Mastering Windows Presentation Foundation, 2nd Edition
Microsoft Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) provides several libraries and APIs for developers to create engaging user experiences. This book features a wide range of simple through to complex examples to demonstrate how to develop enterprise-grade applications for Windows desktop with WPF.
This updated second edition of Mastering Windows Presentation Foundation starts by covering the benefits of using the Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) software architectural pattern with WPF, before guiding you through debugging your WPF apps. The book will then take you through the application architecture and building the foundation layer for your apps. As you advance, you'll get to grips with data binding, explore the various built-in WPF controls, and customize them to suit your requirements. You'll learn how to create custom controls to meet your needs when the built-in functionality is not enough. You'll also learn how to enhance your applications using practical animati ...
Windows Server 2019 Inside Out
Dive into Windows Server 2019 - and really put your Windows Serverexpertise to work. Focusing on Windows Server 2019's most powerful and innovative features, this supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, tips, and workarounds - all you need to plan, implement, or manage Windows Server in enterprise, data center, cloud, and hybrid environments. Fully reflecting new innovations for security, hybrid cloud environments, and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI), it covers everything from cluster sets to Windows Subsystem for Linux.
You'll discover how experts tackle today's essential tasks - and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery.
Optimize the full Windows Server 2019 lifecycle, from planning and configuration through rollout and administration; Leverage new configuration options including App Compatibility Features on Demand (FOD) or Desktop Experience; Ensure fast, reliable upgrades and migrations; Mana ...
Exam Ref MD-100 Windows 10
Prepare for Microsoft Exam MD-100: Windows 10 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills and knowledge required to deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor Windows devices and client applications. Designed for Windows administrators, Exam Ref MD-100: Windows 10 focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Associate level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Deploy Windows; Manage devices and data; Configure connectivity; Maintain Windows.
Exam MD-100: Windows 10 focuses on knowledge needed to deploy Windows; perform post-installation configuration; manage local users, local groups, and devices; configure data access and protection; configure devices with local policies; manage Windows security; configure networking; configure remote connectivity; configure system and data recovery; manage updates; and monitor and manage Windows. ...
Modernizing the Datacenter with Windows Server and Hybrid Cloud
Transform your datacenter for breakthrough flexibility, agility, and scalability!
Using public, private, and hybrid cloud services, you can transform your datacenter to serve fast-changing workloads, process and analyze enormous amounts of data, and achieve unprecedented flexibility and value. In this guide, two world-renowned experts in Microsoft datacenter technology show how to effectively leverage current legacy systems as you incorporate your optimal mix of cloud services. Drawing on extensive experience implementing Microsoft cloud solutions, they walk you step-by-step through your entire transition: strategy, deployment, security, identity protection, management, PowerShell automation, and more. Two concluding chapters offer indispensable advice for maximizing datacenter efficiency and supporting future innovation.
Two leading enterprise cloud and Windows Server experts show how to: Move from legacy IT models to an agile service structure; Implement managed self-s ...
Windows 10 Inside Out, 3rd Edition
Dive into Windows 10 - and really put your Windows expertise to work. Focusing on Windows 10's newest, most powerful, and most innovative features, this supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, up-to-date tips, and workarounds. From the new Timeline to key improvements in Microsoft Edge, Cortana, security, and virtualization, you'll discover how experts tackle today's essential tasks. Adapt to faster change in today's era of “Windows as a service,” as you challenge yourself to new levels of mastery.
Install, configure, and personalize the latest versions of Windows 10; Manage Windows reliability, security, and feature updates in any environment; Maximize your productivity with Windows 10's growing library of built-in apps; Pinpoint information fast with advanced Windows Search and Cortana techniques; Discover major Microsoft Edge enhancements, from extensions to accessibility; Use Cortana to per ...
Visual Studio Code Distilled
Use Visual Studio Code to write and debug code quickly and efficiently on any platform, for any device, using any programming language, and on the operating system of your choice.
Visual Studio Code is an open source and cross-platform development tool that focuses on code editing across a variety of development scenarios, including web, mobile, and cloud development. Visual Studio Code Distilled teaches you how to be immediately productive with Visual Studio Code, from the basics to some of the more complex topics. You will learn how to work on individual code files, complete projects, and come away with an understanding of advanced code-editing features that will help you focus on productivity, and source code collaboration with Git.
Comprehend Visual Studio Code in a way that is not just theory or a list of features, but an approach driven by developer tasks and needs; Understand integrated support for team collaboration with Git for executing and debugging code, and the many ...
Mastering Windows Group Policy
This book begins with a discussion of the core material any administrator needs to know in order to start working with Group Policy. Moving on, we will also walk through the process of building a lab environment to start testing Group Policy today. Next we will explore the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) and start using the powerful features available for us within that interface. Once you are well versed with using GPMC, you will learn to perform and manage the traditional core tasks inside Group Policy. Included in the book are many examples and walk-throughs of the different filtering options available for the application of Group Policy settings, as this is the real power that Group Policy holds within your network. You will also learn how you can use Group Policy to secure your Active Directory environment, and also understand how Group Policy preferences are different than policies, with the help of real-world examples. Finally we will spend some time on maintenance and tr ...
Windows 10: The Missing Manual, 2nd Edition
Windows 10 hit the scene in 2015 with an all-new web browser (Edge), the Cortana voice assistant, and universal apps that run equally well on tablets, phones, and computers. Now, the Creators Update brings refinement and polish to Windows 10 - and this jargon-free guide helps you get the most out of this supercharged operating system.
Windows 10: The Missing Manual covers the entire system, including all the new features, like the three-column Start menu, the extensions in the Microsoft Edge browser, Paint 3D, and live game broadcasting.
Explore the desktop, including File Explorer, Taskbar, Action Center, and Cortana; Work with programs and documents, Windows starter apps, the Control Panel, and 3D apps; Connect with Edge and email; Beef up security and privacy; Set up hardware and peripherals, including tablets, laptops, hybrids, printers, and gadgets; Maintain computer health with backups, troubleshooting tools, and disk management; Learn about netw ...
Programming for Mixed Reality with Windows 10, Unity, Vuforia, and UrhoSharp
This is a complete guide to programming AI-powered mixed reality apps with the Windows Mixed Reality platform. Step by step, Dawid Borycki guides you through every type of mixed reality development, from simple 2D to cutting-edge apps for Microsoft HoloLens and immersive headsets. First, you'll learn to write UWP 2D apps that adapt for any Windows 10 device, transfer camera images to machine learning services, and use mobile sensor readings to control headset content. Then, building on these skills, you'll master every facet of building cross-platform 3D apps that link augmented reality content to real objects.
Advanced Microsoft technology expert Dawid Borycki shows how to: Set up a mixed reality development environment with all the tools you'll need, including HoloLens and Mixed Reality simulators; Write Universal Windows 2D apps for all Windows 10 devices, and adjust their views and capabilities to specific hardware; Render media streams, acquire video ...
The LEGO Architecture Idea Book
Take your creations to the next level with The LEGO Architecture Idea Book! These clever building tips will give you endless inspiration for making your own amazing mansions, castles, houses, spooky shacks, and more.
Every chapter includes ideas for creating architectural elements like columns, doors, windows and walls. But rather than providing step-by-step instructions, the book includes helpful photography from every angle that shows you how to achieve the look, adapt it to your build, and make it your own.
Build amazing walls that break the mold, with brick-and-mortar effects, weathered walls, and loose bricks; Recreate structural effects like timber framing, soaring towers and turrets, shingled roofs, clapboard siding, and more; Elevate your models with "stained glass", intricate color patterns, and tumble-down wear-and-tear; Use pieces like croissants, snakes, and goblets to make unique architectural ornamentation.
Bursting with clever ideas, The LEGO Architecture ...
Kali Linux 2018: Windows Penetration Testing, 2nd Edition
Microsoft Windows is one of the two most common OSes, and managing its security has spawned the discipline of IT security. Kali Linux is the premier platform for testing and maintaining Windows security. Kali is built on the Debian distribution of Linux and shares the legendary stability of that OS. This lets you focus on using the network penetration, password cracking, and forensics tools, and not the OS.
This book has the most advanced tools and techniques to reproduce the methods used by sophisticated hackers to make you an expert in Kali Linux penetration testing. You will start by learning about the various desktop environments that now come with Kali. The book covers network sniffers and analysis tools to uncover the Windows protocols in use on the network. You will see several tools designed to improve your average in password acquisition, from hash cracking, online attacks, offline attacks, and rainbow tables to social engineering. It also demonstrates ...