For Dummies

  • C++ All-in-One For Dummies

    John Paul Mueller

    • For dummies
    • 9 December 2020

    Get ready for C++20 with all you need to know for complete mastery!  Your comprehensive and updated guide to one of the world's most popular programming languages is here! Whether you're a novice or expert, you'll find what you need to get going with the latest features of C++20. The workhorse of programming languages, C++ gives you the utmost control of data usage and interface and resource allocation. If your job involves data, proficiency in C++ means you're indispensable! This edition gives you 8 books in 1 for total C++ mastery. Inside, internationally renowned expert John Paul Mueller takes you from the fundamentals of working with objects and classes to writing applications that use paradigms not normally associated with C++, such as those used for functional programming strategies. The book also includes online resources such as source code. You discover how to use a C++ GNU compiler to build applications and even how to use your mobile device for coding. Conquer advanced programming and troubleshooting  Streamline your code with lambda expressions Use C++ where you need it: for gaming, enterprise applications, and Web services Uncover object secrets including the use of design patterns  Discover how to use functional programming techniques to make code concise and easy to read If you want to be your organization's C++ guru, C++ All-In-One for Dummies is where it's at!

  • British Sign Language For Dummies

    N.C.

    • For dummies
    • 13 December 2010

    Learn British Sign Language quickly and easily with this essential guide and CD-Rom This lively guide introduces the key hand shapes and gestures you need to communicate in British Sign Language. The illustrations depict both the actions and facial expressions used to sign accurately, while the companion CD-Rom features real-life BSL conversations in action to further your understanding. With these practical tools, you'll become an expert signer in no time! British Sign Language For Dummies includes: Starting to sign - learn about Deaf communication and practise simple signs to get you going Learning everyday BSL - develop the grammar and vocabulary skills that are the building blocks to using British Sign Language Getting out and about - sign with confidence in a wide range of real-life situations, from travelling to dating Looking into Deaf life - learn about the history of the Deaf Community and how they've adapted their technology and lifestyles to suit their needs For corrections to this book, please click here: http://www.wiley.com/legacy/wileyblackwell/BSLcorrectionslip.pdf
    Note: CD files are available to download when buying the eBook version

  • Coding with JavaScript For Dummies

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    • For dummies
    • 12 May 2015

    Go from beginner to builder quickly with this hands-on JavaScript guide Coding with JavaScript For Dummies provides easy, hands-on instruction for anyone looking to learn this popular client-side language. No experience? No problem! This friendly guide starts from the very beginning and walks you through the basics, then shows you how to apply what you've learned to real projects. You'll start building right away, including web page elements and simple applications, so you can immediately see how JavaScript is used in the real world. Online exercises allow you to test your code and expand your skills, and the easy-to-follow instruction provides step-by-step guidance toward understanding the JavaScript syntax, applications, and language. JavaScript enhances static web pages by providing dynamic elements that can adapt and react to user action. It's a need-to-know tool for aspiring web designers, but anyone can benefit from understanding this core development language. Coding with JavaScript For Dummies takes you from beginner to builder quickly as you: Learn what JavaScript does, how it works, and where to use it Master the core elements of JavaScript and immediately put it to work Build interactive web elements and try out your code online Create basic applications as you apply JavaScript to the app development workflow Anytime a website responds to your movement around the screen, that's JavaScript. It makes websites more functional, more beautiful, and more engaging, and your site visitors will demand nothing less. If you want to build a better website, you need JavaScript. If you need JavaScript, Coding with JavaScript For Dummies gets you started off quickly and painlessly, with plenty of hands-on practice.

  • Economics For Dummies

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    • For dummies
    • 4 November 2010

    Untangle the jargon and understand how you're involved in everyday economics If you want to get to grips with the basics of economics and understand a subject that affects British citizens on a daily basis, then look no further than Economics For Dummies. This easy to understand guide takes you through the world of economics from understanding micro- and macroeconomics to demystifying complex topics such as capitalism and recession. This updated edition walks you through the history, principles and theories of economics as well as breaking down all the complicated terminology, leaving you clued up on economics in no time. Getting to grips - explore the science of economics and how people deal with scarcity Keeping an eye on it - learn all about macroeconomics and how economists keep track of everything Watch patterns emerge - understand why monitoring consumer behaviour is vital and all you need to know about microeconomics Your recession guide - expert advice on recessions and a detailed look at why they occur Open the book and find: Why you should care about economics and how it affects you Tools to help you understand a recession A guide to seductive economic fallacies All you need to know on monetary and fiscal policies How supply and demand can be made easy Why it's vital to track consumer choices An in-depth look at a profit-maximising firm and the core of capitalism Guidance on property rights and wrongs Learn to: Look through economic history and spot the trends Understand micro- and macroeconomics Get to grips with consumer behaviour and its influence on the economy Spot the signs of a recession and see how economic decisions affect you

  • The deepest reference on Microsoft's productivity service Office 365 offers the same productivity power as past versions of Microsoft Office along with tools designed to boost collaboration in the workplace and instant access to the latest Office updates without buying a whole new software package. It's an ideal solution for both the office and home use. The author of the bestselling Office All-in-One For Dummies shares his advice on how to navigate the nuts and bolts of getting things done with Office 365. Look inside for step-by-step instructions on Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and OneNote along with a dive into the cloud services that come with Office 365. Access Office 365 Make sense of common Office tasks Use Excel, Word, outlook, PowerPoint and more Take advantage of 365 online services If you're a home or business user interested in having a complete reference on the suite, this book has you covered.

  • Slack For Dummies

    Phil Simon

    • For dummies
    • 15 May 2020

    You get so much more done when you Slack!   Ever wondered what it would be like to be less overwhelmed, more efficient, and much more engaged at work? A way you can make all that happen is, of course, to Slack. Actually, it's to use Slack, the business communications platform that's revolutionized how groups work together. This comprehensive guide shows how-as well as why-there are now millions of users of this flexible, fun, and intuitive workspace tool.  Presented in a clear, easy-to-follow style, Slack For Dummies takes you from the basics of getting started with the service all the way through how to get your teams Slacking together for all they're worth. You'll also find case studies showing how Slack increases productivity and how to replicate that in your organization, as well as tips on getting buy-in from the boss.   Introduce Slack to your workflow  Understand roles and features  Analyze user data  Keep your Slacking secure  So, take a peek inside and discover how you can cut the slack using Slack-and clue your teams in on how there is actually a way to Slack off for improved results!  

  • Zoom For Dummies

    Phil Simon

    • For dummies
    • 17 July 2020

    Zoom into the new world of remote collaboration While a worldwide pandemic may have started the Zoom revolution, the convenience of remote meetings is here to stay. Zoom For Dummies takes you from creating meetings on the platform to running global webinars. Along the way you'll learn how to expand your remote collaboration options, record meetings for future review, and even make scheduling a meeting through your other apps a one-click process. Take in all the advice or zoom to the info you need - it's all there! Discover how to set up meetings Share screens and files Keep your meetings secure Add Zoom hardware to your office Get tips for using Zoom as a social tool Award-winning author Phil Simon takes you beyond setting up and sharing links for meetings to show how Zoom can transform your organization and the way you work.

  • G Suite For Dummies

    Paul Mcfedries

    • For dummies
    • 30 July 2020

    Get fast answers to your G Suite questions with this friendly resource  G Suite For Dummies is the fun guide to the productivity suite that's quickly winning over professional and personal users. This book shares the steps on how to collaborate in the cloud, create documents and spreadsheets, build presentations, and connect with chat or video. Written in the easy-to-follow For Dummies style, G Suite For Dummies covers the essential components of Google's popular software, including: Google Docs for word processing Gmail for email Google Calendar for scheduling and day planning Google Sheets for spreadsheet functionality Google Drive for data storage Google Hangouts and Google Meet for videoconferencing and calling capability  The book helps navigate the G Suite payment plans and subscription options as well as settings that ensure your own privacy and security while operating in the cloud. Perfect for anyone hoping to get things done with this tool, G Suite For Dummies belongs on the bookshelf of every G Suite user who needs help from time to time. 

  • Weather For Dummies

    John D. Cox

    • For dummies
    • 26 July 2021

    What in the world is going on up there?  Look up! It's a bird; it's a plane; it's a Polar mesospheric cloud! When you look to the sky, do you wonder why the Sun is so bright or why the clouds are white or why the sky is blue? Then, Weather For Dummies is your resource to fuel your curiosity about the weather. It takes you on an exciting journey through the Earth's atmosphere and the ways it behaves. You'll get an overview of rain, Sun, clouds, storms and other phenomena.   With helpful photographs and illustrations, you can easily visualize different weather types and relate them into the world around you. The scientific words and phrases are explained in detail (what is barometric pressure?), your curious questions are answered (why do we have seasons?), and the roots of weather myths, proverbs, and sayings are revealed ("early thunder, early spring").   Discover how weather forecasts are made, and what constitutes a weather emergency  Find out what causes change in weather, such as how air pressure drives winds  Learn how climate change is affecting today's weather  Discover how light plays tricks on our eyes to create effects like rainbows, sun dogs, and halos  Have fun with at-home weather experiments, including setting up your own weather station  Perfect for any weather amateur, you can have your head in the clouds while your feet are on the ground. Next time you're outside, take Weather For Dummies along with you, look at the sky, and discover something new about the environment you live in.   

  • Artificial Intelligence For Dummies

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    • For dummies
    • 25 October 2021

    Forget far-away dreams of the future. Artificial intelligence is here now!  Every time you use a smart device or some sort of slick technology-be it a smartwatch, smart speaker, security alarm, or even customer service chat box-you're engaging with artificial intelligence (AI). If you're curious about how AI is developed-or question whether AI is real-Artificial Intelligence For Dummies holds the answers you're looking for. Starting with a basic definition of AI and explanations of data use, algorithms, special hardware, and more, this reference simplifies this complex topic for anyone who wants to understand what operates the devices we can't live without.   This book will help you:  Separate the reality of artificial intelligence from the hype  Know what artificial intelligence can accomplish and what its limits are  Understand how AI speeds up data gathering and analysis to help you make informed decisions more quickly  See how AI is being used in hardware applications like drones, robots, and vehicles  Know where AI could be used in space, medicine, and communication fields sooner than you think  Almost 80 percent of the devices you interact with every day depend on some sort of AI. And although you don't need to understand AI to operate your smart speaker or interact with a bot, you'll feel a little smarter-dare we say more intelligent-when you know what's going on behind the scenes.  So don't wait. Pick up this popular guide to unlock the secrets of AI today! 

  • NFTs For Dummies

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    • For dummies
    • 8 November 2021

    Get a grip on NFTs and learn how to get in the game It's not often that a brand-new investment comes along that revolutionizes how we buy and sell digital assets. But that's what non-fungible tokens (NFTs) did. Built on blockchain tech, NFTs are shaking up the world of digital commodity investing. And you can get your slice of the pie before everyone jumps into the arena. In NFTs For Dummies, you'll find straightforward answers to critical aspects of the NFT phenomenon. You'll learn exactly what non-fungible tokens really are, how you can find them, and even how to create your own valuable NFTs. You'll also discover: How to find reliable and safe NFT marketplaces where you can be sure you're dealing with reputable buyers and sellers A peek behind the NFT curtain to see how NFTs work and what, exactly, you own when you buy or make an NFT Discussions of the kinds of digital properties that can be converted into an NFT Perfect for anyone who wants to learn about the market for buying, selling, and creating crypto collectibles, NFTs For Dummies is the only resource you'll need to get a handle on this cutting-edge tech and start making it work for you.

  • Options Trading For Dummies

    Joe Duarte

    • For dummies
    • 26 August 2021

    When it comes to boosting your portfolio, you've got options!  Looking for a new way to flex your investing muscle? Look no further!  Options Trading For Dummies offers trusted guidance for anyone ready to jump into the versatile, rewarding world of stock options. And just what are your options options? This book breaks down the most common types of options contracts, helping you select the right strategy for your needs. Learn all about the risk-reward structure of options trading and reduce your risk through smart mixing and matching.   Today's markets are more topsy turvy than ever before, but there is also more potential for everyday investors like you to profit, regardless of economic conditions. Options are great for broadening your retirement portfolio or earning a little extra scratch through shorter-term positions.  Options Trading For Dummies is your plain-English resource for learning how!  Demystify the world of options contracts and how to trade them, including index, equity, and ETF options  Use technical analysis to create a solid trading strategy that limits your risk  Protect your assets and avoid the pitfalls common to first-time options traders  Learn about covered calls, butterfly positions, and other techniques that can enhance your gains  Thinking of trading options, but not sure where to start? This latest edition of Options Trading For Dummies provides you with step-by-step advice for boosting your income under today's market conditions. 

  • MICROSOFT POWER BI

    J. Hyman

    • For dummies
    • 5 January 2022

    Reveal the insights behind your company's data with Microsoft Power BI  Microsoft Power BI allows intuitive access to data that can power intelligent business decisions and insightful strategies. The question is, do you have the Power BI skills to make your organization's numbers spill their secrets?  In Microsoft Power BI For Dummies, expert lecturer, consultant, and author Jack Hyman delivers a start-to-finish guide to applying the Power BI platform to your own firm's data. You'll discover how to start exploring your data sources, build data models, visualize your results, and create compelling reports that motivate decisive action.  Tackle the basics of Microsoft Power BI and, when you're done with that, move on to advanced functions like accessing data with DAX and app integrations  Guide your organization's direction and decisions with rock-solid conclusions based on real-world data  Impress your bosses and confidently lead your direct reports with exciting insights drawn from Power BI's useful visualization tools  It's one thing for your company to have data at its disposal. It's another thing entirely to know what to do with it. Microsoft Power BI For Dummies is the straightforward blueprint you need to apply one of the most powerful business intelligence tools on the market to your firm's existing data.  

  • LinkedIn For Dummies

    Joel Elad

    • For dummies
    • 23 March 2021

    Brand yourself like a pro on LinkedIn  LinkedIn multiplies what you know by the power of who you know to deliver the number one social platform for business professionals and new job seekers. LinkedIn For Dummies shows LinkedIn newcomers the best ways to discover new opportunities, enhance their personal brand, network with other professionals, and give an exponential boost to their career. Consider this book a passport to help you connect more successfully with many of LinkedIn's 660+ million members in over 200 countries, as well as an expert guide to the platform's tools and features and the proven tactics that get you noticed.   In this friendly, all-access introduction to the LinkedIn scene, entrepreneurship guru Joel Elad clues you in on the essentials. Get the latest insight on how to create an attractive profile that will make employers give you a second glance as well as techniques for making useful connections across the globe. In no time at all you'll also be right at home with the profile user interface and getting busy with adding content, searching for career opportunities, and, if you're looking to hire for your company, recruiting top candidates.   Build your personal brand and market it  Sell yourself by highlighting skills, awards, and endorsements  Get connected with LinkedIn groups  Manage and make introductions via InMail  Relationships matter: LinkedIn For Dummies gives you the online social skills to turn six degrees of separation into the colleagues, mentors, and friends who will transform your career-and your life.  

  • French Grammar For Dummies

    Veronique Mazet

    • For dummies
    • 29 March 2013

    The easy way to master French grammar French Grammar For Dummies is a logical extension and complement to the successful language learning book, French For Dummies. In plain English, it teaches you the grammatical rules of the French language, including parts of speech, sentence construction, pronouns, adjectives, punctuation, stress and verb tenses, and moods. Throughout the book, you get plenty of practice opportunities to help you on your goal of mastering basic French grammar and usage. Grasp the grammatical rules of French including parts of speech, sentence construction, and verb tenses Enhance your descriptive speech with adverbs, adjectives, and prepositions Benefit from plenty of practice opportunities throughout the book Use the French language confidently and correctly Whether you're a student studying French or a professional looking to get ahead of the pack by learning a second language, French Grammar For Dummies is your hands-on guide to quickly and painlessly master the written aspect of this popular language.

  • The fast, informal way to learn to speak French - with integrated audio clips throughout. Listen to pronunciations and conversations.   French is a beautiful language but quite difficult to learn. Whether you need to learn the language for a French class, or you travel overseas for business or leisure, this enhanced edition of French for Dummies can help. Written in an easy-to-follow format, with integrated audio clips, it gives you just what you need for basic communication in French. The enhanced edition includes:  Expanded coverage of necessary grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciations Useful exercises, practice questions, and a mini-dictionary Business, an upcoming class, travel - whatever your reason for wanting to learn a new language but don't have time to take a class, this enhanced edition of French For Dummies can get you well on your way to becoming fluent in no time!

  • Business Plans For Dummies

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    • For dummies
    • 11 February 2022

    Plan to succeed as an entrepreneur-we show you how Business Plans For Dummies can guide you, as a new or aspiring business owner, through the process of creating a comprehensive, accurate, and useful business plan. In fact, it is just as appropriate for an already up-and running firm that realizes it's now time for a full-bore check-up, to ensure the business is in tip-top shape to meet the challenges of the globalized, digitized, and constantly changing 21st Century. This edition of is fully updated, featuring the most recent practices in the business world. Let us walk you through each step of the planning process. You'll find everything you need in this one book, so you can finally stop googling, close all those browser tabs, and get organized and get going. Updates to this new revision include knowing how to pivot when your situation changes, recognizing the need for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, where to tap the latest funding sources, and how to plan for a digital strategy, market disruption, and environmental sustainability. You'll also learn how today's globalized marketplace influences your business-and how you can use social media to influence your customers right back. Learn the ins and out of creating a business plan that will actually work Set effective goals and objectives so your business can find success Wow investors with your knowledge of today's important business trends Map out your finances, marketing plan, and operational blueprint-then confidently get to work! Challenge the traditional framework by building a business plan that's workable in today's reality. Dummies is here to help.

  • Starting a Business For Dummies

    Colin Barrow

    • For dummies
    • 14 October 2021

    Launch your new business with confidence and skill using the latest guidance from the UK's most trusted small business guru  Starting a business is one of those courageous and audacious decisions that many of us dream about. If you're ready to take the leap and turn your great idea into action, or you already have, you'll need to arm yourself with the best strategies you can find. In Starting a Business For Dummies: UK Edition, business growth expert Colin Barrow, MBA, provides these strategies as he walks you through every critical step in launching your company.  From writing your first business plan to surviving and thriving in your first year, and everything in between, you'll learn how to go from concept to revenue, handle the post-Brexit United Kingdom regulatory and tax environment and utilise public grants and incentives to help get you off the ground. You'll also:  Understand how the UK business landscape has been impacted by Brexit and COVID-19 and the practical steps you can take to adapt  Finance your new venture with grants from the UK government and enjoy brand-new tax incentives aimed at R&D and innovation  Find your inspiration with motivating case studies of real-world successes who conquered every challenge the market threw at them  You've spent your life building the skills you'll need for this moment. Let Starting a Business For Dummies: UK Edition show you how to apply them for maximum effect as you grow your company from an idea into an unstoppable juggernaut. 

  • Just the core concepts you need to write and speak French correctlyIf you have some knowledge of French and want to polish your skills, French Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to communicate effectively. From conjugating verbs to understanding tenses, this easy-to-follow guide lets you skip the suffering and score high at exam time.French 101 - get the lowdown on the basics, from expressing dates and times to identifying parts of speechGender matters - see how a noun's gender determines the articles, adjectives, and pronouns you have to useThe here and now - learn how to conjugate verbs in the present tense, choose subject pronouns, and form the present participleWay back when - get guidance on working with the past tense, including hints about when to use the compound past (passé composé) and when to use the imperfectWhat lies ahead - discover the different ways to express the future Open the book and find: A review of numbers, dates, and timesThe parts of speechHow to determine a noun's genderHow to select the correct prepositionRules for making adjectives agreeTips for asking and answering yes/no questionsWays to spice up your descriptions Ten important verb distinctions

  • Beginning Programming with Python For Dummies

    John Paul Mueller

    • For dummies
    • 17 January 2018

    The easy way to learn programming fundamentals with Python Python is a remarkably powerful and dynamic programming language that's used in a wide variety of application domains. Some of its key distinguishing features include a very clear, readable syntax, strong introspection capabilities, intuitive object orientation, and natural expression of procedural code. Plus, Python features full modularity, supporting hierarchical packages, exception-based error handling, and modules easily written in C, C++, Java, R, or .NET languages, such as C#. In addition, Python supports a number of coding styles that include: functional, imperative, object-oriented, and procedural. Due to its ease of use and flexibility, Python is constantly growing in popularity-and now you can wear your programming hat with pride and join the ranks of the pros with the help of this guide. Inside, expert author John Paul Mueller gives a complete step-by-step overview of all there is to know about Python. From performing common and advanced tasks, to collecting data, to interacting with package-this book covers it all! Use Python to create and run your first application Find out how to troubleshoot and fix errors Learn to work with Anaconda and use Magic Functions Benefit from completely updated and revised information since the last edition If you've never used Python or are new to programming in general, Beginning Programming with Python For Dummies is a helpful resource that will set you up for success.

  • Wii For Dummies

    Kyle Orland

    • For dummies
    • 3 October 2008

    Just got a Nintendo Wii game console? Thinking about one? Wii offers video games, exercise tools, the opportunity to create a cool Mii character, and lot of other entertainment options. Wii For Dummies shows you how to get the most from this fun family game system. This book shows you how to get physical with Wii Sports, turn game time into family time, make exercise fun with Wii Fit, and discover Wii's hidden talents, like displaying photos and browsing the Web. You'll learn how to: Hook up the Wii to your TV, home entertainment setup, or high-speed Internet connection Get familiar with Wii's unique controllers and learn to use the Nunchuk, Balance Board, Wheel, and Zapper Explore the Wii Channels where you can shop for new games, play games online, check the news, and even watch videos Create Mii avatars you can share, enter in contests, and use in games Learn to use your whole body as a controller and get fit while you play Identify the best games for parties, family events, nostalgia buffs, and even non-gamers Build your skill at Wii tennis, golf, baseball, bowling, and boxing Use the Wii Message Board and full-featured Web browser With tips on choosing games, hot Wii Web sites, how to enjoy photos and slideshows on your Wii, and ways to prevent damage to (and from) Wii remotes, Wii For Dummies makes your new high-tech toy more fun than ever.

  • Economics For Dummies

    Sean Masaki Flynn

    • For dummies
    • 16 April 2018

    Understand the science of wealth and prosperity Find FREE quizzes for every chapter online Learn about good markets, bad monopolies, and inflation Decode budget deficits and trade gains This book gives you everything you need to understand our rapidly evolving economy-as well as the economic fundamentals that never change. What's the best way to fight poverty? How can governments spur employment and wage growth? What can be done to protect endangered species and the environment? This book explains the answers to those questions-and many more-in plain English. Inside... Get the fascinating scoop on behavioral economics Understand the model of supply and demand See how governments use monetary and fiscal policy to fight recessions Discover game theory and the secrets of cooperation

  • Improve your English grammar You have nothing to lose and everything to gain by using proper English language and grammar. The ability to articulate and communicate effectively is a valuable asset in all aspects of life. From writing a research paper to giving a presentation at work or just holding a casual conversation with friends or family, strong verbal and written skills are necessities in everyday communication.  English Grammar Workbook For Dummies is the perfect solution for sharpening the tools in your grammar kit, with lessons and plenty of practice opportunities to help reinforce learning. Whether you need to brush up on the finer points of punctuation, need help making sense of those pesky parts of speech-or anything in between-this approachable guide makes it fast and easy.   o    Find FREE quizzes for every chapter online o    Handle pronouns with grace o    Master plurals and possessives o    Improve your proofreading skills
    Everyone benefits from using proper grammar and speech, and now you can too!

  • Global Warming For Dummies

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    • For dummies
    • 2 September 2009

    Get positive suggestions for practical solutions to this heated issue. Hotly debated in the political arena and splashed across the media almost 24/7, global warming has become the topic of the moment. Whatever one's views on its cause, there is no denying that the earth's climate is changing, and people everywhere are worried. Global Warming For Dummies sorts out fact from fiction, explaining the science behind climate change and examining the possible long-term effects of a warmer planet. This no-nonsense yet friendly guide helps you explore solutions to this challenging problem, from what governments and industry can do to what you can do at home and how to get involved.

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