You'll learn about three important concepts in this book: analyzing the business requirements of an application, modeling the objects and relationships involved in the solution design, and implementing the solution using Visual Basic .NET.
Beginning OpenOffice Calc is the only book on OpenOffice Calc you will ever need. Introduced by the foremost authority on Calc itself, Jacek Artymiak, the book guides the reader through a sequence of tutorials from the level of beginner to professional mastery.
Beginning PivotTables in Excel 2007 explains what PivotTables are, how you can benefit from using them, how to create them and modify them, and how to use their enhanced features. Using a PivotTable in Microsoft Office Excel 2007 is a quick and exciting way to slice and dice a large amount of data.
Beginning SharePoint with Excel is for advanced Excel users who want to extend the usefulness of Excel by adding the collaborative features of SharePoint. The authors provide easy-to-implement examples of powerful business solutions, and they take care to explore the interaction between Excel and SharePoint.
Learn how build Silverlight applications from scratch. Author Robert Lair explores the basics of Silverlight application development before taking you on a tour of some of the groundbreaking new features of the Silverlight technology.
Silverlight provides developers with exciting opportunities to create visually impressive web applications. Author Robert Lair helps you overcome the challenges of using the Silverlight design tools, showing you how to build Silverlight applications from scratch using practical examples.
Beginning Spatial with SQL Server 2008 covers everything you need to know to begin using the new spatial datatypes, and explains how to apply them in practical situations involving the spatial relationships of people, places, and things on the earth.
This book recognizes that aspiring database administrators need more than just a basic knowledge of the available features in order to be considered "a safe pair of hands" for the database and the mission-critical data that is stored in it.