MacBook For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

MacBook For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

Brush up on the next generation of MacBooks Learning how to use a new laptop can be as challenging as trying to decipher ancient hieroglyphics but don’t let that intimidate you! MacBook For Dummies, 6th Edition is your straightforward guide to all things MacBook, including setting up and configuring your laptop, navigating your way around the desktop, familiarizing yourself with the operating system, working with files and folders, using the Finder and Finder Tabs, working with Dashboard, Mission Control, and Spaces, searching your computer with Spotlight, surfing the Internet with Safari, syncing your data with iCloud, communicating with friends and family with email, Messages, and FaceTime, discovering new apps, and creating and printing documents. Additionally, this approachable, yet comprehensive text offers insight into working with Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, and more. MacBooks are incredibly popular for both their sleek, appealing hardware and easy to use, relevant software. Whether you’re a PC convert or just want to brush up on the latest updates to the MacBook line, this helpful book gets you started in a snap. * Get up and running on your new MacBook by starting with the basics * Share and protect your data with insight regarding networking, sharing access and information, connecting with wireless devices, backing up and restoring your files, and troubleshooting common problems * Satisfy your hunger for entertainment with iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand * Explore both your MacBook’s hardware and software, including the latest operating system, iLife, and iWork versions MacBook For Dummies, 6th Edition takes you on a tour of your next-generation MacBook, offering you the information you need to get your new laptop up and running.

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The Seventeenth Year (The World Walker Series Book 3)

The Seventeenth Year (The World Walker Series Book 3)

What if every choice you ever made had the power to reshape reality?

Joni, the daughter of World Walker Seb Varden, has never met her father. And the world he left behind has become a dangerous place for the last generation of Manna users. Mee and John insist Seb will return, but what if they’re wrong?
Could it be possible she has none of Seb Varden’s powers? Or might her abilities reveal themselves as she leaves childhood behind? 
In her seventeenth year, Joni will be forced to leave those she loves, face a great evil, and finally learn the truth about her father.

Book Three in the bestselling The World Walker series.

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React.js Book – Solid understanding of a hard to learn JavaScript programming library: A book for JavaScript developers who want to learn the basics of ReactJS programming

React.js Book - Solid understanding of a hard to learn JavaScript programming library: A book for JavaScript developers who want to learn the basics of ReactJS programming

Note: I updated the book again on January 3rd, 2017. It is now at 102 pages, the double of the original draft. I included better explanations and edited it.

My fourth web development book is simply called React.js Book. It will walk you step by step through the process of setting up a development environment and learning Reactive programming from start to finish. React is a library unlike any other I have worked with. Unlike jQuery where you had to learn a number of methods that do very specific things, it’s largely inspired by a programming methodology for creating fast web applications.

In addition you will be expected to know or at least be briefly familiar with prerequisite knowledge of other web development tools such as Node.js, NPM, Babel, JSX and Webpack. These are not required elements of programming with React, but without them things would be tough.

As of 2017, Reactive programming is an alternative way of thinking about web applications. It provides software patterns that make your web app extremely responsive to user input and generally feel faster to the end-user (people who are using your application.) The Virtual DOM alone is enough of a reason to switch to React.

Programming with React library, is a lot more than just learning about and using React objects, components, states, props and methods. It requires previous experience with JavaScript and at times assumes knowledge of software principles not inherent to React library itself.

This book is not a list of object names, methods and functions with side explanations of what they do. Rather, it deals with the said principles involved in React programming thought up by the creators of React library. Principles that are usually understood by professional web developers and software engineers.

For all these reasons stated above, this book will gradually walk you through the process of becoming familiar with React library, starting from basic concepts. Gradually, we will move toward more advanced subjects. So, prepare to be educated!

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