable modem, or reading e-mail Includes the full Fedora Core distribution with source code on DVD and all of the CD content that comes with Fedora, saving readers hours of download time
Pit Bulls have an image problem. If you’ve never been around Pit Bulls, you may think they are bloodthirsty man-eaters on the prowl for their next meal. If you’ve lived with one you know they are, indeed, on the prowl for their next meal – but they plan to get it by conning you out of your meal by doing something irresistibly cute! A breed of satin and steel, Pit Bulls are a mixture of softness and strength, an uncanny canine combination of fun, foolishness, and serious business. If you think Pit Bulls should be purged from the face of the earth, Pit Bulls For Dummies will enlighten you. Perhaps you're curious about this breed and want to know what Pit Bulls are really like; if so, this book is for you. Who else needs this handy reference? Smart people who realize that all breeds have good and bad points New (and not so new) owners who need help with training Owners looking for just the right veterinarian Potential owners looking to adopt from a breed-rescue group Pit Bull owners who need help identifying Pit Bull health problems Too many dog care books are filled with unrealistic scare tactics that would cause anyone to just give up, while others are filled with hand-me-down dog lore that has no basis in reality. You won't find any of that in Pit Bulls For Dummies. Here's a sampling of the handy information you'll find in this essential guide: Understanding the Pit Bull's origins and characteristics Caring for a puppy or older Pit Bull Keeping your dog healthy with diet and exercise Dealing with bad behavior: Biting, barking, jumping, and more Training your Pit Bull in the basics such as sit, stay, heel, and come Understanding Pit Bull body language Helping your dog become a social animal Owning a Pit Bull isn’t easy, but that’s not because of the dogs. A special commitment to the breed and a special dog owner are needed. Pit Bulls are pretty special dogs, and they have to prove it every day.
UNIX For Dummies has been the standard for beginning UNIX references for nearly ten years, and this latest edition continues that tradition of success This unparalled resource is updated to cover the latest applications of UNIX technology, including Linux and Mac desktops as well as how UNIX works with Microsoft server software Thorough coverage of how to handle UNIX installation, file management, software, utilities, networks, Internet access, and other basic tasks Aimed at the first-time UNIX desktop user growing accustomed to the ins and outs of the OS, as well as the beginning administrator who needs to get a handle on UNIX networking basics Written by John Levine and Margaret Levine Young, longtime UNIX experts and highly experienced For Dummies authors
Shows users how to make the most of Sony's popular Palm OS PDA,the CLIE Sony holds the second largest share of the U.S. PDA market-12.1percent Guides new and intermediate users through the all the latestCLIE features and functions, from using Graffiti and working withMicrosoft Office and PDF files to scheduling appointments, checkinge-mail, and beaming data Covers cool multimedia features such as taking digital photos,producing slide shows, recording and watching movies, transferringmusic, and creating reminders using the built-in voicerecorder Written in a friendly, accessible style by PDA guru DennyAtkin, Editorial Director of Handheld Computingmagazine
Get expert advice on daily, monthly, and yearly activities Define your business, maintain records, manage sales tax, and produce reports So you've pulled off the corporate highway and started your own business? Good for you! Now you need a small business accountant, and guess what? With QuickBooks Simple Start and this handy guide, it just might be YOU! Find out how to set up an accounting system, prepare invoices, pay expenses, organize your tax stuff, and more. The Dummies Way * Explanations in plain English * "Get in, get out" information * Icons and other navigational aids * Tear-out cheat sheet * Top ten lists * A dash of humor and fun Discover how to: * Install Simple Start and understand its features * Create invoices and sales receipts * Save big on business taxes * Set up and reconcile bank accounts * Measure your profits
An 816-page All-in-One guide designed for both beginning and experienced digital photographers, offering seven minibooks on everything from buying a camera and choosing the right equipment to editing with high-end tools and restoring photos digitally Includes chapters on basics such as point-and-shoot photography, with later chapters exploring editing, printing, and shooting portraits or high-speed action This new edition covers the latest technology changes in digital photography, including Photoshop 7, new low-priced SLR cameras, updated storage and output options with DVD technology, and how each of these changes affects photography techniques David Busch is the author of more than fifty technology books, most covering digital photography, image editing, and digital restoration
Whether you want to participate in ballet or just watch it, the ballet experience can excite and inspire you. Ballet is among the most beautiful forms of expression ever devised: an exquisite mix of sight and sound, stunning, aesthetics, and awesome technique. Ballet For Dummies is for anyone who wants to enjoy all that the dance forms offers – as an onlooker who wants to get a leg up on the forms you're likely to see or as an exercise enthusiast who understands that the practice of ballet can help you gain More strength Greater flexibility Better body alignment Confidence in movement Comfort through stress reduction Infinite grace – for life From covering the basics of classical ballet to sharing safe and sensible ways to try your hand (and toes) at moving through the actual dance steps, this expert reference shows you how to Build your appreciation for ballet from the ground up. Choose the best practice space and equipment. Warm up to your leap into the movements. Locate musical options for each exercise. Look for certain lifts in a stage performance. Tell a story with gestures. Picture a day in the life of a professional ballet dancer. Identify best-loved classic and contemporary ballets. Speak the language of ballet. Today you can find a ballet company in almost every major city on earth. Many companies have their own ballet schools – some for training future professionals, and others for interested amateurs. As you fine-tune your classical ballet technique – or even if you just like to read about it – you'll become better equipped to fully appreciate the great choreography and many styles of the dance. Ballet For Dummies raises the curtain on a world of beauty, grace, poise, and possibility!