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Books by Doug Lowe

  • Java All-in-One For Dummies

    Doug Lowe

    Product Code: BCJAT
    Paperback
    Your one-stop guide to programming with Java If you've always wanted to program with Java but didn't know where to start, this will be the java-stained reference you'll turn to again and again. Fully updated for the JDK 9, this deep reference on the world's most popular programming language is the perfect starting point for building things with Java and an invaluable ongoing reference as you continue to deepen your knowledge. Clocking in at over 900 pages, Java All-in-One For Dummies takes the intimidation out of learning Java and offers clear, step-by-step guidance on how to download and install Java tools; work with variables, numbers, expressions, statements, loops, methods, and exceptions; create applets, servlets, and JavaServer pages; handle and organize data; and so much more. * Focuses on the vital information that enables you to get up and running quickly with Java * Provides details on the new features of JDK 9 * Shows you how to create simple Swing programs * Includes design tips on layout, buttons, and labels Everything you need to know to program with Java is included in this practical, easy-to-use guide!
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  • Powerpoint 2016 For Dummies

    Doug Lowe

    Product Code: BAPBN
    Paperback
    Get up and running with PowerPoint 2016 Does using PowerPoint make you want to pull your hair out? PowerPoint 2016 For Dummies takes the pain out of working with PowerPoint, offering plain-English explanations of everything you need to know to get up and running with the latest version of the software. With full-color illustrations and step-by-step instructions, it shows you how to create and edit slides, import data from other applications, collaborate with other users in the Cloud, add charts, clip art, sound, and video and so much more. PowerPoint is the world's de facto presentation software, used and supported in over 60 countries. The time has never been better to take advantage of the latest software to make killer PowerPoint presentations. From adding special effects to your presentations to working with master slides and templates, this hands-on friendly guide is the fast and easy way to make PowerPoint work for you. * Presented in full color to better illustrate the powerful presentation features of the software * Helps you take advantage of all of PowerPoint's new features * Available in conjunction with the release of the next version of Microsoft Office * Written by bestselling author Doug Lowe If you're a new or inexperienced PowerPoint user who spends more time trying to figure out how the software works than you do actually working on your presentations, PowerPoint 2016 For Dummies is just what you need to gain back hours of your work day and make professional, impactful presentations.
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  • Electronics All-in-One For Dummies

    Doug Lowe

    Product Code: AXFFM
    Paperback
    A comprehensive collection of 8 books in 1 offering electronics guidance that can't be found anywhere else! If you know a breadboard from a breadbox but want to take your hobby electronics skills to the next level, this is the only reference you need. Electronics All-in-One For Dummies has done the legwork for you offering everything you need to enhance your experience as an electronics enthusiast in one convenient place. Written by electronics guru and veteran For Dummies author Doug Lowe, this down-to-earth guide makes it easy to grasp such important topics as circuits, schematics, voltage, and safety concerns. Plus, it helps you have tons of fun getting your hands dirty working with the Raspberry Pi, creating special effects, making your own entertainment electronics, repairing existing electronics, learning to solder safely, and so much more. * Create your own schematics and breadboards * Become a circuit-building expert * Tackle analog, digital, and car electronics * Debunk and grasp confusing electronics concepts If you're obsessed with all things electronics, look no further! This comprehensive guide is packed with all the electronics goodies you need to add that extra spark to your game!
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  • Networking For Dummies

    Doug Lowe

    Product Code: AUEHT
    Paperback
    The #1 bestselling beginner's guide to computer networking now in a new edition Need networking know-how, but don't know where to turn? Run don't walk to the no-nonsense networking guidance offered in this friendly guide! Whether you're a networking administrator or an everyday computer user looking to set up a network in your home or office, Networking For Dummies seamlessly gets you connected with the basics and gives you the knowledge to work out whatever kinks may come your way in no time. A network can make everything in your home or office run more smoothly and easily, but setting one up can be challenging for even the most computer-savvy people. Well, relax this bestselling guide has you covered! Inside, you'll find step-by-step instructions on setting up and maintaining a network, working with broadband and wireless technologies, ensuring you're following best practices with storage and back-up procedures, building a wired or wireless network, and much more. * Set up a network for all major operating systems * Secure, optimize, and troubleshoot your network * Create an intranet and use the Cloud safely * Make sense of the latest updates to Windows 10 Don't let a thorny networking issue get the best of you! Heed the simple guidance in this friendly guide and effectively network your way to more effective shared data and resources.
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  • PowerPoint 2013 For Dummies

    Doug Lowe

    Product Code: AGGLQ
    Paperback
    Get up and running with this full-color guide to PowerPoint 2013! PowerPoint, the number one presentation software, has been revised and improved with the introduction of Microsoft Office 2013. With this all-new, full-color book by your side, you will learn how to take full advantage of all of PowerPoint's powerful and dynamic capabilities. Bestselling veteran Dummies author Doug Lowe breaks it all down so that you can create a powerful and effective slideshow presentation with the new wide-screen theme and variant that incorporates videos, pictures, and shapes, and allows you to create customized icons using powerful tools. Shows you how to create presentations with pizzazz using the new collection of themes, and then helps you align shapes, text boxes, and graphics Zeroes in on all of PowerPoint's updated features, such as zooming in and out smoothly, switch slides easily (in or out of sequence), and projecting to a second screen Explains how to Place and track comments next to the text you're discussing so everyone can see who replied to whom, and when Highlights ways to work with hyperlinks, create web pages with PowerPoint, video edit, and much more PowerPoint 2013 For Dummies points you to the power of this updated application so that you can create effective and impressive presentations.
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