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UX For Dummies
by Kevin P. Nichols, Donald Chesnut
UX For Dummies is a hands-on guide to developing and implementing user experience strategy. Written by globally-recognized UX consultants, this essential resource provides expert insight and guidance on using the tools and techniques that create a great user experience, along with practical advice on implementing a UX strategy that aligns with your organisation’s business goals and philosophy. You’ll learn how to integrate web design, user research, business planning and data analysis to focus your company’s web presence on the needs of your customers, gaining the skills you need to be effective in the field of user experience design.
Whether it’s the interface, graphics, industrial design, physical interaction or a user manual, being anything less than on point can negatively affect customer satisfaction and retention. User experience design fully encompasses traditional human-computer interaction design, and extends it to address all aspects of a product or service as perceived by users. UX For Dummies provides comprehensive guidance to professionals looking to understand and apply effective UX strategies.
- Defines UX and offers assistance with determining users and modelling the user experience
- Provides details on creating a content strategy and building information architectures
- Explores visual design and designing for specific channels
- Delves into UX testing and methods for keeping your site relevant
The UX field is growing rapidly as companies realise that meeting your business goals requires a web presence aligned with customer needs. This alignment demands smart strategy and even smarter design. Consultants, designers and practitioners must all be on board if the result is to be cohesive and effective. UX For Dummies provides the information and expert advice you need to get up to speed quickly.
UNIX For Dummies
by John R. Levine, Margaret Levine Young
- UNIX For Dummies has been the standard for beginning UNIX references for nearly ten years, and this latest edition continues that tradition of success
- This unparalled resource is updated to cover the latest applications of UNIX technology, including Linux and Mac desktops as well as how UNIX works with Microsoft server software
- Thorough coverage of how to handle UNIX installation, file management, software, utilities, networks, Internet access, and other basic tasks
- Aimed at the first-time UNIX desktop user growing accustomed to the ins and outs of the OS, as well as the beginning administrator who needs to get a handle on UNIX networking basics
- Written by John Levine and Margaret Levine Young, longtime UNIX experts and highly experienced For Dummies authors
by Jaime Levy
User experience (UX) strategy requires a careful blend of business strategy and UX design, but until now, there hasn’t been an easy-to-apply framework for executing it. This hands-on guide introduces lightweight strategy tools and techniques to help you and your team craft innovative multi-device products that people want to use.
Whether you’re an entrepreneur, UX/UI designer, product manager, or part of an intrapreneurial team, this book teaches simple-to-advanced strategies that you can use in your work right away. Along with business cases, historical context, and real-world examples throughout, you’ll also gain different perspectives on the subject through interviews with top strategists.
- Define and validate your target users through provisional personas and customer discovery techniques
- Conduct competitive research and analysis to explore a crowded marketplace or an opportunity to create unique value
- Focus your team on the primary utility and business model of your product by running structured experiments using prototypes
- Devise UX funnels that increase customer engagement by mapping desired user actions to meaningful metrics
Inbound Marketing For Dummies
by Scott Anderson Miller
Outdated sales tactics have you chasing leads and fishing for new business. In today’s competitive world, nobody has time for that! Inbound Marketing For Dummies is a one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about inbound marketing techniques that attract the attention of your target audience. Whether you have a small or large business, this approachable text offers insight into creating, executing, promoting, and measuring inbound marketing tactics through easy-to-follow instructions on setting up and implementing a new strategic approach. With the information in this book, you can increase brand awareness, enhance brand loyalty, engage with target audience members, and attract new buyers all by leveraging your website, social media, blog, and other resources that are, most likely, already at your fingertips.
A breath of fresh air brought on by the Digital Age, inbound marketing is a holistic, data-driven marketing approach that calls upon digital-based resources, such as your website, social media platforms, blogging, search engine optimization, etc., to establish your company as an authority in its industry—and to help customers find you, instead of require your sales team to chase after each and every customer.
- Build a reliable inbound marketing team
- Develop deeper relationships with your customers
- Convert inbound traffic into revenue
- Combine inbound and outbound marketing strategies to optimize your business’ resources
Inbound Marketing For Dummies is an essential guide for anyone looking to leverage tried and true inbound marketing strategies within their business.
Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies
by Kathleen Taylor, Bud E. Smith
Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies provides a roadmap to one of the “hot jobs” in the booming world of tech. The web development field is large, and it encompasses many actual functions. This book helps you understand the web development career opportunities and determine the path you should take, based on your own personal needs and preferences, to launch your career. You’ll learn about various career options, the skills you’ll need to become an attractive candidate, how to go about learning the ropes, and proving your abilities to a potential employer or client. With so many possible goals and no one right way to get there, this book cuts through the confusion to put you on the path to a career you want.
The web development industry is expected to grow for the foreseeable future, and there is already a shortage of trained workers to fill the jobs. Whether you lean technical or aesthetic, you can find your place in the industry with right skills—both hard and soft—and with the right plan. Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies is your guide to formulating that plan and getting started right.
- Find formal or informal ways to build the tech skills you’ll need
- Discover where you fit, whether as a freelancer or within an organization
- Learn how to build a resume, develop a portfolio, and impress interviewers
- Get expert tips on finding resources, building a reputation, and more
If your pet peeves include malfunctioning forms, flashing banners, and sites that take way too long to load, the web development world needs you. But before you begin your journey, you need a destination and a route in mind. Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies is your roadmap, so you can set out today.
iPad at Work For Dummies
by Galen Gruman
iPad at Work For Dummies provides essential and in-depth coverage for a variety of productivity-related tasks made possible on the iPad, from basics such as setting up and starting out with an iPad to tips on the best practices for enterprise-level word processing, spreadsheet creation, presenting, task management, project management, graphic design, and communication. Beyond that, it also includes down-to-earth examples of how to use an iPad at work, including synchronization, data backup, and communicating with Windows networks.
Written by an experienced and well-known iPad user, writer, podcaster, and lecturer who has taught many other professionals how to get the most from their Apple devices in the workplace, iPad at Work For Dummies goes beyond simple coverage of iWork to show you step-by-step the iPad’s capabilities to quickly, professionally, and effectively create and interact with typical office documents and systems.
- Covers the best software and practices for productively integrating the iPad into a work environment
- Shows you how the iPad goes beyond use as an at-home device to make work easier
- Includes examples that bring the information and instructions to life
If you’re considering integrating the use of an iPad at work, or have recently begun and want to grasp the full spectrum of its capabilities in the workplace, iPad at Work For Dummies has you covered.
Sony CLIÉ For Dummies
by Denny Atkin
- Shows users how to make the most of Sony’s popular Palm OS PDA, the CLIE
- Sony holds the second largest share of the U.S. PDA market-12.1 percent
- Guides new and intermediate users through the all the latest CLIE features and functions, from using Graffiti and working with Microsoft Office and PDF files to scheduling appointments, checking e-mail, and beaming data
- Covers cool multimedia features such as taking digital photos, producing slide shows, recording and watching movies, transferring music, and creating reminders using the built-in voice recorder
- Written in a friendly, accessible style by PDA guru Denny Atkin, Editorial Director of Handheld Computing magazine
Red Hat Fedora Linux 3 For Dummies
by Jon Hall, Paul G. Sery
- Fedora Core “X” is the latest release of the leading Linux distribution, which boasts approximately 70 percent of the Linux market in the United States and serves as a low-cost alternative to more expensive operating systems
- Written in the trademark friendly, humorous, easy-to-understand For Dummies style, this updated edition shows Linux newbies how to install and use Fedora Core
- Includes new coverage of the SELinux infrastructure (an important new security feature), Linux and GNOME applications, how to fine-tune the GNOME desktop, and the new GStreamer multimedia tool
- Companion DVD includes the full Fedora Core “X” distribution-all the tools and source code on the multi-CD version
Outlook 2013 For Dummies
by Bill Dyszel
The fun and friendly way to manage your busy life with the new Outlook 2013
As the number one e-mail client and personal information manager, Microsoft Outlook offers a set of uncomplicated features that maximize the management of your e-mail, schedule, and general daily activities, with the least amount of hassle possible. This easy-to-understand guide walks you through Outlook 2013 and introduces you to the latest features. You’ll learn how to find information quickly, handle e-mail, coordinate schedules, keep current with contacts and social networks, and much more.
- Walks you through getting started with Outlook 2013 and then provides you with complete coverage on e-mail basics, advanced e-mail features, working with the calendar, managing contacts, and integrating Outlook with other applications
- Shows you how to track tasks, take notes, and record items in the journal, as well as filter out junk e-mail, activate Outlook’s privacy and security features, and more
- Explains how to customize your Outlook, manage all the information within Outlook, and take Outlook on the road
Outlook 2013 For Dummies offers you a whole new outlook on Outlook 2013!
C# 5.0 All-in-One For Dummies
by Bill Sempf, Chuck Sphar, Stephen R. Davis
C# is a complex programming language for building .NET-connected software for Microsoft Windows, cloud computing, the Web, and a wide range of devices. Today’s developers use it to develop Azure and Windows Phone apps, and Android applications using Mono. Novice programmers can get up and running quickly on C# using this practical guide. Crammed with 800+ pages of information, this all-in-one book helps you quickly create a C# program while learning C# and object-oriented programming fundamentals, Windows and Windows phone programming, and more.
- Helps novice programmers learn C# programming and create their first C# program
- Explains how to create Windows applications with C# and Visual Studio
- Delves into Windows Phone programming, as well as object-oriented programming basics
- Covers debugging, errors, comparisons with C++ and Java, classes and arrays, variables, and more
- Includes access to a companion website with sample code and bonus materials
Everything you need to make the move to C# programming is right here, in C# 5.0 All-in-One For Dummies.