Books: 3


Tips, Techniques, and Workarounds for Formatting Across Your Devices
This book is written for graphic designers, book designers, and publishers who want to expand their knowledge for laying out and formatting documents and eBooks deployed for screen viewing on computers, tablets, and smart phones. The book covers how to add interactivity to reflowable and fixed layout more » eBooks, interactive PDF documents, and take advantage of Adobe’s new Publish Online (Preview). Tips, techniques, and workarounds offer you a comprehensive view at adding interactivity to any kind of document and deploy them on social media and web sites. Learn essential skills for composing documents in Adobe InDesign, how to work with styles, format text and graphics, work with rich media, create multi-state objects, hyperlinks, and animations. What You'll Learn: * Setting up documents for interactive digital publishing * Creating Animations in InDesign * Creating and working with Multi-State Objects * Creating video masks and working with rich media * Hosting interactive documents on Facebook and other social media sites « less
Learn the newest version of Adobe's premiere page design software — InDesign CC — with this complete package. Written by a team of expert instructors, this complete book-and-DVD package teaches even the most inexperienced beginner how to design eye-popping layouts for brochures, magazines, e-books, more » and flyers. Step-by-step instructions in the full-color book are enhanced by video tutorials on the companion DVD. Thirteen self-paced lessons let you learn Adobe InDesign CC (Creative Cloud) at your own speed; it's like having your own personal tutor teaching you the hottest new version of this leading page layout software. « less
The Comprehensive Guide to Scripting and Automation on Mac OS X
AppleScript is an English-like, easy-to-understand scripting language built into every Mac. AppleScript can automate hundreds of AppleScript-able applications, performing tasks both large and small, complex and simple. Learn AppleScript: The Comprehensive Guide to Scripting and Automation on Mac OS more » X, Third Edition has been completely updated for Mac OS X Snow Leopard. It’s all here, with an emphasis on practical information that will help you solve any automation problem—from the most mundane repetitive tasks to highly integrated workflows of complex systems. * * * Friendly enough for beginners, detailed enough for advanced AppleScripters * * * Includes major contributions from expert AppleScripters: Emmanuel Levy, Harald Monihart, Ian Piper, Shane Stanley, Barry Wainwright, Craig Williams, and foreword by AppleScript inventor, William Cook * * WHAT YOU’LL LEARN * * * See how AppleScript represents information as objects—including numbers, strings, lists, and records. * * * Learn how to manipulate these objects using commands and operators, and how to store them in variables. * * * Organize your code using handlers and script objects. * * * Understand how applications describe their objects and commands in dictionaries and how to interpret that information when learning to script applications. * * * Manipulate the Mac OS X file system. * * * Automate iTunes, Mail, iCal, and other popular lifestyle applications in Mac OS X. * * * Discover sophisticated text processing techniques using regular expressions. * * * Script professional productivity applications—Apple iWork, Microsoft Office, FileMaker Pro, and Adobe InDesign. * * * Harness the power of the Unix command line in Mac OS X. * * * Create your own Cocoa applications with the new AppleScriptObjC bridge. * * WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR * * * First-time scripters who want to automate tasks on their Macs * * * Existing AppleScripters looking to develop proficient, professional, or guru-level knowledge and skills * * * Professional Mac OS X developers wishing to understand this powerful and pervasive technology * * « less