Photoshop CS6, used for both print and digital media, is the industry leader in image-editing software. The newest version adds some exciting new features, and this bestselling guide has been revised to cover each of them, along with all the basic information you need to get started. Learn to use all the tools, including the histogram palette, Lens Blur, Match Color, and the color replacement tool, as well as keyboard shortcuts. Then master retouching and color correction, work with Camera Raw images, prepare photos for print or the web, and much more.
Filled with Skellie’s clever tips on blogging, freelancing and personal branding, you’ll learn dozens of innovative strategies you can immediately use to create a strong and sustainable freelance business, one that’s able to thrive regardless of the economic climate.
Even if you don’t have any programming experience under your belt, this easy-to-read guide will get you started with PHP in no time.
In Getting Good with PHP, Andrew Burgess will teach you everything you need to know about the basics of PHP. Even if you don’t have any programming experience under your belt, this easy-to-read guide will get you started with PHP in no time.
This is a comprehensive essential guide to WordPress security written in a light style, which converts learning a really serious topic to an enjoyable read. It is packed with copy-paste solutions to security to suit all levels of security know-how. Just as WordPress is used by a broad spectrum of website owners, with varying degrees of security know-how, so WordPress 3 Ultimate Security is written to be understood by security novices and web professionals alike. From site and server owners and administrators to members of their contributing team, this essential A to Z reference takes a complex and, let’s face it, frankly dull subject and makes it accessible, encouraging, and sometimes even fun. Even if you are a total newbie to security, you can transform an insecure site into an iron-clad fortress, safeguarding your site users, your content and, sooner or later, your stress level.
Included with the book is a WordPress theme and other necessary files, so roll up your sleeves and let Joe take you through the process explaining what you need to do – and why you’re doing it – every step of the way.
Many new graphic designers are lost when it comes to taking their love for design from a hobby to a career. They possess the technical skills, but aren’t sure how to approach getting paid. DealPixel is here to help. The latest deal is a comprehensive ebook that contains over 110 pages of dos and don’ts, including real life examples and practical advice for each one. You can get the The 101 Dos and Don’ts of a Successful Graphic Designer for only $14. That’s a 52% savings!
Jeffrey Way delivers a simple guide to understanding HTML5 for the every day designer or developer.
This book focuses less on the politics of HTML5 (though it does touch on this), and more on the ways to immediately integrate HTML5 – and its friends – into your web projects.
Jeffrey Way is one of the most popular web development teachers on the net. He is the editor of Nettuts+, author of two top-selling books, and is the Head of Web Development Courses at Tuts+ Premium.
Join Jeffrey as he jumps in and starts Decoding HTML5.
Getting Started with Storm /by Jonathan Leibiusky, Gabriel Eisbruch and Dario Simonassi.
Even as big data is turning the world upside down, the next phase of the revolution is already taking shape: real-time data analysis. This hands-on guide introduces you to Storm, a distributed, JVM-based system for processing streaming data.
Through simple tutorials, sample Java code, and a complete real-world scenario, you’ll learn how to build fast, fault-tolerant solutions that process results as soon as the data arrives.