Language : English
Published : 2018
Pages : 276
Preserving Digital Materials 3rd Edition
The third edition of Preserving Digital Materials provides a survey of the digital preservation landscape. This book is structured around four questions: 1. Why do we preserve digital materials? 2. What digital materials do we preserve? 3. How do we preserve digital materials? 4. How do we manage digital preservation? This is a concise handbook and reference for a wide range of stakeholders who need to understand how preservation works in the digital world. It notes the increasing importance of the role of new stakeholders and the general public in digital preservation. It can be used as both a textbook for teaching digital preservation and as a guide for the many stakeholders who engage in digital preservation. Its synthesis of current information, research, and perspectives about digital preservation from a wide range of sources across many areas of practice makes it of interest to all who are concerned with digital preservation. It will be of use to preservation administrators and managers, who want a professional reference text, information professionals, who wish to reflect on the issues that digital preservation raises in their professional practice, and students in the field of digital preservation.
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Spreadsheets are used daily by millions of people for tasks that range from organizing a list of addresses to carrying out complex economic simulations. Spreadsheet programs are easy to learn and convenient to use because they have a clear visual model and a simple efficient underlying computational model. Yet although the basic spreadsheet model could be extended, improved, or otherwise experimented with in many ways, there is no coherently designed, reasonably efficient open source spreadsheet implementation that is a suitable platform for such experiments. This book fills the gap, teaching users how to experiment with and implement innovative spreadsheet functionality and introducing two software platforms for doing so. Along the way, it draws on and illustrates software technologies and computer science topics that range from object-oriented programming to compiler technology. Spreadsheet Implementation Technology surveys a wide range of information about spreadsheets drawn from user experience, the scientific literature, and patents. After summarizing the spreadsheet computation model and the most important challenges for efficient recalculation, the book describes Corecalc, a core implementation of essential spreadsheet functionality suitable for practical experiments, and Funcalc, an extension of Corecalc that allows users to define their own functions without extraneous programming languages or loss of efficiency. It also shows the advantages of automatic function specialization and offers a user’s manual for Funcalc. The Corecalc and Funcalc software is downloadable free of charge.
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Peter Sestoft is a Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Java Precisely and C# Precisely, both published by the MIT Press.
Learn to easily build gadgets, gizmos, robots, and more using Arduino Written by Arduino expert Jeremy Blum, this unique book uses the popular Arduino microcontroller platform as an instrument to teach you about topics in electrical engineering, programming, and human-computer interaction. Whether you’re a budding hobbyist or an engineer, you’ll benefit from the perfectly paced lessons that walk you through useful, artistic, and educational exercises that gradually get more advanced. In addition to specific projects, the book shares best practices in programming and design that you can apply to your own projects. Code snippets and schematics will serve as a useful reference for future projects even after you’ve mastered all the topics in the book. Includes a number of projects that utilize different capabilities of the Arduino, while interfacing with external hardware Features chapters that build upon each other, tying in concepts from previous chapters to illustrate new ones Includes aspects that are accompanied by video tutorials and other multimedia content Covers electrical engineering and programming concepts, interfacing with the world through analog and digital sensors, communicating with a computer and other devices, and internet connectivity Explains how to combine smaller topics into more complex projects Shares downloadable materials and source code for everything covered in the book Exploring Arduino takes you on an adventure and provides you with exclusive access to materials not found anywhere else!
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Jeremy Blum is known for his series of educational YouTube videos that have taught engineering concepts to millions of people around the world. He has built a range of microcontroller-based systems including solar trackers, prosthetic arms, truss-traversing robots, musical theremins, computer vision-based and glove-based gesture controllers, and more.
Microsoft(R) Dynamics CRM 2013 Unleashed presents start-to-finish guidance for planning, customizing, deploying, integrating, managing, and securing both cloud and on-premise based versions of Dynamics CRM. Leading Dynamics implementer Marc Wolenik fully covers Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Fall ’13, and many features first introduced in Microsoft’s “Polaris” and Update Rollup 12. You’ll find thorough coverage of Dynamics’ revamped “Flow” interface and advanced cross-platform mobile client support. Extensive new coverage also includes: Business Process Flows, Portable Business Logic, reporting and forms improvements, server-side email synchronization, MarketingPilot, NetBreeze, Yammer, and much more. Drawing on extensive insider knowledge, Wolenik presents proven best practices and pitfalls to avoid in using every significant Dynamics CRM 2013 capability-information available in no other book. Marc J. Wolenik, is CEO of Webfortis, a Microsoft Gold Customer Relationship Management Competency Partner that specializes in delivering Microsoft Dynamics CRM/xRM solutions for companies of all sizes. Learn from experience and dive deep into CRM technologies that cross almost every industry and vertical. His books include Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Unleashed, Microsoft CRM 4 Unleashed, and Microsoft CRM 4 Integration Unleashed. Detailed information on how to…* Compare on-premise and cloud versions of Dynamics CRM, make your best choice, and deploy painlessly * Use the advanced configuration and customization options that offer you the most value * Take full advantage of Dynamics CRM’s new flow interface and productivity shortcuts * Learn about new add-on features for Dynamics, including MarketingPilot, NetBreeze, and Yammer * Personalize dashboards, activities, calendars, data import/export, and more * Manage leads, opportunities, accounts, contacts, marketing lists, collateral, campaigns, quotes, orders, and invoices * Integrate schedules, cases, contacts, and product/service information * Build powerful automated workflows, processes, and complete solutions * Deliver CRM applications to smartphones and tablets, including iOS devices * Provide watch lists, automatic alerts, and other sales help through InsideView Social Insights * Extend Dynamics CRM with custom plug-ins and add-ons * Integrate Dynamics CRM 2013 with SharePoint, Azure, SQL Server, SRSS, Visual Studio, and .NET Framework ON THE WEB: Download all examples and source code presented in this book from informit.com/title/9780672337031 as it becomes available.
About the Author
Marc Wolenik is the CEO of Webfortis-a Microsoft Gold Certified CRM Partner headquartered in San Francisco. As an avid believer in customer relationship management (CRM), Marc wrote a custom CRM application using only ASP 3.0 (prior to .NET) from scratch and incorporated complete back-office enterprise resource planning (ERP) functionality into it so that it could be used as the first of its type web-based CRM, point of sale (POS), and ERP. When Microsoft Dynamics CRM was released, Marc recognized the potential of both its CRM and xRM capabilities and developed a complete services offering around the product. Today, Webfortis offers “soup to nuts” CRM services for their customers.
Your go-to book for uncovering the secrets of Minecraft! Since it was first released in 2009, Minecraft has exploded in popularity, with more than 35 million copies sold worldwide. “The Ultimate Unofficial Guide to Minecraft(R) Strategies” collects expert advice and detailed instructions from some of the most skilled and creative Minecraft players around the world. Whether you’ve been playing for years or you just got the game and need to know where to begin, “The Ultimate Unofficial Guide to Minecraft(R) Strategies” is the perfect right–hand man in your gaming journey. It includes instructions on how to: – Blow up houses- Defend yourself against zombies- Blast holes into the ground- Launch cows- Ride a pig- Build a mushroom house Learn how to build basic utilities like a stove or a toilet. Breed cows and pigs, then trap them and transform them into steak and bacon. Enjoy your very own castle or hidden shelter–the possibilities are as boundless as your imagination and as simple as 1-2-3 instructions. Learn sneaky glitches that’ll get you ahead in the game, even how to create a popular Minecraft server! Finally, one you’ve mastered the game you can even bring your Minecraft obsession to life, with fun projects like Minecraft themed cookies or party favor bags. Flex your fingers and peel back your eyelids–inside you’ll find days’ worth of fun and exploration. Published with Instructables.com, “The Ultimate Unofficial Guide to Minecraft(R) Strategies” is the perfect gift for both beginners and die-hard Minecraft addicts.
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Instructables.com is a bona fide Internet sensation, a web-based community of motivated do-it-yourselfers who contribute invaluable how-to guides to the site on a wide range of topics, from gardening and home repair to recipes and gadgets that defy categorization. The site hosts more than 100,000 projects. More than 15 million people visit the site each month, leaving comments and suggestions on the ever-growing list of do-it-yourself projects.