||Pro PowerShell Desired State Configuration, 2nd Edition|
Use Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) to configure your infrastructure on-premises and in the cloud. In an environment where changes and deployments are happening all the time, DSC makes the necessary adjustments to the system so you don't have to. Pro Desired State Configuration shows you how.
PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) is a powerful configuration management platform that makes it easier than ever to perform configuration management of your infrastructure, whether on-premises or in the cloud. With Pro PowerShell Desired State Configuration, Ravikanth Chaganti revises and significantly expands his previous edition, bringing you a complete in-depth reference for applying this evolving technology in your day-to-day work.
Get up-to-date, in-depth guidance on DSC in the data center; Understand the central role that DSC plays in DevOps today; Understand how DSC can be integrated into build and release management tools; Learn to think and act ...
||Quicken for Windows, Eighth Edition|
Take control of your personal finances using the best practices and time-saving tips in Quicken 2018 for Windows The Official Guide! Find out the most effective methods for tracking your income, expenses, savings, transactions, investments, and so much more.
Endorsed by the makers of Quicken, this practical resource shows you, step by step, how to take full advantage of the software's powerful features, including the Quicken mobile app. You'll also get professional advice to help you reduce debt, stay on budget, save money, invest wisely, and plan for a secure financial future.
Customize Quicken for your preferences; Track income and expenses; Automate transactions and tasks; Record bank and credit card transactions; Use online banking features; Reconcile checking, savings, and credit card accounts; Track investments and optimize your portfolio; Monitor your assets, loans, and net worth; Evaluate your financial position; Reduce debt, save money, and plan for retirement; Si ...
||Windows 10 Development with XAML and C# 7, 2nd Edition|
Benefit from a nuts-and-bolts examination of how XAML and C# 7 fit together and obtain a foundation for getting up and running with Windows 10. Once you have a good understanding of the basics, you progress to more advanced topics steadily increasing your understanding as a whole. This holistic knowledge is essential to get the most out of Windows 10 development.
Each topic is covered clearly and concisely and is packed with the details you need to code effectively. The most important features are given a no-nonsense, in-depth treatment and chapters contain examples that demonstrate both the power and the subtlety of Windows 10. Windows 10 Development with XAML and C# 7 focuses on the features that you need for your project and brings your existing C# coding knowledge to bear. ...
||Windows 10 Plain & Simple, 2nd Edition|
Navigate Windows 10 Fall Creators Update quickly, easily, and efficiently; Get online with the sleek Microsoft Edge web browser; Make the most of the Cortana personal assistant; Efficiently manage your email, calendar, photos, and more; Access your files from anywhere with Microsoft OneDrive; Help secure your computer and protect your data.
Jump in wherever you need answers; Follow easy steps and screenshots to see exactly what to do; Get handy tips for new techniques and shortcuts; Use Try This! exercises to apply what you learn right away. ...
||Programming for the Internet of Things|
Creating programs for the Internet of Things offers you an opportunity to build and program custom devices whose functionality is limited only by your imagination. This book teaches you to do exactly that, with solutions presented in a step-by-step format. When you read this book, you not only learn the fundamentals of device programming, you will also be ready to write code for revolutionizing devices and robots.
You don't need to be an expert in low-level programming to benefit from this book. It explains basic concepts and programming techniques before diving into the more complicated topics. Each of the book's chapters and appendices contains a suitable level of detail to help you quickly master device programming.
Build Universal Windows Platform (UWP) applications that target interconnected embedded devices; Design and implement background apps for seamless integration with hardware components; Use intrinsic UWP functionality to detect and track human faces; Build ar ...
||Windows 10 Step by Step, 2nd Edition|
This is learning made easy. Get more done quickly with the newest version of Windows 10. Jump in wherever you need answers - brisk lessons and colorful screenshots show you exactly what to do, step by step.
Do what you want to do with Windows 10; Explore fun and functional improvements in the newest version; Customize your sign-in and manage connections; Quickly find files on your computer or in the cloud; Tailor your Windows 10 experience for easy access to the information and tools you want; Work more efficiently with Quick Action and other shortcuts; Get personalized assistance and manage third-party services with Cortana; Interact with the web faster and more safely with Microsoft Edge; Protect your computer, information, and privacy. ...
||Windows PowerShell in Action, 3rd Edition|
In 2006, Windows PowerShell reinvented the way administrators and developers interact with Windows. Today, PowerShell is required knowledge for Windows admins and devs. This powerful, dynamic language provides command-line control of the Windows OS and most Windows servers, such as Exchange and SCCM. And because it's a first-class .NET language, you can build amazing shell scripts and tools without reaching for VB or C#.
Windows PowerShell in Action, 3rd Edition is an end-to-end revision of the definitive guide to PowerShell. Written by language designer Bruce Payette and MVP Richard Siddaway, this rich book offers a crystal-clear introduction to the language along with its essential everyday use cases. Beyond the basics, you'll find detailed examples on deep topics like performance, module architecture, and parallel execution. ...
||Windows 10 Development Recipes|
Each recipe includes a concise statement of the problem and the approach you should take in order to solve it. A full code solution is also given, along with an in-depth explanation, so you can build on your development knowledge while you work on your application.
The majority of recipes can be used with the Universal Windows app template, designed to help you build one consistent user experience across devices. These are supplemented with recipes for adapting your app to different devices, screen sizes and sensor availability. You'll also find out how to deploy and publish your apps in the Windows Store. ...
||The Windows 10 Accessibility Handbook|
Learn everything you need to know about making Windows 10 easier to use, see, hear, touch, or read, whether you are using it yourself, setting it up for another person, teaching others about ease of use at work or in the home, or working with a variety of people with specific needs in the community.
The audience for this book includes (but is not limited to) Windows users with special visual, auditory, motor, and cognitive needs, at home and in the workplace. It provides guidance for IT and management professionals who work with such users, as well as the community and statutory groups, organizations, colleges, universities, and government agencies that support them. It is also a guide for friends and family supporting elderly or disabled Windows users in the home, and for anyone else looking for advice on how to make their PC simpler, easier, more productive, and ultimately more enjoyable to use. ...
||Troubleshooting Windows Server with PowerShell|
This book shows you how to use PowerShell to quickly pinpoint, diagnose, and solve problems with your Windows Server environment, reducing the need for external tools, and ensuring you stay up-to-date with PowerShell as it quickly becomes one of the most useful tools in an administrator's toolkit.
Authors Derek Schauland and Donald Jacobs take you through a range of examples, showing you how to gather information from different computer sources. Whether you are logged into the server locally or just wanting to check the status of a server from your local computer, the right PowerShell cmdlets can give you a lot of information quickly, and allow you to troubleshoot your servers from the command line with little interaction with the server's desktop. ...
||Windows To Go|
Discover how to use, manage, deploy, and secure Windows To Go, the ultimate mobile edition of Windows 10, designed to boot directly from a USB stick. This book shows you how to use your Windows To Go drive to work at home and on the move and access local and network resources from anywhere. Readers responsible for deploying Windows To Go drives will also learn how to plan for, provision, deploy, and manage Windows To Go devices in the workplace in order to create an effective mobility solution for their users.
A Windows To Go drive can be booted on any PC that meets the Windows 7 or later certification requirements, regardless of the operating system running on that PC. ...